William H. Benjamin Letters 1935-1936


William H. Benjamin Letters 1935-1936

Papers of the American publisher of the , a publication devoted to the interests of the American farmer; includes incoming correspondence from congressmen, senators, and governors concerning a campaign by the for rural road development. National Farm News National Farm News

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Jenckes, Virginia Ellis, 1877-1975

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Virginia Ellis Jenckes (November 6, 1877 – January 9, 1975) served three terms as a U.S. Representative (March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939) from Indiana's Sixth Congressional District. The Terre Haute, Indiana, native was the first woman from Indiana to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Alongside Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy, she was the second woman Representative from the Midwest and the first who was not succeeding a male relative. Born Virginia Ellis Soames in Terre Haute, Ind...

Kahn, Florence P. (Florence Prag), 1866-1948

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Rogers, Edith Nourse, 1881-1960

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Bridges, H. Styles (Henry Styles), 1898-1961

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Sholtz, David, 1891-1953

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Ross, Charles Ben.

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Buckler, Richard Thompson.

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Minton, Sherman, 1890-1965

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Sherman "Shay" Minton (October 20, 1890 – April 9, 1965) was a United States Senator from Indiana and later an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was a member of the Democratic Party. After attending college and law school, Minton served as a captain in World War I, following which he launched a legal and political career. In 1930, after multiple failed election attempts, and serving as a regional leader in the American Legion, he became a utility commissioner und...

Cross, Wilbur L. (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948

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Epithet: of the `Yale Review' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000284 Cross was Governor of Connecticut. From the description of Proclamation of Thanksgiving day for the state of Connecticut : DS, 1936. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26525875 Wilbur Lucius Cross was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, on April 10, 1862. He received his B.A. from Yale in 1885...

Earle, George H. (George Howard), 1856-1928

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Healey, Arthur Daniel, 1889-

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Buck, Clayton Douglass, 1890-1965.

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Pierce, Walter Marcus, 1861-1954

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Walter Marcus Pierce (1861-1954) was a rancher, educator and legislator in Oregon. From the guide to the Walter Marcus Pierce papers, 1916-1945, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) Born on a farm in Grundy County, Illinois on May 20, 1861, Walter M. Pierce was U.S. Congressman for Eastern Oregon's Second District from 1933-1943. He served as Governor of Oregon from 1923-1927. An active member of the Democratic Party, Pierce was essentially a Populist. He was an arde...

Martin, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1863-1946

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Tingley, Clyde

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Benjamin, William H.

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William H. Benjamin is best known for his publication, National Farm News. In a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Virginia E. Jenckes, a congresswoman from Indiana writes ( 20 Jan 1936 ): The National Farm News published at Wisconsin Avenue and M. Street, N. E., Washington, D.C., by Mr. William H. Benjamin, has been rendering a real and genuine service to farmers throughout America for the past ten years. About a year ago Mr. Benjamin acquired the ownership ...

Mitchell, John R. (John Richard), 1861-1939

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Johnson, Edwin C. (Edwin Carl), 1884-1970

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Colorado state representative (1923-1931). Colorado Lieutenant Governor (1931-1932). Governor of Colorado (1933-1937, 1955-1957). U.S. Senator from Colorado (1937-1955). From the description of Governor Edwin C. Johnson papers, 1906-1987 1942-1968 [manuscript]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 18009290 Edwin Carl Johnson (1884-1970) was Governor of Colorado in 1933 – 1937 and 1955 – 1957, the only person to serve three terms as Governor of Colorado and three term...

Lemke, William, 1878-1950

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Sheppard, Morris, 1875-1941

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Morris Sheppard (1875-1941) was born May 28, 1875, in Wheatsville, Texas. He received his AB degree from the University of Texas in 1895 and his LLB in 1897. He also earned an LLM degree from Yale University, before beginning his law practice in Pittsburgh and Texarkana. In 1902, Sheppard was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives to fill the space left vacant by his father’s death. He served until 1913 when he became a U.S. Senator, a post he would hold until his own death in...

Welford, Walter.

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Hoffman, Harold Giles, 1896-1954

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Gwynne, John W.

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