Steagall, Henry Bascom, 1873-1943.

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Steagall, born in Dale County, Alabama, earned a law degree from the University of Alabama in 1893. A Democrat, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama's 3rd Congressional District in 1915. Steagall chaired the House banking committee from 1931 until his death in 1943. In 1933, he co-sponsored the Glass-Steagall Act, which created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

From the description of Papers, 1900-1989. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 28170233

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creatorOf Bankhead, William Brockman, 1874-1940. Papers, 1875-1952 and n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Alabama. Governor (1943-1947 : Sparks). Public relation files, 1943-1947. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Bankhead, John Hollis, 1872-1946. Papers, 1880-1947 and n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Steagall, Henry Bascom, 1873-1943. Papers, 1900-1989. Auburn University.
referencedIn Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers, 1902-1973 Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Bankhead, John Hollis, 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Bankhead, William Brockman, 1874-1940. person
associatedWith Brown, Prentiss Marsh, 1889-1973 person
associatedWith Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Hill, Lister, 1894-1984. person
associatedWith Law, Myra Steagall. person
associatedWith United States. Congress corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration (Ala.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Agricultural laws and legislation
Banks and banking
Political campaigns
Deposit insurance
New Deal, 1933-1939
Patronage, Political
Politics, Practical


Birth 1873

Death 1943

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