Hare, Butler B. (Butler Black), 1875-1967
- Existence: 1875-1967
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Butler Hare served South Carolina's 2nd District, 1925-1933, and 3rd District, 1939-1947, in the U.S. House of Representatives. As chairman of the House Insular Affairs Committee, 1931-1933, he authored the Philippine Independence Act, which began the process of granting independence to the Philippines, a United States possession since 1898.
Dates: c. 1900 - 2015; Majority of material found in c. 1928 - 1932 and 1942 - 1947
File — Box: 88
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Topical Files, 1947-1974, comprise the largest and most important set of records in the collection. The files are arranged by topic alphabetically in two-year periods mirroring each Congressional session. Files contain legislative matter, reference material, and correspondence with colleagues, constituents and other interested members of the public, and persons in state and local government. Topics reflect Dorn’s committee assignments: Agriculture, Public Works and Veterans Affairs; subjects of...