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Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren

State of Residency: New York
Appointment: Mar 6, 1826
Entry on Duty: Mar 28, 1829
Termination of Appointment: Mar 23, 1831
Presidency: Jackson

As Secretary of State:

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Profile
Born: December 5, 1782
Died: July 24, 1862
Married: Hannah Hoes
Education: attended local schools
Occupation: Lawyer


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Notable Events

  • Chosen regent of the University of the State of New York in 1815

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Presidency on the Democratic ticket in 1840 and on the Free-soil ticket in 1848


  • Previous Secretary of State: Henry Clay
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    Last Updated: Feb 2, 2001
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