JAMES ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/29/1969 - HFSID 273528
Sale Price $180.00
JAMES ROOSEVELT. TLS: "James Roosevelt", 1p, 8½x11. Geneva, Switzerland, 1969 January 29. On embossed letterhead of IOS/Investors Overseas Services to Mr. Danny Franklin, Sunnyslope, Arizona. In full: "Many thanks for your letter which has been forwarded to me in Geneva by my brother. I appreciate your very kind wishes and in return would like you to receive the enclosed photograph with my own good wishes for your happiness in the new year. Yours sincerely". Photograph not present James Roosevelt (1907-1991), the eldest son of President Franklin Roosevelt and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, organized an insurance firm in Boston, became a secretary to his father and then served in the U.S. Marine Corps through WWII (1940-1945). He later represented California in the U.S. Congress from 1955-1965. After a year as U.S. representative with the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Roosevelt returned to the private sector as a public relations consultant. He was married to Betsy Cushing, daughter of Dr. Harvey Cushing (1930-1940, divorced), Romelle Schneider (1941-1955, divorced), Gladys Irene Owens (1956-1969, divorced) and Mary Lena Winskill (1969-1991, his death). Slightly creased. Fine condition.
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