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Inhaltsangabe: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...his energies to this work on his fine farm, which is located near Brusly Landing. He has demonstrated satisfactorily that planting pays, as a look over his fine farm will testify. As in other relations of life, Mr. Bernard has exemplified the character of a true and good man. Amid the duties of an active business career he has found time to cultivate the finer and gentler feelings, and in 1875 he wooed and won for his bride Miss Veleda Landry of this parish, and this auspicious union has resulted in the birth of three sons and three daughters. The family worship in the Catholic church, and the counsels of Mr. Bernard are usually required by the church in her work. He is a democrat of the strictest kind, and from early. boyhood has been interested in the political affairs of his section. His party has shown its appreciation of his services on a number of occasions, and in 1879 was appointed to fill an unexpired term as clerk of the district court. In 1884 he was appointed a member of the police jury, and until he received his appointment as assessor of the parish in 1888, he ably discharged the duties of this position. He is an ardent friend and promoter of all public enterprise and his zeal and influence in everything affecting the general weal, either of the parish or state, have made him well known. Augustus Bernau, attorney, New Orleans, La. Among the citizens of foreign birth now residing in New Orleans, none stand higher both professionally and socially than does the subject of this sketch. He was born at Athens, Greece, on the 14th of June, 1846, and received a thorough education in Greece, as well as in Germany and Italy. He was at first intended for the military service, but the revolutionary uprisings of the years 1862-63, which...
Buchbeschreibung RareBooksClub.com, 2013. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P111236996232