Famous People Born in 1801
Lawyer, Governor, U.S. Representative, Government Official / 1801 - 1872
William Seward was a New York governor and U.S. senator before serving as secretary of state under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
Robert Dale Owen
Writer, Editor, Journalist, Government Official / 1801 - 1877
Robert Dale Owen, son of the Welsh social reformer Robert Owen, is best known for being integral to the founding of the Smithsonian Institution.
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