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Gov. William J. Holloway (1881 - 1970)

Oklahoma Governor. After serving in the army at the end of World War I, he was elected to the Oklahoma Senate, where he served from 1920 to 1926. While serving as Acting Lieutenant Governor, he was e...

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James Holshouser, Governor (1934 - 2013)

James Eubert Holshouser, Jr. (October 8, 1934 – June 17, 2013) was the 68th Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1973 to 1977. He was the first Republican candidate to be elected as go...

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William Miller (1770 - 1825)

) William Miller (1770–1825) was the 18th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1814 to 1817. Born in Warren County, North Carolina, William Miller was orphaned at the age of 22 ...

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John B. Swainson, Governor (1925 - 1994)

John Burley Swainson (July 31, 1925 – May 13, 1994) was a politician and jurist from the US state of Michigan, as well as the 42nd Governor of Michigan. Swainson was born in Windsor, Ontario...

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Madeleine May Kunin, Governor MP

Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is an American diplomat and politician. She was the 77th Governor of Vermont from 1985 until 1991, as a member of the Democratic Party. She also served a...

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Pío de Jesús Pico MP (1801 - 1894)

Last Governor of Mexican California Pio de Jesus Pico (1801-1894) was born at the Mission San Gabriel to one of the earliest families in Los Angeles. Ethnically, being of African, American Indian and...

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Gov. Monrad C. Wallgren, US Senator (1891 - 1961)

Monrad Charles Wallgren (April 17, 1891 – September 18, 1961) was an American politician who served as the 13th Governor of Washington from 1945 to 1949, as well as representing that state i...

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Mike Rounds (1954 - d.)

Marion Michael "Mike" Rounds (born October 24, 1954) is an American politician who is the junior United States Senator-elect from South Dakota. A member of the Republican Party, Rounds served as the ...

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Gov. Henry Dutton MP (1796 - 1869)

Governor of Connecticut. Picture taken from (and further biography): Portraits of eminent Americans now living: The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography:

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Gov. Russell M. Cunningham, MD (1855 - 1921)

Alabama Governor. Served as the Governor of Alabama from 1904 to 1905, and Lieutenant Governor of Alabama from 1903 to 1907.

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Charles Smith Olden (1799 - 1876)

Charles Smith Olden (February 19, 1799 – April 7, 1876) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 19th Governor of New Jersey from 1860 to 1863 during the first part of the ...

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Joseph Dorsett Bedle (1831 - 1894)

Joseph Dorsett Bedle, Sr. (January 5, 1821 – October 21, 1894) was an American Democratic Party politician, who served as the 23rd Governor of New Jersey from 1875-1878.

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Marcus L. Ward, Governor, U.S. Congressman MP (1812 - 1884)

Marcus Lawrence Ward (November 9, 1812 – April 25, 1884) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 21st Governor of New Jersey from 1866 to 1869, and represented the state i...

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Mike Johanns, U.S. Senator MP

Michael Owen "Mike" Johanns (born June 18, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from Nebraska, in office since 2009. He served as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999 until 2005, and he was chair ...

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Joe Manchin, U.S. Senator MP

Joseph "Joe" Manchin III (born August 24, 1947)[1] is the junior United States Senator from West Virginia . Manchin, a member of the Democratic Party , previously served as the Governor of West Virgini...

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John Hoeven, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

John Henry Hoeven III (born March 13, 1957) is the senior United States Senator from North Dakota. A member of the North Dakota Republican Party, he previously served as the 31st Governor of North Da...

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Jeanne Shaheen, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Jeanne Shaheen (born Cynthia Jeanne Bowers; January 28, 1947) is an American politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and the senior United States Senator from New Hampshire. She is the first fe...

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Jay Rockefeller, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV (born June 18, 1937) is the senior United States Senator from West Virginia. He was first elected to the Senate in 1984, while in office as Governor of West Virginia...

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Jim Risch, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Boise, Ada, ID, USA

Biography About Senator Risch of Idaho James E. Risch, currently serving as Idaho's 28th Senator, holds a longstanding commitment to public service and a passion for good government. Known for "pragm...

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Maj. Gen. Wesley Merritt, 1st US Mil. Gov. of the Philippines (1834 - 1910)

Wesley Merritt (June 16, 1836[1] – December 3, 1910) was a general in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. He is noted for distinguished service i...

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Harold Robert Parfitt (1921 - 2006)

) Major General Harold Robert Parfitt (U.S. Army (Ret.)) (August 6, 1921—May 21, 2006), was Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1975 to 1979. MG Parfitt was born in Coaldale, Pennsylvan...

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David Stuart Parker (1919 - 1990)

David Stuart Parker (March 22, 1919 - May 9, 1990) served as the Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1971 to 1975. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1940, a...

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Major General Joseph C. Mehaffey (1889 - 1963)

Joseph Cowles Mehaffey (November 20, 1889 - February 18, 1963) was a Major General in the United States Army. As a member of the Army Corps of Engineers, he was the consulting engineer on the Arlingt...

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Julian Larcombe Schley (1880 - 1965)

Julian Larcombe Schley (1880–1965) was a Chief of Engineers of the U.S. Army, who also served as Governor of the Panama Canal Zone. Biography Schley was born in Savannah on February 23, ...

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George Washington Goethals (1858 - 1928)

George Washington Goethals (/ˈɡoʊθəlz/ goh-thəlz; June 29, 1858 – January 21, 1928) was a United States Army officer and civil engineer, best known ...

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Gen. Guy Vernor Henry (USA), 3rd Military Gov. of Puerto Rico MP (1839 - 1899)

Guy Vernor Henry (March 9, 1839 – October 27, 1899) was a military officer and Medal of Honor recipient who served as an early Governor of Puerto Rico. Biography Henry was born in Fort Smi...

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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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Gov. Paul Hamilton, SecNav (1762 - 1816)

) South Carolina Governor. Served as the Governor of South Carolina from 1804 to 1806, and from 1809 to 1812, he served as the United States Secretary of the Navy.

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Frank Murphy, Governor, US Attorney General, Assoc. Justice of the US Supreme Court (1890 - 1949)

William Francis "Frank" Murphy (April 13, 1890 – July 19, 1949) was a politician and jurist from Michigan. He was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1940 after a political career as Governor o...

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Alexander Oswald Brodie MP (1849 - 1918)

[ Alexander Oswald Brodie (November 13, 1849 – May 10, 1918) was an American military officer and engineer. Earning his initial reputation during the Indian wars, he came to prominence for his...

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Robert C. Kirk (1821 - 1898)

Robert C. Kirk was an American politician who served as the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1860 to 1862.[1] Kirk was born February 26, 1821 in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio.[2] He at...

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David P. Lewis, Governor (1820 - 1884)

David Peter Lewis (1820 Charlotte County, Virginia – July 3, 1884) was the 23rd Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama, having served from 1872 to 1874. After his term expired, a Republican w...

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William Preston Lane, Jr., Governor (1892 - 1967)

. William Preston Lane, Jr. (May 12, 1892 – February 7, 1967) was the 52nd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1947 to 1951. Early life and education Lane was born in Hagerstown...

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Lucius Robinson, Governor (1810 - 1891)

Lucius Robinson (1810–1891) was known as a “guardian of the economy” when he served as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee in the State Assembly. During the Civil War, he se...

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Carl E. Milliken, Governor (1877 - 1961)

Carl Elias Milliken (July 13, 1877 – May 1, 1961) was a U.S. Republican and Progressive Party politician, 51st governor of Maine. He was also a notable early figure in the motion picture indus...

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Llewellyn Powers (1836 - 1908)

Llewellyn Powers (October 14, 1836 – July 28, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Maine and the 44th Governor of Maine. Born in Pittsfield, Maine, Powers attended the common schools of Pitt...

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Brig. General Seldon Connor (USA), Governor (1839 - 1917)

Selden Connor (January 25, 1839 – July 9, 1917) was an American soldier, banker, and politician who was the 35th Governor of the U.S. state of Maine. Biography He was born in Fairfield, Ma...

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Paul Martin Pearson (1871 - 1938)

Paul Martin Pearson was the father of Andrew Russell pearson. He spent much of his life as a lecturer on the Chautauqua circuit, and later became a part owner of Chautauqua. This travelling company wen...

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John W. Griggs, Governor, U.S. Attorney General (1849 - 1927)

John William Griggs (July 10, 1849 – November 28, 1927) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 29th Governor of New Jersey, from 1896 to 1898, stepping down to assume t...

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James B. Longley, Governor (1924 - 1980)

James Bernard Longley, Sr. (April 22, 1924 – August 16, 1980) was an American politician. He served as the 69th Governor of Maine from 1975 to 1979, and was the first Independent to hold the o...

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Horace Hildreth, Governor (1902 - 1988)

Horace Augustus Hildreth was born on December 2, 1902 in Gardiner, Maine, the son of an attorney. Hildreth attended local schools before graduating from Bowdoin College in the class of 1925 and recei...

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John Fremont Hill, Governor (1855 - 1912)

- John Fremont Hill was an American capitalist and politician. He served in a number of positions in Maine government, including as Governor of Maine from 1901-1905. "Biographical Sketches of Represe...

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William T. Cobb, Governor (1857 - 1937)

William T. Cobb (July 23, 1857 - July 24, 1937) is an American politician and the 46th Governor of Maine. Cobb was born in Rockland, Maine on July 23, 1857. He graduated in 1877 from Bowdoin Colleg...

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William G. Crosby, Governor (1805 - 1881)

William George Crosby (September 10, 1805 – March 21, 1881) was an American politician and the 23rd Governor of Maine. Early life Crosby was born in Belfast, Maine on September 10, 1805. H...

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Richard H. Vose, Governor (1803 - 1864)

Richard H. Vose (November 8, 1803 – January 19, 1864) was an American politician and the 14th Governor of Maine for two days in 1841. Early life Vose was born in Augusta, Maine, on Novembe...

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Alonzo Garcelon, Governor (1813 - 1906)

Dr. Alonzo Garcelon (May 6, 1813 – December 8, 1906) was the 36th Governor of Maine, an American Civil War surgeon general, and a co-founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Birth and ea...

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Tim Pawlenty, 39th Governor of Minnesota MP

Timothy James "Tim" Pawlenty (born November 27, 1960) is president and CEO of Financial Services Roundtable, a Washington, D.C.-based industry advocacy group. He was a Republican politician who served ...

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Gov. L. C. Hughes (1842 - 1915)

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John W. Bricker, Governor, U.S. Senator (1893 - 1986)

John William Bricker (September 6, 1893 – March 22, 1986) was a United States Senator and the 54th Governor of Ohio. A member of the Republican Party, he was the Republican nominee for Vice Pr...

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Gov. Richard C. McCormick, US Congress (AZ & NY) (1832 - d.)

Richard Cunningham McCormick, Jr. (May 23, 1832 – June 2, 1901) was an American politician, businessman, and journalist. He served as the second Governor of Arizona Territory, three time Deleg...

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Gov. A. Victor Donahey, U.S. Senator (1873 - 1946)

Alvin Victor Donahey (also known as A. Victor Donahey, A. Vic Donahey, Vic Donahey, A. V. Donahey, or Honest Vic Donahey) (July 7, 1873 – April 8, 1946) was a Democratic Party politician from ...

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Gov. Coles Bashford, Territorial Representative (1816 - 1878)

Coles Bashford (January 24, 1816– April 25, 1878) was an American lawyer and politician who became the fifth Governor of Wisconsin. His one term as governor ended in a bribery scandal that for...

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Ben Nelson, U.S. Senator MP

Earl Benjamin "Ben" Nelson (born May 17, 1941) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 37th Governor of Nebraska from 1991 to 1999 and as a United States Senato...

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Frank Carlson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1893 - 1987)

Frank Carlson (January 23, 1893 – May 30, 1987) was an American politician who served as the 30th Governor of Kansas, Kansas State Representative, United States Representative, and United Stat...

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Andrew Frank Schoeppel, Governor, U.S. Senator (1894 - 1962)

Andrew Frank Schoeppel (November 23, 1894 – January 21, 1962) was an American politician and a member of the Republican Party. He was the 29th Governor of Kansas from 1943 to 1947 and a U.S. S...

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Arthur Capper, Governor, U.S. Senator (1865 - 1941)

Arthur Capper (July 14, 1865 – December 19, 1951) was an American politician from Kansas. He was the 20th Governor of Kansas from 1915 to 1919 and a United States Senator from 1919 to 1949. ...

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Gov. Francis R. Shunk (1788 - 1848)

Francis Rawn Shunk (7 August 1788 – 20 July 1848) was the tenth Governor of Pennsylvania from 1845 to 1848. Born into a poor family, Shunk served in the Pennsylvania militia during the War of ...

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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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Jared W. Williams, Governor, U.S. Senator (1796 - 1864)

Jared Warner Williams (December 22, 1796 – September 29, 1864) was an American lawyer and politician from Lancaster, New Hampshire. He graduated from Brown University at Providence, Rhode Isla...

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Mel Carnahan, 51st Governor of Missouri MP (1934 - 2000)

Melvin Eugene "Mel" Carnahan (February 11, 1934 – October 16, 2000) was an American politician. A Democrat, he served as the 51st Governor of Missouri (1993-2000) and was elected posthumously ...

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Leon Abbett (1835 - 1894)

Leon Abbett (October 9, 1835 – December 4, 1894) was an American Democratic Party politician, and lawyer, who served two separate terms as the 26th Governor of New Jersey, from 1884 to 1887 and ...

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Gov. John E. Osborne, MD, US Congress (1858 - 1943)

John Eugene Osborne (June 19, 1858 – April 24, 1943) was an American physician, farmer, banker and Democratic politician. He was the third Governor of Wyoming after the Wyoming Territory attaine...

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Gov. George W. Atkinson, US Congress (1845 - 1925)

George Wesley Atkinson (June 29, 1845 – April 4, 1925) of Ohio County was the tenth Governor of West Virginia. He also served in the U.S. House of Representatives and was a judge on the Court ...

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Terr. Gov. William Jayne (1826 - 1916)

William A. Jayne (October 8, 1826 – March 20, 1916) was an American physician and statesman. He served as Governor of the Dakota Territory and as the territory's delegate to the United States ...

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Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback MP (1837 - 1921)

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback, the son of a Mississippi white planter and a freed slave, became active in Republican Party politics in Louisiana as a delegate in the Republican state convention o...

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Gov. Henry Alexander Wise, (CSA) MP (1806 - 1876)

Henry Alexander Wise (December 3, 1806 – September 12, 1876) was a United States Congressman and governor of Virginia, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civ...

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Gov. Austin Blair, US Congress (1818 - 1894)

Austin Blair (February 8, 1818 – August 6, 1894), also known as the Civil War Governor, was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He was known as a strong opponent of slavery and seces...

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Robert B. Meyner, Governor (1908 - 1990)

Robert Baumle Meyner (July 3, 1908 – May 27, 1990) was an American Democratic Party politician, who served as the 44th Governor of New Jersey, from 1954 to 1962. Before being elected Governor,...

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Gov. Alexander M. Dockery, US Congress (1845 - 1926)

Alexander Monroe Dockery (February 11, 1845 – December 26, 1926) was an American physician and politician from the state of Missouri. A Democrat, he was a multi-term member of the United State...

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Bert M. Fernald, Governor, U.S. Senator (1858 - 1926)

Bert Manfred Fernald (April 3, 1858 – August 23, 1926) was a United States Senator and the 47th Governor of Maine. Biography Born in West Poland, Maine, he attended the public schools, Heb...

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Edwin C. Burleigh, Governor, U.S. Senator (1843 - 1916)

Edwin Chick Burleigh (November 27, 1843 – June 16, 1916) was an American politician from the state of Maine. Born in Linneus, Maine he attended the common schools and Houlton Academy before ...

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Frederick G. Payne, Governor, U.S. Senator (1904 - 1978)

Frederick George Payne (July 24, 1904 – June 15, 1978) was an American businessman and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Maine from 1953 to 1959. H...

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Edmund Muskie, 64th Governor of Maine MP (1914 - 1996)

Edmund Sixtus "Ed" Muskie (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996) was an American politician from Rumford, Maine. He served as Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, as a member of the United States Sen...

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Joseph W. "Holy Joe" Folk, Governor (1869 - 1923)

Joseph "Holy Joe" Wingate Folk (October 29, 1869 – May 29, 1923) was an American lawyer, reformer, and politician from St. Louis, Missouri. Raised in a strict Baptist household in Brownsvi...

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Charles W. Foster, Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1828 - 1904)

) Charles William Foster, Jr. (April 12, 1828 – January 9, 1904) was a U.S. Republican politician from Ohio. Foster was the 35th Governor of Ohio, and later went on to serve as Secretary of ...

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Samuel Cony, Governor (1811 - 1870)

Samuel Cony (February 27, 1811 – October 5, 1870) was an American politician, who most notably served as the 31st Governor of Maine from 1864 to 1867. Early years Cony was born in Augusta,...

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Arthur Crane, Governor (1877 - 1955)

Arthur Griswold Crane (September 1, 1877 – August 11, 1955) was an American teacher and politician. He was the 20th Governor of Wyoming from 1949 to 1951. Born in New York, Crane attended Ca...

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Lawrence William Cramer (1897 - 1979)

Lawrence William Cramer (December 26, 1897–1978) was the second civilian Governor of the United States Virgin Islands. Cramer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from the Univer...

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William H.H. Ross, Governor (1814 - 1887)

from William Henry Harrison Ross (June 2, 1814 – June 30, 1887) was an American farmer and politician from Seaford, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party who se...

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Lloyd C. Stark, Governor (1886 - 1972)

Lloyd Crow Stark (November 23, 1886 – September 17, 1972) was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Missouri. He was a Democrat. Stark was born in Louisiana, Missouri. Stark is a 1908 gradu...

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J. Wright Gordon, Governor (1809 - 1853)

James Wright Gordon (1809 – December 1853), usually referred to as J. Wright Gordon, was a Whig politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Gordon was born in Plainfield, Connecticut and stu...

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Lawton Chiles, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1930 - 1998)

Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. (April 3, 1930 – December 12, 1998), was an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. A Korean War veteran, Chiles later returned to Florida for law school ...

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John Wereat, Governor (c.1733 - 1799)

John Wereat (around 1733 – January 25, 1799) was an American politician and the ninth Governor of Georgia. Personal life Wereat was born in Road (now Rode, Somerset) in England, around 173...

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Button Gwinnett (1735 - 1777)

Button Gwinnett (1735 – May 19 or 27, 1777) was an British-born American political leader who, as a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, was the second of the signatories (fi...

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Bob Graham, Governor. U.S. Senator MP

Daniel Robert "Bob" Graham (born November 9, 1936) is an American politician and author. He was the 38th Governor of Florida from 1979 to 1987 and a United States Senator from that state from 1987 to...

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Reubin O'Donovan Askew, 37th Governor of Florida MP (1928 - 2014)

Reubin Askew Reubin O'Donovan Askew (born September 11, 1928) is an American politician, who served as the 37th Governor of the U.S. state of Florida from 1971 to 1979. Early life and career Aske...

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Claude R. Kirk, Jr., Governor MP (1926 - 2011)

. Claude Roy Kirk, Jr. (January 7, 1926 – September 28, 2011) was the 36th Governor of the U.S. state of Florida (1967–1971). He was the first Republican Governor of Florida since Recon...

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W. Haydon Burns, Governor MP (1912 - 1987)

William Haydon Burns (March 17, 1912 – November 22, 1987) was the 35th Governor of Florida from 1965 to 1967. He was also Mayor of the city of Jacksonville, Florida from 1949 to 1965. Early ...

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C. Farris Bryant, Governor (1914 - 2002)

Cecil Farris Bryant (July 26, 1914 – March 1, 2002) was the 34th Governor of Florida. He also served on the United States National Security Council and in the Office of Emergency Planning duri...

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LeRoy Collins, Governor MP (1909 - 1991)

Thomas LeRoy Collins (March 10, 1909–March 12, 1991) was the 33rd Governor of Florida. Early life Collins was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida, where he attended Leon High Schoo...

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Charley Eugene Johns, Governor MP (1905 - 1990)

Charley Eugene Johns (February 27, 1905 – January 23, 1990) was an American politician. Johns, a Baptist, served as the 32nd Governor of Florida from 1953 to 1955. Johns was born in Starke, ...

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Daniel T. McCarty, Governor MP (1912 - 1953)

Daniel Thomas McCarty (January 18, 1912 - September 28, 1953) was an American politician and elected officeholder. McCarty was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, and served as its speak...

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Fuller Warren, Governor MP (1905 - 1973)

Fuller Warren (October 3, 1905 – September 23, 1973) was the 30th Governor of Florida. Before 1949 Born in Blountstown, Florida, he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. While...

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Millard F. Caldwell, Governor (1897 - 1984)

Millard Fillmore Caldwell (February 6, 1897 – October 23, 1984) was an American politician. He was the 29th Governor of Florida (1945–1949) and served in all three branches of governmen...

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Spessard Holland, Governor, U.S. Senator (1892 - 1971)

Spessard Lindsey Holland (July 10, 1892 – November 6, 1971) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the 28th Governor of Florida from 1941 to 1945, and as a United States Senator f...

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Fred P. Cone, Governor (1871 - 1948)

Frederick Preston Cone (September 28, 1871 – July 28, 1948) was the 27th Governor of Florida. Early life He was born in the Benton community of northern Columbia County, Florida to William...

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