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Favorable or Unfavorable #348: William A Graham


Favorable or Unfavorable #348: William A Graham  

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William A Graham of NC was a Southern Whig who joined the Constitutional Union rather than the GOP. He joined the Confederacy and was a Democrat after the South's defeat. He was more or less politically retired post-war. Not captured in the action below is that he was Gov of NC from 1845-1849. 

His actions:

Graham, William A 1849 Declines offers of Amb to Spain and Amb to Russia by Taylor
Graham, William A 1850 Confirmed Sec of Navy for Fillmore
Graham, William A 1852 Whig nominee for VP on Scott ticket
Graham, William A 1860 Const Un candidate for pres
Graham, William A 1860 Hamilton's son James suggests electors change their votes to Graham to preserve the Union
Graham, William A 1861 Unionist who secedes w/ NC becoming CSA Sen
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