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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 Johnson.
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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Born: August 21, 1909 in Geneva, Switzerland
Died: January 10, 2003 in New York City, New York

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