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Encyclopedia > Irving M. Ives

Irving McNeil Ives (January 24, 1896 February 24, 1962) was an American politician from the state of New York. He was a Republican. January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 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. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...


Ives was born in Bainbridge, New York. He served overseas in the United States Army during World War I, rising to the rank of first lieutenant before he left the army in 1919. He then attended Hamilton College and entered the banking and insurance businesses. It was in 1930 that he entered politics, being elected to the New York State Assembaly. He served in the assembaly from 1931 to 1946, serving as minority leader in 1935, speaker in 1936, and majority leader from 1937 to 1946. In 1946, he was elected to the United States Senate from New York, serving from 1947 to 1959. He was reelected in 1952, and did not run for reelection in 1958. In 1954 he ran for governor of New York, but was defeated by Democrat Averell Harriman. Ives died in Norwich, New York. In New York state politics and in national Republican politics, he was known as a moderate member of his party and as a strong supporter of Thomas Dewey. Bainbridge, New York is the name of a village and a town in Chenango County, New York: Village of Bainbridge Town of Bainbridge This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... Hamilton College is a private liberal arts college located in Clinton, New York. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... A governor is an official who heads the government of a colony, state or other sub-national state unit. ... William Averell Harriman William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 – July 26, 1986) was a Governor of New York. ... Norwich, New York is the name of two locations in Chenango County, New York. ... Thomas Dewey Thomas Edmund Dewey ( March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was the Governor of New York ( 1943- 1955) and the Republican candidate for the U.S. Presidency in two elections ( 1944 and 1948), losing both times. ...


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