Howard Cyrus Lawrence Papers: 1916-1966
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Adams, Evyn
  • (Methodist missionary to Japan) 1951-1966
Anderson, Charles F.
  • (Grand Rapids Varnish Company) 1940's-1960
Andrews, Harold F.
  • 1940's-1960
Andrews, Roger, 1874-1943.
  • 1934-1936
Atwood, Orville E.
  • (Michigan Secretary of State) 1935
Baldwin, R, W.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1940's-1960
Barnes, M. H.
  • (Barnes-Carruthers Agency, Chicago) 1934-1950
Bass, Louis
  • (Bass-Luckoff, Detroit) 1936, 1938-1940
Battley, Joseph F., 1893-
  • (National Paint, Varnicshand Lacquer Association, Inc., Washington D.C.) 1944-1961
Bicknell, John W.
  • (People's American State Bank, Saginaw, Michigan) 1933-1938
Blodgett, John Wood, 1860-1951.
  • Businessman, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1934-1951
Blood, W. J.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1940's-1960
Brake, D. Hale, 1891-
  • (Member Michigan Legislature) 1940's and 1950's
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-
  • (Governor of Ohio) Nov. 13, 1942
Bridges, Styles, 1898-
  • (United States Senator from New Hampshire) June 6, 1940, Nov. 21, 1942
Brown, Harry J.
  • (Grand Rapids Paint and Enamel Company) 1940's
Brown, Prentiss Marsh, 1889-
  • (United States Senator, Albion College trustee) 1936, 1940, 1942-1961
Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-
  • (Governor of Michigan) Mar. 29, 1934, July 13, 1935, July 23, 1935, July 25, 1935, July 28, 1935, Aug. 19, 1935 Sept. 10, 1935, Apr. 18, 1936, Oct. 1 1936, Oct. 2, 1936, Feb. 21, 1938, May 17, 1939 May 18, 1939, July 25, 1940, July 27, 1940, Mar. 15, 1960
Brundage, Ray O., 1881-
  • (Michigan Bankers Association) 1935, 1939, 1941-1945
Bryant, Everett
  • (Grand Rapids Varnish Company) 1940's-1961
Butler, Leslie Anderson, 1880-
  • (Michigan Republican State Central Committee) 1940
Chapman, Fred A., 1878-1938.
  • (Ypsilanti-Reed Furniture Company; warden Ionia Reformatory; Grand Rapids Varnish Company) Feb. 17, 1935, Feb. 19, 1935, May 2, 1936, May, 1936, May 20, 1936, Oct. 9, 1936, Oct. 31, 1936, Dec. 23, 1936
Closterhouse, Leon T.
  • (Central Bank, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1930's-1940's
Cochran, Friend Morris, 1897-
  • (Albion College) 1935-1945
Cochrane, Donald F., 1881-
  • (Newspaper publisher, Hartford, Michigan) 1930's and 1940's
Coors, D. Stanley, 1889-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1950's
Crawford, Fred L., 1888-1957.
  • (Congressman from Michigan) Nov. 16, 1935, Jan, 20, 1935, Feb. 3, 1936, Feb. 7, 1936, Feb. 11, 1936, May 7, 1936 May 9, 1936, Nov, 17, 1936, Nov. 23, 1936, Feb. 4, 1937, Jan. 13, 1938, Aug, 21, 1938 May 29, 1942, July 8, 1942, June 30, 1943
Cudlip, William B., 1904-
  • (University of Michigan regent) 1945-1961
Davies, B. L.
  • (Michigan Seating Company, Jackson, Michigan) 1936-1961
Dean, Walter Clark, 1898-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Degan, James E.
  • (Detroit.Michigan) 1935-1936
Deyo, Harry N., 1892-
  • (Assistant Attorney General of Michigan) 1935-1945
Dickinson, Luren Dadley, 1859-1943.
  • (Governor of Michigan) Mar. 15, 1937, Mar. 17, 1937, Mar. 18, 1939, Mar. 21, 1939, May 18, 1939, May 19, 1939, May 26, 1939, Mar. 20 1940, Apr. 4, 1940, Apr. 16, 1940, July 8, 1940, Aug. 5, 1940, Aug. 16, 1940, Sept. 11, 1940, Sept. 13, 1940, Oct. 3, 1940, Jan. 5, 1943
Dodge, Joseph M. (Joseph Morrell), 1890-
  • (Detroit Banker) 1941-1961
Dunckel, Miller Lewis, 1899-
  • (Three Rivers, Michigan; member, Michigan Legislature) 1938
Emery, John Garfield, 1881-
  • (American Home Security Bank, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1930's
Fead, Louis H., 1877-1943.
  • (Chief Justice, Michigan Supreme Court) Jan. 13, 1937, Mar. 18, 1937, Apr. 19, 1937, Apr. 22, 1937
Ferguson, Homer, 1889-
  • (United States Senator from Michigan) May 15, 1942, May 20, 1942, Nov. 12, 1942, Feb. 15, 1944, Feb. 17, 1944, Feb. 19, 1944, Feb. 21, 1944, Feb. 24, 1944
Field, Howard A.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Fink, George Rupert, 1886-
  • (Great Lakes Steel Corporation) 1936-ca. 1945
Fitzgerald, Frank Dwight, 1885-1939
  • (Governor of Michigan) 1933-1939
Fleenor, Wayne Harrison, 1902-
  • (Albion College) 1930's-1961
Flynn, Felix H. H., 1881-
  • (Cadillac, Michigan; member, Michigan Legislature Sept. 28, 1934, Sept. 29, 1934, Sept. 9, 1935
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-
  • (Congressman from Michigan) ca. 1950-1961
Frey, James G., 1896-
  • (Battle Creek, Michigan; member, Michigan Legislature Mar. 30, 1934, Apr. 6, 1934, Apr. 5, 1935, Mar. 5, 1937, Mar. 8, 1937, Mar. 22, 1937, Mar. 24, 1937, Mar. 25, 1937, Aug. 15, 1937, Aug. 31, 1937, July 28, 1938, Nov. 7, 1938
Fritsche, Carl B.
  • (Dearborn, Michigan) 1935-1936
Frost, Joseph D, 1888-
  • (Frost and Company, Detroit) 1936-1961
Gill, Etta Margaret Lawrence, 1919-
  • (Daughter of Howard C. Lawrence) 1930's-1961
Glass, Harry
  • (American Home Security Bank, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1930's and 1940's
Goebel, Paul Gordon, 1901-
  • (Grand Rapids, Michigan businessman and mayor) Late 1950's-1961
Green, Fred Warren, 1872-1936.
  • (Governor of Michigan) June 21, 1921, July 13, 1921, Apr, 15, 1934, Feb.-May 1935, Sept. 1935-Nov. 1936
Green, Helen A. Kelly
  • (Wife of Fred W. Green) 1940-1941
Groesbeck, Alexander J., 1873-1953.
  • (Governor of Michigan) Mar. 26, 1934, Apr. 13, 1939, Apr, 23, 1939
Hager, Joseph A.
  • (Grand Rapids Varnish Corporation) 1940's-1961
Hamilton, John Daniel Miller, 1892-
  • (Chairman, Republican National Committee) Feb. 10, 1937, Feb. 19, 1917, Mar. 5, 1937, July 24, 1940, Aug. 13, 1940, Sept. 5, 1940
Hayes, H. Jaye
  • (Hayes Manufacturing Company, Detroit) Jan. 18, 1918, Mar. 19, 1918, Apr. 9, 1918, Apr. 26, 1918, May 15, 1918
Hekman, Edward John, 1914-
  • (Hekman Biscuit Company, Grand Rapids) 1940's
Hewitt, Charles Henry, 1900-
  • (Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Detroit)
Hill, Merrick.
  • Oct. 1935-1936, 1939-1941
Hoffman, Clare Eugene, 1875-1967.
  • (Congressman from Michigan) Dec. 15, 1936, Dec. 16, 1936, Mar. 2, 1937, Mar. 9, 1937, Mar. 16, 1937, June 25, 1941
Hollinshead, Kenneth J.
  • (Albion College) 1930's-1961
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
  • Nov. 17, 1934
Huckle, Thomas O., 1881-
  • (Newspaper publisher, Cadillac, Michigan) Oct. 4, 1934, Feb. 19, 1935, Jan. 5, 1936, Jan. 7, 1936, Jan. 23, 1936, Apr. 6, 1936 Apr. 15, 1936, Dec. 10, 1936, June 21, 1939
Innis, Ralph B.
  • (Kansas City businessman) 1930's-1961
Jayne, Ira Waite, 1882-
  • (Judge) May 25, 1942
Jonkman, Bartel J. (Bartel John), 1884-
  • (Congressman from Michigan) July 3, 1940, July 26, 1940, July 29, 1940, Sept. 11, 1940, Sept. 23, 1940, Nov. 12, 1940, June 26, 1942
Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-
  • (Secretary of State and Governor of Michigan) Aug. 3, 1939, Nov. 29, 1939, Dec. 14, 1939, Apr. 13, 1942, June 8, 1942, June 19, 1942 Apr. 4, 1944, May 1, 1945
Kilpatrick, Lester A.
  • (Pastor, First Methodist Church, Grand Rapids) 1933-1957
Kimball, LeRoy Elwood, 1888-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Kingston, George B
  • (Grand Rapids Varnish Company) 1940's-1960
Knox, Frank, 1874-1944.
  • (Secretary of the Navy) Apr.-May 1935, Aug.-Nov. 1935, Jan. 11.1936, Jan. 14, 1936, July 22, 1936, Jan. 6, 1940, Jan. 8, 1940, Jan. 11, 1940, Dec. 28, 1942, Jan. 5, 1943, May 22, 1942, June 28, 1942
Kresge, Sebastian Spering, 1867-1966.
  • May 22, 1942, June 28, 1942
Kresge, Stanley Sebastian, 1900-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-
  • (Republican Presidential, Nominee) Aug. 7, 1936, Aug. 14, 1936, Oct. 30, 1936, Oct. 31, 1936
Lang, Samuel.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1950's-1961
Lawrence, Gordon D., 1930-
  • (Son of Howard C. Lawrence) ca. 1940-1961
Lawrence, Howard Cyrus, 1916-
  • (Son of Howard C. Lawrence) 1933-1961
Lawrence, Luther E., 1914-
  • (Son of Howard C. Lawrence) 1930's-1961
Lawrence, Paul R., 1922-
  • (Son of Howard C. Lawrence) 1930's-1961
Lawrence, Walter A., 1932-
  • (Son of Howard C. Lawrence) 1945-1961
Leffler, Emil, 1899-
  • (Albion College) 1930's-1961
Lillie, Guy.
  • (Michigan Trust Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1930-1944
Linderholm, C. Lincoln.
  • (Central Bank, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1930's-1960
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1902-
  • (United States delegate to the United Nations) Oct. 31, 1957, Sept. 30, 1958
Lonergan, Augustine, 1874-1947.
  • (Senator from Connecticut) Dec. 3, 1936, Dec. 9, 1936
McCartner, W. C.
  • (Lake Odessa Savings Bank) 1930's-1950
McCrea, Archie Elbert, 1880-
  • (Newspaper publisher, Muskegon, Michigan) 1930's-1961
McCurdy, Allan.
  • (Grand Rapids National Bank) 1930's
McKay, Frank D.
  • (Grand Rapids, Michigan; State Treasurer) Nov. 2, 1935, Mar. 24, 1936, Apr. 29, 1936, Nov. 4, 1936, Nov. 16, 1936 June 3, 1937, June 7, 1937, June 17, 1937, June 19, 1937, June 23, 1937, June 28, 1937, July 1, 1937 July 12, 1938, Dec. 23, 1938, Nov. 16, 1939, Nov 20, 1939, Dec. 25, 1939, Jan.-Sept., 1940, Dec. 25, 1940, May-June 1941, July 16, 1942, Feb. 1944, Apr. 1944, May 17, 1944, Nov. 6, 1951
Mapes, Carl Edgar, 1874-1939.
  • (Congressman from Michigan) May 26, 1939, May 27, 1939, May 31, 1939, Oct. 23, 1939, Oct. 25, 1939
Marin, Fredrik, 1898-
  • (Bank of Lansing) 1930's-1961
Mayberry, William A.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1950's-1961
Moody, Blair, 1902-1954.
  • (United States Senator) Jan. 19, 1942, May 15, 1951
Moore, Andrew L., 1870-
  • (Pontiac, Michigan; member, Michigan Legislature) Apr. 4, 1934, Apr. 9, 1934, Apr. 13, 1934, Apr. 16, 1934
Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-
  • (United States Secretary of the Treasury) Jan. 4, 1942
Moulton, Vern, 1880-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Newhall, R. Frank, 1874-
  • (First National Bank Chicago) Feb. 17, 1919, Mar. 24, 1919, Mar. 27, 1919, Apr. 1919
Nicholson, Walter G.
  • (Detroit, Michigan) Nov. 22, 1918, Dec. 2, 1918, Dec. 14, 1918
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
  • (Vice President of the United States) Nov. 11, 1960
Norris, Louis William, 1906-
  • (MacMurray College) 1959-1961
North, Walter Harper, 1871-1952.
  • (Michigan Supreme Court) Mar. 18, 1937, Apr. 19, 1937, Apr. 23, 1937
Nowicki, Leo J., 1904-
  • (Lieutenant Governor of Michigan) Oct. 10, 1936
Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949.
  • (Governor of Michigan) July 7, 1934, July 11, 1934, Sept. 1934-Jan. 1935, Mar. 1935-May 1935, Aug. 1935, Oct. 1935-Dec. 1935, Feb. 1936-Aug. 1936, Dec. 7, 1936, Dec. 16, 1936, Aug. 8, 19303, Aug. 12, 1938, Aug. 17, 1938, May 1939, Aug.-Nov. 1939, Jan. 12, 1940
Ott, Harvey N.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Owen, R. Dwight.
  • (Grand Rapids, Michigan businessman) 1930's-1960
Pahl, Marvin F.
  • (Albion College) 1936-1961
Pollock, James Kerr, 1898-
  • (University of Michigan) Mar. 31, 1952, Apr. 2, 1952, May 6, 1952
Potter, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1916-
  • (United States Senator) 1952-1958
Potter, William W., 1869-1940.
  • (Michigan Supreme Court) Mar. 29, 1934, May 21, 1934, May 22, 1934, Oct. 1, 1934, Oct. 4, 1934, June 6, 1936, June 22, 1936, July 2, 1936, Aug. 13, 1936, Aug. 27, 1936, Oct. 29, 1936, Oct. 30, 1936, Nov. 5, 1936, Nov. 17, 1936, May 24, 1939
Pryor, Millard H., 1901-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1940's-1961
Putnam, Mark Edson, 1886-
  • (Dow Chemical Company Midland, Michigan) 1930's-1960
Reed, Marshall Russell, 1891-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Reichert, Rudolph Edward, 1887-1965.
  • (Michigan State Banking Commissioner) Sept. 1935, Oct. 30, 1935, Nov. 19, 1935, Dec. 2, 1935, Jan. 11, 1936, Jan. 13, 1936, Mar. 3, 1936, Mar. 4, 1936, Mar. 18, 1936, Mar. 21, 1936, Apr. 11, 1936, Aug. 20, 1936 Nov. 17, 1936, Nov. 27, 1936, Dec. 31, 1936, Feb.-Mar. 1937, July 20, 1939 and occasionally to 1961
Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-
  • (University of Michigan) Oct. 17, 1941, Oct. 22, 1941, Nov. 12, 1941, Jan. 26, 1943, Jan. 30, 1943, Mar. 23, 1943
Seaton, John Lawrence, 1873-
  • (Albion College) 1935-1961
Sebastian, James R.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Shackleton, James M., 1896-
  • (Saginaw State Bank) 1930's
Sharp, Alexander Jefferson.
  • (Albion College) 1950's
Sharpe, Nelson, 1858-1935.
  • (Michigan Supreme Court) July 11, 1934, Oct. 21, 1935
Sigler, Kim, 1894-1953.
  • (Governor of Michigan) May 15, 1941, May 16, 1941, May 17, 1941
Sink, Charles Albert, 1879-
  • (University of Michigan) Nov. 12, 1924, Nov. 24, 1924, Mar. 3, 1934, Nov. 23, 1936, Dec. 31, 1936, June 24, 1941
Sligh, Charles Robert, 1906-
  • (Grand Rapids, Michigan businessman) 1950-1961
Slocum, William W., 1891-
  • (Albion College trustee) 1940's-1961
Smith, Delos Grosvenor, 1893-.
  • 1940
Stassen, Harold Edward, 1907-
  • (Governor of Minnesota) 1940
Stough, Irvin K.
  • (American Home Security Bank, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1936
Stowe, Ernest A., 1859-
  • 1936
Summerfield, Arthur Ellsworth, 1899-
  • (Postmaster General of the United States) May 19, 1945
Taylor, Malcolm Cameron, 1900-
  • (Ann Arbor Savings and Commercial Bank) 1930's and 1940's
Thompson, George.
  • (Michigan Trust Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1930's-1945
Thompson, Harold R.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1940's-1961
Thomson, James Francis, 1892-
  • (Michigan Republican State Central Committee) 1937-1940
Toncray, Richard.
  • (Albion College trustee) 1930's-1961
Toy, Harry Stanley, 1892-
  • (Michigan Supreme Court) Apr. 5, 1934, Apr. 20, 1934, Apr. 21, 1934, July 13, 1935, July 15, 1935, July 16, 1935 July 22, 1935, Feb. 27, 1939
Trautman, Paul R.
  • (Albion College) 1945-1961
Vandenberg., Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951.
  • (United States Senator) 1933-1936, Jan. 5, 1938, 1939-1940, 1942-1945
Vander Werp, Don, 1885-
  • (Member, Michigan Legislature) Mar. 29, 1934, Apr. 2, 1934
VanOstenberg, Neal.
  • (American Home Security Bank, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1930's
Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898-
  • (Governor of Michigan) Apr. 6, 1936, Apr. 10, 1936, June 11, 1936, June 16, 1936, July 20, 1936, July 30, 1937 July 31, 1940, Oct. 7, 1940, Nov. 14, 1940, June 4, 1941
Voorhies, Paul Warren, 1875-1952.
  • (Michigan Commissioner of Public Utilities) 1933-1952
Wade, Raymond J., 1875-
  • (Detroit, Michigan) 1940's-1961
Waldo, Dwight Bryant, 1864-1939.
  • (Western State Teachers College, Kalamazoo) Apr. 1, 1935, Apr. 3, 1935, Apr. 4, 1935, Apr. 5, 1935Walker, Louis Carlisle, 1875-1963. (Muskegon, Michigan businessman) 1930's and 1940's
Watts, Frank B.
  • (Watts and Whelan Company, Detroit) 1935, Feb. 5, 1936, Feb. 12, 1936, Sept. 17, 1937, Sept. 20, 1937, Mar. 16, 1940, Mar. 29, 1940, May 13, 1940, Aug. 2, 1940, Dec. 14, 1940
Weber, Al H. 1870-
  • (Newspaper publisher, Cheboygan, Michigan) Apr. 15, 1935, Apr. 18, 1935
Westerman, Leland.
  • (Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1941-1960
Whitehouse, William Whitcomb, 1891-
  • (Albion College) 1945-1961
Wier, E. G.
  • (Grand Rapids Furniture Makers Guild) 1940's and 1950's
Williams, Allan W. (Allan Mackenzie), 1892-1979.
  • (County Engineer, Ionia County, Michigan) 1930's-1961
Williams, Gerhard Mennen, 1911-
  • (Governor of Michigan) Jan. 26, 1953
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944.
  • (Republican Presidential Nominee) June 19, 1940, June 20, 1940, June 23, 1940, June 27, 1940, Aug. 10, 1940, Aug. 19, 1940, Oct. 5, 1940, Oct. 11, 1940, Oct. 18, 1940, Oct. 26, 1940, Nov. 9, 1940, Jan. 1, 1941, Jan. 7, 1941, Jan. 10, 1941
Woodruff, Roy Orchard, 1876-1953.
  • (Congressman from Michigan) Nov. 13, 1935, Feb. 26, 1937
Wright, James F.
  • (Pastor, First Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan) 1956-1961
Ziegler, Charles M., 1888-1959.
  • (Michigan State Highway Commissioner) Mar. 18, 1937, Mar. 30, 1937