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William Sargent Ladd
Birth: Oct. 10, 1826
Holland
Orleans County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1893
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Portland Mayor, Businessman. Arriving in Portland, Oregon in 1851, and became an influential merchant in the development of the community. Active in politics, he became Mayor of Portland in 1854. In 1859 he formed Ladd and Tilton Bank with a partner, providing working capital to the growing businesses of Oregon. Four years after his death, William Ladd’s grave was robbed of the body with the intention of ransom. Reburial included filling the grave with cement to prevent further disturbance. (bio by: RB) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Augusta Elliott Ladd (1827 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Elliott Ladd (1857 - 1920)*
  Helen Kendall Ladd Corbett (1859 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Sec 3, lot 41, #18
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: section 3, lot 41, #18
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Mar 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6254117
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R.I.P. William Ladd
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 Added: Mar. 11, 2011
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