Childs, Morris, 1902-1991

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1902
Death 1991

Biographical notes:

Federal Bureau of Investigation informant within the Communist Party of the United States.

From the description of Morris Childs papers, 1924-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130901

Biographical Note

Federal Bureau of Investigation informant within the Communist Party of the United States.

From the guide to the Morris Childs materials on loan from the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation, 1924-1988, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

Biographical Notes

  • 1902, June 10: Born, Russia
  • 1911: Arrived in the United States
  • 1921: Joined the United Communist Party of America
  • 1929 - 1932 : Received training at the Lenin School in Moscow
  • 1933 - 1938 : Functionary of the Communist Party, member of the Central Committee
  • 1938: Ran for the US Senate
  • 1946 - 1947 : Editor, Daily Worker
  • 1954 - 1982 : Cooperated with FBI agents in Operation SOLO
  • 1987: Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for Intelligence
  • 1991, June 5: Died, USA

From the guide to the Morris Childs Papers, 1938-1995, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Internal security--United States
  • Communism--United States
  • Communism
  • Internal security

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union. (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Russia (Federation) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Russia (Federation) (as recorded)