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BLAIS (Soundex B420) — See also BALLIS, BLAISDEL, BLAISDELL, BLAISE, BLAS, BLASE, BLASI, BLASS, BLAZ, BLAZE, BLOIS, SIBAL.

  BLAIS: See also William W. Voisine
  Blais, Denis — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blais, Dianne L. — of near Fairfax, Fairfax County, Va. Independent candidate for Virginia state house of delegates 40th District, 2011. Female. Still living as of 2011.
  Blais, E. Lena — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Dover 1st Ward, 1938. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blais, Earle C. (1920-2005) — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born April 20, 1920. Mayor of Burbank, Calif., 1954-56. Died March 8, 2005 (age 84 years, 322 days). Burial location unknown.
  Blais, Emile — of Vermont. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Blais, Henry, Jr. — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blais, Henry R. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 11th Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blais, Jean Louis — of Berlin, Coos County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Berlin 2nd Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blais, Lena See E. Lena Blais
  Blais, Leo D. (1929-2000) — of Coventry, Kent County, R.I. Born in West Warwick, Kent County, R.I., August 4, 1929. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1972-74, 1987-90. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Newport Hospital, Newport, Newport County, R.I., January 19, 2000 (age 70 years, 168 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Leo R. Blais (1960?-).
  Blais, Leo R. — of Coventry, Kent County, R.I. Member of Rhode Island state senate, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of Leo D. Blais (1929-2000).
  Blais, Rudolph J. — U.S. Vice Consul in Le Havre, as of 1929. Burial location unknown.


BLAISDEL (Soundex B423) — See also ANTISDEL, BAISDEN, BLAIS, BLAISDELL, BLAISE, BLASDEL, BLASDELL, BLEASDALE, CLISDELL, DAMARISDESAINTJULIEN, RISDEN.

  BLAISDEL: See also Samuel Butman


BLAISDELL (Soundex B423) — See also ANTISDEL, BAISDEN, BLAIS, BLAISDEL, BLAISE, BLASDEL, BLASDELL, BLEASDALE, CLISDELL, DAMARISDESAINTJULIEN, LANSDELL, RAMSDELL, RANSDELL, RISDEN, TRUESDELL, TRUSDELL, VANARSDELL.

  BLAISDELL: See also John Blaisdell Corliss — John Blaisdell Corliss, Jr.
  Blaisdell, Alfred — Republican. Secretary of state of North Dakota, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, C. Carroll — of Franklin, Hancock County, Maine. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Hancock County (1st), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, Carroll See C. Carroll Blaisdell
  Blaisdell, Clesson (d. 1999) — also known as Junie Blaisdell — of New Hampshire. Member of New Hampshire state senate, 1970-99; died in office 1999. Died in 1999. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, Daniel (1762-1833) — of Canaan, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Amesbury, Essex County, Mass., January 22, 1762. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1793-99, 1812-13, 1824-25; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1803-08; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1809-11; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1814-16; state court judge in New Hampshire, 1822. Died in Canaan, Grafton County, N.H., January 10, 1833 (age 70 years, 354 days). Interment at Wells Cemetery, Canaan, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blaisdell, Daniel — of Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856 (Honorary Secretary); member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, Frances S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, Fred — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, George B. — Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Blaisdell, Josiah B. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1858-60. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, Junie See Clesson Blaisdell
  Blaisdell, Martin — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1901-03; defeated, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, Neal Shaw (1902-1975) — also known as Neal S. Blaisdell — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, November 6, 1902. Republican. School teacher; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1944-46; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1946-50; mayor of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1955-69. Died, from a probable brain hemorrhage, in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, November 5, 1975 (age 72 years, 364 days). Interment at Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of William Wallace Blaisdell and Malia K. (Merseberg) Blaisdell; married, October 23, 1926, to Lucy Thurston.
  The Neal S. Blaisdell Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blaisdell, Perley — of Strong, Franklin County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Blaisdell, Walter F. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1882 (Greenback, 4th District), 1884 (Prohibition, 5th District). Burial location unknown.
  Blaisdell, Warren O. — of Macomb, McDonough County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.


BLAISE (Soundex B420) — See also BAILES, BAISE, BASILE, BLAIS, BLAISDEL, BLAISDELL, BLAS, BLASE, BLASS, BLAZ, BLAZE, BLEISE, DEFALAISE, ELAISE, GLAISE, ISABELL, LAISE.

  Blaise, Andrew N. — of Essex County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Essex County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLAKE (Soundex B420) — See also BAKLE, BALEK, BLACK, BLAKELEY, BLAKELY, BLAKEMAN, BLAKEMORE, BLAKENEY, BLAKENSHIP, BLAKER, BLAKES, BLAKESLE, BLAKESLEE, BLAKESLEY, BLAKEY, BLANKE, BLAQUE, BLASE, BLAZE, BLEAK, BLEKE, FLAKE, KABEL, KABELL, KLEBBA, LAKE.

  BLAKE: See also Glenn Allan Abbey — Blake Ashley — Silas Blake Axtell — L. Blake Bailey — Blake Bailey — Blake Baker — Lester Blake Baldwin — Orville Samuel Basford — A. Blake Billingslea — Albert Bliss — Richard Franklin Brammer — Charles Carroll, Barrister — Ellwood Blake Chappell — Blake Cowden — Blake Cummings — Blake Curd — William Blake Dean — Albert Blake Dick, Jr. — Elihu Enos — Willa Blake Eslick — Randolph Blake Farenthold — Elon Farnsworth — Charles Dudley Blake Fisk — Blake C. Fisk — Blake Gillen — Robert Berry Gorman — Blake Hall — Walter Simms Hallanan — Blake Hayhurst — John Blake Hillyer — Tom Blake Hole — Hopkins Holsey — Blake Huber — Richard William Irwin — Blake Johnson — Thomas Blake Kennedy — Agnes Phelps Lansing — Blake Lay — Elijah Hunt Mills — Leonard Blake Modica — Gustavo Preston — Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake — John Blake Rice — William Vann Rogers, Jr. — Benjamin Huger Rutledge — Blake T. Schurman — Karen Blake Solyan — Henry Blake Stratton — Mortimer Aloysius Sullivan — Fletcher B. Swank — Eunice Blake Thomas — Alan Blake Thompson — J. Blake Timmons — Blake Washington — Roger Blake West — Mrs. O. Blake Willcox — E. Blake Wright
  Blake, (need first name) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, (need first name) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, A. B. — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 24th District, 1913-18. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, A. B. — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, A. E. — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, A. G. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Albert — of Artesia, Eddy County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Albert H. — of Two Harbors, Lake County, Minn. Postmaster at Two Harbors, Minn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Alde Louise Tuck (1857-1925) — also known as Alde L. T. Blake — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in 1857. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1919; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Female. Died in 1925 (age about 68 years). Interment at Blake Cemetery, Farmington Falls, Farmington, Maine.
  Blake, Amos S. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, B. B. — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, B. Gary — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Ben See Benjamin G. Blake
  Blake, Benjamin — of Safford, Graham County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate, 1939-42. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Benjamin G. (b. 1977) — also known as Ben Blake — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Milford, New Haven County, Conn., December 28, 1977. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Milford, Conn., 2011-. Still living as of 2012.
  Blake, Bill See William E. Blake III
  Blake, Bob — of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Blake, C. J. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Blake, Catherine C. (b. 1950) — of Maryland. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1950. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1985-86; U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1995-. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Blake, Catherine G. F. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Charles H. — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Charles H. (born c.1862) — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Born in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Mass., about 1862. Republican. Building contractor; member of Connecticut state senate 29th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Charles L. — of Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Harwinton, 1902, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Charles P. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Undertaker; member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Clarice — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Blake, Clinton Hamlin, Jr. (b. 1883) — of Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., July 26, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; vice-president and secretary, Concrete Surface Corp.; vice-president, Citizens National Bank, Englewood, N.J.; director, Federated Hotels, Inc.; mayor of Englewood, N.J., 1916-18. Member, Beta Theta Pi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clinton Hamlin Blake and Mary Gibson (Parsons) Blake; married 1908 to Margaret Duryee Coe.
  Blake, Cynthia — of Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Blake, David A., Jr. — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Candidate in Republican primary for supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1947; Progressive candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Duncan W., Jr. — of Gloucester City, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, E. M. — of Lisbon, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Lisbon, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Edmund D. — of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, N.J. Mayor of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, N.J., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Edward — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1831, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Edward E. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Edward E. — of Illinois. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Edward Harward (c.1856-1922) — also known as Edward H. Blake — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, about 1856. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1890. Died in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, July 18, 1922 (age about 66 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Blake, Edward L. — of Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Edward R. — of Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1883-86. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Eli C. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Eugene — Socialist. Industrial Government candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Eugene B. — of Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, F. H. — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Fran — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Blake, Francis H. — of Albion, Orleans County, N.Y. Mayor of Albion, N.Y., 1946-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Francis W. — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Frank — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Frank E. — of Watseka, Iroquois County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Fred A. — of Gardner, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Frederick William — also known as Frederick W. Blake — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Vice-Consul for Great Britain in Galveston, Tex., 1896; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Galveston, Tex., 1897-99. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Freeman Norton (1822-1889) — also known as Freeman N. Blake — of Kansas. Born in Farmington Falls, Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, June 1, 1822. Lawyer; member of Kansas territorial legislature, 1857; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1861; U.S. Consul in Fort Erie, 1865-69; Hamilton, 1869-73. Died in Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., May 19, 1889 (age 66 years, 352 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Dawes Blake (1768-1849) and Martha (Norton) Blake (1786-1873); married, December 21, 1862, to Helen Sarah Baker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blake, G. W. — of Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Gary See B. Gary Blake
  Blake, Gary — of Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Blake, George — of Massachusetts. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1801-29. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George — of Elkton, Cecil County, Md. Mayor of Elkton, Md., 1889-96. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George A. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George E. — of Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tenn. Postmaster at Fayetteville, Tenn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George H. — of California. Member of California state assembly 6th District, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George H. — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Essex, 1908, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George Henderson (b. 1836) — also known as George H. Blake — of Sutton, Caledonia County, Vt.; Barton, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Sutton, Caledonia County, Vt., April 27, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1872, 1876 (Sutton 1872, Barton 1876); member of Vermont state senate from Orleans County, 1886. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George K. — of Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Haverhill, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, George M. (d. 1875) — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in New York. Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1862-63. Died October 16, 1875. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Blake, George MacClellan (b. 1863) — also known as George M. Blake — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Cumberland Foreside, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 17, 1863. Democrat. Plumbing and steam supplies business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Blake and Rosilla (Littlefield) Blake; married, September 13, 1888, to Victoria Andrews Orne.
  Blake, Gilson Grant, Jr. (1893-1970) — also known as Gilson G. Blake, Jr. — of Maryland; Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 7, 1893. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Newcastle, 1920-21, 1921; Adelaide, 1921; Melbourne, 1921-22; Ottawa, 1922-25; U.S. Consul in Georgetown, 1925-27; Geneva, 1927-36; Rome, 1936-42; Valparaiso, 1946-47; U.S. Consul General in Valparaiso, 1947-49. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Rotary. Died in December, 1970 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gilson Grant Blake and Alice Louise (Swan) Blake; married, August 23, 1922, to Margaret Cross Slingluff.
  Blake, H. — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Santa Barbara, Calif., 1856-58. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, H. Stanley — of Carlisle, Nicholas County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate 30th District, 1938-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Harold See J. Harold Blake
  Blake, Harold — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Harris D. — of North Carolina. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 8th District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Blake, Harrison Gray Otis (1818-1876) — of Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Newfane, Windham County, Vt., March 17, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1846-47; member of Ohio state senate, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1859-63; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, April 16, 1876 (age 58 years, 30 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: Harrison Gray Otis
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blake, Henry N. — of Virginia City, Madison County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana Territory, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Herbert E. — of Upper Gloucester, New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Upper Gloucester, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Howard E. — of Burke, Gregory County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 40th District, 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, J. H. — of Phenix City, Russell County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Blake, J. Harold — of Blackman Township, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Blackman Township, Michigan; elected 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, J. Michael — of Scotch Plains, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Blake, J. T. — of Cleora, Chaffee County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, James — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Antwerp, 1801-04. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, James B. (1827-1870) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born June 19, 1827. Republican. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1866-70; died in office 1870. Injured in a gas-works explosion, and died a few days later, in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 18, 1870 (age 43 years, 182 days). Burial location unknown.
  Blake, James H. — of Washington, D.C. Mayor of Washington, D.C., 1813-17. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, James Joseph (b. 1922) — also known as James J. Blake — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 5, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Iceland, 1976-78. Catholic. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Howard Blake and Helen Elizabeth (Curran) Blake; married, January 1, 1947, to Dolores Ada Quaid.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Blake, John, Jr. (1762-1826) — of Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Ulster County, N.Y., December 5, 1762. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1798-1800, 1810-11, 1812-13, 1818-19; Orange County Sheriff, 1803-05; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1805-09. Died in Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y., January 13, 1826 (age 63 years, 39 days). Interment at Berea Churchyard, Newburgh, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blake, John — of Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1908, 1924 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Blake, John B. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, John C. — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Postmaster at Auburn, Maine, 1891-93. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, John E. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, John E. — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives 53rd District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Blake, John F. (1844-1923) — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born October 8, 1844. Mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1887-93. Died December 11, 1923 (age 79 years, 64 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  Blake, John Lauris, Jr. (1831-1899) — also known as John L. Blake — of Essex County, N.J. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 25, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1857; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1876; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1879-81. Died in West Orange, Essex County, N.J., October 10, 1899 (age 68 years, 199 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blake, John W. — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1792-93. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, John Winslow — also known as John W. Blake — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 37, 1873; member of Minnesota state senate, 1875-76, 1883-86 (37th District 1875-76, 16th District 1883-86). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Blake, Joseph — of Raymond, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1859-61. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Joseph — of Grandville, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Grandville, Mich., 1881-87. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Joseph Richard (1897-1978) — also known as Joseph R. Blake — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born March 8, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 14th District, 1923-25. Died October 27, 1978 (age 81 years, 233 days). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blake, Lucius S. — of Wisconsin. Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, M. L. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Mayor of Sheridan, Wyo., 1893, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, M. Williams — U.S. Vice Consul in Warsaw, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Margaret Day — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. University of Illinois trustee, 1919. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Marshall B. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Massachusetts. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd New York District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Maurice Carey (1815-1897) — also known as Maurice C. Blake — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Otisfield, Cumberland County (now Oxford County), Maine, October 20, 1815. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly 5th District, 1857-58; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1881-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884. Died, of a heart attack, in San Francisco, Calif., September 26, 1897 (age 81 years, 341 days). Interment at Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, Calif.
  Blake, Maxwell (1877-1959) — of Oklahoma. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., November 15, 1877. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Funchal, 1906-07; Dunfermline, 1907-10; U.S. Consul General in Bogotá, 1910; Tangier, 1910-21, 1925-41; Melbourne, 1924-25; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Morocco, 1917-21, 1925-41. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Loyal Legion. Died January 22, 1959 (age 81 years, 68 days). Interment at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Thorn Blake and Annie (Maxwell) Blake; married 1906 to Ruth Maxwell.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blake, Michael See J. Michael Blake
  Blake, Michael C. — of Cocoa, Brevard County, Fla. Mayor of Cocoa, Fla., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Blake, Michael H. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916 (alternate), 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, N. — of Portage Lake, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Newell (c.1810-1891) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in New Hampshire, about 1810. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1874. Died in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, August 31, 1891 (age about 81 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Blake, Norby — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Blake, Norman B. — of Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 11th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Olaf — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 8th District, 1943-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Pat — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1991-94. Still living as of 1994.
  Blake, Patrick J. — of Brighton, Livingston County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1978 (51st District), 1998 (66th District); candidate for supervisor of Brighton Township, Michigan, 1992. Still living as of 1998.
  Blake, Peter L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 10th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Blake, Philip See George Breitman
  Blake, Philos — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Ralph A. — of Swanzey, Cheshire County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Swanzey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Ralph J. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. U.S. Vice Consul in Nuevo Laredo, 1930; Tsinan, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Ralph W. — U.S. Vice Consul in Osaka, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Raymond (1896-1984) — of Newport, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Derby, Orleans County, Vt., October 9, 1896. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1937-39, 1959; member of Vermont state senate, 1965. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Died in August, 1984 (age 87 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Reuel I. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Richard S. — of Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 76th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Blake, Richard W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 31st District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Blake, Robert E. — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Robert G. — of Belvidere, Boone County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Blake, Robert Orris (1921-2015) — also known as Robert O. Blake — Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 7, 1921. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Mali, 1970-73. Died, from prostate cancer, December 28, 2015 (age 94 years, 265 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 28, 1956, to Sylvia Whitehouse; father of Robert Orris Blake, Jr. (1957-).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Blake, Robert Orris, Jr. (b. 1957) — also known as Robert O. Blake, Jr. — of Maryland. Born in 1957. U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 2006-09; Maldive Islands, 2006-09; Indonesia, 2013-16. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Orris Blake (1921-2015) and Sylvia (Whitehouse) Blake.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Blake, Rory — of North Carolina. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 9th District, 1992, 1994, 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Blake, Roy, Jr. — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 9th District; elected 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Blake, Roy C., Sr. — of Brooklin, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Blake, Rufus — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Samuel H. (c.1807-1887) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born about 1807. Republican. Banker; Maine state attorney general, 1848; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1868. Died of pneumonia, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 24, 1887 (age about 80 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Blake, Seth B. — of California. Member of California state assembly 10th District, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Sheila — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Blake, Stanley See H. Stanley Blake
  Blake, Stephen S. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 14th District, 1894; member of New York state assembly from New York County 25th District, 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Sterling B. — of Carlisle, Nicholas County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 70th District, 1940-41. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Susy — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 13th District; elected 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Blake, Thomas Holdsworth (1792-1849) — also known as Thomas H. Blake — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Frederick County, Md., July 25, 1792. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1816; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1817-18; state court judge in Indiana, 1818; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1819-20, 1823-24; member of Indiana state senate, 1821-22, 1829-30; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1827-29. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died of cholera in a hotel at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 28, 1849 (age 57 years, 126 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of William Crawford Linton (1795-1835).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blake, Thomas J. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Hartford, Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Vincent — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 47th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, W. H. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, W. M. — of St. Onge, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 49th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, W. T. — of Ravenswood, Jackson County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Ravenswood, W.Va., 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, W. W. — of Jasper, Jasper County, Tex. Postmaster at Jasper, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Walter M. — Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Walter T. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, Willa McCord See Willa Blake Eslick
  Blake, William — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 8th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Blake, William E. III — also known as Bill Blake — of Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1952; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1952; vice-chair of West Virginia Republican Party, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, William F. — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, William H. — of Indiana. Born in Indiana. U.S. Consul in Manzanillo, 1863-67. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, William L. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blake, William T. — of New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 14th District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Blake, Williams See M. Williams Blake
  Blake, Zara H. — Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.


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