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John Calhoun

John Caldwell Calhoun

State of Residency: South Carolina
Appointment: Mar 6, 1843
Entry on Duty: Apr 1, 1844
Termination of Appointment: Mar 10, 1845
Presidency: Tyler

As Secretary of State:

Foreign Travels:

Born: March 18, 1782
Died: March 31, 1850
Married: Floride Bonneau Colhoun
Education: Yale College and Litchfield Law School
Occupation: Lawyer

Government Positions: 

Notable Events

  • Established himself as a planter

  • Delegate of South Carolina to, and presiding officer of, a railroad-and-waterway convention held in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1985

  • Author of voluminous writings and speeches

  • Previous Secretary of State: Abel Upshur
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