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BIOGRAPHY, A-Z

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Joseph Little Bristow
Joseph Little Bristow
U.S. Senator who introduced the resolution that led to the Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution

Blanche Kelso Bruce
Blanche Kelso Bruce
the first black to serve a full term in the United States Senate

William Jennings Bryan
William Jennings Bryan
U.S. Congressman, three-time candidate for President, Secretary of State, and die-hard opponent of the teaching of evolution

Hamilton Fish
Hamilton Fish
Secretary of State who was responsible for settling four major international disputes

Frederick Funston
Frederick Funston
botanist, soldier, U.S. Army General

Marcus Alonzo Hanna
Marcus Alonzo Hanna
Ohio businessman who became a powerful force in the Republican Party

Charles Evans Hughes
Charles Evans Hughes
Supreme Court Justice, Secretary of State

John James Ingalls
John James Ingalls
U.S. Senator

Belva Ann Lockwood
Belva Ann Lockwood
the first woman to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court

Julius Sterling Morton
Julius Sterling Morton
the "creator" of Arbor Day

Richard Olney
Richard Olney
Attorney General of the United States, Secretary of State

Redfield Proctor
Redfield Proctor
Secretary of War, U.S. Senator

Hiram Rhodes Revels
Hiram Rhodes Revels
the first black to be elected to the U.S. Senate

Edmund Gibson Ross
Edmund Gibson Ross
U.S. Senator who prevented the impeachment of Andrew Johnson

Carl Schurz
Carl Schurz
German immigrant who served his adopted country as a Union Army General, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of the Interior

Jeremiah Simpson
Jeremiah Simpson
"sockless country bumpkin" who became a respected U.S. Congressman

Leland Stanford
Leland Stanford
Governor of California, supporter of the Transcontinental Railroad, founder of Stanford University

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