STUDDS, Gerry Eastman

STUDDS, Gerry Eastman
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1937– 2006


STUDDS, Gerry Eastman, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Mineola, Nassau County, N.Y., May 12, 1937; attended the public schools in Cohasset and Derby Academy in Hingham, Mass.; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1959; M.A.T., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1961; teacher, St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H.; foreign service officer, United States Department of State, 1961-1962; member, President John Kennedy's White House staff, 1962-1963; legislative assistant to Senator Harrison A. Williams, Jr., 1964; State Coordinator of United States Senator Eugene McCarthy's presidential primary campaign, 1968; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1968; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1997); censured by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 20, 1983, for personal misconduct with a House Page; chairman, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (One Hundred Third Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996; died on October 14, 2006, in Boston, Mass.

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

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External Research Collections

Groton School Library

Groton, MA
Papers: In the Oral History of Groton School Collection, 1885-1985, 10 linear feet. The collection includes an interview with Gerry E. Studds. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Massachusetts Historical Society

Boston, MA
Papers: 1949-2008, approximately 17 boxes. This collection consists of the legislative, campaign, and other political papers of Rep. Gerry E. Studds, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts from 1973-1997, including speeches, statements, press releases, newsletters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, briefing books, voter surveys, scrapbooks, and other papers. An inventory is available in the repository and online.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1990, 1 commercial on 1 videocassette. The commercial was used during Gerry Studds's campaign for the 1990 U.S. congressional election in District 10 of Massachusetts, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Studds, Gerry, Barbara Mikulski, Robert Edgar, Richard S. Scobie, John J. McAward, Thomas P Anderson and Bruce Cameron. Central America 1981: El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica: Report of a Fact-Finding Mission with Analyses and Recommendations. Boston: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, 1981.

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