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Stanford University Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University) is a private research university in Stanford, California, and one of the world's most prestigious institutions,[8][9][10][11] with the top position in numerous surveys and measures in the United States.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18] Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland Stanford, former governor of and U.S. senator from California and leading railroad tycoon, and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford, in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford, Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford was opened on October 1, 1891[2][3] as a coeducational and non-denominational institution. Stanford is located in northern Silicon Valley near Palo Alto, California. Students compete in 36 varsity sports, and the University is one of two private institutions in the Division I FBS Pacific-12 Conference. History[edit] Origins and early years (1885–1906)[edit] Foundation[edit] Physical layout[edit] Early finances[edit]

Adam Smith Institute - the free-market think tank G. Records | MidFirst Bank Richey and Records discussed below. Contingent upon shareholder approval of the 2005 Director Plan, in December 2004, Harold T. McCormick and George J. McCormick and Records were contingently granted (subject to shareholder approval of the plan) stock options on 4,542 and 1,030 shares, respectively, with a $55.05 per share exercise price, the fair market value of Torchmark common stock on the date of the grant. Based on these categorical standards, after review and deliberation at their February 26, 2004 meeting, the Board determined that the following independent directors meet the standards set by the Board: Charles E. It was determined in February 2005 that George J.

Fondation Terra Nova MidFirst Bank MidFirst Bank is an Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based bank, concentrated in the state of Oklahoma and Phoenix, Arizona. It is one of the largest privately owned banks in the United States and the largest in Arizona. History[edit] MidFirst traces its roots to the Midland Mortgage Company, which was founded in 1950 by a group of Oklahoma City-area bankers. In 1956, Oklahoma City-area banker W.R. In 1982, Midland Financial purchased a thrift charter and changed its name to MidFirst Bank; the new bank would provide the Midland Mortgage Company depository services for its escrows, as well as funding for mortgage origination activities. Changes in the mortgage industry in the 1980s and new senior management spurred Midland Mortgage Company, now led by Jeff Records, to close its mortgage origination offices and purchase portfolios of mortgage servicing rights and mortgage-backed securities, which had high returns on investment. MidFirst then moved into its second market. Management[edit]

The Koch Brothers Left a Confidential Document at Their Last Donor Conference—Read It Here Charles Koch: Bo Rader/ZUMA; David Koch: Sonia Moskowitz/ZUMA There's one main rule at the conservative donor conclaves held twice a year by Charles and David Koch at luxury resorts: What happens there stays there. The billionaire industrialists and their political operatives strive to ensure the anonymity of the wealthy conservatives who fund their sprawling political operation—which funneled more than $400 million into the 2012 elections—and to keep their plans private. Attendees of these summits are warned that the seminars, where the Kochs and their allies hatch strategies for electing Republicans and advancing conservative initiatives on the state and national levels, are strictly confidential; they are cautioned to keep a close eye on their meeting notes and materials. The document suggests a close collaboration between officials of Koch Industries, AFP, and Freedom Partners, whose staff and board are stacked with numerous current and former Koch Industries employees.

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