Ladd, Edwin Fremont, 1859-1925

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Chemist; President of the North Dakota Agricultural College, 1916-1921; U.S. Senator, 1921-1925; advocate of pure food and drugs.

From the description of Edwin Fremont Ladd papers, 1891-1909. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17798854

Born at Starkes, Maine, son of John and Rosilla Locke Ladd. Graduated from University of Maine 1884, 1890 hired as chemistry professor at North Dakota Agricultural College, married Rizpah Sprogle 1893. Served as Dean of School of Chemistry and Physics, president of North Dakota Agricultural College, 1916-1921. His research assisted the creation of pure food law, patent medicine and drug law, paint ingredient law, cold storage law, honest advertising law, and a sanitary inspection law for North Dakota. Elected to U.S. senate 1921 on Republican ticket with support from North Dakota Nonpartisan League. Led the Teapot Dome Investigation Committee during his senatorial term. Died in 1925, buried with his wife in Glenwood, Md.

From the description of Family papers, 1890-1966. (North Dakota State University Library). WorldCat record id: 29306360

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creatorOf [Edwin Fremont Ladd, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Susie Stageberg papers., 1881-1961. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Ladd, Edwin Fremont, 1859-1925. Edwin Fremont Ladd papers, 1891-1909. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
creatorOf Stageberg, Susie Williamson, [ca.1877]-1961. Susie Stageberg papers, 1881-1961. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ladd, Edwin Fremont, 1859-1925. Family papers, 1890-1966. North Dakota State University Library
referencedIn Hagan, John N., 1873-1952. Papers, 1919-1938. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn McArthur, D. H. (Dugald H.), 1864-1942. Dugald H. McArthur papers, 1886-1925. North Dakota State University Library
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Bolley, Henry Luke, 1865-1956. person
associatedWith Bosard, James H., 1845-1907. person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Hagan, John N., 1873-1952. person
associatedWith Ladd family. family
associatedWith Ladd, Rizpah, d. 1958. person
associatedWith McArthur, D. H. (Dugald H.), 1864-1942. person
associatedWith North Dakota Agricultural College. corporateBody
associatedWith North Dakota. Food Commissioner. corporateBody
associatedWith North Dakota Nonpartisan League. corporateBody
associatedWith North Dakota State Dairymen's Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Power, J. B. (James Buel), 1833-1912. person
associatedWith Stageberg, Susie Williamson, [ca.1877]-1961. person
associatedWith Stageberg, Susie Williamson, ca. 1877-1961 person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Dakota
North Dakota
United States
Subject
Patent medicines--Law and legislation
Wheat
Chemistry, Technical--Research
Food industry and trade--Quality control
Dairying--Societies, etc
Legislators--Biography
Chemists
Teapot Dome Scandal, 1921-1924
food adulteration and inspection
Food law and legislation
Drugs--Law and legislation
Durum wheat
Paint industry and trade
Seeds--Certification
Occupation
Politicians--North Dakota
Chemists--North Dakota
Teachers--North Dakota
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Birth 1859-12-13

Death 1925-06-22

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