George E. MacKinnon papers. 1927-1995.


George E. MacKinnon papers., 1927-1995.

George E. MacKinnon papers. 1927-1995.

Subject files (1927-1995), judicial files (1969-1995), and personal papers (1938-1995) of a legislator, naval officer, congressman, Republican Party campaigner, U.S. district attorney for Minnesota, gubernatorial candidate, special assistant to the U. S. attorney general, corporate attorney for Investors Diversified Services, and U.S. Court of Appeals judge for the District of Columbia circuit. The papers include correspondence and memoranda, bills, committee files, investigative materials, legal case files and opinions, press releases, reports, speeches, printed items, clippings, and other material related to MacKinnon's political, prosecutorial, and judicial careers.

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