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Gadsden, James

Born: 1788 AD
Died: 1858 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Military Officer

1788 – Born on the 15th of May in Charleston, South Carolina U.S.A.

 

1806 – He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut U.S.A.

 

1812 – He served in the Army, and was responsible for the construction of Fort Gadsden in Florida.

 

1823 – He was appointed as a commissioner to assist the government in moving the Seminoles (Native

American people originally of Florida) to reservation.

 

1840 – He served as a president of the South Carolina Railroad Company.

 

1853 – He was appointed as a U.S. minister to Mexico to negotiate the Gadsden Treaty.

 

1858 – Died on the 25th of December in Charleston, South Carolina.