Arthur H. Vandenberg papers 1884-1974 1915-1951

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Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1884-1974, 1915-1951

Arthur H. Vandenberg papers 1884-1974 1915-1951

Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan; advocate of the United Nations and bipartisan foreign policy. Correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, and visual materials.

8 linear feet (on 11 microfilm rolls), 25 volumes, 20 phonograph records, 1 motion picture reel, and 1 sound tape reel

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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 ...

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Public official. From the description of Reminiscences of Raymond Earl Baldwin : oral history, 1969-72. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728756 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Mayor of Grand Rapids, 1904-1906, U.S. Congressman, 1911-1913, and assistant secretary of commerce, 1913-1921. From the description of Edwin F. Sweet scrapbooks, 1900-1906. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418989 ...

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Epithet: American banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x00036a Epithet: banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000381 Masefield was a British poet and dramatist. From the description of John Masefield collection: additional papers, 1956-1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81756769 ...

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Armour was a career diplomat whose posts included revolutionary Russia (1916-1919), fascist Spain (1924), post-revolutionary Chile (1938), and Haiti during the withrawal of American troops (1933). He was assistant secretary of state in 1947-1948. From the description of Norman Armour papers, 1913-1983. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 79912885 Norman Armour, career diplomat and Assistant Secretary of State, was born October 14, 1887 in Brighto...

Lasker, Albert Davis, 1880-1952

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Advertising executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Albert Davis Lasker : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736545 Albert Davis Lasker was born in Freiberg, Germany, on May 1, 1880, but was raised in Galveston, Texas. He was the third child of Morris Lasker, an investor and banker, and Nettie Davis Lasker. Lasker was initially interested in journalism, and worked as a newspaper repor...

Langer, William, 1886-1959

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Born at Everest, N.D. Graduate of University of North Dakota and Columbia University. Attorney, married Lydia Cady 1918, nicknamed "Wild Bill." Morton County States Attorney (1914-1916) North Dakota Attorney General (1916-1920), North Dakota Governor (1933-1934, 1937-1938) and U.S. senator (1941-1959). Died in office, buried at Casselton, N.D. From the description of Collection, 1933-1959. (North Dakota State University Library). WorldCat record id: 29179625 Governor and U.S...

Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968

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Prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County, Michigan, attorney general of Michigan, 1929-1931, governor, 1931-1932, general counsel to the Department of Defense during the Army-McCarthy Hearing, 1954-1955, and Secretary of the Army, 1955-1961. From the description of Wilber M. Brucker papers, 1877-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421623 Wilber Marion Brucker, government official and governor, was born in Saginaw, Michigan, June 23, 1894, the son...

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

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Bennett, John B. (John Bonifas), 1905-1964

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John Bonifas Bennett was a Representative from Michigan. He was born in Garden, Delta County, Mich. on January 10, 1904. He attended the public schools, and graduated from Watersmeet High School in Michigan, and from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1925. Bennett took a postgraduate course at Chicago, IL University Law School in 1926, and was admitted to the Wisconsin bar in 1925 and the Michigan bar in 1926. He practiced law in Ontonagon, Michigan from 1926-1942. Benn...

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...

Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

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American Poet. From the description of Little Orphant Annie. Last stanza : AMsS, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540708 James Whitcomb Riley was an American poet, journalist, and lecturer. From the description of James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964] bulk (1878-1915). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363959 From the guide to the James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964, 1878-...

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...

Hiss, Alger.

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Alger Hiss was born in Baltimore in 1904, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1929, where he was a protege of Felix Frankfurter. He worked in several departments of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 's New Deal administration before joining the Department of State in 1936. He accompanied Roosevelt to the conference at Yalta and served as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on International Organization in San Francisco in 1945. Hiss left the State Department in 19...

Thomas, R. J., 1900-

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Moses, George H. (George Higgins), 1869-1944

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Weeks, Sinclair, 1892-

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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...

Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927

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General (GEN) Leonard Wood was stationed at Headquarters, Eastern Department, Governor's Island, NY on 16 November 1914. From the description of Leonard Wood papers, 1914. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 61241654 Leonard Wood was a physician who served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1910-1914), military governor of Cuba (1899-1902) and Governor-General of the Philippines (1921-1927). His son Osborne (sometimes spelled Osborn) at the time of this lette...

Riggs, Henry Earle, 1865-

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Professor of civil engineering at University of Michigan. From the description of Henry Earle Riggs papers, 1911-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420672 Born on May 8, 1853 in Lawrence, Kansas, Henry E. Riggs graduated in 1886 from the University of Kansas with the degree of A.B., after a five-year literary and engineering course. In 1910 he received the degree of C.E. from the University of Michigan. On graduation from the University of Kan...

Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732848 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527416 U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois). From the description of Paul H. Douglas papers, 1932-1971. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat ...

Green, Dwight H. (Dwight Herbert), 1897-1958

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Republican governor of Illinois from 1941-1949, who had served as special assistant to the United States District Attorney for the Northern District and had successfully prosecuted several notorious gangsters, including Al Capone, prior to entering politics. From the description of Papers, 1939-1950. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 46592567 Dwight H. Green (1897-1958) served as governor of Illinois (1941-1949). The Cook County Republican had previ...

Brake, D. Hale, 1891-1979

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Resident of Stanton, Michigan, who served as Republican state senator, Michigan state treasurer, and delegate to Michigan's 1961-1962 constitutional convention. From the description of D. Hale Brake papers, 1943-1977. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422495 ...

Wherry, Kenneth Spicer, 1892-1951

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WHERRY, KENNETH SPICER, a Senator from Nebraska; born in Liberty, Gage County, Nebr., February 28, 1892; attended the public schools and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1914; attended Harvard University in 1915 and 1916; during the First World War served in the United States Navy Flying Corps in 1917 and 1918; engaged in the sale of automobiles, furniture, and in livestock farming; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Pawnee City, Nebr.; member of th...

Lucas, Scott Wike, 1892-

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

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952

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Journalist and author. From the description of Sullivan scrapbooks, 1940-1941. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70953441 From the description of Mark Sullivan papers, 1900-1935 (bulk 1919-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80376365 American author and journalist. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Washington, D.C., to Dr. Francis Harvey Green, 1920 Aug. 4 and 1933 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875010 ...

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...

Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966

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American statesman; assistant to Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, 1919-1924; secretary of state, 1959-1961. From the description of Christian Archibald Herter miscellaneous papers, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458502 Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966) was born in Paris, France. He was a diplomat, politician, publisher, editor, and author. In 1959 Herter, who served as governor of Massachusetts during the mid-1950's, was appointed by President Dwight Eisen...

Fletcher, Duncan Upshaw, 1859-1936

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Duncan U. Fletcher was born January 6, 1859, near Americus, Georgia. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1880, and studied law there. In 1881 he moved to Jacksonville, Florida, practiced law and became chief counsel of the Florida East Coast Railroad. He became a Jacksonville Councilman in 1887, in 1893 he served a term in the Florida House of Representatives, and was mayor of Jacksonville from 1893-1985, and 1901-1903. He was chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee from 1905...

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

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Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...

Duff, James H. (James Henderson), 1883-1969

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Governor of Pennsylvania, 1947-1951. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122646658 ...

Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936

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Republican governor of Michigan, 1927-1930, from Ionia. From the description of Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418362 Fred Warren Green was born Oct. 20, 1872, in Manistee, Michigan. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Michigan in 1898, then served in the Spanish-American War, commanding Company G, 31st Michigan Volunteer Infantry in Cuba. After the war, he practiced law in Ypsilanti, also b...

Gannett, Frank E. (Frank Ernest), 1876-1957

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While a student at Cornell University, Frank Gannett worked as a reporter for the ITHACA JOURNAL, correspondent for newspapers in other cities, and editor of the CORNELL DAILY SUN. He accompanied the first United States Commission to the Philippines as secretary to its chairman, Jacob Gould Schurman, then President of Cornell. Returning to Ithaca, New York in 1900, he worked for the ITHACA DAILY NEWS and the CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS. He also worked for a time in New York City and Pittsbu...

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,...

Andrews, Roger, 1874-

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Scott, Hugh Doggett, 1900-1994

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Hugh Doggett Scott Jr. (November 11, 1900 – July 21, 1994) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He served as Senate Minority Leader from 1969 to 1977. Born and educated in Virginia, Scott moved to Philadelphia to join his uncle's law firm. He was appointed as Philadelphia's assistant district attorney in 1926 and remained in that position until 1941. Scot...

Cain, Harry P. (Harry Pulliam), 1906-1979

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Harry Pulliam Cain was born on 10 Jan. 1906 in Nashville, Tenn. He attended Hill Military Academy in Portland, Ore., and the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. In 1929, he returned to Tacoma and worked in the trust department of the Bank of California. Throughout his tenure at the bank, he was involved with the Washington Banker's Association. He resigned from the bank in 1939 to campaign for mayor. Prior to his campaign, Cain managed the 1939 Washington State Golden Jubilee in Tacoma. In...

Page, Herman, 1866-1942.

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Episcopal bishop of diocese of Michigan and diocese of Northern Michigan. From the description of Herman Page papers, 1900-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420211 ...

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...

Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay), 1883-1963

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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...

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-

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United States. Congress. Senate

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Bolton, Chester Castle, 1882-1939

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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 22nd Congressional district from 1928-39. Bolton served previously in the Ohio State Senate from 1922-28. During World War I, Bolton served in the Ordnance Dept. and the War Industries Board, and became aide to Benedict Crowell, assistant secretary of war. As a U.S. Congressman, Bolton was esteemed representative of the Great Lakes states on the Rivers and Harbors Committee, and served on the Appropriations Committee and numerous other comm...

Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961

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American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...

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...

Murrow, Edward R. (Edward Roscoe), 1908-1965

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Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965), born Egbert Roscoe Murrow, was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys. After the war, in December 1945 Murrow an offer to become a vice president of the CBS network and head o...

Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001

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Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...

Couzens, Frank, 1902-1950.

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Ferris, Woodbridge N., 1853-1928

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Michigan Democratic governor, 1913-1917, U.S. Senator, 1922-1928, and founder of Ferris Industrial School (later Ferris Institute). From the description of Woodbridge N. Ferris papers, 1878-1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302100 Governor of Michigan 1913-1916; U.S. Senator 1922-1928. From the description of Woodbridge Nathan Ferris correspondence, 1914 March 12. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430035096 ...

Copeland, Royal S. (Royal Samuel), 1868-1938

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Professor of homeopathic medicine at University of Michigan, mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, dean of the New York Homeopathic Medical College and director of Flower Hospital, New York City Commissioner of Public Health, and Democratic U.S. Senator from New York, 1923-1938. From the description of Royal Samuel Copeland papers, 1892-1938. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419687 Professor of homoeopathic medicine at University of Michigan, mayor of Ann Arbor, Michi...

Federal deposit insurance corporation

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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...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...

Brownell, Herbert 1904-

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Cudlip, William B., 1904-1988

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William B. Cudlip was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan on March 4, 1904. He attended Swarthmore College (1921-1922), then graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1926. After being admitted to the bar of Michigan, he joined the firm of Campbell, Bulkley & Ledyard in Detroit. He became a partner in the firm in 1933 and in the firm's successor, Dickinson, Wright, McKean & Cudlip. In 1961-1962, Cudlip was a delegate to the Michigan Constitutional Convention. In 1963, he was el...

Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1853

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Robert A. Taft More than "Mr. Republican" In 1947, Republican Senator Robert A. Taft was at the peak of his power, commanding a coalition of conservative Republicans and southern Democrats to thwart President Harry S. Truman's domestic agenda. Taft's most impressive achievement came in June. The labor-restricting Taft-Hartley Act survived Truman's veto and won Taft the admiration of the press corps. Yet he did not seek the highest political office in the Senate; indeed, the title "majority...

Bender, George H. (George Harrison), 1896-1961

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U.S. Senator from Ohio (1954-1957). He also served as Ohio state senator (1921-1931), chairman of the Cuyahoga County Republican Central Committee (1938-1954), and U.S Representative (1939-1949, 1951-1954). From the description of Papers, 1912-1960. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17937484 click here to view the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History entry for George Harrison Bender From the guide to the George Harrison Bender Papers, 1912-1960, (...

Connally, Tom, 1877-1963

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Thomas Terry Connally (1877-1963) represented Texas in the United States Congress for 35 years, serving in the House of Representatives from 1916 to 1929 and in the Senate from 1929 to 1953. Best known for his Senate career, Connally was an able debater whose major assignments were to the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, of which he was chairman, 1941 to 1946 and 1949 to 1953. He was responsible for three national laws, which particularly affected Texas: the C...

Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Phelps Taft : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528703 Lawyer, protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio; son of U.S. President William H. Taft; died 1983. From the description of Papers, 1816-1983 (bulk 1937-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70937872 Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of U.S. Pres...

Krock, Arthur, 1886-1974

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Krock, a journalist, was editor-in-chief of the Louisville (Ky.) Times (1919-23), assistant to the president of the New York World (1923-27), member of the board of the New York Times from 1927 until his retirement, and a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board of the Columbia University School of Journalism (1940-53). From the description of Arthur Krock papers, 1909-1974 (bulk 1920-1968) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 77805948 Principal political writer and...

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

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Hazlitt, Henry, 1894-1993

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Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993) was an American libertarian economist and author. Hazlitt had a distinguished career as an economic journalist with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other leading metropolitan dailies, and at various times served as Economic Editor of Newsweek, literary editor for The Nation, and editor of American Mercury (replacing H.L. Mencken). He also authored several books on economic subjects. From the guide to the Henry Hazlitt Papers, 1920-1958, (Spe...

Jeffries, Edward, 1900-1950

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Detroit mayor From the description of Edward J. Jeffries Jr. papers, 1940-1946 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 455431908 ...

Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952

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Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Robert Porter Patterson, 1940-1951 (bulk 1940-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984701 ...

Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974

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Senator; interviewee d. 1974. From the description of Reminiscences of Wayne Lyman Morse : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513706 Wayne Lyman Morse was born October 20, 1900 in Verona, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1923 with a major in labor economics and obtained a masters degree in 1924. He attended law school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1928 and then went to Columbia ...

Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991

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Lawyer, politician, U.S. senator, and ambassador. From the description of Letters, 1951-1977. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49211527 Judge, U.S. Senator, Ambassador Cooper was born in Somerset, Ky. and educated in the city's public schools. He was a gifted athlete and president of his senior class. In 1918 he entered Centre College and transferred to Yale University after one year. In 1923 he entered Harvard Law School, but qu...

Perry, Stuart Hoffman, 1874-1957

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Publisher of the Adrian Telegram at Adrian, Michigan. From the description of Stuart Hoffman Perry papers, 1874-1966. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85777634 Publisher of the A̲d̲r̲i̲a̲n̲ T̲e̲l̲e̲g̲r̲a̲m̲ at Adrian, Michigan. From the description of Stuart Hoffman Perry papers, 1892-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421321 Stuart Hoffman Perry was born October 13, 1874 in Pontiac, Michigan, the son of Aaron...

Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968

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Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...

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...

Reed, Clyde Martin, 1871-1949

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Clyde Martin Reed was born 9 October 1871 in Champaign County, Illinois, the son of Martin Van Buren and Mary Adelaid Reed. His family moved to Labette County, Kansas in 1875, where Reed received his education, including a teacher's certificate. In 1891 he married Minnie E. Hart and they had seven children who survived to adulthood. Reed worked for the government much of his life, when not running the Parsons Sun newspaper. He worked in the post office for many years, was secretary to Governor H...

O'Conor, Herbert R. (Herbert Romulus), 1896-1960

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American Profit Sharing Institute.

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Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis), 1904-1974

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Charles "Chip" Eustis Bohlen (1904-1973), diplomat and Russian specialist, was born in Clayton, New York. After Bohlen took his B.A. at Harvard in 1927, he went on a world tour on a tramp ship. Although he had not intended to become a diplomat, his extensive world travels with his family as a child and his course work at Harvard caused him to enter the Foreign Service in Washington in 1929. He was assigned as vice-consul at Prague until 1931, when he became vice-consul at Paris. Here he began se...

Kettle, Earl.

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Stone, Ralph, 1868-1956.

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Ralph Stone was born in Wilmington, Delaware, November 20, 1868. He was graduated from Swarthmore College in 1889, then from the University of Michigan Law School in 1892. At the U-M, Stone was a member of the first editorial staff of the Michigan Daily and editor-in-chief of the Michigan Law Journal . In succeeding years Stone was active in alumni affairs and fundraising. He was trustee of the Alumni Fund from its incorporation in 1920 until 1941. He began practicing la...

Ford, Henry, 1863-1947

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Industrialist and philanthropist Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, grew up on a farm in what is now Dearborn, Michigan. Mechanically inclined from an early age, he worked in Detroit machine shops as a young man and became an engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company in 1891. Henry and Clara Jane Bryant, married in 1888, had one child, Edsel, born in 1893. In that same year, Henry tested his first internal combustion engine, and by 1896 completed his first car, the Quadricycle. Ford partnered in ...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl), 1897-1979

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A native of Algiers, Pike Co., Ind., Capehart engaged in farming, business, and manufacturing, and served three terms in the U.S. Senate. After retiring from politics, he returned to farming and manufacturing, and resided in Indianapolis, Ind. until his death. From the description of Autograph. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 36506698 Homer E. Capehart was born 6 June 1897 in Jefferson Township, Pike County, Indiana. He enlisted in the army in April...

Mooney, Edward, Abp., 1882-

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Norbeck, Peter, 1870-1936

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Flanders, Ralph E. (Ralph Edward), 1880-1970

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United States Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Ralph Edward Flanders : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451699 Ralph E. Flanders was an American engineer, businessman, and legislator. He represented the people of Vermont in the United States Senate for twelve years. 1880 Born in Barnet, Vermont ...

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

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Bradley, Frederick Van Ness, 1898-1947.

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Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973

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Hamilton Fish Armstrong was born April 8, 1893, in the house on West 10th Street in New York City where he lived all his life. Following his Princeton graudation in 1916, he worked for the New Republic until he entered the army during World War I. At war's end, he served as a military attache to Serbia which kindled his lifelong interest in foreign affairs. After leaving the army, Armstrong became a foreign correspondence for the New York Evening Post. In 1922 Armstrong ...

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Blodgett, John W. (John Wood), 1860-1951

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John W. Blodgett, Jr. (1901-1987) was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on May 24, 1901. His father John W. Blodgett, Sr. was prominent in the timber industry. Blodgett Sr. was principal of the Blodgett firm during the late 1800s and early 1900s and served as president of the National Lumber Manufacturers Association. Blodgett, Sr. owned timber lands in the lake states region and in the south and west. Blodgett, Jr. graduated from Harvard with an A.B. in 1923. Like his fath...

Americans for Democratic Action

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Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984

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American. From the guide to the George D. Aiken letter to Leo M. J. Manglaviti, 1972, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of George David Aiken : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451163 U.S. senator from and governor of Vermont. From the description of George D. Aiken proclamation, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Republican Party (Mich.)

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Benton, William, 1900-1973

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Senator, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481066 From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721364 Art collector, politician; Chicago, Ill. Publisher of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Vice-President of the University of...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970

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Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945

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University of Michigan professor of Political Science, exchange professor at the University of the Philippines (1922-1923), special correspondent in the Far East for the Christian Science Monitor in the 1920s, vice governor of the Philippines (1933-1935), advisor to the U.S. War Dept. during World War II. From the description of Joseph Ralston Hayden papers, 1899-1945 [microform] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 767731897 Professor of political science at Univer...

Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

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Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982564 Biographical Note 1891, May 19 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1912 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif. ...

Scholle, August, 1904-

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Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925

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President of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80711269 From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422205 M. L. Burton was president of the University of Minnesota from 1917 to 1920. From the description of M.L. Burton papers, 1917-1920. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Wo...

Herring, Clyde L. (Clyde LaVerne), 1879-1945

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Governor and U.S. Senator from Iowa. From the description of Papers of Clyde L. Herring, 1932-1942. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233107470 ...

America First Committee

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Private organization to promote United States nonintervention in World War II. From the description of America First Committee records, 1940-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868195 ...

Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967

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Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. From the description of Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1945-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979868 Epithet: American publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0000d4 Biographical Note 1898, Apr. 3 Born, Shantung Provi...

Titus, Harold, 1888-1967

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Free-lance writer from Traverse City, Michigan and conservation editor of Field and Stream magazine. From the description of Harold Titus papers, 1910-1967. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421563 Titus, born in Traverse City (Mich.) on Feb. 20, 1888, attended the University of Michigan (UM), 1907-1911. He was a World War I veteran, fruit grower, and pioneer of Michigan's conservation movement. He received an honorary MA from the UM in 1934 and the Wildlife So...

Kendall, David Walbridge, 1903-1976

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Attorney, government official; general counsel, later assistant secretary of the treasury, 1955-1957; special counsel to President Eisenhower, 1958-1961; vice president for legal affairs of the Chrysler Corporation, 1962-1968; chairman of the board of incorporators of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation that led to Amtrak. From the description of David Walbridge Kendall papers, 1862-1865, 1891-1924, and 1932-1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421112 ...

Knowland, William Fife, 1908-1974

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William Knowland The Forgotten Leader In 1953, the convergence of unusual circumstances gave the Democrats the plurality of the Senate's membership while the Senate Republicans maintained their majority party status. The situation made it impossible for the new Republican leader to control the legislative agenda. Indeed, Senator William Knowland lamented his ineffectiveness on the Senate floor, "Mr. President, ... I have the responsibilities of being the majority leader in this body withou...

Annenberg, Walter H., 1908-2002

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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...

Hickenlooper, Bourke B. (Bourke Blakemore), 1896-1971

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569817 State of Iowa representative (1934-1937); lieutenant governor (1939-1942); governor (1943-1944); and U.S. senator (1945-1969). From the description of Bourke B. Hickenlooper papers, 1895-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70969252 Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper (1896-1971) was ...

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...

Lawrence, David, 1888-1973

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Lawrence was an American magazine and news service founder, editor, columnist, and author. From the description of David Lawrence papers, 1901-1973 (bulk 1915-1970) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 82032044 20th century American journalist, founder of United States Daily (1926) and U.S. News and World Report. From the description of David Lawrence correspondence [manuscript], 1924-1962. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 252711653 ...

McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941

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Lawyer, business executive, Democratic Party leader, U.S. secretary of the treasury, Director General of Railroads, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers of William Gibbs McAdoo, 1786-1941 (bulk 1880-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063506 McAdoo was born near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, on Oct. 31, 1863; attended the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; admitted to TN bar in 1885 and began law practice in Chattanooga, TN; moved to NYC, 1892; devel...

Butler, Hugh Alfred, 1878-1954

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Menefee, Ferdinand Northrup

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Ferdinand Northrup Menefee was born on January 7, 1886 in Columbus, Kansas. He received a bachelor of science in civil engineering degree from the University of Nebraska (CE 1932) and finally completed his academic studies at Lawrence Institute of Technology in Detroit (D. Eng.). Menefee was first hired by Cornell in 1910, but his stay there was brief. Before the year ended he had joined the faculty of the University of Michigan's College of Engineering as an assistant p...

Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972

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James F. Byrnes was born on May 2, 1882, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Elizabeth McSweeney and James Byrnes. On May 2, 1906, he married Maude Busch, who was born in Aiken, SC, on October 22, 1883. Byrnes was elected Court Solicitor of the Second District in 1908; U.S. Congressman from 1911-1925; U.S. Senator from 1931-1941. He was appointed to serve as a Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1941-1942. He also served as Director of the Office of Economic Stabilization, 1942; Director of the Office o...

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 ...

Machrowicz, Thaddeus Michael, 1899-

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Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

United Nations

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In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...

Newberry, Truman Handy, 1864-1945

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Detroit industrialist, assistant secretary and secretary of the Navy (1908), U.S. Senator (1919-1922), treasurer of the Detroit Steel and Spring Co., and director of Peoples State Bank, Packard Motor Car Co., and Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co. From the description of Truman Handy Newberry papers, 1879-1936. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55791991 ...

Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926

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Albert Baird Cummins was a progressive Republican from Des Moines who served Iowa as state representative (1888-1890), governor (1902-1908) and United States senator (1908-1926). Prior to entering politics Cummins practiced law and gained national visibility for his successful representation of the Iowa Farmers' Protective Association in their case against the Washburn & Moen barbed wire trust. Between 1896 and 1900 he was an influential member of the Republican National Committee. During hi...

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 ...

Donnell, Forrest C., 1884-1980

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Toy, Harry Stanley, 1892-1955.

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Crowley, Leo T.

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