Fred Thomas DuBois c. 1904

Fred Thomas Dubois (1851 - 1930) served two terms as a United States Senator from Idaho. He served as a Republican then switched to the Democratic Party. He was best known for his opposition to the gold standard and his work to disenfranchise Mormon voters. For several weeks prior to the assassination of Mayor Harrison, Prendergast wrote letters to Senator DuBois about the "Silver Question" which involved the monetization of silver. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-54438.