- Schuyler,1823–85, U.S. political leader: vice president of the U.S. 1869–73.
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"Colfax does not drink," sneered a Senator who had already taken too much.How to Succeed
Orison Swett Marden
The truth was that, as for Mrs. Colfax, she was so bound up in the child that she suffered.The Blue Wall</p>
Richard Washburn Child
Of the thirty-four States that voted, all but eight were for Grant and Colfax.The Negro and the Nation
George S. Merriam
In 1863 Colfax was elected Speaker of the House, and in 1868 vice-president.
"Allow me to decline the honah, Mr. Colfax," she cried, imitating him.The Crisis, Complete