STROM THURMOND - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/01/1973 - HFSID 79224
STROM THURMOND The U.S. Senator from South Carolina requests assistance from the Office of Education for a constituent at the University of South Carolina. TLS: "Strom Thurmond" as U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1973 May 1.
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The U.S. Senator from South Carolina requests assistance from the Office of Education for a constituent at the University of South Carolina.
TLS: "Strom Thurmond" as U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1973 May 1. On letterhead of United States Senate, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, to Dr. Herman R. Goldberg, Office of Education, Department of HEW, Washington, D.C. In full: "I believe you will find self-explanatory the attached letter from Mr. James W. Luck of the University of South Carolina. I shall be most appreciative of any assistance your office can render to Mr. Luck and the Center for Educational Development. I look forward to hearing from you on this matter. With best wishes, Very truly". Enclosure not present. StromThurmond (1902-2003), a WWII 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 U.S., winning 39 electoral votes and four southern states. On November 3, 1954, Thurmond became the only U.S. Senator ever elected as a write-in candidate. He served as U.S. Senator from South Carolina from December 24, 1954 to April 4, 1956 and November 7, 1956-January 3, 2003. On September 17, 1964, Thurmond switched parties from Democrat to Republican. When he retired 29 days after his 100th birthday, Thurmond was the oldest person ever to serve in Congress and the longest-serving member of the U.S. Senate. Lightly creased with folds, not at signature. Staple holes at upper left corner and margin. Fine condition.
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