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Isaac Toucey (November 15, 1792July 30, 1869) was an American statesman who served as a U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Attorney General of the United States and Governor of Connecticut. This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Flag of the United States Secretary of the Navy. ... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... The following is a list of Governors of the State of Connecticut, from the Colonial period through present day. ...


Born in either Newton, Massachusetts or Newton, Connecticut, Toucey studied law and was admitted to the bar at Hartford, Connecticut in 1818. He began practicing and in 1822 was named prosecuting attorney of Hartford County, Connecticut. He served in that position until 1835, when he was elected to the 24th and 25th Congresses (at-large and then representing the 1st District). He lost the election of 1838 and returned to his position as prosecuting attorney in 1842. He ran for Governor in 1845, and lost, but the Connecticut State Legislature appointed him to the position in 1846; he was defeated in an attempt at re-election. Newton, Massachusetts is a suburb west of Boston. ... {{{{{2|{{{2}}}}}}|1{{{motto=void|2={{{3}}}}}}|city motto|{{{motto}}}}} Location in the state of Connecticut Founded  -Incorporated 1849  {{{incorporated}}} County Hartford County Mayor Eddie Perez Area  - Total  - Water 46. ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Hartford County is located in the north central part of the state of Connecticut. ... (Redirected from 24th Congress) Twenty-fourth United States Congress Links and spelling have to be verified. ... (Redirected from 25th Congress) Twenty-fifth United States Congress Links and spelling have to be verified. ...


In 1848, President of the United States James K. Polk appointed him the 20th Attorney General of the United States, a position he held until 1849. He returned to Connecticut and took a place in the Connecticut Senate in 1850, and then in the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1852. Seal of the President of the United States The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... Order: 11th President Vice President: George M. Dallas Term of office: March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1849 Preceded by: John Tyler Succeeded by: Zachary Taylor Date of birth: November 2, 1795 Place of birth: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Date of death: June 15, 1849 Place of death: Nashville, Tennessee First... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... The Connecticut State Senate is the upper house of the Connecticut General Assembly. ... The Connecticut House of Representatives is the lower house in the Connecticut General Assembly of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ...


He was elected to the U.S. Senate for the term commencing March 4, 1851, and served from May 12, 1852, to March 3, 1857, having that year declined to be a candidate for reelection. March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Events January 23 - The flip of a coin determines whether a new city in Oregon is named after Boston, Massachusetts, or Portland, Maine, with Portland winning. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


James Buchanan appointed him U.S. Secretary of the Navy in his Cabinet in 1857 and he held that post until 1861 and the arrival of the Abraham Lincoln administration. After 1861 he returned to the law, and died in Hartford in 1869. For the economist of this name, see James M. Buchanan. ... Cabinet meeting on May 16, 2001. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861–1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ...


USS Toucey (DD-282) was named for him. USS Toucey (DD-282) was a Clemson-class destroyer in the United States Navy following World War I. She was named for Secretary of the Navy Isaac Toucey. ...


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Preceded by:
Roger Sherman Baldwin
Governor of Connecticut
18461847
Succeeded by:
Clark Bissell
Preceded by:
Nathan Clifford
United States Attorney General
18481849
Succeeded by:
Reverdy Johnson
Preceded by:
Roger S. Baldwin
U.S. Senator from Connecticut
18511857
Succeeded by:
James Dixon
Preceded by:
James C. Dobbin
United States Secretary of the Navy
18571861
Succeeded by:
Gideon Welles


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