Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851

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Dates:
Birth 1772-12-27
Death 1851-02-03

Biographical notes:

Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (December 27, 1772 - February 3, 1851) served as the United States Secretary of the Navy between 1815 and 1818, during the administrations of Presidents James Madison and James Monroe.

From the description of Letter, April 20, 1815. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168831

Banker, U.S. secretary of the Navy, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts.

From the description of Benjamin Williams Crowninshield correspondence, 1823-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450046

Boston, Mass. resident.

From the description of Letters, 1815-1816. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38065785

Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1772-1851), a student at the College of William and Mary, became a president of Merchants Bank of Salem (Mass.), served as a state and national legislator, and as secretary of the navy, 1814-18.

From the description of Correspondence: from John J. Frobel and Thomas Blanchard, 1804. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538554

Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1772-1851), a student at the College of William and Mary, became a president of Merchants Bank of Salem (Mass.), served as a state and national legislator, and as secretary of the navy, 1814-18.

William Pynchon Oliver, a member of the Suffolk (Mass.) Bar, 1821-55, used the alias Peter Oliver in publishing. He was the grandnephew of B.L. Oliver (1760-1835).

Benjamin Lynde Oliver (1760-1835) of Massachusetts, published several medical treatises.

From the description of Correspondence: Williamsburg, Virginia, with B. Lynde Oliver and William Pynchon Oliver, Salem Massachusetts, 1804. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487889

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Occupations:

  • Bankers
  • Cabinet officers
  • Representatives U.S. Congress--Massachusetts

Places:

  • Massachusetts (as recorded)