Congressional files and related papers, 1905-1971 (bulk 1934-1940).


Ryan, Elmer J., 1907-1958. Congressional files and related papers, 1905-1971 (bulk 1934-1940).

Congressional files and related papers, 1905-1971 (bulk 1934-1940).

Correspondence and subject files of a three-term Democratic congressman (1935-1941) from southern Minnesota's second congressional district. Ryan, a South St. Paul attorney, was a law partner and personal friend of Republican Minnesota governor Harold Stassen.

13.4 cu. ft. (14 boxes).

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