(1829-1908) William Boyd Allison senator for the state of Iowa from 1863-1908.

William B. Allison

(1829-1908) William Boyd Allison senator for the state of Iowa from 1863-1908.

(1829-1908) American lawyer and senator famous four framing the Bland-Allison silver bill of 1878.  US Senator from Iowa.

William Boyd Allison

(1829-1908) American lawyer and senator famous four framing the Bland-Allison silver bill of 1878. US…

Thomas Hart Benton (3/14/1784 - 4/10/1858) was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. He served in the Senate from 1821 to 1851, becoming the first member of that body to serve five terms. Benton was an architect and champion of westward expansion by the United States, a case that became known as the Manifest Destiny.

Thomas Benton

Thomas Hart Benton (3/14/1784 - 4/10/1858) was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of…

(1782-1858) United States senator from Missouri also known as "Old Bullion".

Thomas Hart Benton

(1782-1858) United States senator from Missouri also known as "Old Bullion".

(1830-1893) US representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, senator from Maine, and secretary of state.

James G. Blaine

(1830-1893) US representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, senator from Maine, and secretary…

(1830-1983) An American statesman, legislator of Maine, member of the House of Representatives of the National Congress, Speaker of the House, member of the Senate, and Secretary of State.

James Gillespie Blaine

(1830-1983) An American statesman, legislator of Maine, member of the House of Representatives of the…

Francis Preston Blair Jr. (1821 - 1875) was an American politician and Union Army general during the American Civil War. He served as a U.S. Senator and Representative for the state of Missouri and was the Democratic Party's nominee for Vice President in 1868.

Francis Preston Blair Jr.

Francis Preston Blair Jr. (1821 - 1875) was an American politician and Union Army general during the…

(1821-1894} United States Senator from Georgia.

Joseph E. Brown

(1821-1894} United States Senator from Georgia.

(1791-1868) James Buchanan, fifteenth president of the United States, largely remembered for his failure to avert the Civil War. President, Ambassador to the UK, Secretary of State, Senator from Pennsylvania

James Buchanan

(1791-1868) James Buchanan, fifteenth president of the United States, largely remembered for his failure…

(1756-1836) New Your State Attorney General, US Senator from New York, American vice-president 1801 - 1805

Aaron Burr

(1756-1836) New Your State Attorney General, US Senator from New York, American vice-president 1801…

John C. Calhoun, a senator from South Carolina who instigated the doctrine of nullification in his state.

John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun, a senator from South Carolina who instigated the doctrine of nullification in his state.

(1833-1918) Cameron served as Secretary of War and as a senator from Pennsylvania.

James Donald Cameron

(1833-1918) Cameron served as Secretary of War and as a senator from Pennsylvania.

(1835-1910) US representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, senator Kentucky, and cabinet officer

John G. Carlisle

(1835-1910) US representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, senator Kentucky, and cabinet…

(1799-1859) American lawyer who served as a representative to the Senate and Congress for the State of Massachusetts.

Rufus Choate

(1799-1859) American lawyer who served as a representative to the Senate and Congress for the State…

Henry Clay, the famous American statesman and orator. He ran for president unsuccessfully several times. Speaker of the House of Representatives, US Secretary of State, Senator from Kentucky.

Henry Clay

Henry Clay, the famous American statesman and orator. He ran for president unsuccessfully several times.…

A portrait of Henry Clay. He was the American statesman and orator. He ran for president several times but was unsuccessful. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary of State, Representative, , US Senator from Kentucky.

Henry Clay

A portrait of Henry Clay. He was the American statesman and orator. He ran for president several times…

(1794-1865) US governor of Ohio and representative and senator as well as ambassador to Mexico.

Thomas Corwin

(1794-1865) US governor of Ohio and representative and senator as well as ambassador to Mexico.

(1829-1914) Unites States senator from Illinois and representative who helped establish the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1887. Governor of Illinois.

Shelby M. Cullom

(1829-1914) Unites States senator from Illinois and representative who helped establish the Interstate…

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…

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America. US Senator from Mississippi

Jefferson Davis

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America. US Senator from Mississippi

Jefferson Davis, a senator from Mississippi who was elected president of the Confederate States of America. , US Senator from Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis, a senator from Mississippi who was elected president of the Confederate States of America.…

"Senator Edmunds is descended from Quaker and Puritanic parentage. He is a Vermonter by birth, having been born at Richmond, Febuary 1, 1828." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888 US Senator from Vermont 1866-1891.

George F Edmunds

"Senator Edmunds is descended from Quaker and Puritanic parentage. He is a Vermonter by birth, having…

(1826-1919) US senator of Vermont who was the Author of the Civil Rights Act of 1875 and coauthor of the Sherman Antitrust Act

George F. Edmunds

(1826-1919) US senator of Vermont who was the Author of the Civil Rights Act of 1875 and coauthor of…

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and US Senator from New York.

William Maxwell Evarts

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman…

(1818-1902) Soldier of the Confederacy and United States Senator from South Carolina.

Wade Hampton

(1818-1902) Soldier of the Confederacy and United States Senator from South Carolina.

(1826-1904) US representative and senator from Massachusetts that helped draft the Sherman Antitrust Act.

George F. Hoar

(1826-1904) US representative and senator from Massachusetts that helped draft the Sherman Antitrust…

US Senator from Massachusetts who served during the Spanish American War.

George F. Hoar

US Senator from Massachusetts who served during the Spanish American War.

George Frisbie Hoar (August 29, 1826 - September 30, 1904) was a prominent United States politician and United States Senator from Massachusetts.

George Frisbie Hoar

George Frisbie Hoar (August 29, 1826 - September 30, 1904) was a prominent United States politician…

(1849-1917) Jurist and Senator from Indiana

John Worth Kern

(1849-1917) Jurist and Senator from Indiana

Governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator

Robert M. La Follette

Governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator

(1826-1886) American soldier and statesman who fought in the Mexican War.  US Senator from Illinois.

John Alexander Logan

(1826-1886) American soldier and statesman who fought in the Mexican War. US Senator from Illinois.

(1826-1895) Confederate soldier and US senator from Virginia.

General William Mahone

(1826-1895) Confederate soldier and US senator from Virginia.

James Murray Mason (November 3, 1798 – April 28, 1871) was a United States Representative and United States Senator from Virginia.

James Murray Mason

James Murray Mason (November 3, 1798 – April 28, 1871) was a United States Representative and United…

Justin Smith Morrill (April 14, 1810 – December 28, 1898) was a Representative and a Senator from Vermont, most widely remembered today for the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act.

Justin Smith Morrill

Justin Smith Morrill (April 14, 1810 – December 28, 1898) was a Representative and a Senator from…

(1752-1816) United States diplomat and statesman and the New York delegate to the Continental Congress. US Senator from New York.

Gouverneur Morris

(1752-1816) United States diplomat and statesman and the New York delegate to the Continental Congress.…

Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (August 4, 1823 – November 1, 1877) was a U.S. Republican Party politician from Indiana. He served as governor of Indiana during the Civil War, and was a stalwart ally of President Abraham Lincoln.

Oliver Perry Morton

Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (August 4, 1823 – November 1, 1877) was a U.S. Republican Party…

Known as "Uncle Dick," an American politician. Served as governor and senator from Illinois.

Richard J. Oglesby

Known as "Uncle Dick," an American politician. Served as governor and senator from Illinois.

(1827-1905) US Senator from Connecticut.

Orville H. Platt

(1827-1905) US Senator from Connecticut.

(c. 62-114) Roman senator who wrote a famous collection of letters

Pliny Minor

(c. 62-114) Roman senator who wrote a famous collection of letters

(1815-1903) U.S. Senator and Governor of Minnesota. He also served as Secretary of War under President Hayes.

Alexander Ramsey

(1815-1903) U.S. Senator and Governor of Minnesota. He also served as Secretary of War under President…

(1844-1890) Lawyer and senator from Virginia who served in the Confederate army.

Harrison H. Riddleberger

(1844-1890) Lawyer and senator from Virginia who served in the Confederate army.

(1801-1872) U.S. Senator, Governor of New York, Secretary of State.

William H. Seward

(1801-1872) U.S. Senator, Governor of New York, Secretary of State.

Stewart was a U.S. Senator from Nevada.

William G. Stewart

Stewart was a U.S. Senator from Nevada.

"Charles Sumner was a United States Senator from Massachusetts involved in the fight for Kansas."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Charles Sumner

"Charles Sumner was a United States Senator from Massachusetts involved in the fight for Kansas."—E.…

"Ex-Senator Allen G. Thurman, of Ohio, a gentleman held in the highest esteem by both political parties, and a statesman of learning, experience, and lift character, is a native of the state of Virgina." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Allen G. Thurman

"Ex-Senator Allen G. Thurman, of Ohio, a gentleman held in the highest esteem by both political parties,…

(1828-1909) Turpie was a lawyer and senator from Indiana.

David Turpie

(1828-1909) Turpie was a lawyer and senator from Indiana.

Democratic Senator from Wisconsin.

William F. Vilas

Democratic Senator from Wisconsin.

(1821-1891) US Senator from Maryland.

Ephraim K. Wilson II

(1821-1891) US Senator from Maryland.

Richard Yates (January 18, 1818 – November 27, 1873) was governor of Illinois during the American Civil War and has been considered the greatest war governor during that period. When the war began Gov. Yates sent more Illinois troops to aid the Union than any other state. He also represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives, 1851–1855 and as a U.S. Senator, 1865–1871.

Richard Yates

Richard Yates (January 18, 1818 – November 27, 1873) was governor of Illinois during the American…