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Thomas Lowry Bailey (1888 - 1946)

Thomas Lowry Bailey (January 6, 1888 – November 2, 1946) was a politician from the state of Mississippi. He was born in Webster County, Mississippi and graduated from Millsaps College. Baile...

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Gov. Tighlman Tucker (1802 - 1859)

Tilghman Mayfield Tucker (February 5, 1802–April 3, 1859) was Governor of Mississippi from 1842 to 1844. He was a Democrat. Tucker was born in North Carolina near Lime Stone Springs, and liv...

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John J. McRae, Governor, U.S. Senator (1815 - 1868)

John Jones McCrae (January 10, 1815 – May 31, 1868) was an American Democratic politician. Biography McRae was born in Sneedsboro, North Carolina (now a ghost town 3.3 mi (5.3 km) northe...

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Brig. General Robert Lowry (CSA), Governor (1830 - 1910)

) Robert Lowry (March 10, 1830 – January 19, 1910) was an American politician, born in South Carolina and raised in Mississippi. During the American Civil War he rose from the rank of private ...

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William McWillie, Governor (1795 - 1869)

William McWillie (November 17, 1795 – March 3, 1869) was the twenty-second governor of Mississippi from 1857 to 1859. He was a Democrat. McWillie was the last Governor of Mississippi prior to ...

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John Marshall Stone, Governor (1830 - 1900)

John Marshall Stone (April 30, 1830– March 26, 1900) was an American politician from Mississippi who served longer as Governor of that state than anyone else, from 1876 to 1882 and again from ...

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James Whitfield, Governor (1791 - 1875)

) James Whitfield (December 15, 1791 – June 25, 1875) was Governor of Mississippi from November 24, 1851 to January 10, 1852. He was born in Elbert County, Georgia. He served until United St...

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Andrew H. Longino, Governor (1854 - 1942)

Andrew Houston Longino (May 16, 1854 – February 24, 1942) was a Mississippi politician who served as a Democrat in the State Senate (1880–1884), the U.S. District Attorney's (1888ȁ...

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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 K. Vardaman, Governor, U.S. Senator (1861 - 1930)

James Kimble Vardaman (July 26, 1861 – June 25, 1930) was an American politician from the state of Mississippi, serving as Governor of Mississippi from 1904 to 1908 and in the U.S. Senate from...

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Anselm J. McLaurin, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1848 - 1909)

Anselm Joseph McLaurin (March 26, 1848 – December 22, 1909) was an American politician. McLaurin was born in Brandon, Mississippi, the son of Ellen Caroline (née Tullus) and Lauchli...

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Brig. Gen. James L. Alcorn (CSA), Gov., US Senator MP (1816 - 1894)

James Lusk Alcorn (November 4, 1816 – December 19, 1894) was a prominent American political figure in Mississippi during the 19th century. He was a leading southern white Republican or "scalaw...

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Major General Adelbert Ames (USA) MP (1835 - 1933)

Adelbert Ames, a Medal of Honor recipient, was the last general officer of the American Civil War from either side of the conflict to die, dying at age 97 in 1933. Adelbert Ames (October 31, 1835 &...

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BGen Benjamin G. Humphreys (CSA), Governor (1808 - 1882)

Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (August 26, 1808 – December 20, 1882) was an American politician from Mississippi. He was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and se...

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Maj. General Charles Clark (CSA), Governor (1811 - 1877)

) Charles Clark (May 24, 1811 – December 18, 1877) was a Mississippi Democratic political figure, as well as a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Ear...

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John J. Pettus, Governor ("the Mississippi Fire-eater") (1813 - 1867)

John Jones Pettus (October 9, 1813 – January 28, 1867) was a United States politician. A member of the Democratic party, he was Governor of the state of Mississippi from January 5, 1854 to J...

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Henry S. Foote, Governor, U.S. Senator (c.1804 - 1880)

-------------------- Henry Stuart Foote (February 28, 1804 – May 20, 1880) was a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1847 to 1852 and Governor of Mississippi from 1852 to 1854. H...

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Albert G. Brown, Governor, USA & CSA Senator (1813 - 1880)

Albert Gallatin Brown (May 31, 1813 – June 12, 1880) was Governor of Mississippi from 1844 to 1848 and a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1854 through 1861. Brown attended Mississip...

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Gen. John A. Quitman, Mil. Gov. of Mexico City, Gov. of MS (1798 - 1858)

John Anthony Quitman (b. September 1, 1798, Rhinebeck, New York– July 17, 1858, Natchez, Mississippi) was an American politician and soldier. He served as Governor of Mississippi from 1835 t...

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Hiram Runnels, Governor (1796 - 1857)

RUNNELS, HIRAM GEORGE (1796-1857). Hiram George Runnels, planter and representative at the Convention of 1845,qv was born on December 17, 1796, in Hancock County, Georgia. At an early age he moved wi...

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Walter Leake, Governor, U.S. Senator (1762 - 1825)

Walter Leake (May 25, 1762 – November 17, 1825) served as a United States Senator from Mississippi (1817–1820) and as third Governor of Mississippi (1822–1825). He was the fi...

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George Poindexter, Governor, U.S. Senator (1779 - 1853)

George Poindexter (1779 – September 5, 1853) was an American politician, lawyer and judge from Mississippi. Background Poindexter was born in Louisa County, Virginia and was of Hugueno...

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David Holmes, Governor, U.S. Senator (1769 - 1832)

) David Holmes (March 10, 1769 – August 20, 1832) was the last governor of the Mississippi Territory and the first governor of the State of Mississippi. Career Born in York County, Pen...

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