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ASAD (Soundex A230) — See also ASSED, ASWAD, CASADA, CASADAY, CASADO, CASADY, DEBAPRASAD, PRASAD, SAAD, ZASADNY.

  ASAD: See also Asad Zaman


ASAEL (Soundex A240) — See also ASALL, ASEL, ASIEL, ESALA, SAELID.

  ASAEL: See also Asael E. Case — Asael Lyman


ASAKIAH (Soundex A220) — See also AVAKIAN, HESEKIAH, HEZEKIAH, ICHISAKI, IWASAKI, KATZAKIAN, KAWASAKI, KIAH, LASAK, NAKIA, OZAKI, PERSAKIS, ROUSAKIS, SATRAKIAN, SETRAKIAN, TASAKA, VLASAK, YAMASAKI, ZEDEKIAH.

  ASAKIAH: See also J. Asakiah Williams


ASALL (Soundex A240) — See also AALL, ASAEL, LASALLE, SALA, SALL.

  ASALL: See also Roland O. Kern


ASAY (Soundex A200) — See also ASHY, AYSA, MASAYUKI, PASAYAN.

  Asay, Diane — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


ASBEL (Soundex A214) — See also ABEL, ABELS, ABLES, ALBES, ASEL, BALES, BALLES, BASEL, BASSEL, BASSELL, BEALS, BLASE, ISBELL, SABEL.

  Asbel, Joseph — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


ASBERRY (Soundex A216) — See also AMSBERRY, ANSBERRY, ASBERY, ASBURY, BAYERS, BERRY, BOASBERG, CASBER, FASBERG, THOMASBERG, WASBERS.

  ASBERRY: See also Roy Asberry Cooper III — Asberry S. Fowler
  Asberry, Alexander (1861-c.1903) — of Calvert, Robertson County, Tex. Born in Wilderville, Falls County, Tex., November 2, 1861. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1888, 1892; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1889; defeated, 1890, 1896. African ancestry. Died about 1903 (age about 42 years). Burial location unknown.
  Asberry, Alexander S. — of Roanoke, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Roanoke, Va., 1882-85, 1889-94. Burial location unknown.
  Asberry, Kitti See Pakita Asberry
  Asberry, Pakita — also known as Kitti Asberry — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2000, 2004, 2008; vice-chair of Oklahoma Democratic Party, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


ASBERY (Soundex A216) — See also ASBERRY, ASBURY, ASHBERY, BAYERS, BERY, BOASBERG, CASBER, FASBERG, LOUNSBERY, THOMASBERG, WASBERS.

  ASBERY: See also Asbery Burkhead


ASBJORNSON (Soundex A212) — See also ABJORNSON, BJORN, BJORNN, BJORNSETH, BJORNSON, BJORNSSON, BJORNSTAD, BJORNSTJERNE, BYORNSON, SIGBJORNSSON, SVEINBJORN, THORBJORN.

  Asbjornson, J. O. Boots See Julian Orlando Asbjornson
  Asbjornson, Julian Orlando (1911-1990) — also known as J. O. Boots Asbjornson — of Winifred, Fergus County, Mont. Born in Minneota, Lyon County, Minn., January 18, 1911. Member of Montana state house of representatives, 1960-74. Member, Freemasons. Died in Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont., August 6, 1990 (age 79 years, 200 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Winifred Cemetery, Winifred, Mont.


ASBOTH (Soundex A213) — See also BOTH, CASBOTT, CIBOTTI, RANSBOTTOM, SABATH, SABBATH, SABBETH, SCIBETTA, SIBBET, SOBOTA, STRASBOURGER.

  Asboth, Alexander Sandor (1811-1868) — also known as Alexander Asboth — of Missouri. Born in Keszthely, Hungary, December 18, 1811. Naturalized U.S. citizen; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Argentina, 1866-68, died in office 1868; Uruguay, 1867-68, died in office 1868. Hungarian ancestry. Died in Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 21, 1868 (age 56 years, 34 days). Original interment at Charita District Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina; reinterment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


ASBRIDGE (Soundex A216) — See also ASHBRIDGE, BRIDGE, CHEASBROUGH, HASBROOK, HASBROUCK, RIDGE, SEABRIDGE, SUESSBRICK.

  Asbridge, Bernice — of North Dakota. Republican. North Dakota state treasurer, 1969-72. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Asbridge, Tom — of North Dakota. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


ASBURY (Soundex A216) — See also ASBERRY, ASBERY, ASHBURY, ASPBURY, BURY, RASBURY, STRASBURG, STRASBURGER.

  ASBURY: See also Burnie Roger Crabtree
  Asbury, Alexander P. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, Ambrose W. — of Wilberforce, Greene County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, Barry Steve — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Asbury, Carroll D. — of Augusta, Bracken County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 68th District, 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, Charles Emery — also known as Charles E. Asbury — U.S. Consul in Stoke-on-Trent, 1919-20; Cardiff, 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, Charles Ted — of New Mexico. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Mexico 1st District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Asbury, Emory — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, H. F. — of Putnam County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Putnam County, 1899-1900, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, Irene Kim — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Asbury, John C. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, T. J. — of Wayne County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Asbury, William T. — of Cooper County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cooper County, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.


ASCAR (Soundex A260) — See also ASCARRUNZ, CARRAS, DASCAR, ESKER, MASCARA, MASCAREL, MASCARI, MASCARO, OSKAR, PASCARELLA.

  ASCAR: See also Ascar Olson


ASCARRUNZ (Soundex A265) — See also ASCAR, CARRUBA, CARRUTH, CARRUTHERS, DASCAR, ESCARRAZ, MASCARA, MASCAREL, MASCARI, MASCARO, PASCARELLA, SCARRETT, SCARRITT, SCRONCE, SKARNES, STRUNZ, TRUNZO, WARRUNEK.

  Ascarrunz, Cesar — of San Francisco, Calif. Candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1979, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1999, 2011. Bolivian ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Son of Macedonio Ascarrunz.
  Personal motto: "I Will Bring You ONLY the Best."
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail


ASCH (Soundex A200) — See also ASCHER, ASH, ASHE, AYASH, BANNASCH, BARASCH, BRAASCH, BRASCH, CASH, CHAS, DASCH, ESCH, GAASCH, GASCH, GERASCH, ISH, KASCH, KURRASCH, LASCH, OESCH, ONASCH, PASCH, RAASCH, RASCH, WASCH.

  Asch, J. W. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Asch, Marc — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 53-B, 1993-94. Still living as of 1994.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Asch, Sidney H. (b. 1919) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., 1919. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1953-61; resigned 1961; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Arbitration Association; Zionist Organization of America. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


ASCHENBACH (Soundex A251) — See also ARCHENBACK, ASCHENBRENER, GATSCHENBERGER, HILLCHENBACH, KIRSCHENBAUM, PASCHEN, RAUSCHENBACH, RAUSCHENBACK, RAUSCHENBERGER, RECHENBACH, REICHENBACH, REICHENBACK, SCHOENBECK, SHONBECK, WINCHENBACK.

  ASCHENBACH: See also Dennis J. Harte
  Aschenbach, Daniel — of Cranford, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Cranford, N.J., 1993, 2003, 2006, 2011. Still living as of 2011.


ASCHENBRENER (Soundex A251) — See also ASCHENBACH, BRENEMAN, BRENER, BRENES, BRENETTA, EISENBREY, ERKENBRECHER, GATSCHENBERGER, KIRSCHENBAUM, PASCHEN, RAUSCHENBACH, RAUSCHENBACK, RAUSCHENBERGER, RENER, RENERDY, SENSENBRENNER, VANBRENT, WEINBRENNER.

  Aschenbrener, Aloy J. See Aloysius J. Aschenbrener
  Aschenbrener, Aloysius J. — also known as Aloy J. Aschenbrener — Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate, 1938 (23rd District), 1948 (20th District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


ASCHER (Soundex A260) — See also ANSCHER, ASCH, ASCHERFELD, ASCHERMANN, ASHER, ASHUR, ESCHER, FASCHER, MASCHER, SCHAERR, SCHER, SEARCH, USHER.

  Ascher, David S. — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Ascher, John A. — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Democrat. Physician; member of Nevada state legislature, 1910; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1926, 1930; mayor of Freeport, Ill., 1930. Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Ill.
  Ascher, John B. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1991. Still living as of 1991.
  Ascher, Richard A. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


ASCHERFELD (Soundex A261) — See also ASCHER, ASCHERMANN, BIESTERFELD, FASCHER, HABERFELDE, KUMMERFELD, LEHRFELD, MASCHER, MISTERFELDT, MOHRFELD, OVERFELD, QUERFELD, SCHERF, SCHERFFIUS, SHERFEY, THIERFELDT.

  Ascherfeld, Arnold E. — of New Jersey. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


ASCHERMANN (Soundex A265) — See also ASCHER, ASCHERFELD, AUSHERMAN, FASCHER, HERMANN, MASCHER, SCHERMAN, SCHERMANN, SCHERMER, SCHERMERHORN, SCHERMESSER.

  Aschermann, Loyd (died c.1979) — of Arthur, Douglas County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Died about 1979. Interment at Arthur Cemetery, Arthur, Ill.


ASCHIERIS (Soundex A262) — See also BLASCHIK, BRASCHI, BUCCHIERE, CHIERA, CHIERICI, CHIERICO, CHIERICONI, CHIERT, HIERING, LASCHINGER, SCHIERBERL, SCHIEREN, SCHIERMEYER, SCHURZ, SHARES, SHEARS, SHERROUSE, SHIERS, SHIRAS, SHORES, THIERIOT.

  Aschieris, Richard A. — of California. Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


ASCIONE (Soundex A250) — See also AASEN, ARCABASCIO, ASENCIO, ASSION, CARCIONE, CASCIO, CASCIONE, CICIONE, CRISCIONE, DEMASCIO, DILASCIO, GASCIOGNE, LANCIONE, LICCIONE, LOCASCIO, MISCIONE, SCIONTI.

  Ascione, Alfred M. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


ASCOLI (Soundex A240) — See also CASILLO, DIMASCOLO, HASCOLL, MASCOLO, OSCOLA, SCOLINOS.

  Ascoli, Don M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Ascoli, Gloria J. — of Bridgeton, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1964 (alternate), 1968, 1972 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Ascoli, Lucy B. — of Smithfield, Cache County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


ASEL (Soundex A240) — See also ACEL, ACIEL, AGEL, AKEL, AKSEL, ALLES, AMSEL, ANSEL, ASAEL, ASBEL, ASIEL, ASLE, AZELL, BASEL, BRASEL, ELLAS, HASEL, LASEE, LASSE, LEAS, LEESA, MASEL, MEASEL, SALE, SALLEE, SEAL, SELLA, STASEL, WEASEL.

  ASEL: See also Otis Asel Tooze
  Asel, Henry C. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Republican. Merchant; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cole County, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 21, 1909, to Edith Gruber.


ASENCIO (Soundex A252) — See also ASCIONE, ASENCION, CRESENCIO, PLASENCIA, SENCINDIVER, YASENCHAK.

  Asencio, Diego Cortes (b. 1931) — also known as Diego C. Asencio — of Florida. Born in Almeria, Spain, July 15, 1931. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1977; Brazil, 1983-86. Spanish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


ASENCION (Soundex A252) — See also ASENCIO, ASUNCION, CRESENCIO, LANCIONE, PLASENCIA, SENCINDIVER, YASENCHAK.

  ASENCION: See also Asencion G. Aldamuy


ASGER (Soundex A260) — See also AGER, AGERS, AGGER, ASPER, ERGAS, GASSER, GRASSE, NOFTSGER, SAGER, SARGE, SEGAR, VISGER, WEISGERBER, WEISSGERBER.

  ASGER: See also Ryan Asger Grut


ASH (Soundex A200) — See also ACH, ASCH, ASHE, AYASH, ESCH, HAAS, HASS, ISH, OESCH.

  ASH: See also Matthew Thompson Allen — Charles Ash Bates — Ash Khare — H. Ash Silverburg, Jr. — Thomas Ash Tomlinson — Ash Young
  Ash, Benjamin W. — of Johnson City, Broome County, N.Y. Democratic candidate for New York state assembly from Broome County 2nd District, 1920; mayor of Johnson City, N.Y., 1935-42. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, Brooks — of West Union, Doddridge County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Doddridge County Democratic Party, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Ash, Bruce — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2008; Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Ash, Clyde W. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, E. H. — of Geneseo, Henry County, Ill. Postmaster at Geneseo, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, Earl — of Fostoria, Seneca County, Ohio; Amsden, Seneca County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916 (alternate), 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, Earl — of Amsden, Seneca County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, F. Guy — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monongalia County, 1923-24; Adjutant General of West Virginia, 1935-36; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, F. J. — of Ohio. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, Frank C. — of Fulton, Oswego County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936 (alternate), 1952; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 37th District, 1938. Interment at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton, N.Y.
  Ash, Fred See J. Fred Ash
  Ash, Fred (born c.1938) — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born about 1938. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Ash, Gail — of Weirton, Hancock County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Hancock County Republican Party, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Ash, George H. (1887-1959) — of New Haven, Addison County, Vt. Born in New Haven, Addison County, Vt., July 1, 1887. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1947-52; member of Vermont state senate from Addison County; elected 1952. Catholic. Died in New Haven, Addison County, Vt., April 28, 1959 (age 71 years, 301 days). Interment at Mount St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Ash (1862-1938) and Katherine (Gill) Ash (1867-1952); married to Winifred Flint (1890-1973).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ash, Gerald W. (b. 1939) — of Terra Alta, Preston County, W.Va.; Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., June 3, 1939. Democrat. Journalist; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1981-87; defeated, 1978; resigned 1987. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Moose. Still living as of 1987.
  Relatives: Married to Michele Emilie Linn.
  Ash, Guy See F. Guy Ash
  Ash, Harry — Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 5th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ash, J. Fred — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, James — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1880; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, James C. (b. 1871) — of Garden City, Clark County, S.Dak. Born October 16, 1871. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 30th District, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, Mark — Libertarian. Candidate for justice of Texas state supreme court, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Ash, Michael Derek — of Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Ash, Michael Woolston (1789-1858) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 5, 1789. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1835-37. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 14, 1858 (age 69 years, 284 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ash, Robert S. — of Castro Valley, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1948; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, Roy F. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. City manager of Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, Simon — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Ash, W. L. — of Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming Territory, 1880. Burial location unknown.


ASHBACH (Soundex A212) — See also ASHBAUGH, BACH, BANSCHBACH, BIERSCHBACH, CASHBAUGH, DASCHBACH, ESCHBACH, ESCHBACK, ESHBACK, FISCHBACH, FISHBACK, GERSCHBACHER, KUHBACH, MUSHBACH, REICHBACH.

  Ashbach, Bob See Robert O. Ashbach
  Ashbach, Robert O. — also known as Bob Ashbach — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 43, 1963-66; member of Minnesota state senate, 1967-82 (49th District 1967-72, 48th District 1973-82). Still living as of 1982.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Ashbach, Mrs. Ronnie — of Forest Lake, Washington County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.


ASHBAUGH (Soundex A212) — See also ASHBACH, ASHBEY, ASHBY, BAUGH, CASHBAUGH, ESHBAUGH, HIGHBAUGH, KIRSHBAUM, LUSHBAUGH.

  Ashbaugh, Mrs. E. E. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Ashbaugh, H. C. — of Newton, Harvey County, Kan. Postmaster at Newton, Kan., 1883. Burial location unknown.


ASHBERY (Soundex A216) — See also ASBERY, ASHBEY, ASHBURY, BERY, FISHBECK, HASHBERGER, HERSHBERGER, HUSHBECK.

  Ashbery, Ray Stephens (1902-1974) — also known as Ray S. Ashbery — of Trumansburg, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 17, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1949-62. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary. Died in May, 1974 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1937 to Jean Bradley.


ASHBEY (Soundex A210) — See also ASHBAUGH, ASHBERY, ASHBY, ESHBAUGH, FISHBECK, HASHBERGER, HERSHBERGER, HUSHBECK.

  Ashbey, William A. — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1908, 1910. Burial location unknown.


ASHBRIDGE (Soundex A216) — See also ASBRIDGE, ASHBROOK, BRIDGE, HOCHBRUECKNER, LETHBRIDGE, LOUGHBRIDGE, RIDGE.

  Ashbridge, Samuel Howell (1849-1906) — also known as Samuel H. Ashbridge; "Stars and Stripes Sam" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 5, 1849. Republican. Coal dealer; coroner; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1899-1903. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 24, 1906 (age 56 years, 109 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


ASHBROOK (Soundex A216) — See also ASHBRIDGE, BROOK, HASBROOK, HOCHBRUECKNER, LETHBRIDGE, LOUGHBRIDGE, ROOK, SHUBRICK, SHUEBRUCK.

  ASHBROOK: See also Ashbrook P. Bryant
  Ashbrook, Jean Spencer (b. 1934) — also known as Emily Jean Spencer — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 21, 1934. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1982-83. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1974 to John Milan Ashbrook (1928-1982) (son of William Albert Ashbrook).
  Political family: Ashbrook family of Newark and Johnstown, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Ashbrook, John Milan (1928-1982) — also known as John M. Ashbrook; "The Small Paul Revere" — of Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, September 21, 1928. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1957-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1961-82; died in office 1982; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1972. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Elks; Lions; Delta Theta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi. Suffered a massive gastrointestinal bleed, and died soon after, in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, April 24, 1982 (age 53 years, 215 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Albert Ashbrook (1867-1940) and Marie Swank Ashbrook; married 1948 to Joan Needles (divorced 1971); married 1974 to Emily Jean Spencer.
  Political family: Ashbrook family of Newark and Johnstown, Ohio.
  Campaign slogan: "No Left Turns."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ashbrook, Joseph — U.S. Consular Agent in Rio Grande do Sul, as of 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashbrook, Julia A. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ashbrook, William Albert (1867-1940) — also known as William A. Ashbrook — of Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio. Born near Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, July 1, 1867. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; postmaster; banker; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1905-06; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1907-21, 1935-40; defeated, 1920, 1922; died in office 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Eagles; Woodmen. Died in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, January 1, 1940 (age 72 years, 184 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Ashbrook and Lucy (Pratt) Ashbrook; married, December 24, 1889, to Jennie B. Williston; father of John Milan Ashbrook (1928-1982) (who married Emily Jean Spencer).
  Political family: Ashbrook family of Newark and Johnstown, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


ASHBURN (Soundex A216) — See also ASHBURY, BURHANS, BURN, BURNASH, FISHBURN, FISHBURNE, MASHBURN, RATHBURN, URBAHNS, WASHBU, WASHBURN, WASHBURNE.

  Ashburn, George W. (c.1814-1868) — of Muscogee County, Ga. Born about 1814. Hotelier; cotton broker; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; opposed to secession, and led a regiment of Southern loyalists; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1867. Shot and killed by a group of masked men, in a boarding house at Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., March 31, 1868 (age about 54 years). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Ga.
  Relatives: Married 1847 to Martha Ann Smith.
  Cross-reference: W. D. Chipley
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ashburn, Jacob, Jr. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1945. African ancestry. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashburn, O. A. — of Doddridge County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Ashburn, O. A. — Republican. Candidate in primary for West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashburn, Roy — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 20th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Ashburn, W. R. — of Virginia Beach, Va. Mayor of Virginia Beach, Va., 1924-28. Burial location unknown.


ASHBURY (Soundex A216) — See also ASBURY, ASHBERY, ASHBURN, BURY, FISHBURN, FISHBURNE, MASHBURN, WASHBU, WASHBURN, WASHBURNE.

  ASHBURY: See also Ashbury C. Baker
  Ashbury, E. W. — of Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Tex. Postmaster at Farmers Branch, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.


ASHBY (Soundex A210) — See also ASHBAUGH, ASHBEY, ASHY, BUSHBY, ESHBAUGH, PASHBY.

  ASHBY: See also James Ashby Albritton — Robert Palmer Anderson — Howard Randolph Bayne — H. Monroe Browne — Hilary Ashby Bush — B. Howard Caughran — Ashby C. Dickson — Frank David Griswold — Ashby Sanders — Ashby Snow — T. Ashby Wickham — Samuel Hughes Woodson
  Ashby, Antonio — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Vice-Consul for Argentina in New Orleans, La., 1931-35; Honorary Consul for Argentina in New Orleans, La., 1940-44. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Benjamin W. — of Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 6th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Ashby, Christopher C. (b. 1946) — of Connecticut. Born in 1946. U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay, 1997-99. Still living as of 1999.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ashby, Denise Rae (born c.1955) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born about 1955. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Ashby, Ed — of Ladoga, Montgomery County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Frank — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Mayor of Chillicothe, Mo., 1921-23. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Frank — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Ashby, George F. — of Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County (7th), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, George R. — of California. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 18th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, James — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Joseph P. — of Nitro, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Nitro, W.Va., 1918-23. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Ken — of Texas. Born in Kentucky. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1988 (5th District), 1990 (5th District), 1992 (30th District), 1994 (30th District), 1998 (3rd District), 2000 (5th District), 2002 (24th District), 2004 (28th District), 2006 (30th District), 2008 (5th District), 2010 (5th District), 2012 (5th District). Still living as of 2012.
  Ashby, Kenneth H. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 8th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Ashby, Milton (d. 1970) — of Sebree, Webster County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1962-65 (13th District 1962-63, 12th District 1964-65). Died July 22, 1970. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Newton B. — U.S. Consul in Dublin, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Richard J. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Charleston, W.Va., 1885-91. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, T. V. — of Jackson, Madison County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Thomas H. — of Juneau, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Tom — of Centralia, Marion County, Ill. Mayor of Centralia, Ill., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Ashby, Trent — Republican. Elected Texas state house of representatives 57th District 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Ashby, Turner W. — of Alexandria, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Alexandria, Va., 1853-61. Burial location unknown.
  Ashby, Walter L. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.


ASHCOM (Soundex A225) — See also ASHCRAFT, ASHCROFT, LUSHCARTNER, PUSHCART, STINCHCOMB.

  ASHCOM: See also William Kelly


ASHCRAFT (Soundex A226) — See also ASHCOM, ASHCROFT, ASHKROFT, CRAFT, HUTCHCRAFT, LUSHCARTNER, NORTHCRAFT, NORTHCROSS, PUSHCART, RAFT.

  Ashcraft, A. E. — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Ashcraft, Alan E., Jr. (b. 1906) — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill.; Kenilworth, Cook County, Ill. Born in Beloit, Rock County, Wis., March 5, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 6th District, 1941-44; superior court judge in Illinois, 1947-50. Member, Sigma Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alan E. Ashcraft and Mae (Fluker) Ashcraft; married to Jean Jackson.
  Ashcraft, Bettye — of Fairdale, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Ashcraft, C. W. See Cyrus Washington Ashcraft
  Ashcraft, Cyrus Washington (1866-1940) — also known as C. W. Ashcraft — of Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala. Born in Clay County, Ala., February 27, 1866. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; cotton mill business; mayor of Florence, Ala., 1910-12; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1922-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1924. Baptist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala., June 24, 1940 (age 74 years, 118 days). Interment at Florence Cemetery, Florence, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Ashcraft (1829-1902) and Eliza (Wiley) Ashcraft (1839-1912); married, October 9, 1895, to Janie Farr Dunklin (1870-1900); married, June 28, 1905, to Zaidee Ellis (1876-1906); married, February 3, 1910, to Gillian Chilton Brown (1871-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ashcraft, Earl Franklin — of Irvine, Estill County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 77th District, 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashcraft, Edwin H. — of Coudersport, Potter County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Ashcraft, Hale — of Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ashcraft, J. H. See James Harry Ashcraft
  Ashcraft, J. N. (d. 1935) — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Died April 22, 1935. Interment at Elizabethtown City Cemetery, Elizabethtown, Ky.
  Ashcraft, James H. (b. 1944) — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, January 15, 1944. Republican. Marketing rep for IBM; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Catholic. Member, Blue Key; Sigma Pi; Jaycees. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Hale H. Ashcraft and Jean (Beach) Ashcraft.
J. H. Ashcraft Ashcraft, James Harry (1918-2011) — also known as J. H. Ashcraft — of Hundred, Wetzel County, W.Va.; Harlingen, Cameron County, Tex. Born in Hundred, Wetzel County, W.Va., July 26, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; merchant; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1951-52; defeated, 1952; chair of Wetzel County Republican Party, 1973. Methodist. Member, Elks; Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died June 23, 2011 (age 92 years, 332 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Jolly Ashcraft and Elizabeth (Clark) Ashcraft; married, May 1, 1940, to Freda Naomi Sapp.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Ashcraft, Lon L. — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Carthage, Mo., 1922-27. Burial location unknown.
  Ashcraft, Marilyn — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Ashcraft, Nita Wentner — also known as Nita Ashcraft — of San Francisco, Calif.; Napa, Napa County, Calif. Republican. Real estate agent; insurance broker; member of California Republican State Executive Committee, 1966-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1968, 1972, 1992. Female. Protestant. Still living as of 1992.
  Relatives: Married to Wayne W. Wentner and Hale Ashcraft.
  Ashcraft, Patricia Jean — of Crystal Falls, Iron County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state senate 38th District, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Ashcraft, Percy C. II — of Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 30th District; elected 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Ashcraft, Thomas J. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 1987-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Ashcraft, W. D. — Dry candidate for delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.


ASHCROFT (Soundex A226) — See also ASHCOM, ASHCRAFT, ASHKROFT, CROFT, HUTCHCRAFT, LUSHCARTNER, NORTHCRAFT, NORTHCROSS, PUSHCART.

  Ashcroft, E. L. — of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashcroft, E. M. — of Vandalia, Fayette County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Ashcroft, Henry E. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly 22nd District, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Ashcroft, John David (b. 1942) — also known as John Ashcroft — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 9, 1942. Republican. Lawyer; university professor; Missouri state auditor, 1973-75; defeated, 1974; Missouri state attorney general, 1977-85; Governor of Missouri, 1985-93; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1995-2001; defeated, 2000; U.S. Attorney General, 2001-05. Assembly of God. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Rotary; Federalist Society. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of James Robert Ashcroft and Grace Pauline (Larson) Ashcroft; married 1967 to Janet Elise Roede.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by John Ashcroft: On My Honor : The Beliefs That Shaped My Life (2001) — Never Again : Securing America and Restoring Justice (2006)
  Critical books about John Ashcroft: Clint Willis, The I Hate Dick Cheney, John Ashcroft, Donald Rumsfeld, Condi Rice. . . Reader: Behind the Bush Cabal's War on America
  Ashcroft, Paris I. — of Eagar, Apache County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Ashcroft, Thomas C. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1916-17. Burial location unknown.


ASHDOWN (Soundex A235) — See also DOWN, KIRCHDORFER, RICHDORF, SCHADONE, SHADDEN, SHEDAN, SHEDDAN, WATCHDOG.

  Ashdown, Ernest A. — of Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Mayor of Hempstead, N.Y., 1947-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashdown, Harold J. — of Michigan. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 15th Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashdown, Neil — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


ASHE (Soundex A200) — See also ACHE, ASCH, ASH, ASHEIM, ASHELD, ASHER, ASHERSON, ASHETON, ASHY, AYASH, BASHE, BERNASHE, ESCH, HAASE, HASE, HASSE, ISH, OESCH, SHEA.

  ASHE: See also Joseph Alston — Harold Marsh Sewall — Loyall Farragut Sewall — Arthur Sewall II — W. Ashe Verlander
  Ashe, George T. (1905-1975) — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., February 6, 1905. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifteenth Middlesex District, 1935-40; mayor of Lowell, Mass., 1940-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Catholic. Indicted on bribery charges in March, 1942, in connection with sales of equipment and supplies to the city through a dummy company; tried and convicted in October, and sentenced to one year in jail; in December, he pleaded guilty to a separate charge of accepting a $1,000 bribe from a construction contractor, dropped his appeal of the other conviction, and immediately went to jail. Died in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., May, 1975 (age 70 years, 0 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Ashe and Mary Ellen (Sullivan) Ashe; married, February 14, 1940, to Margaret Mary Grady (died 1954); married, August 15, 1956, to Helen M. Henderson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Ashe, James Neely, Sr. — of Union County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 43rd District, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Ashe, John — of Illinois. Prohibition candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashe, John Baptista (1748-1802) — of North Carolina. Born in Rocky Point, Pender County, N.C., 1748. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of North Carolina state legislature, 1784-86; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1787; member of North Carolina state senate, 1789; U.S. Representative from North Carolina at-large, 1789-93; elected Governor of North Carolina 1802, but died before taking office. Died in Halifax, Halifax County, N.C., November 27, 1802 (age about 54 years). Interment at Churchyard Cemetery, Halifax, N.C.
  Presumably named for: John the Baptist
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Ashe; uncle of John Baptista Ashe, Thomas Samuel Ashe and William Shepperd Ashe; cousin four different ways of George Davis (1820-1896) and Horatio Davis; cousin two different ways of Alfred Moore Waddell; second cousin once removed of William Henry Hill.
  Political families: Polk family; Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ashe, John Baptista (1810-1857) — of Brownsville, Haywood County, Tenn.; Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Rocky Point, Pender County, N.C., 1810. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 10th District, 1843-45. Died in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., December 29, 1857 (age about 47 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: John the Baptist
  Relatives: Brother of William Shepperd Ashe; nephew of John Baptista Ashe; grandson of Samuel Ashe; cousin *** of Thomas Samuel Ashe; cousin four different ways of George Davis (1820-1896) and Horatio Davis; cousin two different ways of Alfred Moore Waddell; second cousin twice removed of William Henry Hill.
  Political families: Polk family; Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ashe, Kathy — of Georgia. Member of Georgia state house of representatives 46th District, 1991-. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Daughter of Robert L. Ashe and Martha Ashe (1934?-); sister of Victor Henderson Ashe II.
  Political family: Ashe family of Tennessee.
  Ashe, Martha — also known as Martha Henderson — of Tennessee. Republican. Member of Tennessee state senate 7th District; elected 1974. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Married to Robert L. Ashe; mother of Victor Henderson Ashe II and Kathy Ashe (1951?-).
  Political family: Ashe family of Tennessee.
  Ashe, Mildred J. — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Portsmouth 2nd Ward, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashe, Patrick J. — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Ashe, Samuel (1725-1813) — of New Hanover County, N.C. Born in Bath, Beaufort County, N.C., March 24, 1725. Lawyer; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1776; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1777; Governor of North Carolina, 1795-98. Died in Rocky Point, Pender County, N.C., February 3, 1813 (age 87 years, 316 days). Interment at Ashe Family Cemetery, Rocky Point, N.C.; memorial monument at Pack Square Park, Asheville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Baptista Ashe ; married to Mary Porter and Elizabeth Merrick; father of John Baptista Ashe (1748-1802); uncle and cousin by marriage of William Henry Hill; grandfather of John Baptista Ashe (1810-1857), Thomas Samuel Ashe and William Shepperd Ashe; great-granduncle of George Davis (1820-1896) and Horatio Davis; cousin by marriage of Alfred Moore Waddell.
  Political families: Polk family; Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Ashe County, N.C. is named for him.
  The city of Asheville, North Carolina, is named for him.  — The city of Asheboro, North Carolina, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS Samuel Ashe (built 1942, scrapped 1970) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Ashe, Samuel A. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Raleigh, N.C., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Ashe, Samuel P. — of Cumberland County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Cumberland County, 1823, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Ashe, Thomas E., Jr. — of Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1958, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ashe, Thomas J. — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Democrat. Postmaster at Springfield, Mass., 1933-57 (acting, 1933-35). Burial location unknown.
  Ashe, Thomas Samuel (1812-1887) — of North Carolina. Born near Graham, Alamance County, N.C., July 19, 1812. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1842; member of North Carolina state senate, 1854; delegate to North Carolina secession convention, 1861; Representative from North Carolina in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1868; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1873-77; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1878-87; died in office 1887. Died in Wadesboro, Anson County, N.C., February 4, 1887 (age 74 years, 200 days). Interment at Eastview Cemetery, Wadesboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of James Alexander Lockhart; nephew of John Baptista Ashe (1748-1802); grandson of Samuel Ashe; cousin *** of John Baptista Ashe (1810-1857) and William Shepperd Ashe; cousin four different ways of George Davis (1820-1896), Alfred Moore Waddell and Horatio Davis; second cousin thrice removed of William Henry Hill.
  Political families: Polk family; Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ashe, Victor Henderson II (b. 1945) — also known as Victor Ashe — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., January 1, 1945. Republican. Press aide and legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker, Jr., 1966-67; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1968-74; member of Tennessee state senate, 1975-84; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1984; mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., 1988-2003; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 2004-09. Baptist. Member, Civitan. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Robert L. Ashe and Martha Ashe; brother of Kathy Ashe (1951?-).
  Political family: Ashe family of Tennessee.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Ashe, William A. — of Detroit west side, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1986 (1st District), 1988 (1st District), 1996 (14th District), 2000 (14th District). Still living as of 2000.
  Ashe, William Shepperd (1814-1862) — also known as William S. Ashe — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Born in Rocky Point, Pender County, N.C., September 14, 1814. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate, 1846, 1858-60; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1849-55 (7th District 1849-53, 3rd District 1853-55); president, Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, 1854; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1860; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1861; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in a railroad accident near Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., September 14, 1862 (age 48 years, 0 days). Interment at Ashe Family Cemetery, Rocky Point, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Ashe and Elizabeth (Shepperd) Ashe; brother of John Baptista Ashe (1810-1857); married 1836 to Sarah Greene; nephew of John Baptista Ashe (1748-1802); grandson of Samuel Ashe (1725-1813); cousin *** of Thomas Samuel Ashe; cousin four different ways of George Davis (1820-1896) and Horatio Davis; cousin two different ways of Alfred Moore Waddell; second cousin twice removed of William Henry Hill.
  Political families: Polk family; Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


ASHEIM (Soundex A250) — See also ASHE, BASHEIN, EASHUM, ESHAM, GRASHEIM, HEIM, ISHAM, MESSIAH, OSHAM, OSHEIM, SHAMIE.

  Asheim, Erling — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Asheim, Leonard — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1902. Burial location unknown.


ASHELD (Soundex A243) — See also ASHE, CASHEL, HADSEL, HADSELL, HELD, HOUDASHELL, SHEILD, SHELDE, SHELDEN, SHELDON, SHELDRAKE, SHELDRICK, SHELLEDY, SHIELD, SNASHELL.

  Asheld, Homer B. (1887-1965) — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Born September 19, 1887. Republican. Chair of Wyoming County Republican Party, 1927. Died July 27, 1965 (age 77 years, 311 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Pierce Asheld (1851-1928) and Helen (Miller) Asheld (1858-1900).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


ASHENFELTER (Soundex A251) — See also ASHENHURST, CASHEN, CLINEFELTER, CLODFELTER, CLOTFELTER, FELTER, GLATFELTER, GLOTFELTER, KLINEFELTER, LINGAFELTER, LINGAMFELTER, LINGENFELTER, NEUENFELT, STASHENKO, WACHENFELD, WARRENFELTZ.

  Ashenfelter, S. M. — U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1870-72. Burial location unknown.


ASHENHURST (Soundex A256) — See also ASHENFELTER, CASHEN, COUGHENHOUR, LYCHENHEIM, LYNCHENHEIM, SCHENHERR, SLAUGHENHAUPT, STASHENKO.

  Ashenhurst, Frederick W. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Little Falls, N.Y., 1921-34. Burial location unknown.


ASHER (Soundex A260) — See also ABSHER, ASCHER, ASHE, ASHERSON, ASHLER, ASHUR, ASIER, BRASHER, DASHER, ESCHER, FRASHER, GASHERIE, GRASHER, HAASER, HASHER, LASHER, RASHER, RHESA, SHAER, SHEAR, SHER, THRASHER, USHER, WASHER.

  ASHER: See also Arthur William Bartels — Jack A. Nuckols
  Asher, Arthur O. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Asher, C. E. — of Macomb, McDonough County, Ill. Mayor of Macomb, Ill., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Asher, Greig — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Asher, Harry F. — of Mineola, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Village president of Mineola, New York, 1926-27; mayor of Mineola, N.Y., 1927-31; defeated (Citizens), 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Asher, Hugh H. — of Wasioto, Bell County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Asher, Hugo K. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Asher, John R. — of Paris, Edgar County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Asher, Kathleen M. (born c.1933) — of Vassar, Tuscola County, Mich. Born about 1933. Democrat. School teacher; chair of Tuscola County Democratic Party, 1975-87; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976, 1980 (alternate); Democratic candidate for Michigan state senate, 1978 (28th District), 1982 (primary, 34th District). Female. Still living as of 1987.
  Asher, Marjorie S. — of Pineville, Bell County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972 (alternate), 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Asher, Robert — of Souderton, Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 2000-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Asher, Robert B. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1985. Along with state treasurer R. Budd Dwyer, was convicted in federal court in 1986, on bribery and conspiracy charges. Still living as of 1987.
  Asher, Robert L. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Asher, Suzanne — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


ASHERSON (Soundex A262) — See also ASHE, ASHER, BRASHER, CHRISTOPHERSON, DASHER, FRASHER, GASHERIE, GRASHER, HASHER, HERSOM, HERSON, HUTCHERSON, LASHER, MACPHERSON, MCPHERSON, RASHER, SHERSHIN, THRASHER, WASHER.

  Asherson, Joseph S. — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 4th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.


ASHETON (Soundex A235) — See also ASHE, ASHTON, ETON, HEASTON, SCHETTINI, SCHETTINO, SCHOUTEN.

  ASHETON: See also John Bubenheim Bayard — James Asheton Bayard, Sr. — James Asheton Bayard, Jr.


ASHFORD (Soundex A216) — See also BASHFORD, BLASHFIELD, ESHFORD, FORD, RUSHFORD, WASHFORD.

  ASHFORD: See also John Ashford Gore — J. Ashford Manka
  Ashford, A. E. See Alva Elgin Ashford
  Ashford, Akeam — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Ashford, Alva Elgin (1834-1904) — also known as A. E. Ashford — Born in Alabama, July 10, 1834. Farmer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1866. Died in Courtland, Lawrence County, Ala., July 7, 1904 (age 69 years, 363 days). Interment at Ashford Cemetery, Lawrence County, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Harrison Ashford; married 1871 to Caroline Fletcher.
  Ashford, Brad — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Candidate in primary for mayor of Omaha, Neb., 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  Ashford, Charlie R. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ashford, Frederick C. — of Courtland, Lawrence County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1892, 1896 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Ashford, Mrs. George — of Dakota City, Dakota County, Neb. Democrat. Member of Nebraska Democratic State Executive Committee, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashford, George H. — of Gainesville, Hall County, Ga. Mayor of Gainesville, Ga., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashford, Goree — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Ashford, Jacqueline — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1972; candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Ashford, Marguerite — of Kaunakakai, Island of Molokai, Maui County, Hawaii. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1944, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ashford, Philip M. — of Columbiana County, Ohio. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Columbiana County; elected 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Ashford, Thomas (1864-1946) — of Homer, Dakota County, Neb. Born in Nebraska, February 15, 1864. Democrat. Merchant; chair of Dakota County Democratic Party, 1940; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1940, 1944. Irish ancestry. Died August 19, 1946 (age 82 years, 185 days). Interment at St. Cornelius Cemetery, Homer, Neb.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ashford, Thomas F. III — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932. Burial location unknown.


ASHHURST (Soundex A262) — See also ASHURST, BACHHUBER, HURST.

  Ashhurst, Richard L. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1906-11. Burial location unknown.


ASHKROFT (Soundex A226) — See also ASHCRAFT, ASHCROFT, COCKROFT, KROFT, LASHKOWITZ, RASHKIND, WASHKOWIAK.

  Ashkroft, Lottie W. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1922. Female. Burial location unknown.


ASHLAND (Soundex A245) — See also ASHLAY, KOSHLAND, LAND, SCHLUND, SCHOOLLAND, SHELLAND, SHILAND, SHLANTA, SHLAUDEMAN, TAUBENSHLAG.

  Ashland, The Sage of: See Henry Clay


ASHLAY (Soundex A240) — See also ASHLAND, ASHLEE, ASHLEIGH, ASHLEY, KOSHLAND, OSHLO, SHLANTA, SHLAUDEMAN, TAUBENSHLAG.

  Ashlay, Samuel — of Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-80. Burial location unknown.


ASHLEE (Soundex A240) — See also AHLES, ASHLAY, ASHLEIGH, ASHLER, ASHLEY, ATHLEEN, CATHLEEN, ELSHA, HALES, HALSE, HASEL, HASELL, HASSEL, HASSELL, HESLA, LASHLEE, LASHLER, LASHLEY, OSHLO, PASHLEY, SALEH, SCHLEE, SCHLEETER, SHEAL.

  ASHLEE: See also Ashlee Hasselman


ASHLEIGH (Soundex A242) — See also ASHLAY, ASHLEE, ASHLER, ASHLEY, LASHLEE, LASHLER, LASHLEY, LEIGH, OSHLO, PASHLEY, SCHLEIGH.

  ASHLEIGH: See also Ashleigh Leitch


ASHLER (Soundex A246) — See also AHLERS, ASHER, ASHLEE, ASHLEIGH, ASHLEY, DESHLER, FISHLER, HARLESS, HARSELL, HASLER, HASSLER, ISHLER, KIRSHLER, LASHER, LASHLEE, LASHLER, LASHLEY, MISHLER, PASHLEY, SHALER, SHALLER.

  Ashler, Philip Frederic (b. 1914) — Born in 1914. Florida state treasurer, 1975-. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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