CASE, Clifford Philip (1904-1982)

CASE, CLIFFORD PHILIP, a Representative and a Senator from New Jersey; born in Franklin Park, Somerset County, N.J., April 16, 1904; attended the public schools of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; graduated from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., in 1925 and from Columbia University Law School, New York City, in 1928; admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced practice in New York City; member of the Rahway (N.J.) Common Council 1938-1942; member, New Jersey house of assembly 1943-1944; trustee of Rutgers University; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth and to the four succeeding Congresses, and served from January 3, 1945, until his resignation August 16, 1953; president of The Fund for the Republic 1953-1954; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1954; reelected in 1960, 1966, and again in 1972 and served from January 3, 1955, to January 3, 1979; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1978; resumed the practice of law; lecturer at Rutgers University's Eagleton Institute of Politics; resided in Rahway, N.J., until his death in Washington, D.C., on March 5, 1982; interment at New Cemetery, Somerville, N.J.

American Jewish Archives
Cincinnati, OH
Papers: Correspondence in Martin Mishli Weitz papers, 1925-1978. Finding aid.

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 2 audiotapes (1975) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.

Columbia University
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: 1979. 29 leaves. Reminiscences, including Jewish and other lobbies, sale of weapons to Israel, and impressions of J. William Fulbright and Henry Kissinger.

Gerald R. Ford Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1974-1977. Correspondence and briefing papers. Finding aid.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Austin, TX
Oral History: March 1, 1979. 25 pages.

New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, NJ
Papers: 1 letter (October 17, 1950) in statesmen autograph collection, ca. 1680-1965.

Rutgers University Libraries
Special Collections and University Archives
New Brunswick, NJ
Papers: 1925-1982 (bulk 1945-1978). 315 cubic feet. Congressional and personal correspondence, speeches, publications, radio and television transcripts and recordings, photographs, daily schedules, press materials and newsletters, scrapbooks, legislative and New Jersey project files, voting record, conference and travel files, campaign material, financial documents, and memorabilia. Includes information on civil rights, foreign affairs, Army Corps of Engineers projects in New Jersey, House Judiciary Committee, and Republican National Conventions. Finding aid.
Additional Papers: In New Democratic Coalition of New York records, 1960-1978.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: Correspondence in the David Finkelstein papers, 1964-1966.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Wilber M. Bruckner papers, 1877-1968. Finding aid.

University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in the Hugh Scott papers, 1925-1983; and Woodford McClellan papers, 1969-1978 (bulk 1972-1978).

Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982.

  • Case, Clifford P. "The Congress and Its Double Standard.'' Federal Bar Journal 24 (Summer 1964): 257-63.
  • ___. "The Growing Concern With the Legislative Process.'' George Washington Law Review 32 (June 1964): 929-31.