Author:Clarence Booth Bagley

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Clarence Booth Bagley

His father American Methodist preacher Daniel Bagley, is considered by many to be the founder of the early territorial University. Clarence was the only surviving child of Daniel Bagley. When he became of working-age He started out as a painter. Painting the fences and doing various odd jobs about the Young University grounds. Then he and his newly married wife Alice Mercer, youngest daughter of Thomas Mercer, moved to Olympia there he learned the printing trade. A few years later he bought the echo a temperance paper. Fast forward 20 years later in 1885 he moved back permanently to Seattle. He and Alice were given four blocks of land by her father from his original donation claim of 160 acres and built a mansion on Queen Anne hill. They had five children, four daughters and one son. All grew up to maturity and had children of their own except for Alice Claire Bagley hammonds the last daughter whos dollhouse is in the museum of history and industry in Seattle.

Clarence Booth Bagley


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1929.

This author died in 1932, so works by this author are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 91 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

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