John P. Usher (1816-1889)
John Palmer Usher was the secretary of the interior under Abraham Lincoln. Usher was one of three cabinet members to accompany Lincoln to Gettysburg. Usher resigned in 1865 and became a lawyer for the Union Pacific Railroad. In 1872, he moved to Lawrence, Kansas, where he served one term as mayor. This photo shows him in later years.
- 1870 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Glass Negative Print
- Mathew Brady
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