Alice M. Rose Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican League collection, 1900-1943
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James Carson Needham, born 17 September 1864 in Nevada, was raised in northern California. He received his law degree from the University of Michigan in 1889 and practiced law in Modesto, California. In 1899 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until 1913. From 1919-1935 he served as judge of the Superior Court in Modesto and from 1922-1928 he also served as president of the Newman Oil Company. Needham died in Modesto in 1942. From the description of James C...
Thomas Robert Bard (1841-1915), U.S. Senator from California from 1900 to 1905 and president of the Union Oil Company, was born in Pennsylvania where he studied law. He came to California in 1865 to take charge of the large land holdings of eastern owners in Ventura County and was instrumental in the subsequent development of land and petroleum in the area. Bard laid out the town of Hueneme, CA, and was involved in many Ventura County business ventures. From the description of Papers...
Papers of prominent San Diego businessman Colonel Edward ("Ed") Fletcher (1872-1955), a land developer, civic leader, and member of the California State Senate (1934-1946). Born in Mass., Fletcher came to San Diego in 1888 and by the 1920s was extremely influential and prosperous. He was an avid promoter of water and highway development projects, and his efforts contributed significantly to urban expansion in Southern California. He also was an early promoter of transcon...
Biography Alice Rose attended Stanford University and received her A.B. in 1928, A.M. in 1929 and Ph.D. in 1942 all in the field of history. She taught history at Roseville Union High School in Roseville, California. From the guide to the Alice M. Rose Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican League collection, 1900-1943, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.) ...
Haynes was born June 13, 1853 in Fairmount Springs, PA; received his MD and Ph. D from Univ. of PA; had a medical practice in Philadelphia, 1874-87; moved to Los Angeles and continued his medical practice, 1887; was involved with incorporating initiative, referendum, and recall amendments in the LA City Charter, 1903; member, LA County Probation Comm., 1915-25; member and president, LA Civil Service Commission, 1903-15; member, LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners, 1925; member, Metropolita...
George Cooper Pardee, born 25 July 1857 in San Francisco, California, was a doctor who specialized in diseases of the eye and ear. He served as mayor of Oakland (1893-1895) and as governor of California (1903-1907). From the description of Scrapbooks, 1889-1912. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644592 Biography George Cooper Pardee, born 25 July 1857 in San Francisco, California, was a doctor who specialized in diseases ...
Rowell was born on Nov. 1, 1867 in Bloomington, IL; Ph. B, Univ. of Michigan, 1888; LL. D, College of the Pacific, 1927; Litt. D, Univ. of Southern CA, 1928; served as clerk, committee on elections, US House of Representatives, 1889-91; chairman, CA Republican State Convention, 1910; member, Republican National Campaign Committee, 1916; chairman, Republican State Committee, 1916-18; editor and publisher, Fresno Republican, 1898-1920; president, CA League of Nations Assn., 1927-39; delegate, Repu...
American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1931 July 5, Carmel, Calif., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904650 American journalist & editor. From the description of Papers of Lincoln Steffens [manuscript], ca. 1910. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817346 Discussion of the corruption in the city at the turn of the twentieth century. From the description of Pittsburgh: a city as...
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Guido H. Marx was born in Toledo, Ohio, in 1871. He attended Cornell University, earning the degree of mechanical engineer in 1893. He worked in industry for two years before joining the Stanford faculty in 1895, at the instigation of Albert W. Smith, his former professor at Cornell who, in collaboration with Guido's brother Charles D. Marx, was developing Stanford's new School of Engineering. He became professor of machine ...
Biographical Note 1871, June 16 born in San Francisco; son of Louis and Mathilda (Block) Lissner. education: public grammar and high school in Oakland. c. 1886 began successful jewelry and pawnshop business. 1896,...