The Life and Times of Henry Wilder
Bill and Henry push their sled through the frigid Arctic weather while being closely followed by a doglike wolf who runs close behind.
Wilder’s addition gives CC more depth in goal as he joins returning starter Kaidan Mbereko and freshman Jake Begley from last season.
Unitarian clergyman and historian, son of Harvard Divinity School dean and husband to Frances Eliot Foote. Additionally a hymnologist who published several books on American history and church music.
Early Life and Education
Laura Ingalls Wilder was an esteemed widowed teacher, mother, and author of the Little House books about life on the American frontier. Her stories focused on male unrest versus female tolerance that made the frontier possible for so many generations of readers to enjoy them.
Henry Wilder began studying law upon graduating college. Initially enrolled at a Virginia law school that did not admit black students before shifting his focus to Howard University in Washington where he studied alongside future Richmond mayor, Thurgood Marshall and others.
He ran for Senate, winning in a close election with a moderate platform. While in office, his early legislative record included liberal positions on issues such as drug enforcement and antidiscrimination laws; as time progressed he took more conservative stances.
He was a businessman and manufacturer in Gardner, Massachusetts. His specialties included mercantile and manufacturing business operations and being president of Wilder Industries Inc. In his free time he studied law before being admitted to the bar; furthermore he researched European monetary systems extensively as well as writing numerous articles and pamphlets on such subjects; eventually serving two terms as Representative in Congresses 62-3 (and others) through Wilder Industries, Inc.
He had a strong Unitarian Universalist background with family connections to Harvard. In addition, he was known as an author, historian, and hymnologist; preaching in Unitarian congregations across the U.S.
Wilder joins an established goaltending duo of Kaidan Mbereko and Jake Begley, both of whom appeared in 30 games last season. At present, it remains to be determined if Wilder will compete for starting duties or serve as backup to either of these men.
Achievement and Honors
Wilder has also made his mark as an author, most notably with On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, Little Town on the Prairie and These Happy Golden Years – among many others.
Henry Wilder of Boston College earned Hockey East weekly honors after helping guide his Eagles to an undefeated record at Ledyard Classic this past weekend, stopping 54 of 57 shots for an astounding save percentage of 947! Their success at winning tournament led them to earn first place.
Hanover College celebrated the academic achievements of students and faculty during its 86th Annual Honors Convocation April 13. Allison Andrews ’23, Rio Takagi ’23, Raechel Long ’23, Wyatt Warner ’23 and Edward Hall ’22 received Hanover College’s highest student awards.
Wilder’s films brought romance and social satire together seamlessly, reflecting his intimate understanding of America and its people rather than dwelling on nostalgia for European heritage; instead embracing modern, dynamic America with equal parts relish.
Wilder was one of the rare screenwriters who excelled at both writing and directing; during his prolific career of the 1940s and 1950s he enjoyed enjoying being known as both. He enjoyed hyphenate status by both creating sophisticated comedies and dramas and writing their scripts himself.
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Wilder’s daughter, later wrote the bestselling chronicles of her pioneer family life in Little Town on the Prairie (1937), By the Banks of Plum Creek (1939), The Long Winter (1940) and These Happy Golden Years (1943). Additionally, in 2014 the South Dakota Historical Society Press issued Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Autobiography which contained some more distressing incidents which Wilder had left out from her more child-oriented stories for children.
Wilder, as a politician, championed legislation designed to assist low-income residents and was an avid supporter of anti-discrimination laws. Additionally, he worked to pass laws declaring Martin Luther King Day an official state holiday as well as reforming juvenile criminal offenders laws.
Everlast Fitness Gear and Recover 180 Energy Drink are among his endorsement deals, earning him annual endorsement fees of $500k each.
Wilder’s wealth and success have allowed him to purchase a multimillion-dollar lakefront mansion in Tuscaloosa for $5600 square feet that sits alongside Lake Tuscaloosa. Furthermore, he owns numerous luxury cars such as his customized Rolls Royce Phantom, Dodge Challenger and Lamborghini Aventador as well as appearing in VH1 reality series Black Ink Crew.