Cleveland, Grover 1837-1909 President And His Wife, Frances F. Signatures 1907 For Sale
Excellent condition CLEVELAND, GROVER 1837-1909 PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE, FRANCES F., SIGNATURES 1907THIS sale CONTAINS THE SIGNATURES OF PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND AND HIS WIFE FRANCES ON ON A 5 1/2" X 4 1/4" CARD DATED "NOV. 18TH, 1907", WHILE IN OFFICETHE FRAME IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS sale
22nd President of the United States
March 4, 1885– March 4, 1889
Thomas A. Hendricks (1885)
Chester A. Arthur
24th President of the United States
March 4, 1893– March 4, 1897
Adlai Stevenson I
28th Governor of New York
January 1, 1883– January 6, 1885
David B. Hill
Alonzo B. Cornell
David B. Hill
34th Mayor of Buffalo
January 2, 1882– November 20, 1882
Marcus M. Drake
Sheriff of Erie County, New York
John B. Weber
Stephen Grover Cleveland
March 18, 1837
Caldwell, New Jersey, U.S.
June 24, 1908 (aged71)
Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Princeton, New Jersey
Frances Folsom (1886–1908, his death)
Rose Cleveland (1846–1918) (sister)
Philippa Foot (1920–2010)(granddaughter)
Ruth Cleveland (1891–1904)
Esther Cleveland (1893–1980)
Marion Cleveland (1895–1977)
Richard Folsom Cleveland (1897–1974)
Francis Grover Cleveland (1903–1995)
Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837– June 24, 1908) was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States;
as such, he is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms
(1885–1889 and 1893–1897) and to be counted twice in the numbering of
the presidents. He was the winner of the popular vote for president three times—in 1884, 1888, and 1892—and was one of the two Democrats (alongside Woodrow Wilson) elected to the presidency in the era of Republican political domination dating from 1861 to 1933.
Cleveland was the leader of the pro-business Bourbon Democrats who opposed high tariffs, Free Silver, inflation, imperialism, and subsidies to business, farmers, or veterans. His crusade for political reform and fiscal conservatism made him an icon for American conservatives of the era. Cleveland won praise for his honesty, self-reliance, integrity, and commitment to the principles of classical liberalism. He relentlessly fought political corruption,
patronage and bossism. Indeed, as a reformer his prestige was so strong
that the like-minded wing of the Republican Party, called "Mugwumps", largely bolted the GOP presidential ticket and swung to his support in the 1884 election.
As his second term began, disaster hit the nation when the Panic of 1893
produced a severe national depression, which Cleveland was unable to
reverse. It ruined his Democratic Party, opening the way for a Republican landslide in 1894 and for the agrarian and silverite seizure of the Democratic Party in 1896. The result was a political realignment that ended the Third Party System and launched the Fourth Party System as well as the Progressive Era.
Cleveland was a formidable policymaker and drew a corresponding criticism. His intervention in the Pullman Strike of 1894 to keep the railroads moving angered labor unions nationwide in addition to the party in Illinois; his support of the gold standard and opposition to Free Silver also alienated the agrarian wing of the Democratic Party. Furthermore, critics complained that he had little imagination and seemed overwhelmed by the nation's economic disasters—depressions and strikes—in his second term. Even so, his reputation for probity and good character survived the troubles of his second term. Biographer Allan Nevins
wrote: "in Grover Cleveland the greatness lies in typical rather than
unusual qualities. He had no endowments that thousands of men do not
have. He possessed honesty, courage, firmness, independence, and common
sense. But he possessed them to a degree other men do not."WE INVITE YOU TO VISIT OUR OTHER U.S. PRESIDENTIAL RELATED sale ITEMS.'OWNHISTORY'
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Cleveland, Grover 1837-1909 President And His Wife, Frances F. Signatures 1907: $339