Paul Shoup papers, 1928-1946.
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Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon (September 9, 1887 – October 12, 1987) was an American politician from the Republican Party. He served as the twenty-sixth Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937. He was the Republican Party's nominee in the 1936 presidential election, but was defeated in a landslide by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt who won the electoral college vote 523 to 8. Born in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, Landon spent most of his childhood in Marietta, Ohio before moving to Kansa...
Charles D. Mahaffie (1884-1969) was born in Olathe, Kansas. He received his bachelor's degree at Kingfisher College, Oklahoma and, subsequently, went to Oxford as a Rhodes scholar. There, he received a Civil Law degree. After returning to the United States, Mahaffie practiced law in Oklahoma and Oregon from 1911 to 1916. In 1922, after a term of service as a Solicitor for the Department of Interior in Washington, he was named Director of Finance for the Interstate Commer...
Legislator, U.S. Congressman, and U.S. Ambassador to England. The Douglas family arrived in Bisbee in 1881 and was active in the mining industry. From the description of Oral history interview, 1973 Apr. 7 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 45076910 Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. He served in the Arizona State Legislature, 1922-1925; U.S. House of Representa...
Daniel Cowan Jackling, born 4 August 1869 in Appleton, Missouri, was a mining engineer. He was instrumental in the establishment of several mining companies and the development of mining areas in the Western United States. He was associated with Kennecott Copper for many years. He died in 1956. From the description of Daniel Cowan Jackling papers, 1911-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462018653 Daniel Cowan Jackling (1869-1956) was a mining engineer and executive in the ...
Hiram Johnson was the governor of California, 1911-1917, a United States Senator from California, 1917-1945, and a leader in the Progressive Party. From the description of Hiram Johnson papers, 1895-1945. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 82192663 Hiram Johnson served as governor of Calif. (1911-1917), Progressive candidate for Vice President of the U.S. (1912), and U.S. Senator from Calif. (1917-1945). From the description of Hiram Johnso...
What started as a boycott by the American Railway Union against Pullman's Palace Car Co. in 1894 escalated to a strike covering the area from Chicago to the Pacific Coast. On the premise of interfering with the mails the federal government intervened and crushed the strike. From the description of Journal of incidents in San Francisco resulting from the American Railway Union strike, 1894 June 27-Aug. 31. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record ...
Clyde Bruce Aitchison (1875-1962) was an attorney and Interstate Commerce Commissioner. He was born in Iowa, educated at Hastings College, Neb., University of Oregon, and American University. He began the practice of law at Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1896, and moved to Portland, Ore., in 1903. He was Commissioner of the Oregon Railroad Commission and its successor the Public Service Commission, 1907-1916, and solicitor for the National Association of Railroad Commissioners, 1916-1917. From 1917 to ...
Professor of homeopathic medicine at University of Michigan, mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, dean of the New York Homeopathic Medical College and director of Flower Hospital, New York City Commissioner of Public Health, and Democratic U.S. Senator from New York, 1923-1938. From the description of Royal Samuel Copeland papers, 1892-1938. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419687 Professor of homoeopathic medicine at University of Michigan, mayor of Ann Arbor, Michi...
American oil tycoon and art collector Jean Paul Getty was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 15, 1892 to George Franklin Getty (1855-1930) and Sarah Catherine McPherson Risher Getty. Around 1906 the Getty family moved to Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty eventually persuaded his father to shift the focus of the family petroleum business to the Los Angeles basin. Beginning in the early 1930s Getty lived in a house he built next to William Randolph Hearst's on the beach in Santa Monica. During Wo...
Paul Shoup was born 1874 in San Bernadino, California. In 1892 he began his forty-seven year career with the Southern Pacific Company. In 1929 Shoup became president of the Southern Pacific Company and in 1932, vice-chairman of the board. Shoup also served as president of the Pacific Oil Company and Associated Oil Company. Shoup was active in politics and interested in social issues. He also served on various boards, among them the Stanford University Board of Trustees. From the desc...
The Chamber of Commerce of the United States traces its origins to an April 22, 1912, conference of commercial and trade organizations called by President William Howard Taft. The idea was to create an organization that could represent the interests of the business community in Washington. The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America held its first annual meeting on January 21, 1913. During the First World War the Chamber organized more than 400 War Service Co...
Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...
Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...
Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...
Builder, financier, statesman, and publisher of the Houston Chronicle. From the description of Jones, Jesse Holman, papers, 1880-1965. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23285513 U.S. secretary of commerce and financier. From the description of Papers of Jesse H. Jones, 1916-1960 (bulk 1926-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81653217 Biographical Note ...