Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856

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Dates:
Birth 1790-06-18
Death 1856-11-17

Biographical notes:

Biographical note: American lawyer and politician; served as U.S. Senator (1818-1829), U.S. Secretary of War (1829-1831), governor of Florida (1834-1836), and U.S. minister to Spain (1836-1840). Alexander Macomb (1782-1841) was commanding general of the U.S. Army from 1828 to 1841.

From the description of Letter to General Macomb, 1829-1829. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 48433475

Tennessee state representative, 1815-1816; Tennessee senator, 1818-1829; U.S. secretary of war, 1829-1831; governor, Territory of Florida, 1834; U.S. minister to Spain, 1836-1840.

From the description of Papers, 1829 July 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29761098

Lawyer, United States senator from Tennessee, secretary of war, governor of the Florida territory.

From the description of Letter, 1828 Aug. 31. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49218032

U.S. senator from Tennessee, U.S. secretary of war, governor of Florida (Territory), diplomat, and author.

From the description of John Henry Eaton correspondence, 1821-1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009880

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Subjects:

  • Presidents--Election--1828
  • Trade routes--History

Occupations:

  • Governors--Florida
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Tennessee
  • Authors
  • Cabinet officers
  • Diplomats

Places:

  • Fort Leavenworth (Kan.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • Florida (as recorded)
  • Fort Monroe (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Santa Fe National Historic Trail (as recorded)
  • Fort Towson (Okla.) (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Jefferson Barracks (Saint Louis, Mo.) (as recorded)