"The Progressive Party of 1912 was an American political party. It was formed by former President Theodore Roosevelt, after a split in the Republican Party between him and President William Howard Taft."
Today Grover Cleveland is mainly remembered as the only president to be elected to two non-consecutive terms. Cleveland was a reformer and enemy of political machines. He joined forces with Theodore Roosevelt to fight powerful party bosses. A moralist who vetoed bills he considered blatant raids on the Treasury. A vigorous defender of the Monroe Doctrine who resisted American imperialism. A president who stood his ground against Wall Street robber barons. An Honest President #Audible
John R. Lynch, former congressman from Mississippi, was elected temporary chairman of Republican convention and became first Black to preside over deliberations of a national political party (June 24, 1884).