James G Blaine

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Birthday
31, 1830
Birthplace
West Brownsville, PA
Death Date
Jan 27, 1893 (62)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1830
Birthplace
West Brownsville, PA
Death Date
Jan 27, 1893 (62)

About

19th century Republican politician from Maine who served as a US Senator from Maine from 1876 to 1881. He also the 28th and 31st Secretary of State under Presidents Garfield and Harrison, respectively.

Before Fame

He was a professor for Western Military Institute, teaching math and ancient languages.

Trivia

He served as the thirty-first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1869 to 1875.

Family Life

He was married to Harriet Stanwood Blaine; the couple had seven children: Stanwood, Walker, Emmons, Alice, James Jr, Margaret and Harriet.

Associated With

He was the Secretary of State for President Benjamin Harrison from 1889 to 1892.