Garrett Lee Withers papers, 1933-1953, 1949-1953 (bulk dates).
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Legislator, Governor. A.O. Stanley was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky in 1867. He was elected to Congress from the Second Congressional District of Kentucky in 1902, and was re-elected for five successive terms. In 1915 he was elected governor of Kentucky, resigning in May, 1919, after being elected to the United States Senate. He was defeated for re-election to the Senate in 1924. In 1930 Herbert Hoover named him to the International Joint Commission, a post he held unti...
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 ...
U.S. Senator, U.S. Congressman. Withers was born in Webster County, Ky. and began practicing law there in 1911. He was a member of the Kentucky Highway Commission from 1932-1936 before serving as Commissioner of that agency from 1947-1949. In filling the vacancy created by Senator Alben W. Barkley's resignation, Governor Earle Clements appointed Withers to the U.S. Senate, a position he kept from January 20, 1949 through November 26, 1950. Withers served in the Kentucky ...