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Letter from Tom Pendergast to Lloyd C. Stark, asking him to give special consideration to Mart Barrons and ensure that he gets the advertising business for the Apple Association.

Date: 
June 5th 1933

Brief letter from Pendergast to Stark recommending a publication, "The Missouri Review."

Date: 
February 25th 1936

Telegram from Tom Pendergast to Guy Park in opposition to a bill reducing salaries of Kansas City circuit judges but not salaries of judges elsewhere in the state.

Date: 
May 19th 1933

Letter from Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast to Governor Guy Park, asking that he compel the Missouri legislature to appoint more Justices of the Peace in Kansas City.

Date: 
October 17th 1933

Letter from tom Pendergast to Governor Guy Park providing his recommendation of Greene Thompson for caretaker at Lincoln University.

Date: 
April 14th 1934

Letter from Tom Pendergast to Governor Guy Park of Missouri, recommending Mr. Herman Fram for a state job.

Date: 
May 8th 1934

Letter from Kansas City boss T. J. Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park expressing concern about the actions of Mr. McBride, the State Supervisor of Building and Loan Associations.

Date: 
December 1934

Letter from Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast to Governor Guy Park, asking that he appoint Walton Holmes to the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

Date: 
December 17th 1934

Letter from Tom Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park, asking for the State's involvement in "Crippled Children's Week."

Date: 
March 15th 1935

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.

Date: 
March 25th 1935

Letter from Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park asking for a policy change relating to eligibility for the state physician's examination.

Date: 
September 28th 1935

Letter of introduction for Ruth J. Rubell of Kansas City, from Tom Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park.

Letter from Tom Pendergast to Senator James A. Reed recommending he hear Ruth J. Rubel's business proposition.

Telegram from Tom Pendergast to Senator James A. Reed regarding "the Franklin matter."

Date: 
January 18th 1926

Letter from Thomas J. Pendergast to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring in which Pendergast introduces Howard M. Smith, "a member of my [Pendergast's] organization," for the purpose of discussing Black state schools in Kansas.

Date: 
January 30th 1931

Application for parole made by Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, for which he became eligible on October 28, 1939. He states that his plans upon release will be to return to his home to reside with his wife and family, and to return to work as president of Ready Mixed Concrete Company. In support of his application, he notes that this conviction was his first offense, and also notes that he is "constantly in need of Medical Attention." He lists James Kemper and R. P. Lyons as his parole advisor and employer, respectively.

Date: 
June 28th 1939
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