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Thursday 5 January 2012

From Typewriter to Congress

Asbury Francis Lever was born near Springhill, Lexington County, South Carolina,  on this day (January 5) in 1875. He was a Democrat member of the United States House of Representatives from South Carolina from 1901-1919. He was the private secretary to Representative J. William Stokes from 1897 to 1901 and, at age 26, was elected to fill the vacancy caused by Stokes' death.


maschinengeschrieben said...

Funny ad. Did he actually use a Smith Premier?

Richard P said...

Nervous looking guy!

Cameron said...

Intense eyes! I wonder if he ever blinked?