Record ID:
35024688 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 79137102
  • 1782-03-18
  • Abbeville District (S.C.)
  • 1850-03-31
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Legislators
  • Vice-Presidents
  • Lawyers
Used for:
  • Calhoun, John Caldwell, 1782-1850
  • Calhoun,, Mr. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
  • His Speeches of Mr. Calhoun ... on the bill for the admission of Michigan ... 1837
  • Webster, D. Mr. Webster's speech, 1838: t.p. (Mr. Calhoun)
  • Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, January 23, 2014 (Calhoun, John Caldwell, (cousin of John Ewing Colhoun and Joseph Calhoun), a Representative and a Senator from South Carolina and a Vice President of the United States; born near Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), S.C., March 18, 1782; attended the common schools and private academies; graduated from Yale College in 1804; studied law, admitted to the bar in 1807, and commenced practice in Abbeville, S.C.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member, State house of representatives 1808-1809; elected as a Democratic Republican to the Twelfth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1811, to November 3, 1817, when he resigned; Secretary of War in the Cabinet of President James Monroe 1817-1825; elected vice president of the United States in 1824 with President John Quincy Adams; reelected in 1828 with President Andrew Jackson and served from March 4, 1825, to December 28, 1832, when he resigned, having been elected as a Democratic Republican (later Nullifier) to the United States Senate on December 12, 1832, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert Y. Hayne; reelected in 1834 and 1840 and served from December 29, 1832, until his resignation, effective March 3, 1843; Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President John Tyler 1844-1845; again elected to the United States Senate, as a Democrat, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Daniel E. Huger; reelected in 1846 and served from November 26, 1845, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1850; chairman, Committee on Finance (Twenty-ninth Congress); interment in St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.)
Local system number:
  • (AuCNL)150480
  • 000000024811
  • abv00069668
Cataloguing source:
  • DLC eng rda DLC PPL DCS DLC