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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John G. Veneman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1961-1981
    Collection number: 82059
    Creator: Veneman, John G., 1925-1982
    Collection Size: 26 manuscript boxes, 6 envelopes, 22 phonotape cassettes (13.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, reports, clippings, sound recordings, and photographs, relating to domestic political issues in the United States, especially welfare and social policy, and to national and California state politics.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John G. Veneman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Ford, Gerald R. (Gerald Rudolph), 1913-
    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
    Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979.
    United States. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare.
    Public welfare--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Politics and government--1969-1974.
    United States--Politics and government--1974-1977.
    United States--Social policy.
    California--Politics and government--1951-

    Biographical Note

    1925 October 31 Born, Corcoran, California
    1944 Graduated from Arizona State College
      Served with United States Naval Reserve
    1944-1945 Attended the University of Texas
    1947 June 22 Married Nita D. Bomberger
    1956 Elected to the Empire School District Board
    1959-1962 Supervisor, Stanislaus County, California
    1960 Chairman, Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors
    1962-1969 Member, California State Assembly
    1964-1969 Member, California Social Welfare Board
    1969-1973 Under Secretary, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, D.C.
    1972 Conducted a course on welfare programs, New School of Social Research, New York City, New York
    1973 Lecturer, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University
    1973- President, Veneman Associates, San Francisco, California
    1975-1976 Served as Counselor to Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, Washington, D.C.
    1977- Vice President and Manager, Braun and Company, Washington, D.C.
    1982 April 11 Died, Sacramento, California