Secretaries of State

Jeremiah Sullivan Black

Biography of Secretary of State, Jeremiah Sullivan Black

Jeremiah Sullivan Black served as Attorney General in President James Buchanan’s Cabinet until December 17, 1860, when he was chosen to succeed Lewis Cass as Se...Read More >>

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