GLENN FORD - DOCUMENT UNSIGNED 10/20/1958 WITH CHARLES CLIFTON "CLIFF" FINCH - HFSID 284341
[GLENN FORD] and CLIFF FINCH Ford, a real captain in the US Navy, receives an honorary appointment as Admiral in the Mississippi Navy, signed by the State's Governor in 1977. From Glenn Ford's estate!
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[GLENN FORD] and CLIFF FINCH
Ford, a real captain in the US Navy, receives an honorary appointment as Admiral in the Mississippi Navy, signed by the State's Governor in 1977. From Glenn Ford's estate!
Document signed (but not by Ford): "Cliff Finch" as Governor of Mississippi, 16½x13½ - laminated to one surface. Jackson, Mississippi, 1977 October 7. Appointment of Glenn Ford as an Admiral in the Mississippi Navy and as Aide de Camp on the Governor's Staff. After making his screen debut in 20th Century-Fox's Heaven With a Barbed Wire Fence (1939), GLENN FORD (1916-2006) played diverse roles, including dark characters (The Blackboard Jungle and Ransom, both released in 1955), romantic leading men (Teahouse of the August Moon, 1956; The Gazebo, 1959) and rugged western heroes (The Desperados, 1943; The Sheepman, 1958; Cimarron, 1960). In 1958, Ford was voted the number one male box-office attraction, and remained popular long after the studio system that "created" him had collapsed. Later in his career, he appeared on television as well as appearing in feature films, including Superman: The Movie (1978). Ford served in the US Marine Corps during World War II, and also spent two tours of duty with the Third Marine Amphibious Force in Vietnam. Appointed a Lt. Commander in the US Navy Reserve (1958), Ford was promoted to Commander in 1963 and to Captain in 1968. Charles Clifton "CLIFF" FINCH (1927-1986) was Governor of Mississippi from 1976 to 1980. He ran for President in 1980, receiving a total of 48,032 votes in nine Democratic primaries. This plaque was acquired from the estate of the late Glenn Ford! Fine condition.
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