Herbert Hoover to Woodrow Wilson




Hoover-Wilson Correspondence, Hoover Institution, Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford, California


Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum




Dear Mr President

The following gentlemen have been sele Dr. Garfield and I wish to present to you the following gentlemen for your appointment to comprise the Committee to determine a fair basic price for 1917 wheat President Garfield will of course act as Chairman. The matter is very pressing and is I am I would be glad to know if this selection meets your approval and that we may state that it is your wish that they will serve—

Barrett, Charles J           Union City   Georgia
President Farmers' Union

Doak, Wm N                  Roanoke        Virginia
Vice-president Brotherhood of Railroad Trainman

Funk, Eugene E             Bloomington   Illinois
President National Corn Association

Ladd, Edwin F               Fargo             North Dakota
President North Dakota Agricultural College

Rhett, R Goodwyn         Charleston      South Carolina
President Chamber of Commerce of the United States

Shorthill, JW                York                Nebraska
Sec'y Nat'l Council of Farmers' Cooperative Assns.

Sullivan, Jas W              Brooklyn          New York
American Federation of Labor

Tabor, LJ                     Barnesville        Ohio
Master of Ohio State Grange

Taussig, Frank W          Cambridge        Massachusetts
Chairman Federal Tariff Commission

Vail, Theo N                  New York          New York
President American Telegraph & Telephone Co

Waters, Henry J            Manhattan         Kansas
President Kansas State Agricultural College

Garfield, Harry A, Chairman Williamstown   Massachusetts
President, Williams College

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, “Herbert Hoover to Woodrow Wilson,” 1917 January 1, WWP19516, Hoover Institute at Stanford University Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.

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