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Adlai Ewing Stevenson I
Adlai Ewing Stevenson I head-on-shoulders.jpg
23rd Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
PresidentGrover Cleveland
Preceded byLevi P. Morton
Succeeded byGarret Hobart
Personal details
BornOctober 23, 1835(1835-10-23)
Christian County, Kentucky
DiedJune 14, 1914(1914-06-14) (aged 78)
Chicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic Party

Adlai Ewing Stevenson (October 23, 1835June 14, 1914) was an American politician. He was Vice President of the United States under Grover Cleveland, and ran for United States President and several other political offices, but lost. He was also first assistant Postmaster General and a member of the United States House of Representatives, as well. His grandson of the same name also was a notable politician and writer. Another grandson, McLean Stevenson was an actor. His other grandson was Illinois Senator Adlai Stevenson III.