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Frank Church

(b. 1924)


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CROSS, Dr Frank Leslie (1900 - 1968), Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, since 1944

GILLIGAN, Frank William (1893 - 1960), Headmaster, Wanganui Collegiate School, NZ, 1936–54; Lay Canon of Cathedral Church-Wellington

Phillimore, Walter George Frank (1845 - 1929), JP; formerly President and now Vice-President of the English Church Union

PARTRIDGE, Frank (1877 - 1941), Bishop of Portsmouth since 1936; late Secretary of Corporation of the Church House; Hon. Secretary of the Queen Victoria Clergy Fund

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Frank Walsh. Sin and Censorship: The Catholic Church and the Motion Picture Industry. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1996. Pp. x, 394. $35.00

Church, State and Society in Kenya: From Mediation to Opposition, 1963–1993. By Galia Sabar. Portland, Ore.: Frank Cass, 2002. np.

ELGOOD, Frank Minshull (1865 - 1948), Chairman of Executive Board and Hon. Treasurer, Church Army; Chairman, Church Army Housing, Ltd; Chairman, Eagle Star Insurance Co. (W End Board); Chairman, Margaret Street Hospital for Diseases of the Chest; Commissioner for Income Tax

SMALLWOOD, John Frank Monton (1926 - 2007), a Church Commissioner, 1966–98 (Member, Board of Governors, 1966–98, and Member, General Purposes Committee, 1968–98)

Sin and Censorship: The Catholic Church and the Motion Picture Industry. By Frank Walsh. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996 and Bad Women: Regulating Sexuality in Early American Cinema. By Janet Staiger. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995

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(b. Bethesda, Maryland, Boise, Idaho, 25 July 1924; d. 7 Apr. 1984)

US; US Senator 1957–81 The son of a merchant, Church attended local schools in Boise. During the Second World War he enlisted as a private in the US army and was commissioned in 1944, seeing active service in the Far East. Graduating from Stanford University in 1947, he undertook a year's study at Harvard before returning to Stanford Law School, from which he graduated LLB in 1950. That same year he was called to the bar and began practising law in Boise. His career in national politics began six years later when, in 1956, he was elected Democratic Senator for Idaho.

Church was an active member of the prestigious Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was an outspoken critic of Johnson's Vietnam policy and chaired a select committee (1975–6) which investigated the operations of the CIA and FBI and made numerous recommendations for curbing their activities. Between 1979 and 1981 he served as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee.

In 1976 Church made an unsuccessful bid to gain nomination as his party's presidential candidate. Despite early primary successes in the western states, he withdrew in the face of the growing momentum behind Carter's candidacy.

Church was a man of liberal views. He was an eloquent speaker who was popular with fellow senators. In 1980 he returned to the law after failing to retain his Senate seat.

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