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George Washington Jones, US Congress (1806 - 1884)

) George Washington Jones was a congressman and prominent Tennessee Democrat from the Jacksonian era through Reconstruction. Born in Virginia on March 15, 1806, Jones’s family migrated to Gi...

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Gen. Robert Hatton, US Congress, CSA (1826 - 1862)

General Robert Hatton, C.S.A., b. Tenn., d. Ma y 31, 1862. He was Capt. of Co. K, 7th Tenn. Inf., when that Reg't was organized, May 25, 1861, and was elected Colonel. He was appointed Brig. Gen. M...

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James Phelan, Jr. (1856 - 1891)

. James Phelan, Jr. (December 7, 1856 – January 20, 1891) was a nineteenth-century lawyer and politician from Tennessee. He served as a United States Congressman from Tennessee, representing t...

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James Houston Thomas (1808 - 1876)

James Houston Thomas (September 22, 1808–August 4, 1876) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Bio...

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Judge John E. McCall, US Congress (1859 - 1920)

US Congressman. He was elected to represent Tennessee's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1895 to 1897. He also served as a member of the Tennessee State Legi...

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Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1845)

1. ANDREW JACKSON, JR., b. 15 Mar. 1767, Waxhaws, South Carolina—d. 8 Jun. 1845, Nashville, Davidson Co. Tennessee; m. Aug. 1791, Natchez, Mississippi (re-m. 17 Jan. 1794, Nashville), to Rachel ...

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Robert Looney Caruthers, US Congress (1800 - 1882)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1841 to 1843. Also served as a Member of the Tennessee State House of Represe...

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Luke Lea, US Representative MP (1783 - 1851)

) US Congressman. He was elected as a Jacksonian to represent Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1833 to 1837. Luke Lea (January 21, ...

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Gen. William B. Stokes (USA) US Congress (1814 - 1897)

William Brickly Stokes (September 9, 1814-March 14, 1897) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee. Biography He was born on September ...

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David Crockett MP (deceased)

This son of Alexander Crockett and Elizabeth Crockett (Watkins) is NOT the famous Davy Crockett. The birth & death information currently associated with this profile is for that other (famous) Davy C...

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Thomas D. Arnold, US Congress (1798 - 1870)

Thomas Dickens Arnold (May 3, 1798 – May 26, 1870) was an American politician who served two terms in the United States House of Representatives, representing Tennessee's 2nd district from 183...

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Hugh L. W. Hill, US Congress MP (1810 - 1892)

Hugh Lawson White Hill was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 4th congressional district. Hill was born on March 1, 1810 in McMinnvill...

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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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Nathaniel G. Taylor, Comm. Indian Affairs (1819 - 1887)

Nathaniel Green Taylor (December 29, 1819 – April 1, 1887) was an American lawyer, farmer, and politician from Tennessee. He was U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1854 to 1855, and again f...

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Alfred A. Taylor, Governor MP (1848 - 1931)

Alfred Alexander "Alf" Taylor (August 6, 1848 – November 25, 1931) was an American politician and lecturer. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1921 to 1923, one of just three Republicans ...

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James Beriah Frazier, Jr. (1890 - 1978)

. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His father was James B. Frazier, who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1903 to 1905 and as a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1905 to 1911. He was...

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Malcolm R. Patterson, Governor MP (1861 - 1935)

Malcolm Rice Patterson (June 7, 1861–March 8, 1935) was an American politician and jurist. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1907 to 1911, and served in the U.S. House of Representatives...

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Jim Nance McCord, Governor MP (1879 - 1968)

Jim Nance McCord (March 17, 1879 – September 2, 1968) was an American journalist and politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1945 to 1949, and was a member of the U.S. House of Rep...

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Ray Blanton, Governor MP (1930 - 1996)

Leonard Ray Blanton (April 10, 1930 – November 22, 1996) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1975 to 1979. He also served three terms in the U.S. House of Repre...

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Gen G. Washington Barrow, US Congress (c.1808 - 1866)

Gen. Washington Barrows was born in Davidson County, Tennessee 05 Oct 1817 practiced law after receiving a classical education. He married Ann Minnick Shelby (23 Jun 1813-?). He was the American Ch...

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Howard Henry Baker, Sr. (1902 - 1964)

. Howard Henry Baker, Sr. (January 12, 1902 – January 7, 1964) was a United States Representative from Tennessee. He was a member of the Republican Party. Biography Baker was born in S...

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Gen. George G. Dibrell (CSA), US Representative MP (1822 - 1888)

George Gibbs Dibrell (April 12, 1822 – May 9, 1888) was an American lawyer and a five-term member of the United States House of Representatives from the 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee...

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William Crutchfield, US Congress (1824 - 1890)

William Crutchfield (November 16, 1824 - January 24, 1890) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 3rd congressional district of Tennessee. Cru...

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Robert Porter Caldwell, US Congress (1821 - 1885)

Robert Porter Caldwell was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 7th congressional district of Tennessee. Caldwell was born in Adair County, Kent...

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Abraham E. Garrett, US Congress (1830 - 1907)

Abraham Ellison Garrett ( March 6, 1830 - February 14, 1907) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee. Garrett was born born near Livings...

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Andrew J. Clements, US Congress (1832 - 1913)

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Thomas A. R. Nelson, US Congress (1812 - 1873)

Thomas Amos Rogers Nelson[4] (March 19, 1812 – August 24, 1873) was an American attorney, politician, and judge, active primarily in East Tennessee during the mid-19th century. He represented ...

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John D. C. Atkins, US Congress (1825 - 1908)

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Col. John Henley Bowen, US Congress (c.1779 - 1822)

John Henry Bowen (September 1780 – September 25, 1822) was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives Bowen was born in Washington County,...

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Kenneth McKellar, US Senate & House (1869 - 1957)

Kenneth Douglas McKellar (January 29, 1869 – October 25, 1957) was an American politician from Tennessee who served as a United States Representative from 1911 until 1917 and as a United State...

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Harold H. Earthman, US Congress (1900 - 1987)

Harold Henderson Earthman (April 13, 1900 - February 26, 1987) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Tennessee. Born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Earthman was the son of Vernon K...

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Louise Despard Reece (1898 - 1970)

US Congresswoman. She was elected in 1961 as a Representative from Tennessee to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Brazilla C. Reece, and served from 1961 to 1963. She was the daugh...

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B. Carroll Reece, US Congress (1889 - 1961)

Brazilla Carroll Reece (December 22, 1889–March 19, 1961) was an American politician from Tennessee. He served in the United States House of Representatives. Reece was born on a farm near Bu...

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Gov. Gordon Browning MP (1889 - 1976)

Gordon Weaver Browning (November 22, 1889 – May 23, 1976) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1937 to 1939, and again from 1949 to 1953. He also served six term...

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John Vines Wright, US Congress (1828 - 1908)

John Vines Wright (June 28, 1828 – June 11, 1908) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 7th congressional district of Tennessee. Wrigh...

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Jacob M Thornburgh, US Congress (1837 - 1890)

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John A. Moon, US Congress (1855 - 1921)

John Austin Moon (April 22, 1855 - June 26, 1921) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 3rd congressional district of Tennessee. Born on Apri...

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Isham G. Harris, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1818 - 1897)

Isham Green Harris (February 10, 1818 – July 8, 1897) was an American politician. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1857 to 1862 and as a U.S. Senator from 1877 until his death. As g...

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Horace Maynard, US Congress (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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US Rep. William C. Anderson (1853 - 1902)

William Coleman Anderson (July 10, 1853 – September 8, 1902) was a U.S. Republican politician. He was born at Tusculum, near Greeneville, Tennessee. He was elected as a Republican to the Unite...

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James C. McDearmon,US Congress (1844 - 1902)

US Congressman. He served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was elected to represent Tennessee's 9th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving fro...

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William W. Vaughan, US Congress (1831 - 1878)

William Wirt VaughanJuly 2, 1831 - August 19, 1878 was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 8th congressional district of Tennessee. Vaughan was...

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William F. Prosser, US Congress (1834 - 1911)

William Farrand Prosser (March 16, 1834 – September 23, 1911) was a American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives representing Tennessee, and was a Union Colonel...

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Col. Isaac R. Hawkins, USA, US Congress (1818 - 1881)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Politician. As a lawyer in legal practice, he served as a U.S. Army Lieutenant in the Mexican War. After the war he resumed the practice of law, was delega...

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William Fitzgerald, US Congress (1799 - 1864)

William Fitzgerald was an American politician who represented Tennessee's 9th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Fitzgerald was born at Port Tobacco Village in Ch...

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Barclay Martin, US Congress (1802 - 1890)

Barclay Martin was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Martin was born in Edgefield District, South Carolin...

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Irene Baker, US Congress (1901 - 1994)

Edith Irene Bailey Baker (17 November 1901 – 2 April 1994) was a United States Representative from Tennessee, the first woman to represent that state in the United States Congress as a member ...

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William M. Inge, US Congress (1802 - 1846)

William Marshall Inge was an American politician that represented Tennessee's tenth district in the United States House of Representatives. Inge was born in Granville County, North Carolina in 1802...

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J. Will Taylor, US Congress (1880 - 1939)

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H. Casey Young, US Congress (1828 - 1899)

Hiram Casey Young (December 14, 1828 – August 17, 1899) was an American lawyer and politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 10th congressional district of ...

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John Goff Ballentine, US Congress (1825 - 1915)

ohn Goff Ballentine(May 20, 1825 - November 23, 1915) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Ballentine wa...

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Col. Robert Weakley, US Congress (1764 - 1845)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A123032 Joined Revolutionary Army at 16. Moved to TN, 1785. State Representative, 1796. US Representative, 1809-11. State Senator, ...

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Bennett Hillsman Henderson, US Congress (1784 - c.1849)

Bennett Hillsman Henderson, (September 5, 1784 – October 1850) was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.[1] Henderson was born on Se...

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Adam Huntsman (1786 - 1849)

Adam Huntsman was an American lawyer and politician who represented Tennessee's twelfth district in the United States House of Representatives from 1835 to 1837. Adam Huntsman grave in the Old Salem ...

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Capt. Gordon W. Browning, Governor MP (1889 - 1976)

Gordon Weaver Browning (November 22, 1889 – May 23, 1976) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1937 to 1939, and again from 1949 to 1953. He also served six term...

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Hopkins L. Turney, U.S. Senator (1797 - 1857)

Hopkins Lacy Turney (October 3, 1797 – August 1, 1857) was a Democratic U.S. Representative and United States Senator from Tennessee. Biography Turney was born in the Smith County sett...

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Robert Desha, III, US Congress (1791 - 1849)

Captain in War of 1812 Robert Desha was an American politician who represented Tennessee's 5th Congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. He was the brother of U.S. Repre...

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Samuel Powell, US Congress (1776 - 1841)

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Horace Maynard, US 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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Oscar Byrd Lovette, US Congress (1871 - 1934)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1931 to 1933. Also served as a Member of Tennesse State Legislature and Del...

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Jesse Wharton, US Senate & Congress (1782 - 1833)

Jesse Wharton (July 29, 1782 – July 22, 1833) was an attorney who briefly represented Tennessee in each house of Congress. Biography Wharton was born in Albemarle County, Virginia and ...

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George Campbell, U.S. Sen. and Sec'y of the Treasury MP (1769 - 1848)

George Washington Campbell , a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in the parish of Tongue, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, February 9, 1769; immigrated with his parents to North Carolina in 1...

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John A. Rhea, US Congress (1753 - 1832)

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William C. C. Claiborne, US Congress, Gov. (c.1775 - 1817)

For more information: William Charles Cole Claiborne (b. before 23 November 1772,[1] or on 13 August 1773,[2] or between 23 November 1773 and 23 November 1774,[3] or in August 1775[4] – d. 2...

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William Dickson, US Congress (1770 - 1816)

. William Dickson (May 5, 1770 - February 21, 1816) was a United States politician and a United States Representative for Tennessee from 1801 to 1807. Dickson was born in Duplin County, North Carol...

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Henry C. Snodgrass, US Congress (1848 - 1931)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1891 to 1895

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Jere Cooper, US Congress (1893 - 1957)

US Congressman. Born near Dyersburg, Tennessee, graduated from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1914 and practiced law from 1915 in Dyersburg. Enlisted in the Second Tennessee Infant...

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David A. Nunn, US Congress (1833 - 1918)

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Samuel M Arnell, US Congress (1833 - 1903)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1866 to 1871. Also served as a Delegate to the Tennessee State Constitution...

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Col Josiah Patterson (CSA) US Congress (1837 - 1904)

Josiah Patterson (April 14, 1837-February 10, 1904) was an American soldier, political figure, and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 10th District of Tennessee. Biogr...

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Haywood Y Riddle, Sr., US Congress (1834 - 1879)

Haywood Yancey Riddle (June 20, 1834-March 28, 1879) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee. Riddle wa...

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John Morgan Bright, US Congress (1817 - 1911)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 4th and 5th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1871 to 1881. Member of Tennessee State Legislature.

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Milton Brown, US Congress (1804 - 1883)

Milton Brown (February 28, 1804 – May 15, 1883) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee. Brown was born in Lebanon, Ohio. After growing up, He moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He Married Sara...

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Charles Bryson Simonton, US Congress (1838 - 1911)

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Gen. William Cullom, US Congress (1810 - 1896)

William Cullom was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives. Cullom was born on June 4, 1810 near Monticello, Kentucky in Wayne County. He attended the publ...

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Augustus H. Pettibone, US Congress (1835 - 1918)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1881 to 1887. Also served as a Member of the Tennessee State Legislature.

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William M. Churchwell, US Congress (1826 - 1862)

William Montgomery Churchwell was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives. Churchwell was born near Knoxville, Tennessee in Knox County on February 20, 182...

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Adam Rankin Alexander, US Congress (1781 - 1848)

US Congressman. During the War of 1812 he served as a Lieutenant in Captain William Dooley's Company of the 2nd Regiment, West Tennessee Militia. He was elected as a Representative from Tennessee to ...

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James B. Reynolds, US Congress (1779 - 1851)

James B. Reynolds (1779 – June 10, 1851) was an American politician that represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives. Reynolds was born in County Antrim, Ireland in 1...

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Joseph L. Williams, US Congress (1810 - 1865)

Joseph Lanier Williams was an American politician that represented Tennessee's third district in the United States House of Representatives. Williams was born near Knoxville, Tennessee on October 2...

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Hon. Robert Allen (c.1788 - 1844)

Robert Allen (June 19, 1778 – August 19, 1844) was an American merchant and politician from Carthage, Tennessee. He represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives from 181...

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Samuel M. Fite, US Congress (1816 - 1875)

Samuel McClary Fite (June 12, 1816 – October 23, 1875) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 4th congressional district. Samue...

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Christopher H. Williams, US Congress (1789 - 1857)

Christopher Harris "Kit" Williams was an American politician who represented Tennessee's United States House of Representatives, thirteenth and United States House of Representatives, eleventh distri...

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Rice A. Pierce, US Congress (1848 - 1936)

Rice Alexander Pierce(July 3, 1848 - July 12, 1936) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 9th congressional district of Tennessee. Pierce was...

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Washington C. Whitthorne, U.S. Senator (1825 - 1895)

Washington Curran Whitthorne (April 19, 1825 – September 21, 1891) was a Tennessee attorney, Democratic politician, and an Adjutant General in the Confederate Army. Early life and career ...

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Lucien B. Chase, US Congress (1817 - 1864)

Lucien Bonaparte Chase (December 5, 1817 – December 4, 1864) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 9th congressional district. ...

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Gen. Richard Cheatham, US Congress (1799 - 1845)

Richard Cheatham (February 20, 1799 – September 9, 1845) was an American politician who represented Tennessee's United States House of Representatives, Tennessee eleventh district in the Uni...

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Lemuel P. Padgett, US Congress (1855 - 1922)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1901 until his death in 1922. Member of Tennessee State Senate, serving in ...

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Roderick R. Butler, US Congress (1827 - 1902)

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Samuel Axley Smith, US Congress (1822 - 1863)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1853 to 1859.

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Dr. Zachery D. Massey, US Congress (1864 - 1923)

Zachary David Massey (November 14, 1864 - July 13, 1923) was an American politician that represented the 1st congressional district of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives. Content...

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Mounce G. Butler, US Congress (1849 - 1917)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1905 to 1907. Mounce Gore Butler was born in that town on May 11, 1849,...

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Cordell Hull, U.S. Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize 1945 (1871 - 1955)

Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee. He is best-known as the longest-serving Secretary of State, holding the position for...

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John C. Houk, US Congress (1860 - 1923)

John Chiles Houk was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 2nd congressional district of Tennessee. He was born in Clinton, Tennessee in Anders...

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Leonidas C. Houk, US Congress (c.1836 - c.1891)

Leonidas Campbell Houk (June 8, 1836 – May 25, 1891) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 2nd congressional district of Tennessee. Betw...

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Col. William T. Avery, US Congress (1819 - 1880)

Source: The Groton Avery Clan, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden), Vol. I, p. 497, and vol II, p 805 lists name as William Thomas Avery. _____ Find A Grave record Civil War...

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Col. John H. Savage (CSA), US Congress (c.1815 - 1904)

John Houston Savage was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee. He was born in McMinnville, Tennessee on Oct...

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William B. Carter (USA) (1820 - 1902)

William B. Carter (USA), planned and coordinated the East Tennessee bridge-burning conspiracy in late 1861. William Blount Carter was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee September 11,1820, the son of Alf...

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