Horatio Seymour

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Birthday
31, 1810
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 12, 1886 (75)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1810
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 12, 1886 (75)

About

Democrat who was the 18th Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and then again ten years later. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in 1868.

Before Fame

He passed the bar in 1832 but did not enjoy practicing law.

Trivia

He supported the Union's effort during the Civil War but was often critical of Lincoln's handling of the war.

Family Life

He married Mary Bleecker in 1835.

Associated With

He lost his presidential election to Ulysses S. Grant.