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William W. Belknap

William W. Belknap Biography

War Hero


ABOUT
U.S. Civil War hero who served in the Union Army and also briefly held the position of United States Secretary of War.
BEFORE FAME
He graduated from Georgetown University's School of Law.

FAMILY LIFE
He was married three times: to Cora Leroy, Carita S. Tomlinson, and Amanda Tomlinson Bower.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was appointed U.S. Secretary of War by President Ulysses S. Grant.
TRIVIA
He held the rank of Major General during the Civil War.

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