Letters from California congressmen concerning the passage of the Telepost bill, [1909-1910].

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Letters from California congressmen concerning the passage of the Telepost bill, [1909-1910].

Includes letters from Frank Putnam Flint, Julius Kahn, Duncan E. McKinlay, James McLachlan, George Clement Perkins and Sylvester Clark Smith. Also, one letter from Texas Representative, Walter Robert Smith.

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McKinlay, Duncan E., 1862-1914.

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Flint, Frank P. (Frank Putnam), 1862-1929

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Smith, Walter Robert, 1863-1924.

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Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924

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In his early years, Julius Kahn was an actor who toured the country with Joseph Jefferson's troupe, as well as others. Later, Kahn became a lawyer, and represented California for more than twenty years in the House of Representatives as Republican Congressman. After Kahn died in office in December 1924, his wife Florence ran for his seat and won, becoming the first Jewish woman to serve as a Representative. From the description of Julius Kahn letters to Bro. MacKay, March 5 and 9, 18...

Smith, Sylvester Clark, 1858-1913.

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McLachlan, James, 1852-1940.

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Perkins, George C. (George Clement), 1839-1923

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Perkins was a politician and a businessman, of Calif. He served as governor (1880-1883) and U.S. Senator (1893-1915). From the description of George C. Perkins family papers, 1873-1931 (bulk 1873-1920). (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122441455 ...