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George Cooper Pardee (July 25, 1857September 1, 1941) was a medical doctor and was known as the "Earthquake Governor of California," holding office from January 6, 1903 to January 8, 1907. He was born in 1857 in San Francisco, California, he appointed John Morton Eshleman deputy labor commissioner. Prior to his stint as governor, Pardee served as Mayor of the City of Oakland, California. July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... Jump to: navigation, search January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The downtown San Francisco skyline, looking east from the central part of the city. ... John Morton Eshleman, (b. ... Aerial view looking west over downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt and the Port of Oakland. ...


George Pardee was an important Progressive Era voice in California Republican politics, but his efforts at reform during his governorship brought on the wrath of the railroads and lost him the nomination of his party for a second term. Pardee went on to work for conservationist causes and to help bring Mokelumne River water to Oakland. The Pardee Dam on that river is named after him. Jump to: navigation, search In the United States, the Progressive Era was a period of reform that began in Americas urban regions from, approximately the 1890s and lasted through the 1920s, although some experts say it lasted from 1900 to 1920. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party [1]), is one of the two major political parties in the United States (the other being the Democratic Party). ... Conservationists are those people who tend to more highly rank the wise use of the Earths resources and ecosystems. ... The Mokelumne River is a river flowing from the Sierras to a confluence with the San Joaquin River in the Central Valley of California. ...


Pardee was a major donor to the University of Southern California, where a dormitory and a street are named for him. Jump to: navigation, search The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern California, and Southern Cal), Californias oldest private research university, is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ...


The Pardee Home in Oakland is registered as California Historical Landmark #1027. It was built by his father, Enoch Pardee, who was a state senator and representative to the Assembly, as well as Mayor of Oakland in the 1870s. He died in 1941 at Oakland, California.
California Historical Landmarks (CHLs) are buildings, structures, sites, or places in the state of California that have been determined to have statewide historical significance by meeting at least one of the criteria listed below: approved for designation by the County Board of Supervisors or the City/Town Council in whose... California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Aerial view looking west over downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt and the Port of Oakland. ...


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George Pardee at AllExperts (348 words)
George Cooper Pardee (July 25, 1857 – September 1, 1941) was a medical doctor and was known as the "Earthquake Governor of California," holding office from January 6, 1903 to January 8, 1907.
George Pardee was an important Progressive Era voice in California Republican politics, but his efforts at reform during his governorship brought on the wrath of the railroads and lost him the nomination of his party for a second term.
Pardee, being a physician, and a learned man who wrote textbooks on vaccination was able to clean up the city and revive the state in a way Gage had not.
Governor George Pardee (383 words)
Governor Pardee began an "open door" policy during his gubernatorial campaign signifying that his office would always be free of the perception of secrecy that had been associated with previous administrations.
Pardee had been a compromise candidate (often referred to as the “man in the middle” between the “Railroad Republicans” and the “Reform Republicans”).
Pardee secured funding for the Governor’s Mansion and was the first governor to live in it.
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