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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Hoffman, John Thompson

Lloyd J. Graybar.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 2266 words.

Hoffman, John Thompson (10 January 1828–24 March 1888), mayor of New York City and governor of New York, was born in Sing Sing (subsequently renamed Ossining), New York, the son of Adrian...

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Taylor, Alfred Alexander

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 987 words.

Taylor, Alfred Alexander (06 August 1848–24 November 1931), congressman and governor, was born in Happy Valley, Carter County, Tennessee, the son of Nathaniel Green Taylor, a lawyer and...

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Stone, William Joel

Ruth Warner Towne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1975 words.

Stone, William Joel (07 May 1848–14 April 1918), U.S. representative, governor of Missouri, and U.S. senator, was born in Madison County, Kentucky, the son of William Stone and Mildred...

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Waller, Thomas MacDonald

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1049 words.

Waller, Thomas MacDonald (1840–25 January 1924), governor, was born Thomas MacDonald Armstrong in New York City, the son of Thomas Christopher Armstrong, a laborer, and Mary MacDonald. The...

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Boies, Horace

Alan R. Jones.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 876 words.

Boies, Horace (07 December 1827–04 April 1923), governor of Iowa, was born near Aurora in Erie County, New York, the son of Eber Boies and Esther Henshaw, farmers. Educated irregularly in...

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Brown, John Calvin

Steven E. Woodworth.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 973 words.

Brown, John Calvin (06 January 1827–17 August 1889), governor of Tennessee, was born in Giles County, Tennessee, the son of Duncan Brown and Margaret Smith, farmers. He attended Jackson...

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Murrah, Pendleton

Carl H. Moneyhon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 938 words.

Murrah, Pendleton (1826–04 August 1865), governor of Texas, was born probably near Maplesville, Chilton County, Alabama. His mother, whose last name was Murrah, was unmarried at the time of...

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Kellogg, William Pitt

Michael Perman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1078 words.

Kellogg, William Pitt (08 December 1830–10 August 1918), U.S. senator and governor of Louisiana, was born in Orwell, Vermont, the son of Sherman Kellogg, a minister, and Rebecca Eaton. He...

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Davis, Edmund Jackson

Carl H. Moneyhon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 743 words.

Davis, Edmund Jackson (02 October 1827–07 February 1883), politician and governor of Texas, was born in St. Augustine, Florida, the son of William Godwin Davis, a land developer and...

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McLaurin, Anselm Joseph

Thomas N. Boschert.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1195 words.

McLaurin, Anselm Joseph (26 March 1848–22 December 1909), U.S. senator and governor of Mississippi, was born at Brandon, Mississippi, the son of Lauchlin McLaurin and Ellen Caroline Tullus,...

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Carpenter, Cyrus Clay

Morton M. Rosenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; State and Local Government. 1403 words.

Carpenter, Cyrus Clay (24 November 1829–29 May 1898), politician and farmer, was born in Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, the son of Asahel Carpenter, a farmer, and Amanda Thayer....

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Spencer, Ambrose

Donald M. Roper.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1248 words.

Spencer, Ambrose (13 December 1765–13 March 1848), politician and judge, was born in Salisbury, Connecticut, the son of Philip Spencer, a farmer and iron dealer, and Abigail Moore. After...

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Grant, James Benton

Timothy R. Mahoney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1176 words.

Grant, James Benton (02 January 1848–01 November 1911), metallurgist and governor of Colorado, was born in Russell County, Alabama, the son of Thomas McDonough Grant, a physician and owner...

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Tucker, Henry St. George

David M. Cobin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; State and Local Government. 1303 words.

Tucker, Henry St. George (29 December 1780–28 August 1848), legislator, judge, and law teacher, was born at Matoax Plantation, Chesterfield County, Virginia, the son of St. George Tucker, a...

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Gaynor, William Jay

Augustus Cerillo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1518 words.

Gaynor, William Jay (02 February 1848–10 September 1913), jurist and mayor, was born in Whitesboro, New York, the son of Keiron K. Gaynor, a blacksmith and farmer, and Elizabeth Handwright....

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Tucker, John Randolph

Jerry Bruce Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 723 words.

Tucker, John Randolph (24 December 1823–13 February 1897), attorney general of Virginia, congressman, and legal educator and scholar, was born in Winchester, Virginia, the son of Henry St....

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Goodwin, John Noble

Adam I. P. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1137 words.

Goodwin, John Noble (18 October 1824–29 April 1887), lawyer, congressman, and territorial governor of Arizona, was born in South Berwick, Maine, the son of John Goodwin, a lawyer, and Mary...

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Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence

Brooks D. Simpson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 972 words.

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence (08 September 1828–24 February 1914), soldier, politician, and educator, was born in Brewer, Maine, the son of Joshua Chamberlain, a farmer and shipbuilder, and...

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Churchill, Thomas James

Arthur W. Bergeron.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; State and Local Government. 1099 words.

Churchill, Thomas James (10 March 1824–14 May 1905), soldier and politician, was born near Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky, the son of Samuel Churchill and Abby Oldham, farmers....

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Comer, Braxton Bragg

Evans C. Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1431 words.

Comer, Braxton Bragg (07 November 1848–15 August 1927), industrialist and governor of Alabama, was born at Spring Hill in Barbour County, Alabama, the son of John Fletcher Comer, a planter...

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