Stephen A. Douglas
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12th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1865
Vice President John J. Crittenden
Preceded by Sam Houston
Succeeded by Abraham Lincoln
United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1861
Preceded by James Semple
Succeeded by Orville H. Browning
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
Succeeded by William A. Richardson
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois
In office
February 15, 1841 – June 28, 1843
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Jesse B. Thomas, Jr.
7th Secretary of State of Illinois
In office
Governor Thomas Carlin
Preceded by Alexander Pope Field
Succeeded by Lyman Trumbull
Register of the United States General Land Office for Illinois
In office
Preceded by George Forquer
Succeeded by Marvellous Eastham
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born Stephen Arnold Douglas
April 23, 1813
Brandon, Vermont, U.S.
Died October 17, 1869(1869-10-17) (aged 56)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Spouse(s) Martha Martin (m. 1847; d. 1853)
Adele Cutts (m. 1856; his death 1869)
Children 1