The founder of HAIL TO THE CHIEFS has been a Presidential and Political Consultant for 50 years and ten Presidential Administrations. He has consulted with every Presidential Administration starting with the Kennedy presidency and continuing through the Obama Administration. He has been a consultant to many branches of Government and Government Agencies. He is a keen student of both the Office of the Presidency and the history of Presidents. He is a major collector of all types of political memorabilia dating back to the birth of the United States. He is a long time member of the Manuscript Society, the American Political Items Collectors Society and the U. A. C. C. The items brought up for auction are from his own extensive collection.