Elihu Root

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Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State


    James Root

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    • ABT 1802 
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  • Sources for James Root

    • 1 The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 26, New York: James T. White and Company (1937), 1, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 2 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 47, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 3 Root, James Pierce, Root Genealogical Records, 1600-1870: Comprising the General History of the Root and Roots Families in America, New York: R.C. Root, Anthony and Co. (1870), 335, 362, Google Books (Digital Library).