SCOTTISH AMERICAN HALL OF FAME

Politicians and Public Officials

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John Caldwell Calhoun
1782 - 1850
Other Times and Places He Would Have Been World Renowned

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Simon Cameron
1799 - 1889
U.S. Senator, Ambassador to Russia, Lincoln's Secretary of War

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George M. Dallas
1792 - 1864
Strong Backer of 'Manifest Destiny,' Dallas, Texas Named for Him

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Jefferson Davis
1808 - 1889
Rebels Held Out So Long Due to His 'Sagacity and Indomitable Will'

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Stephen A. Douglas
1813 - 1861
He was Major Force in Pre-Civil War Politics as Congressman, Senator

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Willaim Orville Douglas
1898 - 1980
Supreme Court Justice, 'Douglas Was the Only True Genius That I Have Ever Known'

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Sam Houston
1793 - 1863
Father of Texas Independence Movement and Its First President

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Archibald MacLeish
1892 -1982
Lawyer, New Dealer, Professor, Poet, Three-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner

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Andrew Mellon
1855 - 1937
Scot's Descendants Become One of Nation's Richest Families

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Henry Wilson
1812 - 1875
Statesman, Active Abolitionist, Vice President of the United States

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James Wilson
1835 - 1920
College Professor, Congressman and Cabinet Member for 16 Years

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William B. Wilson
1862 - 1934
Miner, Labor Leader, Congressman, First U.S. Secretary of Labor

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