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Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Pardon of Otelia Pendergast re: convicted of violation of section 265

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03590 Author/Creator: Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 16 July 1963 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:

People: Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917-1963.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: President Pardon, Government and Civics, Law, Women's History, Immigration and Migration

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