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Colfax

[kohl-faks]
noun
  1. 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

    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.

  • "Just say that Mr. Colfax sent you," Clarence continued, with a note of irritation.

    The Crisis, Complete

    Winston Churchill