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Author Mulrine, M. Barbara, 1946-

Title The price of honor : the life and times of George Brinton McClellan Jr / m. Barbara Mulrine
Published [Madison, N.J.] : Farleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (368 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Beginnings, 1865-895 -- The halls of Congress, 1895-903 -- The initiation, 1903-904 -- Hizzoner, the mayor, 1905 -- Disputed territory, 1906 -- Bonds, borough presidents, blue laws, 1907 -- A rightful claim, 1908 -- Racing to the wire, 1909 -- Into oblivion, 1910-928 -- Elder statesman, 1929-940
Summary This biography of George Brinton McClellan Jr., son of the Civil War general by the same name, a congressman, and mayor of New York (1904-1910), studies political courage and honor. The study emphasizes McClellan's six years as mayor, but also covers his youth, relationship with the general, his career as a reporter, years as a congressman, and his post-political career, which included his tenure as an economics history professor at Princeton, his brief Army career during World War I, his retirement years in Washington, DC, and burial in Arlington Cemetery
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940.
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940
United States. Congress. House -- Biography
United States. Congress. House.
Mayors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
College teachers -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- Biography
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
College teachers.
Politics and government
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1898-1951.
New Jersey -- Princeton.
New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form collective biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781611470611