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BLEA (Soundex B400) — See also ABEEL, ABEL, ABELL, ABLE, ALBE, ALBEE, ALLBEE, BALE, BEAL, BEALL, BELLA, BLEAK, BLEAKLEY, BLEAKLY, BLEASDALE, BLEASE, BLEAZBY, BLEE, BLEI, BLIGH, BLY, BLYE, ELBA, LABBE.

  Blea, Rick — of New Mexico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2000; Presidential Elector for New Mexico, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


BLEAK (Soundex B420) — See also BAKLE, BALEK, BLAKE, BLEA, BLEAKLEY, BLEAKLY, BLEASDALE, BLEASE, BLEAZBY, BLECK, BLEICH, BLEKE, FLEAK, KABEL, KABELL, KLEBBA, LEAK, LEAKE, LEAKIN, PLEAK, UNDERLEAK.

  Bleak, Angela — of Lehi, Utah County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Bleak, Chris — of Lehi, Utah County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BLEAKLEY (Soundex B424) — See also BLAKELEY, BLAKLEY, BLEA, BLEAK, BLEAKLY, BLEASDALE, BLEASE, BLEAZBY, BLECKLEY, COAKLEY, EAKLE, FLEAK, LEAK, LEAKE, LEAKIN, MAKLEY, MOAKLEY, OAKLEY, PLEAK, SHEAKLEY, STEAKLEY, TREAKLE, UNDERLEAK, WAKLEY, WEAKLEY, YEAKLE.

  Bleakley, Andrew — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Bleakley, Cyrus A. — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Peekskill, N.Y., 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Bleakley, Judith C. — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Bleakley, Orrin Dubbs (1854-1927) — of Franklin, Venango County, Pa. Born in Franklin, Venango County, Pa., May 15, 1854. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 28th District, 1917. Died in Robinson, Crawford County, Ill., December 3, 1927 (age 73 years, 202 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bleakley, R. R., Jr. — of Franklin, Venango County, Pa. Republican. Mayor of Franklin, Pa., 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bleakley, W. — of Verplanck, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Bleakley, Wayne W. — Socialist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 48th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Bleakley, Wilfred R., Jr. — of Arnold, Anne Arundel County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bleakley, William F. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1933-34; candidate for Governor of New York, 1936; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 26th District, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Burial location unknown.


BLEAKLY (Soundex B424) — See also BAKLY, BLAKELY, BLAKLEY, BLEA, BLEAK, BLEAKLEY, BLEASDALE, BLEASE, BLEAZBY, BLECKLEY, FLEAK, LEAK, LEAKE, LEAKIN, PLEAK, UNDERLEAK.

  Bleakly, F. Stanley — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1930-33. Burial location unknown.
  Bleakly, John L. — of Ida County, Iowa. Iowa state auditor, 1909-15. Burial location unknown.
  Bleakly, Stanley See F. Stanley Bleakly


BLEASDALE (Soundex B423) — See also BLAISDEL, BLAISDELL, BLASDEL, BLASDELL, BLEA, BLEAK, BLEAKLEY, BLEAKLY, BLEASE, BLEAZBY, CROASDALE, KASDAN, STRASDAUSKAS, TEASDALE.

  BLEASDALE: See also Edward Overton


BLEASE (Soundex B420) — See also ABELES, BEALES, BLASE, BLEA, BLEAK, BLEAKLEY, BLEAKLY, BLEASDALE, BLEAZBY, BLEES, BLEISE, BLESS, BLESSE, BLISS, ELEASE, ELEASER, LEASE, LEASEBURG, TRELEASE.

  BLEASE: See also Otto Blease Ellison — Edwin Hyland May, Jr.
  Blease, Cole L. See Coleman Livingston Blease
  Blease, Coleman Livingston (1868-1942) — also known as Coleman L. Blease; Cole L. Blease — of Helena, Newberry County, S.C.; Newberry, Newberry County, S.C.; Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born near Newberry, Newberry County, S.C., October 8, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Fred H. Dominick; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1890-94, 1899-1900; Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1896, 1900; member of South Carolina state senate, 1905-08; mayor of Newberry, S.C., 1910; Governor of South Carolina, 1911-15; resigned 1915; defeated, 1916; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1925-31; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1928. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows; Redmen; Moose; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., January 19, 1942 (age 73 years, 103 days). Interment at Rosemont Cemetery, Newberry, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Horatio Blease and Mary A. (Livingston) Blease; half-brother of Eugene S. Blease (1877-1963); married 1890 to Lillie B. Summers.
  Cross-reference: John D. Long — Frank B. Brandegee
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blease, Eugene S. (1877-1963) — of Newberry, Newberry County, S.C. Born in Newberry County, S.C., January 28, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1901-02, 1922-24; member of South Carolina state senate, 1905-06; mayor of Newberry, S.C., 1920-21; justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1927-31; chief justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1931-34; resigned 1934; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1944. Methodist. On September 8, 1905, he shot and killed his brother-in-law, Joe Ben Coleman, in Saluda, S.C.; charged with murder, he pleaded self-defense and was found not guilty. Died December 27, 1963 (age 86 years, 333 days). Interment at Rosemont Cemetery, Newberry, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Horatio Blease and Elizabeth (Satterwhite) Blease; half-brother of Coleman Livingston Blease (1868-1942).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blease, Roger W., Jr. — of Mercer County, N.J. Independent Party candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 6-A, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Blease, W. R. — of Barney, Brooks County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Brooks County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.


BLEAZBY (Soundex B421) — See also BLEA, BLEAK, BLEAKLEY, BLEAKLY, BLEASDALE, BLEASE, BUZBY, ELEAZAR, LEAZAR, LEAZENBY, PLEAZ, PRYZBYLINSKI.

  Bleazby, Arthur A. — of Kalkaska, Kalkaska County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.


BLECHEISEN (Soundex B422) — See also BLECHINGER, BLECHSCHMIDT, BLOXAAN, BRECHEISEN, DOLECHECK, LECHE, LECHERT, MALECHEK, SCHEISSER, TECHEIRA, THEISEN, ZECHEIL.

  Blecheisen, Jacob — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1930. Burial location unknown.


BLECHINGER (Soundex B425) — See also BARSHINGER, BAYHINGER, BEECHING, BEECHINOR, BERTSCHINGER, BLACKINGER, BLECHEISEN, BLECHSCHMIDT, EHINGER, HECHINGER, LASCHINGER, LUCHINGER, LUTHINGER, PECHIN, SCHECHINGER, VAYHINGER.

  Blechinger, Anton L. — of Milwaukee County, Wis. Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 14th District, 1938; candidate for Wisconsin state senate 4th District, 1939, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLECHSCHMIDT (Soundex B422) — See also BLECHEISEN, BLECHINGER, BUCHSCHACHER, DEPPERSCHMIDT, DEROTHSCHILD, FELDSCHMIDT, FLECHSIG, GOLDSCHMID, GOLDSCHMIDT, GROBSCHMIDT, HAMMERSCHMIDT, HEATHSCOTT, HEITSCHMIDT, KLATSCHMIDT, KLEINSCHMIDT, POHLSCHMIDT, REHSCHUH, ROTHSCHILD, SCHMID, SCHMIDHAUSER, SCHMIDT, SCHMIDTCHEN, SCHMIDTKE, VONDERSCHMIDT.

  Blechschmidt, Minnie C. — Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.


BLECK (Soundex B420) — See also BECK, BLACK, BLEAK, BLECKLEY, BLECKMANN, BLEICH, BLEKE, BLOCK, FLECK, LECK.

  Bleck, Dianne Welsh — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


BLECKLEY (Soundex B424) — See also BECKLEY, BLAKLEY, BLEAKLEY, BLEAKLY, BLECK, BLECKMANN, CHECKLEY, CLECKLEY, ECKLEY, KECKLEY, LECKLITER, MECKLEY, STECKLEY, YECKLEY.

  Bleckley, Albert H. — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bleckley, Logan Edwin (1827-1907) — also known as Logan E. Bleckley — of Clarkesville, Habersham County, Ga. Born in Rabun County, Ga., July 3, 1827. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1875-80; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1887-94. Methodist. Died in Clarkesville, Habersham County, Ga., March 6, 1907 (age 79 years, 246 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of James Bleckley and Catharine Bleckley; married 1857 to Clara Caroline Haralson; married 1893 to Chloe Herring.
  Bleckley County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article


BLECKMANN (Soundex B425) — See also BALKMAN, BECKMAN, BECKMANN, BEECKMAN, BLACKMAN, BLACKMON, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMAN, BLECK, BLECKLEY, BLEEKMAN, BRECKMANN, BUCKMANN, DICKMANN, DIECKMANN, ECKMAN, ECKMANN, HACKMANN, HECKMAN, KRECKMAN, LECKMAN, PECKMAN, SACKMANN, SPECKMAN, STECKMAN, WECKMAN.

  Bleckmann, Anthony O. — of Washington, Franklin County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLEDRON (Soundex B436) — See also BIEDRON, BLEDSO, BLEDSOE, BLOEDORN, BLUEDORN, BRONDLE, DOUBLEDAY, DRON, LEDRU, OBLEDO, STEDRONSKY, VILLEDROUIN.

  Bledron, Alexander A. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLEDSO (Soundex B432) — See also ALFREDSON, ARFWEDSON, BALDUS, BEDSOLE, BILDSOE, BLADES, BLAYDES, BLEDRON, BLEDSOE, BOLDS, BOWLDS, DOUBLEDAY, EDSON, FRIEDSON, OBLEDO, SEBOLD.

  BLEDSO: See also Moses Bledso Corwin


BLEDSOE (Soundex B432) — See also ALFREDSON, ARFWEDSON, BALDUS, BEDSOLE, BILDSOE, BLADES, BLAYDES, BLEDRON, BLEDSO, BOLDS, BOWLDS, DOUBLEDAY, EDSON, FRIEDSON, GODSOE, OBLEDO.

  BLEDSOE: See also Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor — Mason Brown — Benjamin Gratz Brown — Thomas Chilton — William Parish Chilton — William Henry Clark — Arthur Bledsoe Cooke — Hazel Bledsoe Wright
  Bledsoe, A. C. — of Sonoma County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Bledsoe, Barry — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 50th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
Benjamin F. Bledsoe Bledsoe, Benjamin Franklin (1874-1938) — also known as Benjamin F. Bledsoe — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., February 8, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1900-14; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1914-25; resigned 1925; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1925. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Sons of the Revolution; Native Sons of the Golden West. Died in Crestline, San Bernardino County, Calif., October 30, 1938 (age 64 years, 264 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Son of Robert Emmett Bledsoe and Althea (Bottoms) Bledsoe; married, December 25, 1899, to Katharine Marvin Shepler.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
  Bledsoe, Benjamin M. — of Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bledsoe, Carl Beverly (b. 1923) — of Lincoln County, Colo. Born in Colorado, 1923. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1973-90; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1981-90. Protestant. Still living as of 1990.
  Bledsoe, Harold E. (1896-1974) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Marshall, Harrison County, Tex., August 29, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1936; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1948; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 11th District, 1961-62. Baptist. African ancestry. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 26, 1974 (age 77 years, 209 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Bledsoe and Mattie (Smith) Bledsoe; married to Mamie Geraldine Neal.
  Bledsoe, Helen — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bledsoe, Henry — of Cheraw, Otero County, Colo. Republican. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bledsoe, Hiram Miller (1825-1899) — also known as Hiram M. Bledsoe — of Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Mo. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., April 25, 1825. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state senate 17th District, 1893-96. Died, from pneumonia, in Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Mo., February 5, 1899 (age 73 years, 286 days). Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Mo.; memorial monument at Depot Park, Pleasant Hill, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Miller Bledsoe (1797-1876) and Susan T. (Hughes) Bledsoe (1802-1875); married 1868 to Mary D. Harrison.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bledsoe, J. M. — of Coquille, Coos County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bledsoe, Jesse (1776-1836) — of Kentucky. Born in Culpeper County, Va., April 6, 1776. Democrat. Secretary of state of Kentucky, 1808-12; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1812; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1813-14; member of Kentucky state senate, 1817-20; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1820; state court judge in Kentucky, 1822. Disciples of Christ. Died near Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Tex., June 25, 1836 (age 60 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Uncle of Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor (1793-1874).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bledsoe, June (b. 1920) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Prudence, Fayette County, W.Va., January 3, 1920. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 17th District, 1981-84; defeated, 1984. Female. Methodist. Still living as of 1984.
  Relatives: Married to Everett Bledsoe.
  Bledsoe, Murff F. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Bledsoe, Oscar F. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1841-48. Burial location unknown.
  Bledsoe, Shannon — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bledsoe, William Erb (b. 1919) — also known as William E. Bledsoe — of Hugo, Lincoln County, Colo. Born in Aroya, Cheyenne County, Colo., July 27, 1919. Republican. Rancher; member of Colorado state senate, 1958; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1960, 1964. Member, Lions. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 2, 1947, to Helen Rooney.


BLEE (Soundex B400) — See also BEEL, BEL, BELL, BLEA, BLEECKER, BLEEKER, BLEEKMAN, BLEEMEL, BLEES, BLEEZARDE, BLEI, BLEKE, BLIGH, BLUE, BLY, BLYE, BULEE, CHAMBLEE, DIBBLEE, ROBLEE, RUBLEE, TROMBLEE.

  BLEE: See also George Anderson Cooke
  Blee, Francis J. — of Atlantic County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly 2nd District; elected 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Blee, Robert — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.


BLEECKER (Soundex B426) — See also BECKLER, BLEE, BLEEKER, BLEEKMAN, BLEEMEL, BLEES, BLEEZARDE, CHAMBLEE, DIBBLEE, ECKER, ERLBECK, FLEECE, GLEECK, LEECH, LEECRAFT, ROBLEE, RUBLEE, TROMBLEE, VANKLEECK.

  BLEECKER: See also Anthony Bleecker Banks — Noel Bleecker Fox — Henry Bleecker Metcalfe — Rutger Bleecker Miller — Horatio Seymour
  Bleecker, Anthony J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Bleecker, Charles Edward (1826-1873) — also known as Charles E. Bleecker — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in 1826. Wine merchant; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1868-70. Died in 1873 (age about 47 years). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Bleecker, George M. — of Minnesota. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 29, 1893-94; candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bleecker, George W. — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Bleecker, Harmanus (1779-1849) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., October 9, 1779. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1811-13; member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1813-15; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Netherlands, 1839-42. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 19, 1849 (age 69 years, 283 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Bleecker, Jan Jansen (1641-1732) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in 1641. Fur trader; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1700-01. Died in 1732 (age about 91 years). Original interment at Dutch Church Burial Ground, Albany, N.Y.; reinterment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Bleecker, Johannes (1668-1737) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in 1668. Mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1701-02. Died in 1737 (age about 69 years). Original interment at Dutch Church Burial Ground, Albany, N.Y.; reinterment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Bleecker, John — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1795-96. Burial location unknown.
  Bleecker, John A. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1836; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1851-53. Burial location unknown.
  Bleecker, Leon — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1914, 1916; defeated, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Bleecker, Russell — of New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bleecker, Rutger — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1726-29. Burial location unknown.


BLEEKER (Soundex B426) — See also BEEKER, BERKEL, BLEE, BLEECKER, BLEEKMAN, BLEEMEL, BLEES, BLEEZARDE, CHAMBLEE, CLEEK, DIBBLEE, GEEKER, KEBLER, KEEBLER, KLEBER, LEEK, LEEKA, LEEKE, MEEKER, ROBLEE, RUBLEE, TROMBLEE, VANDERLEEK.

  Bleeker, John A. — of Ludington, Mason County, Mich.; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bleeker, Leonard — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1796-97. Burial location unknown.


BLEEKMAN (Soundex B425) — See also BALKMAN, BEEKMAN, BEKMAN, BLACKMAN, BLACKMON, BLACKMUN, BLAKEMAN, BLECKMANN, BLEE, BLEECKER, BLEEKER, BLEEMEL, BLEES, BLEEZARDE, CHAMBLEE, CLEEK, CREEKMORE, CREEKMUR, DIBBLEE, DIEKMANN, EKMAN, HEKMAN, HOEKMAN, LEEK, LEEKA, LEEKE, ROBLEE, RUBLEE, TROMBLEE, VANDERLEEK, WEEKMAN.

  Bleekman, Adelbert E. — of Tomah, Monroe County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1873; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.


BLEEMEL (Soundex B454) — See also BEEMER, BLEE, BLEECKER, BLEEKER, BLEEKMAN, BLEES, BLEEZARDE, BLUMEL, CHAMBLEE, DEEMER, DIBBLEE, FLEEMAN, KLEEMAN, LEEMAN, LEEMON, NEEME, REEMELIN, ROBLEE, RUBLEE, SALEEM, TROMBLEE, WEEMES.

  Bleemel, Mrs. Leo See Virginia Bleemel
  Bleemel, Leo Andrew (1913-1971) — also known as Leo A. Bleemel — of Mt. Washington, Bullitt County, Ky. Born in Bullitt County, Ky., March 9, 1913. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1954-55, 1962-63, 1968-71 (33rd District 1954-55, 1962-63, 31st District 1968-71). Died in Bullitt County, Ky., February 3, 1971 (age 57 years, 331 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Peter W. Bleemel (1869-1941) and Elizabeth (Boemker) Bleemel (1869-1936); married to Virginia Inez Eldridge (1915-2006).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bleemel, Virginia (1915-2006) — also known as Virginia Inez Eldridge; Mrs. Leo Bleemel — of Mt. Washington, Bullitt County, Ky. Born in Bullitt County, Ky., November 19, 1915. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 31st District, 1971. Female. Baptist. Member, American Association of Retired Persons. Died, in Wesley Manor Health Care Center (nursing home), Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 8, 2006 (age 90 years, 293 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Clyde Eldridge and Eunice (Carrothers) Eldridge; married to Leo Andrew Bleemel (1913-1971).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BLEES (Soundex B420) — See also BEES, BLEASE, BLEE, BLEECKER, BLEEKER, BLEEKMAN, BLEEMEL, BLEEZARDE, BLEISE, BLESS, BLESSE, BLEWS, BLISS, CHAMBLEE, DIBBLEE, FLEESON, GLEESON, KLEES, LEES, LEESA, LEESE, LEESON, MCCLEES, ROBLEE, RUBLEE, TROMBLEE, VANDERLEEST.

  Blees, (need first name) — of Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 25th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLEEZARDE (Soundex B426) — See also BLEE, BLEECKER, BLEEKER, BLEEKMAN, BLEEMEL, BLEES, BLISSARD, BLIZARD, BLIZZARD, CHAMBLEE, CONDOLEEZZA, DEZARNAULDS, DIBBLEE, LEUZARDER, LEZAR, ROBLEE, RUBLEE, TROMBLEE.

  Bleezarde, George W. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.


BLEI (Soundex B400) — See also BEIL, BELLI, BIELL, BLEA, BLEE, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, BLIGH, BLY, BLYE, COBLEIGH, EBLI, LEIB, LIEB, LOBLEIN.

  BLEI: See also Jennifer Blei Stockman


BLEICH (Soundex B420) — See also BLEAK, BLECK, BLEI, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, BLEKE, COBLEIGH, GLEICHER, GLEICHNER, LEICH, LEICHARDT, LEICHERING, LEICHT, LEICHTER, LOBLEIN, SCHLEICHER.

  Bleich, David — of Iowa. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Bleich, Jeffrey L. — of Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bleich, Joan — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1957. Female. Still living as of 1957.
  Bleich, Melvin E. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1959. Still living as of 1959.


BLEICKEN (Soundex B425) — See also BALKIN, BELKEN, BELKIN, BLACKEN, BLACKNEY, BLAKENEY, BLEI, BLEICH, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, BLICKHAN, BOHLKEN, COBLEIGH, DEICKE, EICKE, EICKELBERG, EICKEMEYER, EICKENBERRY, EICKER, FEICKERT, LEICK, LOBLEIN, REICKENBACK, WEICKER, WEICKERT.

  Bleicken, Eric V. — of Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Mass. Conservative candidate for Massachusetts state senate Cape and Islands District, 1996; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


BLEIKAMP (Soundex B425) — See also BLEI, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, COBLEIGH, DOMEIKA, KAMP, LEIK, LEIKEN, LEIKENSOHN, LOBLEIN, NOREIKA, SCHWEIKART.

  Bleikamp, Barbara — of Florissant, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.


BLEILER (Soundex B446) — See also BLEI, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, BLILER, COBLEIGH, EILER, ILER, LEILANI, LEILEHUA, LOBLEIN.

  BLEILER: See also Charles Clapp Lockwood


BLEIMANN (Soundex B455) — See also BIELMAN, BLEI, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, BLOMEN, COBLEIGH, FREIMAN, GLEIM, GREIMAN, HEIMAN, HEIMANN, KLEIMAN, LEIMBACH, LEIMS, LEIMSIDER, LIEBMAN, LIEBMANN, LOBLEIN, MANN, NEIMAN, REIMAN, REIMANN, SCHLEIMER, TREIMAN.

  Bleimann, Alexander A. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state senate 17th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLEISE (Soundex B420) — See also BEISE, BEISEL, BIESEL, BLAISE, BLEASE, BLEES, BLEI, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, BLESS, BLESSE, BLISS, COBLEIGH, DANGELEISEN, LEISE, LEISEK, LEISEMANN, LEISENRING, LEISERSON, LEISETH, LEISEY, LOBLEIN, MILLEISEN, MUEHLEISEN, SEIBEL.

  Bleise, Daniel — Universal candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


BLEISH (Soundex B420) — See also BALASH, BALESH, BALSCHI, BELSHAW, BELSHE, BLEI, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISTEIN, BLEIWEISS, BLISH, COBLEIGH, FLEISH, FLEISHELL, FLEISHER, FLEISHMAN, LEISHMAN, LOBLEIN, MACLEISH, MCLEISH.

  Bleish, Catherine — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


BLEISTEIN (Soundex B423) — See also BEISTLINE, BLAUSTEIN, BLEI, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEIWEISS, BLOUSTEIN, BLUESTEIN, BLUESTONE, BLYSTONE, BOYLSTON, COBLEIGH, KLEIST, LEIST, LEISTER, LOBLEIN, MCLEISTER, NEISTEIN, STEIN.

  Bleistein, George — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.


BLEIWEISS (Soundex B420) — See also BLAUWEISS, BLEI, BLEICH, BLEICKEN, BLEIKAMP, BLEILER, BLEIMANN, BLEISE, BLEISH, BLEISTEIN, COBLEIGH, FREIWIRTH, HEIWIG, LEIWS, LOBLEIN, STEIWER, WEISS.

  Bleiweiss, Robert M. — of Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 33rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


BLEKE (Soundex B420) — See also BIEKE, BLAKE, BLEAK, BLECK, BLEE, BLEICH, ENGLEKE, HELEKER, KEEBLE, LEKERIAN, SCHLEKEWAY, VELEKE.

  BLEKE: See also Dwight M. Britton


BLELOCH (Soundex B442) — See also BLALACK, BLALOCK, BLAYLOCK, KNOBELOCH, MELOCHE.

  Bleloch, George H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888. Burial location unknown.


BLENDT (Soundex B453) — See also BLENDU, BLOUNT, BLUNT.

  Blendt, Carlton, Jr. (1928-2005) — of Townsend, New Castle County, Del. Born in Powell, Park County, Wyo., November 15, 1928. Democrat. Dairy farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1961-64. Presbyterian. Member, Grange. Died in Delaware, January 22, 2005 (age 76 years, 68 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Carlton Lee Blendt (1906-1984) and Margaret M. (Harris) Blendt (1911-1975); married, September 26, 1948, to Betty Regener; nephew of George Michael Blendt (1895-1972) and Ernest Victor Blendt.
  Political family: Blendt family of Smyrna, Delaware.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blendt, Ernest Victor (1903-1953) — also known as Ernest V. Blendt — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, May 18, 1903. Democrat. Farmer; bank director; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1941-42, 1953; died in office 1953; candidate for Delaware state senate from Kent County 1st District, 1942. Methodist. Member, Lions; Odd Fellows; Grange. Died, in Delaware Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 4, 1953 (age 50 years, 78 days).e. Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Harry George Blendt (1863-1948) and Mary Jane (Workman) Blendt (1869-1943); brother of George Michael Blendt; married to Beulah Schneider (1905-1997); uncle of Carlton Blendt, Jr. (1928-2005).
  Political family: Blendt family of Smyrna, Delaware.
  Blendt, George Michael (1895-1972) — also known as George M. Blendt — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., September 18, 1895. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1949-50. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 28, 1972 (age 76 years, 314 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Harry George Blendt (1863-1948) and Mary Jane (Workman) Blendt (1869-1943); brother of Ernest Victor Blendt; married, September 25, 1918, to Hazel Ford (1899-1979); uncle of Carlton Blendt, Jr. (1928-2005).
  Political family: Blendt family of Smyrna, Delaware.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BLENDU (Soundex B453) — See also BENDURE, BLANDA, BLANDY, BLENDT, BLONDEAU, BLONDIE, BLONDY, MENDUM.

  Blendu, Robert — of Litchfield Park, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state senate 12th District; elected 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Blendu, Robert N., Sr. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1995-96. Still living as of 1996.


BLENN (Soundex B450) — See also BENN, BLENNERHASSETT, BLIN, BLINN, BLYN, BLYNN.

  BLENN: See also J. Blenn Perkins


BLENNERHASSETT (Soundex B456) — See also BASSETT, BASSETTE, BLENN, CASSETT, CASSETTA, CASSETTI, FASSETT, FENERHERD, FLENNER, GASSETT, GLENNEN, HASSETT, LENNEBACKER, LENNEY, MASSETTO, MULLENNEX, NASSETT, TOMASSETTI.

  BLENNERHASSETT: See also Rowland Blennerhassett Mahany


BLENSKI (Soundex B452) — See also BELSKIN, BIELANSKI, BIELINSKI, BILINSKI, BULINSKI, LENSKE, LENSKI, SCHLENSKER, SMOLENSKI, VALENSKI, WILENSKY.

  Blenski, Michael Francis (1862-1932) — also known as Michael F. Blenski — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Stargardt, West Prussia (now Starogard Gdanski, Poland), September 27, 1862. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1893-94; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1906; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Polish ancestry. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., March 23, 1932 (age 69 years, 178 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Relatives: Father of Michael Francis Blenski, Jr. and Roman Richard Blenski (1917-2002).
  Political family: Blenski family of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  Blenski, Michael Francis, Jr. (1912-2005) — also known as Michael F. Blenski — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; West Bend, Washington County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 10, 1912. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 14th District, 1938. Polish ancestry. Died in West Bend, Washington County, Wis., March 4, 2005 (age 92 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Francis Blenski and Hattie Jadwiga (Rozanowski) Blenski (1881-1966); brother of Roman Richard Blenski (1917-2002).
  Political family: Blenski family of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  Blenski, Roman Richard (1917-2002) — also known as Roman R. Blenski — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., January 24, 1917. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 17th District, 1945-46; defeated (Democratic), 1938, 1948; member of Wisconsin state senate 7th District, 1949-54; candidate for circuit judge in Wisconsin 2nd Circuit, 1954; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1974; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 2000. Polish ancestry. Member, Eagles; Polish National Alliance. Died August 30, 2002 (age 85 years, 218 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Francis Blenski and Hattie Jadwiga (Rozanowski) Blenski (1881-1966); brother of Michael Francis Blenski, Jr. (1912-2005).
  Political family: Blenski family of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  See also Wikipedia article


BLERSCH (Soundex B462) — See also LERSCH.

  Blersch, Otto, Jr. — of Virginia. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1924. Burial location unknown.


BLESS (Soundex B420) — See also BESS, BLASS, BLEASE, BLEES, BLEISE, BLESSE, BLESSED, BLESSING, BLISS, BLOSS, LESS, PLESS.

  Bless, H. W. — of Faribault County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 7th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLESSE (Soundex B420) — See also BACLESSE, BESSE, BLEASE, BLEES, BLEISE, BLESS, BLESSED, BLESSING, BLISS, DELESSELINE, DELESSEPS, ESSE, LESSELS, LESSELYOUNG, LESSEN, LESSER, SCHLESSEL.

  Blesse, Celeste T. (1881-1944) — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, November 26, 1881. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936. Female. Died in St. Louis, Mo., February 4, 1944 (age 62 years, 70 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Theodore Papin Tracy and Margaret 'Maggie' (Boyce) Tracy; married, September 25, 1907, to William John Blesse (1882-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blesse, William John (1882-1961) — also known as William J. Blesse — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., February 28, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 6th District, 1917-18. German ancestry. Died in St. Louis County, Mo., January 25, 1961 (age 78 years, 332 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Henrich J. Blesse and Caroline Wilhelmina Sophia (Soost) Blesse (1856-1940); married, September 25, 1907, to Celeste T. Blesse (1881-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BLESSED (Soundex B423) — See also ASSED, BACLESSE, BLESS, BLESSE, BLESSING, CASSEDY, DELESSELINE, DELESSEPS, KASSED, KISSED, LESSELS, LESSELYOUNG, LESSEN, LESSER, SCHLESSEL.

  Blessed, Clarence D. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 13th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.


BLESSING (Soundex B425) — See also BLESS, BLESSE, BLESSED, LESSING, LESSINGER, SCHLESSINER, SCHLESSING, SCHLESSINGER, SING.

  Blessing, Alexander T. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Democrat. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1916; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1921; mayor of Schenectady, N.Y., 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Andrew — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 17th District, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Arthur L. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Curtis B. — of Pleasant Ridge, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Blessing, E. G. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Edgar M. — of Danville, Hendricks County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Elizabeth — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1965. Female. Still living as of 1965.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Blessing, Harry S., Jr. — of Mifflin County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Mifflin County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, James Henry — also known as James H. Blessing — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1900-01. Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Blessing, John A. — of Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Blessing, Martin J. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, R. A. — of Mason County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1913-16. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Solomon V. — of Brunswick, Frederick County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Brunswick, Md., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Thomas (b. 1950) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in 1950. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1983. Still living as of 1998.
  Blessing, Thomas A. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Blessing, Tim — of University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


BLETHEN (Soundex B435) — See also BLAYTON, BLIGHTON, BLYTHIN, BLYTON, BRETHEN, LETHERBURY, LETHERIDGE, METHENEY, METHENY, TREFETHEN.

  Blethen, George Herbert (b. 1865) — also known as George H. Blethen — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, April 2, 1865. Republican. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1911-13; postmaster. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Blethen and Mary J. (Durgin) Blethen; married, September 23, 1888, to Marietta S. Rawson.
  Blethen, James E. (1828-1909) — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Maine, June 25, 1828. Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1880-82. Died June 23, 1909 (age 80 years, 363 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.


BLETT (Soundex B430) — See also ABLETT, BELT, BLATT, BLETTNER, BLIGHT, BLITHE, BLYTH, BLYTHE, BRAMBLETT, FLETT, HAMBLETT, LETT, NEBLETT, NOBLETT, SUBLETT, SUBLETTE.

  Blett, Robert J. — of Kent County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.


BLETTNER (Soundex B435) — See also ABLETT, BELTNER, BETTNER, BLETT, BOETTNER, BRAMBLETT, BUETTNER, GETTNER, HAMBLETT, KETTNER, NEBLETT, NOBLETT, SUBLETT, SUBLETTE, TRUETTNER.

  BLETTNER: See also August William Miller


BLEVENS (Soundex B415) — See also BELLEVANCE, BEVENS, BLEVINS, EVENS, LEVENS, LEVENSALER, LEVENSON, LEVENSTEIN.

  Blevens, Ken See Kenneth E. Blevens
  Blevens, Kenneth E. — also known as Ken Blevens — of New Hampshire. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1992 (Independent), 1996 (Libertarian), 2002 (Libertarian), 2004. Still living as of 2004.


BLEVINS (Soundex B415) — See also BELLEVANCE, BEVINS, BLEVENS, EVINS, LEVIN, LEVINE, LEVINGER, LEVINGSTON, LEVINS, LEVINSON, LEVINUS, NEVINS, SLEVIN.

  BLEVINS: See also William Edgar Chapman
  Blevins, Harry B. — of Chesapeake, Va. Republican. Elected Virginia state senate 14th District 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Blevins, Isaac — of Mt. Pisgah, Wayne County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 83rd District, 1944-45, 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blevins, Jeremiah C. — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1880, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Blevins, John A. (1912-1975) — of Roderfield, McDowell County, W.Va. Born November 4, 1912. Republican. Chair of McDowell County Republican Party, 1950-54; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1956. Died October 1, 1975 (age 62 years, 331 days). Interment at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, W.Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blevins, Lloyd — of Tennessee. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Blevins, Patricia M. — of Elsmere, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state senate 7th District, 1991-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Blevins, R. L. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Blevins, R. O. — of Olive Hill, Carter County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 73rd District, 1950-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blevins, Tom — of Prescott, Nevada County, Ark. Republican. Chair of Nevada County Republican Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Blevins, Walter, Jr. (b. 1950) — also known as "Doc" — of Morehead, Rowan County, Ky. Born March 29, 1950. Democrat. Dentist; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 71st District, 1982-92; member of Kentucky state senate 27th District, 1992-; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1994. Baptist. Member, Jaycees; Optimist Club. Still living as of 2004.


BLEWER (Soundex B460) — See also BLEWETT, BLEWITT, BLEWS, BLEWSTER, BOULWARE, EWER, LEWER, LEWERENZ, SZABLEWSKI, WEBLER, WERBEL, WROBLEWSKI.

  Blewer, Fred A. — of Tioga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Blewer, Henry T. — of Tioga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1928. Burial location unknown.


BLEWETT (Soundex B430) — See also BLEWER, BLEWITT, BLEWS, BLEWSTER, DEWETTER, HEWETT, JEWETT, NEWETT, PREWETT, SZABLEWSKI, TREWETT, WROBLEWSKI.

  Blewett, Alex — of Montana. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Blewett, Anders — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Democrat. Member of Montana state senate 11th District; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Blewett, Andrew — of Stutsman County, N.Dak. Delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Stutsman County, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Blewett, B. F. — of St. Louis, Mo. Postmaster at Jennings, Mo., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Blewett, D. F. — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blewett, Pierce — of Jamestown, Stutsman County, N.Dak. Mayor of Jamestown, N.Dak., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Blewett, Robert D. — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


BLEWITT (Soundex B430) — See also BLEWER, BLEWETT, BLEWS, BLEWSTER, DEWITT, DEWITTE, HEWITT, JEWITT, KRONEWITTER, KRULEWITCH, LUTKEWITTE, MALEWITZ, PREWITT, SZABLEWSKI, WITT, WROBLEWSKI.

  BLEWITT: See also George Henry Lowe
  Blewitt, Edward F. (b. 1859) — of Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 2, 1859. Democrat. Civil engineer; Scranton city engineer, 1883-93; member of Pennsylvania state senate 22nd District, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Blewitt; married to Mary E. Stanton (died 1887) and Mary Ann "Anna" Blackwell.
  Blewitt, Ira F. — of Madison, Lake County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 18th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Blewitt, Julia — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932; elected (Wet) delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Essex County 1933. Female. Burial location unknown.


BLEWS (Soundex B420) — See also BLEES, BLEWER, BLEWETT, BLEWITT, BLEWSTER, BLOIS, BLOSE, BLOSS, PLEWS, SZABLEWSKI, WROBLEWSKI.

  Blews, Richard R. — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BLEWSTER (Soundex B423) — See also BALESTRI, BALLESTER, BLEWER, BLEWETT, BLEWITT, BLEWS, BOLSTER, BREWSTER, DEWSTOE, HEWSTON, NEWSTEAD, NEWSTED, NEWSTROM, SZABLEWSKI, WROBLEWSKI.

  Blewster, Barbara B. — of Dewey (now part of Dewey-Humboldt), Yavapai County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives 1st District; elected 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.


BLEX (Soundex B420) — See also BELKIS, BELLACOSA, BELLICOSE, BLAKES, BLIX.

  Blex, Doug — of Independence, Montgomery County, Kan. Republican. Chair of Montgomery County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.


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