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David Emanuel, Governor MP (1744 - 1808)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for GEORGIA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor #: A036347 ) David Emanuel (January 1, 1744 – February 19, 1808) became 24th Governor of Georgia on ...

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George Handley, Governor MP (1752 - 1793)

) George Handley (February 9, 1752 – September 17, 1793) was an American politician. He was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, in 1752 and moved to Savannah, Georgia in 1775. During th...

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James Jackson, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1757 - 1806)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for GEORGIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A061042 ) James Jackson (September 21, 1757 – March 19, 1806) was an early Georgia politi...

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Jared Irwin, Governor MP (1750 - 1818)

Jared Irwin (1750 – March 1, 1818) served twice as elected Governor of Georgia (1796–1798) and (1806–1809). He first was elected to office as a reformer based on public outrage a...

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George Mathews, Governor MP (1739 - 1812)

George Mathews August 30, 1739-September 30, 1812 Parents: John Mathews and Ann Archer Wives: Mary Flowers b.1739 Anne Paul 1741-1788 Margaret Reed Children with Mary Flowers: Sarah...

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Gov. Edward Telfair MP (1735 - 1807)

Edward Telfair (1735 – September 17, 1807) was the Governor of the state of Georgia in 1786, and again from 1790 through 1793. He was a member of the Continental Congress, and a signer of the ...

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Lyman Hall, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1724 - 1790)

Lyman Hall (April 12, 1724 – October 19, 1790), physician, clergyman, and statesman, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia. Hall County is ...

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Nathan Brownson MP (1742 - 1796)

Nathan Brownson (May 14, 1742 – November 6, 1796) was an American physician and statesman from Riceboro, Georgia. He served Georgia as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1777 and as the...

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Maj. Seth John Cuthbert MP (1741 - 1788)

Seth John Cuthbert briefly served as the eighth Chairman of the Supreme Executive Council (governor) of Georgia during the American Revolution. He married Mary Clay, daughter of Joseph Clay, and was ...

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Colonel William Glascock MP (1730 - 1793)

Governor of Georgia (Acting - American Revolution) and American military officer - Lieutenant and Colonel. Served in the French and Indian War as a Lieutenant. Known as the "Rebel Counselor." Regarde...

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Archibald Bulloch MP (c.1730 - 1777)

DAR Ancestor #: A016858 Archibald Bulloch (c.1730 – February 22, 1777) was a lawyer, soldier, and statesman from Georgia during the American Revolution. Early life Bulloch was born a...

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George Walton, Signer, "Declaration of Independence" MP (c.1741 - c.1804)

The dates in the wiki are wrong! George Walton signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia and also served as the second Chief Executive of that state. W...

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Tim Kaine, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is an American politician currently serving as the junior United States Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2013. A member of the Demo...

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Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Governor (1914 - 1999)

. Mills Edwin Godwin, Jr. (November 19, 1914 – January 30, 1999) of Chuckatuck, Virginia, was an American politician who was the 60th and 62nd Governor of Virginia for two non-consecutive term...

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Albertis S. Harrison, Jr., Governor (1907 - 1995)

. Albertis Sydney Harrison Jr. (January 11, 1907 – January 23, 1995) was an American politician and jurist. A Democrat associated with Virginia's Byrd Organization, he was the 59th Governor of...

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J. Lindsay Almond, Jr., Governor (1898 - 1986)

. James Lindsay Almond, Jr. (June 15, 1898 – April 15, 1986) was a United States federal judge and politician. He served as the 58th Governor of Virginia from 1958 until 1962. Early life ...

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Thomas B. Stanley, Governor (1890 - 1970)

Thomas Bahnson Stanley (July 16, 1890 – July 10, 1970) was an American politician, manufacturer and Holstein cattle breeder. Early life He was born to Crockett Stanley (January 8, 1838...

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Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. (1897 - 1981)

Colgate Darden Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. (February 11, 1897 - June 9, 1981) was a Democratic Congressman from Virginia (1933-37, 1939-41), the 54th Governor of Virginia (1942-46), Chancellor of...

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Gov. Francis W. Pickens, US Congress (1805 - 1869)

Francis Wilkinson Pickens (April 7, 1805 – January 25, 1869) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 69th Governor of South Carolina when the state seceded from the United Stat...

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Col. Pierce Mason Butler, Governor MP (1798 - 1847)

Pierce Mason Butler (April 11, 1798 – August 20, 1847) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the 56th Governor of South Carolina from 1836 to 1838. He was killed while serving as...

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John Garland Pollard, Governor (1871 - 1937)

John Garland Pollard (August 4, 1871 – April 28, 1937) was an American politician who served as the 51st Governor of Virginia from 1930 to 1934. Early life John Garland Pollard was bor...

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Harry F. Byrd, Sr., US Senator (1887 - 1966)

Harry Flood Byrd, Sr. (June 10, 1887 – October 20, 1966) of Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia was an American newspaper publisher, farmer and politician. He was a descendant of one of the ...

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Elbert Lee Trinkle, Governor (1876 - 1939)

Elbert Lee Trinkle or E. Lee Trinkle (March 12, 1876 – November 25, 1939) an American politician who served as the 49th Governor of Virginia from 1922 to 1926. On March 12, 1876, Trinkle w...

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Westmoreland Davis, Governor (1859 - 1942)

Westmoreland "Morley" Davis (August 21, 1859 – September 7, 1942) a lawyer, farmer, and the 48th Governor of Virginia from February 1, 1918 to February 1, 1922. Davis was born to a wealthy...

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Henry Carter Stuart, Governor (1855 - 1933)

Henry Carter Stuart (January 18, 1855 – July 24, 1933) was a businessman and U.S. political figure from Virginia. He served as the 47th Governor of Virginia between 1914 and 1918, which encomp...

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William Hodges Mann, Governor (1843 - 1927)

William Hodges Mann (July 30, 1843 – December 12, 1927) was an American Democratic politician. Mann was the 46th Governor of Virginia from 1910 to 1914. He attended Brownsburg Academy. Pol...

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Claude A. Swanson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1862 - 1939)

Claude Augustus Swanson (March 31, 1862 – July 7, 1939) was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Virginia. He served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

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Andrew Jackson Montague, Governor (1862 - 1937)

Andrew Jackson Montague (October 3, 1862 – January 24, 1937) was an American politician from Virginia. He served as the 44th Governor of Virginia, from 1902 to 1906, and a Congressman from 191...

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James Hoge Tyler, Governor (1846 - 1925)

James Hogue Tyler (August 11, 1846 - January 3, 1925) was a United States political figure. He was the 16th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1890 to 1894, and the 43rd Governor of Virginia from 1...

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Colonel Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (CSA), Governor (1840 - 1905)

Charles Triplett "Trip" O'Ferrall (October 21, 1840 – September 22, 1905) was a Virginian politician who served as a U.S. Representative from 1883 to 1894 and the 42nd Governor of Virginia fro...

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Philip Watkins McKinney, Governor (1832 - 1899)

Philip Watkins McKinney (March 17, 1832 – March 1, 1899) was an American politician who served as the 41st Governor of Virginia from 1890 to 1894. Born in New Store, in Buckingham County, he a...

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Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee (CSA) MP (1835 - 1905)

Fitzhugh Lee: November 19, 1835-April 18, 1905, b. Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, d. Fairfax County, Virginia, United States Fitzhugh Lee was governor of Virginia 1886-1890. Parents: Sydn...

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William E. Cameron, Governor (1842 - 1927)

William Evelyn Cameron (November 29, 1842 – January 25, 1927) was a soldier, lawyer, journalist, and politician. He served as the 39th Governor of Virginia from 1882–1886, elected as th...

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Colonel Frederick W. M. Holliday (CSA), Governor (1828 - 1899)

Frederick William Mackey Holliday (February 22, 1828 – May 20, 1899) was a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War and the 38th Governor of Virginia from 1878 to 1882....

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Maj. General James L. Kemper (CSA), Governor (1823 - 1895)

James Lawson Kemper (June 11, 1823 – April 7, 1895) was a lawyer, a Confederate general in the American Civil War, and the 37th Governor of Virginia. He was the youngest of the brigade command...

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Gilbert Carlton Walker (1833 - 1885)

Gilbert Carlton Walker (August 1, 1833 – May 11, 1885) was a United States political figure. He served as the 36th Governor of Virginia, first as a Republican provisional governor between 1869...

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Gov. John Letcher MP (1813 - 1884)

Time Line March 29, 1813 - John Letcher is born in Lexington, the son of merchant William Houston Letcher and Elizabeth Davidson Letcher. 1832 - John Letcher enrolls at Washington College in Lexi...

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Joseph Johnson, Governor (1785 - 1877)

) Joseph Johnson (December 19, 1785 – February 27, 1877) was a United States Representative and was the 32nd Governor of Virginia from 1852 to 1856. Born in Orange County, New York, he moved w...

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Major Gen. William "Extra Billy" Smith (CSA), Governor (1797 - 1887)

William "Extra Billy" Smith (September 6, 1797 – May 18, 1887) was a lawyer, congressman, the 30th and 35th Governor of Virginia and one of the oldest Confederate generals in the American Civi...

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James McDowell, Governor (1795 - 1851)

James McDowell (October 13, 1795–August 24, 1851) was a U.S. Congressman and Governor of Virginia, 1843–1846. McDowell was born at "Cherry Grove," near Rockbridge County, Virginia, Oc...

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John Munford Gregory (1804 - 1884)

John Munford Gregory (July 8, 1804 – April 9, 1884) was a U.S. political figure and Acting Governor of Virginia from 1842 to 1843. Gregory was born in Virginia on July 8, 1804 and was a me...

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Gov. John Rutherford (1792 - 1866)

John Rutherfoord (December 6, 1792, Richmond, Virginia - August 3, 1866) was a U.S. political figure. He served as Acting Governor of Virginia between 1841 and 1842. He was the brother-in-law of Edwa...

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John W. Stevenson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1886)

John White Stevenson (May 4, 1812 – August 10, 1886) was a U.S. Representative, the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, the 25th Governor of Kentucky and U.S. Senator. His father, Andrew Ste...

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Edward Coles MP (1786 - 1868)

Second Governor of Illinois Edward Coles (December 15, 1786 – July 7, 1868) manumitted his slaves in 1819, was secretary to James Madison (1810 to 1815), neighbor and anti-slavery associate of...

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John Mercer Patton, Gov. US Congress (1797 - 1858)

John Mercer Patton (August 10, 1797 – October 29, 1858) was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Patton attended Princeton University and...

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Thomas Walker Gilmer, Governor (1802 - 1844)

Thomas Walker Gilmer From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas W. Gilmer 15th United States Secretary of the Navy In office February 19, 1844 – February 28, 1844 Preceded by David Hensh...

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Wyndham Bolling Robertson (1803 - 1888)

Wyndham Robertson (January 26, 1803 – February 11, 1888) was the Acting Governor of the U.S. state of Virginia from 1836 to 1837. He also served twice in the Virginia House of Delegates, the s...

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Littleton Waller Tazewell, Governor, U.S. Senator (1774 - 1860)

Littleton Waller Tazewell (December 17, 1774 – May 6, 1860) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from and the 26th Governor of Virginia. Tazewell, son of Henry Tazewell, was born in Willi...

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William B. Giles, Virginia Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1762 - 1830)

William Branch Giles (August 12, 1762 – December 4, 1830); the name is pronounced jyles) was an American statesman, long-term Senator from Virginia, and the 24th Governor of Virginia. He serve...

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John Tyler, 10 President of the United States MP (1790 - 1862)

John TYLER (10th President of the USA) was born on 29 Mar 1790 in Greenway, Charles City County, Virginia. He served as as President of the United States from 1841 to 1845. He died on 17 Jan 1862 in Ri...

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James Pleasants, Jr., 22nd Governor of Virginia (DemRep) MP (1769 - 1836)

James Pleasants, Jr. (October 24, 1769 – November 9, 1836) was an American politician who served in the U.S. Senate from 1819 to 1822 and was the 22nd Governor of Virginia from 1822 to 1825....

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Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Gov. of Virginia (1768 - 1828)

. Thomas Mann Randolph Jr. (October 1, 1768 – June 20, 1828) was a planter, soldier, and politician from Virginia. He served as a member of both houses of the Virginia General Assembly, a Repr...

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Peyton Randolph (1779 - 1828)

) Peyton Randolph (1779 – December 26, 1828) was a Democrat-Republican politician from Virginia. Following the death of Governor George William Smith, and 68 others, in the burning of the Rich...

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George William Smith, Governor of Virginia MP (1762 - 1811)

) George William Smith (1762 – December 26, 1811) was Acting Governor of Virginia, briefly between the terms of John Tyler, Sr. and James Monroe in January 1811 and the 17th Governor of Virgin...

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Moses Tyler (1778 - 1861)

"There is an alternate tree to Pres. John Tyler being that his father John Tyler w. Mary Marot Armistead parents were Henry Tyler(1725-1777) w. Alice Strother. Ancestry.com made a generic notation th...

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Hon. William H. Cabell, of "Montevideo" MP (1772 - 1853)

William H. Cabell (December 16, 1772 – January 12, 1853) was a Virginia politician and Democratic-Republican. He served as Member of the Assembly, as Governor of Virginia, and as judge. He ado...

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James Monroe, 5th President of the USA MP (1758 - 1831)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A081100 Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 183...

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John Pendleton, Jr. (c.1749 - 1806)

. John Pendleton, Jr. (1749 – 1806) was the acting Governor of Virginia for a short period of time in 1799.

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Hardin Burnley (1761 - 1809)

See: Hardin Burnley (March 19, 1761 – March 11, 1809) was the acting Governor of Virginia for a short period of time in 1799.

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Robert Brooke MP (c.1761 - 1800)

) Robert Brooke (c. 1761 – February 27, 1800) was the son of Richard Brooke, and grandson of Robert Brooke, a skilled surveyor, who had been one of Lt. Governor Alexander Spotswood's "Knights ...

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Maj. Gen. Henry Lee, "Light Horse Harry" MP (1756 - 1818)

DAR Ancestor #: A068555 Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United ...

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Beverley Randolph (c.1754 - 1797)

8th Governor of Virginia; first after Virginia ratified the U.S. Consitution. See: Beverley Randolph (1754 – February 7, 1797) was an American politician from Virginia. He served as the eigh...

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Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1791)

'Benjamin Harrison, V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress...

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David Jamison (c.1723 - 1793)

) David Jameson (1723 – July 10, 1793) was the acting Governor of Virginia for a short period of time in 1781. A native of Essex County, he served as lieutenant governor under Thomas Nelson, J...

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George W. Johnson, 1st Confederate Governor of Kentucky (1811 - 1862)

) George Washington Johnson (May 27, 1811 – April 8, 1862) was the first Confederate governor of Kentucky. A lawyer-turned-farmer from Scott County, Kentucky, Johnson favored secession as a me...

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Col. William Fleming MP (1727 - 1795)

Colonel William Fleming (February 18, 1729 – August 5, 1795) was a physician, soldier, statesman, and planter who briefly acted as the Governor of Virginia during the American Revolutionary Wa...

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America MP (1743 - 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

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Gov. Happy Chandler, U.S. Senator (1898 - 1991)

Albert Benjamin ("Happy") Chandler, Sr. (July 14, 1898 – June 15, 1991) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He represented the state in the U.S. Senate and served as its 44th and...

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Gov. John LaRue Helm (1802 - 1867)

Politician. Served in the Kentucky House of Representatives (1826), Kentucky State Senate (1844), Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky (1848-1850) and Governor of Kentucky (1850-1851, 1867). -----------...

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Lt. General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Sr. (CSA) (1823 - 1914)

. Simon Bolivar Buckner (April 1, 1823 – January 8, 1914) fought in the United States Army in the Mexican–American War and in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. ...

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John Jordan Crittenden, US Atty Gen. (1787 - 1863)

John Jordan Crittenden (September 10, 1787 – July 26, 1863) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He twice served as United States Attorney General – in the administrations ...

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James Clark, Governor (1779 - 1840)

) James Clark (January 16, 1779 – September 27, 1839) was a 19th-century American politician who served in all three branches of Kentucky's government and in the U.S. House of Representatives....

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George Thomas Madison (1763 - 1816)

George Madison (June 1763 – October 14, 1816) was the sixth Governor of Kentucky. He was the first governor of Kentucky to die in office, serving only a few weeks in 1816. Little is known of M...

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John Mathews, Governor (c.1744 - 1802)

) John Mathews (1744 – November 17, 1802) was an American lawyer from Charleston, South Carolina. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1781 where he endorsed the Articl...

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Francis Harrison Pierpont, Post-War Mil. Gov. of Virginia MP (1814 - 1899)

Francis Harrison Pierpont (January 25, 1814 – March 24, 1899), called the "Father of West Virginia," was an American lawyer, politician, and unelected "governor" of the Union-controlled parts ...

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Charles A. Wickliffe, Governor, U.S. Postmaster General MP (1788 - 1869)

Charles Anderson Wickliffe (June 8, 1788 – October 31, 1869) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He also served as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives, the 14th Governor of K...

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John Francis Mercer, Governor (1759 - 1821)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A077476 John Francis Mercer (May 17, 1759 – August 30, 1821) was an American lawyer, pl...

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Governor John Brooks (1752 - 1825)

) John Brooks (baptized May 4, 1752 – March 1, 1825) was a doctor, military officer, and politician from Massachusetts. He served as the 11th Governor of Massachusetts from 1816 to 1823, and w...

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Joseph Haslet, Governor (1769 - 1833)

Joseph Haslet (1769 – June 20, 1823) was an American planter and politician from Cedar Creek Village in Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republic...

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Maj. Gen. Charles Scott (Continental Army), Governor MP (1739 - 1813)

Charles Scott Birth: Apr., 1739 - Goochland County, Virginia, USA Death:  Oct. 22, 1813 - Clark County, Kentucky, USA Parents: Samuel Scott Wives: Frances Sweeney, Judith (Bell) Gist ...

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George Howard, Governor (1789 - 1846)

) George Howard (November 21, 1789 – August 2, 1846) was the 22nd Governor of the State of Maryland in the United States from 1831 to 1833. Howard was well known as a fervent anti-Jacksonian d...

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Colonel David Hall (Continental Army), Governor (1752 - 1817)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for DELAWARE with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A049521 ) David Hall (January 4, 1752 – September 18, 1817) was an American lawyer and politician ...

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Gov. William Hall MP (c.1775 - 1856)

Governor William Hall was born in Surrey County, North Carolina, in February 1775, to Major William Hall and Elizabeth Thankful Doak Hall. The family moved to Tennessee in 1785 and lost seven fam...

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Aaron Ogden, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1756 - 1839)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of Major. DAR Ancestor #: A085700 Service: NEW JERSEY Rank: MAJOR Birth: 12-3-1756 ELIZABETHTOWN NEW JERSEY Death: 4-19-1839 JERS...

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Brig. General Samuel Elbert, Governor MP (1740 - 1788)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Georgia with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A037083 Samuel Elbert (1740 – November 1, 1788) was an American merchant, soldier, and po...

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John Houstoun, Governor MP (1744 - 1796)

John Houstoun ( /ˈhaʊstən/; August 31, 1744 – July 20, 1796) was an American lawyer and statesman from Savannah, Georgia. He was a delegate for Georgia in the Continenta...

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Charles S. Morehead, Governor MP (1802 - 1868)

Charles Slaughter Morehead (July 7, 1802 – December 21, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, and served as the 20th Governor of Kentucky. Though a member of the Whig Party for most of ...

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Governor Joseph Desha (1768 - 1842)

Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood published 1895 showing "a soldier in the Revolution at 15 years of age, with Mad Anthony Wayne in '96, a major general ...

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James Hamilton, Jr., Governor (1786 - 1857)

James Hamilton, served as a major in the War of 1812 and was elected Governor of South Carolina in 1830. He became known as "the Great Nullifier" He later moved to Texas where he fought in its war with...

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Percival Proctor Baxter, Governor (1876 - 1969)

Percival Proctor Baxter (November 22, 1876 – June 12, 1969) was the 53rd Governor of the U.S. state of Maine who served from 1921 to 1925. Early life Baxter was born into a wealthy fam...

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John S. Battle, Governor (1890 - 1972)

John Stewart Battle (July 11, 1890 – April 9, 1972) was an American politician and the 56th Governor of Virginia from 1950 to 1954. Battle was born in 1890 in New Bern, Craven County, Nort...

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Robert P. Bass, Governor (1873 - 1960)

Robert Perkins Bass (September 1, 1873 – July 29, 1960) was an American farmer, forestry expert, and Republican politician from Peterborough, New Hampshire. He served in both houses of the New...

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Gen. William B. Bate (CSA), Gov, US Senator (1826 - 1905)

William Brimage Bate (October 7, 1826 – March 9, 1905) was the Governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887 and subsequently a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1887 until his death. He ser...

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Dewey F. Bartlett, Governor, U.S. Senator (1919 - 1979)

Dewey Follett Bartlett, Sr. (March 28, 1919 – March 1, 1979), a U.S. politician, served as the 19th Governor of Oklahoma from 1967 to 1971, following his same-party Republican predecessor, Hen...

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Luke P. Blackburn, Governor (1816 - 1887)

Luke Pryor Blackburn (June 16, 1816 – September 14, 1887) was a physician, philanthropist, and politician from the US state of Kentucky. He was elected the 28th governor of Kentucky, serving f...

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James Barbour, Gov., US Senator, 11th U.S. Secretary of War MP (1775 - 1842)

James Barbour (June 10, 1775 – June 7, 1842) was an American lawyer, a member and speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, the 18th Governor of Virginia, the first Governor to reside in the...

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Conrad Baker, Governor (1817 - 1885)

Conrad Baker (February 12, 1817 – April 28, 1885) was a state representative, 15th Lieutenant Governor, and the 15th Governor of the U.S. state of Indiana from 1867 to 1873. Baker had served i...

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Alf Landon, Governor (1887 - 1987)

Alfred Mossman "Alf" Landon (September 9, 1887 – October 12, 1987) was an American Republican politician, who served as the 26th Governor of Kansas from 1933–1937. He was best known for...

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Peter Hardeman Burnett, 1st Governor of California MP (1807 - 1895)

Peter Hardeman Burnett (November 15, 1807 – May 17, 1895) was an American politician and the first state governor of California, serving from December 20, 1849 to January 9, 1851. He was also th...

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John Lyde Wilson, Governor (1784 - 1849)

John Lyde Wilson (May 24, 1784 – February 12, 1849) was the 49th Governor of South Carolina from 1822 to 1824 and an ardent supporter of dueling. Early life and career Born in Marlboro...

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