William E. Borah, in full William Edgar Borah, (born June 29, 1865, Fairfield, Ill., U.S.—died Jan. 19, 1940, Washington, D.C.), Republican U.S. senator from Idaho for 33 years, best known for his major role at the end of World War I (1918) in preventing the United States from joining the League of Nations and the World Court.
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William Edgar Borah was an outspoken Republican United States Senator, one of the best-known figures in Idaho's history. A progressive who served from 1907 until his death in 1940, Borah is often considered an isolationist, because he led the Irreconcilables, senators who would not accept the Treaty of Versailles, Senate ratification of which ...
Electoral history of William Edgar Borah, United States Senator from Idaho (1907–1940) Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1924–1933) Dean of the Senate (1933–1940) Candidate for 1936 Republican presidential nomination Elections Idaho's At-large congressional district, 1896:  James Gunn (D/Populist) - 13,787 (47.75%)
William Borah, left, served as Idaho’s longest serving U.S. senator from 1907 to 1940. In 1924, he had an affair with Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the daughter of former U.S. President Theodore...
Woodrow Wilson Borah (23 December 1912 in Utica, Mississippi – 10 December 1999 in Berkeley, California) was a U.S. historian of colonial Mexico, whose research contributions on demography, economics, and social structure made him a major Latin Americanist.
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