John Cabell Breckinridge

John Cabell Breckinridge

Name John Cabell Breckinridge
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1821-01-16
Place of Birth Lexington, KY
Age 54 yrs
Death Date 1875-05-17
Birth Sign Capricorn

About John Cabell Breckinridge

Lawyer who served as a Representative and Senator from Kentucky and went on to become the fourteenth Vice President of the United States. After the Civil War began he became the Secretary of War of the Confederate States.

Early Life Experience of John Cabell Breckinridge

He studied at Princeton when it was still called the College of New Jersey.

Trivia Info

At the age of thirty-six he was and still is the youngest Vice President to ever be inaugurated.

Family Life and Relationship

His grandfather was John Breckinridge, former Senator and Attorney General.

Close Associates

He was Vice President under President James Buchanan.

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