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Roger C. Sullivan and the triumph of the Chicago Democratic machine, 1908-1920

Author: Richard Allen Morton; Frank Sullivan
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Between 1908 and 1920, Roger C. Sullivan and his political allies consolidated their control of the Chicago and Illinois Democratic parties, creating the 'Chicago Democratic machine.' Based upon new research, this first study of Sullivan and the early days of the 'machine' focuses on the daily realities of the city's power politics and the personalities who shaped them"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Roger C Sullivan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Allen Morton; Frank Sullivan
ISBN: 9781476675015 1476675015
OCLC Number: 1078971389
Description: vii, 217 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: "The benevolent boss" (April 1920) --
Before (1861/1908) --
The "most vilified man in public life in Chicago" --
"Not a boss" (1909/1910) --
The battle of the Seventh Street Armory --
Roger C. Sullivan and the Democratic Convention --
"A man of Belial" (1913/1914) --
The triumph of the Chicago Democratic machine (1915/1916) --
"Grand dukes and Bolsheviki" (1917/1919) --
"Time for younger men" (1919/1920) --
Afterword: The house Sullivan built (1920/1955).
Responsibility: Richard Allen Morton ; foreword by Frank Sullivan.

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