Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Birth 1903-07-26
Death 1963-08-10
Americans
English

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Senator.

From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842

Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president.

From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282

Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe County, Tenn.-d. Aug. 10, 1963), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Tennessee, graduated from the Yale University law school in 1927. He was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Congress in 1939 and served until 1949 when he began serving in the U.S. Senate. Senator Kefauver gained national attention as chairman of the Special Committee on Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce, known as the Kefauver Committee. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1952 and 1956 and unsuccessful nominee for vice president of the U.S. in 1956 on the ticket with Adlai Stevenson.

From the description of Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581541

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