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.

Date:
1870 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES18234
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1061px
Width:
658px
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