Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995

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Birth 1905-04-09
Death 1995-02-09
Americans
English

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Senator.

From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743979

From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743991

Epithet: Senator Chairman United States Senate Committee for Foreign Relations

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000181

James William Fulbright (b. April 9, 1905, Sumner, Mo.-d. Feb. 9, 1995, Washington, D.C.), graduated from the University of Arkansas, was a Rhodes scholar from Oxford University, England, and graduated from George Washington University law school. He was involved in a number of fields during the 1930s: attorney, U.S. Department of Justice; law instructor and lecturer; president of the University of Arkansas; the newspaper business, lumber business, banking, and farming. He was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Congress, serving one term, from 1943 to 1945, and to the U.S. Senate from 1945 to 1974. He served on key committees including Banking and Currency and Foreign Relations. Senator Fulbright was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1993 and was the founder of the Fulbright Program, a prestigious international exchange program.

From the description of Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582230

United States Senator.

From the description of Reminiscences of J. William Fulbright : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269253354

United States Representative from Arkansas, 1943-1945, U.S. Senator, 1945-1975, and chairman of Foreign Relations Committee, 1960-1975.

From the description of J. William Fulbright papers, 1941-1960. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 30938768

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