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William Day

William Rufus Day

State of Residency: Ohio
Appointment: Apr 26, 1898
Entry on Duty: Apr 28, 1898
Termination of Appointment: Sep 16, 1898
Presidency: McKinley

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1898



Profile
Born: April 17, 1849
Died: July 9, 1923
Married: Mary Elizabeth Schaefer
Education: University of Michigan
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Participated in the organization of the national Republican Party

  • Was an authority on matters of Federal finance

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1880, 1884, and in 1888


  • Previous Secretary of State: John Sherman
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