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1925 Apr. 15
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1925 Apr. 15
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eng
Summary
Letter, 15 April 1925, to Senator Carter Glass (1858-1946) of Virginia from Horace Mann Towner (1855-1937), Governor of Puerto Rico, concerning the availability of a teaching position for Estelle Frazier (b. ca. 1899) in the teaching corps in Puerto Rico stating that she needs to contact Major-General Frank McIntyre (1865-1944), chief of the Bureau of Insular Affairs for the necessary application forms
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Carter Glass was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, 4 January 1858. He attended private and public schools. He started his career as a newspaper reporter, then became editor and owner of the Lynchburg newspaper. He served in the state senate from 1899 to 1903, when he resigned. Glass then served as a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1901. He was elected Congress and served from 1902 to 1918. In 1918 President Woodrow Wilson appointed Glass Secretary of the Treasury. Glass resigned that position in 1920, after being appointed to the United States Senate on November 18, 1919, to fill the vacancy left by Thomas Staples Martin, although Glass did not qualify until 2 February 1920. Glass won the seat in the following election and served in the Senate from 1920 until 1946. Glass died in Washington, D.C. 28 May 1946, and was interred in Spring Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg.
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Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
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Picture Collection
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000492826
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leaf.

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