Kerr, Robert S. (Robert Samuel), 1896-1963

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1896-09-11
Death 1963-01-01
English

Biographical notes:

Kerr was a lawyer and chairman of the board of Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc. He was governor of Oklahoma, 1943-1947. He also represented Oklahoma in the U. S. Senate, 1949-1963. As senator, he chaired the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1961-1963) and the Select Committee on National Water Resources (1959-1960). Kerr was a Democrat.

From the description of Papers, 1909-1970, bulk 1931-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518140987

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Subjects:

  • Agricultural laws and legislation
  • Flood control
  • roads--maintenance and repair
  • Regional planning
  • Political Campaigns
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Dams
  • Water resources development
  • Rural electrification
  • Patronage, Political
  • Advertising, political
  • Natural resources
  • Presidents--Election--1952
  • Federal aid to education
  • Television advertising
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Freight and freightage--Rates
  • Military Bases
  • Reservoirs
  • Soil conservation
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Taxation--Law and legislation
  • Veterans--Law and legislation
  • Indians of North America--Oklahoma
  • Irrigation
  • Indians of North America--Government policy
  • Gas industry

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Arkansas River (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Oklahoma (as recorded)