Eli M. Oboler Library
Thomas McAteer - Table of Contents
Thomas McAteer (1908-1969)
Scope and Content
This collection consists of correspondence and legislation formerly in the possession of Idaho Senator Thomas F. McAteer and covers the time period from 1966-1969.
Senator McAteer was elected from legislative District 34 to the Idaho Senate in 1966 and re-elected in 1968. Senator McAteer served on the Senate Education and Educational Institutions, Fish and Game, Local Government and Transportation and Defense committees. He was also a member of the interim committee on Local Government following the 39th Legislature. He was Eastern Idaho promoter of the proposed Initiative Act to restrict dredge mining to preserve the state's water resources. These topics are all covered in this collection.
Campaign materials are not covered in this collection.
The collection is in 15 five inch manuscripts boxes or approximately 7 ½ linear feet.