Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph), 1916-2006

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Secretary of the U.S. Senate and foreign affairs consultant.

From the description of Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987 (bulk 1946-1985). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982004

Biographical Note

  • 1916, Jan. 30: Born, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1936: B.A., political science, New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1942: M.A., international relations, New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1942 - 1943 : Researcher, Legislative Reference Service, Library of Congress
  • 1943 - 1946 : Sergeant, U.S. Army, stationed primarily in China
  • 1946 - 1950 : Far East research specialist, Legislative Reference Service, Library of Congress
  • 1950 - 1952 : Chief, Foreign Affairs Division, Legislative Reference Service, Library of Congress
  • 1952 - 1958 : Consultant to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
  • 1958: Married Rita MacDonald
  • 1958 - 1963 : Staff advisor on foreign affairs for Senator Mike Mansfield
  • 1961 - 1963 : Acting secretary for the majority, U.S. Senate
  • 1963 - 1966 : Secretary for the majority, U.S. Senate
  • 1966 - 1977 : Secretary of the Senate
  • 1972 - 1976 : Developed strategy and served as senior negotiator for three senate leadership missions to China
  • 1975: Published with Ernest S. Griffith, Congress: Its Contemporary Role, fifth edition, New York: New York University Press
  • 1975 - 1976 : Member, Commission on the Operation of the Senate
  • 1977: Retired from government service Became consultant and lobbyist with special reference to Chinese-Asian matters
  • 1983: Edited with Charles E. Morrison, The Japanese Diet and the U.S. Congress. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press
  • 2006, Apr. 9: Died, Chevy Chase, Md.

From the guide to the Francis R. Valeo Papers, 1916-1987, (bulk 1946-1985), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Relation Name
associatedWith Arthur E. Scott, 1917-1976 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Japan. Kokkai. corporateBody
associatedWith Library of Congress. Legislative Reference Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Mansfield, Mike, 1903-2001. person
associatedWith Scott, Arthur E., 1917-1976. person
associatedWith United States Association of Former Members of Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Commission on the Operation of the Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate corporateBody
correspondedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Korea
China
United States
Japan
East Asia
United States
Korea
Asia
China
Japan
Asia
Philippines
Philippines
Subject
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Occupation
Secretaries, U.S. Senate
Consultants
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Birth 1916-01-30

Death 2006-04-09

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English

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