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01-31-2020, 11:20 AM
Post: #31
RE: Who is this?
Roger,
No he wasn't.

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01-31-2020, 04:30 PM
Post: #32
RE: Who is this?
James Conkling?
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01-31-2020, 05:09 PM
Post: #33
RE: Who is this?
William Butler?

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01-31-2020, 06:58 PM
Post: #34
RE: Who is this?
Sorry gentleman, neither is correct.

Next clue: He was instrumental in Lincoln's political development.

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01-31-2020, 07:18 PM (This post was last modified: 01-31-2020 07:19 PM by Eva Elisabeth.)
Post: #35
RE: Who is this?
Joshua Speed?

(01-31-2020 05:09 PM)AussieMick Wrote:  William Butler?
Mike - very cool avatar. Looks a bit like the Simpson's nuclear power plant director...
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02-01-2020, 11:12 AM
Post: #36
RE: Who is this?
Sorry Eva, but it isn't Speed.

Think earlier in Lincoln's life.

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02-01-2020, 03:09 PM
Post: #37
RE: Who is this?
Cassius Marcellus Clay?
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02-01-2020, 05:41 PM
Post: #38
RE: Who is this?
It's not Clay, Roger.

When Lincoln knew him, this gentleman was six years older.

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02-02-2020, 01:12 AM
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RE: Who is this?
William Jones?
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02-02-2020, 07:41 AM
Post: #40
RE: Who is this?
Jones is a good guess, but it isn't him.

This person has a school named after him.

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Abraham Lincoln in the only man, dead or alive, with whom I could have spent five years without one hour of boredom.
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02-02-2020, 09:09 AM
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RE: Who is this?
Carl Schurz?
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02-02-2020, 09:19 AM (This post was last modified: 02-02-2020 09:20 AM by Rob Wick.)
Post: #42
RE: Who is this?
Sorry, Roger, but it isn't Schurz.

Think local, not national.

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Abraham Lincoln in the only man, dead or alive, with whom I could have spent five years without one hour of boredom.
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02-02-2020, 12:06 PM
Post: #43
RE: Who is this?
The next clue: This person loaned something to Lincoln which made a major difference in his life.

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02-02-2020, 01:56 PM
Post: #44
RE: Who is this?
John T. Stuart?
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02-02-2020, 02:00 PM
Post: #45
RE: Who is this?
Nope. It's not Stuart.

Final clue: Lincoln knew this man in Spencer County.

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