ESCH, Marvin Leonel

ESCH, Marvin Leonel
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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ESCH, Marvin Leonel, a Representative from Michigan; born in Flinton, Cambria County, Pa., August 4, 1927; received secondary education in Akron, Ohio, and Jackson, Mich.; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1950; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1951; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1959; Maritime Service and United States Army; faculty, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.; member of the Michigan state legislature, 1965-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; director of public affairs, U.S. Steel Corporation, 1977-1980; director of programs and seminars, American Enterprise Institute, 1981-1987; died on June 19, 2010, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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

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External Research Collections

Central Michigan University
Clarke Historical Library

Mount Pleasant, MI
Papers: In the Central Michigan University Vietnam Moratorium materials, 1969-1970, 1 folder. The materials include a letter urging support for President Nixon's efforts from Senator Robert P. Griffin, support from Congressman Marvin L. Esch.

University of Michigan
The Bentley Historical Library

Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the George Francis Lemble Papers, 1958-1968, 3 linear feet. Correspondents include Marvin Esch. A finding aid for the papers is available in the library.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Esch, Marvin L. "Student Speaking at the University of Michigan, 1841-1884," Ph. D. Diss., University of Michigan, 1959.

___. "The Need For Reform." In Republican Papers, edited by Melvin R. Laird, pp. 489-500. New York: Praeger, 1968.

Evans, Gary Lee. "Marvin Lionel Esch, A Republican Incumbent and his 1974 Congressional Campaign: A Case Study in Political Persuasive Communication," Ph. D. Diss., University of Michigan, 1977.

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Marvin L. Esch, Republican Representative from Michigan. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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