STROM THURMOND - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 34810
STROM THURMOND. Photograph inscribed and signed: "Best wishes to Norman Schulman/Strom Thurmond/U.S. Senator - S.C.". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7¼x8 (one surface).
Sale Price $108.00
STROM THURMOND. Photograph inscribed and signed: "Best wishes to Norman Schulman/Strom Thurmond/U.S. Senator - S.C.". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7¼x8 (one surface). Thurmond, a World War II veteran awarded five battle stars and seventeen decorations, medals and awards, was Governor of South Carolina from 1947-1951. In 1948 he was the States' Rights (Dixiecrat) candidate for President of the United States. Thurmond won 39 electoral votes and four southern states. On November 3, 1954 he became the only U.S. Senator ever elected as a write-in candidate. He served in the U.S. Senate from December 24, 1954 to April 4, 1956 and since November 7, 1956. On September 17, 1964, Thurmond switched parties from Democrat to Republican. When he retired on January 3, 2003, 29 days after his 100th birthday, he was the oldest person ever to serve in Congress and the longest-serving member in the Senate. Top margin has been neatly removed. Minor surface scratches. Impressions from writing on another document are not visible head on. Overall, fine condition.
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