Harold Hughes

Harold Hughes

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harold Everett Hughes was the 36th Governor of Iowa from 1963 until 1969; he had been a Republican earlier in his life. He also served as a Democratic United States Senator from 1969 until 1975.Hughes was born in rural Ida County, Iowa. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army, fighting in the North African campaign, and was court-martialed for assaulting an officer. The trial resulted in him being sent to fight in Sicily in 1943. He became sick and another soldier took his place on a landing craft at Anzio. The craft exploded, killing his replacement, Pvt. Walter Thomsen, and many othersshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134907758
  • 9786134907750