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List of Politician Namesakes

I. Ranked List
  1. George Washington (121)
  2. Benjamin Franklin (80)
  3. Henry Clay (66)
  4. Thomas Jefferson (59)
  5. Andrew Jackson (51)
  6. Grover Cleveland (48)
  7. De Witt Clinton (47)
  8. Winfield Scott (43)
  9. James Madison (23)
  10. Abraham Lincoln (23)
  11. Albert Gallatin (20)
  12. Wade Hampton (19)
  13. James Monroe (18)
  14. John Jay (17)
  15. Woodrow Wilson (17)
  16. John Marshall (17)
  17. Francis Marion (16)
  18. Patrick Henry (16)
  19. Roscoe Conkling (16)
  20. Alexander Hamilton (15)
  21. William Henry Harrison (14)
  22. Elbridge Gerry (14)
  23. Daniel Webster (13)
  24. Franklin Pierce (13)
  25. Edward Everett (13)
  26. John Adams (12)
  27. William Wirt (11)
  28. Ulysses S. Grant (11)
  29. Millard Fillmore (10)
  30. Washington Irving (8)
  31. Martin Van Buren (8)
  32. Charles Sumner (8)
  33. Lewis Cass (7)
  34. John C. Calhoun (7)
  35. Jefferson Davis (6)
  36. James Buchanan (5)
  37. Theodore Roosevelt (4)
  38. John Tyler (4)
  39. James K. Polk (4)
  40. William McKinley (4)
  41. Edward Livingston (4)
  42. Rufus King (4)
  43. Sam Houston (4)
  44. Charles Carroll of Carrollton (4)
  45. Neal Dow (3)
  46. Cassius M. Clay (3)
  47. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (3)
  48. Alfred Moore (3)
  49. George B. McClellan (3)
  50. Zachary Taylor (3)
  51. Chester A. Arthur (3)
  52. William H. Seward (3)
  53. Benjamin Harrison (3)
  54. Horace Greeley (3)
  55. John Quincy Adams (3)
  56. Morgan Lewis (2)
  57. Meriwether Lewis (2)
  58. Samuel J. Tilden (2)
  59. Thomas McKean (2)
  60. Arthur St. Clair (2)
  61. Harry S. Truman (2)
  62. William J. Bryan (2)
  63. Leonard Wood (1)
  64. John J. Pershing (1)
  65. Thurlow Weed (1)
  66. John Greenleaf Whittier (1)
  67. Benjamin Parke (1)
  68. Shirley Temple Black (1)
  69. Mirabeau B. Lamar (1)
  70. William Tecumseh Sherman (1)
  71. Albert Sidney Johnston (1)
  72. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1)
  73. Richard Yates (1)
  74. Daniel D. Tompkins (1)
  75. Benjamin R. Tillman (1)
  76. Alexander H. Stephens (1)
  77. Joseph C. Sibley (1)
  78. Carl Schurz (1)
  79. Harrison Gray Otis (1)
  80. Stephen R. Mallory (1)
  81. Thomas Hinds (1)
  82. Thomas R. Gold (1)
  83. James A. Garfield (1)
  84. John Charles Frémont (1)
  85. Lewis Dewart (1)
  86. George M. Dallas (1)
  87. Bronson M. Cutting (1)
  88. William H. Crawford (1)
  89. Salmon P. Chase (1)
  90. Ambrose E. Burnside (1)
  91. James G. Blaine (1)
II. Alphabetical List
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