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ATWOOD (Soundex A330) — See also ASTWOOD, ATTWOOD, CLATWORTHY, HEATWOLE, KNATWOLD, TWEED, TWEEDIE, TWEEDY, WATWOOD, WOOD.

  ATWOOD: See also Arthur Atwood Anderson — Arthur Atwood Ballantine, Jr. — L. Atwood Bennett — Walter Atwood Burleigh — Atwood A. Campbell — Atwood Collins II — Ephraim Cutler — Carl Atwood Elliott — Charles Miller Floyd — Carl Atwood Hatch — John Stoddard Kirkham — John Henry Kirkham — Curtis James Knight — Atwood W. Levensaler — Gordon Atwood Long — Alfred D. Lowe — Philo Orton — Charles Henry Prince — Anthony Atwood Skirm — Clarence W. Smith — Benjamin Atwood Smith II — Nick H. Smith — Atwood W. Spaulding — Otto Lee Sprague — Albert Arnold Sprague — Atwood Stivers
  Atwood, Arnold — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Arthur P. — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk; defeated, 1908; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Arthur W. — of South Dakota. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 3rd District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, B. C. — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Watertown, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Bertha Hayes — of Barrington, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Barrington 1938. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Charles E. — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Born in Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Biddeford, Maine, 1907-11. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Charles K. — of Newington, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Newington, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Charles L. (b. 1848) — of Starksboro, Addison County, Vt. Born in Starksboro, Addison County, Vt., April 28, 1848. Republican. Merchant; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Starksboro, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Charles W. — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of Watertown, Connecticut, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Clement See J. Clement Atwood
  Atwood, Curtis B. — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Watertown; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, David (1815-1889) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 15, 1815. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1861; mayor of Madison, Wis., 1868-69; member of Republican National Committee from Wisconsin, 1868-; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1870-71; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1876. Died in Madison, Dane County, Wis., December 11, 1889 (age 73 years, 361 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Atwood, E. F. — Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Edwards G. — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 16th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Atwood, Edwin W. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Flint, Mich., 1920-22; defeated, 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William A. Atwood (1835-1908).
  Atwood, Elbert W. — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bolton, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Eleazer A. — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Gardiner, Maine, 1890-92. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Evelyn (1881-1968) — also known as Evelyn May Forman; Mrs. Orville E. Atwood — of Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Woodstock, McHenry County, Ill., May 30, 1881. Republican. Corsetiere; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Female. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 17, 1968 (age 87 years, 140 days). Interment somewhere in Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Austin Isaiah Forman and Nina Marie (Taft) Forman; married, October 1, 1910, to Orville Elbridge Atwood (1880-1939).
  Atwood, Frank — Approval Voting candidate for President of the United States, 2016; Approval Voting candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Atwood, Frank Ely See Franklin Ely Atwood
  Atwood, Frank L. — of Genesee County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state senate 13th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Franklin Bailey (b. 1900) — also known as Franklin B. Atwood — of Massachusetts. Born in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass., January 20, 1900. U.S. Vice Consul in Plymouth, 1924-29; Belfast, 1929; U.S. Consul in Santiago, as of 1932; Cologne, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Franklin Ely (1878-1943) — also known as Frank Ely Atwood — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo.; Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo., October 5, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Carrollton, Mo., 1914-15; Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-19; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 8th District, 1922-23; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1925-35; defeated, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Atwood Hospital, Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo., March 5, 1943 (age 64 years, 151 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Carrollton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Smith Atwood and Nancy (Goodson) Atwood; married, October 22, 1908, to Agnes Rea Luscombe.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atwood, Fred (1838-1909) — of Winterport, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Frankfort (part now in Winterport), Waldo County, Maine, November 12, 1838. Republican. Farm implement dealer; insurance business; member of Maine state senate, 1875; Presidential Elector for Maine, 1896. Died January 6, 1909 (age 70 years, 55 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Winterport, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of John Atwood and Mehitable (Stubbs) Atwood; married, November 23, 1860, to Susan J. Coffren.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atwood, Fred H. — of Rumford Falls, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. Postmaster at Rumford Falls, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Fred J. — of Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Lisbon, Maine, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Frederick M. — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Genevieve — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1990. Female. Still living as of 1990.
  Atwood, H. S. — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Middlebury, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Harold — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for New York state senate 3rd District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Harold R. — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 2, 1925-34; vice-president, Minnesota Federation of Labor, 1933-35; member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1936-37; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1st District, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Atwood, Harrison Charles Francis (b. 1828) — also known as Harrison C. F. Atwood — of Barnard, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Bridgewater, Windsor County, Vt., April 16, 1828. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Barnard, 1888. Universalist. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Harrison Henry (1863-1954) — also known as Harrison H. Atwood — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in North Londonderry, Londonderry, Windham County, Vt., August 26, 1863. Republican. Architect; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Nineteenth Suffolk District, 1887-89, 1915, 1917-18, 1923-24, 1927-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888 (alternate), 1892, 1904, 1908 (alternate); member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1888-89; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1892 (10th District), 1918 (12th District), 1920 (12th District). Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 22, 1954 (age 91 years, 57 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Clark Atwood and Helen Marion (Aldrich) Atwood; married, September 11, 1889, to Clara Stein (1863-1930).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atwood, Harry F. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Henry — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Henry A. — of Williams, Colusa County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Henry P. — of Tuscola County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Tuscola County, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Henry W. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Howard (born c.1923) — of Tallmadge, Summit County, Ohio. Born about 1923. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Atwood, J. B. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
  Atwood, J. Clement — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, J. F. See James Franklin Atwood
  Atwood, James A. — U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in SAINT Georges, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, James Franklin (1883-1965) — also known as J. F. Atwood — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Preston County, W.Va., May 8, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 10th District, 1921-22; defeated, 1918; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1924. Member, Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, July 14, 1965 (age 82 years, 67 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James C. Atwood and Katherine Atwood; married, November 12, 1904, to Mamie C. Hiltburner.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atwood, James S. (1832-1885) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born March 17, 1832. Republican. Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1884. Died February 20, 1885 (age 52 years, 340 days). Interment at Old Westfield Cemetery, Danielson, Killingly, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atwood, John — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. New Hampshire state treasurer, 1843-46. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, John A. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state senate 10th District, 1917-21. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, John H. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, John W. — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, L. K. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Louis P. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, M. G. — of Alton, Madison County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Marcus M. (d. 1898) — of Dansville, Ingham County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1861-62, 1871-72. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 24, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Marion H. — of Sanbornton, Belknap County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Sanbornton, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Marshall W. — of California. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Mary C. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Michael S. — of Duncanville, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Atwood, Mrs. Orville E. See Evelyn Atwood
  Atwood, Orville Elbridge (1880-1939) — also known as Orville E. Atwood — of Newaygo, Newaygo County, Mich.; Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Morgan Park (now part of Chicago), Cook County, Ill., February 23, 1880. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Newaygo County, 1919-22; member of Michigan state senate 26th District, 1923-26, 1929-30; defeated in primary, 1926; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924; secretary of state of Michigan, 1935-36; defeated, 1936; director, Michigan Sales Tax Division, 1939. Congregationalist. English ancestry. Member, Delta Upsilon; Freemasons. Killed, along with auto executive Frank Longyear, in a collision with a bus at Howell, Livingston County, Mich., June 15, 1939 (age 59 years, 112 days). Interment somewhere in Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Orville Elbridge Atwood, Sr. (1840-1910) and Martha Elvira (Townsend) Atwood (1842-1914); married, October 1, 1910, to Evelyn May Forman (1881-1968).
  Atwood, Oscar F. (born c.1867) — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn., about 1867. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brooklyn, 1915-18; defeated, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Press — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Ray — of Riverton, Fremont County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Atwood, Roy P. — of Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Clayton, Mo., 1924-28. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Royal E. — of Sudbury, Rutland County, Vt. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Sudbury, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, S. B. — of Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio. Postmaster at Conneaut, Ohio, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Stuart — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of Watertown, Connecticut, 1950-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Theodore F. — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Watertown; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, Theron Wilson (1854-1917) — also known as Theron W. Atwood — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in White Oak, Ingham County, Mich., January 3, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; Tuscola County Prosecuting Attorney, 1886-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896, 1912; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1899-1902; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 21st District, 1907-08; instrumental in building an electric railroad connecting Jackson, Lansing, and Owosso. Died, from pneumonia and complications of appendicitis, in Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., September 27, 1917 (age 63 years, 267 days). Entombed at Indianfields Township Cemetery, Caro, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Purinton Atwood (1822-1897) and Emily (Wilson) Atwood (1831-1889); married to Clara Ellen Gibbs (1857-1918); father of Florence C. Atwood (1889-1970; who married Clarence Roy Myers (1890-1951)) and Theron Wilson Atwood.
  Political family: Atwood family of Caro, Michigan.
  Cross-reference: Seth Q. Pulver
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Atwood, Theron Wilson (1893-1980) — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., April 6, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Tuscola County Prosecuting Attorney, 1923-27. Methodist. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion. Died in 1980 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Theron Wilson Atwood (1854-1917) and Clara Ellen (Gibbs) Atwood (1857-1918).
  Political family: Atwood family of Caro, Michigan.
  Atwood, Wallace H. — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Watertown, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, William — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Postmaster at Huntsville, Ala., 1825-36. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, William — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Mansfield, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, William A. (1835-1908) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Newfane, Niagara County, N.Y., April 11, 1835. Republican. Mayor of Flint, Mich., 1882-83; member of Michigan state senate 13th District, 1887-88. Died April 11, 1908 (age 73 years, 0 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Edwin W. Atwood (1871?-?).
  Atwood, William O. — of Maryland. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1920, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Atwood, William Quincy (d. 1910) — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Wilcox County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888. African ancestry. Died December 19, 1910. Burial location unknown.


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