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Walter Gresham

Walter Quintin Gresham

State of Residency: Illinois
Appointment: Mar 6, 1893
Entry on Duty: Mar 7, 1893
Termination of Appointment: May 28, 1895
Presidency: Cleveland

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1893, 1894 (Appendix 1 &2), 1895 (vol. 1 & 2)





Profile
Born: March 17, 1832
Died: May 28, 1895
Married: Matilda McGrain
Education: Indiana University
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Opened a law office in New Albany, Indiana in 1865

  • Financial agent of Indiana in New York City 1867-1869

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1888

  • Went over to the Democratic Party in 1892


  • Previous Secretary of State: John Foster
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