Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935

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Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer. He wrote books about pioneer life and published a biography of Herbert Hoover. In 1932 he returned to his home in Minnesota and was assassinated because of his political writings.

From the guide to the Walter W. Liggett papers, 1896-1932, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer.

He wrote books about pioneer life and published a biography of Herbert Hoover. In 1932 he returned to his home in Minnesota and was assassinated because of his political writings.

From the description of Walter W. Liggett papers, 1896-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122532295

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creatorOf Peterson, Hjalmar Otto, 1879-1957. Hjalmar Otto Peterson papers, 1930-1954. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935. Walter W. Liggett papers, 1896-1932. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Walter W. Liggett papers, 1896-1932 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee. Aldino Felicani Collection: Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee Records, 1915-1977 ((bulk 1920-1927)). Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner), 1879-1961. J. A. A. Burnquist papers, 1884-1961. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn St. Paul gangster history research collection., 1981-1995. Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1931. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Walter W. Liggett and Edith Fleischer Liggett: Marda Liggett Woodbury Research Files, undated Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Maccabee, Paul, 1955-. St. Paul gangster history research collection, 1981-1995. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Woodward, William E., 1874-1950. W.E. Woodward letters, 1926, 1944. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brinton, J. W. (Job Wells), 1883-. J. W. Brinton papers, 1918-1924. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
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associatedWith Brinton, J. W. (Job Wells), 1883- person
associatedWith Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner), 1879-1961. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Maccabee, Paul, 1955-. person
associatedWith Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942. person
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith Peterson, Hjalmar Otto, 1879-1957. person
associatedWith Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodbury, Marda Liggett person
associatedWith Woodward, William E., 1874-1950. person
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Socialism--United States
Prohibition--United States
Prohibition
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Birth 1886-02-14

Death 1935-12-09

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