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BELCHIC (Soundex B422) — See also BELCASTRO, BELCH, BELCHER, BELCOURT, CHIC, KOVALCHICK, MELCHING, MELCHIOR, YEKELCHIK.

  Belchic, Harriet C. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960 (alternate), 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Belchic, Harriet C. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Belchic, Martha C. (born c.1957) — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born about 1957. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BELCOURT (Soundex B426) — See also BELCASTRO, BELCH, BELCHER, BELCHIC, BLACKERT, COURT, DELCO, DELCOUR, DEVALCOURT, ELCONIN, KILCOURSE, MELCONIAN, NELCOSKI, VALCOULON, WELCOME.

  Belcourt, Agenor (1901-1980) — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born May 25, 1901. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Nashua 3rd Ward, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Nashua 3rd Ward, 1956. Died in September, 1980 (age 79 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Belcourt, Tony — Democrat. Elected Montana state house of representatives 32nd District 2010. Still living as of 2010.


BELDA (Soundex B430) — See also ABDEL, BALDAU, BALDEO, BALDI, BALDY, BELDAM, BELDEN, BELDIN, BELDING, BELDNER, BELDOCK, BELDON, BLADE, BOLDI, ELABD, ELDA, LEBAD, VELDA.

  BELDA: See also Belda Garza


BELDAM (Soundex B435) — See also ALDAMUY, BELDA, BELDEN, BELDIN, BELDING, BELDNER, BELDOCK, BELDON, GOLDAMER.

  Beldam, George Anthony See Rex Bell
  Beldam, George Francis See Rex Bell


BELDEN (Soundex B435) — See also BALDEN, BALDINE, BEDEN, BELDA, BELDAM, BELDIN, BELDING, BELDNER, BELDOCK, BELDON, BELEN, BENDEL, BOLDEN, BOULDEN, BOULDIN, CHESSELDEN, ELDEN, FELDEN, FIELDEN, HASELDEN, HAZELDEN, SELDEN, SELDENRIGHT, SHELDEN, WELDEN.

  BELDEN: See also Belden Hill Bell — Belden G. Bly, Jr. — Charles Ray Brayton — Alfred Avery Burnham — Thomas Belden Butler — Silas Belden Dutcher — Frederick Rowland Hazard, Jr. — Belden C. Hoyt — Lewis Morris Iddings — Henry B. Ketcham — Edgar S. Tweedy — John Tweedy — Daniel Parrish Witter
  Belden, Charles L. — U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Buenaventura, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Charles O. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Clarence — of Allegan County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County 2nd District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, David Douglas (1821-1897) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born March 24, 1821. Mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1859-60. Died December 2, 1897 (age 76 years, 253 days). Burial location unknown.
  Belden, David H. — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newtown, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Ellsworth B. — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 1st Circuit, 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Elwood F. — of Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Enos S. — of Plainville, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Plainville, Connecticut, 1896-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Eugene H. (1840-1898) — of Horton, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Spring Arbor Township, Jackson County, Mich., December 14, 1840. Socialist. Farmer; real estate business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 3rd District, 1881-82; Industrial candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1890. Died in 1898 (age about 57 years). Interment at Horton Cemetery, Horton, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belden, George Ogilvie (1797-1833) — of New York. Born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., March 28, 1797. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1827-29. Died in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., October 9, 1833 (age 36 years, 195 days). Interment at Old Cemetery on St. John Street, Monticello, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Belden, George W. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, H. J. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Horace — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Jack M. — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Mayor of Joplin, Mo., 1978-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Belden, James Jerome (1825-1904) — also known as James J. Belden — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Fabius, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 30, 1825. Republican. Builder; banker; hotel owner; mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 1877-78; U.S. Representative from New York, 1887-95, 1897-99 (25th District 1887-93, 27th District 1893-95, 1897-99). Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died, of uremic poisoning, in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., January 1, 1904 (age 78 years, 93 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Gere.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Belden, James L. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1833, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, James L. — of Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La. Postmaster at Houma, La., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, John C. — of Salem, Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Salem County, 1870-72. Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Salem, N.J.
  Belden, John M. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 38, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Belden, Joseph N. (c.1836-1896) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn.; Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1836. Candidate for U.S. Congress and State Senate on Populist and Prohibition tickets. Died, probably from a stroke, in Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn., April 15, 1896 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Joshua (born c.1849) — of Newington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Newington, Hartford County, Conn., about 1849. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newington, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Josiah (1815-1892) — of St. Louis, Mo.; San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn., May 4, 1815. Republican. Mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1850-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1876. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1892 (age 76 years, 355 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Belden (1777-1829) and Ruth Belden (1777-1819).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belden, L. L. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, L. Richard — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Paul B. — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Philo — of Rochester, Racine County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1853, 1864-66; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Belden, Richard See L. Richard Belden
  Belden, W. W. — of Caledonia, Houston County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912, 1924. Burial location unknown.


BELDIN (Soundex B435) — See also BALDEN, BALDINE, BELDA, BELDAM, BELDEN, BELDING, BELDNER, BELDOCK, BELDON, BELIN, BOLDEN, BOULDEN, BOULDIN.

  BELDIN: See also Beldin H. Loftsgaarden


BELDING (Soundex B435) — See also BELDA, BELDAM, BELDEN, BELDIN, BELDNER, BELDOCK, BELDON, BELTING, DING, ENGELDINGER, ERPELDING, FIELDING, WIELDING.

  BELDING: See also William Joseph Granfield — Henry Perkins Smith III
  Belding, Chauncey — of Charlton, Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1806-08. Burial location unknown.
  Belding, Elijah — of Swanzey, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1820-21, 1840-42. Burial location unknown.
  Belding, Ezekiel — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Belding, George — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Belding, George R. — of Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. Mayor of Hot Springs, Ark., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Belding, Samuel — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Belding, Taber — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1828, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Belding, W. I. — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Mayor of Osage, Iowa, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.


BELDNER (Soundex B435) — See also BELDA, BELDAM, BELDEN, BELDIN, BELDING, BELDOCK, BELDON, BELTNER, BENDLER, BRENDEL, BRENDLE, FELDNER, GELDNER, GOLDNER, SELDNER, SOLDNER, WALDNER.

  Beldner, Osius — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1905. Burial location unknown.


BELDOCK (Soundex B432) — See also BALDACCI, BALDOCK, BELDA, BELDAM, BELDEN, BELDIN, BELDING, BELDNER, BELDON, BOLDUC, DOCK, DOLBECK.

  Beldock, George J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1928, 1929; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1930; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944; candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1938; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1948-58. Burial location unknown.


BELDON (Soundex B435) — See also BALDEN, BALDINE, BELDA, BELDAM, BELDEN, BELDIN, BELDING, BELDNER, BELDOCK, BELTON, BOLDEN, BOULDEN, BOULDIN, DOLBEN, ELDON, LEBOND, MELDON, NELDON, SELDON, SHELDON, SKELDON, THELDON, WELDON, WHEELDON.

  BELDON: See also Richard Beldon Bridgeman
  Beldon, Samuel W. — of Bordentown, Burlington County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1900. Burial location unknown.


BELEN (Soundex B450) — See also BEILIN, BELAN, BELDEN, BELENCHIA, BELEU, BELIN, BELKEN, BELLEN, BELLIN, BENEL, BILLIAN, BILLION, BOELEN, BOLEN, BULEN, EBLEN, NEBEL, ROBELEN, SCHNEBELEN.

  Belen, Elizabeth Lehman (1886-1975) — also known as Elizabeth L. Belen — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Westphalia Township, Clinton County, Mich., December 22, 1886. Democrat. Registered nurse; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1937-38; defeated, 1934, 1938, 1958; vice-chair of Michigan Democratic Party, 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1944; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944; candidate for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1950. Female. Died in Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich., July 24, 1975 (age 88 years, 214 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Lehman (1835-1911) and Theresa (Miller) Lehman (1842-1920); married to Christopher F. Belen (1882-1960); mother of Lucile Elizabeth Belen and Frederick Christopher Belen (1913-1999).
  Political family: Belen family of Lansing, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belen, Frederick Christopher (1913-1999) — also known as Frederick C. Belen — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December 25, 1913. Lawyer; aide to U.S. Reps. Andrew J. Transue and George D. O'Brien; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Federal Bar Association. U.S. deputy postmaster general; chaired the committee which created the ZIP code. Died, of complications from Parkinson's disease, in Arlington Hospital, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., October 13, 1999 (age 85 years, 292 days). Interment at National Memorial Park, Near Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Frederick Belen and Elizabeth Lehman Belen; brother of Lucile Elizabeth Belen (1912-2010); married, February 7, 1943, to Opal Marie Sheets (1917-2007).
  Political family: Belen family of Lansing, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belen, Lucile Elizabeth (1912-2010) — also known as Lucile E. Belen — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Laingsburg, Shiawassee County, Mich., December 28, 1912. Democrat. Florist; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1942; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952; member, Lansing City Council, 1955-92; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Ingham County 1st District, 1961. Female. Member, Zonta; Rotary. Inducted into Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, 2001. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., June 2, 2010 (age 97 years, 156 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Christopher Belen (1882-1960) and Elizabeth Lehman Belen; sister of Frederick Christopher Belen (1913-1999).
  Political family: Belen family of Lansing, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BELENCHIA (Soundex B452) — See also ANCHIA, BELEN, BELLANCA, GRENCHIK, LENCH, ROBELEN, SCHNEBELEN, YELENCSICS.

  Belenchia, Peter M. — of Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 46th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


BELESLO (Soundex B424) — See also ABELES, BELISLE, BELLEISLE, BELLISLE, BELSLEY, BLASSL, BOLESLAW, BRESLOW, DESLONDE, HESLOP, KESLO, MESLOW, STANESLOW.

  BELESLO: See also Beleslo Romero


BELEU (Soundex B400) — See also BEALEY, BEAULIEU, BELEN, BELEW, BELLEAU, BELLI, BIALY, BILIE, BILLI, BILLIE, BILLIU, BILLY, BILLYE, BILY, BILYEU, ELEUTHERE, ELEUTHEROS, VANDELEUR.

  Beleu, Carl C. — of Bradford, Gibson County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


BELEW (Soundex B400) — See also ANDZELEWSKI, BELEU, BELLEW, BELLO, BELLOW, BILOW, BUCKELEW, CHMIELEWSKI, DZIENGIELEWSKI, WASIELEWSKI.

  BELEW: See also Harrison Holt Riddleberger
  Belew, David Owen, Jr. (b. 1920) — of Texas. Born in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex., March 27, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, 1979-90; took senior status 1990. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Belew, Jay — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 56th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Belew, John — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


BELFI (Soundex B410) — See also BALPHA, BELFORD, BELFORT, BELFORTI, BELFRAD, BELLFY, BIFFLE, STUBBELFIELD.

  Belfi, Donald E. (b. 1936) — of Nassau County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 21, 1936. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly 14th District, 1965; district judge in New York, 1976-84; county judge in New York, 1985-2004. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Presided over the trial of Long Island Railroad rampage killer Colin Ferguson, 1994. Still living as of 2005.
  See also Wikipedia article


BELFORD (Soundex B416) — See also BELFI, BELFORT, BELFORTI, BELFRAD, BELLFORD, BLUFORD, BULFORD, DELFORD, ELFORD, FORD, HELFORD, MELFORD, PADELFORD, RELFORD, SHACKELFORD, STUBBELFIELD, TELFORD, WELFORD.

  BELFORD: See also Belford V. Lawson — Belford Vance Lawson
  Belford, Aileen H. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Belford, Harold E. — of Davison, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Belford, James Burns (1837-1910) — also known as James B. Belford — of Central City, Gilpin County, Colo. Born in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., September 28, 1837. Republican. Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1864; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1867; justice of Colorado territorial supreme court, 1870-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1876; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1876-77, 1879-85; defeated, 1884. Died in Denver, Colo., January 10, 1910 (age 72 years, 104 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Joseph McCrum Belford (1852-1917).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Belford, James M. — of Andover, Butler County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Andover, Kan., 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Belford, Joseph McCrum (1852-1917) — also known as Joseph M. Belford — of Riverhead, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pa., August 5, 1852. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1897-99; defeated, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died suddenly in Grand Central Station, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 3, 1917 (age 64 years, 271 days). Interment at Riverhead Cemetery, Riverhead, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of James Burns Belford (1837-1910).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Belford, Samuel E. — U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Levuka, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Belford, Samuel W. — of Ely, White Pine County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Belford, Sarah Elizabeth — of Andover, Butler County, Kan. Democrat. Postmaster at Andover, Kan., 1944-68. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BELFORT (Soundex B416) — See also BELFI, BELFORD, BELFORTI, BELFRAD, FORT, STUBBELFIELD, WOHLFORTH.

  BELFORT: See also John Belfort Keogh


BELFORTI (Soundex B416) — See also BELFI, BELFORD, BELFORT, BELFRAD, FORTIER, FORTIN, FORTINBERRY, FORTINO, STUBBELFIELD, WOHLFORTH.

  Belforti, Dan — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 2000, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


BELFRAD (Soundex B416) — See also BELFI, BELFORD, BELFORT, BELFORTI, BELLFORD, BLUFORD, BULFORD, FRADD, FRADEL, FRADKIN, FRADUSCO, FRADY, STUBBELFIELD, WOLFRAM.

  BELFRAD: See also Belfrad Hampton Gray


BELGARD (Soundex B426) — See also BELGER, BELGIUM, BERGDALL, DALGARD, DELGARDO, ELGAR, ELGART, GARD, GELBARD, HILGARD, PILGARD.

  Belgard, Arthur J. — of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Ogdensburg, N.Y., 1934-49 (acting, 1934-35). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Carroll H. Belgard (1925?-).
  Belgard, Carroll H. — of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Ogdensburg, N.Y., 1965-75 (acting, 1965-66). Still living as of 1975.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur J. Belgard (1894?-?); married to Marion Turnbull.


BELGER (Soundex B426) — See also BEGER, BEGLER, BELGARD, BELGIUM, BELSER, BILGER, BOLGER, BULGER, DELGER, GELBER, GREBLE, HELGERSON.

  Belger, Sharon — of North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of North Las Vegas, Nev., 2013. Still living as of 2014.


BELGIUM (Soundex B425) — See also BELGARD, BELGER, DELGIORNO, DELGIUDICE, ELGIE, ELGIN, GIUMARRA, SELGIN.

  BELGIUM: See also Paul Albert Anderson


BELIL (Soundex B440) — See also BEIL, BELILES, BELL, BELLI, BELLIEL, BILELE, BLAUL, BLILEY, BLILIE, DELILA, LEIBL, MELILLO, VELILLA.

  Belil, Eli S. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 5-A, 1971. Still living as of 1971.


BELILES (Soundex B442) — See also BALILES, BELIL, BELISLE, BELLISLE, BLILER, BLILEY, CARLILE, DELILA, ILES, LILE, LILES, MCALILEY, MELILLO, VELILLA.

  Beliles, Richard V. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


BELIN (Soundex B450) — See also BEGLIN, BEILIN, BELAN, BELDIN, BELEN, BELINDA, BELKIN, BELLEN, BELLIN, BERLIN, BILLIAN, BILLION, BLIN, BOLIN, BULIN, EBELING, EBLIN, ELBIN, NIBBELINK, RIBELIN, VELIN.

  BELIN: See also Pierre Samuel du Pont — Henry Belin du Pont, Jr.
  Belin, F. Lammot See Ferdinand Lammot Belin
  Belin, Ferdinand Lammot (1881-1961) — also known as F. Lammot Belin — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., March 15, 1881. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1932-33. Presbyterian. Died in 1961 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Belin and Margaretta Elizabeth (Lammot) Belin; brother of Alice Belin (who married Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954)); married, January 17, 1912, to Frances Jermyn; father of Ferdinand Lammot Belin, Jr. (survivor of the Hindenberg disaster in 1937).
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Belin, John — of Chemung County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chemung County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Belin, Lammot See Ferdinand Lammot Belin


BELINDA (Soundex B453) — See also BALDINE, BELIN, BLADINE, EBELING, NIBBELINK, RIBELIN, VANDELINDER.

  BELINDA: See also Belinda Biafore — Belinda Castro — Belinda Conaway — Belinda A. Dixon — Belinda Drake


BELISLE (Soundex B424) — See also BELESLO, BELILES, BELLEISLE, BELLISLE, BELSLEY, BLASSL, BOLESLAW, CARLISLE, DELISLE, ISLE, LISLE.

  BELISLE: See also Alexander G. Lajoie — J. Edward Lajoie
  Belisle, David W. — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Mayor of Atlantic City, N.J., 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Belisle, Eugene L. (1859-1932) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Quebec, March 15, 1859. Naturalized U.S. citizen; newspaper publisher; U.S. Consul in Limoges, 1906-24. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., May 2, 1932 (age 73 years, 48 days). Burial location unknown.
  Belisle, Jerome J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 50-A, 1973-74. Still living as of 1974.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Belisle, John — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1968; Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Belisle, Linda — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1968; Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.


BELITSKUS (Soundex B432) — See also BELITTO, BELITZ, GESKUS, KARLITSKY, LITSKY, METELITS, SKUSE.

  Belitskus, William M. — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


BELITTO (Soundex B430) — See also BELITSKUS, BELITZ, BELLOTTI, BELOIT, GIOLITTO, LITTON, SELLITTO, SPLITTORFF.

  Belitto, Glenn D. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.


BELITZ (Soundex B432) — See also BEITZ, BELITSKUS, BELITTO, BELTZ, BLITZ, LITZ.

  Belitz, Henry F. (1817-1878) — also known as "Father of Kiel" — of Wisconsin. Born in Schwedt, Germany, February 16, 1817. Took part in the 1848 German uprising and led a 10,000 member resistance group called the Volksverein; founded the city of Kiel, Wisconsin in 1854.; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1864. German ancestry. Fell from his horsedrawn buggy, was run over, and died as a result, March 31, 1878 (age 61 years, 43 days). Interment at Kiel Cemetery, Kiel, Wis.


BELIVEAU (Soundex B410) — See also ABELOVE, BEAUVEAU, BELLIVEU, BELVA, BOLIVIA, BULOVA, CARRIVEAU, CHAUVEAU, CLAVEAU, DELIVAN, DELIVERANCE, DEVEAUX, FIVEASH, LELIVELT, SELIVERSTOV.

  Beliveau, Albert (1887-1971) — of Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, March 27, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Oxford County Attorney, 1915-16; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1928, 1930; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1954-58; resigned 1958. Catholic. Member, American Legion. Died in October, 1971 (age 84 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Severin Beliveau and Cedulie Beliveau.
  Beliveau, Severin — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1984. Still living as of 1984.


BELJIAN (Soundex B425) — See also BULJAN, DALJIT, RAPELJI, VELJI.

  Beljian, Mike — of Herminie, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


BELK (Soundex B420) — See also BEALKE, BECK, BELCH, BELKEN, BELKIN, BELKIS, BELKNAP, BELKNAPP, BELKOWITZ, BILKE, DELK, KLEEB, KNEBELKAMP.

  Belk, Dean — of Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Belk, Irwin — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956 (alternate), 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Belk, John Montgomery — also known as John Belk — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; department store; mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 1969-77. Still living as of 1995.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Belk.
  Belk, John T. (1860-1934) — of Henry, Codington County, S.Dak. Born August 22, 1860. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1893-94, 1919-22 (28th District 1893-94, 29th District 1919-22). Died February 18, 1934 (age 73 years, 180 days). Burial location unknown.
  Belk, Judy McCain — also known as Judy Belk — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 2002, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Belk, Ralph W. III — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Belk, Vernon Harold (1894-1978) — also known as Vernon Belk — of Henry, Codington County, S.Dak. Born February 15, 1894. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 30th District, 1959-60, 1963-64. Died June 10, 1978 (age 84 years, 115 days). Burial location unknown.
  Belk, W. D. — of Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Belk, Mrs. W. H. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Belk, William — Democrat. Member, Arrangements Committee and speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1984. Still living as of 1984.


BELKEN (Soundex B425) — See also BALKIN, BELEN, BELK, BELKIN, BELKIS, BELKNAP, BELKNAPP, BELKOWITZ, BLACKEN, BLACKNEY, BLAKENEY, BLEICKEN, BLICKHAN, BOHLKEN, ELKEN, KNEBEL, KNEBELKAMP, RELKEN, WENDELKEN.

  Belken, Charles John (1884-1951) — also known as Charles J. Belken — Born in St. Francois County, Mo., May 31, 1884. Member of Missouri state senate 26th District, 1919-22. Died June 24, 1951 (age 67 years, 24 days). Interment at St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery, Fredericktown, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Belken (1835-1888) and Elizabeth (Nenninger) Belken (1849-1916); married to Jennie Catheirne Sonderman (1888-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BELKIN (Soundex B425) — See also BALKIN, BELIN, BELK, BELKEN, BELKIS, BELKNAP, BELKNAPP, BELKOWITZ, BELSKIN, BLACKEN, BLACKNEY, BLAKENEY, BLEICKEN, BLICKHAN, BOHLKEN, ELKIN, ELKINGTON, ELKINS, ELKINTON, EUGELKING, KNEBELKAMP, RELKIN, SCHMELKIN.

  Belkin, Marshall — of New York. Candidate for New York state senate, 1992. Still living as of 1994.


BELKIS (Soundex B422) — See also BELK, BELKEN, BELKIN, BELKNAP, BELKNAPP, BELKOWITZ, BELLACOSA, BELLICOSE, BLAKES, BLEX, BLIX, GILKISON, KNEBELKAMP, WILKISON.

  BELKIS: See also Belkis Leong-Hong


BELKNAP (Soundex B425) — See also BELK, BELKEN, BELKIN, BELKIS, BELKNAPP, BELKOWITZ, BELNAP, FELKNER, KNEBELKAMP.

  BELKNAP: See also Lafon Allen — Charles Belknap Henderson — Charles Humphrey
  Belknap, Charles Eugene (1846-1929) — also known as Charles E. Belknap — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Massena, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., October 17, 1846. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1884-85; U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1889-91, 1891-93; defeated, 1892. Died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., January 16, 1929 (age 82 years, 91 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Belknap, Chester — of East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, Fred — Progressive. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, G. C. See Grover C. Belknap
  Belknap, Grover C. (b. 1888) — also known as G. C. Belknap — of Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va. Born in Braxton County, W.Va., March 28, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Braxton County, 1925-26, 1933-34; member of West Virginia state senate, 1935-38, 1943-46 (10th District 1935-38, 12th District 1943-46). Interment at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway, W.Va.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  Relatives: Married 1910 to Fay Hines.
  Belknap, Hezekiah — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1814-15. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, Horace P. (1890-1960) — of Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. Born in Prineville, Crook County, Ore., January 29, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Protestant. Member, American Medical Association; American Legion; Rotary; Elks; Eagles; Freemasons. Died May 19, 1960 (age 70 years, 111 days). Interment at Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of H. P. Belknap and Wilda (Ketchum) Belknap; married, January 23, 1918, to Gladys Andre.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belknap, Hugh Reid (1860-1901) — also known as Hugh R. Belknap — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, September 1, 1860. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1895-99; defeated, 1898. Died, from intestinal trouble, in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines, November 12, 1901 (age 41 years, 72 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Worth Belknap (1829-1890).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Belknap, Isaac — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, Joseph H. — of Michigan. People's candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, Lyman E. (1851-1918) — of Mayville, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Cayuga County, N.Y., November 17, 1851. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Tuscola County 2nd District, 1895-98. Died in Camas, Clark County, Wash., November 17, 1918 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Belknap and Anna (Butler) Belknap; married 1875 to Julia Allen; married to Mary E. Schultz.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belknap, Morris B. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, Oliver — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, Rodney B. (b. 1924) — of Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va. Born in Knapp, Braxton County, W.Va., July 8, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; automobile dealer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Braxton County, 1957-60, 1969-74. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; American Legion; Moose. Still living as of 1974.
  Belknap, William — of Oscawana, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, Mrs. William A. — of Oscawana, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, William Burke (1885-1965) — also known as William B. Belknap — of Goshen, Oldham County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 18, 1885. Democrat. Stock breeder; economist; college teacher; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 59th District, 1924-28, 1934-35; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1933. Member, American Economic Association; Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died September 7, 1965 (age 80 years, 142 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Alice Trumbull (Silliman) Belknap (1846-1890) and William Richardson Belknap (1849-1914); married, September 14, 1922, to Helen Clark Strong.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belknap, William S. — of Faulk County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 34th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Belknap, William Worth (1829-1890) — also known as William W. Belknap — of Iowa. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., September 22, 1829. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1857-58; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Secretary of War, 1869-76. Impeached in 1876 by the House of Representatives for taking bribes; resigned on March 2, 1876. Despite arguments that the Senate lacked jurisdiction after his resignation, an impeachment trial was held; on August 1, the Senate voted 35 to 25 for his conviction, short of the necessary two-thirds. Died, of an apparent heart attack, in Washington, D.C., October 13, 1890 (age 61 years, 21 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Goldsmith Belknap (Mexican War general) and Ann (Clark) Belknap; married to Cora LeRoy, Carrie Thompson and Mrs. John Bower; father of Hugh Reid Belknap (1860-1901).
  Mount Belknap, in the Tushar Mountains, Beaver and Piute counties, Utah, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


BELKNAPP (Soundex B425) — See also BELK, BELKEN, BELKIN, BELKIS, BELKNAP, BELKOWITZ, BELNAP, FELKNER, KNAPP, KNAPPE, KNAPPEN, KNAPPMANN, KNEBELKAMP, NAPP, NAPPER, NAPPIER, NAPPLE, SCHNAPP, SNAPP.

  Belknapp, Ira — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839. Burial location unknown.


BELKOWITZ (Soundex B423) — See also BELK, BELKEN, BELKIN, BELKIS, BELKNAP, BELKNAPP, ELKOWITZ, HELKOWSKI, HILLKOWITZ, KNEBELKAMP, PELKOFER, POLKOWITZ, VELKO, WALKOWIAK, WALKOWICZ, WOLKOWITZ.

  Belkowitz, Louis — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Belkowitz, Sam — of New York. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.


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