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 James Donald Cameron

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James Donald Cameron Famous memorial

Birth
Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
30 Aug 1918 (aged 85)
Donegal Springs, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
Section L
Memorial ID
6911984 View Source

US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He 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.

US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He 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 ID: 6911984
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6911984/james-donald-cameron: accessed ), memorial page for James Donald Cameron (14 May 1833–30 Aug 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6911984, citing Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .