Michigan Political History Society oral history collection 1995-2013
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John David Dingell Jr. (July 8, 1926 – February 7, 2019) was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1955 until 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he holds the record for longest-ever serving member of Congress in American history, representing Michigan for more than 59 years. He most recently served as the representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district. A longtime member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Dingell ...
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...
Sergeant, U.S. Army (1946-1948); Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, Wayne County Sheriff; Mayor of Detroit (1970-1973); Wayne County 3rd Judicial Circuit Judge (1974-1983); Justice of the Michigan Court of Appeals (1983-2000) From the description of Roman S. Gribbs mayoral records, 1952-1973. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 297568576 ...
Vice chairman of the Democratic Party State Central Committee, primarily during the gubernatorial administration of G. Mennen Williams. From the description of Adelaide Hart papers, 1948-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419325 Adelaide Hart was a devoted and tireless worker for the Michigan Democratic party throughout the Williams's era and into the 1960s. Along with Democratic state chairman Neil Staebler, Hart, as vice chairman, was a tale...
Allen was born on Jan. 8, 1914 in Kalamazoo (Mich.). He earned a law degree from Columbia University (1939). After establishing a law practice in Kalamazoo he was elected to the City Commission. During World War II he served as an Assist. Judge Advocate of the 94th Div. and as legal adviser to Gen. Patton. After the war, Allen spent 14 years with the firm of Crum, Allen, and Mullen. He served as mayor of Kalamazoo, 1951-1959. Pres. Eisenhower appointed him to the local Government Subcommittee of...
Lawyer, of Lansing, Mich. From the description of Papers, 1976-1979. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28413995 Legal advisor to the Michigan A.F.L.-C.I.O. and the Democratic State Central Committee; vice chairman of the Michigan Constitutional Convention, 1961-1962; and member of the Michigan Employment Security Commission, 1949-1965. From the description of Tom Downs papers, 1947-1965 and 1995. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422897 ...
Born Nov. 6, 1923, Griffin graduated from Dearborn (Mich.)'s Fordson High School (1941) and Central Michigan University (CMU) (1947). He served in World War II in the 71st Infantry Division. In 1950, Griffin earned the degree of Juris Doctor from the School of Law at the University of Michigan. He served as U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1956-1966; as U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1966-1979; Senate Minority Whip, 1969-1976; and as a justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan, 1986-1995. Griffin ...
Executive, of Detroit, Mich.; b. Mildred McWilliams. From the description of Papers, 1944-1974. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28421504 ...
Charlotte, Michigan, resident, state chairperson of Republican Party, and assistant chairperson of Republican National Committee. From the description of Elly Peterson papers, 1943-1985. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421034 Charlotte, Mich., resident, state chairperson of Republican Party, and assistant chairperson of Republican National Committee. Beginning in the mid-1950s, Elly Peterson worked for the Republican State Central Com...
The Michigan Political History Society was founded in 1993 as a non-partisan organization to promote knowledge of the political history of the state of Michigan. The Society has a newsletter and sponsors meetings, some of these honor political figures of the past, others are lectures by authors who have written about state politics. Since 1995, the Society has sponsored a program of oral history interviews. The oral history program, titled the James J. Blanchard Living Library of Mi...
Luxury summer resort hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan. From the description of Grand Hotel records, 1855-2006 (bulk 1946-2006). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778837 From the description of Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan, visual materials series. ca. 1855-2004 (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778914 Grand Hotel opened on July 10, 1887 as a venture of the Mackinac Island Hotel Company. In 1910, the hotel was purc...