Roger Kent papers, 1938-1976.


Kent, Roger, 1906-1980. Roger Kent papers, 1938-1976.

Roger Kent papers, 1938-1976.

Correspondence and subject file for his interest and activity in Democratic Party politics particularly in California. Included are despositions from H. Robert Haldeman and Caspar W. Weinberger for Democratic State Central Committee vs. Committee for the Preservation of the Democratic Party in California.

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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 ...

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Weinberger, Caspar W. (person)

U.S. secretary of defense; U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; California state legislator; lawyer; journalist; and business executive. Full name: Caspar Willard Weinberger. Born 1917; died 2006. From the description of Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 (bulk 1951-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009624 ...

Haldeman, H. R. (Harry R.), 1926-1993 (person)

Harry R. Haldeman (1926-1993) was a governmental official and business consultant. He was President Richard M. Nixon's Chief of Staff, 1969 to 1973, but his official title was Assistant to the President. He was forced to resign from his position after the Watergate scandal, and was indicted on conspiracy, perjury, and obstruction of justice charges. He spent eighteen months in prison, then distanced himself from politics and worked as a business consultant. From the description of Ha...