Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers 1928-1944 1930-1939
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Knox, Frank, 1874-1944
William Franklin "Frank" Knox (January 1, 1874 – April 28, 1944) was an American politician, newspaper editor and publisher. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary of the Navy under Franklin D. Roosevelt during most of World War II. On December 7, 1941, Knox flanked by his assistant John O’Keefe walked into Roosevelt's White House study at approximately 1:30 p.m. EST announcing that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor. Knox was mentioned by name in Adolf Hitler...
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947
Fiorello Henry La Guardia (born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia; December 11, 1882 – September 20, 1947) was an American attorney and politician who represented New York in the House of Representatives and served as the 99th Mayor of New York City from 1934 to 1945. Known for his irascible, energetic, and charismatic personality and diminutive stature, La Guardia is acclaimed as one of the greatest mayors in American history. Though a Republican, La Guardia was frequently cross-endorsed by other part...
Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965
Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes were the only original members of the Rooseve...
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987
Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon (September 9, 1887 – October 12, 1987) was an American politician from the Republican Party. He served as the twenty-sixth Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937. He was the Republican Party's nominee in the 1936 presidential election, but was defeated in a landslide by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt who won the electoral college vote 523 to 8. Born in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, Landon spent most of his childhood in Marietta, Ohio before moving to Kansa...
Louis, Joe, "Brown Bomber", 1914-1981
Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), known professionally as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1934 to 1951. He reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949, and is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. Nicknamed the Brown Bomber, Louis' championship reign lasted 140 consecutive months, during which he participated in 26 championship fights. The 27th fight, against Ezzard Charles in 1950, was a challenge ...
Bridges, H. Styles (Henry Styles), 1898-1961
Henry Styles Bridges (September 9, 1898 – November 26, 1961) was an American teacher, editor, and Republican Party politician from Concord, New Hampshire. He served one term as the 63rd Governor of New Hampshire before a twenty-four-year career in the United States Senate. Bridges was born in West Pembroke, Maine, the son of Alina Roxanna (Fisher) and Earle Leopold Bridges. He attended the public schools in Maine. Bridges attended the University of Maine at Orono until 1918. From 1918 he held...
Lawrence, Howard C. (Howard Cyrus), 1890-1961
Grand Rapids, Michigan businessman and Republican politician. From the description of Howard Cyrus Lawrence papers, 1916-1966. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423618 Howard C. Lawrence, born August 14, 1890, was a Grand Rapids-based manufacturer and banker. Lawrence graduated from Lake Odessa High School in 1910, then in June 1911 entered the employ of the Lake Odessa State Savings Bank where he remained for ten years working his way up from book...
Hubbard, Orville Liscum, 1903-1982
Mayor of Dearborn, Mich. From the description of Papers, 1948-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70949386 ...
Groesbeck, Alexander J. (Alexander Joseph), 1873-1953
Weideman, Carl May, 1898-1972.
Detroit, Michigan trial attorney, Democratic Congressman, 1933-1935, and Wayne County Circuit Court Judge. From the description of Carl May Weideman papers, 1921-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423629 Carl M. Weideman was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 5, 1898. He was a student at the University of Michigan from 1914 to 1916. With the outbreak of World War I, he attended the Naval Officers Training School, then enlisted in the United St...
Carton, John J. (John Jay), 1856-1934
Flint, Michigan, attorney and Republican state representative. From the description of John J. Carton papers, 1883-1921. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422734 John J. Carton was born in Clayton, Genesee County, Michigan in 1856. He was educated in Clayton and Flint schools. In 1877 he accepted a position with Niles & Cotcher, Flushing, Michigan, merchants, as a bookkeeper. He remained there until December 1880 when he was elected clerk of Genesee County ...
Brown, Prentiss M. (Prentiss Marsh), 1889-1973
Democratic Congressman and U. S. Senator from St. Ignace, Michigan. From the description of Prentiss Marsh Brown papers, 1902-1973. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419930 Prentiss M. Brown was born at St. Ignace, Michigan on June 18, 1889. He was the son of James J. and Minnie Brown, his father having been at one time Detroit city attorney and later prosecuting attorney of Cheboygan and Mackinac counties. Brown was educated in the St. Ignace scho...
Abbott, Horatio J. (Horatio Johnson), 1876-1936
Real estate agent, postmaster, and Democratic national committeeman, of Ann Arbor, Michigan. From the description of Horatio J. Abbott papers, 1906-1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423164 ...
Hoffman, Clare E., 1875-1967
Republican member of U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan's Fourth District. From the description of Clare E. Hoffman papers, 1934-1967 (bulk 1939-1962). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419878 Clare E. Hoffman was born at Vicksburg, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 1875. He was educated in Constantine, Michigan, where his parents had moved when he was one year old. He graduated from Northwestern University Law School in 1895, and then attend...
DeLand, Charles J., 1879-
James, William Francis, 1873-1945
Moley, Raymond, 1886-1975
Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Raymond Charles Moley : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481645 American political scientist and journalist; adviser to Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932-1933; United States assistant secretary of state, 1933; editor, Today magazine, 1933-1937; contributing editor, Newsweek, 1937-1968. From the description of Raymond Moley papers, 1902-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat r...
Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898-
Construction engineer and Michigan Democratic politician; served terms as Oakland County Drain Commissioner, Michigan State Highway Commissioner, and as Governor, 1941-1942. From the description of Murray Delos Van Wagoner papers, 1921-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418743 Murray D. Van Wagoner was born March 18, 1898 in Tuscola County, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan College of Engineering in 1921 then went to work ...
Fry, Theodore I., 1881-
Hooper, Joseph Lawrence, 1877-1934
Fuller, Oramel B., b. 1858.
Fitzgerald, Frank Dwight, 1885-1939
Frank D. Fitzgerald, Republican governor of Michigan 1935-1936 and from January 1 to March 16, 1939, was born January 27, 1885 in Grand Ledge, Michigan. He attended Ferris Institute taking business courses but did not graduate. He began his career as post office clerk in Grand Ledge (his father was postmaster). He held this positions from 1906 to 1911. In 1912, he was elected as a Republican to the county board of supervisors. In addition, over the next several years Fitzgerald woul...
Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979
Detroit area priest known for his opposition to President Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal programs. From the description of Charles E. Coughlin photograph collection. 1934-1936. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778938 Father Charles E. Coughlin was Roman Catholic priest, renowned as founder and pastor of the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak, Michigan. Father Coughlin gained a wide following for his Sunday afternoon radio addresses on political and ...
Kellogg, John Harvey, 1852-1943
Battle Creek, Michigan physician, food scientist, founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium. From the description of Papers, 1869-1965 [microform]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 20868964 From the description of John Harvey Kellogg papers, 1869-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84186946 From the description of John Harvey Kellogg papers, 1869-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422010 From the description of P...
Olds, Ransom Eli, 1864-1950
Cady, Burt D., 1874-
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991
Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972
Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...
Bradley, Frederick Van Ness, 1898-1947.
Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946
First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...
Dickinson, Luren Dudley, 1859-1943
Bennett, Harry Herbert, 1892-1979.
Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949
Author and newspaper editor at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, University of Michigan regent and Republican governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. From the description of Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423228 Chase S. Osborn was born in Huntington County, Indiana on January 22, 1860, the son of George A. and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn. He married Lillian G. Jones on May 7, 1881. Osborn was a newspaperman and author before becoming ...
Person, Seymour Howe, 1879-1957
Clancy, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1882-1962
Born in Detroit, Mich., March 14, 1882. Was a newspaper reporter and held various public and private offices including U.S. representative from Michigan's 1st district to the Sixty-eighth Congress, as a Democrat (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925), and to the Seventieth, Seventy-first, and Seventy-second Congresses as Republican (March 4, 1927-March 3, 1933). From the description of Robert H. Clancy papers, 1929-1932. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 57400566 ...
Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968
Prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County, Michigan, attorney general of Michigan, 1929-1931, governor, 1931-1932, general counsel to the Department of Defense during the Army-McCarthy Hearing, 1954-1955, and Secretary of the Army, 1955-1961. From the description of Wilber M. Brucker papers, 1877-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421623 Wilber Marion Brucker, government official and governor, was born in Saginaw, Michigan, June 23, 1894, the son...
Wolcott, Jesse P. (Jesse Paine), 1893-1969
Couzens, Frank, 1902-1950.
Haber, William, 1899-1988
University of Michigan teacher and administrator, economist, labor mediator, and member of boards of various universities, Jewish educational, social, and welfare agencies, and public official. From the description of William Haber papers, 1918-1988. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422000 Educator, economist. From the description of Reminiscences of William Haber : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record ...
Brumm, John Lewis, 1878-1958.
Playwright and professor of rhetoric and journalism at University of Michigan. From the description of John L. Brumm papers, 1912-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302319 ...
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
Executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243854199 Walter Francis White (1893-1955), was an African American civil rights activist and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931-1955. Walter White married Leah Gladys Powell (1893-1979) in 1922, and they ...
Lehr, John Camillus, 1878-1958.
Alger, Frederick M. (Frederick Moulton), 1876-1933
Couzens, James, 1872-1936
U.S. senator from Michigan, mayor of Detroit, Michigan, and industrialist. From the description of James Couzens papers, 1903-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982271 Detroit Mayor and civic leader, U.S. Senator, Ford Motor Co. executive James Couzens was born in Chatham, Ont., Aug. 26, 1872, son of James J. and Emma (Clift) Couzens; married Margaret A. Manning, Aug. 31, 1898. Began the manufacture of automobiles in 1903 ; vice-president, genera...
Reichert, Rudolph E. (Rudolph Edward), 1887-1965
Ann Arbor, Michigan banker and commissioner of the Michigan Banking Department. From the description of Rudolph Edward Reichert papers, 1907-1962. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419703 From the description of Rudolph Edward Reichert papers, 1907-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778174 Rudolph E. Reichert was born November 13, 1887 near Ann Arbor, Michigan. After attending public schools in Ann Arbor, he became a mes...
Mapes, Carl E. (Carl Edgar), 1874-1939
Republican state senator from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and U.S. congressman, 1913-1939. From the description of Carl Edgar Mapes scrapbook, 1908-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423596 ...
Walker, L. C. (Louis Carlisle), 1875-1963
Muskegon, Michigan equipment manufacturer. From the description of Louis Carlisle Walker papers, 1881-1963. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420843 From the description of Louis Carlisle Walker papers, 1881-1963. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78784678 Louis C. Walker was an internationally known industrialist and philanthropist from Muskegon, Michigan. He was born January 8, 1875 in Farmington, Michigan and graduated from ...
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963
Dean of the College of Architecture and Design at University of Michigan. From the description of Emil Lorch papers, 1891-1963. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422357 Emil Lorch was born in Detroit of German-American parentage on July 21, 1870. He attended schools in Detroit, including the Detroit Museum of Art School, then went to work for the city's architectural offices. He next studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1890-1892, ...
Hull, Ivan E., 1894-
Woodruff, Roy O. (Roy Orchard), 1876-1953
Dempsey, Jack, 1895-1983
Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951
U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...
Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949
The Republic was an association of Syracuse High School students who agreed to meet regularly to discuss current events under the guidance of William K. Wickes, a teacher at the school. From the description of Syracuse High School Republic scrapbook, 1892. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155416535 Alpena, Michigan, businessman, University of Michigan regent and Democratic governor of Michigan, 1933-1934. From the description of William ...
Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936
Republican governor of Michigan, 1927-1930, from Ionia. From the description of Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418362 Fred Warren Green was born Oct. 20, 1872, in Manistee, Michigan. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Michigan in 1898, then served in the Spanish-American War, commanding Company G, 31st Michigan Volunteer Infantry in Cuba. After the war, he practiced law in Ypsilanti, also b...
Cady, Claude Ernest, 1878-1953.
Jayne, Ira Waite, 1882-
Sloan, Alfred P. (Alfred Pritchard), 1875-1966
Alger, Frederick M. (Frederick Moulton), 1907-1967
Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968
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...
Stack, John K., 1884-1935.
O'Hara, John J., 1885-
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955
Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...
Blackney, William W. (William Wallace), 1876-1963
Congressman Blackney served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1935-1936, and 1939-1952. He represented the "old sixth district" which included Ingham, Genesee, and Livingston counties. He served on the Naval Affairs Committee. From the description of William Blackney collection. (State Archive of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 41014609 ...
O'Brien, Patrick H. (Patrick Henry), 1868-1959
Detroit, Michigan, lawyer, and judge; Attorney General of Michigan, 1933-1934. From the description of Patrick H. O'Brien transcript of oral interview, 1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420809 ...
McLeod, Clarence J. (Clarence John), 1895-1959
Clarence John McLeod was born in Detroit in 1895 and in 1920 was the youngest member ever elected to Congress. A Republican from Michigan, he was known as the "baby congressman." From the description of Clarence J. McLeod papers, 1908-1955. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 57489976 ...
Shafer, Paul W. (Paul Werntz), 1893-1954
Chapin, Roy D. (Roy Dikeman), 1880-1936
Papers of Roy D. Chapin, Jr., chairman of the board of American Motors Corporation. From the description of Roy D. Chapin papers, 1942-1978. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419057 President of Hudson Motor Car Company and U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1932-1933. From the description of Roy Dikeman Chapin papers, 1886-1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418948 Roy D. Chapin, automobile manufacturer and secretar...
Bingay, Malcolm Wallace, 1884-
Detroit, Michigan, newspaper columnist and editor. From the description of Malcolm Bingay papers, 1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422733 Malcolm Bingay began his newspaper career as a teenager. He served as sports editor for the Detroit News from 1906-1910, and as city editor from 1910-1914. Mr. Bingay was promoted to managing editor in 1914 and was sent to manage the London, England bureau of the Detroit News in 1925. After returning to Detroit he join...
Lacy, Arthur J. (Arthur Jay), 1876-1975
Detroit, Michigan, attorney and judge, Democratic candidate for governor in 1934. From the description of Arthur J. Lacy papers, 1891-1975. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419437 Arthur J. Lacy was born September 30,1876 in Nirvana, a lumbering town in Lake County, Michigan. His family was large and exceptionally close and from an early age, as the oldest living child, he participated in the family businesses. He attended school until he was twel...
Martin, John Butlin, 1909-
Republican state senator, 1948-1950, from Kent County, Michigan, state auditor general, 1950-1954, unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate nomination in 1952, and member of the Republican National Committee. From the description of John Butlin Martin papers, 1948-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418533 John B. Martin was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 3, 1909. He was educated at Dartmouth (A.B., 1931), Oxford (Litt. B., 1933), ...
Kimball, Henry Mahlon, 1878-1935.
Guest, Edgar A. (Edgar Albert), 1881-1959
Guest was born Aug. 20, 1881 in Eng., the son of Edwin and Julia Guest. He graduated from Central High School in Detroit (Mich.) in 1897. He started writing when age 14. Guest worked as a newspaper man for the Detroit Free Press, 1895-1959. He did radio presentations and his verse was syndicated across the country. Guest married and had two children. He was frequently referred to as "The Poet of the Plain People". Guest died in 1959. (Information from Michigan Authors, pp. 146-147.) The Clarke H...
Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946
Football coach and athletic director of University of Michigan. From the description of Fielding Harris Yost papers, ca. 1900-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423419 Fielding H. Yost was born in Fairview, West Virginia on April 30, 1871. After graduating from West Virginia University in 1897, he accepted the position of football coach at Ohio Wesleyan University. He took similar positions at the University of Nebraska (1898), the University of Kansas (18...
Crowley, David Henry, 1882-
Shields, Edmund C. (Edmund Claude), 1871-1947
Lawyer, University of Michigan Regent and chairman of the Michigan Democratic State Central Committee. From the description of Edmund Claude Shields papers, 1854-1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420336 ...
Vaughan, Coleman C., 1857-
Brown, Walter F. (Walter Folger), 1869-1961
Kennedy, G. Donald (George Donald), 1900-1988
Civil engineer, Michigan state highway commissioner, and president of the Portland Cement Company in Chicago. From the description of G. Donald Kennedy papers, 1928-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418403 G. Donald Kennedy was a prominent public official. Trained as a civil engineer, Kennedy served as Michigan state highway commissioner, chairman of the Mackinac Straits Bridge Authority, and as president of the Chicago-based Portland Cement ...
Davidson, James Edward, 1867-
Republican National Convention (21st : 1936 : Cleveland, Ohio)
Atwood, Orville E., 1880- .
Briggs, Walter Owen, 1877-1952.
Sink, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1879-1972
Charles A. Sink was an Ann Arbor businessman and civic leader. He was also a long-time president of the University Musical Society, which was responsible for many of the musical program series performed in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan. These included the May Festival, performances of the Choral Union, and the yearly presentation of Handel's Messiah . From the guide to the Charles A. Sink autographed photograph collection, 1894-1972, (Bentley Historical Library, University ...
McKay, Frank D., 1883-
Republican politician and Michigan state treasurer, 1925-1931. From the description of Frank McKay papers, 1909-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302153 From the description of Frank D. McKay papers, 1909-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778428 Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 4, 1883, Frank D. McKay left school to work in various manual labor jobs. He was a natural businessman however. As many of his ...
Cleage, Albert B.
Detroit, Michigan clergyman, pastor at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, which later became Central Congregational Church. In the 1960s, Cleage and his congregation began restructuring the church's rituals, programs, and theology to conform to the Black Christian Nationalist phiosophy. In 1970, the church was renamed the Shrine of the Black Madonna. From the description of Albert B. Cleage Jr. papers, 1949-2005. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 278934744 ...
Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-1971
Toy, Harry Stanley, 1892-1955.
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948
Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...
Dillman, Grover C. (Grover Cleveland), 1889-1979
Grover Cleveland Dillman was born in Bangor, Michigan in 1889. He graduated from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) with a degree in civil engineering. He joined the Michigan State Highway Department shortly after graduation in 1913 and rose rapidly in the ranks to Deputy State Commissioner in 1922, Chief Engineer in 1924 and State Highway Commissioner in 1929. In 1933 he became Director of Public Service for the city of Grand Rapids and in early 1935 he became Directo...
Ketcham, John Clark, 1873-1941
Engel, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1888-1959
Prosecuting attorney for Missaukee County, Michigan, Republican State Senator, and U.S. Congressman from the 9th Michigan District from 1935 to 1951. From the description of Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1885-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79108239 From the description of Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1911-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418521 Albert J. Engel was born in New Washington, Ohio on January 1, 1888. He...
Republican Party (Mich.)
Maddy, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar), 1891-1966
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...
Fuller, George N. (George Newman), 1873-1957
1905 graduate of the University of Michigan and secretay of the Michigan Historical Commission. From the description of George N. Fuller papers, 1922-1923. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419341 ...
Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949
Mayor of Detroit; Governor of Michigan; Governor General of the Philippine Islands; associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy papers, 1893-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 369174924 Mayor of Detroit, governor of Michigan; justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy autograph book, 1930-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778857 Detroit (Mich.) Recorder...
McNitt, H. Earl, 1888-1944.
Currie, Gilbert, 1882-1960.
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives from Midland, Michigan, 1909-1915; U.S. Congressman, 1917-1921. From the description of Gilbert Currie papers, 1910-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420963 Prominent Midland attorney, philanthropist, and civic leader Gilbert A. Currie was a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives from 1909 to 1915. He served as speaker in 1913 and 1914. He was elected as a Republican to two terms ...
Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942
Ann Arbor, Michigan, businessman, publisher of Ann Arbor Courier, Republican politician, and regent of University of Michigan. From the description of Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82628269 From the description of Junius Emery Beal papers, 1882-1946. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421837 Junius E. Beal was born February 23, 1860 in Port Huron, Michigan. He graduated from the Universit...
Bohn, Frank Probasco, 1866-1944.
Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946
Harry Lloyd Hopkins (1890-1946) was born in Sioux City, Iowa. After graduation from Grinnell College in 1912, he became a social worker in New York City with the Christadora Settlement House and the Association for Improving the Conditions of the Poor (AICP). He was Executive Secretary of the New York Board of Child Welfare from 1915 to 1917 and worked for the American Red Cross in New Orleans and Atlanta from 1917 to 1921, when he rejoined the AICP in New York as Assistant Director. He headed t...
Hart, Michael James, 1877-1951.
Read, Thomas Thornton, 1880-1947
Ferguson, Homer, 1888-1982
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...
DeFoe, Murl Holcomb, 1879-
Editor of the Charlotte, Michigan, R̲e̲p̲u̲b̲l̲i̲c̲a̲n̲ T̲r̲i̲b̲u̲n̲e̲, personal secretary to Governor Chase S. Osborn, and member of the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. From the description of Murl Holcomb Defoe papers, 1920-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423312 ...
Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971
President of University of Michigan, 1929-1951. From the description of Alexander Grant Ruthven papers, 1901-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423262 Epithet: President University of Michigan Ann Arbor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x00010a Alexander G. Ruthven was born April 1, 1882 in Hull, Iowa. He received his BS degree in 1903 from Morningside ...
Tufty, Esther Van Wagoner, 1896-1986
Washington D.C. newspaper political columnist. From the description of Esther Van Wagoner Tufty papers, 1938-1953. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418641 ...
Smith, Shirley W. (Shirley Wheeler), 1875-1959
Vice president and secretary of University of Michigan. From the description of Shirley Wheeler Smith papers, 1881-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421368 Shirley Wheeler Smith was born May 3, 1875 in Nashville, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1897. He was an instructor in English from 1898 to 1901 at which time he was appointed secretary of the Michigan Alumni Association and editor of the Michigan Alumnus . He was named secret...
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...
Potter, William W., 1869-1940
William W. Potter was born in Maple Grove Township, Michigan on August 1. 1869, the son of Lucien B. and Clarinda L. (Trimmer) Potter. He married Margaret D. Richardson on April 5, 1894, and received his LL.B from the University of Michigan a year later. Mr. Potter was superintendent of schools, Harrison, Michigan from 1891 until 1894, when he was admitted to the bar. At that time he began practicing law in Hastings, and became city attorney of Hastings. He went on to become prosecuting attorney...
Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968
Congressman (Royal Oak, Mich.). From the description of George Anthony Dondero papers, 1949-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394153 U.S. congressman from Michigan's 17th district, Royal Oak, Mich. (1933-1957). Upon retirement from the Congress he practiced law in Royal Oak. From the description of Correspondence and papers of George A. Dondero, 1960-1969 bulk 1957-1968. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 56036484 George A. ...
Cramton, Louis C. (Louis Convers), 1875-
State Representative from Lapeer, Michigan, U.S. Congressman, 1913-1931, and special attorney to the Secretary of the Interior. From the description of Louis Convers Cramton papers, 1896-1966. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302081 Louis Convers Cramton was born in Hadley township, Lapeer County, Michigan, on December 2, 1875. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law Department in 1899, was admitted to the bar, and then began practice in Lapeer at th...
Joslin, Theodore M.
Murfin, James O. (James Orin), 1875-1940
Republican politician and regent of University of Michigan. From the description of James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422988 James O. Murfin was born January 7, 1875, in Portsmouth, Ohio. He attended the University of Michigan and received literary and law degrees in 1895 and 1896. From 1897 to 1908 Murfin was a member of the law firm of Bowen, Douglas, Whiting and Murfin in Detroit, Michigan. Murfin served as a Republican m...
Michener, Earl Cory, 1876-1957
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...