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1938 Dec. 15-30
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1938 Dec. 15-30
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eng
Summary
Correspondence, 15-30 Dec. 1938, between United States Representative Clifton A. Woodrum (1887-1950) and Secretary of the (U.S.) Senate Edwin A. Halsey (1881-1945), regarding the political activity of Craig County, Virginia, resident and Senate Reception Room hostess Osie A. Vanhorn (b. ca. 1863). In a letter that is also addressed to two prominent fellow Democrats, U.S. Senators Harry F. Byrd (1887-1966) and Carter Glass (1858-1946), Woodrum tells of Vanhorn's efforts to prevent his re-election. Halsey's brief response expresses his willingness to meet with the other men to discuss the matter
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Clifton Alexander Woodrum was born 27 Apr. 1887 in Roanoke, Virginia. He spent his early career as a pharmacist after graduating from the University College of Medicine in Richmond. He later studied law at Washington and Lee University and was admitted to the bar in 1908. Woodrum served as a Commonwealth's Attorney from 1917-1919, and Hustings Court judge from 1919-1922, both in Roanoke. From 1923-1945, he represented Virginia's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party. He resigned in 1945 and took on the role of president of the American Plant Food Council. Woodrum died on 6 October 1950.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Correspondence
Location of other archival material
Clifton A. Woodrum papers, 1894-1954 (LVA accession 51581).
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  • The Library of Virginia
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3
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Bookworm & Silverfish
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001544257
Type of unit
leaves.

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