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Elihu Benjamin Washburne

Biography of Secretary of State, Elihu Benjamin Washburne

Elihu Benjamin Washburne was appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant as Secretary of State, and his commission was issued on March 5, 1869. Grant's appointm...Read More >>

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