Saidel Ledger-Demain in Aid of the City

Boies Penrose was a powerful U.S. senator from 1897 until his death in 1921. But his first political love was Philadelphia, the city of his birth. The Senate was something of a consolation prize after Penrose was defeated in the 1895 mayor’s race. Imagine a day when mayor was more important than senator…READ MORE

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