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Only one person has represented three different states in the U.S. Senate. What was the person’s name?

A. Blanche K. Bruce
B. James Shields
C. Henry B. Anthony 
D. William Ruffin Cox

 

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 Answer: B, James Shields

“James Shields, an Irish immigrant who came to the United States around 1826, was first chosen to represent the state of Illinois in 1849. He became one of the first two senators from Minnesota in 1858, and in 1879, represented Missouri in the U.S. Senate.“ Learn more.

 

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Sep 06, 2018 at 8:23 AM


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