• Creator
  • Merrow, Chester E.
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • Raymond B. Allen received his Ph.D. and MD from University of Minnesota. He became President of the University of Washington in 1946 until 1951. While President of the University of Washington he dealt with the Un-American Activities Committee and subsequently dismissed three professors for their affiliation with the Communist Party. He served as the first Chancellor of University of California, Los Angeles from 1951 to 1959. Chester E. Merrow... more
    Raymond B. Allen received his Ph.D. and MD from University of Minnesota. He became President of the University of Washington in 1946 until 1951. While President of the University of Washington he dealt with the Un-American Activities Committee and subsequently dismissed three professors for their affiliation with the Communist Party. He served as the first Chancellor of University of California, Los Angeles from 1951 to 1959. Chester E. Merrow (1906-1974) was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1939 and 1940. He also was elected as a Republican to Congress from 1943 to 1963. He passed in 1974. The Interim Committee on Un-American Activities (Canwell Committee) operated from 1947-1949. It was a special exploratory committee of the Washington State Legislature which investigated the influence of the Communist Party in Washington State, most notably at the University of Washington. During the years the committee was active it subpoenaed and took to trial 12 of... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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