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Orville Hickman Browning
Birth: Feb. 10, 1806
Cynthiana
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1881
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA

US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served in the Illinois Militia during the Black Hawk War. Elected as a Senator from Illinois to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Stephen Douglas, serving from 1861 to 1863. Appointed United States Secretary of the Interior by President Andrew Johnson, serving from 1866 to 1869. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eliza Caldwell Browning (1807 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  Stillborn Infant Browning (____ - 1843)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 31, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6895886
Orville Hickman Browning
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Orville Hickman Browning
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Orville Hickman Browning
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Close personal friend and important political associate of Abraham Lincoln. Henry Clay Whitney said that Browning was one of the men that Lincoln "believed in strongly." Herndon's Informants (1998). Browning's wife Eliza was also an important person in Li...(Read more)
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 Added: Sep. 6, 2016
3rd Great Grand Uncle
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 Added: Jul. 20, 2016
Thank you Sir.
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 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
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