Stock Photo: President Franklin Roosevelt, signs the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (Wheeler-Rayburn Act). It imposed consumer protection regulations on public utilities and was bitterly fought by the industry. Standing L-R: Sen. Alben Barkley, Sen. Burton Wheeler, Sen. Fred H. Brown, Dozier Du Vane, Solicitor, Federal Power Commission, Rep. Sam Rayburn, Benjamin Cohen, Attorney, and Thomas Corcoran, attorney. Aug. 26, 1935.
Stock Photo: 4048-9050 President Franklin Roosevelt, signs the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (Wheeler-Rayburn Act). It imposed consumer protection regulations on public utilities and was bitterly fought by the industry. Standing L-R: Sen. Alben Barkley, Sen. Burton Wheeler, Sen. Fred H. Brown, Dozier Du Vane, Solicitor, Federal Power Commission, Rep. Sam Rayburn, Benjamin Cohen, Attorney, and Thomas Corcoran, attorney. Aug. 26, 1935.