McGee, Gale W. (Gale William), 1915-1992

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Birth 1915-03-17
Death 1992-04-09
English

Biographical notes:

Photographs are one of many series in the papers of this Democratic U.S. Senator from Wyoming. Most of the photographs relate to McGee's political career and his tenure in the Senate. Included are photographs of numerous prominent individuals, foreign countries visited by McGee, the McGee family and Wyoming constituents and locales.

From the description of Photographs, 1916-1980. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30472112

Committee files are one of many series in the papers of this Democratic U.S. Senator from Wyoming. These files were created during McGee's tenure on the Appropriations, Commerce, Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Foreign Relations, Banking and Currency and Post Office and Civil Service Committees. They contain reports, study mission materials, and correspondence, much of it from constituents.

From the description of Committee files, 1958-1976. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30521221

Gale McGee (1915-1992) was a Wyoming U.S. senator who served from 1959 to 1977. Originally from Nebraska, he received his Ph. D. in history from the University of Chicago in 1946 and began teaching American history at the University of Wyoming. The following year he became chair of the University's Institute of International Affairs. Active in Democratic politics, McGee left the University in 1958 to run for U.S. senator.

During his senatorial tenure, McGee served on the Interstate & Foreign Commerce, Appropriations, Foreign Relations, and Post Office & Civil Service Committees. Following his Senate service, he was appointed ambassador to the Organization of American States from 1977 to 1981, when he established a legislative consulting firm in Washington, D.C. McGee married Loraine Baker in 1939 and they had four children, David, Robert, Mary and Lori. McGee passed away on April 9, 1992.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1992. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30314026

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Subjects:

  • Interstate commerce
  • College teaching
  • Pensions
  • National parks and reserves
  • Rural electrification
  • Genocide
  • Speed limits
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
  • International trade
  • Water resources development
  • Coal--Research
  • Banks and banking
  • Public works
  • Agriculture
  • Gun control
  • Public health
  • Grazing
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Postal service
  • Airports
  • Reclamation of land
  • Television advertising
  • Indians of North America--Government relations
  • Transportation
  • Public housing
  • Supersonic transport planes
  • Public lands
  • Indians of North America
  • Advertising, political
  • Civil service
  • Political Campaigns
  • Rationing
  • Agriculture and state
  • Air--Pollution
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Petroleum
  • Logging
  • Veterans
  • Economic assistance, American
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Prisoners and prisons
  • Public schools
  • Soil conservation
  • Postmasters
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Foreign public opinion, American

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  • Wyoming (as recorded)
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  • Southeast Asia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Wyoming (as recorded)
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  • F.E. Warren Air Force Base (Wyo.) (as recorded)
  • Cambodia (as recorded)
  • Wyoming--Jackson Hole (as recorded)
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  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Wyoming--Jackson Hole (as recorded)
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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Wyoming (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Vietnam (as recorded)
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  • Yellowstone National Park (as recorded)
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