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Author Carlson, Chris, 1946-

Title Cecil Andrus : Idaho's Greatest Governor
Published Lincoln : Caxton Press, 2011
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword By Marc C. Johnson; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Early Years; Chapter 2: Cece's Teenage Years; Chapter 3: Courtship & Marriage; Chapter 4: Andrus Serves His Country; Chapter 5: The First Race; Chapter 6: A Newly Minted Stat e Senat or; Chapter 7: Cece and Chris Cross Pat hs; Photo Gallery; Chapter 8: Washington, D.C., Cece, and Me; Chapter 9: Press Secretary to the Governor; Chapter 10: The Return to Wa shington, D.C.; Chapter 11: The Wa ning Days & the Northwest Power Planning Council
Chapter 12: The Return of Cecil Andrus tothe Idaho GovernorshipChapter 13: The Wit and Wisdom of Cece; Chapter 14: Campaigning for Life; Epilogue; Appendix A: A Day in the Life of a Cabinet Secretary; Appendix B: Andrus Gubernatorial Election Result s; Appendix C: The Carlson Chronicle Columns on Andrus
Summary Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton PressAs a teenager, Cecil Andrus dropped out of college after his first year and drove off with his girlfriend to get married in Reno. The year was 1949. Twenty years later, now a Korean War navy veteran, still married and with three daughters the gypo-logger-turned-industrial-accident-insurance-salesman and veteran state senator from Orofino was elected to the first of four terms as Idaho's governor--a record unlikely ever to be equaled. Andrus, however, was also embarking on a national career that would see him hailed as one of the gr
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Subject Andrus, Cecil D., 1931-2017 -- Friends and associates.
Andrus, Cecil D., 1931-2017 -- Political and social views.
Carlson, Chris, 1946-
United States. Department of the Interior -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography.
Governors -- Idaho -- Biography.
Press secretaries -- Idaho -- Biography.
Idaho -- Biography.
Idaho -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0870045148 (electronic bk.)
9780870045141 (electronic bk.)