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  • Elbert L. Watson
    Edmund Pettus

    Edmund Winston Pettus (1821-1907) was the last Confederate brigadier general from Alabama to serve in...
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    George Robinson Swift

    George Robinson Swift (1887-1972) was a businessman and philanthropist who served briefly in the U.S....
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    Oscar Underwood

    Oscar Wilder Underwood (1862-1929) served Alabama for many years in the U.S. House of Representatives...
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    Maryon Pittman Allen

    Maryon Pittman Allen (1925-2018) was a journalist who was appointed in 1978 by Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace...
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    Frank White

    Mississippi native Frank White (1847-1922) served in the Confederate army under Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest...
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    Luke Pryor

    Lawyer, planter, and politician Luke Pryor (1820-1900) served briefly in the U.S. Senate and is little...
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    George Spencer

    Native New Yorker and former Union officer George Eliphaz Spencer (1836-1893) served two terms as a U.S....
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    J. Thomas Heflin

    Alabama probably has not had a more colorful or controversial U.S. senator than J. Thomas Heflin, or...
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    Clement Claiborne Clay

    Clement Claiborne Clay (1816-1882) was a legislator and lawyer who was a strong advocate of secession...
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    James B. Allen

    James Browning Allen (1912-1978) was known as a master of Senate rules and an effective legislator. Closely ...

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