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Samuel Tilden
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    (February 9, 1814-August 4, 1886)
    Chairman of the New York Democratic Party (1866-1874)
    Governor of New York (1874-1876)
    Democratic presidential candidate (1876)
    Near the end of his life, he revealed to a friend that he had never slept with a woman.
    He was involved in the most controversial presidential election in American history (in 1876).
    He won the popular vote against Rutherford Hayes, but votes in several southern states were in dispute.
    In the end, he lost the election by one electoral vote.
    He was accused of trying to bribe some members of the electoral college to vote for him.
    He studied law at Yale.
    He was anti-slavery.
    He brought down the Tammany Hall political machine led by Boss Tweed.
    After losing the election, he urged his followers to accept the results and work with the new president, Hayes.
    In his will, he left $4 million for the establishment of the New York Public Library.

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