Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865

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Dates:
Birth 1780-05-09
Death 1865-09-27
Americans

Biographical notes:

Duane, son of William Duane (1760-1835), worked at the Aurora general advertiser in Philadelphia, practiced law (from 1815) and later served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1833). He was removed from office for refusing to withdraw government deposits from United States Bank before a meeting of Congress. -- Thomas Elder was a prominent lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

From the description of Letter to Thomas Elder esq., 7 September 1831. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342893

William J. Duane was a lawyer and legislator. He was Secretary of Treasury under Andrew Jackson, on whose order Duane was removed for refusing to withdraw government deposits from the U. S. Bank before the meeting of Congress in 1833.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1760s]-[ca. 1860s]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122579008

Sec. of U.S. Treasury.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to F.W. Gilmer, 1823 Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744334

U.S. secretary of the treasury and Pennsylvania public official.

From the description of Letters of William J. Duane, 1833-1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009541

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Subjects:

  • Customs administration
  • Manuscripts, American

Occupations:

  • Public officials--Pennsylvania
  • Cabinet officers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)