Ransdell, Joseph E. (Joseph Eugene), 1858-1954

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Joseph E. Ransdell was born in Alexandria, La., to John H. Ransdell, planter of Elmwood Plantation in Rapides Parish, and his wife, Amanda Thickman. He attended the public schools and graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1882. He practiced law at Lake Providence, La., between 1883 and 1889 and was district attorney for the eighth judicial district of Louisiana (1884-1896). Ransdell served as U.S. Representative for the Fifth Congressional District of Louisiana (1899-1913), a U.S. Senator for Louisiana (1913-1931), and a member of the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University (1940-1944).

From the description of Joseph E. Ransdell papers, 1898-1951. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 311551830

Lawyer and U.S. senator and representative from Louisiana.

From the description of Letters of Joseph E. Ransdell, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449859

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creatorOf Michelet, Simon Thenistrup, 1871-1956. Simon T. Michelet and family papers, 1879, 1908-1943. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Herty, Charles H. (Charles Holmes), 1867-1938. Charles H. Herty papers, 1884-1938. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Manuscript copies, 18-- - 19--. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Davenny, Wilson Imbrie, 1859-1917. Wilson Imbrie Davenny papers, 1889-1917. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Riehl, Joseph A., 1906-1989. Papers 1921-1988 1939-1965. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Edith Garland Dupre Library
referencedIn Wilson I. Davenny papers, 1889-1917 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Manuscript copies, 18-- - 19--. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Ransdell, Joseph E. (Joseph Eugene), 1858-1954. Joseph E. Ransdell papers, 1898-1951. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Ransdell, Joseph E. (Joseph Eugene), 1858-1954. Letters of Joseph E. Ransdell, 1931. Library of Congress
referencedIn Frederick Hale Papers, 1917-1940 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn O' Keefe, Arthur Joseph, 1876-1943. Papers, 1926-1929. New Orleans Public Library
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correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Davenny, Wilson Imbrie, 1859-1917. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Hale, Frederick, 1874-1963 person
associatedWith Herty, Charles H. (Charles Holmes), 1867-1938. person
associatedWith La Borde, Adras P. person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith Michelet, Simon Thenistrup, 1871-1956. person
associatedWith National Health Foundation (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Institute of Health (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Institute of Health (U.S.). Conference Board. corporateBody
associatedWith O' Keefe, Arthur Joseph, 1876-1943. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great. corporateBody
associatedWith Riehl, Joseph A., 1906-1989. person
associatedWith United States Marine Hospital No. 66 (Carville, La.) corporateBody
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Mississippi River
Louisiana
Louisiana
Louisiana--Lake Providence
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Catholics
Public health laws
Merchant marine
Orders of knighthood and chivalry, Papal
Floods
Public health
Flood control--Law and legislation
Occupation
Lawyers
Senators, U.S. Congress--Louisiana
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Louisiana
Legislators--United States
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Birth 1858-10-07

Death 1954-07-27

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