Campaigned in armor

I think elections would be greatly improved if all politicians campaigned while wearing full suits of armor.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Feb 14, 1940

     Posted By: Alex - Sat May 08, 2021
     Category: Politics | 1940s

When he died in late 1963, the Chicago Tribune mentioned he had been a 1940 candidate for 1st ward committeeman. If he had won, I'm sure that would have been stated in the article. Ten years later, in 1950, Gailing was sued by a fellow Republican for bilking him out of nearly all his life savings by promising the victim a $12,000 a year job regardless of who was elected. (July 14, 1950, Chicago Tribune)
Posted by Fritz on 05/08/21 at 09:02 AM
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