Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966

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Senator, lawyer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Howard Alexander Smith : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725674

Howard Alexander Smith (b. Jan. 30, 1880, N.Y.C.-d. Oct. 27, 1966, Princeton, N.J.), U.S. Senator from New Jersey, graduated from Princeton University and the Columbia University law school. After practicing law in Colorado he served in the U.S. Food Administration during World War I. He was executive secretary of Princeton and a politics lecturer during the 1920s. In 1944 he was elected as a Republican to the Senate, serving until 1959.

From the description of Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569909

U.S. senator for New Jersey; lawyer, New York ? executive secretary, Princeton University.

From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122317708

H. Alexander Smith served as the executive secretary of Princeton University and was later elected to the United States Senate representing New Jersey.

Smith made contributions to United States foreign policy while serving on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He worked as a lawyer and for Princeton University before serving as treasurer and was eventually elected chairman of the New Jersey State Republican Committe. He went on to represent New Jersey in the United States Senate from 1944-1958. While in the Senate, Smith served as a member of the Foreign Relations Committee and the Education and Labor Comittee. Smith chose not to seek relection in 1958 and instead accepted John Foster Dulles' offer to serve as Special Consultant on Foreign Affairs to the Secretary of State.

From the description of H. Alexander Smith papers, 1897-1966 (bulk 1920-1966) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 176572050

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referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1958. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Vanderhoof, Frank E., b. 1888. Frank E. Vanderhoof papers, 1933-1956. Library of Congress
referencedIn Raymond Leslie Buell Papers, 1915-1984, (bulk 1920-1946) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966. The reminiscences of H. Alexander Smith, 1962-1964 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966. The reminiscences of H. Alexander Smith, 1962-1964 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Chester Bowles papers, 1924-1982 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Fetter mss., 1875-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966. Reminiscences of Howard Alexander Smith : oral history, 1963. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hickenlooper, Bourke B. (Bourke Blakemore), 1896-1971. Bourke B. Hickenlooper papers, 1895-1971. Herbert Hoover Library
referencedIn Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986. Chester Bowles papers, 1924-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Edward Corsi Papers, 1918-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Philbrook, Mary. Papers, 1843-1954. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Vladimir Klodnycky Papers, 1917-1973 University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]
referencedIn Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946. Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981 (bulk 1920-1946). Library of Congress
referencedIn Moral Re-armament Records, 1812-1991, (bulk 1873-1966) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn John Collier papers, 1910-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966. H. Alexander Smith papers, 1880-1966 (bulk 1917-1959). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. MANILA SEATO CONFERENCE
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Blair Moody Papers, 1928-1954, 1934-1952 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Klodnycky, Valdimir, 1891-1973. Papers, 1917-1973. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Moral Re-armament (Organization). Records of the Moral Re-armament, 1812-1991 (bulk 1873-1966). Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966. H. Alexander Smith papers, 1897-1966 (bulk 1920-1966) Princeton University Library
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associatedWith Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986. person
correspondedWith Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946. person
associatedWith Collier, John, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Corsi, Edward, 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959. person
associatedWith Edison, Charles A., 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949 person
associatedWith Hawkins, John W., person
associatedWith Hibben, John Grier, 1861-1933. person
associatedWith Hickenlooper, Bourke B. (Bourke Blakemore), 1896-1971. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Klodnycky, Valdimir, 1891-1973. person
associatedWith MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964. person
associatedWith Moody, Blair, 1902-1954 person
correspondedWith Moral Re-armament (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Philbrook, Mary. person
associatedWith Princeton University corporateBody
associatedWith Princeton University. Class of 1901. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (N.J.) State Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (N.J.). State Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-) corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, H. Alexander. person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Food and Drug Administration. corporateBody
correspondedWith Vanderhoof, Frank E., b. 1888. person
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Colorado
East Asia
Colorado
New York (State)--New York
New Jersey--Princeton
Belgium
New Jersey
United States
New Jersey
United States
United States
East Asia
Turkey
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World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
Lawyers--20th century--Correspondence
Political science--Study and teaching--20th century
Legislators--Interviews
Moral re-armament
Presidents--Election--1928
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Birth 1880-01-30

Death 1966-10-27

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