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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1777 - 1852

Henry Clay Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and House. He was the seventh House speaker and the ninth secretary of state. He received electoral votes for president in the 1824, 1832, and 1844 presidential elections. He also helped found both the National Republican Party and the Whig Party.

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

U.S. President Adams patent

Mss 827131
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 827131
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