WILLIAM R. COYLE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/28/1930 - HFSID 1403
WILLIAM R. COYLE Congressman Coyle writes to a professor at Lafayette College in 1930 - looking for support for his re-election! Typed Letter signed: "W. R. Coyle". 1p. 8x10½, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1930 October 28, on Congressional Letterhead. To: Professor Leon Z. Lerando, Easton Pennsylvania.
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WILLIAM R. COYLE
Congressman Coyle writes to a professor at Lafayette College in 1930 - looking for support for his re-election!
Typed Letter signed: "W. R. Coyle". 1p. 8x10½, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1930 October 28, on Congressional Letterhead. To: Professor Leon Z. Lerando, Easton Pennsylvania. In full: "My dear Professor: As you know, I come up for re-election next Tuesday. I know I can count on you, but am sending this memorandum in the hope that you will speak to a friend occasionally as you have the opportunity during the next few days. I shall greatly appreciate any friendly support you may give to my candidacy. With kind regards, I am, Sincerely yours,". Accompanied by: original typed envelope, postmarked Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, October 28, 1930 and carbon copy of an unsigned letter of support to Coyle. Leon Z. Lerando was a Professor of Slavonic Studies at Lafayette College. William R. Coyle (1878-1962) was born, raised and educated in Washington, D.C. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps (1900-1906) moved to Pennsylvania, eventually settling in Bethlehem. He served in the National Guard and during WWI was a Major in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was elected as a Republican to the U.S. House of Representatives and served from 1925-1927 and again from 1929-1933. Coyle also served as chairman of Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority (1953-1959). Normal mailing folds creases. Lightly toned and soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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