Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence), 1899-1982

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John L. Sullivan was born on June 16, 1899 in Manchester, New Hampshire. In 1918 he served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, in 1921 he received a B.A. from Dartmouth College, and in 1924 he received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School. In 1929 he was elected Solicitor, Hillsborough County, Maine, and in 1937 he served as Commander of the New Hampshire Department of the American Legion. In 1939, Sullivan was named Assistant to the U. S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and from 1940 to 1944 he served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. From 1945 to 1946 he served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air, from 1946 to 1947 he served as Under Secretary of the Navy, and from 1947 to 1949 he served as Secretary of the Navy. In 1949, Sullivan returned to private law practice. He was active in the Democratic presidential campaign in 1952. In 1976, he was active in Henry Jackson's presidential campaign. John Sullivan died in Exeter, New Hampshire on August 8, 1982.

From the description of Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence), 1899-1982 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570945

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creatorOf General Records of the Department of the Treasury. 1775 - 2005. Special Tax Case Investigation Files
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [DEC. 2]
John L. Sullivan Papers
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [MAR. 31] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT PICTURES. [SEPT. 24] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. TECRETARY OF NATIONAL DEFENSE, FORRESTAL LEAVING NAVY DEPT
creatorOf John L. Sullivan Papers. 1940 - 1976. Daily Record Files
creatorOf John L. Sullivan Papers. 1940 - 1976. Speech Files
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 28]
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 11]
creatorOf General Records of the Department of the Treasury. 1775 - 2005. Memorandums Relating to Special Tax Case Investigation Files
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. President Harry S. Truman at Arlington National Cemetery
creatorOf John L. Sullivan Papers. 1940 - 1976. Clippings Files
referencedIn Shrader (Firm : Little Rock, Ark.),. John L. Sullivan [graphic] / Shrader [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Eastman, Max C., 1916-. Max C. Eastman papers, 1944-1964. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Harry S. Truman Library Oral History Collection. 1960 - 2005. Oral History Interviews. 1960 - 2005. Oral History Interview with John L. Sullivan
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JULY 28] National Archives at College Park
creatorOf John L. Sullivan Papers. 1940 - 1976. Subject Files
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 22]
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS (MAY 14)
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. SWEARING IN CEREMONY OF FIRST WAVES IN REGULAR NAVY
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [APR. 3]
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
creatorOf John L. Sullivan Papers. 1940 - 1976. Daily Record of Telephone Calls and Callers Files
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correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
correspondedWith Eastman, Max C., 1916- person
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Birth 1899-06-16

Death 1982-08-08

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