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James Buchanan

James Buchanan

State of Residency: Pennsylvania
Appointment: Mar 6, 1845
Entry on Duty: Mar 10, 1845
Termination of Appointment: Mar 7, 1849
Presidency: Polk

As Secretary of State:

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Profile
Born: April 23, 1791
Died: June 1, 1868
Married:never married
Education: Dickinson College
Occupation: Lawyer


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Notable Events

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1852


  • Previous Secretary of State: John Calhoun
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