Alan Wheat held a seat in the House for six terms, representing Missouri from 1983 to 1995. In this campaign button, he employed a visual motif of wheat, playing with both his name and one of his state's staple crops.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Alan Dupree Wheat Lapel Pin,” http://history.house.gov/Collection/Detail/15032406772
(July 25, 2017)
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