Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

J. Millard Tawes (1894-1979)
MSA SC 3520-1485

Sources:


Archival sources from Tawes' terms as Comptroller -

Annual reports of the Comptroller of the Treasury

Comptroller of the Treasury. The Ledger.  Volume 4 number 3, 1987.

Comptroller of the Treasury. News from the Comptroller of the Treasury.  2 July 1987.

GOVERNOR (General File) "How the War Is Affecting Revenues From And The Distribution Of Alcoholic Beverages In Maryland." [MSA S1041-723, 2/33/1/35]

GOVERNOR (General File) Correspondence concerning the Tawes case, 1942-44 [MSA S1041-723, 2/33/1/35]

GOVERNOR (General File) Correspondence concerning the libel case against Matthews, 1942-1944 [MSA S1041-746, 2/33/2/18]

GOVERNOR (General File) Po-Post, 1942-44 [MSA S1041-758, 2/33/2/30]

GOVERNOR (General File) Comptroller, 1949-50 [MSA S1041-939, 2/35/1/31.
        Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the cigarette tax.
        Governor Lane press release on sales tax reductions, fall 1950.

GOVERNOR (General File) "Maryland Fiscal Facts February 26, 1943." [MSA S1041-723, 2/33/1/35]

GOVERNOR (General File)  J. Millard Tawes, Comptroller, to John R. Spellissy, Executive Department, letter, 13 January 1943 [MSA S1041-723, 2/33/1/35]

GOVERNOR (General File)  J. Millard Tawes, Comptroller to Hon. Herbert R. O'Conor, letter, 4 October 1943 [MSA S1041-723, 2/33/1/35]

GOVERNOR (General File) J. Millard Tawes to Theodore R. McKeldin, 15 March 1951 and Theodore McKeldin to J. Millard Tawes, 26 March 1951 [MSA S1041-1037, 2/35/4/28]

Archival sources from Tawes' terms as Governor -

J. Millard Tawes, Governor's Report to the People:  Maryland, 1959-1966. n.p., n.d.

Journal of the Proceedings of the House of Delegates of Maryland, January Session, 1966, January Session, 1967.

Constitutional Convention of Maryland 1967-1968, Journal of Proceedings, January 10, 1968.

The Address of J. Millard Tawes Upon His Inauguration as Governor of Maryland, January the 14th, 1959. n.p., n.d.

Dillon, Conley H., ed.  Messages, Addresses and Public Papers of J. Millard Tawes, Governor of Maryland 1963-1967.  2 vols.  Annapolis:
        The State of Maryland, 1967.

Governor Tawes' address at the opening session of the Southern Governors' Conference, September 19, 1966, from GOVERNOR (General File) Southern Governor's Conference, 1966 [MSA S1041-1683, 2/39/3/26]

GOVERNOR (General File) Southern Governor's Conference, 1965-66 [MSA S1041-1683, 2/39/3/26]


Newspaper articles (in chronological order) -

The Somerset News, 3 June 1943.

"Matthews Arrested for Libel."  Marylander and Herald, 11 June 1943.

"Capt. Conner Doubts Power in Tawes Case."  unidentified newspaper, undated.

"Ration Board Exonorates Tawes Monday."  Marylander and Herald, 11 June 1943.

"Tawes Case Now 'Closed.'"  The Baltimore Sun, 8 June 1943.

"Tawes Wins Driving Case."  The Baltimore Sun, 8 June 1943.

"Questions."  Marylander and Herald, 11 June 1943.

"2 Agencies Study Matthews Case." The Baltimore Sun, 11 June 1943.

The Baltimore Sun, 5 November 1958.

Whiteford, Charles G.  "Tawes Succeeds McKeldin as Governor, Makes Pledge."  The Baltimore Sun, 15 January 1959.

Bishop, Audrey.  "Maryland's First Family."  The (Baltimore) Sun Magazine, 16 March 1959.

"State To Get Historic Gift:  Tawes to Receive Mirror, Owned by First Governor," The Baltimore Sun, 31 July 1960.

The Baltimore Sun, 8 November 1962.

"Good Man to Lead." The Baltimore Sun, 16 September 1965.

"Tawes Elected by Southern Governors." The Miami Herald, 16 September 1965.

"Southern Governors Ask U.S. for More for Roads." The New York Times, 16 September 1965.

"Governors Group Elects Tawes." The Washington Post, 16 September 1965.

The Baltimore Sun, 19 January 1967.

Reppert, Ralph.  "The Happy Days of Millard Tawes."  The (Baltimore) Sun Magazine, 8 October 1967.

"Library-Museum To Honor Tawes," The Baltimore Evening Sun, 7 June 1977.

Jones, Carleton.  "J. Millard Tawes:  What His Day Is Like Now."  The Sun Magazine, 8 April 1979.

"Ex-Gov. Tawes dies." Evening Capital (Annapolis), 25 June 1979.

"Politicians eulogize Tawes." Evening Capital (Annapolis), 26 June 1979.

"Tawes dies at home in Crisfield," The Baltimore Sun, 26 June 1979.

"Top political leaders attend Tawes' funeral." Evening Capital (Annapolis), 27 June 1979.

"County Mourns Death of First Citizen." Marylander and Herald, 28 June 1979.

Maraniss, David A. "J. Millard Tawes Dies, Was Maryland Governor for 8 Years." The Washington Post, 26 June 1979

News Travels:  Newsletter of the Maryland office of Tourism Development, 6 (Fall 1997), 4.


Books -

Brugger, Robert J.  Maryland: A Middle Temperament 1634-1980.  Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Universtiy Press, 1988.

Callcott, George H.  Maryland & America:  1940 to 1980.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Dillon, Conley H., ed.  Messages, Addresses and Public Papers of J. Millard Tawes, Governor of Maryland 1963-1967.  2 vols.  Annapolis:
        The State of Maryland, 1967.

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

Radoff, Morris, L., comp.  Maryland Manual 1965-1966.  Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1966.

Radoff, Morris L. and Frank F. White, Jr., comps.  Maryland Manual 1973-1974.  Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1974.

Walsh, Richard and William Lloyd Fox, eds.  Maryland: A History.  Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission, 1983.

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

Wilner, Alan M.  The Maryland Board of Public Works: A History. Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission, 1984.

Wilson, Woodrow T.  Crisfield, Maryland 1676-1976.  Baltimore:  Gateway Press, Inc.  1977.
Autobiographical sketch, pp. 168-174.


Court cases involving Tawes as Governor or Comptroller -

Albaugh v. Tawes, 233 F. Supp. 576 (1964).

Clark v. Tawes, 187 Md. 195, 49 A.2d 463 (1946).

Comptroller of the Treasury v. M. E. Rockhill, Inc., 205 Md. 266 (1954).

Comptroller of the Treasury v. Smith, 205 Md. 408 (1954).

Gellman v. Maryland, 538 F.2d 603 (4th Cir., 1976).

Jacobs v. Tawes, 151 F. Supp. 770 (D. Md., 1957).

Jacobs v. Tawes, 250 F.2d 611 (4th Cir., 1957).

Kim v. Coppin State College, 662 F. 2d 1055 (4th Cir., 1981).

Maryland Citizens Committee for Fair Congressional Redistricting, Inc. v. Tawes, 226 F. Supp. 80 (D. Md., 1964).

Maryland Citizens Committee for Fair Congressional Redistricting, Inc. v. Tawes, 228 F. Supp. 956 (D. Md., 1964).

Maryland Citizens Committee for Fair Congressional Redistricting, Inc. v. Tawes, 253 F. Supp. 731 (D. Md., 1966).

Oursler v. Tawes, 178 Md. 471, 13 A.2d 763 (1940).

Tawes v. Williams, 179 Md. 224, 17 A.2d 137 (1941).

Tawes v. Home Owners' Loan Corporation of Washington, D.C., 180 Md. 401, 24 A.2d 781 (1942).

Tawes v. Strouse, 182 Md. 508, 35 A.2d 233 (1943).

Whittle v. Tawes, 343 F.2d 428 (4th Cir., 1965).

Wood v. Tawes, 181 Md. 151, 28 A.2d 850 (1942).


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