Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918

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Senator from Penna.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Whitelaw Reid, 1878 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133624

James Donald Cameron was born in Middletown, Pennsylvania in 1833. He was president of the Northern Central Railroad from 1863 to 1874. Cameron served as Secretary of War in 1876 to 1877 and as Pennsylvania Senator from 1877 to 1897. He died in 1918.

From the description of Letter to Henry J. Gensler, 1885, Sep. 4. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 79371081

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referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Matthew Stanley Quay Papers, 1776-1949, (bulk 1890-1904) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904. Papers of Matthew Stanley Quay, 1776-1949 (bulk 1890-1904). Library of Congress
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Burton" to "Chamberlain". Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918. Letter to Henry J. Gensler, 1885, Sep. 4. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889. Papers of Simon Cameron, 1738-1919 (bulk 1860-1880). Library of Congress
creatorOf Allen, Mary Rivers. Collection of letters and autographs, 1846-1881 Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Miles-Cameron Families Correspondence, 1661-1956, (bulk 1862-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn The Cameron family papers, 1854-1894. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf J.D. Cameron letters to Jesse C. Green, 1880-1890 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Bradley, Joseph P., 1813-1892. Papers, 1836-1937. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Cameron, Elizabeth Sherman, 1858-1944. Letters, 1869-1944. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Martin I. Townsend, [Washington, D.C.], 1876 July 10. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Dalzell, John. John Dalzell scrapbooks 1886-1911 [manuscript] Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Simon Cameron Papers, 1738-1919, (bulk 1860-1880) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893. James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945 (bulk 1870-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925. Miles-Cameron family papers, 1860-1945. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Whitelaw Reid, 1878 Nov. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893. Papers, 1777-1945, (bulk: 1870-1892) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Withers, Frederick Clarke, 1828-1901. Additions to home at Harrisburg for J. D. Cameron, Esqre. [graphic] : [perspective view] / [Frederick C. Withers]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921. Letters, 1876-1914. Indiana University
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh, 1892-1896 American Philosophical Society
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Birth 1833-05-14

Death 1918-08-30

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