Park, Guy B.

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Guy Brasfield Park

Guy B. Park was a rather ineffectual governor bound to Thomas Pendergast's political machine by gratitude for putting him in office. Through Park's connection with the Pendergast organization, a great deal of federal money was diverted to Kansas City resulting in high dollar contracts going to Pendergast-machine owned businesses.

Tom Pendergast Inmate File: Letter from Mattie Acock to Franklin D. Roosevelt

Letter from Mattie Acock to President Franklin D. Roosevelt regarding Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295. Acock writes asking for Roosevelt to support Pendergast's parole, and says that Governor Lloyd Stark is mad because Pendergast got former governor Guy B.

Thomas J. Pendergast and Carolyn E. Pendergast

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast and Carolyn E. Pendergast attending the marriage of Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louise Weyer. The caption states, "Pendergasts at Wedding - Mr and Mrs. Thomas J. Pendergast, parents of Thomas James Pendergast, jr., whose wedding to Miss Mary Louise Weyer was solemnized Wednesday morning at St. Peter's church, are shown above as they left the church. More than 1,000 persons crowded into the church to attend the nuptials. Among the guests were Gov. and Mrs. Guy B. Park.

Telegraph from Carolyn Pendergast to Guy Park

Response telegram from Carolyn Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park, indicating that her husband, Tom Pendergast's medical condition was satisfactory.

Telegram from Tom Pendergast to Guy Park

Telegram from Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park, asking him to appoint James Austin Finch to the Board of Regents for the Teachers College of Cape Girardeau.

Telegram from Jim Pendergast to Guy Park

Telegram from Jim Pendergast to Governor Guy Park of Missouri asking that T. H. Cutler be retained as Chief Engineer.

Telegram from Governor Park to Franklin D. Roosevelt

Western Union telegram from Governor Guy Park of Missouri to President Franklin Roosevelt recommending the release of funds for Missouri River improvement due to the "unemployment situation."

Scenes from the Funeral of Francis M. Wilson

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 16, 1932 showing the attendees of the funeral of Francis M. Wilson, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Missouri that year until his death. Those present include Tom Pendergast, Joe Shannon, Guy Park, Lloyd Stark, Thomas Bash, et al.

Resolution denouncing election corruption

Resolution passed by "a body of Republicans and other patriotic citizens" repudiating First Ward Committeeman Ray Horton "because of his many acts in aiding and abetting the Lazia-McElroy-Pendergast machine," voter fraud, and demanding that Governor Guy Park take steps to clean up the Board of Election Commissioners in Kansas City.

Guy Park at South Central Business Association Function

Photograph showing Dwight Brown, former Governor Guy Park, and Herbert T. Hilscher at unidentified South Central Business Association function.

Guy B. Park and Alf Landon

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 8, 1933 showing the governors-elect of Missouri and Kansas: Guy B. Park, Governor-Elect of Missouri and Alfred M. Landon, Governor-Elect of Kansas.

Guy B. Park

Portrait photograph of Guy B. Park, governor of Missouri from 1933-1937. Park was principal speaker at the Court of Honor, December 21, 1937 at Holy Cross School Auditorium.