James Alonzo Pinney


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James Alonzo Pinney from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of James Alonzo Pinney. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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James Alonzo Pinney is a picture, with genre photograph. Its dimensions are 13.56 in x 5.56 in.

It was created in 1895.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

James Alonzo Pinney (b. 1835 d. 1914) was born in Worthington, Ohio but moved along with his parents (Charles, a cooper by trade, and Sarah) and siblings to Iowa City as a child. His grandfather, Azariah Pinney, was a member of the Scioto Company and an original member of the New England Masonic Lodge #4. James grew up to hold many prominent positions in several communities in western states, but never returned to reside in his hometown of Worthington as an adult. During his life he mined gold in California (1850-1851), fought in Indian wars (1854-1856), became a Master Mason in Iowa City Lodge No. 4 and Grand Master of Idaho, worked as a postmaster in Idaho City (1865-1872), served as the Mayor of Boise for eight years and built and managed a theater in Idaho City. He is pictured in ceremonial uniform.

It covers the topic freemasons.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 79-G-291.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0637.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 27, 2002. It was last updated November 17, 2017.