Hitchcock, Gilbert M. (Gilbert Monell), 1859-1934

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U.S. senator and newspaper publisher from Nebraska.

From the description of Gilbert M. Hitchcock papers, 1910-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980119

Biographical Note

  • 1859, Sept. 18: Born, Omaha, Neb.
  • 1881: Graduated, law department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • 1882: Admitted to the bar, Omaha, Neb.
  • 1885: Established and edited the Omaha Evening World
  • 1889: Purchased the Nebraska Morning Herald and consolidated it into the Morning and Evening World Herald
  • 1898: Ran unsuccessfully as Democratic candidate for Congress
  • 1903 - 1905 : United States representative from Nebraska
  • 1911 - 1923 : United States senator from Nebraska
  • 1922: Ran unsuccessfully for United States Senate
  • 1930: Ran unsuccessfully for United States Senate
  • 1933: Retired from newspaper business and moved to Washington, D.C.
  • 1934, Feb. 3: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Gilbert M. Hitchcock Papers, 1910-1935, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Clark, George A., 1864-1918. Fur seal controversy papers, 1897-1918. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Glass, Carter, 1858-1946. Papers of Carter Glass [manuscript], 1858-1946, and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Papers of Willa Cather [manuscript], 1922-1924. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. William Jennings Bryan papers, 1877-1940 (bulk 1896-1925). Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. 1787 - 2004. Subject and Policy Files. 1893 - 1957. Proposed Legislation - Sen. Gilbert M. Hitchcock's Bill, S. 381; 64th Congress, 1st Session - Regarding Philippine Islands
referencedIn Barnhart mss., 1813-1962 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Howe, E.W. E. W. Howe Papers, 1872-1969. Houghton Library
referencedIn James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William Jennings Bryan Papers, 1877-1940, (bulk 1896-1925) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bainbridge Colby Papers, 1863-1950, (bulk 1912-1950) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Hitchcock, Gilbert M. (Gilbert Monell), 1859-1934. Gilbert M. Hitchcock papers, 1910-1935. Library of Congress
creatorOf Gilbert M. Hitchcock Papers, 1910-1935 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Colby, Bainbridge, 1869-1950. Bainbridge Colby papers, 1863-1950 (bulk 1912-1950). Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 person
associatedWith Barnhart, John D. (John Donald), 1895-1967 person
correspondedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. person
associatedWith Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. person
associatedWith Clark, George A., 1864-1918. person
correspondedWith Colby, Bainbridge, 1869-1950. person
associatedWith Glass, Carter, 1858-1946. person
correspondedWith Howe, E. W. (Edgar Watson), 1853-1937 person
correspondedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928 person
associatedWith Murfin, James Orin, 1875-1940 person
associatedWith Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) corporateBody
correspondedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Senators, U.S. Congress--Nebraska


Birth 1859-09-18

Death 1934-02-03



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