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Partly-Printed Document Signed

WILSON, Charles E. (1890-1961)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Eisenhower's secretary of defense (1953-57) had unusual qualifications: he served as president of General Motors (1941-53). Partly-printed DS (pencilled initials), 1p, 7¼" X 10½", n.p., n.d. [1939 June 12]. Near fine. Updating form sent out by "Who's Who in America" for their 1940-41 edition, printed on light orange stock, with Wilson's clipped entry from the previous edition tipped to the central blank portion. Wilson approves this mini-biography with a bold "OK / C.E.W." This item comes with a fine 7" X 9" glossy news agency photograph of 1953 depicting Wilson addressing newsreel cameras outside the Senate Office Building. His nomination to the cabinet was recommended -- after he agreed to sell off all of his GM stock!. Bookseller Inventory # 22666

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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