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PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE - CIVIL APPOINTMENT SIGNED 05/19/1926 CO-SIGNED BY: HARRY S. NEW - DOCUMENT 17023

 
CALVIN COOLIDGE
Appointment of a Postmaster for Greenville, California, also signed by Postmaster General Harry New
Civil Appointment signed: "Calvin Coolidge" as President, "Harry S. New" as Postmaster General. Washington, D.C., 18x14.1926 May 19. Appointment of Josephine M. Costar as Postmaster of Greenville, California. After losing an election for School Committee in 1905, CALVIN COOLIDGE (1872-1933, born in Plymouth, Vermont) never lost another one. He was Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts (1910-1911), State Senator (1912-1915), Lieutenant Governor (1916-1918), Governor (1919-1920), vice president (1921-1923) and president (1923-1929). He earned a national following during the Boston Police Strike of 1919, when as Governor he declared, "There is no right to strike against the public safety by anyone, anywhere, any time." "Silent Cal," as he was called for his economy of speech, succeeded to the Presidency upon the death of Warren Harding and won election to his own full term in 1924. Despite his taciturn manner, Coolidge gave more press conferences than any President before or since, and was the first to deliver a political speech on radio. How one rates the Coolidge Presidency depends largely on whether one shares his belief in reduced government spending and regulation. HARRY S. NEW (1858-1937, born in Indianapolis, Indiana) was a United States Senator from Indiana from 1917 to 1923 and United States Postmaster General from 1923 to 1929 appointed by President Warren Harding and continuing in office under Calvin Coolidge. He was also a reporter, editor, part owner and publisher of the Indianapolis Journal from 1878 to 1903. Lightly creased. Slightly soiled. Edges lightly worn. Otherwise, fine condition.


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PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE
Born: July 4, 1872 in Plymouth Notch, Vermont
Died: January 5, 1933 in Northampton, Massachusetts


Film Credits
2013 Grave of the Zombie Antelope (Other), 2009 Landslide: A Portrait of President Herbert Hoover (Other), 2008 Unnatural Causes (Other), 2005 The Presidents (Other), 2004 The Ninth (Other), 2001 Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (Other), 1999 The Century: America's Time (Other), 1997 Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America (Other), 1997 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (Other), 1996 The Roaring Twenties (Other), 1994 The Story of Mount Rushmore: America in Stone (Other), 1994 Baseball (Other), 1992 Portraits of Presidents: Presidents of a World Power 1901- (Other), 1990 The American Experience (Other), 1983 Zelig (Other), 1980 Hollywood (Other), 1973 The Age of Ballyhoo (Other), 1969 The Comic (Other), 1961 Project XX (Other), 1961 Biography (Other), 1956 I Never Forget a Face (Other), 1951 The Naughty Twenties (Other), 1951 The Littlest Expert on My Favorite President (Other), 1950 The Golden Twenties (Other), 1950 Fifty Years Before Your Eyes (Other), 1946 Blue Skies (Other), 1939 The Roaring Twenties (Other), 1934 Whirlpool (Other), 1930 The Voice of Hollywood No. 7 (in person), 1930 The Voice of Hollywood No. 10 (in person), 1930 Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 14 (in person), 1924 Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners (in person), 1924 President Coolidge, Taken on the White House Grounds (in person)


HARRY S. NEW
Born: December 31, 1858 in Indianapolis, Indiana
Died: May 9, 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland





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