McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977

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John Little McClellan, Representative and Senator from Arkansas; born in Sheridan, Grant County, Ark., February 25, 1896; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1913, when he was seventeen; commenced practice in Sheridan, Ark.; served in the United States Army as a first lieutenant in the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps 1917-1919; moved to Malvern, Ark. in 1919 and continued the practice of law; prosecuting attorney of the seventh judicial district of Arkansas 1927-1930; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress; reelected to the Seventy-fifth Congress (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1939); was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1938; resumed the practice of law in Camden, Ark.; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1942; reelected in 1948, 1954, 1960, 1966 and 1972 and served from January 3, 1943, until his death; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses); Committee on Government Operations (Eighty-fourth through Ninety-second Congresses), Select Committee on Labor Management Relations (Eighty-fifth and Eighty-sixth Congresses), Committee on Appropriations (Ninety-second through Ninety-fifth Congresses); died in Little Rock, Ark., November 28, 1977; interment in Roselawn Memorial Park.

From the description of John L. McClellan Collection, 1922-1977. (Ouachita Baptist University). WorldCat record id: 181378249

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referencedIn Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Publicity photographs of U.S. Senator Hugh Scott, 1958-1973. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977. John L. McClellan Collection, 1922-1977. Ouachita Baptist University, Riley-Hickingbotham Library
referencedIn Granik, Theodore, 1907-1970. Theodore Granik papers, 1930-1970 (bulk 1941-1967). Library of Congress
creatorOf Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. James Kerr Pollock papers, 1920-1968. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Alan McSurely Papers, 1928-1985 (bulk 1960s-1980s) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Theodore Granik Papers, 1930-1970, (bulk 1941-1967) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn James K. Pollock papers, 1920-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Congressmen, Representative Oren Harris (left), James Hobgood (Arkadelphia banker), Senator John McClellan, 1958 [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers. President's Office. Political issues files of President James B. Carey, 1944-1965 (bulk 1950-1964). Rutgers University
referencedIn John E. Fogarty papers, Fogarty, (John E, ) papers, 1941-1967 Phillips Memorial Library
referencedIn Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Oval Office tape number 757
referencedIn Dennis J. Roberts papers, Roberts (Dennis J.) papers, 1927-1972 Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Basin Development [Association], Tulsa, Okla., March 8-9, 1963 [Dunn, McCellan, Morroney] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Breaking ground for Seiberling, Batesville, Ark., October 25, 1960 [Row, Faubus, McClellan, Seiberling, Seiberling, Moseley and Snapp with shovels] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Timms family. Timms family papers, 1919-1967. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Winkler, John Bunyan, b. 1875. John Bunyan Winkler papers, 1914-1944. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn John Shirley Wood Papers, 1917-1967 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Blair Moody Papers, 1928-1954, 1934-1952 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Dams, DeGray Dam, ground breaking, June 6, 1964 [View 16] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field. Recordings of the McClellan hearings on the UAW-Kohler cases [sound recording], 1958. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, papers 92-172, 92-257, 92-389, 92-415, 94-017, 96-066, 96-177, 97-347, 98-130, 2008-225, 2009-008. 29749116., 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Harris, Fred R., 1930-. Papers, 1963-1976. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 5]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Dams, De Gray Dam, ground breaking, June 6, 1964 [View 3] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Mollenhoff, Clark R., 1921- . Papers, 1936-1990. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. James J. Kilpatrick papers [manuscript], 1925-1966 (bulk 1950-1966). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Diaries Files. 1947 - 1953. 1949. 1947 - 1953. Diary Entry of President Harry S. Truman
referencedIn Thomas J. Dodd Papers, undated, 1919-1971. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn William H. Taylor Case Files, 1938-1957 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 11/30/77
creatorOf McMath, Sid, 1912-. Sid McMath papers, 1880-1989. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
creatorOf Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Oval Office tape number 482
creatorOf Roberts, Dennis Joseph, 1903-1994. [Guide to the Dennis J. Roberts papers ] Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library, Phillips Memorial Library
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968 person
associatedWith Deane, Ernie. person
correspondedWith Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971 person
associatedWith Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994. person
associatedWith Fogarty, John Edward, 1913-1967 person
associatedWith Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995. person
associatedWith Granik, Theodore, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Harris, Fred R., 1930- person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913- person
associatedWith International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith Ludlow, Louis, 1873-1950 person
associatedWith McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957. person
associatedWith McMath, Sid, 1912- person
associatedWith McSurely, Alan, 1936- person
associatedWith Mollenhoff, Clark R., 1921- . person
associatedWith Moody, Blair, 1902-1954 person
associatedWith Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. person
associatedWith Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. person
associatedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Roberts, Dennis Joseph, 1903-1994. person
associatedWith Scott, Byron. person
associatedWith Timms family. family
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field. corporateBody
correspondedWith Winkler, John Bunyan, b. 1875. person
associatedWith Wood, John Shirley, 1888-1966 person
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United States
Arkansas
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Senators--Archives
World War, 1914-1918
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Birth 1896-02-25

Death 1977-11-28

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