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Robert Huntington Adams, a Senator from Mississippi; born in Rockbridge County, Va., in 1792; apprenticed to the cooper’s trade; graduated from Washington College (now Washington and Lee Univers...

6/28/2015 6/28/2015

John Black, a Senator from Mississippi; born in Virginia on August 11, 1800; engaged in teaching; studied law; commenced practice in Louisiana; moved to Winchester, Miss.; elected judge of the fourth c...

6/27/2015 6/27/2015

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 8/18/2014

Hiram Rhodes Revels (September 27, 1827[note 1] – January 16, 1901) was a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), and a politician. He was the first person of color to serve ...

12/24/2013 5/13/2014

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 5/13/2014

Walker Brooke (December 25, 1813 – February 18, 1869) was a United States Senator from Mississippi. Born at Page Brooke, Clarke County, Virginia, he was the son of Humphrey Brooke and Sara...

5/13/2014 5/13/2014

Thomas Hill Williams (1780 – 1840) was a senator from Mississippi. Born in North Carolina, he completed preparatory studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced. He was register...

5/13/2014 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 5/13/2014

Democrat Congressman from Mississippi. He served in the House of Representatives from 1893-1909 and in the US Senate from 1911-1923. John Sharp Williams (July 30, 1854 – September 27, 1932) ...

9/25/2008 5/12/2014

Henry Roberts Pease (February 19, 1835 – January 2, 1907) was a United States Senator from Mississippi. Life and politics Born in Winsted, Connecticut, he received a normal-school training...

5/12/2014 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 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 5/12/2014

) John Henderson (February 28, 1797 – September 15, 1857) was a lawyer and U.S. Senator from Mississippi. Born in Cumberland County, New Jersey, Henderson worked as a flatboatman on the Miss...

5/12/2014 5/12/2014

Thomas Hickman Williams (January 20, 1801 – May 3, 1851) was a United States Senator from Mississippi. Born in Williamson County, Tennessee, he attended the common schools, moved to Mississipp...

7/16/2009 5/12/2014

James Fisher Trotter (November 5, 1802 – March 9, 1866) was a United States Senator from Mississippi. Born in Brunswick County, Virginia, he moved to eastern Tennessee, attended private scho...

5/12/2014 5/12/2014

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 4/27/2014

Joseph Williams Chalmers (December 20, 1806 – June 16, 1853) was a United States Senator from Mississippi. Born in Halifax County, Virginia, he studied law in the University of Virginia at Cha...

4/28/2011 4/25/2014

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...

10/22/2013 10/22/2013

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 4/1/2013

Thomas Reed was born in Kentucky and moved to Natchez in 1809. He was a state attorney general and then served as a U.S. senator. Reed was a lawyer in the first criminal case brought before the Mississ...

10/1/2012 10/1/2012

) David Holmes (March 10, 1769 – August 20, 1832) was the last governor of the Mississippi Territory and the first governor of the State of Mississippi. Career Born in York County, Pen...

8/17/2012 8/17/2012

Chester Trent Lott, Sr. (born October 9, 1941), is a former United States Senator from Mississippi and has served in numerous leadership positions in the House of Representatives and the Senate. He e...

4/7/2012 4/7/2012

James Oliver Eastland (November 28, 1904 – February 19, 1986) was an American politician from Mississippi who briefly served in the United States Senate as a Democrat in 1941; and again from 1...

3/6/2012 3/6/2012

James Kimble Vardaman (July 26, 1861 – June 25, 1930) was an American politician from the state of Mississippi, serving as Governor of Mississippi from 1904 to 1908 and in the U.S. Senate from...

12/27/2011 1/15/2012

LeRoy Percy (November 9, 1860 – December 24, 1929) was a wealthy planter from Greenville, Mississippi in the heart of the Delta. He attended the University of Virginia, where he was a member o...

5/11/2010 1/15/2012

) James Gordon (December 6, 1833 – November 28, 1912) was an American planter, writer, and politician from Okolona, Mississippi. He was a United States Senator for eight weeks, from December 2...

12/27/2011 1/15/2012

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 1/15/2012

Anselm Joseph McLaurin (March 26, 1848 – December 22, 1909) was an American politician. McLaurin was born in Brandon, Mississippi, the son of Ellen Caroline (née Tullus) and Lauchli...

9/22/2011 1/15/2012

Edward Walthall, a lawyer, chaired four state delegations to Democratic national conventions. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1885 until 1894 and then from 1895 until 1898. Walthall was a major gener...

4/23/2011 1/15/2012

) 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 1/15/2012

James Lusk Alcorn (November 4, 1816 – December 19, 1894) was a prominent American political figure in Mississippi during the 19th century. He was a leading southern white Republican or "scalaw...

2/22/2011 1/15/2012

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 1/15/2012

Henry Stuart Foote (February 28, 1804 – May 20, 1880) was a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1847 to 1852 and Governor of Mississippi from 1852 to 1854. His emotional leadership...

6/1/2009 1/15/2012

Robert served two terms as Sentor from Mississippi, was nominated for Vise President of the US in 1844, served as Secetary of the Treasury under President Polk. He was also appointed governor of Kans...

3/31/2008 1/15/2012

George Poindexter (1779 – September 5, 1853) was an American politician, lawyer and judge from Mississippi. Background Poindexter was born in Louisa County, Virginia and was of Hugueno...

12/27/2011 1/15/2012

John Cornelius Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Mississippi. He was a Democrat who served in the Senate for over 41 years, becoming its most senio...

12/27/2011 1/15/2012

Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (October 13, 1877 – August 21, 1947) was an American politician. Bilbo, a Democrat, twice served as governor of Mississippi (1916–20, 1928–32) and later was ...

12/27/2011 1/15/2012

James Zachariah George (October 20, 1826 – August 14, 1897) was an American military officer, lawyer, writer, and politician. He was known as Mississippi's "Great Commoner." James Z. Geo...

12/27/2011 1/15/2012

Blanche Kelso Bruce (March 1, 1841 – March 17, 1898) was a U.S. politician who represented Mississippi as a Republican in the U.S. Senate from 1875 to 1881 and was the first elected African-Am...

12/27/2011 1/15/2012

Adelbert Ames, a Medal of Honor recipient, was the last general officer of the American Civil War from either side of the conflict to die, dying at age 97 in 1933. Adelbert Ames (October 31, 1835 &...

6/6/2007 1/15/2012

United States Senator from Mississippi and an American politician who served as the 1st and only President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, 1861 to 1865, during the American...

6/17/2007 1/15/2012

Jesse Speight (September 22, 1795 – May 1, 1847) was a North Carolina and Mississippi politician in the nineteenth century. Born in Greene County, North Carolina, Speight attended country sc...

12/12/2011 1/15/2012

Powhatan Ellis (January 17, 1790 – March 18, 1863) was a United States Senator from Mississippi and a United States federal judge. Born at "Red Hill" in Amherst County, Virginia, he grad...

9/25/2008 1/15/2012

Walter Leake (May 25, 1762 – November 17, 1825) served as a United States Senator from Mississippi (1817–1820) and as third Governor of Mississippi (1822–1825). He was the fi...

2/16/2009 1/15/2012