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Vice presidents : a biographical dictionary

Author: L Edward Purcell
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2010.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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The majority of our vice presidents have been people of extraordinarily high aspiration, ability and achievement. For some, the vice presidency was the deflating end of a political career; for others, the office was a stepping-stone to the presidency.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biographies
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Edward Purcell
ISBN: 9780816077076 081607707X
OCLC Number: 417445640
Description: vi, 554 pages : portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: John Adams --
Thomas Jefferson --
Aaron Burr --
George Clinton --
Elbridge Gerry --
Daniel D. Tompkins --
John Caldwell Calhoun --
Martin Van Buren --
Richard Mentor Johnson --
John Tyler --
George Mifflin Dallas --
Millard Fillmore --
William Rufus de Vane King --
John Cabell Breckinridge --
Hannibal Hamlin --
Andrew Johnson --
Schuyler Colfax --
Henry Wilson --
William A. Wheeler --
Chester Alan Arthur --
Thomas Andrews Hendricks --
Levi Parsons Morton --
Adlai Ewing Stevenson --
Garret Augustus Hobart --
Theodore Roosevelt --
Charles Warren Fairbanks --
James Schoolcraft Sherman --
Thomas Riley Marshall --
Calvin Coolidge --
Charles Gates Dawes --
Charles Curtis --
John Nance Garner --
Henry Agard Wallace --
Harry S. Truman --
Alben W. Barkley --
Richard Milhous Nixon --
Lyndon Baines Johnson --
Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. --
Spiro Theodore Agnew --
Gerald Rudolph Ford --
Nelson A. Rockefeller --
Walter F. Mondale --
George Herbert Walker Bush --
J. Danforth Quayle --
Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. --
Richard Bruce Cheney --
Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Responsibility: edited by L. Edward Purcell.

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The majority of our vice presidents have been people of extraordinarily high aspiration, ability and achievement. For some, the vice presidency was the deflating end of a political career; for others, the office was a stepping-stone to the presidency.

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