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  Grover Cleveland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cleveland was born in Caldwell, New Jersey to the Rev. Richard Cleveland and Anne Neal.
Cleveland was defeated in the 1888 presidential election.
In 1893, Cleveland sent former Congressman James Henderson Blount to Hawaii to investigate the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani and the establishment of a republic.
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 Grover Cleveland - MSN Encarta
Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), 22nd and 24th president of the United States (1885-1889, 1893-1897), the only chief executive to be reelected after defeat.
Cleveland adopted the credo “a public office is a public trust,” and in his two nonconsecutive terms, he spent much of his energy resisting political influences and the party favoritism characteristic of that era.
Cleveland felt these bills were examples of political graft, a form of fraud in which a legislator passed laws that increased the value of his own private investments.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761554156/Cleveland_Grover.html   (739 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
Cleveland adopted the credo “a public office is a public trust” and in his two nonconsecutive terms spent much of his energies resisting partisan influences and the political favoritism characteristic of that era.
Cleveland was born the son of a country clergyman in Caldwell, N.J., on March 18, 1837.
Cleveland’s political rise was due largely to factionalism in national politics; but he is remembered for his desire to protect the public trust and to assert the power of the presidency.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/presidents/cleveland_grover.html   (1020 words)

  
 USA-Presidents.Info - Grover Cleveland
Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 - June 24, 1908) was the 22nd (1885 - 1889) and 24th (1893 - 1897) President of the United States, and the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms.
One of nine children of a Presbyterian minister, Cleveland was born in New Jersey in 1837.
Cleveland won the Presidency with the combined support of Democrats and reform Republicans, the "Mugwumps," who disliked the record of his opponent James G. Blaine of Maine.
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 Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland was born in 1837, Caldwell, New Jersey.
Cleveland was the fifth child of Richard Falley Cleveland, a Presbyterian Minister, Cleveland’s mom was Ann Neal Cleveland.
Cleveland earned his own way to contribute to his mothers support, what he did was go to New York City, where he taught for a year at an institution for the blind.
edweb.tusd.k12.az.us /sandre/Presidents/Cleveland.htm   (339 words)

  
 Grover Cleveland
In 1869 Cleveland was nominated by the Democratic party for the office of sheriff, and, despite the fact that Erie county was normally Republican by a decisive majority, was elected.
Cleveland's first term was uneventful, but was marked by firmness, justice and steady adherence on his part to the principles which he deemed salutary to the nation.
Cleveland had written a letter for publication before he became president, saying that a financial crisis of great severity must result if this coinage were continued, and expressing the hope that Congress would speedily put an end to it.
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 Grover Cleveland's Obituary
Cleveland's apartments are directly across the hall from the rooms her husband occupied, but she was in the sick room most of the night watching the efforts of the three physicians to save her husband.
Cleveland, in screening from the public gaze the closing scenes of life which in a very real sense had belonged to the public, was deferring to the wishes of her dead husband, who intensely disliked ostentation and display.
Cleveland declined to permit the publication of but a few of the hundreds of messages of condolence which are reaching her from all parts of the country, but to-night she issued a statement containing the names of those who had sent them.
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 Grover Cleveland
From 1871-73, Cleveland served as the Sheriff of Erie County.
Cleveland was a strong supporter of the Interstate Commerce Act that gave the federal government the power to regulate railroads.
Cleveland's most controversial action was his support for the reduction of tariffs, which he felt was causing an unneeded government surplus.
www.historycentral.com /Bio/presidents/cleveland.html   (378 words)

  
 Erie County Sheriff's Office - History - Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, being the only president to be reelected after defeat.
Grover Cleveland was born in New Jersey in 1837.
While it is true that Cleveland wished to address the issues of corruption, he was also known to be motivated to seek the office as a better paying job, and one that he felt would afford him the time to further pursue his studies and leisure activities.
www.erie.gov /sheriff/history_grover_cleveland.asp   (1374 words)

  
 Grover Cleveland
Our 22nd and 24th President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, is remembered as one of the few truly honest and principled politicians of the Gilded Age.
Cleveland became the first man to serve as the President of the United States in two nonconsecutive terms.
Almost immediately upon the commencement of his second term, Grover Cleveland had a clandestine operation for the removal of a sarcoma in the left upper jaw.
www.entlink.net /museum/cleveland.cfm   (250 words)

  
 President Grover Cleveland: Health & Medical History
Cleveland was sliding down a drain pipe when he was cut by a projecting piece of metal [3a].
"Cleveland is alleged to have said that he had done more lying in the period just before his surgery and the period immediately thereafter than he had ever done in the remainder of his life" [3d].
Cleveland and the rest of his family were treated prophylactically with anti-toxin [7a].
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 Grover Cleveland Election
In February of 1891, Cleveland authored his "Silver Letter" -- a declaration of the importance of an "honest" national currency and his determination to ensure that such was the case.
Cleveland and Harrison held different opinions on major issues such as the tariff, the Homestead Strike, the federal supervision of elections, and the currency.
Thus, Cleveland joined Andrew Jackson and, later, Franklin D. Roosevelt as the only American presidents to achieve a popular plurality of votes in three consecutive elections (despite Cleveland's loss in the 1888 election, he had a popular plurality of votes).
www.bgsu.edu /departments/acs/1890s/cleveland/election.html   (634 words)

  
 Grover Cleveland
Cleveland clerked for a law firm in Buffalo, New York, and was admitted to the bar in 1859.
Cleveland sought to remain in office in the Election of 1888, a referendum on the tariff question.
Cleveland desired a third term in the Election of 1896, but he had lost control of the party to the Silver Democrats and William Jennings Bryan.
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 The Last Good Democrat by Thomas DiLorenzo
Cleveland also campaigned vigorously for a reduction in the tariff rate, calling the current rates, an economic legacy of the Lincoln administration, "indefensible extortion" and "a vicious, inequitable, and illogical source of unnecessary taxation." Republicans fiercely defended tariff extortion, as they always had, and prevailed politically during Cleveland’s first term.
Cleveland’s heroic efforts to reduce tariff rates achieved modest success in his second term, as the average tariff rate was reduced from 48 percent to 41 percent.
Grover Cleveland considered this imperialistic fantasy to be "every bit as odious as imperialism and misguided nationalism" (p.
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 Presidential Avenue: Grover Cleveland
Cleveland presided at Princeton-Yale debates and other campus meetings, and at Commencement each year walked at the head of the academic procession at the side of the president of the university.
Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), a New Jersey native and a lawyer, was mayor of Buffalo, governor of New York, and twice president of the United States from 1885 to 1889 and from 1893 to 1897.
This statue of Grover Cleveland stands in the front of Buffalo City Hall in Niagara Square and was sculpted by Bryant Barker in 1930.
www.presidentialavenue.com /gc.cfm   (1555 words)

  
 The Wisdom of Grover Cleveland - Mises Institute
More important than the Trivial Pursuit aspects of Grover Cleveland's Presidencies, however, was his fight to live up to his oath of office, respecting both the intent of the General Welfare clause and the Constitution's bounds on government power.
Fortunately, Grover Cleveland did leave us the valuable legacy of his words, particularly those dealing with the limited federal role under the Constitution, taxation, and waste in government.
Grover Cleveland's last words were "I have tried so hard to do right." But unlike so many today, he checked his desire to do good through the government.
www.mises.org /fullstory.asp?control=1129   (1568 words)

  
 Stephen Grover Cleveland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
But in an age noted for its political graft, Cleveland's unflinching rectitude was a vote-getting asset not to be ignored, and his nomination for the presidency in 1884 was almost unavoidable.
Once elected, however, Cleveland offended many with his rough honesty and call for reduced tariffs, and in 1888 he lost his bid for reelection.
Unfortunately, Cleveland's conservative response to this crisis alienated many, and he left office largely discredited, even within much of his own party, which had actually repudiated some of his key policies at its national convention of 1896.
www.npg.si.edu /exh/hall2/grovers.htm   (181 words)

  
 American President
But Cleveland had a sex-scandal to live down: he was accused of fathering a son out of wedlock -- a charge that he admitted might be true -- owing to his affair with Maria Halpin in 1874.
Cleveland did not see himself as an activist President with his own agenda to pursue, but as a guardian or watchdog of Congress.
Cleveland’s opposition to temperence won the support of the Irish, German, and East European voters who migrated to the United States by the tens of thousands in the 1880s.
www.americanpresident.org /history/grovercleveland   (1050 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: POTUS
Cleveland discovered a cancerous growth on the roof of his mouth in the middle of the economic crisis of 1893.
Since Cleveland was the sole supporter of his family during the Civil War, he paid a substitute to take his place.
Cleveland vetoed 414 bills in his first term, more than double the 204 vetoes cast by all previous presidents.
www.ipl.org /div/potus/gcleveland.html   (550 words)

  
 Virtual Cleveland Machine
Grover was the 22nd and 24th President - the only one elected in nonconsecutive terms: won in 1884, lost in 1888, and won again in 1892.
Cleveland was a conservative Democrat, known and well respected for his brutal honesty in a time of severe corruption.
Grover (actually named Stephen Grover Cleveland but he dropped the Stephen in his early teen years) lived the first 4 years of his life in Caldwell before moving to upstate New York (the Buffalo area/Erie County).
www.carlospomares.com /vcmachine.htm   (748 words)

  
 Grover Cleveland
Stephen Grover Cleveland, the son of a Presbyterian minister, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey, on 18th March, 1837.
Cleveland won and became the first Democrat to be elected president since the Civil War.
Cleveland returned to his law practice in New York until being nominated to be the Democratic candidate in the 1892 presidential election.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAcleveland.htm   (375 words)

  
 Grover Cleveland (The People's President)
Grover Cleveland Source:http://www.mises.org/fullstory.aspx?control=1129 [The U.S. is] a government pledged to do equal and exact justice to all men...
Grover Cleveland Source:http://www.mises.org/fullstory.aspx?control=1129 Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters.
Grover Cleveland Source:http://www.mises.org/fullstory.aspx?control=1129 When more of the people's sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is necessary to meet the just obligations of government and expenses of its economical administration, such exaction becomes ruthless extortion and a violation of the fundamental principles of free government.
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 A.P.E. - Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland was born in Caldwell, New Jersey, but raised in New York.
Grover Cleveland was the first Democrat to be elected to office after the Civil War, the only President who married in the White House, the first President to have a child born while in office, and the only President to have served two inconsecutive terms.
Cleveland took a firm stand in office, working hard and focused on improving the nation and government.
library.thinkquest.org /11492/cgi-bin/pres.cgi/cleveland_grover   (131 words)

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