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Daniel Webster

Sec. of State Daniel "The Orator" Webster

Birth01/18/1782
 
Education1796
 
Education
 
Hanover, Dartmouth College
Occup1813-1817
 
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Org.1814 American Antiquarian Society, Member
Org.1823-1827 US House Committee on the Judiciary, Chairperson
Occup1823-1827
 
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Occup1827-1841
 
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Org.1833-1836 US Senate Committee on Finance, Chairperson
Election1836
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1841-1843
 
USA Secretary of State
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Occup1845-1850
 
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Occup1850-1852
 
USA Secretary of State
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Death10/24/1852
 
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Aged: 70.8 years

Daniel Webster was his era's foremost advocate of American nationalism. A farmer's son, he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1801. After a legal apprenticeship, Webster opened a legal practice in Portsmouth, N.H., in 1807.

Rising quickly as a lawyer and Federalist party leader, Webster was elected (1812) to the U.S. House of Representatives because of his opposition to the War of 1812, which had crippled New England's shipping trade. After two more terms in the House, Webster left Congress in 1816 and moved to Boston. Over the next 6 years, he won major constitutional cases before the Supreme Court (most notably, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE V. WOODWARD, GIBBONS V. OGDEN, and MCCULLOCH V. MARYLAND), establishing himself as the nation's leading lawyer... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Fletcher 

25 JUL 181330 AUG 1862  NH, Rockingham Co, Portsmouth Caroline S. White 
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Julia 

01/16/181804/28/1848  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston Samuel Appleton 
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Edward 

20 JUL 182023 JAN 1848  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston  
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