George Mifflin Dallas Edit Profile
Graduate Princeton, 1810.
Admitted to the bar, 1813. Secretary to Albert Gallatin on mission to obtain Russian mediation to end War of 1812 with Great Britain. Chosen by American peace commission to carry back British peace terms from Ghnet to Britain, 1814.
Deputy attorney general Philadelphia City and County. Mayor Philadelphia, 1829-1831. United State Attorneys for Eastern district Pennsylvania, member United States Senate (Democrat) from Pennsylvania, 1831-1833.
Attorney general Pennsylvania, 1833. Minister to Russia, 1837. Vice president United States under James K. Polk, 1844-1848.
Minister to Great Britain, 1856-1861, negotiated Dallas-Claredon convention relating to the United States-British differences in Central American, 1856.
Member United States Senate (Democrat) from Pa.
Married Sophia Nicklin, May 23, 1813.