JACK KEMP - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/02/1972 - HFSID 189681
Sale Price $162.00
The New York Congressman signs this typed letter addressed to W. Ernst Minor, former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's assistant, to congratulate him on a new position in the Environmental Protection Agency, in black felt tip
Typed Letter Signed: "Jack" as U.S. Congressman, 1p, 8x10½. Place: Washington, D.C. Date: August 2, 1972. Written on his Congressional letterhead to W. Ernst Minor, Cincinnati, Ohio. In part: "Thank you very much for your nice letter and I congratulate you on your new position. I know your outstanding abilities will be of valuable assistance to the Environmental Protection Agency and am sure that Cincinnati is grateful to have you home again…." Jack French Kemp (1935-2009) was an American Republican politician, collegiate and professional football player. He served as Housing Secretary in the administration of President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993, having previously served nine terms as a congressman for Western New York's 31st congressional district from 1971 to 1989. He was the Republican Party's nominee for Vice President in the 1996 election, where he was running mate of presidential nominee Bob Dole; Kemp had previously contended for the presidential nomination in the 1988 Republican primaries. Jack Kemp was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 by President Barack Obama. W. Ernst Minor had been Assistant to Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, who resigned a year after this letter. Folds, horizontal fold touches the lower loop in Jack. Fine condition.
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