July 1, 1802 – February 11, 1878
Served in the Connecticut General Assembly, House Chamber 1827-1835
Comptroller of Connecticut 1835, 1842–1844
U.S. Secretary of the Navy March 7, 1861 – March 4, 1869
Founder and editor of Hartford Times
Ran for U.S. Senate and Connecticut Governor, unsuccessful.
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