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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Personal name headingStevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965
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Variant(s)Stevenson, Adlai Ewing, 1900-1965.
See alsoIllinois. Governor (1949-1953 : Stevenson)
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Birth date1900-02-05
Death date1965-07-14
Place of birthLos Angeles (Calif.)
Place of deathLondon (England)
AffiliationIllinois. Governor
United Nations
Profession or occupationPoliticians
Found inBusch, N. F. Adlai E. Stevenson, 1952.
Wikipedia, December 4, 2013 (Adlai Stevenson II; American politician; Adlai Ewing Stevenson II; born February 5, 1900 in Los Angeles, California; his grandfather Adlai E. Stevenson I was Vice President of the United States under President Grover Cleveland from 1893-1897; he served as the 31st Governor of Illinois from January 10, 1949 to January 12, 1953, and received the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 1952 and 1956; both times he was defeated by Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower; he sought the Democratic presidential nomination for a third time in the election of 1960, but was defeated by Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts; after his election, President Kennedy appointed Stevenson as the Ambassador to the United Nations; he served from 1961 to 1965; he died on July 14, 1965 in London after suffering a heart attack; his son Adlai Ewing Stevenson III served as a United States Senator from Illinois from 1970-1981)
Associated languageeng