Wilber M. Brucker Papers 1877-1968

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Wilber M. Brucker Papers, 1877-1968

Wilber M. Brucker Papers 1877-1968

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. Correspondence, speeches, tapes, appointment books, scrapbooks, photograph albums, newspaper clippings, and other materials concerning his political career.

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Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982

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Thruston Ballard Morton was a prominent political and business leader in Kentucky during the mid-twentieth century. As a student, Morton attended public schools, the Woodberry Forest School in Virginia, and graduated from Yale University in 1929. He married Belle Clay Lyons in 1931 and had two sons. From 1947 to 1953, Morton served three terms as a representative for Kentucky's Third Congressional District. After his tenure in the House, Morton was appointed Assistant Secretary of State of Congr...

Bagley, John Judson, 1832-1881.

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Detroit businessman, Republican governor of Michigan, 1873-1876, and candidate for the U. S. Senate in 1881. From the description of John Judson Bagley papers, 1853-1891. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418300 From the description of John Judson Bagley papers, 1830, 1847-1900. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84586365 John Judson Bagley was born in Medina, Orleans County, NY, July 24, 1832. Around 1840, he moved with his parents to Const...

Ziegler, Charles M., 1888-1959

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Republican state highway commissioner, 1943-1947. From the description of Charles M. Ziegler papers, 1928-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419876 Charles M. Ziegler was born on a farm in Noble County, Indiana, May 23, 1888. A graduate of Saginaw Eastern High School in 1908, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Michigan in 1913. His professional career in engineering began with the S...

Hurja, Emil, 1892-

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Picard, Frank A., 1889-1963

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Chairman of Michigan Liquor Control Commission, 1932-1934, president of Michigan Bar Association, and U.S. Judge of Eastern District of Michigan, 1939-1963. From the description of Frank A. Picard papers, 1907-1963. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418614 Frank A. Picard was born in Saginaw, Michigan on October 19, 1889. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1912, then went into private practice. In addition to the law, Picard also serve...

Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972

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Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield (1899-1972) was Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1952 to 1953, and served as Postmaster General of the United States from 1953 to 1961. From the description of Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609665 Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur E. Summerfield : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City ...

Brucker family.

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Lovett, William Pierce, 1872-

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Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968

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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. ...

University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Ives, Irving McNeil, 1896-1962

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Irving McNeil Ives was a member of the New York State Assembly, 1933-46; author and sponsor of legislation creating the New York State Department of Commerce and the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University; co-author and co-sponsor of a New York State anti-discrimination law; Dean of the Industrial and Labor Relations School at Cornell, 1945-47; United States senator, 1947-59; member of the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Labor and Public Welfa...

Case, Clifford P. (Clifford Philip), 1904-1982

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifford Philip Case : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619730 Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative and senator, from New Jersey. From the description of Papers, 1925-1982 ; (bulk 1945-1978). (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28376038 ...

Mills, Wilson W., 1888-

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Dickinson, Luren Dudley, 1859-1943

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Chapin, Roy D. (Roy Dikeman), 1880-1936

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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...

Brucker, Robert Hawn, 1888-1967.

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Saginaw, Michigan, attorney, aide and political advisor to his brother, Governor Wilber M. Brucker. From the description of Robert H. Brucker papers, 1914-1967. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422153 Robert H. Brucker was a Saginaw, Michigan, attorney, aide and political advisor to his brother, Governor Wilber M. Brucker. From the guide to the Robert H. Brucker papers, 1914-1967, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) ...

Carr, Leland W. (Leland Walker), 1883-1969

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

McNally, James W.

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Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of John W. Bricker : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528156 John Bricker (1893 - 1986), 54th Governor of Ohio from 1939 to 1945. From the guide to the John W. Bricker letter to John F. Ahlers, February 5, 1940, (Ohio University) ...

Mundt, Karl E. (Karl Earl), 1900-1974

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Leonard, Donald S. (Donald Sparling), 1903-1976.

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Michigan Director of Civil Defense, 1943-1952; Commissioner of the Michigan State Police, 1947-1952; Detroit Police Commissioner, 1952-1954; Republican candidate for governor in 1954; officer in various police organizations, including the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police and the International Association of Chiefs of Police; chairman of the Liquor Control Commission, 1964-1966; and Detroit Recorder's Court Judge, 1966-1976. From the description of Donald S. Leonard papers, 19...

Dillman, Grover C. (Grover Cleveland), 1889-1979

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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...

Davis, Frederick Dayton.

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Bridges, Styles, 1898-

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Toy, Harry Stanley, 1892-1955.

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Martin, John Butlin, 1909-

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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), ...

Guest, Edgar A. (Edgar Albert), 1881-1959

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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...

Wisner, Moses, 1815-1863.

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Governor of Michigan (1859-1861). Born in Springport, N.Y., June 3, 1815; had only common school education; worked on parent's far came to Lapeer Co., Mich., and bought a farm, 1837; moved to Pontiac and began to study law and was admitted to the bar, 1841; became prosecuting attorney at Lapeer; Governor of Mich., 1859-61; served in Civil war as colonel of the 22nd Reg. Michigan, 1862-63; died of typhoid fever in Lexington, Ky., Jan.5,1863. (blue index cards) (Appleton. ...

Bagwell, Paul D. (Paul Douglas), 1913-1973

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A speech professor at Michigan State University, Paul D. Bagwell served as head of their Department of Communication, 1954-1955. He graduated from the University of Akron in 1937 and received his Master of Arts Degree from University of Wisconsin in 1938. A resident of Grosse Pointe Park, Mr. Bagwell became a member of the Speech Association of America in 1938 and served as executive vice-president for three years. He was the 1960 Republican candidate for Governor of Michigan, served on the MSU ...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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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...

Durant, Richard

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Epithet: of Totnes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x0001c2 ...

Staebler, Neil, 1905-

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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 ...

Begole, Josiah Williams, 1815-1896

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Begole was born in N.Y. (State) on Jan. 20, 1815. He left for Mich. Territory at the age of 21, settling in what is now Flint (Mich.). In 1839 he married Harriet A. Miles and began work on a farm. After holding several local political positions, he served as County Treasurer, 1856-1864; State Senator, 1871-1872; a member of Congress, 1873-1875; and Governor of Mich., 1883-1885. He died at Flint on June 6, 1896. GAR Post 127 was named for Billy Begole, who was probably his son. No information is ...

Michigan. Dept. of Attorney General.

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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...

Johansen, August E. (August Edgar), 1905-1995

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Wedemeyer, Albert C. (Albert Coady), 1896-1989

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Albert C. Wedemeyer (b.1897 d.1989) graduated United States Military Academy (1919); served in the 29th Infantry (1920-1922); the 31st Infantry, later 57th Infantry, Philippine Islands (1923-1925); 12th Infantry, (1925-1927); District of Washington (1927-1930); 15th Infantry, Tientsin, China (1931-1932); Intelligence Division, G-2 War Department General Staff (1936); 29th Infantry (1939); 94th Antitank Battalion (1940); Training Section, Office of the Chief of Infantry (1940-1941); Plans Divisio...

Croswell, Charles Miller, 1825-1886.

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Republican state senator from Adrian, Michigan, and governor of Michigan, 1877-1880. From the description of Charles M. Croswell papers, 1851-1884. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302072 ...

Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949

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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 ...

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

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Sigler, Kim, 1894-

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Fitzgerald, Frank Dwight, 1885-1939

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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...

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 ...

Dirksen, Everett McKinley

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Everett McKinley Dirksen (b. Jan. 4, 1896, Pekin, Ill.-d. Sept. 7, 1969, Washington, D.C.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Illinois, served overseas first as a private and later as a second lieutenant of Field Artillery during the First World War. He later attended the University of Minnesota College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1936. Mr. Dirksen was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Congress, serving eight terms from 1933 to 1949, and to the U.S. Senate, serving from his...

Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-1971

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United States. Army

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The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...