Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1885-1960.
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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president in early 1945. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO to contain communist expansion. He proposed numerous liberal domestic reforms, but few were enacted by the Conservative Coalition that dominated Congres...
Thompson, Ruth, 1887-1970
Ruth Thompson (September 15, 1887 – April 5, 1970) was a Republican politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. A lawyer by profession, she served three terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1951 to 1957. Born in Whitehall, Michigan, she graduated from Muskegon Business College of nearby Muskegon in 1905. Beginning in 1918, she worked in a law office and studied law in night school for six years before she was admitted to the bar in 1924, becoming the first female lawyer i...
Knox, Frank, 1874-1944
William Franklin "Frank" Knox (January 1, 1874 – April 28, 1944) was an American politician, newspaper editor and publisher. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary of the Navy under Franklin D. Roosevelt during most of World War II. On December 7, 1941, Knox flanked by his assistant John O’Keefe walked into Roosevelt's White House study at approximately 1:30 p.m. EST announcing that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor. Knox was mentioned by name in Adolf Hitler...
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949
James Vincent Forrestal (February 15, 1892 – May 22, 1949) was the last Cabinet-level United States Secretary of the Navy and the first United States Secretary of Defense. Forrestal came from a very strict middle class Irish Catholic family. He was a successful financier on Wall Street before becoming Undersecretary of the Navy in 1940, shortly before the United States entered the Second World War. He became Secretary of the Navy in May 1944 upon the death of his superior, Frank Knox. Preside...
Disney, Walt, 1901-1966
Walt Disney (born Walter Elias Disney, December 5, 1901, Chicago, Illinois–d. December 15, 1966, Burbank, California), American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. He was a pioneer of the American animation industry, and introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual. As a boy in Chicago, Walt Disney took art classes and got work as a commercial illustrator. He moved...
United States. Congress. House
U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The first session of the Congress of the United States, under a resolution passed by the Congress of the Confederation, on September 13, 1788, was called to meet in New York City on March 4, 1789. On the appointed day only 13 Members of the House were present and, as this number did not constitute a quorum, the sessions...
Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965
Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes were the only original members of the Rooseve...
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944
Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer, corporate executive and the 1940 Republican nominee for President. Willkie appealed to many convention delegates as the Republican field's only interventionist: although the U.S. remained neutral prior to Pearl Harbor, he favored greater U.S. involvement in World War II to support Britain and other Allies. His Democratic opponent, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt, won the 1940...
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987
Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon (September 9, 1887 – October 12, 1987) was an American politician from the Republican Party. He served as the twenty-sixth Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937. He was the Republican Party's nominee in the 1936 presidential election, but was defeated in a landslide by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt who won the electoral college vote 523 to 8. Born in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, Landon spent most of his childhood in Marietta, Ohio before moving to Kansa...
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965
Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) was an American politician, journalist, and farmer who served as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the 33rd vice president of the United States, and the 10th U.S. Secretary of Commerce. He was also the presidential nominee of the left-wing Progressive Party in the 1948 election. The oldest son of Henry C. Wallace, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1921 to 1924, Henry A. Wallace was born in Adair County, Iowa in...
Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968
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...
Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988
Governor of Michigan (1949-1960), and Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan (1970- ). From the description of Gerhard M. Williams papers, 1949-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705218 Michigan Democratic Governor, 1949-1960; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1961-1966; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, 1967-1969; Michigan Supreme Court justice, 1970-1987. From the description of G. Mennen Williams papers, 1883-1988. (Unive...
Townsend, Francis E. (Francis Everett), 1867-1960
Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968
Professor of political science at University of Michigan, special adviser to U.S. Military Government in Germany, 1945-1848, special adviser to U.S. High Commissioner in Germany in 1950, member of Hoover Commission on the Re-Organization of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, 1947-1949, and participant in the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962. From the description of James Kerr Pollock papers, 1920-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80055237...
McLaughlin, James C. (James Campbell), 1858-1932
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Beginning around 1870, the Michigan Legislature produced group and composite portraits of its members. From the guide to the Michigan Legislature photograph collection, 1875-1990, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) ...
Hare, James M. (James McNeil), 1910-1980
James M. Hare, Michigan's Secretary of State from 1954-1970, was born July 31, 1910 at Racine, Wis. He moved to Detroit as a child. He received a B.A. from Wayne State University and a M.A. from the University of Michigan. He was a teacher, served on the Detroit Board of Education, and was Secretary-Manager of the Michigan State Fair. A Democrat, he was elected Secretary of State in 1954 through 1966. His accomplishments in office include the "firm but fair" driver license policy, support of fre...
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991
Republican Party (Mich.)
Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949
Mormon missionary. From the description of Diary, 1900-1902. [photocopy]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122604696 James Truslow Adams was successful businessman who became a celebrated historian, writing chiefly about the history of early New England. In 1912, having worked for twelve years as a businessman in a New York brokerage house, Adams moved to Bridgehampton, L.I., and began writing. His first books--"Memorials of Old Bridgehampton" (1916) a...
Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971
President of University of Michigan, 1929-1951. From the description of Alexander Grant Ruthven papers, 1901-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423262 Epithet: President University of Michigan Ann Arbor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x00010a Alexander G. Ruthven was born April 1, 1882 in Hull, Iowa. He received his BS degree in 1903 from Morningside ...
Groesbeck, Alexander J. (Alexander Joseph), 1873-1953
Carlson, Frank, 1893-1987
Frank Carlson, a farmer-stockman, was Governor of Kansas from January 13, 1947 to November 28, 1950. He served as a U. S. Senator representing Kansas from 1950 to 1969. Mr. Carlson was born Jan. 23, 1893, in Concordia, Kan.; and died May 30, 1987, in Concordia, Kan. From the description of Frank Carlson selected papers [microform], 1952-1966. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 62096637 Farmer, stockman, U.S. representative 1935-46, Kansas governor 1947-50...
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...
Tunney, Gene, 1897-1978
Baer, Max A.
Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988
Townsend, Charles E. (Charles Elroy), 1856-1924
Republican congressman from Michigan, 1903-1911, and U.S. Senator, 1911-1922. From the description of Charles Elroy Townsend papers, 1905-1922. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422290 ...
Murray, Philip, 1886-1952
Philip Murray was one of the most important American labor leaders of the twentieth century. As president of the Steelworkers Organizing Committee (SWOC), the United Steelworkers of America (USWA), and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), he played a pivotal role in the creation of industrial unions as well as the utilization of federal government support in the growth of unions in the United States. Philip Murray (May 25, 1886-November 9, 1952) was born in Blantyre, Scotland, on May ...
Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966
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...
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955
Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...
Lubin, Isador, 1896-1978
Statistician, industrial economist. From the description of Reminiscences of Isador Lubin : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726824 From the description of Reminiscences of Isador Lubin : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512990 Economist, statistician, educator, government official. Lubin studied with Thorstein Veblen. ...
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...
Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939
Michigan Secretary of State, 1931-1935; Governor of Michigan, 1935-1936 and 1939; and chairman, 1936, of the Michigan delegation to the Republican National Convention. From the description of Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422452 From the description of Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79895927 ...
Powers, Perry Francis, 1857-1945.
Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988
Wife of Chase S. Osborn, leader in the Atlantic Union Movement, and officer in the Atlantic Union Conference, the International Movement for Atlantic Union, and Federal Union, Inc. From the description of Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78061120 From the description of Stella Brunt Osborn papers, 1916-1992. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421771 Stella Brunt Osborn was born on July 31, 1...
Ferguson, Homer, 1888-1982
Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, and judge on the U.S. Court of Military Appeals. From the description of Homer Ferguson papers, 1939-1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419354 Senator, judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Homer Ferguson : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565301 Ferguson (1888-1982) graduated from the University...
Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898-
Construction engineer and Michigan Democratic politician; served terms as Oakland County Drain Commissioner, Michigan State Highway Commissioner, and as Governor, 1941-1942. From the description of Murray Delos Van Wagoner papers, 1921-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418743 Murray D. Van Wagoner was born March 18, 1898 in Tuscola County, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan College of Engineering in 1921 then went to work ...
Sigler, Kim, 1894-
Smith, Shirley W. (Shirley Wheeler), 1875-1959
Vice president and secretary of University of Michigan. From the description of Shirley Wheeler Smith papers, 1881-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421368 Shirley Wheeler Smith was born May 3, 1875 in Nashville, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1897. He was an instructor in English from 1898 to 1901 at which time he was appointed secretary of the Michigan Alumni Association and editor of the Michigan Alumnus . He was named secret...
Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950
Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...
Connally, Tom, 1877-1963
Thomas Terry Connally (1877-1963) represented Texas in the United States Congress for 35 years, serving in the House of Representatives from 1916 to 1929 and in the Senate from 1929 to 1953. Best known for his Senate career, Connally was an able debater whose major assignments were to the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, of which he was chairman, 1941 to 1946 and 1949 to 1953. He was responsible for three national laws, which particularly affected Texas: the C...
Dickinson, Luren Dudley, 1859-1943
Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949
Author and newspaper editor at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, University of Michigan regent and Republican governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. From the description of Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423228 Chase S. Osborn was born in Huntington County, Indiana on January 22, 1860, the son of George A. and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn. He married Lillian G. Jones on May 7, 1881. Osborn was a newspaperman and author before becoming ...
Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-1971
Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968
Prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County, Michigan, attorney general of Michigan, 1929-1931, governor, 1931-1932, general counsel to the Department of Defense during the Army-McCarthy Hearing, 1954-1955, and Secretary of the Army, 1955-1961. From the description of Wilber M. Brucker papers, 1877-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421623 Wilber Marion Brucker, government official and governor, was born in Saginaw, Michigan, June 23, 1894, the son...
Engel, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1888-1959
Prosecuting attorney for Missaukee County, Michigan, Republican State Senator, and U.S. Congressman from the 9th Michigan District from 1935 to 1951. From the description of Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1885-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79108239 From the description of Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1911-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418521 Albert J. Engel was born in New Washington, Ohio on January 1, 1888. He...
Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949
Mayor of Detroit; Governor of Michigan; Governor General of the Philippine Islands; associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy papers, 1893-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 369174924 Mayor of Detroit, governor of Michigan; justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy autograph book, 1930-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778857 Detroit (Mich.) Recorder...
Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972
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 ...
Sparks, Frank Melville, 1877-
Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927
Popular novelist of outdoor adventure stories. From the description of James Oliver Curwood papers, 1897-1927 [microform]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420401 Owosso (Mich.) novelist and member of the Michigan Conservation Commission. From the description of Correspondence, Jan. 24, 1927. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 12270231 Novelist from Owosso, Michigan, member of the Michigan Conservation Commission. ...
Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951
U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...
Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952
Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Robert Porter Patterson, 1940-1951 (bulk 1940-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984701 ...
Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936
Republican governor of Michigan, 1927-1930, from Ionia. From the description of Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418362 Fred Warren Green was born Oct. 20, 1872, in Manistee, Michigan. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Michigan in 1898, then served in the Spanish-American War, commanding Company G, 31st Michigan Volunteer Infantry in Cuba. After the war, he practiced law in Ypsilanti, also b...
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969
John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...
Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953
Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV (b. August 23, 1883, Walla Walla, WA–d. September 2, 1953, San Antonio, TX) was a career American army officer and the Commander of Allied forces in the Philippines at the time of their surrender to the Empire of Japan during World War II. The son of Army officer during Spanish-American War Robert Powell Page Wainwright and grandson of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright II, Lieutenant in Civil War, he attended West Point. Wainwright was promoted to major during World War I....