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Louis McLane
Louis McLane

Louis McLane (May 28, 1786October 7, 1857) represented the state of Delaware in both the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and served as the Secretary of the Treasury and later the Secretary of State under President Andrew Jackson. Public domain (I assume) since I lifted it from a U.S. Government page at [1] This image is in the public domain in the United States and possibly other jurisdictions. ... Public domain (I assume) since I lifted it from a U.S. Government page at [1] This image is in the public domain in the United States and possibly other jurisdictions. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: The First State Other U.S. States Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Governor Ruth Ann Minner Official languages None Area 6,452 km² (49th)  - Land 5,068 km²  - Water 1,387 km² (21. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the finance minister of the Federal Government of the United States. ... United Kingdom In the United Kingdom, a Secretary of State is a senior Cabinet Minister in charge of a Government Department. ... Order: 7th President Vice President: John C. Calhoun (1829-1832) Martin Van Buren (1833-1837) Term of office: March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1837 Preceded by: John Quincy Adams Succeeded by: Martin Van Buren Date of birth: March 15, 1767 Place of birth: Waxhaws area of North Carolina Date of...


McLane was born in Smyrna, Delaware in 1786. He attended private schools and served as a midshipman on the USS Philadelphia for one year before he was 18. At 18, he attended Newark College (later the University of Delaware) and studied law, passing the bar in 1807 and beginning a practice in Smyrna, Delaware. Smyrna is a town located in Kent County, Delaware and in New Castle County, Delaware. ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The University of Delaware (UD OR UDel) is the largest university in the state of Delaware. ...


After serving in the War of 1812, McLane served five terms as the lone representative from Delaware in the House of Representatives (1817-1827). He won a further sixth term, but resigned from the House before he could begin serving his term after being elected Senator from Delaware by the Delaware Legislature, and served as senator from March 4, 1827 until April 29, 1829. Among his duties was service on the Ways and Means Committee.


He resigned from the Senate in 1829 to serve as minister plenopotentiary to England under Andrew Jackson. McLane was instructed to inform the English that his appointment signaled a break from the John Quincy Adams administration, and that issues of dispute under the Adams Administration would no longer be issues in a Jackson administration. His main mission was to open up trade between the United States and the British West Indies. Order: 6th President Vice President: John Caldwell Calhoun Term of office: March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829 Preceded by: James Monroe Succeeded by: Andrew Jackson Date of birth: July 11, 1767 Place of birth: Braintree, Massachusetts Date of death: February 23, 1848 Place of death: Washington, D.C. First Lady...


In 1831, McLane served as Secretary of the Treasury under Andrew Jackson from 1829 to 1831. He was appointed during a purge of supporters of Senator John Calhoun from the Cabinet by Jackson. When McLane opposed the removal of Federal deposits from the Bank of the United States and their redeposit in state banks (McLane felt the state banks were unsafe), Jackson removed him from the office of Treasury and appointed him as Secretary of State, replacing McLane with William J. Duane. (Unfortunately for Jackson, Duane was also opposed.) Order: 7th President Vice President: John C. Calhoun (1829-1832) Martin Van Buren (1833-1837) Term of office: March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1837 Preceded by: John Quincy Adams Succeeded by: Martin Van Buren Date of birth: March 15, 1767 Place of birth: Waxhaws area of North Carolina Date of... John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782–March 31, 1850), was a prominent United States politician in the first half of the 19th century. ... There were two organizations known as the Bank of the United States First Bank of the United States (1791-1811) Second Bank of the United States (1816-1841) Categories: Defunct banks ... William John Duane (May 9, 1780 - September 27, 1865) was a U.S. (Irish-born) lawyer. ...


McLane then served as Secretary of State from May 29, 1833 until June 30, 1834, commissioned during a recess of the Senate. During McLane's tenure in the State Department, an issue arose regarding France's failure to comply with an 1832 treaty regarding payment of United States Claims against France. President Jackson threatened to take a hard line with France, stating that he might seek congressional authorization for letters of marque against France. McLane resigned as Secretary of State in protest. Vice President [[Martin Van Buren}} was then able to move a long time ally of his, Senator John Forsyth, into position as Secretary of State. May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... For a letter of marque, authorising a privateer, see that article. ... Categories: Stub | 1780 births | 1841 deaths | Governors of Georgia | Members of the U.S. House of Representatives | U.S. Secretaries of State | United States Senators ...


As Secretary of State, McLane managed the first major reorganization of the Department of State, establishing seven new bureaus. His organization was basically retained until Ulysses S. Grant's Secretary of State, Hamilton Fish, reorganized in response to a reduction in the number of State Department staff. United Kingdom In the United Kingdom, a Secretary of State is a senior Cabinet Minister in charge of a Government Department. ... The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the Cabinet-level foreign affairs agency of the United States government, equivalent to foreign ministries in other countries. ... Ulysses Simpson Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American Civil War general and the 18th (1869–1877) president of the United States. ... United Kingdom In the United Kingdom, a Secretary of State is a senior Cabinet Minister in charge of a Government Department. ... Hamilton Fish, (3 August 1808–7 September 1893), born in New York City, was an American politician during the time of the American Civil War. ...


McLane then moved to Baltimore, Maryland and served as president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company from 1837 to 1847, also serving again as Minister to England from 1845 to 1846, where he participated in negotiations to establish the Oregon boundary. State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski Official languages None Area 255,026 km² (9th)  - Land 248,849 km²  - Water 6,177 km² (2. ...


McLane died in Baltimore, Maryland in 1857. City nickname: Charm City Location in the state of Maryland Founded 30 July 1729 County Independent city Mayor Martin OMalley ( Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 1,214. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...



Preceded by:
Thomas Clayton
United States Senator from Delaware
March 4, 1827April 4, 1829
Succeeded by:
Arnold Naudain
Preceded by:
Samuel D. Ingham
United States Secretary of the Treasury
1831-1833
Succeeded by:
William J. Duane
Preceded by:
Edward Livingston
United States Secretary of State
May 29, 1833June 30, 1834
Succeeded by:
John Forsyth


Thomas Clayton (July, 1777–August 21, 1854) was a Senator from the American state of Delaware in the 19th Century. ... Delaware ratified the Constitution on December 7, 1787. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... NAUDAIN, Arnold, a Senator from Delaware; born near Dover, Del. ... Samuel Delucenna Ingham (September 16, 1779–June 5, 1860) was a U.S. Congressman and U.S. Treasury Secretary under President Andrew Jackson. ... The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the finance minister of the Federal Government of the United States. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... William John Duane (May 9, 1780 - September 27, 1865) was a U.S. (Irish-born) lawyer. ... Edward Livingston (May 26, 1764–May 23, 1836) was a prominent American jurist and statesman. ... The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Categories: Stub | 1780 births | 1841 deaths | Governors of Georgia | Members of the U.S. House of Representatives | U.S. Secretaries of State | United States Senators ...


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Louis McLane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (552 words)
McLane was born in Smyrna, Delaware in 1786.
When McLane opposed the removal of Federal deposits from the Bank of the United States and their redeposit in state banks (McLane felt the state banks were unsafe), Jackson removed him from the office of Treasury and gave him a recess appointment as Secretary of State, replacing McLane with William J. Duane.
McLane died in Baltimore, Maryland in 1857 and was buried in Greenmount Cemetery.
American President (198 words)
Louis McLane was born May 28, 1786, in Smyrna, Delaware.
McLane volunteered for the Wilmington Artillery Company during the War of 1812; following the war, he was elected as a Jeffersonian Republican to U.S. House of Representatives (1817-1827) and the Senate (1827-1829).
McLane would serve as a delegate to the Maryland constitutional convention in 1850 before dying in Baltimore on October 7, 1857.
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