Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986

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Halleck was born in Rensselaer, Indiana in 1900. He received an A.B. degree in 1922 and a law degree in 1924, both from Indiana University. In 1934 the Republican candidate for the Second Congressional District died and a special election was called to fill the seat. Halleck won the nomination, was elected and continued to serve for an additional sixteen terms. He was the House Majority Leader from 1953 to 1955, but spent most of his career as minority leader. He was replaced by Gerald R. Ford in 1964, but remained in Congress until 1968 when he retired to Rensselaer to practice law and occasionally teach at Saint Joseph’s College.

From the guide to the Halleck mss., 1900-1968, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly)

Lawyer, congressman.

From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Abraham Halleck : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513452

Congressman from Indiana. Halleck was born in Rensselaer, Indiana in 1900. He received an A.B. degree in 1922 and a law degree in 1924, both from Indiana University. In 1934 the Republican candidate for the Indiana Second Congressional District died and a special election was called to fill the seat. Halleck won the nomination, was elected and continued to serve for an additional sixteen terms. He was the House Majority Leader from 1953 to 1955, but spent most of his career as minority leader. He was replaced by Gerald R. Ford in 1964, but remained in Congress until 1968 when he retired to Rensselaer to practice law and occasionally teach at Saint Joseph's College.

From the description of Papers, 1900-1986. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 310963515

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referencedIn Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967. Papers, 1881-1967. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn History of Indiana University, 1968-1981 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn John Foster Dulles oral history collection, 1964-1967 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers.
referencedIn Tudor, David F.,. Oral history interviews of the William E. Jenner and Indiana Politics Oral History Project, 1971-1974. Indiana University
creatorOf Dierenfield, Bruce J., 1951-. Oral history interviews, 1975-1984. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wilber M. Brucker Papers, 1877-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn United States. National Labor Relations Board. Topic 2 : Interviews re the National Labor Board (1933-1934), 1968-1975. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Back, Gunnar, 1907-1983. Papers, 1931-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Slemp, C. Bascom (Campbell Bascom), 1870-1943. Papers of C. Bascom Slemp [manuscript], 1866-1944. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Owen J. Cleary Papers, 1944-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986. Papers, 1900-1986. Indiana University
referencedIn James M. Cannon Research Interviews and Notes. 1989 - 1994. Transcripts of James Cannon's Interviews with Gerald Ford and Family and Related Research Materials. 1989 - 1994. Ford, Gerald - Interview, 4/24/92
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Diaries Files. 1947 - 1953. 1947. 1947 - 1953. Diary Entry of Harry S. Truman
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referencedIn 325th Field Artillery Association. 325th Field Artillery Association papers, 1918-1942. Indiana State Library - ISL
referencedIn Republican Party (Wis.). Republican Party of Wisconsin records, 1900-1988. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Autobiography: Edward O. Craft, 1978 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
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referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with Charles Halleck
referencedIn Gerald R. Ford Congressional Papers. 1948 - 1973. Press Releases Chronological Files. 1964 - 1973. Ford Press Release, October 28, 1964
referencedIn Francis Valentine Keesling Papers, 1906-1957 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006. Letter to Charles A. Halleck. Washington, DC. 1960 Dec. 23. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to U.S. Domestic and International Activities . 1982 - 1999. PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ASSASSINATION
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986. Reminiscences of Charles Abraham Halleck : oral history, 1967. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn United States. National Labor Relations Board. Topic 1 : Interviews re general issues relating to the NLRB, 1968-1975. Cornell University Library
referencedIn McNutt mss., 1899-1955 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Patterson, James T.,. Oral history interviews of the Indiana Politics Oral History Project, 1969-1978. Indiana University
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with Charles A. Halleck
referencedIn Younger, J. Arthur (Jesse Arthur), 1893-1967. J. Arthur Younger papers, 1951-1968. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn William E. Jenner and Indiana Politics, 1971-1974 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
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referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with Thomas B. Curtis
creatorOf Halleck mss., 1900-1968 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
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Birth 1900-08-22

Death 1986-03-03

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