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First Interior Secretary named

Thomas Ewing, senior, detail
Thomas Ewing of Ohio was appointed the first secretary of the new Interior Department by President Zachary Taylor. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 327.


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