Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981

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From the description of Reminiscences of Emanuel Celler : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481075

Emmanuel Celler was a Representative from New York. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Columbia College in 1910 and Law school in 1912. His work in politics began during the first World War as an appeal agent on the draft board. His career in politics continues until 1975, he then returned to practicing law in Brooklyn, NY. Source for this biographical sketch, www.bioguide.congress.gov.

From the description of Celler's Anti-Trust Hearings : papers 1951-1958. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 319519064

Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York.

From the description of Papers of Emanuel Celler, 1924-1973 (bulk 1945-1973). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064054

Biographical Note

  • 1888, May 6: Born, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1910: A.B., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1912: LL.B., Columbia University Law School, New York, N.Y.
  • 1912: Began law practice in New York, N.Y., member of firm of Celler and Krashauer
  • 1914: Became member of Kaufman, Weitzner, and Celler
  • 1914: Married Stella B. Baar
  • 1922 - 1972 : Member, United States House of Representatives
  • 1928: Organized Brooklyn National Bank, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1934: Author of Foreign Trade Zones Act
  • 1936: Became partner in firm of Weisman, Celler, Quinn, Allan, and Spett
  • 1940: Published The Draft and You. New York: Viking Press
  • 1955: 1949 - 1953 : Chairman, House Judiciary Committee
  • 1949 - 1953 : Chairman, Monopoly Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee
  • 1949: Began Monopoly Subcommittee investigation of insurance
  • 1950: Coauthor, Celler-Kefauver Anti-Merger Act
  • 1951: Monopoly Subcommittee investigation of baseball
  • 1953: Published autobiography, You Never Leave Brooklyn. New York: J. Day Co.
  • 1955: Chairman, House Judiciary Committee
  • 1957: Author of Celler Civil Rights Act of 1957
  • 1960: Author of Civil Rights Act of 1960
  • 1964: Supported Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • 1965: Became senior member of House of Representatives
  • 1972: Member, law firm of Weisman, Celler, Spett, Modlin and Wertheimer, Washington, D.C.
  • 1981, Jan. 15: Died, Brooklyn, N.Y.

From the guide to the Emanuel Celler Papers, 1924-1973, (bulk 1945-1973), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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referencedIn League of Women Voters of the City of New York. League of Women Voters of the City of New York records, 1919-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Kirchwey, Freda. Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Pell, Herbert Claiborne, 1884-1961. Papers, 1912-1960. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981. Papers of Emanuel Celler, 1924-1973 (bulk 1945-1973). Library of Congress
creatorOf Records of the U.S. House of Representatives. 1789 - 2015. Bill Files. 1903 - 1968. Letter from Mrs. E. Jackson in Favor of Voting Rights
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Johnson, Frank M. (Frank Minis), 1918-1999. Papers, 1955-1982 (bulk 1962-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn League of Women Voters of the City of New York Records, 1919-1979. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Celler, Emanuel, 1888 - 1981. Celler's Anti-Trust Hearings : papers 1951-1958. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Edwin Montefiore Borchard papers, 1910-1950 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Weinberger, Harry, 1888-. Harry Weinberger papers, 1915-1944 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Emanuel Celler Papers, 1924-1973, (bulk 1945-1973) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Irving Brant Papers, 1910-1977, (bulk 1938-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Johnson, Frank M. (Frank Minis), 1918-1999. Frank M. Johnson papers, 1945-1989 (bulk 1955-1986). Library of Congress
referencedIn Sara Greenspan Theatre Guild files, 1925-1969 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996. Papers, 1949-1973 (bulk 1961-1973). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Mann, Arthur, 1901-1963. Papers of Arthur Mann, 1901-1969 (bulk 1945-1962). Library of Congress
referencedIn Proctor, Henry Hugh, 1868-1933. Papers. 1881-1971. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
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referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Greenspan, Sara, 1894-1968. Sara Greenspan Theatre Guild files, 1925-1969. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn National Organization for Women. Records, 1959-2002 (inclusive), 1966-1988 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Harold Weston Papers, 1916-1971 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 (bulk 1938-1975). Library of Congress
referencedIn Borchard, Edwin Montefiore, 1884-1951. Edwin Montefiore Borchard papers, 1910-1950 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Chester Bowles papers, 1924-1982 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986. Chester Bowles papers, 1924-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937. Papers of Thomas Walker Page [manuscript], 1906-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Theodore Granik Papers, 1930-1970, (bulk 1941-1967) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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referencedIn Records, (inclusive), (bulk), 1959-2002, 1966-1998 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Minow, Newton N., 1926-. Papers, 1954-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn St. John's University (New York, N.Y.). Army specialized training program (A.S.T.P.) : records, 1941-1945. St. John's University Libraries
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Herbert Brownell Jr. Additional Papers. 1897 - 1996. Photographs
referencedIn Raphael Lemkin Collection, undated, [1763]-2002 (bulk 1941-1951) American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Emanual Celler letter to Abraham Mandelstam, 1938 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1916-1972 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn American Medical Association. Dept. of Investigation. Records. Patents and Trademarks-Patients' Aid Society (inclusive), 1900-1964. American Medical Association,James S. Todd Memorial Library
referencedIn Frank M. Johnson Papers, 1945-1989, (bulk 1955-1986) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1972 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Former Members of Congress, Inc. (U.S.). Oral history collection, 1974-1980, audio materials [sound recording]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Vaad Hatzala (New York, N.Y.). Records, 1940-1963, 1942-1949 (bulk) Yeshiva University
referencedIn Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. Papers, 1887-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1871-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Socialist Party of the United States of America. Records, 1909-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn World Jewish Congress Records, 1918-1982, 1940-1980 The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Arthur Mann Papers, 1901-1969, (bulk 1945-1962) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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Birth 1888-05-06

Death 1981-01-15

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