PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE - CIVIL APPOINTMENT SIGNED 04/27/1926 CO-SIGNED BY: HARRY S. NEW - HFSID 175543
CALVIN COOLIDGE Signed appointment of a postmaster for Altamont, Kansas, also signed by Postmaster General Harry New Civil Appointment signed: "Calvin Coolidge" as President, "Harry S. New" as Postmaster General, 18x14. Washington, D.C., 1926 April 27.
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Signed appointment of a postmaster for Altamont, Kansas, also signed by Postmaster General Harry New
Civil Appointment signed: "Calvin Coolidge" as President, "Harry S. New" as Postmaster General, 18x14. Washington, D.C., 1926 April 27. Appointment of Frank E. George as Postmaster at Altamont, Kansas, retroactive to March 26, 1926. After losing an election for School Committee in 1905, CALVIN COOLIDGE (1872-1933, born in Plymouth, Vermont) never lost another one. He was Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts (1910-1911), State Senator (1912-1915), Lieutenant Governor (1916-1918), Governor (1919-1920), vice president (1921-1923) and president (1923-1929). "Silent Cal," as he was called for his economy of speech, succeeded to the Presidency upon the death of Warren Harding and won election to his own full term in 1924. HARRY NEW (1858-1937, born in Indianapolis, Indiana) was a United States Senator from Indiana from 1917 to 1923 and United States Postmaster General from 1923 to 1929 under President Calvin Coolidge. He was also a reporter, editor, part owner and publisher of the Indianapolis Journal from 1878 to 1903. Heavy moisture damage at left edge. Corners creased and worn. Edges toned. Notch at lower right edge. Multiple fold creases. Otherwise, fine condition.
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