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At one time his own court decided against him by a five-to-two decision, the
majority maintaining that a New York law compelling the city to see that
contractors paid their workmen the prevailing rate of wages was unconstitutional.
For two ...
In 1888 he was transferred to the Court of Appeals, and in 1897 was elected by a
majority of sixty thousand to be its chief judge. This victory so impressed the state
Democratic leaders that they offered him the nomination for the governorship.
After giving New York four years of good governorship he was appointed a
United States Supreme Court justice by President Taft. He told a friend that he
had been intending to return to private life but that President Taft's offer opened a
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Chris_El - LibraryThing
Very interesting looking at the other people that ran for the highest office in America. It is also interesting thinking about what would have been different had they won. We would live in a very different country today had some of the races gone the other way. 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ElijahBailey - LibraryThing
Probably my favorite history, despite bias correctly noted by antiquary. Of note: The 1966 edition contains perspective on presidents since the original publication. While these are very limited ... 閱讀評論全文