Every time I tell myself to blog more regularly, I fail, but I keep trying.

Newspapers.com has opened up a new world for me as far as historical research so I decided to check up on our former vice president, the Scranton native.

Look what I found.

It’s his birth announcement from the Nov. 20, 1942, Scranton Times. St. Mary’s Hospital stood in South Scranton. Eventually, St. Mary’s became part of Mercy Hospital.

World War II news dominated the front page that day.