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Evarts, William Maxwell

Born: 1818 AD
Died: 1901 AD
2.9 (58.46%) 13 votes

1818 – Born on the 6th of February in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

1837 – He graduated in Yale Collage, New Heaven, Connecticut, United States.

1841 – He was admitted to the bar in New York, United States.

1843 – He married  Helen Minerva Bingham Wardner.

1849 – He was appointed as a assistant United States district attorney.

1860 – He served as a chairman of the New York delegation to the Republican National Convention.

1861 – He was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate from New York.

1867 – He was a member of the State constitutional convention.

1868 – He served as a chief counsel for President Andrew Johnson during the impeachment trial.

1869 – He served as a Johnson’s Attorney General of the United States.

1872 – He was counsel for the United States before the tribunal of arbitration on the Alabama claims at

                Geneva, Switzerland.

1881 – He was a delegate to the International Monetary Conference at Paris, France.

1885 – He served as a United States Senator from New York.

1887 – He served as a chairman of the United States Senate Committee on the Library.

1891 – He retired from public life due to ill health.

1901 – He died on the 28th of February in New York City, New York, United States.

2.9 (58.46%) 13 votes