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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Presidential veto of "act to incorporate Mount Olive Cemetery Co."

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04994 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington Type: Document signed Date: 1938/06/01 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Presidential veto of "act to incorporate Mount Olive Cemetery Co." because it would exempt them from paying for public improvements. Originally pasted overall on an piece of light cardboard containing election ephemera for Vincent L. Palmisano. (According to conservator SD 7/96, backing cannot be removed without damage to typewritten text: returned without treatment.)

People: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.

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

Keywords/Subjects: President Law, Government and Civics, Congress, Business and Finance, Finance, Infrastructure, Death

Sub Era: The Great Depression