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Vil·lard

 (vĭ-lär′, -lärd′), Henry 1835-1900.
German-born American journalist and railroad magnate. He was president of the Northern Pacific Railroad (1881-1884) and formed (1890) the company that later became General Electric. His son Oswald Garrison Villard (1872-1949), a journalist and editor, was president of the New York Evening Post (1900-1918) and owner of The Nation (1918-1935).

Vil•lard

(vɪˈlɑr, -ˈlɑrd)

n.
Oswald Garrison, 1872–1949, U.S. journalist and author.
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