Nomination of Cyrus E. Woods To Be a Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission
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Nomination of Cyrus E. Woods To Be a Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce, Sixty-Ninth Congress, second session, on Jan. 6-12, 1927

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Interstate Commerce Commission -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment

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The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 181 p
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15296686M

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Committee on Interstate Commerce. Nomination of Cyrus E. Woods to be a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission, t.p. viewed on August 4, Woods, Cyrus E., Papers (admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in and by was one of the foremost corporation lawyers in . Few of the commission appointments made during recent years have escaped criticism. While most of the President's appointments to commissions have ultimately been confirmed, two important appointments - those of Cyrus E. Woods and John J. Esch to be members of the Interstate Commerce Commission - were rejected by the Senate. -- Strongly intimating that Cyrus E. Woods of Pennsylvania would not be confirmed by the Senate for the post to which he had been nominated on the Interstate Commerce Commission, Senator McKellar. Office of the Historian, Foreign Service Institute United States Department of State. [email protected] Phone: Fax:

By Cyrus E. Woods, Published on 01/01/ In the case of the railroads, for example, the practice of rebating was eliminated through the Elkins Act (), and the Hepburn Act () allowed the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) to set maximum railroad rates. The Hepburn Act also expanded the ICC's jurisdiction to include pipelines, ferries, sleeping cars, and bridges and made the. TR signs the Hepburn Act, which gives the Interstate Commerce Commission increased power to regulate railroad rates. Roosevelt's leadership is key for the passage of this act, as many observers claim the act would have not come out of the Senate without TR's advocacy. The dramatic "Cross of Gold" speech won the Democratic presidential nomination for. make the Interstate Commerce Commission more powerful and active. members of the so-called Big Four at the Paris Peace Conference.

There was a human cost to this exciting story of financial ingenuity. That year, , records of the Interstate Commerce Commission showed t railroad workers were killed or injured. In the gold reserve of the United States was depleted, while twenty-six New York City banks had $ million in gold in their vaults. FERC ensures economically efficient, safe, reliable & secure energy for consumers. Structure of the Trilateral Commission. In his book Who's Running America?, Thomas Dye said that Rockefeller was the most powerful man in list Bill Moyers (a CFR member), wrote about the power of David Rockefeller in "David Rockefeller is the most conspicuous representative today of the ruling class, a multinational fraternity of men who shape the global economy and. This book is illustrated, or as it is printed in the book “Deorated By John Lockwood Kipling, C.I.E.” Published: Garden City New York Doubleday, Doran & Company, INC. This book is red withgold embossing on the spine and a gold circle with a elephant and swastika on the cover.