Dirksen, Everett McKinley

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Everett McKinley Dirksen (b. Jan. 4, 1896, Pekin, Ill.-d. Sept. 7, 1969, Washington, D.C.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Illinois, served overseas first as a private and later as a second lieutenant of Field Artillery during the First World War. He later attended the University of Minnesota College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1936. Mr. Dirksen was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Congress, serving eight terms from 1933 to 1949, and to the U.S. Senate, serving from his election in 1950 to his death in 1969. He was the Republican whip from 1957 to 1959, and minority leader from 1959 to 1969.

From the description of Dirksen, Everett McKinley, 1896-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580717

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referencedIn Publicity photographs of U.S. Senator Hugh Scott, 1958-1973. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Georgetown Office and Residence
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referencedIn Papers, 1854, 1881-1961 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Gingiss, Benjamin J., 1911-1999. Benjamin Gingiss papers, 1905, 1925-1987 (bulk 1965-1985). Chicago History Museum
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creatorOf Lyndon Baines Johnson Archives Collection. 1931 - 1968. Congressional Correspondence Files
creatorOf Dirksen, Everett McKinley. Everett McKinley Dirksen : commercials, 1968. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
referencedIn Solon J. Buck Papers, 1778-1962, (bulk 1934-1957) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations and Meetings. 11/22/1963 - 1/3/1969. John F. Kennedy Assassination Related Recordings and Transcripts. 11/22/1963 - 3/28/1967. LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, K Series, Everett Dirksen, 1:50P
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creatorOf Lemble, George Francis, 1924-1974. George Francis Lemble papers, 1958-1968. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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creatorOf Lyle, Guy Redvers, 1907-1994. Autograph collection, 1949-1978. Francis Marion University, James A Rogers Library, James A. Rogers Library
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referencedIn Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. Papers: Series I-II, 1833-1975 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Harris, Fred R., 1930-. Papers, 1963-1976. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Donald Rumsfeld Papers, 1888-2008, (bulk 1963-2007) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations and Meetings. 11/22/1963 - 1/3/1969. John F. Kennedy Assassination Related Recordings and Transcripts. 11/22/1963 - 3/28/1967. LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, K Series, Everett Dirksen, 1:35P
referencedIn Rumsfeld, Donald, 1932-. Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008 (bulk 1963-2007). Library of Congress
creatorOf Meek, Joseph T. (Joseph Thomas), 1904-1976. Joseph T. Meek papers, 1947-1971. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Louis Carlisle Walker papers, 1881-1963 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Johnson, Magnus, 1871-1936. Magnus Johnson papers, 1923-1941. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn American Committee on Italian Migration, Chicago Chapter (Ill.) Records, 1954-1967 University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]
referencedIn Wiley, Alexander, 1884-1967. Papers, 1913-1967. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Owen J. Cleary Papers, 1944-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988. Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Robert A. Taft Papers, 1885-1980, (bulk 1938-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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creatorOf Martin, John Butlin, 1909-. John Butlin Martin papers, 1948-1965. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Stellanova Osborn papers, 1907-1988 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Taft, Robert, 1917-1993. Papers of Robert Taft, 1897-1993 (bulk 1963-1976). Library of Congress
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creatorOf Peterson, Elly, 1914-. Elly Peterson papers, 1943-1997. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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creatorOf Shapiro, Samuel H. (Samuel Harvey), 1907-1987. Papers, 1947-1969. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Smith, Ralph T. (Ralph Tyler), 1915-1972. Papers, 1969-1971. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Smith, George H. E. (George Howard Edward), 1898-1962. George Howard Edward Smith papers, 1917-1962 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn William H. Taylor Case Files, 1938-1957 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Rogers, Edith Nourse, 1881-1960. Papers, 1854-1961 (inclusive), 1881-1961 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Clark, William George, 1924-2001. William G. Clark papers, 1950-1976. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Page, Archer Anderson, 1887-1974. Scrapbooks, 1908-1978. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Adkerson, J. Carson (Joseph Carson), 1892-. Papers of J. Carson Adkerson [manuscript], 1913-1981. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn American League for an Undivided Ireland. Records, 1947-1963, 1947-1958 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. ARRIVAL OF SEN. EVERETT DIRKSEN, (R-ILL), K-14 AND 8TH ARMY HEADQUARTERS, KOREA
creatorOf Walker, L. C. (Louis Carlisle), 1875-1963. Louis Carlisle Walker papers, 1881-1963. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Robert Taft, Jr. Papers, 1897-1993, (bulk 1963-1976) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bush, Prescott Sheldon, 1895-1972. Your Senator's report, 1960-1967. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Records of the Army Staff. 1903 - 2009. Photographs of U.S. and Foreign Military Personnel, Defense Department and Other Government Officials, Royalty, and Heads of State United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1833, 1884-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Peirson M. Hall papaers, 1908-1979 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
referencedIn Republican Party (Wis.). Republican Party of Wisconsin records, 1900-1988. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Arthur E. Scott photograph collection, 1910-1976 George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
referencedIn Pilch, Alex, 1913-. Papers, 1967-1972. Wayne State University
referencedIn President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary Entry, August 6, 1965
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. MAJOR COOPER'S MA-9 FLIGHT
creatorOf Dirksen, Everett McKinley. Letter to Cyril Clemens. Washington, DC. 1965 Aug. 24. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Morton, Rogers C. B. (Rogers Clark Ballard), 1914-1979. Rogers Morton Papers, 1939-1976, 1960-1976 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ryerson family. Papers, 1803-1971 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Records of the Selective Service System (World War I). 1917 - 1939. Draft Registration Cards. 1917 - 1918. World War I Draft Registration Card for Everett M. Dirksen
referencedIn Richard Hodgins, Sr. Cartoons., circa 1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Peterson, Elly, 1914-. Elly Peterson papers, 1943-1985. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Thomas J. Dodd Papers, undated, 1919-1971. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn American Committee on Italian Migration. Chicago Chapter (Ill.). Records, 1954-1967. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn John Foster Dulles oral history collection, 1964-1967 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers.
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary Entry, March 14, 1965
referencedIn Wilber M. Brucker Papers, 1877-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Smith, George Howard Edward, 1898-1962. George Howard Edward Smith papers, 1917-1962 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary Entry, June 25, 1967
referencedIn Stone, Walker, 1904-1973. Papers, 1918-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Mudd, Roger, 1928-. Papers, 1948-2005 (bulk 1953-2004). Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
creatorOf Cleary, Owen J., 1900-1960. Owen J. Cleary papers, 1944-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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correspondedWith Ciceu, John V. person
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associatedWith Lee, Maurice du Pont, 1885-1974. person
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associatedWith Martin, John Butlin, 1909- person
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associatedWith Morton, Rogers C. B. (Rogers Clark Ballard), 1914-1979. person
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Death 1969-09-07

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