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William M. Gwin

AKA William McKendree Gwin

Born: 9-Oct-1805
Birthplace: Gallatin, TN
Died: 3-Sep-1885
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from California

Father: James Gwin
Mother: Mary
Sister: Catherine P. Dank (b. 1808, d. 20-May-1893)

    Medical School: MD, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY (1828)

    US Senator, California (1857-61)
    US Senator, California (1850-55)
    US Congressman, Mississippi (1841-43)
    White House Staff President Andrew Jackson's private secretary (1831)
    Duel: Pistols rifles with Congressman Joseph McCorkle (1-Jun-1853)
    Sedition 1862
    Welsh Ancestry

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