Hannegan, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1903-1949

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Robert E. Hannegan was born June 30, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his LL.B. degree in 1925 from St. Louis University. From 1925 to 1942 he practiced law in St. Louis. From 1933 1942 he served as Chairman of the Democratic City Committee of St. Louis and during this time became the chief aid to Mayor Bernard F. Dickmann, and the boss of the twenty-first ward in St. Louis. From 1942 to 1943 he was Collector of Internal Revenue for the Eastern District of Missouri, and from 1943 to 1945 he was the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. From 1944 to 1947 he served as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. From 1945 to 1947 he was Postmaster General of the United States, and from 1947 to 1949 served as President of the Cardinal National League Baseball Organization. Hannegan died in St. Louis on October 6, 1949.

From the description of Hannegan, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1903-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573202

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creatorOf Robert E. Hannegan Papers. 1902 - 1992. Correspondence Files
referencedIn Confidential Files (Truman Administration). 1938 - 1953. Confidential Subject Files. 1945 - 1953. Alphabetical file--R. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. Robert Hannegan with Gavel
referencedIn Kempton, Greta, 1903-1991. Papers, 1930-1991 (bulk 1946-1991). Harry S Truman Library
creatorOf Baldwin, Calvin Benham, 1902-1975. Papers of C.B. Baldwin, 1933-1975. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Robert E. Hannegan Papers. 1902 - 1992. General Files
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Personal Files. 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Eleanor: General [1 of 3]. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, accompanied by a separate memorandum.
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Merry-Go-Round Farm
creatorOf Robert E. Hannegan Papers. 1902 - 1992. Audiovisual Files
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. Robert E. Hannegan
creatorOf Robert E. Hannegan Papers. 1902 - 1992. Speech Files
creatorOf Hart, James, 1896-1959. Letters to Professor James Hart from eminent Americans in the fields of politics and political science on governmental policy and problems [manuscript] 1915-1953. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Robert E. Hannegan Papers. 1902 - 1992. Subject Files
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Georgetown Office and Residence
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Personal Files. 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Eleanor: General [1 of 3]. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, accompanied by a copy of a letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Robert Hannegan
creatorOf Robert E. Hannegan Papers. 1902 - 1992. Scrapbook and Printed Materials Files
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, papers 92-172, 92-257, 92-389, 92-415, 94-017, 96-066, 96-177, 97-347, 98-130, 2008-225, 2009-008. 29749116., 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Baldwin, Calvin Benham, 1902-1975. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Hart, James, 1896-1959. person
associatedWith Kempton, Greta, 1903-1991. person
associatedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
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Birth 1903-06-30

Death 1949-10-06

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