Jeremiah S. Black

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Birthday
10, 1810
Birthplace
Stony Creek, PA
Death Date
Aug 19, 1883 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1810
Birthplace
Stony Creek, PA
Death Date
Aug 19, 1883 (73)

About

Lawyer and statesman who served as the twenty-third U.S. Secretary of State from 1860 to 1861. He actively opposed the senate's plan for Reconstruction after the Civil War and wrote President Johnson's message vetoing the Reconstruction Act.

Before Fame

He was self-educated and made the Pennsylvania Bar before he was even of age.

Trivia

He was also the twenty-fourth U.S. Attorney General.

Family Life

His father was U.S. Representative Henry Black.

Associated With

He was U.S. Secretary of State under President James Buchanan.