McLane Louis 1786-1857Alternative names
Member of Congress, 1817-1827, and U.S. Senator, 1827-1829, minister to England; secretary of the treasury, 1831; secretary of state, 1833; and president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
From the description of Papers, 1830-1838. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902833
Secretary of Treasury and State under President Jackson.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Hezekiah Niles, [no year] Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606711
From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the President of the United States, 1831 Aug. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606775
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to H. Wells in Dover, 1826 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607902
From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Stone, 1836 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606770
Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and U.S. secretary of the treasury and secretary of state; later president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company.
From the description of Papers of Louis McLane, 1795-1894 (bulk 1817-1855). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131075
1786, May 28:
Born, Smyrna, Del.
1798- 1801: Served in United States Navy
Admitted to Delaware bar and practiced law, Smyrna, Del.
Joined the Wilmington, Delaware, Artillery Company under Caesar A. Rodney and later became first lieutenant Married Catherine Mary Milligan
1817- 1827: Member, United States House of Representatives from Delaware
1827- 1829: Member, United States Senate from Delaware
1829- 1831: Minister to England
1831- 1833: Secretary of the treasury
1833- 1834: Secretary of state
Elected president, Morris Canal and Banking Co., New York, N.Y.
Moved to Baltimore, Md.
1837- 1847: President, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co.
1845- 1846: Minister to England
Delegate, Maryland constitutional convention
Died, Baltimore, Md.
From the guide to the Louis McLane Correspondence, 1795-1894, (bulk 1817-1855), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Veracruz Llave (Mexico)|
|Veracruz Llave (Mexico)|
|Indians of North America--Wars|
|Mexican War, 1846-1848--Naval operations|
|Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American--China|
|Mexican War, 1846-1848|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American--Great Britain|
|Indians of North America--Florida--Wars|
|Nullification (States' rights)|
|Iron industry and trade|
|Representatives, U.S. Congress--Delaware|
|Senators, U.S. Congress--Delaware|