Chester Bowles papers
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Wofford, Harris, 1926-2019
Harris Llewellyn Wofford Jr. (April 9, 1926 – January 21, 2019) was an American attorney, civil rights activist, academic, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served as a United States Senator from Pennsylvania between 1991 and 1995. Born in Manhattan and raised in Johnson City, Tennessee and Scarsdale, New York, he founded the Student Federalists while a student at Scarsdale High School. From 1944 to 1945 he served in the United States Air Force, and then attended th...
Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981
Emanuel Celler (May 6, 1888 – January 15, 1981) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he representred Brooklyn and Queens in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1923 to 1973, representing the 10th (1923-1945, 1963-1973), 15th (1945-1953), and 11th (1953-1963) congressional districts. He is the longest-serving member ever of the United States Congress from the state of New York. Born in Brooklyn, he graduated from Boys High School there before earning B.A....
Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974
Ernest Henry Gruening (February 6, 1887 – June 26, 1974) was an American journalist and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, Gruening was the Governor of the Alaska Territory from 1939 until 1953 and a United States Senator from Alaska from 1959 until 1969. Born in New York City, Gruening attended The Hotchkiss School, and he graduated from Harvard University in 1907 and from Harvard Medical School in 1912. After completing his studies, he forsook medicine, instead pursuing a career ...
Harrison, Selig S
Reston, James, 1909-1995
James Barrett Reston, along with such writers as Eric Sevareid, Joseph Alsop, and Walter Lippmann, had a tremendous influence on shaping twentieth-century American journalism. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Reston worked in publicity and reporting before taking a job with the Associated Press. In 1937, he went to London to cover news and sports for the A. P. During this assignment, Reston met Arthur Hays Sulzberger, the publisher of The New York Times . Soon after their encoun...
Pillsbury, Philip Winston.
Rajagopalachari, C. (Chakravarti), 1878-1972
Bailey, Stephen Kemp
Bailey (1916-1982) (Harvard A.M., 1943; Ph.D., 1948) was Professor of Education and Social Policy and later Director of the Harvard Graduate School of Education Program in Administration, Planning and Social Policy. From the description of Papers of Stephen Kemp Bailey, 1977-1982 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973328 ...
Chubb, Thomas Caldecot, 1899-1972
Thomas Caldecot Chubb was born in East Orange, New Jersey, the son of insurance exective Herndon Chubb and his wife, Alice Lee Chubb. He was educated at St. Paul's School and at Yale College, receiving his BA in 1922. It was at Yale that he achieved his first literary successes. His poetry collection, The White God and Other Poems, was published in the Yale Younger Poets series in 1920, and his poem Kyrdoon was the Yale University Prize Poem in 1921. Although he served i...
Baptist lawyer and congressman from Arkansas. Served on the Christian Life Commission and served as President of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1957-1959. From the description of Papers [microform], 1950-1959. (Hudson Valley Community College). WorldCat record id: 72533314 From the description of Papers, 1950-1959. (Hudson Valley Community College). WorldCat record id: 51231066 Employee of U.S. Department of Agriculture and later U.S. representative from Arkansas,...
Cohelan, Jeffrey, 1914-
Nash, Philleo, 1909-1987
Anthropologist and government official. From the description of Papers, 1942-1966. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944369 ...
Dillon, C. Douglas (Clarence Douglas), 1909-2003
Clarence Douglas Dillon, born while his parents were traveling in Geneva, Switzerland on August 21, 1909, pursued a varied career of investment banking, public service and diplomacy, including service in three presidential administrations. Educated at Groton school in Groton, Massachusetts, Dillon graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1931. After briefly joining his father''s Wall Street investment firm, Dillon, Read and Co., Dillon joined the New York Stock exchange. Dillon left ...
James MacGregor Burns
Kreisky, Bruno, 1911-1990
Loeb, James, 1867-1933
Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968
Raymond Gram Swing (Mar. 25, 1887, Cortland, N.Y.-d. Dec. 22, 1968, Washington, D.C.), American print and broadcast journalist. From the description of Swing, Raymond Gram, 1887-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12012081 Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x00010c Journalist and radio commentator. Full name: Raymond Gram Swing. ...
Staebler, Neil, 1905-2000
Ann Arbor, Michigan, businessman and politician. Chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party. From the description of A tentative first accounting of the achievements of Michigan state government during the six terms of Governor G. Mennen Williams, 1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422545 Ann Arbor, Michigan, businessman and attorney, chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party State Central Committee, U.S. Congressman-at-large, 1963-1964, gubernatorial candi...
Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971
Thomas Joseph Dodd, the third generation of his family to reside in Connecticut, was born in Norwich on 15 May 1907. During his career he served two terms in the U.S. Senate, and became well known for his work on the Nuremburg Trials where he served as Vice-Chairman of the Review Board and Executive Trial Counsel. After an unsuccessful campaign for the Senate in 1970, Dodd retired from public life and died in 1971 at the age of 64. From the description of Thomas J. Dodd papers, 1919-...
Bernays, Edward L., 1891-1995
Public relations consultant. Died 1995. From the description of Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994 (bulk 1920-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979988 Public relations counselor. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward L. Bernays : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728613 Biographical Note 1891, N...
Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987
Economist,sociologist; interviewee d.1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Gunnar Myrdal : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574538 ...
Narayan, Jayaprakash, 1902-1979
Norman, Dorothy, 1905-1997
Dorothy Norman (1905-1997) was a photographer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Dorothy Norman, 1979 May 31-1979 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397445 Photographer, writer, editor, arts patron, advocate for social change. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 31, 1981 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862313 Photographer; New York, N....
Monagan, John S.
Monagan: an attorney, a member of Congress from Connecticut. He was a friend of sculptor Naum Gabo. Gabo was born in in Briansk, Russia in 1890 and died 1977. From the description of John S. Monagan papers regarding Naum Gabo, 1969-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291684 John Stephen Monagan was born Dec. 23, 1911, in Waterbury, Conn. He received his early education at Driggs, St. Mary's and Crosby high schools in Waterbury. After receiving his Bachelor's...
Ali, Chaudhri Muhammad
Moraes, F. R. (Francis Robert)
Leo Szilard was a nuclear physicist, biologist and advocate of global arms control. Aaron Novick is a biophysicist. From 1948 to 1952, they jointly investigated the genetics and physiology of bacteria and viruses at the Institute of Radiology and Physics (University of Chicago). From the description of Research files, 1948-1969. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 37952289 Gertrud Weiss studied medicine at the University of Vienna. After completing her...
Ye, Gongchao, 1904-1981
Ye Gongchao (George Yeh) served as Chinese foreign minister from 1950-1956 and as Ambassador to the United States from 1956 to 1961. From the description of Ye Gongchao poems, n.d. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 166379591 ...
Freeman, Orville L
Babbidge, Homer D., Jr
Altshul, Frank, 1887-
Keyserling, Leon Hirsch
Leon Keyserling was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1908. He grew up on the coastal island of St. Helena (SC) and later moved to Beaufort. Keyserling graduated from Beaufort High School at age 16 and attended Columbia University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. After receiving a degree from Harvard Law School, he taught economics at Columbia University and conducted research for the Rockefeller Foundation. At age twenty five, Keyserling was appointed Senator Robert F. Wagn...
Lawyer, judge; interviewee b. 1910; d. 1982. From the description of Reminiscences of Abe Fortas : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100438 Abe Fortas was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1910. He received his undergraduate degree from Southwestern College at Memphis in 1930, and his law degree from the Yale Law School in 1933. Fortas taught at Yale from 1933 until 1938, and served concurrently in a series of New Deal posi...
Hoffman, Anna Rosenberg, 1902-1983
An expert on labor mediation and welfare services, Hoffman, a Hungarian immigrant, founded her own consulting firm in 1924 and became an advisor to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, N.Y. Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, and N.Y. Governor Herbert Lehman. She served as regional director for the National Recovery Administration (1935) and the Social Security Board (1936-1943) during the New Deal; on the Retraining and Reemployment Administration (1941-1945), War Manpower Commission (1942-1945), and Off...
Giaimo, Robert N.
U.S. representative, of North Haven, Conn.; b. Robert Nicholas Giaimo, 1919. From the description of Robert N. Giaimo papers, 1956-1981. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28415240 Son of Rosario and Rose Scarpulla Giaimo, Robert Nicholas Giaimo was raised in North Haven, CT . He earned his A.B. from Fordham University (1941) and his LL.B. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1943. Giaimo married Marion Shuenemann of Windsor, CT, in ...
American editor of the "Saturday Review of Literature" from 1940-1977. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1960 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868047 Editor, journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376635 From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : lecture, 1959. (Colum...
Menʹshikov, M. A. (Mikhail Alekseevich)
Church, Franklin H. (Franklin Higby), 1880-
United States Senator from Idaho. From the description of Speech, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510693 ...
U.S. diplomat; served as labor attaché in Brussels, Athens and Mexico City, consular officer in Bombay and consul-general in Mozambique; advisor on African affairs in the Dept. of Labor. From the description of Papers of Smith Simpson [manuscript], 1918-1991. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647832642 Diplomat. Full name: Robert Smith Simpson. Born 1906; died 2010. From the description of Smith Simpson papers, 1833-1991 (bulk 1925-1979). (Unknown). ...
Rogers, James Gamble
James Gamble Rogers was born on March 3, 1867, in Bryants Station, Kentucky. He received a B.A. degree from Yale University in 1889 and Diplôme d'Architecte from the École Nationale et Spéciale des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1899. He began his architectural practice in New York City in 1905 and was responsible for numerous residences and government, church, hospital, and school buildings. Rogers died on October 1, 1947. From the description of James Gamble Rogers papers, ca. 1890s-198...
Gore, Albert, 1907-1998
Politician, Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Albert Arnold Gore : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620266 ...
Rockefeller, Laurance Spelman
Conservationist. From the description of Reminiscences of Laurance S. Rockefeller : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574079 ...
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...
United States. Department of State
The Department of Foreign Affairs was established by an act of July 27, 1789 (1 Stat. 28) and redesignated the Department of State by an act of September 15, 1789 (1 Stat. 68). It was the agency of the United States created by law to assist the President in the formulation and execution of the Nation's foreign policy, and in the conduct of foreign affairs and of certain domestic affairs. The Department made plans for peace and security among all nations, participated in the United Nations and o...
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few ...
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012
George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American politician, historian, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. McGovern grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where he was a renowned debater. He volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Forces upon the country's entry into World War II and as a B-24 Liberator pilot flew 35 missions over German-occupied Europe from a base in Italy. Among the medals besto...
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville), 1922-2012
Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach,lawyer and government official, was Deputy Attorney General from 1961 to 1962, and Attorney General of the United States from 1965 to 1966....
Rostow, W. W. (Walt Whitman), 1916-2003
Walt Whitman Rostow (also known as Walt Rostow or W.W. Rostow) OBE (October 7, 1916 – February 13, 2003) was an American economist, professor and political theorist who served as National Security Advisor to President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1966 to 1969. Rostow worked in the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and later was a foreign policy adviser and speechwriter for presidential candidate and then President John F. Kennedy; he is often credited with writin...
Albert, Carl Bert, 1908-2000
From 1971 to 1976 Carl Albert served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the highest elected public office held by an Oklahoman. On May 10, 1908, Albert was born at the Bolen-Darnell mining camp near McAlester to Ernest Homer and Leona Ann Scott Albert. He was the oldest of five children. A few years later the family moved to a farm near Bugtussle (also called Flowery Mound), and Albert attended primary school. In 1923 he enrolled at McAlester High School, his worn overalls belying ...
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961
Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn was born on January 6, 1882, in a rural area of Roane County, Tennessee. At age five, Rayburn, along with his parents and nine siblings, moved to a forty-acre cotton farm in Flag Springs, Texas. One more child was born after the move to Texas, and every member of the family had to do their share to make the farm profitable. Rayburn's interest in government coincided with the family's move, and it has been suggested that his curiosity intensified due to the "great golden...
Bundy, McGeorge, 1919-1996
McGeorge Bundy (1919-1996) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the national security advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He attended school at private institutions, including Dexter, Groton, and Yale University, from which he graduated first in his class with a degree in mathematics. As a junior fellow at Harvard University, Bundy changed his specialization to international relations. After serving in U.S. Army Intelligence during World War II, during which he rose...
Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-
Businessman, secretary of agriculture, and U.S. senator from New Mexico; d. 1975 From the description of Papers, 1945-1948. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939630 Clinton P. Anderson, politician, business proprietor and collector of rare books and documents, born 1895, Centerville, South Dakota, died 1975, Albuquerque, New Mexico. U.S. Representative from New Mexico, 1941-45, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1945-48, U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1949-71. ...
American journalist and author. From the description of Stewart Alsop collection, 1958-1973. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70976450 Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974) was an American newspaper columnist and political analyst. A graduate of Yale University (1936), he was an editor at Doubleday and wrote a regular column for the New York Times for nearly fifteen years. He is also the author of several books on politics and journalism. From the gui...
Nash, Philleo, 1909-
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952
Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...
Abe Fortas was born in 1910 in Memphis, Tennessee, to a working-class Orthodox Jewish family. He was educated in Memphis's public schools, and became well known locally playing the violin in a number of bands. He left high school early and enrolled at Southwestern College at Memphis, a school affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, from which he graduated first in his class in 1930. A leading Memphis family in the Jewish community, with connections to the Yale Law School, provided ...
Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985
Author Robert Nathan was born in New York City and educated in New York, Switzerland, the Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and Harvard. He worked in advertising and education before earning a living as an author; he has written poetry, essays, and drama, but is chiefly known for popular novels. His books are distinguished by charming, delicate prose, which creates a unique mood of mild fantasy; often sentimental, his work is also gently satirical. He also wrote screenplays, and several ...
Danenberg, Leigh, 1893-
Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966
Senator, lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Howard Alexander Smith : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725674 Howard Alexander Smith (b. Jan. 30, 1880, N.Y.C.-d. Oct. 27, 1966, Princeton, N.J.), U.S. Senator from New Jersey, graduated from Princeton University and the Columbia University law school. After practicing law in Colorado he served in the U.S. Food Administration during World War I. He was execut...
Chanderli, Abdel Kader
Deshmukh, Chintaman Dwarkanath, 1896-1982
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998
Alfred Bingham was born in 1905, the third son of Hiram Bingham III and Alfreda Mitchell Bingham. He graduated from Yale College in 1927 and Yale Law School in 1930. After obtaining his law degree, he embarked on a two year trip around the world, visiting several countries and meeting and interviewing many international figures for American newspapers. Upon his return, he began the progressive journal Common Sense with Selden Rodman, which the two of them owned and operated until it ceased circu...
Krock, Arthur, 1886-1974
Krock, a journalist, was editor-in-chief of the Louisville (Ky.) Times (1919-23), assistant to the president of the New York World (1923-27), member of the board of the New York Times from 1927 until his retirement, and a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board of the Columbia University School of Journalism (1940-53). From the description of Arthur Krock papers, 1909-1974 (bulk 1920-1968) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 77805948 Principal political writer and...
Mansfield, Michael Joseph "Mike", 1903-2001
Mike Mansfield Quiet Leadership in Troubled Times On March 24, 1998, Mike Mansfield returned to the Senate to deliver the first Leader's Lecture in the Old Senate Chamber, which had been restored during his long tenure as Senate majority leader. Many of the senators who attended had not served with Mansfield. He was 95 years old, but stood straight and spoke forthrightly. In reflecting on Senate leadership, he chose to deliver a speech that he had planned to give on November 22, 1963, but ...
Altschul, Frank, 1887-1981
Frank Altschul was born in San Francisco on April 21, 1887. He graduated from Yale in 1908 and served as chairman of the General American Investors Co. Inc. Altschul died on May 29, 1981. From the guide to the Frank Altschul papers, 1924-1941, (Manuscripts and Archives) Investment banker, philanthropist, bibliophile, authority on international affairs. From the description of Frank Altschul papers, 1900-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCa...
Green, Theodore Francis, 1867-1966
Brown University class of 1887. At different times lawyer with Green, Hinckley and Allen; and with Green, Curran, and Hart. Instructor in law at Brown University. Governor of Rhode Island. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1907-1938]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122365837 U.S. senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. From the description of Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960 (bulk 1937-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 75382875 ...
Loeb, James, 1867-
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972
Teacher, prime minister of the Gold Coast and president of Ghana, Pan-Africanist, and author. From the description of Papers, 1955-1987 (bulk 1965-1974). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70939653 ...
Vance, Cyrus R. (Cyrus Roberts), 1917-2002
Cyrus R. Vance was born on March 27, 1917, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He attended Yale University and earned his B.A. in 1939 and his LL.B. in 1942. He began governmental work in 1957 by helping to draft the National Space Act of 1958. In 1961, John F. Kennedy appointed him general counsel and, in 1962, promoted him to secretary of the army. In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Vance deputy secretary of defense. After resigning in 1967, Vance was asked by Johnson to ensure federa...
Chubb, Thomas Caldecott, 1899-
Reston, James Barrett, 1909-
Alsop, Joseph W. (Joseph Wright), 1876-1953
Biographical Note Joseph Alsop 1910, Oct. 11 Born, Avon, Conn. 1928 Graduated, Groton School, Groton, Mass. 1932 A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. ...
Staats, Elmer B., 1914-2011
Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Elmer Boyd Staats : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574489 Elmer Boyd Staats (b. 1914), accountant and government official, was the Deputy Director for the Bureau of the Budget form 1958 to 1966. From the description of Staats, Elmer B. (Elmer Boyd), 1914- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10567911 ...
Bernays, Edward L., 1891-
Mills, Wilbur D. (Wilbur Daigh), 1909-
Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Wilbur Daigh Mills : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742101 ...
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998
Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619921 From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728956 American historian. From the description of The price of Eire's neutrality : printed, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...
Judd, Walter H., 1898-1994
Physician, congressman, missionary. From the description of Reminiscences of Walter H. Judd : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376703 United States representative from Minnesota, 1943-1963; founder, Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals; co-founder, Committee of One Million. From the description of Walter Henry Judd papers, 1922-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872154 ...
Pomerance, Ralph, 1907-
Bingham, Jonathan B.
Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan B. Bingham : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527307 ...
Bailey, John M. (John Moran), 1904-1975
Horowitz, William, 1907-
Cowles, Gardner, 1903-
Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968
Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005
George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist and author, was best-known for his writings on Russia. In 1865 he was sent to Siberia as part of a surveying party to find a route for a telegraph line to connect Europe and America. Kennan traveled across Russia and wrote about his experiences in Tent Life in Siberia (1870). He worked as assistant manager of the Associated Press and wrote about the Russian prison and exile system for Century Magazine. In addition to his wor...
Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991
Hanson Baldwin was a writer for the Baltimore Sun (1928), the New York Times (1929-1968), and Reader's Digest (1968-1976). He reported extensively on World War II, and in 1942 he became military editor for the New York Times. Baldwin was co-chairman of the armaments group of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as editor of many books and authored numerous articles. Baldwin died in 1991. From the description of Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 (inclusive). (Unknown)....
Johnston, Eric A. (Eric Allen), 1895-1963
Motion picture executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Eric A. Johnston : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481310 Material for biographical note taken from "The Eric A. Johnston Story" by Ralph P. Edgerton, 1979. (Copy located in The Westerners, Spokane Corral Records [Ms 141].) Eric Johnston has been described as ambitious, aggressive, and industrious. With a plethora of natural ta...
Pillsbury, Philip W.
Ball, George W
Public official; interviewee b. 1909. From the description of Reminiscences of George Wildman Ball : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481071 From the description of Reminiscences of George Wildman Ball : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158078 From the description of Oral history interview with George Wildman Ball, 1978. (Columbia University In the City o...
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011
Robert Sargent Shriver (b. 1915-d. Jan. 18, 2011), brother-in-law of John F. Kennedy, lawyer, businessman, government official, and diplomat, was Assistant General Manager, Merchandise Mart from 1948 to 1961. During and after the Kennedy administration, her served as the Director of the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1966, Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity from 1964 to 1968, and Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1968. Shriver later served as Ambassador to Franc...
Bowles, Dorothy S. (Dorothy Stebbins)
Interviewee married Chester Bowles. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Stebbins Bowles : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722273 Dorothy S. Bowles: wife of Chester Bowles. who was twice ambassador to India; social worker, 1926-1935; accompanied her husband to Europe when he was International Chairman of the United Nations Appeal for Children (1948), and to India during his appointments as ambassador. She ...
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970
Finletter, Thomas K. (Thomas Knight), 1893-1980
Politician, government official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas K. Finletter : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569659 Thomas K. Finletter (1893-1980) was the Secretary of the Air Force from 1950 to 1953. From the description of Finletter, Thomas Knight, 1893-1980 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581168 Government official and lawyer;...
Waller, Barbara, 1914-
Norodom Sihanouk, Prince, 1922-2012
Norodom Sihanouk, roi du Cambodge, est né à Phnom Penh le 31 octobre 1922. Il fit ses études au lycée français de Saïgon. Petit-neveu du roi Sisowath Monivong, il monta sur le trône le 24 avril 1941 avec le soutien des Français. Il réclama dès 1945 l’indépendance. L’autonomie dans le cadre de l’Union française lui fut octroyée par la France par l’accord du 7 janvier 1946. Elle instaura un régime constitutionnel et démocratique en 1947. L’indépendance fut obtenue en 1953. Le 3 mars 1...
Munshi, Kanaiyalal Maneklal, 1887-1971
Cieplinski, Michel, 1906-
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996
Governor of Maine, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of state, of Waterville, Me.; d. 1996. From the description of Christmas card, 1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926049 United States senator from Maine. From the description of Address : at water symposium, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966 June 15. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33841361 Politician, governor of Maine, U.S. senator from Maine, and U.S. Secretary of State; d....
Harris, Seymour Edwin, 1897-1974
Epithet: Professor of Harvard University, economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x00033e Seymour Edwin Harris (Sept. 8, 1897 - Oct. 27, 1974), economist, teacher, author, and public servant, was born in New York City, the son of Augusta Kulick and Henry Harris. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1920 and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1926. His doctoral dissertation was awarded the David A. Wells Prize ...
Mortimer, Charles G., 1900-
Charles G. Mortimer (1900-1978) worked for General Foods Corporation from 1928-1965, becoming its president and chief executive officer in 1955 and chairman in 1959. From the description of Papers, 1943-1976. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29435611 ...
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...
Babbidge, Homer D.
Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974
American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...
Nuveen, John, 1919-1968.
Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969
Epithet: American orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x00028e Arthur Upham Pope (1881-1969) was an American authority on Persian art and antiquities. During the 1920s and 1930s, he organized international exhibitions of Persian art; advised museums, dealers and purchasers of Iranian art objects; edited the multi-volume Survey of Persian Art (published in 1938); and conducted archaeological exped...
Eaton, Cyrus Stephen, 1883-1979
Prominent Canadian-American capitalist and financier. He was an outspoken critic of other businessmen, supporter of labor, promoter of better U.S.-Soviet relations, and organizer of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. From the description of Papers, 1901-1978. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17974952 Epithet: initiator Pugwash International Conference of Nuclear Scientists British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : ...
Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988
Attwood, William, 1919-
Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of William Attwood : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721641 Publisher, ambassador. From the description of Reminiscences of William Attwood : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122480910 ...
Rajagopalachari, Chakravarti, 1879-1972
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987
Leon Hirsch Keyserling was born on January 22, 1908 in Charleston, South Carolina. He received his A.B. degree from Columbia University in 1928 and in 1931 he received his LL.B. from Harvard University. From 1931 to 1933 he was a graduate student in the Department of Economics at Columbia University. In 1933 he began work as an attorney for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. From 1933 to 1946 he was a consultant economist to Senate committees on issues relating to banking and currency, ...
Gore, Albert Arnold, 1907-
Hoffman, Paul G. (Paul Gray), 1891-1974
Businessman and government official. From the description of Papers, 1928-1972. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944301 ...
Adbulla, Mohammad, 1905-
Cohelan, Jeffery, 1914-
Jones, S. Shepard (Samuel Shepard), 1909-
Simpson, Robert Smith, 1906-
Benton, William, 1900-1973
Senator, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481066 From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721364 Art collector, politician; Chicago, Ill. Publisher of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Vice-President of the University of...
Epithet: Sec Canadian Institute for International Affairs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000367 ...
Lall, Arthur S. (Arthur Samuel), 1911-
Dayal, Rajeshwar, 1909-....
International diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Rajeshwar Dayal : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419338 ...
Chagla, Mahomedali Currim, 1900-....
Amory, Robert, 1915-
BIOGRAPHY United States Senator from Idaho. From the guide to the Frank Church Speech, 1960, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.) Rod Gramer was born in Boise in 1953 and graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in history in 1975. He was a journalist with the Idaho Statesman when he began research for a biography of Frank Church in 1978 with fell...
Patton, James G. (James George), 1902-
Agriculturist. From the description of Reminiscences of James G. Patton : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724296 From the description of Reminiscences of James G. Patton : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724275 ...
Jha, C. S. (Chandra Shekhar), 1909-
Giamo, Robert Nicholas, 1915-
Boggs, Thomas Hale
Swing, Raymond, 1887-
Mahtab, Harekrushna, 1900-1987
Jackson, Robert Gillman Allen, Sir.
Menshikov, Mikhail Alexeyevich, 1902-
Hayes, Samuel P. (Samuel Perkins), 1910-
Social scientist, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Perkins Hayes : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740955 Samuel Perkins Hayes (b. 1910), social psychologist and economist was a consultant to the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1969. From the description of Hayes, Samuel P. (Samuel Perkins), 1910- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572304 ...
Daddario, Emilio Q. (Emilio Quincy), 1918-2010
Emilio Q. Daddario was a Connecticut congressman in the United States House of Representatives from 1959 to 1970 who was active in committees on scientific research and aerospace. He was a 1939 graduate of Wesleyan University and practiced law in Connecticut prior to running for office. He served as mayor of Middletown, Conn. from 1946 to 1948. From the description of Emilio Q. Daddario Congressional papers, 1959 - 1970. (Wesleyan University). WorldCat record id: 271677035 ...
Staebler, Neil, 1905-
During the post-war period in Michigan politics, the state Democratic Party experienced a renaissance in voter acceptability. Roughly corresponding to the six term administration of Governor G. Mennen Williams (1949-1961) and in. part attributable to his extraordinary popularity, the Democratic Party underwent an about face and became a model of sorts for other state party organizations. The successful architect of the party's victorious campaigns in this period was Ann ...
Berle, Adolf A., Jr., 1895-1971
George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Adolf Augustus Berle (1895-1971) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the second of four children of Dr. Adolf Augustus and Mary Augusta (Wright) Berle. He graduated from Harvard College in 1913, after majoring in history, and received his M.A, degree the following year. In 1916 at...
Allilueva, Svetlana, 1926-2011
Labouisse, Henry R., 1904-1987
Henry R. Labouisse (1904-1987) was a distinguished American diplomat and international public servant. He served as a U.S. government official working on the formation and implementation of foreign economic policies during World War II, as director of the International Cooperation Administration (ICA) in 1961, and as U.S. Ambassador to Greece from 1962 to 1965. He also served as director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) from 1954 to 19...
Lamont, Thomas Stilwell, 1899-1967.
Lamont, son of financier Thomas W. Lamont, was a banker and served on Harvard University's Board of Corporation. From the guide to the Thomas Stilwell Lamont correspondence, 1954-1966., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Lamont, son of the financier Thomas W. Lamont, was a banker and served on Harvard University's Board of Corporation. John Masefield was an English poet. From the description of Correspondence, 1954-1966. (Harvard Univ...
Pillai, Narayana Raghavan, 1898-
Moraes, Francis Robert, 1907-
Bitker, Bruno V. (Bruno Voltaire), 1899-1984
Lawyer and civic leader, of Milwaukee, Wis.; director, U.S. Office of Price Administration of Wisconsin, Advocate of Peace under Law, Chair of World Peace through Law Center, United Nations. From the description of Bruno Bitker papers, 1910-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014375 ...
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006
Galbraith taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973248 John Kenneth Galbraith was born in Iona Station, Ontario, Canada in 1908. He emigrated to the United States in 1931 and became an American citizen in 1937. He received degrees from Ontario Agricultural College (1931), University of California (1933, 1934), and studied at Cambridge, England (1937-38). His academic career has...
Monroney, A. S. Mike (Almer Stillwell Mike), 1902-1980
Almer Stillwell Mike Monroney (b. March 2, 1902, Oklahoma City, Okla.-d. Feb. 13, 1980, Rockville, Md.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1924. He was a reporter, writer, and businessman until he was elected as a Democrat to Congress in 1938, serving from 1939 to 1951. He then became a Senator and serving for three terms from 1951 to 1969. From the description of Monroney, A. S. Mike (Almer Stillwell Mike), 1902-1980 (...
Laves, Walter H. C. (Walter Herman Carl), 1902-1983
Indiana University professor of Political Science. A native of Chicago, he received his degrees from the University of Chicago and held positions first at Hamilton College and then at the University of Chicago before coming to Indiana University. In the interval between his positions at Chicago and Indiana, during World War II and later, Laves had a career in public service. He served successively in the Office of Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs, the Office of Civilian Defesnse, and from 1...
Sparkman, John, 1899-1985
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481724 From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513439 John Jackson Sparkman (b. Dec. 20, 1899, Morgan County, Ala.-d. Nov. 16, 1985, Huntsville, Ala.), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Alabama, was ...
Muñoz Marín, Luis, 1898-1980
Luis Muñoz Marín, a Puerto Rican writer and political leader, was the first elected governor of Puerto Rico. His father, Luis Muñoz Rivera (1859-1916), was elected in 1910 as Puerto Rico's resident commissioner in Washington, D.C. Muñoz Marín was a strong advocate of increased autonomy for Puerto Rico, while believing that the island should maintain its economically beneficial ties with the United States. He was governer from 1949 to 1965, and was the principal founder of the Commonwealth (...
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966
American statesman; assistant to Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, 1919-1924; secretary of state, 1959-1961. From the description of Christian Archibald Herter miscellaneous papers, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458502 Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966) was born in Paris, France. He was a diplomat, politician, publisher, editor, and author. In 1959 Herter, who served as governor of Massachusetts during the mid-1950's, was appointed by President Dwight Eisen...
Rosenberg, Anna Marie, 1902-
Shepherd, George W.
Biographical/Historical Note American missionary in China, 1918-1939; adviser to Chiang Kai-shek. From the guide to the George W. Shepherd papers, 1895-1980, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...
Salisbury, Harrison E. (Harrison Evans), 1908-1993
Epithet: Associate Editor `The New York Times' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00005b The American journalist Harrison E. Salisbury (1908-1993) was well-known for his reporting and books on the Soviet Union. A distinguished correspondent and editor for the New York Times, he was the first American reporter to visit Hanoi during the Vietnam War. After editing the campus daily at the University of Minnes...
Rosenman, Samuel I. (Samuel Irving), 1896-1973
Lawyer and judge. From the description of Papers, 1945-1966. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70946898 Judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Irving Rosenman : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131331 From the description of Oral history interview with Samuel Irving Rosenman, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723901 Samue...
Monagan, John Stephen, 1911-
Shastri, Lal Bahadur, 1904-1966
Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis), 1904-1974
Charles "Chip" Eustis Bohlen (1904-1973), diplomat and Russian specialist, was born in Clayton, New York. After Bohlen took his B.A. at Harvard in 1927, he went on a world tour on a tramp ship. Although he had not intended to become a diplomat, his extensive world travels with his family as a child and his course work at Harvard caused him to enter the Foreign Service in Washington in 1929. He was assigned as vice-consul at Prague until 1931, when he became vice-consul at Paris. Here he began se...
Lewis, Alfred Baker, 1897-
Dodd, Thomas, 1907-
Krishnamachari, Shri Tiruvallur Thattai, 1899-
Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985
U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...
Voorhis, Jerry, 1901-1984
Horace Jeremiah Voorhis served as a U.S. congressman, and was a pioneer in the cooperative and group health movements. He was executive secretary of the Cooperative Health Federation of America and its successor, Group Health Association of America. From the description of Jerry Voorhis papers, 1947-1974. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63291422 From the guide to the Jerry Voorhis papers, 1947-1974, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfa...
Desai, Morarji, 1896-1995
Ali, Chaudhri Muhammad
1947-1951 Secretary-General to the Government; 1951-1955 Minister of Finance; 1955-1956 Prime Minister of Pakistan. Epithet: Prime Minister of Pakistan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x00006f ...
Waller, Theodore, 1916-
Seid, Herman, 1902-
Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977
University president; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Maynard Hutchins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740103 American author and University administrator. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Chicago, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 Feb. 4 and Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868116 From the CSDI Collection (Mss 18) descriptio...
Norman, Dorothy 1905-....
United States. Office of Price Administration
Doris Razook lived in Savannah, Georgia. From the description of Doris Razook ration book, 1943. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166147794 During World War II the Office of Price Administration (OPA) was the government agency that rationed most consumer goods and regulated their prices. Some of the rationed items included, tires, cars, gas, coffee, meats, and other food stuffs. OPA was in place for the duration of the war and continued operations until 1947...
McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009
U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...
Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973
Hamilton Fish Armstrong was born April 8, 1893, in the house on West 10th Street in New York City where he lived all his life. Following his Princeton graudation in 1916, he worked for the New Republic until he entered the army during World War I. At war's end, he served as a military attache to Serbia which kindled his lifelong interest in foreign affairs. After leaving the army, Armstrong became a foreign correspondence for the New York Evening Post. In 1922 Armstrong ...
Rockefeller, Laurance S., 1910-
Bissell, Richard M. (Richard Mervin), 1909-1994
Economist. From the description of Reminiscences of Richard Mervin Bissell, Jr. : oral history, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122343057 Richard M. Bissell served as economic adviser to the director of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945 to 1946, and served as deputy director, 1946. He also served as executive secretary of the President's Committee on Foreign Aid (Harriman Committee), 1947 to 1948; assistant administrator for the Economic Cooperation Administration...
Sen, B. R. (Binay Ranjan), 1898-1993
Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968
Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968) was a graduate of Groton and Harvard. After Harvard Law School he served for one year as secretary to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. A practicing attorney in Philadelphia for twenty-five years, Biddle was named the first chairman of the National Labor Relations Board in 1934, filling the post for one year. In 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1940, he was appointed Solicitor General of the U...
Ladejinsky, Wolf Isaac
Chatterjee, Dwarka Nath, 1914-....
Dempsey, John, 1915-
Alyea, Ethan Davidson, 1896-
Brooks, Robert Romano Ravi 1905-
Rogers, James Gamble, 1867-1947
James Gamble Rogers was born on March 3, 1867, in Bryants Station, Kentucky. He received a B.A. degree from Yale University in 1889 and a Diplôme d'Architecte from the École Nationale et Spéciale des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1899. He began his architectural practice in New York City in 1905 and was responsible for numerous residences and government, church, hospital, and school buildings. Rogers died on October 1, 1947. From the guide to the James Gamble Rogers papers, circa 1890s-198...
Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968
Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...
Clay, Lucius D. (Lucius Dubignon), 1897-1978
Lucius DuBignon Clay (1897-1978) was born in Marietta, Georgia, the son of U.S. Senator Alexander Stephen and Sarah (Francis) Clay. After graduating from West Point in 1918, he commissioned in the Army Corps of Engineers. From 1937 to 1938, he was chief engineer under General Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines. During his tenure with the War Department General Staff, he made brigadier general in March 1942 and major general nine months later. From 1944 to 1945, he served as deputy director for...
Rockefeller, John D., III (John Davison), 1906-1978
Philanthropist. From the description of Reminiscences of John Davison Rockefeller 3d : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724157 From the description of Reminiscences of John Davison Rockefeller 3d : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723979 ...
Harrison, Selig S.
Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986
Judge, diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419673 From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739696 From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Wor...
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964
Epithet: Prime Minister of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0003da Along with his father, Motilal, and Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru was the most visible and significant force for Indian independence. Raised partly in England, Nehru left his promising law practice to work for Indian independence, and was jailed often. He became the first Prime Minister of India, and is responsible for many of his count...
Narain, Jai Prakash.
Rao, V. K. R. V. (Vijendra Kasturi Ranga Varadaraja), 1908-1991
Millikan, Max Franklin, 1913-1969
Max Franklin Millikan (1913-1969) educator, economist, and intelligence officer, was Assistant Director of the Office of Research and Reports at the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) from 1951 to 1953. Before and after his time at the CIA, Millikan served as director of the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From the description of Millikan, Max F. (Max Franklin), 1913-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581641...
Straight, Michael Whitney.
Art administrator, art collector; Washington, D.C. From the description of Michael Whitney Straight interview, [ca. 1971]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220190485 The donor, Michael Straight, grew up at Dartington Hall, Devonshire, England, an experimental community founded by his mother, Dorothy Whitney Straight and her second husband Leonard K. Elmhirst. The community included a progressive coeducational boarding school and a cluster of art centers. In the early 1930s, St...
Sorensen, Theodore C.
Theodore C. (Chaikin) Sorensen was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on May 8, 1928. He attended the University of Nebraska, where he received a B.S. degree in Law in 1949 and an LL.B. in 1951. Mr. Sorensen was admitted to the Nebraska bar in 1951, the New York bar in 1966, the District of Columbia bar in 1971, and to the U.S. Supreme Court. He served as attorney for the Federal Security Agency from 1951 to 1952 and was a member of the staff of the Joint Committee on Railroad Retirement in the U.S. Sena...
Burns, James Macgregor
Bailey, Stephen Kemp.
Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...
Shiva Rae, B., 1891-
Maiwandel, Mohamed Hashim, 1921-
Jha, Lakshmi Kant, 1913-1988
Hays, Mortimer, 1897-1962.
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Szilard, Leo, 1898-1964.
McCormack, John W. (John William), 1891-1980
John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. An attorney and a Democrat, McCormack served in the United States Army during World War I, and afterwards won terms in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Massachusetts State Senate before winning election to the United States House of Representatives. He became the 45th Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1962. McCormack enjoyed a long House career (192...
Koirala, Matrika Prasad, 1912-
Ahmed, Aziz, 1906-
O'Dwyer, Paul, 1907-1998
Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul O'Dwyer : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147572 From the description of Papers, 1932-1969, 1945-1949 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516916 Paul O'Dwyer was born in Bohola, County Mayo, Ireland. Like his brother, William O'Dwyer, who was New York City Mayor from 1946 to 1950, Paul was also active in New York's local politics. Paul O'...
McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969
Ralph McGill, as editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution, was a leading voince for racial and ethnic tolerance in the South from the 1940s through the 1960s. As an influential daily columnist, he broke the code of silence on the subject of segregation, chastising a generation of demagogues, timid journalists, and ministers who feared change. When the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregated schools in 1954 and southern demagogues led defiance of the court, segregationists vilified McGill ...
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...
Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980
Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...
Freeman, Orville L.
Hays, Brooks, 1898-
Kennedy, Donald D. (Donald Dwight), 1900-
Rostow, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1913-2002
Eugene V. Rostow (1913-2002) graduated from Yale College in 1933 and Yale Law School in 1937. During his career, he served on the Law School faculty and as dean. Rostow also held various governmental positions including that of undersecretary for political affairs during the Lyndon Baines Johnson administration. He published widely in the fields of foreign relations and international security. From the description of Eugene Victor Rostow papers, 1931-1999 (inclusive). (Unknown). Worl...
Reuss, Henry S.
U.S. Representative (Dem.) from the 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin, 1955-1982. From the description of Henry S. Reuss Peace Corps Records, 1957-1980, bulk 1960-1961. (Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 30693315 U.S. Representative from the 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin, 1955-1982. From the description of Henry S. Reuss Menominee Indian Records, 1952-1979, undated. (Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library). W...
Menon, Kumara Padmanabha Sivasankara, 1898-....
Oakes, John B. (John Bertram), 1913-2001
BIOGHIST REQUIRED John B. Oakes, journalist, editor, and environmentalist was born in Philadelphia in 1913 to George Washington Ochs-Oakes and Bertie Gans Ochs. He attended Princeton University and studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. Following graduation, he started as a reporter on the Trenton Times and the Trenton State Gazette, and in 1937, joined the staff of the Washington Post as a police reporter, but quickly moved to covering both houses of Congress. He was drafted into the...
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986
United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996
Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...
Garrison, Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham), 1897-1991
Attorney, educator, civil rights advocate. B.A., Harvard College, 1919; LL. B., Harvard Law School, 1922; Dean, Wisconsin Law School, 1932-1945; Chairman, National Labor Relations Board, 1934-1935; Chairman, National War Labor Board, 1945-1946; President, National Urban League, 1947-1952; Chairman, Presidential Campaign Committee (New York State) for Adlai Stevenson, 1952; Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union, 1953-1954; Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, 1946-1989. ...
Yeh, Kung-Ch'ao, 1904-
Brewster, Kingman, 1919-1988
Kingman Brewster was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts on June 17, 1919. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale in 1941 and his law degree from Harvard in 1948. Brewster taught law at Harvard from 1949-1960. He served as provost of Yale from 1961-1963 and was president of Yale from 1963-1977. Brewster was U.S. ambassador to Great Britain from 1977-1981. Kingman Brewster died on November 8, 1988. From the description of Kingman Brewster personal papers, 1920-1989 (inclusive). ...
Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732848 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527416 U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois). From the description of Paul H. Douglas papers, 1932-1971. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat ...
Myrdal, Karl Gunnar, 1898-
Dillon, Clarence Douglas, 1909-