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This sculpture is a portrait of and memorial to Schuyler Colfax (1823-1885), an Indiana-bred politician who served as the 17th Vice President of the United States during Ulysses S. Grant’s first term. He was the first-ever vice president from Indiana. Colfax also served Indiana as a representative in Congress and rose to be Speaker of the House under President Abraham Lincoln. Before taking office he had worked as a journalist for the Indiana State Journal, the South Bend Free Press, and
Medium type: Bronze
Date created: 1887
44 E New York St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
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