Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892 – 1944) was the dark horse Republican Party nominee for the 1940 presidential election, where he crusaded against the policies of the New Deal. He ran against Franklin D. Roosevelt who won a third term with 55% of the popular vote and 85% of the electoral vote. Roosevelt found Willkie to be a compatible liberal and brought him aboard as a special ambassador-at-large.
This original WIN WITH WILLKIE lapel button is still on its original card. The lapel pin is made of brass with Willkie's portrait in relief. The button measures 1/2 inch...the card is 1 1/2 inches. It's in excellent condition...just the way a political collector likes to find it.
20 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Peddlers of good old stuff and vintage estate jewelry
FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on all items. Layaway available. We ship within one business day. Welcome and enjoy your visit.