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Shasta Dam

(Encyclopedia) Shasta Dam, 602 ft (183 m) high and 3,460 ft (1,055 m) long, on the Sacramento River, N Calif.; built 1938?45. One of the largest concrete dams in the world, it is a major unit in the?


(Encyclopedia) Redding, city (1990 pop. 66,462), seat of Shasta co., N central Calif., on the Sacramento River; inc. 1872. A principal tourist center for a mountain and lake region, it also has?

Kaiser, Henry John

(Encyclopedia) Kaiser, Henry John, 1882?1967, American industrialist, b. Sprout Brook, N.Y. He organized his first construction company in 1913, soon entered the road-paving business, and by 1930 was?


(Encyclopedia) Sacramento, longest river of Calif., c.380 mi (610 km) long, rising near Mt. Shasta, N Calif., and flowing generally SW to Suisun Bay, an arm of San Francisco Bay, where it forms a?

Henry J. Kaiser

Name at birth: Heinrich KaiserHenry John Kaiser was an American entrepreneur who made his fortune in the industrial boom of the first half of the 20th century, and who founded the medical care?

Henry John Kaiser Biography

Henry John Kaiserentrepreneur, industrial contractorBorn: 5/9/1882Birthplace: Sprout Brook, N.Y. Kaiser seemed to have a knack for being at the right place at the right time, winning?