BIEMILLER, Andrew John

BIEMILLER, Andrew John
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1906–1982

Biography

BIEMILLER, Andrew John, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, July 23, 1906; attended the public schools; was graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., A.B., 1926, and also took graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania; taught history at Syracuse (N.Y.) University 1926-1928 and at the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia 1929-1931; moved to Milwaukee, Wis., in 1932; organizer from the Wisconsin State Federation of Labor (A. F. of L.); member of the State assembly 1937-1941, serving as party floor leader 1939-1941; assistant to the vice chairman for labor production, War Production Board, Washington, D.C., 1941-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; engaged as a public relations counselor; delegate, Democratic National Convention in 1948; elected to the Eighty-first Congress (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1951); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1950 to the Eighty-second Congress; special assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, 1951-1952; public relations counselor and lobbyist for the AFL-CIO, Washington, D.C., 1953-1979; resided in Bethesda, Md. until his death there on April 3, 1982; interment in Ellicott Family Cemetery, Ellicott, Md.

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

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
Carl Albert Center Congressional Archives

Norman, OK
Papers: 1946-1950, 6.8 cubic feet. The majority of the Andrew Biemiller Collection contains legislative correspondence from his second term (1949-1950), though bills, newsletters, speeches, and press items are also present.. A finding aid is available in the repository and online: http://www.ou.edu/special/albertctr/archives/biemille.htm.

Columbia University
Oral History Archives

New York, NY
Oral History: 1966, 49 leaves. Reminiscences of Andrew John Biemiller: oral history, 1966.

Cornell University
Martin P. Catherwood Library

Ithaca, NY
Oral History: In the George Meany Center for Labor Studies Interviews, 1979-1980, 0.5 linear foot. Interviewees include Andrew J. Biemiller.

Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives

Atlanta, GA
Papers: In the Mississippi AFL-CIO correspondence, 1959-1986, 4 linear feet. Persons represented include Andrew J. Biemiller.

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI
Papers: In the Irving G. Rhodes papers, 1921-1990, 0.45 cubic foot. Persons represented include Andrew J. Biemiller.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the Frank E. Vanderhoof papers, 1933-1956, 45 items. Persons represented include Andrew J. Biemiller.
Oral History: In the U.S. government officials during the Truman administration oral history interviews, 1960-1988, 111 items. Interviewees include Andrew J. Biemiller.

Harry S. Truman Library

Independence, MO
Oral History: 1977, 117 pages. The interview of Andrew John Biemiller was conducted by James R. Fuchs on July 29, 1977. The transcript is available in the repository and online.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Library and Archives

Madison, WI
Papers: In the Thomas R. Amlie papers, 1888-1967, 36 cubic feet. Persons represented include Andrew J. Biemiller.
Oral History: In the Julia Boegholt oral history interview, 1976, 1 tape recording. Persons discussed include Andrew J. Biemiller.
Oral History: In the Philip G. Marshall oral history interview, 1976, 0.1 cubic foot. Persons discussed include Andrew J. Biemiller.
Papers: In the Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush and Paul A. Raushenbush papers, 1918-1980, 9.6 cubic feet. Persons represented include Andrew J. Biemiller.
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