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James Buchanan enters the United States Senate

James Buchanan, engraving, 1840, detail
12/06/1834
James Buchanan enters the United States Senate representing Pennsylvania as a member of the Democratic Party. He had earlier run for Senate but lost. (By Joanne Williams)
Source Citation: 
Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections, “Timeline,” James Buchanan Resource Center, 2004, http://deila.dickinson.edu/buchanan/timeline/1791_1809.htm

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