National Commission on Consumer Finance
- 1936 - 1971
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Extent1 collection (68 boxes and 3 Paige boxes)
The NCCF was created by the National Consumer Protection Act of 1968. The Commission, which consists of nine members, is a bi-partisan and is charged with the study of various aspects of consumer finance. Three of its members are drawn from the U.S. Senate, three from the House, and three are private citizens.
In 1969 Robert Braucher was appointed chairman of this Commission. Also appointed were: Robert W. Johnson and Ira M. Millstein; from the Senate: William Proxmire, D. Wisc., John J. Sparkman, D.Ala., and John G. Tower, R. Tex.; from the House: Seymour Halpern, R. N.Y., Wright Patman, D. Tex., and Leonor Sullivan, D. Mass.
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