John Albion Andrew
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1818
Date of Death: 1867
Cause of Death: Stroke
Occupation: Lawyer, politician
Spouse: Eliza Jane Hersey
Children: Four
Political Party: Whig Party,
Republican Party
Political Office(s): Governor of Massachusetts
Fictional Appearances:
"Must and Shall"
POD: July 12, 1864
Type of Appearance: Direct
Political Office(s): Governor of Massachusetts

John Albion Andrew (May 31, 1818 – October 30, 1867) served as the Governor of Massachusetts (1861-1866) during the American Civil War. A "radical" abolitionist, he was a guiding force behind the creation of some of the first U.S. Army units of black men — including the famed 54th Massachusetts Infantry.

John Andrew in "Must and Shall"[]

In July 1864, Governor[1] John Andrew was among the Radical Republicans who supported President Hannibal Hamlin's plan to impose a harsh peace on the South after the Great Rebellion.[2]


Political offices
Preceded by
Nathaniel P. Banks
Governor of Massachusetts
Succeeded by
Alexander H. Bullock