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Millard E. Tydings

1890 - 1961

 
 
Millard E. Tydings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 14, 2009
1. Millard E. Tydings Marker
Inscription.
This Building is Named
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
State Senator
Member of the House of Representatives
and
the United States Senate
from Maryland
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. Touch for map. 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. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America.
 
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 (about 500 feet away); Juan Ramón Jiménez
U.S. Senator Millard E. Tydings image. Click for full size.
By U.S. Senate, 1937
2. U.S. Senator Millard E. Tydings
(about 700 feet away); Calvert Hall (about 800 feet away); University of Maryland Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leo Van Munching (approx. 0.2 miles away); "May Peace Prevail on Earth" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Park.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
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." Republicans responded in kind,
Portrait of Senator Millard E. Tydings image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 10, 2009
3. Portrait of Senator Millard E. Tydings
Part of memorial display in Tydings Hall
with William Jenner stating that Tydings was guilty of "the most brazen whitewash of treasonable conspiracy in our history." The full Senate voted three times on whether to accept the report, and each time the voting was precisely divided along party lines. (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.
 
Categories. EducationGovernmentNotable PersonsPolitics
 
Tydings Hall, south portico image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 14, 2009
4. Tydings Hall, south portico
marker is visible to the left of the center door.
Construction plaque for the College of Business and Public Administration Bldg., completed 1961 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 14, 2009
5. Construction plaque for the College of Business and Public Administration Bldg., completed 1961
(later re-dedicated to Millard Tydings), also adjacent to the building's east entrance.
Tydings Hall - north entrance off McKeldin Mall image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 14, 2009
6. Tydings Hall - north entrance off McKeldin Mall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 900 times since then and 51 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.
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