David B. Hill

David B. Hill

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David Bennett Hill was an American politician from New York who was the 29th Governor of New York from 1885 to 1891. He was Mayor of Elmira, New York in 1882. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1883 to 1885, elected in 1882 on the Democratic ticket with Governor Grover Cleveland. He was Governor from 1885 to 1891, succeeding to the office upon Cleveland's resignation and re-elected in 1885 and 1888. During his tenure as Governor, William Kemmler was executed in the electric chair, the first inmate in the country ever to be put to death in this manner. On April 23, 1889 Hill vetoed a bill from the state legislature that would block the street construction at the Polo Groundsshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134959707
  • 9786134959704