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Morris Sheppard, U.S. Senator (1875 - 1941)

John Morris Sheppard (May 28, 1875 – April 9, 1941) was a Democratic United States Congressman and United States Senator from Texas. He authored the Eighteenth Amendment (Prohibition) and intr...

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Phil Gramm, U.S. Senator MP

William Philip "Phil" Gramm (born July 8, 1942) is an American economist and politician, who has served as a Democratic Congressman (1979–1983), a Republican Congressman (1983–1985) and...

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John Levi Sheppard, US Congress (1852 - 1902)

John Levi Sheppard (April 13, 1852, Bluffton, Alabama – October 11, 1902, Texarkana, Texas) was an American lawyer, judge, and legislator. Sheppard was elected to two terms as a Democratic mem...

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Joseph D. Sayers, Governor (c.1841 - c.1929)

Joseph Draper Sayers (September 23, 1841 – May 15, 1929) was the 22nd Governor of Texas from 1899 to 1903. During Sayers's term, the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 demolished that city. Ear...

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Sam Rayburn, 48th, 50th, and 52nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1882 - 1961)

Samuel Taliaferro "Sam" Rayburn (January 6, 1882 – November 16, 1961) a Democratic lawmaker from Bonham, Texas, who served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives for seventeen yea...

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Choice Boswell Randell, US Congress (1857 - 1945)

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George H. Noonan, US Congress (1828 - 1907)

George Henry Noonan (August 20, 1828 - August 17, 1907) was a U.S. Representative from Texas who was born in Newark, New Jersey. He was the first Republican congressman from Texas to be elected after...

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William H. Martin, US Congress (c.1822 - 1898)

William Harrison "Howdy" Martin (September 2, 1822 – February 5, 1898) was a Texas State Senator, U.S. Representative from Texas and veteran of the Confederate States Army who served under Rob...

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Silas I. Hare, US Congress (1827 - 1908)

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Silas Hare (1862 - 1931)

Son of U.S. Congressman; represented Texas's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1891.

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Charles A. Culberson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1855 - 1925)

Charles Allen Culberson (June 10, 1855 – March 19, 1925) was an American political figure and Democrat who served as the 21st Governor of Texas from 1895 – 1899, and as a United State...

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Col. Jeremiah V. Cockrell (CSA) US Congress (1832 - 1915)

COCKRELL, JEREMIAH VARDAMAN (1832-1915). Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell, congressman and judge, son of Joseph and Nancy Cockrell, was born near Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri, on May 7, 1832. In 184...

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William Henry Crain, US Congress (1848 - 1896)

William Henry Crain (November 25, 1848 – February 10, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Texas. Born in Galveston, Texas, Crain attended the Christian Brothers' School, New York City, unti...

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Edwin L. Antony, US Congress (1852 - 1913)

US Congressman. Born in Waynesboro, Georgia, he moved with his family to Texas in 1859 and settled in Milam County eight years later. After graduating from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1874...

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David B. Culberson, US Congress (1830 - 1900)

David Browning Culberson (September 29, 1830 – May 7, 1900) was a Confederate soldier, a Democratic U.S. Representative from Texas and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Early year...

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James W. Throckmorton, Governor (1825 - 1894)

James Webb Throckmorton (February 1, 1825 – April 21, 1894) was an American politician who served as the 12th Governor of Texas from 1866 to 1867 during the early days of Reconstruction. He ...

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Gustav Schleicher, US Congress (1823 - 1879)

Gustav Schleicher (sometimes spelled Gustave) (November 19, 1823–January 10, 1879) was a German-born Democratic United States Representative from Texas. He was an engineer who served briefly...

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Gov. Samuel W. T. Lanham, US Congress (1846 - 1908)

Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham (July 4, 1846 – July 29, 1908), was the 23rd Governor of Texas from January 20, 1903 to January 15, 1907. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Prior to winning ...

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John Marvin Jones (1882 - 1976)

Judge John Marvin Jones (February 26, 1882 – March 4, 1976) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas and Chief Judge of the federal Court of Claims. Biography ...

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Carlos Bee, US Congress (1867 - 1932)

Carlos Bee (July 8, 1867 – April 20, 1932) was a U.S. Representative from Texas and a great-grandson of Thomas Bee. Early life and education Carlos Bee was born in 1869 in Saltillo, Me...

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Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr., US Congress (1892 - 1943)

. Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr. (December 15, 1892 – July 17, 1943) was a United States congressional representative from Texas. His father, Joseph Weldon Bailey, was also a Texas Congressman. ...

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Joseph Weldon Bailey, Sr., U.S. Senator (1862 - 1929)

Joseph Weldon Bailey, Sr. (October 6, 1862 – April 13, 1929) was a United States Senator, United States Representative, lawyer, and a Populist political figure. He served as a Congressional ...

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Albert S. Burleson, US Postmaster General (1863 - 1937)

Albert Sidney Burleson (June 7, 1863 – November 24, 1937) was a United States Postmaster General and Congressman. Born in San Marcos, Texas, he came from a wealthy Southern family. His father,...

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Tom Connally, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1963)

Thomas Terry "Tom" Connally (August 19, 1877 – October 28, 1963) was an American politician, who represented Texas in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives, as a member of the ...

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Robert C. Eckhardt (1913 - 2001)

Robert Christian "Bob" Eckhardt (July 16, 1913 – November 13, 2001) was a Democratic United States Representative representing the 8th District of Texas from 1967 to 1981. Early life and fam...

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Congressman Rudolph Kleberg (1847 - 1924)

Rudolph Kleberg (June 26, 1847 – December 28, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from Texas, great uncle of Robert Christian Eckhardt and uncle of Richard Mifflin Kleberg, Sr. Early life and ...

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Congressman Richard Mifflin Kleberg, Sr. (1887 - 1955)

KLEBERG, RICHARD MIFFLIN (1887–1955). Richard Mifflin Kleberg, rancher and congressman, son of Alice Gertrudis (King) and Robert Justus Klebergqv, was born on the King Ranch on November 18, 18...

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Maj.Thomas P. Ochiltree (CSA) US Congress (1837 - 1902)

Thomas Peck Ochiltree (October 26, 1837 – November 25, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Texas. Biography Born in Nacogdoches, Texas, Ochiltree attended the public schools. Voluntee...

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John H. Reagan, US Senator, CSA Postmaster Gen. (1818 - 1905)

John Henninger Reagan (October 8, 1818 – March 6, 1905), was a leading 19th century American politician from the U.S. state of Texas. A Democrat, Reagan resigned from the U.S. House of Represe...

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Peter Hansborough Bell, 3rd Gov'r of Texas (c.1809 - 1898)

Peter Hansborough Bell (May 12, 1812 – March 8, 1898) was the third Governor of Texas from 1849 to 1853. He also served two terms as a United States Representative from Texas' 2nd Congress...

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Horace Chilton, U.S. Senator (1853 - 1932)

Horace Chilton (December 29, 1853 – June 12, 1932) was a printer, lawyer, and Democratic United States Senator from Texas. Chilton - a grandson of Thomas Chilton - was born near Tyler, Tex...

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Lloyd Bentsen, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1921 - 2006)

Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. (February 11, 1921 – May 23, 2006) was a four-term United States senator (1971–1993) from Texas and the Democratic Party nominee for Vice President in 1988 on...

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Col. Roger Q. Mills (CSA), U.S. Senator (1832 - 1911)

Roger Quarles Mills (March 30, 1832 – September 2, 1911) was an American politician and an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Background Born in Todd...

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John N. Garner, 32nd V. P. of the USA MP (1868 - 1967)

What made john n. garner famous John Nance Garner IV (November 22, 1868 – November 7, 1967), was the 44th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1931–33) and the 32nd Vi...

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Gen. Andrew Jackson Hamilton (USA), Governor (1815 - 1875)

Brigadier General, USV (September 18, 1863) Andrew Jackson Hamilton (January 28, 1815 – April 11, 1875) was a United States politician during the third quarter of the 19th century. He was a ...

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James L. Slayden, US Congress (1853 - 1924)

James Luther Slayden (1 June 1853–1924), was a cotton merchant and rancher, and a politician, elected from San Antonio to United States House of Representative from Texas' 12th congressional d...

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Lt. Maury Maverick, US Congress (1895 - 1954)

Fontaine Maury Maverick (October 23, 1895 – June 7, 1954) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas from January 3, 1935, to January 3, 1939. He is best ...

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John M. Pinckney, US Congress (1845 - 1905)

John McPherson Pinckney (May 4, 1845 - April 24, 1905) was a United States Representative from Texas. Born in Grimes County, Texas, near the town of Hempstead, Waller County, Pinckney attended pu...

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Joseph Abbott, US Congress (1840 - 1908)

Joseph "Jo" Abbott (January 15, 1840 – February 11, 1908) was a member of the Confederate States Army and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas. Abbott was born J...

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Edward Degener, US Congress (1809 - 1890)

Edward Degener (October 20, 1809 – September 11, 1890) was a Republican U.S. Representative from Texas during Reconstruction. During the Civil War, civilian Degener was arrested by the Confe...

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Rep. Samuel Bronson Cooper (D-Tex) MP (1850 - 1918)

From his English Wikipedia page: Samuel Bronson Cooper Member of the Board of General Appraisers In office May 26, 1910 – August 21, 1918 Appointed by William Howard Taft Preceded ...

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