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Kelly, Rossie Drummond, 1926

Bio: Rossie Drummond Kelly, also known as Rossie Lee Kelly (b. Rossie Lee Drummond, February 26, 1926, West Virginia), director of information for the Head Start educational program. Kelly is the daughter of Roy R. Drummond and Pearl Dudding. She…

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Abel, Elie, 1920-2004

Bio: Elie Abel (b. Oct. 17, 1920, Montreal–d. July 22, 2004, Rockville, Md.), a former foreign and domestic correspondent at both The New York Times and NBC News, dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in the 1970's. He…

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Abell, Bess, 1933-

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Bio: Bess Abell was Lady Bird Johnson’s Social Secretary. The daughter of Earle Clements, a man who served Kentucky as both its governor and senator, she lived her entire life around politics. The Johnsons were personal friends; they had hosted…

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Abram, Morris

Bio: Abram Morris (1918-2000) was an attorney and served as: a member of the prosecution staff, Nuremburg trials; Assistant to Director of Committee for Marshall Plan; Peace Corps General Counsel; U.S. Representative to U.N. Commission on Human…

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Ackley, Gardner, 1915-1998

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Bio: Hugh Gardner Ackley (1915-1998) worked for the Office of Price Administration in Washington, D.C. from 1941 to 1943 and 1944 to 1946, and he worked for the Office of Strategic Services from 1943 to 1944. He was a member of the Presidents'…

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Adair, E. Ross (Edwin Ross), 1907-1983

Bio: Ross Adair (1907-1983) was a WWII veteran, a U.S. Congressman for Indiana, 1951-1971, and U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, 1971-1974.

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Adams, Samuel A. (Samuel Alexander), 1933-1988

Bio: Samuel Alexander Adams (1933-1988) was a research analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from 1963 to 1973. He specialized in Southeast Asia, and was a consultant on the CBS television documentary The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam…

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Adelman, Pat

Bio: Pat Adelman (1906-1982) was General Manager of the KTBC radio station, 1944-1946, and an Austin insurance agent.

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Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984

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Bio: George Aiken (1892-1984) was Governor of Vermont, 1937-1941 and U.S. Senator, Vermont, 1941-1975.

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Albright, Jack

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Bio: Jack Albright was the Commanding Officer of the White House Communications Agency, 1965-1969; Brigadier General, Deputy Commander of the First Signal Brigade in Vietnam, 1968; and Commander, STRATCOM/USACC 1971-1976.

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Alden, Vernon Roger, 1923

Bio: Vernon Roger Alden (b. Chicago, Illinois, April 7, 1923), scholar, businessman, philanthropist and the 15th president of Ohio University. After graduating from Brown University and Harvard Business School, he stayed at the business school as an…

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Aleman, Miguel, 1905-1983

Bio: Miguel Aleman Valdes (b. Sept. 29, 1905, Sayula, Veracruz, Mexico-d. May 14, 1983, Mexico City, Mexico) was the president of Mexico from December 1, 1946 -November 30, 1952 and President of National Council of Tourism, 1964-1968. His year of…

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Alexander, Clifford L., 1933-

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Bio: Clifford L. Alexander, Jr. was a Foreign Affairs Officer, National Security Council, 1963-1964 and then Deputy Special Assisitant to the President 1964-1967. Alexander worked with Ralph Dungan (on appointments) and Lee White (on civil rights,…

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Alford, Dorothy Burkett, 1920-2012

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Bio: Dorothy Burkett Alford, also known as Palmie (b. Dorothy Jean Burkett, July 4, 1920, Eastland, Texas-d. March 17, 2012, San Antonio, Texas), secretary. She spent her early years in California and Texas, graduating from Manual Arts High School in…

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Allnutt, Robert F. (Robert Frederick), 1935-

Bio: Robert Frederick Allnutt (b. 1935) worked for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 1960 to 1970 and 1978 to 1983. He was Assistant Administrator for Legislative Affairs from 1967 to 1970, Associate Deputy Administrator…

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Alsop, Joseph, 1910-

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Bio: Joseph Alsop (1910-1989) was a political columnist, New York Herald Tribune, 1932-1937 and co-wrote syndicated column, "The Capital Parade," 1937-1940. He was staff member to General Chennault, 1943-1945. He co-wrote a column with his brother,…

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Alsop, Stewart

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Bio: Stewart Alsop (1914-1974) was the brother of Joseph Alsop; an author; and a columnist for the New York Herald Tribune, 1945-1954, the Saturday Evening Post, 1954-1968, and Newsweek, 1968-1974.

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Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-1975

Bio: Clinton Anderson (1895-1975) was Treasurer, for the state of New Mexico, 1933-1934; Secretary of Agriculture, 1945-1948; and U.S. Congressman, 1941-1945, and Senator, 1949-1973, for New Mexico.

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Anderson, David, 1940-2008

Bio: David L. Anderson was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps who served as an engineer.

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Anderson, Harry R. (Harry Robert), 1910-

Bio: Harry Robert Anderson (b. 1910) was Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior for Public Land Management, from 1965 to 1969. He served as administrative assistant to Congressman Glenn M. Anderson of California from 1969 to 1976.

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