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  2. James G. Blaine | American politician | Britannica

    James G. Blaine, in full James Gillespie Blaine, (born Jan. 31, 1830, West Brownsville, Pa., U.S.—died Jan. 27, 1893, Washington, D.C.), a leading Republican politician and diplomat for 25 years (1868–93), who was particularly influential in launching the Pan-American Movement with Latin-American countries.

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      U.S. statesman and diplomat, born in West Brownsville, Pa.;...

  3. James G. Blaine - Wikipedia

    James Gillespie Blaine (January 31, 1830 – January 27, 1893) was an American statesman and Republican politician who represented Maine in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1876, serving as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1869 to 1875, and then in the United States Senate from 1876 to 1881.

  4. James Gillespie Blaine - People - Department History - Office ...

    James G. Blaine served two terms as Secretary of State. He was first appointed by U.S. President James A. Garfield , serving from March 7, 1881, until December 18, 1881, and was again appointed by U.S. President Benjamin Harrison, serving from March 5, 1889, until his resignation on June 4, 1892.

  5. James G. Blaine (1881) | Miller Center

    One of the most prominent politicians of the nineteenth century, James G. Blaine was born in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania, in 1830 and graduated from Washington and Jefferson College in 1847 at the age of seventeen. After a brief teaching career in Kentucky and Philadelphia, Blaine moved his family to Augusta, Maine, in 1854.

  6. United States presidential election of 1884 - Britannica

    United States presidential election of 1884, American presidential election held on Nov. 4, 1884, in which Democrat Grover Cleveland defeated Republican James G. Blaine. The election was marked by bitter mudslinging and scandalous accusations that overshadowed substantive issues such as civil service reform. The candidates Cleveland, Grover

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  7. The 19th Century Divorce That Seized the Nation and Sank a ...

    James G. Blaine Sr. was a master orator. On the stump, he commanded attention like a leading man standing in the spotlight. But before he was a politician with a national platform and the ability...

  8. How James G. Blaine became the face of anti-Catholicism in ...

    James G. Blaine, now branded as one of the leaders of anti-Catholicism in the 19th century, was the son of an Irish Catholic mother. He repudiated Dr. Burchard’s claims that a vote for the...

  9. 127 years after his death, James Blaine had another bad day

    Blaine lost New York, and hence the presidency (to New Yorker Grover Cleveland), by 1,047 votes out of more than a million cast. On Tuesday, 127 years after his death, Blaine had another bad day ...

  10. James G. Blaine Society - Wikipedia

    The James G. Blaine Society was founded in the early 1960s by Stewart Holbrook, an author and journalist who wrote a regular column for The Oregonian. Holbrook wrote in a humorous blue-collar style that was very popular with readers. As a result, his career as a feature writer for The Oregonian lasted thirty-six years.

  11. James G. Blaine Elementary School James G. Blaine Elementary School 1420 West Grace Street Chicago, IL 60613 P: (773) 534-5750 F: (773) 534-5748 Chicago Public Schools CPS Non-Discrimination Statement Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources powered by Educational Networks