Adlai Stevenson I

Stevenson c. undefined 1892
Stevenson's home in Metamora
Congressman Stevenson
Mary, Julia and Letitia Stevenson
Stevenson's house in Bloomington
Cartoon of Stevenson from the pro-Republican Judge magazine, 10 Sep 1892.
A campaign poster for "Cleve and Steve"

American politician who served as the 23rd Vice President of the United States from 1893 to 1897.

- Adlai Stevenson I
Stevenson c. undefined 1892

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Room where Phi Delta Theta was founded. It is used by undergraduates of the parent chapter in recognition of achievement.

Phi Delta Theta

International secret and social fraternity founded at Miami University in 1848 and headquartered in Oxford, Ohio.

International secret and social fraternity founded at Miami University in 1848 and headquartered in Oxford, Ohio.

Room where Phi Delta Theta was founded. It is used by undergraduates of the parent chapter in recognition of achievement.
50th Anniversary of Phi Delta Theta with Founders Morrison and Lindley in the fore front. From the 1898 Convention.
Members of Phi Delta Theta at West Point in 1917, before their deployment in the First World War
Phi Delta Theta headquarters in Oxford, Ohio
University of Illinois chapter house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Among the best-known members of the fraternity are Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States, Vice-President Adlai Stevenson I, Baseball Hall of Fame member Lou Gehrig, actor Burt Reynolds, architect Frank Lloyd Wright, astronaut Neil Armstrong, and John S. McCain Sr., U.S. Navy Admiral and grandfather of John McCain.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

Christian County, Kentucky

County located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.

County located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

United States Vice President Adlai Stevenson I was born in Christian County in 1835.

Stevenson in 1961

Adlai Stevenson II

American lawyer, politician, and diplomat who was twice the Democratic nominee for President of the United States.

American lawyer, politician, and diplomat who was twice the Democratic nominee for President of the United States.

Stevenson in 1961
Stevenson's boyhood home in Bloomington, Illinois
Stevenson's home in Libertyville, Illinois (now Mettawa, Illinois)
Stevenson as governor.
President Harry S. Truman, vice presidential nominee Alabama senator John J. Sparkman and presidential nominee Illinois governor Adlai Stevenson in the Oval Office, 1952
A poster from the 1952 campaign
Stevenson in March 1953 at U.S. Air Force 17th Bomb Wing base in Korea, joined by US ambassador to Korea Ellis O. Briggs (left), acting foreign minister of the Republic of Korea Cho Chong-Hwan (second from right) and acting prime minister of the Republic of Tu-chin (far right)
Stevenson and supporter Joe Smith leave Chicago's O'Hare Airport for four days of campaigning in the Pacific Northwest and California.
Stevenson shows aerial photos of Cuban missiles to the United Nations.
Stevenson grave in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington, Illinois

He was the grandson of Adlai Stevenson I, the 23rd Vice President of the United States.

William Jennings Bryan

American lawyer, orator and politician.

American lawyer, orator and politician.

Bryan's birthplace in Salem, Illinois
Attorney Mary Baird Bryan, the wife of William Jennings Bryan
A young Bryan
"UNITED SNAKES OF AMERICA" "IN BRYAN WE TRUST" political satire token of 1896, known as "Bryan Money"
Bryan campaigning for president, October 1896
1896 electoral vote results
The United States and its colonial possessions after the Spanish–American War
Conservatives in 1900 ridiculed Bryan's eclectic platform.
1900 electoral vote results
William J Bryan in 1906 as Moses with new 10 commandments; Puck 19 sept 1906 by Joseph Keppler. Tablet reads: l-Thou shalt have no other leaders before me. II—Thou shalt not make unto thyself any high Protective Tariff. Ill—Eight hours, and no more, shalt thou labor and do all thy work. IV—Thou shalt not graft. V—Thou shalt not elect thy Senators save by Popular Vote. VI—Thou shalt not grant rebates unto thy neighbor. VII—Thou shalt not make combinations in restraint of trade. VIII—Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's income, but shall make him pay a tax upon it. IX—There shall be no more government by injunction. X—Remember Election Day to vote it early. P.S.— When in doubt, ask Me.
Bryan speaking at the 1908 Democratic National Convention
Presidential Campaign button for Bryan
1908 electoral vote results
Bryan attending the 1912 Democratic National Convention
Bryan served as Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson
Cartoon of Secretary of State Bryan reading war news in 1914
Villa Serena, Bryan's home built in 1913 at Miami, Florida
Charles W. and William J. Bryan
At the Scopes Trial, William Jennings Bryan (seated, left) being questioned by Clarence Darrow (standing, right).
Statue of Bryan on the lawn of the Rhea County courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee

Bryan hoped to offer himself as a presidential candidate, but his youth and relative inexperience gave him a lower profile than veteran Democrats like Bland, Governor Horace Boies of Iowa and Vice President Adlai Stevenson.

1900 United States presidential election

The 29th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900.

The 29th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900.

Campaign poster promoting Democratic nominee William J. Bryan
McKinley campaigns on gold coin (gold standard) with support from soldiers, businessmen, farmers and professionals, claiming to restore prosperity at home and victory abroad
The German-American vote in 1900 was in doubt since they opposed both Bryan's "repudiation" policy and overseas "expansion" under McKinley.
Map of presidential election results by county
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Results by county, shaded according to winning candidate's percentage of the vote
Map of Republican presidential election results by county
Map of Democratic presidential election results by county
Map of "other" presidential election results by county
Cartogram of presidential election results by county
Cartogram of Republican presidential election results by county
Cartogram of Democratic presidential election results by county
Cartogram of "other" presidential election results by county

Adlai Stevenson I, Former Vice President and former Representative from Illinois

Charles W. Fairbanks

American politician who served as a senator from Indiana from 1897 to 1905 and the 26th vice president of the United States from 1905 to 1909.

American politician who served as a senator from Indiana from 1897 to 1905 and the 26th vice president of the United States from 1905 to 1909.

Charles W. Fairbanks as Vice President of the United States
Fairbanks in his office
Fairbanks (r) and Theodore Roosevelt
Fairbanks's grave in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana

Fairbanks and 23rd Vice President Adlai Stevenson share the distinction of seeking reelection to non-consecutive terms as vice president.

John G. Carlisle

American politician from the commonwealth of Kentucky and was a member of the Democratic Party.

American politician from the commonwealth of Kentucky and was a member of the Democratic Party.

Mary Jane Goodson Carlisle

By May 1899, the North American Trust Company had directors such as John G. Carlisle, Adlai E. Stevenson, and Wager Swayne.

William Jennings Bryan carried on the shoulders of delegates after giving the speech

Cross of Gold speech

Delivered by William Jennings Bryan, a former United States Representative from Nebraska, at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on July 9, 1896.

Delivered by William Jennings Bryan, a former United States Representative from Nebraska, at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on July 9, 1896.

William Jennings Bryan carried on the shoulders of delegates after giving the speech
Congressman Richard P. Bland
The Chicago Coliseum
Former Iowa Governor Horace Boies was a major contender for the Democratic nomination for president in 1896.
In a 1900 engraving, former Massachusetts Governor William E. Russell is shown preceding Bryan in addressing the convention.
The 1896 Democratic National Convention
Judge magazine criticized Bryan for sacrilege in his speech. He is shown with crown and cross, but trampling the Bible.
Bryan campaigning on stage a few months after the speech
A "Bryan dollar" issued by his opponents to illustrate the difference between the size of a silver dollar and the amount of bullion that could be purchased with a dollar.

There were a large number of potential candidates seen as having less support; these included Vice President Adlai Stevenson of Illinois, Senator Joseph C. Blackburn of Kentucky, Senator Teller, and Bryan.

Lewis Stevenson (politician)

American politician.

American politician.

Helen Louise Davis

Stevenson's father, Adlai Ewing Stevenson I, was the Vice President of the United States from 1893 to 1897.

Illinois

State in the Midwestern United States.

State in the Midwestern United States.

Mississippian copper plate found at the Saddle Site in Union County, Illinois
Illinois in 1718, approximate modern state area highlighted, from Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi by Guillaume de L'Isle
The bell donated by King Louis XV in 1741 to the mission at Kaskaskia. It was later called the "Liberty Bell of the West", after it was rung to celebrate U.S. victory in the Revolution
In 1818, Illinois became the 21st U.S. state. The southern portion of Illinois Territory was admitted as the state of Illinois, and the rest was joined to Michigan Territory.
[[Old State Capitol State Historic Site|
Old State Capitol]]: Abraham Lincoln and other area legislators were instrumental in moving the state capitol to centrally located Springfield in 1839.
Embarkation of Union troops from Cairo on January 10, 1862
Charles Mound, the highest natural point in Illinois at 1,235 feet above sea level, is located in the Driftless Area in the northwestern part of the state.
At 279 feet above sea level, the lowest elevation point in the state is located near Cairo and the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
Köppen climate types of Illinois
Density map displaying the population of Illinois
The Baháʼí House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago at the heart of Chicago's financial center
Byron Nuclear Generating Station in Ogle County
Average annual wind power distribution for Illinois, 50 m height above ground (2009)
Soldier Field, Chicago
The Illinois State Capitol in Springfield
Illinois House of Representatives
Governor J. B. Pritzker (D)
University of Illinois
University of Chicago
University of Illinois Willard Airport
Inside O'Hare International Airport
Vandalia State House State Historic Site in Vandalia
The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago
Magnolia Manor is a Victorian period historic house museum in Cairo.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield
The Polish Museum of America in Chicago
A Railway Post Office preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union
Standard license plate introduced in 2017
Standard license plate 2001 to 2016
Illinois license plate design used throughout the 1980s and 1990s, displaying the Land of Lincoln slogan that has been featured on the state's plates since 1954

Adlai Stevenson I (1835–1914) was a Vice President of the United States, as well as a Congressman