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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Adlai Ewing Stevenson  

Pen Name: Adlai E. Stevenson


Audience: Adult;

Born: February 5, 1900 in Los Angeles, California

Died: July 14, 1965 in England

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Illinois Connection

Adlai II was raised in Bloomington, Illinois and lived there through high school. He returned to Bloomington after withdrawing from Harvard Law School and attended Northwestern Illinois University School of Law after working for the family newspaper, ''The Daily Pantagaph''. After passing the bar exam, he moved to Chicago to work at the Cutting, Moore and Sidley Law Firm. Stevenson took several different positions in his career but, always returned to Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Adlai E. Stevenson II was a professional politician and lawyer. He was noted for his intellectual demeanor and advocacy of liberal causes in the Democratic Party. He served as governor of Illinois from 1948 to 1952 and ran, unsuccessfully, for president against Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 and 1956. He served as Ambassador to the United Nations from 1961 to 1965.

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Government and politics of Uruguay
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Looking outward :
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The new America.
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The papers of Adlai E. Stevenson /
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What I think.
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