Wilson, Francis M.

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Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St. Louis newspapers about the corrupting influence of Tom Pendergast in Kansas City, including the accusation that he chose the Democratic nominee for Governor. Crimes committed by Johnny Lazia and others are also described.

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 16, 1932 showing the attendees of the funeral of Francis M. Wilson, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Missouri that year until his death. Those present include Tom Pendergast, Joe Shannon, Guy Park, Lloyd Stark, Thomas Bash, et al.

Clipping showing Tom Pendergast endorsing Charles M. Howell and Francis M. Wilson before Pendergast leaves for a vacation in Europe. Meanwhile, rural Democrats ask, "Where do we come in?"

Letter from George Vest to Missouri candidate for Governor Francis Wilson, describing the nature of his support and that of his opponent, Russel Dearmont, in St. Louis.

Letter from Maurice Murphy of St. Joseph to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis Wilson, describing rumors he had heard that Tom Pendergast was going to switch his endorsement of Wilson to his opponent.

Letter with unclear signature to Missouri candidate for Governor Francis M. Wilson, providing a sample letter sent out on behalf of his candidacy.

Letter from Jack McComb to Lloyd C. Stark reporting on support for Stark from various parties, including the Jackson County Court and Francis Wilson supporters. He writes that Tom Pendergast and Jim Aylward have yet to make up their minds.

Letter to 1936 gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark updating him on campaign activities in several Missouri towns.

Letter from J. C. Henderson to the Editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch criticizing their editorial of Feb. 25, 1932, and defending the Pendergast regime.

Letter from Missouri Senator Francis Wilson to W. W. Gibbany describing his prospects for victory in the upcoming elections.

Letter from Francis Wilson to William Igoe discussing Wilson's primary race for Missouri Governor against Russel Dearmont, including the newspapers from which he will receive endorsements and how to handle a relationship with Tom Pendergast.

Letter from Lloyd Stark to Ruby Henshaw commenting on her recent vote in elections. Stark also recounts meeting Tom Pendergast at the funeral of Senator Francis Wilson, in response to her mention of a newspaper photograph.

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