Sep. 23, 1816 Livermore Androscoggin County Maine, USA
Oct. 22, 1887 Chicago Cook County Illinois, USA
United States Representative from Illinois, 1853-1869; Secretary of State under President Grant, 1869, resigning to accept appointment as United States Minister to France, 1869-1877; during the Franco-Prussian War he protected the Paris legations of the German states; he was the only foreign minister who remained at his post during the days of the Commune and he protected all foreigners left by their ministers.
Photos may be scaled. Click on image for full size.
Thank you Congressman for standing up in Washington for General Grant. When the rest of the army was ready to give up on him, he was the one who lead our armies to victory during the Civil War. Rest in peace, sir. -
Daniel Moran Added: Sep. 23, 2015