Harry Jacob Anslinger

Harry Jacob Anslinger

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Nov 1975 (aged 83)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Sec. C, Lot 320
Memorial ID 6382604 · View Source
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Commissioner of United States Treasury's Bureau of Narcotics (1930-1962), advocated harsh penalties for sale possession, and use of "all dope," was instrumental in passage of Marijuana Tax Act in 1937 and fought for uniform state narcotic acts, represented United States at many international conventions on narcotics and served as delegate to United Nations Narcotics Commission in the 1960s.



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Harry Jacob Anslinger 1892-1975


  • Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 30 Apr 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6382604
  • Dwayne Sessom
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Jacob Anslinger (20 May 1892–14 Nov 1975), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6382604, citing Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Peterborough K (contributor 46537737) .