PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/27/1950 - HFSID 41209
Sale Price $1,360.00
JOHN F. KENNEDYThe Congressman writes to an aide in Boston regarding his pleasure that a constituent obtained employment on a fireboat as a result of JFK's efforts Typed Letter Signed: "Jack" as U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, one page, 6¼x9. Washington, District of Columbia, April 27, 1950. On letterhead of Congress of the United States, House of Representatives to Mr. William F. Kelly, East Boston, Massachusetts. Begins: "Dear Bill". In full: "I have your letter of April 26th, and am very pleased to see that Eugene O'Donnell has gone to work with the Fire Department of the City of Boston. It was a pleasure to have been of some service to this young man, and I most certainly hope that he will enjoy his assignment on the fireboat. If there is anything further I can do, I hope you will get in touch with me. With kind regards, I am, Sincerely yours". William F. Kelly was an aide to Congressman Kennedy.John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), a decorated US Navy veteran of World War II, represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1953) and Senate (1953-1960). In 1957, he was named to the prestigious Foreign Relations Committee. During his first term as U.S. Senator, Kennedy co-wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning Profiles in Courage while recovering from back surgery. The book discusses eight times in U.S. history where a U.S. Senator stood up for what he thought was right, no matter what his party or the public had to say. Kennedy went on to become the nation's 35th President. Sadly, his tenure in the Oval Office was cut short by the infamous assassination in Dallas Texas, on November 22, 1963, subject to numerous conspiracy theories in the decades since. Lightly creased with folds, not at signature. Fine condition.
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