Anson Burlingame (1820-1870)
He was an American diplomatic minister to China appointed by Lincoln who helped assure that country's territorial integrity; he later represented China itself in international negotiations. Burlingame entered public life as a Massachusetts state senator and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. At first a member of the Know-nothing Party, he helped found the Republican Party in the mid-1850s.
- 1860 circa 5 years
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