Anslinger, H. J. (Harry Jacob), 1892-1975

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U.S. commissioner of narcotics, 1946-1963; d. 1975.

From the description of Papers, 1928-1968. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958932

Harry Jacob Anslinger was born 20 May 1892 in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He attended Pennsylvania State College, 1913-1915, and received his LL.B. from American University in 1930. Anslinger served in the U.S. Government, 1918-1963, under nine presidents; he held consular posts in The Netherlands, Germany, Venezuela, and the Bahamas, 1918-1926; Treasury Department, chief of Division of Foreign Control, 1926-1929, assistant commissioner of prohibition, 1929-1930, and commissioner, Bureau of Narcotics, 1930-1963. He was the U.S. representative at League of Nations conferences on narcotics, and served on the United Nations Narcotic Drugs Commission.

From the description of H J. Anslinger papers, 1835-1970 (bulk 1918-1963). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70272560

Harry J. Anslinger was the Commissioner of Narcotics from 1946 to 1963.

From the description of Anslinger, H. J. (Harry Jacob), 1892-1975 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568545

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referencedIn King, Rufus, 1917-1999. Rufus King papers, 1950-1974. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Photographs by and relating to Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf [Harry Jacob Anslinger, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Anslinger, H. J. (Harry Jacob), 1892-. H J. Anslinger papers, 1835-1970 (bulk 1918-1963). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Anslinger, H. J. (Harry Jacob), 1892-. Papers, 1928-1968. Harry S Truman Library
referencedIn Younger, J. Arthur (Jesse Arthur), 1893-1967. J. Arthur Younger papers, 1951-1968. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Anslinger, H. J. (Harry Jacob), 1892-. H J. Anslinger papers, 1835-1975 (bulk 1918-1963). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Harry J. Anslinger Papers. 1928 - 1968. Subject Files
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associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen person
associatedWith Kauffman, Reginald Wright, 1877-1959, person
associatedWith King, Rufus, 1917-1999. person
associatedWith Kober, Barbara, person
associatedWith Kober, Barbara, person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith McCarthy, William T., b. ca. 1885, person
associatedWith Single Convention of Narcotic Drugs (1961) corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Consular Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Younger, J. Arthur (Jesse Arthur), 1893-1967. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
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Drug control
Drug traffic
Narcotics
Drug abuse
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Government executives--United States
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Birth 1892-05-20

Death 1975-11-14

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