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Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857

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Personal name headingMarcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857
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Variant(s)Marcy, William Learned, 1786-1857
See alsoNew York (State). Governor (1833-1839 : Marcy)
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Biography/History noteWilliam L. Marcy (1786-1857) was an American politician, lawyer, and judge. He served as the governor of New York from 1833 to 1839, as the United States Secretary of War from 1845 to 1849, and as Secretary of State from 1853 to 1857.
Birth date17861212
Death date18570704
Place of birthSouthbridge, Mass.
Place of deathBallston Spa, N.Y.
AffiliationUnited States. War Dept.
United States. Dept. of State
Profession or occupationPolitician
Found inNUCMC data from LOC, Mss. Div. for Foote, A.H. Papers, 1822-1890 (William L. Marcy)
LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Marcy, William Learned, 1786-1857; usage: William L. Marcy)
WwWA, hist. vol. (Marcy, William Learned; senator; cabinet officer; s. Jedediah & Ruth (Learned) M.; m. Dolly Newell; mayor, Troy, NY; assoc. just., NY Supreme Ct.; US Sen., NY; US Sec. War, 1845/59; Sec. State; responsible for Gadsden Treaty & others; res.: Albany, NY; gov. of N.Y., 1833-1839)
Wikipedia, Mar. 23, 2012 (William L. Marcy; b. Dec. 12, 1786 in Southbridge, Mass.; d. July 4, 1857 in Ballston Spa, N.Y.; lawyer, judge, politician; Sec. of War, 1845-1849; Sec. of State, 1853-1857)