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Robert J. Walker

1801 - 1869

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Robert James 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 133,826 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert J. Walker is the 15,847th most popular politician (down from 14,184th in 2019), the 10,905th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,031st in 2019) and the 704th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert J. Walker ranks 15,847 out of 15,577Before him are Mariano Trías, Santiago Abascal, Jo Benkow, Yogi Adityanath, Bob Loughman, and Jan Zahradil. After him are Arvind Kejriwal, Gabrielius Landsbergis, John B. Floyd, Lansana Kouyaté, Sangay Ngedup, and John C. Stennis.

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Among people born in 1801, Robert J. Walker ranks 75Before him are Maria Röhl, Albert Auguste Perdonnet, Georgios Koletis, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, Jules Pierre Rambur, and Wilhem de Haan. After him is Athanasios Vouros. Among people deceased in 1869, Robert J. Walker ranks 58Before him are Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, Diomidis Kyriakos, Thomas Hodgskin, Charles Sturt, John Bell, and Afzal-ud-Daulah. 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 10,905 out of 18,182Before him are Alison Bechdel (1960), Joseph Pevney (1911), Lona Andre (1915), Vic Seixas (1923), Robert Merrill (1917), and McG (1968). After him are Bob Kurland (1924), Michael Ealy (1973), John B. Floyd (1806), Sally Rand (1904), Tim Mayotte (1960), and Beverly Garland (1926).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert J. Walker ranks 704Before him are Marcia Fudge (1952), Anthony Lake (1939), Samuel Osgood (1747), Howard Dean (1948), Bill Weld (1945), and Jeanne Shaheen (1947). After him are John B. Floyd (1806), John C. Stennis (1901), David Paterson (1954), Abraham Baldwin (1754), Patrick M. Shanahan (1962), and Cory Booker (1969).