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This profile was last updated on 4/28/06  and contains information from public web pages.

Mr. Leroy T. Vernon

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Background

Employment History

  • Campaign Manager
    Taft
  • Campaign Manager for President Taft, A Political Correspondent
    Chicago Daily News
  • Reporter
    Chicago Daily News
  • Campaign Manager
    President Taft
Web References
On Wednesday, May 3, in ...
www.antiquesandauctionnews.net, 28 April 2006 [cached]
On Wednesday, May 3, in Freeburg,Pennsylvania, the collection of Roy Vernon Mish will be sold at auction.† The items in this sale were from thepersonal effects of Mish's grandfather, Leroy T. Vernon, who was, during theearly 20th century, a campaign manager for President Taft, a politicalcorrespondent in Washington for the ChicagoDaily News, a close friend to the most famous political cartoonist,Clifford Berryman (who gave the world the Teddy Bear), and a prominent memberof the Gridiron Club, an invitation-only social club for Washingtonjournalists.
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Being a campaign manager for Taft, Vernon had inhis possession many Taft promotional items such as, press photos, campaignbrochures, newsletters, pins, cuff links, and mirrors.† As a political correspondent for the Chicago Daily News, Vernon attended manynational conventions, and had pins, medals, and ribbons from the Republican,Democratic, and Prohibition parties from 1904 to 1932 conventions.† As a Washington press correspondent Mr. Vernon was invited to the White House many times, and the many formalinvitations are included in this auction as well.
Leroy Vernon was well connected inthe press world through The Gridiron Club, an exclusive social club forWashington journalists, who hold an annual dinner for the President.
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Vernon and Berryman collaborated in 1911 to create "Mother Goose inGridiron Rhyme" a political satire in rhyme authored by Vernon and illustratedby Berryman.† This auction contains 71original Berryman drawings used in that book, as well as four copies of thebook, one signed by Vernon, and one personalized to Vernon by Berryman.
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Vernon and Berryman collaborated in 1911 to create "Mother Goose inGridiron Rhyme" a political satire in rhyme authored by Vernon and illustratedby Berryman.† This auction contains 71original Berryman drawings used in that book, as well as four copies of thebook, one signed by Vernon, and one personalized to Vernon by Berryman.
- Leroy T. Vernon (Chicago ...
www.whsv.com, 16 Dec 2008 [cached]
- Leroy T. Vernon (Chicago Daily News)
Up-Coming Auctions
www.hassingercourtney.com [cached]
The following items are from the personal effects of Roy Vernon Mish's grandfather, Leroy T. Vernon, who during the first quarter of the 20th Century, was, among many things, a campaign manager for President Taft, a political correspondent in Washington for the Chicago Daily News, a close friend to the most famous political cartoonist, Clifford Berryman (who gave the world the Teddy Bear), and a prominent member of the Gridiron Club, an invitation-only social club for Washington journalists
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Drawn for the publication of "Mother Goose in Gridiron Rhyme, 1911", authored by Leroy T. Vernon, (the current owner's grandfather), and given out exclusively to the members of the Gridiron Club; (4) Copies of "Mother Goose in Gridiron Rhyme", one personalized by Berryman; Berryman's Cartoons of the 58th House Book, 1903;
From the collection of Leroy T. ...
www.hakes.com, 5 Dec 2007 [cached]
From the collection of Leroy T. Vernon, a campaign manager for Taft and later Washington D.C. reporter for the Chicago Daily News.Comes with Hake's COA.
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