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Edwin F. Ladd Papers
Primary Creator: Ladd, Edwin F. (1859-1925)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Subjects: Politics and Government - United States Senate
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Collection Historical Note
"LADD, EDWIN FREMONT, a Senator from North Dakota; born in Starks, Somerset County, Maine, December 13, 1859; attended the public schools and Somerset Academy, Athens, Maine, and graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1884; chemist of the New York State Experiment Station, Geneva, N.Y., 1884-1890; dean of the school of chemistry and pharmacy and professor of chemistry at the North Dakota Agricultural College, Fargo, N.Dak.; chief chemist of the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station 1890-1916; editor of the North Dakota Farmer at Lisbon 1899-1904; administrator of the State pure-food laws, for which he actively crusaded 1902-1921; president of the North Dakota Agricultural College 1916-1921; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1920 and served from March 4, 1921, until his death in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., June 22, 1925; chairman, Committee on Public Roads and Surveys (Sixty-eighth Congress); interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C."
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Repository: Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Method: Transferred from the North Dakota Biographical File; 81-930
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Edwin F. Ladd Papers. OGLMC 730, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid input to Archon in April 2020.
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