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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
saac 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), McKenna, Joseph 1843- (search)
McKenna, Joseph 1843- Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 10, 1843; was a student in St. Joseph's College; removed to Benicia, Cal., in 1855; and was admitted to the bar there in 1865. He was twice district attorney for Solano county, and in 1875-76 a member of the State legislature. In 1885 he was elected to Congress, where he served till 1893, when he was appointed a United States circuit judge. From March, 1897, till January, 1898, he was United States Attorney-General, and then became an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential administrations. (search)
Reed, speaker; 1891-93, Democratic; Crisp, speaker. 1893-97: Cleveland; Stevenson, Vice-President, Democrat; Gresham, then Olney, State; Carlisle, Treasury; Lamont, War; Olney, then Harmon, Attorney-General; Bissell, then Wilson, Postmaster-General; Herbert, Navy; Smith, Interior; Morton, Agriculture. Congress, Democratic; Crisp, speaker; 1895. House Republican; Reed, speaker. 1897-1901: McKinley; Hobart, Vice-President, Republican (died Nov. 2, 1899); Sherman, Day, and Hay, State; Gage, Treasury; Alger and Root, War; McKenna, Griggs, and Knox, Attorney-General; Gary and Smith, Postmaster-General; Long, Navy; Bliss and Hitchcock, Interior; Wilson, Agriculture. Congress, Republican; Reed and Henderson, speakers. 1901-1905: McKinley; Roosevelt, Vice-President (succeeded as President Sept. 14, 1901), Republican; Hay, State; Gage, Treasury; Root, War; Knox, Attorney-General; Smith, Postmaster-General; Long, Navy; Hitchcock, Interior; Wilson, Agriculture. Congress, Republican.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Supreme Court, United States (search)
etts18281881 David J. Brewer, Kansas18371889 Henry B. Brown, Michigan18361890 Associate Justices—Continued.Born.Appointed. George Shiras, Jr., Pennsylvania18321892 Edward D. White. Louisiana18451894 Rufus W. Peckham New York18371895 Joseph McKenna, California18431898 Reporter. J. C. Bancroft Davis, New York. Clerk. J. H. McKenney, District of Columbia. Marshal. John M. Wright, Kentucky. The salary of the chief-justice of the United States is $10,500; associate just...1837.... Henry B. Brown, Michigan1890–....1836.... George Shiras, Jr., Pennsylvania1892–....1832.... Howell E. Jackson, Tennessee1893-95218321895 Edward D. White, Louisiana1893–....1845.... Rufus W. Peckham, New York1895–....1837.... Joseph McKenna, California1898–....1843.... tween a State or citizens thereof, and foreign states, citizens, or subjects. The result is that the federal courts have a general jurisdiction in two classes of cases, the first depending on the subject-