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James Donald Cameron

  • Birth 14 May 1833 Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 30 Aug 1918 Donegal Springs, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 6911984

US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served as President of the Northern Central Railway Company of Pennsylvania from 1866 to 1874. He was appointed as Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant, serving from 1876 to 1877. Elected as a Senator from Pennsylvania to the United States Senate, serving from 1877 to 1897. He was the son of Simon Cameron, who also served as Secretary of War in the first months of the Civil War, and as a United States Senator from Pennsylvania.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 7 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6911984
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Donald Cameron (14 May 1833–30 Aug 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6911984, citing Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .