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Manuscript Group 190
JAMES H. DUFF PAPERS
1943-1951
86.4 cubic feet


A native of Mansfield (now Carnegie), Allegheny County, James H. Duff (b. 1883, d. 1969) graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Law School, 1907. A delegate to the National conventions of the Republican Party, 1932, 1936, 1940, and 1948, he was Pennsylvania's attorney general, 1943-1947; the Commonwealth's governor, 1947-1951; and U. S. senator from Pennsylvania, 1951-1957.

The papers relate to such matters as agriculture; banking; bridges and transportation systems; business, commerce, labor, and industry (coal mining, iron and steel); correctional institutions; courts, police, and legal involvements; forest and wildlife conservation; higher education; historic and military sites; hospitals and medical care; hunting and fishing; insurance; the National Guard; public utilities; public works; relief and welfare; rivers and streams; and taxes.

GOVERNOR'S PAPERS


 

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