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Omer N. Custer, a biography and political analysis of a political boss

by Lowell Peterson

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Published by L. Peterson in [Galesburg, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politicians,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLowell Peterson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 leaves ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25379711M
    OCLC/WorldCa25069968

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Life. Born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, Custer moved to Galesburg, Illinois where he owned the Galesburg Register-Mail newspaper.

He was also president of the Galesburg National Bank and of the telephone company. The junior Senator from New Jersey hitched a ride on a meteor to success. First, a Stanford and a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, “with more degrees than July.” Then, the innovative mayor of Newark before becoming one of only eight post-Reconstruction African-Americans to serve in Capitol Hill’s distinguished upper chamber.

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