List of United States political families (P)


List of United States political families (P)

The following is an alphabetical list of political families in the United States whose last name begins with P.

The Packers

*Daniel Packer (1783-1838), Connecticut State Senator 1831. Uncle of Asa Packer. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/paca-paganelli.html#0AN0JW5XH]
**Asa Packer (1805-1879), Pennsylvania State Representative 1841-1842, Judge of Carbon County, Pennsylvania 1843-1848; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1853-1857; candidate for Democratic nomination for President of the United States 1868; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania 1869. Nephew of Daniel Packer. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/paca-paganelli.html#R9M0J8OFU]
**Josef Marie Piollet, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1876. Brother-in-law of Asa Packer. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pinkerton-pittoni.html#S1X18WELJ]
***R.A. Packer (1842-1883), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1876. Son of Asa Packer. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/paca-paganelli.html#S1X18WC51]

The Pages

*John Page (1628-1692), member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. Ancestor of John Page and Mann Page.
**John Page (1743-1808), member of the Virginia Legislature, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1789-1797, Governor of Virginia 1802-1805. Descendant of John Page.
**Mann Page (1749-1781), Delegate to the Continental Congress from Virginia 1777. Descendant of John Page.
**Thomas Nelson Page (1853-1922), U.S. Ambassador to Italy 1913-1919. Descendant of John Page.

NOTE: John Page's grandson, Mann Page I, was also son-in-law of Virginia Colony Governor Robert Carter I; Page's great-grandson, John, was also grandson-in-law of Virginia House of Burgesses member William Byrd I. Thomas Nelson Page is also a direct descendant of Continental Congressional Delegate Thomas Nelson, Jr..

The Palmers and Haynes

*John Palmer (1785-1840), U.S. Representative from New York 1817-1819 1837-1839, District Attorney in New York 1818-1832, Judge of Clinton County, New York 1832-1837. Uncle of George William Palmer. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/palmer.html#R9M0J8RHI]
**George William Palmer (1818-1916), U.S. Representative from New York 1857-1861, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1864, U.S. Consul to Crete, New York Assemblyman 1884-1885. Nephew of John Palmer. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/palmer.html#R9M0J8RAF]
**William Elisha Haynes (1829-1914), U.S. Representative from Ohio 1889-1893. Cousin of George William Palmer. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hayford-haynsworth.html#R9M0J00BQ]

The Pardees

*Enoch H. Pardee (1826-1896), California Assemblyman 1871-1873, Mayor of Oakland, California 1876-1878. Father of George Pardee. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/palmer-parillo.html#SAH0VJQBA]
**George Pardee (1857-1941), Mayor of Oakland, California 1893-1895; Governor of California 1903-1907; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1912. Son of Enoch H. Pardee. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/palmer-parillo.html#RHS0K2AP0]

The Parfitts

*Harold Parfitt was Governor of the Panama Canal Zone 1975-1979. [http://www.pancanal.com/eng/history/biographies/parfitt.html]
**Karen Parfitt Hughes, daughter of Harold, is U.S. Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy, and has been an adviser and speechwriter for Republican Presidents since Reagan. [http://www.nndb.com/people/239/000044107/]

The Parkers

*James Parker (1776-1868), New Jersey Assemblyman 1806-1810 1812-1813 1815-1816 1818 1827, Mayor of Perth Amboy, New Jersey 1815 1850; Collector of Customs of Perth Amboy, New Jersey 1829-1833; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1833-1837; delegate to the New Jersey Constitutional Convention 1844. Father of Cortlandt Parker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/parker5.html#R9M0J8T22]
**Cortlandt Parker (1818-1907), delegate to the Republican National Convnetion 1868. Son of James Parker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/parker2.html#S370KBQSO]
***Richard W. Parker (1848-1923), New Jersey Assemblyman 1885-1886, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1895-1911 1914-1919 1921-1923. Son of Cortlandt Parker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/parker7.html#R9M0J8TUE]
***Charles Wolcott Parker (1862-1948), District Court Judge in New Jersey 1898-1903, Circuit Court Judge in New Jersey 1903-1907, Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court 1907-1947. Son of Cortlandt Parker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/parker2.html#S0X16HYT6]

The Parkers of Virginia

*Richard Parker (1729-1813), member of the Westmoreland County, Virginia Committee of Safety; Virginia House Delegate; Judge of the Virginia General Court; Judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals. Grandfather of Richard E. Parker.
**Richard E. Parker (1783-1840), member of the Virginia Legislature, Virginia State Court Judge, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1836-1837. Grandson of Richard Parker.

The Parrans

*Thomas Parran, Sr. (1860-1955), Maryland House Delegate 1884-1888, delegate to the Republic National Convention 1888 1904 1908, Maryland State Senator 1892-1894, Clerk of Maryland Court of Appeals 1901-1907, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1911-1913. Father of Thomas Parran, Jr..
**Thomas Parran, Jr. (1892-1968), Surgeon General of the United States 1936-1948. Son of Thomas Parran, Sr..

The Parris

*Albion K. Parris (1788-1857), Prosecutor of Oxford County, Maine; Maine State Representative 1813-1814; Maine State Senator 1814-1816; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1815-1818; Judge of Cumberland County, Maine 1818-1822; Governor of Maine 1822-1827; U.S. Senator from Maine 1827-1828; Mayor of Portland, Maine 1852; candidate for Governor of Maine 1854. Cousin of Virgil D. Parris. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/parler-parshall.html#R9M0J8URP]
*Virgil D. Parris (1807-1874), Maine State Representative 1832-1837, U.S. Representative from Maine 1838-1841, Maine State Senator 1842-1843, U.S. Marshal of Maine 1844-1848, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1852 1872. Cousin of Albion K. Parris. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/parler-parshall.html#R9M0J8UZ4]

The Patersons

*Basil Paterson, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1972, New York State Senator, New York Secretary of State. Father of David Paterson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pataki-pattersen.html#SA603MIC5]
**David Paterson (1954-), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 2004, Lieutenant Governor of New York 2007-2008, Governor of New York 2008-present. Son of Basil Paterson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pataki-pattersen.html#1ES0T5DZF]

The Patmans

*Wright Patman (1893-1976), Texas State Representative 1921-1924, District Attorney in Texas 1924-1929, U.S. Representative from Texas 1929-1976. Father of William Patman. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=p000103]
**William Patman (1927-), Texas State Senator 1961-1980, U.S. Representative from Texas 1981-1985. Son of Wright Patman. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pataki-pattersen.html#R9M0J8WXZ]

The Pattersons

*Thomas Patterson (1764-1856), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1817-1825. Brother of John Patterson. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000128]
*John Patterson (1771-1848), Mayor of St. Clairsville, Ohio 1807-1808; Ohio State Representative 1807-1808; Ohio State Senator 1815-1818; Judge of the Belmont County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas 1810-1815; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1823-1825. Brother of Thomas Patterson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patterson.html#R9M0J8YT7]

The Pattersons of Tennessee

*Josiah Patterson (1837-1904), member of the Tennessee Legislature, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1891-1897. Father of Malcolm R. Patterson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patterson.html#R9M0J8Z0B]
**Malcolm R. Patterson (1861-1935), U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1901-1906, Governor of Tennessee 1907-1911, Tennessee State Court Judge. Son of Josiah Patterson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patterson.html#R9M0J8Z7I]

The Pattersons and Seymours

*David L. Seymour (1803-1867), New York Assemblyman 1836, District Attorney of Rensselaer County, New York 1839-1842; U.S. Representative from New York 1843-1845 1851-1853; delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention 1867. Father-in-law of Charles E. Patterson.
**Charles E. Patterson, New York Assemblyman 1881-1882. Son-in-law of David L. Seymour.

The Patersons of New York

*Basil Paterson (1926- ) New York State Senator: Deputy Mayor of New York City; New York Secretary of State (1979-1983) Father of David Paterson
**David Paterson (1954- ) State Senate Minority Leader; Lt. Governor; Governor 2008-present; Son of Basil Paterson.

The Pattons

*John Patton (1823-1897), delegate to the Whig Party National Convention 1852 1860, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1861-1863 1887-1889. Father of John Patton, Jr. and Charles Emory Patton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patton.html#R9M0J90DZ]
**John Patton, Jr. (1850-1907), U.S. Senator from Michigan 1894-1895. Son of John Patton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patton.html#R9M0J90HJ]
**Charles Emory Patton (1859-1937), member of the Williamsport, Pennsylvania School Board; Williamsport, Pennsylvania Councilman; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1911-1915. Son of John Patton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patton.html#R9M0J906X]
**William Irvin Swoope (1862-1930), District Attorney of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania 1901-1907; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1916; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1923-1927. Nephew of John Patton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/swindall-swoope.html#R9M0JELSG]

The Pauls

*John Paul (1839-1901), member of the Virginia Legislature, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1881-1883, Judge of U.S. District Court in Virginia 1883-1901. Father of John Paul, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patty-payn.html#R9M0J90Z8]
**John Paul, Jr. (1883-1964), Virginia State Senator 1911-1915 1919-1922, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1916 1924, candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 1920, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1922-1923, Judge of U.S. District Court 1932-1959. Son of John Paul. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/patty-payn.html#R9M0J90VO]

The Pauldings

*William Paulding, Jr. (1770-1854), U.S. Representative from New York 1811-1813, delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention 1821, Mayor of New York City 1824-1826. Father of James K. Paulding.
**James K. Paulding (1778-1860), U.S. Secretary of the Navy 1838-1841. Son of William Paulding, Jr..

The Paynes

*Donald M. Payne (1934-), candidate for Democratic nomination for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1980 1986, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1989-present. Brother of William D. Payne.
*William D. Payne, New Jersey Assemblyman 1998-present. Brother of Donald M. Payne.
**Donald M. Payne, Jr., Newark, New Jersey Councilman. Son of Donald M. Payne.
**Craig A. Stanley (1955-), New Jersey Assemblyman 1996-present. Nephew of Donald M. Payne and William D. Payne.

The Peays

*Austin Peay (1876-1927), Tennessee State Representative 1901-1905, Chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party 1905, Governor of Tennessee 1923-1927, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1924. Father of Austin Peay V. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/peaslee-pechous.html#RLD0ZCBN6]
**Austin Peay V (1901-1949), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1928, Tennessee State Representative 1931-1935. Son of Austin Peay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/peaslee-pechous.html#S6819GYCR]

The Peckhams

*Rufus W. Peckham (1809–1873), U.S. Representative from New York; District Attorney of Albany, New York; Justice of the New York Supreme Court and New York Court of Appeals. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/peckham-peisner.html#R9M0J94F8]
**Rufus Wheeler Peckham (1838–1909), Albany District Attorney; Justice of New York Supreme Court and New York Court of Appeals; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1895–1909; son of Rufus W. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/peckham-peisner.html#REP14QBF9]
**Wheeler Hazard Peckham (1833–1905), lawyer in New York who prosecuted Boss Tweed; appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by Grover Cleveland but not confirmed; son of Rufus W. and brother of Rufus Wheeler.

The Pendletons

*Nathanael Pendleton (1793-1861), Ohio State Senator 1825-1829, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1841-1843. Father of George H. Pendleton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pendleton.html#R9M0J96SB]
**George H. Pendleton (1825-1889), Ohio State Senator 1854-1856, candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 1854, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1857-1869, candidate for Vice President of the United States 1864, candidate for Governor of Ohio 1869, U.S. Senator from Ohio 1879-1885, U.S. Ambassador to Germany 1885-1889. Son of Nathanael Pendleton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pendleton.html#R9M0J96E6]

NOTE: George H. Pendleton was also son-in-law of U.S. District Attorney Francis Scott Key [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/kerrey-keydel.html#03Y1E858Q] and brother-in-law of U.S. District Attorney Philip Barton Key II [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/kerrey-keydel.html#03Y1DXM88] .

The Pendletons, Penns, and Taylors

*Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803), Justice of the Peace in Virginia Colony 1751, member of the Virginia Colony House of Burgesses 1752-1774, member of the Virginia Colony Committee of Correspondence 1773, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Virginia 1774-1775, President of the Virginia Committee of Safety 1775, President of the Virginia Constitutional Convention 1775 1776, Virginia House of Delegates 1776-1777, Judge of the General Court of Chancery in Virginia 1777, Presiding Judge of the Court of Appeals in Virginia 1779. Uncle of John Penn, John Taylor, and Nathaniel Pendleton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000200]
*John Penn (1741-1788), Delegate to the Continental Congress from North Carolina 1775-1780, Receiver of Taxes of North Carolina 1784. Nephew of Edmund Pendleton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000211]
*John Taylor (1753-1824), Virginia House Delegate 1779-1781 1783-1785 1796-1800, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1792-1794 1803 1822-1824. Nephew of Edmund Pendleton.
*Nathaniel Pendleton (1756-1821), District Court Judge in Georgia, Federal Judge in Georgia 1789-1796, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Georgia 1789. Nephew of Edmund Pendleton. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/pendleton-nathaniel.html]

The Pendletons and Treutlens

*John A. Treutlen (1730-1782), Governor of Georgia 1777-1778. Great-granduncle by marriage of Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/trelease-trimarchi.html#0BF0IUKVN]
**Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton, member of the Georgia Legislature 1882-1883. Great-granduncle by marriage of John A Treutlen. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pendleton.html#RK50SF2FE]

The Penningtons

*William Sandford Pennington (1757-1826), Governor of New Jersey 1813-1815. Father of William Pennington. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pennington.html#RJD0SP87S]
**William Pennington (1796-1862), New Jersey Assemblyman 1828, Governor of New Jersey 1837-1843, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1859-1861, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representative 1860-1861. Son of William Sandford Pennington. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pennington.html#R9M0J97A2]
***Alexander C.M. Pennington (1810-1867), New Jersey Assemblyman 1837-1838, Newark, New Jersey Alderman 1837-1840; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1853-1857. Grandnephew of William Sandford Pennington. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pennington.html#R9M0J976I]

The Pennybackers and Samuels

*Isaac S. Pennybacker (1805-1847), U.S. Representative from Virginia 1837-1839, Judge of U.S. District Court in Virginia 1839-1845, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1845-1847. Cousin of Green Berry Samuels. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000216]
*Green Berry Samuels (1806-1859), U.S. Representative from Virginia 1839-1841, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention 1850 1851, Judge of the Virginia Circuit Court, Judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals. Cousin of Isaac S. Pennybacker. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000028]

The Pereas

*Francisco Perea (1830-1913), New Mexico Territory Councilman 1858 1866 1884, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1864, U.S. Congressional Delegate from New Mexico Territory 1863-1865, Postmaster of Jemez Springs, New Mexico 1894-1905. Cousin of Pedro Perea. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000224]
*Pedro Perea (1852-1906), New Mexico Territory Councilman 1889 1891 1895, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1896, U.S. Congressional Delegate from New Mexico Territory 1899-1901. Cousin of Francisco Perea. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000225]

The Perrys

*Benjamin Franklin Perry (1805-1886), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1860 1876, Governor of South Carolina 1865. Father of William H. Perry. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/perry.html#RHS0WXQV4]
**William H. Perry (1839-1902), member of the South Carolina Legislature, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1885-1891. Son of Benjamin Franklin Perry. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/perry.html#R9M0J9A8C]

The Peters

*John A. Peters (1822-1904), Maine State Senator 1862-1863, Maine State Representative 1864, Attorney General of Maine 1864-1866, U.S. Representative from Maine 1867-1873, Judge of the Maine Supreme Court 1873-1883. Uncle of John A. Peters. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/perryman-petersen.html#R9M0J9AQ2]
**John A. Peters (1864-1953), Judge of Ellsworth, Maine Municipal Court 1896-1908; Maine State Representative 1909 1911 1913; U.S. Representative from Maine 1913-1922; Judge of U.S. District Court of Maine 1922-1947; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1916. Nephew of John A. Peters. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/perryman-petersen.html#R9M0J9ATL]

The Pettus

*John J. Pettus (1813-1867), Governor of Mississippi 1854 1859-1863. Brother of Edmund Pettus. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pettitt-pezzulo.html#RDQ1EPYEZ]
*Edmund W. Pettus (1821-1907), Circuit Court Judge in Alabama 1855-1858, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1876 1892, U.S. Senator from Alabama 1897-1907. Brother of John J. Pettus. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pettitt-pezzulo.html#R9M0J9D31]

The Peytons

*Balie Peyton (1803-1878), U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1833-1837, U.S. Attorney in Louisiana 1841-1845, U.S. Minister to Chile 1849-1853, Prosecuting Attorney of San Francisco, California 1853-1859; candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1866; Tennessee State Senator 1869-1871. Brother of Joseph Hopkins Peyton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000282]
*Joseph Hopkins Peyton (1808-1845), Tennessee State Senator 1840, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1843-1845. Brother of Balie Peyton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000283]

The Phelans

*James Phelan, Sr. (1821-1873), Mississippi State Senator 1860, Confederate States Senator from Mississippi 1862-1864. Father of James Phelan, Jr..
**James Phelan, Jr. (1856-1891), U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1887-1891. Son of James Phelan, Sr..

The Phelps

*Elisha Phelps (1779-1847), Connecticut State Representative 1807 1812 1814-1818 1821 1829 1835, U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1819-1821 1825-1829, Connecticut State Senator 1822-1824, Connecticut Comptroller 1831-1837. Father of John S. Phelps. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phelps.html#R9M0J9ELL]
**John S. Phelps (1814-1886), Missouri State Representative 1840, U.S. Representative from Missouri 1845-1863, Governor of Missouri 1877-1881. Son of Elisha Phelps. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phelps.html#R9M0J9ESO]

The Phelps of New Jersey

*William Walter Phelps (1839-1894), U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1873-1875 1883-1889, U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary 1881-1882, U.S. Minister to Germany 1889-1893, Judge of the New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals 1893-1894. Father of Sheffield Phelps. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phelps.html#R9M0J9FDX]
**Sheffield Phelps (1864-1902), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1900. Son of William W. Phelps. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phelps.html#RY1022ZVI]
***Phelps Phelps (1897-1981), New York Assemblyman 1924-1928 1937-1938, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1932, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1936 1956 1960, New York State Senator 1939-1942, Governor of American Samoa 1951-1952, U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic 1952-1953, delegate to the New Jersey Constitutional Convention 1966. Grandson of William W. Phelps. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phelps.html#RJS0KIWTA]

NOTE: Sheffield Phelps was also son-in-law of Delaware Governor Preston Lea. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/laxalt-leadbetter.html#RKD0INCDI]

The Phelps of Vermont

*Samuel S. Phelps (1793-1855), Vermont State Representative 1821-1832, Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court 1832-1838, U.S. Senator from Vermont 1839-1851 1853-1854. Father of Edward John Phelps. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phelps.html#R9M0J9F3B]
**Edward John Phelps (1822-1900), U.S. Minister to Great Britain 1885-1889. Son of Samuel S. Phelps. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phelps.html#RK30JWU0F]

The Phipps and Scotts

*W. Kerr Scott (1896-1958), North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, Governor of North Carolina 1949-1953, U.S. Senator from North Carolina 1954-1958. Father of Robert W. Scott. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/scott9.html#R9M0JC5U9]
**Robert W. Scott (1929-), Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina 1965-1969, Governor of North Carolina 1969-1973. Son of W. Kerr Scott. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/scott7.html#RKD0E1GPO]
***Meg Scott Phipps, North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture 2001-2003. Daughter of Robert W. Scott.

The Phips

*William Phips (1651-1695), Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1692-1694. Uncle of Spencer Phips.
**Spencer Phips (1685-1757), acting Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1749-1753 1756-1757. Nephew of William Phips.

The Pickerings

*Charles W. Pickering (1937-), Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals 2004. Father of Charles W. Pickering, Jr..
**Charles W. Pickering, Jr. (1963-), U.S. Representative from Mississippi 1997-present. Son of Charles W. Pickering.

The Pierces

*Benjamin Pierce (1757-1839), member of the New Hampshire state legislature 1789-1802, Sheriff of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire 1809-1812 1818-1827, Governor of New Hampshire 1827-1828 1829-1830. Father of Franklin Pierce. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pierce.html#RIT0ON1W4]
**Franklin Pierce (1804-1869), New Hampshire State Representative 1829-1833, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1833-1837, U.S. Senator from New Hampshire 1837-1842, President of the United States 1853-1857. Son of Benjamin Pierce. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pierce.html#R9M0J9IC4]

The Pillsburys

*John Pillsbury, New Hampshire State Representative. Father of John S. Pillsbury. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pikiel-pinchot.html#06J0V5PZA]
**John S. Pillsbury (1827-1901), Minnesota State Senator 1864-1868 1871 1873-1875, Governor of Minnesota 1876-1882. Son of John Pillsbury. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pikiel-pinchot.html#RH71FBZIF]

The Pinckneys

*Charles Pinckney, Attorney General of South Carolina Colony 1773, South Carolina Colony Assemblyman, Chief Justice of South Carolina Colony 1752-1753. Father of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and Thomas Pinckney.
**Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825), South Carolina State Senator 1779-1804, U.S. Minister to France 1796-1797, candidate for Vice President of the United States 1800, candidate for President of the United States 1804 1808. Son of Charles Pinckney.
**Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), Governor of South Carolina 1787-1789, South Carolina State Representative 1791, U.S. Minister to Great Britain 1792-1796, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1797-1801. Son of Charles Pinckney.
***Charles Pinckney (1757-1824), Delegate to the Continental Congress from South Carolina 1785-1787, Governor of South Carolina 1789-1792 1796-1798 1806-1808, U.S. Senator from South Carolina 1798-1801, U.S. Minister to Spain 1801-1804, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1819-1821. Grandnephew of Charles Pinckney.
****Henry L. Pinckney (1794-1863), South Carolina State Representative 1816-1832, Intendant of Charleston, South Carolina 1830-1832; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1833-1837; Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina 1837-1840; Collector of Port of Charleston, South Carolina 1841-1842. Son of Charles Pinckney. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pinckney.html#R9M0J9KEI]
****Robert Young Hayne (1791-1839), South Carolina State Representative 1814-1818, Attorney General of South Carolina 1818-1822, U.S. Senator from South Carolina 1823-1832, Governor of South Carolina 1832-1834, Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina 1835-1837. Son-in-law of Charles Pinckney. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hayford-haynsworth.html#R9M0J0014]

NOTE: Charles Pinckney was also son-in-law of Continental Congressional Delegate Henry Laurens [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/latno-lavorato.html#RDO18EL1A] . Robert Young Hayne was also brother of U.S. Senator Arthur Peronneau Hayne [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hayford-haynsworth.html#R9M0IZZXL] .

The Pingrees

*Samuel E. Pingree (1832-1922), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1868, State Attorney of Windsor County, Vermont 1868-1869; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont 1882-1884; Governor of Vermont 1884-1886. Relative of Hazen S. Pingree. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pindall-pingree.html#RI111AT80]
*Hazen S. Pingree (1840-1901), Mayor of Detroit, Michigan 1890-1897; Governor of Michigan 1897-1900. Relative of Samuel E. Pingree. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pindall-pingree.html#RHI18TDFP]

The Pinkneys and Whytes

*William Pinkney (1764-1822), Maryland House Delegate 1788-1792 1795, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1791 1815-1816, Mayor of Annapolis, Maryland 1795-1800; Attorney General of Maryland 1805-1806; U.S. Minister to Great Britain 1806-1811; Maryland State Senator 1811; Attorney General of the United States 1811-1814; U.S. Minister to Russia 1816-1818; U.S. Senator from Maryland 1819-1822. Grandfather of William Pinkney Whyte. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=p000362]
**William Pinkney Whyte (1824-1908), Maryland House Delegate 1847-1849, candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 1850 1857, Comptroller of Maryland 1853-1855, U.S. Senator from Maryland 1868-1869 1875-1881 1906-1908, Governor of Maryland 1872-1874, Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland 1881-1883; Attorney General of Maryland 1887-1891; Solicitor of Baltimore, Maryland 1900-1903. Grandson of William Pinkney. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000435]

The Pingrees

*Chellie Pingree Maine Senate Majority Leader 1996-2000, President of Common Cause, 2002 nominee for Senate in Maine,2008 Candidate for Congress. Mother of Hannah Pingree.
*Hannah Pingree Maine House of Representatives Majority Leader. Daughter of Chellie Pingree

The Pittmans

*Key Pittman (1872-1940), candidate for U.S. Senate from Nevada 1910, U.S. Senator from Nevada 1913-1940. Brother of Vail M. Pittman. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pinkerton-pittoni.html#R9M0J9LZ5]
*Vail M. Pittman (1880-1964), Lieutenant Governor of Nevada 1943-1945, Governor of Nevada 1945-1951, candidate for Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate from Nevada 1944. Brother of Key Pittman. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pinkerton-pittoni.html#RLI13LF2S]

The Plaisteds

*Harris Plaisted (1828-1898), Maine State Representative 1867, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1868, Attorney General of Maine 1873-1875, U.S. Representative from Maine 1875-1877, Governor of Maine 1881-1883. Father of Frederick W. Plaisted. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pittsford-platzek.html#R9M0J9M2O]
**Frederick W. Plaisted (1865-1943), candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1897 1898, Mayor of Augusta, Maine 1906-1908 1910; Governor of Maine 1911-1913. Son of Harris Plaisted. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pittsford-platzek.html#RJP0LCN9X]

The Platts

*Zephaniah Platt (1735-1807), New York Colony Congressman 1775-1777, New York State Senator 1777-1783, Delegate to the Confederation Congress from New York 1785-1786, Judge in Dutchess County, New York 1781-1795; delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention 1788. Father of Jonas Platt. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000384]
**Jonas Platt (1769-1834), Clerk of Herkimer County, New York 1791-1795; New York Assemblyman 1796; Clerk of Oneida County, New York 1798-1802; U.S. Representative from New York 1799-1801; candidate for Governor of New York 1810; New York State Senator 1810-1813; Justice of the New York Supreme Court 1914-1921; delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention 1921. Son of Zephaniah Platt. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pittsford-platzek.html#R9M0J9MNV]
**Charles Z. Platt (b. 1773) New York State Assembly 1807, New York State Treasurer 1813-1815. Son of Zephaniah Platt.
**Zephaniah Platt (1796-1871) Michigan Attorney General 1841-1843. Judge of the 2nd Circuit Court of South Carolina 1868-1871. Son of Jonas Platt.

The Plumers

*William Plumer (1759-1850), U.S. Senator from New Hampshire 1802-1807, Governor of New Hampshire 1812-1913 1816-1819. Father of William Plumer, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000393]
**William Plumer, Jr. (1789-1854), New Hampshire State Representative 1818, New Hampshire State Senator 1827-1828, delegate to the New Hampshire Constitutional Convention 1850, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1819-1825. Son of William Plumer. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/plumer-william-jr.html]

The Plumleys

*Frank Plumley (1844-1924), Vermont State Representative 1882, U.S. District Attorney of Vermont 1889-1894, Vermont State Senator 1894, Vermont State Court Judge 1902, U.S. Representative from Vermont 1909-1915. Father of Charles A. Plumley. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/plauche-plumley.html#R9M0J9O1F]
**Charles A. Plumley (1875-1964), Vermont State Representative 1912-1915, U.S. Representative from Vermont 1934-1951. Son of Frank Plumley. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/plauche-plumley.html#R9M0J9NXW]

The Polks

*Thomas Jones Hardeman, (1788-1854), Texas Republic Representative 1837-1839, Judge in the Texas Republic 1843, member of the Texas Legislature 1847-1851. Uncle by marriage of James K. Polk. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hapgood-hardie.html#RFY0OMU3B]
*Charles Polk, Jr. (1788-1857), Governor of Delaware 1827-1830 1836-1837. Third cousin once removed of James K. Polk, Trusten Polk, and William Hawkins Polk. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/poinier-polke.html#RKD0HMT69]
***James K. Polk (1795-1849), Tennessee State Representative 1823-1825, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1825-1839, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representative 1835-1839, Governor of Tennessee 1839-1841, President of the United States 1845-1849. Third cousin one removed of Charles Polk, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000409]
***Trusten Polk (1811-1876), delegate to the Missouri Constitutional Convention 1845 1846, Governor of Missouri 1857, U.S. Senator from Missouri 1857-1862. Third cousin once removed of Charles Polk, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/poinier-polke.html#R9M0J9PF1]
***William Hawkins Polk (1815-1862), Tennessee State Representative 1842-1845, U.S. Minister to Naples 1845-1847, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1851-1853. Third cousin once removed of Charles Polk, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000412]
***William P. Dobson (1793-1846), North Carolina State Senator 1818-1819 1827 1830-1834 1836 1842. First cousin of James K. Polk and William Hawkins Polk. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/dixson-doctrine.html#00T19EAYD]
****M.T. Polk (1831-1884), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1876, Treasurer of Tennessee 1877-1883. Nephew and adoptive son of James K. Polk. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/poinier-polke.html#S1Y1ESBNB]

NOTE: Thomas Jones Hardeman was also brother of Texas Republic politician Bailey Hardeman [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hapgood-hardie.html#RFY0OP5K1] . Trusten Polk was also nephew of Delaware Governor Peter F. Causey [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/catron-cavanagh.html#RIO03RYIQ] . James K. Polk and William Hawkins Polk were also cousins by marriage of Confederate States politician George Davis [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/davis4.html#RFY0GGQC7] .

The Pools

*John Pool (1826-1884), North Carolina State Senator 1856 1858, candidate for Governor of North Carolina 1860, U.S. Senator from North Carolina 1868-1873. Uncle of Walter F. Pool. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/pool-john.html]
**Walter F. Pool (1850-1883), U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1883. Nephew of John Pool. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000428]

The Popes

The following are members of the Pope family in no particular order:
*William Pope Duval (1784–1854), first governor of Florida Territory.
*John Pope (1770–1845), brother of Nathaniel, U.S. Senator from Kentucky, Governor of Arkansas Territory, U.S. Representative from Kentucky
*Nathaniel Pope (1784–1850), brother of John, Delegate and Secretary of Illinois Territory, U.S. District judge in Illinois.
**John Pope (1822–1892), son of Nathaniel, U.S. Soldier, Union General in the Civil War.
**Daniel Pope Cook (1794–1827), nephew of Nathaniel and John, newspaper editor, Attorney General and U.S. Representative from Illinois
***John Cook, son of Daniel Pope Cook, was a Union general in the Civil War.

The Porters

*Peter Buell Porter (1773-1844), U.S. Representative from New York 1809-1813 1815-1816, New York Secretary of State 1815-1816, candidate for Governor of New York 1817, U.S. Secretary of War 1828-1829. Uncle of Augustus Seymour Porter and grandfather of Peter A. Porter. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/porter7.html#R9M0J9SRZ]
**Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Mayor of Detroit, Michigan 1838-1839; U.S. Senator from Michigan 1840-1845. Nephew of Peter Buell Porter. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/porter1.html#R9M0J9RW4]
***Peter A. Porter (1853-1925), New York Assemblyman 1896-1897, U.S. Representative from New York 1907-1909. Grandson of Peter Buell Porter. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/porter7.html#R9M0J9SOE]

NOTE: Peter Buell Porter was also son-in-law of U.S. Attorney General John Breckinrdige [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/breckinridge.html#R9M0IQCBP] and brother-in-law of Kentucky State Representatives Joseph Cabell Breckinridge [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/breckinridge.html#RQ603N8FW] and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/breckinridge.html#RQ603SGKI] .

The Poseys

*John Wesley Posey (1801-1884), Treasurer of Pike County, Indiana 1844-1848. Father of Francis B. Posey.
**Francis B. Posey (1848-1915), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1884, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1889, Surveyor of the Port of Evansville, Indiana 1903-1913. Son of John Wesley Posey.
***John Adams Posey (1889-1963), Prosecuting Attorney in Indiana. Son of Francis B. Posey.

NOTE: The Poseys of Indiana are also distantly related to U.S. Senator Thomas Posey.

The Potters

*Joseph Potter, New York Assemblyman 1798 1814. Grandfather of Clarkson Nott Potter.
**Clarkson Nott Potter (1825-1882), Surveyor of Wisconsin Territory 1843, U.S. Representative from New York 1869-1875 1877-1879, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1872 1876, delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention 1875 1877, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York 1879. Grandson of Joseph Potter.

The Potters of Rhode Island

*Elisha Reynolds Potter (1764-1835), Rhode Island State Representative 1793-1796 1798-1808 1816-1817 1819-1835, U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1796-1797 1809-1815. Father of Elisha R. Potter. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000463]
**Elisha R. Potter (1811-1882), Adjutant General of Rhode Island 1835-1836, Rhode Island State Representative 1838-1840, U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1843-1845, Rhode Island State Senator 1847-1852 1861-1863, Rhode Island Commissioner of Public Schools 1849-1854, Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court 1868-1882. Son of Elisha Reynolds Potter. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000462]

The Powells

*Colin Powell (born 1937), Army general; National Security Advisor, 1987–1989; Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1989–1991; Secretary of State, 2001–2005.
**Michael Powell (born 1963), Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, 2001–2005; son of Colin Powell.

The Powells of New York

*Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (1908-1972), U.S. Representative from New York 1945-1971. Father of Adam Clayton Powell IV.
**Adam Clayton Powell IV (1962-), candidate for New York City Council 1989, New York City Councilman 1992-1997, New York Assemblyman 2001-present. Son of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr..

The Powells of Virginia

*Leven Powell (1737-1810), Virginia House Delegate 1779 1787-1788 1791-1792, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1799-1801. Father of Cuthbert Powell. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/powell-leven.html]
**Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), Mayor of Alexandria, District of Columbia 1808-1809; member of the Virginia Legislature; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1841-1843. Son of Leven Powell. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/powell.html#R9M0J9VUA]

The Pratts, Thayers, and Nitzes

*Ruth Baker Pratt (1877-1965), delegate to the New York Republican Convention 1922 1924 1926 1928 1930 1936 1938, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1924 1932 1936 1940, New York City Alderman 1925-1929, member of the Republican National Committee 1929-1943, U.S. Representative from New York 1929-1933. Mother-in-law of Robert H. Thayer and Paul Nitze.
**Robert H. Thayer (1901-1984), U.S. Minister to Romania 1955-1958. Son-in-law of Ruth Baker Pratt.
**Paul Nitze (1907-2004), Director of the Strategic Bombing Survey 1943-1946, U.S. Secretary of the Navy 1963-1967. Son-in-law of Ruth Baker Pratt.

The Prentiss

*Samuel Prentiss (1782-1857), Vermont State Representative 1824-1825, Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, U.S. Senator from Vermont 1831-1842, Judge of U.S. District Court of Vermont 1842-1857. Brother of John Holmes Prentiss. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000510]
*John Holmes Prentiss (1784-1861), Postmaster of Cooperstown, New York 1833-1837; U.S. Representative from New York 1837-1841. Brother of Samuel Prentiss. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000509]

The Prestons

*Francis Preston (1865-1836), U.S. Representative from Virginia 1793-1797. Father of William C. Preston. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000514]
**William C. Preston (1794-1860), U.S. Senator from South Carolina 1833-1842. Son of Francis Preston. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000519]
**William Ballard Preston (1805-1862), Virginia House Delegate 1830-1832 1844-1845, Virginia State Senator 1840-1844, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1847-1849, U.S. Secretary of the Navy 1849-1850, Confederate States Representative from Virginia 1861, Confederate States Senator from Virginia 1862. Nephew of Francis Preston. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000518]
**William Preston (1816-1887), delegate to the Kentucky Constitutional Convention 1849, Kentucky State Representative 1850 1868-1869, Kentucky State Senator 1851-1853, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1852-1855, U.S. Minister to Spain 1858-1861, Confederate States Minister to Mexico 1864. Nephew of Francis Preston. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/preston.html#R9M0J9ZHB]

NOTE: William C. Preston was also grandnephew by marriage of Virginia Governor Patrick Henry [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/henry.html#RAU0KW451] .

The Prices

*William T. Price (1824-1886), Wisconsin Assemblyman 1851 1882, Judge of Jackson County, Wisconsin 1854 1859; Jackson County, Wisconsin Treasurer 1856-1857; Wisconsin State Senator 1857 1870 1878-1881; Collector of Internal Revenue for Wisconsin 1863-1865; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1883-1886. Father of Hugh H. Price. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/price.html#R9M0JA15H]
**Hugh H. Price (1859-1904), Madison, Wisconsin Councilman 1885-1886; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1887; Surveyor General of Arizona Territory. Son of William T. Price. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/price.html#R9M0JA0D5]

The Pritchards

*Jeter Connelly Pritchard (1857-1921), U.S. Senator from North Carolina 1895-1903, Justice of the District of Columbia 1903-1904, Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals 1904-1921. Father of George M. Pritchard. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/princeton-prociuk.html#R9M0JA28D]
**George M. Pritchard (1886-1955), North Carolina State Representative 1916-1917, Solicitor in North Carolina 1919-1922, U.S. Representative from New York 1929-1931, candidate for U.S. Senate from North Carolina 1930, candidate for Governor of North Carolina 1940 1948, candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1952. Son of Jeter Connelly Pritchard. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/princeton-prociuk.html#R9M0JA24U]

The Proctors

*Redfield Proctor (1831–1908) Governor of Vermont, 1878 to 1880; Secretary of War, 1889 to 1891; United States Senator for Vermont, 1891 to 1908. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/proctor.html#R9M0JA2FH]
**Fletcher D. Proctor (1860–1911), Governor of Vermont, 1906 to 1908. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/proctor.html#RI110R8ZM]
***Mortimer R. Proctor (1889–1968), Governor of Vermont, 1945 to 1947; lieutenant governor of Vermont, 1941 to 1945. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/proctor.html#RI110ZIMD]
**Redfield Proctor, Jr. (1879–1957), Governor of Vermont, 1923 to 1925. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/proctor.html#RI110UJFO]

The Proutys

*George H. Prouty (1862-1918), Vermont State Representative 1896-1897, Vermont State Senator 1904, Lieutenant Governor of Vermont 1906-1908, Governor of Vermont 1908-1910, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1916. Grandfather of Winston L. Prouty.
**Winston L. Prouty (1906-1971), Vermont State Representative 1941 1945-1947, U.S. Representative from Vermont 1951-1959, U.S. Senator from Vermont 1959-1971. Grandfather of George H. Prouty.

The Pratts and Romneys

*William Pratt (1609–1670), lieutenant, Pequot War. Representative, General Court (Colonial Legislature) of Connecticut, served 23 terms.
**Parley P. Pratt (1807–1895) Mormon apostle; member, Utah Territorial Legislature, 1854. The 3rd great-grandson of William Pratt
**Orson Pratt (1811–1881) Mormon apostle; member, Utah Territorial Legislature, 1869-1879. The brother of Parley P. Pratt.
* George W. Romney (1907–1995), Governor, Michigan 1963–1969; Republican presidential candidate, 1968; HUD Secretary, 1969–1973. Great grandson of Parley P. Pratt. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/romano-roosa.html#RH801WQ14]
** Willard Mitt Romney (born 1948), Governor, Massachusetts, 2003-2007; son of George Wilcken Romney. 2008 presidential candidate. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/romano-roosa.html#07P08OGSP]
* Lenore Romney (born 1909) Candidate for the U.S. Senate, from Michigan, 1970. She married George Wilcken Romney; mother of Willard Mitt Romney; former-mother-in-law of Ronna Romney. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/romano-roosa.html#RP3024SOC]
** Ronna Romney (born 1943), Alternate delegate, Republican National Convention, Michigan, 1988; member, Republican National Committee, Michigan, 1988; candidate for the U.S. Senate, Michigan, 1994 (primary), 1996. As the ex-wife of Scott Romney, she is a daughter-in-law of George Wilcken Romney and Lenore Romney. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/romano-roosa.html#RWS025KW7]

The Pryors

*David Pryor (1934-), Arkansas State Representative 1960-1966, U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1966-1973, Governor of Arkansas 1975-1979, U.S. Senator from Arkansas 1979-1997. Father of Mark Pryor. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000556]
**Mark Pryor (1963-), Arkansas State Representative 1991-1994, Attorney General of Arkansas 1999-2002, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 2000, U.S. Senator from Arkansas 2003-present. Son of David Pryor. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=p000590]


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