Joseph Cullen Root

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Joseph Cullen Root
Joseph Cullen Root - portrait.jpg

from Illustrated History of Nebraska (1913)

Born 3 December 1844(1844-12-03)
Chester, Hampden Co., Massachusetts
Died 25 December 1913 (69)
Hendersonville, Henderson Co., North Carolina
Known for Woodcraft
Spouse(s) Louisa Margaret Inslee (m. 1868)

Joseph Cullen Root (December 3, 1844 - December 25, 1913) was an American insurance broker and founder of Woodcraft societies, including both the Modern Woodmen of America (1883) and the Woodmen of the World (1890).