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Legislators--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Berkley Bedell papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/29
Abstract Berkley Warren Bedell, a native of Spirit Lake, Iowa, was a six-time Democratic Congressman (1975-1987) from Iowa's sixth district. Bedell attended Iowa State University briefly (1940-1942) before joining the United States Army (1942-1945) where he served as first lieutenant and flight trainer. In 1945, he returned to Spirit Lake and started Berkley and Company, an international fishing equipment business. In Congress, Bedell's interests included agriculture, commerce, and foreign relations....
Dates: circa 1960s-1986

Edward M. Mezvinsky papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0274
Abstract Former Congressman Edward Mezvinsky was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1968, where he served from 1969-1971. Mezvinsky then served two terms (1973-1977) in the U.S. House of Representatives for Iowa’s first district. He was a member of the House Judiciary Committee which recommended the impeachment of President Nixon. President Carter appointed Mezvinsky as U.S. Representative to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in 1977, which he held until 1979. This collection...
Dates: 1937-2015, undated

James A. “Tama” Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/1/11
Scope and Content The collection (1887-1986) contains biographical material, letter press books of private correspondence, addresses, articles, transcripts and tapes of interviews with people who knew Tama Jim, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and genealogical material. Correspondence includes letters of recommendation, letters regarding appointments, and letters containing Wilson's opinions regarding professional matters. The letters span Tama Jim's sixteen years as secretary of agriculture. Private...
Dates: 1887-1986

Thomas Cooper Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/102
Abstract Thomas Cooper “Cooper” Evans (1924-2005) was a three-term Republican U.S. Representative (1981-1987) from Iowa’s third congressional district. He was also a farmer, engineer, and member of the military. Evans graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. (1949) in mechanical engineering and a M.S. (1955) in civil engineering. He served in the United States Army Infantry (1943-1946) and in the Corps of Engineers as lieutenant colonel (1949-1965). During his time in Congress, he served on...
Dates: 1970s-2005