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James Weaver
James Weaver
Birth: June 12, 1833
Death: February 6, 1912
James Weaver
Birth: June 12, 1833
Death: February 6, 1912

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 Populist Party in the 1892 election.

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