Joseph W. Martin papers, 1938-1952.


Joseph W. Martin papers, 1938-1952.

Correspondence with New York State political figures Frank E. Gannett, Daniel Alden Reed, Katharine St. George, and John Taber.

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St. George, Katharine, 1894-1983 (person)

Katharine Price Collier St. George (July 12, 1894 – May 2, 1983) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York, and a cousin of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Born Katharine Delano Price Collier in Bridgnorth, England and raised in Tuxedo Park, New York, she was later schooled in France, Switzerland, and Germany. In April 1917, Katharine Collier married George St. George who, by 1919, operated a wholesale coal brokerage on Wall Street. Katharine St....

Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968 (person)

Joseph William Martin Jr. (November 3, 1884 – March 6, 1968) was an American politician who served as the 44th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1947 to 1949 and 1953 to 1955; he represented the district covering North Attleborough, Massachusetts. He was the only Republican to serve as Speaker in a sixty-four year period from 1931 to 1995. He was a "compassionate conservative" who opposed the New Deal and supported the conservative coalition of Republicans and southern D...

Gannett, Frank E. (Frank Ernest), 1876-1957 (person)

While a student at Cornell University, Frank Gannett worked as a reporter for the ITHACA JOURNAL, correspondent for newspapers in other cities, and editor of the CORNELL DAILY SUN. He accompanied the first United States Commission to the Philippines as secretary to its chairman, Jacob Gould Schurman, then President of Cornell. Returning to Ithaca, New York in 1900, he worked for the ITHACA DAILY NEWS and the CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS. He also worked for a time in New York City and Pittsbu...

Taber, John, 1880-1965 (person)

Lawyer, legislator; U.S. Congressman from Auburn, New York (1923-1963). From the description of John Taber papers, 1880-1965. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64068354 ...

Reed, Daniel A. (Daniel Alden), 1875-1959 (person)

Congressman. From the description of Papers, 1893-1976, 1905-1976 (bulk). (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155439242 Lawyer. Daniel Alden Reed received an LL.B. from Cornell University in 1898 and became a lawyer in Dunkirk, New York, 1900-1903; attorney for New York State Excise Department, 1903-1907; football coach at Cornell University, 1909-1918; member, Special Food Conservation Mission to France and England, 1918-1919;...