STUDDS, Gerry Eastman

STUDDS, Gerry Eastman
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1937– 2006

Biography

STUDDS, Gerry Eastman, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Mineola, Nassau County, N.Y., May 12, 1937; attended the public schools in Cohasset and Derby Academy in Hingham, Mass.; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1959; M.A.T., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1961; teacher, St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H.; foreign service officer, United States Department of State, 1961-1962; member, President John Kennedy's White House staff, 1962-1963; legislative assistant to Senator Harrison A. Williams, Jr., 1964; State Coordinator of United States Senator Eugene McCarthy's presidential primary campaign, 1968; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1968; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1997); censured by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 20, 1983, for personal misconduct with a House Page; chairman, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (One Hundred Third Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996; died on October 14, 2006, in Boston, Mass.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Groton School Library

Groton, MA
Papers: In the Oral History of Groton School Collection, 1885-1985, 10 linear feet. The collection includes an interview with Gerry E. Studds. A finding aid is available in the repository.

New York Public Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division

New York, NY
Papers: In the David W. Dunlap Papers, 1993-1999, 3.5 linear feet. Other authors include Gerry E. Studds. A guide is available in the repository and online.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1990, 1 commercial on 1 videocassette. The commercial was used during Gerry Studds's campaign for the 1990 U.S. congressional election in District 10 of Massachusetts, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Studds, Gerry, Barbara Mikulski, Robert Edgar, Richard S. Scobie, John J. McAward, Thomas P Anderson and Bruce Cameron. Central America 1981: El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica: Report of a Fact-Finding Mission with Analyses and Recommendations. Boston: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, 1981.

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