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William M. Gwin

Born: Oct 9, 1805

Death: Sep 3, 1885

Birthplace: Gallatin

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

William M. Gwin

Date of Birth : Oct 9, 1805
Date of Death : Sep 3, 1885
Birth Place : Gallatin

William McKendree Gwin was an American medical doctor and politician, serving in elected office in Mississippi and California. In California he shared the distinction, along with John C. Fremont, of being the state's first U.S. senators. Before, during, and after the Civil War, Gwin was well known in California, Washington, DC, and in the south as a determined southern sympathizer.


  • Politician
  • Physician

Also known as

  • William Gwin
  • Dr. William M. Gwin
  • William McKendree Gwin
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