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JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE


Picture of John C. Breckinridge
[Library of Congress]

1821-1875

14th Vice President (1857-1861)

Biographical Data
Religious Views
Quotations
References, Links, & Further Reading



Education: Presbyterian Centre College, Princeton, Transylvania University

Occupation: lawyer

Political Affiliation: Democrat


Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian?

Summary of Religious Views:

Views on Religion & Politics:


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References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


Books

William Davis, Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol (Southern Biography Series), Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1974
Frank Heck, Proud Kentuckian, John C. Breckinridge, 1821-1875 (The Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf) , Univ. Press of Kentucky, 1976

Articles

Henry L. Dawes, "Two Vice-Presidents: John C. Breckinridge and Hannibal Hamlin," The Century, Vol. 50, Iss. 3, July 1895, pp. 463-468

Links

BRECKINRIDGE, John Cabell, 1821-1875 (Biographical Directory of the US Congress)
John C. Breckinridge (1857-1861) (Vice Presidents of the United States -- U.S. Senate)
1860 Presidential Campaign Biographies



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