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AIKEN (Soundex A250) — See also ACHIN, ACKEN, AIKENS, AIKIN, AITKEN, AKIN, DAIKER, EAKIN, KAINE, MAIKE, NEKAI, RAIKE, RAIKES.

  AIKEN: See also William Aiken Davenport — Arthur Lee Gaston — George Horton — James Hay Reed — David Aiken Reed — Christian Henry Sheets — Clara Aiken Speer
  Aiken, A. A. — of Brookings, Brookings County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Mayor of Brookings, Dakota Territory, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, A. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, Ann L. (b. 1951) — of Oregon. Born in Salem, Marion County, Ore., December 29, 1951. Lawyer; district judge in Oregon, 1988-92; circuit judge in Oregon, 1992-97; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1998-. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Aiken, Ardi — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Mayor of Great Falls, Mont., 1988-91. Still living as of 1992.
  Aiken, Charlotte — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Aiken, Clara Alice See Clara Aiken Speer
  Aiken, Clarence See Eugene Clarence Aiken
  Aiken, D. Wyatt See David Wyatt Aiken
  Aiken, David Wyatt (1828-1887) — also known as D. Wyatt Aiken — of Cokesbury, Abbeville County (now Greenwood County), S.C. Born in Winnsboro, Fairfield District (now Fairfield County), S.C., March 17, 1828. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1864-66; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1876; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1877-87. Member, Grange. Died in Cokesbury, Abbeville County (now Greenwood County), S.C., April 6, 1887 (age 59 years, 20 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Greenwood, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Aiken and Nancy (Kerr) Aiken; married to Mattie Gaillard; married 1852 to Virginia Smith; father of Wyatt Aiken (1863-1923); first cousin of William Aiken, Jr..
  Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Aiken, E. Clarence See Eugene Clarence Aiken
  Aiken, Eugene Clarence (b. 1856) — also known as E. Clarence Aiken — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Scipio, Cayuga County, N.Y., May 6, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; director and counsel, New York, Auburn & Lansing Railroad; mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1906-07; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 40th District, 1915. Baptist. Member, Elks. Interment at Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ira Aiken and Ellen (Olney) Aiken; married, July 13, 1881, to Frances Baker.
  Aiken, F. B. — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Ellsworth, Maine, 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, Fred C. — of Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla. Mayor of Boca Raton, Fla., 1929-38. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, G. P. — of Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine. Postmaster at Brewer, Maine, 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
George D. Aiken Aiken, George David (1892-1984) — also known as George D. Aiken — of Putney, Windham County, Vt. Born in Dummerston, Windham County, Vt., August 20, 1892. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1931-35; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1933-35; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1935-37; Governor of Vermont, 1937-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1941-75. Protestant. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange; Odd Fellows. Died, following a cerebral vascular accident (stroke), in the Heaton House nursing home, Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., November 19, 1984 (age 92 years, 91 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Webster Aiken (1860-1943) and Myra (Cook) Aiken; married, December 7, 1914, to Beatrice May Howard (1894-1966); married, June 30, 1967, to Lola Pierotti.
  Cross-reference: Samuel H. Blackmer
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about George D. Aiken: Michael Sherman, The Political Legacy of George D. Aiken : Wise Old Owl of the U.S. Senate
  Image source: University of Vermont
  Aiken, George W. — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Washington, Pa., 1857-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, Henry C. — of Heppner, Morrow County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); Oregon Democratic state chair, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, James, Jr. See W. James Aiken, Jr.
  Aiken, Jesse — of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine. Mayor of Hallowell, Maine, 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, John Adams — of Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass. Superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1905. Burial location unknown.
John W. Aiken Aiken, John W. (1896-1968) — of Everett, Middlesex County, Mass.; East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., August 12, 1896. Socialist. Furniture finisher; Socialist Labor candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1922; Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1930, 1934; Socialist Labor candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1932; Socialist Labor candidate for President of the United States, 1936, 1940; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1946. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., December 14, 1968 (age 72 years, 124 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1922 to Florence Messier.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Ingham County News, July 9, 1936
  Aiken, Nelson P. — of Philmont, Columbia County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, Paul — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, Paul C. (1910-1974) — of Macksville, Stafford County, Kan.; Arlington, Arlington County, Va.; Washington, D.C. Born in Macksville, Stafford County, Kan., July 24, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; business executive; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1948; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1950. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Phi Epsilon. Died in May, 1974 (age 63 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Emmett Aiken and Florence Eva (Case) Aiken; married, August 20, 1933, to Camilla Lindsay.
  Aiken, R. W. — of Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, Roy H. — of Newport News, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Aiken, Samuel — of Houston County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Aiken, Susan (born c.1953) — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Born about 1953. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Aiken, Thomas G. — of Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wis. Postmaster at Onalaska, Wis., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, W. James, Jr. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 16th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, W. M. — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, William, Jr. (1806-1887) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., January 28, 1806. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1838-42; member of South Carolina state senate, 1842-44; Governor of South Carolina, 1844-46; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1851-57 (6th District 1851-53, 2nd District 1853-57); delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1872. Died in Flat Rock, Henderson County, N.C., September 6, 1887 (age 81 years, 221 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Aiken (1778-1831) and Henrietta (Wyatt) Aiken; married, February 3, 1831, to Harriett Lowndes (1812-1892; daughter of Thomas Lowndes); great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954); second great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr.; first cousin of David Wyatt Aiken.
  Political families: VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Aiken County, S.C. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Aiken, William A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 36th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Aiken, Wyatt See David Wyatt Aiken
  Aiken, Wyatt (1863-1923) — of Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C. Born near Macon, Bibb County, Ga., December 14, 1863. Democrat. Farmer; stenographer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1903-17; defeated, 1916, 1918. Died in Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., February 6, 1923 (age 59 years, 54 days). Interment at Melrose Cemetery, Abbeville, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of David Wyatt Aiken (1828-1887) and Virginia Carolina Aiken; married, April 27, 1892, to Mary Barnwell.
  Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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