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BEARD (Soundex B630) — See also BAADER, BADDER, BADER, BARD, BEAIRD, BEAR, BEARDALL, BEARDEN, BEARDMORE, BEARDS, BEARDSLEE, BEARDSLEY, BEARDSLY, BEDARD, BENARD, BERARD, BEWARD, BIARD, BIERD, BIRD, BOARD, BREAD, BREARD, BREDA, BYARD, BYRD, BYRDE, CLINKINGBEARD, DARBE, DARBEE, DEBAR, PEARD.

  BEARD: See also John Beard Allen — Christopher Columbus Andrews — Evert M. Bangham — Curtis Hooks Brogden — Alexander Cowan — Francis Xavier Desnoyers — Willis T. Harbison — William Beard Hoke — Alfred Beard Kittredge — Beard Plumer — Arthur Raymond Robinson — Daniel Curtis Roundy — Charles C. Sapp — James C. Shanklin — John Taber — Francis D. Williams
  Beard, (need first name) — of Fairfield County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state senate 25th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, A. Green — of Mason County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mason County, 1885. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Aaron (b. 1833) — of Brownsville, Houston County, Minn. Born in New York, 1833. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, January 8, 1865, to Lucinda Snider.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Beard, Alanson Wilder (1825-1900) — also known as Alanson W. Beard — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt., August 20, 1825. Republican. Clothing merchant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868, 1888; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1870-71; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1878-82, 1890-94; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1885-86; Massachusetts state treasurer, 1886-89. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 27, 1900 (age 75 years, 7 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Beard and Chloe Bartlett (Wilder) Beard; married to Mary C. Morgan.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Beard, Ben — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 145th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Beard, Bennett N. — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives; elected 1910; defeated, 1926 (Shelton), 1930 (Shelton); first selectman of Huntington, Connecticut, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Bill See John William Beard
  Beard, C. L. — of Sheffield, Colbert County, Ala. Mayor of Sheffield, Ala., 1953-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, C. L. — of Iuka, Tishomingo County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
Charles R. Beard Beard, Charles R. (1879-1965) — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Born in Berkeley County, W.Va., November 30, 1879. Republican. Blacksmith; United Brethren Church minister; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Berkeley County, 1915-16, 1925-30, 1935-36, 1939-40, 1943-48; defeated, 1916, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1950, 1952. United Brethren. Member, Odd Fellows; Junior Order. Died in Berkeley County, W.Va., April 20, 1965 (age 85 years, 141 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Martinsburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of John O. Beard and Ella (Sakeman) Beard; married, June 17, 1904, to Elizabeth Robbins (died 1935); married, March 28, 1943, to Nellie Kiser.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Beard, Cora — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Dick See Richard Beard
  Beard, E. L. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Edna Louisa (1877-1928) — also known as Edna L. Beard — of Orange, Orange County, Vt. Born in Chenoa, McLean County, Ill., July 25, 1877. School teacher; superintendent of schools; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1921-22; member of Vermont state senate from Orange County, 1923-24. Female. Congregationalist. First woman member of the Vermont legislature. Died in Orange, Orange County, Vt., September 18, 1928 (age 51 years, 55 days). Interment at Orange Center Cemetery, Orange, Vt.
  Relatives: Daughter of Royal Edson Beard (1845-1912) and Flora (Curtiss) Beard (1849-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Beard, Edward Peter (b. 1940) — of Rhode Island. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 20, 1940. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1975-81. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Beard, Elias L. — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Salinas, Calif., 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Elihu B. — of California. Member of California state assembly, 1883-87 (5th District 1883-85, 66th District 1885-87). Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Elmo R. — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Mayor of Beaumont, Tex., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, F. H. — of Hanover, York County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Frank H. — of Woodmere (now part of Detroit), Wayne County, Mich. People's candidate for village president of Woodmere, Michigan, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Fred (b. 1892) — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Paducah, McCracken County, Ky., May 24, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1934, 1936. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Beard and Martha (Wisecup) Beard; married, February 13, 1918, to Beulah M. LeBaron.
  Beard, Frederick W. — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of Huntington, Connecticut, 1904; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Huntington, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, George A. — of Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state senate 10th District, 1944-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, George S. — of Kentucky. Republican. Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Beard, Green See A. Green Beard
  Beard, Hazel (b. 1930) — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in 1930. Republican. Mayor of Shreveport, La., 1990-94. Still living as of 2005.
  Beard, Howard K. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Isaac N. (1808-1871) — of Indiana. Born in Wayne County, Ind., May 16, 1808. Democrat. Farmer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1849-50; defeated, 1850. Died in 1871 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Nephew of Patrick Beard (1769-1831); cousin *** of John Beard.
  Political family: Beard family of Wayne County, Indiana.
  Beard, J. William See John William Beard
  Beard, Jabez — of Mason County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mason County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, James B. — of Hickory, Catawba County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Hickory, N.C., 1881-85. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, John (1795-1874) — of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind. Born in North Carolina, January 4, 1795. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1827-31; member of Indiana state senate, 1831-41, 1846-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1856 (Convention Vice-President), 1860. Quaker. Died in Montgomery County, Ind., September 27, 1874 (age 79 years, 266 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Ind.
  Relatives: Nephew of Patrick Beard (1769-1831); cousin *** of Isaac N. Beard.
  Political family: Beard family of Wayne County, Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Beard, John — of Indiana. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, John E. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Beard, John W. — of Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, John W. — of California. Republican. Candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Beard, John William — also known as J. William Beard; Bill Beard — of El Centro, Imperial County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Kaleta V. — of Artesia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Beard, Kay — of Inkster, Wayne County, Mich.; Westland, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980, 1996. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Beard, Lyman B. — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Mayor of Muskogee, Okla., 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, M. R. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1906-07, 1910-12. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, M. Susan — of Amma, Roane County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 11th District, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Beard, Marge — of Plymouth, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Beard, Maurice H. See Morris H. Beard
  Beard, Michael — also known as Mike Beard — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 2003-14 (District 35-A 2003-12, District 55-A 2013-14). Still living as of 2014.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Beard, Michele — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Beard, Mike See Michael Beard
  Beard, Morris H. (1864-1913) — also known as Maurice H. Beard — of Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Ky. Born October 14, 1864. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Died, of appendicitis, October 24, 1913 (age 49 years, 10 days). Interment at Old Hardinsburg Cemetery, Hardinsburg, Ky.
  Beard, O. D. — of Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Pat See Patrick W. Beard
  Beard, Patrick (1769-1831) — of Indiana. Born in Londonderry, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), 1769. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; member of Indiana state senate, 1816-23. Quaker. Died near Centerville, Wayne County, Ind., 1831 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Uncle of John Beard and Isaac N. Beard (1808-1871).
  Political family: Beard family of Wayne County, Indiana.
  Beard, Patrick W. — also known as Pat Beard — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1983-94 (District 56-B 1983-92, District 57-B 1993-94). Still living as of 1994.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Beard, Richard — also known as Dick Beard — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Beard, Robin Leo, Jr. (1939-2007) — also known as Robin L. Beard, Jr. — of Tennessee. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., August 21, 1939. Republican. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1973-83; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1982. Died, from brain cancer, in a hospice at Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 16, 2007 (age 67 years, 299 days). Interment at Huguenot Church Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Beard, Ronald L. — of Adelanto, San Bernardino County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Adelanto, Calif., 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Beard, Susan See M. Susan Beard
  Beard, Theodore A. C. — of Crete, Saline County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Crete, Neb., 1886-90, 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, W. T. — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 26th District, 1940-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Walter L. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Socialist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 11th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, William See John William Beard
  Beard, William G. — of Michigan. Fusion candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, William H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, William H. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, William M. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Beard, Zina C. — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Huntington, 1906. Burial location unknown.


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