Adlai Stevenson II

Adlai Stevenson II

Birthday1900-02-05
AgeHe is 117 years old
Birth Sign Aquarius (janv. 20 - févr. 17)
GenderMale
Height1.78 m
ReligionUnitarianism
His Profession
His Parents
Adlai Stevenson II's mother's and father's name are Lewis Stevenson and Helen Davis Stevenson
Adlai Stevenson II's Children
He has 3 Children. Their names are Adlai Stevenson III and John Fell Stevenson and Borden Stevenson.
Alias for Adlai Stevenson II
known other names for Adlai Stevenson II
Who is Adlai Stevenson II?
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II was an American politician and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of liberal causes in the Democratic Party. He served as the 31st Governor of Illinois, and received the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 1952 even though he had not campaigned in the primaries. John Frederick Martin says party leaders selected him "because he was more moderate on civil rights than Estes Kefauver, yet nonetheless acceptable to labor and urban machines—so a coalition of southern, urban, and labor leaders fell in behind his candidacy in Chicago." Stevenson was defeated in a landslide by Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1952 presidential election. In 1956 he was again the Democratic presidential nominee against Eisenhower, but was defeated in an even bigger landslide. He sought the Democratic presidential nomination for a third time in the election of 1960, but was defeated by Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts. After his election, President Kennedy appointed Stevenson as the Ambassador to the United Nations; he served from 1961 to 1965. He died on July 14, 1965 in London after suffering a heart attack.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • Princeton University
Government Positions
  • Governor - 1949-01-10 - Illinois
Adlai Stevenson II's Books
  • The Stevenson wit
  • papers of Adlai E. Stevenson
  • Putting first things first
  • Adlai's almanac
  • An ethic for survival; Adlai Stevenson speaks on international affairs, 1936-1965
  • U.S. charges of Soviet military build-up in Cuba
  • The new America
  • wit and wisdom of Adlai Stevenson
  • Adlai Stevenson's public years
  • The stark reality of responsibility