Edward Everett

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Edward Everett
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20th United States Secretary of State
From: November 6, 1852 – March 4, 1853
President Millard Fillmore
Predecessor Daniel Webster
Successor William L. Marcy
Party Whig
Spouse(s) Charlotte Gray Brooks
Religion Unitarian

Edward Everett was a Massachusetts politician and was president of Harvard University. Everett also famously gave an address after the Battle of Gettysburg that preceeded Abraham Lincoln's more popular Gettysburg Address.