Seymour Stedman

Seymour Stedman (1871 - 1948) was a lawyer and a leader of the Socialist Party of America. In 1920 he was the Vice Presidential candidate of the Socialist Party of America. Eugene V. Debs headed the ticket. In July 1917 Clarence Darrow, and several others including Seymour Stedman, went to Washington D.C. on behalf of the Socialist Party to meet with Postmaster Albert Sidney Burleson to try and convince him to lift his ban on socialist and anti-war literature in the U.S. mail. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ggbain-30511