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Due to the generous "proxy-marriage" laws allowed by the citizens of Kansas City, Kansas, many young women, feeling the urge to marry their beaus residing so far afield as a result of World War II, would board buses and trains and head to that far-distant burg with one name on their lips: Finnegan. This is the story of Mr. Thomas H. Finnegan, a successful lawyer back in the day who saw fit to do his patriotic duty by standing-in for all those G.I.s who were unable to attend their own weddings.
-and he stood in for a lot of them, too. He was the most married man in America.

Read this article that very clearly confirms that it was the Second World War that provided a powerful sexual charge to American society: click here.

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''The Most Married Man in America'' (Yank Magazine, 1945)

''The Most Married Man in America'' (Yank Magazine, 1945)

''The Most Married Man in America'' (Yank Magazine, 1945)

''The Most Married Man in America'' (Yank Magazine, 1945)

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