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Signed Speech

HOOK, Frank E. (1893-1982)

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This representative from Michigan's 12th district (1934-42 and 1944-46) holds the distinction of being that district's only Democrat ever (the district no longer exists); as a "New Deal" supporter, he was instrumental in bringing about Social Security and minimum wage legislation. Signed printed speech, 1p (recto and verso), 7" X 11", n.p. [Washington, DC], 1937. Titled "Sugar Legislation: Extension of Remarks of Hon. George G. Sadowski of Michigan in the House of Representatives Monday, August 2, 1937 -- Radio Address by Hon. Frank E. Hook, of Michigan, on July 29, 1937," this consists of a single leaf (pages 10401-10402) of the "Congressional Record -- Appendix." Sadowski introduces Hook's NBC radio speech concerning legislation to reform the sugar industry. Hook signs, huge and handsome, in brown fountain pen diagonally across the first page of this two-page text. Unusual in this form. Bookseller Inventory # 21035

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