Vandenberg, Arthur H.

Senator Vandenberg to a noted collector on a missing photograph

Price: $20.00

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(1884-1951) Michigan editor, US Senator 1928-51, led anti-FDR isolationists until WW II, internationalist after War. President Pro tempore of US Senate, Chairman of Foreign Relations Committee 1947-49, 1945 United Nations San Francisco organizational conference & 1946 UN General Assembly delegate. Led Senate approval of Marshall Plan & NATO, chief GOP architect of bipartisan foreign policy. TLS on 10 ½ x 8 US Senate Committee on Finance letterhead, Wshington, September 13 1945, to notable collector Dr. Cornelius Greenway who was checking in with Vandenberg regarding a photograph sent to the Senator for autographing. Vandenberg says his files disclose nothing has been received, photo may have been mis-directed, but if Vandenberg should still receive it, he will happily comply with Greenway’s request. Vandenberg's nephew, Air Force General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, was Air Force Chief of Staff and Director of Central Intelligence. Vandenberg Air Force Base was named in his honor. Cornelius Greenway (1896-1968) immigrated to the US from Holland in 1914. During WW I, served with US Army in France. Tufts University BA 1925 & STB 1928. Started collecting autographs, inc. photographs, in late 20’s. Ordained Universalist minister 1926, served parishes in Taunton & Boston, Mass. Pastor of All Souls Church in Brooklyn, New York 1929-65, affiliated with National Assn. of Congregational Christian Churches 1961.

Condition: Very good
Type:Letter






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