Special Report

The Last Slaveholder in Congress from Every State

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Pennsylvania: William Constantine Culbertson
> Start date: March 4, 1889
> End date: March 3, 1891
> Congresses served: 51st (Representative)

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Rhode Island: James De Wolf
> Start date: March 4, 1821
> End date: Oct. 31, 1825
> Congresses served: 17th, 18th, 19th (Senator)

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South Carolina: William Elliott
> Start date: March 4, 1887
> End date: March 3, 1903
> Congresses served: 50th, 51st, 52nd, 54th, 55th, 56th, 57th (Representative)

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Tennessee: George Washington Gordon
> Start date: March 4, 1907
> End date: Aug. 9, 1911
> Congresses served: 61st, 62nd, 62nd (Representative)

Texas: Roger Quarles Mills
> Start date: March 4, 1873
> End date: March 3, 1899
> Congresses served: 43rd, 44th, 45th, 46th, 47th, 48th, 49th, 50th, 51st (Representative); 52nd (Representative, Senator); 53rd, 54th, 55th (Senator)

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