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Fred L. True, Jr. papers (M226)

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Title:
Fred L. True, Jr. papers
Creator:
True, Fred L.
ID:
M226
Date [bulk]:
Bulk, 1954-1955
Date [inclusive]:
1953-1999
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Briefs, correspondence, and related printed materials (1954-1955) written or compiled by Fred. L. True, Jr., Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, concerning state anti-sedition laws and the case of Steve Nelson v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citations:

Fred L. True, Jr., Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Fred Lewis True, Jr. was born in Beverly, MA in 1923 and prepared for college at Beverly High School. He attended Bowdoin for one year before serving in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946, including three semesters as a member of the V-12 program at Bates College. After being discharged as an ensign, he returned to Bowdoin in October 1946. At the College True was a member of Alpha Tau Omega. He graduated in June 1947 (Class of 1945) and attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1950. He practiced with the law firm Fingold, Rogovin, and Fingold for three years and then became an assistant attorney general for Massachusetts, in charge of the veterans' division. After working as a self-employed attorney in Georgetown, MA, from 1958 to 1963, he became a legal assistant to the Massachusetts Senate minority leader, a position from which he retired in 1987. He married Hilda Niedhoff and had one daughter. He died in Haverhill, MA in August of 1993.

Briefs, correspondence, and related printed materials (1954-1955) written or compiled by Fred. L. True, Jr., Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, concerning state anti-sedition laws and the case of Steve Nelson v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; includes a seal embosser (Communist Party, New England).

Arranged Alphabetical

Briefs of Amicus Curiae, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Steve Nelson, 1954 - 1955

Box 1 Folder 1

Documents and prints on communism and relevant court cases, 1953-1956

Box 1 Folder 2

Materials related to Commonwealth v. Margaret Gilbert, 1955

Box 1 Folder 3

Materials related to Commonwealth v. Otis Archer Hood, 1954-1955

Box 1 Folder 4

Misc. offprints about Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Steve Nelson, 1954-1956

Box 1 Folder 5

Seal Embosser for the Communist Party, New England District

Box 15

State documents referring to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Steve Nelson, 1955-1999

Box 1 Folder 6
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