Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905

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American statesman and railway magnate.

From the description of Autograph list, 1886 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598554

American secretary of war and financier.

From the description of Autograph, 1889 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595340

Financier, private secretary to President Grover Cleveland, and U.S. secretary of war.

From the description of Papers of Daniel Scott Lamont, 1853-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82465972

New York State Secretary of State.

From the description of Daniel S. Lamont papers, 1860-1877. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63938478

Secretary of War.

Daniel Scott Lamont was Secretary of War under President Grover Cleveland.

From the description of Daniel Scott Lamont papers, 1884-1898. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155441923

Biographical Note

  • 1851, Feb. 9: Born, Cortland County, N.Y.
  • 1868 - circa 1871 : Attended Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.
  • 1870: Appointed engrossing clerk, New York state legislature
  • 1871: Appointed assistant ground clerk, New York state legislature
  • 1872 - 1882 : Clerk, New York Democratic State Committee
  • 1874: Married Julia Kinney
  • 1875 - 1882 : Chief clerk, New York Department of State
  • 1877 - 1882 : Legislative reporter and managing editor, Albany Argus
  • 1883 - 1885 : Private secretary to Governor Cleveland; also on his military staff with rank of colonel
  • 1885 - 1889 : Private secretary to President Grover Cleveland
  • 1889 - 1893 : Worked with William C. Whitney in Whitney’s financial ventures in the street-railway system, New York, N.Y.
  • 1893 - 1897 : Secretary of war
  • 1898 - 1904 . : Vice president, Northern Pacific Railway Co
  • 1905, July 23: Died, Milbrook, N.Y

From the guide to the Daniel Scott Lamont Papers, 1853-1928, (bulk 1893-1905), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
creatorOf Lamont, Daniel S. Papers, 1886 June 18. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner). Papers, 1890-1916 (bulk 1903-1916). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bryant, Joseph D. (Joseph Decatur), 1845-1914. Autograph letters signed : [New York, N.Y.], to Col. [Daniel Scott Lamont, n.p.], 1893 June 26-1893 June 29. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910. Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949 (bulk 1849-1910). Library of Congress
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Richard Olney Papers, 1830-1928, (bulk 1893-1917) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Dickinson, Donald McDonald, 1846-1917. Donald M. Dickinson papers, 1867-1906. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Abram P. T. Elder Papers, 1890-1916, (bulk 1903-1916) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Melville Weston Fuller Papers, 1794-1949, (bulk 1849-1910) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905. Papers of Daniel Scott Lamont, 1853-1928. Library of Congress
creatorOf Daniel Scott Lamont. Daniel Scott Lamont papers, 1884-1898. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Cooley, Thomas McIntyre, 1824-1898. Thomas McIntyre Cooley papers, 1850-1898. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner). Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916 (bulk 1903-1916). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lamont, Daniel S. Daniel S. Lamont papers, 1860-1877. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Louis Charles Karpinski papers, 1838-1889 and 1901-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956. Louis Charles Karpinski papers, 1901-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn George T. Downing Papers, Downing, George T. Papers, 1850-1886, (bulk 1861-1873) Roger Williams University
referencedIn W.R. Grace & Co. W.R. Grace & Co. records, 1828-1986, bulk 1861-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905. Autograph list, 1886 June 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887. Papers of Daniel and Mary Margaretta Manning, 1885-1921. Library of Congress
referencedIn Mellen, Charles S. (Charles Sanger), 1851-1927. Papers, 1888-1922. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn David B. Hill Papers, 1885-1910 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Daniel Scott Lamont Papers, 1853-1928, (bulk 1893-1905) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Additional correspondence, 1787-1886 Houghton Library
referencedIn Buckner, Benjamin Forsythe, 1836-1901. Benjamin Forsythe Buckner papers, 1785-1918. University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Lamont, Daniel S. Letters, 1883-1894. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Carrington Family papers, 1749-1929 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Richard Olney Papers, 1830-1928, (bulk 1893-1917) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Thomas M. Cooley Papers, 1850-1898 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Thomas F. Bayard Papers, 1780-1899, (bulk 1860-1889) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Burt, S. W. (Silas Wright), 1830-1912. Correspondence, 1870-1910. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Ashley W. Cole Letters, 1882-1916 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Alexander Del Mar Letters, 1866-1896 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909. Frederic Remington papers, 1880-1908. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945 (bulk 1885-1908). Library of Congress
creatorOf Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. List of guests attending the wedding of Grover Cleveland and Francis Folsom in the White House, 1886 June 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bird, Francis William, 1809-1894. Papers, 1826-1924; bulk: 1847-1889 Houghton Library
creatorOf Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905. Autograph, 1889 Mar. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomas F. Bayard Papers, 1780-1899, (bulk 1860-1889) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Grover Cleveland Papers, 1743-1945, (bulk 1885-1908) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Bacon, Edward Rathbone, 1846-1915. person
correspondedWith Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898. person
associatedWith Belmont, August, 1853-1924. person
associatedWith Belmont, Perry, 1850-1947. person
associatedWith Benedict, Erastus Cornelius, 1800-1880. person
correspondedWith Bird, F. W. (Francis William), 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Bissell, Wilson Shannon, 1847-1903. person
associatedWith Bryant, Joseph D. (Joseph Decatur), 1845-1914. person
associatedWith Buckner, Benjamin Forsythe, 1836-1901. person
associatedWith Burt, S. W. (Silas Wright), 1830-1912. person
associatedWith Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919. person
associatedWith Carrington family family
associatedWith Carrington family. family
associatedWith Carrington family. family
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
correspondedWith Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. person
associatedWith Cole, Ashley W. person
associatedWith Cooley, Thomas McIntyre, 1824-1898. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Del Mar, Alexander, 1836-1926 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dickinson, Donald McDonald, 1846-1917. person
associatedWith Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner) person
correspondedWith Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910. person
associatedWith Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909. person
associatedWith Grace, William Russell, 1832-1904. person
associatedWith Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Hill, David Bennett, 1843-1910 person
associatedWith Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916. person
associatedWith Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956. person
associatedWith Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887. person
correspondedWith Mellen, Charles S. (Charles Sanger), 1851-1927. person
associatedWith Morton, J. Sterling (Julius Sterling), 1832-1902. person
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 person
associatedWith New York (State). Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith New York State. Office of the Secretary of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Northern Pacific Railway Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Olney, Richard, 1835-1917. person
associatedWith Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926. person
associatedWith Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909. person
associatedWith Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Stillman, James, 1850-1918. person
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900 person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904. person
associatedWith W.R. Grace & Co. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
United States
Albany (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Subject
Political collectibles
Railroads
Politics, Practical
Patronage, Political
Occupation
Financiers
Secretaries, Presidential
Cabinet officers
Capitalists and financiers
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Birth 1851-02-09

Death 1905-07-23

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