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Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952

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Personal name headingIckes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952
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Variant(s)Ickes, Harold LeClair, 1874-1952
Ickes, Harold Le Claire, 1874-1952
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeChicago (Ill.) Washington (D.C.)
LocatedOlney (Md.)
Birth date1874-03-15
Death date1952-02-03
Place of birthPennsylvania
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
Field of activityLaw Journalism Political science Public administration
AffiliationYMCA of the USA
People's Protective League (Illinois)
United States. Department of the Interior
Profession or occupationReporters and reporting
Cabinet officers
Found inHis The new democracy ... c1934.
Lear, L.J. Harold L. Ickes, 1982: title page (Harold L. Ickes) preface (Harold LeClair Ickes)
Webster's Amer. biog., 1979 (Ickes, Harold LeClair (1874-1952))
Who was who in America, 1951-1960: (Ickes, Harold L.; lawyer, writer; born Frankstown Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, March 15, 1874; died February 3, 1952; A.B., University of Chicago, 1897; J.D., 1907; began career as a reporter with Chicago newspapers, 1897-1900; began law practice, Chicago, 1907; became active in municipal reform politics, Chicago, in 1897, working in various capacities in state and local politics; worked with Y.M.C.A in France with 35th Division, A.E.F., April 1918-January 1919; president, People's Protective League, 1922; Secretary of Interior in cabinet of Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, 1933-1946; resigned February 15, 1946; also administrator of public works, 1933-1939, and oil administrator under NRA; became solid fuels administrator for war, November 1941-February 1946; also coordinator of fisheries, July 1942-February 1946; also petroleum administrator, May 1941-February 1946; coal mines administrator, 1943-1944; home: Headwaters Farm, Olney, Md.), searched April 15, 2020: (Harold LeClair Ickes; born 15 March 1874 in Chester County, Pa.; died 3 Feb. 1952, Washington, District of Columbia; born on a farm in Pennsylvania)