Benjamin Wade

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Birthday
27, 1800
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Mar 2, 1878 (77)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1800
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Mar 2, 1878 (77)

About

Republican Senator from Ohio from 1851 to 1869 who was a leader of the radical faction of his party during reconstruction and supported women's suffrage and equality for African-Americans.

Before Fame

He was admitted to the Ohio bar as a lawyer in 1828 and began practicing not long after.

Trivia

If the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson had been successful then he would've become President of the United States.

Family Life

He was married to Caroline Rosekrans Wade.

Associated With

He was a well-known radical Republican much like Thaddeus Stevens.