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Memorial exercises in honor of the late Senator William B. Allison by Chauncey M. Depew

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Published in Washington .
Written in English


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Statementaddress of Hon. Chauncey M. Depew ... in the United States Senate, February 6, 1909
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26447600M
OCLC/WorldCa844331

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  Senator Allison was the namesake of Allison, Iowa, the county seat of Butler County. The Allison-Henderson Park in Dubuque was named in honor of Allison and fellow Dubuque icon, U.S. Speaker of the House David B. Henderson. There is an imposing memorial to Allison by sculptor Evelyn Longman on the grounds of the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. WILLIAM B. ALLISON () was a U. S. Representative () and U. S. Senator () from Iowa. He co-sponsored the Bland-Allison Act in , which restored the silver dollar as legal tender, and helped to pass the Hepburn Act, a railroad rate regulation bill, in Allison was a U.S. senator from Iowa for six terms (); he was elected for a seventh term, but died before serving. Within Iowa, Allison's alliances and his hold on his Senate seat enabled him to be at the center of the "Des Moines Regency," the name for the small group that came to dominate the Iowa Republican Party after "William B. Allison is a native of the state of Ohio, born at Glasgow, in Columbia county, Aug l, a son of Alexander and Sarah (Glover) Allison, both of whom were natives of Scotland. The father came to America in , was married in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and for a number of years followed his trade as blacksmith.

  In , friends of Senator William B. Allison, citizens and school children of Iowa, and the state legislature raised this memorial. A pivotal figure in Iowa's Republican party, Allison () represented Iowa in Congress for 43 years. He was twice a candidate for the presidential nomination of his party and was a close associate of every. Full text of "William Boyd Allison; a study in practical politics" See other formats. E. M. C. F. CONTENTS PAGE I Busy Life of Senator Vest 9 II The Story of "Old Drum" and the Famous Speech 27 III Senator Vest and the Yellowstone National Park 47 ILLUSTRATIONS The Late Senator Vest FRONTISPIECE Picture of the Late Colonel Blodgett opp. 20 SENATOR VEST, CHAMPION OF THE DOG CHAPTER I BUSY LIFE OF SENATOR VEST Time has. Book a class visit. Engaging programmes for all year levels from ECE to Year Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), Puhinui Road, Leave a tribute or memory of William Robert Allison Leave a note Contribute ›.

Senator Allison was the namesake of Allison, Iowa, the county seat of Butler County. The Allison-Henderson Park in Dubuque was named in honor of Allison and fellow Dubuque icon, U.S. Speaker of the House David B. Henderson. There is an imposing memorial to Allison on the grounds of the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. mary election authorized. Memorial exercises were held in honor of the late Senator William B. Allison, and adjournment temporarily had on Septem At the senatorial primary authorized by the act the can-didates voted upon were Albert B. Cummins and John F. He was promoted to Brigadier General on Novem and to Brevet Major General on June 7, He returned to Dubuque at the close of the war and considered running for the congressional seat he vacated to enter the Army, but decided to withdraw in favor of William B. Allison who won the election. Later, Allison would become a U. S. Senator. William B. Allison, U.S. representative (–71) and senator (–) from Iowa, cosponsor of the Bland-Allison Act of , which expanded U.S. Treasury purchase of silver bullion and restored the silver dollar as legal tender. Allison practiced law in his hometown of Ashland, Ohio, and (from.