Norris, George W.

Liberal, progressive Republican Nebraska Congressman & Senator, father of TVA & 20th Amendment

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(1861-1944) Nebraska US Rep 1903-13 (R), led 1910 overthrow of Speaker Joseph Cannon over his arbitrary rule. Senator 1913-43 (4 terms as a Republican and the last as an Independent), opposed US entry into WW I, secured passage of law ceating TVA (1st TVA-built dam named for him), authored 20th (“Lame Duck”) Amendment moving presidential inauguration to January 20 from March 4. Also co-authored 1932 Norris-LaGuardia Act restrcting use of injunctions in labor disputes. A leader of progressive and liberal causes in Congress. Signed 3 ¼ x 5 ¼ card, undated but ca. early-mid 1940s

Condition: Very good, light uniform toning, slightly pale corners, tiny stain top left
Type:Signed Card






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