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John Manley

John Paul Manley PC OC (born January 5, 1950) is a Canadian lawyer, businessman, and politician. He served as Liberal Member of Parliament for Ottawa South from 1988 to 2004, and was Deputy Prime Minister between 2002 and 2003. He is now President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada.

Cherubusco Newton

Cherubusco Newton (May 15, 1848 – May 26, 1910) was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana.

Charles N. Fowler

Charles Newell Fowler, Sr. (November 2, 1852, Lena, Illinois – May 27, 1932, Orange, New Jersey) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey’s 8th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1895 to 1903, and the 5th district from 1903 to 1911.

Otto Lang

see also Otto Lang (film producer) and Otto Lang (actor)
Otto Emil Lang, PC OC QC, (born May 14, 1932) is a Canadian lawyer and former politician.

Charles Kramer (politician)

Charles Kramer (April 18, 1879 – January 20, 1943) was a Representative from California. He was born in Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, and moved to Chicago during his infancy. He attended the public and parochial schools, and attended Illinois College of Law and De Paul University. He was admitted to the bar in 1904 and began practice in Chicago. He was the director of a dress manufacturing concern. He moved to Los Angeles, in 1920 and engaged in the practice of his chosen profession. He was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1943). He chaired the House Committee on Patents (Seventy-sixth and Seventy-seventh Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for mayor or Los Angeles in 1941 and an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress. He died in Los Angeles on January 20, 1943 and is entombed in the mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery.

Ted McWhinney

Edward Watson “Ted” McWhinney, QC (May 19, 1924 – May 19, 2015) was a Canadian lawyer and academic specializing in constitutional and international law. He was a Liberal Party Member of Parliament from 1993 to 2000 for the electoral district of Vancouver Quadra.

Charles Hall Dillon

Charles Hall Dillon (December 18, 1853 – September 15, 1929) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from South Dakota (1913–19). He later served on the South Dakota Supreme Court. He was born near Jasper, Indiana in 1853.

Robert Baldwin Sullivan

Robert Baldwin Sullivan, QC (May 24, 1802 – April 14, 1853), was an Irish-Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician who became the second Mayor of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Charles Dorr

Charles Phillips Dorr (August 12, 1852 – October 8, 1914) was a lawyer and Republican politician from West Virginia who served as a United States Representative in the 55th United States Congress. Dorr was born in Miltonsburg, Ohio in Monroe County.

Charles Andrews (Maine politician)

Charles Andrews (February 11, 1814 – April 30, 1852) was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Paris, Maine on February 11, 1814. He attended the district school and graduated from Hebron Academy.
He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1837. He commenced practice in Turner, Maine before returning to Paris. He was elected as a member of the Maine House of Representatives 1839-1843, serving as speaker in 1842. He became clerk of the courts for Oxford County, Maine on January 1, 1845, serving three years. He was elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore in 1848.
He was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1851, until his death in Paris on April 30, 1852. Interment is in Hillside Cemetery.

Matthew Duane

Matthew Duane (1707–1785) was an English Roman Catholic conveyancer and art patron.

Calvin Cowgill

Calvin Cowgill (January 7, 1819 – February 10, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Jean Drapeau

Jean Drapeau, CC GOQ (18 February 1916 – 12 August 1999) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as mayor of Montreal from 1954 to 1957 and 1960 to 1986. Major accomplishments of the Drapeau Administration include the development of the Montreal Metro mass transit system, the successful revival of international expositions such as with Expo 67 as well as the construction of a major performing arts centre, the Place des Arts. Drapeau also successfully lobbied for the 1976 Summer Olympics and personally chose its lead architect, Roger Taillibert to design the city’s iconic stadium, athlete’s village and inclined tower. Drapeau was also primarily responsible for leading the city’s effort to secure a Major League Baseball franchise, with the creation of the Montreal Expos in 1969.
Although he is remembered as a visionary, Drapeau’s mishandling of the construction of the Olympic Games facilities resulted in massive cost overruns and left the city with a debt of over $1 billion that has taken its citizens over thirty years to fully pay off.

Caleb Powers

Caleb Powers (February 1, 1869 – July 25, 1932) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the first Secretary of State of Kentucky convicted as an accessory to murder.

Hansen Clarke

Hansen Clarke (born March 2, 1957) is an American politician and former U.S. Congressman and Representative-elect in the 14th Congressional District of Michigan. A Democrat, he was the U.S. Representative for Michigan’s 13th congressional district from 2011 to 2013. Prior to his election to Congress, he had been a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1991 through 1992 and from 1999 through 2002, and had represented the 1st District in the Michigan Senate from 2003 to 2011. Clarke was also the first U.S. Congressman of Bangladeshi descent.

Bora Laskin

Bora Laskin, PC CC FRSC (October 5, 1912 – March 26, 1984) was a Canadian lawyer, academic and judge. He served on the Supreme Court of Canada for fourteen years, including a decade as the 14th Chief Justice of Canada.

Frederick W. Mulkey

Frederick William Mulkey (January 6, 1874 – May 5, 1924) was an American attorney and politician from the state of Oregon. A native of Portland, he began his political career on the Portland City Council, serving one year as its president. A Republican, he twice served as a United States Senator from Oregon, filling terms vacated by the deaths of the sitting Senator. He served a total of 81 days in the office.

Thaddeus McCotter

Thaddeus George “Thad” McCotter (born August 22, 1965) is an American politician, radio host, and a member of the Republican Party who was the U.S. Representative from Michigan’s 11th congressional district from 2003 to 2012. The district at the time consisted of portions of Detroit’s northwestern suburbs, such as Livonia, Westland and Novi.
From July 2 to September 21, 2011, he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for president in the 2012 election. After ending his presidential campaign, McCotter decided to run again for his seat in Congress, but he failed to qualify for the 2012 Republican primary in his congressional district after most of his petition signatures were rejected as invalid. The fallout from the ensuing scandal prompted McCotter to resign from Congress in July 2012.

Michael Fortier

Michael M. Fortier, PC (born January 10, 1962) is a former Canadian Minister of International Trade and a former Conservative senator from Quebec. He lost as the Conservative candidate for the riding of Vaudreuil-Soulanges in the 2008 Canadian election.

Frederick G. Fleetwood

Frederick Gleed Fleetwood (September 27, 1868 – January 28, 1938) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative from Vermont.

Hugh Henry Brackenridge

Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748 – June 25, 1816) was an American writer, lawyer, judge, and justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Robert Bourassa

Robert Bourassa, GOQ (French pronunciation: ​[ʁɔbɛʁ buʁasa]; July 14, 1933 – October 2, 1996) was a politician in Quebec, Canada. He served as the 22nd Premier of Quebec in two different mandates, first from May 12, 1970, to November 25, 1976, and then from December 12, 1985, to January 11, 1994, serving a total of just under 15 years as Provincial Premier. The span between his two mandates is the longest of any Premier, Bourassa also has the longest span between his first and last day as a Quebec Premier.

Louis-Alexandre Taschereau

Louis-Alexandre Taschereau (French pronunciation: ​[taʃʁo]; March 5, 1867 – July 6, 1952) was the 14th Premier of the Canadian province of Quebec from 1920 to 1936. He was elected four times, the first in 1900, in the riding of Montmorency. He was also a member of the Parti libéral du Québec.

Frank Evans (politician)

Frank Edward Evans (September 6, 1923 – June 8, 2010) was a U.S. Representative from Colorado.
Born in Pueblo, Colorado, Evans attended public schools in Colorado Springs. He entered Pomona College in Claremont, California, in 1941. He interrupted his education in 1943 to serve in the United States Navy as a patrol pilot from 1943 to 1946. He attended the University of Denver for his B.A. (acquired in 1948) and his law degree, LL.B. (acquired in 1950). He was admitted to the bar in 1950 and began the practice of law in Pueblo. He served as member of the State house of representatives from 1961 to 1964.
Evans was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1979). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress. Until his death he was a resident of Beulah, Colorado.