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Encyclopedia > Sereno E. Payne

Sereno E. Payne (June 26, 1843December 10, 1914) was a New York politician. He was a Republican Congressman from 1883 to 1887 and then from 1889 to his death in 1914. He was chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee for 12 years starting in 1899. The Payne-Aldrich Tariff is perhaps the most significant legislation he partnered during that period. He was also majority leader from 1899 to 1911. June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Republican is a term used generally to describe a number of different organisations, principles, or political movements, and/or the persons supporting these. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Committee on Ways and Means is a committee of the United States House of Representatives. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Payne-Aldrich tariff of 1909 reduced the United States tariff rate to 37%. It was very effective. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ...


External links

  • Bioguide
  • Ways and Means reference
  • List of majority leaders

 
 

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