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The Fifty-third United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate
United States Senate
The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

 and the United States House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives
The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

. It met in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. On July 16, 1790, the United States Congress approved the creation of a permanent national capital as permitted by the U.S. Constitution....

 from March 4, 1893 to March 4, 1895, during the fifth and sixth years of Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland
Stephen Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States. Cleveland is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms and therefore is the only individual to be counted twice in the numbering of the presidents...

's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives
The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

 was based on the Eleventh Census of the United States in 1890
United States Census, 1890
The Eleventh United States Census was taken June 2, 1890. The data was tabulated by machine for the first time. The data reported that the distribution of the population had resulted in the disappearance of the American frontier...

. Both chambers had a Democratic
Democratic Party (United States)
The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

 majority.

Party summary


The count below identifies party affiliations at the beginning of the first session of this Congress, and includes members from vacancies and newly admitted states, when they were first seated. Changes resulting from subsequent replacements are shown below in the "Changes in membership" section.

Senate

  • Democratic
    Democratic Party (United States)
    The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

    : 44 (majority)
  • Republican
    Republican Party (United States)
    The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP . The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S...

    : 37
  • Populist
    Populist Party (United States)
    The People's Party, also known as the "Populists", was a short-lived political party in the United States established in 1891. It was most important in 1892-96, then rapidly faded away...

    : 3
  • Silver
    Silver Party
    The Silver Party was a political party in the United States, most successful in Nevada, active from 1892-1911. The party supported a platform of bimetallism and "Free Silver."...

    : 1
  • Vacant, due to failure to elect. Later filled by Republicans: 3

TOTAL members: 88

House of Representatives

  • Democratic
    Democratic Party (United States)
    The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

    : 218 (majority)
  • Republican
    Republican Party (United States)
    The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP . The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S...

    : 124
  • Populist
    Populist Party (United States)
    The People's Party, also known as the "Populists", was a short-lived political party in the United States established in 1891. It was most important in 1892-96, then rapidly faded away...

    : 11
  • Silver
    Silver Party
    The Silver Party was a political party in the United States, most successful in Nevada, active from 1892-1911. The party supported a platform of bimetallism and "Free Silver."...

    : 1
  • Independent Democratic
    Democratic Party (United States)
    The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

    : 2

TOTAL members: 356

Leadership


Senate
  • Vice President of the United States
    Vice President of the United States
    The Vice President of the United States is the holder of a public office created by the United States Constitution. The Vice President, together with the President of the United States, is indirectly elected by the people, through the Electoral College, to a four-year term...

     (President of the Senate):
    • Adlai E. Stevenson, of Illinois
      Illinois
      Illinois is the fifth-most populous state of the United States of America, and is often noted for being a microcosm of the entire country. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal,...

  • President pro tempore of the Senate
    President pro tempore of the United States Senate
    The President pro tempore is the second-highest-ranking official of the United States Senate. The United States Constitution states that the Vice President of the United States is the President of the Senate and the highest-ranking official of the Senate despite not being a member of the body...

    :
    • Charles Frederick Manderson
      Charles F. Manderson
      Charles Frederick Manderson was a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1883 to 1895.-Biography:Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he attended school there and then moved to Canton, Ohio, in 1856, where he studied law...

      , Republican
      Republican Party (United States)
      The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP . The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S...

      of Nebraska
      Nebraska
      Nebraska is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. The state's capital is Lincoln and its largest city is Omaha, on the Missouri River....

      , reelected March 4, 1893.
    • Isham Green Harris
      Isham G. Harris
      Isham Green Harris 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....

      , Democratic
      Democratic Party (United States)
      The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

      of Tennessee
      Tennessee
      Tennessee is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. It has a population of 6,346,105, making it the nation's 17th-largest state by population, and covers , making it the 36th-largest by total land area...

      , elected March 22, 1893.
    • Matt Whitaker Ransom, Democratic
      Democratic Party (United States)
      The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

      of North Carolina
      North Carolina
      North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina contains 100 counties. Its capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is Charlotte...

      , elected January 7, 1895.
    • Isham Green Harris
      Isham G. Harris
      Isham Green Harris 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....

      , Democratic
      Democratic Party (United States)
      The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

      of Tennessee
      Tennessee
      Tennessee is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. It has a population of 6,346,105, making it the nation's 17th-largest state by population, and covers , making it the 36th-largest by total land area...

      , elected January 10, 1895.
House of Representatives
  • Speaker of the House
    Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
    The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, or Speaker of the House, is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives...

    • Charles F. Crisp
      Charles Frederick Crisp
      Charles Frederick Crisp was a United States political figure. A Democrat, he was elected as a Congressman from Georgia in 1882, and served until his death in 1896. From 1890 until his death, he was leader of the Democratic Party in the House, as either the House Minority Leader or the Speaker of...

      , Democratic
      Democratic Party (United States)
      The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

      of Georgia
      Georgia (U.S. state)
      Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. The state is named after King George II of Great Britain. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788...

      , reelected August 7, 1893.

Major events

Main article: Events of 1893; Events of 1894; Events of 1895
  • March 4, 1893 Grover Cleveland
    Grover Cleveland
    Stephen Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States. Cleveland is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms and therefore is the only individual to be counted twice in the numbering of the presidents...

     became President of the United States
    President of the United States
    The President of the United States of America is the head of state and head of government of the United States. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces....

     for a second time.

Major legislation


  • August 27, 1894: Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act
    Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act
    The Revenue Act or Wilson-Gorman Tariff of 1894 slightly reduced the United States tariff rates from the numbers set in the 1890 McKinley tariff and imposed a 2% income tax. It is named for William L. Wilson, Representative from West Virginia, chair of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, and...

    , ch. 349, §73,
  • February 18, 1895: Maguire Act of 1895
    Maguire Act of 1895
    The Maguire Act of 1895 is a United States Federal statute that abolished the practice of imprisoning sailors who deserted from coastwise vessels. The act was sponsored by representative James G. Maguire of San Francisco, California....

    ,

Members


This list is arranged by chamber, then by state. Senators are listed in order of seniority, and Representatives are listed by district.

Senate


Senators were elected by the state legislatures every two years, with one-third beginning new six year terms with each Congress. Preceding the names in the list below are Senate class numbers
Classes of United States Senators
The three classes of United States Senators are currently made up of 33 or 34 Senate seats. The purpose of the classes is to determine which Senate seats will be up for election in a given year. The three groups are staggered so that one of them is up for election every two years.A senator's...

, which indicate the cycle of their election. In this Congress, Class 1 meant their term began in this Congress, requiring reelection in 1898; Class 2 meant their term ended in this Congress, requiring reelection in 1894; and Class 3 meant their term began in the last Congress, requiring reelection in 1896.
See also: :Category:United States Senators
See also: :Category:United States congressional delegations by state

Alabama
  • 2: John T. Morgan
    John Tyler Morgan
    John Tyler Morgan was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, and a six-term U.S. senator from the state of Alabama after the war. He was a strong supporter of states rights and racial segregation through the Reconstruction era. He was an expansionist, arguing for...

     (D)
  • 3: James L. Pugh
    James L. Pugh
    James Lawrence Pugh was a U.S. senator from Alabama, as well as a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War.- Biography :...

     (D)

Arkansas
  • 3: James K. Jones
    James Kimbrough Jones
    James Kimbrough Jones was a United States Senator.-Biography:Born in Marshall County, Mississippi, Jones moved with his father to Dallas County, Arkansas in 1848...

     (D)
  • 2: James H. Berry
    James Henderson Berry
    James Henderson Berry was a United States Senator and served as the 14th Governor of the State of Arkansas....

     (D)

California
  • 3: Leland Stanford
    Leland Stanford
    Amasa Leland Stanford was an American tycoon, industrialist, robber baron, politician and founder of Stanford University.-Early years:...

     (R)
    George C. Perkins
    George Clement Perkins
    George Clement Perkins was a U.S. Republican politician, who was the 14th governor of California from January 8, 1880, to January 10, 1883, and a United States senator from 1893 until 1915. He also served in the California State Senate...

     (R)
  • 1: Stephen M. White
    Stephen M. White
    Stephen Mallory White was an American politician and an U.S. Senator from California.-Life:Born in San Francisco, Stephen White attended Santa Clara College and read law in the office of Charles Bruce Younger Sr. in Santa Cruz, California and was admitted to the bar in 1874...

     (D)

Colorado
  • 3: Henry M. Teller
    Henry Moore Teller
    Henry Moore Teller was a U.S. politician. Secretary of the Interior between 1882 and 1885.-Biography:He served in the Senate and Cabinet for over thirty years, and was connected with the Free Silver question, beginning in 1880. During that time, he did much in and out of Congress with tongue and...

     (R)
  • 2: Edward O. Wolcott
    Edward Oliver Wolcott
    Edward Oliver Wolcott was a prominent American politician during the 1890s, who served for 12 years as a Senator from the state of Colorado....

     (R)

Connecticut
  • 3: Orville H. Platt
    Orville H. Platt
    Orville Hitchcock Platt was a United States Senator from Connecticut. Born in Washington, Connecticut, he attended the common schools and graduated from The Gunnery in Washington. He studied law in Litchfield, and was admitted to the bar in 1850, commencing practice in Towanda, Pennsylvania...

     (R)
  • 1: Joseph R. Hawley
    Joseph Roswell Hawley
    Joseph Roswell Hawley was the 42nd Governor of Connecticut, a U.S. politician in the Republican and Free Soil parties, a Civil War general, and a journalist and newspaper editor. He served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was a four-term U.S...

     (R)

Delaware
  • 1: George Gray
    George Gray (senator)
    George Gray was an American lawyer, judge, and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Attorney General of Delaware, U.S. Senator from Delaware and Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.-Early life and...

     (D)
  • 2: Anthony Higgins
    Anthony Higgins
    Anthony C. Higgins was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Republican, who served as United States Senator from Delaware....

     (R)

Florida
  • 3: Wilkinson Call
    Wilkinson Call
    Wilkinson Call was a U.S. Senator from Florida who served as a Democrat from 1879 to 1897.Call was a nephew of Florida Governor Richard K. Call and cousin of Arkansas Senator James D...

     (D)
  • 1: Samuel Pasco
    Samuel Pasco
    Samuel Pasco was a United States Senator from Florida.-Biography:Born in London, England, he moved to the United States with his family as a child and settled in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Pasco attended Harvard University and then moved to Florida in 1859...

     (D)

Georgia
  • 2: Alfred H. Colquitt
    Alfred H. Colquitt
    Alfred Holt Colquitt was a lawyer, preacher, soldier, 49th Governor of Georgia and two term U.S. Senator from Georgia where he died in office. He served as an officer in the Confederate army, reaching the rank of major general....

     (D)
    Patrick Walsh (D)
  • 3: John B. Gordon
    John Brown Gordon
    John Brown Gordon was one of Robert E. Lee's most trusted Confederate generals during the American Civil War. After the war, he was a strong opponent of Reconstruction and is thought by some to have been the titular leader of the Ku Klux Klan in Georgia during the late 1860s. A member of the...

     (D)

Idaho
  • 2: George L. Shoup
    George Laird Shoup
    George Laird Shoup was the first Governor of Idaho, serving a short time after statehood in 1890 before becoming one of the state's first United States Senators....

     (R)
  • 3: Fred T. Dubois
    Fred Dubois
    Fred Thomas Dubois was a controversial American politician who served two terms in the United States Senate from Idaho. He was best-known for his opposition to the gold standard and his efforts to disenfranchise Mormon voters....

     (R)

Illinois
  • 2: Shelby M. Cullom
    Shelby Moore Cullom
    Shelby Moore Cullom was a U.S. political figure, serving in various offices, including the United States House of Representatives, the United States Senate and the 17th Governor of Illinois....

     (R)
  • 3: John McAuley Palmer
    John M. Palmer (politician)
    John McAuley Palmer , was an Illinois resident, an American Civil War General who fought for the Union, the 15th Governor of Illinois, and presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party in the 1896 election on a platform to defend the gold standard, free trade, and limited...

     (D)

Indiana
  • 3: Daniel W. Voorhees
    Daniel W. Voorhees
    Daniel Wolsey Voorhees was a lawyer and United States Senator from Indiana, who was leader of the Democratic party and an anti-war Copperhead during the American Civil War.-Biography:...

     (D)
  • 1: David Turpie
    David Turpie
    David Battle Turpie was an American politician.Turpie was born in Hamilton County, Ohio. He grew up in Ohio and graduated from Kenyon College in 1848. He studied law and moved to Logansport, Indiana where he set up a law practice...

     (D)

Iowa
  • 3: William B. Allison
    William B. Allison
    William Boyd Allison was an early leader of the Iowa Republican Party, who represented northeastern Iowa for four consecutive terms in the U.S. House before representing his state for six consecutive terms in the U.S. Senate...

     (R)
  • 2: James F. Wilson
    James Falconer Wilson
    James Falconer "Jefferson Jim" Wilson was a lawyer, Republican U.S. Congressman from Iowa's 1st congressional district during the American Civil War, and a two-term U.S. Senator from Iowa...

     (R)

Kansas
  • 3: William A. Peffer
    William A. Peffer
    William Alfred Peffer was a United States Senator from Kansas, notable for being the first of six Populists elected to the United States Senate. In the Senate he was recognizable by his enormous flowing beard...

     (P)
  • 2: John Martin (D)

Kentucky
  • 3: Joseph C. S. Blackburn
    Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn
    Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn was a Democratic Representative and Senator from Kentucky. He was the younger brother of Kentucky governor Luke P. Blackburn. Blackburn, a skilled and spirited orator, was also a prominent trial lawyer known for his skill at swaying juries.He was born near Spring...

     (D)
  • 2: William Lindsay (D)

Louisiana
  • 3: Edward D. White
    Edward Douglass White
    Edward Douglass White, Jr. , American politician and jurist, was a United States senator, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and the ninth Chief Justice of the United States. He was best known for formulating the Rule of Reason standard of antitrust law. He also sided with the...

     (D)
    Newton C. Blanchard
    Newton C. Blanchard
    Newton Crain Blanchard was a United States Representative, Senator, and the 33rd Governor of Louisiana. Born in Rapides Parish, he completed academic studies, studied law in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1868, and graduated from the Tulane University Law School in 1870...

     (D)
  • 2: Donelson Caffery
    Donelson Caffery
    Donelson Caffery was an American politician from the state of Louisiana, a distinguished soldier in the American Civil War, and a sugar plantation owner.- Biography :...

     (D)
Maine
  • 1: Eugene Hale
    Eugene Hale
    Eugene Hale was a Republican United States Senator from Maine.Born at Turner, Maine, he was educated in local schools and at Maine's Hebron Academy. He was admitted to the bar in 1857 and served for nine years as prosecuting attorney for Hancock County, Maine. He was elected to the Maine...

     (R)
  • 2: William P. Frye
    William P. Frye
    William Pierce Frye was an American politician from the U.S. state of Maine. Frye spent most of his political career as a legislator, serving in the Maine House of Representatives and U.S. House of Representatives before being elected to the U.S. Senate, where he served for 30 years and died in...

     (R)

Maryland
  • 1: Arthur Pue Gorman
    Arthur Pue Gorman
    Arthur Pue Gorman was a United States Senator from Maryland, serving from 1881 to 1899 and from 1903 to 1906. He also served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1869 to 1875...

     (D)
  • 3: Charles H. Gibson (D)

Massachusetts
  • 2: George F. Hoar
    George Frisbie Hoar
    George Frisbie Hoar was a prominent United States politician and United States Senator from Massachusetts. Hoar was born in Concord, Massachusetts...

     (R)
  • 1: Henry Cabot Lodge
    Henry Cabot Lodge
    Henry Cabot "Slim" Lodge was an American Republican Senator and historian from Massachusetts. He had the role of Senate Majority leader. He is best known for his positions on Meek policy, especially his battle with President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 over the Treaty of Versailles...

     (R)

Michigan
  • 1: Francis B. Stockbridge
    Francis B. Stockbridge
    Francis Brown Stockbridge was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan.Stockbridge was born in Bath, Maine and attended the common schools. He clerked at a wholesale house in Boston 1843-1847. He moved to Chicago and opened a lumber yard. He then moved to Saugatuck, Michigan in 1851 and engaged...

     (R)
    John Patton, Jr.
    John Patton, Jr.
    John Patton, Jr. was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan.Patton, the son of John Patton and the brother of Charles Emory Patton, was born in Curwensville, Pennsylvania...

     (R)
    Julius C. Burrows
    Julius C. Burrows
    Julius Caesar Burrows was a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan.-Early life and education:...

     (R)
  • 2: James McMillan
    James McMillan (Senator)
    James McMillan was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan.-Biography:McMillan was born in Hamilton, Ontario to William and Grace McMillan, both Scottish natives...

     (R)

Minnesota
  • 1: Cushman K. Davis (R)
  • 2: William D. Washburn
    William D. Washburn
    William Drew Washburn was an American politician. He served in both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate as a Republican from Minnesota. Three of his seven brothers became politicians: Elihu B. Washburne, Cadwallader C. Washburn, and Israel Washburn, Jr...

     (R)

Mississippi
  • 1: James Z. George
    James Z. George
    James Zachariah George was an American military officer, lawyer, writer, and politician. He was known as Mississippi's "Great Commoner."...

     (D)
  • 2: Edward C. Walthall
    Edward C. Walthall
    Edward Cary Walthall was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum United States Senator from Mississippi.-Biography:...

     (D)
    Anselm J. McLaurin
    Anselm J. McLaurin
    Anselm Joseph McLaurin was an American politician from Mississippi.McLaurin was born in Brandon, Mississippi, the son of Ellen Caroline and Lauchlin McLaurin III. A Democrat, he served briefly in the U.S...

     (D)

Missouri
  • 1: Francis M. Cockrell
    Francis Cockrell
    Francis Marion Cockrell was a Confederate military commander and American politician from the state of Missouri. He served as a United States Senator from Missouri for five terms. He was a prominent member of the famed South–Cockrell–Hargis family of Southern politicians.-Early life:Cockrell was...

     (D)
  • 3: George G. Vest
    George Graham Vest
    George Graham Vest was a U.S. politician. Born in Frankfort, Kentucky, he was known for his skills in oration and debate. Vest, a lawyer as well as a politician, served as a Missouri Congressman, a Confederate Congressman during the Civil War, and finally a US Senator...

     (D)

Montana
  • 2: Thomas C. Power
    Thomas Charles Power
    Thomas Charles Power was a Republican senator from Montana and businessman. He was born near Dubuque, Iowa on May 22, 1839. He attended public school and graduated from Sinsinawa College with a degree in engineering. He then worked as a surveyor in Dakota until 1860...

     (R)
  • 1: Lee Mantle
    Lee Mantle
    Lee Mantle was a United States Senator from Montana.Born in Birmingham, England, his mother converted to Mormonism and immigrated to the United States with her children; they settled at Salt Lake City, Utah in 1864...

     (R), from January 16, 1895

Nebraska
  • 2: Charles F. Manderson
    Charles F. Manderson
    Charles Frederick Manderson was a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1883 to 1895.-Biography:Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he attended school there and then moved to Canton, Ohio, in 1856, where he studied law...

     (R)
  • 1: William V. Allen
    William V. Allen
    William Vincent Allen was a jurist and twice a U.S. Senator from Nebraska.Allen was born in Midway, Ohio. He moved with his parents to Iowa in 1857, where he attended the common schools and Upper Iowa University at Fayette, Iowa...

     (P)

Nevada
  • 3: John P. Jones
    John P. Jones
    John Percival Jones was an American politician who served for 30 years as a Republican United States Senator from Nevada. He made a fortune in silver mining and was a co-founder of the town of Santa Monica, California....

     (R)
  • 1: William M. Stewart
    William M. Stewart
    William Morris Stewart was an American lawyer and politician.-Biography:Stewart was born in Wayne County, New York. As a child he moved with his parents to Trumbull County, Ohio. As a young man he was a mathematics teacher in Ohio. In 1849 he began attending Yale University but left in 1850 to...

     (S)

New Hampshire
  • 2: William E. Chandler
    William E. Chandler
    William Eaton Chandler was a lawyer who served as United States Secretary of the Navy and as a U.S. Senator from New Hampshire.-Early life:...

     (R)
  • 3: Jacob H. Gallinger
    Jacob Harold Gallinger
    Jacob Harold Gallinger , was a United States Senator from New Hampshire who served as President pro tempore of the Senate in 1912 and 1913.-Biography:...

     (R)

New Jersey
  • 2: John R. McPherson
    John R. McPherson
    John Rhoderic McPherson was a United States Senator from New Jersey who served three terms of office, from 1877 - 1895....

     (D)
  • 1: James Smith, Jr.
    James Smith, Jr.
    James Smith, Jr. was a newspaper publisher and US Senator from New Jersey.-Biography:Born in Newark, New Jersey, Smith attended private schools and St. Mary's College, in Wilmington, Delaware. He was engaged in the dry-goods and importing business, and later became a manufacturer of leather in...

     (D)

New York
  • 3: David B. Hill
    David B. Hill
    David Bennett Hill was an American politician from New York who was the 29th Governor of New York from 1885 to 1891.-Life:...

     (D)
  • 1: Edward Murphy, Jr.
    Edward Murphy, Jr.
    Edward Murphy, Jr. was a single term United States Senator from New York, a businessman, and mayor of Troy, New York.-Birth and early years:...

     (D)

North Carolina
  • 2: Matt W. Ransom (D)
  • 3: Zebulon B. Vance
    Zebulon Baird Vance
    Zebulon Baird Vance was a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, the 37th and 43rd Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator...

     (D)
    Thomas J. Jarvis
    Thomas Jordan Jarvis
    Thomas Jordan Jarvis was the 44th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1879 to 1885. Jarvis later served as a U.S. Senator from 1894 to 1895....

     (D)
    Jeter C. Pritchard
    Jeter Connelly Pritchard
    Jeter Connelly Pritchard was a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of North Carolina between 1895 and 1903. He was the only Republican to represent a southern state in the United States Senate during that time....

     (R)
North Dakota
  • 3: Henry C. Hansbrough
    Henry C. Hansbrough
    Henry Clay Hansbrough was a United States politician who served as the first United States Representative from North Dakota, as well as a Senator from North Dakota.-Biography:...

     (R)
  • 1: William N. Roach
    William N. Roach
    William Nathaniel Roach was a United States Senator from North Dakota.-Biography:Born in Washington, D.C., he attended the public schools, Gonzaga College High School and Georgetown University. He was a clerk in the quartermaster's department during the Civil War...

     (D)

Ohio
  • 1: John Sherman
    John Sherman (politician)
    John Sherman, nicknamed "The Ohio Icicle" , was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Ohio during the Civil War and into the late nineteenth century. He served as both Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of State and was the principal author of the Sherman Antitrust Act...

     (R)
  • 3: Calvin S. Brice
    Calvin S. Brice
    Calvin Stewart Brice was a Democratic politician from Ohio. Born in Denmark, Morrow County, Ohio, Brice dropped out of Miami University in 1861 to join the Union Army. After a short stint in the army he returned to Miami and earned his undergraduate degree in 1863...

     (D)

Oregon
  • 2: Joseph N. Dolph
    Joseph N. Dolph
    Joseph Norton Dolph was an American politician and attorney in the state of Oregon. A native of the state of New York, he immigrated to Oregon over the Oregon Trail and settled in Portland where he became the state's federal district attorney...

     (R)
  • 3: John H. Mitchell
    John H. Mitchell
    John Hipple Mitchell, also known as John Mitchell Hipple, John H. Mitchell, or J. H. Mitchell was a controversial American lawyer and politician, who served as a Republican United States Senator from Oregon on three occasions between 1872 and 1905...

     (R)

Pennsylvania
  • 3: J. Donald Cameron
    J. Donald Cameron
    James Donald Cameron was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as Secretary of War under Ulysses S. Grant and in the United States Senate for twenty years....

     (R)
  • 1: Matthew S. Quay
    Matthew Quay
    Matthew Stanley Quay was an immensely powerful Pennsylvania political boss; "kingmaker" . "Boss" Quay's political principles and actions stood in contrast to an unusually attractive personality...

     (R)

Rhode Island
  • 1: Nelson W. Aldrich
    Nelson W. Aldrich
    Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich was a prominent American politician and a leader of the Republican Party in the Senate, where he served from 1881 to 1911....

     (R)
  • 2: Nathan F. Dixon, III
    Nathan F. Dixon, III
    Nathan Fellows Dixon, III was a United States Representative and Senator from Rhode Island. Born in Westerly, he attended the common schools of Westerly and Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts...

     (R)

South Carolina
  • 2: Matthew C. Butler
    Matthew Butler
    Matthew Calbraith Butler was an American military commander and politician from South Carolina. He served as a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, postbellum three-term United States Senator, and a major general in the United States Army during the...

     (D)
  • 3: John L. M. Irby
    John L. M. Irby
    John Laurens Manning Irby was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Laurens, he attended Laurensville Male Academy , Princeton College John Laurens Manning Irby (September 10, 1854 December 9, 1900) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Laurens, he attended...

     (D)

South Dakota
  • 2: Richard F. Pettigrew
    Richard F. Pettigrew
    Richard Franklin Pettigrew was an American lawyer, surveyor, and land developer. He represented the Dakota Territory in the U.S. Congress and, after the Dakotas were admitted as States, he was the first U.S. Senator from South Dakota.-Biography:Pettigrew was born in Ludlow, Windsor County,...

     (R)
  • 3: James H. Kyle
    James H. Kyle
    James Henderson Kyle was an American politician. One of the most successful members of the Populist Party he served for 10 years as a member of the United States Senate from South Dakota from 1891 until his death....

     (P)

Tennessee
  • 2: Isham G. Harris
    Isham G. Harris
    Isham Green Harris 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....

     (D)
  • 1: William B. Bate
    William B. Bate
    William Brimage Bate was the governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887 and subsequently a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1887 until his death...

     (D)

Texas
  • 2: Richard Coke
    Richard Coke
    Richard Coke was an American lawyer, farmer, and statesman from Waco, Texas. He was the 15th governor of Texas from 1874 to 1876 and represented Texas in the U.S. Senate from 1877 to 1895. His uncle was Congressman Richard Coke, Jr..Coke was born in Williamsburg, Virginia, to John and Eliza Coke...

     (D)
  • 1: Roger Q. Mills
    Roger Q. Mills
    Roger Quarles Mills was an American politician and an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.-Background:...

     (D)

Vermont
  • 3: Justin S. Morrill
    Justin Smith Morrill
    Justin Smith Morrill was a Representative and a Senator from Vermont, most widely remembered today for the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act that established federal funding for establishing many of the United States' public colleges and universities...

     (R)
  • 1: Redfield Proctor
    Redfield Proctor
    Redfield Proctor was a U.S. politician of the Republican Party. He served as the 37th Governor of Vermont from 1878 to 1880, as Secretary of War from 1889 to 1891, and as a United States Senator for Vermont from 1891 to 1908....

     (R)

Virginia
  • 1: John W. Daniel
    John W. Daniel
    John Warwick Daniel was an American lawyer, author, and Democratic politician from Lynchburg, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and represented Virginia in both the U.S. House and then five terms in the Senate...

     (D)
  • 2: Eppa Hunton, II
    Eppa Hunton
    Eppa Hunton II was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Virginia and a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.-Early years:...

     (D)

Washington
  • 3: Watson C. Squire
    Watson C. Squire
    Watson Carvosso Squire was a United States Senator from Washington.-Biography:Born in Cape Vincent, New York, he attended the public schools, Falley Seminary and Fairfield Seminary . He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1859 and was principal of the Moravia Institute...

     (R)
  • 1: John L. Wilson
    John L. Wilson
    John Lockwood Wilson was an American lawyer and politician from the U.S. states of Indiana and Washington. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate...

     (R), from February 19, 1895

West Virginia
  • 1: Charles J. Faulkner
    Charles James Faulkner
    Charles James Faulkner was a United States Senator from West Virginia and the son of Charles James Faulkner, a U.S. Representative from Virginia and West Virginia. Born on the family estate, "Boydville," near Martinsburg, Virginia , he accompanied his father, who was U.S...

     (D)
  • 2: Johnson N. Camden
    Johnson N. Camden
    Johnson Newlon Camden was a United States Senator from West Virginia. Born in Collins Settlement, Virginia , he attended school in Sutton. He was appointed as a cadet to the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1846 until 1848, when he resigned...

     (D)

Wisconsin
  • 3: William F. Vilas
    William Freeman Vilas
    William Freeman Vilas was a member of the Democratic Party who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1891 to 1897. He was a prominent Bourbon Democrat....

     (D)
  • 1: John L. Mitchell
    John L. Mitchell
    John Lendrum Mitchell was an American politician and a Democratic Congressman, Senator from Wisconsin, and a member of the Wisconsin State Senate. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin....

     (D)

Wyoming
  • 2: Joseph M. Carey
    Joseph M. Carey
    Joseph Maull Carey was a lawyer, rancher, judge, and politician, who spent most of his political career in Wyoming before and after it achieved statehood.-Biography:...

     (R)
  • 1: Clarence D. Clark
    Clarence D. Clark
    Clarence Don Clark was a teacher, lawyer, and politician from New York who participated in the constitutional convention for Wyoming's statehood and was one of that state's first congressmen.-Biography:...

     (R), from January 23, 1895




House of Representatives



Alabama: Richard H. Clarke
Richard Henry Clarke
Richard Henry Clarke was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.Born in Dayton, Alabama, Clarke attended Green Springs Academy and was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in July 1861....

 (D): Jesse F. Stallings
Jesse F. Stallings
Jesse Francis Stallings was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.Born near Manningham, Alabama, Stallings completed preparatory studies and was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1877....

 (D): William C. Oates
William C. Oates
William Calvin Oates was a Confederate colonel during the American Civil War, the 29th Governor of Alabama from 1894 to 1896, and a brigadier general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish–American War....

 (D)
  • George P. Harrison
    George Paul Harrison
    George Paul Harrison was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.Born at "Monteith Plantation," near Savannah, Georgia, Harrison attended Effingham Academy and the Georgia Military Institute at Marietta....

     (D): Gaston A. Robbins
    Gaston A. Robbins
    Gaston Ahi Robbins was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.Born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Robbins moved to Randolph County, North Carolina....

     (D): James E. Cobb
    James E. Cobb
    James Edward Cobb was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.Born in Thomaston, Georgia, Cobb attended the public schools, and was graduated from Emory College, Oxford, Georgia, in June 1856.He studied law....

     (D): John H. Bankhead
    John H. Bankhead
    John Hollis Bankhead was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama.-Biography:He was born on September 13, 1842. He was appointed, then elected, to serve out the remainder of the term left by the death of John Tyler Morgan, and was later re-elected twice. He served in the Senate from June 18, 1907...

     (D): William H. Denson
    William Henry Denson
    William Henry Denson was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.Born in Uchee, Alabama, Denson attended the common schools and the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa....

     (D): Joseph Wheeler
    Joseph Wheeler
    Joseph Wheeler was an American military commander and politician. He has the rare distinction of serving as a general during war time for two opposing forces: first as a noted cavalry general in the Confederate States Army in the 1860s during the American Civil War, and later as a general in the...

     (D): Louis W. Turpin
    Louis Washington Turpin
    Louis Washington Turpin was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, TurpinHis parents having died he moved to Alabama with his sister and settled in Perry County in 1858.Self-educated....

     (D)

Arkansas: Philip D. McCulloch, Jr.
Philip D. McCulloch, Jr.
Philip Doddridge McCulloch, Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas.Born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, McCulloch moved with his parents to Trenton, Tennessee, where he attended private schools and Andrew College. McCulloch studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1872, after which he began a...

 (D): Clifton R. Breckinridge
Clifton R. Breckinridge
Clifton Rodes Breckinridge was a Democratic alderman, congressman, diplomat, businessman and veteran of the Confederate Army and Navy. He was a member of the prominent Breckinridge family, the son of Vice President of the United States and Confederate General John C. Breckinridge and the...

 (D)
  • John S. Little
    John Sebastian Little
    John Sebastian Little was a member of the United States House of Representatives and the 21st Governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas....

     (D): Thomas C. McRae
    Thomas Chipman McRae
    Thomas Chipman McRae was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and was the 26th Governor of Arkansas from 1921 to 1925.-Biography:...

     (D): William L. Terry
    William L. Terry
    William Leake Terry was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas, father of David Dickson Terry.Born near Wadesboro, North Carolina, Terry moved with his parents to Tippah County, Mississippi, in 1857 and to Pulaski County, Arkansas, in 1861.He attended Bingham's Military Academy, North Carolina, and...

     (D): Hugh A. Dinsmore
    Hugh A. Dinsmore
    Hugh Anderson Dinsmore was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas.Born at Cave Springs, Arkansas, Dinsmore attended private schools in Benton and Washington Counties.He studied law in Bentonville....

     (D): Robert Neill (D)

California: Thomas J. Geary
Thomas J. Geary
Thomas J. Geary was a U.S. Representative from California.Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Geary moved with his parents to San Francisco, California, in April 1863.He attended the public schools.He studied law at St...

 (D): Anthony Caminetti
Anthony Caminetti
Anthony Caminetti was a United States Representative from California.-Biography:He was born in Jackson, California. He attended the public schools of his native county, the grammar schools in San Francisco, and the University of California, Berkeley. He also studied law and was admitted to the bar...

 (D): Samuel G. Hilborn
Samuel G. Hilborn
Samuel Greeley Hilborn was a U.S. Representative from California.Born in Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine, Hilborn attended the common schools, Hebron Academy, and Gould's Academy, Bethel, Maine, and was graduated from Tufts College, Medford, Massachusetts, in 1859.He studied law and was...

 (R)
  • Warren B. English
    Warren B. English
    Warren Barkley English was a United States Representative from California.-Biography:Born in Charles Town, Virginia , he attended the public schools and Charles Town Academy until June 1861...

     (D): James G. Maguire
    James G. Maguire
    James George Maguire was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from California.Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Maguire moved with his parents to California in February 1854. He attended the public schools of Watsonville in Santa Cruz County and the private academy of Joseph K....

     (D): Eugene F. Loud
    Eugene F. Loud
    Eugene Francis Loud was a U.S. Representative from California.Born in Abington, Massachusetts, Loud went to sea and afterward settled in California....

     (R): Marion Cannon
    Marion Cannon
    Marion Cannon was a United States Representative from California. He was born near Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended the district school and learned the blacksmith trade. He moved to California in 1852 and engaged in mining in Nevada County for twenty-one years. He was elected county...

     (P): William W. Bowers
    William W. Bowers
    William Wallace Bowers was a U.S. Representative from California.Born in Whitestown, New York, Bowers attended the common schools.He moved to Wisconsin in 1854....

     (R)

Colorado: Lafayette (Lafe) Pence
Lafe Pence
Lafayette Pence was a U.S. Representative from Colorado.Born in Columbus, Indiana, Pence attended the common schools.He was graduated from Hanover College in 1877.He studied law....

 (P): John C. Bell
John Calhoun Bell
John Calhoun Bell was a U.S. Representative from Colorado.Born near Sewanee, Tennessee, Bell attended public and private schools in Franklin County. He studied law in Winchester, Tennessee, and was admitted to the bar in 1874. He moved to Colorado in 1874 and commenced practice in Del Norte,...

 (P)

Connecticut: Lewis Sperry
Lewis Sperry
Lewis Sperry was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born at East Windsor Hill, South Windsor, Connecticut. He attended the district school and Monson Academy, Monson, Massachusetts and was graduated from Amherst College, Massachusetts in 1873...

 (D): James P. Pigott
James P. Pigott
James Protus Pigott was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Pigott attended the common schools and graduated from Yale College in 1878 and from Yale Law School in 1880....

 (D): Charles A. Russell (R): Robert E. De Forest
Robert E. De Forest
Robert Elliott De Forest was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.Born in Guilford, Connecticut, De Forest attended the common schools.He was graduated from Guilford Academy in 1863 and from Yale College in 1867....

 (D)

Delaware: John W. Causey
John W. Causey
John William Causey was an American lawyer and farmer from Milford, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as United States Representative from Delaware.-Early life and family:...

 (D)

Florida: Stephen R. Mallory
Stephen Mallory II
Stephen Russell Mallory, Jr. was a U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative from Florida who served as a Democrat. He was the son of U.S...

 (D): Charles M. Cooper
Charles Merian Cooper
Charles Merian Cooper was a U.S. Representative from Florida.Born in Athens, Georgia, Cooper moved with his parents to Florida in 1864.He pursued academic studies at Gainesville Academy.He studied law....

 (D)

Georgia: Rufus E. Lester
Rufus E. Lester
Rufus Ezekiel Lester was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.Born near Waynesboro, Georgia, Lester was graduated from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, in 1857.He studied law....

 (D): Benjamin E. Russell
Benjamin E. Russell
Benjamin Edward Russell was a U.S. Representative from Georgia, cousin of Rienzi Melville Johnston.-Biography:Born in Monticello, Florida, Russell moved with his parents to Decatur County, Georgia, in 1854....

 (D): Charles F. Crisp
Charles Frederick Crisp
Charles Frederick Crisp was a United States political figure. A Democrat, he was elected as a Congressman from Georgia in 1882, and served until his death in 1896. From 1890 until his death, he was leader of the Democratic Party in the House, as either the House Minority Leader or the Speaker of...

 (D): Charles L. Moses
Charles L. Moses
Charles Leavell Moses was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.Born near Turin, Georgia, Moses attended small country schools and ultimately graduated from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, in 1876...

 (D): Leonidas F. Livingston
Leonidas F. Livingston
Leonidas Felix Livingston was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.Born near Covington, Georgia, Livingston attended the common schools.He engaged in agricultural pursuits....

 (D): Thomas B. Cabaniss
Thomas Banks Cabaniss
Thomas Banks Cabaniss was a United States Representative from Georgia.-Biography:Born in Forsyth, Georgia, he attended private schools and Penfield College, was graduated from the University of Georgia in 1853, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1861...

 (D): John W. Maddox
John W. Maddox
John W. Maddox was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.Born on a farm near Gore, Georgia, Maddox attended the common schools....

 (D): Thomas G. Lawson
Thomas G. Lawson
Thomas Graves Lawson was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.Born near Eatonton, Georgia, Lawson attended private schools and was graduated from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, in 1855.He studied law....

 (D): Farish C. Tate
Farish Carter Tate
Farish Carter Tate was a Georgia state legislator, U.S. Representative and lawyer.Tate was born in Jasper, Georgia, in 1856. He attended North Georgia Agricultural College in Dahlonega...

 (D): James C. C. Black
James C. C. Black
James Conquest Cross Black was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Kentucky and Georgia.-Biography:...

 (D): Henry G. Turner
Henry Gray Turner
Henry Gray Turner was an American politician, teacher, jurist and soldier.-Biography:Turner was born near Henderson, North Carolina...

 (D)

Idaho: Willis Sweet
Willis Sweet
Willis Sweet was the first United States Representative from Idaho. Sweet served as a Republican in the House from 1890 to 1895, representing the state at-large....

 (R)

Illinois: J. Frank Aldrich
J. Frank Aldrich
James Franklin Aldrich was a United States Representative from Illinois. He was born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. He moved with his parents to Chicago, Illinois in April 1861 where he attended the public schools. Later, he attended Chicago University and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic...

 (R): Lawrence E. McGann
Lawrence E. McGann
Lawrence Edward McGann , born in Galway, Ireland, was a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 1891 to 1897. He was a Chicago Democrat.-References:* From Dooghcloon to Chicago: The Life and Career of Congressman Lawrence E...

 (D): Allan C. Durborow, Jr.
Allan C. Durborow, Jr.
Allan Cathcart Durborow, Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Durborow moved to Indiana in 1862 with his parents, who settled in Williamsport. He attended the public schools. He entered Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in the fall of 1872. He...

 (D): Julius Goldzier
Julius Goldzier
Julius Goldzier was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Vienna, Austria, Goldzier attended the public schools of Vienna.Immigrated to the United States in 1866 and settled in New York....

 (D): Albert J. Hopkins
Albert J. Hopkins
Albert Jarvis Hopkins was a Congressman and U.S. Senator from Illinois.Hopkins was born near Cortland, Illinois. He was admitted to the bar in 1871 and practiced in Aurora. He was elected to fill out the congressional term of Reuben Ellwood in 1885 and was re-elected in his own right for eight...

 (R): Robert R. Hitt
Robert R. Hitt
Robert Roberts Hitt was an Assistant Secretary of State and later a member of the United States House of Representatives....

 (R): Thomas J. Henderson
Thomas J. Henderson (politician)
Thomas Jefferson Henderson was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Brownsville, Tennessee, Henderson moved with his parents to Illinois at the age of eleven. He served as clerk of the Board of Commissioners of Stark County, Illinois from 1847 to 1849. and as clerk of the court of Stark...

 (R): Robert A. Childs
Robert A. Childs
Robert Andrew Childs was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Malone, New York, Childs moved to Illinois with his parents, who settled near Belvidere, Boone County, in 1852.He attended the common schools....

 (R): Hamilton K. Wheeler
Hamilton K. Wheeler
Hamilton Kinkaid Wheeler was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Ballston Township, New York, Wheeler moved to Illinois in 1852 with his parents, who settled near Grant Park, Kankakee County....

 (R): Philip S. Post
Philip S. Post
Philip Sidney Post was an American diplomat, politician, and decorated Army officer. He served as a United States Representative from Illinois for eight years, from 1887 to 1895. During the American Civil War, he was a Union Army general and earned the Medal of Honor.-Biography:Born in Florida,...

 (R), until January 6, 1895, vacant thereafter: Benjamin F. Marsh
Benjamin F. Marsh
Benjamin Franklin Marsh was a U.S. Representative from Illinois in the late 19th century to early 20th century. He was also a lawyer, soldier, agriculture manager, stock raiser, and Illinois State Railroad and Warehouse Commissioner....

 (R): John J. McDannold (D): William M. Springer
William McKendree Springer
William McKendree Springer was a United States Representative from Illinois.He was born near New Lebanon, Sullivan County, Indiana, May 30, 1836; moved to Jacksonville, Illinois, with his parents in 1848; attended the public schools in New Lebanon and Jacksonville and the Illinois College at...

 (D): Benjamin F. Funk
Benjamin F. Funk
Benjamin Franklin Funk was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, father of Frank Hamilton Funk.Born in Funk's Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois, Funk attended the public schools and Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.He left school in 1862 to enlist in the Sixty-eighth...

 (R): Joseph G. Cannon
Joseph Gurney Cannon
Joseph Gurney Cannon was a United States politician from Illinois and leader of the Republican Party. Cannon served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1903 to 1911, and historians generally consider him to be the most dominant Speaker in United States history, with such...

 (R): George W. Fithian
George W. Fithian
George Washington Fithian was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born near Willow Hill, Illinois to Glover Fithian and Mary Ann Catt, Fithian attended the common schools....

 (D): Edward Lane
Edward Lane
Edward Lane was a representative from Illinois; born in Cleveland, Ohio, March 27, 1842; moved to Illinois in May 1858 with his parents, who settled in Hillsboro, Montgomery County; attended the common schools and was graduated from Hillsboro Academy; taught school for several years; studied law;...

 (D): William S. Forman
William St. John Forman
William St. John Forman was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.-Early life:Born in Natchez, Mississippi, Forman moved with his father to Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, in 1851. He attended the public schools, and Washington Seminary, Richview, Illinois...

 (D): James R. Williams
James R. Williams
James Robert Williams was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Carmi, Illinois, Williams attended the common schools....

 (D): George Washington Smith
George Washington Smith (congressman)
George Washington Smith was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Putnam County, Ohio, Smith moved with his father to Wayne County, Illinois, in 1850.Learned the blacksmith trade....

 (R): John C. Black
John C. Black
John Charles Black was a Democratic U.S. Congressman and received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War.-Biography:...

 (D), until January 12, 1895, vacant thereafter: Andrew J. Hunter
Andrew J. Hunter
Andrew Jackson Hunter was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Greencastle, Indiana, Hunter moved with his parents to Paris, Illinois, in 1832. He attended the common schools and Edgar Academy. He worked as a civil engineer from 1852 to 1856. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in...

 (D)

Indiana: Arthur H. Taylor
Arthur H. Taylor
Arthur Herbert Taylor was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born at Caledonia Springs, Ontario, Canada, Taylor moved with his parents to Yates County, New York, in 1856. He attended the local school. He taught school for several years, and then moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1869 to study law...

 (D): John L. Bretz
John L. Bretz
John Lewis Bretz was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born near Huntingburg, Indiana, Bretz attended the country schools and Huntingburg High School.He taught school 1876-1880....

 (D): Jason B. Brown
Jason B. Brown
Jason Brevoort Brown was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born in Dillsboro, Indiana, Brown attended the common schools and Wilmington Academy, Dearborn County, Indiana....

 (D): William S. Holman
William S. Holman
William Steele Holman was a lawyer, judge and politician from Dearborn County, Indiana. He was a member of the Democratic Party who served as a U.S. Representative from 1859 to 1865, 1867 to 1877, 1881 to 1895, and 1897, spanning sixteen Congresses...

 (D): George W. Cooper
George W. Cooper
George William Cooper was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born near Columbus, Indiana, Cooper attended the country schools, and was graduated in the academic and law courses from the Indiana University at Bloomington in 1872.He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Columbus,...

 (D): Henry U. Johnson
Henry U. Johnson
Henry Underwood Johnson was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born in Cambridge City, Indiana, Johnson attended the Centerville Collegiate Institute and Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana.He studied law....

 (R): William D. Bynum
William D. Bynum
William Dallas Bynum was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Bynum was born near Newberry, Indiana. Although he lived for some time in Washington D.C., he was a lifelong Hoosier...

 (D): Elijah V. Brookshire
Elijah V. Brookshire
Elijah Voorhees Brookshire was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.-Early life:Born near Ladoga, Indiana, Brookshire attended the common schools, and was graduated from Central Indiana Normal College at Ladoga in August 1878....

 (D): Daniel W. Waugh
Daniel W. Waugh
Daniel Webster Waugh was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.-Early life and career:Waugh was born near Bluffton, Indiana, and attended local schools. He entered into the military in 1861 by enlisting in the Union Army...

 (R): Thomas Hammond
Thomas Hammond (politician)
Thomas Hammond was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Hammond attended the common schools.He engaged in carpentry and contracting work until twenty-one years of age....

 (D): Augustus N. Martin
Augustus N. Martin
Augustus Newton Martin was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.-Biography:Born near Whitestown, Pennsylvania, Martin attended the common schools and Witherspoon Institute, Butler, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Eastman College, Poughkeepsie, New York, in February 1867...

 (D): William F. McNagny
William F. McNagny
William Forgy McNagny was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born in Talmadge, Ohio, McNagny moved in early life to Whitley County, Indiana.He attended the public schools and the Springfield Academy, South Whitley, Indiana....

 (D): Charles G. Conn
Charles G. Conn
Charles Gerard Conn was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.-Biography:Conn was born in Phelps, New York but moved with his parents to Elkhart, Indiana, in 1851...

 (D)

Iowa: John H. Gear
John H. Gear
John Henry Gear was the 11th Governor of Iowa, United States Representative, and Senator.-Biography:Born in Ithaca, New York, he attended the common schools and moved to Galena, Illinois in 1836, to Fort Snelling, Iowa, in 1838, and to Burlington in 1843, where he engaged in mercantile pursuits...

 (R): Walter I. Hayes
Walter I. Hayes
Walter Ingalls Hayes was a four-term Democratic U.S. Representative from Iowa's 2nd congressional district during the Gilded Age....

 (D): David B. Henderson
David B. Henderson
David Bremner Henderson , a ten-term Republican Congressman from Dubuque, Iowa, was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1899 to 1903...

 (R): Thomas Updegraff
Thomas Updegraff
Thomas Updegraff was an attorney and five-term Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from northeastern Iowa. His two periods of service were separated by ten years out of Congress....

 (R): Robert G. Cousins
Robert G. Cousins
Robert Gordon Cousins was an eight-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 5th congressional district...

 (R): John F. Lacey
John F. Lacey
John Fletcher Lacey was an eight-term Republican United States congressman from Iowa's 6th congressional district. He was also the author of the Lacey Act of 1900, which made it a crime to ship illegal game across state lines, and the Lacey Act of 1907, which further regulated the handling of...

 (R): John A. T. Hull
John A. T. Hull
John Albert Tiffin Hull was a ten-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 7th congressional district...

 (R): William P. Hepburn
William Peters Hepburn
William Peters Hepburn was an American Civil War officer and an eleven-term Republican congressman from Iowa's now-obsolete 8th congressional district, serving from 1881 to 1887, and from 1893 to 1909...

 (R): Alva L. Hager
Alva L. Hager
Alva Lysander Hager was a three-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 9th congressional district in the 1890s....

 (R): Jonathan P. Dolliver
Jonathan P. Dolliver
Jonathan Prentiss Dolliver was a Republican orator, U.S. Representative, then U.S. Senator from Iowa at the turn of the 20th century...

 (R): George D. Perkins
George D. Perkins
George Douglas Perkins was a longtime newspaper editor, Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 11th congressional district in northwestern Iowa, and unsuccessful candidate for his party's nomination as Governor of Iowa....

 (R)

Kansas: Case Broderick
Case Broderick
Case Broderick was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.Born near Marion, Indiana, Case Broderick was a cousin of David Colbreth Broderick and Andrew Kennedy. Broderick attended the common schools in Indiana. He moved to Holton, Kansas, in 1858 and engaged in agricultural pursuits. Case Broderick...

 (R): Edward H. Funston
Edward H. Funston
Edward Hogue Funston was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.-Biography:Funston was born near New Carlisle, Ohio and attended the country schools, Linden Hill Academy in Carlisle, and Marietta College....

 (R)
  • Horace L. Moore (D): Thomas J. Hudson
    Thomas Jefferson Hudson
    Thomas Jefferson Hudson was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.Born near Jamestown, Indiana, Hudson attended Lebanon Academy and Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana.He moved to Nodaway, Missouri, in 1854....

     (P): Charles Curtis
    Charles Curtis
    Charles Curtis was a United States Representative, a longtime United States Senator from Kansas later chosen as Senate Majority Leader by his Republican colleagues, and the 31st Vice President of the United States...

     (R): John Davis
    John Davis (Kansas politician)
    John Davis was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.-Early life:Born near Springfield, Illinois, Davis moved with his parents to Macon County in 1830....

     (P): William Baker
    William Baker (Kansas politician)
    William Baker was a U.S. Representative from Kansas. Born near Centerville, Washington County, Pennsylvania, Baker attended public school and graduated from the Waynesboro College in 1856. He was a teacher and moved to Iowa in 1859 to become principal of the public schools in Council Bluffs...

     (P): Jeremiah Simpson
    Jerry Simpson
    Jeremiah Simpson , nicknamed "Sockless Jerry" Simpson, was an American politician from the U.S. state of Kansas. An old-style populist, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives three times....

     (P): William A. Harris
    William A. Harris (Kansas)
    William Alexander Harris was a United States Representative and Senator from Kansas.-Early life and education:...

     (P)

Kentucky: William J. Stone
William Johnson Stone
William Johnson Stone was an US Representative from Kentucky.He was born in Kuttawa, Caldwell County, Kentucky on June 26, 1841. He attended the common schools and Q.M. Tyler’s Collegiate Institute in Cadiz, Trigg County. Stone studied law. During the American Civil War he served as captain in...

 (D): William T. Ellis
William Thomas Ellis
William Thomas Ellis was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.-Early life and family:William Ellis was born near Knottsville, Kentucky on July 24, 1845. He was one of two sons born Luther R. and Mary M. Ellis....

 (D): Isaac H. Goodnight
Isaac Goodnight
Isaac Herschel Goodnight was a United States Representative from Kentucky.-Early life and family:Isaac Goodnight was born near Scottsville, Kentucky on January 31, 1849. He was the son of Isaac and Lucinda Goodnight...

 (D): Alexander B. Montgomery
Alexander B. Montgomery
Alexander Brooks Montgomery was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born near Tip Top, Kentucky, Montgomery attended the common and private schools. He was graduated from Georgetown College in 1859 and from the Louisville Law School in 1861. He engaged in agricultural pursuits in Hardin County,...

 (D): Asher G. Caruth
Asher G. Caruth
Asher Graham Caruth was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.-Early life and family:Asher G. Caruth was born in Scottsville, Kentucky on February 7, 1844...

 (D): Albert S. Berry
Albert S. Berry
Albert Seaton Berry was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.- Biography :Born in Fairfield , Campbell County, Kentucky, Berry attended the public schools. He graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1855 and from the Cincinnati Law School in 1858. He was admitted to the bar and...

 (D): William C. P. Breckinridge
William Campbell Preston Breckinridge
William Campbell Preston Breckinridge was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Kentucky, a Member of the Masonic Lodge, and a Member of the Knights Templar. He was the first cousin of Vice President of the United States John C. Breckinridge.He was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and graduated from...

 (D): James B. McCreary
James McCleary
James Thompson McCleary was a United States Representative from Minnesota. Born in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, he was educated at Ingersoll High School and McGill University...

 (D): Thomas H. Paynter
Thomas H. Paynter
Thomas Hanson Paynter was a United States Senator and Representative from Kentucky.Born on a farm near Vanceburg, Kentucky, Paynter attended the common schools, Rand's Academy, and Centre College. There he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1872, and commenced practice in Greenup, Kentucky...

 (D), resigned January 5, 1895, vacant for remainder of term: Marcus C. Lisle
Marcus C. Lisle
Marcus Claiborne Lisle was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born near Winchester, Kentucky, Lisle attended the common schools of his native county and the University of Kentucky at Lexington....

 (D)
  • William M. Beckner
    William M. Beckner
    William Morgan Beckner was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born in Moorefield, Kentucky, Beckner attended the public schools, Rand and Richeson Seminary, Maysville, Kentucky, and Centre College, Danville, Kentucky....

     (D): Silas Adams
    Silas Adams
    Silas Adams 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 his parents in 1841...

     (R)

Louisiana: Adolph Meyer
Adolph Meyer
Adolph Meyer was a member of the U. S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served nine terms as a Democrat from 1891 until his death in office in 1908.-Biography:...

 (D): Robert C. Davey
Robert C. Davey
Robert Charles Davey was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana.Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Davey attended the public schools, and was graduated from St...

 (D): Andrew Price
Andrew Price
Andrew Price was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana.Born on Chatsworth plantation, near Franklin, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, Price attended various private schools....

 (D): Newton C. Blanchard
Newton C. Blanchard
Newton Crain Blanchard was a United States Representative, Senator, and the 33rd Governor of Louisiana. Born in Rapides Parish, he completed academic studies, studied law in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1868, and graduated from the Tulane University Law School in 1870...

 (D)
  • Henry W. Ogden (D): Charles J. Boatner
    Charles J. Boatner
    Charles Jahleal Boatner was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana.Born in Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, Boatner completed preparatory studies.He studied law.He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and practiced....

     (D): Samuel M. Robertson (D)

Maine: Thomas B. Reed
Thomas Brackett Reed
Thomas Brackett Reed, , occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed, was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1889–1891 and from 1895–1899...

 (R): Nelson Dingley, Jr.
Nelson Dingley, Jr.
Nelson Dingley, Jr., also known as Edward Nelson Dingley, Jr., was a journalist and politician from the U.S. state of Maine....

 (R): Seth L. Milliken
Seth L. Milliken
Seth Llewellyn Milliken was a U.S. Representative from Maine.Born in Montville, Maine, Milliken attended the common schools and Waterville College.He was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1856....

 (R): Charles A. Boutelle
Charles A. Boutelle
Charles A. Boutelle was an American seaman, shipmaster, naval officer, Civil War veteran, newspaper editor, publisher, conservative Republican politician, and nine-term Representative to the U.S. Congress from the 4th Congressional District of Maine. He remains the second longest-serving U.S...

 (R)
Maryland: Robert F. Bratton
Robert Franklin Bratton
Robert Franklin Bratton was an American politician.Bratton was born in Barren Creek Springs in Somerset County, Maryland, and graduated from Washington College of Chestertown, Maryland, in 1864...

 (D)
  • W. Laird Henry
    Winder Laird Henry
    Winder Laird Henry was an American politician.Henry was born near Cambridge, Maryland, and attended the public schools as a youth. He engaged in mercantile pursuits and purchased an interest in and became editor of the Cambridge Chronicle...

     (D): J. Frederick C. Talbott
    Joshua Frederick Cockey Talbott
    Joshua Frederick Cockey "Fred" Talbott was a U.S. Congressman who represented the second Congressional district of Maryland.-Biography:...

     (D): Henry W. Rusk
    Harry Welles Rusk
    Harry Welles Rusk was a U.S. Representative from the third district of Maryland. He was also the president of the Kennard Novelty Company in Baltimore, Maryland. This was the first company to commercially sell Ouija boards in 1890.Rusk was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and attended private school...

     (D): Isidor Rayner
    Isidor Rayner
    Isidor Rayner was a Democratic member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland from 1905-1912. He also represented the Fourth Congressional District of Maryland from 1887 to 1889, and 1891 to 1895....

     (D): Barnes Compton
    Barnes Compton
    Barnes Compton was a wealthy planter who became a politician at the state level before the Civil War. He was appointed as Maryland State Treasurer, serving 1872-1885. He was elected to the US House of Representatives from the fifth congressional district of Maryland...

     (D)
    Charles E. Coffin
    Charles Edward Coffin
    Charles Edward Coffin was an American industrialist and politician who lived his adult life in Maryland. From there he served in the state House of Delegates and Senate, and was elected to the United States Congress...

     (R): William M. McKaig
    William McMahon McKaig
    William McMahon McKaig was an American politician.Born in Cumberland, Maryland, McKaig attended the Carroll School and the Allegany County Academy. He studied law and was admitted to the Allegany bar in 1868. He moved to the Colorado Territory in 1873, but later returned to Maryland...

     (D)

Massachusetts: Ashley B. Wright
Ashley B. Wright
Ashley Bascom Wright was an American politician. He was the chairman of the Committee on Mileage in the fifty-fourth and fifty-fifth congresses....

 (R): Frederick H. Gillett
Frederick H. Gillett
Frederick Huntington Gillett was an American politician during the early 20th century. Frederick H. Gillett was born in Westfield, Massachusetts to Edward Bates Gillett and Lucy Fowler Gillett . He graduated from Amherst College in 1874 and Harvard Law School in 1877. He began the practice of...

 (R): Joseph H. Walker
Joseph H. Walker
Joseph Henry Walker was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. He was born in Boston on December 21, 1829. He moved with his parents to Hopkinton and to Worcester. He attended the public schools and engaged in the manufacture of boots and shoes...

 (R): Lewis D. Apsley
Lewis D. Apsley
Lewis Dewart Apsley was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.-Biography:Born in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, Apsley moved with his parents to Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, in 1861. He attended public and private schools.He moved to Philadelphia and engaged in business...

 (R): Moses T. Stevens
Moses T. Stevens
Moses Tyler Stevens was an American textile manufacturer and a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.-Biography:...

 (D): William Cogswell
William Cogswell
William Cogswell was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts and a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was awarded the honorary grade of brevet brigadier general, U.S. Volunteers.-Biography:...

 (R): William Everett
William Everett
William Everett was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, United States. He was the son of Charlotte Gray Brooks and orator, Massachusetts governor and U.S...

 (D), took seat April 25, 1893: Samuel W. McCall
Samuel W. McCall
Samuel Walker McCall was a member of the United States House of Representatives, and the 47th Governor of Massachusetts...

 (R): Joseph H. O'Neil
Joseph H. O'Neil
Joseph Henry O'Neil was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Born in Fall River, Massachusetts, O'Neil moved with his parents to Boston in 1854.He attended the common schools....

 (D): Michael J. McEttrick
Michael J. McEttrick
Michael Joseph McEttrick was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.McEttrick was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, he graduated from the Washington Grammar and the Roxbury Latin Schools.He became a journalist....

 (ID
Democratic Party (United States)
The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

): William F. Draper
William F. Draper
William Franklin Draper was an American businessman, industrialist, and soldier who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.-Biography:Draper was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on April 9, 1842...

 (R): Elijah A. Morse
Elijah A. Morse
Elijah Adams Morse was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, Morse moved to Massachusetts with his parents, who settled in Boston in 1852....

 (R): Charles S. Randall
Charles S. Randall
Charles Sturtevant Randall was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts on February 20, 1824; died in New Bedford, Massachusetts, August 17, 1904. Randall is interred in the Rural Cemetery.-References:* -Notes:...

 (R)

Michigan: J. Logan Chipman
John Logan Chipman
John Logan Chipman was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan, serving as United States Representative to Congress....

 (D)
  • Levi T. Griffin
    Levi T. Griffin
    Levi Thomas Griffin was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.-Early life:Griffin, born in Clinton, Oneida County, New York, was named for his maternal grandfather, Levi Thomas of Utica, New York. He moved with his parents to Rochester, Michigan in the fall of 1847. He graduated from the...

     (D): James S. Gorman
    James S. Gorman
    James Sedgwick Gorman was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Gorman was born in Lyndon Township, Michigan, near Chelsea. He attended the common schools and the Union School of Chelsea, and graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1876. He was...

     (D): Julius C. Burrows
    Julius C. Burrows
    Julius Caesar Burrows was a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan.-Early life and education:...

     (R), until January 23, 1895, vacant thereafter
    W. Laird Henry
    Winder Laird Henry
    Winder Laird Henry was an American politician.Henry was born near Cambridge, Maryland, and attended the public schools as a youth. He engaged in mercantile pursuits and purchased an interest in and became editor of the Cambridge Chronicle...

     (D): Henry F. Thomas
    Henry F. Thomas
    Henry Franklin Thomas was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Thomas was born in Tompkins Township, Michigan and attended the common schools and Albion College of Albion, Michigan in 1859. He enlisted in 1862 during the American Civil War as a private in the Seventh Regiment, Michigan...

     (R): George F. Richardson
    George F. Richardson
    George Frederick Richardson was a politician from the U.S. states of Michigan and Washington.Richardson was born in Jamestown Township, Michigan and attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits and was elected township clerk eight years in succession...

     (D): David D. Aitken
    David D. Aitken
    David Demerest Aitken was a U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan.-Early life:Aitken was born on a farm in Flint Township, Michigan in Genesee County. His father, Robert P. Aitken, served in the Michigan House of Representatives 1865-1868. Aitken attended the district schools and the...

     (R): Justin R. Whiting
    Justin Rice Whiting
    Justin Rice Whiting was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Whiting was born in Bath, New York, and moved to Michigan in 1849 with his parents, who settled in St. Clair, Michigan. He attended the public schools and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor from 1863 to 1865. He worked as a...

     (D): William S. Linton
    William S. Linton
    William Seelye Linton was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Linton was born in St. Clair, Michigan and moved with his parents to Saginaw in 1859, where he attended the public schools. He engaged as clerk in a store at Farwell and became engaged in various activities connected with the...

     (R): John W. Moon
    John W. Moon
    John Wesley Moon was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Moon was born in Wayne County, Michigan, near Ypsilanti and attended the common schools. As a youth, he worked on a farm and attended school during the winter...

     (R): Thomas A. E. Weadock
    Thomas A. E. Weadock
    Thomas Addis Emmet Weadock was a judge and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Weadock was born in Ballygarret, County Wexford, Ireland and immigrated to the United States in infancy with his parents, Lewis Weadock and Mary Weadock, who settled on a farm near St. Marys, Ohio...

     (D): John Avery
    John Avery (politician)
    John Avery was a physician and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Avery was born in Watertown, New York and moved with his parents to Michigan in 1836. He attended the common schools and entered Grass Lake Academy in Jackson, where he studied medicine for two years...

     (R): Samuel M. Stephenson
    Samuel M. Stephenson
    Samuel Merritt Stephenson was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Stephenson was born in Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada and moved with his parents to Maine, and later, in 1846, to Delta County, Michigan. He engaged in lumbering and moved to Menominee, Michigan in 1858...

     (R)

Minnesota: James A. Tawney
James Albertus Tawney
James Albertus Tawney was a blacksmith, machinist and U.S. politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota. He was the first House Majority Whip, holding that position from 1899 to 1905....

 (R): James T. McCleary
James McCleary
James Thompson McCleary was a United States Representative from Minnesota. Born in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, he was educated at Ingersoll High School and McGill University...

 (R): Osee M. Hall
Osee M. Hall
Osee Matson Hall was a Representative from Minnesota.Born in Conneaut, Ohio, he attended the local public schools and graduated from Hiram College in Ohio and from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1868.He studied law and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Red Wing,...

 (D): Andrew R. Kiefer
Andrew Kiefer
Andrew Robert Kiefer was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota; born at Marienborn, Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany; he attended school in Mainz; immigrated to the United States in 1849 and settled in St...

 (R): Loren Fletcher
Loren Fletcher
Loren Fletcher was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota; born in Mount Vernon, Kennebec County, Maine; he attended the public schools and Maine Wesleyan Seminary, Kents Hill, Maine; moved to Bangor in 1853; was a stonecutter, clerk in a store, and an employee of a lumber company; moved to...

 (R): Melvin R. Baldwin
Melvin Baldwin
Melvin Riley Baldwin was a Representative from Minnesota.-Early life and education:Baldwin was born near Chester, Vermont, on April 12, 1838 and moved with his parents to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in 1847. He attended the common schools there and entered Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, in 1855...

 (D): Haldor E. Boen
Haldor Boen
Haldor Erickson Boen was an American congressman from Minnesota.Haldor Erickson Boen was born in Sør-Aurdal, Valdres, a traditional district in Oppland county, Norway. Boen immigrated to the United States in 1868 and settled in Mower County, Minnesota. He attended the St. Cloud Normal School in...

 (P)

Mississippi: John M. Allen
John Mills Allen
John Mills Allen was a Representative from Mississippi; born in Tishomingo County, Miss., July 8, 1846; he attended the common schools during the Civil War enlisted as a private in the Confederate Army and served throughout the war...

 (D): John C. Kyle
John Kyle
John Curtis Kyle was a Democratic politician from the US state of Mississippi during the late 19th century.Kyle was born in Sardis, Mississippi and attended Bethel College in Tennessee...

 (D): Thomas C. Catchings
Thomas C. Catchings
Thomas Clendinen Catchings was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.-Biography:Born near Brownsville, Mississippi, Catchings was tutored at home....

 (D): Hernando D. Money
Hernando Money
Hernando DeSoto Money was an American politician from the state of Mississippi.-Biography:Money was born in Holmes County, Mississippi. He was named after the Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto. Early in his life, he moved with his family to Carrollton, Mississippi...

 (D): John Sharp Williams
John Sharp Williams
John Sharp Williams was a prominent American politician in the Democratic Party from the 1890s through the 1920s, and served as the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives from 1903 to 1908....

 (D): Thomas R. Stockdale
T. R. Stockdale
Thomas Ringland Stockdale was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.Born near West Union Church, Pennsylvania, Stockdale graduated from Jefferson College , Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1856.He moved to Pike County, Mississippi, in 1857 and taught school.He graduated from the University of...

 (D): Charles E. Hooker
Charles E. Hooker
thumb|Charles E. HookerCharles Edward Hooker was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.Born in Union, South Carolina, Hooker was raised in Laurens District, South Carolina....

 (D)

Missouri: William H. Hatch
William H. Hatch
William Henry Hatch was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.-Biography:Born near Georgetown, Kentucky, Hatch attended the schools of Lexington, Kentucky, where he studied law....

 (D): Uriel S. Hall (D): Alexander M. Dockery
Alexander Monroe Dockery
Alexander Monroe Dockery was a United States Representative and the 30th Governor of Missouri....

 (D): Daniel D. Burnes (D): John C. Tarsney
John Charles Tarsney
John Charles Tarsney was a politician from the U.S. state of Missouri.One of Tarsney's most long lasting contributions was the "Tarsney Act" which permitted private architects to design federal buildings after being selected in a competition under the supervision of Supervising Architect of the...

 (D): David A. De Armond
David A. De Armond
David Albaugh De Armond was a Democratic Representative representing Missouri's 12th congressional district from March 4, 1891 until March 3, 1893, and then Missouri's 6th congressional district from March 4, 1893- until dying in office in 1909.He was born in Blair County, Pennsylvania, attended...

 (D): John T. Heard
John T. Heard
John Taddeus Heard was a Democrat Representative representing Missouri from March 4, 1885-March 3, 1895.Heard was born in Georgetown, Missouri in Pettis County, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 1860. He was admitted to the bar in 1862 and practiced law in Sedalia, Missouri...

 (D): Richard P. Bland
Richard P. Bland
Richard Parks Bland , American school teacher, lawyer, and Democratic Congressman between 1873 and 1899, serving except from 1895 to 1897, when he returned to office....

 (D): James Beauchamp Clark
James Beauchamp Clark
James Beauchamp Clark best known as Champ Clark was a prominent American politician in the Democratic Party from the 1890s until his death. A Representative of Missouri from 1893 to 1895 and from 1897 to 1921, he served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1911 to 1919...

 (D): Richard Bartholdt
Richard Bartholdt
Richard Bartholdt was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.Born in Schleiz, Germany, Bartholdt attended the public schools and Schleiz College ....

 (R): Charles F. Joy
Charles Frederick Joy
Charles Frederick Joy was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.Born in Jacksonville, Illinois, Joy attended the public schools.He was graduated from Yale College in 1874.He studied law....

 (R)
  • John J. O'Neill (D): Seth W. Cobb (D): Robert W. Fyan (D): Marshall Arnold
    Marshall Arnold
    Marshall Arnold was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.Born at Cook Settlement, near Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri, Arnold attended the common schools.Professor at Arcadia College in 1870 and 1871....

     (D): Charles H. Morgan (D)

Montana: Charles S. Hartman
Charles S. Hartman
Charles Sampson Hartman was a U.S. Representative from Montana.Born in Monticello, Indiana, Hartman attended the public schools and Wabash College in Crawfordsville.He moved to Bozeman, Montana, in January 1882....

 (R)

Nebraska: William J. Bryan
William Jennings Bryan
William Jennings Bryan was an American politician in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. He was a dominant force in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, standing three times as its candidate for President of the United States...

 (D): David H. Mercer
David Henry Mercer
David Henry Mercer was a Nebraska Republican politician.Born in Benton County, Iowa on July 9, 1857, he moved with his parents to Adams County, Illinois in 1858. After the American Civil War he moved again to Brownville, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1880 and...

 (R): George D. Meiklejohn
George de Rue Meiklejohn
George de Rue Meiklejohn was a Nebraska Republican politician who served as the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska and a representative of the U.S. state of Nebraska....

 (R): Eugene J. Hainer
Eugene Jerome Hainer
Eugene Jerome Hainer was a Nebraska republican politician.Born in Pécs, Hungary in 1851, he immigrated to the United States with his parents settling in Columbia, Missouri in 1854. He later moved with them in 1861 to the Hungarian settlement of New Buda founded by George Pomutz. He spent his...

 (R): William A. McKeighan
William A. McKeighan
William Arthur McKeighan was a Nebraska Populist politician.McKeighan was born in Millville, New Jersey. He moved with his parents to Fulton County, Illinois in 1848. He enlisted in the 11th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, in September 1861, to fight in the Civil War...

 (P): Omer M. Kem
Omer Madison Kem
Omer Madison Kem was a Nebraska Populist politician.Kem was born in Hagerstown, Indiana. He moved to Custer County, Nebraska in 1882 and to Broken Bow, Nebraska in 1890 where he farmed. He was deputy treasurer of Custer County from 1890 to 1891...

 (P)

Nevada: Francis G. Newlands
Francis G. Newlands
Francis Griffith Newlands was a United States Representative and Senator from Nevada.-Early life:Newlands was born in Natchez, Mississippi, on August 28, 1846...

 (D)

New Hampshire: Henry W. Blair
Henry W. Blair
Henry William Blair was a United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Campton, he attended the common schools and private academies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Plymouth...

 (R): Henry M. Baker
Henry Moore Baker
Henry Moore Baker was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.Born in Bow, near Concord, New Hampshire, Baker attended the common schools, as well as Pembroke, Tilton, and Hopkinton Academies in New Hampshire...

 (R)

New Jersey: Henry C. Loudenslager
Henry C. Loudenslager
Henry Clay Loudenslager was an American Republican Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 1st congressional district from 1893 to 1911.-Biography:...

 (R): John J. Gardner
John J. Gardner
John James Gardner was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1893 to 1913, and was Mayor of Atlantic City, New Jersey.-Biography:Born in Atlantic County, New Jersey, Gardner attended the...

 (R): Jacob A. Geissenhainer
Jacob Augustus Geissenhainer
Jacob Augustus Geissenhainer, was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1889 to 1895.-Background:...

 (D): Johnston Cornish
Johnston Cornish
Johnston Cornish was an American Democratic Party politician who represented in the U.S. Representative from 1893 to 1895.-Biography:...

 (D): Cornelius A. Cadmus
Cornelius A. Cadmus
Cornelius Andrew Cadmus was an American democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 5th congressional district from 1891-1895.-Biography:...

 (D): Thomas D. English
Thomas Dunn English
Thomas Dunn English was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who represented the state's 6th congressional district in the House of Representatives from 1891 to 1895. He was also a published author and songwriter, who had a bitter ongoing feud with Edgar Allan...

 (D): George B. Fielder
George Bragg Fielder
George Bragg Fielder was an American Civil War veteran and politician, who represented New Jersey's 7th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1893-1895...

 (D): John T. Dunn
John T. Dunn
John Thomas Dunn was a U.S. Representative from New Jersey.Born in Tipperary, Ireland, Dunn immigrated to the United States with his father, who settled in New Jersey in 1845.He completed elementary studies at home....

 (D)

New York: James W. Covert
James W. Covert
James Way Covert was a United States Representative from New York. Born at Oyster Bay, he attended the public schools and received an academic education in Locust Valley. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1863 and commenced practice in Flushing...

 (D): John M. Clancy
John Michael Clancy
John Michael Clancy was a United States Representative from New York. Born in County Laois, Ireland, he immigrated with his parents to the United States and settled in New York City...

 (D): Joseph C. Hendrix
Joseph C. Hendrix
Joseph Clifford Hendrix was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Fayette, Missouri, Hendrix attended private schools and Central College at Fayette and Cornell University, Ithaca, New York from 1870 to 1873....

 (D): William J. Coombs
William J. Coombs
William Jerome Coombs was a Bourbon Democrat member of the United States House of Representatives from New York....

 (D): John H. Graham
John H. Graham
John Hugh Graham was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Belfast, Ireland, Graham emigrated in 1836 to the United States with his parents, who settled in Brooklyn, New York.He attended the public schools of Brooklyn....

 (D): Thomas F. Magner
Thomas F. Magner
Thomas Francis Magner was a U.S. Representative from New York, uncle of John Francis Carew.Born in Brooklyn, New York, Magner attended the public schools.He graduated from St...

 (D): Franklin Bartlett
Franklin Bartlett
Franklin Bartlett was a U.S. Representative from New York.-Biography:Bartlett was born in Worcester County, Massachusetts, and graduated from the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in 1865 and from Harvard University in 1869. He attended Columbia College Law School in 1869. He was admitted to the bar...

 (D): Edward J. Dunphy
Edward J. Dunphy
Edward John Dunphy of New York City was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York from 1889 to 1893. He was a Democrat.-External links:...

 (D): Timothy J. Campbell
Timothy J. Campbell
Timothy John Campbell , of New York City, born in County Cavan, Ireland, was a U.S. Representative from New York from 1885 to 1889 and 1891 to 1895. He was a Democrat.Campbell earned a touch of immortality of an attributed nature...

 (D): Daniel E. Sickles
Daniel Sickles
Daniel Edgar Sickles was a colorful and controversial American politician, Union general in the American Civil War, and diplomat....

 (D): Amos J. Cummings
Amos J. Cummings
Amos Jay Cummings was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.-Biography:...

 (D): W. Bourke Cockran
William Bourke Cockran
William Bourke Cockran , commonly known as Bourke Cockran, was a United States Representative from New York and a noted political orator.-Biography:...

 (D): J. De Witt Warner
John De Witt Warner
John DeWitt Warner served as a Congressman for the 13th District of New York State from 1891-1895.Born on a farm in the town of Reading, New York, Warner moved with his parents to Big Stream , New York, and in 1860 settled in Rock Stream, New York. He completed preparatory studies...

 (D): John R. Fellows
John R. Fellows
John R. Fellows was an American lawyer and politician from Arkansas and New York.-Life:...

 (D)
  • Lemuel E. Quigg
    Lemuel E. Quigg
    Lemuel Ely Quigg was a United States Representative from New York.-Biography:He was born near Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland to a Methodist minister. He attended the public schools of Wilmington, Delaware. He moved to New York City in 1880 and engaged in journalism. He was the editor of the...

     (R): Ashbel P. Fitch
    Ashbel P. Fitch
    Ashbel Parmelee Fitch was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Mooers, New York, Fitch attended the public schools of New York, Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Massachusetts, the Universities of Jena and Berlin, Germany, and Columbia Law School in New York City...

     (D)
    Isidor Straus
    Isidor Straus
    Isidor Straus —a German Jewish American—was co-owner of the Macy's department store with his brother Nathan. He also served briefly as a member of the United States House of Representatives...

     (D): William Ryan
    William Ryan (53rd Congress)
    William Ryan was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Tipperary, Ireland, Ryan immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Stanwich, Connecticut, in 1844. He attended the district schools...

     (D): Francis Marvin
    Francis Marvin
    Francis Marvin was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in New York City, Marvin attended the public schools in Port Jervis, Orange County....

     (R): Jacob LeFever
    Jacob LeFever
    Jacob Le Fever was a U.S. Representative from New York, father of Frank Jacob Le Fevre.Born in New Paltz, New York, Le Fever attended New Paltz Academy and Amenia Seminary.Supervisor of the town in 1861 and 1862....

     (R): Charles D. Haines
    Charles Delemere Haines
    Charles Delemere Haines was an American businessman and member of the United States Congress.-Birth and Early Life:...

     (D): Charles Tracey
    Charles Tracey
    Charles Tracey was a U.S. Representative from New York.-Biography:Born in Albany, New York, Tracey was graduated from The Albany Academy in 1866.He served in the Papal Zouaves at Rome, Italy, portions of the years 1867-1870....

     (D): Simon J. Schermerhorn
    Simon J. Schermerhorn
    Simon Jacob Schermerhorn was a United States Representative from New York.Born in Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York, he attended the common schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits...

     (D): Newton M. Curtis (R): John M. Wever
    John M. Wever
    John Madison Wever was a U.S. Representative from New York.-Biography:Wever was born in Ganges Township, Michigan. He attended the common schools and Albion College. During the Civil War he entered the Union Army at the age of sixteen and served in the Army of the Cumberland and the Army of the Ohio...

     (R): Charles A. Chickering
    Charles A. Chickering
    Charles Addison Chickering was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Harrisburg, New York, Chickering attended the common schools and Lowville Academy and was for some time a teacher in that institution. He engaged in business as a hardware merchant. He served as school commissioner of...

     (R): James S. Sherman
    James S. Sherman
    James Schoolcraft Sherman was a United States Representative from New York and the 27th Vice President of the United States . He was a member of the Baldwin, Hoar, and Sherman families.-Early life:...

     (R): George W. Ray
    George W. Ray
    George Washington Ray was a United States Representative from New York.Born in Otselic, he attended the common schools and Norwich Academy. During the Civil War he was a private in Company B, Ninetieth New York Volunteers, and brigade clerk, First Brigade, First Division, Nineteenth Army Corps...

     (R): James J. Belden
    James J. Belden
    James Jerome Belden was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Fabius, New York, Belden attended the common schools.He engaged in the banking business at Syracuse, New York, in 1880....

     (R): Sereno E. Payne
    Sereno E. Payne
    Sereno Elisha Payne was a United States Representative from New York and the first House Majority Leader, holding the office from 1899 to 1911. He was a Republican Congressman from 1883 to 1887 and then from 1889 to his death in 1914. He was chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee for 12...

     (R): Charles W. Gillet
    Charles W. Gillet
    Charles William Gillet was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Addison, New York, Gillet attended the public schools and the Delaware Literary Institute, Franklin, New York....

     (R): James W. Wadsworth
    James Wolcott Wadsworth
    James Wolcott Wadsworth was an American farmer, soldier and statesman.-Life:...

     (R): John Van Voorhis
    John Van Voorhis
    John Van Voorhis was an American lawyer and politician from New York.-Life:...

     (R): Daniel N. Lockwood
    Daniel N. Lockwood
    Daniel Newton Lockwood was an American lawyer and politician from New York.-Life:He graduated from Union College in 1865. Then he studied law, was admitted to the New York bar in 1866, and commenced practice in Buffalo, New York...

     (D): Charles Daniels
    Charles Daniels (politician)
    Charles Daniels was an American lawyer and politician from New York.-Life:...

     (R): Warren B. Hooker
    Warren B. Hooker
    Warren Brewster Hooker was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Perrysburg, New York, Hooker attended the public schools and Forestville Free Academy, Forestville, New York.He studied law....

     (R)

North Carolina: William A. B. Branch
William A. B. Branch
William Augustus Blount Branch, was a Representative from North Carolina.-Career:Branch moved with his father to Raleigh, N.C., in 1852...

 (D): Frederick A. Woodard
Frederick Augustus Woodard
Frederick Augustus Woodard was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1893 and 1897.Born near Wilson, North Carolina, Woodard attended private schools in Wilson County and studied law under Richmond Mumford Pearson, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina...

 (D): Benjamin F. Grady
Benjamin F. Grady
Benjamin Franklin Grady was a teacher from North Carolina. He represented the state's 3rd district in the U.S. Congress from 1891 to 1895....

 (D): Benjamin H. Bunn
Benjamin H. Bunn
Benjamin Hickman Bunn was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina.Born on a farm in Nash County, near Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Bunn attended the local schools....

 (D): Thomas Settle, III (R): Sydenham B. Alexander
Sydenham Benoni Alexander
Sydenham Benoni Alexander was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1891 and 1895.Alexander, born near Charlotte, North Carolina in 1840, attended preparatory schools in Rocky River and Wadesboro and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1860.At the...

 (D): John S. Henderson
John S. Henderson
John Steele Henderson was a Representative for North Carolina in the United States House of Representatives.-Biography:...

 (D): William H. Bower
William H. Bower
William Horton Bower was a lawyer and United States Representative in Congress from the state of North Carolina for one term ....

 (D): William T. Crawford
William T. Crawford
William Thomas Crawford was a Representative from North Carolina.He attended the public schools and Waynesville Academy....

 (D)

North Dakota: Martin N. Johnson
Martin N. Johnson
Martin Nelson Johnson was a North Dakota politician who served as a United States Representative and Senator from North Dakota.-Biography:...

 (R)
Ohio: Bellamy Storer
Bellamy Storer (1847)
Bellamy Storer was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, son of Bellamy Storer and uncle of Nicholas Longworth...

 (R): John A. Caldwell
John A. Caldwell
John Alexander Caldwell was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Fairhaven, Ohio, Caldwell was educated in the common schools of his native county and also by private teachers.He taught school for several years....

 (R)
  • Jacob H. Bromwell
    Jacob H. Bromwell
    Jacob Henry Bromwell was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bromwell resided during his boyhood in Newport, Kentucky....

     (R): George W. Houk
    George W. Houk
    George Washington Houk was a lawyer and politician representing Ohio.George W. Houk was born near Mount Holly Springs in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, the son of Adam and Catherine Houk. The family moved to Dayton, Ohio in 1827 where George Houk attended the public schools and the E. E....

     (D)
    Paul J. Sorg
    Paul J. Sorg
    Paul John Sorg was a businessman and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio.-Biography:...

     (D): Fernando C. Layton
    Fernando C. Layton
    Fernando Coello Layton was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born near St. Johns, Auglaize County, Ohio, Layton attended the public schools and Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio.He studied law....

     (D): Dennis D. Donovan (D): George W. Hulick
    George W. Hulick
    George Washington Hulick was a teacher, lawyer, soldier, judge, and a U.S. Representative from Ohio.-Biography:...

     (R): George W. Wilson
    George W. Wilson
    George Washington Wilson was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.-Biography:Wilson was born in Brighton, Ohio and attended the common schools and Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio....

     (R): Luther M. Strong
    Luther M. Strong
    Luther Martin Strong was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born near Tiffin, Ohio, Strong attended the common schools and Aaron Schuyler's Academy, Republic, Ohio.He taught school....

     (R): Byron F. Ritchie
    Byron F. Ritchie
    Byron Foster Ritchie was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, son of James Monroe Ritchie.Born in Grafton, Ohio, Ritchie moved with his parents to Toledo, Ohio, in 1860. He graduated from the Toledo High School in 1870...

     (D): William H. Enochs
    William H. Enochs
    William Henry Enochs was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born near Middleburg, Ohio, Enochs attended the common schools and Ohio University at Athens.Enlisted as a private in Company B, 2nd Ohio Infantry, April 17, 1861....

     (R)
    Hezekiah S. Bundy
    Hezekiah S. Bundy
    Hezekiah Sanford Bundy was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.-Biography:Born in Marietta, Ohio, Bundy moved with his parents to Athens County in 1819.He attended the public schools.He engaged in agricultural pursuits....

     (R): Charles H. Grosvenor
    Charles H. Grosvenor
    Charles Henry Grosvenor was a multiple-term U.S. Representative from Ohio, as well as a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War.-Biography:...

     (R): Joseph H. Outhwaite
    Joseph H. Outhwaite
    Joseph Hodson Outhwaite was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Outhwaite attended the public schools of Zanesville, Ohio.He taught in the high school of that city 1862-1864....

     (D): Darius D. Hare
    Darius D. Hare
    Darius Dodge Hare was a soldier, lawyer, and a two-term U.S. Representative from Ohio.-Biography:...

     (D): Michael D. Harter
    Michael D. Harter
    Michael Daniel Harter was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, grandson of Robert Moore.Born in Canton, Ohio, Harter attended the public schools.He engaged in mercantile pursuits and banking....

     (D): Henry C. Van Voorhis
    H. Clay Van Voorhis
    Henry Clay Van Voorhis was a United States Congressman from Muskingum Co., Ohio.- Biography :He was born to Daniel and Jane Van Voorhis in Nashport, Ohio....

     (R): Albert J. Pearson
    Albert J. Pearson
    Albert Jackson Pearson was a soldier, attorney, judge, and two-term U.S. Representative from Ohio.-Biography:Born in Centerville, Ohio, Pearson moved with his parents to Beallsville, Ohio at an early age...

     (D): James A. D. Richards
    James A. D. Richards
    James Alexander Dudley Richards was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Boston, Massachusetts, RichardsSpent his early life in Boston and New York City, where he received a common-school education....

     (D): George P. Ikirt
    George P. Ikirt
    George Pierce Ikirt was a United States Representative from Ohio.He was born near West Beaver, Columbiana County, Ohio. He attended the public schools of New Lisbon, Ohio. He taught school and studied law, but on account of ill health was compelled to abandon both...

     (D): Stephen A. Northway
    Stephen A. Northway
    Stephen Asa Northway was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Christian Hollow, New York, Northway moved with his parents in 1840 to the township of Orwell, Ohio....

     (R): William J. White
    William J. White
    William John White was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born at Rice Lake, Ontario, Canada, White moved to the United States in 1857 with his parents, who settled in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended the district schools. He entered business as a candy maker in 1869, and later began the manufacture of...

     (R): Tom L. Johnson
    Tom L. Johnson
    Thomas Loftin Johnson , better known as Tom L. Johnson, was an American politician of the Democratic Party from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He headed relief efforts after the Johnstown, Pennsylvania floods of 1889, was a U.S. Representative from 1891–1895 and the 35th mayor of...

     (D)

Oregon: Binger Hermann
Binger Hermann
Binger Hermann was an American attorney and politician in Oregon. A native of Maryland, he immigrated to the Oregon Territory with his parents as part of the Baltimore Colony. Hermann would serve in both houses of the Oregon Legislative Assembly and as a Republican in the United States Congress...

 (R): William R. Ellis
William R. Ellis
William Russell Ellis was an American educator, attorney and politician in the state of Oregon. A native of Indiana, he grew up in Iowa before moving to Oregon where he worked as a school superintendent and district attorney. A Republican, he served as U.S...

 (R)

Pennsylvania: Henry H. Bingham
Henry H. Bingham
Henry Harrison Bingham was a Union Army officer in the American Civil War, who received the United States Military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of the Wilderness....

 (R): Charles O'Neill (R)
  • Robert Adams, Jr.
    Robert Adams, Jr. (Pennsylvania)
    Robert Adams, Jr. was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Robert Adams, Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Doctor Fairies Physical Institute in Philadelphia and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1869,...

     (R): William McAleer
    William McAleer
    William McAleer was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.William McAleer was born in County Tyrone, Ireland. He immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Philadelphia in 1851. He attended public and private schools...

     (D): John E. Reyburn
    John E. Reyburn
    John Edgar Reyburn was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, and Mayor of Philadelphia....

     (R): Alfred C. Harmer
    Alfred C. Harmer
    Alfred Crout Harmer was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Alfred C. Harmer was born in Germantown, PA. Began work as a shoe manufacturer. He became a member of the city council of Philadelphia, serving from 1856–1860 and then a recorder of deeds for...

     (R): John B. Robinson
    John Buchanan Robinson
    John Buchanan Robinson was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:...

     (R): Irving P. Wanger
    Irving Price Wanger
    Irving Price Wanger was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Irving P. Wanger was born in North Coventry Township, Pennsylvania. He served as deputy prothonotary of Chester County, Pennsylvania, in 1871. He commenced the study of law at Norristown,...

     (R): William Mutchler
    William Mutchler
    William Mutchler was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:...

     (D)
    Howard Mutchler
    Howard Mutchler
    Howard Mutchler was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Howard Mutchler , was born in Easton, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools of his native city and Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts...

     (D): Constantine J. Erdman
    Constantine Jacob Erdman
    Constantine Jacob Erdman was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania....

     (D): Marriott Brosius
    Marriott Henry Brosius
    Marriott Henry Brosius was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Education and military service:...

     (R): Joseph A. Scranton
    Joseph A. Scranton
    Joseph Augustine Scranton was a Republican politician who represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives from 1881 to 1883, 1885 to 1887, 1889 to 1891, and 1893 to 1897....

     (R): William H. Hines
    William Henry Hines
    William Henry Hines was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.William Henry Hines was born in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Pennsylvania in 1865 with his parents, who settled in Hanover Township, near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania...

     (D): James B. Reilly
    James Bernard Reilly
    James Bernard Reilly was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.James B. Reilly was born in Pinedale, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and was graduated from the Bunker Hill School in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, in 1862. He studied law, was admitted...

     (D): Ephraim M. Woomer
    Ephraim Milton Woomer
    Ephraim Milton Woomer was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:Ephraim M. Woomer was born in Jonestown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools...

     (R): Myron B. Wright
    Myron Benjamin Wright
    Myron Benjamin Wright was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Myron B. Wright was born at Forest Lake, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and pursued an academic course...

     (R)
    Edwin J. Jorden
    Edwin J. Jorden
    Edwin James Jorden was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Edwin J. Jorden was born in Spring Hill, near Towanda, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and Keystone Academy. He graduated from the State Normal School at Mansfield, Pennsylvania...

     (R): Albert C. Hopkins
    Albert Cole Hopkins
    Albert Cole Hopkins was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Albert C. Hopkins was born in Villanovia, New York . He graduated from Alfred University in Alfred, New York. He taught school, and engaged in mercantile pursuits in Troy, Pennsylvania...

     (R): Simon P. Wolverton
    Simon Peter Wolverton
    Simon Peter Wolverton was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:...

     (D): Thaddeus M. Mahon
    Thaddeus Maclay Mahon
    Thaddeus Maclay Mahon was a soldier, attorney, railroad executive, and a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Thaddeus M. Mahon was born in rural Green Village, Pennsylvania...

     (R): Frank E. Beltzhoover
    Frank Eckels Beltzhoover
    Frank Eckels Beltzhoover was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Frank E. Beltzhoover was born in Silver Spring Township, Pennsylvania. He attended Big Spring Academy in Newville, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg in 1862...

     (D): Josiah D. Hicks
    Josiah Duane Hicks
    Josiah Duane Hicks was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:Josiah D. Hicks was born in Machen, Wales. He immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Chester County, Pennsylvania, in 2003, and in the same year moved to...

     (R): Daniel B. Heiner
    Daniel Brodhead Heiner
    Daniel Brodhead Heiner was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Daniel B. Heiner was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools at Kittanning, Dayton Academy in Dayton, Pennsylvania, and Dickinson School of Law at Carlisle, Pennsylvania...

     (R): John Dalzell
    John Dalzell
    John Dalzell was a U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania.-Biography:John Dalzell was born in New York City. He moved with his parents to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1847....

     (R): William A. Stone
    William A. Stone
    William Alexis Stone was the 22nd Governor of Pennsylvania from 1899 to 1903.-Early life:Stone was born in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. In 1864, Stone enlisted in the Union Army as a private during the American Civil War, and became a second lieutenant in 1865. He continued his military service after...

     (R): William A. Sipe
    William Allen Sipe
    William Allen Sipe was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:...

     (D): Thomas W. Phillips
    Thomas Wharton Phillips
    Thomas Wharton Phillips was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Thomas W. Phillips was born near Mount Jackson, Pennsylvania, in that section of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, now included in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania...

     (R): Joseph C. Sibley
    Joseph C. Sibley
    Joseph Crocker Sibley was a U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania.Joseph C. Sibley was born in Friendship, New York. In 1859 he moved with his parents to Boston, New York. He attended the county schools and the local academies at Springville and Friendship. He taught school and...

     (D): Charles W. Stone
    Charles Warren Stone
    Charles Warren Stone was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania and Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania....

     (R): George F. Kribbs
    George Frederic Kribbs
    George Frederic Kribbs was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.George F. Kribbs was born on a farm in Clarion County, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and the Emlenton Academy and graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in...

     (D): Alexander McDowell
    Alexander McDowell
    Alexander McDowell was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:...

     (R): William Lilly
    William Lilly (congressman)
    William Lilly was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.William Lilly was born in Penn Yan, New York. He moved to Carbon County, Pennsylvania, in 1838, and became involved in the mining of anthracite coal...

     (R)
    Galusha A. Grow
    Galusha A. Grow
    Galusha Aaron Grow was a prominent U.S. politician, lawyer, writer and businessman, and was Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863. He was defeated for reelection in 1862...

     (R)

Rhode Island: Oscar Lapham
Oscar Lapham
Oscar Lapham was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island.Born in Burrillville, Rhode Island, Lapham attended the Seminary in Scituate, Massachusetts, Pembroke Academy in New Hampshire, the University Grammar School, Providence, Rhode Island, and was graduated from Brown University, Providence,...

 (D): Charles H. Page
Charles H. Page
Charles Harrison Page was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island.Born in Gloucester, Rhode Island, Page attended public schools. During the Civil War Page enlisted in the Union Army as a private at the age of nineteen in Company A, Twelfth Regiment, Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry, and was...

 (D), seated April 5, 1893

South Carolina: William H. Brawley
William H. Brawley
William Huggins Brawley was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina and later a United States federal judge...

 (D)
  • James F. Izlar
    James F. Izlar
    James Ferdinand Izlar was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born near Orangeburg, South Carolina, Izlar attended the common schools.He was graduated from Emory College, Oxford, Georgia, in 1855.He studied law....

     (D): William J. Talbert (D): Asbury C. Latimer
    Asbury Latimer
    Asbury Churchwell Latimer was a United States Representative and Senator from South Carolina. Born near Lowndesville, South Carolina, he attended the common schools, engaged in agricultural pursuits, and in 1880 moved to Belton, South Carolina and devoted his time to farming.Latimer was elected as...

     (D): George W. Shell
    George W. Shell
    George Washington Shell was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born near Laurens, South Carolina, Shell attended the common schools and Laurens Academy.He engaged in agricultural pursuits....

     (D): Thomas J. Strait (D): John L. McLaurin
    John L. McLaurin
    John Lowndes McLaurin was a United States Representative and Senator from South Carolina; born in Red Bluff, South Carolina, he attended schools at Bennettsville, South Carolina and Englewood, New Jersey as well as Bethel Military Academy and Swarthmore College He graduated from the Carolina...

     (D): George W. Murray
    George W. Murray
    George Washington Murray was born a slave and served as a Congressman from South Carolina.He was born a slave near Rembert, Sumter County, South Carolina on September 22, 1853. Murray attended the public schools and the University of South Carolina at Columbia for two years...

     (R)

South Dakota : William V. Lucas
William V. Lucas
William Vincent Lucas was a U.S. Republican politician.He was born near Delphi, Indiana. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives from South Dakota in 1892, and served from March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1895. He died in Santa Cruz, California.-Sources:...

 (R): John A. Pickler
John Pickler
John Alfred "Dingaling" Pickler was a U.S. Republican politician.Pickler studied at the University of Michigan....

 (R)

Tennessee: Alfred A. Taylor
Alfred A. Taylor
Alfred Alexander Taylor, nickname Alf Taylor , was a lawyer and politician, serving as United States Congressman from 1889–1895, and later elected the Governor of Tennessee, serving from 1921 to 1923. Notably, in 1886 he lost the gubernatorial race to his younger brother Robert, a Democrat.- Early...

 (R): John C. Houk
John C. Houk
John Chiles Houk was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 2nd congressional district of Tennessee.-Biography:...

 (R): Henry C. Snodgrass
Henry C. Snodgrass
Henry Clay Snodgrass was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 3rd congressional district of Tennessee. He was born on March 29, 1848 near Sparta, Tennessee in White County. He attended Sparta Academy, studied law at Cumberland University in...

 (D): Benton McMillin
Benton McMillin
Benton McMillin was governor of the U.S. state of Tennessee from 1899 to 1903. A Democrat, he was a native of Monroe County, Kentucky and an attorney.-Biography:...

 (D): James D. Richardson
James D. Richardson
James Daniel Richardson was an American politician and a Democrat from Tennessee. Richardson represented Tennessee's 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1885 through 1905. He was among the earliest U.S...

 (D): Joseph E. Washington
Joseph E. Washington
Joseph Edwin Washington was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 6th congressional district of Tennessee.-Biography:...

 (D): Nicholas N. Cox
Nicholas N. Cox
Nicholas Nichols Cox was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the Tennessee's 7th congressional district.-Biography:He was born in Bedford County, Tennessee on January 6, 1837...

 (D): Benjamin A. Enloe
Benjamin A. Enloe
Benjamin Augustine Enloe was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 8th congressional district of Tennessee.-Biography:...

 (D): James C. McDearmon
James C. McDearmon
James Calvin McDearmon was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 9th congressional district of Tennessee. He was born on June 13, 1844, in New Canton, Virginia in Buckingham County. He moved with his parents to Gibson County, Tennessee in 1846. He...

 (D): Josiah Patterson
Josiah Patterson
Josiah Patterson was an American soldier, political figure, and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 10th District of Tennessee.-Biography:...

 (D)

Texas: Joseph C. Hutcheson (D): Samuel B. Cooper
Samuel B. Cooper
Samuel Bronson Cooper was a U.S. Representative from Texas.*Born near Eddyville, Kentucky, Cooper moved with his parents to Texas the same year and located in Woodville, Texas.*He attended the common schools.*He studied law....

 (D): Constantine B. Kilgore
Constantine B. Kilgore
Constantine Buckley Kilgore was a U.S. Representative from Texas.Born in Newnan, Georgia, Kilgore moved with his parents to Rusk County, Texas, in 1846.He received a common-school and academic training.He studied law....

 (D): David B. Culberson
David B. Culberson
David Browning Culberson was a Confederate soldier, a Democratic U.S. Representative from Texas and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.-Early years:...

 (D): Joseph W. Bailey
Joseph Weldon Bailey
Joseph Weldon Bailey, Sr. was a United States Senator, United States Representative, lawyer, and a Populist political figure. He served as a Congressional Representative between 1891 and 1901, and as the House minority leader from 1897 until 1899...

 (D): Joseph Abbott
Joseph Abbott (Texas politician)
Joseph "Jo" Abbott was a member of the Confederate States Army and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas.-Biography:...

 (D): George C. Pendleton
George C. Pendleton
George Cassety Pendleton was a Democratic politician who served as Texas State Representative and Speaker, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, and U.S. Representative from the 7th District of Texas....

 (D): Charles K. Bell
Charles K. Bell
Charles Keith Bell was an American politician who represented Texas in the United States House of Representatives from 1893-1897. He was the nephew of Reese Bowen Brabson....

 (D): Joseph D. Sayers
Joseph D. Sayers
Joseph Draper Sayers was the 22nd Governor of Texas from 1899 to 1903. During Sayers's term, the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 demolished that city.- Early years :...

 (D): Walter Gresham
Walter Gresham (Texas politician)
Walter Gresham was a U.S. Representative from Texas.-Biography:Born at "Woodlawn," near Newtown, King and Queen County, Virginia, Gresham attended Stevensville Academy and Edge Hill Academy, and was graduated from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1863. He served as a private in...

 (D): William H. Crain
William H. Crain
William Henry Crain was a U.S. Representative from Texas.Born in Galveston, Texas, Crain attended the Christian Brothers' School, New York City, until the age of fourteen, and was graduated from St. Francis Xavier's College, New York City, in 1867. He returned to Texas and lived on a ranch for...

 (D): Thomas M. Paschal
Thomas M. Paschal
Thomas Moore Paschal was a U.S. Representative from Texas.Born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, Paschal moved with his parents to San Antonio, Texas, in 1846.He was educated in private schools.He attended St...

 (D): Jeremiah V. Cockrell
Jeremiah V. Cockrell
Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell, also known as "Vard" Cockrell, was a U.S. Representative from Texas, after having served as a field commander in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War...

 (D)

Vermont: H. Henry Powers
H. Henry Powers
Horace Henry Powers was a U.S. Representative from Vermont.Born in Morristown, Vermont, Powers attended Peoples Academy.He was graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington in 1855.He studied law....

 (R): William W. Grout
William W. Grout
William Wallace Grout was a U.S. Representative from Vermont.-Biography:Born in Compton, Province of Quebec, Grout pursued an academic course and graduated from the Poughkeepsie Law School in 1857....

 (R)

Virginia: William A. Jones
William Atkinson Jones
William Atkinson Jones was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1891 to 1918.Jones was born in Warsaw, Virginia, and graduated from the law department of the University of Virginia in 1870...

 (D): D. Gardiner Tyler
David Gardiner Tyler
David Gardiner Tyler , was a U.S. Democratic Party politician.-Early life:He was born in East Hampton, New York and was the first child born to former President John Tyler and his second wife, Julia Gardiner Tyler. He was named after his late maternal grandfather, David Gardiner. As a child, he...

 (D): George D. Wise
George D. Wise
George Douglas Wise was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, cousin of John Sergeant Wise and Richard Alsop Wise and nephew of Henry Alexander Wise....

 (D): James F. Epes
James F. Epes
James Fletcher Epes was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, cousin of Sydney Parham Epes.Born near Blackstone, Virginia, Epes attended private schools and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville....

 (D): Claude A. Swanson
Claude A. Swanson
Claude Augustus Swanson was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Virginia.He served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1893 until 1906, was the 45th Governor of Virginia from 1906 until 1910, and represented Virginia as a United States Senator from 1910 until...

 (D): Paul C. Edmunds
Paul C. Edmunds
Paul Carrington Edmunds was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.Born at "Springwood," the country estate, near Halifax Court House, Virginia, Edmunds studied under a private teacher....

 (D): Charles T. O'Ferrall (D)
  • Smith S. Turner
    Smith S. Turner
    Smith Spangler Turner was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.Turner was born in Warren County, Virginia. He was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, when the Civil War commenced, and was subsequently given an honorary diploma...

     (D): Elisha E. Meredith
    Elisha E. Meredith
    Elisha Edward Meredith was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.Born in Sumter County, Alabama, Meredith attended Hampden–Sydney College, Virginia.He studied law....

     (D): James W. Marshall
    James William Marshall (politician)
    James William Marshall served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia.Marshall was born near Staunton, Virginia, in Augusta County....

     (D): Henry St. George Tucker III
    Henry St. George Tucker III
    Henry St. George Tucker, III was a representative from the Commonwealth of Virginia to the United States House of Representatives, professor of law, and president of the American Bar Association. He was born to Laura and John Randolph Tucker in Winchester, Virginia, and received a B.L...

     (D)

Washington : William H. Doolittle
William H. Doolittle
William Hall Doolittle was a U.S. Representative from Washington.Born near North East in Erie County, Pennsylvania, Doolittle moved with his parents to Portage County, Wisconsin, in 1859.He attended the district school....

 (R): John L. Wilson
John L. Wilson
John Lockwood Wilson was an American lawyer and politician from the U.S. states of Indiana and Washington. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate...

 (R)

West Virginia: John O. Pendleton
John O. Pendleton
John Overton Pendleton was a U.S. Representative from West Virginia.Born in Wellsburg, West Virginia , Pendleton moved with his parents to Wheeling, West Virginia , in 1851....

 (D): William L. Wilson
William Lyne Wilson
William Lyne Wilson was a Bourbon Democrat politician and lawyer from West Virginia.-Biography:Born in Charles Town, Virginia , Wilson attended Charles Town Academy, graduated from Columbian College in 1860 and subsequently studied at the University of Virginia...

 (D): John D. Alderson
John D. Alderson
John D. Alderson was a lawyer and Democratic politician from West Virginia who served as a United States Representative from West Virginia. He was born at Nicholas Court House , West Virginia on November 29, 1854. He was a member of the 51st, 52nd, and 53rd United States Congresses...

 (D): James Capehart
James Capehart
James Capehart was a Democratic politician from West Virginia who served as a United States Representative. Congressman Capehart was born in Point Pleasant in Mason County, Virginia on March 7, 1847. He served in the 52nd and 53rd United States Congresses. He died on April 28, 1921.As a child, he...

 (D)

Wisconsin: Henry Allen Cooper (R): Charles Barwig
Charles Barwig
Charles Barwig was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.Born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, Barwig immigrated to the United States in 1845 with his parents, who settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin....

 (D): Joseph W. Babcock
Joseph W. Babcock
Joseph Weeks Babcock was a seven-term Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin....

 (R): Peter J. Somers
Peter J. Somers
Peter J. Somers was an Irish-American mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and member of the United States House of Representatives....

 (D), from August 27, 1893: George H. Brickner
George H. Brickner
George H. Brickner was a German-born American Democratic politician.He was born in Ansbach, Bavaria, in what is now Germany. He immigrated to the United States in 1840 with his parents, settling in Seneca County, Ohio. He attended the public schools. He moved to Cascade, Wisconsin in 1855. ...

 (D): Owen A. Wells
Owen A. Wells
Owen Augustine Wells was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.Born in Catskill, New York, Wells moved with his parents to a farm near Empire, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, in 1850.He attended public and private schools....

 (D): George B. Shaw
George B. Shaw
George Bullen Shaw was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.Born in Alma, New York, Shaw moved to Eau Claire, Wisconsin in 1856 with his father....

 (R)
  • Michael Griffin
    Michael Griffin (politician)
    Michael Griffin was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.Born in County Clare, Ireland, Griffin immigrated with his parents to Canada in 1847 and to Ohio in 1851....

     (R): Lyman E. Barnes
    Lyman E. Barnes
    Lyman Eddy Barnes was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.Born in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, Barnes attended the public schools and the law department of Columbia College, New York City....

     (D): Thomas Lynch
    Thomas Lynch (congressman)
    Thomas Lynch was a U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin. He served in Congress from 1891 to 1895.He was born in Granville, Wisconsin which later merged with Milwaukee, Wisconsin; he moved to Antigo, Wisconsin where he served as mayor. Thomas Lynch also served in the Wisconsin State Assembly. Hedied in...

     (D): Nils P. Haugen
    Nils P. Haugen
    Nils Pederson Haugen was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin. He was a leading member of the Progressive Movement and a national expert on tax reform.-Background:...

     (R)

Wyoming: Henry A. Coffeen
Henry A. Coffeen
Henry Asa Coffeen was a United States Representative from Wyoming. Born near Gallipolis, Ohio, he moved with his parents to Indiana and thence to Homer, Illinois in 1853. He attended the country schools and was graduated from the scientific department of Abingdon College...

 (D)


Delegates

Arizona Territory: Marcus A. Smith
Marcus A. Smith
Marcus Aurelius "Mark" Smith was an American Democratic politician, and one of the first two Senators from Arizona, the other being Henry F. Ashurst. He died in Washington, D.C...

 (D)

New Mexico Territory: Antonio Joseph (D)

Oklahoma Territory: Dennis T. Flynn
Dennis Thomas Flynn
Dennis Thomas Flynn was a Delegate from Oklahoma Territory to the United States House of Representatives.Flynn was born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania on February 13, 1861. He moved with his mother to Buffalo, New York, in 1863. There, he became an orphan at the age of three when his mother died...

 (R)

Utah Territory: Joseph L. Rawlins
Joseph Lafayette Rawlins
Joseph Lafayette Rawlins was a delegate from the Territory of Utah and a Senator from Utah.Rawlins was born at Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah on March 28, 1850....

 (D)

Changes in membership


The count below reflects changes from the beginning of the first session of this Congress.
Senate
  • replacements: 6
    • Democratic
      Democratic Party (United States)
      The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

      : no net change
    • Republican
      Republican Party (United States)
      The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP . The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S...

      : no net change
    • Liberal Republican: 1 seat net loss
  • deaths: 4
  • resignations: 8
  • interim appointments: 2
  • Total seats with changes: 12
House of Representatives
  • replacements: 21
    • Democratic
      Democratic Party (United States)
      The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

      : 1 seat net loss
    • Republican
      Republican Party (United States)
      The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP . The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S...

      : 1 seat net gain
  • deaths: 11
  • resignations: 17
  • contested election: 3
  • Total seats with changes: 31

Officers

Senate
  • Secretary of the Senate
    Secretary of the United States Senate
    The Secretary of the Senate is an elected officer of the United States Senate. The Secretary supervises an extensive array of offices and services to expedite the day-to-day operations of that body...

    :
    • Anson G. McCook
      Anson G. McCook
      Anson George McCook was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, attorney, and three-term postbellum U.S. Congressman from New York...

       of New York, elected December 18, 1883
    • William R. Cox
      William R. Cox
      William Ruffin Cox was an American soldier and politician from the state of North Carolina. He was a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, a three-term member of the United States House of Representatives from 1881 to 1887, and Secretary of the United States...

       of North Carolina
      North Carolina
      North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina contains 100 counties. Its capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is Charlotte...

      , elected April 6, 1893
  • Sergeant at Arms of the Senate
    Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate
    The Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is the law enforcer for the United States Senate. One of the chief roles of the Sergeant is to hold the gavel used at every session...

    :
    • Edward K. Valentine
      Edward K. Valentine
      Edward Kimble Valentine was a Nebraska Republican politician.-Biography:Born in Keosauqua, Iowa, he attended common schools and learned to become a printer. During the Civil War he was a member in the Union army served in the Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Sixty-seventh Regiment...

       of Nebraska
      Nebraska
      Nebraska is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. The state's capital is Lincoln and its largest city is Omaha, on the Missouri River....

      , elected June 30, 1890
    • Richard J. Bright of Indiana
      Indiana
      Indiana is a US state, admitted to the United States as the 19th on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region. With 6,483,802 residents, the state is ranked 15th in population and 16th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area and is...

      , elected August 8, 1893
  • Chaplain of the Senate
    Chaplain of the United States Senate
    The Chaplain of the United States Senate opens each session of the United States Senate with a prayer, and provides and coordinates religious programs and pastoral care support for Senators, their staffs, and their families. The Chaplain is appointed by a majority vote of the members of the Senate...

    • The Rev. William H. Millburn, Methodist
      Methodism
      Methodism is a movement of Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations, claiming a total of approximately seventy million adherents worldwide. The movement traces its roots to John Wesley's evangelistic revival movement within Anglicanism. His younger brother...

      , elected April 6, 1893
Other
  • Architect of the Capitol
    Architect of the Capitol
    The Architect of the Capitol is the federal agency responsible for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, and also the head of that agency. The Architect of the Capitol is in the legislative branch and is responsible to the United States...

    :
    • Edward Clark
      Edward Clark (architect)
      Edward Clark was an American architect who served as Architect of the Capitol from 1865 to 1902.Edward Clark was Thomas U. Walter's student, chief assistant, and successor. Prior to working with Walter, he had received training in freehand and mechanical drawing as well as engineering...

      , appointed August 30, 1865
House of Representatives
  • Clerk of the House
    Clerk of the United States House of Representatives
    The Clerk of the United States House of Representatives is an officer of the United States House of Representatives, whose primary duty is to act as the chief record-keeper for the House....

    :
    • James Kerr
      James Kerr (Pennsylvania)
      James Kerr was a Member of the United States House of Representatives and later the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives.-Biography:...

       of Pennsylvania
      Pennsylvania
      The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The state borders Delaware and Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, New York and Ontario, Canada, to the north, and New Jersey to...

      , elected August 7, 1893
  • Sergeant at Arms of the House
    Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives Sergeant at Arms is an officer of the House with law enforcement, protocol, and administrative responsibilities. The Sergeant at Arms is elected at the beginning of each Congress by the membership of the chamber...

    :
    • Herman W. Snow
      Herman W. Snow
      Herman Wilber Snow was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, United States.-Biography:Born in Michigan City, Indiana, Snow moved with his parents to Madisonville, Kentucky, where he attended the public schools. He moved to Sheldon, Illinois and taught school several years before he commenced the...

       of Illinois
      Illinois
      Illinois is the fifth-most populous state of the United States of America, and is often noted for being a microcosm of the entire country. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal,...

      , elected August 7, 1893
  • Doorkeeper of the House
    Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives
    An appointed officer of the United States House of Representatives from 1789 to 1995, the Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives was chosen by a resolution at the opening of each United States Congress. The Office of the Doorkeeper was based on precedent from the Continental...

    :
    • Alvin B. Hurt of Tennessee
      Tennessee
      Tennessee is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. It has a population of 6,346,105, making it the nation's 17th-largest state by population, and covers , making it the 36th-largest by total land area...

      , elected August 7, 1893
  • Postmaster of the House
    Postmaster of the United States House of Representatives
    The Postmaster of the United States House of Representatives was an employee of the United States Congress from 1834 to 1993.Before the creation of the office of Postmaster, mail duties were handled by workers in the office of the Doorkeeper, who were paid additional compensation...

    :
    • Lycurgus Dalton of Indiana
      Indiana
      Indiana is a US state, admitted to the United States as the 19th on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region. With 6,483,802 residents, the state is ranked 15th in population and 16th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area and is...

      , elected August 7, 1893
  • Clerk at the Speaker’s Table
    Parliamentarian of the United States House of Representatives
    The Parliamentarian of the United States House of Representatives manages, supervises, and administers its Office of the Parliamentarian, which is responsible for advising presiding officers, Members, and staff on procedural questions under the U.S...

    :
    • Charles R. Crisp
      Charles R. Crisp
      Charles Robert Crisp was a U.S. Representative from Georgia, son of Charles Frederick Crisp.Born in Ellaville, Georgia, Crisp attended the public schools of Americus, Georgia....

  • Chaplain of the House
    Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives
    The election of William Linn as Chaplain of the House on May 1, 1789, continued the tradition established by the Continental Congresses of each day's proceedings opening with a prayer by a chaplain. The early Chaplains alternated duties with their Senate counterparts on a weekly basis, covering the...

    • The Rev. Samuel W. Haddaway, Methodist
      Methodism
      Methodism is a movement of Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations, claiming a total of approximately seventy million adherents worldwide. The movement traces its roots to John Wesley's evangelistic revival movement within Anglicanism. His younger brother...

      , elected August 7, 1893
    • The Rev. Edward B. Bagby, Christian
      Christian
      A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as recorded in the Canonical gospels and the letters of the New Testament...

      , elected December 4, 1893

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