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ADLAI EWING STEVENSON - 23rd Vice President of the United States

Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1835-1914) was Vice President of the United States under President Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897.

Mr. Stevenson was twice elected to the House of Representatives (1874 and 1878). He served as vice-president during Cleveland's second term, and ran for that office again in 1900 with William Jennings Bryan, but was defeated. He also ran unsuccessfully for governor of Illinois in 1908.

Prominent Stevensons

  • Vice-President Adlai E. Stevenson I
  • Governor Adlai E. Stevenson II
    -- grandson of A.E.S. I
  • McLean Stevenson (Actor, Henry Blake of M*A*S*H)
    -- grandson of A.E.S. I, cousin of A.E.S. II
  • Senator Adlai Ewing Stevenson III
    -- great-grandson of A.E.S. I, son of A.E.S. II

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