Henry Watterson : papers, 1856-1965 (bulk 1910-1919).
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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885
Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-died July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was the 18th president of the United States, serving from 1869 to 1877. As president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who worked with the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction to protect African Americans, created the Justice Department, and reestablish the public credit. Promoted lieutenant-general, in 1864, Grant led the Union Army in winning the American Civ...
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
William Randolph Hearst Sr. (April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951) was an American businessman, newspaper publisher, and politician known for developing the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company, Hearst Communications. His flamboyant methods of yellow journalism influenced the nation's popular media by emphasizing sensationalism and human interest stories. Hearst entered the publishing business in 1887 with Mitchell Trubitt after being given control of The San Francisco Examiner by his ...
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pil...
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
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 ...
Goebel, William, 1856-1900
Kentucky lawyer, politician and governor. From the description of William Goebel Assassination : records, 1900. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49234335 From the description of William Goebel assassination records, 1900. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49234334 ...
Stanley, Augustus Owsley, 1867-1958
Legislator, Governor. A.O. Stanley was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky in 1867. He was elected to Congress from the Second Congressional District of Kentucky in 1902, and was re-elected for five successive terms. In 1915 he was elected governor of Kentucky, resigning in May, 1919, after being elected to the United States Senate. He was defeated for re-election to the Senate in 1924. In 1930 Herbert Hoover named him to the International Joint Commission, a post he held unti...
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Harding, Warren Gamaliel, 1865-1923
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....
Willson, Augustus Everett, 1846-1931
Willson was Mayor of Louisville and practiced law with John Marshall Harlan. From the description of Willson, Augustus Everett, 1846-1931 1872 September 5 Letter. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49223976 Louisville lawyer, and governor of Ky., 1907-1911. From the description of Augustus Everett Willson : papers, 1865-1921. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49479318 Augustus E. Willson was governor of Kentucky bet...
Haldeman, Walter Newman, 1821-1902
Born in Maysville, KY, in 1821, Walter N. Haldeman was educated at Maysville Academy. When he was sixteen years old, he moved to Louisville and by the time he was twenty-two he had purchased a failing newspaper called the Daily Dime which he transformed into the Morning Courier. Under Haldeman's supervision, the newspaper became quite successful, and though his pro-Confederate views compelled him to leave the state during the Civil War, he returned afterwards and became one of the most important...
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902
Cartoonist, artist, lecturer, and later diplomat; of Morristown, N.J.; died in Ecuador while he was serving as American consul-general. From the description of Papers, 1850s-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70939185 German-born American cartoonist; contributed to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York Illustrated News, and Harper's Weekly; traveled to Europe in 1860; lived in New York City and Morristown, N.J.; appointed consul at Guayaquil, Ecuador in 1902 where...
Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921
Journalist, author, and politician. From the description of Papers of Henry Watterson, 1857-1983, (bulk 1882-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071676 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Louisville, KY, to Hon. D. A. Wells, 1887 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660897 Watterson was the editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal. From the description of Autograph letters signed from Henry Watters...
Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930
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 ...
Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911
Joseph Pulitzer (born József Pulitzer; April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911) was a Hungarian-born American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the New York World. He became a leading national figure in the Democratic Party and was elected congressman from New York. He crusaded against big business and corruption, and helped keep the Statue of Liberty in New York. Born in Makó, Hungary, he grew up there and in Pest, where he was educated by private tutors and taught French and ...
Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870
Journalist. From the description of Letters of George D. Prentice, 1831-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449431 In 1830 Prentice founded the Louisville Journal which he edited until 1868. From the description of Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870. Letter. 11 February 1855. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 56781394 From the description of Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870 Poem. September 1848. (Filson ...
Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911
U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of John Marshall Harlan : miscellaneous papers, 1869-1906. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49278815 John M. Harlan was born on June 1, 1833, at Harlan Station, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853. During the Civil War he raised and commanded a Union regiment. In 1862, he defeated John Hunt Morgan at Rolling Fork River Bridge. Shortly there after, he resigned from the army because ...
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903
Cassius Marcellus Clay was born to Sally Lewis and Green Clay, one of the wealthiest planters and slaveholders in Kentucky, who became a prominent politician. He was one of six children who survived to adulthood, of seven born. Clay was a member of a large and influential political family. His older brother Brutus J. Clay became a politician at the state and federal levels. They were cousins of both Kentucky politician Henry Clay and Alabama governor Clement Comer Clay. Cassius' sister Elizab...
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....
Krock, Arthur, 1886-1974
Krock, a journalist, was editor-in-chief of the Louisville (Ky.) Times (1919-23), assistant to the president of the New York World (1923-27), member of the board of the New York Times from 1927 until his retirement, and a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board of the Columbia University School of Journalism (1940-53). From the description of Arthur Krock papers, 1909-1974 (bulk 1920-1968) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 77805948 Principal political writer and...
Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937
Lawyer, politician, mayor of Louisville (Ky.), owner of the Courier-Journal, Ambassador to the Court of St. James, 1933-1937. From the description of Added papers, 1894-1944 1895-1913. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46726230 Lawyer, mayor of Louisville, judge, newspaper publisher, and ambassador. From the description of Robert Worth Bingham : papers, 1876-1982 (bulk 1899-1910). (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46726232 ...
Morrow, Edwin Porch, 1877-1932.