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MICHENER, Earl Cory (1876-1957)

MICHENER, EARL CORY, a Representative from Michigan; born near Attica, Seneca County, Ohio, November 30, 1876; moved with his parents to Adrian, Mich., in 1889; attended the public schools of Adrian; during the Spanish-American War served as a private in Company B, Thirty-first Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Infantry, from April 26, 1898, to May 17, 1899; studied law at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1901 and 1902 and was graduated from the law department of Columbian University (now George Washington University) Washington, D.C., in 1903; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Adrian, Mich.; assistant prosecuting attorney for Lenawee County, Mich., 1907-1910; prosecuting attorney 1911-1914; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1933); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1926 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against George W. English, judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; elected to the Seventy-fourth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1951); chairman, Committee on Judiciary (Eightieth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1950; maintained law offices in Adrian, Mich., until his death there July 4, 1957; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

University of Michigan
Michigan Historical Collections, Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: ca. 1898-1954, 13 linear feet.
The papers of Earl C. Michener contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, including materials concerning veterans and other constituent affairs, political campaigns, the Republican Party, the influence of the Ku Klux Klan in the election of 1924, and personal affairs. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the American Boiler and Foundry Company, 1937-1938, 5 items.
The papers include news clippings and a letter from 1938 to U. S. Representative Earl C. Michener of Michigan describing wage policies and working conditions in the plant; also explanation of the company's opposition to the Black-Connery Bill.

Papers: In the Ann Arbor National Defense Committee Records, ca. 1940-1946, 0.3 linear foot.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener.

Papers: In the Henry Moore Bates Papers, 1886-1950, 5 linear feet.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Junius Emery Beal Papers, 1869-1946, 15.3 linear feet.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the John B. Bennett Papers, 1928-1964, 2 linear feet.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Wilber M. Brucker Papers, 1877-1968, 52 linear feet and 2 oversize folders.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Marion LeRoy Burton Papers, 1895-1925, 22.3 linear feet and 1 outsize folder.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Owen J. Cleary Papers, 1944-1959, 10 linear feet and 2 volumes.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940, 16 linear feet.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the John R. Dethmers Papers, 1928-1970, 11 linear feet.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Frank Dwight Fitzgerald Papers, 1928-1944, 28 linear feet and 4 oversize volumes.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Fred Warren Green Papers, 1881-1939, 2.5 linear feet, 1 oversize folder, and 4 oversize volumes.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Joseph Ralston Hayden Papers, 1854-1948, 56 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the George R. LaRue Papers, 1910-1951, 4 linear feet.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Clarence Cook Little Papers, 1924-1929, 14 linear feet.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the William Butts Mershon Papers, 1848-1943, 47 linear feet.
Other authors include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Henry W. Newkirk Papers, 1893-1931, 0.5 linear foot.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the James Kerr Pollock Papers, 1920-1968, 87 linear feet.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Jesse Siddall Reeves Papers, 1853-1942, 14 linear feet.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Rudolph Edward Reichert Papers, 1907-1962, 18 linear feet.
Other authors include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Alexander Grant Ruthven Papers, ca. 1901-1961, 65 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the George Washington Sample Papers, 1891-1944, 1 linear foot and 1 oversize folder.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Charles Albert Sink Papers, 1907-1996, 21 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959, 15 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Other authors include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg Papers, 1884-1974, 8 linear feet and 25 volumes.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Horace LaFayette Wilgus Papers, 1879-1935, 4 linear feet and 3 volumes.
Persons represented include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Charles M. Ziegler Papers, 1928-1959, 2 linear feet and 9 volumes.
Correspondents include Earl C. Michener. A finding aid is available in the library.