Records of the U.S. Customs Service. 1745 - 1997. Master Files of Photographs Relating to Agency Officials, Facilities and Equipment, and Enforcement Pursuits
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Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
Biographical Note 1917, Aug. 18 Born, San Francisco, Calif. 1933 Graduated, San Francisco Polytechnic High School, San Francisco, Calif. 1938 Graduated, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 1941 ...
Edwin Meese (b. 1931), also known as Edmund Meese, was born in Oakland, California. He served as the seventy-fifth Attorney General of the United States from 1985 to 1988. In 1953, Meese graduated from Yale University, and holds a law degree from the University of California. He worked as assistant district attorney of Alameda County, California before joining Governor Ronald Reagan's staff in 1967. Meese was legal affairs secretary from 1967 to o 1968 and as executive assistant and chief of sta...
U.S. secretary of the treasury, White House chief of staff, and financier. From the description of Papers, 1919-1993 (bulk 1981-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149624 U.S. secretary of the treasury, White House chief of staff, and financier. Born 1918; died 2003. From the description of Papers of Donald T. Regan, 1919-1993 (bulk 1981-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072556 Biographical Note ...
Webb was born in Santa Monica, CA, Apr. 2, 1920; began his career at ABC's station KGO; played the lead in Pat Novak for hire and was heard on a variety of radio programs; was involved in motion pictures such as The men, Pete Kelley's blues, and He walks by night (where he got the idea for Dragnet); Dragnet made its radio debut (June 3, 1949) and Webb directed and played the role of Sergeant Joe Friday; television version debuted Jan. 3, 1952 and ran from 1952-59 and 1967-70; he produced other t...
Al Gore (b. March 31, 1948, Washington, DC) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Gore was Bill Clinton's running mate in their successful campaign in 1992, and the pair were re-elected in 1996. He was selected as the Democratic nominee for the 2000 presidential election; although he won the popular vote Gore did not win the electoral college. After his term as vice-president ended in 2001, Gore remained promi...
George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...
Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0001bc Epithet: of Add MS 32688 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0001bd James Addison Baker III (b. 1930) was Chief of Staff for President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1985; Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to 1988; campaign chairman for George Bush'...
Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...
Miller is listed on the letterhead as the manufacturer of the Miller Improved Rotary Cloth Press (used for pressing woolen and worsted fabrics). From the description of [Letter] 1882 Apr. 19, Woonsocket, R.I. (American Textile History Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 51023159 ...
Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...
John Bowden Connally, Jr. (b. Feb. 27, 1917–d. June 15, 1993), served as Governor of Texas, Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy, and as Secretary of the Treasury under President Richard M. Nixon. He was wounded while a passenger in the car in which President Kennedy was assassinated. From the description of Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569402 ...