Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall), 1881-1960

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From the description of Papers of Donald R Richberg, 1900-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82285669

Biographical Note

  • 1881, July 10: Born, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • 1901: B.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1904: LL.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1904: Admitted to Illinois bar
  • 1904 - 1933 : Law Firm, Richberg, Ickes and Richberg, Illinois
  • 1912: Adviser to Theodore Roosevelt organizing Progressive Party
  • 1913 - 1914 : Director, Reference Bureau of the Progressive Party
  • 1913 - 1915 : Special assistant to state’s attorney, Illinois
  • 1915 - 1927 : Special counsel to city of Chicago, Ill., in gas litigation
  • 1916 - 1919 : Master in chancery, Circuit Court of Cook County, Ill.
  • 1922 - 1932 : Counsel for Conference on Valuation of Railroads
  • 1926: Chief author of Railway Labor Act
  • 1926 - 1933 : Counsel for Railway Labor Executives Association
  • 1929 - 1933 : Special assistant attorney general of Arizona
  • 1930: Defended Railway Labor Act before United States Supreme Court
  • 1932: Special adviser to Senate Judiciary Committee on drafting Morris-LaGuardia Anti-Injunction Bill
  • 1932: Adviser to Franklin D. Roosevelt during presidential campaign
  • 1933: Adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in formulating National Industrial Recovery Act
  • 1933 - 1935 : General counsel and later director of National Recovery Administration
  • 1935 - 1936 : Special assistant to attorney general
  • 1936 - 1960 : Member, law firm of Davies, Richberg, Tydings, Beebe and Landa, Washington, D.C.
  • 1960, Nov. 27: Died, Charlottesville, Va.

From the guide to the Donald R. Richberg Papers, 1900-1960, (bulk 1953-1958), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. James J. Kilpatrick papers [manuscript], 1925-1966 (bulk 1950-1966). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall), 1881-1960. Addresses [manuscript] 1940-53. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Stone, Walker, 1904-1973. Papers, 1918-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952. Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). Library of Congress
creatorOf Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall), 1881-1960. Papers of Donald R Richberg, 1900-1960. Library of Congress
creatorOf Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.). [Honorary degrees series] / [Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.]. Knox College, Seymour Library
referencedIn Clarence Darrow Papers, 1894-1941, (bulk 1910-1935) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lord, John Solon, 1881-1979. John Solon Lord papers, 1837-1971. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964. Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965 (bulk 1935-1964). Library of Congress
creatorOf Weisiger family. Papers of the Weisiger family, 1905-1960. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mellett, Lowell, 1884-1960. Papers, 1938-1944. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Creel, George, 1876-1953. George Creel papers, 1857-1953 (bulk 1896-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn Witte, Edwin E. (Edwin Emil), 1887-1960. Edwin E. Witte papers, 1903-1970. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall), 1881-1960. Donald R. Richberg papers, 1907-1957 (bulk 1920-1933). Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Newcombe, Alfred W. Papers, 1945-1946. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Chicago Teachers' Federation. Chicago Teachers' Federation records, 1864-1968 (bulk 1898-1968). Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Donald R. Richberg Papers, 1900-1960, (bulk 1953-1958) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943. Ben B. Lindsey papers, 1838-1957 (bulk 1890-1943). Library of Congress
referencedIn Wyzanski, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1906-1986. Papers of Charles Edward Wyzanski, Jr., 1930-1968 (inclusive). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall), 1881-1960. Speeches, 1940-1957. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Harold H. Burton Papers, 1792-1965, (bulk 1935-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harold L. Ickes Papers, 1815-1969, (bulk 1933-1951) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George Creel Papers, 1857-1953, (bulk 1896-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Brownell, Baker, 1887-1965. Baker Brownell Papers, 1904-1965. Northwestern University
referencedIn Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967. Papers, 1866-1953, 1933-1953 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Papers, 1930-1968 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Lewis, Ernest Irving, 1873-1947. Papers of Ernest Irving Lewis, 1897-1944 (bulk 1921-1944). Library of Congress
referencedIn Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938. Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935). Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Brownell, Baker, 1887-1965. person
correspondedWith Bryan, D. Tennant (David Tennant), 1906-1998 person
correspondedWith Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964. person
associatedWith Chicago Teachers' Federation corporateBody
correspondedWith Creel, George, 1876-1953. person
correspondedWith Croly, Herbert David, 1869-1930 person
correspondedWith Crow, Allen B. person
correspondedWith Cummings, Homer S. (Homer Stillé), 1870-1956 person
correspondedWith Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938. person
correspondedWith Davies, Joseph Edward person
correspondedWith DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959 person
associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Hassenauer, Leo J. person
correspondedWith Hawkes, Albert W. (Albert Wahl), 1878-1971 person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
correspondedWith Hutchinson, B. E. (B. Edwin), 1888-1961 person
correspondedWith Hutton, Edward F. (Edward Frances), 1875-1962 person
associatedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952. person
associatedWith Insull, Samuel, 1859-1938. person
correspondedWith Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 person
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925. person
associatedWith Lewis, Ernest Irving, 1873-1947. person
correspondedWith Lewis, William Draper, 1867-1949 person
associatedWith Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981. person
correspondedWith Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943. person
correspondedWith Locke, Peter, -1960 person
correspondedWith Lord, John Solon, 1881-1979 person
correspondedWith McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943 person
associatedWith Mellett, Lowell, 1884-1960. person
correspondedWith Merriam, Charles Edward, 1874-1953 person
correspondedWith Moreell, Ben, 1892-1978 person
associatedWith Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967. person
associatedWith National Emergency Council (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Newcombe, Alfred W. person
associatedWith Norris, George W. (George William), 1861-1944 person
associatedWith People's Gas Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Progressive Party, 1912 corporateBody
associatedWith Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) corporateBody
associatedWith Railway Labor Executives Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971 person
associatedWith Robertson, David Brown, 1876-1961. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
correspondedWith Rosenman, Samuel I. (Samuel Irving), 1896-1973 person
correspondedWith Rumely, Edward A. (Edward Aloysius), 1882-1964 person
correspondedWith Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971 person
correspondedWith Stagg, Amos Alonzo, 1862-1965 person
associatedWith Stone, Walker, 1904-1973. person
correspondedWith Swope, Gerard, 1872-1957 person
associatedWith United States. National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Recovery Administration. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Wallace, DeWitt, 1889-1981 person
correspondedWith Watson, Edwin (Edwin Martin), 1883-1945 person
associatedWith Weisiger family. family
associatedWith Witte, Edwin E. (Edwin Emil), 1887-1960. person
associatedWith Wyzanski, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1906-1986. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Chicago (Ill.)
United States
United States
Illinois--Chicago
United States
Subject
Industrial relations
Public utilities--20th century
Progressivism (United States politics)
New Deal, 1933-1939
Depressions--1929
Public welfare--20th century
Conservatism--United States
Labor unions
Presidents--Election
Labor laws and legislation--United States
Labor movement
Authors, American--20th century
Railroads--Employees--Labor unions
Railroads--Employees
Working class
American literature
Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
Lawyers--20th century
Industrial policy--United States
Occupation
Public officials
Authors
Lawyers
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Birth 1881-07-10

Death 1960-11-27

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