BENNETT "CHAMP" CLARK - EPHEMERA SIGNED 1934 - HFSID 176013
Sale Price $144.00
BENNETT "CHAMP" CLARK
His signature as US Senator (1934) on a patch of pink fabric
Ephemera signed: "Bennett Champ Clark/U.S. Senator, Mo/1934", 6x3 semi-circle of pink cloth. Written in black ink on this piece of cotton cloth originally intended for a patchwork quilt. Joel Bennett "Champ" Clark (1890-1951) was the son of James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark, Speaker of the US House of Representatives who narrowly lost the Democratic Presidential nomination to Woodrow Wilson in 1912. Joel Bennett Clark served as parliamentary of the US House (1913-1917), but this was not nepotism; he was an expert on parliamentary procedures and wrote manuals on the subject. He joined the US Army during World War I, rising to the rank of Colonel (and hence is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Bennett Champ Clark represented Missouri in the US Senate for two terms (1933-1945) and was Associate Justice of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia from 1945 until his death. Minor bleeding of ink. Otherwise, fine condition.
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