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Statement on the Death of Senator Francis E. Warren.

November 24, 1929

THE PRESIDENT issued the following statement on the death of Senator Francis E. Warren:

"Senator Warren began his public service with 4 years as a private and officer in the Civil War. Mayor of his city, Governor of his State, Senator for nearly 40 years, every stage of his life was marked by increasing industry and by devotion to national welfare. His span of life covers a generation fast passing, among whose leaders he played a great [p.398] part and to whom we of this generation owe much of our splendid inheritance."

Note: Francis E. Warren was the first Governor of the State of Wyoming. He was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from 1890 to 1893 and from 1895 until his death on November 24, 1929.

Herbert Hoover, Statement on the Death of Senator Francis E. Warren. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/208650

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