Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
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1881
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
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1899
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Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
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GRANGER

II.118.1

GRANGER, Francis, was born at Suffield, Conn., Dec. 1, 1792, and died at Canandaigua, N. Y., Aug. 28, 1868. He was graduated at Yale in 1811, removed to New York, and entered state politics there as one of the anti-masonic leaders. He was the anti-masonic candidate for governor in 1830 and 1832, and was the whig candidate for vice-president in 1836. (See ANTI-MASONRY, I.; WHIG PARTY.) He was a whig representative from New York 1835-7 and 1839-43, and post-master general under Harrison.

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