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Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-1975


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    • found: Baker, R.A. Conservation politics, 1985:CIP t.p. (Clinton P. Anderson) text (Clinton Presba Anderson; U.S. Senator from N.M.; died 11/11/75)
    • found: LC data base, 5/15/85(hdg.: Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895- ; usage: Clinton P. Anderson)
    • found: NUCMC data from Harry S. Truman Library for His Papers, 1945-1948(Anderson, Clinton P., 1895- ; secretary of agriculture during Truman administration)
    • found: BGMI, 2nd ed.(Anderson, Clinton Presba, d. 1975)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, September 28, 2016:(Anderson, Clinton Presba, a Representative and a Senator from New Mexico; born in Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak., October 23, 1895; attended the public schools, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, S.Dak., and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; moved to Albuquerque, N.Mex., in 1917; newspaper reporter and editor in Albuquerque 1918-1922; engaged in the general insurance business at Albuquerque 1922-1946; served as treasurer of State of New Mexico 1933-1934; administrator of the New Mexico Relief Administration 1935; field representative of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration 1935-1936; chairman and executive director of the Unemployment Compensation Commission of New Mexico 1936-1938; managing director of the United States Coronado Exposition Commission 1939-1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses, and served from January 3, 1941, until his resignation on June 30, 1945, having been appointed Secretary of Agriculture; served as Secretary of Agriculture from June 30, 1945, until his resignation May 10, 1948; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1948; reelected in 1954, 1960 and 1966, and served from January 3, 1949, to January 3, 1973; was not a candidate for reelection in 1972; chairman, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (Eighty-fourth and Eighty-sixth Congresses), Joint Committee on Construction of Building for Smithsonian (Eighty-fourth through Eighty-eighth Congresses), Joint Committee on Navaho-Hopi Indian (Eighty-fourth through the Ninety-second Congresses), Special Committee on Preservation of Senate Records (Eighty-fifth and Eighty-sixth Congresses), Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (Eighty-seventh and Eighty-eighth Congresses), Special Committee on National Fuel Policy (Eighty-seventh Congress), Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (Eighty-eighth through Ninety-second Congresses); returned to Albuquerque and retired from active pursuits; died November 11, 1975; interment in Fairview Memorial Park)
    • found: Wikipedia website, September 28, 2016(Clinton Presba Anderson ... U.S. Senator from New Mexico from 1949 to 1973 ... died at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico in November, 1975 from a massive stroke)
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    • 1985-05-20: new
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