Frank Murphy papers 1908-1949

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Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949

Frank Murphy papers 1908-1949

Michigan born lawyer, judge, politician and diplomat, served as Detroit Recorder's Court Judge, Mayor of Detroit, Governor Genral of the Phillipines, Governor of Michigan, U. S. Attorney General and U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Papers include extensive correspondence, subject files, Supreme court case files, scrapbooks, photographs and other material.

166 microfilm rolls (77 linear feet), 21 linear feet (not microfilmed), 7 oversize volumes, and 2 oversize folders

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Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...

Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971

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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 ...

Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958

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Lawyer, diplomat, and author. From the description of Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 (bulk 1910-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449352 Biographical Note 1881, May 16 Born, St. Louis, Mo. 1904 A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. ...

Chandler, Happy, 1898-

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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...

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 ...

Rutledge, Wiley, 1894-1949

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Educator, jurist, and lawyer. Full name: Wiley Blount Rutledge, Jr. From the description of Wiley Rutledge papers, 1912-1984 (bulk 1935-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982463 Wiley Blount Rutledge was born July 20, 1894 in Cloverport, Kentucky. He served as dean of the College of Law at Iowa from 1935 until 1939. He was also a professor of law at the University of Colorado, and professor and dean at Washington University, St. Louis. From Iowa, Rutledge was appointed ...

Davies, Joseph Edward

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American diplomat; ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1936-1938. From the description of Joseph Edward Davies letters, 1940-1942, to Fred D. Warner. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379497 Diplomat, lawyer, and author. Born 1876; died 1958. From the description of Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 (bulk 1912-1958). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980061 J.E. Davies was former ambassador of the United States to the Soviet Union and Belgium. ...

Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972

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American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator. From the description of Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, 1936-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429617 Walter Winchell was an American journalist and radio personality, remembered as the inventor of the celebrity gossip column. Born Walter Winschel in Harlem, New York, he left school in the sixth grade and worked odd jobs in the neighborhood and on local vaudeville stages. After serving in the navy i...

Kemp, Edward Gearing, 1887-1962.

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Edward Kemp was born in St. Clair, Michigan in 1887. He attended the University of Michigan and graduated with his law degree in 1887. Mr. Kemp practiced law in Detroit from 1916 to 1933 when he was appointed legal adviser to the Governor General of the Philippines, Frank Murphy. When Frank Murphy was elected governor of Michigan in 1937, Kemp became his legal adviser and held this post through 1938. Mr. Kemp was appointed Assistant Attorney General of the United States in 1939 and was general c...

Dever, Paul Andrew, 1903-

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Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946

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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...

Ashurst, Henry Fountain, 1874-1962

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U.S. Senator from Arizona. From the description of Henry Fountain Ashurst Manuscript Collection. 1913-1952. (Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library). WorldCat record id: 48204993 From the description of Papers, 1896-1963 (bulk 1920-1962). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 30599358 U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1912 to 1941, Ashurst was raised near Flagstaff, served in the territorial legislature in 1897, practiced law in Williams and Flagstaff, Ariz. and w...

United States. Department of Justice

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Established 1870 as the successor to the Office of the Attorney General. Enforces federal laws and investigates violations; provides legal advice to the president and to heads of executive agencies; represents the federal government in Court; conducts law enforcement, crime prevention, & offender rehabilitation programs; administers immigration & naturalization laws and registers aliens; supervises U.S. attorneys and marshals. From the description of Records of the Department...

Bingay, Malcolm, 1884-1953

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Green, William, 1870-1952

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Ohio district president of the United Mine Workers of America; Democratic senator in Ohio General Assembly; AFL president. From the description of William Green papers [microform], 1891-1952. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 45840057 ...

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 ...

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Secretary of War during WWI From the guide to the Newton D. Baker letters, 1918, 1920, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American statesman. From the description of Letter : Cleveland, to Edna Mannheimer, 1912 Jan. 9. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349032 Baker was city solicitor (1903-1911) and mayor (1912-1916) of Cleveland, Ohio and U. S. Secretary ...

Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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Smith served as New York State Governor from 1924 to 1928. In 1928 he ran an unsuccessful campaign for President of the United States. From the description of Papers, 1919-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486885 Political leader in New York State. Smith was Governor of New York, 1918-1920, 1922-1928. From the description of Papers, 1897-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489733 ...

Sigler, Kim, 1894-

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Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979

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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 ...

Moehlman, Arthur B. (Arthur Bernard), 1889-1952

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Professor in School of Education at University of Michigan. From the description of Arthur B. Moehlman papers, 1933-1952. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420720 ...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Littell, Norman M.

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Cooley, Mortimer E. (Mortimer Elwyn), 1855-1944

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Dean of the College of Engineering of the University of Michigan. From the description of Mortimer E. Cooley papers, 1873-1944. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418437 From the description of Mortimer E. Cooley papers, 1873-1944. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82298333 Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan. From the description of Mortimer Elwyn Cooley papers, 1943-1944. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record i...

Topping, Daniel J.

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Osmeña, Sergio, 1878-1961

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Philippine War Relief of the United States.

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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 ...

Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949

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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 ...

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 ...

Stason, E. Blythe (Edwin Blythe), 1891-1972

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Law professor and dean of the Law School of University of Michigan. From the description of E. Blythe Stason papers, 1929-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83301908 From the description of E. Blythe Stason papers, 1929-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423018 E. Blythe Stason, dean of the Law School of the University of Michigan from 1939 to 1960, was a distinguished legal educator who also served on numerous state ...

Moody, Blair, 1902-1954.

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Detroit newspaperman and United States Senator from Michigan. From the description of Blair Moody papers, 1928-1954 and undated. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423547 Arthur Edson Blair Moody was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on February 13, 1902, the son of Arthur Edson Blair and Julia (Downey) Moody. He attended public schools in Providence, Rhode Island, and was graduated from Brown University in 1922, with a B.A. degree in economics. Follo...

Bumgardner, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Margaret)

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Papers of Eleanor M. Bumgardner Wright of Washington, D.C., personal secretary to Frank Murphy. From the description of Eleanor M. Bumgardner papers, 1919-1967. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420257 Eleanor M. "Lady" Bumgardner, a Detroit native, worked as private secretary for Frank Murphy from 1933 until his death in 1949. She was thus associated with Murphy while he held the position of governor-general and high commissioner of the Philippine...

Starr, Raymond Wesley, 1888-1968.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan attorney, state attorney general, 1937-1938, associate justice and chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, U.S. district court judge for the western district of Michigan. From the description of Raymond Wesley Starr papers, 1921-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420279 Raymond Starr was born August 24, 1888 in Pleasantview Township, Emmet County, Michigan. After graduating from Harbor Springs High School in 1906, h...

Tobin, Maurice J.

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Maurice Joseph Tobin was born on May 22, 1901, in the Mission Hill section of Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Boston College before entering politics as a protégé of James Michael Curley. In 1926, he was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and served from 1927 to 1929. He served on the Boston School Committee from 1931 to 1937. In 1937, he defeated Curley to be elected Mayor of Boston, and served as Mayor from 1938 to 1945, during which time he advocated the Fair Emplo...

Roberts, Owen J. (Owen Josephus), 1875-1955

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Roberts, an American jurist, taught law at the University of Pennsylvania (1898-1918). He served as special counsel for the U.S. in prosecuting "oil cases" (1924), and as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1930-1945). From the description of Letter to Eldon James, 2 October 1930. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339786 ...

Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987

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Journalist, dramatist, magazine editor, U.S. representative from Connecticut, and U.S. ambassador to Italy. Born Ann Clare Boothe; married George Tuttle Brokaw, 1923; divorced, 1929; married Henry Robinson Luce, 1935. From the description of Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132193 Government official; interviewee married Henry R. Luce; interviewee d. 1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Clare Boot...

Straus, Nathan

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Moore, James W.

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Smathers, William H. (William Howell), 1891-1955

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Hotzoff, Alexander.

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Lindley, Ernest Kidder, 1899-

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Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943

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Edsel Ford's interests beyond automobiles and the automobile industry were broad and varied. He was president of the Arts Commission of the Detroit Institute of Arts, a trustee of the Museum of Modern Art, and a trustee for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, Inc. He was a member of the Isle Royal National Park Commission, chairman of the board of the Detroit University School, and a director of the Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit. He was active in Ford Motor Company educatio...

Summers, Halton W.

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Fellers, Bonner Frank, 1896-1973

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Bonner Frank Fellers (1896-1973) was born on Feburary 7, 1896, in Ridge Farm, Illinois. After graduating from West Point in 1918, he commissioned in the Coast Guard Artillery Corps. He graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1935 and Army War College in 1939. From 1940 to 1942, he served as a military attaché in Egypt. He achieved the rank of brigadier general in December 1942. During World War II, he also served on the staff of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, from 1943 unti...

Cummings, Homer S. (Homer Stillé), 1870-1956

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United States Attorney General. From the description of Papers of Homer S. Cummings, 1886-1956. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48583233 Was U.S. Attorney General at the time of these letters. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1934-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236165635 Attorney-General of the United States, 1933-1939. From the description of Papers of Homer S. ...

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945

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Outstanding American Field Commander of World War II. From the description of War as I knew it [manuscript], 1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014804 George S. (George Smith) Patton (1885-1945) was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1909 and began his career in the United States Army. In 1917, Patton went with John J. (John Joseph) Pershing (1860-1948) and the American Expeditiona...

Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977

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Tom C. Clark (b. September 23, 1899) was the Attorney General of the United States from 1945 to 1949, and Associated Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967. Clark died on June 13, 1977. From the description of Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569044 Tom C. Clark served as Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967, and was the first Texan to serve on the Court. Born in Dallas,...

American legion

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Veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1893-1927. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36805972 Association of veterans of American wars. Formed by a group of World War I officers, the American Legion is the world's largest veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1960-1987. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 61206804 The American Legion was founded in 1919 by veterans returning from Europe after Worl...

Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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Born in Elwood, Ind. Attorney, utility executive, political leader, and republican candidate for president in 1940. From the description of Campaign scrapbook, 1940. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 26563195 "Beacon Hill," columnist for the Worcester Telegram. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Beacon Hill," Worcester, Mass., 1943 Aug. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400631 Willkie was an American corpor...

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...

Democratic Party (Mich.)

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The Democratic Party of Michigan is a non-profit organization affiliated with the Democratic National Committee, and its State Chairman is a member of the Association of State Democratic chairs. The group is dedicated to supporting Democratic candidates for public office in the state of Michigan, promoting the party in Michigan, and fielding the concerns of Michigan citizens as part of their effort to affect legislative change. Although the Democratic Party State Central...

Reed, Stanley Foster

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Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Austin, Warren Robinson, 1877-1962

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Member of the Victor Vaughan Society of the University of Michigan Medical School. From the description of Warren Austin papers, 1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422397 ...

Browder, Earl, 1891-1973

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Earl Russell Browder (1891-1973) was General Secretary of the Communist party of the United States during the height of its popularity, in the 1930s and 1940s and twice represented the Party as its candidate for President. Earl Browder was born on May 20, 1891, in Wichita, Kansas. He was the son of William Browder and Martha Jane Hankins Browder. His father was a teacher and farmer who was avidly Populist. Earl Browder had little formal education and went to work to help support the family. At t...

McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955

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Governor of Indiana. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243664900 Born July 19, 1891, at Franklin, Indiana; A.B., Indiana University, 1913; LLB., Harvard, 1916; admitted to the Indiana bar, 1914; served as an officer in the Field artillery reserve during World War I; commanding officer, 326 Field artillery, 1924-1937; member, 5th corps area advisory board, 1927-1934; appointed to ...

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 ...

Tobin, Daniel J.

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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...

Lewis, J. H.

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Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993

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Thurgood Marshall (b. July 2, 1908, Baltimore, Maryland – d. January 24, 1993, Washington, D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, a 1954 decision that ruled t...

Rómulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985

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C. P. Romulo is Foreign Affairs Secretary of the Philippines. From the description of The common task of Asians and Australians [manuscript]. 1973. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225746439 Philippine diplomat, statesman, writer and educator. From the description of Carlos P. Romulo letters: to Leonard Lyons, 1943-1976. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 122681604 ...

Bates, Henry M. (Henry Moore), 1869-1949

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Professor of constitutional law and dean of Law School, University of Michigan. From the description of Henry Moore Bates papers, 1886-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422201 Henry Moore Bates (1869 - 1949) had a distinguished thirty-six year career at the University of Michigan as professor and dean of the Law School. Bates was dean for twenty-nine of those years from 1910 until his retirement in 1939. Bates specialized in constitutional law, was widely...

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...

Cohen, Benjamin V.

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Lawyer and statesman. Full name: Benjamin Victor Cohen. Born 1894; died 1983. From the description of Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983 (bulk 1918-1983). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071317 Benjamin V. Cohen, a Muncie-born attorney, practiced corporate law in New York City. He was active in the Jewish Zionist movement, and engaged in foreign services including overseeing the writing of the League of Nations Mandate and formulating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, t...

Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958

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Epithet: of the River Club New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00016e Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (Amer...

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...

Porter, Russell B.

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Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946

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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...

Hoffman, Clare E., 1875-1967

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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...

Donnelly, Joseph P.

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McMahon, Brien, 1903-1952

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U.S. senator from Connecticut. From the description of Papers of Brien McMahon, 1943-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449432 Biographical Note 1903, Oct. 6 Born, Norwalk, Conn. 1924 A.B., Fordham University, New York, N.Y. 1927 L...

Roxas, Manuel A., 1892-1948

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Manuel A. Roxas (b. Jan. 1, 1892–d. Apr. 15, 1948), President of the Phillipines, was elected in 1946. He died while in office. From the description of Roxas, Manuel A., 1892-1948 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10598338 ...

Stettinius, Edward R., Jr. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949

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Industrialist and statesman. From the description of Clippings relating to Edward R. Stettinius, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068013 Industrialist, Secretary of State, delegate to the United Nations. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Darryl F. Zanuck, Beverly Hills, California, 1944 November 11 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836060 From the description of Financial records of Edward R. Stettinius [...

Haber, William, 1899-1988

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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 ...

Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967

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Representative from Texas (1903-1933), and Vice President of the United States (1933-1941). From the description of Appointment diaries, 1935-1939. (Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library). WorldCat record id: 70960945 The remarkable life and career of John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner, the most powerful vice president in U. S. history and the second most powerful politician in the U.S. during the Great Depression of the 1930s, began in Red River County on Nov...

Coblentz, Edmond D.

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Edmond D. Coblentz (September 30, 1882-April 16, 1959) was a reporter, editor, and publisher for Hearst newspapers. From the description of Edmond Coblentz papers, circa 1917-1960. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560736 Biographical Sketch Born: September 30, 1882 in San Francisco Died: ...

United States. Attorney-General

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Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954

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Hays taught in Kuna, Bruneau, and Boise. After he retired he accepted the directorship of the prison educational program in Boise. From the description of Papers, 1830-1958. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 42927298 Active in civil liberties issues, Hays took part in a long list of important cases, including the Scopes trial in 1925, the Sacco and Vanzetti case, and the Scottsboro case. Hays also attended the Reichstag trial in Ber...

Spellman, Francis, 1889-1967

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Prominent prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Appointed Archbishop of New York in 1939 and the College of Cardinals in 1946. From the description of Letters, 1946-1967. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 53982752 Spellman was at this time the Catholic archbishop of New York. Werfel and Spellman appear to have had a relationship of mutual respect and admiration. Werfel sought Spellman's responses to his novels Embezzled Heaven and The Song of...

Corcoran, Thomas Gardiner, 1900-

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Mooney, Edward, c Abp., 1882-

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Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959

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George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965

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Epithet: Governor of Wisconsin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00029b ...

Olander, Oscar G. (Oscar Gustaf), 1899-1963.

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Commissioner of the Michigan State Police. From the description of Oscar G. Olander papers, 1923-1963. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423020 ...

Olson, Culbert L. (Culbert Levy), 1876-1962

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Olson was governor of California, 1939-1943, and Utah state senator. From the description of Culbert L. Olson papers, 1912-1949. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122501719 Olson was Governor of California from 1939-43. From the description of Letter : Sacramento, Calif., to Owen S. Adams, Los Angeles, Calif., 1941 May 29. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23239185 ...

Nowicki, Leo J., 1904-

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Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins was born on April 10, 1880 (some sources say 1882) in Boston, Massachusetts. She was christened Fannie Coralie Perkins but later changed her name to Frances. She was the daughter of Frederick W. Perkins, the owner of a stationer's business, and Susan Bean Perkins. The family moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1882. After attending Worcester Classical High School, Perkins entered Mount Holyoke College in 1898. She was president of her class and majored in chemistry and physics, ...

Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969

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Joseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969) was the father of President John F. Kennedy. During his career he was a banker, financier, and diplomat. From 1934 to 1937, he served as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and was the Chairman of the Maritime Commission in 1937. Kennedy served as Ambassador to Great Britain from 1938 to 1940. From the description of Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581186 ...

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 ...

Murphy, George, 1897-1961.

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George Ignatius Murphy was born January 20,1894, at Harbor Beach, Michigan, to John T. and Mary (Brennan) Murphy. He attended the University of Michigan where he received the A.B. degree in 1917 and the LL.B degree in 1922. While at the University he joined the Sigma Chi fraternity and served on the University's world record breaking two-mile relay track team. During both World Wars he served in the United States Naval Air Corps. During the years of peace, he served in the Naval Reserves. He ent...

Howe, Louis M. (Louis McHenry), 1871-1936

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Louis McHenry Howe (1871-1936) was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and moved to Saratoga Springs, New York, where he attended the Saratoga Institute, a private day school. His father had purchased the Saratoga Sun in 1882 and Louis worked for him, eventually taking charge of the publication when his father became ill. He also assumed his father''s supplemental position as local reporter for the New York Herald. In 1906, Howe became involved in an attempt to reform the Democratic Party in New York...

Michigan. Legislature

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Beginning around 1870, the Michigan Legislature produced group and composite portraits of its members. From the guide to the Michigan Legislature photograph collection, 1875-1990, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) ...

Barnes, Russell

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Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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U.S. secretary of state; b. Dean Gooderham Acheson. From the description of Papers, 1931-1971. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939613 Dean Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D...

Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

Sloan, Alfred P. (Alfred Pritchard), 1875-1966

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Roosevelt, James, 1907-

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James Roosevelt (1907-1991), businessman and politician, was the son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. He served as a congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives from the 26th California district from 1955 to 1966. From the description of Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10583052 Eldest son of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt. James served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's s...

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...

Manning, John C. (John Charles), 1893-1967.

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Editor of the Detroit Times, later columnist for the Detroit Free Press. From the description of John C. Manning papers, 1907-1973. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422515 John Charles Manning (Jack) was born November 4, 1892 of Irish- American parents in Detroit. After graduating from the University of Detroit, Manning worked as a reporter for the Detroit Free Press . Advised that working for a smaller paper would allow him to try his hand at dif...

Fuller, Glenn

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Minton, Sherman A. 1890-1965

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Sherman Minton was born in Georgetown, Indiana. He was a World War I veteran and graduated from Indiana University law department in 1915. He received a degree from Yale in 1916. He served as a U.S. senator from 1935-1941. From 1941-1949, he was on the circuit court of appeals for the seventh circuit. From 1949 to 1956 he served on the Supreme Court. Howard J. Bourne was a Quaker who lived in Portland, Indiana. Minton and Bourne were longtime acquaintances. From the description of Sh...

Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Tydings, Millard E. (Millard Evelyn), 1890-1961

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United States Senator, military officer, lawyer, and state legislator. Senator Tydings was best known for his efforts to counter Joseph McCarthy and for his involvement in the rehabilitation and independence of the Philippine Islands. From the description of Papers of Millard E. Tydings, 1881-1962. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 19783805 Millard Evelyn Tydings was born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, on April 6, 189...

MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964

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The island of Leyte, in Japanese hands, was the target for the American invasion of the Philippines in 1944. After a series of battles, the island was captured and the Japanese naval forces were defeated. U.S. forces now controlled the Pacific. From the description of Naval message, November 1, 1944. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 45622190 Douglas MacArthur was born in Arkansas and raised on a series of Army posts; his father, a Civil War veteran and career soldier...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Moley, Raymond L., 1886-

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Murphy, William. F.

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Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959

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American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...

Vanderbilt, Neil.

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Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

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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; ...

Roosevelt, Dorothy Kemp, 1899?-1985

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Political activist, concert pianist, sister-in-law of Eleanor Roosevelt. From the description of Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt papers, 1922-1985. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419327 Second wife of Hall Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt's brother. From the description of Papers, 1926-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155525233 Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt, political activist, concert pianist, and sister-in-law of Eleanor Roosevelt, was bo...

Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953

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Frederick M. Vinson served as the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States under Harry S. Truman and on the U.S. Supreme Court appointed by Truman. From the description of Broadside, ca. 1940s. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49360881 Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and Chief Justice of the U.S. From the description of Papers, 1944-1946. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36050578 Jurist, Legislator. ...

LeHand, Margaret.

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Wheeler, Burton K. (Burton Kendall), 1882-1975

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Burton Kendall Wheeler was born in Hudson, Mass., on 27 Feb. 1882 and moved to Montana shortly after his graduation from law school in 1905. He began his law career in Butte, serving as U.S. Attorney for Montana from 1913 to 1918 prior to his election to the U.S. Senate in 1922. In 1924 he ran unsuccessfully for vice-president on the Progressive Party presidential ticket. Wheeler is remembered as one of the most powerful senators in Washington, D.C., in the 1930s. Chairman of the Interstate Comm...

Biddle, Nicholas, 1893-

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Murphy family.

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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-...

Sheen, Fulton J. (Fulton John), 1895-1979

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Knudsen, William S., 1879-1948

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William Signius Knudsen (1879-1948) was born in Denmark on March 25, 1879. He apprenticed as a bicycle mechanic then held a variety of positions in the United States with Ford Motor Company and Chevrolet Motor Company. He served as vice president, then president of General Motors from 1933 to 1942. He received his appointment as lieutenant general on January 28, 1942, as director of production in the Office of the Under Secretary of war. He was director of Army Air Forces Materiel and Services f...

Gressman, Eugene, 1917-2010

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Law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy, and Washington, D.C. attorney. From the description of Eugene Gressman papers, 1935-1967. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418462 From the description of Eugene Gressman papers, 1935-1967 [microform] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81804126 Eugene Gressman was born April 18, 1917 in Lansing, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan (A.B., 1938; J.D., 1940). ...

O'Brien, John J.

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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...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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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,...

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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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 ...

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...

Sadowski, George Gregory, 1903-1961.

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Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946

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Tom Darcy was born in Brokklyn, NY in 1932. He received his art education at the school of Visual Arts in New York. In 1958 he began his editorial cartooning with Newsday on Long Island. In 1970, Darcy was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his incisive cartoons of the Vietnam War and racial discrimination. He won many awards in 1970's, some of these were: Best Cartoon on Foreign Affairs in 1970 & 1973, Meeman Conservation Award in 1972 & 1974 as well as the National Headliners' Club award i...

MacDonald, Kenneth

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Foy, Byron Cecil, 1893-1970

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Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943

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Attorney, Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1917-1920, and Secretary of Commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1860-1958 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20122068 Attorney, commissioner of internal revenue, 1917-1920, and secretary of commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1898-1941 ; (bulk 1928-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 86148078 ...

Early, Stephen

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Cropley, Charles Elmore

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Giannini, Amadeo Peter, 1870-1949

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Amadeo Peter Giannini, also known as A.P. Giannini, was an American banker who founded Bank of America. From the guide to the Amadeo Peter Giannini Papers, 1943-1955, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Epithet: Italian politician and historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000105 ...

Rogge, O. John (Oetje John), 1903-1981

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Lawyer. From the description of Papers of O. John Rogge, 1945-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79272109 ...

McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966

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Lawyer, politician, and government official. From the description of Papers, 1934-1952. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944334 ...

Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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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...

Andrews, Roger, 1874-

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