D. Troy Hails letters to Frank C. Wise

D. Troy Hails letters to Frank C. Wise

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hails, D. Troy
Title: D. Troy Hails letters to Frank C. Wise
Dates: 1924 February 7 and April 3
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (4 items in portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from D. Troy Hails to Hon. Frank C. Wise, Ohio State Senator regarding insufficient warning devices at railroad crossings. Two clippings are included with this letter. There is also one letter from Arthur Capper, United States Senate to D. Troy Hails commending his letter presenting the perils of insufficient warnings.
Coll. Number: ms2179
Location: 32108050768780

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur Capper was a senator from Kansas. Born in Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas on July 14, 1865, he attended the common schools, learned the art of printing and subsequently became a newspaper reporter. He was the owner and publisher of the Topeka Daily Capital, Capper's Weekly, Capper's Farmer, the Household Magazine, and other publications. He was also the governor of Kansas from 1915-1919, elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1918, re-elected in 1924, 1930, 1936, and again in 1942. He died in Topeka, Kansas, December 19, 1951. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress http://bioguide.congress.gov (Retrieved Feburary 23, 2009)

Frank C. Wise was an Ohio state senator.

Index Terms

Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 -- Correspondence
Hails, D. Troy -- Correspondence
Legislators--United States--Correspondence.
Railroad crossings--United States.
Wise, Frank C. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

D. Troy Hails letters to Frank C. Wise. MS 2179. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.