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Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Pardon of Fred Frank Paul (c/s Robert F. Kennedy [AG])

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00525 Author/Creator: Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 01 August 1963 Pagination: 2 p. 34 x 23 cm

Convicted of violating Sect.202 T.18 USC; pardoned as he is now law-abiding

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