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BASSAGE (Soundex B220) — See also ABZUG, AMBASSADOR, BASS, BASSANO, BASSAREAR, CASAGEMAS, COLBASSANI, GOSSAGE, ISSAGNO, KVASAGER, LESAGE, PASSAGE, SAGE, SAGENDORF, SAGENDORPH, SAGENG, SAGER, TONSAGER.

  Bassage, Allen See J. Allen Bassage
  Bassage, C. Emmett — of Yates County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Yates County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bassage, Emmett See C. Emmett Bassage
  Bassage, J. Allen — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Mayor of Marshall, Mich., 1983-88. Still living as of 1988.


BASSANO (Soundex B250) — See also AMBASSADOR, BACINO, BASANOW, BASS, BASSAGE, BASSAREAR, BESONY, BISONI, BOZZANI, CASSANO, CASSANOVA, COLBASSANI, MESSANO, ROSSANO, SANO, TASSANO.

  Bassano, C. Louis — of Union, Union County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1972-73, 1976-81 (District 9-B 1972-73, 20th District 1976-81); defeated, 1973. Still living as of 1981.
  Bassano, Joseph F., Sr. — of Lindenhurst, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Lindenhurst, N.Y., 1959-61; defeated, 1955, 1957, 1961, 1969; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960, 1976. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bassano, Louis See C. Louis Bassano


BASSAREAR (Soundex B266) — See also AMBASSADOR, BALDASSARE, BASSAGE, BASSANO, BESSERER, CAREATHERS, CASAREZ, CESAREO, COLBASSANI, DECESARE, LAREAU, MAREA, MAREAN, SARE, SAREINI, SARELL, SARELLA, SLUSAREV, VILLAREAL, WAREAM.

  Bassarear, John A. — of Greenport, Columbia County, N.Y. Born in New York. Republican. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1891, 1909. Burial location unknown.


BASSEL (Soundex B240) — See also ABELS, ABLES, ALBES, ASBEL, BALES, BALLES, BASEL, BASILE, BASS, BASSELL, BASSET, BASSETT, BASSETTE, BAZIL, BAZILE, BEALS, BISSEL, BLASE, BRASSEL, FASSEL, SABEL, WARBASSE.

  BASSEL: See also John William Davis


BASSELL (Soundex B240) — See also ABELS, ABLES, ALBES, ASBEL, BALES, BALLES, BASEL, BASILE, BASS, BASSEL, BASSET, BASSETT, BASSETTE, BAZIL, BAZILE, BEALS, BISSELL, BLASE, BRASSELL, BUSSELL, CASSELL, CASSELLA, CASSELLS, CHASSELL, HASSELL, LASSELL, MASSELL, RASSELL, SABEL, SELL, VANTASSELL, WARBASSE, WASSELL.

  Bassell, J. T. — of Titusville, Brevard County, Fla. Postmaster at Titusville, Fla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bassell, John — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1888 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.


BASSET (Soundex B230) — See also BASETT, BASS, BASSEL, BASSELL, BASSETT, BASSETTE, BASSITT, BATES, BEAST, BESSETTE, BISSET, BISSETT, BOSSET, WARBASSE.

  Basset, Elisha, Jr. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1776. Burial location unknown.


BASSETT (Soundex B230) — See also BASETT, BASKETT, BASS, BASSEL, BASSELL, BASSET, BASSETTE, BASSITT, BATES, BEAST, BESSETTE, BISSET, BISSETT, BLENNERHASSETT, BOSSET, CASSETT, CASSETTA, CASSETTI, FASSETT, GASSETT, HASSETT, MASSETTO, NASSETT, TOMASSETTI, WARBASSE.

  BASSETT: See also Collins Bassett Allen — John Bassett Alley — George Gordon Battle — Richard Henry Bayard — James Asheton Bayard, Jr. — Fred Bassett Blair — Delos Fall — Benjamin Harrison — Carter Bassett Harrison — William Henry Harrison — Everis Anson Hayes — Edward Henry Hussey — Robert Edward Kersting — Fidus Livermore
  Bassett, Alexander M. (born c.1877) — of Warrenville, Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Born in Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn., about 1877. Democrat. Carpenter; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Alfred — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1829-30, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, B. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1872, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Benjamin J. — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 1st District, 1869, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Burwell (1764-1841) — of Williamsburg, Va. Born in New Kent County, Va., March 18, 1764. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1787-89, 1819-21; member of Virginia state senate, 1794-1805; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1805-13, 1815-19, 1821-29 (at-large 1805-07, 12th District 1807-09, 22nd District 1809-11, 12th District 1811-13, 13th District 1815-19, 8th District 1821-29). Died, after a fall from his horse, in New Kent County, Va., February 26, 1841 (age 76 years, 345 days). Interment at Eltham Plantation, New Kent County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Burwell Bassett (1734-1793) and Anna Marie (Dandridge) Bassett (1739-1777); brother of Frances Bassett (1767-1796; who married Tobias Lear (1762-1816)); married to Ann Claiborne; nephew of Martha Dandridge (1731-1802; who married George Washington); first cousin of Carter Bassett Harrison and William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); first cousin once removed of John Scott Harrison; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); first cousin thrice removed of Russell Benjamin Harrison; first cousin four times removed of William Henry Harrison (1896-1990); second cousin once removed of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) and Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin four times removed of William Welby Beverley; third cousin of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph, Thomas Marshall, Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and James Keith Marshall; third cousin twice removed of Peter Myndert Dox, Edmund Randolph and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin thrice removed of Connally Findlay Trigg, Carter Henry Harrison II, Richard Evelyn Byrd and Harry Bartow Hawes.
  Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bassett, C. J. — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Charles — Secretary of state of Idaho, 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Charles — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Chauncey — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Kewanee, Ill., 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Cornelius — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Daniel — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Minneapolis, Minn., 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Daniel, Jr. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 27, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bassett, David E. — of Norwood, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Norwood, Ohio, 1965, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Bassett, E. B. — of Allegan, Allegan County, Mich. Village president of Allegan, Michigan, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Ebenezer Don Carlos (1833-1908) — also known as Ebenezer D. Bassett — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., October 16, 1833. School teacher; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1869-77; U.S. Consul General in Port-au-Prince, as of 1874; Vice-Consul for Haiti in New York, N.Y., 1898-1908. African and Pequot Indian ancestry. First Black American to be appointed a diplomat to a foreign country. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 14, 1908 (age 75 years, 29 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Eliza Park (1836-1895).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Ebenezer Bassett: Christopher Teal, Hero of Hispaniola: America's First Black Diplomat, Ebenezer D. Bassett
  Bassett, Edward Murray (1863-1948) — also known as Edward M. Bassett — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 7, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1903-05. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 7, 1948 (age 85 years, 243 days). Interment at Ashfield Plains Cemetery, Ashfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles R. Bassett and Elvira (Rogers) Bassett; married, May 14, 1890, to Annie R. Preston.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bassett, Edward P. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Toledo, Ohio, 1861-65. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Erskine B. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Ervin — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 17th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Bassett, Frank G. — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Mrs. Frank H., Jr. See Sara Belle Bassett
  Bassett, Frank Houston (1873-1950) — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Stephensport, Breckinridge County, Ky., November 1, 1873. Democrat. Played and umpired professional baseball in the Cotton and Southern leagues; dry goods merchant; hardware business; physician; mayor of Hopkinsville, Ky., 1918-21; Christian County Court Clerk, 1922-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Presbyterian. Welsh ancestry. Member, American Medical Association; Elks. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., August 5, 1950 (age 76 years, 277 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Hervey Bassett (1828-1914) and Georgia (Houston) Bassett (1832-1904); married, February 23, 1898, to Mamie Elizabeth Thompson (1871-1956); father of Frank Houston Bassett, Jr. (1906-1986).
  Political family: Bassett family of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bassett, Frank Houston, Jr. (1906-1986) — also known as Frank H. Bassett, Jr. — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Pembroke, Christian County, Ky., August 15, 1906. Democrat. Accountant; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 9th District, 1944-47; member of Kentucky state senate 6th District, 1958-61. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., March 15, 1986 (age 79 years, 212 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Mamie Elizabeth (Thompson) Bassett (1871-1956) and Frank Houston Bassett; married, December 2, 1928, to Sara Belle McPherson (1906-2001).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bassett, George — of Winnebago, Faribault County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Harold E. — of Clinton, Worcester County, Mass. Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Bassett, Harvey T. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1960, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Bassett, Henry H. — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Warren, Pa., 1926-27; chair of Warren County Republican Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Houston A. P. (1857-1920) — of Anderson, Grimes County, Tex. Born in Grimes County, Tex., March 14, 1857. Member of Texas state house of representatives 52nd District, 1887-88. Baptist. African ancestry. Died in Grimes County, Tex., July 17, 1920 (age 63 years, 125 days). Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, J. F. — of McGregor, Clayton County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, J. W. — of Tompkinsville, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Postmaster at Tompkinsville, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Jared — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1823-24, 1827-28, 1831-32, 1836; member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Joel B. — of Minnesota. Member Minnesota territorial council 11th District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bassett, John (1816-1895) — of Novi Township (now Novi), Oakland County, Mich. Born in Ovid, Seneca County, N.Y., May 29, 1816. Supervisor of Novi Township, Michigan, 1850-51, 1854-55. Died October 24, 1895 (age 79 years, 148 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bassett; married, February 18, 1837, to Ervilla Coomer (1815-1887).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bassett, John D. — of Bassett, Henry County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1924 (alternate), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Jonathan M. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 7th District, 1845-46; mayor of St. Joseph, Mo., 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Joseph E. — of New Hampshire. Socialist. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 20th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Josiah W. — of Winslow, Kennebec County, Maine. Postmaster at Winslow, Maine, 1893-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, L. V. — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 5th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Matt — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bassett, Michael — of Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bassett, Nathan — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1807-08. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Norman Leslie (b. 1869) — also known as Norman L. Bassett — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Winslow, Kennebec County, Maine, June 23, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; president, Augusta Savings Bank; director, Boston and Maine Railroad, 1915-25; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1925-32. Unitarian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Rotary; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah W. Bassett and Susan (Cornish) Bassett; married, June 24, 1903, to Lula J. Holden.
  Bassett, Orville D. — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Kewanee, Ill., 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Ozias B. (1806-1878) — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn.; New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in 1806. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin, 1839. Died in 1878 (age about 72 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Conn.
  Bassett, Paul — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Hamden, Conn., 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Bassett, Peter C. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 2nd District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Bassett, Richard (1745-1815) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Cecil County, Md., April 2, 1745. Lawyer; member of Delaware state legislative council from Kent County, 1776-80, 1782-83; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Delaware state senate, 1782; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1786; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1789-93; common pleas court judge in Delaware, 1793-99; Governor of Delaware, 1799-1801; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1801-02. Methodist. Died in Cecil County, Md., September 15, 1815 (age 70 years, 166 days). Original interment somewhere in Cecil County, Md.; reinterment in 1865 at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Michael or Arnold Bassett and Judith (Thompson) Bassett; married, December 22, 1774, to Ann Ennals (1746-1796); adoptive father of Rachel McCleary Bassett (who married Joshua Clayton); father of Ann Nancy Bassett (1777-1854; who married James Asheton Bayard, Sr.); grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868) and James Asheton Bayard, Jr.; great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; second great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; third great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); fourth great-grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); first cousin thrice removed of John Sluyter Wirt.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bassett, Royal M. — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, S. T. — of Richmond, Ray County, Mo. Postmaster at Richmond, Mo., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Samuel — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of New Britain, Connecticut, 1888; mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1900-06; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Sara Belle (1906-2001) — also known as Sara Belle McPherson; Mrs. Frank H. Bassett, Jr. — of Ancon, Canal Zone (now Panama); Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., July 4, 1906. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1940. Female. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., March 24, 2001 (age 94 years, 263 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Herbert L. McPherson; married, December 2, 1928, to Frank Houston Bassett, Jr. (1906-1986).
  Political family: Bassett family of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bassett, Squire — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Whig. Postmaster at Lexington, Ky., 1852-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Stephen — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Bassett, Theodore Roosevelt — also known as Theodore Bassett — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1933 (New York County 20th District), 1934 (New York County 13th District); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Theodore Roosevelt
  Bassett, Thomas O. — of Dover, Morris County, N.J. Mayor of Dover, N.J., 1926-30. Burial location unknown.
  Bassett, Timothy Arthur (b. 1947) — also known as Timothy A. Bassett — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lynn, Essex County, Mass., December 16, 1947. Democrat. School teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1973. Catholic. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Bassett and Marguerite (Crowley) Bassett.
  Bassett, Wayne Randolph, Sr. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1955-56, 1959-64 (District 11 1955-56, 1959-62, District 19 1963-64). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
Wilfred G. Bassett Bassett, Wilfred George (1911-1986) — also known as Wilfred G. Bassett — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., May 26, 1911. Republican. School principal; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1951-64; defeated, 1964; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1966. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Legion; Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., February 5, 1986 (age 74 years, 255 days). Interment at East Liberty Cemetery, Liberty Township, Jackson County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Franklin Bassett (1874-1943) and Estella Maggie (Remey) Bassett (1881-1948); married 1933 to Vera Agnes Scheffel (1912-1992).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Bassett, Z. D. See Zenas Doane Bassett
  Bassett, Zenas Doane (1786-1864) — also known as Z. D. Bassett — of Hyannis, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Hyannis, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., October 14, 1786. Republican. Sea captain; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856. Died December 30, 1864 (age 78 years, 77 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bassett and Zeviah (Bearse) Bassett; married, December 27, 1808, to Mary Palmer Howland (1788-1821); married, October 10, 1822, to Sarah Lewis (1809-1874).


BASSETTE (Soundex B230) — See also BASETT, BASS, BASSEL, BASSELL, BASSET, BASSETT, BASSITT, BEATES, BESSETTE, BISSET, BISSETT, BLENNERHASSETT, BOSSET, BRESSETTE, BRISSETTE, BROSSETTE, CASSETT, CASSETTA, CASSETTI, COSSETTE, FASSETT, GASSETT, GRESSETTE, HASSETT, MASSETTO, MORISSETTE, MORRISSETTE, MOUSSETTE, MUSSETTE, MUSSETTER, NASSETT, TOMASSETTI, WARBASSE.

  Bassette, Buell B. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1910; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1912; member of Connecticut Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1922-27. Burial location unknown.
  Bassette, Lena C. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Dry candidate for delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 6th District, 1933; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BASSFORD (Soundex B216) — See also BASFORD, BASS, BOTSSFORD, BRASSFIELD, FORD, GLASSFORD, GUESSFORD, HASSFURTHER, MASSFELLER.

  BASSFORD: See also Marshall Noah McKusick
  Bassford, Abraham — U.S. Pacifist candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bassford, Morris B. — of Hagerstown, Washington County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bassford, Thomas — also known as Tom Bassford — of Galloway Township, Atlantic County, N.J. Mayor of Galloway Township, N.J., 2007-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Bassford, Tom See Thomas Bassford


BASSHAM (Soundex B250) — See also BASHAM, BASS, BOSSHARD, GLASSHEIM, GRASSHOPPER, STRASSHEIM.

  Bassham, Frank — of Harlan, Harlan County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BASSINGER (Soundex B252) — See also BAGNERIS, BASSITT, BESSINGER, BISSINGER, BRASSINGTON, BUSINGER, CASSINGHAM, HASSINGER, INGER, LASSING, MASSINGALE, SEABRING, SINGER.

  Bassinger, Girard S. — of Centre County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Centre County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Bassinger, John M., Jr. — of East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor; elected 1960; defeated, 1962. Still living as of 1962.


BASSITT (Soundex B230) — See also BAITS, BASETT, BASS, BASSET, BASSETT, BASSETTE, BASSINGER, BATTIS, BESSETTE, BISSET, BISSETT, BLISSITT, BOSSET, CASSITT, CASSITY, COSSITT, LACOSSITT, LASSITER, MESSITTE, ROSSITTO.

  Bassitt, A. Eddie See Adeeb Eddie Bassitt
  Bassitt, Adeeb Eddie — also known as A. Eddie Bassitt — of St. Albans, Kanawha County, W.Va. Mayor of St. Albans, W.Va., 1985-96. Still living as of 1996.
  Bassitt, Eddie See Adeeb Eddie Bassitt


BASSLER (Soundex B246) — See also ALBERS, BAESLER, BAESSLER, BALSER, BASLER, BASS, BESSLER, BIESLAUER, BLASER, BLASSL, BOSLER, BOSSLER, BRASEL, BRASELL, BRASSEL, BRASSELL, FASSLER, GRASSLE, GRASSLEY, HASSLER, HASSLOCHER, HASSLOCK.

  BASSLER: See also Frederick Reuben Jelliff — Aaron Vance McAlvay
  Bassler, Frederick, Jr. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Bassler, Paul F. — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Green. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Bassler, Wellington E. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Bassler, William G. (b. 1938) — of New Jersey. Born in Butler, Butler County, Pa., March 6, 1938. Lawyer; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1988-91; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1991-. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile


BASSMAN (Soundex B255) — See also BASS, BASSMANN, BAUSMAN, BOSSMAN, GASSMAN, GASSMANN, GLASSMAN, GRASSMAN, MASSMAN, MASSMANN, PASSMAN, WASSMAN.

  Bassman, C. M. — also known as Cap Bassman — of Hermann, Gasconade County, Mo. Republican. Elected Missouri state house of representatives from Gasconade County 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Bassman, Cap See C. M. Bassman


BASSMANN (Soundex B255) — See also BASS, BASSMAN, BAUSMAN, BUSSMANN, ESSMANN, GASSMAN, GASSMANN, GLASSMAN, GRASSMAN, GROSSMANN, KLUSSMANN, MANN, MASSMAN, MASSMANN, PASSMAN, WASSMAN, WEISSMANN.

  BASSMANN: See also George John Kaufmann


BASSO (Soundex B200) — See also BASS, BAUSO, BISSO, BOAS, BOSA, CAMPOBASSO, LOBASSO, SABO, TIRABASSO.

  Basso, Charles L., Jr. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Basso, John J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Basso, Joseph — of Michigan. Independent American candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Basso, Phoebe A. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Basso, Raymond E. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Shiawassee District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Basso, Victor — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BAST (Soundex B230) — See also BABST, BASTA, BASTEN, BASTERAT, BASTIAN, BASTIEN, BASTIN, BASTON, BASTONE, BASTOON, BASTOW, BASTUK, BATTS, BEAST, BEST, BESTE, BOST, BRAST, BUIST, BUST, FAST, PAST, SEBAST, STAAB.

  Bast, Mark H. — of Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pa. Burgess of Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


BASTA (Soundex B230) — See also BAST, BASTOW, BESTOW, BISTOW, BOSTOW, BUSTO, PASTA, TABAS.

  Basta, Frank — of Old Forge, Lackawanna County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Basta, Karia Lee — Libertarian. Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1990. Still living as of 1990.


BASTEN (Soundex B235) — See also ASTEN, BASDEN, BASNETT, BAST, BASTERASH, BASTERAT, BASTIAN, BASTIEN, BASTIN, BASTON, BAUSTIAN, BEASTEN, CASTENHOLZ, FASTENBERG, GASTEN, HASTEN, KASTEN, KASTENBAUM, KASTENMEIER, MASTEN, PASTENE.

  BASTEN: See also Isaac W. Longyear
  Basten, J. Norman — of Brown County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Brown County 2nd District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Basten, Norman See J. Norman Basten


BASTERASH (Soundex B236) — See also BASTEN, BASTERAT, PRESTERA.

  Basterash, Thomas H. — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BASTERAT (Soundex B236) — See also BAST, BASTEN, BASTERASH, LITERATY, PRESTERA.

  Basterat, J. H. — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.


BASTIAN (Soundex B235) — See also BAST, BASTEN, BASTIEN, BASTIN, BAUSTIAN, BOSTIAN, SABASTIAN, SEBASTIAN, SEBASTIANO, TIAN.

  BASTIAN: See also Bastian C. Lasher
  Bastian, August — of Ida Township, Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Supervisor of Ida Township, Michigan; elected 1935, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bastian, C. O. — of Hiko, Lincoln County, Nev. Democrat. Member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bastian, Charles L. — of Cruz Bay, St. John, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bastian, Cyril — of Hiko, Lincoln County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bastian, Kevin — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Bastian, Larry — of Shoreview, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Bastian, Morris C. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bastian, Stanley Allen (b. 1958) — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., 1958. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 2014-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Bastian, Walter Maximillian (1891-1975) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., November 16, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1950-54; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1954-65; took senior status 1965. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Died March 12, 1975 (age 83 years, 116 days). Interment somewhere in Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Sandal Bastian and Katherine (Draeger) Bastian; married, July 3, 1914, to Eva E. Alger.
  See also federal judicial profile


BASTIEN (Soundex B235) — See also BAST, BASTEN, BASTIAN, BASTIN, BAUSTIAN, BERNSTIEN, HASTIE, SABASTIAN, SCHOTTENSTIEN, SEBASTIAN, SEBASTIANO, STIENBARGER, STIENBERG, STIENING, TIEN.

Harold A. Bastien Bastien, Harold A. (1896-1948) — of Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; postmaster at Manhattan Beach, Calif., 1941-48 (acting, 1941-42). Despondent over ill health, he shot and killed himself, in the garage of his home, in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 8, 1948 (age about 52 years). Interment at Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Los Angeles Times, September 9, 1948
  Bastien, Robert T. — of New Jersey. Grass Roots candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Bastien, Samuel (1867-1935) — of Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Amherstburg, Ontario, August 25, 1867. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1928; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Died in Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich., May 24, 1935 (age 67 years, 272 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.


BASTIN (Soundex B235) — See also BAST, BASTEN, BASTIAN, BASTIEN, BASTON, BAUSTIAN, SABASTIAN, SEBASTIAN, SEBASTIANO.

  Bastin, W. R. — of Paint Lick, Garrard County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 48th District, 1932-33. Burial location unknown.


BASTON (Soundex B235) — See also ABSTON, ASTON, BASON, BAST, BASTEN, BASTIN, BASTONE, BASTOON, BASTOW, BATSON, BATTSON, BEASTON, BOSTON, FASTON.

  Baston, Mrs. Bert — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Baston, John J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 34, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


BASTONE (Soundex B235) — See also BAST, BASTON, BASTOON, BASTOW, BATESON, BEASTON, BEATSON, STONE, TONE.

  Bastone, John (1831-1900) — of Almer, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Sidmount, Devon, England, 1831. Member of Michigan state senate 17th District, 1891; resigned 1891. Member, Freemasons. Died in Almer, Tuscola County, Mich., March 2, 1900 (age about 68 years). Interment at Almer Cemetery, Almer, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BASTOON (Soundex B235) — See also ABSTON, ANTOON, BAST, BASTON, BASTONE, BASTOW, BATSON, BATTSON, HUNTOON, MATOON, MATTOON, TOON, TOONER.

  BASTOON: See also Hamilton Tyler Howe


BASTOW (Soundex B230) — See also BARSTOW, BAST, BASTA, BASTON, BASTONE, BASTOON, BESTOW, BISTOW, BOSTOW, BRASTOW, BUSTO, STOW.

  Bastow, Earle C. (born c.1898) — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born about 1898. Republican. Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1948-68. Burial location unknown.
  Bastow, Edward, Jr. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 105th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


BASTUK (Soundex B232) — See also BAST, BOSTIC, BOSTICK, BOSTOCK, BUTKAS, DORASTUS, EASTUS, GOODPASTURE, PASTUCH, PASTULA, PASTUSZKA, SHESTUKE, STUKELEY, STUKELY, STUKENBERG, STUKES.

  Bastuk, William — Right To Life candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


BASYE (Soundex B200) — See also BACE, BASE, BASEY, BASHE, BAYE, BAYES, BAYSE, BYASSEE, EASBY, GLAISYER, SABEY, SYED, SYER, SYESTER, THORSYEINSON.

  Basye, Alfred — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Whig. Postmaster at Jefferson City, Mo., 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Basye, Walter — of Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 45th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BATAGLIA (Soundex B324) — See also BATAGUAS, BATAILLON, BATAL, BATARA, BATTAGLIA, BATTAGLIERI, INTAGLIATA, MONSALVATAGE, TAGLIA, TAGLIAFERRI, TAGLIANETTI, TAGLIERI, TARTAGLIA, TARTAGLIONE.

  Bataglia, Patrice — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BATAGUAS (Soundex B322) — See also AGUANNO, BATAGLIA, BATAILLON, BATAL, BATARA, DELAGUARDIA, GUASTAFERRI, GUASTELLO, LAGUARDIA, MCTAGUE, MONSALVATAGE, MONTAGUE, PANIAGUA, SANTAGUIDA, TAGUE.

  Bataguas, Manuel A. — Candidate for Connecticut state senate 24th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BATAILLON (Soundex B345) — See also BATAGLIA, BATAGUAS, BATAL, BATARA, BATTAILE, BEDTELYON, BETTELON, CAILLOUET, LATAILLADE, MAILLOUX, RABITAILLE, RETAILING, ROBITAILLE, TAIL, TAILER, TAILOR, TATAII, YELLOWTAIL.

  Bataillon, Joseph F. (b. 1949) — of Nebraska. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., October 3, 1949. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Nebraska, 1997-. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile


BATAL (Soundex B340) — See also BADAL, BATAGLIA, BATAGUAS, BATAILLON, BATARA, BATTAILE, BATTALLE, LABAT.

  Batal, Michael J. — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940 (alternate), 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BATARA (Soundex B360) — See also BATAGLIA, BATAGUAS, BATAILLON, BATAL, BOTTARO, BUTERA, BUTTERY, MATARAN, NATARAJAN, TARA, ZATARAIN.

  Batara, Lindy G. — of Fremont, Alameda County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Fremont, Calif., 1991. Still living as of 1991.


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