THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: May 2, 1927

¶Were distant ancestors of President Coolidge named "Collins"? Were less-distant ancestors named "Colynge"? Sc, last week, Marc J. Rowe, heraldic artist, who traced the Coolidge family back for centuries. He added that "Coolidge" probably was not of Irish origin. Artist Rowe displayed in Washington a painting of the Coolidge coat of arms, a gold griffin on a green field, with the insignia "Virtute et Fide" (Virtue and Faith). The griffin, said Mr. Rowe, symbolizes watchfulness. It appears also in the coat of arms of J. P. Morgan.

¶ Speaking in Philadelphia last fortnight,...

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