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Rudolph Eli Boschwitz (born November 7, 1930) is a German-born American businessman and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Minnesota between December 1978 and January 1991. Born to a Jewish family in Berlin, Weimar Germany, his family fled from Nazi Germany when Boschwitz was three years old, settling in New Rochelle, New York, where he attended public schools before going on to the Pennington School in Pennington, New Jersey. Boschwitz attended Joh...
U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The first session of the Congress of the United States, under a resolution passed by the Congress of the Confederation, on September 13, 1788, was called to meet in New York City on March 4, 1789. On the appointed day only 13 Members of the House were present and, as this number did not constitute a quorum, the sessions...
The United States Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln and was elevated to a Cabinet level organization by President Grover Cleveland in 1889. The Department of Agriculture assists farmers and producers of food as well as creating policies and programs related to food distribution and nutrition information. The United States Department of Agriculture controls a number of regional offices through out the continential United States and its territories....
The Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States Government responsible for energy policy and nuclear safety. Its purview includes the nation's nuclear weapons program, nuclear reactor production for the United States Navy, energy conservation, energy-related research, radioactive waste disposal, and domestic energy production, many of which are funded through its system of national laboratories. Many Federal agencies had been established to handle various aspect...
Vin (John Vincent) Weber was born in Slayton, Minnesota on July 24, 1952. After graduating from Slayton High School he attended the University of Minnesota (1970-1974), where he studied political science. In 1974 he worked on Tom Hagedorn's campaign for Congress and, later, became Representative Hagedorn's press secretary. In 1976 he made an unsuccessful run for a seat in the Minnesota State Senate. Weber was co-publisher of his family's newspaper, The Murray County Herald, from 197...
Newton Leroy Gingrich (born June 17, 1943) is an American politician, author, and historian who served as the 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. A member of the Republican Party, he was the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district serving north Atlanta and nearby areas from 1979 until his resignation in 1999. In 2012, Gingrich was a candidate for the presidential nomination of his party. A professor of history and geography at the...
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is an engineer formation of the United States Army that has three primary mission areas: engineer regiment, military construction, and civil works. The day-to-day activities of the three mission areas are administered by a lieutenant general known as the commanding general/chief of engineers. The chief of engineers commands the engineer regiment, composed of combat engineer army units, and answers directly to the chief of staff of the army. Comba...
The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) superceded the Farm Security Administration in 1946, making loans for farms, homes, and community facilities in low-income, rural areas of the United States. In 1994, the U.S. Department of Agriculture was re-organized and the functions of the FmHA were transferred to the Consolidated Farm Service Agency. From the description of Farmers Home Administration questionnaires, 1984. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 74692...