US 1965 Adlai Ewing Stevenson 5c. Scott. 1275

US 1965 Adlai Ewing Stevenson 5c. Scott. 1275

Series: Adlai Stevenson Issue

Stamp details: Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (1900-1965), Ambassador to the UN

Issued date: 23-10-1965 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1275
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1257
Michel (Germany): 891
Yvert et Tellier (France): 792

Dimensions (height x width):
40mm x 25mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Giori Press

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Famous People, Politician, Diplomat

Total print: 128,495,000 (estimate)

Description: Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (1900-1965) was an American politician who was twice the Democratic nominee for President of the United States. He was the grandson of Adlai Stevenson I, the 23rd vice president of the United States. Raised in Bloomington, Illinois, Stevenson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Federal Alcohol Administration, Department of the Navy, and the State Department. In 1945, he served on the committee that created the United Nations, and he was a member of the initial U.S. delegations to the UN.