Additions to Hooverism included:
Otto Hermann Kahn, Manhattan financier. Reason: Nominee Hoover's preeminent fitness is not yet overshadowed by the Prohibition issue.
Samuel Matthews Vauclain, President of the Baldwin Locomotive Works (Philadelphia). Reason: "Full dinner pail."
Charles S. Mott, Vice President of General Motors. Reason: "The country's best economic and spiritual welfare,"
Alfred Jacques, Duluth Democrat, a seconder of Woodrow Wilson's nomination in 1912. Reason: Tammany.
William Ellery Sweet, Denver Democrat, onetime (1923-25) Governor of Colorado. Reason: Prohibition.
President Mary Emma Wooley of Mount Holyoke College.* Reasons: Law enforcement, international issues, agrarian relief.
* Alma mater of Florence Trumbull, good friend of John Coolidge....