Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1782-03-18
Death 1850-03-31
US
English

Biographical notes:

South Carolina statesman.

From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848

From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885

Vice-President of United States.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Messrs. Gales & Seaton, 1846 Jan. 23 or 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133752

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Thomas Jefferson, 1825 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134331

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Samuel L. Southard, [1824?] May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133751

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134322

Vice President of the United States, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from South Carolina; born near Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), S.C.

From the description of Letter, 1849 Feb. 18, Washington, D.C., to [Elisha] Mitchell. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 62030210

South Carolina attorney and politician. Calhoun served in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate, was appointed Secretary of War in 1817 (serving in that capacity to 1825), and was elected Vice-President of the United States in 1824.

From the description of Letter : to M. Sterling, 1821 Sept. 24. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865760

Born in Abbeville district, Sough Carolina, March 18, 1782; graduated at Yale, 1804; studied law, graduated Litchfield Connecticut, 1806; admitted to bar, 1807; began practice in Abbeville; member of state general assembly, 1808 and 1809; Congress, Democrat, March 4, 1811-March 3, 1817; Secretary of War, December 10, 1818-March 3, 1825; Vice President, U.S., March 4-December 28, 1832; Senator, December 12, 1832-March 3, 1843; Secretary of State, March 6, 1884-March 6, 1845; Senator, Nov. 26, 1845-his death, in Washington, March 31, 1850. (Cong. Biog. Dir.) (blue card index)

From the description of John C. Calhoun correspondence, 1818-1820 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 320954421

U.S. senator, statesman, political philosopher, secretary of war.

From the description of Letter, 1821 Apr. 12. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46764000

U.S. representative and senator, Secretary of War (1817-1825), and Vice-President of the U.S. (1825-1832), of South Carolina.

From the description of Autograph letter signed from John C. Calhoun to John Holmes, 1824 Apr. 20. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410769

John C. Calhoun was Vice-President and Secretary of State of the United States.

From the description of Calhoun, John Caldwell, letters, 1829-1844. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 66387428

John Calhoun was a member of the Georgia Senate and a local political leader of Columbus, Georgia. Not the same as the South Carolinian John C. Calhoun.

From the description of John Calhoun letter, 1846. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 270977096

Born John Caldwell Colhoun on March 18, 1782; married on January 8, 1811 to Floride Bonneau Colhoun Calhoun (Mrs. John C. Calhoun), Feb. 15, 1792-July 25, 1866, she bore 10 children: Andrew Pickens (1811-1865), Floride Pure (1814-1815), Jane (1816-1816) Anna Maria (1817-1875), Elizabeth (1819-1820), Patrick (1821-1858), John Jr. (1823-1855), Martha Cornelia (1824-1857), James Edward (1826-1861) and William Lowndes (1829-1858). South Carolina State Representative, 1808-1810; United States Representative from South Carolina, 1811-1817; Secretary of War, 1817-1824; Vice President of the United States, 1824-1832; United States Senator from South Carolina, 1832-1843, 1845-1850; Secretary of State, 1844. Proponent of nullification and state rights. Died March 31, 1850, in Washington, D.C. Daughter Anna Maria married Thomas Green Clemson, the founder of Clemson University.

From the description of John C. Calhoun papers, 1784-1935, (bulk 1802-1850). (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 42242580

John C. Calhoun (1806-1850), lawyer, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, Cabinet official, and Vice-President of the United States, resided in South Carolina.

From the description of Letter to Wilson Lumpkin, 1847 Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476989

American statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person as Vice President of the United States : [Washington, D.C.], to Mr. Edwards of the Pension Office, 1831 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132765

U.S. vice-president ; U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator; Secretary of War; Secretary of State; S.C. Representative; and planter of South Carolina.

From the description of John C. Calhoun papers, 1743-1979. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 698381582

Vice president of the United States, U.S. secretary of state and secretary of war, and U.S. senator from South Carolina.

From the description of John C. Calhoun papers, 1819-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979859

American political philosopher, secretary of war, vice-president, senator, and secretary of state.

From the description of Talk given to Seneca chiefs, 1823 Mar. 14. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56822579

Calhoun, Vice President of the United States (1825-1832), Senator from South Carolina (1832-1843 and 1845-1850), and Secretary of State (1844-1845).

From the description of Letter, 18??. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417082



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