Andrew Jackson Donelson

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American diplomat

Why Is Andrew Jackson Donelson Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Andrew Jackson Donelson was an American diplomat. He served in various positions as a Democrat and was the Know Nothing nominee for US Vice President in 1856. After the death of his father, Donelson lived with his aunt, Rachel Jackson, and her husband, Andrew Jackson. Donelson attended the US Military Academy and served under his uncle in Florida. He resigned his commission, studied law, and began his own practice in Nashville. He assisted Jackson's presidential campaigns and served as his private secretary after Jackson won the 1828 presidential election. He returned to Tennessee after the end of Jackson's presidency in 1837 and remained active in local politics.

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