Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981Alternative names
From the description of Reminiscences of Emanuel Celler : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481075
Emmanuel Celler was a Representative from New York. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Columbia College in 1910 and Law school in 1912. His work in politics began during the first World War as an appeal agent on the draft board. His career in politics continues until 1975, he then returned to practicing law in Brooklyn, NY. Source for this biographical sketch, www.bioguide.congress.gov.
From the description of Celler's Anti-Trust Hearings : papers 1951-1958. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 319519064
Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York.
From the description of Papers of Emanuel Celler, 1924-1973 (bulk 1945-1973). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064054
1888, May 6:
Born, Brooklyn, N.Y.
A.B., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
LL.B., Columbia University Law School, New York, N.Y.
Began law practice in New York, N.Y., member of firm of Celler and Krashauer
Became member of Kaufman, Weitzner, and Celler
Married Stella B. Baar
1922- 1972: Member, United States House of Representatives
Organized Brooklyn National Bank, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Author of Foreign Trade Zones Act
Became partner in firm of Weisman, Celler, Quinn, Allan, and Spett
Published The Draft and You. New York: Viking Press
1949- 1953: Chairman, House Judiciary Committee
1949- 1953: Chairman, Monopoly Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee
Began Monopoly Subcommittee investigation of insurance
Coauthor, Celler-Kefauver Anti-Merger Act
Monopoly Subcommittee investigation of baseball
Published autobiography, You Never Leave Brooklyn. New York: J. Day Co.
Chairman, House Judiciary Committee
Author of Celler Civil Rights Act of 1957
Author of Civil Rights Act of 1960
Supported Civil Rights Act of 1964
Became senior member of House of Representatives
Member, law firm of Weisman, Celler, Spett, Modlin and Wertheimer, Washington, D.C.
1981, Jan. 15:
Died, Brooklyn, N.Y.
From the guide to the Emanuel Celler Papers, 1924-1973, (bulk 1945-1973), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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|Banks and banking--United States|
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|Busing for school integration--United States|
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|Representatives, U.S. Congress--New York (State)|