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Edwin M. Watson to Harry Colmery

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Creator: Watson, Edwin

Date: June 15, 1944

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Harry Colmery Collection #795

Unit ID: 207978

Summary: Edwin M. Watson, Secretary to the President of the United States, invites Harry Colmery to be present at the signing of the G. I. Bill. Harry Colmery was a member of the committee that worked on the G. I. Bill of Rights and is credited with writing the initial draft of the bill. He testified in Congress in favor of the bill. This telegram invites him to the signing ceremony at the White House. Mr. Colmery had served as National Commander of the American Legion in 1937 and was an advocate for veterans rights and benefits throughout his life.

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Title (Main title): Edwin M. Watson to Harry Colmery


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