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Chester Earl Holifield (1903-1995) -- also known as Chet Holifield -- of Montebello, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, KY, December 3, 1903. Moved to Montebello in 1920 and engaged in the manufacture and selling of men's apparel 1920-1943; U.S. Representative from California 19th District, 1943-75. Congressional adviser to international conferences on uses of atomic energy, nuclear weapons testing, water desalinization, and disarmament. Upon his retirement from the House, he resumed the manufacture and selling of men's apparel; died February 6, 1995.
- circa 1944-1974
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.
From the Collection: 89 Linear Feet (89 boxes)
(previously the contents of Box 9 were calendared in Holifield's Boxes 48 and 49 (the contents of the latter were not organized or noted))
Backstage Library Works listed a "Box 9B" during the physical relocation of this collection in 2020. Box 9B had not been documented in this finding aid prior to the 2020 relocation.
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