Fisher Ames was a Representative in the U.S. Congress from the First Congressional District of Massachusetts.

Fisher Ames

Fisher Ames was a Representative in the U.S. Congress from the First Congressional District of Massachusetts.

He was an American politician and soldier, served as Governor of Massachusetts, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and as a Union general during the American Civil War.

Nathaniel Prentiss Banks

He was an American politician and soldier, served as Governor of Massachusetts, Speaker of the U.S.…

James Asheton Bayard was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware and U.S. Senator from Delaware.

James Asheton Bayard

James Asheton Bayard was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.…

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…

James Gillespie Blaine was a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, U.S. Senator from Maine, two-time United States Secretary of State, and champion of the Half-Breeds.

James Gillespie Blaine

James Gillespie Blaine was a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives,…

John Cabell Breckinridge was a lawyer, U.S. Representative, Senator from Kentucky, Vice President of the United States, Southern Democratic candidate for President in 1860, a Confederate general in the American Civil War, and the last Confederate Secretary of War.

John Cabell Breckinridge

John Cabell Breckinridge was a lawyer, U.S. Representative, Senator from Kentucky, Vice President of…

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician who represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and later served as governor.

Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician…

Known as "The Great Compromiser" and "The Great Pacifier" for his ability to bring others to agreement, he was the founder and leader of the Whig Party. Pictured here is Henry Clay at 40 years of age. Senator from Kentucky.

Henry Clay

Known as "The Great Compromiser" and "The Great Pacifier" for his ability to bring others to agreement,…

He was an American political figure. A Southern Democrat, Cobb was a five-term member of the United States House of Representatives and Speaker of the House from 1849 to 1851. He also served as a Secretary of Treasury under President James Buchanan and Governor of Georgia.

Howell Cobb

He was an American political figure. A Southern Democrat, Cobb was a five-term member of the United…

Schuyler (pronounced "Sky-ler") Colfax, Jr. (March 23, 1823 - January 13, 1885) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the seventeenth Vice President of the United States.

Schuyler Colfax

Schuyler (pronounced "Sky-ler") Colfax, Jr. (March 23, 1823 - January 13, 1885) was a U.S. Representative…

Roscoe Conkling (October 30, 1829 - April 18, 1888) was a politician from New York who served both as a member of the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. He was the leader of the Stalwart faction of the Republican Party.

Roscoe Conkling

Roscoe Conkling (October 30, 1829 - April 18, 1888) was a politician from New York who served both as…

Nelson Dingley, Jr., also known as Edward Nelson Dingley, Jr., (February 15, 1832–January 13, 1899) was a journalist and politician from the U.S. state of Maine. He served as a US Representative from Maine's second district and as the 34th governor of Maine.

Nelson Dingley

Nelson Dingley, Jr., also known as Edward Nelson Dingley, Jr., (February 15, 1832–January 13, 1899)…

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts. Governor and Senator from Massachusetts.

Edward Everett

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts.…

William Pierce Frye (September 2, 1830 – August 8, 1911) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Maine.

William Pierce Frye

William Pierce Frye (September 2, 1830 – August 8, 1911) was an American politician from the U.S.…

Joshua Reed Giddings (October 6, 1795 - May 27, 1864) was an American statesman prominent in the anti-slavery conflict.

Joshua Reed Giddings

Joshua Reed Giddings (October 6, 1795 - May 27, 1864) was an American statesman prominent in the anti-slavery…

David Bremner Henderson (March 14, 1840 - February 25, 1906) was an American politician of the 1890s and 1900s.

David Bremner Henderson

David Bremner Henderson (March 14, 1840 - February 25, 1906) was an American politician of the 1890s…

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…

Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. During the American Revolution, Lee served as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army and earned the name Light Horse Harry.

Henry Lee

Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor…

Horace Mann (May 4, 1796 – August 2, 1859) was an American education reformer, and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (Republican) from 1848 to 1853.

Horace Mann

Horace Mann (May 4, 1796 – August 2, 1859) was an American education reformer, and a member of…

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…

James Miller (25 April 1776 - 7 July 1851) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire, the first Governor of Arkansas Territory, and a Brigadier General in the United States Army during the War of 1812.

James Miller

James Miller (25 April 1776 - 7 July 1851) was a member of the United States House of Representatives…

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…

Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was a Representative from New York and the twenty-second Vice President of the United States. He also later served as Governor of New York.

Levi Parsons Morton

Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was a Representative from New York and the twenty-second…

Josiah Quincy III (February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Mayor of Boston , and President of Harvard University.

Josiah Quincy

Josiah Quincy III (February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure. He was…

Thomas Brackett Reed, (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed, was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the House

Thomas Brackett Reed

Thomas Brackett Reed, (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed,…

Henry Warner Slocum (September 24, 1827 – April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the American Civil War and later served in the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Henry Warner Slocum

Henry Warner Slocum (September 24, 1827 – April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the American…