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February 14, 1956. Memorandum to Mr4 Bccless There is attached a letter from the Farm Credit Administration referring to the Board a number of telegraphic recommendations of W# EL Swanson of Hastings, Nebraska, which although they refer to the Federal Farm Board are assumed to refer to the appointment of a farmer member of the Board of Governors* CM yd FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON, D.C. IN REPLY REFER TO February 12, 1936 Mr. Chester Morrill, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington Building, 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D* CDear Mr. Morrill: We are enclosing five copies of telegrams, which were received at the White House and sent to the Farm Credit Administration for attention. These messages refer to W. H. Swanson as "being recom- mended for the Federal Farm Board. We "believe, however, that the intent was to recommend Mr. Swanson for the farmer member of the Federal Reserve Board. We are therefore forwarding the communica- tions to you for your consideration. Yery truly yours, Alice R. Griffith,/A Assistant Secretary. Enclosures. TELEGRAM 677U M 14 NM O 7:46a.m. Hastings, Nebr. Feb. 6, 1936 The President: Kno«.n '<'. H. Swanson 24 years. Recommend Federal Farm Board, Farmers Elevator Trumbull Nebr., '.'alter Harmay, Secretary. TELEGRAM 'M M 15 K 7:39a.nw O M Eastings, Nebr. Feb. 6, 1936 The Presidait: Twenty years grain experience recommend VI. H. Swanson, Hastings, Federal Farm Board. Cooperative Grain 6c Stock Co*, Sutton, Nebraska, 0. R, L y t l l e , Manager. TELEGRAM tmi T 4 .TJ IVJO 13 N M 7:43a.m. Hastings, Nebr. Feb. 6, 1936 The P r e s i d e n t : Known 'V. H. Swan son 40 y e a r s . Hecpinmend federal Farm Board. Clay Center Grain Company, A. H. Deines, Clay Center, Nebraska, Manager. TELEGRAM 2'U J I 13 N vO M 7:40a.m. Wjinghm Hastings, Nebr. Feb. 6, 1936 The i-resident : General experience recommend Vh H. Swanson, Hastings, Federal Farm Boa rd. Farmers Union Cooperative Assoc iet ion, Yevo na, Nebraska, Z. V. FluiEbly, President* TELEGRAM 5\M L:0 13 N M 7:44a.m. Hastir.ps, Nebr. Feb. 6, 1936 The P r e s i d e n t : H e a r t i l y recommend \l. K. Swanson Hastings, Nebr., Federal Farm Board Kenesaw 5/H11 6 Elevator Company, L J . H. Avgustin, rlenesew, x^rebr. , President.