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William W. Belknap

AKA William Worth Belknap

Born: 22-Sep-1829
Birthplace: Newburgh, NY
Died: 13-Oct-1890
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of War, impeached

Military service: US Army (Civil War, 1861-65, brigadier general 1864-65)

Father: William Goldsmith Belknap (General, Mexican War)
Mother: Ann Clark
Wife: Cora LeRoy
Wife: Carrie Tomlinson (d.)
Wife: Mrs. John Bower (Tomlinson's sister)

    University: BA, Princeton University (1852)
    Law School: Georgetown University (no degree)

    US Secretary of War (1869-76)
    Iowa State House of Representatives (1857-58)
    Iowa State Bar Association 1851
    Impeached by the House (1876)
    Corruption grounds for impeachment, Senate failed to convict


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