The Resource Lawrence Michael letters

Lawrence Michael letters

Label
Lawrence Michael letters, 1944-1970
Title
Lawrence Michael letters
Inclusive dates
1944-1970
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1944-1970, to Lawrence Michael (1893-1975) of Arlington, Virginia, from Governor John Bricker (1893-1986) of Ohio, Senator Robert Taft (1889-1953) of Ohio, and Governor Nelson Rockefeller (1908-1979) of New York concerning the national Republican party; from Linwood Holton (1923-) concerning the 1969 Virginia governor's race; and from Joel T. Broyhill (1919-2006) regarding the death of Michael's wife Lelia (1902-1970)
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Lawrence Michael was born 22 October 1893. He moved from Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, to Washington D.C. in 1912 to attend Strayer Business College. Michael served in the Army in France during World War I. He joined Lyon Incorporated, an Arlington, Virginia, real estate firm in the early 1920s, and became president of the firm in the 1940s. Active in the Republican party, Michael served as head of the Arlington Republican party and as a delegate to the 1940 and 1944 National Republican Conventions. He ran unsuccessfully for Congress twice. Michael and his wife Lelia (1902-1970) had at least one child. Michael died 24 April 1975 in Falls Church, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Lawrence Michael letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001639956
Type of unit
leaves

Library Locations

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