Oliver Wolcott Jr.

United States federal judge; second U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1760-1833)

Oliver Wolcott Jr. (January 11, 1760 – June 1, 1833) was United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1795 to 1800 and governor of Connecticut from 1817 to 1827.

Oliver Wolcott
Oliver Wolcott Jr by Gilbert Stuart circa 1820.jpeg
24th Governor of Connecticut
In office
May 8, 1817 – May 2, 1827
LieutenantJonathan Ingersoll
David Plant
Preceded byJohn Smith
Succeeded byGideon Tomlinson
Judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Second Circuit
In office
February 20, 1801 – July 1, 1802
Appointed byJohn Adams
Preceded bySeat established
Succeeded bySeat abolished
2nd United States Secretary of the Treasury
In office
February 3, 1795 – December 31, 1800
PresidentGeorge Washington
John Adams
Preceded byAlexander Hamilton
Succeeded bySamuel Dexter
Personal details
Born(1760-01-11)January 11, 1760
Litchfield, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedJune 1, 1833(1833-06-01) (aged 73)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyFederalist (Before 1816)
Toleration/Democratic-Republican (1816–1827)
RelativesOliver Wolcott Sr. (Father)
Roger Wolcott (Grandfather)
EducationYale University (BA)
Litchfield Law School