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Daniel Webster
Date: 1782 - 1852
Remarks: From Philadelphia; Famous for his interpretations of the U. S. Constitution; served in the House of Representatives and the Senate; Secretary of State under Presidents Harrison and Tyler; Secretary to the Cabinet under President Fillmore (13th president); Unsuccessful candidate for the Whig nominations for President, 1852; gave bird specimens to Audubon, Redhead (1863.17.322) and Labrador duck (1863.17.332)