Waymack, W. W. (William Wesley), 1888-1960

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Waymack was a Pulitzer Prize winning editor of the Des Moines Register and tribune, 1931-1946, and one of the original members of the first Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1949. He also served as chairman of the Economic Policy Committee, 1938-1941, and was a member of the Iowa Farm Tenancy Committee, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Allied Mission for the Observation of Greek Elections (1946). Waymack was involved in over one hundred organizations and projects. His correspondents include many of the leading political figures of the day.

From the description of Papers / W.W. Waymack. 1927-1961. (Iowa Sate Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 15141212

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associatedWith Berry, Don L. (Don Lytton), 1880-1974. person
associatedWith Biermann, Frederick Elliott, 1884-1968. person
correspondedWith Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946. person
associatedWith Des Moines Register and Tribune. corporateBody
associatedWith Fox, Fontaine, 1884-1964. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Iowa Farm Tenancy Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Iowa Library Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Lange, Dorothea. person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Shambaugh family. family
associatedWith Spivak, John L., 1897-1981 person
associatedWith Spivak, John Louis, 1897- . person
associatedWith U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Des Moines (Iowa)
Iowa--Des Moines
American newspapers
International correspondence


Birth 1888

Death 1960




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