Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States
COLFAX, Schuyler, was born at New York city, March 23, 1823. He became a newspaper editor in South Bend, Ind.; was a representative in congress, 1855-69; was speaker of the house 1863-9; and was vice-president of the United States, 1869-73.
—See Martin's Life of Colfax; Moore's Life of Colfax.
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