Jeremiah Sullivan Black

Jeremiah Sullivan Black

Birth
Glades, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Aug 1883 (aged 73)
York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section R
Memorial ID 6661755 · View Source
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Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served as Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court from 1851 to 1854. When President James Buchanan was elected President of the United States, he appointed Jeremiah S. Black as United States Attorney General, an office he served in from 1857 to 1860. When Lewis Cass resigned as United States Secretary of State in December 1860, he was then appointed to that office to fill out the remainder of the term.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 5 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6661755
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremiah Sullivan Black (10 Jan 1810–19 Aug 1883), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6661755, citing Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .