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BIRD (Soundex B630) — See also BAIRD, BARD, BEARD, BIARD, BIERD, BIRDELL, BIRDEN, BIRDENER, BIRDER, BIRDIA, BIRDIE, BIRDSALL, BIRDSEY, BIRDSEYE, BIRDSON, BIRDSONG, BIRDWELL, BORD, BURD, BYRD, BYRDE, HOLABIRD, HUMBIRD, JAILBIRD, LIMBIRD, LOVEBIRD, STARBIRD, TALBIRD.

  BIRD: See also Edwin Bird Allen — Washington Irving Babb — Robert Perkins Bass — Perkins Bass — Robert Perkins Bass, Jr. — Bird Beers Chapman — Frederick Bird Smith Cocke — Bird Sim Coler — Bird B. Davis — Andrew B. Dunsmore — John Bird Finch — Mrs. Bird Forney — Andrew Bird Glaspie — William Dodd Hathaway — Mrs. Bird E. Hobdy — Bird E. Hobdy — Samuel Insull — Thomas Goode Jones — E. Bird Kelly — Bird Kendall — David Stewart Kennedy — Ira Bird Kirkland — William Bross Lloyd — Rose A. Bird Maby — Bird Segle McGuire — Bird M. Pearson — Stephen Holbrook Rhodes — Bird Wilson Spencer — John Wesley Stone — Bird J. Vincent — James Wilson
  Bird, A. B. — of El Dorado County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, A. C. — of Compton, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, A. M. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Abraham — of Pittston Ferry (now Pittston), Luzerne County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Pittston Ferry, Pa., 1835-40. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Agnes — of Maryville, Blount County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Bird, Alan L. — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Albert W. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Allen T. — of Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Anna Child (b. 1856) — also known as Anna J. Child; Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird — of East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 12, 1856. Republican. Chair, Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, 1917-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Republican National Committee from Massachusetts, 1924. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Interment somewhere in East Walpole, Walpole, Mass.
  Relatives: Daughter of Elisha Norwin Child and Elizabeth Humphrey (Martin) Child; married, October 19, 1880, to Charles Sumner Bird (son of Francis William Bird (1816?-?)); mother of Charles Sumner Bird, Jr..
  Political family: Bird family of East Walpole, Massachusetts.
  Bird, Arlin — of Ravalli County, Mont. Libertarian. Candidate for Montana state house of representatives 90th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Bird, Augustus A. (1802-1870) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in 1802. Mayor of Madison, Wis., 1857-58. Died in 1870 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Benjamin N. — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Derby, Connecticut, 1907, 1909, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Charles D. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Charles E. — of Romulus Township (now Romulus), Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Romulus Township, Michigan, 1948-49; defeated in primary, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Mrs. Charles Sumner See Anna Child Bird
  Bird, Charles Sumner (1855-1927) — of East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., 1855. Progressive. Paper manufacturer; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1912, 1913. Died October 9, 1927 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Charles Sumner
  Relatives: Son of Francis William Bird (1816?-?) and Abby Frances (Newell) Bird; married, October 19, 1880, to Anna J. Child; father of Charles Sumner Bird, Jr..
  Political family: Bird family of East Walpole, Massachusetts.
  Bird, Charles Sumner, Jr. (b. 1884) — of East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., September 24, 1884. Republican. Delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Charles Sumner
  Relatives: Son of Charles Sumner Bird and Anna Child Bird (1856-?); married, November 10, 1917, to Julia Appleton; grandson of Francis William Bird.
  Political family: Bird family of East Walpole, Massachusetts.
  Bird, Claire B. — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, D. Woodrow (1912-1995) — of Bland, Bland County, Va. Born in Bland, Bland County, Va., July 6, 1912. Democrat. Dairy farmer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1948-55. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Farm Bureau. Died November 16, 1995 (age 83 years, 133 days). Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Daniel E. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 16th Circuit, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Daniel W., Jr. — of Wytheville, Wythe County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 38th District, 1976-79; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Bird, Deborah — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Washington, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Bird, Duane — of Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Mayor of Nogales, Ariz., 1925-27. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, E. H. — of Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Postmaster at Plainfield, N.J., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Edmund — of Alachua County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Alachua County, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Edward H. — of Warren County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Warren County, 1870-72. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Elmer S. — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, F. W. — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 46th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Francis W. — Progressive. Candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Francis William — also known as Francis W. Bird — of East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856, 1864 (alternate), 1868; Liberal Republican candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1872; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1876. Interment somewhere in East Walpole, Walpole, Mass.
  Relatives: Father of Charles Sumner Bird (who married Anna J. Child); grandfather of Charles Sumner Bird, Jr. (1884-?).
  Political family: Bird family of East Walpole, Massachusetts.
  Bird, Frederic — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Frederick O. (b. 1896) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 14, 1896. U.S. Vice Consul in Beirut, 1920-22; Smyrna, as of 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, George Emerson (1847-1926) — also known as George E. Bird — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 1, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1886-90; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1893-95; candidate for mayor of Portland, Maine, 1895 (Democratic), 1896; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1908-18; appointed 1908. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association. Died January 19, 1926 (age 78 years, 140 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Alexander Bird and Sarah (Emerson) Bird; married, July 8, 1890, to Harriet Leonard Williams.
  Bird, George W. — of Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1872, 1876, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, George Y. (d. 1906) — of Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex. Mayor of Gainesville, Tex., 1873. Died in 1906. Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Tex.
  Bird, Harlan Page (born c.1843) — also known as Harlan P. Bird — of Wausaukee, Marinette County, Wis. Born in Bradford County, Pa., about 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; surveyor; bookkeeper; lumber business; merchant; member of Wisconsin state senate 1st District, 1903-10. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Helen — of Temperance, Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1969. Female. Still living as of 1969.
  Bird, Henry — of Moraga, Contra Costa County, Calif. Postmaster at Moraga, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Howard — of Flaxton, Burke County, N.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, J. E. — of Russell County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Russell County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, J. S. — of Hays, Ellis County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Bird, James — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, James — Democrat. Candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Jennifer — of Crestwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2016. Female. Still living as of 2016.
  Bird, John — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1801-04. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, John (1768-1806) — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 22, 1768. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1795-98; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1799-1801; resigned 1801. Member, Freemasons. Died in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., February 2, 1806 (age 37 years, 72 days). Interment at Mt. Ida Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bird, John (born c.1860) — of Union City, Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1860. Democrat. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Naugatuck, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, John D. — of Snohomish, Snohomish County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1912. Burial location unknown.
John E. Bird Bird, John E. (1862-1928) — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Clayton, Lenawee County, Mich., December 19, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; Lenawee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-99; Michigan state attorney general, 1905-10; resigned 1910; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1910-28; appointed 1910; died in office 1928; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1910, 1919, 1926. Died February 9, 1928 (age 65 years, 52 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  Bird, John G. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Florida, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, John O. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, John T. — Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1991-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Bird, John Taylor (1829-1911) — of Bloomsbury, Hunterdon County, N.J.; Clinton, Hunterdon County, N.J.; Flemington, Hunterdon County, N.J.; Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Bloomsbury, Hunterdon County, N.J., August 16, 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1869-73; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1876; vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1882-96. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., May 6, 1911 (age 81 years, 263 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bird, John Wendell — of Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Lawyer; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Jorge — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1960 (alternate), 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Bird, Mrs. Jorge — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Bird, Joshua — of Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Lena S. (1891-1967) — also known as Lena Slaughter — of Greenville, Madison County, Fla. Born February 23, 1891. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1928, 1940, 1948. Female. Died November 14, 1967 (age 76 years, 264 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Greenville, Fla.
  Relatives: Daughter of John H. Slaughter (1868-1921) and Donie Rebecca (Andrews) Slaughter (1874-1946); married to John Burton Bird (1881-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bird, Linda — of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Bird, Lloyd Campbell (1894-1978) — also known as Lloyd C. Bird — of Richmond, Va. Born in Highland County, Va., August 1, 1894. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 43rd District, 1943-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; American Chemical Society. Died in Chesterfield County, Va., April 20, 1978 (age 83 years, 262 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Anson Bird and Mary Susan (Campbell) Bird; married to Lucille Crutchfield (1894-1970).
  L. C. Bird High School, in Chesterfield, Virginia, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bird, Louise — of Ponca City, Kay County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bird, Maurice C. — of Wayne, Wayne County, Mich. Supervisor of Nankin Township, Michigan, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Michael — of Texas. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Bird, Patricia K. — of Mt. Prospect, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Mt. Prospect, Ill., 2009. Female. Still living as of 2009.
  Bird, Patrick H. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1904-06. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Phil — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 108th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Bird, Richard Ely (1878-1955) — also known as Richard E. Bird — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 4, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Kansas 18th District, 1917-20; U.S. Representative from Kansas 8th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 10, 1955 (age 76 years, 67 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Bird and Laura Cordelia (Wilder) Bird; married, May 21, 1903, to Gertrude M. Hacker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bird, Robert B. — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals 7th District, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Rochelle (born c.1969) — of Moraga, Contra Costa County, Calif. Born about 1969. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Bird, Ronald S. — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Democrat. Candidate for Maryland state senate 3rd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Bird, Rose Elizabeth (1936-1999) — also known as Rose Bird — of California. Born near Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., November 2, 1936. Chief justice of California state supreme court, 1977-87; defeated, 1986. Female. Died, of breast cancer, at Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif., December 4, 1999 (age 63 years, 32 days). Cremated.
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Bird, Russell M. — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Samuel Bancroft — also known as Samuel B. Bird — of Bancroft Mills, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 7th District, 1943-46. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Sidney M. — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Stephen Crabtree (1939-2008) — also known as Stephen C. Bird — of Harrisville, Ritchie County, W.Va.; Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va.; Wirt County, W.Va. Born in Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va., March 7, 1939. Democrat. School teacher; dentist; candidate for West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1972, 1980; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 8th District, 1975-78, 1983-84, 1987-90; defeated, 1968 (6th District), 1970 (6th District), 1984 (8th District), 1992 (8th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1976. Methodist; later Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Grotto; Shriners; Elks; American Legion; Amvets; Farm Bureau; National Rifle Association; American Dental Association. Died in Williamstown, Wood County, W.Va., May 9, 2008 (age 69 years, 63 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Bluefield, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Ward Bird and Eliza Jane (Crabtree) Bird; married, July 10, 1977, to Bernice Marie Royal.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Bird, Teresa — of Torrance, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Bird, W. S. — of Eutaw, Greene County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, William — of Mellette, Spink County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 30th District, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, William A. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1842, 1851 (Erie County 1842, Erie County 2nd District 1851); American candidate for mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, William C. — of Jefferson County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Jefferson County, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Bird, William C. (1885-1976) — of Hesperia, Newaygo County, Mich. Born in Denver Township, Newaygo County, Mich., November 29, 1885. Republican. Farmer; automobile dealer; Newaygo County Sheriff, 1931-36; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Newaygo District, 1939-46. Died in Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich., April 22, 1976 (age 90 years, 145 days). Burial location unknown.
  Bird, Winfield Scott (1839-1914) — also known as Winfield S. Bird; Winfield Scott Byrd — of Eutaw, Greene County, Ala.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Canton, Cherokee County, Ga., October 18, 1839. U.S. Consul in La Guaira, 1881-85; Vice-Consul for Venezuela in Philadelphia, Pa., 1897-1904. Died in Eutaw, Greene County, Ala., October 26, 1914 (age 75 years, 8 days). Interment at Mesopotamia Cemetery, Eutaw, Ala.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Hammond Bird and Mariah E. (Humphreys) Bird; married, February 5, 1863, to Agnes Elizabeth 'Aggie' McAlpine (1843-1863); married, April 16, 1868, to Susan Emma 'Sue' McAlpine (1844-1889; sister of first wife).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bird, Woodrow See D. Woodrow Bird


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