U.S. politician

Russell A. Alger

U.S. politician

Judah Philip Benjamin (August 6, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was an American politician and lawyer. He was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, U.S. Senator from Louisiana, and member of the cabinet posts in the Confederate States of America.

Judah Philip Benjamin

Judah Philip Benjamin (August 6, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was an American politician and lawyer. He was…

(1834-1920) United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire.

Henry W. Blair

(1834-1920) United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire.

(1818-1893) American general, lawyer, and politician.

Benjamin F. Butler

(1818-1893) American general, lawyer, and politician.

(1777-1852) "The Great Compromiser" American politician

Henry Clay

(1777-1852) "The Great Compromiser" American politician

DeWitt Clinton was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and Governor of New York. Pictured here is his monument.

Clinton's Monument

DeWitt Clinton was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and Governor of…

Governor of Illinois

Shelby Moore Cullom

Governor of Illinois

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as the 7th Governor of Minnesota and as a U.S. Senator, from March 4, 1887 until his death.

Cushman Kellogg Davis

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as…

(1816-1903) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and editor of the <em>Gazette</em> and the <em>Transcript</em>.

Henry L. Dawes

(1816-1903) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and editor of the Gazette and the Transcript.

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 - June 3, 1861) was an American politician from the western state of Illinois, and was the Democratic Party nominee for President in 1860. He lost to the Republican Party's candidate, Abraham Lincoln.

Monument to Stephen A. Douglas

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 - June 3, 1861) was an American politician from the western state…

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 - June 3, 1861) was an American politician from the western state of Illinois, and was the Democratic Party nominee for President in 1860. He lost to the Republican Party's candidate, Abraham Lincoln.

Stephen Arnold Douglas

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 - June 3, 1861) was an American politician from the western state…

(1828-1919) US Senator from Vermont.

George Franklin Edmunds

(1828-1919) US Senator from Vermont.

Served as Secretary of War under President Cleveland.

William Crownshield Endicott

Served as Secretary of War under President Cleveland.

(1818-1901) US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and Senator from New York.

William Maxwell Evarts

(1818-1901) US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and Senator from New York.

(1823-1903) US Representative and Senator from Illinois.

Charles B. Farwell

(1823-1903) US Representative and Senator from Illinois.

Charles James Folger (April 16, 1818 &ndash; September 4, 1884) was an American politician, jurist and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

Charles James Folger

Charles James Folger (April 16, 1818 – September 4, 1884) was an American politician, jurist and…

Monument of twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield in Washington, D.C.

Garfield Monument

Monument of twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield in Washington, D.C.

The twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield.

James Abram Garfield

The twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield.

Senator from Maryland and president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company.

Arthur Pue Gorman

Senator from Maryland and president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company.

Mr. Jones was an American politician.

John P. Jones

Mr. Jones was an American politician.

American political leader.

Robert La Follette

American political leader.

(1724-1792) Merchant and Revolutionary politician who served in the Second Continental Congress

Henry Laurens

(1724-1792) Merchant and Revolutionary politician who served in the Second Continental Congress

Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 &ndash; July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer and politician, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln.

Robert Todd Lincoln

Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer and politician, and…

(1832-1902) American politician, conservative, Secretary of Agriculture under President Cleveland, and founder of Arbor Day.

Julius Sterling Morton

(1832-1902) American politician, conservative, Secretary of Agriculture under President Cleveland, and…

(1818-1905) Representative and Senator from Texas. He served in the cabinet of Jefferson Davis as Postmaster General.

John Henninger Reagan

(1818-1905) Representative and Senator from Texas. He served in the cabinet of Jefferson Davis as Postmaster…

Salmon Portland Chase was an American politician and jurist in the Civil War era who served as U.S. Senator from Ohio and Governor of Ohio; as U.S. Treasury Secretary under President Abraham Lincoln; and as Chief Justice of the United States.

Salmon Portland Chase

Salmon Portland Chase was an American politician and jurist in the Civil War era who served as U.S.…

John Slidell (1793 – July 26, 1871) was an American politician, lawyer and businessman.

John Slidell

John Slidell (1793 – July 26, 1871) was an American politician, lawyer and businessman.

Lawyer and American politician.

William M. Springer

Lawyer and American politician.

William M. Tweed (April 3, 1823 &ndash; April 12, 1878), sometimes informally called Boss Tweed, was an American politician who was convicted for stealing between 40 million and 200 million dollars from New York City taxpayers through political corruption. Tweed was head of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York. He died in jail.

William Marcy Tweed

William M. Tweed (April 3, 1823 – April 12, 1878), sometimes informally called Boss Tweed, was…

American journalist, writer, and seventh Librarian of Congress.

John Russell Young

American journalist, writer, and seventh Librarian of Congress.