The collection consists of materials
relating to the political career of John Phillips, who served as a California state
legislator from 1932-1942, then as a member of the House of Representatives from 1943-1947.
Items in the collection include correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and other documents
related to Phillips work and research on topics like government food subsidies, universal
military training, and the Republican Party platform.
John Phillips was born in 1887 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Haverford
College in 1989, and served in the Adjutant General's Office during World War I. He moved to
Banning, California in 1924, where he worked as a rancher and business analyst before
becoming involved in politics.
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