Owen J. Cleary Papers 1944-1959


Owen J. Cleary Papers 1944-1959

Owen J. Cleary was an attorney, president of Cleary College in Ypsilanti (1940-1960), Michigan secretary of state (1953-1954), and chairman of the Republican State Central Committee (1949-1953). The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, organizational files, and Republican Party files.

10 linear ft., 2 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder



SNAC Resource ID: 6388933

Bentley Historical Library

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Hall, Leonard W. (Leonard Wood), 1900-1979

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Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Leonard Hall : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597871 From the description of Reminiscences of Leonard Hall : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100440 ...

Ford, Henry, II, 1917-1987

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For information on the Fords, see an encyclopedia. For information on Cumming see his papers at the Clarke. A copy of the book by Bennett is also available at the Clarke. From the description of Correspondence, 1967. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 43884289 ...

Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988

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Governor of Michigan (1949-1960), and Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan (1970- ). From the description of Gerhard M. Williams papers, 1949-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705218 Michigan Democratic Governor, 1949-1960; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1961-1966; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, 1967-1969; Michigan Supreme Court justice, 1970-1987. From the description of G. Mennen Williams papers, 1883-1988. (Unive...

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Jenner, William E. (William Ezra), 1908-

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Aten, Murl K., 1901-1971

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Miriani, Louis C.

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Louis Miriani was Detroit sixtieth mayor, from 1957-1962. He also served on Detroit's Common Council before and after becoming mayor. He was born in 1897 and died in 1987. From the description of Louis C. Miriani papers, 1941-1969. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55956813 ...

Meader, George, 1907-1994

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Ann Arbor, Michigan attorney, counsel to U.S. Congressional committees, and Republican Congressman, 1951-1965. From the description of George Meader papers, 1922-1990 (bulk 1943-1966). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423649 George Meader served as United States Congressman, 1951-1964, for the second congressional district of southeastern Michigan. In the 1950s, this district encompassed parts of Jackson, Lenawee, Monroe, and Washtenaw counties. A...

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Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, and judge on the U.S. Court of Military Appeals. From the description of Homer Ferguson papers, 1939-1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419354 Senator, judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Homer Ferguson : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565301 Ferguson (1888-1982) graduated from the University...

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Romney Associates was the unit established by George Romney and his campaign staff in his quest of the Republican nomination for President in 1968. This unit was responsible for research, speech writing, press and public relations, scheduling and travel arrangements, and responding to the governor's out-of-state correspondence. From the description of George W. Romney/Romney Associates subgroup, 1963-1968 (bulk 1967-1968). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79295968 ...

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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,...

Woodruff, Roy O. (Roy Orchard), 1876-1953

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Roth, Stephen John, 1908-

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Michener, Earl Cory, 1876-1957

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Earl Cory Michener was born November 30, 1876 in Seneca County, Ohio. He moved with his parents to Adrian, Michigan in 1889 which he made his residence for the rest of his life. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899, then studied law at the University of Michigan, 1901-1902. He graduated with a law degree in 1903 from Columbian University (now George Washington University). He practiced law in Lenawee County for the next two decades, then in 1918 was elected Republican member of the U...

Republican Party (Mich.). State Central Committee

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James M. Babcock served as a chairman of the Republican State Central Committee and delegate for the Gratiot County Republican Party. From the description of Republican Party (Mich.). State Central Committee records, 1858-1973 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 568987382 Headquarters for the Committee was located at 56 Congress Street West, Detroit. From the description of Circular, 1882. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 43624413 ...

Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968

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Professor of political science at University of Michigan, special adviser to U.S. Military Government in Germany, 1945-1848, special adviser to U.S. High Commissioner in Germany in 1950, member of Hoover Commission on the Re-Organization of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, 1947-1949, and participant in the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962. From the description of James Kerr Pollock papers, 1920-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80055237...