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Identifier: A0079

Title: Paul Bakewell, Jr., Papers, 1915-1964


Paul Bakewell, Jr., was born in St. Louis, the son of Paul and Nina Bakewell. He attended St. Louis University and the St. Louis University School of Law. He was admitted to the bar in 1910, and was associated with the law firm of Bakewell, Bakewell and Cramer. He married Mary Fullerton in 1909. He was a member of the United States War Trade Board in 1917-1918 and in 1922 he organized the Governmental Research Institute in St. Louis. He was its chairman until 1935. He was a director in the Atchison Water Company, Phillipsburg Coal and Land Company, and the Maffitt Realty Company. He served on the directorate of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and the Boys Club of St. Louis and is a former director of the United Charities of St. Louis, the Social Planning Council and the Municipal Nurses Board. He was a member of the Calvary Cemetery Association, the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce, the Noonday Club, and the St. Louis County Round Table. He was the author of Past and Present Facts About Money in the United States, published in 1938.

The collection contains correspondence and subject files. The subject files consist of information regarding the Fullerton Building; labor relations with the Committee for Industrial Organization, 1937; St. Louis Chamber of Commerce, 1942-1944; Community Council, Social Planning Committee, 1936-1938; St. Louis and St. Louis County Borough Plan, 1962; and United Charities, 1935-1946. Also includes a manuscript digest of legal terms kept by Paul Bakewell, Jr., 1915, and cashbook #7 from his law practice, 1941-1944.

3 boxes; 1 volume

Cite as: Paul Bakewell, Jr., Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1928-1964

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts


Subjects: Labor


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