Abbott Lawrence Abbott Lawrence (December 16, 1792, Groton, Massachusetts – August 18, 1855) was a prominent American businessman, politician, and philanthropist.
Alexander Bullock Alexander Hamilton Bullock (March 2, 1816 – January 17, 1882) was the 26th Governor of Massachusetts from 1866 to 1869 and helped create the New England Emigrant Aid Society in 1855.
Alvah Crocker Alvah Crocker (October 14, 1801 – December 26, 1874) was a United States manufacturer and railroad promoter.
Amos Abbott Amos Abbott (September 10, 1786, Andover, Massachusetts – November 2, 1868, Andover, Massachusetts) was a United States Congressman from Massachusetts.
Amos Adams Lawrence Amos Adams Lawrence (July 31, 1814 – August 22, 1886), the son of famed philanthropist Amos Lawrence, was a key figure in the United States abolition movement in the years leading up to the Civi...
Artemas Hale Artemas Hale (October 20, 1783 – August 3, 1882) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Barker Burnell Barker Burnell (January 30, 1798 – June 15, 1843) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Benjamin Robbins Curtis Benjamin Robbins Curtis (November 4, 1809 – September 15, 1874) was an American attorney and United States Supreme Court Justice.
Benjamin Seaver Benjamin Seaver was an American politician, serving as the thirteenth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from January 5, 1852 to January 2, 1854.
Benson Leavitt Benson Leavitt (21 June 1797–1 June 1869) was a Boston, Massachusetts, businessman, born in New Hampshire, who served as an Alderman of Boston, and later as Acting Mayor after the incumben...
Caleb Cushing Caleb Cushing (January 17, 1800 – January 2, 1879) was an American diplomat who served as a U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts and Attorney General under President Franklin Pierce.
Charles Devens Charles Devens Jr. (April 4, 1820 – January 7, 1891) was an American lawyer, jurist and statesman.
Charles Francis Adams, Sr. Charles Francis Adams, Sr. (August 18, 1807 – November 21, 1886) was an American historical editor, politician and diplomat.
Charles Wentworth Upham Charles Wentworth Upham (May 4, 1802 – June 15, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Conscience Whigs The "Conscience" Whigs were a faction of the Whig Party in the state of Massachusetts noted for their moral opposition to slavery.
Daniel P. King Daniel Putnam King (January 8, 1801 – July 25, 1850) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Daniel Webster Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782October 24, 1852) was a leading American senator from Massachusetts during the period leading up to the Civil War.
Ebenezer Bradbury Ebenezer Bradbury (July 31, 1793 – June 19, 1864) was a Massachusetts machinist who served as the Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts and as a member, and the Speaker of, the Massac...
Ebenezer R. Hoar Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar (February 21, 1816 – January 31, 1895) was an influential American politician, lawyer, and justice from Massachusetts.
Edmund H. Bennett Edmund Hatch Bennett (April 6, 1824 – January 2, 1898) was an American lawyer, judge, the first Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts, and Dean of Boston University School of Law.
Edward Dickinson Edward Dickinson was an American politician from Massachusetts.
Edward Everett Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, diplomat, and orator from Massachusetts.
Eliphalet Trask Eliphalet Trask was an American politician who served as the third Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts and as the Lieutenant Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1858 to 1861.
Emory Washburn Emory Washburn (February 14, 1800 – March 18, 1877) was a United States lawyer, politician, and historian.
Francis B. Fay Francis Ball Fay (June 12, 1793 – October 6, 1876) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Frederick O. Prince Frederick Octavius Prince was an American lawyer, politician, and mayor of Boston, Massachusetts.
George Ashmun George Ashmun (December 25, 1804 – July 16, 1870) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts.
George Bruce Upton George Bruce Upton (October 11, 1804-July 1, 1874) was an American shipbuilder and politician who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and in the Massachusetts Senate.
George Grennell, Jr. George Grennell, Jr. (December 25, 1786 - November 19, 1877) was a U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts.
George N. Briggs George Nixon Briggs (April 12, 1796 – September 12, 1861) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts.
George T. Davis George Thomas Davis (January 12, 1810 – June 17, 1877) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
George Washington Warren George Washington Warren (October 1, 1813 – May 13, 1883) was a Massachusetts attorney, jurist, and politician who served as the first mayor of Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Gideon Barstow Gideon Barstow (September 7, 1783 – March 26, 1852) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Henry Gardner Henry Joseph Gardner (June 14, 1818 – July 21, 1892) was the 23rd Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1855 to 1858.
Horace Mann Horace Mann (May 4, 1796 – August 2, 1859) was an American education reformist.
Isaac C. Bates Isaac Chapman Bates was an American politician from Massachusetts.
J. Wiley Edmands John Wiley Edmands was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.
James C. Alvord James Church Alvord (April 14, 1808 – September 27, 1839) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
James H. Duncan James Henry Duncan (December 5, 1793 – February 8, 1869) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.
Jefferson Bancroft Jefferson Bancroft (April 30, 1803-January 3, 1890) was a farmer and politician who served as the sixth Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts.
John A. Bolles John Augustus Bolles (b. April 16, 1809) (was an American politician who, from 1843–1844, served as the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth.
John Albion Andrew John Albion Andrew (May 31, 1818 – October 30, 1867) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts.
John G. Palfrey John Gorham Palfrey (May 2, 1796 – April 26, 1881) was an American clergyman and historian who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
John H. Clifford John Henry Clifford (January 16, 1809 – January 2, 1876) was an American lawyer and politician from New Bedford, Massachusetts.
John Milton Earle John Milton Earle (April 13, 1794 – February 8, 1874) was an American businessman, abolitionist, and statesman who founded the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in 1829.
John P. Bigelow John Prescott Bigelow was an American politician, who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Secretary of State of Massachusetts, and most prominently as the twelfth m...
John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829.
John Reed, Jr. John Reed, Jr. (September 2, 1781 – November 25, 1860) was a Representative from Massachusetts.
John Sargent (1799-1880) John Sargent (June 21, 1799 – December 5, 1880) was a Massachusetts politician who served in both branches of the Massachusetts legislature, as a member and President of the Cambridge Common Cou...
John Sargent (1799–1880) John Sargent (June 21, 1799 – December 5, 1880) was a Massachusetts politician who served in both branches of the Massachusetts legislature, as a member and President of the Cambridge Common Cou...
John Z. Goodrich John Zacheus Goodrich was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives and the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts.
Joseph T. Buckingham Joseph Tinker Buckingham (December 21, 1779–April 10, 1861) was a journalist and politician in New England.
Joseph Wightman Joseph Milner Wightman (October 19, 1812 – January 25, 1885) was an American politician who, from 1861 to 1863, served as the seventeenth Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts.
Julius Rockwell Julius Rockwell (April 26, 1805May 19, 1888) was a United States politician from Massachusetts, and the father of Francis Williams Rockwell.
Lemuel Shaw Lemuel Shaw (January 9, 1781 – March 30, 1861) was an American jurist who served as Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1830–1860).
Leverett Saltonstall I Leverett Saltonstall (June 13, 1783 – May 8, 1845), was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts who also served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Represe...
Levi Lincoln, Jr. Levi Lincoln, Jr. (October 25, 1782 – May 29, 1868) was an American lawyer and politician from Worcester, Massachusetts.
Lorenzo Sabine Lorenzo Sabine (February 28, 1803 - April 14, 1877) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts now more remembered for his research and publishing concerning the Loyalists of the American Revo...
Moses Kimball Moses Kimball (October 24, 1809 – February 21, 1895) was a U.S. politician and showman.
Nathan Appleton Nathan Appleton (October 1, 1779 – July 14, 1861) was an American merchant and politician.
Nathan Hale (journalist) Nathan Hale (16 August 1784 – 9 February 1863) was an American journalist and newspaper publisher who introduced regular editorial comment as a newspaper feature.
Nathaniel B. Borden Nathaniel Briggs Borden (April 15, 1801 – April 10, 1865) was a businessman and politician from Fall River, Massachusetts.
Orin Fowler Orin Fowler (July 29, 1791 – September 3, 1852) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Osmyn Baker Osmyn Baker (May 18, 1800 – February 9, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Otis Norcross Otis C. Norcross (November 2, 1811 – September 5, 1882) served as the nineteenth Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, from January 7, 1867 to January 6, 1868 during the Reconstruction era of th...
Peleg Emory Aldrich Peleg Emory Aldrich (July 24, 1813-March 14, 1895) was a teacher, lawyer, politician and jurist who served as the twelfth mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts and as an Associate Justice of the Mas...
Robert Bernard Hall Robert Bernard Hall was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.
Robert Charles Winthrop Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809—November 16, 1894) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Rufus Choate Rufus Choate (October 1, 1799July 13, 1859), American lawyer and orator, was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, a descendant of an English family which settled in Massachusetts in 1643.
Samuel Atherton Samuel Atherton (January 26, 1815-1895) was a Massachusetts businessman who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Samuel Atkins Eliot (politician) Samuel Atkins Eliot (March 5, 1798 – January 29, 1862), (who was a patriarch of a distinguished American family, the Eliot family and which included Thomas Hopkinson Eliot) was a member of the U...
Samuel Gridley Howe Samuel Gridley Howe (November 10, 1801 – January 9, 1876) was a nineteenth century United States physician, abolitionist, and an advocate of education for the blind.
Samuel H. Walley Samuel Hurd Walley (August 31, 1805 – August 27, 1877) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and as a member of...
Samuel Hoar Samuel Hoar (May 18, 1778 – November 2, 1856) was a United States lawyer and politician.
Samuel L. Crocker Samuel Leonard Crocker (March 31, 1804 – February 10, 1883) was a prominent businessman and U.S. Representative from Taunton, Massachusetts.