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Encyclopedia > Herbert W. Ladd

Herbert Warren Ladd (1843-1913) Republican was governor of Rhode Island for two terms: 1889-90 and 1891-92. 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free-Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a Hamiltonian vision for modernizing the United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 50th 4,005 km² 50 km 65 km 32. ...


He was born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts on October 15, 1843. In 1891 he donated an astronomical observatory to Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. The Ladd Observatory is named in his honour. He stated at its inauguration, “Becoming a resident of Rhode Island, my attention was drawn to Brown University, and my interest aroused in it; and when, at the Alumni dinner of 1889, in reply to a question as to what the university most needed, I was informed ‘an observatory,’ and, as circumstances seemed fitting, I determined to make the promise, which was at that time announced.”[1] Nickname: The Whaling City Official website: www. ... Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Brown University is an Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island. ... Nickname: Beehive of Industry Motto: Official website: http://www. ... The Ladd Observatory is an astronomical observatory of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. The observatory was dedicated in 1891 and is named for benefactor Herbert W. Ladd. ...


The Ladd Laboratory, an agricultural research facility established at the University of Rhode Island in 1891, was also named for Governor Ladd.[2] He was also responsible for initiating construction of the Rhode Island State House which was completed in 1904.[3][4] The University of Rhode Island The University of Rhode Island, commonly abbreviated as U.R.I., is the principal public research university in the State of Rhode Island, with its main campus in Kingston, Rhode Island, and three other campuses located throughout the state. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


A member of the Freemasons, he died on November 29, 1913 and was interred at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island. American Square & Compasses Freemasonry is a worldwide fraternal organization. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...


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The Political Graveyard List of Rhode Island Governors Nicholas Cooke None 1775-1778 William Greene None 1778-1786 John Collins None 1786-1790 Arthur Fenner Anti-Federalist 1790-1805 Henry Smith Unknown 1805-1806 Isaac Wilbur Unknown 1806-1807 James Fenner Dem. ... State Flag of Rhode Island Ratio ~1:1 260 × 231 pixels 4565 bytes File links The following pages link to this file: Rhode Island Washington County, Rhode Island Providence County, Rhode Island Newport County, Rhode Island Kent County, Rhode Island Bristol County, Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee Patrick J. Kennedy Jack... John Collins (June 8, 1717 – March 4, 1795) was an American statesman from Newport, Rhode Island. ... Arthur Fenner (b. ... (b 22 January 1771 at Providence, RI; d 17 April. ... (b 22 January 1771 at Providence, RI; d 17 April. ... Lemuel Hastings Arnold was born January 29, 1792 in St. ... William Sprague, also known as William III or William Sprague III, (November 3, 1799–October 19, 1856) was a politician and industrialist from the U.S. state of Rhode Island, serving as Governor, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator. ... Samuel Ward King (May 22, 1786 - January 20, 1851) of Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island, was the Governor of Rhode Island, 1839-43, who took a strong stand against the expanded voting franchise that led to the Dorr Rebellion in 1841 - 1842. ... (b 22 January 1771 at Providence, RI; d 17 April. ... Categories: Stub | 1815 births | 1884 deaths | Governors of Rhode Island | United States Senators ... William Warner Hoppin (September 1, 1807- April 18, 1880) was the Whig governor of Rhode Island from 1854 to 1857. ... William Sprague, (also known as William IV or William Sprague IV) (September 12, 1830–September 11, 1915) was governor of of the U.S. state of Rhode Island from 1860-1863, and U.S. Senator from 1863-1875. ... Portrait of Ambrose Burnside by Mathew Brady, ca. ... John William Davis John William Davis (April 13, 1873 — March 24, 1955) was an American politician and lawyer. ... John William Davis John William Davis (April 13, 1873 — March 24, 1955) was an American politician and lawyer. ... William Smith Flynn (1885-1966) of Providence, Rhode Island was the Governor of Rhode Island from 1923 to 1925. ... Theodore F. Green (1867-1966) was a Democratic politician from Rhode Island. ... William Henry Vanderbilt III, born November 24, 1901 - died April 14, 1981, was an American statesman and a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family. ... McGrath (middle left) with Theodore Francis Green (right) and Harry S. Truman (far right). ... John Orlando Pastore (1907-2000) was a Rhode Island, USA politician who was Senator and Governor of the state, and was the first Italian American to hold either position. ... John Lester Hubbard Chafee (October 22, 1922 – October 24, 1999) was an American politician. ... John Joseph Garrahy (born November 26, 1930), also known as J. Joseph Garrahy, of Rhode Island. ... Edward DiPrete (born July 8, 1934), U.S. Republican Party politician, He served as Governor of Rhode Island from 1985 to 1991, and was defeated for reelection by former federal prosecutor Bruce Sundlun in 1990. ... Bruce Sundlun (born January 19, 1920) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Rhode Island. ... Lincoln C. Almond (born June 16, 1936) was the governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island from 1995 until 2003. ... Donald L. Don Carcieri (born December 16, 1942) is the governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. ...


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Ladd, which is owned by Brown University but open to the public, is one of the few scientific institutions without computers or other modern instruments.
Ladd was built to educate Brown students, to perform research and to serve the community.
Ladd has its original copper-plated dome, which turns through a system of hand-cranked ropes and pulleys, and the original 15-foot refracting telescope that is controlled by a set of weights and gears, wound up like an grandfather clock.
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