Gibbons, Sam M. (Sam Melville), 1920-2012

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Legislator, Congressman.

Sam M. Gibbons was born in Hillsborough County in 1920. He served in the Florida State Legislature during the 1950s and played a major role in the founding of the University of South Florida. In 1962, he won the newly created United States Representative seat, which he held until his retirement in 1994.

Congressman Gibbons served in the United States Army during World War II. He participated in the invasion of France at Normandy.

From the description of [Papers] 1953-1962. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 50649296

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referencedIn Glueck, Sheldon, 1896-1990. Papers, 1916-1972 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Gibbons, Sam : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Gibbons, Sam. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Chuck Stone Papers, 1931-2007 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gibbons, Sam M. (Melville). [Papers] 1953-1962. University of South Florida, USF Library
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associatedWith Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives. corporateBody
associatedWith Florida. Legislature. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith Glueck, Sheldon, 1896- person
associatedWith Stone, Chuck person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
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Birth 1920-01-20

Death 2012-10-10





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