Tag Archive: american history

The First President

Posted on February 8, 2023 9:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

This month, 234 years ago, the first Electoral College voted to elect George Washington as president of the United States. Yes, the first presidential election was (or more accurately, began) in February, not November, and it was … Read the article

Crazy Horse and Custer

Posted on June 24, 2022 7:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

June 25th marks the anniversary of the Little Bighorn battle that resulted in the death of George Armstrong Custer and much of his 7th Cavalry command. The reason why this resonates with me—other than, of course, being … Read the article

The First Wells Fargo Detective

Posted on October 25, 2018 11:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by John Boessenecker

For fifteen years, Henry Johnson had his hands full as Wells Fargo’s pioneer detective. The company built its reputation on safety and security. From the time of its founding, it guaranteed delivery and paid its customers for … Read the article