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BILLINGS (Soundex B452) — See also BILL, BILLI, BILLINGER, BILLINGFELT, BILLINGHAM, BILLINGHURST, BILLINGSLEA, BILLINGSLEY, BILLINGSLY, BILLINGTON, GILLINGS, HILLINGS, INGS, KILLINGSWORTH, SKILLINGS, STILLINGS, WALDBILLING.

  BILLINGS: See also Billings T. Avery — Edward D. Black — Billings Brown — Billings Brown — Henry Billings Brown — Frederick Farnsworth — Billings Learned Hand — Mayro Keeney — Frank Billings Kellogg — Loziene Julius Lee — Horace Billings Packer — James William Robinson — Richard Ward
  Billings, A. D. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Mayor of Adrian, Mich.; elected 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Alpheus — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Somers, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Andrew — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Andrew — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Arthur Goodwin — also known as Arthur G. Billings — of Kansas. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Atherton H. (b. 1872) — of New Hampshire; Vershire, Orange County, Vt. Born in Thetford, Orange County, Vt., October 1, 1872. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1906-07; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Vershire, 1910. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, B. E. — also known as Nig Billings — of Stanton, Powell County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 73rd District, 1964-67; member of Kentucky state senate 28th District, 1970-73; defeated in primary, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Billings, Benjamin F. — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, C. A. — of Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif. City president of Arcadia, California, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Charles — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. University professor; candidate for mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 1997. African ancestry. Still living as of 1997.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Billings, Claude — Republican. Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Billings, Claude E., Jr. — of Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Billings, Coddington — of New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1833, 1835; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Cynthia — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 4th District, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Billings, Donald B. — of Idaho. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Billings, E. S. — U.S. Consul in Acapulco, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Edmund — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Edward Coke (1829-1893) — of Louisiana. Born in Hatfield, Hampshire County, Mass., December 3, 1829. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1876-93; died in office 1893. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., December 1, 1893 (age 63 years, 363 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Billings, Elisha — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 1st District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Estella — of Torrance, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Billings, Franklin Swift (1862-1935) — also known as Franklin S. Billings — of Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., May 11, 1862. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1910-12, 1921-23; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1921-23; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1923-25; Governor of Vermont, 1925-27; delegate to Vermont convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Episcopalian. Died, of a heart attack, in Joseph Carbino's repair shop, Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., January 16, 1935 (age 72 years, 250 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Woodstock, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Noble Billings and Nancy (Swift) Billings; married, July 12, 1892, to Bessie Hewitt Vail (died 1917); married 1919 to Gertrude (Curtis) Todd; father of Franklin Swift Billings, Jr. (1922-2014); nephew of Frederick H. Billings.
  Political family: Billings family of Woodstock, Vermont.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Billings, Franklin Swift, Jr. (1922-2014) — also known as Franklin S. Billings, Jr. — of Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., June 5, 1922. Lawyer; municipal judge in Vermont, 1955-62; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1961-66; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1963-66; superior court judge in Vermont, 1966-75; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1975-83; chief justice of Vermont Supreme Court, 1983-84; U.S. District Judge for Vermont, 1984-94; took senior status 1994. Episcopalian. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association. Died March 9, 2014 (age 91 years, 277 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Swift Billings (1862-1935); married to Pauline R. Gillingham; grandnephew of Frederick H. Billings.
  Political family: Billings family of Woodstock, Vermont.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Billings, Fred J. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Frederick H. (1823-1890) — Born in Royalton, Windsor County, Vt., September 27, 1823. Republican. Vermont secretary of civil and military affairs, 1846-48; lawyer; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; president, Northern Pacific Railway, 1879-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1880. Died in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., September 30, 1890 (age 67 years, 3 days). Interment at River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Oel Billings (1788-1871) and Sophie (Wetherbe) Billings (1796-1870); married to Julia Parmly (1835-1914); uncle of Franklin Swift Billings (1862-1935); granduncle of Franklin Swift Billings, Jr..
  Political family: Billings family of Woodstock, Vermont.
  Billings County, N.Dak. is named for him.
  The city of Billings, Montana, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Billings, George R. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Gilbert — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Henry M. — of Highland, Iowa County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 5th District, 1848; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Iowa County, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Henry W. (d. 1870) — of Illinois. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1860-62; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 16th District, 1869-70; died in office 1870. Died April 19, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, James V. — of Kennett, Dunklin County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 22nd Circuit, 1937-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Mrs. James V. — of Kennett, Dunklin County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948 (alternate). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, John — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, John — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Joseph D. — of Carlton, Orleans County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Josh — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Billings, Leon G. — of Kensington, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 18; elected 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Billings, Lewis K. (born c.1956) — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born about 1956. Republican. Mayor of Provo, Utah, 1998-; Presidential Elector for Utah, 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Billings, Lucy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District; elected 2009. Female. Still living as of 2009.
  Billings, Melvin H. (b. 1845) — of Barnard, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Barnard, Windsor County, Vt., March 2, 1845. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Barnard, 1910. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Nig See B. E. Billings
  Billings, Noyes — of New London, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1843; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1844; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1846-47; defeated, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Oscar W. — of Westmoreland, Cheshire County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Westmoreland, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Paul — of Bryant Pond, Oxford County, Maine. Republican. Chair of Oxford County Republican Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Billings, Ray B. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Raymond L. — of San Leandro, Alameda County, Calif. Mayor of San Leandro, Calif., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Robert F. — of Colorado. Peace candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, S. O. — of Parsons, Tucker County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, Samuel M. — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Marquette, Mich., 1881-83, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, William E. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Billings, William F. — of Virginia. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.


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