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Richard Nixon and Jack Gordon meeting in Seattle

Photo by Steve Reed Photography, Seattle

With U.S. President Richard Nixon during a Nixon visit to Seattle in early 1980s.

Jack Gordon welcomed visitors


World Heavyweight Champ Jack Dempsey

Jack Carson, Jack Gordon, and Roberta

President Eisenhower in 1953

Candidate Kennedy's 1960 visit. Read how Jack selected a present for "John John" LIFE's (not) coverage

Richard Nixon: 1960 Gordon Welcomes Presidential CandidateCandidate Nixon returns in 1968

Crown Prince Akihito of Japan, 1960

President Kennedy's November, 1961, visit to Seattle

Bob Hope visited Seattle

Raymond Burr's 1962 Visit

Visits by Astronaut Richard Gordon,   Gordon's Honor Dinner caps his 1966 Visit

Ronald Reagan -- the 60s and the 80s

 "The Seattle Post-Intelligencer asked Jack Gordon, official civic greeter for Greater Seattle for almost 20 years to "cover" the 1968 campaign  visits of major polotical candidates to Seattle." Gordon covered campaign stops by Governor Rockefeller, Sen. McCarthy, Sen. Robert Kennedy, Richard Nixon, VP Humphrey, and Gov. George Wallace.


Candidate Nixon returns in 1968

Presidential Candidate Rockefeller, 1968

Apollo 12 Astronauts in 1970

Sometime in the 1970s, Queen Sofia of Spain visited Seattle

U.S. President Gerald Ford, September, 1975, and October, 1976, and again in April, 1980

Former President Nixon returns to Seattle, 1980

Elizabeth, The Queen of England,1983

West German President Carstens in 1983

 Win Schuler of Schuler's Restaurants, Michigan








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