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.