Wilson, Francis M.

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Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St. Louis newspapers about the corrupting influence of Tom Pendergast in Kansas City, including the accusation that he chose the Democratic nominee for Governor. Crimes committed by Johnny Lazia and others are also described.

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.

Clipping showing Tom Pendergast endorsing Charles M. Howell and Francis M. Wilson before Pendergast leaves for a vacation in Europe. Meanwhile, rural Democrats ask, "Where do we come in?"

Letter from J. E. Turner of Kansas City to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis M. Wilson, offering his assistance and inviting him on a hunting trip.

Letter to the editor from Grover Childers of Kansas City, complaining about Tom Pendergast's attempts to consolidate statewide power through the endorsement of Francis Wilson and Charles Howell.

Letter from James A. Reed to A. W. Thurman discussing a meeting with Senator Francis Wilson who was planning to run for governor.

Letter from W. R. Reavis to Lloyd C. Stark. Reavis writes that Pendergast's support is a good goal, but that he believes Stark's candidacy could still be successful without that endorsement.

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis Wilson, recommending he help out Clarence Cannon in exchange for assistance on the campaign.

Letter from U.S. Senator Harry B. Hawes to Francis Wilson discussing the outcome of the recent Democratic primary, and the path forward for the campaign.

Letter from Missouri candidate for governor Francis Wilson to Lloyd C. Stark criticizing his opponent, Russel Dearmont as too good-looking and inquiring about his war record.

Letter from Walton Holmes to C. A. Leedy advising Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis Wilson to work with a Kansas City campaign manager who is not affiliated closely with the Pendergast machine.

A letter from J. Stuart Morrison to Francis Wilson discussing the circumstances of his departure from the Missouri School for the Deaf, and implying that he would like the appointment if Wilson wins the general election for Governor.

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