O'Connor, Basil, 1892-1972

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Farley was born in 1890 and died in 1972. He graduated from Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1916. In 1925 he formed a law partnership in New York, N.Y. with Franklin D. Roosevelt, which lasted until 1933. When Roosevelt was elected President of the U.S. O'Connor was active in the U.S. Democratic Party and was also active in social welfare work. He was president of the American Red Cross and the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. O'Connor is considered one of the most important figures in the campaign to wipe out polio in the 1930's and 40's.

From the description of Papers, 1930-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640908

Basil O'Connor (1892-1972), lawyer, had law firm partnership with Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1925 to 1933. He was the president of the American National Red Cross from 1944 to 1949.

From the description of O'Connor, Basil, 1892-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568886

Lawyer.

O'Connor was in partnership with Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1925 to 1933. He held positions with the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Inc., and the American Red Cross. O'Connor died in 1972.

From the description of Papers, 1928-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155524371

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Foundation (New York, N.Y.). Records, 1945-1982, 1945-1970 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Albert B. Sabin Papers, 1930-1993, 1939-1969 University of Cincinnati, Health Sciences Library, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions
referencedIn Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Papers pertaining to family, business and personal affairs, 1882-1945. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Engelhardt, Harriett Pinkston, 1919-1945. Harriett Pinkston Engelhardt papers, 1937-1968. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Thomas M. Rivers Papers, 1887-1963 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf O'Connor, Basil, 1890-1972. Papers, 1930-1960. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Reference Files
creatorOf Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Official Administrative Documents
referencedIn Salk Institute for Biological Studies. [Miscellaneous publications] Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Roosevelt family. Papers donated by the children of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, [ca. 1686]-1959. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Collection, 1914-1945. New York State Library
referencedIn Thomas Francis Papers, 1917-1975, 1941-1969 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Papers. 1860 - 1964. Correspondence with Harry S. Truman. 1945 - 1962. Harry S. Truman, 1953-1962. 1945 - 1962. Press Release of a newspaper column by Eleanor Roosevelt
referencedIn Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. The George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, 1785-1948 (inclusive), 1928-1937 (bulk). Purdue University Library
creatorOf O'Connor, Basil, 1892-1972. Papers, 1928-1947. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Elizabeth Kenny papers., 1862-2001 (bulk 1942-1952). Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Francis, Thomas, 1900-1969. Thomas Francis papers, 1917-1975 (bulk 1941-1969). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Kenny, Elizabeth, 1886-1952. Elizabeth Kenny papers, 1862-2001 (bulk 1942-1952). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995. Papers, 1926-1991. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Diaries Files. 1947 - 1953. 1949. 1947 - 1953. Diary Entry of President Harry S. Truman
referencedIn Jonas Salk Papers, 1926 - 1991 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
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Relation Name
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. person
associatedWith Engelhardt, Harriett Pinkston, 1919-1945. person
associatedWith Farley, James Aloysius, 1888- . person
associatedWith Francis, Thomas, 1900- person
associatedWith Francis, Thomas, 1900-1969. person
associatedWith Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Foundation (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kenny, Elizabeth, 1886-1952. person
associatedWith National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. corporateBody
associatedWith Red Cross. corporateBody
associatedWith Rivers, Thomas M. (Thomas Milton), 1888-1962 person
associatedWith Roosevelt family. family
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Sara Delano, 1854-1941. person
associatedWith Sabin, Albert B. (Albert Bruce), 1906-1993 person
associatedWith Salk Institute for Biological Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995. person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965. person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)
United States
New York (State)--Hyde Park, Dutchess County
United States
Subject
Children--Diseases
Poliomyelitis vaccine
Health services administration
Poliovirus
Presidents--Health
Archives
Patronage, Political
Children--Health and hygiene
New Deal, 1933-1939
President--Archives
Political cartoons
Poliomyelitis--Societies, etc
Poliomyelitis
Lawyers
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, American
Occupation
Lawyers
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Birth 1892-01-08

Death 1972-03-10

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