Senator Boise Penrose of Philadelphia, Pa., June 8, 1920.
flipFlip to "The Making of a Senator," Puck, circa 1920.
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Black and white, head and shoulders photograph.

Credit: Image donated by Corbis-Bettmann

In 1920, Pennsylvania Senator Boise Penrose was at the height of his powers. The powerful leader of the Republican party in Pennsylvania, he that summer engineered the nomination of Warren G. Harding as president.

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