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Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: February 14, 2008 at 09:55:45
In Reply to: Death in CA in 1871: Colonel William LANIUS by Vern Dander of 50

Am not related. May be of interest to someone who is. I have no further info but additional old newspaper extracts may be found at URL:

Vern D
Transcribed by Dee Sardoc
Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
>>MONDAY, 26 SEPT 1864<<

COPPERHEAD CONCLAVE - The Dixieites and Doughfaces of this city held a prayer meeting at the Theatre on Saturday evening last, which was called to order by Col. Wm. LANIUS, ex-postmaster, and J.G. JENKINS, lawyer, appointed chairman. The permanent officers elected were:
Edward HICKMAN, of the firm of Gray & Hickman, President
C.M. CREANER, William LANIUS, George DAHL and L.V. LEFFLER, Vice Presidents
A. McSHANE and J.M. HOGAN, Secretaries
Dr. NORCOM, J.M. HOGAN and H.T. COMPTON were appointed a committee to draft a Constitution for the Club, which is to be styled the McClellan Central Club. Speeches were made by C.M. CREANER and J.H. BUDD, after which the meeting adjourned.

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