Galveston Collector Humphreys

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1 LIBERTY KAN NOMINATED TO BE CUSTOMS COLLECTOR a few staff Secretary New "help insurance ROBERT WADE HUMPHREYS. Staff Special to Thft News. W ASHINGTON. July 1.--President Harding today sent to the senate the nominations of George C. Hopkins of Wi;:r.=bors to be collector of internal revenue for the Dallas district, James W. Bass of Waco to be. collector of internal revenue for the Austin districv and Robert W. Humphreys of Liberty be collector of customs for the of (Jalveston. The treasury department on June 21 requested the resignation of C. Pabst. the Galveston collector, whose term ran u n t i l October next year, in order to make way for the appointment of Humphreys. Officials at the treasury said tonight they were unable to say whether Pabst 'had complied with the request. There was no disagreement among the Texas leaders as to the selection of Humphreys and Hopkins, but National Committee-man MacGregor opposed the selection of Bass for the Austin position, and gave his indorsement of C. K. McDowell of San Antonio.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 02 Jul 1921, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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