John Cabell Breckinridge

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Birthday
16, 1821
Birthplace
Lexington, KY
Death Date
May 17, 1875 (54)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
16, 1821
Birthplace
Lexington, KY
Death Date
May 17, 1875 (54)

About

Lawyer who served as a Representative and Senator from Kentucky and went on to become the fourteenth Vice President of the United States. After the Civil War began he became the Secretary of War of the Confederate States.

Before Fame

He studied at Princeton when it was still called the College of New Jersey.

Trivia

At the age of thirty-six he was and still is the youngest Vice President to ever be inaugurated.

Family Life

His grandfather was John Breckinridge, former Senator and Attorney General.

Associated With

He was Vice President under President James Buchanan.