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The first meeting of the commission to arrange for the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington to be held in 1932, took place today, Feb. 16th at the White House with President Coolidge as chairman. The committee includes four members appointed by the Senate, four from the House and four appointed by the President. Left to right, front row: Senator Selden P. Spencer, Missouri; Mrs. Anthony Wayne Cook, President General, D.A.R.; President Coolidge; Mrs. John D. Sherman, Federation of Women's Clubs and Senator Simeon Fess, Ohio. Second row: Frederick H. Gillett, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Representative John Q. Tilson, Connecticut; Representative Willis C. Hawley, Oregon. Top row: Frank Munsey, publisher; Representative Joseph W. Byrns, Tennessee; Senator Thomas F. Bayard, Delaware; Senator Carter Class, Virginia, and Hanford Monider, former Commander of the American Legion

The first meeting of the commission to arrange for the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington to be held in 1932, took place today, Feb. 16th at the White House with President Coolidge as chairman. The committee includes four members appointed by the Senate, four from the House and four appointed by the President. Left to right, front row: Senator Selden P. Spencer, Missouri; Mrs. Anthony Wayne Cook, President General, D.A.R.; President Coolidge; Mrs. John D. Sherman, Federation of Women's Clubs and Senator Simeon Fess, Ohio. Second row: Frederick H. Gillett, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Representative John Q. Tilson, Connecticut; Representative Willis C. Hawley, Oregon. Top row: Frank Munsey, publisher; Representative Joseph W. Byrns, Tennessee; Senator Thomas F. Bayard, Delaware; Senator Carter Class, Virginia, and Hanford Monider, former Commander of the American Legion

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