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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: July 13, 2014
Caption: Dual Roles
Additional Description: Revolutionary War hero James Monroe was secretary of state when the War of 1812 began. President Madison named him secretary of War in 1814, making Monroe the only person to hold both positions at the same time.Close-up of F.S.B. Morse's Portrait of Monroe on the marker
Submitted: July 15, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p279109
File Size: 1.855 Megabytes
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