Confidential 1940 census data becomes public – San Jose Mercury News admin | April 2, 2012 | Death Records | No Comments CBS News Confidential 1940 census data becomes publicSan Jose Mercury News"I've spent hours, probably years looking for people," said Smith, of the African American Genealogical Society of Northern California. "And the census is pretty much one of the hallmarks of genealogy research." Kept confidential by law for 72 years, …National Archives releases 1940 Census, 21 million from count still aliveFox News1940 Census records to be released onlineWashington PostGenealogists eager for Monday's release of 1940 census dataDenver PostPatch.comall 692 news articles » genealogical – Google News Tags:1940, becomes, census, Confidential, Data, Jose, Mercury, news, Public Related Posts Genealogy Enjoys Unlikely Popularity No Comments | Nov 6, 2012 Genealogy Blogger Randy Seaver on Family History Blogs No Comments | Nov 8, 2011 Genealogists? No Comments | Jun 14, 2012 Stolen Social Security Numbers Used To Commit Tax Fraud No Comments | Mar 11, 2012 About The Author admin Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.