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James Donald Cameron (May 14, 1833August 30, 1918) was an American politician. The son of Simon Cameron, he served as U.S. Secretary of War from 1876 through 1877, as a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania for two decades (18771897) and chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1879 to 1880. May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Simon Cameron (March 8, 1799–June 26, 1889) was United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1862. ... The Secretary of War was a member of the Presidents Cabinet, beginning with George Washingtons administration. ... 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Republican National Committee (RNC) of the United States provides national leadership for the United States Republican Party. ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...



Preceded by:
Alphonso Taft
United States Secretary of War
18761877
Succeeded by:
George W. McCrary


Alphonso Taft (November 5, 1810–May 21, 1891) was the Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant. ... The Secretary of War was a member of the Presidents Cabinet, beginning with George Washingtons administration. ... 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... George Washington McCrary (August 29, 1835 - June 23, 1890) was a Congressman from Iowa and a United States Secretary of War. ...


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Simon Cameron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (479 words)
Cameron was born in Maytown, Pennsylvania, to Charles Cameron and Marth Pfoutz.
Cameron served as state printer of Pennsylvania from 1825 until 1827 and was state adjutant general in 1826.
In 1867, Cameron was again elected to the Senate and served there until 1877, when on assurances from the Pennsylvania legislature that his son, James Donald Cameron would be the successor to his seat, he resigned.
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