Advertisement

Hoover concedes to Roosevelt

Hoover concedes to Roosevelt
New York Gov. Franklin Delano Roosevelt riding in the back of an open top car with his daughter Anna Roosevelt Halsted and wife Eleanor while campaigning in Warm Springs, Ga., on October 24, 1932. The trio were met by massive crowds while traveling en route from their cottage to the train station. File Photo courtesy FDR Presidential Library

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 1932 (UP) - President Hoover at 9:34 o'clock tonight conceded the election to Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt, his Democratic opponent. He telegraphed congratulations to the New Yorker.

Mr. Hoover's telegram follows:

Advertisement

"Honorable Franklin D. Roosevelt, Biltmore Hotel, New York City:

"I congratulate you on the opportunity that has come to you to be of service to the country, and I wish for you a most successful administration.

"In the common purpose of all of us, I shall dedicate myself to every possible helpful effort.

"Herbert Hoover."

Latest Headlines

Advertisement
Advertisement

Follow Us

Advertisement