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Samuel D. Ingham, Secretary of the Treasury under Andrew Jackson, dies in Trenton, New Jersey

Samuel D. Ingham, detail
06/05/1860
Samuel Delucenna Ingham, veteran Democratic politician and Secretary of the Treasury under President Andrew Jackson died at his home in Trenton, New Jersey, aged eighty.  Born in Pennsylvania, Ingham had been a state legislator, secretary of the Commonwealth, and a U.S. Congressman before Jackson named him in 1829.  He was one of the cabinet members who famously resigned over Peggy Eaton and the "Petticoat Affair" in June 1831.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 503. 

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