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Daniel, William, 1826-

Prohibitionist; born in Somerset county, Md., Jan. 24, 1826; graduated at Dickinson College in 1848; admitted to the bar in 1851; elected to the Maryland legislature in 1853, and to the State Senate in 1857; was an ardent supporter of temperance measures, and in 1884 joined the National Prohibition party, which nominated him for Vice-President of the United States with William St. John for President. The Prohibition ticket received about 150,000 votes.

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