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Guide to the J. Arthur (Jesse Arthur) Younger Papers M0216
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Description
This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and printed reference materials which form a written record of Younger's career in Washington, D.C. from 1964 until his death in 1967 and the election of his successor. The collection covers almost every aspect of his life and duties as well as showing his constituents' reactions and opinions to most of the major and local issues of the period.
Background
Jesse Arthur Younger, born 11 April 1893, Albany, Oregon, moved to Kirkland, Washington, graduated from the University of Washington at Seattle in 1915, and served in World War I. He served with the Washington National Guard with the 48th Coast Artillery Corps from 1917 until August 1919 when he was discharged as a Captain. From 1920-1930 Younger was the vice-president, director, manager of mortgage loan department of the Seattle Title Trust Company. He was the President of the Seattle Mortgage Loan Company from 1930-1934. From 1934-1937 he was the regional appraiser for the Home Owners Loan Corporation, the assistant appraiser for the Home Loan Bank Board, and the Chief of Savings and Loan Division of Federal Home Loan Bank Board. In 1937 he moved to San Mateo, California where he was the executive vice-president of the Citizens Federal Savings & Loan Association in San Francisco.
Extent
11.5 Linear Feet (28 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Availability
The collection is open for research. Note that material is stored off-site and must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.