- Name: Daniel Webster
- Born: 01/18/1782
- Died: 10/24/1852 (70 years old)
Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore. He was one of the most prominent American lawyers of the 19th century, and argued over 200 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1814 and his death in 1852. Throughout his career, he was a member of the Federalist Party, the National Republican Party, and the Whig Party.
Birth Place: Salisbury, New Hampshire, U.S.
Death Place: Marshfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Daniel Webster quotes :
On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.Daniel Webster
The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.Daniel Webster
Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may.Daniel Webster