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BACHA (Soundex B200) — See also BACA, BACH, BACHARACH, BACHE, BACHO, BASHA, BECHA.

  Bacha, Stuart — of New Jersey. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1992 (America First Populist, 5th District), 1994 (Fascist, 11th District). Still living as of 1994.


BACHARACH (Soundex B262) — See also ACHARD, ACHARITE, BACHA, BACHRACH, BARACH, CHACHARIS, CHARAIS, CHARALAMBIDES, CHARAS, CUCHARA, PARACHINI, SARACHAN, SPARACHANE, ZACHARIAH, ZACHARIAHS, ZACHARIAS, ZACHARIE, ZACHARY.

  Bacharach, Harry (b. 1873) — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 24, 1873. Postmaster at Atlantic City, N.J., 1901-03; mayor of Atlantic City, N.J., 1912, 1916-20, 1930-35. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Bacharach and Betty (Nusbaum) Bacharach; married, September 16, 1901, to Hattie Hanstein.
  Bacharach, Isaac (1870-1956) — also known as "Boardwalk Ike" — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J.; Brigantine, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 5, 1870. Republican. Real estate business; lumber business; banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1911; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1915-37; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Jewish. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., September 5, 1956 (age 86 years, 244 days). Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Frankford, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Bacharach and Betty (Nusbaum) Bacharach; married to Florence Scull (died 1904).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bacharach, Robert Edwin (b. 1959) — Born in Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Miss., 1959. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 2013-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile


BACHE (Soundex B200) — See also ACHE, BAACK, BAAKE, BACE, BACH, BACHA, BACHELDER, BACHELER, BACHELLER, BACHELOR, BACHER, BACHETY, BACHLE, BACHO, BACK, BAKK, BAKKE, BASHE, BAUCH, BEACH, BECHA, BUCHE.

  BACHE: See also Michael Newbold Castle — Robert Walker Irwin
  Bache, Douglas — of Nevada. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Nevada, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Bache, Jules S. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920; Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bache, Richard (1737-1811) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Settle, Yorkshire, England, September 12, 1737. Dry goods merchant; marine insurance business; U.S. Postmaster General, 1776-82. Died in Bucks County, Pa., July 29, 1811 (age 73 years, 320 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Married, October 29, 1767, to Sarah Franklin (1743-1808; daughter of Benjamin Franklin); father of Deborah Franklin Bache (1781-1863; who married William John Duane (1780-1865)) and Richard Bache, Jr.; grandfather of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867; physicist), Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker) and Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin); great-grandfather of Robert Walker Irwin; fourth great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster and Elise du Pont.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bache, Richard, Jr. (1784-1848) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 11, 1784. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1815-28; served in the Texas Navy during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas state senate 11th District, 1846-48. Member, Freemasons. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., March 14, 1848 (age 64 years, 3 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Bache and Sarah (Franklin) Bache (1743-1808); brother of Deborah Franklin Bache (1781-1863; who married William John Duane); married, April 4, 1805, to Sophia Burrell Dallas (1784-1860; daughter of Alexander James Dallas; sister of George Mifflin Dallas); father of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867; physicist), Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker) and Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin (1803-1856)); grandson of Benjamin Franklin; grandfather of Robert Walker Irwin; third great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster; third great-granduncle of Elise du Pont; third cousin twice removed of Charles James Folger, Benjamin Dexter Sprague and Wharton Barker.
  Political families: Thomas-Smith-Irwin family of Pennsylvania; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Bache, Thomas — of Long Island (unknown county), N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 1st District, 1920, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bache, William — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1803-14. Burial location unknown.
  Bache, William — of Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pa. Postmaster at Wellsboro, Pa., 1822-45. Burial location unknown.


BACHELDER (Soundex B243) — See also BACHE, BACHELER, BACHELLER, BACHELOR, BATCHELDER, ELDER, MISENHELDER, OSTHELDER, REICHELDERFER, SHELDE, SHELDEN, VANOVERSCHELDE.

  Bachelder, Albert — of North Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Bachelder, Leonard A. (b. 1855) — of Auckland, New Zealand. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., 1855. U.S. Vice Consul in Zanzibar, 1880-83; Auckland, 1891-1903, 1915-43; U.S. Vice Consul General in Auckland, 1903-15. Burial location unknown.
  Bachelder, Nahum Josiah (1854-1934) — also known as Nahum J. Bachelder — of East Andover, Andover, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Andover, Merrimack County, N.H., September 3, 1854. Republican. Farmer; Governor of New Hampshire, 1903-05. Congregationalist. Member, Grange; Freemasons. Died, in Eliot Hospital, Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 22, 1934 (age 79 years, 231 days). Interment at Proctor Cemetery, Andover, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William Adams Bachelder and Adeline E. (Shaw) Bachelder; married, June 30, 1887, to Mary A. Putney.
  Bachelder, Thomas Cogswell (b. 1860) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., November 6, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1896-97. Congregationalist. Member, Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Fogg Bachelder and Martha Badger (Cogswell) Bachelder; married, November 8, 1893, to Claudia Wilma Crosby.
  Bachelder, William A. — of Andover, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Andover, 1902. Burial location unknown.


BACHELER (Soundex B246) — See also BACH, BACHE, BACHELDER, BACHELLER, BACHELOR, BACHLER, BAKALYAR, BATCHELER, BEHELER, BUECHELER, CALHERBE, LABRECHE, LABREECHE, RACHELE.

  Bacheler, Theodore — of Willington, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Willington, 1920. Burial location unknown.


BACHELLER (Soundex B246) — See also BACHE, BACHELDER, BACHELER, BACHELOR, BAKALYAR, BATCHELLER, BUECHELER, CALHERBE, DRUMHELLER, ELLER, HELLER, HELLERICH, HELLERMAN, HELLERMANN, HELLERSTEIN, LABRECHE, LABREECHE, MACHELLE, MUTSCHELLER, RACHELLE, SCHELLER, SHELLER, THELLER, TRUMPFHELLER, VINSONHELLER.

  Bacheller, Mrs. Charles L. — of Kilgore, Gregg County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Bacheller, Harry See J. Henry Bacheller
  Bacheller, Henry See J. Henry Bacheller
  Bacheller, J. Henry (1869-1939) — also known as Harry Bacheller — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 1, 1869. President, Fidelity Union Trust Co.; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1900-02; member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1903-05. Baptist. English, Scottish, and French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, of heart disease, in Newark, Essex County, N.J., December 12, 1939 (age 70 years, 314 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Bacheller, Jonathan — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Postmaster at Lynn, Mass., 1808-29. Burial location unknown.
  Bacheller, Norris C. — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Democrat. Postmaster at La Crosse, Wis., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.


BACHELOR (Soundex B246) — See also BACH, BACHE, BACHELDER, BACHELER, BACHELLER, BAKALYAR, BATCHELO, BATCHELOR, BUECHELER, KINCHELOE, KINCHELOW, SHELOR.

  Bachelor, Frank — of West Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, 1905. Burial location unknown.


BACHER (Soundex B260) — See also ARCHBEE, BACH, BACHE, BACHLER, BACKER, BAECKER, BAKER, BAKKER, BEACHER, BECHER, BRACHER, BREACH, BUCHER, CRUMBACHER, DACHER, FABACHER, KOHLBACHER, MARBACHER, MOHRBACHER, MOSBACHER, RORABACHER, SARBACHER, SEEBACHER.

  Bacher, Rudolph Charles — also known as Rudolph C. Bacher — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Bacher, Stephan — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1906; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bacher, William A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1915-16; candidate for New York state senate 9th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.


BACHETY (Soundex B230) — See also BACH, BACHE, BECCHETTI, IRACHETA, RACHETER.

  Bachety, Sondra — of Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


BACHHUBER (Soundex B216) — See also ACHHAMMER, ASHHURST, BACHUBER, HUBER, HUBERS, HUBERT, HUBERTY, MACHHOLZ, NACHHATAR, SCHUBER, SCHUBERT, SHUBERT.

  BACHHUBER: See also Ruth Bachhuber Doyle
  Bachhuber, Louis — of Belgium, Ozaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Bachhuber, Mabel F. — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Wausau, Wis., 1945-46. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bachhuber, Ruth See Ruth Bachhuber Doyle


BACHIGALUPI (Soundex B224) — See also BACHILLERES, BACIGALUPI, BACIGALUPO, CHALUPA, CHALUPSKI, CHALUPSKY, DEGUADALUPE, GALUSHA, GALUTERIA, GIUNCHIGLIANI, GUADALUPE, KOBASHIGAWA, LOESCHIGK, LUPIANO, LUPICA, LUPITA, MICHIGAN, MICHIGANS, OHIGASHI.

  Bachigalupi, Evelyn W. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.


BACHILLERES (Soundex B246) — See also ACHILLE, ACHILLES, ARCHILLE, BACHIGALUPI, DACHILLE, HILLER, HILLERICH, HILLERS, HILLERY, LLERENA, MOLLERE, PHILLERMAN, SCHILLER, SCHILLERSTROM, VILLERE, ZAZACHILDS.

  Bachilleres, Enrique — of Brazil. Born in Argentina. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Pernambuco, 1902-14. Burial location unknown.


BACHLE (Soundex B240) — See also BACH, BACHE, BACHLER, BACHLOTTE, BAECHLE, BAHLE, BAKLE, BEACHLEY, BICKLE, BUCKLE, DRACHLER, MACHLER, SCHONBACHLER.

  Bachle, Barbara Jean (b. 1952) — also known as Barbara J. Bachle — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Born in Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y., January 7, 1952. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Methodist. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Fred Bachle and Miriam (Graybill) Bachle.


BACHLER (Soundex B246) — See also BACH, BACHELER, BACHER, BACHLE, BACHLOTTE, BEACHLEY, BECHLER, BICHLER, BUCHLER, DRACHLER, MACHLER, SCHONBACHLER.

  Bachler, Lee Aaron — of Anderson, McDonald County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from McDonald County; elected 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACHLOTTE (Soundex B243) — See also AYDELOTTE, BACHLE, BACHLER, BATCHELO, BOCKLET, BUCHHOLDT, CHARLOTTE, GELOTTE, GILLOTTE, GUILLOTTE, LOTTE, LOTTERIES, LOTTES, MALOTTE, SCHLOTH, SCHLOTTER, SCHLOTTHAUER, SCHONBACHLER, SLOTTEN, TOURTELLOTTE, TOURTELOTTE.

  BACHLOTTE: See also John B. Johnson


BACHMAN (Soundex B255) — See also BACH, BACHMANN, BACKMAN, BECHMAN, BOCHMAN, BRACHMAN, BUCHMAN, DEACHMAN, DRACHMAN, JACHMAN, LACHMAN, LEACHMAN, RACHMAN, SPACHMAN, ZACHMAN.

  Bachman, Alfred — of Michigan. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, Anthony — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bachman, Claire M. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bachman, Donald G., Sr. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1961-71 (acting, 1961-63). Still living as of 1971.
  Bachman, Dora — Progressive. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, Francis A. — of Slatington, Lehigh County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Slatington, Pa., 1894-96. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, Ilse — of Malta, Morgan County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Bachman, Jacob Leo (1861-1920) — also known as Jacob L. Bachman — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Canal Winchester, Franklin County, Ohio, October 11, 1861. Socialist. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1910; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Ohio, 1920. German ancestry. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, July 7, 1920 (age 58 years, 270 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Bachman and Margaret (Kolb) Bachman; married, October 6, 1895, to Dora Olivia Sandoe (1869-1930).
  Epitaph: "A Friend of Humanity."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bachman, James Daniel — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, John A. — of Mt. Joy, Lancaster County, Pa. Burgess of Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, Lula E. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956, 1960; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Bachman, Nathan Lynn (1878-1937) — also known as Nathan L. Bachman — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., August 2, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Tennessee 6th District, 1908-12; justice of Tennessee state supreme court, 1918-24; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1933-37; died in office 1937. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died, from a heart attack in his room at the Continental Hotel, Washington, D.C., April 23, 1937 (age 58 years, 264 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Eva (Dulaney) Bachman (1836-1898) and Rev. Dr. Jonathan Waverly Bachman (1837-1924); married, January 7, 1904, to Pearl McMannen Duke (1879-1938; first cousin of Doris Duke (1912-1993; tobacco heiress); first cousin once removed of Angier Biddle Duke (1915-1995)).
  Political families: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Umstead-Grimmet-Byrd family of Durham, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bachman, Peter I. — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, Reuben Knecht (1834-1911) — also known as Reuben K. Bachman — of Durham, Bucks County, Pa. Born in Williams Township, Northampton County, Pa., August 6, 1834. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1879-81. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., September 19, 1911 (age 77 years, 44 days). Interment at Durham Cemetery, Durham, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bachman, Samuel — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y. Mayor of Hudson, N.Y., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, Sarah A. — of Slatington, Lehigh County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Slatington, Pa., 1896-98. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bachman, W. W. — of Prattsburg, Steuben County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Steuben County Republican Party, 1927-29. Burial location unknown.


BACHMANN (Soundex B255) — See also BACH, BACHMAN, BACKMAN, BECHMANN, BICHMANN, BRACHMAN, DEACHMAN, DRACHMAN, JACHMAN, LACHMAN, LEACHMAN, MANN, RACHMAN, SPACHMAN, ZACHMAN.

  Bachmann, Carl George (1890-1980) — also known as Carl G. Bachmann — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., May 14, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; Ohio County Prosecuting Attorney, 1921-24; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1925-33; defeated, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; chair of Ohio County Republican Party, 1940; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1940; mayor of Wheeling, W.Va., 1947-51; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1949-51. Presbyterian. Member, Elks. Died in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., January 22, 1980 (age 89 years, 253 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles F. Bachmann and Sophia (Neuhard) Bachmann; married, July 14, 1914, to Susan Smith; father of Charles F. Bachmann (1915-1983).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bachmann, Charles F. (1915-1983) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., November 26, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1957-60; defeated, 1954. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Delta Psi; Sigma Nu Phi; American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons; Jesters; Shriners. Died in December, 1983 (age 68 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carl George Bachmann (1890-1980).
  Bachmann, Charles W. — of Carver County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 33, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bachmann, John W. — Republican. Candidate for Missouri state senate 19th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Bachmann, Michele Marie (b. 1956) — also known as Michele Bachmann; Michele Marie Amble — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, April 6, 1956. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate, 2001-06 (56th District 2001-02, 52nd District 2003-06); U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 2007-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2008, 2012; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2012. Female. Lutheran; later Evangelical Christian. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Married to Marcus Bachmann.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail — Encyclopedia of American Loons — Minnesota Legislator record
  Books by Michele Bachmann: Core of Conviction: My Story (2011)
  Bachmann, William L. — of St. Louis, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.


BACHO (Soundex B200) — See also BACCO, BACH, BACHA, BACHE, BACHOP, BOHAC, CHABO.

  Bacho, Frank C. — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1958, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


BACHOP (Soundex B210) — See also BACH, BACHO, BAUCHOP.

  BACHOP: See also John Bachop Gilfillan


BACHRACH (Soundex B262) — See also BACH, BACHARACH, BACHRODT, CHACHRA, MACEACHRAN, MCCACHRAN, RACH, SCHRACK.

  Bachrach, Ben See Benjamin I. Bachrach
  Bachrach, Benjamin I. — also known as Ben Bachrach — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 31st District, 1980; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988, 1996, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Bachrach, Walton Howard (1904-1989) — also known as Walton H. Bachrach — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1960-67. Jewish. Member, Moose; B'nai B'rith; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a stroke, in a nursing home at Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., December 17, 1989 (age 84 years, 360 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BACHRODT (Soundex B263) — See also BACH, BACHRACH, BUSHROD, DACHRODT, DAMSCHRODER, EPAPHRODITUS, MACHROWICZ, MCEACHRON, SCHRODER, SHRODE, SHRODER.

  Bachrodt, A. L. — of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1920. Burial location unknown.


BACHTEL (Soundex B234) — See also BACH, BAECHOTEL, BECHTEL, BECHTLE, BECHTOL, BETLACH, BUCHTEL, FECHTEL, FICHTEL, GNICHTEL, MACHTEL, PECHTEL, WACHTEL, WACHTELL.

  Bachtel, Garda — of Bethany, Brooke County, W.Va. Democrat. Secretary of West Virginia Democratic Party, 1937. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACHUBER (Soundex B216) — See also BACH, BACHHUBER, BACHUS, HUBER, HUBERS, HUBERT, HUBERTY, SCHUBEL, SCHUBER, SCHUBERT, SHUBERT.

  Bachuber, Mabel — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACHUS (Soundex B220) — See also BACCHUS, BACCUS, BACH, BACHUBER, BACKHOUSE, BACKOUS, BACKUS, BAKOS, BAUCUS, BAUSCH, EACHUS, MASSACHUSETTS, SCHAUB, TELEMACHUS.

  Bachus, Spencer Thomas III (b. 1947) — also known as Spencer T. Bachus — of Vestavia Hills, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., December 28, 1947. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alabama state senate, 1983-84; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1984-87; candidate for secretary of state of Alabama, 1990; Alabama Republican state chair, 1991-92; U.S. Representative from Alabama 6th District, 1993-2015; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Baptist. Member, Phi Kappa Tau. Still living as of 2015.
  Relatives: Son of Spencer Thomas Bachus, Jr. and Edith (Wells) Bachus.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Bachus, Wayne — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


BACIGALUPI (Soundex B224) — See also BACHIGALUPI, BACIGALUPO, BACINO, BOMBACI, CHALUPA, CHALUPSKI, CHALUPSKY, CIGANEK, DEGUADALUPE, GALUSHA, GALUTERIA, GUADALUPE, LUPIANO, LUPICA, LUPITA.

  Bacigalupi, Frank — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACIGALUPO (Soundex B224) — See also BACHIGALUPI, BACIGALUPI, BACINO, BOMBACI, CHALUPA, CHALUPSKI, CHALUPSKY, CIGANEK, DEGUADALUPE, GALUSHA, GALUTERIA, GUADALUPE, LUPO, LUPOLD.

  BACIGALUPO: See also Joseph Dominic Montedonico
  Bacigalupo, Mary L. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932, 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bacigalupo, Stephen D. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACINO (Soundex B250) — See also BACIGALUPI, BACIGALUPO, BASANOW, BASSANO, BESONY, BIANCO, BIONCA, BISONI, BOMBACI, BONACCI, BOZZANI, CINO, COBIAN, IACINO, SPARACINO, TARRACINO.

  Bacino, Kathy — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.


BACK (Soundex B200) — See also ALABACK, BAACK, BAAKE, BACH, BACHE, BACKER, BACKERS, BACKES, BACKLUND, BACKMAN, BACKOFEN, BACKOUS, BACKSTER, BACKUS, BAKK, BAKKE, BAUCH, BECK, BICK, BLACK, BOBACK, BOCK, BRACK, BUBACK, BUCK, BYCK, CULMBACK, CUMBACK, DACK, DUNBACK, DUNSBACK, ESCHBACK, ESHBACK, FISHBACK, HANBACK, HOBACK, HORNBACK, LANDBACK, LEINBACK, LINDBACK, LINEBACK, PACK, REBACK, ROBACK, ROMBACK, RORABACK, SLAYBACK, SUNDBACK, SWEDBACK, ZWEIBACK.

  BACK: See also Moy Back Hin
  Back, Elizabeth — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930, 1950. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Back, Harry E. — of Danielson, Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Danielson, Connecticut, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Back, Larry H. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 28th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Back, Roscius — of Union, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Union; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Back, Walter Davis (1904-1985) — also known as Walter D. Back — of Marble Hill, Bollinger County, Mo. Born in Bollinger County, Mo., June 2, 1904. Democrat. Farmer; chair of Bollinger County Democratic Party, 1943-45; Bollinger County Treasurer; Bollinger County Sheriff. Methodist. Died in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., June 3, 1985 (age 81 years, 1 days). Interment at Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery, Marble Hill, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Franklin Back (1860-1914) and Ellen (Thornton) Back (1861-1923); married, April 21, 1934, to Nola Myers (1909-1997).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BACKENSTOSE (Soundex B252) — See also BENCKENSTEIN, BIENENSTOCK, BIENSTOCK, BRICKENSTEIN, ECKENSTEIN, FALKENSTEIN, FENSTON, FLECKENSTEIN, FRANKENSTEEN, FRANKENSTEIN, GREENSTONE, HAAKENSTAD, HAGENSTON, HOKENSTAD, MACKENSEN, ROSENSTOCK.

  Backenstose, Donald See J. Donald Backenstose
  Backenstose, Dwight B. — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County 1st District, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Backenstose, J. Donald — of Berks County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Berks County 3rd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACKER (Soundex B260) — See also ACKER, BACHER, BACK, BACKERS, BAECKER, BAKER, BAKKER, BANCKER, BECKER, BICKER, BLACKER, BRACKER, CRUMBACKER, GREENBACKER, IRLBACKER, KNICKERBACKER, KOHLBACKER, LENNEBACKER, PACKER, PENNYBACKER, REBACK, RHORBACKER, RICKENBACKER.

  BACKER: See also James Newton Fiero
  Backer, Frederick — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1957-68; appointed 1957. Still living as of 1968.
  Backer, George — of New York. American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1937, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Backer, Gracia Y. — of New Bloomfield, Callaway County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Backer, Henry — of New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of New Fairfield, Connecticut, 1904-09. Burial location unknown.
  Backer, Jeff — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 12-A, 2015-. Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Backer, Joseph — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Backer, Leighton — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1904 (Social Democratic, Kings County 10th District), 1919 (Socialist, New York County 22nd District). Burial location unknown.
  Backer, Leon — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam, 1904, 1906. Burial location unknown.


BACKERS (Soundex B262) — See also ACKERSON, BACK, BACKER, BACKES, BECAURSE, BECKERS, BEKERIS, BICKERS, CRUMBACKER, GREENBACKER, IRLBACKER, KNICKERBACKER, KOHLBACKER, LENNEBACKER, PENNYBACKER, RHORBACKER, RICKENBACKER.

  Backers, Thomas J. — American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


BACKES (Soundex B220) — See also BACK, BACKERS, BACKUS, BAKES, BOCKES, HACKES.

  Backes, Edward E. — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford; elected 1930; defeated, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Backes, Edward H. — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Backes, John Anthony (1898-1965) — also known as John A. Backes — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn.; Whigville, Burlington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., August 15, 1898. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Burlington, 1933-34; defeated, 1934. Died in Burlington, Hartford County, Conn., July 2, 1965 (age 66 years, 321 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Augustina (Oniesczyk) Backes (1866-1959) and Joseph W. Backes; married to Mary Wagoner (1901-1996).
  Backes, John H. (1864-1935) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., August 18, 1864. Lawyer; vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1913-27. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., June 15, 1935 (age 70 years, 301 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Backes (1833-1874) and Mary (Hannes) Backes (1837-1921); married to Elizabeth C. Hattersley (1869-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Backes, Raymond O. — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford, 1939-40; defeated, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACKHOUSE (Soundex B220) — See also BACCHUS, BACCUS, BACHUS, BACKOUS, BACKUS, BAKOS, BAUCUS, BRICKHOUSE, BUCKHOUT, DYKHOUSE, FUNKHOUSER, HOUSE, HUMRICKHOUSE, SLYKHOUSE, STACKHOUSE, VANEECKHOUTE.

  Backhouse, Edward T. (1806-1884) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1806. Fruit merchant; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1851; president, Kings County Fire Insurance Company, 1861-84. Died, of pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 28, 1884 (age about 78 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.


BACKLUND (Soundex B245) — See also BACK, BJORKLUND, BOKELUND, BUCKLAND, ECKLUND, EKLUND, KLUNDER, LUND, WICKLUND.

  Backlund, Bob See Robert Lee Backlund
  Backlund, Ed See Edward Backlund
  Backlund, Edward (1893-1978) — also known as Ed Backlund — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., December 11, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; insurance business; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 13th District, 1953-56. Lutheran. Member, Farmers Union; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in November, 1978 (age 84 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Gladys Pear Lowrie.
  Backlund, Gordon — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 51-A, 1985-86. Still living as of 1986.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Backlund, Robert Lee (b. 1950) — also known as Bob Backlund — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Princeton, Mille Lacs County, Minn., August 14, 1950. Republican. Professional wrestler; former WWF World Champion; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 2000. Still living as of 2009.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile


BACKMAN (Soundex B255) — See also BACHMAN, BACHMANN, BACK, BALKMAN, BECKMAN, BLACKMAN, BOCKMAN, BRACKMAN, BUCKMAN.

  Backman, Alice L. — of Cape May, Cape May County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Backman, Jack H. (b. 1922) — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Saugus, Essex County, Mass., April 26, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1965-70; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1971-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972, 1980 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Saul Backman and Edith (Cohen) Backman; married to Lillian Sagik.
  Backman, John E. — Constitutional candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1970, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Backman, Robert LeGrand (b. 1922) — of Utah. Born March 22, 1922. Member of Utah state legislature, 1970. Mormon. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BACKOFEN (Soundex B215) — See also BACK, BACKOUS, BACKOWSKI, ECKOFF, HOFENER, OPPIKOFER, PELKOFER, RACKOFF, ROCKOFF, RYCKOFF, VANHOFEN, WICKOFF, WYCKOFF, ZUCKOFF.

  Backofen, Charles J. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1904; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1908; Socialist Labor candidate for Connecticut state senate 35th District, 1910; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Backofen, Herman — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1908, 1910, 1912. Burial location unknown.


BACKOUS (Soundex B220) — See also BACCHUS, BACCUS, BACHUS, BACK, BACKHOUSE, BACKOFEN, BACKOWSKI, BACKUS, BAKOS, BAUCUS, BUCKOUT, KOUSCH, LINKOUS, SKOUSEN.

  BACKOUS: See also Samuel Moffett Ralston


BACKOWSKI (Soundex B220) — See also BACKOFEN, BACKOUS, BACZKOWSKI, BUCKOWITZ, BUCZKOWSKI, BUKOWSKI, BUKOWSKY, KOWSKI, KRECKOW, MACKOWIAK, MCKOWEN, MCKOWN, OBUCHOWSKI, STACKOWSKI, VONTRESCKOW.

Joseph S. Backowski Backowski, Joseph S. (b. 1889) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 24, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives; elected 1916, 1918; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stanislaw Backowski and Frances (Rucenski) Backowski.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)


BACKSTER (Soundex B236) — See also BACK, BACKSTRAND, BACKSTROM, BAXTER, BECKSTEDT, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, DICKSTEIN, ECKSTEIN, GLICKSTEIN, GREENBACKS, HACKSTON, JACKSTADT, KACKSTETTER, LANKSTER, OCKSTEDT, THACKSTON.

  Backster, Frank See J. Frank Backster
  Backster, J. Frank — of Newton, Sussex County, N.J. Democrat. Chair of Sussex County Democratic Party, 1925. Burial location unknown.


BACKSTRAND (Soundex B236) — See also BACKSTER, BACKSTROM, BECKSTRAND, BECKSTROM, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, DYKSTRA, ECKSTROM, GREENBACKS, HACKSTON, HOEKSTRA, JACKSTADT, KACKSTETTER, STRAND, THACKSTON, WICKSTROM.

  Backstrand, Leland Milton (1899-1964) — also known as Leland M. Backstrand — of Riverside, Riverside County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1899. Republican. Insurance and real estate business; member of California state assembly, 1953-60; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960; member of California state senate, 1961-64. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Optimist Club; American Legion; Native Sons of the Golden West. Died in 1964 (age about 65 years). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Riverside, Calif.
  Relatives: Married, July 14, 1923, to Dorothy Iversen.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BACKSTROM (Soundex B236) — See also BACKSTER, BACKSTRAND, BECKSTRAND, BECKSTROM, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, ECKSTROM, EKSTROM, GREENBACKS, HACKSTON, JACKSTADT, KACKSTETTER, STROM, THACKSTON, WICKSTROM, WIKSTROM.

  Backstrom, John — of Palisades Park, Bergen County, N.J. Postmaster at Palisades Park, N.J., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Backstrom, John — of Leakesville, Greene County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Backstrom, Walter — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968 (alternate), 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


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