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James Guthrie

James GuthrieBorn: 5-Dec-1792
Birthplace: Bardstown, KY
Died: 3-Mar-1869
Location of death: Louisville, KY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Treasury, 1853-57

Father: Adam Guthrie
Mother: Hannah Polk
Wife: Eliza Churchill Prather (m. 3-May-1821, d. 1836, three daughters)
Daughter: Ann Augusta
Daughter: Mary Elizabeth
Daughter: Sarah Julia

    High School: McAllister's Military Academy, Bardstown, KY
    Administrator: President, Louisville Medical Institute (1843-47)
    Administrator: President, University of Louisville (1847-69)

    US Senator, Kentucky (1865 to 7-Feb-1868, resigned)
    Louisville & Nashville Railroad President (1860-68)
    US Secretary of the Treasury (1853-57)
    Kentucky State Senate (1831-41)
    Kentucky State House of Representatives (1827-31)
    City Council of Louisville, KY
    Kentucky State Official Commonwealth's Attorney (1820-24)
    Kentucky Bar Association 1817
    Stroke 8-Apr-1868 (debilitating)


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