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Harry Ives Thompson, Jonathan Trumbull Governor of Connecticut 1797–1809

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Harry Ives Thompson, Jonathan Trumbull Governor of Connecticut 1797–1809, Harry Ives Thompson, 1880

Jonathan Trumbull was a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Lebanon, Conn., March 26, 1740. He graduated from Harvard College in…

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Library of Congress - National Photo Company Collection, 1921-1923 Rebecca Latimer Felton - First Woman to serve as a U.S. Senator

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Library of Congress - National Photo Company Collection, 1921-1923 Rebecca Latimer Felton - First Woman to serve as a U.S. Senator, Library of Congress, Between 1909 and 1932

Rebecca Felton’s 1835-1930, was born in De Kalb County, Georgia. She is the first Woman to join the U.S. Senate, (67th 1921-23). Her brief and…

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Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1869-1871 Hiram Rhodes Revels - First African American appointed to serve in the U.S. Senate

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Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1869-1871 Hiram Rhodes Revels - First African American appointed to serve in the U.S. Senate, Library of Congress, 1870

Hiram Rhodes Revels: 1827-1901. Born in Fayetteville, North Carolina . Revels is the first African American to serve in the U.S. Congress (41st,…

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Mathew Brady, 1845-51 & 1855-61 David Levy Yulee - First Jewish American U.S. Senator

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Mathew Brady, 1845-51 & 1855-61 David Levy Yulee - First Jewish American U.S. Senator, Library of Congress, 1855-1865

David Levy Yulee was a Delegate and a Senator from Florida; born David Levy in St. Thomas, West Indies, June 12, 1810. At the age of nine was sent to…

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Unknown, 1928-1929 Octaviano Larrazolo - First Hispanic American U.S. Senator

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Unknown, 1928-1929 Octaviano Larrazolo - First Hispanic American U.S. Senator, Library of Congress, 1919

Octaviano Larrazolo was the first Hispanic to serve in the United States Senate and was in office during the Seventieth Congress 12/07/ 1928 –…

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Unknown, 1959 - 1977 Hiram Leong Fong - First Asian American elected to the U.S. Senate

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Unknown, 1959 - 1977 Hiram Leong Fong - First Asian American elected to the U.S. Senate, Library of Congress, c. 1960-1970

Senator Hiram Leong Fong became one of Hawaii’s first two U.S. Senators in 1959, upon the state’s admission to the Union. The son of Chinese…

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US House Office of Photography, Kyrsten Sinema, First Openly Bisexual Person elected to US Senate

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US House Office of Photography, Kyrsten Sinema, First Openly Bisexual Person elected to US Senate, US Congress, August of 2018

From Wikipedia: Kyrsten Sinema is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona since 2019. A member of the…

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US Library of Congress, 1907 - 1925 Robert Latham Owen - First US Senator of Native American Descent

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US Library of Congress, 1907 - 1925 Robert Latham Owen - First US Senator of Native American Descent, Library of Congress, c. 1910 Dec. 31

Oklahoma Sen. Robert L. Owen (1907-1925) was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1856, to Robert Owen, president of the Virginia and Tennessee Railway,…

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