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SHERMAN "THE ICEBERG" ADAMS - SIGNATURE(S) - HFSID 321188

 
SHERMAN ADAMS
Signature of the New Hampshire Governor and White House Chief of Staff, reluctantly dismissed by President Eisenhower
Signature: "Sherman Adams", 3¾x2¼. Sherman Adams (1899-1986), the Republican Governor of New Hampshire from 1949-1953, was President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Chief of Staff from 1953-1958. Overseeing a staff that reached a record 446 in 1959, Adams became the second most powerful man in the government. All presidential orders were directed through him, and Adams supervised the preparation of one-page summaries of news reports and policy papers for the President. Adams was accused of accepting gifts from Boston textile executive Bernard Goldfine, who was being investigated for Federal Trade Commission violations. On August 13, 1958, Goldfine was cited for contempt of Congress when he refused to answer questions regarding his relationship with Adams. Bowing to increasing political pressure, President Eisenhower asked Adams to resign, which he did on September 22, 1958. Goldfine eventually received a prison sentence for his role in corrupt regulatory practices. Lightly toned. Corners and edges slightly worn and creased. Otherwise, fine condition.


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SHERMAN ADAMS
Born: January 8, 1899 in Windham County, Vermont
Died: October 27, 1986 in Hanover, New Hampshire





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