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Panama Canal Company



  • Existence: 1951 - 1979

Biographical / Historical

Chartered as the Panama Railroad Company by the Legislature of New York, April 7, 1849. The Act of Sept. 26, 1950 (64 Stat. 1038, Public law 841, 81st Cong.) took effect on July 1, 1951, by virtue of Executive order 10263 of June 29, 1951. That act reorganized the Panama Canal enterprise as a whole, changed the name "Panama Railroad Company" to read "Panama Canal Company." The company was superseded by the Panama Canal Commission in 1979.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

T. Coleman Andrews papers

Identifier: Coll 119

T. Coleman Andrews was an American accountant, state and federal government official, and the States' Rights Party candidate for President of the United States in 1956. The papers include correspondence, American Institute of Accountants files, Panama Canal Company files, tax reform files, campaign files, and personal papers.

Dates: 1931-1965