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John Foster

John Watson Foster

State of Residency: Indiana
Appointment: Jun 29, 1892
Entry on Duty: Jun 29, 1892
Termination of Appointment: Feb 23, 1893
Presidency: Harrison

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1892, 1893



Profile
Born: March 2, 1836
Died: November 15, 1917
Married: Mary Parke McFerson
Education: Indiana University; Harvard Law School
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Edited the Evansville Daily Journal from 1865-1869

  • Established an international-law practice in Wasington, D.C.

  • Author of numerous published writings


  • Previous Secretary of State: Thomas Bayard
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