Porter, James Madison

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Born: Jan 06, 1793 AD
Died: 1862 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Founder, Politician


1793 - Born on January 6th in Selma, Pennsylvania. American politician and founder of Lafayette College.

1812 - Was a colonel in the United States Army during the war.

1813 - He was admitted to the bar.

1826 - Was an instrument in the founding of Lafayette College. He became the president of the board of trustees and a professor of jurisprudence and political economy.

1839 - Was a state court judge in Pennsylvania.

1843 - Was the United States Secretary of War.

1849 - Was a member of Pennsylvania state legislature.

1862 - Died on November 11th and was buried at Easton Cemetery, Pennsylvania.
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