Hilary A. Herbert

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Hilary Abner Herbert (March 12, 1834 March 6, 1919) was Secretary of the Navy in the second administration of President Grover Cleveland. He also served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Alabama.

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Hilary Herbert
33rd United States Secretary of the Navy
In office
March 7, 1893  March 4, 1897
PresidentGrover Cleveland
Preceded byBenjamin F. Tracy
Succeeded byJohn Long
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1877  March 3, 1893
Preceded byJeremiah Norman Williams
Succeeded byJesse F. Stallings
Personal details
Hilary Abner Herbert

(1834-03-12)March 12, 1834
Laurens, South Carolina, U.S.
DiedMarch 6, 1919(1919-03-06) (aged 84)
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Military service
AllegianceFlag_of_the_Confederate_States_of_America_%281865%29.svg Confederate States
Branch/serviceBattle_flag_of_the_Confederate_States_of_America.svg Confederate States Army
RankConfederate_States_of_America_Colonel.png Colonel
Commands8th Regiment Alabama Infantry
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War