Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1844-1878
Confederate Army lieutenant colonel, 1862
Acting professor of civil law, University of Louisiana Law School, 1866
Attorney general, State of Louisiana, 1876-1877
Secretary of the Navy, 1881-1882
Minister to Russia, U.S. Department of State, 1882-1884
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