1888 Democratic Convention

Exposition Building St. Louis, Missouri

June 5 to 7, 1888

Nominated: Grover Cleveland, of New Hampshire for President

Nominated: Allan G Thurman, of Ohio for Vice President

For the first time since 1840 a Presidential candidate was nominated by unanimous acclamation. Mrs E. A. Merriwether of St Louis gave a speech at the convention in support of woman's suffrage.