Gadsden, James

Born: May 15, 1788 AD
Died: 1858 AD, at 70 years of age.

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. 

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