GENERAL HARRY H. VAUGHAN - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 171679
HARRY H. VAUGHAN
Black and white photograph of General Harry H. Vaughan in military uniform
Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Thos L Alford/with all good wishes/H.H. Vaughan". B/w, 8x10, US Army Photograph. Harry H. Vaughan (1893-1981) was a personal friend of Harry S Truman since 1917, serving with him in WWI and in the Field Artillery Officers Reserve Corps. Treasurer for Senator Truman's 1940 reelection campaign committee, he became secretary to Senator Truman in 1941 and a liaison officer for the Truman Committee in 1944. General Vaughan was Military Aide to Truman when he was Vice President and President, 1945-1953.Considered to be greatest embarrassment to the Truman administration, Vaughan was investigated by the Hoey Committee for what was referred to as the Five Percenters -men who were paid 5% of government contracts secured through their influence with officials. Vaughan was never charged with a crime. Fine condition.
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