John H. Mitchell

Terms: 1873-79, 1885-97, 1901-05
Party: Republican
State: Oregon
A grand jury charged Mitchell in 1905 for using political influence to help clients obtain fraudulent land claims, as part of the Oregon Land Fraud Scandal. Sentenced to six months in prison and a $1,000 fine, he died while appealing the sentence.

— James Downie and Baird Kellogg

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