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Senator Henry Clay
Henry Clay
Senator Henry Clay.
BornApril 12, 1777
Hanover County, Virginia
DiedJune 29, 1852
Washington, D.C.
Secretary of State. Speaker of the House. Longtime U.S. Senator. In 1806, at 29 became the youngest Senator in history (despite the Constitutional minimum age of 30). Defeated for President 3 times, most among major candidates (tied by Wm Jennings Bryan).

The repository contains one quote from Senator Henry Clay.

PrinciplePolitics and Government

I would rather be right than President.