College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Millard E. Tydings
1890 - 1961
in Memory of
Millard E. Tydings
1890 - 1961
Distinguished Public Servant and Friend of Education
Alumnus of the University
Decorated Officer, World War I
Speaker of the House of Delegates
Member of the House of Representatives
the United States Senate
Member of the Board of Regents of the University
November 15, 1969
Erected 1969 by the University of Maryland.
Location. 38° 59.081′ N, 76° 56.644′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. The marker is on the wall at the south entrance to Tydings Hall which is east of Preinkert Drive, at the north side of "the Grove", on the campus of the University of Maryland. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morrill Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Architectural History of the Maryland Agricultural College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Terrapin Memorial Woods Hall Rain Garden (about 500 feet away); University of Maryland Vietnam War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Omicron Delta Kappa (about 700 feet away); Juan Ramón Jiménez (about 700 feet away); Calvert Hall (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Park.
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Also see . . .
1. Millard E. Tydings. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Tydings Committee. ... a subcommittee authorized by S. 231 in February 1950 to look into charges by Joseph R. McCarthy that he had a list of individuals who were known by the Secretary of State to be members of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) and who were still working in the State Department....Tydings labeled McCarthy's charges a "fraud and a hoax," and said that the result of McCarthy's actions was to "confuse and divide the American people ... to a degree far beyond the hopes of the Communists themselves." (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Tydings-McDuffie Act (Philippine Independance). (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Millard Evelyn Tydings from The Biographical Directory of the U. S. Congress. (Submitted on October 19, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Millard Evelyn Tydings; Distinguished Service Cross; 29th Infantry Division; Democratic Party; Tydings-McDuffie Act; Philippines Commonwealth; fiscal conservatism; Second Red Scare; Joseph Davies Tydings.
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Education • War, World I
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 978 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on October 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3. submitted on October 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.