Roger Kent Papers, [ca. 1947-1974]


Roger Kent Papers, [ca. 1947-1974]

Roger Kent Papers, [ca. 1947-1974]

Letters addressed to Kent; copies of his replies and subject files which include clippings, notes, speeches, press releases and ephemeral printed material. $b Documenting Kent's role in Democratic Party politics - his campaigns for Congress, his leadership as head of the California Democratic State Central Committee and as chairman and co-chairman of various local and state political campaigns.

Number of containers: 31 boxes and 3 cartons


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Kent, Roger, 1906-1980 (person)

Roger Kent was born in Chicago, on June 8, 1906. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Kent. His father served in Congress between 1910 and 1917. Roger was prepared for college at the Thatcher School and graduated from Yale College in 1928. He stayed in New Haven after graduation, attending Yale Law School, from which he graduated in 1931. Kent practiced law in California and was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1937. In 1952 and 1953, he served as general counsel for the ...