Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965

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Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. senator and representative from Oklahoma; b. John William Elmer Thomas in Indiana; studied law there; moved to Oklahoma ca. 1901; resident of Lawton.

From the description of Papers, 1876-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976965

Elmer Thomas was a Democratic politician from Oklahoma. He was a member of the Oklahoma State Senate, 1907-1920, then he represented Oklahoma's Sixth Congressional District in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1923-1927, and the state in the U. S. Senate, 1927-1950. As senator, he chaired the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, 1949-1950, the Committee on Indian Affairs, 1935-1945, and the Special Silver Committee, 1946. Early in the twentieth century Thomas had been a lawyer and real estate developer in the area of Lawton and Medicine Park, Oklahoma.

From the description of Congressional papers, 1900-1954, bulk 1927-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518140825

Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative and senator from Oklahoma.

From the description of Elmer Thomas photograph collection, 1927-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166269124

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creatorOf Albert, Carl Bert, 1908-2000. Congressional papers, 1910-1998, bulk 1946-1998. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
creatorOf Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965. Congressional papers, 1900-1954, bulk 1927-1950. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
creatorOf Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965. Papers, 1876-1959. Museum of the Great Plains
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 Stigler, William Grady, 1891-1952. Congressional papers, 1934-1952. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
creatorOf Morris, Toby. Congressional papers, 1946-1960. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Jones, James Royal, 1886-. James Royal Jones papers, 1933-1954. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Schott, John J. Papers, 1864-1963. Museum of the Great Plains
creatorOf Murray, William H. (William Henry), 1869-1956. Papers, 1891-1962, bulk 1919-1946. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Tom R. Phillips collection, 1941. Museum of the Great Plains
referencedIn Disney, Wesley E. (Wesley Ernest), 1883-1961. Congressional papers, 1909-1958. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Morris, Toby. Toby Morris photograph collection, 1947-1961. Museum of the Great Plains
creatorOf Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965. Elmer Thomas photograph collection, 1927-1949. Museum of the Great Plains
creatorOf Cartwright, Wilburn, 1892-1979. Congressional papers, 1898-1951. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
creatorOf Stigler, William Grady, 1891-1952. Congressional Papers, 1934-1952, bulk 1944-1952. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1883-1960. Russell Cornell Leffingwell papers, 1883-1979 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Corwin, Hugh D.,. Hugh D. Corwin interview, 1980 Jan. 11. Museum of the Great Plains
referencedIn Thomas, Wilford, d. 1960. Letter, 1914 Dec. 02. Museum of the Great Plains
referencedIn Spahn, Mildred Keegan,. Mildred Keegan Spahn photograph collection, 1890-1935. Museum of the Great Plains
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associatedWith Albert, Carl Bert, 1908-2000. person
associatedWith Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, 1877-1947. person
associatedWith Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940. person
associatedWith Cartwright, Wilburn, 1892-1979. person
associatedWith Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Collier, John, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Corwin, Hugh D., person
associatedWith Democratic Party (Okla.). corporateBody
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Disney, Wesley E. (Wesley Ernest), 1883-1961. person
associatedWith Ferris, Scott, 1877-1945. person
associatedWith Gore, Thomas Pryor, 1870-1949 person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952. person
correspondedWith Jones, James Royal, 1886- person
associatedWith Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1883-1960. person
associatedWith Morris, Toby. person
associatedWith Murray, William H. (William Henry), 1869-1956. person
associatedWith Oklahoma. Legislature. corporateBody
associatedWith Owen, Robert Latham, 1856-1947. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Schott, John J. person
associatedWith Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941. person
associatedWith Spahn, Mildred Keegan, person
associatedWith Stigler, William Grady, 1891-1952. person
associatedWith Thomas, Wilford, d. 1960. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United States corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Sill (Okla.)
United States
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Grand River Dam (Okla.)
Oklahoma--Lawton
Oklahoma
United States
Lawton (Okla.)
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Social security
Labor laws and legislation
Aeronautics
Political Campaigns
Roads--Design and construction
World War, 1939-1945
Agriculture--Photographs
Monetary policy
Reservoirs
Military Bases
Petroleum laws and legislation
New Deal, 1933-1939
Veterans--Law and legislation
Rural electrification
Drought relief
Flood control
Legislators--Photographs
Taxation--Law and legislation
Soil conservation
Cotton
Agricultural price supports--Law and legislation
Indians of North America--Government relations
Patronage, Political
Practice of law
Irrigation
Dams
Occupation
Lawyers--Oklahoma--Lawton
Legislators--United States
Legislators--Oklahoma
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Birth 1876-09-08

Death 1965-09-19

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