Secretaries of State

Abel P. Upshur

Biography of Secretary of State, Abel P. Upshur

Abel Parker Upshur was appointed ad interim Secretary of State by President John Tyler on June 24, 1843. On July 24, 1843, Tyler appointed Upshur Secretary of S...Read More >>

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