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BLACKBURNE (Soundex B421) — See also BLACKBURD, BLACKBURN, COCKBURN, HACKBARTH, KICKBUSCH, LOCKBURNER, ROCKBURN, SACKBERGER.

  BLACKBURNE: See also John Blackburne Woodward
  Blackburne, Elmer H. — of St. Albans, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Blackburne, Laura D. — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


BLACKEN (Soundex B425) — See also ACKEN, BALKIN, BELKEN, BELKIN, BLACK, BLACKENBECKER, BLACKENBURG, BLACKENFELD, BLACKER, BLACKERBY, BLACKERT, BLACKETT, BLACKNEY, BLAKENEY, BLANCKE, BLEICKEN, BLICKHAN, BOHLKEN, GLACKEN.

  Blacken, John Dale (b. 1930) — of Washington. Born in 1930. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau, 1986-89. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


BLACKENBECKER (Soundex B425) — See also BECKER, BECKERING, BECKERLE, BECKERMAN, BECKERMANN, BECKERS, BECKERT, BLACKEN, BLACKENBURG, BLACKENFELD, BLACKER, BLACKERBY, BLACKERT, BLACKETT, BLANKENBECKLER, BRIDENBECKER, CRICKENBERGER, DESBECKER, EICKENBERRY, GLACKEN, HACKENBERG, HACKENBURG, HAWBECKER, HOCKENBERRY, KRUCKENBERG, KUCHENBECKER, MACKENBAUGH, QUACKENBOS, QUACKENBOSS, QUACKENBUSH, RICKENBERGER, SCHNACKENBERG, SCHNECKENBERGER, SIEBECKER.

  Blackenbecker, F. A. — of Cisco, Eastland County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1920. Burial location unknown.


BLACKENBURG (Soundex B425) — See also BLACKEN, BLACKENBECKER, BLACKENFELD, BLACKER, BLACKERBY, BLACKERT, BLACKETT, BLANKENBURG, FALKENBURG, FRECKENBURGH, GLACKEN, GUCKENBURG, HACKENBERG, HACKENBURG, MACKENBAUGH, QUACKENBOS, QUACKENBOSS, QUACKENBUSH, SCHNACKENBERG, SCHNECKENBURGER, STARKENBURG, VALKENBURG, VANVALKENBURG, VANVALKENBURGH, VANVOLKENBURGH.

  Blackenburg, Mrs. Howard See Viola B. Blackenburg
  Blackenburg, Viola B. — also known as Mrs. Howard Blackenburg — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1950, 1952; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLACKENFELD (Soundex B425) — See also BLACKEN, BLACKENBECKER, BLACKENBURG, BLACKER, BLACKERBY, BLACKERT, BLACKETT, FRANKENFELD, FRANKENFIELD, GLACKEN, KENFIELD, MUCKENFUSS, OKENFE, OKENFUSS.

  Blackenfeld, Lanis — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1901. Burial location unknown.


BLACKER (Soundex B426) — See also ACKER, BACKER, BLACK, BLACKEN, BLACKENBECKER, BLACKENBURG, BLACKENFELD, BLACKERBY, BLACKERT, BLACKETT, BLACKLER, BLACKMER, BLAKER, BLOCKER, UEBELACKER.

  BLACKER: See also Lot Abraham
  Blacker, Benjamin F. — of Pleasanton, Linn County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Blacker, David — of Death Valley, Inyo County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Blacker, John H. — of Ross County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Ross County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Blacker, Louis — U.S. Consular Agent in Paita, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Blacker, Robert R. (1845-1931) — of Manistee, Manistee County, Mich. Born in 1845. Democrat. Lumber business; secretary of state of Michigan, 1891-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1896. Died in 1931 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Manistee County Blacker Airport, Manistee, Michigan, is named for him.


BLACKERBY (Soundex B426) — See also ACKERBERG, BLACK, BLACKEN, BLACKENBECKER, BLACKENBURG, BLACKENFELD, BLACKER, BLACKERT, BLACKETT, KERBY, KNICKERBACKER, KNICKERBOCKER, LOCKERBY, OCKERBY, UEBELACKER, ZUCKERBERG, ZUCKERBROT.

  Blackerby, William O'Rear (b. 1853) — of Brooksville, Bracken County, Ky. Born in Brick, Bracken County, Ky., September 20, 1853. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1882-83; Bracken County Attorney. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Jeduthan O'Rear Blackerby and Sarah Jane (Linn) Blackerby; married, November 23, 1881, to Louise Cecelia Gilmore; father of Irene Buckner Blackerby (who married Albert W. Ross (1896?-?)).


BLACKERT (Soundex B426) — See also ACKERT, BELCOURT, BLACK, BLACKEN, BLACKENBECKER, BLACKENBURG, BLACKENFELD, BLACKER, BLACKERBY, BLACKETT, UEBELACKER.

  Blackert, E. J. (born c.1896) — of Victoria, Victoria County, Tex. Born in Tennessee, about 1896. Democrat. Member of Texas state senate 18th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.


BLACKETT (Soundex B423) — See also BLACK, BLACKEN, BLACKENBECKER, BLACKENBURG, BLACKENFELD, BLACKER, BLACKERBY, BLACKERT, BRACKETT, HACKETT, JACKETT, PLACKETT, SACKETT, TACKETT, WACKETT.

  Blackett, Hill (1892-1967) — of Winnetka, Cook County, Ill. Born in Juneau, Alaska, March 13, 1892. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1939; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1952 (alternate). Member, Kappa Sigma. Died in December, 1967 (age 75 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.


BLACKFAN (Soundex B421) — See also BLACK, BLACKFORD, BLACKFUL, DINKFALT, SHACKFORD.

  Blackfan, William C. — of New Hope, Bucks County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.


BLACKFORD (Soundex B421) — See also BECKFORD, BICKFORD, BLACK, BLACKFAN, BLACKFUL, ECKFORD, LANKFORD, OAKFORD, PICKFORD, SHACKFORD.

  BLACKFORD: See also Robert Blackford Duncan — J. E. Watson
  Blackford, Ann L. — of Olney, Richland County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Blackford, Ard — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Blackford, F. R. — of Charleston, Coles County, Ill. Mayor of Charleston, Ill., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackford, Frank F. — of Spencerport, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blackford, Isaac Newton (1786-1859) — of Indiana. Born in Bound Brook, Somerset County, N.J., November 6, 1786. Territorial court judge in Indiana, 1814-15; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1816-17; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1817-53; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1824; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1825; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1855-59. Died in Washington, D.C., December 31, 1859 (age 73 years, 55 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
  Blackford County, Ind. is named for him.
  Blackford, Peggy (b. 1942) — Born in 1942. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau, 1995. Female. Still living as of 1995.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Blackford, Vivien — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Blackford, W. T. — of Graysville, Catoosa County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Blackford, William Matthews (1801-1864) — also known as William M. Blackford — of Virginia. Born in 1801. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to New Grenada, 1842-44. Died in 1864 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


BLACKFUL (Soundex B421) — See also BLACK, BLACKFAN, BLACKFORD, FRANKFURT, FRANKFURTER, SHACKFORD, STRECKFUSS.

  Blackful, Lawrence, Jr. — also known as "Street" — of Chicago Heights, Cook County, Ill. Candidate in primary for mayor of Chicago Heights, Ill., 2003. Still living as of 2003.


BLACKHALL (Soundex B424) — See also BLACK, BLACKALL, BLACKHAM, BLACKHURST, BURCKHALTER, PACKHAM, SCHWACKHAMER, SWACKHAMER, SWACKHAMMER.

  Blackhall, George — of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2004, 2012 (alternate). Still living as of 2012.


BLACKHAM (Soundex B425) — See also BALCAM, BALCOM, BALKAM, BALKEMA, BLACK, BLACKHALL, BLACKHURST, BOLKCOM, KALMBACH, PACKHAM, SCHWACKHAMER, SWACKHAMER, SWACKHAMMER.

  Blackham, Ann R. — of Winchester, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


BLACKHURST (Soundex B426) — See also BLACKHALL, BLACKHAM, BROCKHURST, PARKHURST.

  Blackhurst, Harry — of Pocahontas County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Pocahontas County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Blackhurst, Mrs. J. B. — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Blackhurst, Warren E. — of Pocahontas County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Pocahontas County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLACKIE (Soundex B420) — See also BLACK, BLACKINGER, BLACKISTON, BLAIKIE, BLAKEY, GLACKIN, JACKIEWICZ, LACKIE, MACKIE, POKLACKI.

  Blackie: See Charles Edgar Allen
  Blackie, Charles — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 13th District, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Blackie, William E. — of Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio, 1977. Still living as of 1977.


BLACKINGER (Soundex B425) — See also BLACKIE, BLACKISTON, BLECHINGER, FICKINGER, FLICKINGER, GLACKIN, HACKING, LACKIE, POKLACKI, SICKINGER, STOCKINGER.

  BLACKINGER: See also Timothy Morgan Regan


BLACKISTON (Soundex B422) — See also ACKISON, ACKISS, BLACKIE, BLACKINGER, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, GLACKIN, KIST, KISTER, KISTLEN, KISTLER, KISTNER, LACKIE, POKLACKI.

  Blackiston, Mary — of Missouri. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


BLACKLEDGE (Soundex B424) — See also BLACKLER, BLACKLIDGE, BLACKLOCK, LACKLAND, LACKLEN.

  Blackledge, Augustus A. — of Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y. Postmaster at Nyack, N.Y., 1915-21. Burial location unknown.
  Blackledge, Benjamin — of Rockland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Blackledge, Mrs. Harold — of Porter, Wagoner County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Blackledge, Hobert Lee (1900-1977) — also known as Hobert L. Blackledge — of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb. Born in Red Cloud, Webster County, Neb., August 18, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1936. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in September, 1977 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis H. Blackledge and Margaret E. (Lawrence) Blackledge.
  Blackledge, Lewis H. — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. District judge in Nebraska 10th District, 1921-41. Burial location unknown.
  Blackledge, V. R. — of Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb. Mayor of Scottsbluff, Neb., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackledge, William (c.1767-1828) — of Spring Hill, Craven County, N.C. Born in Craven County, N.C., about 1767. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1797-99, 1809; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1803-09, 1811-13 (4th District 1803-05, at-large 1805-07, 4th District 1807-09, 1811-13). Died in Spring Hill, Craven County, N.C., October 19, 1828 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of William Salter Blackledge (1793-1857).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blackledge, William Salter (1793-1857) — of North Carolina. Born in Pitt County, N.C., 1793. Democrat. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1820; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 4th District, 1821-23. Died in New Bern, Craven County, N.C., March 21, 1857 (age about 63 years). Interment at New Bern Cemetery, New Bern, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Blackledge (1767?-1828).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


BLACKLER (Soundex B424) — See also ACKLER, BLACK, BLACKER, BLACKLEDGE, BLACKLIDGE, BLACKLOCK, FACKLER, HACKLER, LACKLAND, LACKLEN, MACKLER, ZACKLER.

  Blackler, Edd — of Bigfork, Flathead County, Mont. Democrat. Candidate for Montana state senate 5th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Blackler, Samuel R. (d. 1844) — U.S. Consul in Tahiti, 1837-44. Died November 13, 1844. Burial location unknown.


BLACKLIDGE (Soundex B424) — See also ACKLIE, ACKLIN, BLACKLEDGE, BLACKLER, BLACKLOCK, COOLIDGE, HILLIDGE, ILLIDGE, JACKLIN, LACKLAND, LACKLEN, MACKLIN, RACKLIFFE.

  Blacklidge, Myrtle Tanner — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.


BLACKLOCK (Soundex B424) — See also BARRICKLO, BLACK, BLACKLEDGE, BLACKLER, BLACKLIDGE, BUCKLO, ECKLOFF, ECKLON, KLOCK, KLOCKE, KLOCKER, KLOCKMAN, LACKLAND, LACKLEN, MUCKLOW, VANDERKLOCT, VONKLOCK.

  Blacklock, Allen B. (1904-1991) — of Elberta, Benzie County, Mich. Born July 11, 1904. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944, 1964; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Charlevoix District, 1961. Died June 14, 1991 (age 86 years, 338 days). Interment at Gilmore Township Cemetery, Elberta, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blacklock, Cornelia M. — of King City, Gentry County, Mo. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Blacklock, William — U.S. Vice Consul in Apia, 1888-90; U.S. Vice Consul General in Apia, 1890-96, 1897-1904; Nuku'alofa, as of 1898-1904. Burial location unknown.


BLACKMAN (Soundex B425) — See also BACKMAN, BALKMAN, BLACK, BLACKMAR, BLACKMARR, BLACKMER, BLACKMON, BLACKMORE, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMAN, BLECKMANN, BLEEKMAN, LACKMAN.

  BLACKMAN: See also Austin Blair — Daisy B. Galloway — Walter Philip Leber — Harvey Roe — William Blackman Roe — Robert J. Thompson — Frederick August Westphal
  Blackman, (need first name) — of Litchfield County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state senate 32nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, A. M. — of Snohomish, Snohomish County, Wash. Postmaster at Snohomish, Wash., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, A. M. — of Groesbeck, Limestone County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Alfred (1807-1880) — of Humphreysville (now Seymour), New Haven County, Conn.; Derby, New Haven County, Conn.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., December 28, 1807. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1842; county judge in Connecticut, 1851; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1855; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1855-56. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 28, 1880 (age 72 years, 122 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel C. Blackman; married to Abby Beers (1807-1891).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blackman, Beula L. (born c.1891) — of Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Canada, about 1891. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Trumbull; elected 1948. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, C. A. — of Quincy, Branch County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Daisy See Daisy B. Galloway
  Blackman, Daniel — of Michigan. Circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1869-72; resigned 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, David S. — of Atlantic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Atlantic County, 1866-68. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, F. G. — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Frank A. — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Newtown, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, H. B. — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Henry — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Hiram C. — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, James B. — of Illinois. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, John A. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Blackman, Lillian — of California. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Blackman, Lloyd S. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, R. Robert — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Blackman, Robert See R. Robert Blackman
  Blackman, Robert D. — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Samuel A. — of Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Newtown, Connecticut, 1904-11. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Silas — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 8, 1883-86. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Blackman, Stanley J. — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Newtown, Connecticut, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, Willard — of Marion, Grant County, Ind. Mayor of Marion, Ind., 1950-51, 1959. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, William — of Washington. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Blackman, William B. — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington, 1908. Burial location unknown.


BLACKMAR (Soundex B425) — See also BLACK, BLACKMAN, BLACKMARR, BLACKMER, BLACKMON, BLACKMORE, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMORE, LACKMAN, VOLKMAR.

  Blackmar, Abel Edward (1852-1931) — also known as Abel E. Blackmar — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., August 21, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908-22; defeated (Citizens Judiciary), 1906; appointed 1908; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1917-22; director, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, 1922-31. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died, in Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 14, 1931 (age 78 years, 177 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Orrin Blackmar (1819-1897) and Harriet (Hurd) Blackmar (1828-1854); married 1888 to Adelle Marx; nephew of Esbon Blackmar (1805-1857).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blackmar, Charles B. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackmar, Esbon (1805-1857) — of Wayne County, N.Y. Born in Freehold, Greene County, N.Y., June 19, 1805. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1838, 1841; U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1848-49. Accidentally drowned in a well, in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., November 19, 1857 (age 52 years, 153 days). Interment at Newark Cemetery, Newark, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Abel Edward Blackmar (1771-1843) and Polly (Trowbridge) Blackmar (1779-1861); married to Arabella Reed (1804-1861); uncle of Abel Edward Blackmar (1852-1931).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blackmar, George B. — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Postmaster at Warwick, R.I., 1875-79. Burial location unknown.


BLACKMARR (Soundex B425) — See also BLACK, BLACKMAN, BLACKMAR, BLACKMER, BLACKMON, BLACKMORE, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMORE, LACKMAN, VOLKMAR.

  BLACKMARR: See also Edward Louis Howard


BLACKMER (Soundex B425) — See also BLACK, BLACKER, BLACKMAN, BLACKMAR, BLACKMARR, BLACKMON, BLACKMORE, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMORE, BROCKMEISER, BROCKMEYER, EICKMEYER, HACKMEYER, LACKMAN, STOCKMEISTER, STOCKMEYER, STRUCKMEYER, VOLKMER.

  Blackmer, J. Thurlow — of Fowlerville, Livingston County, Mich. Village president of Fowlerville, Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Blackmer, John — Prohibition candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1889, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Blackmer, Robert (born c.1953) — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born about 1953. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Blackmer, Samuel Howard (1902-1951) — also known as Samuel H. Blackmer — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., March 2, 1902. Municipal judge in Vermont, 1929-32; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1933-35; Bennington County State's Attorney, 1935-37; executive clerk (personal counsel) to Gov. George D. Aiken, 1937-38; superior court judge in Vermont, 1938-49; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Rotary; Zeta Psi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, of a heart attack, in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., December 25, 1951 (age 49 years, 298 days). Interment at Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Huling Blackmer and Fanny Laura (Abbott) Blackmer; married, July 18, 1925, to Katrina Roosevelt Schuyler.
  Blackmer, Thurlow See J. Thurlow Blackmer


BLACKMON (Soundex B425) — See also BALKMAN, BLACK, BLACKMAN, BLACKMAR, BLACKMARR, BLACKMER, BLACKMORE, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMAN, BLECKMANN, BLEEKMAN, CREEKMORE, LACKMAN, THROCKMORTON.

  BLACKMON: See also Clarence Everett Lightner
  Blackmon, Barbara — of Canton, Madison County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Blackmon, Ben Franklin (1891-1971) — also known as Ben F. Blackmon — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Born in Eureka, Navarro County, Tex., 1891. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Corsicana, Tex., 1951-53. Died December 13, 1971 (age about 80 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Tex.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Blackmon, Fred L. See Frederick Leonard Blackmon
  Blackmon, Frederick Leonard (1873-1921) — also known as Fred L. Blackmon — of Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. Born in Lime Branch, Polk County, Ga., September 15, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state senate, 1900-10; U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1911-21; died in office 1921. Died in Bartow, Polk County, Fla., February 8, 1921 (age 47 years, 146 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Anniston, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Young Blackmon and Sarah Ann (Ross) Blackmon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blackmon, H. J. — of White Settlement, Tarrant County, Tex. Mayor of White Settlement, Tex., 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Blackmon, Larry — of Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackmon, Sheril — Green. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 105th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


BLACKMORE (Soundex B425) — See also BLACK, BLACKMAN, BLACKMAR, BLACKMARR, BLACKMER, BLACKMON, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMORE, CREEKMORE, LACKMAN, THROCKMORTON.

  BLACKMORE: See also George Blackmore Guild
  Blackmore, Clifford — of Elkhart, Morton County, Kan. Republican. Chair of Morton County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Blackmore, Dwight A. — of Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackmore, James (1814-1875) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born October 10, 1814. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1868-69, 1872-75. Died September 26, 1875 (age 60 years, 351 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Blackmore, Marjorie — Conservative. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Blackmore, Marvin P. (1894-1974) — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born January 15, 1894. Democrat. Mayor of Columbia, Mo., 1947-49. Died August 9, 1974 (age 80 years, 206 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Caroline I. Miller (1895-1990).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blackmore, Michael M. — of Moundsville, Marshall County, Va. (now W.Va.). Whig. Postmaster at Grave Creek, Va., 1852-53; Moundsville, Va., 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Blackmore, R. W. — of Warsaw, Duplin County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1908. Burial location unknown.


BLACKMUN (Soundex B425) — See also BALKMAN, BLACK, BLACKMAN, BLACKMAR, BLACKMARR, BLACKMER, BLACKMON, BLACKMORE, BLAKEMAN, BLECKMANN, BLEEKMAN, CREEKMUR, HACKMUTH, HOCKMUTH, LACKMAN.

  BLACKMUN: See also William A. Anderson
  Blackmun, Harry Andrew (1908-1999) — also known as Harry A. Blackmun; "Hip Pocket Harry"; "Minnesota Twin" — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Born in Nashville, Washington County, Ill., November 12, 1908. Lawyer; law clerk for U.S. Appeals Court Judge John B. Sanborn, 1932-33; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1959-70; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1970-94; took senior status 1994; actor in the 1997 movie Amistad, as Justice Joseph Story. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., March 4, 1999 (age 90 years, 112 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Corwin Manning Blackmun and Theo H. (Reuter) Blackmun; married, June 21, 1941, to Dorothy E. Clark.
  Cross-reference: Richard Blumenthal
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Harry Blackmun: Linda Greenhouse, Becoming Justice Blackmun : Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey
  Blackmun, Martin G. — U.S. Vice Consul in Melbourne, 1945-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLACKNEY (Soundex B425) — See also BALKIN, BELKEN, BELKIN, BLACK, BLACKEN, BLAKENEY, BLEICKEN, BLICKHAN, BOHLKEN, BRACKNER, BRACKNEY, HACKNEY, LOCKNEY, MACKNETT, PINCKNEY, SCHACKNE, SCHACKNO, STICKNEY.

  Blackney, William Wallace (1876-1963) — also known as William W. Blackney — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Clio, Genesee County, Mich., August 28, 1876. Republican. School teacher; Genesee County Clerk, 1905-12; lawyer; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1925-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1935-37, 1939-53; defeated, 1922, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., March 14, 1963 (age 86 years, 198 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Clio, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William Wallace Blackney and Frances M. (Bell) Blackney; married, December 28, 1904, to Cassie F. Miller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


BLACKSHAW (Soundex B420) — See also BLACK, BLACKSHEAR, BLACKSHERE, BLACKSMITH, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, BUCKSHOT, CRANKSHAW, CROOKSHANK, CROOKSHANKS, CRUICKSHANK, CRUICKSHANKS, CRUIKSHANK, HARYAKSHA.

  Blackshaw, James F. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Blackshaw, Jeanette C. — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


BLACKSHEAR (Soundex B426) — See also BLACKSHAW, BLACKSHERE, BLACKSMITH, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, BUCKSHOT, CRUICKSHANK, CRUICKSHANKS, DIERKSHEIDE.

  BLACKSHEAR: See also Martin Dies
  Blackshear, Tim — Republican. Nominated in primary for Texas state house of representatives 70th District 2000, but withdrew before election. Still living as of 2000.
  Blackshear, Wilbert — of Union County, N.J. Independent Coalition candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 9-A, 1971. Still living as of 1971.


BLACKSHERE (Soundex B426) — See also BLACKSHAW, BLACKSHEAR, BLACKSMITH, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, BUCKSHOT, CRUICKSHANK, CRUICKSHANKS, DIERKSHEIDE, SHERE, SHEREDINE, SHEREE, SHEREMINAER, SHERER, SHERESKY.

  Blackshere, Margaret — of Niles, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 2004-08. Female. Still living as of 2008.


BLACKSMITH (Soundex B425) — See also BLACKSHAW, BLACKSHEAR, BLACKSHERE, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, ERIKSMOEN, GLUCKSMANN, WAKSMAN.

  Blacksmith Orator, The: See Harry C. Wheaton
  Blacksmith, Russell — of Oglala, Shannon County (now Oglala Lakota County), S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Blacksmith, The Mariposa: See John Wesley Wilcox


BLACKSTOCK (Soundex B423) — See also BACKSTER, BACKSTRAND, BACKSTROM, BLACKSHAW, BLACKSHEAR, BLACKSHERE, BLACKSMITH, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, HACKSTON, JACKSTADT, KACKSTETTER, THACKSTON.

  Blackstock, Charles F. — of Oxnard, Ventura County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLACKSTON (Soundex B423) — See also BACKSTER, BACKSTRAND, BACKSTROM, BANKSTON, BLACK, BLACKISTON, BLACKSHAW, BLACKSHEAR, BLACKSHERE, BLACKSMITH, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTONE, BLACKTON, COOKSTON, HACKSTON, JACKSTADT, KACKSTETTER, PINKSTON, THACKSTON, YORKSTON.

  Blackston, Benjamin H. — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Frederick, Md., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.


BLACKSTONE (Soundex B423) — See also BACKSTER, BACKSTRAND, BACKSTROM, BANKSTON, BLACKISTON, BLACKSHAW, BLACKSHEAR, BLACKSHERE, BLACKSMITH, BLACKSTOCK, BLACKSTON, COOKSTON, HACKSTON, JACKSTADT, KACKSTETTER, PINKSTON, THACKSTON, YORKSTON.

  BLACKSTONE: See also Henry Blackstone Banning — James Henry Gilpatrick
  Blackstone, August See J. August Blackstone
  Blackstone, Ernest — of Millsboro, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, J. August — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Branford, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, James — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford, 1825-26, 1830, 1832; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, John W. — of Shullsburg, Lafayette County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, L. E. — of Arlington, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 22nd District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, Lorenzo — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1867; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, Ron — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Blackstone, Stephen F. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1813-14. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, Suzanne — of Denton County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Blackstone, Thomas W. — of Accomac, Accomack County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, William F. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 5th District, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Blackstone, Wyllis — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1851-52. Burial location unknown.


BLACKTON (Soundex B423) — See also BECKTOLD, BLACK, BLACKSTON, HICKTON, KIRKTON, LAKTONEN, SPECKTOR, STOCKTON.

  BLACKTON: See also Hamilton Fish, Jr.


BLACKWELDER (Soundex B424) — See also BLACKWELL, BLACKWILL, BLACKWOOD, BOCKWELL, BROCKWELL, CROCKWELL, HACKWORTH, JACKWAY, MACKWAIN, PACKWOOD, ROCKWELL, SOCKWELL, STOCKWELL, WELD, WELDAY, WELDEN, WELDER, WELDIN, WELDON, WELDS, WELDY.

  BLACKWELDER: See also Daniel Laurens Barringer — Robert Sinclair Templeton — George Winfield Templeton
  Blackwelder, A. A. — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Caldwell County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.


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