New York: August 28, 1961. SIGNED "Herbert Hoover" on Boy's Club of America letterhead stationary black ink. 8.5" x 11", 1 pp. addressed to Mr. F. Byron Tomlinson of the Newtown, CT chapter. The letterhead lists over 80 officers and members of the Board of Directors, of which Hoover's name is at the top. Usual mailing trifold, but other wise no defects noted.
Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 – 1964) was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great Depression. Prior to serving as president, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium, served as the director of the U.S. Food Administration, and served as the 3rd U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Fine. Item #2312
"Nothing on my eighty-seventh birthday greetings me such pleasure as the gracious greetings of the Boys' Clubs. One of the great satisfactions of my life has been to to watch and participate in the growth and development of this movement, due to the enthusiasm and willingness to serve of the men connected with it." Those characteristics have brought about this expansion and have given opportunity to the boys." /s/.