Edwin Gardner White and family papers. 1880-2009 (bulk 1936-1951).
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The Junior League of St. Paul was formed on May 7, 1917 with 50 charter members. The founding leaders were Elizabeth Ames Jackson, Elizabeth Crunden Skinner, and Anne Turney White. The St. Paul League was the 19th League to be formed in the United States and was one of 30 which helped found the Association of Junior Leagues of America in 1921. The mission of the St. Paul Junior League parallels the purposes of other Junior Leagues across America and have not, in essence,...
George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...
Edwin White was born September 26, 1882, in Chicopee, Massachusetts, to William Gardner and Carolyn E. (Hall) White. His family moved to St. Paul shortly after thereafter. He graduated from Yale University in 1906 and was involved in banking and financial firms. He served in the United States Army in World War I. He was a long-time officer of the investment firm of Kalman and Co. and served on numerous corporate boards, including Northwest Airlines, American Hoist and Derrick, Mille...