Committee for the Nation's Health

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Incorporated 1946 with Michael M. Davis, Ph.D., as chair of its Executive Committee. Its purpose was to promote national health insurance. With the election of Eisenhower in 1952 began to function as a health information office for organized labor. Abolished in January, 1956.

From the description of Committee for the Nation's Health records, 1939-1956 (bulk 1946-1955) [microform]. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 181359085

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Medical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Davis, Michael Marks, 1879-1971. person
associatedWith Dingell, John D. 1894-1955). person
associatedWith Falk, I. S. 1899-1984. person
associatedWith Falk, I. S. (Isidore Sydney), 1899-1984. person
associatedWith Frothingham, Channing, 1881-1959. person
associatedWith Inter-University Labor Education Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Lasker, Albert Davis, 1880-1952. person
associatedWith Lasker, Mary. person
associatedWith Murray, James E. person
associatedWith National Physicians' Committee for the Extension of Medical Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President (1945-1953 : Truman). corporateBody
associatedWith Wagner, Robert F. 1877-1953. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Public health
National Health Insurance, United States--Legislation

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Active 1939

Active 1955



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SNAC ID: 71121564