Black and white sketch of H.L. Remmel, including biographical narrative.


The great industrialist

H.L. Remmel

Harmon L. Remmel, who spent 51 years of his life in the upbuilding of Arkansas, was born 1852 in Stratford, N.Y… He entered the lumber business in New York City… He became interested in Arkansas' timber resources.. Located at Newport 1876 and moved to Little Rock 1896.

In 1886 he was elected to the state legislature... In 1894, 1896 and 1900 he was Republican candidate for governor.. Delegate to every Republican national convention from 1888 to 1894.. Member notification committee for McKinley, Roosevelt, Taft, Harding and Coolidge...

Gov. Clarke appointed H.L. Remmel to state board of charities.. Gov. Jones appointed him Lieut-colonel of state guards.. Gov. Donaghey named him to capitol commission.. Gov. Brough appointed him to state council of defense.. He was chairman of State Drainage Convention... President of Ark. Good Roads Association.. President Ark. Bankers' Assn.... Pioneer in developing the state's mining industry.... He died at Hot Springs Oct. 14, 1927...

"There is not a single ignoble memory in all the pathway of his remarkable life" - Governor Donaghey

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"




MS.000379, Image 50

Resource Type



Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, MS.000379


Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

H.L. Remmel, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.


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