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Bland

BLAND (Soundex B453) — See also BELAND, BLAN, BLANDA, BLANDFORD, BLANDIN, BLANDING, BLANDY, BLIND, BLOND, BOLAND, BYLAND, GROVES-BLAND, LAND, OBLANDER.

  BLAND: See also Bland Ballard — Bland Ballard — John Banister — Elaine Bland Baxter — George Edward Bushnell — Alonzo Bland Calder — Dick Bland Dale — Paul B. Davis — Archibald Bland Dorman — Mary Groves-Bland — Bland Jones — Richard Bland Lee — Richard Holloway Mabbatt, Jr. — Consuelo Bland Marshall — Bland Massie — Bland A. Mitchell — James O'Connor — Bland A. Pugh — John Randolph of Roanoke — Robert Cowles Taylor — Glenn Taylor — St. George Tucker — Henry St. George Tucker
  Bland, Bertram C. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, C. A. — of Wadesboro, Anson County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Anson County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Charles A. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 1911-15. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Charles C. — of Rolla, Phelps County, Mo. Circuit judge in Missouri 18th Circuit, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Charles P. — of Piedmont, Calhoun County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Craig — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bland, Dorothy — of Georgia. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Bland, Edward See Joseph Edward Bland
  Bland, Edward — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Elaine See Elaine Bland Baxter
  Bland, Ewing C. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Judge, Missouri Kansas City Court of Appeals; elected 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Fenton L., Jr. (b. 1962) — of Petersburg, Va. Born in Petersburg, Va., March 7, 1962. Democrat. Mortician; member of Virginia state house of delegates 63rd District, 2002-05; resigned 2005; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2004; pleaded guilty, January 26, 2005 to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud; sentenced in April to 57 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.2 million in restitution; surrendered his funeral director's license rather than contest charges of ethical violations. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Still living as of 2006.
  Bland, Frank G. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Druggist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, George W. — of Lewis County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, J. Edward See Joseph Edward Bland
  Bland, J. H. — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Honorary Vice-Consul for Belgium in Jacksonville, Fla., 1922-25. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, J. T. — of Burgaw, Pender County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1912 (alternate), 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, J. W. See Joseph Washington Bland
  Bland, Mrs. James L. — of Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, James T. — of Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bland, Jim — of South Carolina. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Bland, John — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bland, Joseph Edward (b. 1866) — also known as J. Edward Bland — of Wayne County, Mich. Born in London, Ontario, May 5, 1866. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1901-02, 1905-06; member of Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Joseph Washington (1912-1991) — also known as J. W. Bland — of Alberta, Brunswick County, Va. Born in Crewe, Nottoway County, Va., October 8, 1912. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1948-53. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Ruritan. Died March 16, 1991 (age 78 years, 159 days). Interment at Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Alberta, Va.
  Epitaph: "Educator, Legislator."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bland, Karry — of Fort Gratiot (now part of Port Huron), St. Clair County, Mich. Republican. Chair of St. Clair County Republican Party, 2007; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bland, Kenneth E. — of Morehead, Rowan County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1972; candidate for Kentucky superintendent of public instruction, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Bland, Margaret A. — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1963; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bland, Oscar Edward (1877-1951) — also known as Oscar E. Bland — of Indiana. Born in Greene County, Ind., November 21, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1907-10; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1917-23; defeated, 1910, 1912, 1922; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1923-47. Member, Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Sigma Nu. Died in Washington, D.C., August 3, 1951 (age 73 years, 255 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bland and Arminda (Shipman) Bland; married, June 18, 1902, to Josephine Hanna.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bland, Otis See Schuyler Otis Bland
  Bland, Pattie M. — of Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Bland, Percival M. — of Summit, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Summit, N.J., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Richard (1710-1776) — of Virginia. Born in Orange County, Va., May 6, 1710. Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1774. Died in Williamsburg, Va., October 26, 1776 (age 66 years, 173 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Bland (1665-1720) and Elizabeth (Randolph) Bland (1680-1720); married to Martha Macon; nephew of Richard Randolph; uncle of Theodorick Bland (1742-1790); granduncle of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Richard Bland Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; great-granduncle of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; second great-granduncle of Fitzhugh Lee and William Henry Fitzhugh Lee; fourth great-granduncle of William Welby Beverley (1889-1969); first cousin of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); first cousin once removed of Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph and Beverley Randolph; first cousin twice removed of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Dabney Carr, Theodorick Bland (1776-1846) and Peyton Randolph (1779-1828); first cousin thrice removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, Edmund Randolph and Carter Henry Harrison; first cousin four times removed of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, John Augustine Marshall, Carter Henry Harrison II and Frederick Madison Roberts; first cousin five times removed of John Gardner Coolidge, William Marshall Bullitt, Alexander Scott Bullitt and Francis Beverley Biddle; second cousin twice removed of John Wayles Eppes; second cousin four times removed of William Henry Robertson.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Bland County, Va. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Richard P. Bland Bland, Richard Parks (1835-1899) — also known as Richard P. Bland; "Silver Dick" — of Virginia City, Storey County, Nev.; Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo. Born near Hartford, Ohio County, Ky., August 19, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1873-95, 1897-99 (5th District 1873-83, 11th District 1883-93, 8th District 1893-95, 1897-99); defeated, 1894; died in office 1899; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1896. Author of the Bland bill in 1878, for the coinage of silver. Died in Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo., June 15, 1899 (age 63 years, 300 days). Interment at Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Bland, Robert — of Armonk, Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York American Labor Party Executive Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, Robert L. — of West Virginia. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bland, S. Otis See Schuyler Otis Bland
  Bland, Schuyler Otis (1872-1950) — also known as S. Otis Bland — of Newport News, Va.; Hampton, Va. Born in Gloucester County, Va., May 4, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1918-50 (1st District 1918-33, at-large 1933-35, 1st District 1935-50); died in office 1950. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Order. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 16, 1950 (age 77 years, 288 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Schuyler Bland (1832-1877) and Olivia James (Anderson) Bland (1849-1930); married to Mary Crawford Putzel (1887-1969).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bland, Steve — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bland, Theodoric C. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., 1961-77 (acting, 1961-62). Still living as of 1977.
  Bland, Theodorick (1742-1790) — of Prince George County, Va. Born in Cawsons, Prince George County, Va., March 21, 1742. Physician; planter; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1780-83; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Prince George County, 1788; U.S. Representative from Virginia at-large, 1789-90; died in office 1790. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1790 (age 48 years, 72 days). Original interment at Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment in 1828 at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Theodorick Bland (1708-1803) and Frances Elizabeth (Bolling) Bland (1724-1774); married 1768 to Martha Dangerfield; nephew of Richard Bland; uncle of John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; grandnephew of Richard Randolph; granduncle of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; first cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775), Henry Lee, Charles Lee and Edmund Jennings Lee; first cousin thrice removed of Fitzhugh Lee; first cousin five times removed of William Welby Beverley (1889-1969); second cousin of Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph and Beverley Randolph; second cousin once removed of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Dabney Carr, John Wayles Eppes, Theodorick Bland (1776-1846) and Peyton Randolph (1779-1828); second cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell, James Keith Marshall, Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, Edmund Randolph and Carter Henry Harrison; second cousin thrice removed of William Lewis Cabell, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, George Craighead Cabell, John Augustine Marshall, Carter Henry Harrison II, Frederick Madison Roberts and Douglass Townshend Bolling; second cousin four times removed of Thomas Lawton Davis, Connally Findlay Trigg, Benjamin Earl Cabell, John Gardner Coolidge, William Marshall Bullitt, Alexander Scott Bullitt, Francis Beverley Biddle and Richard Walker Bolling; second cousin five times removed of Henry De La Warr Flood, Joel West Flood and Earle Cabell; third cousin of David Meriwether (1755-1822), James Meriwether (1755-1817) and Meriwether Lewis; third cousin once removed of James Meriwether (1788-1852), David Meriwether (1800-1893) and James Archibald Meriwether; third cousin twice removed of George Rockingham Gilmer and Reuben Handy Meriwether; third cousin thrice removed of William Henry Robertson.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Bland, Theodorick (1776-1846) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Dinwiddie County, Va., December 6, 1776. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1809; district judge in Maryland, 1812-17; U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1819-24; resigned 1824. Died, from heart disease, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., November 16, 1846 (age 69 years, 345 days). Interment at St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Theodorick Bland and Sarah (Fitzhugh) Bland (1748-1793); married, July 14, 1801, to Sarah Glen; first cousin twice removed of Richard Bland and Henry Harrison; second cousin once removed of Theodorick Bland (1742-1790); third cousin of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; third cousin twice removed of Fitzhugh Lee (1835-1905).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Mason family of Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bland, W. — of Champaign, Champaign County, Ill. Mayor of Champaign, Ill., 1975-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Bland, William Thomas (1861-1928) — also known as William T. Bland — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Born in Weston, Lewis County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 21, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Atchison, Kan., 1894; district judge in Kansas, 1896-1901; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1919-21; defeated, 1920. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen; Moose; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Orlando, Orange County, Fla., January 15, 1928 (age 66 years, 359 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, Fla.
  Relatives: Grandson of John George Jackson (1777-1825); cousin *** of James Monroe Jackson.
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bland, William W. — Member of Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1881-84. Burial location unknown.


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