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Filemon Vela , a Representative from Texas; born in Harlingen, Cameron County, Tex., February 13, 1963; graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy, Brownsville, Tex.; B.A., Georgetown University, Was...

8/21/2016 8/22/2016

Marc Veasey , a Representative from Texas; born in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex., January 3, 1971; graduated from Arlington Heights High School, Fort Worth, Tex., 1990; B.S., Texas Wesleyan Univer...

8/21/2016 8/22/2016

John R. Carter , a Representative from Texas; born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., November 6, 1941; graduated from Bellaire High School, Houston, Tex., 1960; B.A., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, T...

8/21/2016 8/22/2016

Eddie Bernice Johnson , a Representative from Texas; born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., December 3, 1935; graduated from A.J. Moore High School, Waco, Tex., 1952; nursing certificate, St. Mary ...

8/21/2016 8/22/2016

Raymond Eugene (Gene) Green , a Representative from Texas; born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., October 17, 1947; graduated from Jefferson Davis High School, Houston, Tex., 1967; B.B.A., University ...

8/21/2016 8/22/2016

William Ballard Hurd , a Representative from Texas; born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., August 19, 1977; graduated from John Marshall High School, San Antonio, Tex., 1995; B.S., Texas Agricultur...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Henry Cuellar , a Representative from Texas; born in Laredo, Webb County, Tex., September 19, 1955; graduated from J. W. Nixon High School, Laredo, Tex., 1974; A.A., Laredo Community College, Laredo,...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Blake Farenthold , a Representative from Texas; born in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex., December 12, 1961; graduated from Incarnate Word High School, Corpus Christi, Tex.; B.S., University of Te...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Lamar Seeligson Smith (born November 19, 1947) is the U.S. Representative (Republican) for Texas's 21st congressional district, serving since 1987. The district includes most of the wealthier section...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Randy Neugebauer , a Representative from Texas; born in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Mo., December 24, 1949; graduated from Coronado High School, Lubbock, Tex., 1968; graduated from Texas Tech Univer...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Kenny Marchant , a Representative from Texas; born in Bonham, Fannin County, Tex., February 23, 1951; B.A., South Nazarene University, Bethany, Okla., 1974; attended Nazarene Theological Seminary, Ka...

8/19/2016 8/21/2016

Sheila Jackson Lee , a Representative from Texas; born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., January 12, 1950; graduated from Jamaica High School, Jamaica, N.Y.; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 19...

12/23/2009 8/21/2016

Bill Flores , a Representative from Texas; born in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo., February 25, 1954; B.B.A., Texas A&M University, College Station, Tex., 1976; M.B.A., Houston Baptist University, Ho...

8/19/2016 8/21/2016

Beto O'Rourke , a Representative from Texas; born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., September 26, 1972; attended El Paso High School and graduated from Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, Va.;...

8/19/2016 8/21/2016

Randy Weber , a Representative from Texas; born in Pearland, Brazoria County, Tex., July 2, 1953; attended Alvin Community College in Alvin, Tex., 1971-1974; B.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake, H...

8/19/2016 8/21/2016

William McClellan (Mac) Thornberry , a Representative from Texas; born in Clarendon, Donley County, Tex., July 15, 1958; graduated from Clarendon High School, Clarendon, Tex., 1976; B.A., Texas Tech ...

8/19/2016 8/20/2016

Kay Granger , a Representative from Texas; born in Greenville, Hunt County, Tex., January 18, 1943; graduated from Eastern Hills High School, Fort Worth, Tex.; B.S. Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Wo...

8/19/2016 8/20/2016

K. Michael Conaway , a Representative from Texas; born in Borger, Hutchinson County, Tex, June 11, 1948; graduated from Odessa Permian High School, Odessa, Tex., 1966; B.B.A., Texas Agricultural and ...

8/19/2016 8/20/2016

Michael T. McCaul , a Representative from Texas; born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., January 14, 1962; B.S., Trinity University, San Antonio, Tex., 1984; J.D., St. Mary’s University, San Anto...

6/8/2009 8/20/2016

Kevin Patrick Brady , a Representative from Texas; born in Vermillion, Clay County, S. Dak., April 11, 1955; graduated from Rapid City Central High School, Rapid City, S. Dak; B.A., University of Sou...

8/19/2016 8/20/2016

John Culberson , a Representative from Texas; born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., August 24, 1956; graduated from Lamar High School, Houston, Tex., 1975; B.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas...

8/18/2016 8/20/2016

Joe Linus Barton , a Representative from Texas; born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., September 15, 1949; graduated from Waco High School, Waco, Tex., 1968; B.A., Texas A&M University, College Station...

8/18/2016 8/20/2016

Louie Gohmert , a Representative from Texas; born in Pittsburg, Camp County, Tex., August 18, 1953; graduated from Mount Pleasant High School, Mount Pleasant, Tex., 1971; B.A., Texas A&M University, ...

8/11/2016 8/12/2016

Ted Poe , a Representative from Texas; born in Temple, Bell County, Tex., September 10, 1948; B.A., Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Tex., 1970; J.D., University of Houston, Houston, Tex., 1973...

8/11/2016 8/12/2016

Samuel Robert "Sam" Johnson (born October 11, 1930) is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district serving in Congress since 1991. He is a member of the Republican Party. The distr...

8/11/2016 8/12/2016

Max A. Sandlin, (husband of Stephanie Herseth Sandlin), a Representative from Texas; born in Texarkana, Miller County, Ark., September 29, 1952; graduated from Atlanta High School, Atlanta, Tex.; B.A...

8/5/2016 8/6/2016

Peter Anderson "Pete" Sessions (born March 22, 1955) is a politician from the state of Texas. He is a Republican, and currently represents the 32nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Represe...

4/2/2013 8/6/2016

Thomas Jeb Hensarling (born May 29, 1957), known as Jeb Hensarling, is an American politician who has served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas's 5th congressional d...

8/5/2016 8/6/2016

Michael Clifton Burgess (born December 23, 1950) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives representing Texas's 26th congressional district. In 2002, he defeated Scott Armey,...

7/18/2016 7/19/2016

Earle Cabell (October 27, 1906 – September 24, 1975), was a Texas politician who served as mayor of Dallas, Texas. Cabell was mayor at the time of the assassination of John F. Kennedy and was ...

4/27/2011 6/17/2016

Edgar Franklin Foreman, a Representative from Texas and New Mexico; born in Portales, Roosevelt County, N.Mex., December 22, 1933; attended the public schools of Portales and Eastern New Mexico Unive...

5/13/2016 5/14/2016

William Doddridge McFarlane, a Representative from Texas; born in Greenwood, Sebastian County, Ark., July 17, 1894; attended the public schools and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville 1909-191...

8/3/2015 3/1/2016

John Marvin Jones, a Representative from Texas; born near Valley View, Cooke County, Tex., February 26, 1882; attended the common schools; John B. Denton College, A.B., 1902; Southwestern University,...

2/19/2013 3/1/2016

Robert Charles Krueger, a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born in New Braunfels, Comal County, Tex., September 19, 1935; attended New Braunfels public schools; B.A., Southern Methodist Unive...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

Joaquin Castro, a Representative from Texas; born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., September 16, 1974; graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School, San Antonio, Tex., 1992; B.A., Stanford Universi...

8/17/2015 8/17/2015

David Spangler Kaufman MP (1813 - 1851)

US Congressman, Texas Patriot. An important political figure of the Republic and early statehood of Texas. He was the first person to represent that state in the US Congress. Kaufman was born in Boil...

5/13/2009 4/10/2015

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...

3/21/2015 3/21/2015

Ron Paul MP

"Ron Paul"

Ronald Ernest "Ron" Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American medical doctor, author, Republican U.S. Congressman of the House of Representatives and candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidenti...

5/25/2011 2/27/2015

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...

3/28/2009 6/25/2014

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...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

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...

3/28/2009 2/18/2014

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...

3/30/2013 2/18/2014

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...

10/17/2008 2/18/2014

Charles Boswell Randell was born to James L. and Louisa Amantha (Gartrell) Randell in Murray County, Georgia.[1] He attended public and private schools and the North Georgia Agricultural College at...

2/17/2014 2/17/2014

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...

2/16/2014 2/16/2014

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...

2/16/2014 2/16/2014

Silas Hare Sr. was born in Ross County, Ohio, to Jacob and Elizabeth Freshour Hare on November 13, 1827, and lived the first fourteen years of his life with his grandfather Daniel Hare. His father died...

11/7/2012 2/14/2014

Rep. Jeremiah V. Cockrell (D-TX) MP (1832 - 1915)

"Vard"

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...

5/12/2009 2/14/2014

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...

9/16/2013 2/14/2014

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...

2/11/2014 2/11/2014

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...

7/28/2010 2/7/2014

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 ...

3/30/2013 2/7/2014

Gustav Schleicher, US Congress (1823 - 1879)

"Gustave"

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...

3/30/2013 2/7/2014

US Congressman, Texas Governor. He served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, rising to Sergeant of Company K, 3rd South Carolina Infantry regiment, and being wounded at the May 1864 Battle o...

7/30/2009 2/7/2014

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...

1/21/2013 2/4/2014

. 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. ...

4/29/2010 2/4/2014

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 ...

4/29/2010 2/4/2014

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,...

7/20/2008 2/4/2014

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

""Tom""

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 ...

2/19/2012 2/4/2014

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...

10/19/2013 10/19/2013

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 ...

10/19/2013 10/19/2013

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...

10/19/2013 10/19/2013

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...

1/9/2013 8/30/2013

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

"U.S. Senator", "3rd CSA Sec'y Treasury and 1st Postmaster General"

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...

11/12/2007 7/29/2013

Peter Hansborough Bell, 3rd Gov. of Texas MP (1809 - 1898)

"Hansbrough"

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...

8/30/2011 7/29/2013

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...

4/3/2013 7/9/2013

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...

6/29/2012 6/28/2013

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...

9/17/2010 6/28/2013

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 ...

5/7/2011 6/26/2013

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...

6/21/2013 6/21/2013

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 ...

8/22/2012 6/21/2013

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...

4/17/2013 6/21/2013

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...

6/21/2013 6/21/2013

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...

6/21/2013 6/21/2013

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 ...

5/19/2009 6/21/2013