Anderson, Clinton Presba (10/23/1895-11/11/1975)

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Summary

  • Occupation: U.S. Senator, Politician
  • Number of Terms: 4
  • Committees/Roles: Member, Executive Committee, 1969-1971. Turned the first shovel of earth at the ground-breaking for the National Museum of History and Technology.

Subject

  • Anderson, Clinton Presba
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Senator
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent type

Senator (Democrat)

State

New Mexico

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 4, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Supplement 9. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons/Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, 1994; Who Was Who in America. Volume 7, 1977-1981. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1981; The Smithsonian Torch, no. 7 (new series), August 1965, p. 2.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 03/08/1949-1972

Topic

  • Legislators
  • Politicians
  • Regents
  • New Mexico

Place

  • United States
  • New Mexico

Form/Genre

Biographies

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