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Minor, Robertlocked

(15 July 1884–26 November 1952)
  • Harvey Klehr

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Minor, Robert (15 July 1884–26 November 1952), cartoonist and Communist party leader, was born in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Robert Minor and Routez Houston. Although both parents had distinguished forebears (his mother was related to Texas hero Sam Houston), Minor grew up in poverty. His father, an unsuccessful lawyer, did not achieve financial stability until his election as a district judge in 1910....

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