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Encyclopedia > James Madison Porter

James Madison Porter (17931862) was a U.S. Presidential Cabinet officer. He served as the Secretary of War between 1843 and 1844. 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... The Secretary of War was a member of the Presidents Cabinet, beginning with George Washingtons administration. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...



Preceded by:
John Canfield Spencer
United States Secretary of War
18431844
Succeeded by:
William Wilkins


John Canfield Spencer (January 8, 1788–May 18, 1855) was an American politician who was Secretary of War from 1841 to 1843 and Secretary of the Treasury from 1843 to 1844 under President John Tyler. ... The Secretary of War was a member of the Presidents Cabinet, beginning with George Washingtons administration. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


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George Bryan Porter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (225 words)
George Bryan Porter (February 9, 1791 - July 6, 1834), was a U.S. statesman in Pennsylvania and Michigan Territory.
He was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, the brother of David Rittenhouse Porter, Pennsylvania Governor, 1839-1845, and James Madison Porter, Secretary of War, 1843-1844, and the uncle of Horace Porter, U.S. Ambassador to France, 1897-1905.
Porter was a Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812.
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