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Lt. George Anderson Mercer, Sr (CSA) (1835 - 1907)

George was a Civil War Soldier. He enlisted as a Lieutenant 2nd Class on 30 May 1861, Commission in CO C, 1st Infantry Regiment, GA. Promoted to Full Lieutenant, 1st Class on 15 July 1861, (Estimated...

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Rep. Reuben H. Walworth (DemRep-NY) MP (1788 - 1867)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 Reuben Hyde Walworth (October 26, 1788, Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut – November 27,...

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John Bogart (1836 - 1920)

John Bogart (February 8, 1836 Albany, New York - April 25, 1920 Manhattan, New York City) was an American civil engineer and politician from New York. He was New York State Engineer and Surveyor from...

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Maj. Thomas Melvill MP (1751 - 1832)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Melvill or Thomas Melville (1751-1832) of Boston, Massachusetts, was a merchant, member of the Sons of Liberty, participant in the Boston Tea Party, a majo...

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John Townsend (1783 - 1854)

) John Townsend (1783–1854) was a prominent industrialist and politician in the Albany, New York area. He was unanimously elected Mayor of Albany three times and served as the 37th Mayor of th...

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General Franklin Townsend (1821 - 1898)

Franklin Townsend (1821–1898) was descended from Henry Townsend one of the founders of Oyster Bay, New York. He was a 19th-century industrialist, active in his family's iron business which was...

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Ralph W. Thomas (1862 - 1920)

Ralph Wilmer Thomas (June 11, 1862 in Cornwallis, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada – March 25, 1920) was an American politician from New York. Life He graduated from Colgate University in...

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Bruce Sundlun MP (1920 - 2011)

Bruce Sundlun (born Bruce George Sundlun;[1] January 19, 1920 – July 21, 2011) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as 71st Governor of Rhode Island from 19...

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Hon. John B. Thacher (1847 - 1909)

John Boyd Thacher (September 11, 1847 – February 25, 1909) was the Mayor of Albany, New York and New York State Senator as well as an American manufacturer, writer, and book collector. He was ...

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Hon. John B. Thacher, II (1882 - 1957)

John Boyd Thacher II (October 26, 1882 – April 25, 1957) was the Mayor of Albany, New York from 1926 to 1941. He was the nephew of Albany mayor John Boyd Thacher and grandson of another Albany...

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Henry M. Sage (1868 - 1933)

Henry Manning Sage (May 18, 1868 in Albany, New York – September 25, 1933 in Menands, Albany County, New York) was an American politician from New York. Life He was the son of Dean Sage (1...

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Brevet Colonel James A. Colvin (USA) (1837 - 1899)

Note: referred to as Captain Colvin based on rank during Spanish-American war and at time of death; earlier he held the brevet rank of Colonel during U.S Civil War. James Alling Colvin was born in ...

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Andrew J. Colvin (1808 - 1889)

Andrew James Colvin (April 30, 1808 Coeymans, Albany County, New York – July 8, 1889 Albany, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was the son of James Col...

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Norton Chase (1861 - 1922)

Norton Chase (September 3, 1861 Albany, New York – 1922) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was the son of Nelson H. Chase. He graduated from The Albany Academy i...

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Herbert Tuckerman (1921 - 2007)

Herbert Sears Tuckerman (May 2, 1921–August 8, 2007) was an American politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate. Early life Tuckerman ...

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Henry Demarest Lloyd (1847 - 1903)

Henry Demarest Lloyd (May 1, 1847 – September 28, 1903) was a 19th-century American progressive political activist and pioneer muckraking journalist. He is best remembered for his exposes of t...

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Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (August 19, 1919 – February 24, 1990) was an American entrepreneur most prominently known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He w...

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Richardson Dilworth, Mayor of Philadelphia (1898 - 1974)

Richardson K. Dilworth (August 29, 1898 – January 23, 1974) was an American Democratic Party politician, born in the Pittsburgh area, who served as the 117th Mayor of Philadelphia from 1956 to...

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Peter H. Dominick, U.S. Senator MP (1915 - 1981)

Peter Hoyt Dominick (July 7, 1915 – March 18, 1981) was a politician and lawyer from Colorado. A member of the Republican Party, he served in the United States Senate from 1963 to 1975. His un...

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Col. Ethan Allen (Continental Army) MP (1738 - 1789)

Burial Find A Grave Memorial# 19 Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A001535 Service: VERMONT Rank: COLONEL Birth: 1-10-1737 LITCHFIELD LITCHFIELD CO CONNECTICUT Death: 2-12-1789 B...

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John Milledge, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1757 - 1818)

John Milledge (1757 – February 9, 1818) was an American politician. He fought in the American Revolution and was later a United States Representative and a Senator representing Georgia. He was...

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Newbold Morris (1902 - 1966)

Newbold Morris (February 2, 1902 - March 30, 1966) was an American politician, lawyer, president of the New York City Council, and two-time candidate for mayor of New York City. Born Augustus Newbo...

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Erastus Corning 2nd (1909 - 1983)

Erastus Corning 2nd (October 7, 1909 – May 28, 1983) was an American politician. He was Mayor of Albany, New York for more than 40 years, from 1942 to 1983, when Albany County was controlled b...

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Abbot Low Moffat (1901 - 1996)

Abbot Low Moffat (May 12, 1901 – April 17, 1996) was an American politician from New York. Life He was born on May 12, 1901, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He graduated from Harvard ...

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Edward M. Kennedy, Jr. MP

Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy, Jr . (born September 26, 1961) is an American entrepreneur, investment banker and lawyer. He is a co-founder and the president of the Marwood Group, a financial-services fir...

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Samuel Richard Peale, Senator (1830 - 1910)

Doctor John W. Peale, S.R.'s father, was born at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania on June 13, 1800 to John and Mary (McClintock) Peale. After studying medicine, John moved to Hughesville and began practici...

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Elliot Lee Richardson (1920 - 1999)

Elliot Lee Richardson (July 20, 1920 – December 31, 1999) was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. As U.S. Attorney Ge...

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Oliver P. Bolton (1917 - 1972)

Oliver Payne Bolton (February 22, 1917 – December 13, 1972) was an American politician of the Republican party who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1953–1957 an...

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Franklin S. Billings, Jr. (1922 - 2014)

. Franklin Swift Billings, Jr. (June 5, 1922 – March 9, 2014) was an American politician and judge from the state of Vermont. Billings served as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives...

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Arianna Huffington MP

Arianna Huffington (née Stassinopoulos; born Αριάδνη-Άννα Στασινο&...

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James Harvey Boyce, Sr. (1922 - 1990)

) James Harvey Boyce, Sr., known as Jimmy Boyce (October 6, 1922 – May 15, 1990) was a businessman from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, who from 1972 to 1976 was the state chairman of the Louisia...

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Gen. Duff Green MP (1791 - 1875)

American teacher, military leader, politician, journalist, author, diplomat, industrialist and businessman.

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John S. Carlile, U.S. Senator (1817 - 1878)

John Snyder Carlile (December 16, 1817 – October 24, 1878) was an American merchant, lawyer, and politician, including a United States Senator. A strong supporter of the Union cause during t...

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Bernard "Bernie" Sanders MP

Bernard "Bernie" Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Vermont . Before serving in the Senate, he represented Vermont's at-large congressi...

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Judge Ross Wilkins (1799 - 1872)

Wilkins was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Major General John Wilkins, Jr., who served in both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and became the 7th Quartermaster General of the...

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Frank C. Walker, U.S. Postmaster General (1886 - 1959)

Frank Comerford Walker (May 30, 1886 – September 13, 1959) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the United States Postmaster General between 1940 and 1945. He also served as the...

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Joseph Habersham, U.S. Postmaster General (1751 - 1815)

DAR A 048847, Ga. Colonel. Joseph Habersham (July 28, 1751 – November 17, 1815) was an American businessman, Georgia politician, soldier in the Continental Army, and Postmaster General of the ...

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Gideon Granger, 4th Postmaster General (1767 - 1822)

Gideon Granger Jr. was the fourth Postmaster General of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson. He held that office for 13 years, 8 under Jefferson, and 5 under James Madison and was one of the eight original...

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Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield, U.S. Postmaster General (1899 - 1972)

Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield (Pinconning, Michigan, 17 March 1899 – 26 April 1972 in West Palm Beach, Florida) was a U.S. political figure. He ran (unsuccessfully) for the governorship of his ho...

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Timothy O. Howe, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1816 - 1883)

Timothy Otis Howe (February 24, 1816 – March 25, 1883) was a member of the United States Senate, representing the state of Wisconsin from March 4, 1861, to March 4, 1879. He also served as U.S...

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Brig. General Walter Q. Gresham (USA), U.S. Postmaster General, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and State (1832 - 1895)

Walter Quintin Gresham (March 17, 1832 – May 28, 1895) was an American statesman and jurist. He served as United States Postmaster General, as a judge on the United States Courts of Appeals, w...

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Wilson S. Bissell, U.S. Postmaster General (1847 - 1903)

Wilson Shannon Bissell (December 31, 1847 New London, Oneida County, New York - October 6, 1903 Buffalo, New York) was an American politician from New York. He graduated from Yale University in 186...

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Horace Maynard, US Congress and Postmaster General (1814 - 1882)

Horace Maynard (August 30, 1814 – May 3, 1882) was an American educator, attorney, politician and diplomat active primarily in the second half of the 19th century. Initially elected to the Hou...

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Brevet Colonel Horatio Collins King (USA) (1837 - 1918)

Horatio Collins King (December 22, 1837 – November 15, 1918) was a Union Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War. He also served as a U.S. la...

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Edwin Upton Curtis (1861 - 1922)

Edwin Upton Curtis (May 26, 1861 – March 28, 1922) was an American attorney and politician from Massachusetts who served as the 34th Mayor of Boston in 1895. As Boston Police Commissioner from...

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Robert Sargent Shriver, III MP

Robert Sargent "Bobby" Shriver III (born April 28, 1954) is an activist, attorney, journalist and member of the Kennedy family living in Santa Monica, California. He was a member of the Santa Monica ...

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Peter W. Galbraith MP

Peter Woodard Galbraith (b. December 31, 1950) is an author, academic, commentator, politician, policy advisor, and former United States diplomat. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he helped uncover...

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Terry Goddard MP

Samuel Pearson "Terry" Goddard III (born January 29, 1947) is an American attorney and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the Mayor of Phoenix from 1984 to 1990, on the Centra...

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Benjamin F. Stapleton (1869 - 1950)

Benjamin Franklin Stapleton (November 12, 1869 – May 23, 1950) was the Mayor of Denver, Colorado, USA, for two periods (comprising five terms), the first from 1923–1931 and the second f...

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Thomas E. Watson, U.S. Senator (1856 - 1922)

Thomas Edward "Tom" Watson (1856–1922) was an American politician, attorney, newspaper editor, and writer from Georgia. In the 1890s Watson championed poor farmers as a leader of the Populist ...

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Thomas Fitch, US Congress (1838 - 1923)

Thomas Fitch (January 27, 1838 – November 12, 1923)[1] was an American lawyer and politician. He defended President Brigham Young of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other c...

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Ned Lamont MP

Edward Miner "Ned" Lamont, Jr. (born January 3, 1954) is founder and chairman of Lamont Digital Systems, which provides video and data services to hundreds of college campuses across the country, and...

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Reuben Oscar Everett (1878 - 1971)

Reuben Oscar Everett, attorney and civic and cultural leader, was born at Hamilton, Martin County, the son of Justus and Elizabeth Purvis Everett. Shortly afterwards he moved with his family to their...

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Frates Slick Seeligson (1923 - 2006)

Frates Slick Seeligson, born in San Antonio in 1923, died on November 28, 2006. He was a graduate of Philips Exeter Academy, Yale University and the University of Texas School of Law. Frates was an h...

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George Dewey Nye MP (1898 - 1969)

George Dewey Nye (August 6, 1898 – January 27, 1969), born in Waverly, Ohio, was an American politician of the Democratic party. During World War I, Nye served in the United States Navy. In 19...

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John A. M. Hinsman (1911 - 1980)

John A. M. Hinsman (March 22, 1911 ) was a Vermont politician and attorney who served as President of the Vermont State Senate. Biography John Abner Mead Hinsman was born in Rutland, Vermont on M...

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Jay R. Benton (1885 - 1953)

Jay Rogers Benton (October 18, 1885 – November 4, 1953) was an American lawyer, businessman, and politician who served as Massachusetts Attorney General from 1923–1927. He was born in S...

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William Amos Bancroft (1855 - 1922)

William Amos Bancroft (April 26, 1855-March 11, 1922) was a Massachusetts businessman, soldier and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and on the Common Council, Board...

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Theodore G. Bilbo, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1877 - 1947)

Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (October 13, 1877 – August 21, 1947) was an American politician. Bilbo, a Democrat, twice served as governor of Mississippi (1916–20, 1928–32) and later was ...

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James Eastland, U.S. Senator (1904 - 1986)

James Oliver Eastland (November 28, 1904 – February 19, 1986) was an American politician from Mississippi who briefly served in the United States Senate as a Democrat in 1941; and again from 1...

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Augustus Van Wyck (1850 - 1922)

In 1884, Augustus Van Wyck was elected to the Superior Court in Brooklyn until transferred to the Supreme Court where he remained until 1896. Much to Van Wyck's surprise, he was nominated by his fell...

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Joshua Bean, 1st Mayor of San Diego (c.1818 - 1852)

Joshua H. Bean (c. 1818 – November 7, 1852) was an American political figure. Joshua Bean was born c. 1818 in Mason County, Kentucky to Phantly Roy Bean (November 21, 1804 – June 13, ...

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Curtis Coe Bean (1828 - 1904)

Curtis Coe "C. C." Bean (January 4, 1828 – February 1, 1904) was an American businessman and politician. Politically he served one term as Arizona Territory's Congressional delegate as well ...

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E. C. Banfield (1828 - 1887)

E. C. Banfield (September 19, 1828 – November 12, 1887) was a New Hampshire lawyer who served as Solicitor of the United States Treasury. Biography Everett Colby Banfield was born in Wolfe...

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Elijah B. Stoddard (1826 - 1903)

Elijah Brigham Stoddard (June 5, 1826-September 27, 1903) was an attorney and politician who served in both branches of the Massachusetts legislature, as a member of the Massachusetts Executive Counc...

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Calvin Fletcher (1798 - 1866)

Calvin Fletcher (February 4, 1798 – May 26, 1866) was an attorney, banker, farmer, landowner, and state legislator from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. In 1821 Fletcher moved from Vermon...

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Brig. General James C. Tappan (CSA) (1825 - 1906)

James Camp Tappan (September 9, 1825 – March 19, 1906) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early years James C. Tappan was born in Frank...

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E. Carleton Sprague (1822 - 1895)

Eben Carleton Sprague (November 28, 1822 – February 14, 1895) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He born on November 28, 1822, in Bath, Grafton County, New Hampshire...

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Jonathan Chapman (1807 - 1848)

Jonathan Chapman (January 23, 1807 – May 25, 1848) was an American politician, serving as the eighth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1840 to 1842. Chapman's father also named Jonathan Ch...

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Carter Henry Harrison III (1825 - 1893)

•GRAD: 1845 Yale College •Event: Elected BET 1879 AND 1887 Mayor of Chicago, IL •Event: Elected BET 1875 AND 1879 U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois •Event: Elected...

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William Jay Gaynor MP (1848 - 1913)

William Jay Gaynor was an American politician from New York City, associated with the Tammany Hall political machine. He served as mayor of the City of New York from 1910 to 1913, as well as stints as ...

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Benjamin Franklin Butler, Major General (USA), Governor, US Representative MP (1818 - 1893)

"Beast Butler" Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818–January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician who represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives an...

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Theodore Lyman (1792 - 1849)

Mayor of Boston Theodore Lyman II (September 20, 1792 – July 18, 1849) was an American philanthropist, politician, and author, born in Boston, the son of Theodore Lyman and Lydia Pickering W...

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr. MP (1908 - 1972)

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972) was a Baptist pastor and an American politician, who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives...

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Katherine G. Langley (1888 - 1948)

Katherine Gudger Langley (14 February 1888 – 15 August 1948) was an American politician. Langley was member of United States House of Representatives from Kentucky during the Seventieth and Se...

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Nathaniel Gookin Upham (1801 - 1869)

Nathaniel Gookin Upham was a prominent judge in Concord, New Hampshire. He served as an Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court for ten years. He later became the President of the Concor...

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Hon. John Noyes (1764 - 1841)

John Noyes (April 2, 1764 – October 26, 1841) was an American politician. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Vermont. Biography Noyes was born in Atki...

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Tim Kaine, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is an American politician currently serving as the junior United States Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2013. A member of the Demo...

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George Baxter Upham (1768 - 1848)

George Baxter Upham (December 27, 1768 – February 10, 1848) was an American politician and a United States Representative from the U. S. state of New Hampshire. Early life Born in Brookfie...

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Samuel Smith (1765 - 1842)

) Samuel Smith (November 11, 1765 – April 25, 1842) was an American politician, and a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire. Early life Born in Peterboro, New Hampshire, Smith attended Ph...

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Hoddy Hildreth MP

Horace “Hoddy” Hildreth (born December 17, 1931) is an American lawyer, politician and conservationist in Maine. Hildreth, the son of Maine Governor Horace Hildreth, was born in Cambr...

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Maj. General John McClernand (USA) (1812 - 1900)

John Alexander McClernand (May 30, 1812 – September 20, 1900) was an American lawyer and politician, and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was a classic case of the politician-in-u...

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Earl E. T. Smith (1903 - 1991)

Earl Edward Tailer Smith (1903–1991) was a United States foreign diplomat, ambassador to Cuba (1957–1959), mayor of Palm Beach (1971–1977), and husband of model Florence Pritchet...

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Robert Ferdinand Wagner, III (1944 - 1993)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner III (January 6, 1944 – November 15, 1993), also known as Robert (Bobby) Ferdinand Wagner III, was a noted New York City civic leader who served as the Deputy Mayor of t...

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John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City MP (1921 - 2000)

John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer and broadcaster who was a U.S. Congressman, Mayor of New York City, candidate for U.S. President a...

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Robert Carlyle Byrd MP (1917 - 2010)

He was a United States Senator from West Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party, Byrd served as a Senator from 1959 to 2010 and was the longest-serving senator and the longest-serving member in the...

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Kathleen Hartington Townsend MP

Married at Georgetown's Holy Trinity Church. Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend (born July 4, 1951) is an American attorney who was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003. Sh...

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James W. Husted (1833 - 1892)

) James William Husted (October 31, 1833 – September 25, 1892) was an American lawyer and politician, elected six times as Speaker of the New York State Assembly during his 22 years of service...

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Lt. Gov. Edwin Corning (1883 - 1934)

Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1927-29. Grandson of Congressman Erastus Corning. Brother of Congressman Parker Corning. Father of Albany Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd. Educated at Albany Boys Academy...

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Bill Ratliff MP

William Roark Ratliff, known as Bill Ratliff (born August 16, 1936), is a Texas politician who served as a member of the Texas State Senate from 1988 to 2004. Between 2000 and 2003 he served as the 4...

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Walter G. Andrews (1889 - 1949)

Walter Gresham Andrews (July 16, 1889 – March 5, 1949) was an American politician and a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Biography Andrews w...

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Bill White MP

) William Howard "Bill" White (born June 16, 1954) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a former mayor of Houston. He was an unsuccessful candidate in the 2010 Texas gubernatorial election, lo...

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George Sheldon (1818 - 1916)

) George Sheldon (1818–1916) led one of the first historic preservation societies in the United States. He was born in Deerfield, Massachusetts, educated at Deerfield Academy, and worked as ...

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Barry Commoner (1917 - 2012)

Barry Commoner (May 28, 1917 – September 30, 2012) was an American biologist, college professor, and politician. He ran for president of the United States in the 1980 U.S. presidential electio...

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Jacob Raphael de Cordova MP (1808 - 1868)

Well educated, he spoke English, French, Spanish, German and Hebrew. He was elected a state representative to the Second Texas Legislature in 1847 and served one term. He and his half-brother establish...

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Julius Fleischmann MP (1871 - 1925)

Mayor of Cincinnati, Prominent Businessman. Born in Riverside, Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of Charles Fleischmann, founder of the Fleischmann Yeast Company. He left college to enter the family bus...

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Lafayette S. Foster, U.S. Senator (1806 - 1880)

Lafayette Sabine Foster (November 22, 1806 – September 19, 1880) was a nineteenth-century American politician and lawyer from Connecticut. He served in the United States Senate from 1855 to 18...

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Solomon Etting MP (1764 - 1847)

Solomon, as an elected member of the Baltimore City Council, was the first Jew to hold public office in t he state of Maryland. His name is in the Baltimore section of the 1843 list of first subscrib...

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Murray Seasongood, Mayor of Cincinnati MP (1878 - 1983)

Murray Seasongood (October 27, 1878-February 21, 1983) was a Jewish American politician, who served as the Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio from 1926-1930. After his tenure as mayor, Seasongood was appointed ...

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