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Zachariah Chandler

party republican

Chandler, Zachariah (1813–79), U.S. politician, a founder of the Republican Party. Elected to the Senate in 1857, he firmly opposed slavery and the Confederate cause. He was secretary of the interior, 1875–77.

See also: Republican Party.

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