The Exposition and Music Hall, at 13th and Olive Streets, was the site of the Democratic national convention June 5-7, 1888. It was the second Democratic national convention held in St. Louis. The block-square building had been completed four years earlier. The party renominated President Grover Cleveland without bothering with a formal vote. Cleveland won the popular vote but lost in the Electoral College to Republican Benjamin Harrison. Democrats nominated Cleveland again in 1892, and he won the rematch against President Harrison, making Cleveland the only American president two serve two non-consecutive terms. (Missouri History Museum)
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The Exposition and Music Hall, at 13th and Olive Streets, was the site of the Democratic national convention June 5-7, 1888. It was the second Democratic national convention held in St. Louis. The block-square building had been completed four years earlier. The party renominated President Grover Cleveland without bothering with a formal vote. Cleveland won the popular vote but lost in the Electoral College to Republican Benjamin Harrison. Democrats nominated Cleveland again in 1892, and he won the rematch against President Harrison, making Cleveland the only American president two serve two non-consecutive terms. (Missouri History Museum)

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