James B. Weaver

U.S. Congressperson

1833 – 1912

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Who was James B. Weaver?

James Baird Weaver was a United States politician and member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Iowa as a member of the Greenback Party. He ran for President two times on third party tickets in the late 19th century. An opponent of the gold standard and national banks, he is most famous as the presidential nominee of the People's Party in the 1892 election.

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Born
Jun 12, 1833
Dayton
Also known as
  • James Baird Weaver
  • Mayor James Weaver
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law
Lived in
  • Dayton
Died
Feb 6, 1912
Des Moines

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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