Monday, September 29, 2014

Fact of the Day: Mister Wendell

In 1940, Franklin Roosevelt defeated Republican candidate Wendell Willkie in the presidential election. Willkie was actually the last presidential candidate from a major political party to have never served any public office before. 

15 comments:

  1. Wendell Willkie - what a name!

    -Kati

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  2. That's interesting, he was lucky to be considered I suppose...

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  3. Never heard of him, but he does have an interesting name.

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  4. So in other words the last one not to be bought

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  5. I've heard the name but I know nothing about him.

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  6. I have never heard this name, sorry. Kisses:)

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  7. I'm about to be redundant, but I've never heard of him either!! Not once.

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  8. I blame the name more so than the lack of public office experience. I bet he got a few swirlies in his day.

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  9. I've never heard of him before..Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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