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BECKER (Soundex B260) — See also BACKER, BAECKER, BEACHER, BECHER, BECK, BECKERING, BECKERLE, BECKERMAN, BECKERMANN, BECKERS, BECKERT, BECKLER, BECKNER, BEECHER, BEEKER, BEUCHER, BICKER, BLACKENBECKER, BOECKER, BRIDENBECKER, BUECKER, DECKER, DESBECKER, ECKER, HAWBECKER, KUCHENBECKER, PECKER, SIEBECKER.

  BECKER: See also Harry B. Anstine — Francis Walter Bliss — Herman Becker Fast — George H. Fischer — Jamie M. Gillespie — James Prutzman — Peter P. Schoolcraft
  Becker, A. M. — of Minnesota. Democrat. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 7th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Mrs. A. M. — of near Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Becker, Abraham — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1783-85. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Adelbert See C. Adelbert Becker
  Becker, Adrienne M. — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Becker, Alan — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Florida state attorney general, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Becker, Alan D. — of Carmel Valley, Monterey County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Becker, Albert C. — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Alfred Le Roy (1878-1948) — also known as Alfred L. Becker — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 22, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for New York state attorney general, 1918. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., July 13, 1948 (age 70 years, 113 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Minnie Alfredena (Le Roy) Becker and Tracy Chatfield Becker (1855-?); married, December 22, 1910, to Eulabee Dix (1879-1961; divorced 1926).
  Becker, Andrew M. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Becker, Ann R. — of University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Becker, Anthony — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Arthur G. (1895-1988) — of Wayne County, Mich.; Oakland County, Mich. Born November 21, 1895. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1940 (Democratic primary, Wayne County 1st District), 1950 (Democratic primary, Wayne County 1st District), 1952 (Democratic primary, Wayne County 1st District), 1954 (Democratic primary, Wayne County 4th District), 1960 (Republican primary, Oakland County 4th District); candidate in Democratic primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1942; candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1946. Died November 11, 1988 (age 92 years, 356 days). Burial location unknown.
  Becker, B. O. — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Benjamin M. — of Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Illinois state senate 25th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Bill See J. Bill Becker
  Becker, C. Adelbert — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Carl — of Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of Port Clinton, Ohio; elected 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Charles — of St. Clair County, Ill. Illinois state treasurer, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Charles — of Maryland. Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Charles E. — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Becker, Charles L. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1973-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Becker, Charles U. (1868-1934) — of Wishart, Polk County, Mo.; Bolivar, Polk County, Mo. Born near New Haven, Franklin County, Mo., October 21, 1868. Republican. Farmer; writer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Polk County, 1915-20; secretary of state of Missouri, 1921-33. German and French ancestry. Died, from cirrhosis of the liver, in Missouri Methodist Hospital, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., May 21, 1934 (age 65 years, 212 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Hermann Becker and Sarah (Maupin) Becker; married, May 13, 1920, to Mary B. Tolson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Chauncey L. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Christ See Christian Becker
  Becker, Christian (1851-1917) — also known as Christ Becker — of Pennsylvania. Born in Germany, April 7, 1851. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1913-16. German ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in 1917 (age about 66 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Tamaqua, Pa.
  Becker, Clarence D. (d. 1947) — of Lebanon County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 17th District, 1941-47; died in office 1947. Died August 27, 1947. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Conrad F. (1905-1965) — of Red Bud, Randolph County, Ill. Born in Red Bud, Randolph County, Ill., November 11, 1905. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940; Illinois state treasurer, 1945-47; chair of Randolph County Republican Party, 1950. Christian Reformed. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died in 1965 (age about 59 years). Interment at St. Peter Cemetery, Red Bud, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Cora D. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Becker, Coulton Meldrom (1888-1947) — also known as Coulton M. Becker — of Williamsville, Wayne County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 20, 1888. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1921-22; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1936. Died in Richmond Heights, St. Louis County, Mo., January 15, 1947 (age 58 years, 301 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, Normandy, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Edward C. Becker (1846-1926) and Auguste (Thais) Becker (1855-1921); married to Grace Dulaney (1892-1978).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Dan — Independence candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Becker, Daniel — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1959-66, 1969-70 (Orange County 1st District 1959-65, 106th District 1966, 96th District 1969-70). Still living as of 1970.
  Becker, Daniel — of Georgia. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Becker, Darrell D. — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1980-89. Still living as of 1989.
  Becker, DeWitt C. — of Fairport, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
  Becker, Dorothea — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 65th District, 1974; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 19th District, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Becker, Earl A. — of Berks County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Berks County 4th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Edward Roy (b. 1933) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 4, 1933. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1970-82; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1981-. Still living as of 2000.
  Cross-reference: Paul J. Fishman
  See also federal judicial profile
  Becker, Edwin S. — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Ellis — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1944, 1954, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Ellwood (1853-1903) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 20, 1853. Republican. Real estate business; member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1891-98. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 25, 1903 (age 49 years, 189 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Erwin W. — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Floyd — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Forrest — of Newcastle, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Francis G. — of Columbus, Platte County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbus, Neb., 1858-62. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Francis H. (b. 1915) — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Born in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, October 15, 1915. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1965-72. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Legion; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Foresters. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Frank — of Le Sueur County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Becker, Mrs. Frank A. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Frank John (1899-1981) — also known as Frank J. Becker — of Lynbrook, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 27, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate and insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Nassau County 1st District, 1945-52; U.S. Representative from New York, 1953-65 (3rd District 1953-63, 5th District 1963-65); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964. Catholic. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society. Died in Lynbrook, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 4, 1981 (age 82 years, 8 days). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Maximilian Becker and Eva (Sperling) Becker; married, June 30, 1923, to Anne Claire Ferris.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Fred C. (1875-1941) — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, September 18, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Lima, Ohio, 1908-10; Allen County Probate Judge, 1913-21; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1921. Member, Modern Woodmen of America; Elks; Moose; Beta Theta Pi. Died in 1941 (age about 65 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Martin L. Becker (1846-1929) and Mary J. (Fenstermaker) Becker (1849-1934); married, November 4, 1904, to Caroline Jones.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Mrs. Frederick P. — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Becker, Frederick R. — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Wausau, Wis., 1934-37. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Gary (b. 1957) — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Born in St. Mary's Hospital, Racine, Racine County, Wis., 1957. Dry cleaning business; mayor of Racine, Wis., 2003-. Member, Rotary. Still living as of 2005.
  Relatives: Son of Tom Becker and Nancy Becker; married, February 14, 1981, to Julie Fischer.
  Becker, George — of Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Ill. Village president of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Becker, George (1928-2007) — of Allison Park, Allegheny County, Pa.; West Deer, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Madison, Madison County, Ill., October 20, 1928. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; steelworker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984 (alternate), 1996, 2000; president, United Steelworkers of America, 1993-2000. Member, United Steelworkers of America. Died, of prostate cancer, in West Deer, Allegheny County, Pa., February 3, 2007 (age 78 years, 106 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Becker and Frances Becker; married 1950 to Jane Goforth.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Becker, George D. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, George H. — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, George H. — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Essex County Republican Party, 1945; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, George I. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 42, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Becker, George Loomis (1829-1904) — also known as George L. Becker — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Locke, Cayuga County, N.Y., February 4, 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1856-57; delegate to Minnesota state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1857; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1859, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1860; member of Minnesota state senate 1st District, 1868-71; member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1885; appointed 1885. Dutch ancestry. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., January 6, 1904 (age 74 years, 336 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  Becker County, Minn. is named for him.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Becker, George W. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 11th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Glen — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Becker, Gregory R. — of Lynbrook, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly 21st District, 1983-98; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Becker, Gustave T. F. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 4th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, H. — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Becker, Harold W. — of Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Catskill, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Harry L. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Little Falls, N.Y., 1907-11. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Henry — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1802-05, 1810-11. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Henry L. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state senate 25th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Henry M. — Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly 112th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Becker, Herman — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Hiram — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1845-46, 1847-48. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Hiram — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, I. T. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Irene — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Becker, Iris M. — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960, 1964 (alternate); member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 21st Senatorial District, 1961; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Becker, Isaac — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 2nd District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Isaac F. — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1934, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, J. Bill — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Becker, J. M. — People's candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, James — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District; elected 1944; defeated, 1946, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Jeanette E. — of Vero Beach, Indian River County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Becker, Jeffrey Conrad — Constitution candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Becker, Joan — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Becker, John P. — of Columbus, Platte County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at Columbus, Neb., 1863-64; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Joseph W. — of Jerseyville, Jersey County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Joseph W. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Katherine Thompson (1916-1996) — also known as Katherine Thompson Brown — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., October 10, 1916. Republican. Member of California Republican State Central Committee, 1942-50; vice-chair of California Republican Party, 1948-50. Female. Congregationalist. Danish, Dutch, and English ancestry. Member, League of Women Voters. Died in San Joaquin County, Calif., February 25, 1996 (age 79 years, 138 days). Entombed at Casa Bonita Mausoleum, Stockton, Calif.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Henry Brown (1865-1935) and Annette (Thompson) Brown (1885-1959); married to Howard E. Becker (1913-1975).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Kirk — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Austin, Tex., 1997. Still living as of 1997.
  Becker, Lansing — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Lawrence (1869-1947) — of Montana; Hammond, Lake County, Ind.; East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Born in Finnentrop, Germany, August 10, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Hammond, Ind., 1904-11; superior court judge in Indiana, 1911-14, 1934-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, following a kidney operation, in St. Catherine's Hospital, East Chicago, Lake County, Ind., March 12, 1947 (age 77 years, 214 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Eberhard Becker and Margaret (Alvers) Becker; married, September 8, 1898, to Agnes D. Eaton.
  Becker, Lawson E. — of Fenton, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Michigan. Republican. Postmaster at Fenton, Mich., 1901-11. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Leon — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, LeRoy — of Cobleskill, Schoharie County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Cobleskill, N.Y., 1911-13. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Lester G. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 22nd District, 1920, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Lewis A. — of Troy Township (now Troy), Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Supervisor of Troy Township, Michigan; elected 1904, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Louis (b. 1875) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 25, 1875. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; paperhanger and decorator; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 8, 1903, to Dora Barthels.
  Becker, Louis J. — of St. Louis, Mo. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st Missouri District, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, M. — of Berkeley County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Berkeley County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Nan V. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Nancy — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Becker, Neal Dow (1883-1955) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County, N.Y., February 13, 1883. Lawyer; president, Hammond Typewriter Corporation, 1913-24; president (1925-52) and chairman (1952-55), Intertype Corporation; trustee and member of executive committee, Consolidated Edison electric utility; bank director; Honorary Consul-General for Bulgaria in New York, N.Y., 1923-33; chairman, Cornell University Board of Trustees, 1947-53. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 16, 1955 (age 72 years, 92 days). Interment at All Souls Onteora Park Church Cemetery, Hunter, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: Neal Dow
  Relatives: Son of William E. Becker and Eva Claire (Kenyon) Becker; married 1909 to Ivah Elizabeth Smith (1881-1951); married 1954 to Charlotte Allen.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Nicholas E. (1842-1920) — of Fredonia, Ozaukee County, Wis. Born in Luxembourg, 1842. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Ozaukee County, 1899-1900, 1903-04. Catholic. Luxemburgian ancestry. Died in Fredonia, Ozaukee County, Wis., 1920 (age about 78 years). Interment at St. Nicholas Cemetery, Dacada, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Nickolaus — of St. Louis, Mo. Socialist. Carpenter; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1920; candidate for delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 30th District, 1922; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Niles R. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Secretary of New York Republican Party, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Norman W. — of Seneca County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Ola M. — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 5th District, 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Otto H. — Born in Venezuela. U.S. Consular Agent in Valencia, 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Philip (1830-1898) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Oberotterbach, Bavaria, Germany, April 25, 1830. Republican. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1876-77, 1886-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. German ancestry. Died July 4, 1898 (age 68 years, 70 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Becker, Philip A. (c.1836-1888) — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Born in Germany, about 1836. Grocer; mayor of Erie, Pa., 1883-84. Died January 12, 1888 (age about 52 years). Interment at Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Eugena Jung (died 1896).
  Becker, Quinn H. — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Sullivan County Democratic Party, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Ralph Elihu (1907-1994) — also known as Ralph E. Becker — of Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 29, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for Presidential Elector for District of Columbia, 1972; U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, 1976-77. Jewish; later Episcopalian. Lithuanian and Belarusian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association; National Trust for Historic Preservation; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Jewish War Veterans; American Legion; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Committee. Donor of the Ralph E. Becker Collection of Political Americana to the Smithsonian Institution; a sponsor of the Antarctic-South Pole Operation Deep Freeze expedition, 1963. Died, from congestive heart failure, in George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., August 24, 1994 (age 87 years, 207 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Max Joseph Becker and Rose (Becker) Becker; married to Ann Marie Watters; father of Ralph Elihu Becker, Jr. (1952-).
  Mount Becker, in the Merrick Mountains of Palmer Land, Antarctica, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Ralph Elihu, Jr. (b. 1952) — also known as Ralph Becker, Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1952. Democrat. Lawyer; urban planner; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1996-2007; mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008-16. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Elihu Becker (1907-1994) and Ann (Watters) Becker.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Becker, Ralph G. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Law Preservation candidate for New York state senate 31st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Rich See Richard M. Becker
  Becker, Richard M. — also known as Rich Becker — of Johnson County, Kan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Governor of Kansas, 1994; candidate in primary for Kansas state senate 9th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Becker, Robert — Democrat. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Becker, Sean — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont.; elected 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Becker, Sherburn M. (1877-1949) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in 1877. Republican. Mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1906-08. Died in 1949 (age about 72 years). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Becker, Storm A. — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1799-1800. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Theodore — of Geneseo, Henry County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Tracy Chatfield (b. 1855) — also known as Tracy C. Becker — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Cohoes, Albany County, N.Y., February 14, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 31st District, 1894. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Storm A. Becker and Eliza M. (Cannon) Becker; married, December 27, 1876, to Minnie A. LeRoy; father of Alfred Le Roy Becker (1878-1948).
  Becker, Waldo — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1902-03, 1906-08. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, Walter — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, William Dee (1876-1943) — also known as William D. Becker — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., October 23, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Judge, Missouri St. Louis Court of Appeals, 1916-40; defeated, 1940; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1941-43; died in office 1943. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Was a passenger in an experimental Army glider, towed by an airplane; the glider's wings suddenly fell off, and it crashed at Lambert-St. Louis Airfield, St. Louis County, Mo., August 1, 1943 (age 66 years, 282 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Philip Becker and Anna A. (Cammann) Becker; married, June 10, 1902, to Margaret Louise McIntosh.
  Becker, William Henry (1909-1992) — of Missouri. Born in Brookhaven, Lincoln County, Miss., August 26, 1909. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, 1961-77; took senior status 1977. Died in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., February 2, 1992 (age 82 years, 160 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Becker, William J. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, William J. — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo.; University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, William L. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Becker, William P. — of Mitchell Heights, Logan County, W.Va.; Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Becker, William S. — of Glendive, Dawson County, Mont. Democrat. Member of Montana state senate 13th District, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.


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