Wilson - Hoover

White House flowers sent to the hospitalized son of a Member of Congress

Price: $25.00

Description:
Otis Wingo Jr. (1911-1969), son of Otis T. Wingo (1877-1930), Ark. US Rep (D) 1913-30, and Effigene Locke (1883-1962), Ark. US Rep (D) 1930-33. He was ranking Democrat on the House Banking and Currency Committee 1921 to his death, also on the Committee on Enrolled Bills, the Committee on Mines and Mining, and the Committee on Industrial Arts and Expositions. During WW I, he served on the Committee on Expenditures of the War Department. In 1926, Wingo was badly hurt in a car accident so his wife served as staff point of contact and his secretary, assisting in much of his congressional work, attending House sessions and committee meetings. His dying wish that his wife succeed him in the House—and she did. Effiegene L. Wingo (1883–1962), 2nd of only 4 women from Arkansas elected to Congress, serving Nov. 4, 1930-Mar. 3, 1933. 6 x 6 1/4 form with engraved White House North Portico steel vignette showing horse and carriage and pedestrian strollers. Headed "The White House/Washington", sending perishable flowers to Otis Wingo Jr., Emergency Hospital, City" noting "Perishable Flowers" and "Keep from frost and extreme heat." Unusual and undated, but from Wilson, Harding, Coolidge or Hoover administrations.

Condition: Good, some wrinkling from prior mounting, mount remnants verso
Type:Engraved form






[View Shopping Cart]
[Home] [Articles] [Biography] [Calendar]
[Catalogue] [Search]



enbainc@cs.com

Edward N. Bomsey Autographs, Inc.
7317 Farr Street
Annandale, VA 22003-2516
(703) 642-2040(phone & fax)




Home
Home

Articles
Articles

Biography
Biography

Calendar
Calendar

Catalogue
Catalogue

Search
Search