J.A.O. Preus and family papers, 1853-1946.
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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...
Charles Gates Dawes (August 27, 1865 – April 23, 1951) was an American banker, general, diplomat, composer, and Republican politician who was the 30th vice president of the United States from 1925 to 1929. For his work on the Dawes Plan for World War I reparations, he was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1925. Born in Marietta, Ohio, Dawes attended Cincinnati Law School before beginning a legal career in Lincoln, Nebraska. After serving as a gas plant executive, he managed William M...
Theodore C. Blegen, B.A. (1910) Augsburg College, M.A. (1915), Ph.D. (1925) University of Minnesota. Appointed the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1927 and served as dean of the Graduate School from 1940 until 1960. Theodore C. Blegen was born in Minneapolis on July 16, 1891. He received his bachelor's degree from Augsburg College in 1910 and his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Minnesota in 1915 and 1925. Before joining the staff of the University of Minnesota in 1...
Johnson was a member of the Minnesota legislature (1914, 1916, 1918); U.S. senator (1923-1924); U.S. congressman (1933-1934); candidate for governor of Minnesota (1922, 1926, 1936). He was active in the Progressive movement, the National Nonpartisan League, and the Farmer-Labor party. From the description of Magnus Johnson papers, 1923-1941. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122474163 ...
Harold Knutson, a Republican congressman serving the sixth congressional district of central Minnesota (1917-1948), was born on October 20, 1880, in Skien, Norway, and immigrated with his parents to a farm near Clear Lake (Sherburne County), Minnesota during the 1880s. After graduating from agricultural school, he edited several rural Minnesota newspapers including the Royalton Banner and Foley Independent (1901-1902), the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and the St. Cloud Daily Journal Pres...
Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...
William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...
Knute Nelson was born in Vosse Elven, Norway, on February 2, 1843. In 1849 he and his widowed mother emigrated to the United States, settling first in Chicago (1849-1850), then in Dane County, Wisconsin, where he enlisted in the Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment (1861-1864) during the Civil War. Following the war he was graduated from the Albion Academy and studied law in a Madison, Wisconsin, law office, being admitted to the bar in 1867 and then serving as a representative in the ...
Warren Gamaliel Harding (b. November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Ohio-d. August 2, 1923, San Francisco, California) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923....
A hospital district could be created by any four or more cities and towns, except cities of the first class (Minn. Stat. 447.31), or by a board or boards of county commissioners (Minn. Stat. 397.05), for the purpose of jointly acquiring, improving, and operating hospital and nursing home facilities. From the description of Financial reports of hospital districts, 1972-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 313788768 From the guide to the Financial Reports of Hospital Districts...
Lawyer, politician, landowner. A.B., University of Iowa, 1885. LL. D., Union College of Law, 1887. Congressman from Illinois, 1906-1911. Governor of Illinois, 1916-1921. Advocate for scientific farming and farmers' interests. From the description of Papers, 1885-1943 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55818931 U. S. Congressman from Illinois (1906-1911) and Illinois governor (1917-1921). From the description of Letter, January 9, 19...
A. O. Eberhart was born in Kil Varmland, Sweden (June 23, 1870), the son of Andrew and Louise Olson. Because of bad economic conditions, Andrew, Louis and all of the family except Adolph emigrated to St. Peter, Minnesota. In 1882, Adolph joined the family there. Eberhart graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter (1895); studied law in a law office in Mankato; served as a deputy clerk of United States Circuit and District Court in Minnesota; and served as United States Comm...
The Republican Party is a national political party in the United States, and was founded in 1854. In the 1864 election, the party took the name National Union Party to allow the participation of Democrats. From the description of Republican Party tickets, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 496362231 From the guide to the Republican Party tickets, 1864, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
Andrew John Volstead was born near Kenyon, Goodhue County, Minnesota on October 31, 1860. He attended St. Olaf College and graduated from Decorah Institute, Decorah, Iowa in 1881. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1884. He married Helen Mary Osler ("Nellie") Gilruth (1868-1918) on August 6, 1894 and in 1895 their only child Laura Ellen (Mrs. Carl Joys Lomen) was born. He was elected as a Republican to the U.S. House of Representatives from the 7th District of Minnesota a...
Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America...
Graduate of University of Michigan Medical School. From the description of William James Mayo papers, 1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418409 ...
Landon was the 1936 Republican presidential nominee. He lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt, but had the second highest number of votes out of a number of contenders for the position. He was governor of Kanses, 1933-1937. From the description of Campaign Pamphlets, . (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 42033301 ...
Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...
Lawyer and politician Frank Billings Kellogg was born in New York, and raised in Minnesota. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and began a long career in public service as city attorney of Rochester, Minnesota. He served as president of the American Bar Association, and as United States Senator from Minnesota and Ambassador to Great Britain. While serving as Calvin Coolidge's Secretary of State, he co-authored the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact, also known as the Pact of Paris, outlawing war an...
The Farmers' Nonpartisan Political League was organized in North Dakota in 1915 by Arthur C. Townley and other North Dakota Socialist Party members. Members sought to bring about reforms in farming-related business and governmental practices through non-partisan political activity. In 1917 the organizaation's name was changed to the National Nonpartisan Political League, and by 1921 branches were established in an additional fifteen midwestern and northwestern states. While the League was most s...
South African statesman. From the description of Typed letter signed : to Sir Sydney Cockerell, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665092 Jan Christiaan Smuts was a guerilla commander in the Boer War, led forces against the German in World War I, and commanded South African forces in World War II. He was Prime Minister of South Africa, 1919-1924 and 1939-1948, and helped draft the United Nations charter. From the description of Walt Whitman : a study in th...