Henry Villard


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Noun1.Henry Villard - United States railroad magnate and businessman (1835-1900)Henry Villard - United States railroad magnate and businessman (1835-1900)
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In the 1880s, he famously persuaded Northern Pacific Railroad president Henry Villard to donate $50,000 in railroad bonds to ensure that the university did not close for financial reasons.
Daughter Fanny, who lived until 1928, devoted herself to women's suffrage and world peace after the death of investor and railroad entrepreneur Henry Villard, in 1900, while sons Wendell Phillips and Francis Jackson produced a four-volume biography of their father, showing both their devotion to him as a reformer and family man and their own role in causes he held dear.
Helen Frances (Fanny) married the German American businessman and newspaperman Henry Villard and continued to fight for racial and gender equality until her death.
Fanny married the German-born journalist Henry Villard and lived a life of wealth and luxury, compared to her upbringing.
Griffin had, however, provided enough correction so that when Henry Villard and James Nagel wrote of Gamble in 1989, they had his age and alma mater correct and had examined the American Red Cross records to learn of his responsibilities (210).
From the battlefield of the first encounter at Bull Run came the scouring assembly of news-seekers such as Charles Charleton Coffin, Henry Villard, and Uriah Painter of the North, Peter Alexander and Felix Gregory de Fontaine who worked for Southern papers, and William Howard Russell of the Times of London.
The film recounts events in the closing months of World War I, when a teen-age Hemingway, Henry Villard (played in the film by Mackenzie Astin) and nurse Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock) were all American Red Cross volunteers on the Italian front.
In 1881--still early days in Stanford's career--the firm was approached by Henry Villard, a railroad magnate, who wanted an edifice designed for him that would contain six domiciles for himself and his children, with their families, on a lot at Madison Avenue and Fifty-first Street.
His account includes portraits of prominent individuals--among them, Ben Holliday, Henry Villard, James J.