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 Robert John Walker

Robert John Walker

Birth
Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Nov 1869 (aged 68)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Reno Hill, Lot 690
Memorial ID 6654657 · View Source
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US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Member. He admitted to the bar in 1821 and commenced the practice of law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 1835, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1845. He was appointed Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of President James K. Polk in 1845 and served until 1849, when he resigned to resume legal practice.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 2 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6654657
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert John Walker (19 Jul 1801–11 Nov 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6654657, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .