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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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William B. Bankhead, 47th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives MP (1874 - 1940)

William Brockman Bankhead (April 12, 1874 – September 15, 1940) was an American politician from Alabama who served as U.S. Representative and Speaker of the House. He was a Democrat. Bankhead ...

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L. Irving Handy (1861 - 1922)

Levin Irving Handy (December 24, 1861 – February 3, 1922) was an American educator, lawyer and politician, from Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Par...

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Martha Griffiths (1912 - 2003)

Martha Wright Griffiths (January 29, 1912 – April 22, 2003) was an American lawyer and judge before being elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1954. Griffiths was the first...

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Elizabeth P. Farrington (1898 - 1984)

Mary Elizabeth Pruett Farrington (May 30, 1898 – July 21, 1984), usually called Elizabeth P. Farrington, was publisher of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and an American statesman who served as d...

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N. Holmes Odell (1828 - 1904)

Nathaniel Holmes Odell (October 10, 1828 – October 30, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from New York. N. Holmes Odell was born in Greenburgh, near Tarrytown, New York, and attended private s...

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Charles D. Millard (1873 - 1944)

Charles Dunsmore Millard (December 1, 1873 – December 11, 1944) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Millard was born in Tarrytown, New York. ...

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William H. Douglas (1853 - 1944)

William Harris Douglas (December 5, 1853 – January 27, 1944) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New York City, Douglas attended private schools and the College of t...

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Jeannette Rankin (1st woman in the U.S. Congress) (1880 - 1973)

Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was the first woman in the US Congress. A Republican, she was elected statewide in Montana in 1916 and again in 1940. A lifelong pacif...

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Oscar Turner (1825 - 1896)

Oscar Turner (February 3, 1825 – January 22, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, father of Oscar Turner. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Turner moved with his parents to Fayette C...

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John Calvin Mason (1802 - 1865)

John Calvin Mason (August 4, 1802 – 1865) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Mount Sterling, Kentucky, Mason attended country and city schools in Montgomery County and Mount ...

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Silas Adams (1839 - 1896)

Silas Adams (February 9, 1839 – May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky. Youth He was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on February 9, 1839, and moved to Casey County with hi...

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Samuel Peyton (1804 - 1870)

Samuel Oldham Peyton (January 8, 1804 - January 4, 1870) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born in Bullitt County, Kentucky, Peyton completed preparatory studies. He was graduated from the m...

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Andrew H. Ward (1815 - 1904)

Andrew Harrison Ward (January 3, 1815 - April 16, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

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William Wright Southgate (1800 - 1849)

William Wright Southgate (born November 27, 1800, in Newport, Kentucky; died Covington, Kentucky, December 26, 1849) was a Kentucky and United States politician. He was the son of Richard Southgate a...

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Albert Gallatin Hawes (1804 - 1849)

Note: Albert Gallatin Hawes; he was the fifth son and the seventh child of Richard and Clary Hawes. He was born in Caroline County, Virginia April 1, 1805. He was a distinguished and successful lawyer....

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James Brown Clay (1817 - 1864)

James Brown Clay (November 9, 1817 – January 26, 1864) was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky. Born in Washington, D.C., while his father...

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Richard Menefee (1809 - 1841)

Richard Hickman Menefee (December 4, 1809 – February 21, 1841) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Due to his oratory skill, he was dubbed "the young Patrick Henry of the West." He was pr...

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Richard Hawes, 2nd Confederate Governor of Kentucky (1797 - 1877)

Richard Hawes (February 6, 1797 – May 25, 1877) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the second Confederate Governor of Kentucky. He was part of an influential political family...

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David Grant Colson (1861 - 1904)

David Grant Colson (April 1, 1861 – September 27, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Biography Born in Yellow Creek (now Middlesboro, Kentucky), Knox (now Bell) County, Kentuck...

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James M. Collins (1916 - 1989)

James Mitchell Collins, known as Jim Collins (April 29, 1916–July 21, 1989), was a Republican who represented the Third Congressional District of Texas from 1968-1983. The district was based a...

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Harrison A. Williams, U.S. Senator (1919 - 2001)

Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams, Jr. (December 10, 1919 – November 17, 2001) was a Democrat who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives (1953–1957) and t...

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John Francis Fitzgerald, Sr. MP (1863 - 1950)

Irish-American politician and the maternal grandfather of US President John F. Kennedy. Fitzgerald was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Irish immigrants, Thomas Fitzgerald of County Limeri...

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Ellsworth Bishop Foote (1898 - 1977)

Ellsworth Bishop Foote (January 12, 1898 - January 18, 1977) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Born in North Branford, Connecticut, Foote attended the public schools. He was graduated fro...

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Tillie Fowler (1942 - 2005)

Tillie Kidd Fowler (December 23, 1942 – March 2, 2005) was an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2001.

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Bo Callaway (1927 - 2014)

Howard Hollis Callaway, Sr., known as Bo Callaway (April 2, 1927 – March 15, 2014), was an American politician and businessman from the states of Georgia and Colorado. Background Callaway ...

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Stephen Pace (1891 - 1970)

Olin Stephen Pace (March 9, 1891 – April 5, 1970) was an American politician and lawyer. Early life and education Pace was born near Dawson, Georgia. He attended the Georgia School of Tech...

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Elisha Whittlesey (1783 - 1863)

Ohio Historic Society Plaque Location: 70 N Broad St Canfield, OH 44406 Front Text : "Elisha Whittlesey" On this site stood the home of Elisha and Polly Mygatt Whittlesey and their ten children. Also...

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William Craig Cooper (1832 - 1902)

A prominent lawyer, Mr. Cooper was Knox County Prosecuting Attorney in 1858 and 1860. He served as Mayor in 1860 and 1862. During the American Civil War, Cooper was colonel of the 142nd Ohio Infantry, ...

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Samuel Finley Vinton (1792 - 1862)

Congressman, Ohio from historical marker in Gallipolis, Ohio: "Hon. Samuel Finley Vinton" (1792-1862) A native of South Hadley, Massachusetts, he came to Gallipolis ca. 1818. An eminent lawyer an...

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Gen. Thomas Lyon Hamer (1800 - 1846)

From the historical marker in Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio: : "General Thomas Lyon Hamer 1800-1846" Teacher -- Lawyer -- Congressman -- Soldier. Master Mason (1824). Georgetown Lodge No. 72.Free and ...

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Joseph Russell (1800 - 1875)

Burried in The Glens Falls Cemetery on Bay Street -- Glens Falls, NY, USA 63rd Session of the NY State Legislature from Warren County, NY: January 7 to May 14th 1840. Appointed or elected to Sherif...

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William Leake Terry, US Congress (1850 - 1917)

William Leake Terry (September 27, 1850 - November 4, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas, father of David Dickson Terry. Born near Wadesboro, North Carolina, Terry moved with his parents...

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David Dickson Terry, US Congress (1881 - 1963)

U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1933-1943. David Dickson Terry (January 31, 1881 - October 6, 1963) was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas and son of William Leake Terry. Born in Little Roc...

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William Paulding Jr. (1770 - 1854)

William Paulding, Jr. (March 7, 1770 – February 11, 1854) was a United States Representative from New York and the 56th and 58th Mayor of New York City. Born in Philipsburgh (now Tarrytown), Wes...

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Thomas B. King, US Congress (1800 - 1864)

Thomas Butler King I (August 27, 1800 – May 10, 1864) was an American politician from the state of Georgia.[1] Biography He was born on August 27, 1800 in Palmer, Massachusetts to Daniel Kin...

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Meyer London MP (1871 - 1926)

Meyer London (December 29, 1871 - June 6, 1926) was an American politician from New York City. He was one of only two members of the Socialist Party of America elected to the United States Congress.[...

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Brig. General James "Stonewall Jim" Walker (CSA) (1832 - 1901)

James Alexander Walker (August 27, 1832 – October 21, 1901) was a Virginia lawyer, politician, and Confederate general during the American Civil War, later serving as a United States Congressm...

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Richard S. Donnell, US Congress MP (1820 - 1867)

Congressional Representative. Richard Spaight Donnell (September 20, 1820 – June 3, 1867) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born in New Bern, North Carolina; was the gr...

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Richard D.Spaight, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1758 - 1802)

Signer of the U.S. Constitution. SPAIGHT, Richard Dobbs, (father of Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr., and grandfather of Richard Spaight Donnell), a Delegate and a Representative from North Carolina; bor...

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Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr., Governor MP (1796 - 1850)

Governor of N. Carolina, elected in 1835. Sources: profile picture source: . Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr. (1796 – November 2, 1850) was the 27th Governor of the U.S. state of North...

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Brig. General Dudley M. Du Bose (CSA) (1834 - 1883)

Birth: Oct. 28, 1834 Death: Mar. 2, 1883 CSA Brigadier General, Civil War. Congressman. He attended the University of Mississippi, and Lebanon Law School. He then practiced law in Tenneessee and Geor...

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Edward R. Roybal (1916 - 2005)

Edward Ross "Ed" Roybal (February 10, 1916 – October 24, 2005) was a member of the Los Angeles, California, City Council for thirteen years and of the U.S. House of Representatives for thirty ...

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William Rodman, US Congress MP (1757 - 1824)

U.S. Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, he served as a brigade quartermaster and later commanded a company during the Whisky Rebellion of 1794. He was a justice of the peace, (1791-1800) and a ...

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Clifford K. Berryman, US Congress (1869 - 1949)

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Edgar Campbell Wilson MP (1800 - 1860)

Source Edgar Campbell Wilson (October 18, 1800 - April 24, 1860) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born in Morgantown, Virginia (now West Virginia), Wilson completed preparatory studies and st...

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Eugene McLanahan Wilson MP (1833 - 1890)

Sources Eugene McLanahan Wilson (December 25, 1833 – April 10, 1890) (son of Edgar Campbell Wilson, grandson of Thomas Wilson of Virginia, and great-grandson of Isaac Griffin), was a Represent...

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Isaac Griffin (1756 - 1827)

GRIFFIN, Isaac, (1756 - 1827) GRIFFIN, Isaac, (great-grandfather of Eugene McLanahan Wilson and great-great-grandfather of Charles Hudson Griffin), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Kent Co...

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Capt. Peter Forney, US Congress (1756 - 1834)

Served in the Whig party, as captain in revolutionary war under Gen. William Graham and with General Rutherford in a campaign against the Chrokee of Troublesome Creek and against Tarlton at Torrence Ta...

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Thomas Wilson MP (1765 - 1826)

Source Thomas Wilson (September 11, 1765 – January 24, 1826) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia , father of Edgar Campbell Wilson and grandfather of Eugene McLanahan Wilson. Wilson was bo...

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Thomas W. Bradley (1844 - 1920)

Thomas Wilson Bradley (April 6, 1844 – May 30, 1920) was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. ...

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Josiah S. Johnston, U.S. Senator (1784 - 1833)

Josiah Stoddard Johnston (November 24, 1784 – May 19, 1833) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. Born in Salisbury, Connecticut, he moved with his father to Kentucky ...

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Clair Engle, U.S. Senator (1911 - 1964)

Clair Engle (September 21, 1911 – July 30, 1964) was an American politician of the Democratic Party and a United States Senator from California. Early years Engle was born in Bakersfield. ...

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Thomas E. Watson, U.S. Senator (1856 - 1922)

Thomas Edward "Tom" Watson (1856–1922) was an American politician, attorney, newspaper editor, and writer from Georgia. In the 1890s Watson championed poor farmers as a leader of the Populist ...

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Joshua Hill, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1891)

) Joshua Hill (January 10, 1812 – March 6, 1891) was a United States Senator from the State of Georgia. He was born in South Carolina but later moved to Georgia and became a lawyer. He was ele...

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Charles Hooks (1768 - 1843)

Charles Hooks (1768–1843) was a United States Representative from North Carolina; born in Bertie County, North Carolina, February 20, 1768; when he was two years old his parents moved to Dupli...

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Thomas M. Norwood, U.S. Senator (1830 - 1913)

Thomas Manson Norwood (April 26, 1830 – June 19, 1913) was a United States Senator and Representative from Georgia. Born in Talbot County, Georgia, he pursued an academic course, and graduated...

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Senator Absalom Willis Robertson (1887 - 1971)

SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) Membership Number 78183 since 26 April 1954. Record of ancestor’s service secured from: Pension Record, Virginia State Library, Richmond, Virginia. Referenc...

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Thomas G. Burch, U.S. Senator (1869 - 1951)

Thomas Granville Burch (July 3, 1869 – March 20, 1951) was an American farmer, tobacco manufacturer, and politician from Martinsville, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the U.S. House of Re...

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John S. Carlile, U.S. Senator (1817 - 1878)

John Snyder Carlile (December 16, 1817 – October 24, 1878) was an American merchant, lawyer, and politician, including a United States Senator. A strong supporter of the Union cause during t...

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Richard Brent (1757 - 1814)

) Richard Brent (1757 – December 30, 1814) was an American planter, lawyer, and politician from Stafford County, Virginia. He represented Virginia in both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate. ...

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Andrew Moore (1752 - 1821)

) Andrew Moore (1752 – April 14, 1821) was an American lawyer and politician from Lexington, Virginia. He rose to the rank of captain in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary ...

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Tom Harkin, U.S. Senator MP

Thomas Richard "Tom" Harkin (born November 19, 1939) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Iowa from 1985 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served ...

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Johnny Isakson, U.S. Senator MP

John Hardy "Johnny" Isakson (born December 28, 1944) is the junior United States Senator from Georgia, in office since 2005, and a member of the Republican Party. Previously, he represented Georgia's...

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Pat Toomey, U.S. Senator MP

Zionsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA

Patrick Joseph "Pat" Toomey (born November 17, 1961) is an American businessman and politician. He is currently the junior United States Senator for Pennsylvania , and a member of the Republican Party ...

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Jim Inhofe, U.S. Senator MP

James Mountain "Jim" Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is the senior United States senator from Oklahoma and a member of the Republican Party . First elected to the Senate in 1994, he is the ranking me...

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Congressman George Hansen (1930 - 2014)

Obituary George V. Hansen September 14, 1930 - August 14, 2014 George Vernon Hansen, of Pocatello, Idaho, left this life to be with his Heavenly Father on August 14, 2014. George was embraced and s...

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Bernard "Bernie" Sanders MP

Bernard "Bernie" Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Vermont . Before serving in the Senate, he represented Vermont's at-large congressi...

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Roger Wicker, U.S. Senator MP

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...

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Shelley Moore Capito, U.S. Senator MP

SShelley Wellons Moore Capito (born November 26, 1953) is an American politician who is the junior United States Senator from West Virginia. She is formerly a member of the U.S. Representative for We...

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Tim Johnson, U.S. Senator MP

Timothy Peter "Tim" Johnson (born December 28, 1946) was a United States Senator from South Dakota from 1997 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the United States Represe...

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John Thune, U.S. Senator MP (1961 - d.)

John Randolph Thune (born January 7, 1961) is the junior United States Senator from South Dakota and a member of the Republican Party . He previously served as a United States Representative for South ...

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Thomas "Tom" Udall, U.S. Senator MP

Thomas Stewart "Tom" Udall (born May 18, 1948) is the junior United States Senator from New Mexico and a member of the Democratic Party. He had represented New Mexico's 3rd congressional district as a ...

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Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator MP

Kirsten Elizabeth Rutnik Gillibrand (born December 9, 1966) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New York, in office since 2009. Previously she served in the United State...

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Tammy Baldwin, US Senator MP

Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin (born February 11, 1962) is the junior United States Senator from Wisconsin and a member of the Democratic Party . She previously served as the U.S. Representative from Wisc...

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Martin Heinrich, U.S. Senator MP

Martin Trevor Heinrich (born October 17, 1971) is the junior United States Senator for New Mexico , in office since 2013. From 2009 to 2013 Heinrich was the U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 1st con...

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Dean Heller, U.S. Senator MP

Dean Arthur Heller (born May 10, 1960) is the junior United States Senator from Nevada and a member of the Republican Party. Heller was appointed by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval to a vacant seat cr...

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Tom Coburn, U.S. Senator MP

Thomas Allen "Tom" Coburn (born March 14, 1948) is an American politician and medical doctor. A member of the Republican Party, he was the junior United States Senator from Oklahoma. Coburn was ele...

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Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator MP

Lindsey Olin Graham (born July 9, 1955) is an American politician who serves as the senior United States Senator from South Carolina, serving in office since 2003. Graham, a member of the Republican ...

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Roy Blunt, U.S. Senator MP

Roy D. Blunt (born January 10, 1950) is the junior United States Senator from Missouri. He is a member of the Republican Party. His Senate seat was previously held by Republican Kit Bond, until his r...

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Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senator MP

Deborah Ann "Debbie" Greer Stabenow (born April 29, 1950) is the junior United States Senator from Michigan and a member of the Democratic Party. Before her election to the U.S. Senate, she was a mem...

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Ed Markey, U.S. Senator MP

Edward John "Ed" Markey (born July 11, 1946) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in office since 2013. From 1976 t...

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Ben Cardin, U.S. Senator MP

Benjamin Louis "Ben" Cardin (born October 5, 1943) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who serves as the junior United States Senator from Maryland, in office since 2007. Bef...

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Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senator MP

Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party, serving since 1987. Mikulski, a former United States Representative fro...

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Jerry Moran, U.S. Senator MP

Gerald W. "Jerry" Moran (born May 29, 1954) is the junior United States Senator from Kansas and a member of the Republican Party. He was elected Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committ...

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Pat Roberts, U.S. Senator MP

Charles Patrick "Pat" Roberts (born April 20, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Kansas. A member of the Republican Party, he has served since 1997. He is the ranking member of the United...

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Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator MP

Charles Ernest "Chuck" Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from Iowa, serving since 1981. A member of Republican Party, he previously served in the served in the Un...

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Mark Kirk, U.S. Senator MP

Mark Steven Kirk (born September 15, 1959) is the junior United States Senator from Illinois and a member of the Republican Party. Previously, Kirk was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

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Dick Durbin, U.S. Senator MP

Richard Joseph "Dick" Durbin (born November 21, 1944) is the senior United States Senator from Illinois, in office since 1997. He has been the Senate Majority Whip, the second highest position in the...

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Jeff Flake, U.S. Senator MP

Jeffry Lane "Jeff" Flake (born December 31, 1962) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Arizona. He served as a U.S. Representative for Arizona from 2001–2013, re...

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George Smathers, U.S. Senator (1913 - 2007)

George Armistead Smathers (November 14, 1913 – January 20, 2007) was an American lawyer and politician who represented the state of Florida in the United States Senate for eighteen years, from...

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Harry Reid, U.S. Senator MP

Harry Mason Reid (born December 2, 1939) is the senior United States Senator from Nevada, serving since 1987. A member of the Democratic Party, he has been the Senate Majority Leader since January 20...

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Saxby Chambliss, U.S. Senator MP

Clarence Saxby Chambliss (born November 10, 1943) is an American politician who was a United States Senator from Georgia from 2003 to 2015. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a U...

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William Atkinson Jones (1849 - 1918)

William Atkinson Jones (March 21, 1849 – April 17, 1918) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1891 to 1918 from the first district of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Early li...

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Brig. General Humphrey Marshall (CSA), U.S. and Confederate Congressman (1812 - 1872)

) Humphrey Marshall (January 13, 1812 – March 28, 1872) was a four-term antebellum United States Congressman and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army and a Confederate Congressma...

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Butler Ames (1871 - 1954)

Butler Ames (August 22, 1871 – November 6, 1954) was an American politician, engineer, soldier and businessman. He was the son of Adelbert Ames and grandson of Benjamin Franklin Butler, both d...

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Maria Cantwell, U.S. Senator MP

Maria Elaine Cantwell (born October 13, 1958) is the junior United States Senator from the state of Washington, serving since 2001. Her ancestry includes Irish and German.[1] [2] Citations 1. H...

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Barbara Boxer, U.S. Senator MP

Marin, CA, USA

Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is the junior United States Senator from California (since 1993). A member of the Democratic Party , she previously served in the U.S. House of Representativ...

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John Fabyan Parrott, U.S. Senator (1767 - 1836)

John Fabyan Parrott (August 8, 1767 – July 9, 1836) was a United States Representative and a Senator from New Hampshire. He was born in Portsmouth to John Parrott, a merchant and ship capt...

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Francis E. Spinner (1802 - 1890)

Francis Elias Spinner (January 21, 1802 – December 31, 1890) was an American politician from New York. He was Treasurer of the United States from 1861 to 1875. He was the first administrator i...

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