ROBERT CARLTON "BOB" WILSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/21/1969 - HFSID 65479
Sale Price $126.00
ROBERT C. "BOB" WILSON. TLS: "Bob" as U.S. Congressman
from California, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1969 October 21. On
letterhead of Congress of the United States/House of Representatives to Mr.
Frank C.P. McGlinn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In full: "Thank you
for your letter about the banking industry's image. I am returning the
questionnaire with certain comments that you may find of interest. Glad you had
a chance to meet Gregg Anderson. He is a great guy and seems to be making
tremendous progress in the business world. Thanks again for your continuing help
to all of us here. Sincerely". Enclosure not present. FRANK C.P. McGLINN
had been delegate from Pennsylvania to the Republican National Convention in
1964. ROBERT CARLTON "BOB" WILSON (1916-1999) was a Republican
U.S. Congressman from California from 1953-1981. After entering politics
by campaigning for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952, Wilson was chosen as the
Republican candidate for the newly created 30th Congressional District,
which included San Diego, California. Swept into office on Eisenhower's
landslide, Wilson would be re-elected 13 times. A popular Congressman, he
was a major spokesman for the defense industry, and Wilson served on the
House Armed Services Committee from 1959 until retiring in 1981. He was
also Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee from
1968 until his retirement. Lightly creased with folds, not at signature.
Slightly soiled at lower margin. Staple holes at upper left corner touch
imprinted text. Fine condition.
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