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Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3861
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/4 x 2 in. diameter
Description: 
A pinback campaign button with a white border around a central blue field printed with a red keystone and the words "Pennsylvania's Ed Martin/ For President." Edward Martin, (1879-1967); Republican; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1925-29; Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1928-34; Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1929-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1956; Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, 1939-43; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1943-47; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1947-59.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group