Small 4x5¾ signed b/w bust photo of Douglas Dixon, accompanied by
original mailing envelope and secretarial letter of transmittal. Dixon was
Secretary of the Treasury under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines
Photograph signed "Douglas Dillon". B/w, 4x5¾ overall, 2¾x4
image, one surface, printed on cardstock. Lightly toned, creased and
bowed. Lightly chipped at left edge and in bottom right corner. Otherwise in
fine condition. Accompanied by two items: 1) Unsigned envelope. 6½x4¼.
Postmarked New York City, May 18, 1979. Addressed to Mr. George Sanders,
KWJJ Broadcasting Co., Enka, North Carolina. Normal postal stamps. Envelope is
open and empty. Lightly toned, soiled and creased. Paper loss under flap on
verso. Otherwise in fine condition. 2) Typed letter signed "M. Berger"
from Dillon's office. 1 page, 6¼x8¼. May 16, 1979. Addressed
to Mr. George Sanders, KWJJ Broadcasting Co., Enka, North Carolina. Secretarial
letter of transmittal. Lightly toned and creased. Lightly soiled on verso (no
show-through). Folded once and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition. Dillon
(1909-2003), born Clarence Douglas Dillon, was the 57th Secretary of the
Treasury under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson
from January of 1961 to April of 1965. Dillon, a veteran of World War
II, had previously served as U. S. Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary to France (1953-1957). Dillon also served on the
Executive Committee of the National Security Council during the Cuban
Missile Crisis. As a private citizen, he was President of the New York
Metropolitan Museum and a Trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation
(1960-1961). Dillon was awarded the Medal of Freedom in 1989.
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C. DOUGLAS DILLON
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