Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865

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Dates:
Birth 1794-07-29
Death 1865-12-18

Biographical notes:

U.S. congressman 1830-1840 and senator 1845-1850; Ohio governor 1840-1842; U.S. sec. of the Treasury, 1850-1853.

From the description of Letter, 1847 Jan. 26. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41240210

American politician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to John M. Clayton, Secretary of State, 1849 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530944

Corwin's career included terms as Governor of Ohio (1840-1842), U.S. Senator (1845-1850), and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1850-1853). From 1861-1864, he served as U.S. Minister to Mexico.

From the description of Letter of introduction, 1850. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342680

Lawyer, Ohio governor, U.S. representative and senator from Ohio, and U.S. secretary of the treasury.

From the description of Thomas Corwin correspondence, 1850-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980039

U.S. Minister to Mexico.

From the description of Letter, 1861. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 37883941

Governor of Ohio, 1840-1842; U.S. Seantor, 1845-1850; Secretary of Treasury, under Millard Fillmore, 1850-1853; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1861-1864.

From the description of Document, 1841. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12690960

Biographical Note

  • 1794, July 29: Born, Bourbon County, Ky.
  • 1817: Admitted to the Ohio bar
  • 1818 - 1828 : Prosecuting attorney, Warren County, Ohio
  • 1829: 1822 - 1823 : Member, Ohio State House of Representatives
  • 1831 - 1840 : U. S. Congressman from Ohio
  • 1840 - 1842 : Governor of Ohio
  • 1845 - 1850 : U.S. Senator from Ohio
  • 1840 - 1853 : U.S. Secretary of the treasury
  • 1859 - 1861 : U.S. Congressman from Ohio
  • 1861 - 1864 : Minister to Mexico
  • 1865, Dec. 18: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Thomas Corwin Correspondence, 1850-1853, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Occupations:

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  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Ohio
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