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Edward M. Shepard (1850 - 1911)

Edward Morse Shepard (July 23, 1850, New York City – July 28, 1911, Lake George, Warren County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Early life and education Edwa...

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James W. Gerard, U.S. Ambassador to Germany (1867 - 1951)

James Watson Gerard (August 25, 1867 - September 6, 1951) was a U.S. lawyer and diplomat. Biography Gerard was born in Geneseo, N. Y. He graduated from Columbia in 1890 and from New York Law ...

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Amasa Coleman Lee (1880 - 1962)

Amasa Coleman Lee was the father of Harper Lee, author of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird . It is often said that Atticus Finch, one of the characters in the novel, is based on Lee. Lee moved to Monr...

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James Ross Snowden (1809 - 1878)

James Ross Snowden (9 December 1809, Old Chester, Pennsylvania – 21 March 1878, Hulmeville, Pennsylvania) was treasurer of the United States Mint from 1847 to 1850, and director of the Mint fr...

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Thomas M. Pettit (1797 - 1853)

Thomas McKean Pettit (1797–1853) was a United States lawyer, politician, and judge who was briefly Director of the United States Mint in 1853 before his death in office. Biography Th...

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Edwin Merwyn Rowlands (1901 - 1961)

Edwin Myrwyn Rowlands (April 1, 1901 – March 28, 1961) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate. He was born in Cambria, Wisconsin, the son of Emma (né...

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Mayor Barbara Boggs Sigmund (1939 - 1990)

Former Mayor of Princeton, New Jersey.

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Matthias Corwin, US Congress (1761 - 1829)

Matthias Corwin (February 19, 1761 – September 4, 1829) was an American politician. Born in Morris County, New Jersey, Corwin and his family moved to Ohio in 1798. Corwin served in the Ohio ...

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Samuel Irving Rosenman (1896 - 1973)

Samuel Irving Rosenman (1896–1973) was a U.S. lawyer, judge, Democratic political figure, and presidential speechwriter. Personal life and political career Rosenman was born in San Antonio...

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A. Homer Byington (1826 - 1910)

Aaron Homer Byington (July 23, 1826 – December 29, 1910) was the U.S. Consul in Naples from 1897 to 1907. He was a newspaper publisher and editor. He also represented Norwalk in the Connecticu...

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James Orin Murfin, Jr. (1875 - 1940)

Active for many years in Detroit's legal, banking & social circles Began practice in July 1896 Lawyer Member of Michigan State Senate 2nd. District 1901-02 Lawyer-Law Firm 1897-1908 1904 Memb...

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Charles Willing, Mayor of Philadelphia MP (1710 - 1754)

Charles Willing (May 18, 1710, Bristol, England – November 30, 1754, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was a successful Philadelphia merchant, trader and politician; twice he served as Mayor of Phil...

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Major Basil C. Manly (CSA), Mayor MP (1839 - 1882)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Raleigh Mayor. He joined the Confederate Army in April of 1861. As a Captain he was put in charge of his battery ("Manly's Battery") in April of 1862. He partici...

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Col Isaac W. Patton (CSA), Mayor of New Orleans (1828 - 1890)

Colonel Isaac W. Patton was born in Fredericksbury, Virginia, February 4, 1828 and was descended from one of the first colonial families. His great-grandfather was General Hugh Mercer, who fought in th...

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Brevet Colonel Augustus P. Martin (USA), Mayor of Boston (1835 - 1902)

Augustus Pearl Martin (November 23, 1835 – March 13, 1902) was an American politician and soldier from Massachusetts who served as the mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, in 1884. He also was a le...

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Captain John Thomas Glenn (CSA), Mayor of Atlanta (1844 - 1899)

John Thomas Glenn (April 21, 1844 – March 14, 1899) was the 31st Mayor of Atlanta from 1889 to 1891, and the son of another Atlanta mayor, Luther Glenn, and like his father an attorney at law....

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Thomas Holcombe, Mayor of Savannah, Georgia (1815 - 1885)

Thomas Holcombe (1815-1885) additional info: An ardent Democratic Party activist, Thomas Holcombe was the mayor of Savannah from October 1862 to October 1863, a turbulent time for the city and the Conf...

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Walter Frederick Bossert MP (1885 - 1946)

Walter Frederick Bossert (27 April 1885 - 14 January 1946) was Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan for Indiana and 17 other states, from 1924 to 1926. Biography Bossert was born and attended school in...

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John W. Kyle (1891 - 1965)

John William Kyle (August 21, 1891–1965) was an American politician and judge from Mississippi. Kyle was born in Batesville, Mississippi, as the oldest of eight children, to Mary Francis n&#...

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Dennis Donald Soucy MP (1930 - 2013)

Dennis Donald Soucy (August 7, 1930 – November 2, 2013) was an American politician and businessman who served as the Mayor of Bangor, Maine, for three nonconsecutive terms: 1977-1978, 1982-1983 ...

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Lt. Gov. Chauncey Forward Black (1839 - 1904)

Chauncey Forward Black (November 24, 1839 – December 2, 1904) was the third Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from 1883 to 1887. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania...

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William B. Mitchell (1832 - 1900)

William Mitchell (19 November 1832 - 21 August 1900) was a distinguished American lawyer and judge from Minnesota. He was the namesake of William Mitchell College of Law and father of William DeWitt ...

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John Chalfant New (1831 - 1906)

John Chalfant New (1831–1906), Indiana State Senator 1863, Chairman of the Indiana Republican Party 1880–1882. Father of Harry S. New. John Chalfant New (1831—1906) was a Unite...

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Corinne Douglas Robinson MP (1886 - 1971)

Corinne Douglas Robinson (born July 2, 1886 in Orange, New Jersey – June 23, 1971 in Avon, Connecticut) was an American politician and the maternal niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. Cor...

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Theodore Douglas Robinson MP (1883 - 1934)

Theodore Douglas Robinson (April 28, 1883 – April 10, 1934) was an American politician from New York, and a member of the Roosevelt family. Life He was born in New York City to Douglas Rob...

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Peter Rawson Taft MP (1785 - 1867)

Birth: Apr. 14, 1785 Uxbridge Worcester County Massachusetts, USA Death: Jan. 1, 1867 Cincinnati Hamilton County Ohio, USA Vermont Legislator. Born in Massachusetts, Peter Taft moved to Vermont a...

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Charles Phelps Taft II MP (1897 - 1983)

Charles Phelps Taft II (September 20, 1897 - June 24, 1983), U.S. Republican Party politician and member of the Taft family, From 1955 to 1957, he served as Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Like other memb...

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Hezekiah Alexander H Gudger (1849 - 1917)

Hezekiah A. Gudger (1849-1917), North Carolina State Representative 1873-1876, North Carolina State Senator 1885, U.S. Consul General in Panama 1897-1905, Justice of the Panama Canal Zone Supreme Court...

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John Dyneley Prince (1868 - 1945)

John Dyneley Prince (April 17, 1868 – October 11, 1945) was an American linguist, diplomat, and politician. He was a professor at New York University and Columbia University, minister to Denma...

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Henry Cruger (1739 - 1827)

Henry Cruger, Jr. (November 22, 1739 – April 24, 1827) was an American and British merchant at the time of the American Revolution. He has a unique distinction of having been elected to both the...

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Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869 - 1942)

Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (September 24, 1869, Newport, Rhode Island — February 28, 1942) was a New York lawyer and politician. Early life He was a son of John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret...

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Pat Buchanan MP

Patrick Joseph "Pat" Buchanan ( /bjuːˈkænɨn/; born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician and b...

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Virgil Maxcy (1785 - 1844)

Virgil Maxcy (5 May 1785–28 February 1844) was an American political figure. He was born in Massachusetts, and spent his adult years in Maryland. He was killed in 1844 in a shipboard accident,...

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Enoch Mudge (1776 - 1850)

Enoch Mudge (1776–1850) was the first Methodist minister reared in New England. He was born at Lynn, Mass., was converted under Jesse Lee, the pioneer of Methodism in New England, and entered ...

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Alexander Q. Holladay (1839 - 1909)

Alexander Quarles Holladay LL.D. (8 May 1839 – 13 March 1909) was a United States lawyer, state senator and college administrator. During the Civil War, Holladay was an officer of the Confed...

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Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure, Brig. General (South Carolina Militia) (1822 - 1886)

Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure (July 23, 1822 – February 1, 1886) was a brigadier general in the South Carolina militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in South Carolina at var...

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Albert Creswell Garlington, Brig. General (South Carolina Militia) (1822 - 1885)

Albert Cresswell Garlington (June 9, 1822 – March 27, 1885) was a brigadier general in the South Carolina Militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in South Carolina at variou...

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Jeptha Vining Harris, Brig. General (Georgia Militia) (1782 - 1856)

) Jeptha Vining Harris (April 27, 1782 – 1856) was a brigadier general in the Georgia militia during the War of 1812, a lawyer, Georgia state representative and wealthy plantation owner. He wa...

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Jeptha Vining Harris, Brig. General (Mississippi Militia) (1816 - 1899)

) Jeptha Vining Harris (December 1, 1816 – November 21, 1899) was a brigadier general (August 1862 – August 1863) and later, after a year in private life, a colonel (August 1864 –...

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George Paul Harrison, Sr, Brig. General (Georgia Militia) (1813 - 1888)

. George Paul Harrison, Sr. (October 19, 1813 – May 14, 1888) was a brigadier general in the Georgia militia in 1856–1861, commander of the 1st Brigade in the Georgia State Troops and...

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Brig. General Gilbert S. Meem (Virginia Militia) (1824 - 1908)

Gilbert Simrall Meem (October 5, 1824 – June 10, 1908) was a brigadier general in the Virginia militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in northwestern Virginia at various ti...

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Hon. August Belmont I (1813 - 1890)

August Belmont, Sr. (December 8, 1813 – November 24, 1890) was an American politician. Early life August Belmont was born in Alzey, Hesse, on December 8, 1813--some sources say 1816--t...

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Kie Oldham (1869 - 1916)

Kie Oldham (1869-1916) served as James Eagle's private secretary while he was governor of Arkansas, gathered an important collection of documents about Arkansas' Civil War history, and was a prominent ...

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John Baxter (1819 - 1886)

) John Baxter (March 5, 1819 – April 2, 1886) was an American attorney and jurist who served as a judge on the United States Circuit Court from 1877 to 1886. Initially a Whig, he had previousl...

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Richard Maxwell Drew (1822 - 1850)

Richard Maxwell Drew (June 26, 1822–July 11, 1850) was an attorney and politician in Claiborne Parish in north Louisiana whose family was among the first settlers of what is now Webster Parish...

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Florence Fifer Bohrer, Illinois State Senator (1877 - 1960)

Florence Fifer Bohrer was born January 24, 1877 in Bloomington, Illinois. She was the daughter of former Illinois governor Joseph W. Fifer and was the first female senator in the Illinois General Ass...

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Littleton Waller Tazewell (1848 - 1918)

Littleton Waller Tazewell Bradford (1848–1918) was a Virginia politician and a co-founder of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Biography Bradford, a cousin of fellow Pi Kappa Alpha founder Fred...

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Caleb Sipple Layton (1798 - 1882)

Hon. Caleb Sipple Layton (April 12, 1798 – October 3, 1882) was at various stages of his life a lawyer, member of the Delaware House of Representatives, a Delaware State Senator, Secretary of ...

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Edward Dickinson (1803 - 1874)

^^^^^^^^^ . . . vvvvvvvv . . . . ^^^^^^^^^ . . . vvvvvvvv . . . . Edward Dickinson (1803-1874) was the father of poet Emily Dickinson. “His Heart was pure and terrible and I think no other l...

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John L. Merriam (1825 - 1895)

John L. Merriam (February 6, 1825 – January 12, 1895) was a Minnesota banker, politician and Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing St. Paul. He was instrumental in he...

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Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1706 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

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Arthur Sewall (1835 - 1900)

William J. Bryan's running mate of the Presidency in 1896. Politician. Served as a Member of the Democratic National Committee from Maine from 1888-1896, and Democratic Candidate for Vice President o...

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Edgar May (1929 - 2012)

Edgar May (June 27, 1929 – December 27, 2012) was an American politician who served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1973-1983 and the Vermont Senate from 1983-1991. He was the eld...

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Barbara

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Diane

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Frederick Lippitt (1916 - 2005)

Frederick Lippitt (December 29, 1916 – May 11, 2005) was an American military officer, attorney and politician. He was the scion of a distinguished Rhode Island colonial family, the son of Uni...

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William Duckett Bowie (1803 - 1873)

William Duckett Bowie (October 7, 1803 – July 18, 1873), was an American politician. The eldest child of William Bowie and Kitty Beanes Duckett, he was born at Fairview Plantation in Prince Ge...

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William Bowie (1776 - 1826)

) William Bowie (January 29, 1776-1826) was an agrarian and delegate to the state convention to charter the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. William Bowie was born at Locust Grove in Prince George's Coun...

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Ross Perot MP

Henry Ross Perot (/pəˈroʊ/; born June 27, 1930) is an American businessman best known for running for President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. Perot founded Electronic Da...

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Lt. Colonel Thomas Z. Morrow (USA) (1835 - 1913)

Thomas Zanzinger[a] Morrow (September 3, 1836 – August 25, 1913) was a lawyer, judge, and politician from Kentucky. He was one of twenty-eight men who founded the Kentucky Republican Party. Hi...

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Charles H. O'Brien (1920 - 2007)

Charles Herbert O'Brien (July 30, 1920 – January 19, 2007), was a Tennessee State Senator in the 83rd and 84th Tennessee General Assemblies, a justice on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeal...

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Anna Belle Clement O'Brien (1923 - 2009)

Anna Belle Clement O'Brien (May 6, 1923 – August 31, 2009) was a Tennessee politician, nicknamed "the first lady of Tennessee politics." She served as the governor's chief of staff from 1963 t...

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Marietta Peabody Tree (1917 - 1991)

Marietta Peabody Tree (April 17, 1917 – August 15, 1991) was an American socialite and political supporter, who represented the United States on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, ...

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Gov. John "Jeb" Ellis Bush MP

United States

John Ellis "Jeb" Bush (* Midland, 11 de febrero de 1953), hermano del presidente George W. Bush, era el anterior gobernador de Florida; el 2 de enero del 2007 terminó su segundo período d...

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Arnold Aloïs Schwarzenegger MP

Sacramento, CA, United States

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (English pronunciation: /ˈʃwɔrtsənɛɡər/, German: [ˈaɐnɔlt ˈaloʏs ˈʃva%...

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John Robinson (1705 - 1766)

) John Robinson, Jr. (February 3, 1705 – May 11, 1766) was a politician and landowner in the British colony of Virginia. Robinson served as Speaker of the House of Burgesses from 1738 until hi...

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Stevens T. Mason ("The Boy Governor"), 1st Governor of Michigan (1811 - 1843)

Stevens Thomson Mason (October 27, 1811 – January 4, 1843), also known as Stevens T. Mason, Tom Mason, The Boy Governor, and lesser known nicknames Young Hotspur and The Stripling, was the ter...

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Morris "Mo" Udall (1922 - 1998)

Morris King "Mo" Udall (June 15, 1922 – December 12, 1998) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Arizona from May 2, 1961 to May 4, 1991. A former professional ba...

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George Fairweather Moonlight (1832 - 1884)

George Moonlight was the cousin of Brevet Brig. General Thomas Moonlight (USA), Governor of Wyoming Territory. George Moonlight, later known as George Fairweather Moonlight, was born at Newmill, Gl...

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Lt. Maury Maverick, US Congress (1895 - 1954)

Fontaine Maury Maverick (October 23, 1895 – June 7, 1954) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas from January 3, 1935, to January 3, 1939. He is best ...

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Louis B. Boudin (1874 - 1952)

Louis B. Boudin (1874–1952) was a Russian-born American Marxist theoretician, writer, politician, and lawyer. He is best remembered as the author of a two volume history of the Supreme Court's...

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Amory Houghton (1899 - 1981)

Amory Houghton (July 27, 1899-February 1981) served as United States Ambassador to France and National President of the Boy Scouts of America. Family His father, Alanson B. Houghton, served a...

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Pat Brown, Governor MP (1905 - 1996)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Pat Brown . Edmund Gerald “Pat” Brown, Sr . (April 21, 1905 – February 16, 1996) was the 32nd governor of California from 1959 to 1967 a...

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