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Catalog Number 10444-137
Title Button, Exon
Object Name Button, Campaign
Description It is a standard looking botton, this says "Exon." It has an orange background with the word "Exon" in white.
COLORS: orange, silver, white, gold
Date Unknown
Culture American
Material Metal (tin), Ink
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Height (in) 1.31
Width (in) 1.31
Diameter (in) 4.06
People Exon, John James "Jim", 1921-2005
Search Terms Campaigns
History EXON, J. James, a Senator from Nebraska; born in Geddes, Charles Mix County, S. Dak., August 9, 1921; attended the public schools; attended University of Omaha, Omaha, Nebr., 1939-1941; United States Army Signal Corps 1942-1945; United States Army Reserve 1945-1949; branch manager of a financial corporation; founder and president of an office equipment firm 1953-1971; Governor of Nebraska 1971-1979; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1978; reelected in 1984 and again in 1990 and served from January 3, 1979 to January 3, 1997; not a candidate for reelection in 1996; is a resident of Lincoln, Neb.
Credit line Robert C. Pettit, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Pettit, Robert C.