Judge Woodrow Seals Papers 1941-1990 1961-1990
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Marvin Harold Zindler (August 10, 1921 – July 29, 2007) was a news reporter for television station KTRK-TV in Houston, Texas, United States. His investigative journalism, through which he mostly represented the city's elderly and working class, made him one of the city's most influential and well-known media personalities. Zindler made local and national headlines when he and fellow journalist Larry Conners reported on a long-lived brothel known as the Chicken Ranch in Fayette County, Texa...
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017 and represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee for president in the 2020 election. He unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and in 2008. Biden was raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and New Castle County, Delaware. He ...
Ross Perot was born June 27, 1930 in Texarkana, TX. He entered the United States Naval Academy in 1949 and left the Navy in 1957. After a successful position with IBM, Perot founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in Dallas, TX in 1962. EDS went public in 1968, and General Motors bought a controlling interest in EDS for $2.4 billion in 1984. The same year, Perot's Perot Foundation bought a very early copy of Magna Carta and lent it to the National Archives in Washington, D.C. In 2007, the foundat...
Jack Bascom Brooks (b. December 18, 1922, Crowley, La.–d. December 4, 2012, Beaumont, Tex.) was a Democratic lawmaker from Beaumont, Texas, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for forty-two years. When defeated in 1994, Brooks was the most senior Representative ever to have lost a general election for the U.S. House of Representatives. From the description of Brooks, Jack Bascom, 1922-2012 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572241 Long-t...
Associate justice, 1972-1986, and chief justice, 1986-2005, United States Supreme Court. From the description of William H. Rehnquist papers, 1947-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864782 Biography Born on 1 October 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, William Hubbs Rehnquist served in the Army Air Corps in North Africa during World War II. Once the war ended he attended Stanford University where he received a B.A. in poli...
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...
Civil rights activist; interviewee married Elbert H. Adair. From the description of Reminiscences of Christia V. Adair : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122564830 ...
American author and intellectual. From the description of Authors take sides on Vietnam : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p.], 1968 Mar. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870148 Susan Sontag was an influential and controversial American writer, director, and political activist. She was born in New York city on January 16, 1933, raised in Tucson and Los Angeles. In 1949 she graduated from North Hollywood High School and began her undergraduate work at the University of C...
George J. Mitchell was born on August 20, 1933, in Waterville, Maine, to Mary Saad, a factory worker, and George Mitchell, a laborer. Senator Mitchell spent his youth in Waterville. After receiving his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College in 1954, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army Counter Intelligence Corps until 1956. In 1960 he earned a law degree from Georgetown University. After serving as a trial lawyer in the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department for two years, he took a...
Bishop of the Episcopal Church. From the description of Reminiscences of James Albert Pike : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158157 ...
Pope John Paul II (b. Karol Jozef Wojtyla, May 18, 1920, Wadowice, Poland-d. Apr. 2, 2005). He was elected pope in 1978, the first non-Italian chosen as Pope in 456 years. He survived an assassination attempt in May 1981. From the description of John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10678008 ...
Nancy Davis Reagan (b. July 6, 1921, New York City, NY – d. March 6, 2016, Bel Air, CA) was an American film actress, and the wife of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. As Nancy Davis, she was a Hollywood actress in the 1940s and 1950s. In 1952, she married Ronald Reagan; they had two children together. Reagan was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975, and she began...
Judge Woodrow Bradley Seals was born on December 24, 1917 in Bogalusa, Louisiana. He married Daisy Newman in 1942 and had one son, Bradley. He served as a pilot in Europe during World War II and retired as Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve. Judge Seals received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1949; that year he moved to Houston and began practicing law. During the 1950's he was Harris County Democratic Chairman, and served as John F...
Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...
Mark Wells White, Jr. was born in Henderson, Texas on March 17, 1940. He attended Houston public schools and Baylor University, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1962 and a law degree from Baylor Law School in 1965. White worked briefly in a private legal practice in Houston before serving three years as an Assistant Attorney General. In 1969, he returned to Houston to a private practice until 1973 when Governor Dolph Briscoe appointed him Secretary of State....
Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...
Ann Richards was born Dorothy Ann Willis in Lakeview, Texas. She graduated from Baylor University and eventually settled with husband David Richards in Austin, where she worked on many political campaigns and in 1976 was elected the first female Travis County (metropolitan Austin) Commissioner. In 1982 Richards became the first female Texas State Treasurer. She received nationwide recognition for her 1988 keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. In 1990 Ric...
Kathryn "Kathy" J. Whitmire, a Houstonian born Oct. 29, 1946, graduated from San Jacinto High School as a Jones Scholar in 1964. She earned her degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston (UH) in 1968, magna cum laude and married Jim Whitmire, a business and accounting student. Kathy and her husband aspired to establish a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) practice together, so she earned a Master of Science degree in accounting in 1970. Whitmire became an execut...
Ralph Webster Yarborough (b. June 8, 1903, Chandler, Tex.-d. Jan. 27, 1996, Austin, Tex.), U.S. Senator from Texas, attended West Point and the Sam Houston State Teachers College, taught school in Texas, and spent one year in Germany as assistant secretary for the American Chamber of Commerce. He served in the Texas National Guard for three years before graduating from the University of Texas law school in 1927. He was assistant attorney general of Texas in the early 1930s and was elected distri...
Jim Wright was born in Fort Worth in 1922 and spent his childhood in Texas and Oklahoma before attending Weatherford College and the University of Texas. Wright enlisted in the Army Air Corps during World War II and received his flyer’s wings and an officer’s commission at the age of nineteen. He flew combat missions in the South Pacific and received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Legion of Merit. Wright began his political career after the war. He joined the Young Democrats of Texas ...
Barbara Jordan (b. Feb. 21, 1936, Huston, TX–d. Jan. 17, 1996, Austin, TX) graduated magna cum laude from Texas Southern University in 1956 and attended Boston University School of Law, graduating in 1959. Before returning to Texas to practice law, she taught political science at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama for a year. Jordan won a seat in the Texas Senate in 1966, becoming the first African-American and first black woman state senator. In 1972, she was elected to the U.S. House of Representa...
Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....
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 ...
San Antonio, Texas attorney and writer. From the description of Research papers [manuscript], 1857-1964. (Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library). WorldCat record id: 310573033 ...
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 ...
David Eisenhower (b. 1948) is the grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the husband of Julie Nixon, daughter of President Richard M. Nixon. The presidential retreat Camp David was named for him. From the description of Eisenhower, David, 1948- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569963 ...
William “Bill” P. Hobby served as lieutenant governor of Texas for 18 years (1973-1991). Born in Houston on January 19, 1932, he is the son of former Texas governor William Pettus Hobby, Sr. and Oveta Culp Hobby. He graduated from Rice University in 1953, served for several years in the United States Navy, and then joined the staff of the Houston Post, owned by the Hobby family. Hobby became executive editor and president of the newspaper company in 1965, and he remained president u...
Sculptor; Houston, Tex. From the description of Gertrude Levy Barnstone papers, 1949-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122455332 ...
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,...
Nicholas deBellevielle Katzenbach (b. 1922), lawyer, born in Philadelphia, Pa.; Deputy U.S. Attorney General (1962-1964); acting Attorney General (September 1964-January 1965); Attorney General (1965-1966); and Under Secretary of State (1966-1969). From the description of Oral history interview with Nicholas Katzenbach, 1985 Mar. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45749565 Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (b. 1922) lawyer and government official, was Deputy Attorne...
Epithet: London Merchant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000303.0x00035b ...
Educator, U.S. representative from Minnesota, U.S. senator from Minnesota, and author. From the description of Papers of Eugene J. McCarthy, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064286 Eugene J. McCarthy served as a U.S. Congress member (Democratic Farmer-Labor) from Minnesota's fourth district (1949-1958) and as U.S. senator from Minnesota (1959-1970). He sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968 against Lyndon B....
William Ramsey Clark (b. 1927) was Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice from 1961 to 1965, Deputy Attorney General from 1965 to 1967, and Attorney General from 1967 to 1969. After leaving the Federal government, he was a professor of law at Howard University and Brooklyn Law School. From the description of Clark, Ramsey, 1927- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580333 ...
James Addison Baker III was a central figure in the presidential administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. Baker served as Reagan's White House Chief of Staff from 1980 to 1985 and Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to 1988, and as Bush's Secretary of State from 1989-1992. Baker also led presidential campaigns for both Bush and Reagan, as well as Gerald Ford, over the course of five consecutive presidential elections from 1976 to 1992. Along with Bush, he was one o...
Political figure, of Houston, Tex.; b. Frankie Carter; married Robert D. Randolph. From the description of Frankie Carter Randolph papers, 1858-1983. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28495923 Frankie Carter Randolph was born on January 25, 1894 in Barnum, Polk County, Texas and came from a wealthy family that had several business interests in lumber. The family moved a lot when Ms. Carter was an adolescent: first to Camden then to Houston. After finishing ...
Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...
U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; director of Women's Army Corps; newspaper editor and publisher; and businesswoman. From the description of Oveta Culp Hobby papers, 1941-1997 (bulk 1941-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982334 Oveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) went to Washington, D.C., in 1941 to head the newly formed women's division of the War Department's Bureau of Public Relations. At the request of Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall she drafted pla...
Folklorist, humorist, lecturer, and civil rights activist John Henry Faulk (1913-1990) was born to parents Henry and Martha (Miner) in Austin, Texas. A protégé of J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb, and Roy Bedichek, Faulk graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he later taught English. For his master's thesis, he analyzed ten African American sermons, and his research greatly impacted his thinking on civil liberties. Aided by his friend and fellow folklorist Alan ...
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 ...
Evangelist, radio preacher, and author; born William Franklin Graham on November 18, 1918 in Charlotte, N.C.; graduated from Florida Bible Institute (1940 and Wheaton College (1943); ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, 1940; achieved national prominence in 1949 through his evangelistic meetings in Los Angeles; founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1952; had extensive evangelistic ministry throughout the world, 1949- ; authored many books and received many awards and honors; organiz...