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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)

Dr. Paul Martin Pearson (October 22, 1871 – March 26, 1938) was an author, college professor, and a very embattled first civilian Governor of the United States Virgin Islands. Pearson was bo...

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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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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, Governor (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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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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David Sholtz, Governor (1891 - 1953)

David Sholtz (October 6, 1891 – March 21, 1953) was the 26th Governor of Florida. Early life and education Sholtz was born to Jewish parents in Brooklyn, New York, and after graduating fro...

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Doyle E. Carlton, Governor (1885 - 1972)

Doyle Elam Carlton (July 6, 1885 – October 25, 1972) was the Governor of Florida. Early life Doyle Carlton the son of Albert and Martha Carlton was born in Wauchula, Florida. He had one yo...

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John W. Martin, Governor (1884 - 1958)

John Wellborn Martin (June 21, 1884 – February 22, 1958) was an American politician. He was the 24th Governor of Florida, serving from 1925 to 1929. He also served as Mayor of Jacksonville, Fl...

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Cary A. Hardee, Governor (1876 - 1957)

Cary Augustus Hardee (November 13, 1876 – November 21, 1957) was the 23rd Governor of Florida. Born in Taylor County, Florida, he spent most of his life in Live Oak, Florida. He was a lawyer...

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Sidney Johnston Catts, Governor (1863 - 1936)

Sidney Johnston Catts (July 31, 1863—March 9, 1936) was an American politician and anti-Catholic spokesman. He was the 22nd Governor of Florida. Catts was born in Pleasant Hill, Alabama and ...

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Park Trammell, Governor, U.S. Senator (1876 - 1936)

Park Monroe Trammell (April 9, 1876 – May 8, 1936), an American politician of the Democratic Party, was the 21st Governor of Florida and represented Florida in the United States Senate from 19...

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Albert W. Gilchrist, Governor (1858 - 1926)

Albert Waller Gilchrist (January 15, 1858 – May 15, 1926) was the 20th Governor of Florida. Born in Greenwood, South Carolina, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point an...

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William Sherman Jennings, Governor (1863 - 1920)

William Sherman Jennings (March 24, 1863 – February 27, 1920) was a U.S. politician. He served as the 18th Governor of Florida after being a lawyer, county judge and state representative. Ea...

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Henry L. Mitchell, Governor (1832 - 1903)

Henry Laurens Mitchell (September 3, 1831–October 14, 1903) was an American lawyer, judge, and politician. He served as the 16th Governor of Florida (1893–1897). Mitchell was born nea...

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Francis P. Fleming, Governor (1841 - 1908)

Francis Philip Fleming (September 28, 1841 – December 20, 1908) was an American politician and the 15th Governor of Florida from 1889 to 1893. Fleming was a Democrat, strong supporter of segre...

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Brig. General Edward A. Perry (CSA), Governor (1831 - 1889)

Edward Aylesworth Perry (March 15, 1831 – October 15, 1889) was a general under Robert E. Lee during the American Civil War and the 14th Governor of Florida. Early life He was a descenda...

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William D. Bloxham, Governor (1835 - 1911)

William Dunnington Bloxham (July 9, 1835 – March 15, 1911) was an American politician. He served as the 13th and 17th Governor of Florida in two non-consecutive terms. Prior to his first term ...

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George Franklin Drew, Governor (1827 - 1900)

George Franklin Drew (August 6, 1827 – September 26, 1900) was the 12th Governor of the U.S. state of Florida. Born in Alton, New Hampshire, he moved to the south, opening a machine shop in ...

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Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns, Governor (1839 - 1891)

Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns (1839-1891) was an American politician. He served as the 11th Governor of Florida, from 1874 to 1877. Born in Lovell, Maine on April 29, 1839, he attended Colby College an...

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Ossian B. Hart, Governor (1821 - 1874)

Ossian Bingley Hart (January 17, 1821 – March 18, 1874) was the tenth Governor of the U.S. state of Florida, and the first governor of Florida who was born in the state. Born in Jacksonville t...

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Gov. Harrison Reed (1813 - 1899)

Harrison Reed (1813–1899) was the ninth Governor of Florida. Reed was born in Littleton, Massachusetts on August 26, 1813, to parents Seth and Rhoda Reed. His brothers were Curtis Reed and Georg...

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David S. Walker, Governor (1815 - 1891)

David Shelby Walker (May 2, 1815 – July 20, 1891) was the eighth Governor of Florida. Walker was born near Russelville in Logan County, Kentucky. He attended private schools in Kentucky and ...

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William Marvin, Governor (1808 - 1902)

William Marvin (April 14, 1808 – July 9, 1902) was an American lawyer, politician, and United States federal judge. He was the seventh Governor of Florida Born in Fairfield, New York, Marvin...

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Abraham K. Allison, Governor (1810 - 1893)

Abraham Kurkindolle Allison (December 10, 1810 – July 8, 1893) was a Florida businessman and politician. He served in the Florida Territorial Legislature and the Florida State House of Represe...

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Madison S. Perry, Governor (1814 - 1865)

Madison Starke Perry (1814–March 1865) was the fourth Governor of Florida. Early life Madison Starke Perry was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina, the youngest child of Benjamin Perr...

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James E. Broome, Governor (1808 - 1883)

James Emilius Broome (December 15, 1808 – November 23, 1883) was an American politician who was the third Governor of Florida. Early life and career Broome was born in Hamburg, South Carol...

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Thomas Brown, Governor (1785 - 1867)

) Thomas Brown (October 24, 1785 – August 24, 1867) was an American politician who served as Florida's second Governor from 1849 to 1853. He is buried at the Old City Cemetery in Tallahassee. ...

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William Dunn Moseley, 1st Governor of Florida (1795 - 1863)

William Dunn Moseley (February 1, 1795 – January 4, 1863) was an American politician. A Democrat and North Carolina native, Moseley became the first Governor of the state of Florida, serving f...

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Bob C. Riley, Governor (1924 - 1994)

Bob Cowley Riley (September 18, 1924 – February 16, 1994) was an American educator and politician who served as Governor of Arkansas for 11 days in 1975. He had previously been a member of t...

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Benjamin Travis Laney, Governor (1896 - 1977)

Benjamin Travis Laney, Jr. (25 November 1896 – 21 January 1977), was the 33rd Governor of Arkansas, having served from 1945-1949. Laney was born in Camden, where he attended Ouachita Count...

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Homer Martin Adkins, Governor (1890 - 1964)

Homer Martin Adkins (October 15, 1890 – February 26, 1964) was the 32nd governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas. He was born near Jacksonville in Pulaski County. In 1908, he attended Draughon's...

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Harvey Parnell, Governor (1880 - 1936)

Harvey Parnell (February 28, 1880 – January 16, 1936) was the 29th governor of Arkansas, and served from 1928 to 1933. Biography Parnell was born in Orlando in Cleveland County in southern...

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John Ellis Martineau, Governor (1873 - 1937)

John Ellis Martineau (December 2, 1873 – March 6, 1937) was the 28th Governor of Arkansas, having served for less than one term from 1927 to 1928. Life and career John Ellis Martineau wa...

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Tom Jefferson Terral, Governor (1882 - 1946)

Thomas Jefferson Terral (December 21, 1882 – March 9, 1946) was the 27th Governor of Arkansas. Biography Terral was born in Union Parish in northern Louisiana. He attended the University o...

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