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Adlai Stevenson

Adlai StevensonAKA Adlai Ewing Stevenson

Born: 5-Feb-1900
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 14-Jul-1965
Location of death: London, England [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Illinois, 1949-53

Military service: US Navy (WWI)

Twice candidate for President, losing to Eisenhower (1952 and 1956).


[1] St. George's Hospital, London, England.

Father: Lewis Green Stevenson (Illinois Secretary of State, son of Adlai E. Stevenson)
Wife: Ellen Borden (socialite, m. 1928, div. 1949)
Son: Adlai E. Stevenson III (US Senator, b. 1930)
Son: Borden Stevenson (b. 1932)
Son: John Fell Stevenson (b. 1936)
Girlfriend: Katharine Graham
Girlfriend: Alicia Patterson

    High School: Choate Rosemary Hall
    University: AB, Princeton University (1922)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (flunked out 1924)
    Law School: JD, Northwestern University (1926)

    US Ambassador to the United Nations (1961-65)
    Governor of Illinois (1949-53)
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Partner
    Chicago Council on Global Affairs President
    Declared Martial Law Cicero, IL (Jul-1951)
    Traveled to the USSR Aug-1958


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