Secretaries of State

William Learned Marcy

Biography of Secretary of State, William Learned Marcy

William Learned Marcy was appointed Secretary of State by President Franklin Pierce on March 7, 1853, and entered into duty the following day. Marcy served unti...Read More >>

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