UDALL, Stewart Lee, (1920 - 2010)


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.


Bibliography

Leunes, Barbara Laverne Blythe. “The Conservation Philosophy of Stewart L. Udall, 1961-1968.” Ph.D. dissertation, Texas A&M University, 1977; Udall, Stewart L. The Quiet Crisis. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963.