William Knox Mellon, Jr. was a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College and the Democratic nominee for the CA 24th
District for Congress in 1962. Mellon became treasurer of the Oral History Association. Collection consists of correspondence,
records, and printed material relating to the California Democratic Council and to CA politics in general during the 1960s.
William Knox Mellon, Jr. was born on Oct. 20, 1925 in Houston, TX; BA, Pomona College, 1950; MA, Claremont College, 1953;
Ph.D, Claremont Graduate School, 1972; became a professor of history at Immaculate Heart College; Democratic nominee for the
CA 24th District for Congress, 1962; became treasurer, Oral History Assn.
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