William Seward Death Cause and Date

William Seward's Death

Born (Birthday) May 16, 1801

Death Date October 10, 1872

Age of Death 71 years

Cause of Death Tuberculosis

Profession Politician

The politician William Seward died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. Secretary of State and member of Lincoln’s infamous team of rivals who purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867. He was also the twelfth Governor of New York and he survived an attack on his life the same night as Lincoln’s assassination.

He married Frances Miller in October 1824 and the couple had five children together.