George E. MacKinnon Papers, 1927-1995.
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Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; d. 1995. From the description of Papers, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149469 Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; died 1995. From the description of Warren E. Burger introduction, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983627 ...
The Republican Party is a national political party in the United States, and was founded in 1854. In the 1864 election, the party took the name National Union Party to allow the participation of Democrats. From the description of Republican Party tickets, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 496362231 From the guide to the Republican Party tickets, 1864, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
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...
Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...
George Edward MacKinnon was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on April 22, 1906, the son of James Alexander Wiley and Cora Blanche (Asselstine) MacKinnon. He attended the University of Colorado, and was graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1929, having also won All-American rating as center on the Minnesota football teams of 1925-1927, and the Western Conference Medal of 1929. Following graduation he entered private practice in Minneapolis and a...
Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...
Alger Hiss (1904-1996) was born in Baltimore, Maryland and educated at Baltimore City College, Johns Hopkins University and Harvard Law School. During the new Deal period he worked as an attorney at the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, in the Solicitor General's Office at the Justice Department, as Assistant Secretary of State and in other positions in the State Department, and as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Yalta conference in 1945. He served as Secretary General of the United...
As judge of the Fourth Division of the United States District Court in Minnesota, Larson presided over the Honeywell vs. Sperry Rand trial (1971-1973) and ruled Sperry Rand's patent invalid partly because the patent was derived from the work of John V. Atanasoff. From the description of Earl R. Larson papers, 1981-1985. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63305672 ...
The first lectures in the College of Law were given at the University of Minnesota on September 11, 1888 by Dean William S. Pattee to 27 students in the Hermean room in the basement of Old Main. In 1889, the first law school was erected on campus (now known as Pattee Hall) and by 1894, the College of Law enrolled 320 students, employed 14 lecturers and offered three courses of study, a two-year program offered in the day, a three-year program in the evening, and a one-year graduate ...
Frederick Lawson Hovde (1908-1983), seventh president of Purdue University. From the description of Frederick L. Hovde papers, 1908-1983, bulk 1946-1971. (Purdue University Library). WorldCat record id: 64573800 ...
Investors Diversified Services (IDS) was a financial services company offering personal financial planning, life insurance, mutual fund shares, investment certificates, annuities, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), limited partnerships, unit trusts, and management and fiduciary services for pension and employee benefit plans. The company was established in Minneapolis in 1894 as Investors Syndicate. The name was changed to Investors Diversified Services, Inc. (IDS), ...
Walter J. Trohan ( July 4, 1903 - October 30, 2003) was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and specialized in covering national politics in Washington, D.C. Trohan began his career in 1929 but his most famous accomplishment was his early discovery of President Truman's pan to fire Gen. Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War. When Truman found out that Trohan had uncovered the plan of action it forced the President to publicly announce his decision. Trohan was president of the White House Corres...
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward John Thye : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513347 Spanning almost thirty years of public service, the life of Edward John Thye reflected much of Minnesota's heritage and political personality. Thye was born near Frederick, South Dakota, on April 26, 1896, the son of Andrew J. Thye, a Norwegian immigrant farmer. His family moved to a farm near North...
Edward James Devitt, the son of a railroad round-house foreman, was born May 5, 1911 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Devitt gained notarity as the youngest judge in the USA. Named an assistant attorney general in Minnesota in 1939, he also taught at the UND Law School. During his tenure on the US District Court, Devitt became the most respected and influential district court judge in the nation. His decisions were seldom reversed on appeal. His booklet "Ten Commandments for the New Judge", written in 19...
The West Bank Union at the University of Minnesota was established in 1967 to offer services to students. It took until 1980 for the union to have its own space in Willey Hall, including an auditorium and lounge spaces for students. Student services and facilities were established in the newly constructed West Bank Union skyway, which connected Willey and Blegen Halls. From the guide to the West Bank Union papers, circa 1970s-1980s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. University Arch...
Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 (bulk 1959-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984351 Biographical Note 1908, Nov. 12 Born, Nashville, Ill. 1929 A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. ...
Jimmy Hoffa was a U.S. union leader. In 1952 he was elected an international vice president of the Teamsters Union, and in 1957 he became international president. Starting in 1957, Hoffa was the subject of government investigations which led to his imprisionment in federal prison in 1967. He retained presidency of the Teamsters. President Nixon commuted Hoffa's sentence in 1971. Hoffa disappeared in July 1975 and was declared legally dead in 1983. From the description of James R. Hof...
United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit). Division for the Purpose of Appointing Independent Counsels
Twin City Rapid Transit Company (TCRT) operated the streetcar and local bus common carrier system in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area from the 1890s until 1970. For many years the TCRT corporate umbrella included four operating subsidiaries which functioned as a unified transportation system: Minneapolis Street Railway Company, the St. Paul City Railway Company, Minneapolis & St. Paul Suburban Railroad Company, and the Twin City Motor Bus Company. Other TCRT subsidiari...
Lawyer, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451268 From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481064 From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat ...
Deputy Attorney General. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1955-1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243780768 William Pierce Rogers was born on June 23, 1913 in Norfolk, New York. He received an A.B. from Colgate University in 1934, and an LL.B. from Cornell University in 1937. He was admitted to the New York bar in 1937 and the District of Columbia bar in 1950. He was the assistant district attorney for New York C...
Feminist lawyer and professor, Catharine Alice MacKinnon was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1946. She attended Smith College (B.A. 1969), Yale Law School (J.D. 1977), and Yale University (Ph. D. 1987). While in graduate school she organized a course to be taught in the women's studies program, and began to make the argument that sexual harassment in the workplace is also sex discrimination and therefore a violation of federal law. This grew into her first book, Sexual Harassment...