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Politicians Who Died at Age 51

  51 years, 0 days: Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804)Walter Flowers (1933-1984)Simon Boerum (1724-1775)Wilson Brown (1804-1855)Adrian W. Hatch (1905-1956)Ethan Allen (1738-1789)
  51 years, 7 days: Steven Schiff (1947-1998)
  51 years, 10 days: William N. Vaile (1876-1927)John Kelly (1796-1847)
  51 years, 11 days: Heywood Broun (1888-1939)
  51 years, 12 days: Horace Eaton (1804-1855)
  51 years, 16 days: Russell G. Dunmore (1884-1935)
  51 years, 17 days: Earl J. Davis (1885-1936)
  51 years, 18 days: Claude L'Engle (1868-1919)
  51 years, 19 days: Jack Murphy Gordon (1931-1982)Lewis Dent (1823-1874)
  51 years, 22 days: Paul B. Henry (1942-1993)Hilem F. Paddock (1871-1922)
  51 years, 25 days: Arthur P. Howard (1868-1920)
  51 years, 28 days: Storm Bull (1856-1907)
  51 years, 35 days: John W. Chanler (1826-1877)Beverly L. Clarke (1809-1860)Samuel Dickson (1807-1858)
  51 years, 37 days: Solomon G. Haven (1810-1861)John M. Wood (1813-1864)
  51 years, 39 days: Timothy D. Sullivan (1862-1913)
  51 years, 40 days: James De la Montanya (1798-1849)William Tudor (1779-1830)Isaac V. Fowler (1818-1869)
  51 years, 42 days: Thomas Kinsella (1832-1884)William H. Pipes (1841-1892)
  51 years, 44 days: John T. King (1875-1926)Richard Calhoun (1934-1985)
  51 years, 46 days: Federico Degetau y González (1862-1914)James Payton (1943-1994)
  51 years, 47 days: Sheridan P. Read (1861-1912)
  51 years, 51 days: Dan M. Pendleton (1887-1938)
  51 years, 53 days: John Adams Hyman (1840-1891)
  51 years, 55 days: Edna L. Beard (1877-1928)
  51 years, 57 days: David T. Bunker (1836-1888)
  51 years, 58 days: Allard K. Lowenstein (1929-1980)
  51 years, 59 days: Gilbert Dean (1819-1870)Dudley H. Foster (1869-1920)
  51 years, 60 days: Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793)
  51 years, 61 days: John P. Baird (1830-1881)
  51 years, 63 days: Thaddeus Betts (1789-1840)
  51 years, 67 days: J. A. W Lowry, Jr. (1848-1899)
  51 years, 68 days: Dick B. Dale (1893-1944)
  51 years, 69 days: Rockwood Hoar (1855-1906)
  51 years, 70 days: Bryan Young Owsley (1798-1849)
  51 years, 73 days: John P. Martin (1811-1862)
  51 years, 74 days: Clifford Stevens Walton (1861-1912)
  51 years, 82 days: Rodolphus Dickinson (1797-1849)
  51 years, 83 days: James T. Maxfield (1827-1878)
  51 years, 84 days: Mathias J. Hoven (1850-1901)
  51 years, 85 days: Francis M. D. Hopkins (1817-1868)
  51 years, 88 days: G. Leo Weadock (1881-1932)
  51 years, 94 days: Malcolm Daniel Graham (1827-1878)
  51 years, 95 days: Albert E. Mead (1861-1913)
  51 years, 97 days: Thomas J. Clunie (1852-1903)Robert A. Cushman (1876-1927)
  51 years, 103 days: Richard Biddle (1796-1847)
  51 years, 105 days: Robert R. Butler (1881-1933)
  51 years, 106 days: William H. Enochs (1842-1893)Gouverneur M. Carnochan (1892-1943)
  51 years, 109 days: Samuel Williams Inge (1817-1868)
  51 years, 111 days: Robert Selden Garnett (1789-1840)
  51 years, 113 days: Henry Nes (1799-1850)
  51 years, 114 days: W. Benjamin Gibbs (1889-1940)C. Benton Coiner (1912-1963)
  51 years, 117 days: George E. Mitchell (1781-1832)
  51 years, 118 days: Allison D. Wade (1902-1954)
  51 years, 119 days: John Leonard Swigert, Jr. (1931-1982)
  51 years, 120 days: Frank Tejeda (1945-1997)Richard Wilde Walker (1823-1874)
  51 years, 122 days: Pat Screen (1943-1994)
  51 years, 123 days: Austin Peay IV (1876-1927)
  51 years, 124 days: Gabriel Christie (1756-1808)
  51 years, 125 days: Lewis C. Levin (1808-1860)
  51 years, 126 days: Henry S. Harris (1850-1902)Horace L. Abbe (1865-1916)
  51 years, 128 days: Harold S. Van Buren (1855-1907)
  51 years, 129 days: William P. Borland (1867-1919)
  51 years, 131 days: R. Milton Speer (1838-1890)
  51 years, 132 days: Walter E. Alessandroni (1914-1966)
  51 years, 133 days: Lewis Beach (1835-1886)
  51 years, 134 days: Bird J. Vincent (1880-1931)
  51 years, 136 days: Alexander B. Meek (1814-1865)Barbara B. Sigmund (1939-1990)
  51 years, 139 days: Benjamin Franklin Potts (1836-1887)
  51 years, 140 days: Leonard Wilcox (1799-1850)
  51 years, 141 days: Paul R. Greever (1891-1943)
  51 years, 147 days: Stephen J. Hay (1864-1916)
  51 years, 152 days: Henry Clay Longnecker (1820-1871)
  51 years, 154 days: Nathan T. Carr (1833-1885)Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (1750-1801)
  51 years, 158 days: Edgar Winters Hillyer (1830-1882)
  51 years, 160 days: David Fulton Douglass (1821-1872)
  51 years, 162 days: Cyrus Locher (1878-1929)
  51 years, 164 days: Joseph M. Terrell (1861-1912)
  51 years, 166 days: John W. Farrelly (1809-1860)Daniel J. Coakley (1880-1932)
  51 years, 167 days: Arthur J. Clare (1864-1915)
  51 years, 168 days: Joseph C. Hendrix (1853-1904)
  51 years, 170 days: Paul Samuell (1886-1938)Harris E. Galpin (1889-1940)
  51 years, 171 days: Charles W. Elam (1866-1917)
  51 years, 173 days: Wesley C. Mues (1948-1999)
  51 years, 174 days: Thomas W. Greelish (1939-1991)
  51 years, 176 days: Benjamin F. Bomar (1816-1868)
  51 years, 177 days: Edwin T. Meredith (1876-1928)
  51 years, 178 days: John J. Crouse (1834-1886)
  51 years, 179 days: George Huddleston, Jr. (1920-1971)Paul O. Husting (1866-1917)
  51 years, 180 days: Matthew J. Merritt (1895-1946)Hiram Fairchild Stevens (1852-1904)
  51 years, 184 days: Warren J. Terhune (1869-1920)Lloyd W. Bowers (1859-1910)
  51 years, 186 days: Felix I. Batson (1819-1871)Lorenzo Nolley Dantzler (1899-1951)
  51 years, 189 days: J. B. Daniel (1871-1922)
  51 years, 191 days: Joe Ihm (1899-1951)
  51 years, 192 days: Evender Chalane Kennedy (1842-1893)
  51 years, 196 days: Thomson Mason (1733-1785)
  51 years, 204 days: Peter I. Borst (1797-1848)
  51 years, 206 days: William T. Barry (1784-1835)James Lockhart (1806-1857)Edward Lloyd (1744-1796)
  51 years, 209 days: Alexander H. Buell (1801-1853)
  51 years, 210 days: Lucius Lyon (1800-1851)
  51 years, 212 days: Harry G. Clough (1878-1929)
  51 years, 213 days: John W. Campbell (1782-1833)
  51 years, 215 days: William J. Brown (1805-1857)J. S. Beasley (1873-1925)Audrey P. Beck (1931-1983)
  51 years, 218 days: Glover H. Cary (1885-1936)James Phelan (1821-1873)
  51 years, 220 days: Ebenezer W. Poe (1846-1898)
  51 years, 221 days: Jesse Speight (1795-1847)Isaac W. Longyear (1831-1882)
  51 years, 222 days: Emerich Steinberger (1896-1948)
  51 years, 224 days: George R. Black (1835-1886)John H. Adler (1959-2011)
  51 years, 233 days: Charles L. Gerlach (1895-1947)
  51 years, 237 days: James H. Higgins (1876-1927)Edwin A. Jaggard (1859-1911)
  51 years, 239 days: John J. O'Neill (1846-1898)
  51 years, 241 days: Cassius M. C. Twitchell (1852-1904)James Houston (1767-1819)
  51 years, 242 days: Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954)Israel Smith (1759-1810)James Viosca, Jr. (1859-1911)
  51 years, 245 days: Edward A. Hannegan (1807-1859)James S. Boyd (1883-1935)
  51 years, 247 days: Samuel H. Huntington (1765-1817)
  51 years, 254 days: Victoria Buckley (1947-1999)
  51 years, 255 days: William J. Miller (1899-1950)
  51 years, 257 days: Frank B. Arnold (1839-1890)
  51 years, 258 days: Percy Lee Gassaway (1885-1937)
  51 years, 260 days: W. Wallace Greene (1871-1923)
  51 years, 265 days: C. H. Fogle (1846-1898)
  51 years, 268 days: Charles F. Crisp (1845-1896)M. Clyde Kelly (1883-1935)
  51 years, 273 days: Silas Deane (1737-1789)
  51 years, 274 days: Willis B. Adams (1861-1913)James F. Green (1916-1968)
  51 years, 278 days: Clark B. Cochrane (1815-1867)Sarah Goddard Power (1935-1987)
  51 years, 280 days: Stanley Griswold (1763-1815)
  51 years, 282 days: Robert Trimble (1776-1828)
  51 years, 283 days: Gilbert C. Walker (1833-1885)
  51 years, 285 days: James Reily (1811-1863)Stephen Galloway (1838-1890)
  51 years, 286 days: John Carr (1793-1845)Edmund G. Chapin (1810-1861)
  51 years, 290 days: Arthur Walsh (1896-1947)
  51 years, 292 days: Jacob S. Kauffman (1849-1901)
  51 years, 295 days: James Porter (1787-1839)Norris Wright Cuney (1846-1898)
  51 years, 296 days: Robert R. Reid (1789-1841)
  51 years, 301 days: John Gallagher Montgomery (1805-1857)Foster Blodgett, Jr. (1826-1877)
  51 years, 304 days: Moses McIlvain Sayre (1849-1901)
  51 years, 314 days: William M. Alward (1857-1909)
  51 years, 316 days: E. Kirke Hart (1841-1893)
  51 years, 317 days: Apollos M. Elmer (1808-1860)
  51 years, 320 days: William W. Crane, Jr. (1831-1883)
  51 years, 324 days: John Houstoun (1744-1796)Joseph Flesheim (1848-1900)
  51 years, 325 days: James Madison Hughes (1809-1861)Wallace D. Burke (1862-1914)
  51 years, 326 days: George C. Hanson (1883-1935)
  51 years, 327 days: Joseph F. Tayloe (1872-1924)
  51 years, 329 days: John Dennis (1807-1859)
  51 years, 330 days: Hollister Jackson (1875-1927)Loren E. Seneker (1869-1921)
  51 years, 332 days: Jacob Carl DeGress (1842-1894)
  51 years, 334 days: George Alfred Caldwell (1814-1866)
  51 years, 335 days: John K. Griffin (1789-1841)John Fisher (1771-1823)
  51 years, 336 days: William Bingham (1752-1804)
  51 years, 338 days: George Lewis Ruffin (1834-1886)
  51 years, 339 days: E. Delafield Smith (1826-1878)
  51 years, 342 days: Isaac Sargent (1769-1821)
  51 years, 343 days: Obadiah Bowne (1822-1874)
  51 years, 345 days: William H. Calkins (1842-1894)Robert W. Breckons (1866-1918)
  51 years, 347 days: Samuel E. Magill (1861-1913)
  51 years, 348 days: Henry F. Weber (1892-1944)
  51 years, 349 days: Anthony Wayne (1745-1796)
  51 years, 351 days: Adam Seybert (1773-1825)
  51 years, 353 days: Oliver W. Frey (1887-1939)
  51 years, 356 days: William Lyman Maginnis (1858-1910)
  51 years, 358 days: Arthur Lee (1740-1792)Horace Heffren (1831-1883)
  51 years, 364 days: Andrew H. Demarest (1844-1896)
  51 years (number of days undetermined): Lupton Patten (1907-1958)Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780)
  Approximately 51 years: John Dawson (1762-1814)Elias Howell (1792-1844)William Carter Love (1784-1835)Patrick Magruder (1768-1819)Melvin O. McLaughlin (1876-1928)Chester B. McMullen (1902-1953)Alexander Mebane (1744-1795)Alexander C. Mitchell (1860-1911)Samuel J. Potter (1753-1804)Thomas J. Rogers (1781-1832)Arthur Ringwalt Rupley (1868-1920)Cornelius C. Schoonmaker (1745-1796)Evan E. Settle (1848-1899)Hiram Ypsilanti Smith (1843-1894)John Steele (1764-1815)James S. Stevenson (1780-1831)Jesse Wharton (1782-1833)Ezra Wheeler (1820-1871)P. D. Wigginton (1839-1890)Thomas M. Woodruff (1804-1855)Reuben B. Carlton (1812-1863)George Washington Hockley (1802-1854)Alexander Wells (c.1803-1854)Edward Norton (c.1821-1872)Albert G. Lawrence (1836-1887)Daniel Martin (1780-1831)John Crittenden (1754-1806)John D. Whiteside (1799-1850)Ralph L. Maxwell (1905-1956)Jerome P. Cavanagh (1928-1979)Eli Cook, Jr. (1814-1865)William Watson Boyd (c.1815-1866)Leonard Stout Hall (1824-1875)John M. Speed (1815-1866)Dann Lynn (1782-1833)Horace A. White (1907-1958)John E. McCauley (1924-1975)Theophilus Harrington (1762-1813)Claude B. Terrell (1871-1922)Samuel S. Morss (1811-1862)Evans Mabry (1802-1853)Thomas J. Brennan (1921-1972)Norman B. Horton (1881-1933)Lawrence E. McCrossin (1878-1929)J. Lee Moore (1898-c.1949)Denzel J. Smith (1914-1966)William V. Pacelli (1891-1942)Fletcher W. Stites (1881-1933)A. H. Gladden (1810-1862)Richard E. Folz (1921-1973)James L. O'Toole, Jr. (1900-1951)Nathan Lieberman (c.1888-1939)William F. Rolfes (1909-1960)John Hugh Smith (1819-1870)H. B. Brodess (1830-1881)James Scully (1862-1913)George F. Shannon (c.1785-1836)Kenneth M. Phipps (c.1917-1968)James King (1787-1838)Bradford R. Lansing (1860-1912)Daniel Fullerton (1814-1865)Daniel F. Goodrich (c.1838-1889)Cuthbert Bullitt (1740-1791)Ford Davis (c.1892-1943)George W. Johnson (1811-1862)Horatio N. Wells (1807-1858)Aaron Frank (c.1904-1955)George E. Reycraft (1874-1925)Benjamin M. Bosworth (1848-1899)LeRoy T. Christinck (1912-1964)Nathan Stanbury (c.1670-1721)David Deas (1771-1822)Benjamin Erickson (c.1897-1948)Charles A. Baake (1863-1914)Joseph H. Cooper (1881-1933)Robert L. Roberts (1922-1973)Jacob Leisler (c.1640-1691)Langston J. Goree, Jr. (1899-1950)Robert Henry Dyer (1774-1826)Seth Whalen (1835-1886)
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