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This article discusses the life and accomplishments of North Carolinian John Branch, who acted in the capacity of Secretary of the Navy in the Cabinet of President Andrew Jackson. It highlights Branch's distinguished service to both North Carolina and the United States during the Revolutionary War as a Lieutenant-Colonel, and in several government positions including Secretary of the Navy, Speaker of the Senate in North Carolina, and a member of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.