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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FRÉMONT

II.95.1

FRÉMONT, John Charles, was born at Savannah, Ga., Jan.21, 1813, was graduated at Charleston college in 1830, and entered the army as second lieutenant in 1838. He distinguished himself in the Mexican war (see ANNEXATIONS, IV.), and in the exploration of the Rocky mountains 1848-53, was United States senator from California (free-soil) 1851-3 and was the republican candidate for president in 1856. In 1864 he was nominated for president by the "radical men" of the republican party at Cleveland, but declined in favor of Lincoln. He was a major general of volunteers 1861-3, and is now (1881) governor of the territory of Arizona.

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—See Bigelow'sLife of Frémont; Savage's Representative Men,273; Upham'sLife of Frémont; 9Atlantic Monthly.

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