Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1892-02-18
Death 1944-10-08
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Born in Elwood, Ind. Attorney, utility executive, political leader, and republican candidate for president in 1940.

From the description of Campaign scrapbook, 1940. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 26563195

"Beacon Hill," columnist for the Worcester Telegram.

From the description of Letter : New York, to "Beacon Hill," Worcester, Mass., 1943 Aug. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400631

Willkie was an American corporate lawyer and the 1940 presidential candidate for the Republican Party.

From the description of [Letter] 1940 Apr. 10, Twenty Pine Street, New York [to] Elizabeth Custer Nearing / Wendell L. Willkie. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491428426

Lawyer; public utility executive; presidential candidate.

From the description of Letter : New York City, to Dr. Norman C. Bender, Buffalo, N.Y., 1940 Nov. 22. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33937760

Wendell Willkie received his A.B. from Indiana University in 1913. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1916, and practiced law in Indiana and New York. In 1940, Willkie became a candidate for president of the United States.

From the description of Wendell Lewis Willkie presidential campaign papers, 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167590

From the guide to the Wendell Lewis Willkie presidential campaign papers, 1940, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Hamilton Holt was President of Rollins College.

From the description of Letters : New York, to Hamilton Holt, Winter Park, Fla., 1941-1943. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400640

Republican candidate for president of the United States, 1940.

From the description of Wendell L. Willkie campaign speeches, 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867389

Biographical Note

Republican candidate for president of the United States, 1940.

From the guide to the Wendell L. Willkie campaign speeches, 1940, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Advertising, political
  • Presidents--United States--Election--1940
  • Political Campaigns
  • Presidential candidates
  • Political parties--Platforms
  • Presidents--Election--1940
  • Campaign literature, 1940--Republican
  • Theater advertising
  • Elections

Occupations:

  • Politicians
  • Statesmen--United States

Places:

  • Baltimore (Md.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Louisville (Ky.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)