1809 - Born on the 25th of November in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
1825 - He graduated at University of Pennsylvania.
1843 - Served as U.S Consul in Belgium.
- Became a Republican and supported the Union cause in the Civil War.
1869 - Served as Secretary of the Navy in the Grant administration.
1880 - Died on 5th of February, aged 70 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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