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Biography for
Adlai Stevenson (Character)
from Thirteen Days (2000)

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Date of Birth

5 February, 1900, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Date of Death

14 July, 1965, London, England, UK, (heart attack)

Birth Name

Adlai Ewing Stevenson II

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Ellen Borden (married 1928, divorced 1949) 3 children


He receiving a B.A. degree in 1922 in literature or history from Princeton University, where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Stevenson received his LL.B. law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law in 1926 and passed the Illinois State Bar examination that same year.

Grandfather was Vice-President Adlai E. Stevenson, who served under President Grover Cleveland from 1893 to 1897.

Stevenson's father, Lewis G. Stevenson, was Illinois secretary of state (1914-1917).

Stevenson's eldest son, Adlai E. Stevenson III, was a U.S. Senator from Illinois (1970-1981).

Actor McLean Stevenson was a second cousin once removed.

A young Stevenson, accidentally killed Ruth Merwin, a 16-year-old friend, while demonstrating drill technique with a rifle. December 30, 1912

Stevenson was assaulted by an anti-United Nations protester in Dallas, Texas, on October 24, 1963.

Was appointed US Ambassador to the United Nations (1961-65) by John F. Kennedy. Was Governor of Illinois (1949-53).

Had 3 Sons: Adlai E. Stevenson III (US Senator, b. 1930), Borden Stevenson (b. 1932), John Fell Stevenson (b. 1936)

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