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John William McCormack, 53rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1891 - 1980)

John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. McCormack served as a member of United States House of Representatives fro...

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Joseph William Martin, Jr., 49th and 51st Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1884 - 1968)

. Joseph William Martin, Jr. (November 3, 1884 – March 6, 1968) was a Republican Congressman and Speaker of the House from North Attleboro, Massachusetts. He was notably the only Republican to...

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David B. Henderson, 39th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1840 - 1906)

David Bremner Henderson (March 14, 1840 – February 25, 1906), a ten-term Republican Congressman from Dubuque, Iowa, was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1899 to 1...

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John G. Carlisle, 35th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1834 - 1910)

CARLISLE, John Griffin, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Campbell (now Kenton) County, Ky., September 5, 1834; attended the common schools; taught school in Covington and elsew...

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Samuel J. Randall, 33rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1828 - 1890)

Samuel Jackson Randall (October 10, 1828 – April 13, 1890) was a Pennsylvania politician, attorney, soldier, and a prominent Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives d...

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Michael C. Kerr, 32nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1827 - 1876)

Michael Crawford Kerr (March 15, 1827 – August 19, 1876) was an American legislator. He was born at Titusville, Pennsylvania and educated at the Erie Academy. He graduated from Louisville Un...

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Langdon Cheves, US Congress, House Speaker (1776 - 1857)

Langdon Cheves (pronounced chivis) (September 17, 1776 – June 26, 1857) was an American politician, lawyer and businessman from South Carolina. He was a U. S. Representative from 1810 to 1815,...

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Thomas Stephen Foley MP (1929 - 2013)

Thomas Stephen "Tom" Foley (born March 26, 1929) was the 57th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1989 to 1995. He represented Washington's 5th congressional district ...

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Dennis Hastert MP (1942 - d.)

John Dennis "Denny" Hastert (/ˈhæstərt/; born January 2, 1942) is an American politician, lobbyist and member of the Republican Party who was the 59th Speaker of the United State...

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Charles Frederick Crisp, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1845 - 1896)

Charles Frederick Crisp (January 29, 1845 – October 23, 1896) was a United States political figure. A Democrat, he was elected as a Congressman from Georgia in 1882, and served until his dea...

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Nancy Pelosi, 60th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP

Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi ( /pəˈloʊsi/; born March 26, 1940) is the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and served as the 60th Speaker of the Un...

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Newt Gingrich, 58th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP

Newton "Newt" Leroy Gingrich (born Newton Leroy McPherson on June 17, 1943) is an American politician and author, who served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 19...

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Tip O'Neill, 55th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1912 - 1994)

Thomas Phillip "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. (December 9, 1912 – January 5, 1994) was an American politician. O'Neill was an outspoken liberal Democrat and influential member of the U.S. Congress, servin...

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Carl Albert, 54th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1908 - 2000)

Carl Bert Albert (May 10, 1908 – February 4, 2000) was a lawyer and a Democratic American politician from Oklahoma. Albert represented the southeastern portion of Oklahoma (Congressional D...

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Sam Rayburn, 48th, 50th, and 52nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1882 - 1961)

Samuel Taliaferro "Sam" Rayburn (January 6, 1882 – November 16, 1961) a Democratic lawmaker from Bonham, Texas, who served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives for seventeen yea...

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William B. Bankhead, 47th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives MP (1874 - 1940)

William Brockman Bankhead (April 12, 1874 – September 15, 1940) was an American politician from Alabama who served as U.S. Representative and Speaker of the House. He was a Democrat. Bankhead ...

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Joseph W. Byrns, Sr., 46th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1869 - 1936)

. Joseph Wellington "Jo" Byrns, Sr. (July 20, 1869 – June 4, 1936) was a U.S. politician. He served as a 14-term Democratic Congressman from Tennessee. Biography Byrns was born in Ceda...

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Henry Thomas Rainey, 45th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1860 - 1934)

Henry Thomas Rainey (August 20, 1860–August 19, 1934) was a prominent U.S. politician during the first third of the 20th century. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 190...

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John N. Garner, 32nd V. P. of the USA MP (1868 - 1967)

What made john n. garner famous John Nance Garner IV (November 22, 1868 – November 7, 1967), was the 44th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1931–33) and the 32nd Vi...

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Nicholas Longworth, IV, 43rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1869 - 1931)

Nicolas Longworth was Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1925 until his death in 1931. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

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Frederick H. Gillett, U.S. Senator, 42nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1851 - 1935)

Frederick Huntington Gillett (pronounced /dʒɨˈlɛt/; October 16, 1851 – July 31, 1935) was an American politician during the early 20th century. Frederick H. Gillett...

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Champ Clark, 41st Speaker of the US House of Representatives MP (1850 - 1921)

James Beauchamp Clark best known as Champ Clark (March 7, 1850 – March 2, 1921) was a prominent American politician in the Democratic Party from the 1890s until his death. A Representative of ...

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Joseph G. Cannon, Speaker of the US House MP (1836 - 1926)

Joseph Gurney Cannon (May 7, 1836 – November 12, 1926) was a United States politician from Illinois and leader of the Republican Party. Cannon served as Speaker of the United States House of R...

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Thomas Brackett Reed, 38th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1839 - 1902)

Thomas Brackett Reed, (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed, was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 18...

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Gen. J. Warren Keifer (USA), House Speaker MP (1836 - 1932)

Joseph Warren Keifer (January 30, 1836 – April 22, 1932) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a prominent U.S. politician during the 1880s. He served in ...

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James G. Blaine, U.S. Senator, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary of State MP (1830 - 1893)

James Gillespie Blaine (January 31, 1830 – January 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, U.S. Senator from Maine, two-time Secretary of St...

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Theodore Medad Pomeroy, 30th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1824 - 1905)

Theodore Medad Pomeroy (December 31, 1824 – March 23, 1905) was a United States politician. He served in the House of Representatives as a Republican from New York from 1861 to 1869. He also s...

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Schuyler Colfax, 17th Vice President of the USA MP (1823 - 1885)

Schuyler COLFAX (1823-1885), 17th Vice President (1869-1873), Speaker of the House (1863-1869), Congressman (from 1854), editor and journalist, married first in 1844 Evelyn CLARK (d. 1863), and second ...

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Galusha A. Grow, 28th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1822 - 1907)

Galusha Aaron Grow (August 31, 1822 – March 31, 1907) was a prominent U.S. politician, lawyer, writer and businessman, and was Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863. He was...

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William Pennington, 27th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1796 - 1862)

William Pennington (May 4, 1796 – February 16, 1862) was an American politician and lawyer, the Governor of New Jersey, and Speaker of the House during his one term in Congress. Born in Ne...

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James Lawrence Orr, Governor, Confederate States Senator, 26th Speaker of the U.S.House of Representatives MP (1822 - 1873)

James Lawrence Orr (May 12, 1822 – May 5, 1873) was an American politician who served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in the United States Congress. He later served in...

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Maj. General Nathaniel Prentice Banks (USA), Governor, 25th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1816 - 1894)

Nathaniel Prentice Banks (January 30, 1816 – September 1, 1894) was an American politician and soldier, served as the 24th Governor of Massachusetts, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representativ...

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Linn Boyd, 24th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1800 - 1859)

Linn Boyd (November 22, 1800 – December 17, 1859) (also spelled "Lynn") was a prominent U.S. politician of the 1840s and 1850s, and served as Speaker of the United States House of Representati...

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Maj. General Howell Cobb (CSA), Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury MP (1815 - 1868)

Thomas Howell Cobb (September 7, 1815 – October 9, 1868) was an American political figure. A Southern Democrat, Cobb was a five-term member of the United States House of Representatives and Sp...

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Robert C. Winthrop, Sr., U.S. Senator, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1809 - 1894)

Robert Charles Winthrop (Boston, Massachusetts, May 12, 1809 – Boston, Massachusetts, November 16, 1894) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States Hou...

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John W. Davis, 21st Speaker of the US House MP (1799 - 1859)

John Wesley Davis (April 16, 1799 – August 22, 1859) was a doctor and a prominent U.S. politician during the 1840s. Early life and education Davis was born in New Holland, Pennsylvania...

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John Winston Jones, 20th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1791 - 1848)

John Winston Jones (November 22, 1791 – January 29, 1848) was an American politician and lawyer. Born 22 November 1791 in Amelia County, Virginia, he graduated from the College of William ...

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John White, Speaker of the US House MP (1802 - 1845)

) John White (February 14, 1802 – September 22, 1845) was a prominent U.S. politician during the 1840s. White was a native of Kentucky and practiced law there. White was elected to the Ken...

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Robert M. T. Hunter, U.S. Senator, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Confederate States Senator and 2nd Confederate States Secretary of State MP (1809 - 1887)

Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (April 21, 1809 – July 18, 1887) was an American statesman born in Essex County, Virginia. Career He entered the University of Virginia in his seventeen...

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James K. Polk, 11th President of the USA MP (1795 - 1849)

James Knox Polk (pronounced /ˈpoʊk/ POKE; November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, N...

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John Bell "The Great Apostate" MP (1796 - 1869)

) John Bell (also known as "The Great Apostate") (February 18, 1796 – September 10, 1869) was a U.S. politician, attorney, and plantation owner. A wealthy slaveholder from Tennessee, Bell serv...

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Andrew Stevenson, 15th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1784 - 1857)

Andrew Stevenson (January 21, 1784 – January 25, 1857) was a Democratic politician in the United States. Educated at the College of William and Mary, he married three times. His second wife, S...

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Philip Pendleton Barbour, Speaker of the House, Justice of the US Sup. Ct. MP (1783 - 1841)

Philip Pendleton Barbour (May 25, 1783 – February 25, 1841) was a U.S. Congressman from Virginia and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He was also the brother of Virgini...

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John W. Taylor, 11th & 14th Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives MP (1784 - 1854)

) John W. Taylor (March 26, 1784 – September 18, 1854) was an early 19th century U.S. politician from New York. Life He was born in 1784 in that part of the Town of Ballston, then in A...

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Henry Clay, Speaker, US.House, Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1777 - 1852)

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he ...

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Joseph Bradley Varnum, 7th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Senator MP (1749 - 1821)

Joseph Bradley Varnum (January 29, 1751 – September 21, 1821) was a U.S. politician of the Democratic-Republican Party from Massachusetts. Biography Joseph Bradley Varnum was born in Dracu...

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Nathaniel Macon, U.S. Senator, Speaker of the House MP (1757 - 1837)

Nathaniel Macon (December 17, 1757 – June 29, 1837 )was a spokesman for the Old Republican faction of the Democratic-Republican Party that wanted to strictly limit the United States federal gove...

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Theodore Sedgwick, US General, U.S. Senator & Speaker of the House MP (c.1746 - 1813)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A101376 Theodore Sedgwick was a delegate to the convention that ratified the U.S. Constitut...

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Jonathan Dayton, Signer of the US Constitution, 4th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1760 - 1824)

Jonathan Dayton (October 16, 1760 – October 9, 1824) was an American politician from the U.S. state of New Jersey. He was the youngest person to sign the United States Constitution and a membe...

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Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. MP (1740 - 1809)

. Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (March 26, 1740 – August 7, 1809) was an American politician who served as the second Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Born in Lebanon, Conne...

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Frederick Muhlenberg, US Congress MP (1750 - 1801)

Frederick Muhlenberg Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (January 1, 1750 – June 4, 1801), was an American minister and politician who was the first Speaker of the United States House of Re...

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