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James J. Hill and the opening of the Northwest

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916,
    • Great Northern Railway (U.S.),
    • Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAlbro Martin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2754.H5 M37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 676 p. :
      Number of Pages676
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5215472M
      ISBN 100195020707
      LC Control Number75046362


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James J. Hill and the opening of the Northwest by Albro Martin Download PDF EPUB FB2

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I recommend by: Michael P. Malone's admiration for Hill, on the other hand, is much more moderate (and for those who think such moderation unjust, he is kind enough to direct us to Albro Martin's «highly laudatory» two-volume biography of Hill, *James J.

Hill and the Opening of the Northwest*)Cited by:   James J. Hill (), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States. In this splendid biography, Martin, the first researcher to have access to Hill's voluminous correspondence, richly portrays a man of many parts: an entrepreneur, a family man, a collector of notable French paintings, a promoter of scientific /5(3).

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In this splendid biography Albro Martin, the first researcher James J. Hill and the opening of the Northwest book have access to. James J. Hill (), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States. In this splendid biography, Martin, the first researcher to have access to Hill's voluminous correspondence, richly portrays a man of many parts: an entrepreneur, a family man, a collector of notable French paintings, a promoter of scientific agriculture, and a 5/5(2).

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Malone provides a succinct interpretive biography of James J. Hill, the "Empire Builder"-so called for his work in developing the region of the United States between the Great Lakes and the Pacific Northwest/5. From Albro Martin, James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest, p.

I n“When the new edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica included in its biographical sketch of. A good source of information on Hill is Albro Martin, James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest (St.

Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, ). See, for example, Michael P. Malone, Empire Builder of the Northwest, The Oklahoma Western Biographies, vol. 12 (Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, March ). James J. Hill (), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States.

In this splendid biography, Martin, the first researcher to have access to Hill's voluminous correspondence, richly portrays a man of many parts: an entrepreneur, a family man, a collector of notable French paintings, a promoter of scientific. ames James J.

Hill and the opening of the Northwest book. Hill was born in in Ontario, Canada, the middle son of Scottish and Irish immigrants. Hill’s father, James Hill Sr., was a frontiersman and farmer who at times struggled to provide for his family; in later years Hill would recall being able to see the night sky through holes in the family home’s roof while he lay in bed.

Albro Martin, James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest (New York: Oxford University Press, ), 3. Ibid., 4l0. Albro Martin's James J.

Hill and the Opening of the Northwest is an excellent biography of Hill, as is Michael P. Malone's James J. Hill: Empire Builder of the Northwest (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ).

Hill was a member of the Jekyll Island Club (aka The Millionaires Club) that was an association of more than of the richest in the country.

The Federal Reserve was formulated here. This is just a little of "James J. James J. Hill and the opening of the Northwest book, his wealth and empire, as well as the impact he had on the American Northwest. James J. Hill and the opening of the Northwest book Otr9 January (UTC). The experience of James J.

Hill, or the Empire Builder as he came to be called, was an important exception, however, and one that easily supported rather than denied the popular myth. Despite his stature, Hill has received comparatively little serious attention by scholars.

He is commonly mentioned as president of the Great Northern Railway (GN).Seller Rating: % positive. James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest, by Albro Martin. MNHS call number: HEH5 M37also available for purchase. James J. Hill Papers Papers, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the personal and business dealings of St.

Paul railroad baron and business magnate James J. Hill. MNHS call number: Digital Finding Aid. James J. Hill and the opening of the Northwest.

New York: Oxford University Press. MLA Citation. Martin, Albro. James J. Hill and the opening of the Northwest / Albro Martin Oxford University Press New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Martin, Albro. James J.

Hill and the opening of the Northwest / Albro Martin Oxford University. James J Hill. In my previous article, entitled Doubting the Right Wing Libertarian Robber Baron Revisionism, I mentioned a review article by William L Lang from Portland State University.

His review article directly contradicts the capitalist apologetic version of history found in Thomas J DiLorenzo’s book How Capitalism Saved America. To briefly recap the conflicting. James J. Hill, President of the Great Northern Railway, was just completing the railroad from St.

Paul to Seattle. Weyerhaeuser and Hill became “fast friends” (Hidy, ) and spent innumerable evenings together at each other’s homes. Occasionally they discussed the Pacific Northwest. By James Hill had gained the controlling interest. - {I have an obsession with all thing James J.

Hill and his family. This board contains everything I could find on James J. Hill, his homes, resorts, family and his businesses). See more ideas about House on a hill, J hill and Minnesota historical society pins. James Jerome Hill, was a Canadian-American railroad was the chief executive officer of a family of lines headed by the Great Northern Railway, which served a substantial area of the.

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Look at Rooms. The Hill provides the perfect location for small intimate meetings, corporate events or extravagant weddings. It is open to your imagination and creativity. On 16 SeptemberJames J. Hill was born to Anne Dunbar Hill and James Hill. His father was a hired farmer, who received employment occasionally at Ontario in Canada.

As a child he encountered a serious accident, where he was struck by an. For parts I, II, and III, see James J. Hill, Entrepreneur, James J. Hill, Empire Builder, and James J. Hill, Conservationist. Inat the age of 74, James J. Hill retired as chairman of the board of the Great Northern Railway.

“Most men who have really lived have had, in some shape, their great adventure,” he wrote in a letter to his friends and employees. In this volume, Michael P. Malone provides a succinct interpretive biography of James J.

Hill, the "Empire Builder" - so called for his work in developing the region of the United States between the Great Lakes and the Pacific Northwest.

Hill was born near Rockwood, Ontario, in At age sixteen, following his father's death, he left home for St. Paul, Minnesota Territory. Book your next meeting, gathering or event at the historic James J. Hill Center. The Hill provides the perfect venue for retreats, educational seminars, conferences, art shows, book signings, fundraisers, receptions and more.

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His father's death interrupted his early education and Hill had to help with the family finances. He showed a lot of academic growth and the head of the Rockwood Academy gave Hill free tuition.

James J. Hill, in full James Jerome Hill, (born Septemnear Guelph, Ontario, Canada—diedSt. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.), American financier and railroad builder who helped expand rail networks in the northwestern United States.

After settling in St. Paul, Minnesota, abouthe established transportation lines on the Mississippi and Red rivers. James J. Hill House, Saint Paul, MN. K likes. Rugged stone, massive scale, fine detail, and ingenious mechanical systems recall the powerful presence of James J.

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Sent on 07/08//5(74). HILL, JAMES JEROME. James J. Hill ( – ) rose above a childhood of poverty in Canada to become one of the great U.S. empire builders and one of the wealthiest men of the nineteenth century. Hill founded the Great Northern Railroad, which by connected St. Paul, Minnesota, to Washington's Puget also acquired a reputation as a "robber baron," and the.

One hundred years ago this weekend, James J. Hill, the subject of this fine essay by Daniel Oliver, passed was 77 when he died onleaving a legacy of achievement surpassed only by a handful of the many great entrepreneurs in American history.

That was one of James J. Hill's dreams, to trade with Asia. Player in commuter rail And now Burlington-Northern has asserted itself as a player in the use of its railroad tracks and right-of-way from Everett to Seattle to Tacoma for the transport of commuters as part of the answers to our overcrowded highways.

Portraits of James J. Hill, the railroad magnate, the empire builder, stare down from most rooms, a stern-seeming man with a white beard and one secretly blind eye, who is supposed to have once.

The story of James J. Hill, of which much has been omitted, shows that he was a truly remarkable man, a man of courage and vision, ruthless at times, perhaps, and in the opinion of some guilty of duplicity or worse, a many-sided man whose standard of business morals was in line with many others of his period.

But James J. Hill had a vision and a plan. He saw potential cities and farms where others saw wilderness. He travelled into the Red River valley and saw some of the country's most fertile soils - begging to be farmed. Along the route he envisaged, there were deposits of coal and iron ore.

The Pacific Northwest would provide lumber. All of these. Local news, sports, business, politics, entertainment, travel, restaurants and opinion for Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. James J. Hill In James J. Hill said of his Great Northern Railway, “The financial outlook of this company is as well assured as that of most governments.” Unlike most other transcontinental lines, the Great Northern expanded west without relying on government subsidies and land grants.

James J. Hill ( - ). James Jerome Hill was a Canadian-American railroad executive. He was the chief executive officer of a family of lines headed by the Great Northern Railway, which served a substantial area of the Upper Midwest, the northern Great Plains, and Pacific Northwest.

James J. Hill Papers Correspondence, financial records, legal documents, diaries, blueprints, maps, publications, speeches, biographical data, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the personal and business dealings of St.

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