WALTER H. NEWTON PAPERS, 1910-1949
October 10, 1880 Born Philadelphia, Pa. Son of Thomas Rogers and Mary (Hughes) Newton
1905 LL.B., University of Minnesota
June 14, 1905 Married Cora M. Noracon
1919‑1931 Member, 66th to 71st Congresses
July 1, 1929 Secretary and Administrative Assistant to Herbert Hoover
1933‑34 Member, Federal Home Loan Bank Board
1934 Resumed law practice
1936 Author: The Hoover Administration
August 10, 1941 Died, Minneapolis, Minn.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The Walter H. Newton Collection contains correspondence and photographs with or about Herbert Hoover, 1927‑1942; newspaper clippings concerning Newton, 1910‑1941; Medicine Ball poems and photos; and Newton Representative Campaign material, 1920‑1924.
According to an article about the 1929 White House fire on Christmas Eve, the personal files of Secretary Newton, many of which he accumulated during his service in Congress as a Representative from Minnesota were ruined.