Archon President from 1898-1900 - Lew Wallace (DePauw initiate)

Archon President from 1898-1900 - Lew Wallace (DePauw initiate).

Elected Archon President on October 18, 1898

Admitted to the bar at an early age
Served in Mexican War as a Second Lieutenant
Wrote the "Fair God"
Elected member of Indiana State's Senate
Served for Union Army in Civil War and rose to the rank of Major-General
Appointed Governor of New Mexico in 1878
Wrote "Ben Hur" in 1880
Served as Minister to Turkey
Served as Minister to Constantinople
Served as Charge d' Affair to Paraguay and Uruguay
Charter member of Phi Beta Kappa at DePauw University
Statue of him stands in Statuary Hall of the Capitol at Washington D.C.
Abstract/Description: Archon President from 1898-1900 - Lew Wallace (DePauw initiate).

Elected Archon President on October 18, 1898

Admitted to the bar at an early age
Served in Mexican War as a Second Lieutenant
Wrote the "Fair God"
Elected member of Indiana State's Senate
Served for Union Army in Civil War and rose to the rank of Major-General
Appointed Governor of New Mexico in 1878
Wrote "Ben Hur" in 1880
Served as Minister to Turkey
Served as Minister to Constantinople
Served as Charge d' Affair to Paraguay and Uruguay
Charter member of Phi Beta Kappa at DePauw University
Statue of him stands in Statuary Hall of the Capitol at Washington D.C.

Subject(s): Archon
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Lambda; DePauw University