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    Two Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox Signed Items including: including: Frank Knox Typed Letter Signed as Secretary of the Navy. "Frank Knox." One page, 7.75" x 10.5", on "Secretary of the Navy" letterhead, Washington, June 10, 1941. In the letter, Mr. Knox is thanking Edward J. Mason for his work on the USS South Dakota and granting his request for a signed picture "to hang in your lodge room." Despite minor toning, both pieces are in very fine condition. [and:] Frank Knox Photograph Signed. Overall size 7" x 10" and mounted on cardboard. Signature below the picture reads "Frank Knox" in ink.

    Frank Knox (1874-1944) was a Rough Rider during the Spanish-America War, founder of the Manchester Leader newspaper in New Hampshire, a Republican vice-presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary of the Navy during most of World War II under Franklin D. Roosevelt.


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    October, 2011
    27th Thursday
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