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Browning, Orville Hickman (Orville)

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Born: 1806 AD
Died: 1881 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers

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1806 - Browning was born on the 10th of February in Cynthiana, Kentucky.

1856 - He was a veteran of the Black Hawk War. Browning was a Whig delegate to the anti-Nebraska convention held at Bloomington, Illinois, in May.

         - Browning was appointed to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Stephen A. Douglas after Douglas' untimely death.

1862 - Browning's bid for re-election as Senator from Illinois failed, leaving Abraham Lincoln with no personal friends in Congress.

1866-1869 - President Andrew Johnson appointed him Secretary of the Interior.

1881 - Browning died on the 10th of August and is buried in Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois.

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