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Encyclopedia > Joseph Holt
Joseph Holt

  Born  January 6, 1807,
  Died  August 1, 1894,

Joseph Holt (January 6, 1807August 1, 1894) was U.S. Secretary of War and a U.S. Postmaster General under James Buchanan. January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... August 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... August 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Secretary of War was a member of the Presidents Cabinet, beginning with George Washingtons administration. ... The Postmaster General is the executive head of the United States Postal Service. ... For the economist of this name, see James M. Buchanan. ...



Preceded by:
Aaron V. Brown
United States Postmaster General
1859–1861
Succeeded by:
Horatio King
Preceded by:
John Buchanan Floyd
United States Secretary of War
1861
Succeeded by:
Simon Cameron


Aaron Venable Brown (August 15, 1795 _ March 8, 1859) was Governor of Tennessee from 1845 to 1847. ... The Postmaster General is the executive head of the United States Postal Service. ... Horatio King (June 21, 1811–May 20, 1897) was a Postmaster General of the United States. ... John Buchanan Floyd (June 1, 1807 - August 26, 1863), American politician, was born at Blacksburg, Virginia. ... The Secretary of War was a member of the Presidents Cabinet, beginning with George Washingtons administration. ... Simon Cameron (March 8, 1799–June 26, 1889) was United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1862. ...


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AllRefer.com - Joseph Holt (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia (279 words)
Joseph Holt 1807–94, American public official, judge advocate general of the U.S. army (1862–75), b.
After the secession movement began, Holt, previously sympathetic to the South, gave unhesitating allegiance to the Union.
The trial and punishment of John Wilkes Booth's accomplices, however, especially the hanging of Mary E. Surratt, on questionable evidence and with evidence favorable to the defendants suppressed, brought a reaction against Holt and the power he had assumed.
Joseph Holt (710 words)
Holt was a strong opponent of the emancipation of the slaves.
Holt attempted to obscure the fact that there were two plots: the first to kidnap and the second to assassinate.
Holt later testified that he had drawn Johnson's attention to the feelings of the commission and in his retirement argued that he suspected that Mrs.
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