Knowland, William F. (William Fife), 1908-1974

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Dates:
Birth 1908-06-26
Death 1974-02-23
English

Biographical notes:

William Fife Knowland was the son of Joseph R. Knowland, publisher of the Oakland [Calif.] Tribune. William succeeded Joseph as publisher and editor of the Tribune, and he took an active interest in U.S. and local politics. He served as a U.S. Senator from California from 1945 to 1958, and championed conservative and anti-communist policies. He ran unsuccessfully for the California governorship in 1958.

From the description of William F. Knowland papers, 1900-1974 (bulk 1946-1959) (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122502254

Senator, publisher.

From the description of Reminiscences of William Fife Knowland : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743296

United States senator from California, 1945-1959.

From the description of William F. Knowland miscellaneous papers, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869782

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Subjects:

  • Cold War
  • Legislators--Interviews
  • Presidents--Election--1952
  • Presidents--Election--1956
  • Internal security
  • Presidents--Election--1960

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  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Middle East (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)