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Nathan Cole

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Nathan Cole, American promoter. member of national committee Silver Republican party, 1897; member Democratic National Committee, since 1908, and; Mason.

Background

Cole, Nathan was born on March 16, 1860 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Nathan (mayor of St. Louis) and Rebecca Lane (Fagin) C.

Education

Shurtleff College, Upper Alton, Illinois, 1878-1880.

Career

In newspaper work, St. Louis, 1877-1880. Co-founder, 1881, and 1st editor. Los Angeles Daily Times.

Newspaper work in California, Oregon and Arizona, 1882-1885. Real estate, Los Angeles, 1886-1887. Built railway from Los Angeles to Pasadena, 1888.

Developed Littlerock Colony, California, 1889-1904. Built and operated beet sugar factories at Visalia and Corcoran, California, 1905-1909. Director, and associate in management San Joaquin Valley Sugar Company Alternate delegate Republican National Convention, 1896.

Member of national committee Silver Republican party, 1897. Received complimentary vote of Democratic minority of California Legislature for United States senator, 1898. Delegate-at-large Silver Republican National Convention, Kansas City, 1900 (member conference committee of 15).

Chairman Democratic Company Convention, Los Angeles, 1904. Police commissioner, Los Angeles, 1907-1909. California member Democratic National Committee, since 1908, and member Executive Committee same.

Religion

Because of their sinful state, all human beings stand in need of salvation, and God's gracious provision for this consists in the life and work of Jesus Christ.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

Member of national committee Silver Republican party, 1897. Member Democratic National Committee, since 1908, and.

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Corbett, August 28, 1881.

father:
Nathan Cole

spouse:
Mary Ellen Corbett