JOHNSON, Hiram Warren, 1866-1945



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Batman, Richard D. “The Road to the Presidency: Hoover, Johnson, and the California Republican Party, 1920-1924.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Southern California, 1965.

Boyle, Peter G. “The Study of an Isolationist: Hiram Johnson.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970.

Burke, Robert E. “A Friendship in Adversity: Burton K. Wheeler and Hiram W. Johnson.” Montana 36 (Winter 1986): 12-25.

___. “Hiram Johnson’s Impressions of William E. Borah.” Idaho Yesterdays 17 (Spring 1973): 2-11.

___. “The Political Oratory of Hiram Johnson.” Journal of the West 27 (April 1988): 20-27.

___, ed. The Diary Letters of Hiram Johnson, 1917-1945. 7 vols. New York: Garland Publishing, 1983.

Cain, Earl R. “Hiram Johnson: Irreconcilable Isolationist.” In Landmarks in Western Oratory, edited by David H. Grover, pp. 145-57. University of Wyoming Publications, vol. 34, nos. 1-10, August 7, 1968. Laramie: Graduate School, University of Wyoming, 1968.

Davenport, Frederick M. “Did Hughes Snub Johnson?—An Inside Story.” American Political Science Review 43 (April 1949): 321-32.

DeWitt, Howard A. “Hiram Johnson and Early New Deal Diplomacy, 1933-1934.” California Historical Quarterly 53 (Winter 1974): 377-86.

___. “Hiram Johnson and World War I: A Progressive in Transition.” Southern California Quarterly 56 (Fall 1974): 295-305.

___. “Hiram W. Johnson and American Foreign Policy, 1917-1941.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Arizona, 1972.

___. “Hiram W. Johnson and Economic Opposition to Wilsonian Diplomacy: A Note.” Pacific Historian 19 (Spring 1975): 15-23.

___. “The ‘New’ Harding and American Foreign Policy: Warren G. Harding, Hiram W. Johnson, and Pragmatic Diplomacy.” Ohio History 86 (Spring l977): 96-114.

Finney, Ruth. “Hiram Johnson of California.” American History Illustrated 1 (November 1966): 20-28.

Fitzpatrick, John James, III. “Senator Hiram W. Johnson: A Life History, 1866-1945.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1975.

Greenbaum, Fred. “Hiram Johnson and the New Deal.” Pacific Historian 18 (Fall 1974): 20-35.

Hamilton, Marty. “Bull Moose Plays an Encore: Hiram Johnson and the Presidential Campaign of 1932.” California Historical Society Quarterly 41 (September 1962): 211-21.

Lazarowitz, Arlene. “Hiram W. Johnson: The Old Progressive and New Deal Taxation." California History 69 (Winter 1990-91): 342-353; 403-405.

Le Pore, Herbert P. “Prelude to Prejudice: Hiram Johnson, Woodrow Wilson, and the California Alien Land Law Controversy of 1913.” Southern California Quarterly 61 (Spring 1979): 99-110.

Liljekvist, Clifford B. “Senator Hiram Johnson.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Southern California, 1953.

Lincoln, A. “My Dear Friend and Champion: Letters Between Theodore Roosevelt and Hiram Johnson in 1918.” California Historical Society Quarterly 68 (March 1969): 19-36.

___. “My Dear Governor: Letters Exchanged by Theodore Roosevelt and Hiram Johnson.” California Historical Society Quarterly 38 (September 1959): 229-47.

___. “My Dear Senator: Letters Between Theodore Roosevelt and Hiram Johnson in 1917.” California Historical Society Quarterly 42 (September 1963): 221-39.

___. “Theodore Roosevelt, Hiram Johnson, and the Vice-presidential Nomination of 1912.” Pacific Historical Review 28 (August 1959): 267-83.

Lower, Richard Coke. A Bloc of One: The Political Career of Hiram W. Johnson. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993.

___. “Hiram Johnson: The Making of an Irreconcilable.” Pacific Historical Review 41 (November 1972): 505-26.

McFadden, David W. “Hiram Johnson, Raymond Robins, and the Struggle for an Alternative American Policy toward Bolshevik Russia, 1918.” Peace Change 18 (January 1993): 50-77.

McKee, Irving. “The Background and Early Career of Hiram Warren Johnson, 1866-1910.” Pacific Historical Review 19 (February 1950): 17-30.

Mowry, George Edwin. The California Progressives. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1951.

Olin, Spencer C., Jr. California’s Prodigal Sons: Hiram Johnson and the Progressives, 1911-1917. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968.

___. “Hiram Johnson, the California Progressives and the Hughes Campaign of 1916.” Pacific Historical Review 31 (November 1962): 403-12.

___. “Hiram Johnson, The Lincoln-Roosevelt League, and the Election of 1910.” California Historical Society Quarterly 45 (September 1966): 225-40.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States: Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Hiram Warren Johnson, Late Senator from California. 79th Cong., 2d sess., 1946. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1948.

Weatherson, Michael A. Hiram Johnson: Political Revivalist. Lanham: University Press of America, 1995.

Weatherson, Michael A., and Hal W. Bochin. Hiram Johnson: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1988.

___. Hiram Johnson: Political Revivalist. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1995.