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SPENCER, John Canfield [1788-1855] -- American legislator

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U.S. secretary of war (1841-43) and of the treasury (1843-44) under Tyler. Member of Congress (1817-19).

SPENCER, John Canfield (son of Ambrose Spencer, and father of Philip Spencer ), a Representative from New York; born in Hudson, N.Y., January 8, 1788; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1806; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1809 and commenced practice in Canandaigua, N.Y.

He died in Albany, N.Y., May 18, 1855; interment in Albany Rural Cemetery.
[Biographical Directory of the American Congress]

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1812-1815
served in the War of 1812
1813
Judge Advocate General
1814
postmaster of Canandaigua, N.Y.
1815
assistant attorney general for western New York
1817-1819
elected as a Democrat to the Fifteenth Congress
1818
was not a candidate for renomination
1820,1821
member of the State assembly and served one year as speaker
1824-1828
served in the State senate
1829-1830
special prosecutor to investigate the disappearance of William Morgan
1831,1832
again a member of the State assembly
1839
secretary of state of New York
1841-1843
appointed Secretary of War by President Tyler
1842
His son Philip executed for attempted mutiny
1843-1844
Secretary of the Treasury; resigned
1844
was nominated to the Supreme Court but rejected by the U.S. Senate

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