The politician Wendell Willkie died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Republican corporate lawyer who, despite never holding political office, was selected to be the Republican Party’s nominee for President in 1940. After he lost that election to FDR he was made an informal ambassador-at-large by his former opponent.
His mother, Henrietta Trisch, was one of the first female lawyers admitted to the bar in Indiana.
A true world outlook is incompatible with a foreign imperialism, no matter how high-minded the governing country.
No man has the right to use the great powers of the Presidency to lead the people, indirectly, into war.
But it required a disastrous, internecine war to bring this question of human freedom to a crisis, and the process of striking the shackles from the slave was accomplished in a single hour.
The defense of our democracy against the forces that threaten it from without has made some of its failures to function at home glaringly apparent.
Whenever we take away the liberties of those whom we hate we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love.