James Baird Weaver by Charles A. Cumming. 1832-1912. Lawyer, soldier, congressman. Born in Dayton, Ohio, June 12, 1833 (date?). Removed to Michigan, 1835 and to Iowa, 1842, locating in Bloomfield, 1843. Lieutenant Co. G, 2nd Iowa Infantry, Civil War, 1861; brevetted Brigadier-General of Vols., 1864. District Attorney, 1866-1870. Began practice of law in Bloomfield, 1856. Appointed Assessor of Internal Revenue, 1867-1873. Representative in US Congress, 1879-1881, 1885-1889. Presidential nominee of Greenback Party, 1880 and People's Party, 1892. Mayor of Colfax, Iowa, 1901-1903.
99" x 47" Wide, dark gold frame. Dark burgundy/red background. Subject is standing, full body can be seen. Wearing dark suit and tie. White hair & mustache. One arm held at 90 degree angle and other hand holding something. Artist signature in bottom left corner.
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