GOVERNOR JOHN A. LOVE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/02/1972 - HFSID 345155
Sale Price $108.00
JOHN ARTHUR LOVE
The 36th Governor of Colorado signs this typed letter in which he informs and admirer he had granted him with a photograph autographed by him and his wife and provides him with the requested addresses
Typed Letter Signed: “John A Love” in black felt tip. 7¼x10½. Place: Denver, Colorado. Date: November 2, 1972. Written on State of Colorado letterhead. Addresses to: Mr. Bill Geiger. 8816 90th Street, Rock Island, Illinois 61201. In full: “Dear Mr. Geiger: Thank you for your letter of October 13. The photograph, which has been autographed by Ms. Love and myself, is here with enclosed in compliance with your request. The addresses you requested are as follows: Walter W. Johnson, 3313 South Oak, Tempe, Arizona 85281; Stephen McNichols, 17 Crestmoor Drive, Denver, Colorado. Please accept my best wishes for success in building a large collection. Sincerely, John A. Love.” John Arthur Love (1916-2002) was a United States attorney and Republican politician who served as the 36th Governor of the State of Colorado from 1963 to 1973. He acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Denver in 1938 and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Denver School of law in 1941. John also served as a U.S. Navy pilot in World War II for which he was twice awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He started a law practice in Colorado Springs after the war and married Ann Daniels in 1942 with whom he had three children. In 1962 he defeated incumbent Colorado Governor Stephen L.R. McNichols. In 1973 Love resigned the governorship to become the nation's first Director of the Office of Energy Policy (“Energy Czar”) in the administration of U.S. President Richard M. Nixon. Lieutenant Governor John David Vanderhoof assumed the office of Governor upon Governor Love's resignation. John Arthur resigned five months later due to the political turmoil in the final days of the Nixon Administration. He died in Colorado on January 21, 2002. Lightly toned and creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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