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ATHERTON (Soundex A363) — See also ATHER, BRETHERTON, BROTHERTON, ETHERT, ETHERTON, NETHERTON, RATHERT, ROTHERT, SOUTHERTON, STOTHERT, THORTON, TRAYTON, TRETTIN, TROUGHTON, TROUTEN, TURRITTIN, TURTEN, TURTON.

  ATHERTON: See also Atherton H. Billings — Jesse Atherton Bynum — Amos Kent — Jared Lawrence Rathbone
  Atherton, A. L. — of New Mexico. Democrat. New Mexico Democratic state chair, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Alfred Leroy, Jr. (1921-2002) — also known as Alfred L. Atherton, Jr. — Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 22, 1921. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Stuttgart, 1947-50; U.S. Consul in Aleppo, 1957-58; Calcutta, 1962-65; U.S. Ambassador to , 1978-79; Egypt, 1979. Unitarian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died October 30, 2002 (age 80 years, 342 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Leroy Atherton and Joan (Reed) Atherton; married, May 26, 1946, to Betty Wylie Kittredge.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atherton, Blaylock (b. 1900) — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 6, 1900. Republican. Insurance business; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Nashua 1st Ward, 1937-43, 1945-48; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1943-45. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Rotary; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. Henry B. Atherton and Dr. Ella (Blaylock) Atherton; married, September 6, 1924, to Katherine E. Bremner.
  Atherton, Charles Gordon (1804-1853) — also known as Charles G. Atherton; "Gag Atherton"; "Shifty Atherton" — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., July 4, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1830, 1833-35; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1833-35; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1837-43; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1843-49, 1853; died in office 1853; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1850. Suffered a stroke of paralysis while attending court, and died soon after, in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 15, 1853 (age 49 years, 134 days). Interment at Nashua Cemetery, Nashua, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Humphrey Atherton (1773-1853) and Mary Ann (Toppan) Atherton; married 1828 to Ann Clark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atherton, Charles Humphrey (1773-1853) — of New Hampshire. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 14, 1773. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1815-17; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1823-39. Died in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 8, 1853 (age 79 years, 147 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Amherst, N.H.
  Relatives: Father of Charles Gordon Atherton (1804-1853).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atherton, D. B. — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Edwin Newton (b. 1896) — also known as Edwin N. Atherton — Born in Washington, D.C., October 12, 1896. U.S. Vice Consul in Genoa, 1918-19; Palermo, 1919-20; Trieste, 1921; Jerusalem, as of 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, F. G. — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Flo — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Atherton, Frank — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Frank G. — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Republican. Postmaster at Osage, Iowa, 1901-11. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Gag: See Charles Gordon Atherton
  Atherton, George — of Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Gertrude (1857-1948) — also known as Gertrude Franklin Horn — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., October 30, 1857. Democrat. Author; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928. Female. Died in San Francisco, Calif., June 14, 1948 (age 90 years, 228 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas L. Horn and Gertrude (Franklin) Horn; married 1876 to George H. B. Atherton (died 1887).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Gertrude Atherton: The Sisters-in-Law — The Splendid Idle Forties : Stories of Old California — Rezanov — The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories — Conqueror : Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton — Adventures of a Novelist — California, an Intimate History — Black Oxen — The Doomswoman : An Historical Romance of Old California — Aristocrats — Californians — Patience Sparhawk and Her Times — Rulers of Kings — Los Cerritos — Can Women Be Gentlemen? — Senator North — The Valiant Runaways — American Wives & English Husbands — Dormant Fires
  Books about Gertrude Atherton: Emily Wortis Leider, California's Daughter : Gertrude Atherton and Her Times — Charlotte S. McClure, Gertrude Atherton
  Atherton, Gibson (1831-1887) — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born near Newark, Licking County, Ohio, January 19, 1831. Democrat. Mayor of Newark, Ohio, 1860-64; candidate for Ohio state senate, 1863; candidate for municipal judge in Ohio, 1866; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1879-83 (14th District 1879-81, 13th District 1881-83); justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1882; defeated, 1882. Died in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, November 10, 1887 (age 56 years, 295 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atherton, H. H. — of Dodge County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 11th District, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Atherton, Henry B. — of New Hampshire. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Henry L. — of New York. Born in Maine. U.S. Consul in Pernambuco, as of 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Joshua — of Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate from Hillsborough County, 1792-94; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1793-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, L. G. (b. 1883) — of Madison, Lake County, S.Dak. Born April 11, 1883. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 18th District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Martin — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Alexander and Pulaski counties, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Morgan — U.S. Vice Consul in San Salvador, as of 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Otis L. — of Russell, Russell County, Kan. Republican. Kansas state treasurer, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Peter Lee (1862-1939) — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born October 7, 1862. Democrat. Real estate business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916. Died January 10, 1939 (age 76 years, 95 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Atherton, Mrs. Peter Lee — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atherton, Ray (1883-1960) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Washington, D.C. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., March 28, 1883. Architect; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Bulgaria, 1937-39; Denmark, 1939-40; Luxembourg, 1943; Canada, 1943; U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1943-48. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1960 (age 76 years, 352 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married to Maude Honeywell.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atherton, Shifty: See Charles Gordon Atherton
  Atherton, Warren Hendry (1891-1976) — also known as Warren H. Atherton — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., December 28, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; storage corporation executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Member, American Legion; Rotary; Kiwanis. Died in March, 1976 (age 84 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dwight C. Atherton and Elizabeth (Hendry) Atherton; married, July 7, 1917, to Anne Holt; married, August 17, 1952, to Marietta Monachino Cochran.


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