Special Report

The Last Slaveholder in Congress from Every State

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Alabama: William Richardson
> Start date: March 4, 1899
> End date: March 31, 1914
> Congresses served: 56th, 57th, 58th, 59th, 60th, 61st, 62nd, 63rd (Representative)

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Arkansas: Poindexter Dunn
> Start date: March 18, 1879
> End date: March 4, 1889
> Congresses served: 46th, 47th 48th, 49th, 50th (Representative)

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California: Marion Biggs
> Start date: March 4, 1887
> End date: March 3, 1891
> Congresses served: 50th, 51st (Representative)

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Connecticut: Gideon Tomlinson
> Start date: Dec. 6, 1819
> End date: March 3, 1837
> Congresses served: 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th (Representative); 22nd, 23rd, 24th (Senator)

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Delaware: John Henry Hoffecker
> Start date: March 4, 1899
> End date: Junee 16, 1900
> Congresses served: 56th (Representative)

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