William W. Belknap

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Birthday
22, 1829
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 12, 1890 (61)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1829
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 12, 1890 (61)

About

U.S. Civil War hero who served in the Union Army and also briefly held the position of United States Secretary of War.

Before Fame

He graduated from Georgetown University's School of Law.

Trivia

He held the rank of Major General during the Civil War.

Family Life

He was married three times: to Cora Leroy, Carita S. Tomlinson, and Amanda Tomlinson Bower.

Associated With

He was appointed U.S. Secretary of War by President Ulysses S. Grant .