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us: Seaton, Fred A. (Fred Andrew), 1909-1974

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    • us: Seaton, F. A. (Fred Andrew), 1909-1974
    • us: Seaton, Frederick Andrew, 1909-1974
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    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Minneapolis (Minn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Nebraska. Legislature. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1945
        • Affiliation End: 1949
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Hastings College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19511210
        • Affiliation End: 19521104
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of Defense
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Affiliation End: 1955
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of the Interior. Office of the Secretary
        • Affiliation Start: 1956
        • Affiliation End: 1961
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Publishers and publishing
          (lcsh) Legislators--United States
      • Sources

        • found: NUCMC data from Dwight D. Eisenhower Libr. for Schooley, C.H. Papers, 1954-1975 (Fred A. Seaton)
        • found: WwWA, 1974-1976 (Seaton, Frederick Andrew; newspaper publisher; b. Dec. 11, 1909; asst. sec. of def. for legis. affairs, 1953-1955; asst. to Pres. 1955; sec. of Interior, 1956-1961; d. Jan. 17, 1974)
        • found: N.Y. times personal names index, 1851-1974 (Seaton, Fred A.; Seaton, F.A.; Seaton, Fred Andrew; Seaton, Frederick A.)
        • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, November 20, 2013 (Seaton, Frederick Andrew (1909 - 1974); a Senator from Nebraska; born in Washington, D.C., December 11, 1909; attended the public schools in Manhattan, Kans., and Kansas State College at Manhattan; president of Seaton Publishing Co., Hastings, Nebr., and publisher of Hastings Daily Tribune; also interested in several daily and weekly newspapers and operating radio and TV stations; member, State senate, 1945-1949; chairman of legislative council, 1947-1949; secretary to Republican presidential candidate Alfred M. Landon in 1936; trustee of Hastings College and University of Nebraska Foundation; appointed on December 10, 1951 as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Kenneth S. Wherry and served from December 10, 1951, to November 4, 1952; was not a candidate for election to the vacancy; Assistant Secretary of Defense, 1953-1955; administrative assistant to President Dwight Eisenhower from February to June 1955, then made deputy assistant, in which capacity he served until May 1956; Secretary of the Interior, 1956-1961; resumed the publishing business; died in Minneapolis, Minn. January 16, 1974; interment in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Nebr.)
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