Profile of Frederick Huntington Gillett, People (April 1931)
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Profile of Frederick Huntington Gillett, People (April 1931)

[photo][photo credit]Wide World Photo [photo caption]Frederick Huntington Gillett Retiring Senator from Massachusetts, Mr. Gillett introduced the bill to liberalize the federal statutes on birth control which was argued in public hearings February 13 and 14. Senator Gillett is a veteran of the United States Congress, having served in the House of Representatives from 1893 to 1925, the last six years as its speaker. In 1925 he was elected to the Senate and retired March 4. Details of the Senate hearing on the Gillett bill are given by a contributing editor in the Eugenic Panorama pages of this issue. [end]

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