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Kennedy PT-109 Tie Clasp, 1960

Jolle1960

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

This tie clasp - originally distributed in support of John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign - was gifted to United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies. Agent Gies served five presidents, from 1941 until 1967. During Kennedy's presidency, he was responsible for White House vehicles.

Details

  • Title: Kennedy PT-109 Tie Clasp, 1960
  • Creator: Jolle
  • Date Created: 1960
  • Subject Keywords: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Gies, Morgan L., Political campaigns, PT-109 (Torpedo boat), Tie clasps
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Tie clasp
  • Object ID: 2011.241.6
  • Image ID: THF151529
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Edward L. Gies in Memory of Morgan L. Gies.

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