Charles W. Poletti papers, 1865-1991 [Bulk: 1923-1970].


Charles W. Poletti papers, 1865-1991 [Bulk: 1923-1970].

This collection documents the personal and political life of Charles Poletti, lawyer, politician, and the 46th governor of the State of New York. Poletti also served as an allied military governor in Italy during and after World War II.

32 linear feet ( 59 document boxes; 3 file card boxes; 16 oversize boxes)

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At least seven of the signers who were paid here may be found in Thomas L. Cook's Palmyra and Vicinity as prominent citizens (Palmyra, 1930; see index). Some also appear in Backman, The First Vision (SLC, 1980). Of one of these, for example who tried to help Martin Harris borrow money to print the Book of Mormon, we obtain some interesting background in Backman's work, pp. 30, 37 (regarding Henry Jessup). Other representative names include Milo Galloway, Luther Reeves, Zebulon Reeves, Thomas Rog...

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Maurice Neufeld worked in New York State's Division of Commerce and became the assistant to the State War Plans Coordinator in 1941 with the creation of the State War Council. Lieutenant Governor Charles Poletti was the first State War Plans Coordinator; later Oswald D. Heck, speaker of the assembly, served. Neufeld served in his position throughout the war, and though he had authority over certain issues, primarily he served to direct decisions to the appropriate agency heads. From ...

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Poletti, Charles, 1903-2002 (person)

Counsel to the Governor of New York. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243776892 Charles Waldo Poletti was born on July 2, 1903 in Barre, Vermont. His parents, Dino and Carolina Gervasini Poletti, were both Italian immigrants, and his father worked as a stonecutter in a granite quarry. As a student at Barre High School, Poletti distinguished himself academically...