Thomas Hutchinson Wells

Dublin Core

Title

Thomas Hutchinson Wells

Subject

Biography
Thomas Hutchinson Wells
Photo File: Biography
Wabash Railroad
Decatur Lodge No. 65, I.O.O.F.
Salvation Army
Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Description

Photograph of Thomas Hutchinson Wells; (died 7/13/1925). He was an employee of the Wabash Railroad for over 40 years. He entered the employment of the Wabash in 1884, being sent to Peru, Ind. where for three years he was foreman of the planing mill. He then was transferred to Decatur as foreman of the planing mill here and for thirteen years remained in this position. When the new shops were erected he worked in them until 1911 when he became watchman for the Wabash buildings. He retired in 1923. He was member of Decatur Lodge No 65, I.O.O.F., and of the Salvation Army. He heard some of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. Photo by East End Gallery of Decatur. Ran in the Review July 16, 1905.

Creator

East End Gallery of Decatur, IL.

Source

Photo File: Biography - Wells, Thomas Hutchinson

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

7/16/1905

Contributor

Thomas Hutchinson Wells

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO458

Coverage

Biography, Thomas Hutchinson Wells, Photo File: Biography, Wabash Railroad Planing Mill, Decatur Lodge No. 65, I.O.O.F., Salvation Army, East End Gallery, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 x 6"

Files

BIO458-WELLS, THOMAS HUTCHINSON, 7-6-1908.jpg

Citation

East End Gallery of Decatur, IL., “Thomas Hutchinson Wells,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 7, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2446.