Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers 1902-1973

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Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers, 1902-1973

Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers 1902-1973

Michigan congressman and senator, head of the U.S. Office of Price Administration; papers include correspondence, legislative files, speeches, political files, business and legal records, diaries and scrapbooks, visual materials, and sound recordings.

28 linear ft. (in 29 boxes), 2 oversize folders, and 12 microfilm rolls

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Toms, Robert M. (Robert Morrell), 1886-1960

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Welsh, George Wilson, 1883-1974.

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Reichert, Rudolph E. (Rudolph Edward), 1887-1965

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White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Bennett, Harry Herbert, 1892-1979.

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United States. Congress. Senate

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United States. Congress

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Lederle, Arthur F., 1887-

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Andrews, Roger, 1874

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United States. Congress. House

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Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Steagall, Henry Bascom, 1873-1943.

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Steagall, born in Dale County, Alabama, earned a law degree from the University of Alabama in 1893. A Democrat, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama's 3rd Congressional District in 1915. Steagall chaired the House banking committee from 1931 until his death in 1943. In 1933, he co-sponsored the Glass-Steagall Act, which created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. From the description of Papers, 1900-1989. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 281...

Kimmerle, Charles H., 1860-

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Cassopolis, Michigan resident, president of the State Association of Supervisors of Michigan and Democratic candidate for governor in 1906. From the description of Charles H. Kimmerle papers, 1895-1906. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423333 ...

Moss, Frank E., 1911-2003

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Frank Edward Moss (b. Sept. 23, 1911, Salt Lake City, Utah-d. Jan. 29, 2003, Salt Lake City), U.S. Senator from Utah, graduated from the George Washington University Law School in 1937. He served as judge advocate in the European Theater with the Air Corps during World War II, from 1942 to 1945 and was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He was elected as a Democrat to the Senate in 1958, serving from 1959 to 1977. From the description of Moss, Frank E., 1911-2003 (U.S. National...

Debo, Alfred.

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Michigan. Mackinac Straits Bridge Authority.

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Woodfill, W. Stewart, 1896-

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Manager and later owner of the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. From the description of W. Stewart Woodfill papers, 1957 and 1975. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79286565 From the description of William Stewart Woodfill papers, 1957 and 1975. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419369 ...

Kennedy, G. Donald (George Donald), 1900-1988

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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 ...

Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Elie Abel (1920- ) was Dean of Journalism, Columbia University. (M.S., 1942). From the description of William Averell Harriman papers on Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, 1941-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880054 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. From the description of Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071710 Gove...

Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976

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Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...

Long, Edward V. (Edward Vaughn), 1908-1972

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Brown, Prentiss M. (Prentiss Marsh), 1889-1973

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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...

Hurja, Emil, 1892-

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Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-

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Tufty, Esther Van Wagoner, 1896-1986

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Washington D.C. newspaper political columnist. From the description of Esther Van Wagoner Tufty papers, 1938-1953. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418641 ...

DeFoe, Murl Holcomb, 1879-

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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 ...

Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898-

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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 ...

Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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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...

Hatfield, Malcolm Keith, 1900-1961.

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Malcolm Hatfield served as a probate judge of Berrien County, Michigan,1933-1954. He also lectured and wrote on the subject of juvenile delinquency. From the guide to the Malcolm Keith Hatfield papers, 1930-1961, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) Probate judge of Berrien County, Michigan, 1933-1954, and lecturer and author on the subject of juvenile delinquency. From the description of Malcolm K. Hatfield papers, 1930-1961. (University of Michi...

Couzens, James, 1872-1936

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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...

Norris, George William, 1861-1944

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U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. From the description of Papers of George W. Norris, 1884-1944 (bulk 1893-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81101513 ...

Guffey, Joseph F., 1870-1959

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Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961

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Sheridan Downey (b. Mar. 11, 1884, Laramie, Wyo.-d. Oct. 25, 1961, San Francisco, Calif.), lawyer, was a Democratic U.S. Senator from California from 1939 to 1950. From the description of Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10574300 Biographical Sketch Sheridan Downey was born in Laramie, Wyoming in 1884, the son of Evangeline Victoria (Owen) and Stephen Wheeler Downey. H...

Mershon, Wm. B. (William Butts), 1856-1943

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Mershon was a Saginaw (Mich.) lumberman and businesman and served as State Taxc Commissioner in 1912. He was also an internationally recognized hunter, fisher, sportsman, and wildlife conservationist. (This information is from the catalog record for the Mershon collection, in the Bentley Historical Library.) From the description of Photograph albums, 1923-1926. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 60804643 Saginaw, Michigan, lumberman and businessman, and Michiga...

Rostow, W. W. (Walt Whitman), 1916-2003

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Walt Whitman Rostow (b. 1916), economist, historian, and foreign service officer; Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (1966-1969). From the description of Oral history interview with Walt Rostow, 1985 Jan. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45753036 From the description of Oral history interview with Walt Whitman Rostow, 1984-1989?. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45753581 Walt Whitman Rostow (1916-2003), educator and government of...

Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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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 ...

Dingell, John D. (John David), 1894-1955

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Democratic U.S. Congressman from Michigan's 15th District. From the description of John D. Dingell papers, 1932-1956. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418751 John D. Dingell was born in Detroit on February 2, 1894. He resided in the city for his entire life, except for a brief stay in Colorado Springs, where he met and married his wife, Grace. Dingell pursued various careers, including newspaper writer and wholesale meat broker, before being elect...

Cady, Claude Ernest, 1878-1953.

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Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949

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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...

McAllister, Thomas Francis, 1896-

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Grand Rapids Michigan resident, 1918 graduate of the University of Michigan, who served with the U.S. Ambulance Service and later the French Foreign Legion during World War I. From the description of Thomas Francis McAllister papers, 1917-1919 and 1943. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422896 ...

Kresge, Sebastian Spering, 1867-1966

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Founder of the S.S. Kresge Company. From the description of Sebastian Spering Kresge papers, 1937-1966 [microform]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422907 From the description of Sebastian Spering Kresge papers, 1937-1966. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 77767407 From the description of Sebastian Spering Kresge photograph series [microform]. ca. 1906-1960s. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 49059490 From the descrip...

Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman), 1874-1956

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Builder, financier, statesman, and publisher of the Houston Chronicle. From the description of Jones, Jesse Holman, papers, 1880-1965. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23285513 U.S. secretary of commerce and financier. From the description of Papers of Jesse H. Jones, 1916-1960 (bulk 1926-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81653217 Biographical Note ...

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946

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Henry Morgenthau (b. April 26, 1856, Mannheim, German Confederation–d. November 25, 1946, New York City, NY) was born to wealthy parents in Mannheim German where his father had successful cigar factory in German. The family emigrated to the US in 1866. Morgenthau attended City College of New York and Columbia Law School. In the 1910s he became invovled in the Democratic party and donated handsomely to Woodrow Wilson's election campaign in 1912. He was appointed ambassador to Ottoman Empire (1913...

Averill, George R., 1893-1971.

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Editor and publisher of the B̲i̲r̲m̲i̲n̲g̲h̲a̲m̲ ̲E̲c̲c̲e̲n̲t̲r̲i̲c̲. From the description of George R. Averill papers, 1928-1969. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423126 ...

Musselwhite, Harry Webster, 1868-1955

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Eccles, Marriner S. (Marriner Stoddard), 1890-1977

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"Brigham Young was the colonizer; Daniel Jackling the mining giant, and Marriner S. Eccles was Utah's premier financial genius," was the introduction to a 1977 Deseret News review of Eccles' then-recently published biography. The biography, Marriner S. Eccles: Private Entrepreneur and Public Servant, as well as a previously published autobiography, Beckoning Frontiers, detail the life of this remarkable man. He became the "principal economic philosopher of the New Deal," according t...

Hatch, Carl A., 1889-1963

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Lehr, John Camillus, 1878-1958.

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Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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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...

Arnold Transit Company

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Passenger and freight ferry line operating on the Straits of Mackinac. From the description of Arnold Transit Company records, 1863-1973. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 244825379 In the late nineteenth century, George T. Arnold and his partners, Francis B. Stockbridge and O.Q. Johnson founded the Mackinac Lumber Company. The timing was fortuitous: the straits were a place of growth that manifested itself in new business ventures, shops, homes alon...

Freeman, Orville L

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Orville Lothrop Freeman was born in Minneapolis on May 9, 1918. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1940. During World War II he served in the South Pacific with the United States Marines, attaining the rank of Major. Freeman earned his LL.B. degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1946, was admitted to the Minnesota bar in 1947, and was a member of the Larson, Loevinger, Lindquist and Freeman law firm from 1947 to 1955. Freeman ...

Cleary, Gerald J.

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Proxmire, William

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Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956

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U.S. senator from Kentucky. From the description of Letters, 1939 Feb. 5-March 10, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904115 U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Vice President of the United States under Harry Truman. From the description of Alben William Barkley : papers, 1916-1952. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46719678 Alben W. Barkley, was a United States Senator, 1927-1949 and vice-...