Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William Preston Lane, Jr.
MSA SC 3520-1483
Governor of Maryland, 1947-1951

Sources:


Books -

Eisenberg, Gerson G., Marylanders Who Served the Nation:  A Biographical Dictionary of Federal Officials from
        Maryland.  Annapolis:  Maryland State Archives, 1992..

Papenfuse, Edward C., ed. Archives of Maryland New Series I:  An Historical List of Public Officials of Maryland.
        vol. 1: 1632 - 1990.  Annapolis:  The Maryland State Archives, 1990.

White, Frank F., Jr. The Governors of Maryland 1777-1970.  Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1970.


Newspaper articles -

"The Next Governor: William Preston Lane, Jr. - OR - Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin."  The Baltimore Sun, 22 October 1950.

"Ex-Gov. W. Preston Lane Dies From Heart Attack." The Daily Times (Salisbury), 8 February 1967.

"Ex-Governor Lane Dies of Heart Attack." The Evening Sun, 8 February 1967.

"William Preston Lane:  He unified the state."  The Baltimore Sun, 12 January 1999.

Marsh, Sara.  "The Bay Bridge Celebrates 50 Years."  The Capital, 28 July 2002.

Biemer, John.  "Chesapeake Bay Bridge Marks 50 Years."  The Baltimore Sun, 30 July 2002.

Darragh Johnson and Nelson Hernandez.  "Spanning Half a Century:  Gleaming Bay Bridge Brought the World to Eastern Shore."
        The Washington Post, 30 July 2002.

Marsh, Sara.  "Bay Bridge's 50 Years Celebrated."  The Capital, 31 July 2002.

"Emotional Attachment."  The Baltimore Sun, 31 July 2002.


Archival sources -

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (General File) 1947-1948, Letter  to Governor Lane, 1 July 1947, 2/34/4/29.

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (General File) 1947-1948, Letter  to Governor Lane, 5 August 1947, 2/34/4/29.

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (General File) 1947-1948, Post Cards to Governor Lane, 15  July 1947,  2/34/4/29.

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (General File) 1947-1948, B. T. Merhenke Post Card to Governor Lane, 2/34/4/29.

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (Miscellaneous) Address of Governor William Preston Lane, Jr., Station WBAL, 19 September 1947, 2/3/7/32.

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (Miscellaneous) Address of Governor William Preston Lane, Jr., Vinda Bona Hotel, Frederick County, 28 July 1949, 2/3/7/32.

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (Miscellaneous) Combined Television and Radio Network Address by Governor William Preston Lane, Jr., 31 May 1950, 2/3/7/32.

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (Miscellaneous) Television Address by Governor William Preston Lane, Jr., 5 July 1950, 2/3/7/32.

University of Maryland Libraries, Archives and Manuscripts Department, Papers of William Preston Lane, Jr.


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