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James Kendall Hosmer (1834–1927)

Hosmer, James Kendall. An American educator and miscellaneous writer; born at Northfield, MA, Jan. 29, 1834; died in 1927. He was professor in Antioch College, 1866–72; the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1872; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1874–92; and librarian of the public library of Minneapolis (1892–1904). Among his works are: ‘The Color Guard’ (1864), a record of experiences in the Civil War; ‘The Thinking Bayonet’ (1865), a novel; ‘History of German Literature’ (1879); ‘Life of Samuel Adams’ (1885); ‘How Thankful was Bewitched’; ‘Life of Sir Henry Vane’; ‘Story of the Jews,’ in ‘Story of the Nations’ series; ‘History of the Louisiana Purchase.’