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January 13, 2014

H.H.H. waves goodbye

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 9:30 am

H.H.H. waves goodbye

On this day, January 13th in 1978 Hubert H. Humphrey died at the age of 67. This newspaper photograph shows Humphrey waving goodbye to the Minneapolis Mayor’s office after he won a seat in the U.S. Senate in 1948. He would be elected as Vice President in 1964 and ran for President in 1968.

Photographed by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on November 30, 1948.

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