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Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-1975

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Personal name headingAnderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-1975
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Variant(s)Anderson, Clinton P. (Clinton Presba), 1895-1975
Birth date1895-10-23
Death date1975-11-11
Place of birthCenterville (S.D.)
Place of deathAlbuquerque (N.M.)
AffiliationNew Mexico. Office of State Treasurer
New Mexico Relief Administration
United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration
New Mexico. Unemployment Compensation Commission
United States. Coronado Exposition Commission
United States. Congress. House
United States. Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary
United States. Congress. Senate
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLegislators Cabinet officers Executives Newspaper editors
Found inBaker, 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)
LC data base, 5/15/85 (hdg.: Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895- ; usage: Clinton P. Anderson)
NUCMC data from Harry S. Truman Library for His Papers, 1945-1948 (Anderson, Clinton P., 1895- ; secretary of agriculture during Truman administration)
BGMI, 2nd ed. (Anderson, Clinton Presba, d. 1975)
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)
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)
Retrospectus and prospectus, 1937 DLC copy bookplate (Ex Libris Clinton P. Anderson)
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