Saturday, June 23, 2001

Almanac error

Chicago Saturday, June 23, 2001

Chicago Tribune:

The Almanac column of Saturday, June 23, 2001 says: "In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt and VicePresident Charles Fairbanks were nominated byacclamation for another term by Republicans meeting inChicago."

Charles Fairbanks was not Vice President onJune 23, 1904, since there was no vice president from September 14, 1901, when Theodore Roosevelt became president on the death of William McKinley, until Fairbanks was inaugurated on March 4, 1905.

Fairbankswas never nominated for another term as vicepresident.

Arnold H. Nelson 5056 North Marine Drive B-8 Chicago 60640

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