Letters, Feb. 9, 1931

Plaisteds Like La Follettes

Sirs:

Having lately subscribed to TIME, I am pleased to find it so concise and complete in all its departments.

On p. 15 near the top of the third column reference is made to the fact that in 1901 Philip La Follette saw his father Robert inaugurated as Governor of Wisconsin, and in 1931 Philip, himself, took the oath of office in the same State.

Allow me to call your attention to a similar political coincidence in which General Harris M. Plaisted was inaugurated as Governor of Maine in 1881 at...

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