Ellender, Allen J., 1890-1972

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Allen Joseph Ellender (b. Sept. 24, 1890, Montegut, La.-d. July 27, 1972, Bethesda, Md.), a U.S. Senator from Louisiana, graduated from the Tulane University law school and was admitted to the bar in 1913. He served as a sergeant in the Artillery Corps, U.S. Army, during the First World War. He was a member of the State House of Representatives from 1924 to 1936, acting as floor leader and as speaker. He was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate, serving from 1937 until his death in 1972. He served as President pro tempore of the Senate and chairman of several committees including Appropriations.

From the description of Ellender, Allen Joseph, 1890-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582736

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creatorOf Wallace, Harry L. (Harry Leland), 1927-. Papers, 1955-1987. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. [manuscript], 1925-1989. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frederick Hale Papers, 1917-1940 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Anderson, Richard N. Richard N. Anderson photographs [manuscript], 1937-1972. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. African Reaction Files
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Berry, Joe Wood. Joe Wood Berry photographs collection. McNeese State University, Lether E. Frazar Memorial Library
referencedIn Duval, Claude B. (Claude Berwick), 1914-1986. Claude B. Duval papers 1822-2006 (bulk 1950-1979). Nicholls State University, Ellender Memorial Library
referencedIn Thomas G. Paterson Papers., 1836-2002. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
referencedIn Anderson, Richard N. Photographic negatives by Richard N. Anderson, 1937-1970. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Lyndon Baines Johnson Archives Collection. 1931 - 1968. Congressional Correspondence Files
creatorOf Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations and Meetings. 11/22/1963 - 1/3/1969. John F. Kennedy Assassination Related Recordings and Transcripts. 11/22/1963 - 3/28/1967. LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, K Series, Allen Ellender, 12:45P
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Diaries Files. 1947 - 1953. 1949. 1947 - 1953. Diary Entry of President Harry S. Truman
creatorOf Boggs, Hale, 1914-1972. Louisiana politicians' letters to George McCullough, 1953-1954. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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. Camp David study table tape number 138
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 618
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SENATOR A.J. ELLENDER TOURS FAR EAST
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associatedWith Anderson, Richard N. person
associatedWith Berry, Joe Wood. person
associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968 person
associatedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914- person
associatedWith Duval, Claude B. (Claude Berwick), 1914-1986. person
associatedWith Hale, Frederick, 1874-1963 person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Paterson, Thomas G. person
associatedWith Wallace, Harry L. (Harry Leland), 1927- person
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Birth 1890-09-24

Death 1972-07-27



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