Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929

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A native of Ireland, Thomas Taggart emigrated to the U.S. as a child. In 1877 he moved to Indianapolis and became involved in Democratic politics, and worked his way to the national level. Taggart served as state Democratic chairman, three terms as mayor of Indianapolis, and on the Democratic National Committee. In 1904 he was the national party chairman during the presidential campaign between Roosevelt and Parker, and later was a U.S. senator.

From the description of Scrapbook, 1904. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29883276

A native of Ireland, Taggart emigrated to the U.S. as a child. In 1877 he moved to Indianapolis, became involved in Democratic politics, and worked his way to the national level. Taggart served as state Democratic chairman, 3 terms as mayor of Indianapolis, and on the Democratic National Committee. In 1904 he was the national party chairman during the Roosevelt presidential campaign, and later was a U.S. senator.

From the description of Scrapbook, 1929. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29969180

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referencedIn Indiana autograph collection 1832-1926. Indiana State Library - ISL
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt photographs [graphic], 30 May 1907. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929. Scrapbook, 1904. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929. Scrapbook, 1929. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Feightner, Harold C., d. 1969,. Collection, n.d.-1958. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Economic History of Indiana in the Twentieth Century, 1976-1980 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn French Lick Springs Hotel. Scrapbooks, 1926-1927. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Stout, George W. George W. Stout papers, 1917-1918. Indiana State Library - ISL
creatorOf [Thomas Taggart, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Thomas Taggart residence photographs [graphic], ca. 1937. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Elections 1904. [Scrapbook], 1904. Indiana State Library - ISL
referencedIn Medical Profession in Indiana, 1975;, 1976;, 1978 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
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associatedWith Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Elections 1904. corporateBody
associatedWith Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 person
associatedWith Feightner, Harold C., d. 1969, person
associatedWith French Lick Springs Hotel. corporateBody
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926. person
associatedWith Stout, George W. person
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Birth 1856-11-17

Death 1929-03-06

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