Friday, June 5, 2015
President John F Kennedy invited to Jubilee….
Senator Quentin Burdick presented an invitation to President Kennedy to attend the Ward County Diamond Jubilee in Minot on Spetember 2, 1961. The invitation was written on a calf skin and read: The people of Ward County, North Dakota, cordially invite John F Kennedy, President of the United States, to attend our Ward County Diamond Jubilee at Minot on Air Force Day, September 2, 1961…. Signed by W. M. Harrington, mayor of Minot. The President did not attend.