Mason, James Murray

Born: 1798 AD
Died: 1871 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Linguist


US-Confederate politician

 

Senator from Virginia 1847-1861

 

drafted Fugitive Slave Act 1850

 

president pro tempore of Senate 1857

 

en route to Britain, with John Slidell seized from British ship Trent 1861 and imprisoned (Trent Affair), released 1862

 

grandson of George Mason

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