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 Adlai Ewing Stevenson, I

Adlai Ewing Stevenson, I

Birth
Christian County, Kentucky, USA
Death 14 Jun 1914 (aged 78)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 984 · View Source
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23rd United States Vice President, US Congressman. He was twice elected as a Democrat to represent Illinois' 13th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving first from 1875 to 1877, then from 1879 to 1881. He served as the Assistant Postmaster General in the first administration of President Grover Cleveland, and was tabbed to be Cleveland's running mate when he ran again for the Presidency of the United States. The Cleveland-Stevenson was elected in 1892, and Adlai E. Stevenson served as the 23rd United States Vice President from 1893 to 1897. He later was the Vice Presidential candidate in 1900 on the ticket headed by William Jennings Bryan. His grandson, Adlai E. Stevenson II, served as Governor of Illinois, and ran unsuccessfully for President of the United States against General Dwight D. Eisenhower.



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VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
STEVENSON - SCOTT


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 984
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adlai Ewing Stevenson, I (23 Oct 1835–14 Jun 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 984, citing Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .