TOLAN, John Harvey

TOLAN, John Harvey
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1877–1947

Biography

TOLAN, John Harvey, a Representative from California; born in St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn., January 15, 1877; attended the public schools; moved to Anaconda, Mont., in 1897; was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1902; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced the practice of law in Anaconda, Mont.; attorney of Deer Lodge County, Mont., 1904-1906; moved to Oakland, Calif., in 1914 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1947); was not a candidate for renomination in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; died in Westwood, Calif., on June 30, 1947; interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, Calif.

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

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External Research Collections

University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library

Berkeley, CA
Photographs: In the John Harvey Tolan photograph collection, ca. 1935-1942, approximately 320 photographic prints. The photographs document depression-era migrant workers camps and the relocation of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The photographs were commissioned by the Farm Security Administration, Federal Works Agency, U.S. Forest Service, House Select Committee to Investigate the Interstate Migration of Destitute Citizens, Bureau of Reclamation of Department of the Interior, and other groups.
Papers: In the Jesse Washington Carter papers, ca. 1912-1948, 47 boxes and 91 cartons. Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
Papers: In the Peter Gulbrandsen 9apers, 1917-1954, 2 boxes. Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
Microfilm: In the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement records, ca. 1930-1974, 250.5 linear feet. Persons represented include John Harvey Tolan.
Papers: In the Harry Lees Kingman papers, 1921-1975, 9.55 linear feet. Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
Papers: In the Leonard Benedict Loeb papers, 1916-1970, Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
Papers: In the Patrick William McDonough papers, ca. 1940-1951, 1 carton. Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
Papers: In the James Francis Thaddeus O'Connor diaries and correspondence, 1933-1947, 21 volumes. Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
Papers: In the Walter Eugene Packard papers, 1899-1966, 22 linear feet. Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
Papers: In the August Vollmer papers, ca. 1918-1955, 46 boxes. Correspondents include John Harvey Tolan.
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