Pauley, Edwin W. (Edwin Wendell), 1903-

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From the description of Reminiscences of Edwin Wendell Pauley : transcript, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726158

Edwin Wendell Pauley was born in 1903 to Elbert L. Pauley and Ellen Van Petten. He received his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley in 1923 and soon thereafter began a successful career as an oilman. In 1940 Pauley served as a member of the University of California Board of Regents, a position he kept for 30 years. He also served as a delegate from California at the 1944 Democratic National Convention and by 1960 he was the treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. After the war from 1945 to 1947, Pauley was the United States representative to the Allied Reparations Committee, serving and advising Presidents Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson. Pauley was first married to Norma Barrett. They had a son, Edwin Wendell Pauley, Jr. He later married Bobette J. McHenry (Bobbe) and had a daughter and two sons: Susan Jean, Stephen M., and Robert V. (Buzz). In 1947, Pauley and four other wealthy oilmen bought an island off the eastern coast of Oahu in Kaneohe Bay. Eventually, Pauley bought the other four shares and became the sole owner, calling it Coconut Island, where he and his family and friends spent many vacations together. After his death in 1981, the island was put up for sale by his wife and children, and eventually became the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.

From the description of Papers, 1907-2001. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 320043491

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Edwin Wendell Pauley was born in 1903 to Elbert L. Pauley and Ellen Van Petten. He received his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley in 1923 and soon thereafter began a successful career as an oilman. In 1940 Pauley served as a member of the University of California, Board of Regents, a position he kept for 30 years. He also served as a delegate from California at the 1944 Democratic National Convention and by 1960 he was the treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. After the war from 1945 to 1947, Pauley was the United States representative to the Allied Reparations Committee, serving and advising Presidents Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson. Pauley was first married to Norma Barrett. They had a son, Edwin Wendell Pauley, Jr. He later married Bobette J. McHenry (Bobbe) and had a daughter and two sons: Susan Jean, Stephen M., and Robert V. (Buzz). In 1947, Pauley and four other wealthy oilmen bought an island off the eastern coast of Oahu in Kaneohe Bay. Eventually, Pauley bought the other four shares and became the sole owner calling it Coconut Island where he and his family and friends spent many vacations together. After his death in 1981, the island was put up for sale by his wife and children, and eventually became the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.

From the guide to the Edwin Wendell Pauley Papers, 1907-2001, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf United States. Reparations Mission to Japan. Reparations Mission to Japan photographs, 1946. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Edwin W. Pauley Papers. 1928 - 1996. Under Secretary of the Navy Files Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 20] National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Edwin W. Pauley Papers. 1928 - 1996. Allied Commission on Reparations Files Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 28] National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Pauley, Edwin W. (Edwin Wendell), 1903-. Report, [ca. 1945] Itasca Community College
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JAN. 31] National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Pauley, Edwin W. (Edwin Wendell), 1903-. Reminiscences of Edwin Wendell Pauley : transcript, 1957. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Edwin W. Pauley Papers. 1928 - 1996. Printed Materials Files Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Diaries Files. 1947 - 1953. 1953. 1947 - 1953. Diary Entry of Former President Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Papers. 1860 - 1964. Correspondence with Harry S. Truman. 1945 - 1962. Harry S. Truman, 1945-May 1947. 1945 - 1962. Letter from Harry S. Truman to Eleanor Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
creatorOf Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs. 1860 - 1952. Report on Japanese Assets in Manchuria to the President of the United States National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Pauley, Edwin W. (Edwin Wendell), 1903-. Papers, 1907-2001. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn United States. Reparations Mission to Japan photographs, 1946 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn Official Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1953. Official Files . 1945 - 1953. Political Matters, OF 300. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman Library
creatorOf Edwin Wendell Pauley Papers, 1907-2001 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
referencedIn Fox Movietone News Collection. 1957 - 1963. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 1957 - 1963. Movietone News, Vol. 42, No. 83 National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Edwin W. Pauley Papers. 1928 - 1996. Photographs Files Harry S. Truman Library
creatorOf Edwin W. Pauley Papers. 1928 - 1996. Subject Files Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. Files from the Merry-Go-Round Farm, 1919-1969 Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Eugene Swarzwald, Pictorial California and the Pacific, Collection of Photographs, 1909-ca.1968, bulk ca. 1925-1968 The Huntington Library
referencedIn Peirson M. Hall papaers, 1908-1979 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
creatorOf Corley, James H., 1904-. Interviews on the University of California loyalty oath controversy [sound recording] / conducted by David. P. Gardner. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Maps Showing Post-World War II Areas of Concern National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Nigg, Cyril C., 1905-. Oral history interview with Cyril C. Nigg. 1993. Transcript. / by Dale E. Treleven, Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives. California State Archives
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] Bancroft Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Records Relating to Owen Lattimore National Archives at College Park
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associatedWith Hall, Peirson M. (Peirson Mitchell), 1894-1979 person
associatedWith Lubin, Isador, 1896-1978. person
associatedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971, person
associatedWith Nigg, Cyril C., 1905- person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Swarzwald, Eugene. person
associatedWith United States. Reparations Mission to Japan. corporateBody
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