1857 in the United States

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1857 in the United States
Years: 1854 1855 185618571858 1859 1860

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Events from the year 1857 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

March 4: James Buchanan becomes President

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • March 20 – Benjamin F. Shively, United States Senator from Indiana from 1909 to 1916. Died in 1916.
  • September 15 – William Howard Taft 27th President of the United States from 1909 till 1913. Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1921 till 1930. Died in 1930.
  • October 7 – George P. McLean, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1911 till 1923. Died in 1932.
  • December 1 – Samuel M. Ralston, United States Senator from Indiana from 1923 to 1925. Died in 1925.
  • December 2 – J. Frank Allee, United States Senator from Delaware from 1903 till 1907. Died in 1938.

Deaths[edit]

  • May 1 – Stephen Adams, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1852 till 1857. (born 1807)
  • May 26 – James Bell, United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1855 till 1857. (born 1804)
  • September 15 – John Henderson, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1839 till 1845. (born 1797)
  • October 7 – Louis McLane, United States Senator from Delaware from 1827 till 1829. (born 1786)
  • December 24 – Robert C. Nicholas, United States Senator from Louisiana from 1836 till 1841. (born 1793)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://archive.org/stream/encyclopaediabrit08chisrich#page/98/mode/2up

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