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William Emerson Brock, III, (grandson of William Emerson Brock), a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., November 23, 1930; attended schools in Loo...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

James Ralph Sasser, a Senator from Tennessee; born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., September 30, 1936; attended the public schools of Nashville; attended the University of Tennessee 1954-1955; grad...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

William Emerson Brock, (grandfather of William Emerson Brock III), a Senator from Tennessee; born near Mocksville, Davie County, N.C., March 14, 1872; attended the public schools; engaged in agricult...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

Harlan Mathews (January 17, 1927 – May 9, 2014) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1993 to 1994. He had previously served in the executive and legislative branches of s...

4/26/2015 4/26/2015

Arthur Thomas Stewart (January 11, 1892 – October 10, 1972), more commonly known as Tom Stewart, was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1939 to 1949. Early life and educa...

3/8/2015 3/8/2015

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Sr. (December 26, 1907 – December 5, 1998) was an American politician, serving as a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party from Tennessee. Gore ...

9/7/2008 8/19/2014

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

9/7/2008 8/19/2014

Andrew Lamar Alexander (born July 3, 1940) is the senior United States Senator from Tennessee and Conference Chair of the Republican Party. He was previously the 45th Governor of Tennessee from 1979 ...

1/5/2012 8/15/2014

Robert Phillips "Bob" Corker, Jr. (born August 24, 1952) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Tennessee, serving since 2007. He was elected the 71st Mayor of Chattanooga ...

2/5/2014 8/15/2014

Herbert Sanford Walters (November 17, 1891 – August 17, 1973) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1963 to 1964. Walters was a native of Jefferson County, Tennessee. He...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

George Leonard Berry (September 12, 1882 – December 4, 1948) was president of the International Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America from 1907 to 1948 and a Democratic United States...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

Nathan Lynn Bachman (August 2, 1878 – April 23, 1937) was a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1933 until his death. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Biography Bachman was b...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

Thomas Battle Turley (April 5, 1845 – July 1, 1910) was a Tennessee attorney who served as a Democratic U.S. senator from 1897 to 1901. Turley was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Thomas Jeffer...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

Another of M.D. Cooper’s sons by his first wife, Henry Cooper, is represented in these papers by twenty-eight letters written to his father between 1841 and 1867. Like his brother, Edmund, Henry...

10/11/2012 5/16/2014

Spencer Jarnagin (1792 – June 25, 1853) was a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1843 to 1847. Biography Jarnagin was born in what was shortly to become Grainger County, Tennessee. ...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

Jenkin Whiteside (1772 – September 25, 1822) was an attorney who served as a United States Senator from Tennessee. Biography Whiteside was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania ...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

James Edmund Bailey (August 15, 1822 – December 29, 1885) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1877 to 1881. Biography Bailey was born in Montgomery County, Tennessee...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1845)

"PRESIDENT JACKSON"

1. ANDREW JACKSON, JR., b. 15 Mar. 1767, Waxhaws, South Carolina—d. 8 Jun. 1845, Nashville, Davidson Co. Tennessee; m. Aug. 1791, Natchez, Mississippi (re-m. 17 Jan. 1794, Nashville), to Rachel ...

7/1/2007 5/16/2014

United States Senator Joseph Smith Fowler was born in Steubenville, Ohio, to James and Sarah Atkinson Fowler. After attending Grove Academy in Steubenville, he graduated from Franklin College in New ...

3/9/2013 7/13/2013

David McKendree Key (January 27, 1824 – February 3, 1900) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1875 to 1877 as well as the U.S. Postmaster General under President Hayes.

3/10/2013 4/28/2013

Born in 1850 in Indiana, Newell Sanders moved as an adult to Chattanooga at the encouragement of General John T. Wilder. Recognizing the need in the South for reliable farm machinery, Wilder encourag...

3/26/2013 3/26/2013

James Beriah Frazier (October 8, 1856 – March 28, 1937) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1903 to 1905, and subsequently as a United States Senator from Ten...

3/9/2013 3/17/2013

Fred Thompson, U.S. Senator MP (1942 - 2015)

"Freddie Dalton Thompson"

Fred Dalton Thompson (born Freddie Dalton Thompson; August 19, 1942), was an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. He served as a Republican U.S. Senator from Ten...

10/14/2011 1/12/2012

Howard H. Baker was one of the more prominent United States politicians of the 21st Century. External Resources Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy: Biography United States Congress: Offic...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Ross Bass, U.S. Senator (1918 - 1993)

Ross Bass (March 17, 1918 – January 1, 1993) was an American florist, postmaster, Congressman, and United States Senator from Tennessee. Background Bass was the son of a circuit-riding...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Carey Estes Kefauver ( /ˈɛstɨs ˈkiːfɔːvər/;[1] July 26, 1903 – August 10, 1963) was an American politician from Tennessee. A member of t...

1/6/2012 1/12/2012

Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee. He is best-known as the longest-serving Secretary of State, holding the position for...

1/1/2009 1/12/2012

Lawrence Davis Tyson (July 4, 1861 – August 24, 1929) was an American general, politician and textile manufacturer, operating primarily out of Knoxville, Tennessee, during the late 19th and ea...

2/26/2011 1/12/2012

John Knight Shields (August 15, 1858 – September 30, 1934) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1913 to 1925. Biography Shields was born at his family's estate "C...

1/6/2012 1/12/2012

William Robert Webb (November 11, 1842 – December 19, 1926) also known as Sawney Webb, was an educator who founded The Webb School and served briefly as a Democratic United States Senator from...

1/4/2012 1/12/2012

Robert Love Taylor (July 31, 1850 – March 31, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1879 to 1881, the Governor of Tennessee from 1887 to 1891 and from 1897 to 1899, and subsequ...

6/7/2007 1/12/2012

Edward W. Carmack, U.S. Senator (1858 - 1908)

"Ned"

Edward Ward Carmack (November 5, 1858 – November 9, 1908) was an attorney, newspaperman, and political figure who served as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1901 to 1907. Following his p...

1/4/2012 1/12/2012

Isham Green Harris (February 10, 1818 – July 8, 1897) was an American politician. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1857 to 1862 and as a U.S. Senator from 1877 until his death. As g...

1/4/2012 1/12/2012

John Bell "The Great Apostate" MP (1796 - 1869)

"The Great Apostate", ""The Great Apostate""

) John Bell (also known as "The Great Apostate") (February 18, 1796 – September 10, 1869) was a U.S. politician, attorney, and plantation owner. A wealthy slaveholder from Tennessee, Bell serv...

6/5/2009 1/12/2012

Alexander Outlaw Anderson (November 10, 1794 – May 23, 1869) was an American attorney who represented Tennessee in the United States Senate, and later served in the California State Senate, an...

1/4/2012 1/12/2012

Hugh Lawson White (October 30, 1773 – April 10, 1840) was a prominent American politician during the first third of the 19th century. He succeeded Andrew Jackson and served in the United State...

3/29/2009 1/12/2012

Capt of 6th U.S. Infantry 1799-1800; Captain of U.S. Regulars in the War of 1812. Colonel of East Tennessee Mounted Volunteers during the Seminole War, Colonel of the 39th U.S. Infantry, 1813 and serve...

2/17/2009 1/12/2012

Jesse Wharton (July 29, 1782 – July 22, 1833) was an attorney who briefly represented Tennessee in each house of Congress. Biography Wharton was born in Albemarle County, Virginia and ...

7/10/2008 1/12/2012

For more pictures, go to the Media section. A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of STAFF OFFICER. DAR Ancestor #: A011522 William Blount, (March 26, 1749 (O.S.)/...

10/26/2008 1/12/2012

William Harrison "Bill" Frist, Sr. (born February 22, 1952) is an American physician, businessman, and politician. He began his career as an heir and major stockholder to the for-profit hospital chai...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Kenneth Douglas McKellar (January 29, 1869 – October 25, 1957) was an American politician from Tennessee who served as a United States Representative from 1911 until 1917 and as a United State...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Luke Lea, U.S. Senator (1879 - 1945)

) Luke Lea (April 12, 1879 – November 18, 1945) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1911 to 1917. Biography Lea was the great-grandson of an earlier Luke Lea who...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

William Brimage Bate (October 7, 1826 – March 9, 1905) was the Governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887 and subsequently a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1887 until his death. He ser...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Washington Curran Whitthorne (April 19, 1825 – September 21, 1891) was a Tennessee attorney, Democratic politician, and an Adjutant General in the Confederate Army. Early life and career ...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Howell Edmunds Jackson (April 8, 1832 – August 8, 1895) was an American jurist and politician. He served on the United States Supreme Court, in the U.S. Senate, United States Court of Appeals ...

7/4/2011 1/12/2012

William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow (August 29, 1805 – April 29, 1877) was an American newspaper editor, minister, and politician who served as Governor of the state of Tennessee from 1865 to 1...

8/19/2007 1/12/2012

Trotter Patterson (February 28, 1818 – November 3, 1891) was a United States Senator from Tennessee at the beginning of the Reconstruction Period. A staunch Union supporter (as were most o...

6/27/2007 1/12/2012

17th President of the United States of America After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Vice-President Andrew Johnson assumed the Presidency. Johnson was the first president to be impeached, but w...

6/27/2007 1/12/2012

James C. Jones, Gov, US Senator (1809 - 1859)

"Chamberlayne"

Married, 1829. State Representative, 1839-41. Governor, 1841-45. President of Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company, 1850. US Senator, 1851-57. James Chamberlain[1] Jones (April 20, 1809 ȁ...

7/12/2009 1/12/2012

Hopkins Lacy Turney (October 3, 1797 – August 1, 1857) was a Democratic U.S. Representative and United States Senator from Tennessee. Biography Turney was born in the Smith County sett...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Alfred Osborn Pope Nicholson (August 31, 1808 – March 23, 1876), a Tennessee Democratic politician and lawyer, was twice a United States Senator from that state. Biography Nicholson wa...

1/5/2012 1/12/2012

Ephraim Hubbard Foster (September 17, 1794 – September 6, 1854) twice served as a United States Senator from Tennessee. During his political career, he was a member of the Whig Party. Biog...

2/11/2009 1/12/2012

(give DOB as 1877) Born in Berkeley County, Virginia (now Berkeley County, West Virginia), he moved to Brownsville, Pennsylvania, and then Kentucky with his parents. He was educated at home and a...

12/5/2011 1/12/2012

) John Henry Eaton (June 18, 1790 – November 17, 1856) was an American politician and diplomat from Tennessee who served as U.S. Senator and as Secretary of War in the administration of Andrew...

1/4/2012 1/12/2012

George Washington Campbell , a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in the parish of Tongue, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, February 9, 1769; immigrated with his parents to North Carolina in 1...

9/13/2009 1/12/2012

Joseph Inslee Anderson (November 5, 1757–April 17, 1837) was an American soldier, judge, and politician, who served as a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1799 to 1815, and later as ...

1/4/2012 1/12/2012

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A104948 ) Daniel Smith (October 29, 1748 – June 16, 1818) was a surveyor, an Ameri...

12/21/2008 1/12/2012

William Cocke, U.S. Senator MP (1747 - 1828)

William Cocke (1748 – August 22, 1828) was an American lawyer, pioneer, and statesman. He has the distinction of having served in the state legislature of four different states: Virginia, North ...

11/19/2007 1/12/2012