Giant in the Shadows

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     Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln

                                                    by Jason Emerson

Born in a boardinghouse but passing his last days at ease on a favish country estate. Abraham and Mary Lincoln's oldest and last surviving son. Robert T. Lincoln, played many roles during his lifetime. Ad a president's son, a Union soldier, a minister to Great Britian, and a U,S, secretary of war, Lincoln was indisputabley a titan of his age. Much like his father, he  became one of the nation's most respected and influential men, buildiing a successful law practice in the city of Chicago, serving shrewdly as president of the Pullman Car Company, and at one time even being considered as a canditate for the U.S. presidency.

pages 421

Southern Illinois University Press

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