Photograph of U.S. Senator Wheeler Burton, (D-Montana) arrives at a train station, met by four members of Roosevelt's election campaign. They are, from left, J. F. T. O'Connor, campaign manager in Southern California; John F. Dockweiler, congressional candidate; Wheeler; Isidore B. Dockweiler, Democratic national committeeman; and Reginaldo Del Valle, former state senator and chairman of the campaign.
(John William) Elmer Thomas served Oklahoma as a Representative and Senator in Congress from the 1920s to the 1950s. During the 1930s, he was most known for his influence on the New Deal's silver-buying policy.