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ZIONCHECK, Marion Anthony

ZIONCHECK, Marion Anthony
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


ZIONCHECK, Marion Anthony, A Representative from Washington; born in Kety, Galicia, Poland, December 5, 1900; immigrated to the United States in 1904 with his parents who settled in Seattle, Wash.; attended the public schools; attended the University of Washington at Seattle from 1919 until graduated from the law department in 1929; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Seattle, Wash.; delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1932 and 1934; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1933, until his death in Seattle, Wash., August 7, 1936; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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

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External Research Collections

University of Washington Library
Manuscripts and University Archives Division

Seattle, WA
Papers: 1926-1936, 1.91 cubic feet. These papers document the political activities of A. Zioncheck and offer insight into several of the controversies that marked Zioncheck's political career, including his denunciation of J. Edgar Hoover in 1936 and factional disputes within the Washington State Democratic Party in the 1930s. The materials also describe Zioncheck's accomplishments in the House as a freshman congressman. The bulk of the collection consists of political and legislative correspondence from 1932 to 1936. Also included are campaign literature, speech drafts and related data, legislation, clippings, newsletters, reports, and other ephemera. A finding aid to the papers is available in the repository and online.
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