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  • Elbert L. Watson
    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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    Donald Stewart

    Donald W. Stewart (1940- ) served only three years as a U.S. Senator from Alabama, winning a special...
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    Edmund Pettus

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

    James Lawrence Pugh (1820-1907) served in the U.S. House of Representatives on the eve of the Civil War...
  • Elbert L. Watson
    J. Thomas Heflin

    Alabama probably has not had a more colorful or controversial U.S. senator than J. Thomas Heflin, or...
  • Elbert L. Watson
    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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    George Goldthwaite

    George Thomas Goldthwaite (1809-1879) served a term in the U.S. Senate from 1871 to 1877 as a Democrat...
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    Jeremiah Denton Jr.

    A native of Mobile, Mobile County, Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. (1924-2014) was the first Republican senator...
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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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    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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