GLICKMAN, Daniel Robert

GLICKMAN, Daniel Robert
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gift of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress


GLICKMAN, Daniel Robert, a Representative from Kansas; born in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kans., November 24, 1944; graduated from Southeast High School, Wichita, Kans., 1962; B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1966; J.D., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1969; lawyer, private practice; member of the Wichita, Kans., school board, 1973-1976; United States Securities and Exchange Commission, 1969-1970; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1995); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1986 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Harry E. Claiborne, judge of the United States District Court for Nevada; chair, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (One Hundred Third Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994; Secretary of Agriculture, 1995-2001; director, Institute of Politics at Harvard University, 2002-2004; private advocate.

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

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External Research Collections

Wichita State University Libraries
Special Collections and University Libraries

Wichita, KS
Papers: 1977-1995, 329 linear feet. The Dan Glickman Papers contain congressional correspondence, constituent correspondence, federal policy letters, reports, publications and photographs documenting Glickman's 18-year tenure as Congressman of the 4th Congressional District in Kansas, an eleven-county area around and including Wichita, Kansas, his hometown. Of particular interest in the collection are documents concerning agriculture, aviation, a hazardous waste site at Furley, Kansas, and the creation of the National Tallgrass Prairie Reserve in Kansas. Included in the collection are materials relating to Glickman's activities on the House Science and Technology Committee, including the sub-committee of Transportation, Aviation and Materials which he chaired from 1981 to 1987; and the House Agriculture Committee, including the sub-committee on Wheat, Soybeans and Feed Grains which he chaired from 1988 to 1993. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
Papers: 1995-2000, 60.5 linear feet. The papers of U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman consist of two separate series documenting his tenure as Secretary of Agriculture. The first series consists of Confirmation Hearing files, briefing books, memos, reports, correspondence and awards. The second series was prepared by Glickman's staff as a History of the USDA under Glickman and are duplicate copies of materials sent to the National Archives. This series contains reports, memos, correspondence, and videocassettes of Glickman appearances and interviews with Glickman and the USDA staff. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Glickman, Dan. Securing our Place in the Global Economy. Manhattan: Kansas State University Press, 1995.

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