RUSSELL ALEXANDER ALGER

Russell Alexander Alger was the 20th Governor and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan and also U.S. Secretary of War during the Presidential administration of William McKinley. He was supposedly a distant relation of Horatio Alger; although Russell Alger lived his own "rags-to-riches" success tale, eventually becoming an army general, financier, lumber baron, railroad owner, and government official in several high offices. Wikipedia*

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