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Lawyer

William H. Eustis, American lawyer.

Background

Eustis, William H. was born on July 17, 1845 in Oxbow, New York, United States. Son of Tobias and Mary (Marwick) Eustis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1873. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia Law School, 1874. Unmarried.

Career

Practiced at Saratoga Springs, New York, 6 years. Settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1881. One of founders, director and secretary North American Telegraph Company.

Mayor of Minneapolis, 1892. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1892. Candidate for government of Minnesota, 1898.

Special United States commissioner to Hawaiian Islands, 1902.

Religion

Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

Politics

The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

Views

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

Connections

father:
Tobias Eustis

mother:
Mary (Marwick) Eustis