Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914

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Birth 1835-10-23
Death 1914-06-14
Americans

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Stevenson, an Illinois lawyer and Congressman, was first assistant postmaster general (1885-1889), and U.S. vice president (1893-1897).

From the description of Letter, January 21, 1888. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 650827348

Stevenson was an Illinois lawyer, congressman (1875-1877, 1879-1881), and U.S. vice president (1893-1897).

From the description of Letter, December 14, 1907. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 434841900

Adlai E. Stevenson was born in Kentucky in 1835. He was congressman from Illinois during the 1870s, and was vice president under President Grover Cleveland from 1893-1897. He died in 1914.

From the description of Adlai E. Stevenson letter 1908. (Montana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 690106572

U.S. vice president, U.S. representative from Illinois, and lawyer.

From the description of Adlai E. Stevenson correspondence, 1892 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980531

Native Kentuckian, lawyer, U.S. congressman from Ill., vice president of the U.S.

From the description of Adlai E. Stevenson : miscellaneous papers, 1891-1894. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49336650

Epithet: US politician

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0001a5

Attorney & Democratic politician from Bloomington, Ill. Adlai's wife, Letitia, was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Adlai was a US Congressman, 1875-1877 & 1879-1881, and Vice-President, 1893-1897.

From the description of Lectures [microform], 1883. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43358713

Attorney & Democratic politician from Bloomington, Ill. Adlai's wife, Letitia, was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Adlai was a US Congressman, 1875-1877 & 1879-1881, and Vice-President, 1893-1897.

From the description of Lectures, 1883. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43357594

Lawyer & Democrat politician from Bloomington, Ill.; vice-president of the U.S., 1893-1897. Also represented are his mother, wife, children & grandchildren.

Stevenson was active in Illinois and national Democratic politics. He was a district attorney (1865-1869), twice elected to Congress (1875-1877, 1879-1881), a delegate to the Democratic national conventions of 1884-1892, and first assistant postmaster general (1885-1889). His wife, Letitia G., was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and active in many other women's social organizations. His daughters, Letitia E. & Julia, participated in the social life of the vice-presidential household. His grandson, Adlai E. Stevenson II, was governor of Illinois (1949-1953), twice the Democratic candidate for U.S. President (1952 & 1956), and U.S. ambassador to the U.N. (1961-1965). Another grandson, Adlai S. Hardin, was a noted sculptor.

From the description of Family papers, 1830-1966. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43922971

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Subjects:

  • Vice presidents' spouses
  • Vice presidents
  • Voyages and travels
  • Art, Greek
  • Constitutional history
  • Pensions--Cost-of-living adjustments
  • Recipes
  • Travelers--Diaries

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Illinois
  • Vice Presidents--United States

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Bloomington (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Bloomington (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Bloomington (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)