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Ladd, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
Population (2000): 1313
Housing Units (2000): 584
Land area (2000): 1.193380 sq. miles (3.090839 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.193380 sq. miles (3.090839 sq. km)
FIPS code: 40598
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 41.381264 N, 89.216056 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Ladd, IL

Ladd and may refer to:


  • Alan Ladd (1913–1964), American film actor
  • Alan Ladd, Jr. (b. 1937), American film industry executive and producer
  • Andrew Ladd (b. 1985), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Azel P. Ladd (1811-1854), American educator
  • Cheryl Ladd (b. 1951), American actress and singer
  • Diane Ladd (b. 1932), American actress
  • Donna Ladd (b. 1961), American journalist
  • Edwin F. Ladd (1859-1925), American politician
  • George Ladd (Medal of Honor recipient), American Civil War soldier
  • George Eldon Ladd (1911-1982), American minister and professor
  • George Trumbull Ladd (1842-1921), American philosopher and psychologist
  • Herbert W. Ladd (1843-1913), American politician
  • Ernie Ladd (1938-2007), American football player and wrestler
  • Jim Ladd (b. 1948), American radio personality
  • Jordan Ladd (b. 1975), American actress
  • Joseph Onesimus Ladd (1818–1882), founder of Ladd's cordials in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Kate Macy Ladd (1863-1945), American philanthropist
  • Margaret Ladd (b. 1942), American actress
  • Mike Ladd, American musician
  • Mike Ladd (poet) (b. 1959), Australian poet
  • PJ Ladd (b. 1983), American skateboarder
  • William Ladd (1778-1841), American philanthropist and peace advocate
  • William S. Ladd (1826-1893), American banker and politician


  • Ladd, Illinois, village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States
  • Ladd, Virginia, village in Augusta County, Virginia, United States

Ladd may also refer to:

  • Ladd's Addition, a neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Ladd Arboretum, arboretum in Evanston, Illinois, United States
  • Ladd Army Airfield, military airfield at Fort Jonathan Wainwright, Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • LADD Furniture, now part of La-Z-Boy
  • Ladd Observatory, astronomical observatory of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • The Ladd Company, film production and distribution company

Usage examples of "ladd".

The men exchanged hellos and then Devine briefly reviewed the situation, asking each man what he had heard on the grapevine, what the thought Joe Mondragon's act might portend, and what he, Ladd Devine, ought to do about it.

But Gale wanted to go because that was the thing Ladd or Jim would have done.

They were far out of ordinary range, but they spurred toward Ladd, shooting as they rode.

Belding's caution was wearing out in wrath at the persistent unsettled condition of the border, and Ladd grew only the cooler and more silent as possibilities of trouble multiplied.

Evidently this composure struck Ladd and Lash as unusual in a Mexican supposed to be laboring under stress of feeling.

Gale found Ladd had many wounds, yet not one of them was directly in a vital place.

Jim Lash threw away his crutch, and Thorne was well, if still somewhat weak, before Ladd could lift his arm or turn his head.

The chief perpetrator of the Indian Creek Dam, Ladd Devine the Third, who held Milagro's fate in his hand like a fragile egg, considered what Joe did a personal assault on his empire, on the Indian Creek Dam, and on that egg.

And he was damn fed up with having to buy a license to hunt deer on land that had belonged to Grandfather Mondragon and his cronies, but which now resided hi the hip pockets of either Smokey the Bear, the state, or the local malevolent despot, Ladd Devine the Third.

There was no man, however, and there had been no men for more than a hundred years, perhaps, who had truly made a living off sheep, the basic reason for this being that Milagro was a company town, and almost every herder, simply in order to survive as a sheepman, had been connected to the Ladd De vine Sheep Company.

The original Ladd Devine had not objected much to the unfair 1935 water compact shenanigans, which somewhat damaged his sheep operations by driving many of his herders elsewhere, because he was too busy buying up those herders' momentarily worthless land at bargain-basement prices.

Tobias Arguello, a one-time bean farmer who had sold all his land to Ladd Devine the Third hi order to send his two sons to the state university (one had dropped out to become a career army man, the other had been drafted and killed in Vietnam).

But once the corporate conglomerate was established, Ladd Devine the Third had been the perfect man to tone down the operation and keep it barging along smoothly.

So don't play his hand, Ladd, and I kind of feel the whole thing will die down.

Horsethief Shorty Wilson, the other foreman, was a short, bowlegged, foxy-looking, white-haired man from Plainfield, New Jersey, who'd come out West forty years ago to be a cowboy, had traveled the rodeo circuit for about three years as a clown, and then been signed on one wild drunken night by Ladd Devine Senior, and he had been with the Devines ever since.