Lot #72
Lyndon B. Johnson

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Estimate: $300+

Description

TLS as president, one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, July 29, 1965. Letter to Ben Oehlert, in part: "Your telegram gave me a real boost, and I want you to know how much I appreciate your kind words." In fine condition.

After graduating from the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Oehlert (1909-1985) went into private practice and was later hired by the Department of State to work in the Mexican Claims Agency. He spent several years working in top offices for Coca-Cola, W. R. Grace & Co., and the Minute Maid Company before being appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to become Ambassador to Pakistan in 1967, a post he held until his retirement in 1969.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #583 - Ended May 13, 2020





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