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Humphrey, George Magoffin

John W. Sloan

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Humphrey, George Magoffin (08 March 1890–20 January 1970), secretary of the U.S. Treasury, was born in Cheboygan, Michigan, the son of Watts Sherman Humphrey, a lawyer, and Caroline Magoffin. The family moved to Saginaw, Michigan, where Humphrey attended public schools. In 1908 Humphrey entered the University of Michigan, from which he received an LL.B. in 1912....

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Subjects: US Politics

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