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Hamilton Fish

State of Residency: New York
Appointment: Mar 11, 1869
Entry on Duty: Mar 17, 1869
Termination of Appointment: Mar 12, 1877
Presidency: Grant

As Secretary of State

Foreign Travels

Born: August 3, 1808
Died: September 7, 1893
Married: Julia Kean
Education: Columbia College
Occupation: Lawyer

Government Positions

Notable Events

  • President general of the Society of the Cinncinnati 1854-1893

  • During the Civil War, was one of a Board of Commissioners of the Federal Government for the relief and exchange   of prisoners

  • Was presidenet of the New York Historical Society 1867-1869

  • Previous Secretary of State: Elihu Washburne
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    Last Updated: Feb 2, 2001
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