Michael R. McLeod Article on Herman TalmadgeMichael R. McLeod Article on Herman Talmadge

Michael R. McLeod Article on Herman Talmadge

Descriptive Summary

Title: Michael R. McLeod Article on Herman Talmadge
Creator: McLeod, Michael R.
Dates: 2014
Extent: 0.001 gigabytes (1 file)
Collection Number: RBRL/353
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The Michael R. McLeod Article on Herman Talmadge consists of an article by McLeod about his experiences with Herman Talmadge and Hubert Humphrey on the Senate Agricultural Committee during the 1970s.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Michael R. McLeod began his career as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Herman Talmadge. He then served as Counsel to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry from 1971 to 1973, and later as General Counsel and Staff Director of that committee from 1974 to 1978. In his first year on the committee staff, he was assigned to lead the staff of the Rural Development Subcommittee, chaired by former Vice President Hubert Humphrey. The committee produced the Rural Development Act of 1972.

As an attorney, McLeod has been in practice since 1967, specializing in food, agricultural and derivatives law and legislation, and issues that affect small businesses. In 1978, he moved to the private sector and now serves as counsel to many of the nation's top food and agribusiness trade associations. He is currently a partner of the firm McLeod, Watkinson & Miller in Washington, D.C.

Source: McLeod, Watkinson & Miller web site

Scope and Content

The Michael R. McLeod Article on Herman Talmadge consists of an article by McLeod about his experiences with Herman Talmadge and Hubert Humphrey on the Senate Agricultural Committee during the 1970s. The article is based upon McLeod's remarks during the celebration of Senator Talmadge's 100th birthday at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies on August 9, 2013.


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Preferred citation

Micahel R. McLeod Article on Herman Talmadge, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

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Related Materials

Access Points

Forestry law and legislation--United States.
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002.
United States--Agriculture.

Related Collections in this Repository

Herman E. Talmadge Collection

T. Rodgers Wade Collection of Herman E. Talmadge Materials


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

Digital_Records
ER 1"My Time in the Senate" [digital files], 2014