Thomas, Elbert Duncan, 1883-1953

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1883-06-17
Death 1953-02-11

Biographical notes:

Elbert Duncan Thomas was born 17 June 1883. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1906 and then the University of California at Berkeley in 1924. He served in the Utah National Guard, was a professor of political science at the University of Utah from 1924 to 1933, and was elected to the United States Senate in 1932. He was reelected in 1938 and 1944, serving until 1950. He was involved with various committees and was appointed high commissioner of the United States trust territories of the Pacific in 1951. Thomas held that capacity until his death in 1953.

From the guide to the Elbert Duncan Thomas speeches, 1935-1950, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Elbert Thomas, a political science professor at the University of Utah, was elected as a Democrat from Utah to the U.S. Senate where he served from 1933-1950.

From the description of Congressional papers, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 45789613

Educator, Mormon missionary to Japan, U.S. Senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the description of Papers, 1933-1950. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122631292

U.S. Senator from Utah.

From the description of Speeches, 1935-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122623575

Educator, administrator, U.S. Senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the description of Papers, 1933-1950. [photographs]. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122639537

Elbert Thomas, a political science professor at the University of Utah, was elected as a Democrat from Utah to the U. S. Senate where he served from 1933-1950.

From the description of Papers, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518139886

United States senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the description of Elbert Duncan Thomas radio broadcast transcripts, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867881

Biographical/Historical Note

United States senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the guide to the Elbert Duncan Thomas radio broadcast transcripts, 1942, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945--Bomb reconnaissance--Photographs
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Propaganda, American
  • World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
  • Propaganda, American Japan
  • Political Campaigns
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Federal government in Utah
  • Depressions--1929-1938
  • Politics, Government, and Law

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Places:

  • Utah (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)