THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Sep. 12, 1927

¶The President & family attended church, accompanied by U. S. Senator from Connecticut Hiram Bingham and the Senator's son, Woodbridge Bingham. Rolf Lium, student preacher of the Hermosa Church, gave his last sermon of the summer. When the collection plate was passed, the Coolidges, consistently impressed by the young man's ability, contributed to a $50 purse which members of the parish tendered Rolf Lium in addition to his monthly salary of $50. Mrs. Coolidge shook hands with Rolf Lium after the service and secured his...

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