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James Harlan (senator)

Personal data
Date of birthAugust 26, 1820
Place of birthClark County, Illinois, U.S.
Date of deathOctober 5, 1899(age 79)
Place of deathMount Pleasant, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyWhig, Free Soil, Republican
Alma materIndiana Asbury University
ProfessionPolitician
ReligionMethodist
8th United States Secretary of the Interior
In officeMay 16, 1865 - August 31, 1866
Succeeded byOrville Hickman Browning
Preceded byJohn Palmer Usher

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James Harlan (August 26, 1820 - October 5, 1899) was a member of the United States Senate and a U.S. Cabinet Secretary.


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