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John Pendleton Kennedy (1795–1870)

Kennedy, John Pendleton. An American writer; born at Baltimore, Oct. 25, 1795; died at Newport, Aug. 18, 1870. Best known by his very popular ‘Horse-Shoe Robinson’ (1835). Among his other works was a ‘Life of William Wirt, Attorney-General of the United States’ (1849). Active in politics and several times Member of Congress, he was Secretary of the Navy under President Fillmore.