Spence, Brent, 1874-1967

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Legislator, Lawyer.

Spence was born in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky and was elected as a democrat to represent the old sixth district of Kentucky in the 72nd Congress in 1930. He was reelected for sixteen consecutive terms, serving until his retirement in 1962. In 1943 Spence became chairman of the Committee on Banking and Currency, an office he held until his retirement, except during the republican controlled 80th and 83rd Congresses, when he was ranking minority member of the committee.

From the description of Brent Spence papers, 1930-1962, 1943-1962. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 14971581

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referencedIn Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers, 1902-1973 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Smith, Frederick C. (Frederick Cleveland), 1884-1956. Papers 1936-1954. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991. Albert B. Chandler papers, 1920-1974. University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Spence, Brent, 1874-1967. Brent Spence papers, 1930-1962, 1943-1962. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Pike, Burlyn. Legal records, 1952-1953. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Representative Brent Spence Letter, 1961. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Kingsbury, Gilbert W., 1909-. Gilbert W. Kingsbury papers, 1952-1964. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991. John Sherman Cooper papers, 1927-1979. University of Kentucky Libraries
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associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971. person
associatedWith Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956. person
associatedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965. person
associatedWith Brown, Prentiss Marsh, 1889-1973 person
associatedWith Byrnes, James Francis, 1879-1972. person
associatedWith Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991 person
associatedWith Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991. person
associatedWith Cooper, William A., 1854-1928? person
associatedWith Dillon, C. Douglas (Clarence Douglas), 1909-2003. person
associatedWith Farley, James Aloysius, 1888-1876. person
associatedWith Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986. person
associatedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972. person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963. person
associatedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968. person
associatedWith Kingsbury, Gilbert W., 1909- person
associatedWith La Guardia, Fiorella H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947. person
associatedWith Lucas, Scott, 1937- person
associatedWith McCormack, John W., 1891-1980. person
associatedWith Meany, George, 1894-1980. person
associatedWith Pike, Burlyn. person
associatedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961. person
associatedWith Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994. person
associatedWith Smith, Frederick C. (Frederick Cleveland), 1884-1956. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. person
associatedWith Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Veterans Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Vinson, Fred, 1890-1953. person
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United States
Banks and banking


Birth 1874-12-24

Death 1967-09-18


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