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A. Robert Kleiner papers

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A. Robert Kleiner papers RHC-25

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503

2010



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorKleiner, A. Robert, 1949-1982
Title: A. Robert Kleiner papers
Dates: 1964-1984
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feet(1 carton)
AbstractA. Robert Kleiner was a founding partner of the Kleiner, De Young, and Fayette law firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He served as a chairperson for the Michigan Democratic Party Committee on Apportionment. The A. Robert Kleiner collection documents the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan for political representation in the 1960s until the 1980s.
Identification: RHC-25
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Collection Description

The A. Robert Kleiner collection documents the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan for political representation in the 1960s until the 1980s. This collection includes petitions for the Michigan Legislature, the original Austin-Kleiner plans for reapportionment in Michigan in 1964, photographs of the commission, and newspaper articles covering the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan and the court rulings on the new reapportionment.


Biography

A. Robert Kleiner was a founding partner of the Kleiner, De Young, and Fayette law firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His practice was heavily involved with labor law. Outside of the law firm he participated in the Citizen Action, the Democratic Party, and the Commission on Legislative Apportionment. He was also a chairperson for the Michigan Democratic Party Committee on Apportionment. He twice co-authored the apportionment plans that were adopted in 1964 and 1972. Kleiner served on Grand Valley State University's the Board of Control from 1983-1987.


Apportionment
Apportionment (Election law)--Michigan
Citizen Action (U.S.).
Democratic Party (U.S.).
Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Lawyers--United States
Michigan--Politics and government

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A. Robert Kleiner papers (RHC-25). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Acquired ca. 1985.


Related Material

A. Robert Kleiner papers at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan (14 linear feet).


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