John Palmer Usher

Notable Facts

  • Served as U.S. Secretary of the Interior (Under President Abraham Lincoln/Andrew Johnson) from 1863-1865


Indiana House
Vigo County
In office
Dec 30, 1850 to Dec 1, 1851

Party: Whig
Assumed: General Election
Attorney General
In office
Nov 10, 1861 to Mar 19, 1862

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
John Palmer Usher spent 1 year, 3 months, 8 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.


We found no record of John Palmer Usher running for office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they ran at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database (note: state legislative election data is extremely limited currently).