William Windom

1827 - 1891

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William Windom (May 10, 1827 – January 29, 1891) was an American politician from Minnesota. He served as U.S. Representative from 1859 to 1869, and as U.S. Senator from 1870 to January 1871, from March 1871 to March 1881, and from November 1881 to 1883. He also served two non-consecutive times as Secretary of the Treasury from March to November 1881, and from 1889 to 1891, under three Presidents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Windom has received more than 95,999 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. William Windom is the 14,245th most popular politician, the 10,148th most popular biography from United States and the 691st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, William Windom ranks 14,245 out of 15,710Before him are James Skivring Smith, Jürgen Rüttgers, Maksim Tarasov, Amlaíb, King of Scotland, Jean Ravelonarivo, and Muriel Humphrey Brown. After him are Feroz Khan Noon, Michael Spindelegger, Daniel Elena, Queen Aishwarya of Nepal, Craig L. Thomas, and Howell Cobb.

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Among people born in 1827, William Windom ranks 53Before him are Petko Slaveykov, William Dwight Whitney, Manuel Pavía y Rodríguez de Alburquerque, William Burges, Mary Ward, and Frederic Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford. After him are Hiram Rhodes Revels and Milton Latham. Among people deceased in 1891, William Windom ranks 93Before him are Alphonso Taft, Antonio Arenas, Charles Bradlaugh, George Bancroft, Emma Abbott, and George Hearst.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Windom ranks 10,148 out of 15,968Before him are Steven M. Greer (1955), B. J. Armstrong (1967), Muriel Humphrey Brown (1912), Christina Koch (1979), Goldust (1969), and Cleavon Little (1939). After him are Burn Gorman (1974), Rich Moore (1963), Richard Moll (1943), Esai Morales (1962), Vincent Matthews (1947), and Craig L. Thomas (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William Windom ranks 691Before him are Rick Santorum (1958), John B. Anderson (1922), Jack Lew (1955), Jack Valenti (1921), James Skivring Smith (1825), and Muriel Humphrey Brown (1912). After him are Craig L. Thomas (1933), Howell Cobb (1815), Oliver Wolcott Jr. (1760), Timothy Geithner (1961), Alexander Martin (1740), and Jim Webb (1946).