Walker, Robert John
Born: Jul 23, 1801 AD
Died: 1869 AD, at 67 years of age.
Categories: Political Leader
1801 - Born on the 23rd of July at Northumberland, Pennsylvania U.S.A.
1819 - He graduated at the University of Pennsylvania.
1836 - He was part of the United States Senate as a Unionist Democrat.
1837 - He was voted for the recognition of the Republic of Texas.
1845 - He was the U.S. Secretary of Treasury.
1849 - He was generally recognized as the most influential member of the President's Cabinet.
- He left as a Secretary of Treasury.
1857 - He was appointed governor of Kansas Territory
- He resigned as a governor of Kansas Territory (November).
1863 - He supported the Union during the American Civil War.
1864 - He practiced law in Washington D.C.
1869 - Died at the age of 68 at Washington D.C.
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