Governor Frank Merriam of California, Political Cards, Passes and Ephemera, ca.1896 to 1944

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Governor Frank Merriam of California, Political Cards, Passes and Ephemera, ca.1896 to 1944
150.00USD+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2024 Mar 06 @ 21:52UTC-5 : EST/CDT

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California and Iowa. Lot of 9 Tickets and Cards related to politics, Includes: Iowa Republican Convention Delegate's Ticket, 1896; Democratic State Convention Stage Ticket 1897; 44th and 45th Annual State Convention Tickets; Republican State Convention Uncut Ticket of 3 for Morning, Afternoon, and Evening admissions, 1897; Member's Pass for House of Representatives for Governor Frank Merriam, 1939; United States Senate Chamber card for 77th Congress signed by Hiram W. Johnson (R. from California and senator from 1917-45), 1941; Republican National Convention cards- both good for all sessions. Cards and tickets range from VF to XF condition. Frank Finley Merriam (December 22, 1865 – April 25, 1955) was an American Republican politician who served as the 28th governor of California from June 2, 1934, until January 2, 1939. Assuming the governorship at the height of the Great Depression following the death of Governor James Rolph, Merriam defeated the Democratic candidate Upton Sinclair in the California gubernatorial election in 1934. Merriam also served as the State Auditor of Iowa from 1900 to 1903, and served in both the Iowa and California state legislatures. (5). Sold "AS IS" no returns accepted. (9). Sold "AS IS" no returns accepted.