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William Alexander Graham

Born: Sep 5, 1804

Death: Aug 11, 1875

Birthplace: Lincolnton

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

William Alexander Graham

Date of Birth : Sep 5, 1804
Date of Death : Aug 11, 1875
Birth Place : Lincolnton

William Alexander Graham was a United States Senator from North Carolina from 1840 to 1843, a Senator later in the Confederate States Senate from 1864 to 1865, the 30th Governor of North Carolina from 1845 to 1849 and U.S. Secretary of the Navy from 1850 to 1852, under President Millard Fillmore. He was also a candidate for the vice-presidency in 1852 at the Whig National Convention in Baltimore.


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