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Samuel M. Ralston thank you card 1912

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1782 (Text) 00000106178940 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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General Note: Processing information: Collection processed completed 2005/11 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
Summary, etc.: The collection consists of a thank you note card sent by Samuel Moffett Ralston to his supporters after his election as Governor of Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Samuel M. Ralston Thank You Card, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data: Samuel Moffett Ralston was born on December 1, 1857, near New Cumberland, Ohio. His parents were John and Sarah Scott Ralston. In 1865, his family moved to Owen County, Indiana, where they established a large farm. They moved several more times, finally settling in Spencer, Indiana. Ralston was a schoolteacher before he began studying law in 1884. He was admitted to the bar in 1886 and set up a practice in Lebanon, Indiana, where he continued until his election as Governor of Indiana in 1912. Ralston married Mary Josephine Backus on December 25, 1881, but Mary died only six months later. In 1889, he remarried to Jennie Cravens with whom he had three children. Ralston died on October 14, 1925.
Subject: Governors > Indiana.
Greeting cards > Specimens.

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