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Blaine, James Gillespie

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Born: 1830 AD
Died: 1893 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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1830 - Born on the 31st of January in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania.

 

1847 - J. G. Blaine graduated at Washington College in Washington, Pennsylvania.

 

1852-1854 - Served as teacher at Pennsylvania Institution for the Blind, Philadelphia.

 

1854 - He became editor of the Kennebec Journal.

 

1858 - Elected to the lower house of the state legislature.

 

1859-1862 - Served as Maine State House of Representatives.

 

1861-1862 - Became Speaker of the House of Representatives.

 

1863-1876 - He was the U.S. Representative from Maine.

 

1869-1875 - Became the Speaker of the House.

 

1877-1881 - Became the U.S. Senator, Maine.

 

1881 - Elected as US Secretary of State from January to December under James Garfield.

 

1884 - Republican presidential candidate.

   

1888-1892 - Served as US Secretary of State.

   

1893 - He died on 27th of January in Washington, DC.

 

 

 


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