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Ellender, Allen J., 1890-1972

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    • Allen Joseph
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    • Ellender, Allen Joseph, 1890-1972
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    • found: Investigation of the activities of the American Cotton Cooperative Association: report of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry on S. Res. 205, a resolution to continue an investigation of certain activities of the American Cotton Cooperative Association, together with the views of Mr. Ellender and Mr. Bankhead, 1938:page 5 (Allen J. Ellender)
    • found: Explanation of the food and agriculture act of 1965: H.R. 9811, 1965:title page (Allen J. Ellender, chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate)
    • found: To extend support of Allen J. Ellender fellowships: hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, 1976
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, August 9, 2013(Ellender, Allen Joseph (1890-1972); a Senator from Louisiana; born in Montegut, Terrebonne Parish, La., September 24, 1890; graduated from St. Aloysius College, New Orleans, La., in 1909 and from the law department of Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1913; admitted to the bar in 1913 and commenced practice in Houma, La.; city attorney of Houma, 1913-1915; district attorney of Terrebonne Parish, 1915-1916; during the First World War served as a sergeant in the Artillery Corps, United States Army, 1917-1918; delegate to the constitutional convention of Louisiana in 1921; Democratic national committeeman from Louisiana, 1939-1940; member, State house of representatives, 1924-1936, serving as floor leader 1928-1932 and as speaker 1932-1936; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1936; reelected in 1942, 1948, 1954, 1960, and 1966, and served from January 3, 1937, until his death on July 27, 1972; President pro tempore of the Senate during the Ninety-second Congress; chairman, Committee on Claims (Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses), Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (Eighty-second and Eighty-fourth through Ninety-first Congresses), Committee on Appropriations (Ninety-second Congress); died at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Md.)
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