Bennett Feigenbaum papers, 1967-1973

Overview of the Collection

Feigenbaum, Bennett
Bennett Feigenbaum papers
1967-1973 (inclusive)
13.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Collection Number
2119 (Accession No. 2119-001)
Papers of a lawyer and civic activist of Seattle
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections for details.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Lawyer and civic activist of Seattle, Washington. Bennett Feigenbaum was educated in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. He began his career in Seattle as a Law Clerk to Chief Justice of Washington State Supreme Court, 1958-1960. From 1960-1964 he practiced law with the firm of McMicked, Rupp and Schweppe. Feigenbaum became the assistant general attorney of Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Company, 1964-1973. During the 13 years that he worked in Seattle, Bennett Feigenbaum made a sizable contribution to local civic affairs. He was active with the Interstate 90 group concerning the transit tax in 1969. The Municipal League of Seattle and King County, of which he was the creator and first chairman of the Urban Social Problems Committee; Seattle Charter Review Committee, Seattle Citizens Legislative Review Committee, and Seattle Parks Committee of Forward Thrust are a few of the many civic, cultural, and environmental organizations in which he participated.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, reports, position papers, court hearings, legislative material.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated by Bennett Feigenbaum, 4/26/1973.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Personal Names

  • Feigenbaum, Bennett--Archives
  • Uhlman, Wesley C

Corporate Names

  • Seattle (Wash.). Police Chief Selection Committee
  • Seattle (Wash.). Police Dept

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • League of Women Voters of King County (creator)
    • Municipal League of Seattle and King County (creator)
    • Seattle (Wash.). City Council (creator)
    • Washington (State). Dept. of Highways (creator)
    • Washington Roadside Council (creator)