Taft Cabinet

The 11 men who served in President Taft’s Cabinet

Price: $125.00

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STATE: Philander C. Knox (1853-1921) TR Attorney General 1901-04, created Dept. of Commerce & Labor, as Secretary 1909-13, developed “Dollar Diplomacy”, 2 ¼ x 4 card sgd as Secretary; TREASURY: Franklin M. MacVeagh (1837-1934), sgd 2 ¾ x 4 ¼ imprinted official card as Secretary, Washington, Jan. 31, 1911; WAR: Jacob M. Dickinson (1851-1928) Secretary 1909-11, sgd 3 x 5 imprinted official card as Secretary; Henry L. Stimson (1867-1950) Secretary of War 1911–13 & 1940–45 (FDR), oversaw military buildup prior to WW I & II, Secretary of State 1929–1933 (Hoover), autograph sentiment signed on 2 ¾ x 4 ½ card; NAVY: Geo. von L. Meyer (1858-1918), diplomat, PMG 1907-09 (TR), Secretary 1909-13, sgd 1 ½ x 3 engraved official card; ATTORNEY GENERAL: Geo. W. Wickersham (1858-1936) Atty Gen. 1909-13, sgd 2 ¼ x 3 ¾ engraved official card as Attorney General; INTERIOR: Richard A. Ballinger (1858-1922) Secretary 1909-11, signed 2 x 3 ½ engraved official card as Secretary, dated Mar. 11, 1909; Walter L. Fisher (1862-1935), Secretary 1911-13, signed 2 x 3 ½ engraved official card as Secretary; AGRICULTURE: James Wilson (1835-1920) Secretary 1897-1913 (McKinley-Taft), longest-serving Cabinet member ever, sgd 2 ¾ x 4 card as Secretary; COMMERCE & LABOR: Charles Nagel (1849-1940) Secretary 1909-13, sgd 2 ¾ x 4 ½ card; POSTMASTER GENERAL: Frank H. Hitchcock (1867-1935) PMG 1909-13, established 1st US airmail service, sgd engraved 2 ½ x 4 official card.

Condition: Very good overall
Type:Signed Cards






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