The National cyclopædia of American biography : being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time, edited by distinguished biographers, selected from each state, revised and approved by the most eminent historians, scholars, and statesmen of the day . an for vice-j)resident on the ticket with Gen. Mc-Clellan. In 1860 he was one of the leading candi-dates for the democratic nomination for the presi-dency, coming within two and a

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The National cyclopædia of American biography : being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time, edited by distinguished biographers, selected from each state, revised and approved by the most eminent historians, scholars, and statesmen of the day . an for vice-j)resident on the ticket with Gen. Mc-Clellan. In 1860 he was one of the leading candi-dates for the democratic nomination for the presi-dency, coming within two and a
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The National cyclopædia of American biography : being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time, edited by distinguished biographers, selected from each state, revised and approved by the most eminent historians, scholars, and statesmen of the day . an for vice-j)resident on the ticket with Gen. Mc-Clellan. In 1860 he was one of the leading candi-dates for the democratic nomination for the presi-dency, coming within two and a half votes ofattaining that honor. lie was then noted chiefly forhis advocacy of the scheme for the payment of thebonds in greenbacks. In 1869 he was candi<late forgovernor of Oliio, but was defeated; the same year hebecame president of the Kentucky Iailroad company.He was elected to the U. S. senate in 1879. His mostvaluable service there was in procuring the passageof the present civil service law, and for a long timehe acted as chairman of the committee on civil ser-vice reform. It was because of his decided viewson this subject that he was defeated for re-election.Mr. Cleveland appointed him minister to Germanyimmediately after his inauguration in ] 885. Through-out his life liewasdisliuguislied for his uniform cour-tesy and address, and he was known among bisfriends as Gentleman George. Mr. Pendleton. married Alice, daughter of Francis Scott Key, theauthor of The Star Spangled Banner. He diedin Brussels Nov. 34, 1889. EAGLE, Henry, naval officer, was born onBroadway, New York city, Apr. 7, 1801; bis fatherwas a native of Dublin, Ireland, and was major of anIrish brigade in the service of the Americans duringthe war of 1813, and was stationed on Long Island,assisting in throwing up and preparing earthworksnear Fort Greene. The family i-esidence stood onthe site occupied by what was A. T. Stewarts retailstore, which was then in the country, a mile and ahalf distant from

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