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William WINDOM

Windom's engraved portrait appeared on the $2.00 denomination of U.S. silver certificates from 1891 to 1896. The city of Windom in Cottonwood County, Minnesota is named for him. The revenue cutter USSWindom was named for him.

Education

  • pursued an academic course at Martinsburg, Ohio; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1850 and commenced practice in Mount Vernon, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Knox County in 1852

Career

  • In 1880, Windom sought the Republican nomination for President. But he received only 10 votes on the first ballot.

Politics

Party affiliation: Republican Party

Religion

Quaker

Connections

  • father: Jezekiah
  • mother: Mercy (Spencer)
  • Wife: Ellen P. Hatch
William WINDOM
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Born May 10, 1827
Died January 29, 1891
(aged 63)
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  • July 29, 1859
    one of Minnesota's two at-large seats, United States Representative
    United States
  • August 16, 1877 - November 13, 1881
    Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of the Treasury
    United States
  • March 8, 1881 - April 29, 1890
    Secretary of the Treasury
    New York, United States
  • October 26, 1881
    Senator
    United States

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