SENATOR LEVERETT SALTONSTALL - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 293586
Sale Price $81.00
SENATOR LEVERETT SALTONSTALLSignature on a US Senate card, affixed to a page bearing the franked transmittal envelope and a transmittal letter from his Senate office Typed Letter Signed: "Leverett Saltonstall" as US Senator, 3¼x2¼ card, affixed to an 8½x11 page which also bears a transmittal envelope with Saltonstall's stamped frank, and - on verso - a transmittal letter from his Senate office dated August 3, 1945. LEVERETT SALTONSTALL (1892-1979) served as Governor of Massachusetts (1939-1945), was U.S. Senator from 1945-1967, serving as Republican Whip from 1949-1957. A member of the Saltonstall family that came over on the Mayflower to settle in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and which included a judge at the Salem Witch Trials, he was also the tenth direct descent to graduate from Harvard. He was the great-grandson of Leverette Saltonstall (1783-1845), US Representative from Massachusetts (1817-1819, 1831-1832). From the collection of Ralph Errington Ward (1926-2009) a fighter pilot and squadron commander in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II. Ward went on to become President and CEO of Cheseborough-Ponds, Inc., transforming the cosmetics firm into a major home product conglomerate. Paper clip rusting and imprint. Otherwise, fine condition.
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