REPUBLICANS: Votes Sep. 24, 1928

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.


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