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William Seward

William Seward

State of Residency: New York
Appointment: Mar 5, 1861
Entry on Duty: Mar 6, 1861
Termination of Appointment: Mar 4, 1869
Presidency: Lincoln/Johnson

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels of Secretary of State William Seward

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1861, 1862, 1863 (vol. 1 & 2), 1864 (vol. 1-4), 1865 (vol. 1-3), 1866 (vol. 1-3), 1867 (vol. 1 & 2), 1868 (vol. 1 & 2)

FRUS online (University of Wisconsin) 1861

Profile
Born: May 16, 1801
Died: October 10, 1872
Married: Frances Miller
Education: Union College
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1860

  • Made a trip around the world 1870-1871 and was everyehere accorded an enthusiastic reception


  • Previous Secretary of State: Jeremiah Black
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    Last Updated: Feb 2, 2001
    Designed by Tiffeni Fontno.


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