John Hay

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Birthday
8, 1838
Birthplace
Salem, IN
Death Date
Jul 1, 1905 (66)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1838
Birthplace
Salem, IN
Death Date
Jul 1, 1905 (66)

About

Personal assistant to Abraham Lincoln who authored a biographical work about the former president in 1890. He also served as the 37th United States Secretary of State under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

Before Fame

He fought in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Trivia

He also served as the 37th United States Secretary of State from 1898 to 1905 under presidents McKinley and Roosevelt.

Family Life

He and Clara Louise Stone had four children: Adelbert, Alice, Helen and Clarence.

Associated With

He had a close relationship with Abraham Lincoln after serving many years as his private secretary.