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Adlai Ewing Stevenson I
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23rd Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
President Grover Cleveland
Preceded by Levi P. Morton
Succeeded by Garret Hobart
Personal details
Born (1835-10-23)October 23, 1835
Christian County, Kentucky
Died June 14, 1914(1914-06-14) (aged 78)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Political party Democratic Party

Adlai Ewing Stevenson (October 23, 1835June 14, 1914) was an American politician. He was Vice President of the United States under Grover Cleveland, and ran for United States President and several other political offices, but lost. He was also first assistant Postmaster General and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Illinois, as well. His grandson of the same name also was a notable politician and writer. Another grandson, McLean Stevenson was an actor. His other grandson was Illinois Senator Adlai Stevenson III.

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