Sam Rayburn papers, 1822, 1831, 1845, 1903-2007


Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961, Papers, 1822, 1831, 1845, 1903-2007

Sam Rayburn papers, 1822, 1831, 1845, 1903-2007

1822, 1831, 1845, 1903-2007

Rayburn served as a Texas legislator from 1906 to 1912, when he was elected to the United States Congress. He was elected House majority leader, Democratic Party, in 1937, holding that position until 1940 when he was named Speaker of the House. He continued in that office until his death in 1961, except for two periods of Republican control when he served as minority leader. Correspondence, speeches, interviews, newspaper clippings, printed materials, financial records, maps, charts, and reports document the political career of Sam Rayburn.

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Boykin, Frank (person)

Sumners, Hatton (person)

Rogers, Edith N. (person)

Satterfield, D. E. Jr. (person)

Smith, Francis (person)

Burnside, M. G. (person)

Civil Rights (person)

Muskie, Sen. Edmund S. (person)

Tax Bill (person)

Kersten, Charles J. (person)

Rhodes, George M. (George Milton), 1898-1978 (person)

George Milton Rhodes (1898-1978) was head of the Federated Trades Council of Reading and Berks County, Pa. (1928-1951) and a congressman from Pennsylvania (1949-1969). From the description of George Milton Rhodes papers, 1899-1978 (bulk 1931-1973). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 244250758 ...

Morrison, James H. (James Hobson), 1908-2000 (person)

Morrison, John H., 1902- (person)

Byrd, Adm. Richard (person)

Jacobson, William S. (person)

Derwinski, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1926-2012 (person)

Patrick, Luther (person)

Bland, S. O. (person)

Henderson, David (person)

Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968 (person)

Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...

Byrne, William Thomas, 1876-1952 (person)

Denton, Winfield K. (Winfield Kirkpatrick), 1896-1971 (person)

A resident of Evansville, Ind., Denton was a lawyer and politician who served in the Indiana House and U.S. House of Representatives, on numerous U.S. House committees, and as a member of the NATO Parliamentarians' Conference. From the description of Papers, 1894-1970 (bulk 1946-1967). (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 36367193 ...

Smith, Neal (person)

Talbor, James E. (person)

Meyer, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983 (person)

Reams, Frazier (person)

Travell, Dr. Janet (person)

Tredway, Allen (person)

Gearheart, Bertrand W. (person)

Sasscer, L. G. (person)

Patton, Mrs. George (person)

Hollings, Ernest R., Gov. of S. Car. (person)

Quinn, J. Vincent (person)

Nixon, Richard M. (person)

Watts, John C., 1945- (person)

Landrum, Phil (person)

Thomas, Elbert E. (person)

Teller, Ludwig (person)

Agriculture Bills & Program (person)

Romjue, Milton A. (person)

Healy, Ned R. (person)

Lodge, Henry Cabot (person)

Epithet: senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000023 ...

Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986 (person)

Halleck was born in Rensselaer, Indiana in 1900. He received an A.B. degree in 1922 and a law degree in 1924, both from Indiana University. In 1934 the Republican candidate for the Second Congressional District died and a special election was called to fill the seat. Halleck won the nomination, was elected and continued to serve for an additional sixteen terms. He was the House Majority Leader from 1953 to 1955, but spent most of his career as minority leader. He was replaced by Gerald R. Ford i...

Stubblefield, G. H. (person)

Whelchel, Frank (person)

Thomas, W. A. (person)

Fish, Hamilton (person)

Reconstruction Finance Corp. (person)

Stegall, Henry B. (person)

Garner, Mrs. John N. (person)

McKeough, R. S. (person)

Russell, Sam (person)

Tydings, Mrs. Millard (person)

Hull, W. R. (person)

Edison, Charles (person)

Truman, Margaret (person)

Foley, Edward (person)

Bailey, Joe (person)

Sumner, Jessie (person)

Gillespie, Dean M. (person)

Mruk, Joseph (person)

Old Age Assistance (person)

Pike, Otis, G. (person)

Rayburn, Mrs. W. M. (person)

Bryson, Joseph Raleigh, 1893-1953 (person)

Represented S.C.'s 4th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1939 until his death; a conservative Democrat, Bryson is perhaps best remembered for his unwavering opposition to alcohol; died 1953. Born near Brevard, N.C., Bryson and his family later relocated to Greenville, S.C., where Bryson worked in a textile mill and attended public schools; graduated from Furman University in 1917; served in U.S. Army during World War I and held a commission in the Infant...

Fisher, O. C. (person)

Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992 (person)

Arnold Eric Sevareid (b. November 26, 1912-d. July 9, 1992) was born in Velva, North Dakota. He was a CBS news journalist from 1939 to 1977....

Farley, James A. (person)

Gavin, L. H. (person)

Maybank, Burnett R. (person)

Norblad, Walter (person)

Hays, Brooks (person)

Gruening, Ernest, Gov. of Alaska (person)

Walsh, John R., 1836 or 1837-1911 (person)

Hunter, John F. (person)

Pierce, Walter (person)

Aspinall, Wayne (person)

Olsen, Arnold (person)

Farm-to-Market Roads (person)

Garmatz, Edward A. (person)

Evans, Roger Q. (person)

Anderson, Robert Brent, 1951-.... (person)

Cole, John W., 1848-1915 (person)

Hunt, Lester C. (Lester Calloway), 1892-1954 (person)

Governor of Wyoming, 1943-1949; U.S. senator from Wyoming. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862377 Lester Calloway Hunt, Wyoming governor and United States senator, was born in Isabel, Illinois, in 1892. Hunt earned a D.D.S. in 1917 from St. Louis University and established a dental practice in Lander, Wyoming, in 1919. Hunt continued to practice dentistry until 1934. Hun...

Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 (person)

Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...

War (person)

Chang, John M. (person)

Spies, Dr. Tom (person)

Gee, James Gilliam, 1896-1982 (person)

Weiss, Samuel A. (person)

Mansfield, J. J. (person)

Heckler, Ken (person)

Brademas, John (person)

Ford, A. L. (person)

Hale, Robert (person)

McKinney, Frank (person)

Langlie, A. B. (person)

O'Brien, George (person)

McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977 (person)

John Little McClellan, Representative and Senator from Arkansas; born in Sheridan, Grant County, Ark., February 25, 1896; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1913, when he was seventeen; commenced practice in Sheridan, Ark.; served in the United States Army as a first lieutenant in the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps 1917-1919; moved to Malvern, Ark. in 1919 and continued the practice of law; prosecuting attorney of the seventh judicial district of Arkansas 1927-1930; elected as a De...

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, Jr. (person)

McCowen, Edward (person)

Shipley, George (person)

Winstead, Arthur (person)

Mahon, George (person)

Doughton, Robert Lee, 1863-1954 (person)

Robert Lee Doughton of Laurel Springs, Alleghany County, N.C., was a farmer, businessman, state legislator, and U.S. representative from North Carolina's Ninth District, 1911-1952. The following counties were in Doughton's district for at least part of his tenure in Congress: Madison, Yancey, Mitchell, Avery, Burke, Cleveland, Catawba, Lincoln, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Caldwell, Alexander, Watauga, Iredell, Rowan, Cabarrus, Stanly, Ashe, and Alleghany. Doughton was chairman of the House Committee on...

Bennett, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1858-1921 (person)

Professor of Latin. From the description of Charles E. Bennett papers, 1882-1918. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63934936 ...

Sukarno (person)

Hawkes, Albert W. (Albert Wahl), 1878-1971 (person)

Coffee, John M. (person)

Cochran, John J. (person)

Kowalski, Frank (person)

Shuford, George A. (person)

Taft-Hartley Bill (person)

Wiechel, Alvin F. (person)

Whitley, Sam H. (person)

Beck, James M., 1958- (person)

Andrews, Jack (person)

Moss, John E. (John Emerson), 1913- (person)

Quezon, Manuel (person)

Combs, George Hamilton, 1899- (person)

Lawyer, Congressman, news analyst. From the description of Reminiscences of George Hamilton Combs, Jr. : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309729385 From the description of Reminiscences of George Hamilton Combs, Jr. : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122362004 ...

Leader, George M., 1918-2013 (person)

Governor of Pennsylvania during the time of this correspondence. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1958-1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 240145410 ...

Connally, Tom (person)

Allen, Leonard (person)

Spivak, Lawrence (person)

Garroway, Dave (person)

Barrett, William A., 1966- (person)

Lanham, Henderson (person)

Patterson, John, Gov. of Ala. - (person)

McSween, Harold (person)

Rains, Albert (person)

Angell, Homer Daniel, 1875-1968 (person)

Homer Angell (1875-1968) was born on a farm near The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon on January 12, 1875. He attended public schools, graduated from the University of Oregon in 1900 and from the Law School of Columbia University in 1903. He was admitted to the New York and Oregon bars the same year and commenced practice in Portland, Oregon. He served in the Oregon House of Representatives in 1929, 1931, and 1935, and served in the State senate in 1937 and 1938, resigning t...

LeCompte, Karl M. (person)

Stepovilch, Mike, Gov. of Alaska (person)

Holifield, Chester (person)

Stettinius, Ed R. (person)

Langer, William (person)

Doxey, Wall (person)

Wickard, Claude (person)

Springer, William L (person)

Boggs, Hale (person)

Elizade, Joaquin (person)

Miles, John E. (John Edward), 1864- (person)

Hart, Edward J. (person)

Shivers, Allan (person)

Langford, Richard E. (person)

Zalenko, Herbert (person)

Schaeffer, E. M. (person)

Montoya, Joseph M. (person)

Delaney, John J. (person)

Izac, Ed (person)

McKinnon, Clinton (person)

Hayden, Carl (person)

Jarman, Pete (person)

Collins, LeRoy, Gov. of Fla. (person)

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 (person)

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 ...

McDowell, Harris (person)

Gillette, Guy M. (Guy Mark), 1879-1973 (person)

Guy Mark Gillette was born in Cherokee, Iowa, February 3, 1879. After attending public schools, Gillette served as a sergeant in the Fifty-second Iowa Regiment of the US Army during the Spanish-American War, from May 25 until October 30, 1898. He returned to school and graduated from Drake University in Des Moines in 1900. After being admitted to the bar, he established practice in Cherokee. Gillette was City Attorney of Cherokee in 1906 and 1907, prosecuting attorney of Cherokee County from 190...

Towes, J. Millard, Gov. of Md. (person)

Mouton, Robert L. (person)

Bolling, Richard (person)

Leavy, Charles Henry, 1884-1952 (person)

Boehne, John W. (person)

McDowell, John (person)

St. Germaine, Fernand J. (person)

Udall, Morris (person)

O'Toole, Donald (person)

Ikard, Frank (person)

Mansfield, Mike (person)

McMullen, Chester (person)

Rabaut, L. C. (person)

Railroad Transportation Act of 1933 (person)

Johnson, Luci Baines (person)

Ludlow, Louis (person)

Forester, E. L. (person)

Fay, James H. (person)

Cullen, Thomas H., 1865- (person)

Knox, Victor A. (person)

Larcade, Henry (person)

Veterans' Legislation (person)

Gibson, John S. T. (person)

Kilgore, Joe M. (person)

Morrow, Wright (person)

McLean, Donald H. (person)

Gallagher, Cornelius E. (person)

Gallagher, a Democrat, represented New Jersey's Thirteenth District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1959-1973. Gallagher was a member of the Foreign Affairs and Government and Operations committees and at times chaired the following subcommitees: Asian and Pacific Affairs, International Organizations and Movements, and Invasion of Privacy. In 1972 he was indicted on charges of perjury and conspiracy to hide kickbacks. From the description of Congressional papers, 1953-1972. (Un...

Jackson, Donald L. (person)

Oil and Gas Depletion Allowance (person)

Hartke, Vance, Sen. (person)

Brown, Clarence J., 1893-1965 (person)

Johnson, Mrs. Lyndon B. (person)

Peredes, Quintin (person)

Handy, W. C. (person)

Kearney, B. W. (person)

Calver, Dr. George W. (person)

Dworshak, Henry C. (Henry Clarence), 1894-1962 (person)

U.S. representative from Idaho, 1939-1946, and senator, 1946-1962. From the description of Records, 1939-1962. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 42928479 Henry Clarence Dworshak (b. Aug. 29, 1894, Duluth, Minn.-d. July 23, 1962, Washington, D.C.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Idaho, served overseas as a sergeant in the 4th Antiaircraft Machine Gun Battalion during the First World War. He had a long career in the print...

Hershey, Lewis B. (person)

Hope, Clifford R., 1893-1970 (person)

U.S. representative (Republican) from Kansas, 1927-1957; of Garden City. Full name: Clifford Ragsdale Hope. From the description of Papers, 1920-1970 (bulk 1927-1957). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 261625392 ...

Ellison, Daniel (person)

Red China Admittance to UN (person)

Flanagan, John W. 1912-1977 (person)

Southwestern Power Admn. (person)

Dwyer, Florence P. (person)

Romulo, Carlos (person)

Stassen, Harold (person)

Johnson, Jed (person)

Kefauver, Estes (person)

Almond, J. Lindsey, Jr. (person)

Underwood, Thomas Richard, 1772-1835 (person)

Scott, Byron (person)

Foreign Aid (Marshall Plan) (person)

Wilson, J. Frank (person)

Burke, James A., 1910-1983 (person)

James Anthony Burke (1910-1983) was World War II veteran who served as special agent in counter intelligence, attached to the 77th Infantry Division in the South Pacific. He served served several terms in the U.S. Congress as a Representative from Massachusetts from 1959 to 1971. From the description of Burke, James A. (James Anthony), 1910-1983 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568118 ...

Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1904-1989 (person)

United States Congressman from South Carolina's 4th District, 1953-1969; member of House Administration Committee and Committee on the Judiciary; active in campaign reform and civil rights; chairman, 1970-1973, South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments; member of the Greenville Jaycees, the State Junior Chamber of Commerce and the White Oak Baptist Church; prosecutor in the trial of persons charged with the lynching of Willie Earle. From the description of Robert Thomas Ashmo...

Krueger, Gen. Walter (person)

Harriman, Averill (person)

Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1915-1944 (person)

Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was the eldest of the nine children born to Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888–1969) and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1890–1995). A US Navy lieutenant, he was killed in action during World War II while serving as a land-based patrol bomber pilot, and posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. His father had aspirations for him to become US president. He was a delegate to the 1940 Democratic National Convention and planned to run for a seat in the US...

Harmon, Randall S., 1903-1982 (person)

Earthman, Harold H. (person)

Federal Aid to Education (person)

Moore, Carlton (person)

Flannery, J. Harold (person)

Hosmer, Craig (person)

Masutani, Shuji (Japan) (person)

Baker, Howard H. (Howard Henry), 1902-1964 (person)

Shanley, James A. (person)

Broylan, John J. (person)

Cole, W. Sterling (William Sterling), 1904-1987 (person)

Congressman, New York 37th District, 1935-1944, 1953-1957, 39th District, 1945-1952; Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 1957-1961. From the description of W. Sterling Cole papers, [ca. 1935-1957]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63938931 ...

Truman, Mrs. Harry S. (person)

Karst, Raymond (person)

Ngô Đình Diêm, 1901-1963 (person)

Committee on Rules (person)

Monaghan, Joseph P. (person)

Nichols, Jack (person)

Kennedy, Michael (person)

Phillion, John R. (person)

Davis, James C. (James Curran), 1895-1981 (person)

James Curran Davis (1895- ), Georgia House of Representatives (1925-1927), Superior Court Judge (1943-1947), U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1963). From the description of James C. Davis oral history interview, 1977 Nov. 11. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38476434 James Curran Erskine Davis, attorney, judge, and legislator, was born May 17, 1895, in Franklin, Georgia, and died December 28, 1981, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a state legislator from DeKalb ...

Hook, Frank Eugene, 1893-1982 (person)

Woodring, Harry Hines, 1887-1967 (person)

Harry Hines Woodring was born in Elk City, Kansas, on May 31, 1887, the son of Hines and Melissa Woodring. After attending Elk City and Montgomery County high schools, he enrolled in Lebanon Business University, Lebanon, Indiana, where he staved for ten months. Returning to Elk City in the spring of 1905, he accepted a job as bookkeeper in the First National Bank. In 1909, he was offered, and accepted, a job as assistant cashier in the First National Bank of Neodesha, Kansas, a care...

Tarver, M. C. (person)

Magnuson, Warren G. (person)

Faddis, Charles I. (person)

Welch, Phil J. (person)

Green, William J., 1950- (person)

Roosevelt, James (person)

Godfrey, Arthur (person)

Davis, Jacob E. (person)

Rhee, Dr. Singman (person)

Lea, Clarence (person)

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

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...

Rayfield, Leo F. (person)

Scott, Finas E. (person)

Brooks, Overton (person)

Maciejewski, A. T. (person)

Aleman, Miguel (person)

Ellis, Clyde T. (Clyde Taylor), 1908-1980 (person)

Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. representative from Arkansas, 1939-1943. From the description of Clyde T. Ellis Pea Ridge battlefield papers, 1939-1941. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 30090806 Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1939-1943, and executive manager of National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 1943-1968. From the description of Clyde Taylor Ellis papers, 1933-1976. (University of Arkansas - ...

Schulte, Wm. T. (person)

Eberharter, Herman P. (Herman Peter), 1892-1958 (person)

Worley, Eugene (person)

Case, Francis (person)

Traynor, Phillip A. (person)

Matthews, Francis (person)

Healey, Arthur D. (person)

Toll, Herman (person)

Green, Lex (person)

Yang, You Chang, Amb. of Korea (person)

Meade, Hugh Allen, 1907-1949 (person)

Johnson, Luther A. (Luther Alexander), 1875-1965 (person)

Wade, Henry (person)

Mollohan, Robert H. (person)

Dorn, William Jennings B. (person)

Plumley, Charles Albert, 1875-1964 (person)

Charles Plumley (1875-1964) was born in Northfield on 14 April 1875. He was educated at Northfield High School and entered NU in 1892. He graduated with the NU Class of 1896 with a BA degree. Plumley served as principal of Northfield High School from 1896 to1900. He resigned to study law and was admitted to the Vermont Bar in 1903. Charles Plumley practiced law with his father, Frank Plumley (also represented in the collection), for 20 years. He served the State of Vermont in many different capa...

Donahue, Harold D. (person)

Starnes, Joe (person)

Johnson, Edwin C., Gov. of Col. (person)

Corman, James C. (James Charles), 1920-2000 (person)

James Corman was born on October 20, 1920 in Galena, Kansas. At the age of eleven, he moved to Los Angeles with his widowed mother, who encouraged her son to obtain a sound education in political science (B.A., UCLA, 1942) and law (LL.B., USC, 1948). During World War Two, Corman served in the United States Marine Corps, seeing action in Guam and Iwo Jima where her earned a Bronze Star for heroism under fire. Returning to Los Angeles after the war, Corman married, studied law at USC ...

O'Brien, Lee (person)

Melas, George V., Amb. of Greece (person)

Morganthau, Henry (person)

Isbell, Claude (person)

Murphy, John W. (person)

Burton, Clarence G. (person)

Herseth, Ralph, Gov. of N. Dak. (person)

Haveach, Frank (person)

Ashley, Thomas Ludlow (person)

O'Hara, Thomas (person)

Ploesser, Walter S. (person)

Cunningham, Paul (person)

Churchill, John R. (person)

Dollinger, Isadore (person)

Peden, Preston (person)

Thompson, R. T. (person)

Kennedy, Joseph A. (person)

Lee, J. Bracken (Joseph Bracken), 1899-1996 (person)

Mayor of Price, Utah; Governor of Utah; and Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah. From the description of J. Bracken Lee and Margaret D. Lee oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1979 November 28 [sound recording] / conducted by J. Keith Melville. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122367694 Mayor, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of J. Bracken Lee : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 8615...

Driver, William Joshua, 1873-1948 (person)

Martin, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1953- (person)

Havenner, Franck (person)

Fanfani, Amintore, Prime Minister of Italy (person)

Romney, Kenneth (person)

Stefan, Karl (person)

Terry, David D. (David Dickson), 1881-1963 (person)

Pelly, Thomas M. (Thomas Minor), 1902-1973 (person)

Washington state representative Thomas M. Pelly was elected to the 83rd Congress in 1952, and was re-elected to each succeeding Congress until 1972. He was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives of the first district. Congressman Pelly reached the seniority level of highest ranking Minority Member of both the Subcommittee on Fish and Wildlife Conservation and the busy House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee. Of added importance is the fact that he wa...

Landis, James McCauley, 1899-1964 (person)

James McCauley Landis (1899-1964), lawyer and government official, was Special Assistant to the President on Regulatory Agencies during the Kennedy administration. From the description of Landis, James McCauley, 1899-1964 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581556 Lawyer, educator, consultant ? Dean, 1937-1946. Sec. 1934-1937; chm, 1935-1937. Member, Pres. Emergency Bd. on Nat. Ry. Strike, 1938. Special trial examiner for U.S. Dept. of Labor in Bridg...

Rabin, Benjamin J. (person)

Wigglesworth, Richard B. (Richard Bowditch), 1891-1960 (person)

Wilcott, Jesse P. (person)

Haines, Harry L. (person)

Coffee, Harry Buffington, 1890-1972 (person)

Edelstein, Michael (person)

Carlson, Frank (person)

Cannon, Sen. Howard (person)

Rogers, Paul (person)

Cole, R. E. G. (Robert Eden George), 1831-1921 (person)

Director of the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of Michigan; co-head with Keiichi Oshima of the Joint United States/Japanese Automotive Study. From the description of Robert E. Cole papers, 1982-1984. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422355 ...

Mesta, Perle (person)

Utt, James B. (James Boyd), 1899-1970 (person)

Smith, Joe L. (person)

Sandlin, John (person)

Jones, Jesse (person)

Hays, Wayne L. (Wayne Levere), 1911-1989 (person)

Wayne Levere Hays was born in Bannock, Belmont County, Ohio, on May 13, 1911. He graduated with a B.A. from Ohio State University in 1933 and attended Duke University in 1935. He served as mayor of Flushing, Ohio from 1939-1945, was elected to the Ohio State Senate from 1941-1942, and was Belmont County Commissioner from 1945-1949. He was elected as a Democrat to fourteen Congresses, finally leaving office in 1976. Hays was a member of the Officers' Reserve Corps of the United States Army from f...

Muñoz Marín, Luis, 1898-1980 (person)

Luis Muñoz Marín, a Puerto Rican writer and political leader, was the first elected governor of Puerto Rico. His father, Luis Muñoz Rivera (1859-1916), was elected in 1910 as Puerto Rico's resident commissioner in Washington, D.C. Muñoz Marín was a strong advocate of increased autonomy for Puerto Rico, while believing that the island should maintain its economically beneficial ties with the United States. He was governer from 1949 to 1965, and was the principal founder of the Commonwealth (...

Pracht, G. Frederick (person)

Fernandez, J. O. (person)

Savage, Chas. (person)

Stewart, Paul (person)

Ahmed, Aziz, Amb. of Pakistan (person)

Caldwell, Millard (person)

Robertson, Edward (person)

Blatnik, John A., 1911-1991 (person)

John Anton Blatnik was born in Chisholm, Minnesota on August 17, 1911. He graduated from Winona State College in 1935 after which he became an educational advisor for the Superior National Forest Civilian Conservation Corps (1935-1937), taught chemistry at Chisholm High School (1937-1939), and served as Saint Louis County Assistant Superintendent of Schools (1939-1941). During 1941 and 1942 he did graduate work in public administration at the University of Minnesota. He enlisted in ...

Pucinski, Roman C. (person)

Butler, Paul (person)

Sieminski, Alfred (person)

Davies, Joseph Edward (person)

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. ...

Monroney, Mike (person)

Thomas, Elmer (person)

Skelton, Byron (person)

Mc- (person)

Crowe, Eugene B. (Eugene Burgess), 1878-1970 (person)

Kitchin, A. Paul (person)

Roosevelt, Franklin D., Jr. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988 (person)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. (August 17, 1914 – August 17, 1988) was a Canadian-American lawyer, politician, and businessman. He served as a United States Congressman from New York from 1949 to 1955 and in 1963 was appointed Under Secretary of Commerce by President John F. Kennedy. He was appointed as the first chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from 1965 to 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Roosevelt also ran for Governor of New York twice. He was a son of President Fra...

Chandler, Albert B., Gov. of Ky. (person)

McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005 (person)

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....

Beam, Walter E., Jr. (person)

Corte, Sylvio O. (person)

Smith, Martin (person)

McCormack, John W. (John William), 1891-1980 (person)

John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. An attorney and a Democrat, McCormack served in the United States Army during World War I, and afterwards won terms in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Massachusetts State Senate before winning election to the United States House of Representatives. He became the 45th Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1962. McCormack enjoyed a long House career (192...

Jennings, John (person)

Magnuson, Don (person)

Federal Communications Commission (person)

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 (person)

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...

Alger, Bruce (person)

Pebulsonggram, P. Prime Min. of Thailand (person)

Hannegan, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1903-1949 (person)

Robert E. Hannegan was born June 30, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his LL.B. degree in 1925 from St. Louis University. From 1925 to 1942 he practiced law in St. Louis. From 1933 1942 he served as Chairman of the Democratic City Committee of St. Louis and during this time became the chief aid to Mayor Bernard F. Dickmann, and the boss of the twenty-first ward in St. Louis. From 1942 to 1943 he was Collector of Internal Revenue for the Eastern District of Missouri, and from 1943 to 1945...

Slaughter, Roger (person)

Jones, Marvin (person)

McGregor, J. Harry, 1896-1958 (person)

Sullivan, Leonor K. (person)

Boren, Lyle (person)

Gore, Albert (person)

Hogan, Earl (person)

Daniels, Jonathan (person)

Lewis, Lawrence (person)

Madden, Ray J. (Ray John), 1892-1987 (person)

Lynch, Walter A. (person)

Rogers, Walter (person)

Tollefson, Thor C. (Thor Carl), 1901-1982 (person)

Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Thor C. Tollefson : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376661 Thor Carl Tollefson (1901-1982), Representative to Congress from Washington State, was born in Minnesota and later moved to Tacoma, Washington in 1912. In 1930, he graduated from the University of Washington Law School in Seattle, and became a Pierce County prosecutor in 1938. In 1944 Tollefson ran as a Rep...

Thompson, Clark (person)

Cartwright, Wilburn (person)

Capper, Arthur (person)

Darden, C. W., Jr. (person)

Fallon, George H. (person)

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (person)

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...

Secrest, Robert T. (person)

Snyder, John W. (person)

Polk, James G. (person)

Courtney, Wirt (person)

Loser, J. Carlton (person)

Greenwood, Arthur (person)

Hennings, Thomas C., Jr. (Thomas Carey), 1903-1960 (person)

Thomas Carey Hennings (b. June 25, 1903, St. Louis, Mo.-d. Sept. 13, 1960, Washington, D.C.), U.S. representative and U.S. Senator from Missouri. From the description of Hennings, Thomas Carey, 1903-1960 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609718 ...

DeLaney, W. L., Jr. (person)

Coffey, Robert L. (person)

Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James), 1896-1985 (person)

Ervin was a North Carolina member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. From the description of TLS, 1968 October 8, Washington, D.C. to Bishop Earl G. Hunt / Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 43052717 Samuel James Ervin, Jr., was a Burke County, N.C., attorney, North Carolina legislator, judge, U.S. senator, and long-time champion of civil liberties. Ervin was first appointed to the N.C. General Assembly in 1923, where he also served in 1925 an...

Forand, Aime J. (person)

Rockefeller, Lewis K. (person)

Handley, Harold W. (Harold Willis), 1909-1972 (person)

Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 (person)

U.S. Representative from Nevada; born in Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nev.; elected to the eighty-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1973). From the description of Walter S. Baring papers, 1968-1972. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 607568521 ...

Moulder, Morgan M. (person)

Bow, Frank T. (Frank Townsend), 1901-1972 (person)

Jones, Sam H. (Sam Houston), 1897-1978 (person)

Governor of Louisiana, 1940-1944. From the description of Sam Houston Jones oral history interview, 1977. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244445167 Sam Houston Jones was born in Merryville, Louisiana; he married Louise Gambrell Boyer in 1934 and had 4 children. He attended Louisiana State University Law School and was admitted to the Louisiana Bar Association in 1922. He practiced law in DeRidder, Louisiana, served as assistant district attorney of the 14th...

Maloney, Francis (person)

Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961 (person)

Grandma Moses (born Anna Mary Robertson Moses, September 7, 1860, Greenwich, NY–d. December 13, 1961, Hoosick Falls, NY) left home at age 12 to find work with wealthy families nearby. She married Thomas Salmon Moses, another helper on a farm, and they moved to Staunton, Virginia and then to a farm in Eagle Bridge, NY. While in Eagle Bridge, she was called Grandma Moses. Beginning in 1932, Grandma Moses made embroidered pictures of yarn and quilted objects; she started painting at age 76 when dev...

McNichols, L. R. (person)

Kirwan, Mike (person)

Holtzman, Lester (person)

Fulbright, J. W. (person)

Robinson, J. W. (person)

Mitchell, Arthur W. (person)

Clyde, George D. (person)

George Dewey Clyde (1898-1972) born in Mapleton, Utah. USU alumnus. Worked as the of Chief of the Division of Irrigation Engineering and Water Conservation for the Soil Conservation Service, Research Branch under the USDA. Also served as governor of Utah. Dean of School of Engineering at USU (1936-1945). From the description of George D. Clyde speeches, 1957-1965. (Utah State University). WorldCat record id: 71645842 Born on July 21, 1898, in Mapleton, Utah County, Utah, Geo...

Powell, A. Clayton (Adam Clayton), 1865-1953 (person)

Harris, Oren (person)

Philbin, Philip (person)

Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 (person)

Series documenting Johnston's interactions with the media as both candidate and incumbent during political campaigns and serivice in office. From the description of Media series, 1955-1964. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37539301 Governor of South Carolina, 1935-1939, and 1943 until his resignation, 3 Jan. 1945; U.S. Senator from 1944 until his death in 1965. From the description of Olin D. Johnston papers, 1923-1965. (University of South Car...

Kilburn, Clarence E. (person)

Wene, Elmer E. (person)

Westland, Jack (person)

O'Dwyer, William (person)

Moeller, W. H. (person)

Lane, Thomas J. (person)

Gary, J. Vaughan (Julian Vaughan), 1892-1973 (person)

Rizley, Ross (person)

Lennon, Alton (person)

Coad, Merwin (person)

Persons, Wilton P., Asst. to Pres. (person)

Universal Military Training (person)

Furlong, Robert Grant (person)

Kerr, Robert S. (Robert Samuel), 1896-1963 (person)

Kerr was a lawyer and chairman of the board of Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc. He was governor of Oklahoma, 1943-1947. He also represented Oklahoma in the U. S. Senate, 1949-1963. As senator, he chaired the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1961-1963) and the Select Committee on National Water Resources (1959-1960). Kerr was a Democrat. From the description of Papers, 1909-1970, bulk 1931-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518140987 ...

Marshall, George C. (person)

Magsaysay, Ramon, Pres. of the Philippines (person)

McGuire, John A. (person)

Dickmann, Bernard F. (Bernard Francis), 1888-1971 (person)

McGrath, Christopher (person)

Gamble, Ralph R. (person)

Lucas, Scott W. (person)

Sisk, B. F. (person)

Widnall, William B. (William Beck), 1906-1983 (person)

Jennings, Sen. Thomas C. (person)

Sheridan, John E. (person)

Morse, Wayne (person)

Simpson, Milward (Gov. of Wyoming) (person)

McMillen, Mrs. John L. (person)

Ribicoff, Abraham (person)

Moorhead, William S. (William Singer), 1923-1987 (person)

The organization was concerned with stopping conflict. From the description of Pittsburgh branch of the National Security League, notes of an address 1918 [manuscript] (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 314413504 William Singer Moorhead was born on April 8, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Phillips Andover Academy, Yale University (Class of 1944), and Harvard Law School. Moorhead was first elected to Congress in 1958 a...

DiSalle, Michael V. (Michael Vincent), 1908-1981 (person)

Chairman of the National Committee to Abolish the Federal Death Penalty. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1968. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236167035 Michael V. DiSalle was born January 6, 1908, in New York City. He was a democratic politician best remembered as mayor of Toledo, Ohio, from 1948 to 1950, director of the Office of Price Stabilization under President Harry S. Truman from 1950 to 1952, and governor of...

Douglas, Emily Taft, 1899-1994 (person)

Newsome, John (person)

Biddle, Francis (person)

Celler, Emanuel (person)

Lesinski, John (person)

Gilmer, Dixie (person)

Anderson, Al Leonard (person)

George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1959 (person)

Walter Franklin George was born on a farm near Preston, Webster County, Georgia on 29 January 1878. He graduated from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, in 1900 and from its law department in 1901. He was admitted to the bar in 1901 and commenced practice in Vienna, Georgia . He served as Solicitor General of the Cordele judicial circuit 1907-1912 and Judge of the Superior Court 1912-1917. From that bench he was elevated to Judge of the Court of Appeals of Georgia from January to October 1917. H...

Eaton, Charles A. (Charles Aubrey), 1868-1953 (person)

Eaton was a New Jersey congressman from 1925 to 1953. From the description of Charles A. Eaton papers, 1932-1945. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 84188632 Charles A. Eaton was a Congressman from representing New Jersey's 4th and 5th congressional districts from 1925-1953. Born in Nova Scotia in 1868, Eaton was graduated from Acadia University, Nova Scotia on 1890 and from New Theological Institution, Newton Center, Massachusetts in 1893. He was an editor ...

Whaley, J. Irving (person)

Lavon Dam (person)

Gary, Raymond, Gov. of Okla. (person)

Rayburn, Abner (person)

Latham, Henry J. (person)

Pfiefer, Joseph L. (person)

Ward, David J. (person)

Murray, Tom (person)

Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 (person)

Robert Sargent Shriver (b. 1915-d. Jan. 18, 2011), brother-in-law of John F. Kennedy, lawyer, businessman, government official, and diplomat, was Assistant General Manager, Merchandise Mart from 1948 to 1961. During and after the Kennedy administration, her served as the Director of the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1966, Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity from 1964 to 1968, and Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1968. Shriver later served as Ambassador to Franc...

Carlyle, F. Ertel (person)

Woodrum, Clifton A. (Clifton Alexander), 1887-1950 (person)

Downing, Thomas N. (person)

Downing represented the first district of Virginia in the 86th through 94th Congresses; served on several House committees including the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and its Subcommittee on Merchant Marine; and served on the board of directors for the Mariners Museum since 1979. From the description of Papers : of Thomas N. Downing, 1959-1976. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 30820802 Thomas N. Downing served Virginia's First Dis...

Price, Emory (person)

Miller, Clem (person)

Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1944-1993 (person)

Former city official. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert F. Wagner, Jr. : Oral history, 1992. 1994. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269252420 ...

O'Sullivan, Eugene (person)

Chatham, Thurmond (person)

Graffenreid, Edward (person)

Elmer, William P. (person)

O'Day, Caroline (person)

Jones, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1945- (person)

Lodge, John David (person)

Bradley, Michael J. (Michael John), 1956- (person)

Vincent, Ben (person)

Haley, Jim (person)

Dunn, Matthew (person)

Collins, Ross A. (Ross Alexander), 1880-1968 (person)

U.S. congressman, public official, and lawyer from Mississippi. From the description of Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967 (bulk 1920-1963). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81681449 Biographical Note 1880, April 25 Born, Collinsville, Miss. 1900 A.B., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky. ...

Anderson, Leon Z. (person)

Cahill, William T. (William Thomas), 1912-1996 (person)

Lawyer, prosecutor, state legislator, U.S. Representative and governor of New Jersey; while in the House of Representatives, January 1959-January 1970, served a district which included all or parts of three New Jersey Counties (Camden, Gloucester and Salem for eight years and then Camden, Burlington and Ocean for three years). From the description of William T. Cahill congressional papers, 1959-1970 (bulk 1959-1969). (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 145831811 ...

Smith, Frank E. (Frank Edward), 1936- (person)

Wampler, Fred (person)

Auchincloss, James C. (person)

Bulwinkle, A. L. (person)

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

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 ...

Folsom, Gov. of Ala. (person)

Seaton, Fred (person)

Sullivan, Lawrence (person)

Johnson, Hugh S. (Hugh Samuel), 1882-1942 (person)

Administrator of the National Recovery Administration and the Works Progress Administration. From the description of Papers, 1933-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523554 Hugh Samuel Johnson (1882-1942), American army officer and politician, was born in Fort Scott, Kansas. He entered the United States Army in 1903, and served in World War I. Johnson originated, planned, and directed selective service conscription in 1917 and 1918. He became a brigadier general in 1918,...

Wilson, Bob (person)

Jester, Beauford (person)

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

Clay, Gen. Lucius (person)

Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 (person)

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...

McArdle, J. A. (person)

Pell, Claiborne (person)

Disney, Wesley E. (Wesley Ernest), 1883-1961 (person)

Disney, a Democrat, represented Oklahoma's First District in the U.S. House from 1931-1944. He also practiced law. From the description of Congressional papers, 1909-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 45789655 ...

Kekkonen, Urho (person)

Shanks, J. Crawford (person)

McIntyre, Adm. Ross (person)

Hoeven, Charles B. (Charles Bernard), 1895-1980 (person)

Kearns, Carroll D. (person)

Stubblefield, Frank (person)

Riley, John J., 1932- (person)

Thomason, R. E. (person)

Johnson, Wayne (person)

Ichord, Richard H., 1926-1992 (person)

Rayburn, Lucinda (person)

Fernandez, Antonio M. (person)

Prouty, Winston L. (Winston Lewis), 1906-1971 (person)

Johnson, Leroy (person)

Ullman, Al (person)

Dague, Paul B. (person)

Ellsworth, Harris (person)

Johnson, Anton J. (person)

Ramsey, Robert L. (person)

Williams, John Bell, 1918-1983 (person)

Hansen, Julia Butler, 1907-1988 (person)

Representative from Washington State to the United States House of Representatives, 1960-1974. From the description of That day remembered [a play in three acts], 1952 (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 59824876 From the guide to the That day remembered [a play in three acts], 1952, (Washington State University Libraries) Julia Butler Hansen (1907-1988) represented citizens of southwest Washington in both the State Legislature and in Con...

Drewry, P. H. (person)

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

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...

Ramsey, Homer (person)

Koppleman, Herman P. (person)

Cole, William P. (person)

Avery, William A. (person)

Juirino, E., Pres. of the Philippines (person)

Krug, Julius (person)

Moley, Raymond (person)

Sabbath, A. J. (person)

Kluczynski, John (person)

Forrestal, James (person)

Steelman, John (person)

Johnson, Louis (person)

Sandlin, John N. (person)

Norrell, W. R. (person)

Scrugham, J. G. (person)

Baldwin, Joe (person)

Horan, Walter (person)

Gross, H. R. (person)

Carvel, Elbert N., Gov. of Delaware (person)

Cannon, Pat (person)

Morrow, Chester E. (person)

Harter, Dow W. (person)

Morris, Toby (person)

Maloney, Paul H. (person)

Smith, Alexander (person)

Flood, Daniel J. (person)

Moss, Sen. Frank (person)

Davis, Elmer (person)

Meade, James (person)

Morton, Thurston B. (person)

Flynn, Gerald T. (person)

Rhodes, John J. (John Jacob), 1916-2003 (person)

John J. Rhodes was the US representative from Arizona 1952-1983, and served as House minority leader from 1973-1981. From the description of John J. Rhodes and Howard H. Baker, Jr. joint leadership papers, 1971-1980 (bulk 1977-1979. (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 32532734 From the description of John J. Rhodes minority leader papers, 1968-1980. (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34241286 United States congressman from Arizona, 1952-19...

Smifnovsky, Mikhail N. (Charge d'Affairs, USSR) (person)

King, S. Wilder, Gov. of Hawaii (person)

Mass, Melvin (person)

Lamour, Dorothy (person)

Fascell, Dante B. (person)

O'Connor, John (person)

Smith, Lawrence H. (person)

McNamara, Pat (person)

Andrews, W. G. (person)

Meany, George (person)

Tobin, Maurice J. (person)

Politician. Born in Roxbury, Mass. in 1901, Tobin served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Boston School Committee before being elected Mayor of Boston in 1937. In 1944 he became governor and in 1948 was appointed Secretary of Labor. He died in 1953. From the description of Maurice Tobin Collection, 1928-1953. (bulk 1937-1953). (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33347251 ...

Weaver, Phil (person)

Moore, Arch A. (person)

Daly, Burrwood (person)

Findley, Paul (person)

Lucas, Wingate (person)

LaGuardia, F. H. (person)

Rogers, Atty. Gen. William (person)

Dawson, W. L. (person)

Huddleston, George (person)

Sullivan, John B. (person)

McWilliams, John D. (person)

Byron, William D. (person)

Brucker, Wilbur M., Sec. of Army (person)

Aiken, Paul C., 1910-1974 (person)

Lawyer, businessman, and government official; d. 1974. From the description of Papers, 1923-1974. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959676 Paul C. Aiken was born on July 24, in Macksville, Kansas, the son of Robert Emmett Aiken and Florence Eva Case. He received his A.B. from the University of Kansas in 1929 and his LL.B (1934) and LL.M. (1935) from George Washington University. Aiken married Camilla Lindsay on August 20, 1933. From 1941 to 1942 he worked at th...

Jack, Russell V. (person)

Sutphin, Bill (person)

Hillings, Patrick J., 1923-1994 (person)

Arnold, A. H. (person)

Gardner, Edward J. (person)

Ickes, Harold L. (person)

Patterson, Ellis (person)

Priest, J. Percy (James Percy), 1900-1956 (person)

Kilday, Paul Joseph, 1900-1968 (person)

Paul Joseph Kilday (1900-1968) was born in Sabinal, Texas, and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended St. Mary's College. Kilday was elected representative of the 20th Congressional District of Texas in the U. S. House of Representatives and later served as a judge on the U. S. Court of Military Appeals. From the description of Kilday, Paul, papers, 1938-1961. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70731149 ...

Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968 (person)

Congressman (Royal Oak, Mich.). From the description of George Anthony Dondero papers, 1949-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394153 U.S. congressman from Michigan's 17th district, Royal Oak, Mich. (1933-1957). Upon retirement from the Congress he practiced law in Royal Oak. From the description of Correspondence and papers of George A. Dondero, 1960-1969 bulk 1957-1968. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 56036484 George A. ...

Quigley, James M., 1918- (person)

Morgan, Thomas E., 1906-1995 (person)

Gavagan, Joseph A. (Joseph Andrew), 1892-1968 (person)

Politician, judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Andrew Gavagan : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733087 ...

Loveless, Herschel C., Gov. of Iowa (person)

Long, George Shannon, 1883-1958 (person)

Rayburn family. (family)

Pepper, Claude (person)

Chuong, Tran Van, Amb. of Viet Nam (person)

McIntyre, Clifford (person)

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

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, (...

Vinson, Carl (person)

Kelly, Augustine B. (person)

Roberts, Kenneth (person)

Kennedy, Martin S. (person)

Siler, Eugene (person)

Wiley, Alexander (person)

Allen, John J. (John Joseph), 1899-1995 (person)

Edwin John Allen was born 5 October, 1892. His parents were Edwin John Allen and Sarah Delilah Varney. Shortly after graduation from high school, Edwin was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to serve as a missionary in Japan. In 1916, Edwin was called into the military, and sent to England. He was aboard the Tuscania, headed toward Ireland, when it was sunk by German fire. Thereafter, Edwin was sent to the Occidental University to learn Morse code. He was se...

Rodino, Peter (person)

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 (person)

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...

McCord, Jim (person)

Folger, John H. (person)

McGehee, Dan (person)

McKenzie, Charles (person)

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

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...

Hamilton, Norman R. (person)

Flynt, Jack (person)

Heffermen, James J. (person)

Phillips, Leon C. (person)

Hargis, Denver D. (Denver David), 1921-1989 (person)

Ward, Truman (person)

Murphy, William T. (person)

Imhof, Lawrence (person)

Link, John W. (person)

Rogers, Byron (person)

Rogers, Dwight L., 1948- (person)

Martin, Edward (person)

Willey, Earl D. (person)

McMurray, Howard Johnstone, 1901-1961 (person)

Ryan, Wm. Ritz (person)

McIntyre, H. M. (person)

Englehard, Sen. Charles W. (person)

Johnson, Edward (person)

Chamberlain, Charles E. (Charles Edwin) (person)

Denison Dam and Reservoir Recreational Planning Project (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966 (person)

Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Mills, Wilbur D. (person)

Reid, Frank (person)

Noble, George (person)

McGranery, James S. (person)

Peterson, Hardin (person)

Aiken, George D. (person)

Whitener, Basil Lee, 1915-1989 (person)

U.S. Representative, from Gastonia, N.C. From the description of Papers, 1889-1968. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273757 May 14, 1915 Born in York County, South Carolina. 1931 Graduated from Lowell High School. 1933 Graduated from Rutherford Junior College....

Preston, Prince H. (person)

Hartley, Fred Allan, 1902-1969 (person)

Dillon, Douglas (person)

Monagan, John S. (person)

Monagan: an attorney, a member of Congress from Connecticut. He was a friend of sculptor Naum Gabo. Gabo was born in in Briansk, Russia in 1890 and died 1977. From the description of John S. Monagan papers regarding Naum Gabo, 1969-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291684 John Stephen Monagan was born Dec. 23, 1911, in Waterbury, Conn. He received his early education at Driggs, St. Mary's and Crosby high schools in Waterbury. After receiving his Bachelor's...

Ford, Leland M. (person)

Abernathy, Thomas G. (person)

Cook, Robert (person)

Cavalcante, Anthony (person)

Summerfield, Arthur, Postmaster Gen. (person)

Gallagher, James (person)

Pfost, Gracie (person)

Dowdy, John (person)

O'Hara, Barrett (person)

Smith, Howard W. (person)

Daley, Richard, Mayor of Chicago (person)

Socialized Medicine (person)

Thomas, Albert (person)

Burchill, Thomas P. (person)

Moser, Guy L. (Guy Louis), 1886-1961 (person)

Hill, William E. (person)

Hill, Knute (person)

Steed, Tom (person)

Taylor, Roy A. (Roy Arthur) (person)

Norton, Mary (person)

Mack, Peter F. (person)

Wilcox, Raymond (person)

Holland, Elmer J. (person)

Elmer J. Holland was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on January 8, 1894, the son of Thomas and Margaret (Keelan) Holland. He was educated in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, Duquesne University, and the University of Montpelier, France, and a graduate of the Civil Affairs School (United States Army), University of Pittsburgh, and the American School Center in Shriverham, England. He served in World War I in the American Expeditionary Forces and graduated from Saumur Artillery School, France, as lieutenan...

Daniels, Dominick Vincent, 1908-1987 (person)

Minshall, William Edwin, 1911-1990 (person)

Griffiths, Martha W. (person)

May, A. J. (person)

Erwin, Joe W. (person)

Williams, G. Mennen, Mrs. (person)

Griffin, Robert P. (Robert Paul), 1923- (person)

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 ...

Church, Marguerite Stitt, 1892-1990 (person)

Born in New York City; psychologist; civic leader, of Evanston, Ill.; U.S. Representative from Illinois; married Ralph E. Church, member of U.S. Congress. From the description of Papers, 1919-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70966243 ...

Pearson, Drew (person)

Sparks, James T., 1955-.... (person)

Hatch, Carl A. (person)

Metcalf, Lee (person)

Fries, Frank W. (person)

O'Connor, Herbert R. (person)

Natcher, William N. (person)

Brewster, Daniel Baugh, 1923-2007 (person)

Lawyer and United States Senator from Maryland. From the description of Daniel B. Brewster Papers, 1950-2007 (bulk 1962-1968). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 17543083 Daniel Baugh Brewster was born on November 23, 1923 in Baltimore County, Maryland, in the Green Spring Valley Region. He was the first of six children of Daniel B. Brewster, Sr., and Ottolie Y. Wickes Brewster. Most of the family's wealth came from the Baugh family who, in ...

Beckworth, Lindley (person)

Kittrell, W. H. (person)

Stratton, Sam S. (person)

Whittington, W. M. (person)

Libonati, Roland (person)

Granahan, Kathryn E. (person)

Hare, Butler B. (Butler Black), 1875-1967 (person)

U.S. Representative from S.C.'s Second District from 1925 to 1933 and the Third District from 1939 to 1947; Hare is noted for having authored the Philippine Independence Act; native of Edgefield County, S.C.; son of James Hare and Elizabeth Black Hare; married Kate Etheredge, 1906; resident of Saluda, S.C. From the description of Butler B. Hare papers, c. 1900-1966. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 50032888 ...

Domengeaux, James (person)

Durham, Carl Thomas, 1892-1974 (person)

Physicist. From the description of Papers, 1938-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81474360 Democratic U.S. congressman, 1939-1960, representing the Sixth North Carolina District (Orange, Durham, Guilford, and Alamance counties). From the description of Carl Thomas Durham papers, 1938-1960 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25327493 Carl Thomas Durham (1892-1974) was born in Orange County, N.C.; studied pharmacy at the University of North C...

Reece, Carroll (person)

Patten, Harold (person)

Addonizio, Hugh J., 1914-1981 (person)

Weaver, Zebulon (person)

Fulton, James G. (James Grove), 1903-1971 (person)

James Grove Fulton (1903-1971) was born in Dormont, Pennsylvania and was a graduate of Penn State and Harvard Law School. A lieutenant during World War Two, he was elected to Congress in 1944 and remained there until his death. He was also involved with the United Nations and international trade organizations. From the description of James G. Fulton papers 1945-1971. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 42837695 ...

Docking, George, Gov. of Kansas (person)

Baldwin, H. Street (person)

Sheppard, John Ben (person)

Murdock, Jno. R. (person)

Edmiston, Andrew (person)

Stearns, Foster (person)

Schuetz, Leonard (person)

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 (person)

John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 18...

Lanham, Fritz (person)

Richards, J. P. (person)

Statehood for Alaska and Hawaii (person)

Moyers, Bill (person)

Adair, E. Ross (Edwin Ross), 1907-1983 (person)

Adair, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was an attorney and Republican politician, serving in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1951-1971. He was U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia from 1971-1974. From the description of [Papers], 1950-1970. (Lincoln Library). WorldCat record id: 247099666 ...

Rosenburg, Anna (person)

Allen, Leo E. (person)

Rostenowski, Daniel (person)

Byrnes, J. F. (person)

Townsend, Plan (person)

Faubus, Orvall, Gov. of Ark. (person)

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

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 ...

Bonner, Herbert (person)

Wright, James A. (person)

James A. Wright was born in Illinois between 1838 and 1840. His father came to Red Wing, Minnesota in 1854 and purchased a claim there, but died on the way back to Illinois in the spring of 1854. On April 22, 1855, Amelia (Crews) Wright and her family arrived at the claim and began constructing a home that was destroyed by a storm which also killed the oldest son and youngest daughter. Wright was attending Hamline University (Red Wing) when war was declared, and he and o...

Keough, Eugene J. (person)

Irving, Leonard (person)

Doyle, Clyde (person)

Acheson, Dean (person)

Royall, Kenneth (person)

Simms, John (Gov. of N. Mex.) (person)

Wolverton, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1880-1969 (person)

Televising of House Proceedings (person)

South, Chas. L. (person)

White, Compton (person)

Horton, Frank (person)

Person, Gordon, Gov. of Ga. (person)

Sanders, Jared (person)

Cohelan, Jeffrey (person)

Patton, Harold A. (person)

Hurst, W. R., Jr. (person)

Grant, George (person)

Teague, Olin E. (person)

Chen-Fi-Lu (person)

Holding Company Act (Railroad Legis.) (person)

Bricker Amendment (person)

Claypool, Harold K. (person)

Heller, Louis B., -1939 (person)

Randolph, Jennings (person)

F. E. P. C. Bill (person)

DeLacy, Hugh (person)

Baruch, Bernard (person)

United States. Congress (corporateBody)

Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...

Arnold, Lawrence (person)

Hestand, Edgar W. (person)

Chapman, Oscar, Sec. of Interior (person)

Kee, John (person)

Gregory, Noble (person)

Cotten, Sen. Morris (person)

Marland, E. W. (person)

Umstead, William Bradley, 1895-1954 (person)

William Bradley Umstead of Durham, N.C., served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 1932-1938; as a United States senator, 1946-1948; and as governor of North Carolina, 1952-1954. From the description of William Bradley and Merle Davis Umstead papers, 1863-1978 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26243142 William Bradley Umstead William Bradley Umstead served North Carolina as a United States representative, a...

Gardiner, Marshall G. (person)

Ramsey, Ben (person)

McLean, Evelyn Walsh (person)

Brown, Charles H., 1929- (person)

King, Karl C. (person)

Shelley, John F. (person)

Herter, Christian (person)

O'Brien, Thomas (person)

Warren, Earl (person)

Whittaker, John A. (person)

Miller, William M. (Fishbait) (person)

Keating, Sen. Kenneth B. (person)

McCarren, Pat. (person)

Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 (person)

New York State Attorney General, United States Congressman and Senator from New York State. From the description of Papers, 1948-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122468583 Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Jacob K. Javits : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527633 From the description of Reminiscences of Jacob K. Javits : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of Ne...

Carpenter, Elizabeth S. (person)

Fitzgerald, William J. (person)

Securities Exchange Act (person)

Harris, Winder (person)

Hébert, Felix Edward, 1901-1979 (person)

Felix Edward Hébert (October 12, 1901, New Orleans, Louisiana–d. December 29, 1979, New Orleans), also known as F. Edward Hébert, was the longest-serving member of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana, having represented the New Orleans-based 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1941 until his retirement in 1977. From the description of Hébert, Felix Edward, 1901-1979 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580908 ...

Patton, Nat (person)

Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 (person)

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 ...

Spence, Brent (person)

Kuchel, Thomas H. (person)

Thomas H. Kuchel served as a member of the California Assembly, 1937-1940; in the California Senate, 1940-1946; and as controller for the State of California, 1953-1969. He served as a United States Senator from California from 1953-1969. He was assistant Republican leader in 1959 and 1960, and his committee service included Appropriations and Interior and Insular affairs. From the description of Thomas H. Kuchel papers, 1952-1968. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat recor...

Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952 (person)

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 ...

Buckley, R. T. (person)

West, Milton (person)

Glass, Carter (person)

Rowan, W. A. (person)

Randall, William J. (person)

Price, Melvin (person)

Arends, L. C. (person)

Price Controls (person)

Barden, Graham A. (person)

Johnson, Lester (person)

Morans, Albert P. (person)

Sheppard, Harry R. (person)

Reed, Chauncey William, 1890-1956 (person)

Kennedy, Ambrose J. (person)

Simpson, Sid (person)

Clifford, Clark (person)

May, Catherine (person)

Long, Edward V. (Edward Vaughn), 1908-1972 (person)

Nehru of India (person)

Robinson, Haward W. (person)

McFall, Jack K. (Jack Kirkham), 1916- (person)

Kocialkowski, Leo (person)

Halpern, Seymour (person)

Jackson, Samuel (person)

Walgren, Mon C. (person)

Passman, Otto E. (person)

Crook, Thurman C. (person)

Folger, A. D. (person)

Amjedali, S. Yad, Amb. of Pakistan (person)

Wagner, Earl T. (person)

Santangelo, Alfred (person)

Kasem, George A. (George Albert), 1919-2002 (person)

Biffle, Leslie L., 1889-1966 (person)

1889 Oct. 9, Boydsville, Arkansas c. 1909 L.L.D., Dartmouth College 1909 Moved to Washington, D.C. as Secretary to Arkansas Representative Robert Macon 1921 Married Mary Glade Strickling 1925 Named Assistant Democratic Party Secretary by Senate Democratic Leader Joseph T. Robinson 1933 Advanced to post of Majority Secretary 1945-1947 Secretary of the U.S. Senate 1947-1949 Executive Director of the Democratic Policy Commission 1949-1953 Secretary of the U.S. Senate 1953-1966 Worked as Consultant ...

Cramer, William C. (person)

Gorski, Martin (person)

Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958 (person)

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...

Atomic Bomb (person)

Korth, Fred (person)

Cederburg, Elford (person)

Thom, William R. (person)

Park, Guy Brasfield, 1872-1946 (person)

Vanik, Charles A. (person)

Anderson, Jack (person)

Slack, John M. (person)

Meyner, Robert B... (person)

Johnson, Pearce (person)

Maciora, Lucien J. (person)

Combs, Bert, Gov. of Ky. (person)

Van Roijen, J. H., Amb. of the Netherlands (person)

Tackett, Boyd (person)

Schwengel, Fred (person)

Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964 (person)

J. Frank Dobie was a noted Texas author and English professor at The University of Texas at Austin. He was also editor of the Texas Folklore Society's publications during the 1930's and 1940's. From the description of Letter : to W.A. Philpott, 1938 April 12. (University of Texas at Arlington). WorldCat record id: 22699684 Historian, author, folklorist. Born in 1888 on a ranch in Live Oak County, Texas, Dobie was awarded his B.A. by Southwestern University (1910), M.A. by Co...

Machrowicz, Thaddeus (person)

Pittenger, W. A. (person)

O'Brien, Lawrence (person)

Connelly, Matthew J., 1907-1976 (person)

Government official and appointments secretary to President Truman. From the description of Files, 1945-1953. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958771 Matthew J. Connelly (1907-1976) was the appointments secretary to President Harry S. Truman from 1945 to 1953. From the description of Connelly, Matthew J., 1907-1976 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571784 ...

Flynn, Edwin J. (person)

Lemay, Frank M. (person)

Kunkel, John C. (John Christian), 1816-1870 (person)

Dodd, Thomás J. (person)

Citron, William N. (person)

Walter, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1894-1963 (person)

U.S. representative, of Easton, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1932-1963. (Lehigh University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28416125 ...

Barnes, James M. (person)

Heselton, John W. (person)

Capozzoli, Louis J. (person)

Luckey, Henry C. (person)

Bone, Homer Truett, 1883-1970 (person)

Homer Truett Bone (1883-1970) was the son of James Milton and Margaret Jane Demaree Bone, and was born near Indianapolis, Indiana. He married Blanche Sly. The Bones moved to Tacoma, Washington, in 1899, and there he had a law practice. In the early 1920s, Bone served as an attorney for Tacoma City Light, the city’s municipally owned utility. He was a Democrat; U.S. Senator, 1932-1944; judge, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, San Francisco, 1945-1954. He was best known for his involve...

O'Hara, James (person)

Schiffler, A. C. (person)

Murray, Philip (person)

Lantaff, Bill (person)

Cravens, Fadjo (person)

Morse, True D., Under Sec. of Agri. (person)

Gunther, John (person)

King, McKenzie (person)

Clark, Frank (person)

Dixon-Yates Controversy (person)

Overton, John (person)

Hassett, W. D. (person)

Levering, Robert (person)

Corbett, Bob (person)

Yates, Sidney (person)

Boyle, Charles A., 1930- (person)

Everett, Robert (person)

Cooper, Jere (person)

Plauche, Vance (person)

Christopher, George (person)

Guill, Ben (person)

Karth, Joseph E. (Joseph Edward), 1922-2005 (person)

Joseph E. Karth, a U.S. representative (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) from the Minnesota fourth district, was born in 1922 in New Brighton, Minnesota. He was educated in Ramsey County elementary schools and North St. Paul High School, and studied engineering at the University of Nebraska. Karth served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1950 until 1958, when he was first elected to Congress. In Congress, Karth's committee assignments included Merchant Marine and Fisheries and, Ways and Mea...

Sullivan, Morris J. (person)

Gathings, E. C. (person)

Derounian, Steven B. (Steven Boghos), 1918-2007 (person)

Burch, J. G. (person)

Copeland, Oren S. (person)

Gossett, Ed (person)

Kempner, I. H. (person)

Bolton, William P. (person)

Burdick, Usher L. (Usher Lloyd), 1879-1960 (person)

Governor of North Dakota and member of the U.S. Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1937. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20649146 Lt. Governor of North Dakota, 1911-1912; U.S. House of Representatives, 1935-1945, 1949-1959. From the description of Usher Burdick papers, 1730-1958. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17662392 CITATION: "Burdick, Usher Lloyd," written by Edward C. Blac...

Forand Bill (person)

White, Hugh, Gov. of Miss. (person)

Martin, John C. (person)

Taft, Robert (person)

Chudoff, Earl (person)

Brown, Paul (person)

Jarman, John (person)

Talle, Harry O. (person)

St. George, Katherine (person)

Beam, Harry P. (person)

Krueger, Otto (person)

Hardin, Cecil (person)

Furcolo, Foster (person)

Pilcher, J. L. (person)

Snyder, J. Buell (person)

Combs, J. M. (person)

Clark, Ramsey (person)

Granahan, William T. (person)

Goodwin, Angier L. (person)

Garrett, Clyde (person)

Byron, Katherine Edgar (person)

Teague, Charles M. (Charles McKevett), 1909-1974 (person)

Short, Dewey (person)

Nimitz, Adm. Chester (person)

Ramspeck, Robert (person)

Ridgway, Gen. Matthew (person)

Outrata, Dr. Vladimir, Amb. of Czechslovokia (person)

Gruenther, Alfred M., Pres. of American Red Cross (person)

Agronsky, Martin (person)

Campbell, Courtney (person)

Long, Russell (person)

Cooley, Harold D. (Harold Dunbar), 1897-1974 (person)

Harold Dunbar Cooley was United States representative from North Carolina's Fourth Congressional District, 1934-1966, and chair of the House Committee on Agriculture, 1949-1966. From the description of Harold Dunbar papers, 1934-1971. WorldCat record id: 25507473 From the guide to the Harold Dunbar Cooley Papers, 1934-1971, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...

Allcott, Gordon (person)

Delaney, James J. (person)

Foley, John R. (person)

Social Security (person)

Anderson, August H. (person)

James, Benjamin (person)

Corcoran, Tom (person)

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 (person)

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 ...

Schwert, Pius T. (person)

Abbitt, W. M. (person)

Hickerson, Clayton (person)

Houston, John N. (person)

Soil Conservation (person)

Dempsey, John J., 1879- (person)

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

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...

Blackney, William W. (William Wallace), 1876-1963 (person)

Congressman Blackney served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1935-1936, and 1939-1952. He represented the "old sixth district" which included Ingham, Genesee, and Livingston counties. He served on the Naval Affairs Committee. From the description of William Blackney collection. (State Archive of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 41014609 ...

Smathers, George (person)

Bloom, Sol (person)

Zimmerman, Orville (person)

Holmes, Hal (person)

Connery, William Patrick, 1888-1937 (person)

U.S. representative, of Lynn, Mass.; b. William Patrick Connery, Jr. From the description of Papers, 1936-1965. (Lynn Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70940357 ...

Buckley, Charles A. (person)

Hendricks, Joe (person)

Buchanan, Frank (person)

Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985 (person)

LaFollett, Robert M. (person)

Condon, Robert L. (person)

Communism (person)

DeGaulle, Gen. of France (person)

Willis, E. E. (person)

Evins, Joe L. (Joe Landon), 1910-1984 (person)

United States Congressman from 1947-1977 for the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee. Chair of House Committee on Small Business. From the description of Joe L. Evins collection (bulk 1946-1977). (Tennessee Technical University). WorldCat record id: 49783518 ...

Kruse, Edward H. (person)

Monkiewicz, B. J. (person)

Breen, Edward (person)

Wirtz, A. J. (person)

Hemphill, R. W. (person)

Rusk, Dean (Sec. of State) (person)

Johnson, Glen D. (person)

Peterson, Hugh (person)

Wolf, Leonard G. (Leonard George), 1925-1970 (person)

U.S. Representative from Iowa and Agency for International Development official. From the description of Papers of Leonard G. Wolf, 1956-1960. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233107035 ...

Bolton, Frances P. (person)

The Frances Payne Bolton Oral History Interviews (1989) were conducted as part of the project to process the papers of Congressman Frances Payne Bolton (MS 3943) supported by the Payne Fund. The interviews were conducted by Leslie Anne Solotko, who headed the team that organized and described the papers and audio-visual materials contained in the Bolton collection for the Western Reserve Historical Society. The purpose of the interviews was to expand the official record of Mrs. Bolt...

Kham, Abdul Wahab (person)

Securities Act of 1933 (person)

Ecton, Zales (person)

Camp, A. Sidney (person)

Blanton, Thomas L. (person)

Hancock, Frank (person)

Wildhorse, Chief, Speaker of the League of N. American Indians (person)

Murray, Johnston, Gov. of Okla. (person)

Neuberger, Richard L. (Richard Lewis), 1912-1960 (person)

Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960) and Maurine Brown Neuberger (1907-2000) were the first couple to serve together in the Oregon Legislature. Richard was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1954 and died shortly before completing his term. After Richard's death, Maurine was elected the first woman U.S. Senator from Oregon, becoming the third woman ever to serve in the Senate. From the description of Neuberger Family Photographs Collection [graphic], 1893-ca. 1997, (bulk 1950-1966). (Orego...

Harding, Ralph R. (person)

Alford, Dale (person)

Hayworth, Don (person)

Tuck, William M. (William Munford), 1896-1983 (person)

William Munford Tuck was born 28 September 1896 in Halifax County, Virginia, to William Robert James Tuck (1863-1930) and Virginia Susan Fitts Tuck (1860-1909). He was the grandson of the William Munford Tuck (1832-1899) of the biographical sketch he wrote. Tuck attended the College of William and Mary, but left to enlist in the United States Marine Corps during World War I. After the War he returned to Virginia and graduated from Washington and Lee University. He returned to Halifax County and ...

Nelson, William Lloyd, 1918-1943 (person)

Wainwright, Stuyvesant (person)

Hull, Cordell (person)

Staggers, Harley (person)

Jennings, Pat (person)

Dies, Martin (person)

Klein, Arthur G. (person)

Daddario, Emilio I. (person)

Smith, H. Allen (Harry Allen), 1907-1976 (person)

Harry Allen Smith was born December 19, 1907, in McLeansboro, Illinois, and in 1929 he began work with the United Press as a rewrite man. He was soon doing feature stories, and became well known for his unconventional interviews with celebrities and assorted personalities. He stayed five years with the United Press and then worked five years with the New York World-Telegram, doing much the same thing. His book "Lo, The Former Egyptian" gave a humor-based account of his return to the region in th...

O'Brien, Joseph (person)

Williams, Harrison, Jr. (person)

Wood, John S. (person)

Sheppard, Morris (person)

Hughes, Charles E., 1929- (person)

Murchison, Clint (person)

McGinley, Don (person)

VanZandt, James E. (person)

Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 (person)

United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Ditter, J. William (John William), 1888-1943 (person)

Lovre, H. O. (person)

Denison Dam (person)

McLaughlin, Charles (person)

Tenerowiez, Rudolph (person)

Morrison, Cameron (person)

Truett, George W. (George Washington), 1867-1944 (person)

Southern Baptist pastor, evangelist, and denominational leader. Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas from 1897 to his death in 1944. Served as President of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1927-1929 and President of the Baptist World Alliance, 1934-1939. From the description of Collection, 1882-1961. (Hudson Valley Community College). WorldCat record id: 34063313 Southern Baptist pastor and denominational leader. Truett served as long-time pastor of the First Ba...

Fellows, Frank (person)

Hill, Lister (person)

Douglas, William O. (person)

Bosone, Neva Beck (person)

Dickson, Cecil (person)

Symington, Stuart (person)

McKeldin, R. R., Gov. of Md. (person)

Hawes, Harry Bartow, 1869-1947 (person)

Giaimo, Robert M. (person)

Williams, John J. (person)

Hedrick, E. H. (person)

Rankin, J. E. (person)

Freeman, Orville E. (person)

Beiter, Al (person)

Tyson, Tom (person)

Wright, Douglas C. (person)

Johnson, Harold T. (person)

Touriello, Anthony J. (person)

Briscoe, Dolph (person)

Kauhane, Charles E. (person)

Chavez, Dennis (person)

Colmer, William H. (person)

Kean, Robert W. (person)

Proxmire, William (person)

Knox, Frank (person)

Wells, Sumner (person)

Roosevelt, Elliott (person)

Adenauer, Konrad, Chancellor of Germany (person)

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (person)

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...

Kelly, Edward A. (person)

Great nephew of Grace Webster's sister Rebecca. From the description of Letter, 1880 June 5, Boston. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237342514 ...

Rees, Edward H. (Edward Herbert), 1886-1969 (person)

Tennessee Valley Authority (person)

Hardy, Porter Jr. (person)

Sacks, Leon (person)

Shannon, Joseph B. (Joseph Bernard), 1867-1943 (person)

Jones, Robert E. (Endocrinologist) (person)

Luce, Claire Booth (person)

Jacobs, Andrew (person)

Sumers, Andrew L. (person)

Morrison, DeLesseps (person)

Granger, Walter K. (person)

King, Cecil R. (Cecil Rhodes), 1898-1974 (person)

D'Alesandro, Thomas, Jr. (person)

Clark, Tom (person)

Sadowski, George (person)

Woodul, Walter (person)

Communications Act of 1934 (person)

Noland, James F. (person)

Martin, Jack, Amd. Asst. to the Pres. (person)

Coffin, Frank (person)

Oliver, James C. (person)

Erskine-Murray, James, 1868-1927 (person)

Electrical engineer, DSc, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. From the description of Papers, 1898-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122469723 ...

Cobb, Carroll (person)

Wolfendon, James (person)

Lyle, John E. (John Emmett), 1910-2003 (person)

Mitchener, Earl C. (person)

Saund, D. S. (person)

McKay, Douglas, Sec. of Interior (person)

Kastenmeier, Robert W. (person)

Mumma, Walter M. (person)

Connery, Lawrence J. (person)

Reed, U. S. Justice Stanley (person)

Kleberg, Dick (person)

Regan, Ken (person)

Meyner, John A., Gov. of S. Carolina (person)

Stanford, Tevry (person)

Kornegay, Horace Robinson, 1924-2009 (person)

Howard Robinson Kornegay was a United States representative from the 6th Congressional District of North Carolina to the 87th through 90th Congresses (January 1961-January 1969) and lawyer of Greensboro, N.C. From the description of Horace Robinson Kornegay papers, 1961-1967 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25028299 From the guide to the Horace Robinson Kornegay Papers, 1961-1967, (Southern Historical Collection) U.S. Congressman, Chairman of the Tobaccco Institute...

Fortas, Abe (person)

Honeyman, Nan Wood, 1881-1970 (person)

Nan Wood (1881-1970), daughter of C.E.S. Wood and Nanny Moale Smith, moved with her family from West Point, New York to Portland, Oregon, at the age of two. Even as a mother of three children by husband David Taylor Honeyman, Nan was involved in local political and charitable causes, but as her children grew, she widened the scope of her political work and became a prominent member of the Democratic Party and the first woman from Oregon to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives (1937-1938). ...

O'Mahoney, Joseph (person)

Rohrbough, E. G. (person)

Clark, D. Worth (David Worth), 1902-1955 (person)

U.S. Representative and Senator from Idaho. From the description of D. Worth Clark papers, 1935-1950 (Boise State University). WorldCat record id: 690055129 David Worth Clark, U.S. Representative and Senator from Idaho, was born on April 2, 1902, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the son of David Worth Clark, Sr., and his wife Nellie. Clark came from a family active in Democratic politics; two of his uncles, Barzilla Worth Clark and Chase A. Clark, served as Governors of I...

McMahon, O'Brien (person)

Sherman, Forrest (person)

Breeding, J. Floyd (person)

Voorhis, Jerry (person)

Elliott, A. J. (person)

Roberts, Ray (person)

Hoover Commission (person)

Buck, Frank (person)

Pickett, Tom (person)

Gordon, Thomas S., 1893-1959 (person)

Ellsworth, Robert F. (person)

Ellsworth, a Lawrence, Kansas attorney and chairman of the Douglas County Republican Party Central Committee, announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for congressman from the Second Congressional District, which included Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Douglas, Franklin, Johnson, Linn, Miami, and Wyandotte Counties, in December, 1959. From the guide to the Scrapbook of the congressional campaign., 1960, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection)...

Gilbert, Jacob H., 1920-1981 (person)

Springarn, Stephen J. (person)

Murphy, James J. (person)

O'Kelly, Sean, Pres. of Ireland (person)

Matthews, D. R. (Bill) (person)

Patman, Wright (person)

Chandler, Albert B. (person)

R. E. A. (person)

O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee), 1890-1969 (person)

Politician and businessman Wilbert Lee “Pappy” O’Daniel (1890-1969) was born in Malta, Ohio, one of two children of William Barnes and Alice Ann (Thompson) O’Daniel. Following his father’s death, shortly after O’Daniel’s birth, his mother remarried and moved the family to Reno County, Kansas. A 1908 graduate of Salt City Business College, O’Daniel became a stenographer and bookkeeper for a flour milling company. In 1917, he married Merle Estella Butcher, with whom he had three child...

Kornitzer, Bela (person)

Chabam, Jacques-Delmas, Pres. of Nat'l Assembly of France (person)

Russell, Richard (person)

Woodhouse, Chase Going, 1890-1984 (person)

Born in Victoria, British Columbia in 1890, Chase Going recieved her B.A. and M.A. in Economics from McGill University, and her PhD from the University of Chicago, where she married Professor Edward James Woodhouse. She held various academic positions at Smith College, University of North Carolina,and Connecticut College as well as a government position in the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and as Secretary of State for Connecticut. She served two terms for Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representa...

Wadsworth, James M. (person)

Tower, Sen. John (person)

Adams, Maj. Gen. E. S. (person)

Sinatra, Frank (person)

The son of italian immigrants, Frank Sinatra began singing and doing impersonations in school which led to his future career as singer with the Hoboken Four in 1935. The quartet broke up in 1936 and Frank started working his way through the music industry until he finally got his big break in 1940. He would become one of Hollywood's leading men for the next two decades and a constant music hall draw after that until very close to the day he died in 1998. (Adapted from the Official Sinatra Family...

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

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...

Ali, Syed Amjad (person)

Hildebrandt, Fred (person)

Marley, Lord (person)

Chapman, Virgil (person)

McSweeney, John (person)

Cunningham, Glenn (person)

Wheat, William H. (person)

LeFevre, Jay (person)

Udall, Stuart (person)

Wickersham, Victor (person)

Kelly, Edna F. (person)

Hodges, Luther H., Mrs., 1897-1969 (person)

Warren, Lindsey (person)

Gray, Ken (person)

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 (person)

Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Bell, Jasper (person)

Murphy, Audie (person)

Thompson, Frank (person)

Clayton, W. L. (person)

George, Newell A. (person)

Dent, John (person)

Hobbs, Sam (person)

Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971 (person)

U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Dr. Harry J. Warthen, Jr., 1956 January 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959530 Robertson was a senator from Virginia (1946-1966). His son, Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson, is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1950 and a well-known minister and televangelist in Virginia. From the description of Family photographs, ca. 1930-1940. (Washington & Lee University). Wor...

Hagen, Harlan (person)

Red River Dam Project (person)

Roe, Dudley George, 1881-1970 (person)

Crosser, Robert (person)

Harrison, Burr (person)

Hogg, Miss Ima (person)

Green, Theodore Francis, 1867-1966 (person)

Brown University class of 1887. At different times lawyer with Green, Hinckley and Allen; and with Green, Curran, and Hart. Instructor in law at Brown University. Governor of Rhode Island. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1907-1938]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122365837 U.S. senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. From the description of Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960 (bulk 1937-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 75382875 ...

Feighan, Michael A. (person)

Labor Strikes (person)

Friedel, Sam N. (person)

Green, Edith (person)

Wood, R. T. (person)

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

DuPont, Mrs. Alfred V. (person)

Halifax, Lord (person)

Carter, Amon G. (person)

Persons, Milton (person)

Decker, Gen. G. H. (person)

Mitchell, Stephen A. (Stephen Arthur), 1951- (person)

Anfuso, Victor L., 1905-1966 (person)

Carnahan, A. S. J. (person)

McDuffie, John (person)

Ellington, Buford, Gov. of Tenn. (person)

Krause, J. F. (person)

Jones, Hamilton C. (Hamilton Chamberlain), 1884-1957 (person)

Hamilton Chamberlain Jones (1884-1957) was a lawyer from Charlotte, N.C., who represented North Carolina's Tenth Congressional District (Mitchell, Avery, Burke, Catawba, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg counties) in the United States House of Representatives, 1947-1953. Jones was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, class of 1906, and served as first assistant United States District Attorney, 1919-1921; state senator, 1925-1927; and trustee of the University of North Carolina. Fro...

Connally, John (person)

Rolph, Thomas (person)

Beimiller, Andrew J. (person)

Gray, Kenneth (person)

Vreeland, Albert L. (person)

Schenck, Paul F. (person)

Ryan, Elmer (person)

Simms, Hugh (person)

Yarborough, Ralph (person)

Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971 (person)

Lawyer, judge, governor, and U.S. Senator from Florida. Born in Bartow, Florida. Educated at Emory University and the University of Florida. Served in the Florida Senate, 1933-1939; Governor of Florida, 1941-1945; U.S. Senate, 1946-1971. From the description of Spessard L. Holland Papers, 1913-1972. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 27175101 Spessard Lindsey Holland's career in public service spanned approximately fifty years....

Brooks, Jack (person)

Zablocki, Clement J. (person)

Clement, Frank G., 1949- (person)

Bunker, Berkeley (person)

Stevenson, Coke (person)

Poage, W. R. (person)

Bolan, Edward P. (person)

Curtis, Carl T. (person)

Dulles, Allen (person)

Young, Steven M. (person)

Duke, Joseph C. (person)

Andrews, Charles Oscar, 1877-1946 (person)

Lawyer and politician. Born in Ponce de Leon, Florida; educated at South Florida Military Institute, Bartow, and University of Florida, Gainesville. Secretary, Florida state Senate, 1905-1911; Assistant, Florida Attorney General, 1912-1917; circuit judge, 1919-1925; President, Florida Bar Association, 1921-1922; member, Florida Real Estate Commission Council, 1925; Florida House of Representatives, Orange County, 1927; Commissioner, Florida Supreme Court, 1929-1932. Died while in office, 1946. ...

Wheeler, W. M. (person)

Johnson, Thomas R. (Historian of Cryptography) (person)

Mitchell, Hugh B. (person)

Gwynne, John W. (person)

Fine, Sidney A. (person)

Lambeth, Walter (person)

Donovan, James G. (person)

MacArthur, Gen. Douglas (person)

Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (person)

Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...

Buck, Ellsworth B. (person)

Quinn, Peter A. (person)

Luecke, John (person)

Henderson, Leon (person)

Frazier, James Beriah, 1890-1978 (person)

James Beriah Frazier, Jr. (1890-1978) was a prominent figure in Tennessee politics, and was from a family that had a tradition in public service, politics and local affairs. The son of a former two-term Tennessee governor and state senator, James B. Frazier, Jr. entered public life in 1933 as a U.S. Attorney for East Tennessee. He held this position until 1948, when he was elected to Congress, as a congressman of the Third Congressional District of Tennessee. He campaigned on his support of cons...

Yorty, Sam (person)

Walker, Frank (person)

Downs, Leroy D. (person)

Compton, Ranulf (person)

Fineletter, Thomas K. (person)

Marshall, Fred (person)

Knutson, Coya (person)

Dolliver, James I. (James Isaac), 1894-1978 (person)

Attorney, U.S. Representative from Iowa, and Regional Legal Council for the International Cooperation Administration in the Middle East. From the description of Papers of James I. Dolliver, 1923-1962. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233107134 ...

Flaherty, Thomas A. (person)

Fenton, Ivor D. (Ivor David), 1889-1986 (person)

Mitchell, Landon (person)

Williams, Clyde (person)

Miller, George P. (person)

Miller was Chairman of the Committee on Science and Astronautics. From the description of Ranger 6 : letter to William H. Pickering, JPL Director, 1964 Feb 5. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098467 From the description of Ranger 6 congratulations : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA, 1964 Feb 5. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098482 ...

Stimson, Henry (person)

Townsend, Dr. Francis (person)

Jones, Charles Raper (person)

Saltonstall, Everett (person)

Withrow, Gardner R. (person)

Alexander, Hugh (person)

Byrne, James Aloysius, 1906-1980 (person)

Brannan, Charles, Sec. of Agri. (person)

Engle, Clair (person)

Shore, Dinah (person)

Wier, Ray W. (person)

Peyser, Theodore (person)

Dilweg, L. R. (person)

Bennett, John B. (person)

Howell, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1904-1973 (person)

England, Byron (person)

Finnegan, Edward R. (Edward Rowan), 1905-1971 (person)

Morris, Thomas G. (person)

Stanley, Thomas B. (Thomas Bahnson), 1890-1970 (person)

Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Guy, William L. (William Lewis), 1919- (person)

Governor of North Dakota, 1961-1973. Bismarck, North Dakota. From the description of William L. Guy collection, ca. 1920s-2004. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17869568 ...

Eliot, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkinson), 1907-1991 (person)

Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Hopkinson Eliot : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587174 Eliot earned his Harvard AB in 1928 and his LLB in 1932. From the description of Examination papers in history, government, and economics, May 1928. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075776 Democratic Representative from the 9th Congressional District in Massachusetts, 1941-...

Cox, E. E. (person)

Dungan, W. T. (person)

Long, Oren E., Spec. Asst. to Pres. (person)

Rivers, Ralph Julian, 1903-1976 (person)

Ralph Julian Rivers was a lawyer who became Alaska's first U.S. Representative to Congress. He came to Alaska with his parents and younger brother, Victor C. Rivers, in 1906, and received his early schooling in the mining town of Flat. He was admitted to the bar in 1931 and practiced law at Fairbanks. He was elected Attorney General of Alaska, Mayor of Fairbanks, a member of the Alaska Territorial Senate, second Vice President of the Alaska Constitution Convention, and U.S. Representative-Elect ...

Sundstorm, Frank L. (person)

Hobby, Will P. (person)

Gubser, Charles G. (person)

McDonald, Tolbert H. (person)

Judd, Walter H., 1898-1994 (person)

Physician, congressman, missionary. From the description of Reminiscences of Walter H. Judd : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376703 United States representative from Minnesota, 1943-1963; founder, Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals; co-founder, Committee of One Million. From the description of Walter Henry Judd papers, 1922-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872154 ...

Edwards, Douglas (person)

Cannon, Clarence (person)

Pace, Stephen (person)

Roush, J. Edward (John Edward), 1920-2004 (person)

Born in Rhode Island in 1773, Frances Slocum (Ma-con-a-qua) moved as a child to Pennsylvania where she was captured by Delaware Indians and brought to Indiana. She was raised by Miami Indians and married in the tribe. She made numerous contributions to Indian/white relations and the development of the Northwest Territory, and was able to influence peaceful relations between the government and Indians. She died in 1847 and was buried in Wabash County, Indiana. From the description of ...

Stewart, Irving, Pres. of W. Va. Univ. (person)

Chelf, Frank (person)

Garcia, Carlos P., Pres. of the Philippines (person)

Stegler, W. G. (person)

Robertson, Charles R. (person)

Fountain, L. H. (person)

Healy, James C. (person)

Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983 (person)

Jackson's tenure in the House was briefly interrupted by service in the U.S. Army. He enlisted in 1943, but was recalled by President Roosevelt to congressional service after basic training. Jackson was assigned to the Government Operations Committee's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, a position which quickly put him at the center of the un-American activities controversies and in the national spotlight. He won recognition ...

Gordon, Guy (person)

Miller, Howard Smith, 1936- (person)

Hess, William E. (person)

Goldberg, A. J. (person)

Dellay, Vincent (person)

Reuse, Henry S. (person)

Mott, James W. (person)

James Wheaton Mott was educated at the University of Oregon, Stanford University, and the Law School at Willamette University. He started practicing law in Astoria, Oregon in 1917. He served in WWI in the U.S. Navy. He was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives and served from 1922-1928 and in 1930-1932. He was then elected as a Republican to the U.S. Congress, serving from 1933 until his death in 1945. Mott wrote a version of the Federal-Aid Highway Act bill (1944) that fir...

Chandor, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas (person)

Perkins, Carl D. (person)

Irwin, Donald J. (person)

Thompson, Ashton (person)

Johnson, Ward (person)

Egan, William, Gov. of Alaska (person)

Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976 (person)

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 ...

Daly, Virginia Warren (person)

Daniel, Price (person)

Jones, Paul C., 1969-..... (person)

Early, Stephen (person)

Weeks, Sinclair, Sec. of Commerce (person)

Flemming, Arthur S. (Arthur Sherwood), 1905-1996 (person)

Arthur S. Flemming (1905-1996), a Methodist ecumenical leader, is the son of Harriet Sherwood and Harry H. Flemming. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University, from which he received an A.B. in 1927. Following his graduation he joined the staff at American University as an instructor in government while completing his masters degree, which he received in 1928. In 1930 he became an editorial writer for U.S. News and World Report. Meanwhile, he attended George Washington University, which awarded him a...

Bryant, Farris, Gov. of Fla. (person)

O'Leary, James (person)

Fogarty, John (person)

Douglas, Helen Gahagan (person)

Duncan, R. M. (person)

Berlin Crisis (person)

Dickman, Bernard (person)