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ARCHER (Soundex A626) — See also ANCHER, ARCH, ARCHERS, ARCURE, ARTCHER, KARCHER, PARCHER, STARCHER.

  ARCHER: See also George Earle Chamberlain — Robert Archer Cooper — Archer R. Dunning — John Archer Elmore — Edward Reeves Galloway — Archer Thomas Gay — Archer Green — Layton Archer Kelsey — Angus Stanley King, Jr. — Archer Parr — Archer A. Phlegar — George C. Porter — Archer E. Reilly — Archer Shank — Stephen J. Stilwell — Benjamin Irving Taylor — Lawrence Archer Vories — Robert L. Wiedebusch — Archer Woodford — Archer L. Young
  Archer, A. O. — of Keytesville, Chariton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Chariton County, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Alonzo C. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Benjamin — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Bill See William Reynolds Archer, Jr.
  Archer, Branch Tanner (1790-1856) — Born in Fauquier County, Va., December 13, 1790. Physician; member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1819-20; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Columbia, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Columbia, 1835; served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1836; Texas Republic Secretary of War, 1840-41. Member, Freemasons. Died in Brazoria, Brazoria County, Tex., September 22, 1856 (age 65 years, 284 days). Interment at Restwood Memorial Park, Clute, Tex.
  Relatives: First cousin once removed of William Segar Archer (1789-1855).
  Political families: Archer-Eggleston-Jefferson family of Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Archer County, Tex. is named for him.
  Archer, Bruce — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 101st District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Archer, Charles E. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 5th District, 1933; candidate for New York state senate 2nd District, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Dennis Wayne (b. 1942) — also known as Dennis W. Archer — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 1, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1986-90; appointed 1986; resigned 1990; mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1994-2001; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000, 2008. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; National Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Alpha Phi Alpha; NAACP. Still living as of 2020.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Archer, Edward — of Norfolk, Va. Postmaster at Norfolk, Va., 1789-1804. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Erwin A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1903; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1914; Socialist Labor candidate for New York state attorney general, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Floy Evelyn — also known as Floy Archer; Floy Evelyn Brennan — of Whittier, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964; member of California Republican State Central Committee, 1967. Female. Catholic. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Daughter of Harold Joseph Brennan and Jean (Gates) Brennan; married, April 12, 1947, to Edward P. Archer.
  Archer, Mrs. Frankie — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Archer, Garfield Joseph (1880-1940) — also known as Garfield Archer — of Densmore, Norton County, Kan. Born in Densmore, Norton County, Kan., June 9, 1880. Republican. Farmer; lumber, coal, and grain merchant; ordained minister; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1932; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Methodist. Died in Densmore, Norton County, Kan., November 7, 1940 (age 60 years, 151 days). Interment at Densmore Cemetery, Densmore, Kan.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Glenn Leroy Archer, Jr. (1929-2011).
  Archer, Gene (1913-1978) — of Washington, D.C.; Brookeville, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., September 15, 1913. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; radio show host; singer; performed, Republican National Convention, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; board member, Washington Redskins football team, 1956-73; also provided halftime entertainment at games; president, Washington-Baltimore local, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, 1969-70. Died, from cancer, in the Montgomery General Hospital, Olney, Montgomery County, Md., October 4, 1978 (age 65 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ulysses Grant Archer (1881-1967) and Alice (Jarett) Archer (1884-1958); married to Juanita White (1921-2004).
  Archer, George F. — of Greenville, Washington County, Miss. Mayor of Greenville, Miss., 1952-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, George N. — Independence League candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, George W. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Glenn Leroy, Jr. (1929-2011) — Born in Densmore, Norton County, Kan., March 21, 1929. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1985-97; took senior status 1997. Died in Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz., July 27, 2011 (age 82 years, 128 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Glenn Leroy Archer, Sr.; grandson of Garfield Joseph Archer (1880-1940).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Archer, Harold L. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 19th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Archer, Hugh — of Port Leon, Wakulla County, Fla. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, I. E. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Isaac J. — of Berwyn, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Berwyn, Ill., 1895-98. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, J. C. — of Sistersville, Tyler County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Sistersville, W.Va., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, J. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Jacqueline — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Archer, James — of West Virginia. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, James G. — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Bel Air, Md., 1934-49. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, James O. — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 27th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, James Tillinghast (1819-1859) — also known as James T. Archer — of Florida. Born in Gillisonville, Jasper County, S.C., May 15, 1819. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Florida, 1840; secretary of state of Florida, 1845-48. Died, of heart disease, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., June 1, 1859 (age 40 years, 17 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Archer and Susan Matilda (Tillinghast) Archer; married to Mary Brown.
  The city of Archer, Florida, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Archer, John (1741-1810) — of Maryland. Born in Cecil County, Md., May 5, 1741. Democrat. Physician; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1777, 1779-80; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1796; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1801-07. Presbyterian. Died near Churchville, Harford County, Md., September 28, 1810 (age 69 years, 146 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Churchville, Md.
  Relatives: Father of Robert Harris Archer (1775-1857) and Stevenson Archer (1786-1848); grandfather of Stevenson Archer (1828-1898).
  Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Archer, John C. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, John Thomas — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Archer, Julian H. — U.S. Vice Consul in Trinidad, as of 1884-97. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Lawrence — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1856, 1878-80. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Lawrence — of California. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1875-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Martin B. (1860-1924) — of Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio. Born in East Union, Wayne County, Ohio, August 26, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; leaf tobacco business; member of Ohio state senate 9th-14th District, 1915-16, 1919-22. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1924 (age about 63 years). Interment at Olive Cemetery, Caldwell, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen M. Archer; married 1881 to Arabella Rutherford.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Archer, Mary — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1921. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, O. P. See Oliver Percy Archer
  Archer, Oliver Percy (1869-1930) — also known as O. P. Archer — of McAllen, Hidalgo County, Tex. Born in Garland, Tipton County, Tenn., November 29, 1869. Mayor of McAllen, Tex., 1913-23. Member, Rotary. Died May 3, 1930 (age 60 years, 155 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, Tex.
  Relatives: Married to Clara Hill (1879-1958).
  Archer Park, McAllen, Texas, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Archer, Ornon — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 2nd District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Paul — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Archer, Raymond — U.S. Vice Consul in Medan, as of 1926-29. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Robert Harris (1775-1857) — of Baltimore, Md.; Harford County, Md. Born in Harford County, Md., August 28, 1775. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1800; orphan's court judge in Maryland, 1825-29. Presbyterian. Died, of apoplexy, May 19, 1857 (age 81 years, 264 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Archer (1741-1810).
  Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
  Archer, Roy — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 43rd District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Archer, Rudolph Wellmon (b. 1869) — also known as Rudolph W. Archer — of Belmont County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Bellaire, Belmont County, Ohio, September 20, 1869. Republican. Belmont County Treasurer, 1906-11; Ohio treasurer of state, 1915-17, 1919-23. Christian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Junior Order; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Orlando Gallagher Archer and Lena (Keifer) Archer; married, May 8, 1905, to Hannah St. John.
  Archer, St. Clair — of Bellaire, Belmont County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Stevenson (1786-1848) — of Maryland. Born near Churchville, Harford County, Md., October 11, 1786. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1809-10; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1811-17, 1819-21; judge of Mississippi territorial supreme court, 1817-18; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1823-48; died in office 1848. Presbyterian. Died near Churchville, Harford County, Md., June 26, 1848 (age 61 years, 259 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Churchville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Archer; father of Stevenson Archer; grandfather of George Earle Chamberlain (1854-1928).
  Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Archer, Stevenson (1828-1898) — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Born near Churchville, Harford County, Md., February 28, 1828. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1854; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1867-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1868, 1876; Maryland state treasurer, 1886-90; Maryland Democratic state chair, 1887-89. In April, 1890, following an investigation which revealed a shortage of $132,000, he was arrested, removed from office as State Treasurer, and charged with embezzlement. He pleaded guilty and wrote to the court: "No part of the State's money or securities was ever used by me in gambling, stock speculation, or for political purposes; nor have I at this time one dollar of it left." Sentenced to five years in prison. Due to his failing health, was pardoned by Gov. Frank Brown in May 1894. Died, in Baltimore City Hospital, Baltimore, Md., August 2, 1898 (age 70 years, 155 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Churchville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Stevenson Archer (1786-1848); grandson of John Archer.
  Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Archer, Thomas — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, Van — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state senate 25th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Archer, Van Henry, Jr. (b. 1940) — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 13, 1940. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972, 1976, 1980; member of Texas Republican State Executive Committee, 1983. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis. Still living as of 1983.
  Relatives: Son of Van Henry Archer, Sr. and Dorothy (Richey) Archer; married 1962 to Edna Myrick.
  Archer, W. — of Vermont. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, W. R. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, William — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1896, 1905; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912; candidate for New York state treasurer, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, William A. — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Archer, William Beatty (1793-1870) — also known as William B. Archer — of Marshall, Clark County, Ill. Born in Scott County, Ky., January 30, 1793. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1825-26; member of Illinois state senate, 1827-35; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; Whig candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1832; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1856 (Convention Vice-President). Died August 9, 1870 (age 77 years, 191 days). Interment at Walnut Prairie Cemetery, Near Marshall, Clark County, Ill.
  Archer, William M. — of Clinton, Hinds County, Miss. Postmaster at Clinton, Miss., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, William R. — of Pike County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Pike County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Archer, William R. — of Pike County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 24th District, 1869-70; member of Illinois state senate, 1873-83, 1883-85 (38th District 1873-83, 36th District 1883-85). Burial location unknown.
  Archer, William Reynolds, Jr. (b. 1928) — also known as Bill Archer — of Hunters Creek Village, Harris County, Tex.; Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., March 22, 1928. Republican. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1967-70; U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1971-2001; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972, 1988. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Wayne Parker (1954?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Archer, William Segar (1789-1855) — also known as William S. Archer — of Amelia County, Va. Born in Amelia County, Va., March 5, 1789. Whig. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1812-19; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1820-35 (17th District 1820-21, 3rd District 1821-35); defeated, 1834; delegate to Whig National Convention from Virginia, 1839; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1841-47. Died in Amelia County, Va., March 28, 1855 (age 66 years, 23 days). Interment at Archer Family Cemetery at The Lodge, Amelia County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Maj. John Archer and Elizabeth (Eggleston) Archer; nephew of Joseph Eggleston; first cousin once removed of Branch Tanner Archer; second cousin of Joseph Cary Eggleston (1812-1846); second cousin once removed of Thomas Jefferson.
  Political family: Archer-Eggleston-Jefferson family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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