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Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867

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Personal name headingAndrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867
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Variant(s)Andrew, J. A. (John Albion), 1818-1867
See alsoMassachusetts. Governor (1861-1866 : Andrew)
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date18180531
Death date18671030
Place of birthWindham (Me.)
Place of deathBoston (Mass.)
AffiliationBowdoin College Free Soil Party (Ashburnham, Mass.) Massachusetts. General Court American Land Company
Profession or occupationLegislators Governors
Found inMemoir of Governor Andrew, 1880: p. 11 (John Albion Andrew) p. 12 (John A. Andrew)
Harrison song. Written by J.A. Andrew, Esq., and sung at the opening of the Whig Republican Association of Cambridge, 1840.
MoSU-L/NLT files (hdg.: Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867; usage: John A. Andrew)
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed November 13, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Andrew, John Albion; abolitionist, state governor, organizer of black military units; born 31 May 1818 in Windham, Maine, United States; graduated from Bowdoin College (1837); active with the Young Whigs an antislavery splinter group that became the Free-Soil Party; served a term in the Massachusetts legislature (1857); head of the Massachusetts delegation to the Republican National Convention and supported Abraham Lincoln (1860); elected governor of Massachusetts; formed the Massachusetts-Kansas Committee to recruit blacks and raised three black regiments, two infantry and one cavalry (1862); was reelected (1864) but resigned (1866); formed the American Land Company (1865); died 30 October 1867 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States)
John A. Andrew (1818-1867) was an abolitionist.