Russell, William Clark, an English novelist; born (of English parentage) in New York city, Feb. 24, 1844. He spent much of his early life at sea, and afterward settled at Ramsgate, England. He published a great number of sea stories and novels.
Russell, William Eustis, an American lawyer; born in Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 6, 1857; was graduated from Harvard University in 1877; was 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.
Russell, Sir William Howard, an English journalist; born in Lilywater near Dublin, March 28, 1820. He was special war correspondent of the London "Times" in Crimea, India, the United States, Austria, France, South Africa, and Egypt, during various campaigns. He published "Extraordinary Men," "The Prince of Wales's Tour," etc. He received various honors from foreign governments and was knighted in 1895. He died Feb. 10, 1907.
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