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Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Pardon of Joseph Burzenski.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00045.41 Author/Creator: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 11 May 1932 Pagination: 2 p. 34 x 23 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00045.41 Author/Creator: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 11 May 1932 Pagination: 2 p. 34 x 23 cm

Summary of Content: Convicted of violating prohibition. Pardoned because he helped stop an escape. Burzenski's name has been blotted-out once at the top. (c/s Wm. D. Mitchell [AG])

People: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Burzenski, Joseph, fl. 1932
Mitchell, Wm. D

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentPardonLawCriminals and OutlawsAlcoholTemperance and ProhibitionUS Constitutional Amendment

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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