L.C. Langford Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
L.C. Langford Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1978 - 2002
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes news articles and other biographical information.

Preferred Citation

Langford, L.C. (1893-1977). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Lilburn C. (Ed) Langford is a Clarksville, Tennessee, native who is credited with inventing the frozen malted milkshake. At the height of his success, Langford had 139 restaurants throughout the country--including two in Nashville--operating from headquarters in Chicago. Vanderbilt University's Langford Auditorium was named in the national restaurateur's memory in 1978. Mrs. Langford donated $1 million toward the $2.4 million construction cost as a memorial to her husband, who passed away in 1977.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Vanderbilt History
  • VUMC History

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