Henry Oscar Talle Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Luther College, 1917. Student of University Minnesota, summers 1916, 19, Boston University, Emerson College of Oratory, 1921, University of Chicago, 1925-1927, 1931-1932, summers, 1922, 24, 28, 30, 33. Doctor of Civil Law, Luther College, 1950.
Teacher and superintendent of schools, Rugby and Rolette, North Dakota, 1917-1920. Teacher, Luther Academy, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 1920-1921. Professor of economics, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1921-1938, treasurer of College, 1932-1938.
Member 76th and 77th Congresses (1939-1943), 4th Iowa District, 78th to 85th Congresses, from 2d Iowa District. Assistant administrator for program policy Housing and Home Finance Agency, Washington, 1959-1961. Delaware to conferences Interparliamentary Union, Oslo, Norway, 1939, Cairo, Egypt, 1947, Rome, Italy, 1948, Stockholm, 1949, Dublin, 1950, Istanbul, Turkey, 1951, Bern, Switzerland, 1952, Washington, 1953, Vienna, Austria, 1954.
Chairman delegations to Helsinki, Finland, 1955, Bangkok, Thailand, 1956, London, England., 1957, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1958. Permanent secretary American group, 1949. Chairman delegation from United States House of Representatives, Conference Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Bermuda, 1948.
Member 76th and 77th Congresses (1939-1943), 4th Iowa District, 78th to 85th Congresses, from 2d Iowa District. Served in the United States Navy, 1917-1919. Member American Legion, Vets of Foreign Wars.
Married to Edith Margaret Huset, 1920 (died December 21, 1938).; married second, Gladyce B. Carey, 1950. Children: Helen Elaine (Mistress Keith Allan Crown, Junior.