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Aldrich, Nelson Wilmarth

Born: 1841 AD
Died: 1915 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1841 - Adrich was born in Foster, Rhode Island on November 6, 1841.


1875-1876 - Elected to the Rhode Island State House of Representatives.


1878-1880 - Elected to the United States House of Representatives.


1881-1911 - Elected to the United States Senate, an influential Republican who was responsible for most of the financial legislation of the early 20th century. Became the chief sponsor of the Aldrich-Vreeland Act and author of the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act of 1910.


1915 - Died in New York City on April 16, 1915.


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