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us: O'Conor, Herbert R. (Herbert Romulus), 1896-1960



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    • found: His Report and recommendations of commission appointed ... 1933: cover (Herbert R. O'Conor)
    • found: OCLC data base, 5/13/92 (hdg.: O'Conor, Herbert R., 1896-1960)
    • found: WW in Maryland, 1939 (O'Conor, Herbert Romulus; b. 11/17/1896)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, October 28, 2013 (O'Conor, Herbert Romulus (1896-1960); a Senator from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., on November 17, 1896; attended the parochial schools; graduated from Loyola College, Baltimore, Md., in 1917 and from the law department of the University of Maryland in 1920; during the First World War served in the United States Naval Reserve; admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md.; member of the staff of the Baltimore Sun and Evening Sun in 1920; assistant State,s attorney, 1920-1922; appointed people's counsel to the Public Service Commission, 1923; State's attorney, 1923-1934; State attorney general, 1935-1939; Governor of Maryland, 1939-1946; chairman of Governors' Conference, 1942; chairman of Interstate Commission on Potomac River Basin, 1943-1945; president and national chairman of Council of State Governments, 1943; national chairman, Interstate Committee on Postwar Reconstruction and Development, 1943-1946; director of Fidelity-Baltimore National Bank & Trust Co., and of Arundel Corp.; member, senior advisory council of McCormick & Co.; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from January 3, 1947, to January 3, 1953; was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; chairman, Special Committee on Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce (Eighty-first Congress); continued the practice of law in Baltimore, Md., and Washington, D.C. until his death in Baltimore, Md., March 4, 1960)
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