Robert J. Walker

1801 - 1869

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Robert John Walker (July 19, 1801 – November 11, 1869) was an American lawyer, economist and politician. An active member of the Democratic Party, he served as a member of the U.S. Senate from Mississippi from 1835 until 1845, as Secretary of the Treasury from 1845 to 1849 during the administration of President James K. Polk, and briefly as Territorial Governor of Kansas in 1857. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert J. Walker has received more than 94,848 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Robert J. Walker is the 14,212th most popular politician (down from 12,794th in 2019), the 10,052nd most popular biography from United States and the 682nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert J. Walker ranks 14,212 out of 15,710Before him are Robert F. Stockton, Mariya Gabriel, Susie Wolff, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair, María Jesús Montero, and S. I. Hayakawa. After him are Dietmar Woidke, Jean-Michel Blanquer, Theodore Katsanevas, Kari Traa, Zeid Raad Al Hussein, and Andrey Lugovoy.

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Among people born in 1801, Robert J. Walker ranks 64Before him are Edward William Lane, František Škroup, José Joaquín Pérez, Georgios Koletis, William Hallowes Miller, and Wilhem de Haan.  Among people deceased in 1869, Robert J. Walker ranks 48Before him are Jean René Constant Quoy, Edwin Stanton, Alexander Dreyschock, Mary Ward, Diomidis Kyriakos, and Charles Sturt. After him are William P. Fessenden and Benjamin Fitzpatrick.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert J. Walker ranks 10,052 out of 15,968Before him are Barbara Askins (1939), Big L (1974), Crane Wilbur (1886), Preston Foster (1900), Commodore Cochran (1902), and Bill Thompson (1913). After him are Ed Boon (1964), Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806), Alexandra Silk (1963), Omarosa Manigault Newman (1974), David Leitch (1975), and Clyde McPhatter (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert J. Walker ranks 682Before him are Beau Biden (1969), Gary Herbert (1947), Thomas Ewing (1789), Alexander Acosta (1969), Pat Roberts (1936), and Robert F. Stockton (1795). After him are Margaret Chase Smith (1897), George Clymer (1739), Rick Santorum (1958), John B. Anderson (1922), Jack Lew (1955), and Jack Valenti (1921).