SHEPPARD, Harry Richard

SHEPPARD, Harry Richard
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1885–1969

Biography

SHEPPARD, Harry Richard, a Representative from California; born in Mobile, Ala., January 10, 1885; attended the public schools; studied law; employed in transportation department of the Santa Fe Railroad; active committee member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; engaged in the copper business in Alaska; president and general manager of King's Beverage and King's Laboratories Corps. of California until 1934; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1965); was not a candidate for renomination in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; died in Washington, D.C., April 28, 1969; interment in National Memorial Park, Falls Church, Va.

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External Research Collections

University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library

Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Audubon Association of the Pacific Records, 1917-1945, 1.5 linear feet. Correspondents include Harry Sheppard.
Papers: In the Sheridan Downey Papers, 1929-1961, 5 boxes. Correspondents include Harry Sheppard.
Papers: In the Harry Everett Drobish Papers, 1917-1954, 13 boxes. Correspondents include Harry Sheppard.
Papers: In the C. Hart Merriam Papers Volume 2: Correspondence; Papers Relating to Career With United States Biological Survey, 1798-1972, 65 linear feet. Correspondents include Harry Sheppard.
Papers: In the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Region I, Records, 1942-1986, 135.8 linear feet. Correspondents include Harry Sheppard.
Papers: In the James Francis Thaddeus O'Connor Diaries and Correspondence, 1933-1947, 21 volumes. Correspondents include Harry Sheppard.
Papers: In the Clara Shirpser Papers, ca. 1948-1968, 2.5 linear feet. Correspondents include Harry Sheppard.
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