James Gadsden - People - Department History
James Gadsden (1788–1858)
State of Residence: South Carolina
- Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Mexico)
Appointed: May 24, 1853
Presentation of Credentials: August 17, 1853
Termination of Mission: Superseded October 23, 1856
- Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on February 13, 1854, after confirmation.