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Frederick William Seward
Birth: Jul. 8, 1830
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1915
New York, USA

Assistant Secretary of State. An 1849 graduate of Union College. From 1849-1857 he served as secretary to his father, William H. Seward. From 1851-1861 he also held the position of associate editor of the Albany "Evening Journal". When his father was appointed U.S. Secretary of State under Lincoln, the younger Seward was appointed Assistant Secretary of State. On the night of April 14, 1865 he was slashed and his skull fractured protecting his father during the assassination attempt by Lewis Powell. Seward survived his injuries and again served as Assistant Secretary of State 1877-79 during the Hayes administration. He had also served in the New York State Assembly being elected in 1874.  (bio by: Steve Dunn) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Henry Seward (1801 - 1872)
  Frances Adeline Miller Seward (1805 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna M. Wharton Seward (1836 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Anna M. Seward (1869 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Augustus Henry Seward (1826 - 1876)*
  Frederick William Seward (1830 - 1915)
  Frances Seward (1836 - 1837)*
  Cornelia/Frances Seward (1836 - 1837)*
  William Henry Seward (1839 - 1920)*
  Frances Adeline Seward (1844 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Hill Cemetery
Auburn
Cayuga County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Steve Dunn
Record added: May 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7463653
Frederick William Seward
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Frederick William Seward
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GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS. REST IN PERFECT PEACE.
- S.P.
 Added: Oct. 14, 2014
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 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
On your 184th birthday
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