Special Report

The Last Slaveholder in Congress from Every State

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Utah: William Henry Hooper
> Start date: March 4, 1859
> End date: March 3, 1873
> Congresses served: 36th, 39th, 40th, 41st, 42nd (Territorial Delegate)

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Virginia: James Alexander Walker
> Start date: March 4, 1895
> End date: March 4, 1899
> Congresses served: 54th, 55th (Representative)

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Washington: James Patton Anderson
> Start date: March 4, 1855
> End date: March 3, 1857
> Congresses served: 34th (Territorial Delegate)

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Wisconsin: Henry Dodge
> Start date: March 3, 1841
> End date: March 2, 1857
> Congresses served: 27th, 28th (Territorial Delegate); 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th (Senator)

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West Virginia: Johnson Newlon Camden
> Start date: March 4, 1881
> End date: March 3, 1895
> Congresses served: 47th, 48th, 49th, 52nd, 53rd (Senator)

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