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date: 14 October 2019

Chapman, Oscar Littletonlocked

(22 October 1896–06 February 1978)
  • Stuart L. Weiss

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Chapman, Oscar Littleton (22 October 1896–06 February 1978), humanitarian, politician, and secretary of the interior, was born in Halifax County, Virginia, the son of James Jackson Chapman and Rosa Blount, farmers. Portending his future liberalism, young Chapman rebelled against his southern heritage, choosing a picture of ...

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