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Reminiscences of Francis Russell Stoddard : oral history, 1949.

Creator: Stoddard, Francis R. 1877-
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 122 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer, politician.

Scope and Contents

Republican Party district leader, Greenwich Village; campaigning, voting procedures; 1921 mayoralty campaign and rise of Fiorello La Guardia; New York Assemblyman, 1912-1915; Deputy Superintendent of Insurance, New York, 1915-1921; Superintendent, 1921-1924; World War I; anti-aircraft artillery study, 1917; 10th Assembly District leader, 1919-1927; military aide to Mayor La Guardia, World War II, Observations on political leaders, notably Franklin Roosevelt, Thomas E. Dewey, Alfred E. Smith, Charles Whitman, and Nathan Miller.


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