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ATHEY (Soundex A300) — See also ATHY, BATHEY, CATHEY, MATHEY, MATHEYS.

  Athey, Mrs. Caleb N. See Helen S. Athey
  Athey, Edward C. — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Mayor of Cumberland, Md., 1992-2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Athey, Helen S. — also known as Mrs. Caleb N. Athey — of Baltimore, Md. Elected (Wet) delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large 1933, but did not serve. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Athey, Irving T. — of Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va. Mayor of Keyser, W.Va., 1977-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Athey, Robert A. (1825-1901) — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., 1825. Lawyer; mayor of Covington, Ky., 1874-91. Died in 1901 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Athey, Tyrus S. — of Jessup, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


ATHILL (Soundex A340) — See also ATHEL, ATWILL, BOUTHILLIER, CUTHILL, HILL, HILTA, LAHTI, LATHI, MATHILDA, MATHILDE, SAINTHILL, THILL, THILLY, TUTHILL, TUTTHILL.

  ATHILL: See also Athill E. Irving


ATHLEEN (Soundex A345) — See also ALTHEN, ASHLEE, CATHLEEN, CATHLIN, CATHLINE, HANTEL, KATHLYN, KEATHLEY, LASHLEE, LATHEN, LEATHLEY, MEGATHLIN, SCHLEE, SCHLEETER.

  ATHLEEN: See also Athleen H. Keadle — Athleen Revior


ATHNEIL (Soundex A354) — See also MATHNA, MCCATHNEY, NEIL, OTHNEIL, RATHNAW, TANNEHILL, WATHNE.

  ATHNEIL: See also Athneil C. Ottley


ATHOL (Soundex A340) — See also ATHEL, OTHAL.

  ATHOL: See also Athol J. Michener


ATHON (Soundex A350) — See also AITON, ANTHON, ATHEN, HATTON, JONATHON, LATHONE, MATHON, MATHONIHAH, THON.

  Athon, James S. — of Indiana. Secretary of state of Indiana, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.


ATHY (Soundex A300) — See also ABERNATHY, ATHA, ATHEY, CATHYANN, HATTY, HAYT, HYATT, JAYAPATHY.

  Athy, Andrew — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1887. Burial location unknown.


ATIGAN (Soundex A325) — See also BRITIGAN, CHATIGNY, COSTIGAN, HARTIGAN, LATIGONA, MCGETTIGAN, RATIGAN, RATTIGAN, RHATIGAN, TEAGAN, TEEGAN, TEIGAN, TEIGEN.

  Atigan, Peter — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


ATIYEH (Soundex A300) — See also ARYEH, ICHIYE, MATIYOW, SAIYED, YEHL, YEHLE, YEHUDA, ZAINYEH.

  Atiyeh, Vic See Victor George Atiyeh
  Atiyeh, Victor George (1923-2014) — also known as Victor Atiyeh; Vic Atiyeh — of Washington County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., February 20, 1923. Rug import business; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1959-64; member of Oregon state senate, 1965-78; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1968, 1972, 1976; Governor of Oregon, 1979-87; defeated (Republican), 1974. Syrian ancestry. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 20, 2014 (age 91 years, 150 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of George Atiyeh; married 1964 to Dolores Hewitt.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


ATKESON (Soundex A322) — See also ADKISON, ADKISSON, AITCHESON, AITCHISON, ATCHESON, ATCHISON, ATKISSON, ATTKISSON, DICKESON, ETCHISON, GILKESON, GUTKES, NANTKES, OKESON, SWITKES, WILKESON.

  Atkeson, William Oscar (1854-1931) — also known as William O. Atkeson — of Butler, Bates County, Mo. Born near Buffalo, Putnam County, Va. (now W.Va.), August 24, 1854. Lawyer; Bates County Prosecuting Attorney, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1900 (People's), 1906 (Republican), 1908 (Republican), 1918 (Republican), 1922 (Republican), 1924 (Republican). Member, Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Butler, Bates County, Mo., October 16, 1931 (age 77 years, 53 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Atkeson and Virginia (Brown) Atkeson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


ATKIN (Soundex A325) — See also ADKIN, AIKIN, AITKEN, AITKIN, AKIN, ATKINS, ATKINSON, HATKINSON, ITKIN, MATKIN, MATKINS, OTKEN, SHATKIN, WATKIN, WATKINS, WATKINSON, ZATKIN.

  Atkin, Thomas R. — of Tooele, Tooele County, Utah. Candidate in primary for mayor of Tooele, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.


ATKINS (Soundex A325) — See also ADKINS, AIKINS, AKINS, ATKIN, ATKINSON, HATKINSON, KINAST, LUTKINS, MATKIN, MATKINS, OUTCHCUNIS, SHATKIN, WATKIN, WATKINS, WATKINSON, ZATKIN.

  ATKINS: See also Ernest L. Bailey — Jesse S. Barker — J. Joseph Curran, Jr. — Leonard Sidney Echols — Samuel Atkins Eliot — Atkins Jefferson McLemore — Edwin Atkins Merritt — Winfield Scott Moore — George Frederick Stone — Mason Weare Tappan — Fred Chester Tilden — Nelson Platt Wheeler — William Egbert Wheeler
  Atkins, B. F. — of Cumberland County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Cumberland County, 1844-45. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Ben — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1950, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Benjamin E. — of Apex, Wake County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Apex, N.C., 1922-35. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Brenda — of California. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Atkins, C. Clyde See Carl Clyde Atkins
  Atkins, Carl Clyde (1914-1999) — also known as C. Clyde Atkins — of Stuart, Martin County, Fla.; Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Washington, D.C., November 23, 1914. Lawyer; founder-trustee, Lawyers Title Guaranty Fund, 1948-66; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1966-99; died in office 1999. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Kiwanis. Died in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., March 11, 1999 (age 84 years, 108 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of C. C. Atkins and Marguerite (Criste) Atkins; married, January 18, 1937, to Esther Castillo.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Atkins, Charles A. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Charles H. — Delaware state treasurer, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Charles H. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1932 (Socialist), 1936 (Farmer-Labor). Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Chester Greenough (b. 1948) — also known as Chester G. Atkins — of Concord, Middlesex County, Mass.; Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, April 14, 1948. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1970-72; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1972-84; Massachusetts Democratic state chair, 1977-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980; member, Arrangements Committee, 1984; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1985-93. Unitarian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Atkins, Claude A. — of Smyrna, Cobb County, Ga. Democrat. Postmaster at Smyrna, Ga., 1967-76. Still living as of 1976.
  Atkins, Clyde See Carl Clyde Atkins
  Atkins, Curtis — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 4th District, 1974; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 7th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Atkins, D. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Dale Nicki — also known as Dale N. Atkins — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Orleans Parish Civil District Court Clerk; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  Atkins, Edward L. — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Atkins, Mrs. Elias — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Eva — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1926. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, George — of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Atkins, George H. — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, George L. — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Democrat. Kentucky auditor of public accounts; elected 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Atkins, George R. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Atkins, George T. — Constitutional candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Atkins, Grace Lester See Grace L. DeGroot
  Atkins, H. E. — of Pratt, Pratt County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Hannah Diggs (b. 1923) — of Oklahoma. Born in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C., November 2, 1923. Reporter; school teacher; librarian; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1969-80; secretary of state of Oklahoma, 1987-91. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1999.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Thackeray Diggs and Mabel Kennedy Diggs; married to Charles N. Atkins.
  Atkins, Henry Allen (1827-1885) — also known as Henry A. Atkins — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in 1827. Republican. Mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1869-71; appointed 1869. Died in 1885 (age about 58 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Barr (1834-1896).
  Epitaph: "First Mayor of Seattle"
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkins, Henry J. — of Morgan County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 27th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Henry O. — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1906, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Herbert — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Atkins, Hiram — of Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Vermont, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Hobart F. — of Tennessee. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Atkins, J. Leslie, Jr. — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952, 1956, 1964 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, J. Wiley — of Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Laclede County, 1920, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, James, Jr. — of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine. Mayor of Hallowell, Maine, 1870-72. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, James — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Georgia. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1872-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, James W. — of Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Gastonia, N.C., 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Janet L. — of La Mesa, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Atkins, Joe (b. 1889) — of Wessington Springs, Jerauld County, S.Dak. Born March 26, 1889. Democrat. Member of South Dakota state senate 15th District, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Joe See Joseph Atkins
  Atkins, John — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Candidate for Arizona state house of representatives 22nd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Atkins, John DeWitt Clinton (1825-1908) — of Paris, Henry County, Tenn. Born near Manly's Chapel, Henry County, Tenn., June 4, 1825. Democrat. Farmer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1849-51; member of Tennessee state senate, 1857; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1857-59, 1873-83 (9th District 1857-59, 7th District 1873-75, 8th District 1875-83); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1860; candidate for Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1860; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Delegate from Tennessee to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Tennessee in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1884; U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1885-88. Died in Paris, Henry County, Tenn., June 2, 1908 (age 82 years, 364 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Paris, Tenn.
  Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
  Relatives: Son of John Atkins and Sarah (Manley) Atkins; married, November 23, 1847, to Elizabeth Bacon Porter (died 1887); married, June 24, 1890, to Flora Crawford.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atkins, John M. (1863-1928) — of Heflin, Cleburne County, Ala. Born in Alabama, July 17, 1863. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1920 (alternate), 1924. Died in Cleburne County, Ala., April 5, 1928 (age 64 years, 263 days). Interment at Heflin Cemetery, Heflin, Ala.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkins, Joseph — also known as Joe Atkins — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 2003-16 (District 39-B 2003-12, District 52-B 2013-16). Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Atkins, Joseph T. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1924 (Kings County 15th District), 1927 (Kings County 5th District). Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Katherine W. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, L. W. — of Dyer, Gibson County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Leslie See J. Leslie Atkins, Jr.
  Atkins, Linda J. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Atkins, Lisa — of Litchfield Park, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Atkins, M. C. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Michael B. — American Labor candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Michael J. — of Lyndeborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Atkins, P. M. — of Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Paul — Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2002-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Atkins, Robert — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 63rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Atkins, Robert B. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1963-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Atkins, Robert S. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Valparaiso, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Roland J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Atkins, Roswell — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, S. J. — of Cando, Towner County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Scott — of Webster County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Webster County, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Scott See T. Scott Atkins
  Atkins, Smith Dykins (1835-1913) — also known as Smith D. Atkins — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Born in Horseheads, Chemung County, N.Y., June 9, 1835. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896; postmaster at Freeport, Ill., 1901. Died in Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill., March 27, 1913 (age 77 years, 291 days). Interment at Freeport City Cemetery, Freeport, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Adna S. Atkins (1790-1862) and Sarah (Dykins) Atkins (1793-1889); married 1865 to Eleanor Hope Swain (1842-1881; daughter of David Lowry Swain (1801-1868)).
  Political family: Lane-Colquitt family of North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkins, T. Scott — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Atkins, Thomas I. — of Massachusetts. Candidate in primary for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Atkins, Toni G. (b. 1962) — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Wythe County, Va., August 1, 1962. Democrat. Mayor of San Diego, Calif., 2005; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Lesbian. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Atkins, V. B. — of Dallas County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Dallas County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, W. S. — of Hope, Hempstead County, Ark. Democrat. Arkansas Democratic state chair, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, Wiley See J. Wiley Atkins
  Atkins, Will Clough (1873-1943) — also known as Will C. Atkins — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, August 25, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; director, Maine Trust & Banking Co.; People's National Bank; Gardiner Building & Loan Assoc.; mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1907-08; municipal judge in Maine, 1910. Universalist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died October 30, 1943 (age 70 years, 66 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Gardiner, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin H. Atkins (1846-1929) and Mary E. (Clough) Atkins (1850-1919); married, May 14, 1901, to Alice M. (Goud) Tasker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkins, William A. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkins, William R. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Atkins, Z. D. — of Trenton, Gibson County, Tenn. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state senate 27th District, 1947; member of Tennessee public service commission; elected 1974. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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