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Vernon Lester Hague

Vernon Lester Hague, American publicist. Member Institute of Politics, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1924, 28; Member of the United States Public Service Reserve, World War. Founder men’s dormitory fund, Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa, 1926.; Member Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Princeton (New York). Has written extensively on political subjects and the fine arts. Made world tour, 1928, again 1929. Known as Cowboy Critic of the Seven Arts”.

Background

  • Hague, Vernon Lester was born on February 23, 1877 in at Libertyville, Iowa, United States. Son of Albert Gallatin and Harriet (Smiley) Hague.

  • Education

    • Descendant of Scottish Clan Haig, and Paul Darlington of Revolutionary fame. Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Princeton, 1900. Unmarried. Farm broker, Fairfield, 1900-1902.

      With Lee Livestock Commission Company, Chicago, 1902-1909, advancing to vice-president and manager, also member Live Stock Exchange, Chicago. Organized chain of banks in Texas, 1909-1910. Farm broker, Fairfield, until 1925.

      Candidate for nomination to the United States Senate against Senator Brookhart, 1924, withdrew in favor of third candidate.

    Career

    • Made world tour, 1928, again 1929.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Institute of Politics, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1924, 28. Member of the United States Public Service Reserve, World War. Founder men’s dormitory fund, Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa, 1926.

    Member Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Princeton (New York). Has written extensively on political subjects and the fine arts.

    Made world tour, 1928, again 1929. Known as Cowboy Critic of the Seven Arts”.

    Connections

    • father: Albert Gallatin Hague
    • mother: Harriet (Smiley) Hague
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