Secretaries of State

Thomas Francis Bayard

Biography of Secretary of State, Thomas Francis Bayard

President Grover Cleveland appointed Thomas Francis Bayard as Secretary of State on March 6, 1885. Bayard served from March 7 to the end of Cleveland’s fir...Read More >>

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