UDALL, Stewart Lee, (brother of Morris K. Udall; uncle of Mark Udall; father of Tom
Udall; cousin of Gordon H. Smith),
a Representative from Arizona; born in St. Johns, Apache County,
Ariz., January 31, 1920; attended the public schools and the Eastern Arizona
Junior College for one year; enlisted, United States Army, Second World War;
engaged in combat operations over Europe as a gunner with the Fifteenth Air
Force until 1944; graduated from the law school of the University of Arizona,
Tucson,1948; admitted to the Arizona bar, 1948; lawyer, private practice;
trustee of School District 16 (Ariz.), 1954; elected as a Democrat to the
Eighty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses until his resignation on
January 18, 1961 (January 3, 1955-January 18, 1961); Secretary of the Interior
in the Cabinets of President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson
(January 1961-January 1969); consultant; author; resumed the practice of law;
died on March 20, 2010, in Santa Fe, N. Mex.
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Stewart L. Udall, 1961-1968. Ph.D. dissertation, Texas A&M University,
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The Quiet Crisis. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963.