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Daniel Webster

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The Resume

    (January 18, 1782-October 24, 1852)
    Born in Salisbury, New Hampshire
    American lawyer and politician
    Served as Congressman from New Hampshire (1813-1817) and Massachusetts (1823-1827)
    Senator from Massachusetts (1827-1841), (1845-1850)
    U.S. Secretary of State (1841-1843), (1850-1852)
    Three-time presidential candidate

Why he might be annoying:

    He was a congressman for two different states.
    He was against universal suffrage.
    He remarried after his first wife died.
    He was a member of the Federalist and Whig parties.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was an eloquent speaker.
    He helped write several compromises to try and end the slavery debate.
    He declined an offer to be vice president in 1850, stating that he 'did not want to be buried early.'
    His son was a colonel who was killed in the Civil War.

Credit: Darrell


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 9 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 33 Votes: 48.48% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 19 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 18 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 33 Votes: 48.48% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 74 Votes: 39.19% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 127 Votes: 46.46% Annoying