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John C. Spencer

John C. SpencerAKA John Canfield Spencer

Born: 8-Jan-1788
Birthplace: Hudson, NY
Died: 18-May-1855
Location of death: Albany, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Treasury, 1843-44

Military service: US Army (War of 1812)

Father: Ambrose Spencer (politician/judge, b. 13-Dec-1765, d. 13-Mar-1848)
Mother: Laura Canfield (b. 1768, d. 1807)
Wife: Elizabeth Scott Smith (m. 1809)
Son: Philip Spencer (b. 28-Jan-1823, d. 1-Dec-1842 executed for mutiny)

    University: Union College (1806)

    US Secretary of the Treasury (1843-44)
    US Secretary of War (1841-43)
    New York Secretary of State (1839-41)
    New York State Assembly (1831-33)
    New York State Senate (1824-28)
    New York State Assembly (1820-22)
    US Congressman, New York 21st (4-Mar-1817 to 3-Mar-1819)
    New York State Official Asst. Attorney General (1815-16)
    US Official Postmaster, Canandaigua, NY (1814)
    New York State Official Secretary to Gov. Daniel D. Tompkins (1807
    New York State Bar Association 1809


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