ASSOCIATE JUSTICE TOM C. CLARK - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 07/23/1945 - HFSID 293479
TOM C. CLARK Handwritten note affixed on his mailing envelope of the Attorney General and a news photo of Clark as the newly appointed AG. Autograph Note signed: "For Captain Ralph/Errington with the/best wishes of/Tom C.
Sale Price $252.00
TOM C. CLARK
Handwritten note affixed on his mailing envelope of the Attorney General and a news photo of Clark as the newly appointed AG.
Autograph Note signed: "For Captain Ralph/Errington with the/best wishes of/Tom C. Clark/7-23-45", 5x3 Affixed to a 8½x11 page with printed letterhead of the Attorney General, along with a typed caption and a newspaper photo of Clark captioned "New Attorney General." Special Assistant in the Justice Department (1937-1943) and Assistant Attorney General (1943-1945) under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Tom C. Clark (1899-1977) was appointed Attorney General in 1945 and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1949 by President Harry S Truman. When his son, Ramsey, was appointed Attorney General by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1967, Clark resigned as Associate Justice to avoid any possible conflict of interest. From the private collection of Ralph Errington Ward (1926-2009). Ward, a fighter pilot and squadron commander in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, went on to become President and CEO of Cheseborough-Ponds, Inc., transforming the cosmetics firm into a major home product conglomerate. Toned. Otherwise, fine condition.
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