McKeldin, Theodore R. (Theodore Roosevelt), 1900-1974

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Governor of Maryland (1951-1959) and mayor of Baltimore (1943-1947, 1963-1967).

From the description of Oral history interview, 1971-1973. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32822054

From the description of Oral history interview, 1973. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32818907

Government official.

From the description of Reminiscences of Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513294

Maryland native and political figure who served two terms each as mayor of Baltimore and governor of Maryland.

Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin was born in Baltimore on November 20, 1900. In 1925, McKeldin graduated from the University of Maryland Law School with a bachelor's degree in law and later studied economics at Johns Hopkins University. In 1927, he established a law practice. McKeldin was elected mayor of Baltimore from 1943-1947 and then governor of Maryland from 1951 to 1959. He achieved nationwide prominence at the 1952 Republican Convention when he was selected to nominate Dwight D. Eisenhower for the presidency. McKeldin served a second term as mayor of Baltimore from 1963 to 1967 when he embarked upon a wide-ranging program of urban renewal, which included the beginnings of the redevelopment of Baltimore's Inner Harbor and the planned elimination of the city's slums. McKeldin also continued to support the civil rights movement by hosting a meeting of the Congress of Racial Equality in July 1966. After his retirement from the Baltimore political scene, McKeldin's continued to work. In 1967, President Johnson appointed him to a panel of American observers chosen to supervise the September elections in South Vietnam. In 1968, McKeldin testified in opposition to capital punishment before the U. S. Congress. He was a vocal supporter of the state of Israel and founder and president of the America-Israel Society. McKeldin died on August 10, 1974 at the age of seventy-three.

From the description of Theodore R. McKeldin papers, 1880-1980, (bulk 1940-1970) (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 18554769

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referencedIn Sondheim, Walter, 1908-2007,. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Jackson, Bowen Kieffer, 1923-. Oral history interview, 1977. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Ross, Elizabeth Murphy,. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Payne, Arthur J. (Arthur Jerome), b. 1894,. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Kermit Carlyle Parsons papers, circa 1945-1999 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Mitchell, Clarence M. (Clarence Maurice), 1911-1984,. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
creatorOf Maryland. Constitutional Convention Commission, (1966). Committee hearings, testimony, 1966. Maryland State Archives
referencedIn Sobeloff, Simon Ernest, 1894-1973. Simon Ernest Sobeloff papers, 1882-1973 (bulk 1950-1973). Library of Congress
referencedIn Herbert Brownell Jr. Additional Papers. 1897 - 1996. Photographs
referencedIn Momberger, Mildred Kemp, 1912-. Oral history interview, 1974. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Collins, W. George,. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
creatorOf Shecter, Louis E. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1965. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Favor, Homer, 1924-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Craft, Silas E.,. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
creatorOf Mulligan, Walter F., 1879-1963. Papers of Walter Mulligan, 1924-1963. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf McKeldin, Theodore R. (Theodore Roosevelt), 1900-1974,. Oral history interview, 1971-1973. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Turner, Thelma,. Oral history interview, 1971. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Spiro T. Agnew papers, 1953-1977, 1953-1977 State of Maryland and Historical Collections
referencedIn Hargrove, John R., 1923-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Goldstein, Louis L., 1913-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996. Spiro T. Agnew papers, 1953-1977. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn McKeldin, Theodore R., 1937-. Oral history interview, 1977. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Shehan, Lawrence, Cardinal, 1898-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Waxter, Peggy Ewing, 1904-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Feinblatt, Eugene, 1919-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
creatorOf McKeldin, Theodore R. (Theodore Roosevelt), 1900-1974. Theodore R. McKeldin papers, 1880-1980, (bulk 1940-1970) University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Correspondence : with Marian Anderson, 1954-1967. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Watts, Charles E., 1899-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Marudas, Peter, 1937-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
creatorOf McKeldin, Theodore R. (Theodore Roosevelt), 1900-1974,. Oral history interview, 1973. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Sobeloff, Simon Ernest, 1894-1973. Papers, 1882-1973 (bulk 1950-1973). Library of Congress
referencedIn Buckler, H. Warren, 1906-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Frenkil, Victor, 1908-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Simon Ernest Sobeloff Papers, 1882-1973, (bulk 1950-1973) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn McMillan, Enolia, 1904-2006,. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Poorbaugh, Earle, 1900-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Watts, Robert B., 1922-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Hayes, Isabella Mallory, 1908-1984. Papers of Isabella Hayes, 1941-1971. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Berry, John L., 1900-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Dyer, Margaret L., 1914-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Hopkins, Samuel, 1913-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Isabella Hayes papers, 1941-1971, 1949-1968 University of Maryland
referencedIn Glenn, David, 1925-. Oral history interview, 1975. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn University of Maryland print files photograph collection, 1888-1976 (bulk 1890s-1960s) University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Wilson, Edward N., 1896-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
creatorOf McKeldin, Theodore R. (Theodore Roosevelt), 1900-1974. Reminiscences of Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin : oral history, 1968. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Hines, Louise Kerr, 1916-. Oral history interview, 1976. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Parsons, Kermit C. (Kermit Carlyle), 1927-. Kermit Carlyle Parsons papers, circa 1945-1999. Cornell University Library
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associatedWith Broening, William Frederick, 1870-1953. person
associatedWith Buckler, H. Warren, 1906- person
associatedWith Collins, W. George, person
associatedWith Craft, Silas E., person
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associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Favor, Homer, 1924- person
associatedWith Feinblatt, Eugene, 1919- person
associatedWith Frenkil, Victor, 1908- person
associatedWith Glenn, David, 1925- person
associatedWith Goldstein, Louis L., 1913- person
associatedWith Hargrove, John R., 1923- person
correspondedWith Hayes, Isabella Mallory, 1908-1984. person
associatedWith Hines, Louise Kerr, 1916- person
associatedWith Hopkins, Samuel, 1913- person
associatedWith Hopper, Paul, person
associatedWith Jackson, Bowen Kieffer, 1923- person
associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973. person
associatedWith Marudas, Peter, 1937- person
associatedWith Maryland. Constitutional Convention Commission, (1966). corporateBody
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associatedWith McKeldin, Theodore R., 1937- person
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associatedWith Mitchell, Clarence M. (Clarence Maurice), 1911-1984, person
associatedWith Momberger, Mildred Kemp, 1912- person
associatedWith Mulligan, Walter F., 1879-1963. person
associatedWith Parsons, Kermit C. (Kermit Carlyle), 1927- person
associatedWith Payne, Arthur J. (Arthur Jerome), b. 1894, person
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associatedWith Shecter, Louis E. person
associatedWith Shehan, Lawrence, Cardinal, 1898- person
correspondedWith Sobeloff, Simon Ernest, 1894-1973. person
associatedWith Sondheim, Walter, 1908-2007, person
associatedWith Turner, Thelma, person
associatedWith Wagandt, Charles. person
associatedWith Watts, Charles E., 1899- person
associatedWith Watts, Robert B., 1922- person
associatedWith Waxter, Peggy Ewing, 1904- person
associatedWith Wilson, Edward N., 1896- person
associatedWith Womer, Ben. person
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Maryland
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Birth 1900-11-20

Death 1974-08-10

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