Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

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Dates:
Birth 1830-01-31
Death 1893-01-27
English

Biographical notes:

U.S. representative and senator from Maine; newspaper editor; unsuccessful candidate for U.S. president; Secretary of State; resident of Portland, Me.; b. in West Brownsville, Pa.; buried in Augusta, Me.

From the description of James G. Blaine autograph letter signed to Hon. E. A. Rollins, 1864 Oct. 27. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182560206

James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C. He was a Maine politician in the state legislature and then in the federal government as a Representative, Senator, and Secretary of State. He ran for President in 1884 as a Republican (unsuccessfully).

From the description of Letter : Washington, to W.P. Fessenden, 1861 Dec. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49287230

James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C. He was a Maine politician, in the state legislature and then in the federal government as a representative, senator, and secretary of state. He ran for President in 1884 as a Republican (unsuccessfully).

From the description of Letter : Augusta, Me., to Mr. Morrill, 1867 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49312259

Blaine served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1863-1875), and as a member of the U.S. Senate (1876-1881).

From the description of Letter to William Pitt Fessenden, 1866. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338352

American politician; Republican nominee in the presidential election of 1884.

From the description of Letter and autograph, 1884. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56685368

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, U.S. senator, and secretary of state.

From the description of James Gillespie Blaine : papers, 1848-1886. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46726238

Leading Republican politician and diplomat, 1868-1893. Influential in the Pan-American Movement. Speaker of the House, lost presidential nomination in 1876 to Rutherford B. Hayes. Secretary of State under Garfield. Lost presidential election to Grover Cleveland.

From the description of Papers, 1868-1893 (bulk 1868-1876) [microform] (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62680097

Representative and speaker, U.S. House of Representatives (1863-1876), U.S. senator (1876-1881), and U.S. Secretary of State (1881-1892); Republican leader of post Civil War period; nominated for the presidency in 1884 but lost to Grover Cleveland, of Maine.

From the description of James Gillespie Blaine autograph letter signed, 1879. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 273052126

U.S. politician and diplomat; Secretary of State in 1881 and 1889-1892.

From the description of Letter of introduction : Washington [D.C.], 1892 Feb. 6. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31227868

U.S. secretary of state, U.S. representative and senator from Maine, and journalist.

From the description of James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945 (bulk 1870-1892). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982239

Journalist, U.S. Congressman and Senator from Maine, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and U.S. Secretary of State under James A. Garfield.

From the guide to the James G. Blaine papers, 1864-1891, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

American statesman.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Sestri and Paris, to Dr. Baldwin, 1888 April 27 and May 21 and 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858593

Blaine was an American politician who served as a United States Senator.

From the description of Letters and autographs, 1865-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82586684

James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C. He was a Maine politician, in the state legislature and then in the federal government as a Representative, Senator, and Secretary of State. He ran for President in 1884 as a Republican (unsuccessfully).

From the description of Letter : Augusta, to W.H. Wheeler, Esq., no year Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49287408

From the description of Letter : Dept. of State, Washington, to Wm. A. Russell, Lawrence, Mass., 1881 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49287261

James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C. He was a Maine politician and served in the state legislature and then in the federal government as a Representative, Senator, and Secretary of State. He ran for President in 1884 as a Republican (unsuccessfully).

From the description of Letter, unaddressed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49296062

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