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Welch, Robert, 1899-1985



  • Existence: 18991201 - 19850106

Biographical / Historical

Robert Welch (1899-1985) was an American businessman and political activist. He was the founder of the John Birch Society.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Anti-Defamation League John Birch Society Collection

Identifier: I-510

The records consist of documentation of the Anti-Defamation League efforts to track and counter activities of the John Birch Society from its founding in 1958 through the mid-1970s. The material was organized by the ADL New England regional office and consists of correspondence, including copies of internal JBS material, memoranda, a large volume of newspaper clippings, as well as pamphlets, publications and reports.

Dates: undated, 1928-1980; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1975