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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
aac Toucey June 21,1848 Reverdy Johnson March 8,1849 John J. Crittenden July 22,1850 Caleb Cushing March 7,1853 Jeremiah S. BlackMarch 6,1857 Edwin M. StantonDec. 20,1860 Edward Bates March 5,1861 Titian J. Coffey, ad interim.June 22,1863 James Speed Dec. 2,1864 Henry Stanbery July 23,1866 William M. EvartsJuly 15,1868 E. Rockwood HoarMarch 5,1869 Amos T. Ackerman June 23,1870 George H. WilliamsDec. 14,1871 Edwards Pierrepont April26,1875 Alphonso Taft May 22,1876 Charles Devens March12,1877 Wayne MacVeagh March 5,1881 Benjamin H. BrewsterDec. 19,1881 Name.Appointed. Augustus H. GarlandMarch6,1885 W. I. H. MillerMarch 5,1889 Richard Olney March 6, 1893 Judson Harmon. June 7, 1895 Joseph McKenna March 5, 1897 John W. Griggs Jan. 25, 1898 March 5,1901 Philander C. KnoxApril 5, 1901 Secretaries of Agriculture. Norman J. ColemanFeb. 13, 1889 Jeremiah M. RuskMarch 4, 1889 J. Sterling MortonMarch 6, 1893 James Wilson March 5, 1897 March 5,1901
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Knox, Philander Chase 1853- (search)
Knox, Philander Chase 1853- Lawyer; born in Brownsville, Pa., May 4, 1853; graduated at Mount Union College, Alliance, O., in 1872; settled in Pittsburg, Pa., to study law, and was there admitted to the bar in 1875. Soon afterwards he was appointed assistant attorney of the United States for the western district of Pennsylvaname acquainted with President McKinley during his college days, and they afterwards remained close personal friends. On April 5, 1901, the President appointed Mr. Knox Attorney-General of the United States to succeed John W. Griggs, resigned. Mr. Knox is a member of a number of clubs in Pittsburg, New York, and Philadelphia; ahey afterwards remained close personal friends. On April 5, 1901, the President appointed Mr. Knox Attorney-General of the United States to succeed John W. Griggs, resigned. Mr. Knox is a member of a number of clubs in Pittsburg, New York, and Philadelphia; and in 1897 was elected president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ives $4,000,000 as a fund for disabled and superannuated workmen of the Carnegie Company, and $1,000,000 for the maintenance of the Carnegie libraries near Pittsburg, Pa.......March 13, 1901 Benjamin Harrison, ex-President, dies......March 13, 1901 General Funston captured Aguinaldo......March 23, 1901 The United States government purchased from Spain the islands of Cagayan and Cibutu......March 23, 1901 Attorney-General Griggs resigns......March 31, 1901 [Succeeded by Philander C. Knox.] The Cuban commissioners appointed by the constitutional convention meet President McKinley and Secretary Root......April 25, 1901 The Leyland Steamship Company in England purchased by J. P. Morgan & Company......April 29, 1901 Porto Rico tariff law declared constitutional......May 27, 1901 Andrew Carnegie gives the Scotch universities $10,000,000......June 7, 1901 The Cuban convention adopts the Platt amendment......June 12, 1901 Civil government in the Philippines