Lozier, Ralph F.

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Essays

Essay documenting the role Ralph E. Truman and Olive L. Truman played in the 1934 U.S. Senatorial campaign in Missouri. Olive details how her and her husband helped Jacob L. Milligan with his campaign before learning that Ralph's cousin Harry S. Truman would enter as well. The two had committed themselves to the Milligan campaign and could not aid Harry. Olive also details tactics used by the Pendergast Organization during this campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed. Clark discusses a Redistricting Bill and asks Reed to ask for Thomas J. Pendergast's input on the matter.

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Correspondence

Telegram from Ralph F. Lozier to his son Lue C. Lozier. Ralph informs Lue that if James P. Aylward declines candidacy for U.S. Senate, the Kansas City Democratic Organization will support Ralph.

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Correspondence

Letter from Dave Morris of Nourse Oil Company to Ralph F. Lozier. Morris urges Lozier to oppose any legislation that would propose a revenue tax on gasoline or lubricating oils. He states that any additional tax would create an undue burden on the oil industry.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Katherine W. Halterman in which he expresses his regret that Pendergast retracted his support for Lozier's U.S. Senate candidacy. He comments that, "the Missouri Democracy will not take Judge Truman's candidacy seriously," and believes that Jacob L. "Tuck" Milligan will win.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lue C. Lozier to his father Ralph F. Lozier in which Lue updates Ralph on Thomas J. Pendergast's response to Ralph's letter. Lue relates the list of people Pendergast is currently willing to support for the 1934 U.S. Senate campaign. Lue then provides insight on the current intentions and patronage of those people, and offers advise of Ralph's next actions.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Charles M. Howell in which Ralph explains why Charles should drop out of his Senate campaign race so that Ralph may enter with Pendergast's support.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to S. J. Payne in which Lozier informs Payne that he should not send his recommendation of Payne to Thomas J. Pendergast, as it "would do no good and might do harm." Instead, he suggests procuring a recommendation from Mr. Fleming or Mr. Taaffe of Pendergast's organization.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Dave Morris of Nourse Oil Company in which Lozier affirms that he has voted against the oil tax. He then comments on Nourse Oil Company roadside advertisements claiming that "BUSINESS IS GOOD", despite Morris writing Lozier that the industry is hurting. Lozier claims that, "The Government has been doing business on a false basis for a number of years, spending money like a drunken sailor, and now has reached the pit of bankruptcy."

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Correspondence

Telegram from Charles M. Howell to Ralph F. Lozier. Howell responds to Lozier's inquiry as to how to contact T. J. Pendergast concerning Lozier's candidacy for U.S. Senate. Howell suggests that Lozier telephones him.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Hirth to Ralph F. Lozier. Hirth speculates that if James P. Aylward enters the U.S. Senatorial race, Hulen will not announce and Aylward would have the support of the Kansas City and St. Louis Democratic Organizations.

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Correspondence

Telegram from Lue C. Lozier to his father Ralph F. Lozier. Lue informs Ralph that Harry S. Truman will become a candidate for U.S. Senate now that James P. Aylward renounced his intention to run. He says that Truman's alliances are unknown.

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