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Leland Williams papers

The files in this subseries consist of the personal records of Leland Stanford Williams.

In 1892, Leland Stanford Williams was born to William E. Williams and Clara Redavats. He had one sibling - an older brother named Charles. During his younger years, he aspired to attend university to become a veterinarian, however, due to financial and other restrictions, he was unable to do so. As a young man, he met Henry Weiller of Weiller & Weiller Ltd. in St. Paul, Minnesota, who took an interest in him as a business partner. Weiller & Williams Co. Ltd. was founded on December 11, 1925, where Lee remained as co-founder and manager until Henry Weiller's death. From then on, he remained as founder and president of the board of directors until his own death. He married Marion Letitia Williams and had an only son, Jack Leland Redavats Williams, who later inherited his estate.

The file consists of photographs, newspaper articles, letters, etc.

Williams, Leland

Williams and Redavats family papers

This series contains records of the Williams and Redavats family history. Redavats was originally spelled as Riudavets. Some early documents use the original spelling, however, the majority of the records use the new spelling of Redavats. It is thought that the spelling changed after the Redavats family moved to New York. Examples of records in this series include photograph albums, newspaper articles, travel journals, correspondence, etc.

Williams, Leland