To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Charles S. Richardson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Charles S. Richardson
DiedJune 24, 1904
Alma materColby College
Harvard in chemistry and mineralogy
Spouse(s)Edith May Adams
Parent(s)Susan M. B. Richardson
Isaac E.
RelativesCharles Francis Adams (Brother-In-Law)

Charles Sumner Richardson (1854~1855 – 1904) was the first president of South Dakota's normal school, Madison Normal, that later became Dakota State University.[1][2]

Richardson was born to Issac E. and Susan M. B. Richardson about 1854[3] in Hartford, Maine,[4] where he grew up.[5] He attended the nearby Colby College in Waterville, Maine where he graduated in 1883;[1][5] whereupon he took the job of organizing the newly created Madison Normal School in South Dakota. He was president of the school from 1883 to 1887.[1] In 1884 he married Edith May Adams.[4] Richardson was succeeded as president by William F. Gorrie of Watertown, South Dakota, who assumed office in September 1887.[6]

After leaving Madison, Richardson took graduate course work at Harvard in chemistry and mineralogy, followed by accepting appointment at Olivet College in Olivet, Michigan where he briefly was a professor of mathematics and physics.[7] In 1891 he moved to Salt Lake City due to his interest in mining. He became involved with a number of mines in the Bingham Canyon mining district, notably the Old Jordan and South Galena mines.[7] In 1895, he moved to Anaconda, Montana where with a Mr. Olson, Richardson together with his brother-in-law, Charles Francis Adams,[8] ran a merchantile, supplying clothes and other dry goods to the miners. In 1899, he and his brother-in-law returned to Salt Lake City and opened the firm of Richardson & Adams. Richardson & Adams primarily ran an upscale clothing store (clothier) in downtown Salt Lake City,[7][9] but it still also held a number of mining claims.[10]

The Richardson Hall dorm at Dakota State was named after him in 1970.[11] He died on June 24, 1904 in Omaha, Nebraska,[11][7] and was buried in the Mount Olivet Cemetery, in Salt Lake City, Utah.[12]

References

  1. ^ a b c Lowry, Vayne Arnold (1984). Forty Years at General Beadle (1922–1962). Madison, South Dakota: Dakota State University. p. 3. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  2. ^ Olson, Bonnie (2007). Historical Calendar of Dakota State University (1881–2007). Madison, South Dakota: Dakota State University.
  3. ^ "Isaac E Richardson". United States Census, 1880.
  4. ^ a b "Charles S. Richardson". New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920.
  5. ^ a b Colby College (1881). Colby College Catalogue 1881 - 1882 (PDF). Colby College. p. 34. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 December 2016.
  6. ^ Lowry 1984, p. 9
  7. ^ a b c d "Richardson of Richardson & Adams dies as a result of an operation". Salt Lake Herald. 25 June 1904.
  8. ^ "New Hampshire Necrology: Thomas A. Adams". Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine. Vol. 38. 1906. p. 487.
  9. ^ Utah State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1903-1904, Volume 2. p. 399.
  10. ^ "Dips, Spurs and Angles". The Salt Lake Mining Review. 11 (22): 34. 1910.
  11. ^ a b "DSU Archives: Professor Charles S. Richardson". Dakota State University. Archived from the original on 13 March 2016.
  12. ^ "Charles Sumner Richardson". Find a Grave.


This page was last edited on 24 June 2021, at 01:44
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.