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Johnson, Hale 1847- Lawyer; born in Montgomery county, Ind., Aug. 21, 1847; admitted to the bar of Illinois in 1875; has been actively identified with the Prohibition party for twenty years, and has been its candidate for governor of the State of Illinois and for Vice-President in 1896.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Levering, Joshua 1845- (search)
Levering, Joshua 1845- Prohibitionist; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 12, 1845; was employed by his father in the coffeeimporting business of Levering & Co. in 1860-66; later became a partner in the firm; and on the death of his father, in 1870, he, with his brother Eugene, took full control of the business. Politically, he was first a Democrat, and then a Prohibitionist. In 1896 he was the candidate of the National Prohibition party for President of the United States, with Hale Johnson for Vice-President. The ticket received 132,007 popular but no electoral votes. He is vice-president of the American Baptist Publication Society; president of the board of trustees of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; and has been at the head of other charitable and religious organizations.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)