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ATKINSON (Soundex A325) — See also ADKINSON, ATCHINSON, ATKIN, ATKINS, ETCHINSON, HATKINSON, LUTKINS, MATKIN, MATKINS, SHATKIN, WATKIN, WATKINS, WATKINSON, ZATKIN.

  ATKINSON: See also Frank Carruthers Allen — Alexander Gillespie Baxter — Jefferson Beale Browne — Harmon Sweatland Conger — Samuel Atkinson Dobbins — Clyde Atkinson Erwin — Alvin R. Featherer — Arthur William Fulton — Yvonne Atkinson Gates — Richmond Hayward Ingersoll — Olin DeWitt Talmadge Johnston — William Atkinson Jones — Alexander Atkinson Lawrence, Jr. — Alan Wood Lukens — Dominic I. Murphy — Roger Atkinson Pryor — William Henry Wescott — Thomas J. Whinery — Levin Woolford
  Atkinson, Albert B. — of Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md. Mayor of Cambridge, Md., 1976-80. Still living as of 1980.
  Atkinson, Alex — of Jackson, Butts County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 26th District, 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Archibald (1792-1872) — of Virginia. Born in Isle of Wight County, Va., September 15, 1792. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1815-17, 1828-31; member of Virginia state senate, 1839-43; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1843-49. Died in Smithfield, Isle of Wight County, Va., January 7, 1872 (age 79 years, 114 days). Interment at Old St. Luke's Church Graveyard, Near Smithfield, Isle of Wight County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atkinson, Arthur K. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, B. A. — of Waverly, Camden County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Camden County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Mrs. B. E., Jr. — of Lufkin, Angelina County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Atkinson, B. F. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Arkansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Benjamin F. — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass. Mayor of Newburyport, Mass., 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Beverly M. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Atkinson, Bill See William P. Atkinson
  Atkinson, C. T. — of Arkansas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Charles W. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, 1953-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Chester J. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1936-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Chilton — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Claude M. — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Postmaster at Hibbing, Minn., 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, D. S. — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Daniel C. — of Sanbornton, Belknap County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Daryl R. — of Longview, Gregg County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Atkinson, David Scarlett — also known as David S. Atkinson — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Chatham County, 1923-24; member of Georgia state senate 1st District, 1935-39, 1943-45; circuit judge in Georgia Eastern Circuit, 1953. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Davis H. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Mayor-commissioner of Tallahassee, Florida, 1958-59, 1962-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Atkinson, Dorothy Wright (b. 1911) — also known as Dorothy W. Atkinson; Dorothy Wright — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., October 31, 1911. Democrat. School teacher; college teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1960. Female. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Delta Sigma Theta; League of Women Voters; Urban League; American Association of University Women. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John L. Wright and Letitia (Ferguson) Wright; married, June 23, 1930, to R. R. Atkinson.
  Atkinson, E. M. — of Elm Grove, Ohio County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Earl V. — of Sylacauga, Talladega County, Ala. Mayor of Sylacauga, Ala., 1964-68. Still living as of 1968.
  Atkinson, Eugene Vincent (1927-2016) — also known as Eugene V. Atkinson — of Pennsylvania. Born in Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pa., April 5, 1927. Insurance business; director of customs, Port of Pittsburgh, 1962-69; Beaver County Commissioner, 1972-78; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1979-83; defeated, 1976 (Democratic), 1982 (Republican). Died in Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pa., August 4, 2016 (age 89 years, 121 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atkinson, Everard — of Bar Mills, Buxton, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Bar Mills, Maine, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Frank M. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at St. Joseph, Mo., 1892-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Fred W. — of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Mayor of Watsonville, Calif., 1921-27. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, G. W. — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Gary — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state senate 13th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Atkinson, George — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1777-81; candidate for Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire; member of New Hampshire state senate from Rockingham County, 1785-88. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, George Sublett (1892-1967) — also known as George S. Atkinson — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Ky., November 17, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1924; chair of Dallas County Republican Party, 1925-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1928, 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Bar Association. Died in February, 1967 (age 74 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry W. Atkinson and Lizzie (Sublett) Atkinson.
George W. Atkinson Atkinson, George Wesley (1845-1925) — also known as George W. Atkinson — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born near Charleston, Kanawha County, Va. (now W.Va.), June 29, 1845. Republican. Postmaster; lawyer; West Virginia Republican state chair, 1884-88; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1890-91; Governor of West Virginia, 1897-1901; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1901-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1904; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1905-16. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., April 4, 1925 (age 79 years, 279 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Atkinson and Miriam (Rader) Atkinson; married, December 3, 1868, to Ellen Eagan (died 1893); married, June 24, 1897, to Myra H. Camden; father of Florence Miriam Atkinson (who married Samuel Brashear Avis (1872-1924)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — West Virginia Encyclopedia
  Image source: West Virginia Encyclopedia
  Atkinson, Gordon T. — Maryland state comptroller, 1904-08. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Grace — of Whitehall, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1969, 1979; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1979.
  Atkinson, Harry Eugene (1920-2001) — also known as Harry E. Atkinson — of Newport News, Va. Born in Virginia, February 6, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; mayor of Newport News, Va., 1974-76. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Moose; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Newport News, Va., June 30, 2001 (age 81 years, 144 days). Interment at Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Atkinson and Lucille Atkinson.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, Harry Hunt (1881-1968) — also known as Harry H. Atkinson — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 22, 1881. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Nye County District Attorney, 1917-20; U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1926-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1936. Episcopalian. Member, Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in January, 1968 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry R. M. Atkinson and Jessie (Erickson) Atkinson; married, November 28, 1908, to Katherine Jackson (died 1954); married, September 1, 1961, to Cecil Payn Chapman.
  Atkinson, Helen — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1942. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Henry John — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Hull, 1862-73. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Ida — of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Atkinson, Ireneus — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Member Dakota territorial council, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, J. — of Vermont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Mrs. J. B. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, J. B. — of Vancouver, Clark County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, J. C. — of Chester, Chester County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, J. S. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, James B. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 20, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Atkinson, Jamila (born c.1976) — of Washington, D.C. Born about 1976. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Atkinson, Jason (born c.1971) — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born about 1971. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Atkinson, Joe P. — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1818. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John (1843-1898) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1843. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; law partner of William L. Carpenter, Flavius L. Brooke, and Henry A. Haigh, starting in 1889; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1897-98; died in office 1898. Died August 14, 1898 (age about 55 years). Interment at Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Reilly Atkinson, Sr. (1880-?).
  Political family: Atkinson-Hawley family of Detroit, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, John (b. 1875) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 30, 1875. Lawyer; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1930 (Republican primary), 1935 (Democratic primary). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion; Knights of Equity. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Atkinson and Lyda (Lyons) Atkinson; married, September 26, 1900, to Kate James.
  Atkinson, John — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John B. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John C. — of Henderson, Henderson County, Ky. Mayor of Henderson, Ky., 1875-79, 1893-95; resigned 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John H. — of Hancock County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1863-65; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John M. — of Ripley County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ripley County, 1903-08. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John M. — of University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, John T. — of Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Joseph Benton, Sr. (1890-1964) — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Coosa County, Ala., August 10, 1890. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1920. Died May 3, 1964 (age 73 years, 267 days). Interment at Chilton Memorial Gardens, Clanton, Ala.
  Atkinson, Joseph M. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Joy — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Atkinson, Kelvin — of North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Atkinson, Ken — of Shepherd, Yellowstone County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Atkinson, Kenneth Biddle (1907-1991) — also known as Kenneth B. Atkinson — of McLean, Fairfax County, Va. Born January 2, 1907. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Birmingham, 1959. Died in McLean, Fairfax County, Va., November 6, 1991 (age 84 years, 308 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Peterson Atkinson and Helen (Underhill) Atkinson; married, May 16, 1936, to Eileen 'Ikey' Damon (1914-1999).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, Louis Evans (1841-1910) — also known as Louis E. Atkinson — of Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pa. Born in Delaware Township, Juniata County, Pa., April 16, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; president, Juniata National Bank; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1883-93; district judge in Pennsylvania 41st District, 1901-02. Presbyterian. Died in Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pa., February 5, 1910 (age 68 years, 295 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Adam Holliday Atkinson and Mary Martha (Evans) Atkinson; married, April 4, 1878, to Margaret E. Mathers.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atkinson, Mallory C. — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Circuit judge in Georgia Macon Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Maren D. — of Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. Candidate in primary for mayor of Sandy, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Atkinson, Merrill R. — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, O'Brien J. (1839-1901) — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Toronto, Ontario, May 24, 1839. Democrat. Lawyer; St. Clair County Prosecuting Attorney, 1861-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1872; village president of Fort Gratiot, Michigan, 1881-82; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1896; circuit judge in Michigan 31st Circuit, 1899-1900; appointed 1899; defeated, 1900. Died July 7, 1901 (age 62 years, 44 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Port Huron, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Atkinson (1800-1859) and Elizabeth (Skinners) Atkinson (1804-1884); married, November 4, 1862, to Mary M. Jones (1838-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, Perry (born c.1948) — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Born about 1948. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Atkinson, Ralph W. — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Reilly, Sr. (b. 1880) — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 7, 1880. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1944; Idaho Republican state chair, 1945; candidate in primary for Governor of Idaho, 1948. Catholic. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Rotary. Interment somewhere in Boise, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of James Henry Hawley (1847-1929); son of John Atkinson.
  Political family: Atkinson-Hawley family of Detroit, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, Richard — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Atkinson, Richard Merrill (1894-1947) — of Tennessee. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., February 6, 1894. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1937-39. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., April 29, 1947 (age 53 years, 82 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Madison, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atkinson, Robert C. — of Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Robert J. — Member of Ohio state senate 21st District, 1852-55. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Roy Whitney (1894-1962) — also known as Roy Atkinson — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Hertel, Burnett County, Wis., September 26, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; coal miner; CIO Regional Director; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee), 1948 (member, Credentials Committee), 1952. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Eagles. Died August 31, 1962 (age 67 years, 339 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ferndale, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Atkinson (1868-1937) and Nora (Whitney) Atkinson (1878-1929); married to Bertha Lee Catlett (1902-1988).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, S. M. — of Richmond, Va. Republican. Dry candidate for delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, S. R. — Justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1894-97. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Samuel C. (b. 1864) — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Scottsboro, Baldwin County, Ga., 1864. Democrat. Justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1906-42. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Lila M. Screven and Lilly Slaton.
  Atkinson, Samuel Taylor (1822-1880) — of Georgetown, Georgetown District (now Georgetown County), S.C. Born October 16, 1822. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Winyaw, 1860-62. Died August 7, 1880 (age 57 years, 296 days). Interment at Prince George Winyah Cemetery, Georgetown, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jonah Murrel Atkinson (1790-1849) and Susan (Steedman) Atkinson (1807-1893).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, Samuel Waddell (1839-1925) — also known as Samuel W. Atkinson — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Born in Brooke County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 28, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 1st District, 1893-94. Died, of intestinal cancer, in Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va., July 22, 1925 (age 86 years, 85 days). Interment at West Alexander Memorial Cemetery, West Alexander, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John Atkinson (1800-1882) and Margaret (Trimble) Atkinson (1801-1890); married, October 29, 1868, to Clarinda L. Snedeker (1844-1928).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, Steve — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Mayor of Elizabeth City, N.C., 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Atkinson, Sue — of Iowa. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1992, 1996; Independence candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Atkinson, Thomas — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Burgess of Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1823-24. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Thomas — of Ravenswood, Jackson County, Va. (now W.Va.). Whig. Postmaster at Ravenswood, Va., 1851-64. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Thomas B. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1857; mayor of Camden, N.J., 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Thomas G. (1928-1988) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., March 9, 1928. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1973-75; defeated, 1979, 1987. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; National Rifle Association; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, on June 10, 1988 (age 60 years, 93 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Atkinson and Evelyn (Piron) Atkinson; married to Patricia Liebergen.
  Atkinson, U. B. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1940, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Mrs. W. D. — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Atkinson, Walter — of North Chicago, Lake County, Ill. Mayor of North Chicago, Ill., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Warren — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, Warren W. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1906; candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, William Elrie (1852-1935) — also known as William E. Atkinson — of Rosston, Nevada County, Ark.; Prescott, Nevada County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark. Born in Columbia, Houston County, Ala., July 24, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Arkansas state attorney general, 1889-93. Member, Freemasons. Died in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., November 8, 1935 (age 83 years, 107 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Conway, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Barberry (Wiley) Atkinson (1814-1893) and William W. Atkinson (1824-1907); married, December 16, 1890, to Elizabeth Lydia 'Lidie' Powers (1861-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, William H. — of Killeen, Bell County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Killeen, Tex., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, William I. — of Butler County, Iowa. Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, William King — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1803-05; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1807-12. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, William P. — also known as Bill Atkinson — of Midwest City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956; candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, 1962. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atkinson, William P. — Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly 21st District; elected 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Atkinson, William W. — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Atkinson, William Yates (1854-1899) — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born in Oakland, Meriwether County, Ga., November 11, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1886-94; Speaker of the Georgia State House of Representatives, 1892-94; Georgia Democratic state chair, 1890-92; Governor of Georgia, 1894-98. Presbyterian. Died in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., August 8, 1899 (age 44 years, 270 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Married 1880 to Susie Cobb Milton (granddaughter of John Milton); father of William Yates Atkinson, Jr. (1887-1953).
  Political family: Milton family of Georgia.
  Atkinson County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atkinson, William Yates, Jr. (1887-1953) — also known as William Y. Atkinson, Jr. — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., January 18, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Coweta County Democratic Party, 1916-20; solicitor general, Coweta Judicial Circuit, 1921-42; director, First National Bank of Newnan, Newnan Cotton Mills, Piedmont Hotel Co.; Georgia Democratic state chair, 1942; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1943-53. Presbyterian. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons. Died November 28, 1953 (age 66 years, 314 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Yates Atkinson (1854-1899) and Susie Cobb (Milton) Atkinson; married, December 1, 1909, to Lourette Simms.
  Political family: Milton family of Georgia.


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