Jeremiah S. Black


Jeremiah S. Black was born in York County, Pennsylvania, United States on January 10th, 1810 and is the Politician. At the age of 73, Jeremiah S. Black biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 10, 1810
United States
Place of Birth
York County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death Date
Aug 19, 1883 (age 73)
Zodiac Sign
Diplomat, Judge, Lawyer, Politician
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Mary Forward (1836–1883)
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Jeremiah S. Black Life

Jeremiah Sullivan Black (January 10, 1810 to August 19, 1883) was an American statesman and advocate.

He served as a justice on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1851–1857) and as the Court's Chief Justice (1851–1854).

He served in the Cabinet of President James Buchanan, first as Attorney General (1857–1860) and then Secretary of State (1861–1861).

Early life

Jeremiah S. Black was born in Stony Creek, Pennsylvania, near Glades, Pennsylvania, on January 10, 1810. He was the uncle of Representative Henry Black and Mary (Sullivan) Black. Before beginning to study law with Chauncey Forward, Jeremiah Black was largely self-educated. Before he was 21, he was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar. He became one of Pennsylvania's top attorneys and was a judge (1951-54), serving as Chief Justice (1851–54).

Later life

He vetoed the Reconstruction Act after the Civil War and drafted President Andrew Johnson's letter opposing the Reconstruction Act was overturned on March 2, 1867; the veto was reversed. At the outset of his 1868 impeachment lawsuit before the Senate, Black was also a member of the president's defense team briefly.

Black sought recognition in the United States from his clients' Guano Islands Act, which was contested by the Dominican Republic from 1866 to 1868.

He served as Counsel for US Secretary of War William W. Belknap, who was impeached on suspicion of corruption in 1876, and he represented Samuel J. Tilden during the presidential election between Tilden and Rutherford B. Hayes from 1869 to 1876. He died on August 19, 1883, at the age of 73, and was buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery in York, Pennsylvania.