BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSEPH J. "JOE" FOSS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 209350
BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSEPH J. "JOE" FOSS The Medal of Honor recipient signs his name in black ink Autograph note signed: "To Mr & Mrs Sy Sussman/My best wishes/Joe Foss". 5x2¾ card. Joseph J.
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BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSEPH J. "JOE" FOSS
The Medal of Honor recipient signs his name in black ink
Autograph note signed: "To Mr & Mrs Sy Sussman/My best wishes/Joe Foss". 5x2¾ card. Joseph J. Foss (1925-2003) was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 18, 1943 for his 26 aerial victories over Guadalcanal (1942-1943). The wife and mother of the Marine Corps Captain were present at the ceremony. Foss later served as the Governor of South Dakota (1955-1959), a Brigadier General in the Air Force Reserve, the first President of the American Football League (1959), playing a key role in the creation of the Super Bowl, and President of the National Rifle Association (1988). When Foss was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on January 21, 2003, the funeral was attended by Vice President Dick Cheney and retired Colonel Oliver North, who gave the eulogy. Writing has bled slightly. Small stain near right edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
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