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[Letter] 1962 July 11 [to] Francis E. Walter, Washington, D.C. / Lucius Clay.

Title: [Letter] 1962 July 11 [to] Francis E. Walter, Washington, D.C. / Lucius Clay.
Personal Author: Clay, Lucius D. (Lucius DuBignon), 1897-1978.
Date: 1962 July 11.
Extent: [1] leaf.
General Note: The letter is typed on Lucius D. Clay, General, Retired, U.S. Army letterhead. See also Walter's biography and a guide to research collections of his papers (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000108). See also additional letters in the collection to Walter.
Abstract: Clay thanks Walter for making it possible for Professor Fraenkel and his wife to remain in Germany an additional year without forfeiting their citizenship; Clay states that they are "serving us well." An army officer and a political advisor, Clay's organizational skills put him in charge of the port of Charbourg during World War II, and later promoted him to deputy military governor of the American zone of Berlin (1945). He advised Eisenhower and Kennedy on the Berlin situation. The letter's recipient, Congressman Walter, was chairman of the Committee on Un-American Activities. Walter also served in World War II and as a Representative from Pennsylvania in the seventy-third and fifteen succeeding Congresses, serving from 1933 until his death May 31, 1963.
Personal Subject: Clay, Lucius D. (Lucius DuBignon), 1897-1978--Correspondence
Walter, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1894-1963--Correspondence.
Corporate Subject: United States. Army.
Subject: Generals--United States.
Geographical Subject: Berlin (Germany).
Recipient: Walter, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1894-1963.
 

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