Governor of Wyoming, 1943-1949; U.S. senator from Wyoming.
From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862377
Lester Calloway Hunt, Wyoming governor and United States senator, was born in Isabel, Illinois, in 1892. Hunt earned a D.D.S. in 1917 from St. Louis University and established a dental practice in Lander, Wyoming, in 1919. Hunt continued to practice dentistry until 1934. Hunt was elected to the Wyoming House of Representatives in 1932 as a Democrat and also served two terms as secretary of state from 1935-1943. As Wyoming's secretary of state, Hunt designed the state's "bucking horse" automobile license plates. Hunt was elected governor of Wyoming in 1942 and 1946, and U. S. senator in 1948, a position he held until his death in 1954. Hunt married Emily Nathelle Higby in 1918.
From the description of Lester C. Hunt papers, 1925-1954. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 27583732
From the guide to the Lester C. Hunt papers, 1889-1954 (bulk 1925-1954), (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)