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Joseph W. Fifer, Governor (1840 - 1938)

Joseph Wilson Fifer (October 28, 1840 – August 6, 1938) was the 19th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1889 to 1893. He also served as a member of the Illinois Senate, 1881–83. ...

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John Marshall Hamilton, Governor (1847 - 1905)

John Marshall Hamilton (May 28, 1847 – September 22, 1905) was the 18th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1883 to 1885.

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Shelby Moore Cullom, Governor (1829 - 1914)

Shelby Moore Cullom (November 22, 1829 – January 28, 1914) was a U.S. political figure, serving in various offices, including the United States House of Representatives, the United States Sena...

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John Wood, Governor (1798 - 1880)

) John Wood (December 20, 1798 – June 11, 1880) was the 12th Governor of Illinois, serving from March 18, 1860, to January 14, 1861. Wood was a founder and the first settler of Quincy, Illinoi...

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Joel Aldrich Matteson, Governor (1808 - 1873)

Joel Aldrich Matteson (August 8, 1808 – January 31, 1873) was the tenth Governor of Illinois, serving from 1853 to 1857. In 1855, he became the first governor to reside in the Illinois Executi...

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Augustus C. French, Governor (1808 - 1864)

Augustus Chaflin French (August 2, 1808 - September 4, 1864) was the ninth Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1846 until 1853. He is best known for his fiscal policies, which eliminated the ...

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Thomas Ford, Governor (1800 - 1850)

) Thomas Ford (December 5, 1800 – November 3, 1850) was the eighth Governor of Illinois, and served in this capacity from 1842 to 1846. A Democrat, he is remembered largely for his involvement...

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Gov. William Lee D. Ewing, US Senator (1795 - 1846)

William Lee Davidson Ewing (August 31, 1795 – March 25, 1846) was a politician from Illinois who served partial terms as the fifth governor of the state and as U.S. Senator. Ewing was born i...

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John Reynolds, Governor (1788 - 1865)

) John Reynolds (February 26, 1788 – May 8, 1865) was a United States politician from the state of Illinois. He was one of the original four justices of the Illinois Supreme Court, 1818–...

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Frank White, Governor (1856 - 1940)

) Frank White (December 12, 1856 – March 23, 1940) was the eighth Governor of North Dakota. A Republican, White also served as Treasurer of the United States from 1921 to 1928. Family Colo...

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Joseph M. Devine, Governor (1861 - 1938)

Joseph McMurray Devine (March 15, 1861 – August 31, 1938) was an American politician who was the Republican Governor of North Dakota from 1898 to 1899. He served as governor for less than on...

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Frank A. Briggs, Governor (1858 - 1898)

Frank A. Briggs (September 15, 1858—August 9, 1898) was an American Republican elected official who served as the fifth Governor of North Dakota from January 6, 1897 until his death nineteen m...

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Roger Allin, Governor (1848 - 1936)

Roger Allin (December 18, 1848 – January 1, 1936) was an American politician who was the fourth Governor of North Dakota from 1895 to 1897, and the second Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota f...

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Eli C. D. Shortridge, Governor (1830 - 1908)

Eli C. D. Shortridge (March 29, 1830 – February 4, 1908) was an American politician who was the third Governor of North Dakota from 1893 to 1895. Shortridge was the first governor to live in...

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John Miller, 1st Governor of North Dakota (1843 - 1908)

) John Miller (October 29, 1843 – October 26, 1908) was an American politician with the Republican Party. He served as the first Governor of North Dakota from 1889 to 1891. Biography Mille...

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H. Guy Hunt, Governor (1933 - 2009)

Harold Guy Hunt (June 17, 1933 – January 30, 2009) was an American politician in the Republican party who served as the 49th Governor of Alabama from 1987 to 1993. He was the first Republican ...

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Gordon Persons, Governor (1902 - 1965)

Seth Gordon Persons (February 5, 1902 – May 29, 1965) was an American Democratic politician who was the 43rd Governor of Alabama from 1951 to 1955. He was born and died in Montgomery, Alabam...

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Chauncey Sparks, Governor (1884 - 1968)

George Chauncey Sparks (October 8, 1884 – November 6, 1968), known as Chauncey Sparks, was a Democratic American politician who was the 41st Governor of Alabama from 1943 to 1947. Alabama go...

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Frank M. Dixon, Governor (1892 - 1965)

Frank Murray Dixon (July 25, 1892 – October 11, 1965) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the 40th Governor of Alabama from 1939 to 1943 and is most known for reorganizing th...

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Benjamin M. Miller, Governor (1864 - 1944)

Benjamin Meek Miller (March 13, 1864 – February 6, 1944) was an American Democratic politician Early life Miller was born in Oak Hill, Wilcox County, Alabama, on March 13, 1864, to Rev. ...

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William W. Brandon, Governor (1868 - 1934)

William Woodward Brandon (June 5, 1868, Talladega, Alabama – December 7, 1934) was an American Democratic politician who was the 37th governor of Alabama from 1923 to 1927. Biography Born ...

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Thomas Kilby, Governor (1865 - 1943)

Thomas Erby Kilby, Sr. (July 9, 1865 - October 22, 1943) was an American politician. He was the eighth Lieutenant Governor of Alabama and the 36th Governor of Alabama. Biography Kilby was born ...

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Charles Henderson, Governor (1860 - 1937)

) Charles Henderson (April 26, 1860 – January 7, 1937) was the 35th Governor of Alabama from 1915 to 1919 and a member of the Democratic Party. Before serving as governor, Henderson was mayor ...

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B. B. Comer, Governor, U.S. Senator (1848 - 1927)

Braxton Bragg Comer (November 7, 1848 – August 15, 1927) was a planter, businessman, and an American Democratic politician who was the 33rd Governor of Alabama from 1907 to 1911, and a United ...

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William D. Jelks, Governor (1855 - 1931)

William Dorsey Jelks (November 7, 1855 – December 13, 1931) was an American Democratic politician who was the 32nd Governor of Alabama from 1901 to 1907; he had been a newspaper publisher an...

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William J. Samford, Governor MP (1844 - 1901)

William James Samford (September 16, 1844 – June 11, 1901) was an American Democratic politician who was the 31st Governor of Alabama from 1900 to 1901. Samford was born in Greenville, Geo...

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Joseph F. Johnston, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1843 - 1913)

Joseph Forney Johnston (March 23, 1843 – August 8, 1913) was an American Democratic politician and businessman who was the 30th Governor of Alabama from 1896 to 1900. He later served in the U....

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Thomas G. Jones, Governor MP (1844 - 1914)

Thomas Goode Jones (November 26, 1844 – April 28, 1914) was an American Democratic politician who was the 28th Governor of Alabama from 1890 to 1894. Born in 1844 in Macon, Georgia and died in...

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Thomas Seay, Governor MP (1846 - 1896)

Thomas Seay (November 20, 1846 – March 30, 1896) was an American Democratic politician who was the 27th Governor of Alabama from 1886 to 1890. Seay Hall at the Alabama Agricultural and Mec...

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George S. Houston, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1811 - 1879)

George Smith Houston (January 17, 1811 – December 31, 1879) was an American Democratic politician who was the 24th Governor of Alabama, a United States Representative and a United States Senat...

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Robert B. Lindsay, Governor MP (1824 - 1902)

Robert Burns Lindsay (July 4, 1824, Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, Scotland - February 13, 1902, Tuscumbia, Alabama) was the 22nd Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1870 to 1872. Lindsay studied...

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William Hugh Smith, Governor MP (1826 - 1899)

William Hugh Smith (April 28, 1826 Fayette County, Georgia – January 1, 1899 Birmingham, Alabama) was the first Republican and the 21st Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama, serving from 1868...

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Robert M. Patton, Governor MP (1809 - 1885)

Robert Miller Patton (July 10, 1809 – February 28, 1885) was the 20th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1865 to 1867. Patton was born July 10, 1809, in Russell County, Virginia. His...

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John Gill Shorter, Governor MP (1818 - 1872)

John Gill Shorter (April 23, 1818 – May 29, 1872) was the 17th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1861 to 1863, during the Civil War. Shorter, an attorney, was born in 1818 in Mont...

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Andrew B. Moore, Governor MP (1807 - 1873)

Andrew Barry Moore (March 7, 1807 – April 5, 1873) was the 16th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1857 to 1861, and served as Governor at the outbreak of the American Civil War. Moo...

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Reuben Chapman, Governor MP (c.1799 - 1882)

Reuben Chapman (July 15, 1799 – May 16, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician. Born in 1799 in Bowling Green, Virginia, he represented Alabama in the U.S. House from 1835 to 1847 and s...

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Arthur P. Bagby, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1794 - 1858)

Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794 – September 21, 1858) was the tenth Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1837 to 1841. Born in Louisa County, Virginia in 1794, he studied law and was admi...

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Gov. John Murphy, US Congress MP (1786 - 1841)

) John Murphy (1786 – September 21, 1841) was the fourth Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama, serving two terms from 1825 to 1829. Murphy was born in 1786 in Robeson County, North Carolina...

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Gabriel Moore, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (c.1785 - 1845)

Gabriel Moore (c. 1785 – June 9, 1845) was a Democratic-Republican politician and fifth Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama (1829–1831). Life and Politics Moore was born in Stok...

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Warren Green, Governor (1869 - 1945)

Warren Everett Green (March 10, 1869 – April 27, 1945) was the 13th Governor of South Dakota. Green, a Republican from Hazel, South Dakota, served from 1931 to 1933. He was also a State Sena...

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Coe I. Crawford, Governor, U.S. Senator (1858 - 1944)

Coe Isaac Crawford (January 14, 1858 – April 25, 1944) was the sixth Governor of South Dakota in the United States. Biography Crawford was born near Volney, in Allamakee County, Iowa. He a...

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William J. Bulow, Governor, U.S. Senator (1869 - 1960)

William John Bulow (January 13, 1869 – February 26, 1960) was an American politician and a lawyer. He was the first Democratic Governor of South Dakota, receiving the highest vote ever receive...

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Samuel H. Elrod, Governor (1856 - 1935)

Samuel Harrison Elrod (May 1, 1856 – July 13, 1935) was the fifth Governor of South Dakota. Elrod, a Republican from Clark, South Dakota, served from 1905 to 1907. Biography Elrod was born...

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Gov. William H. Bissell, US Congress MP (1811 - 1860)

William Henry Bissell (April 25, 1811 – March 18, 1860) was the 11th Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1857 until his death. He was one of the first successful Republican Party candi...

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Carl Gunderson, Governor (1864 - 1933)

Carl Gunderson (June 20, 1864 – February 16, 1933) was the 11th Governor of South Dakota. Gunderson, a Republican from Mitchell, South Dakota, served from 1925 to 1927. Biography Gunderson...

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Andrew E. Lee, Governor (1847 - 1934)

Andrew Ericson Lee (March 18, 1847 – March 19, 1934) was an American politician who served as the third Governor of South Dakota. Biography Lee was born near Bergen in Norway and at a youn...

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Charles H. Sheldon, Governor (1840 - 1898)

Charles Henry Sheldon (September 12, 1840 – October 20, 1898) was the second Governor of South Dakota. Biography Charles Henry Sheldon was born in Lamoille County, Vermont, the third of ...

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Arthur C. Mellette, 1st Governor of South Dakota (1842 - 1896)

Arthur Calvin Mellette (June 23, 1842 – May 25, 1896) was the last Governor of the Dakota Territory and the first Governor of the State of South Dakota. Biography Mellette was the son of C...

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Dwight W. Burney, Governor (1892 - 1987)

Dwight Willard Burney (January 7, 1892 – March 10, 1987) was a Nebraska Republican politician. He served as the 30th Governor of Nebraska. Burney was born in Hartington, Nebraska, the son of...

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Ralph G. Brooks, Governor (1898 - 1960)

Ralph Gilmour Brooks (July 6, 1898 – September 9, 1960) was a Nebraska Democratic politician and the 29th Governor of Nebraska. Brooks was born in Eustis, Nebraska. His father was a farmer a...

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Robert B. Crosby, Governor MP (1911 - 2000)

From Wikipedia (English) : Robert Berkey Crosby (March 26, 1911 – January 7, 2000) was an American Republican politician who served as the 27th Governor of Nebraska from 1953 to 1955. Crosby...

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Gov. Joseph Duncan, U.S. Congress (1794 - 1844)

Joseph Duncan (February 22, 1794 – January 15, 1844) was an Illinois politician. He served as the sixth Governor of Illinois from 1834 to 1838, the only Whig to ever govern the state. Before b...

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Val Peterson, Governor (1903 - 1983)

Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson (July 18, 1903 – October 17, 1983), also known as Val Peterson, was an American politician who served as the 26th Governor of Nebraska from 1947 to 1953; as...

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Gov. Arthur J. Weaver (1873 - 1945)

Arthur Jerard Weaver (November 18, 1873 – October 17, 1945) was a Nebraska Republican politician and the 22nd Governor of Nebraska. Weaver was born near Falls City, Nebraska. His education w...

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Gov. Shadrack Bond, US Congress (1773 - 1832)

Shadrach Bond (November 24, 1773 – April 12, 1832) was a representative from Illinois Territory to the United States Congress. In 1818, he was elected the first Governor of Illinois, becoming ...

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Adam McMullen, Governor (1872 - 1959)

Adam McMullen (June 12, 1872 – March 2, 1959) was a Nebraska Republican politician and was the 21st Governor of Nebraska. McMullen was born in Wellsville, New York and as a young boy moved w...

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Samuel Roy McKelvie, Governor (1881 - 1956)

Samuel Roy McKelvie (April 15, 1881 – January 6, 1956) was a American politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska. McKelvie served as the 19th Governor of Nebraska, from 1919 to 1923. He was al...

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John H. Morehead, Governor (1861 - 1942)

ohn Henry Morehead (December 3, 1861 – May 31, 1942) was a Nebraska Democratic politician and the 17th Governor of Nebraska. Born on a farm in Lucas County, Iowa, Morehead attended business ...

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Chester Hardy Aldrich, Governor (1862 - 1924)

Chester Hardy Aldrich (November 10, 1862 – March 10, 1924) was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the 16th governor of Nebraska and as a justice of the Nebr...

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Gov. Ashton C. Shallenberger, US Congress (1862 - 1938)

Ashton Cokayne Shallenberger (December 23, 1862 – February 22, 1938) was a Nebraska Democratic politician and the 15th Governor of Nebraska from 1909 to 1911. Shallenberger was born in Toulo...

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George L. Sheldon, Governor (1870 - 1960)

George Lawson Sheldon (May 31, 1870 – April 4, 1960), the first Nebraska-born governor, was 14th Governor of Nebraska from 1907 until 1909. He was a Republican from the progressive wing of tha...

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John H. Mickey, Governor (1845 - 1910)

John Hopwood Mickey (September 30, 1845 – June 2, 1910, in Osceola, Nebraska) was a Republican politician who served as the 13th Governor of Nebraska from 1903 to 1907. Life and Career Ear...

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Ezra P. Savage, Governor (1842 - 1920)

Ezra Perin Savage (April 3, 1842 – January 8, 1920) was a Nebraska republican politician and the 12th Governor of Nebraska from 1901 to 1903. He was the tenth Lieutenant Governor in 1901. Sa...

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William A. Poynter, Governor (1848 - 1909)

Nebraska Governor. Served as Governor of Nebraska from 1899 to 1901. (bio by: K) Burial: Wyuka Cemetery Lincoln Lancaster County Nebraska, USA Plot: Lot: Sec-14 Lot-5166 Sp-11-------------------- ...

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Silas A. Holcomb, Governor (1858 - 1920)

Silas Alexander Holcomb (August 25, 1858 – April 25, 1920) was a Nebraska lawyer and politician elected as the ninth Governor of Nebraska and serving from 1895 to 1899. He ran under a fusion t...

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James E. Boyd, Governor (1834 - 1906)

) James Edward Boyd (September 9, 1834 – April 30, 1906) was an Irish-born American businessman in pioneer Omaha, Nebraska, and a politician. The founder of Boyd's Packing House, he served as ...

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James W. Dawes, Governor (1844 - 1918)

James William Dawes (January 8, 1844 – October 8, 1918) was a Republican Nebraska politician. He served as the sixth Governor of Nebraska from 1883 to 1887. He was born in McConnelsville, Oh...

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Albinus Nance, Governor (1848 - 1911)

Albinus Roberts Nance (March 30, 1848 – December 7, 1911) was an American politician. He served as a soldier during the American Civil War, and as the fourth Governor of Nebraska. Nance was ...

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Silas Garber, Governor (1833 - 1905)

Silas Garber (September 21, 1833 – January 12, 1905) was the founder of Red Cloud, Nebraska and was also Nebraska's third Governor. Garber was born in Logan County, Ohio. He moved to Clayton...

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William H. James, Acting Governor of Nebraska (1831 - 1920)

William Hartford James (October 5, 1831 – February 1, 1920) was a Republican Nebraska politician best known as the Acting Governor of Nebraska. He was also a member of the University of Nebr...

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David Butler, 1st Governor of Nebraska (1829 - 1891)

) David Christy Butler (December 15, 1829 – May 25, 1891) was a U.S. political figure. He was the first Governor of Nebraska, serving from 1867 until 1871. He was the first Governor of Nebrask...

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Gov. William Aiken, Jr., US Congress (1806 - 1887)

US Congressman, South Carolina Governor. He served as the Governor of South Carolina from 1844 to 1846. He was later elected to represent South Carolina's 2nd and 6th Districts in the United States Hou...

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Jan Brewer, Governor MP

Janice Kay "Jan" Brewer (born September 26, 1944) is the 22nd Governor of the U.S. state of Arizona, in office since 2009. A member of the Republican Party, Brewer is the fourth woman, and third cons...

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Evan Mecham, Governor MP (1924 - 2008)

Evan Mecham (May 12, 1924 – February 21, 2008) was the 17th Governor of Arizona. A decorated veteran of World War II, Mecham earned his living as an automotive dealership owner and occasional ...

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John "Jack" R. Williams, Governor MP (1909 - 1998)

John Richard "Jack" Williams (October 29, 1909 – August 24, 1998) was an American radio announcer and politician. After gaining public recognition through Arizona through his work in radio, ...

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John Howard Pyle, Governor MP (1906 - 1987)

John Howard Pyle (March 25, 1906 – November 29, 1987) was the ninth Governor of the U.S. state of Arizona, serving from 1951 to 1955. He was a Republican. A 1930 graduate of Arizona State Un...

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Dan Edward Garvey, Governor MP (1886 - 1974)

Dan Edward Garvey (June 19, 1886 – February 5, 1974) was the eighth Governor of Arizona from 1948 to 1951. Early career Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Garvey graduated from St. Aloysius H...

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Sidney Preston Osborn, Governor MP (1884 - 1948)

Sidney Preston Osborn (May 17, 1884 – May 25, 1948) was the 1st Secretary of State of Arizona, and later the seventh Governor of Arizona and is, as of 2007, the only governor of Arizona to s...

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Robert Taylor Jones, Governor MP (1884 - 1958)

Robert Taylor Jones (February 8, 1884 – June 11, 1958) was the sixth Governor of the U.S. state of Arizona and served from 1939 to 1941. Born in Rutledge, Tennessee, he was a civil engineer ...

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Rawghlie Clement Stanford, Governor MP (1879 - 1953)

Rawghlie Clement Stanford (August 2, 1879 – December 15, 1963) was the fifth Governor of Arizona and served from 1937 to 1939. Born in Buffalo Gap, Texas, he moved with his family to Phoenix...

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Thomas Edward Campbell, Governor MP (1878 - 1944)

Thomas Edward Campbell (January 18, 1878 – March 1, 1944) was the second governor of the state of Arizona, United States. He is the first Republican and first native-born governor elected afte...

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John A. Burns, U.S. Governor MP (1909 - 1975)

John Anthony Burns (March 30, 1909 – April 5, 1975) served as the second Governor of Hawaii from 1962 to 1974. Born in Fort Assinniboine, Montana, Burns was a resident of Hawaii from 1913. E...

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William F. Quinn, 12th Territorial and 1st State Governor of Hawaii MP (1919 - 2006)

William Francis Quinn (July 13, 1919 – August 28, 2006) was the Governor of the Territory of Hawaii from 1957 to 1959 and the Governor of the State of Hawaii from 1959 to 1962. Originally appo...

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William G. D. Worthington, Gov., Envoy (c.1785 - 1856)

Hon. William Grafton Delaney Worthington IV (1785–1856) was an American lawyer, judge and state Governor, and Secretary of the Territory of East Florida. William was the son of William Worthin...

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William M. Tuck, Governor (1896 - 1983)

William Munford Tuck (September 28, 1896 – June 9, 1983) served as the 55th Governor of Virginia from 1946 to 1950 as a Democrat. He was the youngest son of Halifax County, Virginia tobacco ...

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Orville Freeman, Governor, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1918 - 2003)

Orville Lothrop Freeman (May 9, 1918 – February 20, 2003) was an American Democratic politician who served as the 29th Governor of Minnesota from January 5, 1955 to January 2, 1961, and as the...

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Charles S. Whitman (1868 - 1947)

Charles Seymour Whitman (September 29, 1868 – March 29, 1947) served as the 41st Governor of New York from January 1915 to December 1918. He was also a delegate to Republican National Conventi...

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Harlan J. Bushfield, Governor, U.S. Senator (1882 - 1948)

Harlan John Bushfield (August 6, 1882 – September 27, 1948) was a politician from South Dakota. He was born in Atlantic, Iowa in 1882. He moved with his family to South Dakota in 1883, and att...

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William H. McMaster, Governor, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1968)

William Henry McMaster (May 10, 1877 – September 14, 1968) was the tenth Governor of South Dakota, serving from 1921 until 1925, and also a United States Senator from that state. He died at th...

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William D. Williamson, Governor (1799 - 1846)

William Durkee Williamson (July 31, 1779 – May 27, 1846) was the second Governor of the U.S. state of Maine, and one of the first congressmen from Maine in the United States House of Represent...

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John Moses, Governor, U.S. Senator (1885 - 1945)

John Moses (June 12, 1885 – March 3, 1945) was the 22nd Governor of North Dakota from 1939 to 1945, and served in the United States Senate in 1945 until his death that year. Biography ...

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Lynn Frazier, Governor, U.S. Senator (1874 - 1947)

Lynn Joseph Frazier (December 21, 1874 – January 11, 1947) was a politician from North Dakota, serving as a U.S. Senator from 1923 to 1941 and the 12th Governor of North Dakota from 1917 until...

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William Langer, Governor, U.S. Senator (1886 - 1959)

William "Wild Bill" Langer (September 30, 1886 – November 8, 1959) was a prominent US politician from North Dakota. Langer is one of the most colorful characters in North Dakota history, most ...

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Col. William DuBose (1786 - 1855)

State senator; Lieut. Governor South Carolina 1836-1838. from:

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William S. Fulton, Gov. AR Terr., US Senator (1795 - 1844)

William Savin Fulton (June 2, 1795– August 15, 1844) was an American lawyer and politician from Little Rock, Arkansas. He served as Governor of the Arkansas Territory and United States Senator...

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Jesse Ventura, 38th Governor of Minnesota MP

James George Janos (born July 15, 1951), better known by his stage name, Jesse Ventura, is an American politician, actor, author, veteran, and former professional wrestler who served as the 38th Govern...

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Gov. Simon Snyder (1759 - 1819)

Simon Snyder (5 November 1759 – 9 November 1819) was the third Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, serving three terms from 1808 to 1817. A Jeffersonian Democrat, he served three t...

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William W. Barron, Governor (1911 - 2002)

William Wallace "Wally" Barron (December 8, 1911 – November 12, 2002) was a Democratic machine politician in West Virginia. He was the state's 26th Governor from 1961 to 1965. He later served ...

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Okey L. Patteson, Governor (1898 - 1989)

Okey Leonidas Patteson (September 14, 1898 in Dingess, West Virginia – July 3, 1989 Beckley, West Virginia). He was the 23rd Governor of West Virginia for the term following the 1948 election....

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Clarence W. Meadows, Governor (1904 - 1961)

Clarence Watson Meadows was born in Beckley, Raleigh County. He attended Beckley High School, Georgia Military Academy, Washington and Lee University, and the University of Alabama. He established a ...

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