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Allison, William Boyd

Born: 1829 AD
Died: 1908 AD
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1829 – William Boyd Allison was born in Ashland, Ohio on March 2, 1829.

1849 – He graduated from Western Reserve College in Ohio.

1852 – He studied and practiced law.

1857 – He practiced law in his hometown of Ashland.

1860 – He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago.

1862 – He was elected as the representative of the Iowa Third District to the United States House of Representatives.

1873 – He was elected to represent the state of Iowa in the United States Senate.

1878 – He was a cosponsor of the Blad-Allison Act and was re-elected to represent the state of Iowa in the United States Senate.

1881 – He was a chairman of the Senate Committee of Indian Affairs and Committee on Engrossed Bills.

1884 – Re-elected to represent the state of Iowa in the United States Senate for the second time.

1890 – Re-elected to represent the state of Iowa in the United States Senate for his third term.

1896 – Re-elected to represent the state of Iowa in the United States Senate for his fourth term.

1897 – He became the Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference.

1902 – Re-elected to represent the state of Iowa in the United States Senate for his fifth term.

1908 – He died on August 4, 1908.