Nancy Harvey Steorts papers, 1937-2000, (bulk 1970-1990).
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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...
Nancy Harvey Steorts (1936- ) is an American consumer advocate and government official, and an international expert on consumer safety. A graduate of Syracuse University, Steorts served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture for Consumer Affairs during the Nixon and Ford Administrations, Chairman of CPSC's National Advisory Committee on Flammable Fabrics, and Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission during the Reagan administration. From the guide to the ...
James Strom Thurmond (1902- ): South Carolina State Senator (1933-1938): Circuit Judge (1938-1941): Governor of South Carolina (1947-1951: and U.S. Senator (1954- ): President Pro Tempore. From the description of Strom Thurmond administrative assistant series, 1939- bulk 1960-1979. (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 26200109 James Strom Thurmond (1902-2003); South Carolina State Senator (1934-1938); Circuit Court Judge (1936-1946); Governor of South Carolina...
U.S. congressman; Democrat representing Iowa's 6th District in the House of Representatives, 1974-1986. Born March 5, 1921, Spirit Lake. Graduated Spirit Lake High School. Attended Iowa State University, 1940-42. Married the former Elinor Healy, 1943. Children: Ken, Tom, Joanne. Lieutenant, Army Air Force, 1942-45. Organizer and first president, Iowa Great Lakes Student Loan Fund inc. Former secretary, Morningside College board of directors and Iowa Manufacturer's Association. Member: Kiwanis, I...
George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...
Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...
Barbara Bush (1925-) was First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1992. She was born Barbara Pierce on June 8, 1925, to Marvin Pierce (a president of McCall publishing company) and Pauline (Robinson) Pierce. She attended Smith College. She grew up in Rye, New York, where she met and later married George Herbert Walker Bush on January 6, 1945. The Bushes' first daughter, Robin, died in 1953 after fighting Leukemia, but today the family includes four sons (George W., Jeb, Marvin and Neil); one...
Born on July 22, 1923 in Russell, Kansas, the second of four children. In 1942, joined the Army's Enlisted Reserve Corps to fight in World War II. Became a second lieutenant in the Army's 10th Mountain Division. While trying to assist a wounded radioman, he was hit by enemy machine gun fire in the upper right back and his right arm was shattered. He received the Bronze Star. Following the war and a painful rehabilitation, he attended law school. In I952, he was elected Russell County Attorney, a...
Salt Lake City, Utah mayor, 1968-1974, U.S. Senator from Utah. From the description of Mayoral papers, 1968-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122623572 ...