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John Clayton

John Middleton Clayton

State of Residency: Delaware
Appointment: Mar 7, 1849
Entry on Duty: Mar 8, 1849
Termination of Appointment: Jul 22, 1850
Presidency: Taylor/Fillmore

As Secretary of State:

Foreign Travels:



Profile
Born: July 24, 1796
Died: November 9, 1856
Married:Sarah Ann Fisher
Education: Yale College and Litchfield Law School
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions: 


Notable Events

  • Engaged in scientific farming near New Castle, Delaware

  • Gained a wide reputation as an agriculturist


  • Previous Secretary of State: James Buchanan
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    Last Updated: Feb 2, 2001
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