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Governor Horatio Seymour
Governor Horatio Seymour

Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1810 - February 12, 1886) was an American politician. He was Governor of New York State from 1853-1854 and from 1863-1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in the U.S. presidential election, 1868, but lost the election to Republican Ulysses S. Grant. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1661x1995, 1572 KB) Summary Gov. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1661x1995, 1572 KB) Summary Gov. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... This is a list of the Governors of New York. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The presidential seal was used by president Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ...


Horatio Seymour was born in Pompey Hill, Onondaga County, New York, educated at Geneva Academy (later Hobart College) and at Middletown (Conn) Military Academy, studied law at Utica, and in 1832 was admitted to the bar. He served as mayor of Utica, New York from 1842 to 1843. Location in the state of New York Formed 1794 Seat Syracuse Area  - Total  - Water 2,087 km² (806 mi²) 66 km² (25 mi²) 3. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Largest city Albany New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi  (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Hobart and William Smith Colleges, located in Geneva, New York, are liberal arts colleges—the colleges use the slogan ferociously and totally liberal arts—in a coordinate system. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about Utica in New York, USA. For other places with this name, see Utica. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


He served as Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and again from 1863 to 1864. As governor of New York in 1863 to 1864, he became a leading Northern opponent of President Abraham Lincoln's administration during the American Civil War. Seymour protested Lincoln's restriction of civil liberties during the Civil War, as well as the Emancipation Proclamation and the Union's military draft. He advocated the vigorous prosecution of the war, but protested against the extensive use of war powers by Lincoln. This is a list of the Governors of New York. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed the Rail Splitter, Honest Abe and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ... Combatants Union (remaining U.S. states) Confederate States of America Commanders Abraham Lincoln† Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties KIA: 110,000 Total dead: 360,000 Wounded: 275,200 KIA: 94,000 Total dead: 258,000 Wounded: 137,000+  The... The Emancipation Proclamation The Emancipation Proclamation is a declaration by United States President Abraham Lincoln announcing that all slaves in Confederate territory still in rebellion were freed. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed the Rail Splitter, Honest Abe and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ...


In 1868 he was president of the Democratic National Convention which met in New York City, and received its presidential nomination. In the general election, he ran on the slogan: "This Is a White Man's Country: Let White Men Rule." He received 80 electoral votes against 214 for Grant. 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The 1868 Democratic National Convention was held in New York City. ... Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ...


After this he took no further part in political affairs.


References

  • Croly, Seymour and Blair: Their lives and Services, (New York, 1868)
  • Hartley, Horatio Seymour, (Utica, 1886)

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Preceded by:
Washington Hunt
Governor of New York
1853–1855
Succeeded by:
Myron H. Clark
Preceded by:
Edwin D. Morgan
Governor of New York
1863–1865
Succeeded by:
Reuben E. Fenton
Preceded by:
George B. McClellan
Democratic Party presidential nominee
1868 (lost)
Succeeded by:
Horace Greeley
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Horatio Seymour - LoveToKnow 1911 (378 words)
HORATIO SEYMOUR (1810-1886), American statesman, was born at Pompey, Onondaga county, New York, on the 31st of May 1810.
Seymour was a conservative on national issues and supported the administrations of Pierce and Buchanan; he advocated compromise to avoid secession in 1860-1861; but when war broke out he supported the maintenance of the Union.
Seymour did not re-enter political life, refusing to be considered for the United States senatorship from New York in 1876.
Horatio Seymour (124 words)
Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1810 to Feburary 12, 1886) was an American politican.He was the Democratic Party nominee for United States President in 1868.
Horatio Seymour was born in Onondaga County[?], New York.
Seymour protested Lincoln's restriction of civil liberties during the Civil War.
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