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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Russell, William Eustis

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RUSSELL, WILLIAM EUSTIS, an American lawyer; born in Cambridge, Mass., Jan 6, 1857; was graduated at Harvard University in 1877, and was admitted to the bar in 1880; was mayor of his native city in 1885-1887, and governor of Massachusetts in 1890-1892. He then resumed the practice of law, and became a member of the Board of Indian Commissioners in November, 1894. He was found dead in his fishing tent at Little Pabos, Quebec, Canada, on the morning of July 16, 1896.