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Samuel Walker McCall

McCall, Samuel Walker, 1851–1923, American political leader, U.S. Congressman (1893–1913), governor of Massachusetts (1916–18), b. East Providence, Pa. He was a lawyer in Boston when he entered politics. Although a Republican, he spoke out strongly against Theodore Roosevelt's vigorous use of executive power and opposed federal regulatory legislation. He promoted the building of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. He wrote biographies of Thaddeus Stevens (1898) and Thomas B. Reed (1914) and The Business of Congress (1911).

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