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Elza Jeffords (1826 - 1885)

Elza Jeffords was a lawyer from Portsmouth, Ohio, who fought with the Army of the Tennessee. He remained in Mississippi after the conclusion of the Civil War. He was the last Republican to represent th...

6/11/2015

Roger Frederick Wicker (born July 5, 1951) is the junior United States Senator from Mississippi and a member of the Republican Party . In December 2007 he was appointed by Governor Haley Barbour to f...

8/18/2014

Wiley P. Harris (1818 - 1891)

Wiley Pope Harris (November 9, 1818 – December 3, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born near Holmesville, Mississippi, Harris attended the common schools and the University ...

6/18/2014

William T. S. Barry (1821 - 1868)

William Taylor Sullivan Barry (December 10, 1821 – January 29, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, Barry was graduated from Yale College in 1841 ...

6/18/2014

Seargent Smith Prentiss (1808 - 1850)

Seargent Smith Prentiss (30 September 1808, Portland, Maine – 1 July 1850, Natchez, Mississippi) was the representative for Mississippi in the Twenty-fifth United States Congress serving fro...

5/30/2014

Wall Doxey, U.S. Senator (1892 - 1962)

Wall Doxey (August 8, 1892 – March 2, 1962) was an American politician from Mississippi. He served as a Democrat in the United States House of Representatives from 1929 to 1941; after the deat...

5/13/2014

Hubert Durrett Stephens (July 2, 1875 – March 14, 1946) was an American politician who served as a Democratic United States Senator from Mississippi from 1923 until 1935. Stephens was born...

5/13/2014

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...

5/12/2014

John Sharp Williams (July 30, 1854 – September 27, 1932) was a prominent American politician in the Democratic Party from the 1890s through the 1920s, and served as the Minority Leader of the ...

5/12/2014

) Stephen Adams (October 17, 1807 – May 1, 1857) was a United States Representative and Senator from Mississippi. Biography Born in Pendleton, South Carolina, he moved with his parents to ...

5/12/2014

John Jones McCrae (January 10, 1815 – May 31, 1868) was an American Democratic politician. Biography McRae was born in Sneedsboro, North Carolina (now a ghost town 3.3 mi (5.3 km) northe...

5/12/2014

John Roy Lynch (September 10, 1847 – November 2, 1939) was an American politician, writer, attorney and military officer. Born into slavery, he became free in 1863. In 1873 he was elected as t...

5/3/2014

. Ezekiel Samuel Candler Jr. (January 18, 1862 – December 18, 1944) was a United States Representative from Mississippi. He was the nephew of Milton A. Candler and cousin of Allen Daniel Candl...

5/1/2014

John E. Rankin (1882 - 1960)

John Elliott Rankin (March 29, 1882 – November 26, 1960) was a Democratic congressman from the U.S. State of Mississippi who supported racial segregation and, on the floor of the United States...

5/1/2014

Legrand Winfield Perce, US Congress (c.1836 - c.1911)

"Pierce", "Pearce"

4/29/2014

Hernando DeSoto Money (August 26, 1839 – September 18, 1912) was an American politician from the state of Mississippi. Biography Money was born in Holmes County, Mississippi. He was named af...

4/27/2014

tho Robards Singleton (October 14, 1814 – January 11, 1889) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi and a member of the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War. Born nea...

4/27/2014

John Curtis Kyle (1851 - 1931)

John Curtis Kyle (July 17, 1851 – July 6, 1913) was a Democratic politician from the US state of Mississippi during the late 19th century. Kyle was born in Sardis, Mississippi and attended B...

12/16/2013

Byron Patton "Pat" Harrison (August 29, 1881 – June 22, 1941) was a Mississippi politician who served as a Democrat in the United States House of Representatives from 1911 to 1919 and in the U...

10/22/2013

William McWillie (November 17, 1795 – March 3, 1869) was the twenty-second governor of Mississippi from 1857 to 1859. He was a Democrat. McWillie was the last Governor of Mississippi prior to ...

4/28/2013

William Thad Cochran (born December 7, 1937) is the senior United States Senator from Mississippi and a member of the Republican Party. First elected to the Senate in 1978, he is the ranking member o...

4/1/2013

Aubert Culberson Dunn (November 20, 1896 -- January 4, 1987) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Biography Born in Meridian, Mississippi, Dunn attended the public schools, the Univers...

3/19/2013

Eaton Jackson Bowers (June 17, 1865 – October 26, 1939) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Canton, Mississippi, Bowers attended the public schools, and Mississippi Military In...

11/26/2012

John Allen Wilcox (April 18, 1819 – February 7, 1864) was a politician from Mississippi and Texas who served in the United States House of Representatives in the early 1850s and then in the Co...

7/4/2012

John Anthony Quitman (b. September 1, 1798, Rhinebeck, New York– July 17, 1858, Natchez, Mississippi) was an American politician and soldier. He served as Governor of Mississippi from 1835 t...

1/30/2012

Jacob Thompson (May 15, 1810 – March 24, 1885) was a lawyer and politician who served as United States Secretary of the Interior from 1857 to 1861. Biography Born in Leasburg, North Ca...

12/28/2011

Albert Gallatin Brown (May 31, 1813 – June 12, 1880) was Governor of Mississippi from 1844 to 1848 and a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1854 through 1861. Brown attended Mississip...

12/27/2011

William Yerger Humphreys (September 9, 1890 – February 26, 1933) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi, son of Benjamin G. Humphreys II. Born in Greenville, Washington County, Mississip...

8/29/2011

Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (August 17, 1865 – October 16, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi, father of William Y. Humphreys, and son of Benjamin G. Humphreys. Born in Claiborne ...

8/29/2011

Winfield Scott Featherston "Old Swet" (August 8, 1820 – May 28, 1891) was an antebellum two-term U.S. Representative from Mississippi and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army dur...

8/16/2011

) Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (September 17, 1825 – January 23, 1893) was an American politician and jurist from Mississippi. A United States Representative and Senator, he also served as...

7/4/2011

James Ronald Chalmers (January 11, 1831 – April 9, 1898) was an American politician and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life Born to...

4/28/2011

Ethelbert Barksdale (January 4, 1824 – February 17, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi, as well as a member of the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War. ...

4/12/2011

William Barksdale (August 21, 1821 – July 3, 1863) was a lawyer, newspaper editor, U.S. Congressman, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. A staunch secessionist, he was mortall...

4/12/2011

Adam Lewis Bingaman (1793 - 1869)

Bingaman studied law in Massachusetts, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University Class of 1812. He met his wife while boarding with her family. Judith Sargent Murray's daughter, Julia Ma...

1/5/2011

William Van Amberg Sullivan (December 18, 1857 – March 21, 1918) was a United States Representative and Senator from Mississippi. Biography Born near Winona, Mississippi, he attended t...

4/29/2010

Vannoy Hartrog (Van) Manning (July 26, 1839 – November 3, 1892) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi and an officer in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil...

9/29/2009

William Franklin Love (March 29, 1850 - October 16, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born near Liberty in Amite County, Mississippi, Love attended the common schools and the Univer...

6/29/2009

Henry Smith Van Eaton (September 14, 1826 – May 30, 1898) was an attorney, politician and military officer, reaching the rank of captain in the Confederate Army. He was elected from Mississipp...

6/25/2009

Jason Niles (December 19, 1814 - July 7, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Burlington, Vermont, Niles attended the common schools and graduated from the University of Vermont ...

6/14/2009

Reuben Davis (1813 - 1890)

) Reuben Davis (January 18, 1813 – October 14, 1890) was a United States Representative from Mississippi. He was born in Winchester, Tennessee into a family of Welsh origin and moved with hi...

2/16/2009

Democrat Congressman from Mississippi. He served in the House of Representatives from 1893-1909 and in the US Senate from 1911-1923.

9/25/2008