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  BEDELL: See also George Walter Allaman — Irving Bedell Dudley — Susan Gillean-Bedell — William Arthur Heal — James Bedell McKean — John T. McManus — Mrs. G. Bedell Moore — Walter Bedell Smith
  Bedell, Archie See G. Archie Bedell
  Bedell, Berkley Warren (b. 1921) — also known as Berkley Bedell — of Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Born in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa, March 5, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; founder and owner of the Berkley fishing tackle company; U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1975-87; defeated, 1972. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Kiwanis; American Legion; Izaak Walton League. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Warren Berkley Bedell and Virginia Price Bedell; married, August 29, 1943, to Elinor Healy Bedell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Bedell, C. B. — of Berwick Branch, South Berwick, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Berwick Branch, Maine, 1887-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Clinton J. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Cornelia F. — of Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, David A. — Green. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 36th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Bedell, E. B. — of Freeport, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Postmaster at Freeport, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Eugene J. — of Keansburg, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly District 5-B, 1972-73; defeated, 1959; member of New Jersey state senate 12th District, 1974-81; defeated, 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Bedell, Forrest — of Reidsville, Rockingham County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Rockingham County Republican Party, 1952; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Frank S. — of Crown Point, Lake County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, G. Archie — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1950 (Grand Traverse District), 1952 (Grand Traverse District), 1954 (Charlevoix District), 1956 (Charlevoix District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Georgius W. E. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Whig. Postmaster at Columbus, Ga., 1841-45. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Gilbert — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1825, 1840, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Harry E. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Ida A. — of Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y. Acting postmaster at Larchmont, N.Y., 1921. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, J. F. See Joel Ferree Bedell, Jr.
  Bedell, Jeffrey — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Bedell, Joel Ferree, Jr. (1905-1992) — also known as J. F. Bedell, Jr.; "Free" — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., July 20, 1905. Democrat. Public affairs representative, Humble Oil and Refining Company; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1961-66; defeated, 1966. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary. Died September 12, 1992 (age 87 years, 54 days). Interment at Mountain View Memorial Park, Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Ferree Bedell and Cora W. (Kiger) Bedell; married, September 6, 1924, to Dorothy Jane Courtney.
  Bedell, Louis — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1896-97, 1899-1906. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Ossian — of New York. U.S. Consul in Fort Erie, 1890-93, 1897-99. Burial location unknown.
  Bedell, Thomas, Jr. — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County 2nd District, 1852. Burial location unknown.

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