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Brig. General William Grose (USA) (1812 - 1900)

William Grose (December 16, 1812 – July 30, 1900) was a lawyer, politician, author, and brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served in many of the important ca...

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Vance Hartke, U.S. Senator (1919 - 2003)

Rupert Vance Hartke (May 31, 1919 – July 27, 2003) was a Democratic United States Senator from Indiana from 1959 until 1977. Early life, education, military service Born at Stendal in Pike...

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Raymond E. Willis, U.S. Senator (1875 - 1956)

Raymond Eugene Willis (August 11, 1875 – March 21, 1956) was a United States Senator from Indiana. Born in Waterloo, Indiana, he attended the public schools and graduated from Wabash College i...

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Dan Coats, U.S. Senator MP

Daniel Ray "Dan" Coats (born May 16, 1943) is the senior United States Senator from Indiana and member of the Republican Party. He was in the United States Senate from 1989 to 1999, retired, and then r...

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Homer E. Capehart, U.S. Senator (1897 - 1979)

Homer Earl Capehart (June 6, 1897 – September 3, 1979), American business innovator and politician, was born in Algiers, Indiana, in Pike County. During the First World War, he served as a Ser...

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William E. Jenner, U.S. Senator (1908 - 1985)

William Ezra Jenner (July 21, 1908 – March 9, 1985) was a U.S. Republican Indiana State and U.S. Senator. Jenner was born in Marengo, Crawford County, Indiana. He graduated with a Law degree...

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Samuel D. Jackson, U.S. Senator (1895 - 1951)

Samuel Dillon Jackson (May 28, 1895 – March 8, 1951) was a United States Senator from Indiana. Born near Zanesville, Indiana, he attended the public schools of Fort Wayne and graduated a from ...

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Thomas Taggart, U.S. Senator (1856 - 1929)

Thomas Taggart (November 17, 1856 – March 6, 1929) was a U.S. political figure, serving as mayor of Indianapolis and influential in state and national politics. Early life and family Born ...

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Frederick Van Nuys, U.S. Senator (1874 - 1954)

Frederick Van Nuys (April 16, 1874 – January 25, 1944) was a United States Senator from Indiana. Born in Falmouth, he attended the public schools and graduated from Earlham College (Richmond, ...

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Benjamin F. Shively, U.S. Senator (1857 - 1916)

Benjamin Franklin Shively (March 20, 1857 – March 14, 1916) was a United States Representative and Senator from Indiana. Born near Osceola, Indiana, attended the common schools and the Norther...

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James A. Hemenway, U.S. Senator (1860 - 1923)

James Alexander Hemenway (March 8, 1860 – February 10, 1923) was a United States Representative and Senator from Indiana. Born in Boonville, Indiana, he attended the common schools, studied la...

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Oliver H. Smith, U.S. Senator (1794 - 1859)

Oliver Hampton Smith (October 23, 1794 – March 19, 1859) was a United States Representative and Senator from Indiana. Born on Smith's Island, near Trenton, New Jersey, attended the common scho...

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Thomas A. Hendricks, 21st Vice President of the USA MP (1819 - 1885)

Thomas Andrews Hendricks (September 7, 1819 – November 25, 1885) was an American politician who served as a Representative and a Senator from Indiana, the 16th Governor of Indiana (1873-1877),...

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Arthur Raymond Robinson, U.S. Senator (1881 - 1961)

Arthur Raymond Robinson (March 12, 1881 – March 17, 1961) was a United States Senator from Indiana. Early life Born in Pickerington, Ohio, Robinson attended the common schools, graduated f...

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David Turpie, U.S. Senator (1828 - 1909)

David Battle Turpie (July 8, 1828 – April 21, 1909) was an American politician. Turpie was born in Hamilton County, Ohio. He grew up in Ohio and graduated from Kenyon College in 1848. He stu...

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Charles W. Cathcart, U.S. Senator (1809 - 1888)

Charles William Cathcart (July 24, 1809 – August 22, 1888) was a United States Representative and Senator from Indiana. He was born in Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal where his father, James...

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Senator D.D.Pratt (1813 - 1877)

Daniel Darwin Pratt, b. Oct. 26,1813 in Palermo, Maine, rem. to Indiana as a child; m. on Nov. 28,1839 in Dearborn County, Indiana, with SOPHIA JANE JAMES, b. 1821 New York. He was an attorney and US S...

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Albert J. Beveridge, U.S. Senator (1862 - 1927)

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (October 6, 1862 – April 27, 1927) was an American historian and United States Senator from Indiana. Early years Albert J. Beveridge was born on October 6, 1862 i...

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Waller Taylor (1786 - 1826)

Taylor was born in Lunenburg County, Virginia where he spent his entire childhood. He studied law and served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1800 to 1802. In 1804 he moved to Vincennes, India...

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Albert Smith White, US Senator, US Congress (1803 - 1864)

Albert Smith White (October 24, 1803 – September 4, 1864) was a U.S. Senator and Representative from the state of Indiana. White was born in Orange County, New York. He graduated from Union ...

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Jesse D. Bright, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1875)

Jesse David Bright (December 18, 1812 – May 20, 1875) was the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Indiana and U.S. Senator from Indiana who served as President pro tempore of the Senate on three sepa...

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Edward A. Hannegan, US Congress & Senate (1807 - 1859)

Edward Allen Hannegan (June 25, 1807 – February 25, 1859) was a United States Representative and Senator from Indiana. Born in Hamilton County, Ohio, he moved with his parents to Bourbon Cou...

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Richard Lugar, U.S. Senator (1932 - d.)

Richard Green "Dick" Lugar (born April 4, 1932) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator, representing Indiana from 1977 to 2013. A member of the Republican Party, Lugar previo...

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Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1862 - 1927)

Albert J. Beveridge was born October 6, 1862 in Highland County, Ohio and his parents moved to Indiana soon after his birth. Both of his parents were of English descent. His childhood was one of hard w...

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Harry S. New, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1858 - 1937)

Harry Stewart New (December 31, 1858 – May 9, 1937) was a U.S. politician, journalist, and Spanish-American War veteran. Biography Harry Stewart New was born in Indianapolis, Indiana o...

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Daniel W. Voorhees, U.S. Senator (1827 - 1897)

Daniel Wolsey Voorhees (September 26, 1827 – April 10, 1897) was a lawyer and United States Senator from Indiana, who was leader of the Democratic party and an anti-war Copperhead during the A...

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Evan Bayh, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Birch Evans "Evan" Bayh III (pronounced /ˈbaɪ/ by; born December 26, 1955) is a lawyer, advisor and former Democratic politician who served as the junior U.S. Senator from Indiana from ...

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Birch Bayh, U.S. Senator MP

Birch Evans Bayh II (pronounced /ˈbaɪ/ by; born January 22, 1928) is a former United States Senator from Indiana, having served from 1963 to 1981. He was a candidate for the Democratic ...

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Sherman Minton, U.S. Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1890 - 1965)

Sherman "Shay" Minton (October 20, 1890 – April 9, 1965) was a Democratic United States Senator from Indiana and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was the most...

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James E. Watson, U.S. Senator (1864 - 1948)

James Eli Watson (November 2, 1864 – July 29, 1948) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Indiana. He was the Senate's second official majority leader. While an article published by ...

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Joseph A. Wright, Governor, U.S. Senator (1810 - 1867)

Joseph Albert Wright (April 17, 1810 – May 11, 1867) was the tenth Governor of the U.S. state of Indiana from December 5, 1849 to January 12, 1857, most noted for his opposition to banking. Hi...

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Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the USA MP (1833 - 1901)

Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was the 23rd President of the United States, serving one term from 1889 to 1893. Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio, and at age 21 moved t...

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Charles W. Fairbanks, 26th Vice President of the USA MP (1852 - 1918)

Warren Fairbanks (May 11, 1852 – June 4, 1918) was a Senator from Indiana (1897–1905) and the 26th Vice President of the United States (1905–1909). Born in a log cabin near D...

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Oliver P. Morton, Governor, U.S. Senator (1823 - 1877)

Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (August 4, 1823 – November 1, 1877), commonly known as Oliver P. Morton, was a U.S. Republican Party politician from Indiana. He served as the 14th Governor o...

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Henry Smith Lane, Governor, U.S. Senator (1811 - 1881)

Henry Smith Lane (February 24, 1811 – June 18, 1881) was a United States Representative, Senator, and the 13th Governor of Indiana; he was by design the shortest-serving Governor of Indiana, h...

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Col. Graham N. Fitch (USA), US Senate & Congress (1809 - 1892)

Graham Newell Fitch (December 5, 1809 – November 29, 1892) was a United States Representative and Senator from Indiana, as well as a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civ...

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James Whitcomb, Governor, U.S. Senator (1795 - 1852)

James Whitcomb (December 1, 1795–October 4, 1852) was a Democratic United States Senator and the eighth Governor of Indiana. As governor during the Mexican-American War, he oversaw the formati...

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William Hendricks, Governor, U.S. Senator (1782 - 1850)

William Hendricks (November 12, 1782 – May 16, 1850) was a Democratic-Republican member of the House of Representatives from 1816 to 1822, the third Governor of Indiana from 1822 to 1825, and ...

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Brig. General John Tipton, U.S. Senator (1786 - 1839)

Shields Tipton (August 14, 1786 - April 5, 1839) was an American politician. Tipton was born in what is now Sevier County, Tennessee. His father was killed by Native Americans. His great uncle, a...

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Robert Hanna, U.S. Senator (1786 - 1858)

Robert Hanna (April 6, 1786 – November 16, 1858) was the third Senator for Indiana, succeeding James Noble on the latter's death. Hanna was born near Fountainius in Laurens District, South Car...

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James Noble, U.S. Senator (1785 - 1831)

James Noble (December 16, 1785–February 26, 1831) was the first U.S. Senator from the U.S. state of Indiana. Noble was born near Berryville, Virginia and moved with his parents to Campbell...

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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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