Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler

Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler was a New York lawyer and politician. He was the son of John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret Astor Ward. He attended Columbia University where he received his LL.B. in 1891. Then he attended Cambridge University, matriculating in 1894. He became a lawyer, and practiced in New York. He was elected Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1906 on the combined ticket of the Democratic Party and the Independence League, defeating the incumbent M. Linn Bruce, although his running mate William Randolph Hearst was defeated in his quest for the governorship by Republican Charles Evans Hughes. As the sitting lieutenant governor, he ran as the Democratic candidate for Governor against the incumbent Hughes in 1908 and was defeated. This candidacy was opposed by Hearst, who lampooned him in a series of cartoons
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134967548
  • 9786134967549