George Shotwell Roudebush

Title

George Shotwell Roudebush

Subject

Roudebush, George Shotwell, 1828-1921
Clergy
Teachers

Description

George Shotwell Roudebush sits for a portrait.

On verso: "Rev. Dr. George Shotwell Roudebush, deceased, Madison, Mississippi - This gentleman, friend and distant relative (tho we spell our names slightly different) has been a guest in our home when we lived in Decatur Ill - over looking the university campus on W. North St. He was about 90 yrs old but very keen mentally when last we met. He had been a College President in Miss. tho a Pa. by birth and graduated from Pa. moved south on account of his health before the Civil War and remained there most of his life - He was a Presbyterian minister and also a graduate in law - but school work was his principal life's work. He had several children who were also engaged in school work - Margaret was at the head of a girls school in Miss, later teacher in State Teachers College Boulder Col. One of his son's was state agt. for Life Ins Bank & Trust Co. another Half is head of the Missouri Valley Bank &;amp Trust Co. St. Louis Mo. During his last visit in our home he Baptized our son Franklin - He was a friend worth knowing. R. F. R."

Creator

Seutter, A.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

404905
Franklin Roudybush Collection

Original Format

cabinet card
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

23 x 15 cm

Citation

Seutter, A., “George Shotwell Roudebush,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 16, 2021, http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/29007.