Herbert Hoover to Woodrow Wilson

Identifier

WWP19137

Description

Herbert Hoover sends a list of potential State Commissioners to Woodrow Wilson.

Source

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

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Language

English

Text

Dear Mr. President

Dr. Garfield and I wish to present to you the following names of gentlemen to comprise the committee to determine a fair basic price for 1917 wheat. President Garfield will, of course, act as Chairman:

Barrett, Charles J
President, Farmers' Unon   Union City   Georgia

Doak, Wm. N
Vice-Prest., Brotherhood of 
Railroad Trainmen   Roanoke        Virginia

Funk, Eugene F
Prest., North Dakotoa Agricultural College   Fargo   No. Dakota

Rhett, R Goodwyn
Prest., Chamber of Commerce
of the United States         Charleston   So. Carolina

Shorthill, JW
Sec'y., National Council of
Farmers' Cooperative Ass'ns.  York    Nebraska

Sullivan, Jas. W
American Federation of Labor    Brooklyn    New York

Tabor, LJ
Master, Ohio State Grange      Barnesville   Ohio

Taussig, Frank W
Chairman, Federal Tariff Comm.   Cambridge   Massachusetts

Vail, Theo. N
Prest., Kansas State Agricultural College    Manhattan    Kansas

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

I would be glad to know if this selection meets with your approval and if we may state that it is your wish that they serve.

I beg to remain,

Herbert Hoover
Your obedient servant,

Original Format

Letter

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/D09164.pdf

Citation

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, “Herbert Hoover to Woodrow Wilson,” 1917 August 14, WWP19137, Hoover Institute at Stanford University Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.

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