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Individual Biography, A-Z

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Dean Gooderham Acheson
Dean Gooderham Acheson
Secretary of State

Nelson Diehl Baker
Newton Diehl Baker

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge
Albert Jeremiah Beveridge
U.S. Senator

Ralph Johnson Bunche
Ralph Johnson Bunche
diplomat, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Arthur Capper
Arthur Capper
newspaper publisher, Governor of Kansas, U.S. Senator

Hattie Wyatt Caraway
Hattie Wyatt Caraway
the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate

Charles Curtis
Charles Curtis
U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, and first person of direct Native American descent to serve as Vice-President

Georgia Neese Clark Gray
Georgia Neese Clark Gray
the first woman to serve as Treasurer of the United States

Carl Trumbull Hayden
Carl Trumbull Hayden
long-time member of both houses of Congress

Christian Archibald Herter
Christian Archibald Herter

Cordell Hull
Cordell Hull
longest serving Secretary of State in U.S. history

Hubert Humphrey
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.

Fiorella LaGuardia
Fiorello LaGuardia

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
U.S. Senator and Ambassador

Clare Boothe Luce
Clare Boothe Luce
playwright, journalist, U.S. Congresswoman, the first American woman to hold a major diplomatic post

Fontaine Maury Maverick
Fontaine Maury Maverick
U.S. Congressman

Joseph McCarthy
Joseph Raymond McCarthy
U.S. Senator known for "exposing Communists"

Andrew William Mellon
Andrew William Mellon

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
U.S. Congressman

Jeannette Rankin
Jeannette Rankin
the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress

Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn
Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn
longest-serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller

Alfred Emanuel Smith
Alfred Emanuel Smith
Governor of New York

Robert Alphonso Taft
Robert Alphonso Taft
U.S. Senator

Wendell Lewis Willkie
Wendell Lewis Willkie
presidential candidate

Harry Hines Woodring
Harry Hines Woodring
Governor of Kansas, Secretary of War

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