Tilden Samuel Jones
Til·den(tĭl′dən), Samuel Jones 1814-1886.
American politician. The Democratic presidential nominee in 1876, he won the popular election but lost the presidency in a controversy over electoral college votes that was settled by a special commission in favor of Rutherford B. Hayes.
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