Updated Congressional Biographies Website: 1774 – Present As Of 17 MARCH 2014

How often have many of us been working on a particular veterans or defense or national security or war veterans project or program and wondered “Is this particular Member of Congress a military veteran and if so, what branch of service, etc.?”. Well, you can now go direct to that Member of Congress biography via this free research tool from the U. S. Congress. And not only that, it goes all the way back to before the American Revolution, so if you are researching veterans of the Revolutionary War or the Civil War or who was in the Congress during World War I or World War II or Korea or Vietnam, etc., this site will take you to these biographies which should give you many of the answers you seek. Give it a try to see how it works and how easy it is to use:

http://bioguide.congress.gov