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Henry Safford Neal (1828 - 1906)

NEAL, Henry Safford, (1828 - 1906) NEAL, Henry Safford, a Representative from Ohio; born in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, August 25, 1828; attended the common schools; was graduated from Marietta ...

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Robert Murphy Nevin (1850 - 1912)

Robert Murphy Nevin (May 5, 1850–December 17, 1912) was an attorney and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. Robert M. Nevin was a lifelong Republican, very active i...

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James W. Symington MP

James Wadsworth Symington (/ˈsaɪmɪŋtən/; born September 28, 1927) is a United States attorney and politician who served as four-term member of the U.S. House of Rep...

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Carlos Peña Romulo MP (1898 - 1985)

Carlos Peña Rómulo was a Filipino diplomat, politician, soldier, journalist and author. In his youth, he was the King Consort to the 1922 Manila Carnival Queen, Virginia Llamas, who event...

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Caleb Ellis MP (1767 - 1816)

Ellis, Caleb (1767-1816) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., April 16, 1767. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1803; U.S. Repres...

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John Glenn Beall, Jr., U.S. Senator (1927 - 2006)

. John Glenn Beall, Jr. (June 19, 1927 – March 24, 2006) was a Republican member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland 1971–1977. He was also a member of the M...

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Robert B. Chiperfield (1899 - 1971)

Robert Bruce Chiperfield (November 20, 1899 - April 9, 1971) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, son of Burnett Mitchell Chiperfield. Born in Canton, Illinois, Chiperfield was educated in the ...

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Thomas C. Coffin (1887 - 1934)

Thomas Chalkley Coffin (October 25, 1887 – June 8, 1934) was a congressman from Idaho, a Democrat in the U.S. House from 1933 to 1934. Born in Caldwell, Idaho Territory, Coffin moved with hi...

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Henry Kirke Porter (1840 - 1921)

Henry Kirke Porter (November 24, 1840 – April 10, 1921) was an American businessman and Representative of the United States Congress for Pennsylvania's 31st congressional district. Biography...

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Walter W. Magee (1861 - 1927)

Walter Warren Magee (May 23, 1861 – May 25, 1927) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was born in Groveland, New York, USA on May 23, 1861. He graduated from Harva...

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William Astor Chanler (1867 - 1934)

William Astor Chanler (June 11, 1867 – March 4, 1934) was a soldier, explorer, and a U.S. Representative from New York, son of John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret Astor Ward. He was the great-g...

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John Edwards Russell (1834 - 1903)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Massachusetts' 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1889

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Walter Irving McCoy (1859 - 1933)

Walter Irving McCoy (December 8, 1859, Troy, New York – July 17, 1933, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 8th congressi...

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George Grinnell, Jr. (1786 - 1877)

US Congressman. He was elected to represent two separate Massachusetts Congressional Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving a total of ten years from 1829 to 1839. He first re...

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Ogden L. Mills, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1884 - 1937)

Ogden Livingston Mills (August 23, 1884 – October 11, 1937) was an American businessman and politician. Biography The son of Ogden Mills and Ruth T. Livingston, he had twin sisters Beatric...

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Robert O. Harris (1854 - 1926)

Robert Orr Harris (November 8, 1854 - June 13, 1926) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, son of Benjamin Winslow Harris. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Harris attended the common schools ...

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Henry G. Danforth (1854 - 1918)

Henry Gold Danforth (June 14, 1854 – April 8, 1918) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in the town of Gates, New York (now part of Rochester), Danforth attended private schools in...

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Melville Bull (1854 - 1909)

Melville Bull (September 29, 1854 – July 5, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, Bull attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, an...

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Samuel L. Powers (1848 - 1929)

Samuel Leland Powers (October 26, 1848 – November 30, 1929) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts.

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John E. Leonard (1845 - 1878)

John Edwards Leonard (September 22, 1845 – March 15, 1878) was a United States Representative from Louisiana. He was the grandnephew of John Edwards (Pennsylvania) who also served in Congress....

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Henry B. Lovering (1841 - 1911)

Henry Bacon Lovering (April 8, 1841 – April 5, 1911) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Early life and education Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Lovering attended the public ...

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William Ripley Brown (1840 - 1916)

William Ripley Brown (July 16, 1840 – March 3, 1916) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas. Born in Buffalo, New York, Brown studied at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire. He w...

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George E. Adams (1840 - 1917)

George Everett Adams (June 18, 1840 – October 5, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born in Keene, New Hampshire, Adams moved with his parents to Chicago, Illinois, in 1853. He a...

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Gerrit Smith MP (1797 - 1874)

Gerrit Smith (March 6, 1797 – December 28, 1874) was a leading United States social reformer, abolitionist, politician, and philanthropist. He was an unsuccessful candidate for President of th...

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James D. Quayle, 44th Vice President of the USA MP

An American politician and was the forty-fourth Vice President of the United States, serving under George H. W. Bush (1989–1993). He also served as a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from ...

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Ben Quayle MP

Benjamin Eugene "Ben" Quayle (born November 5, 1976) is an American politician, and a former U.S. Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district. A member of the Republican Party, he is the ...

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Hiram Sanford Stevens, US Congress (1832 - c.1893)

Hiram Stevens first came to Tucson in 1865 and purchased property for a house in April 1866. On the lot to the north of Stevens newly-purchased property was a one-room structure known as the Duffie...

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Curtis Coe Bean (1828 - 1904)

Curtis Coe "C. C." Bean (January 4, 1828 – February 1, 1904) was an American businessman and politician. Politically he served one term as Arizona Territory's Congressional delegate as well ...

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Charles J. Gilman (1824 - 1901)

Charles Jervis Gilman (February 26, 1824 - February 5, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Maine, grandnephew of John Taylor Gilman and Nicholas Gilman. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, Gilman atten...

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Stewart Udall, U.S. Secretary of the Interior MP (1920 - 2010)

Wikipedia Stewart Lee Udall (January 31, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was an American politician. After serving three terms as a congressman from Arizona, he served as Secretary of the Interior from...

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Brock Adams, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of Transportation (1927 - 2004)

Brockman "Brock" Adams (January 13, 1927 – September 10, 2004) was an American politician and member of Congress. Adams was a Democrat from Washington and served as a U.S. Representative, Sena...

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William Bradbury Small (1817 - 1878)

William Bradbury Small (May 17, 1817 - April 7, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire. Born in Limington, Maine, Small moved with his parents to Ossipee, New Hampshire. He attended the pub...

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John "Bowie Knife" Potter (1817 - 1899)

US Congressman. Born in Augusta, Maine, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy New Hampshire, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced to practice in East Troy, Wisconsin. He was judge...

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Timothy R. Young (1811 - 1898)

Timothy Roberts Young (November 19, 1811 – May 12, 1898) was an American attorney, farmer and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois in the 1800s.. Early life and caree...

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Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the USA MP (1804 - 1869)

Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was an American politician and the fourteenth President of the United States, serving from 1853 to 1857. To date, he is the only president f...

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John G. Palfrey (1796 - 1881)

John Gorham Palfrey (May 2, 1796 – April 26, 1881) was an American clergyman and historian who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. A Unitarian minister, he played a leading rol...

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Francis Ormond Jonathan Smith (1806 - 1876)

Francis Ormond Jonathan Smith (Brentwood, New Hampshire, November 23, 1806; Deering, Maine, October 14, 1876) was elected from the state of Maine to the United States House of Representatives to serv...

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John Parker Hale, Jr., U.S. Senator (1806 - 1873)

John Parker Hale (March 31, 1806 – November 19, 1873) was an American politician and lawyer from New Hampshire. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 and in...

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John Wesley Langley (1868 - 1932)

John Wesley Langley (January 14, 1868 - January 17, 1932) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, husband of Katherine Gudger Langley. Born in Floyd County, Kentucky, Langley attended the common s...

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Richard French (1792 - 1854)

Richard French (June 20, 1792 – May 1, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Boonesborough, Kentucky, French attended private schools. He studied law. He was admitted to t...

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Stephen C. Phillips (1801 - 1857)

Stephen Clarendon Phillips (November 4, 1801 – June 26, 1857) was a Representative from Massachusetts. Phillips was born in Salem, Massachusetts, to Stephen and Dorcas (Woodbridge) Phillips,...

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James H. Duncan (1793 - 1869)

James Henry Duncan (December 5, 1793 – February 8, 1869) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, he attended Phillips...

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Lt. Colonel Theodore Lyman (USA) (1833 - 1897)

Theodore Lyman III (August 23, 1833 - September 9, 1897) was a natural scientist, military staff officer during the American Civil War, and United States Representative from Massachusetts.

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Nicholas B. Doe (1786 - 1856)

Nicholas Bartlett Doe (June 16, 1786 – December 6, 1856) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New York City, Doe graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, in Exeter, Ne...

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James Carr (1777 - 1818)

) James Carr (September 9, 1777 – August 24, 1818), son of U.S. Congressman Francis Carr, was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Maine, then a District of Massachusett...

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Francis Carr (1751 - 1821)

) Francis Carr (December 6, 1751 – October 6, 1821) was a U.S. Representative from the District of Maine, which was then part of Massachusetts. He was also the father of U.S. Congressman James...

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William Plumer, Jr. (1789 - 1854)

. William Plumer, Jr. (February 9, 1789 - September 18, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, son of William Plumer. Born in Epping, Plumer attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N...

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr. MP (1908 - 1972)

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972) was a Baptist pastor and an American politician, who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives...

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John Adams Harper (1779 - 1816)

John Adams Harper (November 2, 1779 – June 18, 1816) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New Hampshire.

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Nathaniel Upham (1774 - 1829)

Nathaniel Upham (June 9, 1774 – July 10, 1829) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New Hampshire.

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Chris Murphy, U.S. Senator MP

Christopher Murphy, a Senator and a Representative from Connecticut; born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., August 3, 1973; B.A., Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 1996; attended Exeter C...

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Cory Gardner, U.S. Senator MP

Cory Gardner, a Senator and a Representative from Colorado; born in Yuma, Yuma County, Colo., on August 22, 1974; graduated from Yuma High School, Yuma, Colo., 1993; B.A., Colorado State University, Fo...

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Daniel Meserve Durell (1769 - 1841)

Daniel Meserve Durell (July 20, 1769 –April 29, 1841) was an American attorney and Democratic-Republican politician in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. He served as a member of the United Stat...

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Jefferson F. Long (1836 - 1901)

Jefferson Franklin Long (March 3, 1836 – February 4, 1901) was an American politician from Georgia. He was the first African American from Georgia to be elected to the United States House of R...

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William Earl Dodge, Sr. MP (1805 - 1883)

William Earle Dodge, Sr. (September 4, 1805 – February 9, 1883) was a New York businessman, referred to as one of the "Merchant Princes" of Wall Street in the years leading up to the American ...

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Charles N. Felton, US Senate & Congress (1832 - 1914)

Charles Norton Felton (January 1, 1832 – September 13, 1914) was a Congressman and U.S. Senator from California. Biography Charles Felton was born on January 1, 1832, in Buffalo, New York. H...

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Jon Kyl, U.S. Senator MP

Jon Llewellyn Kyl, (son of John Henry Kyl), a Senator and a Representative from Arizona; born in Oakland, Nebr., April 25, 1942; B.A., University of Arizona, Tucson 1964; LL.B., University of Arizona 1...

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John Henry Kyl, U.S. Congress (1919 - 2002)

KYL, John Henry, (father of Jon Llewellyn Kyl), a Representative from Iowa; born in Wisner, Cumming, County, Nebr., May 9, 1919; graduated from Wayne Prep High School, Wayne, Nebr., 1937; graduated fro...

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Bob Bartlett, US Senator (1904 - 1968)

BARTLETT, Edward Lewis (Bob), a Delegate from the Territory of Alaska and a Senator from Alaska; born in Seattle, King County, Wash., April 20, 1904; attended the University of Washington 1922-1924, an...

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Charles L. Weltner (1927 - 1992)

Charles Longstreet Weltner (December 17, 1927 – August 31, 1992) was a politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. Weltner was born in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1948, he received a bachelor's degr...

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Brevet Maj. Gen. Newton Martin Curtis, Medal of Honor MP (c.1835 - c.1910)

Newton Martin Curtis (May 21, 1835 – January 8, 1910) was a Union brigadier general and brevet major general during the American Civil War and a member of the United States House of Representa...

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John Elvis Miller (1888 - 1981)

MILLER, John Elvis, a Representative and a Senator from Arkansas; born in Aid, Stoddard County, Mo., May 15, 1888; attended the public schools, Southeast Missouri State Teachers College at Cape Girarde...

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Joseph Taylor Robinson, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1872 - 1937)

Joseph Taylor Robinson (August 26, 1872 – July 14, 1937) was an American politician from Arkansas, of the Democratic Party. He was a state representative, U.S. Representative, 23rd Governor of...

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Brig. General William H. Forney (CSA) (1823 - 1894)

William Henry Forney (November 9, 1823 - January 16, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama and a Brig. General in the Confederate Army. He was the grandson of Peter Forney and nephew of Daniel...

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Daniel Ermentrout (1837 - 1899)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Pennsylvania's 8th and 9th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1881 to 1889, and 1897 until his death in 1899. He also served as...

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James Kimbrough Jones (1839 - 1908)

JONES, James Kimbrough, a Representative and a Senator from Arkansas; born in Marshall County, Miss., September 29, 1839; moved with his father to Dallas County, Ark., in 1848; pursued classical studie...

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Judge Isaac Parker, the Hanging Judge (1838 - 1896)

In 1875, Isaac Parker was appointed federal judge for the Indian Territory. Parker appointed James F. Fagan as U.S. Marshal, directing him to hire 200 deputy U.S. Marshals. Fagan had heard about Reeves...

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Henry Howard Starkweather (1826 - 1876)

Henry Howard Starkweather was born in Preston, Connecticut on April 29, 1826, and died on Jan 28, 1876 while serving in office as a member of the United States Congress. His parents were John Starkwe...

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John Thomas Wilson (1811 - 1891)

WILSON, John Thomas, a Representative from Ohio; born in Bell, Highland County, Ohio, April 16, 1811; received a limited schooling; engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; during the Civil War...

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Thomas H. Boles, US Congress AR (1837 - 1905)

A Representative from Arkansas; born near Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark., July 16, 1837; attended the common schools; taught school for several years; sheriff of Yell County in 1858; deputy clerk of...

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Daniel Pope Cook, US Congress (1794 - 1827)

Daniel Pope Cook (1794 – October 16, 1827) was a politician, lawyer and newspaper publisher from the U.S. state of Illinois. Daniel Pope Cook was born in Scott County, Kentucky into an impov...

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Stephen A. Douglas, U.S. Senator MP (1813 - 1861)

Stephen Arnold Douglas was a distinguished lawyer, orator and political leader who represented the people of Illinois from 1836 to about 1861, after having been nominated for the Presidency of the Unit...

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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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Benjamin Stephenson, US Congress, Territory of Illinois (1769 - 1822)

Benjamin Stephenson was born in Pennsylvania on July 8, 1769. He moved to Virginia in 1788, and then to the Illinois Territory. He became sheriff of Randolph County, Illinois in 1809. Stephenson be...

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James H. Woodworth, US Congress (1804 - 1869)

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Joseph G. Cannon, Speaker of the US House MP (1836 - 1926)

Joseph Gurney Cannon (May 7, 1836 – November 12, 1926) was a United States politician from Illinois and leader of the Republican Party. Cannon served as Speaker of the United States House of R...

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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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Gen. Edward Dickinson Baker (USA), US Senator (1811 - 1861)

Edward Dickinson Baker (February 24, 1811 – October 21, 1861) was an English-born American politician, lawyer, military leader. In his political career, Baker served in the U.S. House of Repre...

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Scott Wike, US Congress (1834 - 1901)

Scott Wike (April 6, 1834 - January 15, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Wike moved with his parents to Quincy, Illinois, in 1838 and to Pike County i...

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John Henry, US Congress (1800 - 1882)

Henry was a member of the Illinois State Legislature & a U.S. Representative from Illinois 1847.

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Adlai E. Stevenson, 23rd V. P. of the US MP (1835 - 1914)

Adlai Ewing Stevenson of Bloomington, Illinois was elected as Vice President of the United States to serve with President Grover Cleveland during Cleveland's second nonconsecutive term from 1893 to 1...

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Gen. John F. Farnsworth (USA) US Congress (1820 - 1897)

John Franklin Farnsworth (March 27, 1820 – July 14, 1897) was a seven-term U.S. Representative from Illinois and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Biography Farnsw...

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Gen. Thomas J. Henderson, US Congress (1824 - 1911)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1852 and commenced law practice in Toulon, Illinois. From 1855 to 1856, he was a member of the State House of R...

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Capt. Adam W. Snyder, US Congress (1799 - 1842)

Adam Wilson Snyder (October 6, 1799 - May 14, 1842) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois as well as a member of the Illinois militia during the Black Hawk War. Adam W. Snyder was born in Connell...

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John Wentworth, US Congress MP (1815 - 1888)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "..."Long" John Wentworth (March 5, 1815 – October 16, 1888) was the editor of the Chicago Democrat, a two-term mayor of Chicago, and a six-term member of the U...

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Vespasian Warner, US Congress (1842 - 1925)

US Congressman. During the Civil War, he served in Company E, 12th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry and was brevetted a Major in 1865. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar an...

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Ebon Clark Ingersoll, US Congress (1831 - 1879)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Illinois' 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1864 to 1871. He also served as a Member of the Illinois State Legislature. ...

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Napoleon B. Thistlewood, US Congress (1837 - 1915)

US Congressman. He moved to Mason, Illinois in 1858 and became a schoolteacher until enlisting for the Civil War in 1862. Thistlewood became commander of Company C, Ninety-eighth Illinois Infantry Re...

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Morton Denison Hull, US Congress (1867 - 1937)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Illinois's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1923 to 1933. Also served as a Member of the Illinois State House of Represent...

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Charles David Carter, US Congress (1868 - 1929)

Charles David Carter (August 16, 1868 – April 9, 1929) was a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma. Born near Boggy Depot, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), Carter moved with his ...

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Bird Segle McGuire, US Congress (1865 - 1930)

Bird Segle McGuire (October 13, 1865 - November 9, 1930) was an American politician, a Delegate and the last U.S. Representative from Oklahoma Territory. After statehood, he was elected as an Oklahom...

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William W. Hastings, Principal Chief (1866 - 1938)

William Wirt Hastings (December 31, 1866 - April 8, 1938) was a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma. Born on a farm in Benton County, Arkansas, near the Indian Territory boundary, Hastings moved with h...

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Logan Holt Roots (1841 - 1893)

ROOTS, Logan Holt, a Representative from Arkansas; born near Tamaroa, Perry County, Ill., March 26, 1841; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from the Illinois State Normal University in 18...

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Robert Stell Heflin, US Congress (1815 - 1901)

Robert Stell Heflin (April 15, 1815 – January 24, 1901) was a legislator for Georgia and later Alabama. Robert Stell Heflin was born in Morgan County, Georgia, near Madison. Educated at Faye...

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Maj. General Thomas Ewing, Jr. (USA) (1829 - 1896)

. Thomas Ewing, Jr. (August 7, 1829 – January 21, 1896) was an attorney, the first chief justice of Kansas and leading free state advocate, Union Army general during the American Civil War, an...

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Edwin Obediah Stanard (1832 - 1914)

US Congressman. He was elected to represent Missouri in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1873 to 1875. He also served as Lieutenant Governor of Missouri from 1869 to 1871. (bio ...

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Henry Riggs Rathbone (1870 - 1928)

Henry Riggs Rathbone (February 12, 1870 – July 15, 1928) was a congressman from Illinois, USA. During their engagement to be married, his future parents were present at Abraham Lincoln's assas...

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) MP

Roanoke, Virginia, United States

Robert William "Bob" Goodlatte (/ˈɡʊdlæt/; born September 22, 1952) is a member of the United States House of Representatives for Virginia's 6th congressional district, serv...

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Eric Ivan Cantor MP

U.S. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district, serving since 2001. Member of the Republican Party, and House Majority Leader.

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Helen Douglas Mankin (1896 - 1956)

Helen Douglas Mankin (September 11, 1896 – July 25, 1956) was an American politician; she was the second woman to represent Georgia in the United States House of Representatives. Mankin was ...

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