National Affairs: Preacher Militiaman

Undismayed were National Guardsmen throughout the land last week when a six-foot Baptist clergyman eased his big frame down to the desk of Chief of the Militia Bureau in the War Department at Washington. Well did militiamen know that this new Federal director of their organizations in 48 states has long been leading a double life: that he is as much a soldier, seasoned in hard service, as he is a preacher potent in the pulpit.

William Graham Everson was Adjutant-General of the Indiana National Guard as...

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