Aaron A. Sargent
Born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, he attended the common schools and then was apprenticed to a cabinetmaker. In his youth he worked as a printer in Philadelphia and then, in 1847, moved to Washington, D.C., where he was a secretary to a Congressman.
Charles Albion Tuttle
Charles Tuttle (b. circa 1820) graduated from Hobart College in 1844 and was admitted to the bar in New York. The family comes from a prestigious Connecticut family which emigrated to the colony in the 1640s as a Puritan immigrant.
He crossed the …
Isaac J. Wistar
Isaac J. Wistar was born in 1827 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a prominent family. He received early his education at Westtown Friends' School, and then attended the Haverford College. Wistar also received a Doctor of Science degree from the University …