Source: A History of Buffalo
Source type: book
Document type: photograph
Document title: “Ansley Wilcox”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): unknown
Author(s): anonymous [photograph]; Larned, J. N. [book]
Volume number: 1
Publisher: Progress of the Empire State Company
Place of publication: New York, New York
Year of publication: 1911
|“Ansley Wilcox.” A History of Buffalo. By J. N. Larned. Vol. 1. New York: Progress of the Empire State, 1911: [unnumbered plate].|
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|Ansley Wilcox (photographs).|
|Grover Cleveland [in notes]; William McKinley [in notes]; Theodore Roosevelt [in notes]; John Willcocks [in notes].|
The photograph’s caption is accompanied by the following text: “Lawyer; born, Summerville, Georgia, January 27, 1856; descended from John Willcocks, one of the original settlers of Hartford, Connecticut, 1636; educated Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven; Yale (A. B., 1874); and at Oxford, England; admitted to bar 1878; counsel for commission appointed by Governor Cleveland to acquire the land for New York State Reservation at Niagara Falls, 1883-85, and as counsel in case of Rogers vs. Buffalo, established the constitutionality of the Civil Service Law of the State of New York. Headed the movement for jury reform, and is president of Buffalo Civil Service Reform Association. At his house President Roosevelt took oath of office after the death of President McKinley. Now member of the firm of Wilcox & Bull.”
The photograph below appears an unnumbered plate facing page 194 and is accompanied by a facsimile signature.
Title herein taken from caption.
From title page: A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City.
From title page: By J. N. Larned, with Sketches of the City of Rochester by the Hon. Charles E. Fitch and the City of Utica by the Hon. Ellis H. Roberts.
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