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List of Secretaries of State

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List of Secretaries of State
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceNotesSrc
George Madison 1887-1891KY
T. S. 1892-1896LA
Joshua M. 1872-1887RI
George J. 1868FL
Joseph E. 1913-1914ME
Rue J. 1942-1946IN
William 1815-1818TN
Fred M., Jr. 1947-1953MI
Benjamin F. 1863-1868FL
Ebenezer 1844-1846TX
Edwin Bird 1885-1889KS
Mildred P. 1955-1959CT
Thomas S. 1866-1870WI
William S. 1913-1919IA
John 1885-1889TN
Thomas S. 1851-1861NJ
John 1664-1665CT& 67-96
Nathaniel 1839-1839TX
Mabel Sanders 1967-1975AL
Bryon A. 1963-1974CO
T. Scott 1857-1859TX
Hiram 1869-1870CT& 71-73
James Tillinghast 1845-1848FL
H. B. 1893-1897AR
Charles 1927-1935CO
William W. 1863-1865OH
Charles D. 1936-1940KY
Oscar 1884-1888LA
Tyras S. 1993-1995MD
James S. 1863-1865IN
Theodore 1741NH& 69
Theodore, Jr. 1762NH
Orville E. 1935-1937MI
Jonathan L. 1806-1808MA
Stephen F. 1836TX
John, Jr. 1780-1806MA
Caleb 1856ME
Francis 1858-1860MN
Jasper 1879-1883NV
Marguerite P. 1931-1934NM
Agnes 1951-1955AL& 63-67, 75-79
George W. Jr. 1861-1865VT
Guy W. 1908-1917VT
James J. 1916-1932LA
Robert 1965-1969WV
Joseph Wilson 1883-1887TX
George 1949-1953CO
George 1955-1963CO
James H. 1856-1858OH
James H. 1860-1862MN
Frank W. 1917-1926ME
Horatio 1862-1863NY
Edward D. 1824-1836MA
Amos W. 1890-1895WY
George R. 1915-1917ID
Rinaldo Allen 1865-1869KS
Francis C. 1866-1867NY
Milton 1877-1881OH
Nathan Crawford 1843-1849GA& 51-53, 61-68, 73-90
John 1810-1811DE
Roy, Sr. 1968-1969TX
Edward J. 1945-1953IL
Joseph D. 1890-1894AL
Lewis O. 1935-1936ME
William Taylor 1824-1825KY
William A. 1850-1852WI
C. J. 1916-1917TX
John Russell 1855-1872RI
Richard 1825NH
Joshua 1820-1821MO
Charles 1901-1903ID
Wilfred 1900-1904MD
Daniel M. 1847-1851DE
Thomas E. Jr. 1946-1948IN
Frederick Von 1880-1887MN
Evan 1986-1989IN
Allen C. 1878-1879NY
John 1795-1805NJ
Tom L. 1939-1939TX
Benton B. 1874-1879AR
Thomas 1875-1880CA
Charles U. 1921-1933MO
Elmer F. 1899-1901CO
Barnard 1838-1839TX
George M. 1860-1861KS
Elmer 1968-1970KY
Leila Feltner 1970-1971KY
James H. 1865-1866TX
Joseph 1850-1852MS
Joshua Fry 1849-1850KY
William, Jr. 1875-1877OH
Wilson 1945-1947MO
Vincent M. 1852-1856AL
Charles P. 1894-1909RI
Alden R. 1921-1925DE
Barry W. 1835-1837MS
Frank W. 1907-1911OR
Samuel P. 1838ME& 41
Nathaniel S. 1845-1847NY
Albert 1895-1901MN

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