Papers of John Wood Fishburne [manuscript] 1922-34.

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Fishburne, John W. (John Wood), 1868-1937. Papers of John Wood Fishburne [manuscript] 1922-34.

Papers of John Wood Fishburne [manuscript] 1922-34.

The majority of the collection consists of official correspondence regarding house bills in the 72nd Congress, law cases, post offices, air routes & railroads. Requests for patronage & appointment are also included, as are a diary, speeches, some genealogical information, and a few personal items. Among the correspondents are Harry Flood Byrd, Claude Augustus Swanson, James A. Farley, A. Willis Robertson, Huey Pierce Long, Jacob Aaron Garber, 1879-1953, and J. Edgar Hoover.

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Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976

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Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...

Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...

Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935

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Huey Long Pierce, Louisiana governor and United States senator, was born 30 August 1893, near Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, and died 10 September 1935. He studied law and practiced in Winnfield after 1915; served as Louisiana public service commissioner (1921-1926); was elected governor of Louisiana (1928); was elected to the United States Senate (1930); and organized the Share-Our-Wealth Society (1934) for which he had national support. On 8 September 1935 he was shot by Dr. Carl A. Weiss ...

Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971

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U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Dr. Harry J. Warthen, Jr., 1956 January 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959530 Robertson was a senator from Virginia (1946-1966). His son, Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson, is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1950 and a well-known minister and televangelist in Virginia. From the description of Family photographs, ca. 1930-1940. (Washington & Lee University). Wor...

Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Garber, J. A. (Jacob Aaron), 1879-1953

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Professor at Bridgewater College; earned doctorate at University of Virginia. From the description of J. A. Garber papers [manuscript], 1903-1905, 1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014809 ...

Fishburne, John W. (John Wood), 1868-1937

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Charlottesville, Va., judge, and member of Congress, 1931-33. From the description of Papers of John Wood Fishburne [manuscript] 1922-34. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647947703 ...

United States. Congress

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Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...

Swanson, Claude Augustus, 1862-1939

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Governor, U.S. Senator from Virginia, and Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Papers, 1867-1935. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188558 U.S. Representative 1893-1906; Virginia governor 1906-1910; U.S. Senator 1910-1933. From the description of Papers of Claude Augustus Swanson [manuscript], 1917-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844476 U.S. Senator from Virginia, U.S. Secretary of the Navy. Fro...