Senator Francis G. Newlands, his work

by Francis G. Newlands

Publisher: The Carnahan press in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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  • Democratic,
  • Campaign literature, 1914

Edition Notes

ContributionsHudson, Millard F., comp
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK2318.N3 N4
The Physical Object
Pagination93, [2] p.
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26442100M
LC Control Number20002764

Francis Newland was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives between and also served as U.S. Senator from During his tenure in the Congress Senator Newlands was. Committee On Irrigation And Reclamation, and Francis G Newlands. Suggestions for report of Senate Committee on irrigation. [Washington, Govt. print. off, ] Web.. Looking for Francis Newlands? PeekYou's people search has 1 people named Francis Newlands and you can find info, photos, links, family members and more.   As a law student, and during his early political campaigns, Platt was silent on the issue of women's suffrage, leading his protégé and legal assistant, Felice Cohn, to openly oppose him in his U.S. senatorial election campaign against incumbent Senator Francis G. Newlands. Platt lost by forty votes.

The Francis G. Newlands Home is a historic house at 7 Elm Court in Reno, Nevada, United States. Built in , it is the former mansion of United States Senator Francis G. Newlands (), a driving force in passage of the Newlands Reclamation Act.

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Senator Francis G. Newlands: his work. [Francis G Newlands; Senator Francis G. Newlands F Hudson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat.

Find items in libraries near you. "Francis G. Newlands: A Westerner's Search for a Progressive and White America.'' Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 17 (Summer ): Reclaiming the Arid West: The Career of Francis G. Newlands. Francis Newlands’ work in Nevada led him to the national silver question, which was having a significant impact on Nevada’s silver mining industry.

He worked on the National Silver Committee in Washington, D.C. and inwas elected to the House of Representatives as a Silver Party candidate. Francis G. Newlands: Newlands served as a U.S. Congressman from Nevada from to and as a Senator representing Nevada from to Image courtesy of Special Collections, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries.

Newlands was elected to the House of Representatives inand in he was elected to the Senate. He served as a senator until his death in Nevada Senator Francis G. Newlands. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, The Evolution of the Conservation Movement,LC-USZ DLC.

Built init is the former mansion of United States Senator Francis G. Newlands (), a driving force in passage of the Newlands Reclamation Act. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in his work book listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Architectural style: Shingle style Queen Anne.

} of Senator Francis G. Newlands. Newlands was a congressman and senator from Nevada, organizer and first president of the Chevy Chase Club, and developer of what has become one or the nation's best known suburbs.

Senator Newlands asked Leon E. Dessez to prepare his work book buildingFile Size: KB. Francis Newlands became a U.S. senator for Nevada in where he was a member of the Senate subcommittee investigating the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

He remained a senator from Nevada until his death on Dec. 24, Francis Newlands was still in the House when he was an architect of the reclamation act that led to dam-building throughout the Southwest and a federal agency, the Bureau of Reclamation. After a decade as Nevada's lone representative (), he became a U.S.

senator, serving until his death in Senator Francis G. Newlands House CONTINUATION SHEET ITEM NUMBER 8 PAGE 2 Newlands had a distinguished career in Congress.

His quick grasp of economic issues made him valuable to his party. His most lasting monument is the Reclamation Act of which established the Federal Reclamation Fund from the proceeds of the sale of public lands.

Francis Griffith Newlands (Aug – Decem ) was a United States Representative and Senator from Nevada. A supporter of westward expansion, he helped pass the Newlands Reclamation Act ofwhich created the Bureau of Reclamation and boosted the agricultural industry by building dams to support irrigation in the arid Western states.

Newlands, Francis Griffith, –, American legislator, b. Natchez, Miss. After practicing law in San Francisco fromhe moved () to Nevada. He became well known for his interest in irrigation and reclamation and for his advocacy of free silver. Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Jacky Rosen (D) Nevada was admitted to the Union on Octo and has been represented in the United States Senate by 26 people.

Its current U.S. senators are Democrats Catherine Cortez Masto (Class 3, serving since ) and Jacky Rosen (Class 1, serving since ).Missing: Francis G.

Newlands. Senator Francis Newlands was a US Senator from the state of Nevada. He was a Senator for 14 years, from to his death in Before becoming a Senator, Newlands was a member of the House of. The Novelist Walter Van Tilburg Clark evoked descriptive natural moods and scenes that have respected places in the literature of the Far West.

James Edward Church, the University of Nevada snow scientist and classicist, gained an international reputation as an interpreter and analyst of Sierra watersheds. "Senator Francis G. Newlands of Nevada arrived here to-day direct from Reno with a proposal which is believed to contain more political dynamite to the square inch than any that has been submitted.

The sudden death of FRANCIS G. NEWLANDS deprives the Senate of a valuable member. He was not showy, he was useful. He had been in Congress for nearly a.

The vision of Maj. George Armes and the political juice of his partner, Sen. Francis G. Newlands, linked up transportation and development –. Genealogy profile for Francis G. Newlands, U.S. Senator Francis Griffith Newlands ( - ) - Genealogy Genealogy for Francis Griffith Newlands ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

The racism of Newlands, however conveniently hidden, has also been rediscovered. A people that has just elected the first African-American US President should no longer need to suffer this embarrassment.

Action is necessary to strike Senator Francis G. Newlands from the roster of Americans honored in our capital city. In Senator Francis G. Newlands from Nevada proposed a plan to Congress that would reshape the American West. His plan called for the government to purchase land around rivers and streams to construct irrigation canals and reservoirs from which small farmers could purchase land to be irrigated by the new constructions.

Francis Griffith Newlands (Aug – Decem ) was a United States Representative and Senator from Nevada. A supporter of westward expansion, he helped pass the Newlands Reclamation Act ofwhich created the Bureau of Reclamation and boosted the agricultural industry by building dams to support irrigation in the arid Western states.

Newlands. Francis Newlands was born on month dayat birth place, Pennsylvania, to Francis (Frank) Anthony Newlands and Josephine Marie Newlands (born Grambo).

Francis was born on July 6in 29 Carntyne Road, District of Dennistoun, County of Lanark, Glasgow, Scotland. Newlands Reclamation Act (after the aptly named Senator Francis G. Newlands of Nevada) Set up the bureau of reclaimants which set upbuilding such major projects as the Boulder (later the Hoover) Dam on the Nevada-Arizona line, the Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, the Elephant Butte Dam in New Mexico, and the Arrowrock Dam in Idaho.

NEWLANDS, Francis Griffith, (son–in–law of William Sharon), a Representative and a Senator from Nevada; born in Natchez, Adams County, Miss., Aug ; moved to Missouri and later Illinois with his parents, who settled in Quincy, Illinois; privately tutored; as a young adult moved to Washington, D.C.

with widowed mother; attended Yale College and the Columbian. Newlands This large shingle-style house was the home of Senator Francis G, Newlands () from until his death in Newlands was a San Francisco lawyer and son-in-law to Silver King William Sharon of Nevada.

He was the author of the Reclamation Act of which placed the federal government in. Louis Dembitz Brandeis was an American lawyer and Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from to He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Jewish immigrant parents from Bohemia, who raised him in a secular home.

He enrolled at Harvard Law School, graduating at the age of twenty with the highest grade average in the law school's history/5. This action is to cancel deeds conveying a small part of the real property which, inhad been given to the City of Reno in trust by the family of former United States Senator Francis G.

Newlands "as a public park and playground for the use. On Jthe United States Congress passed the Newlands Reclamation Act, dedicating the nation to a system of dams, irrigation canals and hydroelectric power plants in the arid states of the West.

Representative, later Senator, Francis G. Newlands, of Reno, Nevada. When Newlands was a member of the House of Representatives, he was. The U.S. Senate Inquiry. Senator William Alden Smith (R - Michigan), who had sailed with Captain Smith in and had a chance to meet the man, wanted to know why this ship went down.

He telephoned to Charles Hilles, Secretary to President Taft, to ask what action was to be reply was that the President intended to do nothing. On Tuesday morning, the 16th. Francis Griffith Newlands (Aug Decem ) was a United States Representative and Senator from Nevada and a member of the Democratic Party.

A supporter of westward expansion, he helped pass the Newlands Reclamation Act ofwhich created the Bureau of Reclamation and boosted the agricultural industry by building dams to support .In the late s, Senator Francis G. Newlands of Nevada and his partners began the aggressive acquisition of farmland in northwest Washington, D.C.

and southern Montgomery County, Maryland, for the purpose of developing a residential streetcar suburb. (See .among his readers, including Senator Francis G. Newlands (D-Nevada). Like many of his contemporaries, Newlands believed that US territorial integrity was threatened not only by imports and immigrants, but also by US imperial expansion, which threatened to disrupt the racial sovereignty maintained by trade and immigration policies.