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ALBRIGHT (Soundex A416) — See also ALBRITTEN, ALBRITTON, ALLBRIGHT, BRIGHT, FULBRIGHT, GALBRISH, HALBRITTER, HELBRIG, RIGHT, WALBRIDGE.

  ALBRIGHT: See also Alfred Armstrong Adams — John E. Beck — Herbert Wesley Cummings — David Jarrell — Jesse Dewitt Sexton — John Albright Wildrick
  Albright, Agnes Pearl See Agnes Freeland
  Albright, Amy — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Andrew — of Lewisburg, Union County, Pa. Postmaster at Lewisburg, Pa., 1802-04. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Andrew See John Andrew Albright
  Albright, Betsy See Elizabeth Albright
  Albright, Bill See William A. Albright
  Albright, C. H. See Clarence Holland Albright
  Albright, Charles (1830-1880) — of Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa. Born in Bucks County, Pa., December 13, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860, 1872; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1873-75. Died, of "paralysis" (probably stroke), in Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa., September 28, 1880 (age 49 years, 290 days). Interment at Mauch Chunk Cemetery, Jim Thorpe, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albright, Charles Jefferson (1816-1883) — also known as Charles J. Albright — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., May 9, 1816. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1855-57; defeated, 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856, 1860; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Guernsey County, 1873. Died in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, October 21, 1883 (age 67 years, 165 days). Interment at South Cemetery, Cambridge, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albright, Charles S. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Clarence Holland — also known as C. H. Albright — of Rock Hill, York County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1952; mayor of Rock Hill, S.C., 1953; member of South Carolina state senate 5th District, 1967-68. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Mrs. D. G. — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Edmund W. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Edward (1873-1937) — of Tennessee. Born in Sumner County, Tenn., August 18, 1873. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Minister to Finland, 1933-37. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., May 25, 1937 (age 63 years, 280 days). Interment at Gallatin City Cemetery, Gallatin, Tenn.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
Edwin Albright Albright, Edwin (1838-1902) — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Born in Lower Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pa., November 8, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; Lehigh County District Attorney, 1865-68; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1871-76 (7th District 1871, 11th District 1872-74, 16th District 1875-76); district judge in Pennsylvania, 1878-1901. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died December 13, 1902 (age 64 years, 35 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Allentown, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Albright and Maria (Schaeffer) Albright; married 1866 to Rebecca Y. Sieger.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Twentieth-Century Bench and Bar of Pennsylvania (1903)
  Albright, Elizabeth — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Albright, Elizabeth — also known as Betsy Albright — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Albright, Frank T. (1843-1908) — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 23, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; injured in the battle at Cold Harbor, Va., 1864, and lost part of his right arm; postmaster at Mason, Mich., 1871-83. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Royal Arcanum. Died, from Bright's disease, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December 10, 1908 (age 65 years, 78 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Albright and Catherine (Miller) Albright.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albright, Garrett — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 66th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Albright, George (b. 1956) — of Ocala, Marion County, Fla. Born in Orlando, Orange County, Fla., January 20, 1956. Republican. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives 24th District, 1989-. Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis. Still living as of 1999.
  Albright, Georgia — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1934, 1936; candidate for Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Grover C. — of Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Montgomery County Democratic Party, 1927; postmaster at Lansdale, Pa., 1938-55 (acting, 1938-39). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  Albright, Heister S. — of Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884 (alternate), 1904, 1916 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Henry Babbitt (b. 1882) — also known as Henry B. Albright — of Ohio. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 17, 1882. U.S. Deputy Consul General in Yokohama, 1908-11; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Carlsbad, 1912-14. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Hugh T. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Dayton, Ohio, 1961-69 (acting, 1961). Still living as of 1969.
  Albright, Ira E. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1926; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Isaac T. — of Coatesville, Chester County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Coatesville, Pa., 1919-31. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, J. G. — of Graham, Alamance County, N.C. Postmaster at Graham, N.C., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Jacob (1860-1933) — of Virginia City, Madison County, Mont. Born in 1860. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1916. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1933 (age about 73 years). Interment at Virginia City Cemetery, Virginia City, Mont.
  Albright, James Henry (1900-1969) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born September 3, 1900. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1946. Died January 6, 1969 (age 68 years, 125 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Penrose Hills Albright (1852-1922).
  Albright, James Preston — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1890-91. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Jo — of Gilbert, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Gilbert, Ariz., 1991-92. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Albright, John — of Garrettsville, Portage County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, John Andrew (1770-1822) — also known as Andrew Albright — of Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa. Born in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., February 28, 1770. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 9th District, 1822; died in office 1822. German ancestry. Died in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa., November 24, 1822 (age 52 years, 269 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Andrew Albright (1718-1802) and Elizabeth (Orth) Albright (1739-1830); married to Catherine Rahm (1769-1810).
  Albright, Joseph Paul (1938-2009) — also known as Joseph P. Albright — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., November 8, 1938. Democrat. Lawyer; furniture business; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1971-72, 1975-86 (Wood County 1971-72, 8th District 1975-86); defeated, 1972; Speaker of the West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1985-86; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1995-96, 2001-; appointed 1995. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died, in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 20, 2009 (age 70 years, 132 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Parkersburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Melvin Paul 'Jinks' Albright (1905-1976) and Catherine Alberta (Rathbone) Albright (1910-1996); married, August 16, 1958, to Patricia Ann Deem (1938-1993); married 1995 to Nancie (Gensert) Divvens.
  Epitaph: "He stood for justice / Lived his faith / and loved his family."
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albright, Judson D. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Charlotte, N.C., 1922-34 (acting, 1922); delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Madeleine Korbel (b. 1937) — also known as Madeleine K. Albright; Marie Jana Korbelova; Madeleine Korbel — Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czechia), May 15, 1937. University professor; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1993; U.S. Secretary of State, 1997-2001. Female. Episcopalian. Czech and Jewish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. First woman to serve as Secretary of State. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1998. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Daughter of Josef Korbel and Anna Spiegelova; married 1959 to Joseph Medill Patterson Albright (divorced 1982-83; second great-grandson of Joseph Meharry Medill (1823-1899)).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Madeleine Albright: Madam Secretary: A Memoir (2003) — Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box (2009)
  Books about Madeleine Albright: Michael Dobbs, Madeleine Albright: A twentieth-century odyssey — Thomas W. Lippman, Madeleine Albright and the New American Diplomacy — Robert Maass, UN Ambassador: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Madeleine Albright's World — Thomas Blood, Madam Secretary: A Biography of Madeleine Albright — Judy L. Hasday, Madeleine Albright, Stateswoman (for young readers)
  Albright, Marti — of Evergreen, Jefferson County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Albright, Miles — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Albright, Paul — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Albright, Penrose Hills (1852-1922) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pa., July 8, 1852. Democrat. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1889-90, 1899-1900; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Died March 8, 1922 (age 69 years, 243 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Relatives: Father of James Henry Albright (1900-1969).
  Albright, Robert — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1852-53 (Morris County 1852, Morris County 1st District 1853). Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Sally — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Albright, T. A. — of Graham, Alamance County, N.C. Postmaster at Graham, N.C., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, Tony — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 55-B, 2013-. Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Albright, W. A. — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Postmaster at Durham, N.C., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, W. A. — of Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Postmaster at Kirkwood, Mo., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, William A. — also known as Bill Albright — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Candidate in primary for mayor of Orlando, Fla., 1949, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, William H. — of Dauphin County, Pa. Republican. Progressive Republican candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 15th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Albright, William H. (b. 1875) — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Elmer, Salem County, N.J., December 20, 1875. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of New Jersey state senate from Gloucester County, 1932-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940. Member, Rotary. Burial location unknown.


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