John and Norman Lind papers, 1870-1933.
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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 ...
Jacob Vradenberg Brower, sometimes spelled Vradenburg, was an ethnologist and explorer. He lived in Minnesota, and surveyed and explored the land around the headwaters of the Mississippi River, as well as land in Kansas. From the description of J.V. Brower autobiographical sketch, 1902. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64061382 ...
Pierce Butler practiced law in Minnesota from 1897 on, and served as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1923-1939. From the description of Letter to Eldon James, 1926. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338623 ...
The Minnesota Commission of Public Safety was established by the legislature in April of 1917 (Laws 1917 c261), shortly after the United States entered World War I. The seven-member commission (governor, attorney general, and five persons appointed by the governor) was given broad powers to ensure the protection of persons and property, the defense of the state and the nation, and the application of the state's resources to "successful prosecution" of the war. During its...
The National War Labor Board (NWLB) was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson in April, 1918. Guided by the principles of labor relations suggested by the President's Mediation Commission in September, 1917, the Board's purpose was to settle labor-management disputes and stabilize wages during World War I. The NWLB consisted of five industry representatives (chosen by the National Industrial Conference Board), five labor representatives (chosen by the A.F.of L.), and two co-chairs appointed by P...
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...
Cushman Kellogg Davis, a Senator from Minnesota, was born in Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y., on June 16, 1838. He moved with his parents to Waukesha, Wisconsin, where he attended the public schools, Carroll College in Waukesha, and graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1857. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Waukesha. He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1865 and became a member of the State house of representatives ine 1867, then s...
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...
Cass Gilbert was born on November 24, 1859, in Zanesville, Ohio, the son of General and Mrs. Samuel Augustus Gilbert. He received his education at MacAlester College, St. Paul, Minnesota and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge after working in a St. Paul architect's office. Following graduation, he traveled throughout Europe and upon his return, entered the office of McKim, Mead, and White, Architects in New York City. A year later, in 1882, he established his own off...
Railroad financier. From the description of Addresses, 1902-1916. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853289 Businessman and railroad executive, James J. Hill (1838-1916), was founder of the Great Northern Railway Company, which incorporated and extended an important transcontinental line, running from St. Paul, Minnesota to Seattle, Washington by 1893. Frequently called the "Empire Builder," Hill amassed a personal fortune through h...
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...
Minnesota. Legislature. House of Representatives. Committee on Labor and Labor Legislation. 1917 Jan. 30.
John Lind was born in 1854 in Sweden and emigrated to Minnesota in 1868. From a career as a lawyer he went on to become the first Swedish-born American elected to the United States House of Representatives. In 1898 he was elected governor of Minnesota on the Democratic-Populist ticket. In 1913 he was appointed as Woodrow Wilson's personal representative to Mexico, where he served until 1914. Following his return he resumed his law practice and was a supporter of Wilson's foreign policy and later...
Graduate of University of Michigan Medical School. From the description of William James Mayo papers, 1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418409 ...
U. S. Senator from Minnesota. From the description of Speech and article of Henrik Shipstead [manuscript], 1932. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647959046 ...