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The 31st U.S. Congress first met in Washington, D.C. on March 4, 1849 and it ended on March 4, 1851. It was a meeting of the United States Congress, composed by the House of Representatives and the Senate, as the primary organ of the Legislative Branch.

 

Albertson, Nathaniel

Nathaniel AlbertsonBorn on 1800, died in 1863. State: Indiana. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Indiana. Born in Fairfax, Fairfax County, Va., June 10, 1800. Moved to Salem, Washington County, Ind., and engaged in agricultural pursuits. Member of the State house of representatives 1838-1840. Moved to Floyd County in 1835 and settled in Greenville, near New Albany, and resumed agricultural pursuits. [...]

Categories: A, Indiana, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, AL, Albertson, and Nathaniel.



Alexander, Henry Porteous

Henry Porteous AlexanderBorn on 1801, died in 1867. State: New York. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from New York. Born in Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y., September 13, 1801. Attended the public schools. Engaged in mercantile pursuits in Little Falls. Also engaged in banking. President of the village of Little Falls in 1834 and 1835. Became president of the Herkimer County Bank at Little Falls in [...]

Categories: A, New York, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, AL, Alexander, Henry, and Henry Porteous.



Allen, Charles

Charles AllenBorn on 1797, died in 1869. State: Massachusetts. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. (son of Joseph Allen and grandnephew of Samuel Adams), a Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Worcester, Mass., August 9, 1797. Attended the Leicester Academy 1809-1811 and Yale College in 1811 and 1812. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in New Braintree. Moved to Worcester in 1824 and [...]

Categories: A, Massachusetts, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, 49th-congress, 50th-congress, AL, Allen, and Charles.



Alston, William Jeffreys

William Jeffreys AlstonBorn on 1800, died in 1876. State: Alabama. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Alabama. Born in Milledgeville, Ga., December 31, 1800. Attended a private school in South Carolina. Moved to Alabama and settled in Marengo County. Taught school for several years. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Linden, Marengo County, in 1821. Judge of the Marengo [...]

Categories: A, Alabama, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, AL, Alston, William, and William Jeffreys.



Anderson, Josiah Mcnair

Josiah Mcnair AndersonBorn on 1807, died in 1861. State: Tennessee. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Tennessee. Born near Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tenn., November 29, 1807. Attended the common schools. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Jasper, Tenn. Member of the State house of representatives 1833-1837, serving as speaker. Member of the State senate 1843-1845, serving [...]

Categories: A, Representative, Republican, and Tennessee. Tags: 31st-congress, AN, Anderson, Josiah, and Josiah Mcnair.



Andrews, George Rex

George Rex AndrewsBorn on 1808, died in 1873. State: New York. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from New York. Born in Ticonderoga, Essex County, N.Y., September 21, 1808. Attended the common schools and was graduated from the Albany Law School. Was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced the practice of law in Ticonderoga. Elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1851). [...]

Categories: A, New York, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, AN, Andrews, and George Rex.



Andrews, George William

George William AndrewsBorn on 1906, died in 1971. State: Alabama. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. (Husband of Elizabeth Bullock Andrews), a Representative from Alabama. Born in Clayton, Barbour County, Ala., December 12, 1906. Attended the public schools. Was [...]

Categories: A, Alabama, New York, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, 78th-congress, 79th-congress, 80th-congress, 81st-congress, 82nd-congress, 83rd-congress, 84th-congress, 85th-congress, 86th-congress, 87th-congress, 88th-congress, 89th-congress, 90th-congress, 91st-congress, 92nd-congress, AN, Andrews, George, and George William.



Ashe, William Shepperd

William Shepperd AsheBorn on 1814, died in 1862. State: North Carolina. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. (brother of John Baptista Ashe of Tennessee, nephew of John Baptista Ashe of North Carolina and cousin of Thomas Samuel Ashe), a Representative from North Carolina. Born in Rocky Point, N.C., September 14, 1814. Attended school at Fayetteville, N.C., and pursued classical studies in Trinity College, Hartford, Conn. Engaged [...]

Categories: A, North Carolina, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, 33rd-congress, AS, Ashe, William, and William Shepperd.



Ashmun, George

George AshmunBorn on 1804, died in 1870. State: Massachusetts. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. (son of Eli Porter Ashmun), a Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Blandford, Hampden County, Mass., December 25, 1804. Moved to Northampton with his parents in 1807. Attended the local schools. Was graduated from Yale College in 1823. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Springfield in 1828. [...]

Categories: A, Massachusetts, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 29th-congress, 30th-congress, 31st-congress, AS, Ashmun, and George.



Averett, Thomas Hamlet

Thomas Hamlet AverettBorn on 1800, died in 1855. State: Virginia. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Virginia. Born near Halifax, Halifax County, Va., July 10, 1800. Attended the common schools. Served as a drummer boy in the War of 1812. Studied medicine. Was graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., and practiced in Halifax and the adjacent counties. Served in the State senate in [...]

Categories: A, Representative, Republican, and Virginia. Tags: 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, AV, Averett, Thomas, and Thomas Hamlet.



Badger, George Edmund

George Edmund BadgerBorn on 1795, died in 1866. State: North Carolina. Senate Years of Service: From 1846 to 1855. Party: Republican. Member: Senator. A Senator from North Carolina. Born in New Bern, N.C., April 17, 1795. Instructed by private teachers and [...]

Categories: B, North Carolina, Republican, and Senator. Tags: 29th-congress, 30th-congress, 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, 33rd-congress, BA, Badger, George, and George Edmund.



Bay, William Van Ness

William Van Ness BayBorn on 1818, died in 1894. State: Missouri. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Missouri. Born in Hudson, N.Y., November 23, 1818. Attended the public schools. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar. Moved to Union, Franklin County, Mo., in 1836 and commenced the practice of law. Member of the State house of representatives 1844-1848. Elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first Congress [...]

Categories: B, Missouri, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, BA, Bay, William, and William Van Ness.



Bayly, Thomas

Thomas BaylyBorn on 1775, died in 1829. State: Maryland. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Maryland. Born at "Wellington," near Quantico, Somerset (now Wicomico) County, Md., September 13, 1775. Attended private schools and was graduated from Princeton College in 1797. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar and practiced in Somerset and Worcester Counties, Md. Member of the State house of delegates [...]

Categories: B, Maryland, Representative, Republican, and Virginia. Tags: 13th-congress, 15th-congress, 16th-congress, 17th-congress, 28th-congress, 29th-congress, 30th-congress, 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, 33rd-congress, 34th-congress, BA, Bayly, and Thomas.



Bayly, Thomas Henry

Thomas Henry BaylyBorn on 1810, died in 1856. State: Virginia. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. (son of Thomas Monteagle Bayly), a Representative from Virginia. Born at "Mount Custis," the family estate, near Drummondtown, Accomac County, Va., December 11, 1810. Attended the common schools and was graduated from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1829. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar in 1830 and commenced [...]

Categories: B, Representative, Republican, and Virginia. Tags: 28th-congress, 29th-congress, 30th-congress, 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, 33rd-congress, 34th-congress, BA, Bayly, and Thomas Henry.



Beale, James Madison Hite

James Madison Hite BealeBorn on 1786, died in 1866. State: Virginia. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Virginia. Born in Mount Airy, Shenandoah County, Va., February 7, 1786. Pursued preparatory studies. Engaged in agricultural pursuits. Member, State house of delegates, 1818-1819. Elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837). Chairman, [...]

Categories: B, Representative, Republican, and Virginia. Tags: 23rd-congress, 24th-congress, 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, BE, Beale, James, and James Madison Hite.



Bell, John

John BellBorn on 1796, died in 1869. State: Ohio. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Ohio. Born in Pennsboro, Lycoming County, Pa., June 19, 1796. Received a limited education. Moved to Ohio in 1810 with his parents, who settled in Greene County, near Xenia. Moved to Lower Sandusky in 1823. City mayor in 1830. Probate judge of Sandusky County several terms. Commissioned major general of State militia [...]

Categories: B, Ohio, Representative, Republican, and Texas. Tags: 31st-congress, 84th-congress, BE, Bell, and John.



Bell, John

John BellBorn on 1796, died in 1869. State: Tennessee. Senate Years of Service: From 1847 to 1855; 1855. Party: Republican. Member: Senator. A Representative and a Senator from Tennessee. Born near Nashville, Tenn., February 18, 1796. Graduated from Cumberland [...]

Categories: B, Republican, Senator, and Tennessee. Tags: 20th-congress, 21rst-congress, 22nd-congress, 23rd-congress, 24th-congress, 25th-congress, 26th-congress, 30th-congress, 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, 33rd-congress, 34th-congress, 35th-congress, BE, Bell, and John.



Bennett, Henry

Henry BennettBorn on 1808, died in 1868. State: New York. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from New York. Born in New Lisbon, Otsego County, N.Y., September 29, 1808. Attended the public schools. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar in 1832 and commenced practice in New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y. Served as clerk of the town of New Berlin in 1846. Elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first through the [...]

Categories: B, New York, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, 33rd-congress, 34th-congress, 35th-congress, BE, Bennett, and Henry.



Benton, Thomas Hart

Thomas Hart BentonBorn on 1782, died in 1858. State: Missouri. Senate Years of Service: From 1821 to 1851. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. (father-in-law of John C. Frémont. Brother-in-law of James McDowell [1795-1851], great uncle of [...]

Categories: B, Missouri, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 17th-congress, 18th-congress, 19th-congress, 20th-congress, 21rst-congress, 22nd-congress, 23rd-congress, 24th-congress, 25th-congress, 26th-congress, 27th-congress, 28th-congress, 29th-congress, 30th-congress, 31st-congress, 33rd-congress, BE, Benton, Thomas, and Thomas Hart.



Berrien, John Macpherson

John Macpherson BerrienBorn on 1781, died in 1856. State: Georgia. Senate Years of Service: From 1825 to 1829; 1841. Party: Republican. Member: Senator. A Senator from Georgia. Born at Rocky Hill, near Princeton, N.J., August 23, 1781. Moved with his [...]

Categories: B, Georgia, Republican, and Senator. Tags: 19th-congress, 20th-congress, 21rst-congress, 27th-congress, 28th-congress, 29th-congress, 30th-congress, 31st-congress, 32nd-congress, BE, Berrien, John, and John Macpherson.



Bingham, Kinsley Scott

Kinsley Scott BinghamBorn on 1808, died in 1861. State: Michigan. Senate Years of Service: From 1859 to 1861. Party: Republican. Member: Senator. A Representative and a Senator from Michigan. Born in Camillus, Onondaga County, N.Y., December 16, 1808. [...]

Categories: B, Michigan, Republican, and Senator. Tags: 30th-congress, 31st-congress, 36th-congress, 37th-congress, BI, Bingham, Kinsley, and Kinsley Scott.