Some of the other groups and people involved were as follows:
1.)Pierre, Irenee and Lammot du Pont
3.)Representative James M. Beck
4.)Mrs. Henry B. Joy and Mrs. James Ross Todd of the [Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform] WONPR
5.)Frederic R. Coudert, Jr., of the [Volunteer Committee of Lawyers] VCL
6.) Edward F. Hutton, board chairman of General Foods Corporation
7.)Sewell Avery-who came from a wealthy Michigan family of lumber barons
8.)Thomas Lincoln Chadbourne -who was one of New Yorks top business lawyers
9.)IBM President Tom Watson- who served on the Chamber of Commerce
10.)Vance Muse - of the group called Christian America
11.)Albert Grant Christmas- he was Robert S. Clarks lawyer.
12.)Dr. Samuel Harden Church- of the Carnegie Institute
13.)William Clayton, a.k.a. “Mr. Cotton,” co-founded Anderson, Clayton & Co. in 1904 and was the Export-Import Bank’s vice president
(1940-1942). For the next 20 years, his ultra-right views were applied to government postings: Assistant Secretary of Commerce (1942), Administrator,
Surplus War Property (1944) and Assistant Secretary of State (1944-1945). As Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs (1945-1947), and member of
the Manhattan Project’s Interim Committee,
14.)Howard Heinz-yes, of the Heinze ketchup empire.
15.)E.F. Hutton-a New York financier
16.)John Davison Rockefeller - no need to elaborate on this one.
17.)Joseph Early Widener-who was considered to be as close to a royal family as Americans could get.
18.)Ernest Tener Weir-who was americas second leading Tin plate manufacturers.
19.)James Wadsworth, Jr- who was one of the founders of the American Liberty League.
20.)William H. Stayton - who was a Baltimore lawyer who moved into the lucrative steamship business.
21.)Alfred Emanuel Smith-a Democratic politician since his days in New York’s state assembly (1904-1915), was New York’s governor four times
22.)Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr-GM’s chairman (1937-1956)
there are a few more... but I think you guys get the Idea here.
todays influence of corporatism
this may seem like a long time ago for some... but in the world of politics and business 70-80 years is no time at all. Many of these companies are
still prominent today. Goodyear Tire, DuPont, GM.. etc.
some of the strongest lobbying groups of today are from companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and General Electric.
has a great list of some of the more prominent
names in the lobbying field and the companies they lobby for.
Taking care of businessSam Adcock, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. A former aide to Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.), Adcock has contacts in
Washington who are key to Paris-based EADS's ability to make a play for the U.S. commercial and defense aerospace market.
Thomas Beddow, 3M Co. Heads up 3M's Washington office and looks out for the company's manufacturing interests across a diverse range of products.
Nick Calio, Citigroup Calio is a lobbyist's lobbyist, known for thoughtful and at times humorous gestures. The former head of President Bush's
lobbying team once gave a staunchly Democratic lobbyist a plaque signed by the president commemorating the birth of the lobbyist's daughter.
Kenneth Cole, General Motors Cole has lobbied for one of the country's most iconic companies for over two decades, acquiring in the process an
unsurpassed expertise on the issues facing the domestic car industry.
Brian Dailey, Lockheed Martin With experience on both the White House's National Space Council and the Senate Armed Services Committee, Dailey has a
broad understanding of how Washington works and is plugged in at both the Pentagon and on Capitol Hill. He works with a former aide to House Speaker
Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.), Bill Inglee.
Rudy DeLeon, Boeing Boeing has had its shares of trials in the last several years, but DeLeon has persevered and is considered a strong but discreet
force in Washington. A former Hill staffer, DeLeon is particularly strong in the Pentagon, where he served as deputy defense secretary.
Nancy Dorn, General Electric A former deputy White House budget director and aide to Hastert, Dorn is a recent addition to GE, which spent over $16
million on lobbying last year.
Marcel DuBois, UPS DuBois has helped make UPS one of the most powerful lobbying forces on the Hill.
Don Duncan, ConocoPhillips Played a major role in securing federal help for a proposed natural gas pipeline from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to markets in
the United States.
Wayne Gable, Koch Industries Koch is among the top givers to Republican candidates who embrace its anti-regulation, free-market philosophy, which the
company also pushes through think tanks it supports. Gable has led the company's government affairs shop, which spent more than $800,000 on lobbying
Bob Helm, Northrop Grumman Helm, a former Senate Budget Committee staffer and Pentagon appointee, leads a lobbying shop that has a reputation for
strength on Capitol Hill. He understands congressional politics at the retail level, one source said.
Jack Krumholtz, Microsoft Although Krumholtz is rarely on the Hill himself lobbying these days, he oversees one of the strongest corporate lobby shops
in the high-tech industry and is active in political circles.
Bill Lane, Caterpillar A 20-year veteran of Capitol Hill trade battles, Lane most recently led efforts to push through free-trade pacts with Chile and
Australia. You can always find Bill in the mix on a trade issue, said one colleague.
Tim McBride, Freddie Mac The longtime DaimlerChrysler lobbyist was named to the top lobbying spot at the mortgage giant earlier this year.
Hank McKinnell, Pfizer The chairman and CEO of the pharmaceutical giant is also chairman of the Business Roundtable, where he works in partnership
with the group's president, John Castellani, one of Washington's most successful and influential lobbyists .
Timothy McKone, SBC Has been at the company amid tumultuous times in the telecom industry, including the recently announced merger with AT&T.
Buzz Miller, Southern Co. A self-described 800-pound gorilla in the energy industry, Southern is always listened to and has political clout far beyond
their region, and it's Miller who often makes his company's case.
Betsy Moler, Exelon Moler has worked on Capitol Hill, served as chairwoman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and was a deputy secretary at
the Energy Department. Now she is the reigning monarch of electricity lobbyists, said one source.
Ziad Ojakli. Ford Motor Co. A former White House lobbyist to the Senate, Ojakli has retooled Ford's lobbying shop with the help of ex-House Energy
and Commerce Chief of Staff Dan Brouillette.
John Scruggs, Altria Scruggs leads the lobbying efforts for tobacco giant Philip Morris, a company with close ties to House Majority Whip Roy Blunt
Matt Stanton and Chris Swonger, Allied Domecq PLC Stanton, the former Democratic liaison to Congress for the Distilled Spirits Council, now heads up
Allied Domecq's government affairs shop with Swonger. Lobbying is in Stanton's blood: His father is Michael Stanton of the Alliance of Automobile
Bill Sweeney, Electronic Data Systems Unlike most other companies on this list, Electronic Data Systems is not a household name, but its name is
well-known in Washington's power corridors.
Thomas Tauke, Verizon Communications A former Republican congressman from Iowa who served for 12 years.
Is there now another attempt by todays power hungry to take control again? Has it already begun with 911? these are questions Ill leave to you.