JOSEPH M. BARR - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/04/1969 - HFSID 273471
JOSEPH M. BARR. TLS: "Joseph M. Barr" as Mayor of Pittsburgh, 1p, 8½x11. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1969 December 4. On embossed letterhead to Mr. Danny Franklin, Sunnyslope, Arizona.
Sale Price $85.00
JOSEPH M. BARR. TLS: "Joseph M. Barr" as Mayor of Pittsburgh, 1p, 8½x11. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1969 December 4. On embossed letterhead to Mr. Danny Franklin, Sunnyslope, Arizona. In full: "The job of being the Mayor of a major metropolitan center has its difficulties and its rewards. One of the latter, is receiving letters from young people like yourself. I consider it an honor to be included in your letter and photographic collection of national figures, for it helps me to realize that my efforts on behalf of the citizens of the City of Pittsburgh and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have not been in vain. My best wishes to you for success in the future. Very truly yours". Joseph Moran Barr (1906-1982) was Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1959-1969. In 1940, he was elected as Pennsylvania's youngest state senator, representing the area of Harrisburg. Barr served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1941 until his election as Mayor. He was Democratic State Chair from 1954-1959. Lightly creased. Paper clip impression and stain at upper left blank margin, slightly soiled at lower margin. Fine condition.
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