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Men Who Govern, 1932-1965 (ICPSR 7276)

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Summary:

This data collection provides information on the personal and professional characteristics of selected federal executive appointees in the cabinet departments, armed services, and some major regulatory and other agencies of government in the period 1932-1965. This period covers the tenure of Franklin Roosevelt as president of the United States. Demographic items specify principal occupation of respondents before and after tenure of appointed positions, government and political party service, date and place of birth, education, military service, membership and leadership of clubs and organizations, political party affiliation, and religious preference.

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Citation

Stanley, David T. MEN WHO GOVERN, 1932-1965. ICPSR07276-v1. Washington, DC: David T. Stanley, The Brookings Institute [producer], 1965. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07276.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   biographical data, federal executives, government elites, leadership, Roosevelt Administration (1933-1945)

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1932--1965

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The Men Who Govern (ICPSR 7276) data are written in IBM column-binary format. The data are multiply-punched on three decks and are stored in EBCDIC. The file should be designated a binary file when used on a non-EBCDIC system.

Methodology

Sample:   Selected federal executive appointees in the cabinet departments, armed services, and some major regulatory and other agencies of government in the period 1932-1965.

Data Source:

personal interviews

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