Senator Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich

Senator Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich

b. November 6, 1841, Foster
d. April 16, 1915, New York, New York

Engraving of Nelson W. Aldrich
(The Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886)).

Republican U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (1881-1911) who earned the honorary title "General Manager of the Nation" for substantial contributions to national tariff and monetary policies during his tenure.

Aldrich was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 1972.

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