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BRANCH (Soundex B652) — See also BRACH, BRANCA, BRANCATO, BRANCHFIELD, BRANCHINI, BRANCSUM, BRANK, BRAUCH, BRCHAN, LABRANCHE, MALEBRANCHE, NEWBRANCH.

  BRANCH: See also Branch Tanner Archer — Clay Stone Briggs — Frederick Louis Carr — Oscar Branch Colquitt — Frederick Preston Cone — Girdler Branch Fitch — William Branch Giles — George Kilborn Nash — Reuben J. Palmer — Katherine Branch Tudhope
  Branch, (need first name) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Alfred — of Rockport, Spencer County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Branch, Anthony Martin (1823-1867) — of Texas. Born in Buckingham County, Va., July 16, 1823. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1859; member of Texas state senate, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Texas in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65. Died of yellow fever, in Huntsville, Walker County, Tex., October 3, 1867 (age 44 years, 79 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Tex.
  Branch, Claude R. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Dan (born c.1958) — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born about 1958. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1991; member of Texas state house of representatives 108th District; elected 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2012.
  Branch, Darwin Austen — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Tampa, Fla., 1856, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, David R. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Branch, Donald — of North Carolina. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Branch, Drew See T. Drew Branch
  Branch, E. E. — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Republican. Minister; candidate for mayor of Ionia, Mich., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Edward — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Postmaster at Jackson, Miss., 1831-32. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Edward — of Essex County, N.J. The New Frontier candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Branch, Edward Thomas (1811-1861) — of Liberty, Liberty County, Tex. Born in Richmond, Va., December 11, 1811. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1836-38; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1846. Died September 4, 1861 (age 49 years, 267 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Liberty County, Tex.
  Branch, Emil — of Hurley, Turner County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Emmett Forest (1874-1932) — also known as Emmett F. Branch — of Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind. Born May 16, 1874. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1903-09; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1921-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924; Governor of Indiana, 1924-25. Died February 23, 1932 (age 57 years, 283 days). Interment at Hilldale Cemetery, Martinsville, Ind.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Branch, George Harvey (b. 1870) — also known as George H. Branch — of Grand Isle, Grand Isle County, Vt. Born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., February 27, 1870. Republican. Physician; Grand Isle County Auditor; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Grand Isle, 1910; member of Vermont state senate from Grand Isle County, 1923; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1924. Protestant. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter C. Branch and Eunice (Monroe) Branch; married, June 4, 1902, to Mattie B. Hazen.
  Branch, George W. — of Tift County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Tift County, 1939-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Glover — of Lafayette County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lafayette County, 1905-06, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Greg — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 2009-13. Still living as of 2013.
  Branch, H. B. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Harrison B. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Joe M. — of Davisboro, Washington County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, John, Jr. (1782-1863) — of Enfield, Halifax County, N.C. Born in Halifax, Halifax County, N.C., November 4, 1782. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate, 1811, 1813-17, 1834; Governor of North Carolina, 1817-20; federal judge, 1822; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1823-29; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1829-31; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1831-33; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1835; Governor of Florida Territory, 1844-45. Episcopalian. Died of pneumonia, in Enfield, Halifax County, N.C., January 4, 1863 (age 80 years, 61 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Enfield, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Col. John Branch and Mary (Bradford) Branch; married to Elizabeth Fort and Eliza Jordan; uncle of Lawrence O'Bryan Branch; granduncle of William Augustus Blount Branch (1847-1910).
  Political family: Branch family of Enfield, North Carolina.
  Branch County, Mich. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Branch, John B. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 129th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Branch, Jonathan K. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Branch, Joseph — of Enfield, Halifax County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, L. C. — of California. Member of California state assembly 5th District, 1881-83. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, L. W. — of Quitman, Brooks County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Lawrence O'Bryan (1820-1862) — also known as Lawrence O'B. Branch — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Enfield, Halifax County, N.C., November 28, 1820. Democrat. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 4th District, 1855-61; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in the battle of Antietam, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Md., September 17, 1862 (age 41 years, 293 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  Relatives: Father of William Augustus Blount Branch (1847-1910); nephew of John Branch, Jr..
  Political family: Branch family of Enfield, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Branch, Norris H. (1871-1910) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in 1871. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1901-02; defeated, 1904; candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1908. Died in 1910 (age about 39 years). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Branch, Oliver Ernesto (b. 1847) — also known as Oliver E. Branch — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Madison, Lake County, Ohio, July 19, 1847. Lawyer; general counsel, Boston & Maine Railroad; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1887, 1889; U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1894-98. English ancestry. Member, Delta Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Witter Branch and Lucy J. (Bartram) Branch; married, October 17, 1878, to Sarah M. Chase; father of Oliver Winslow Branch (1879-?).
  Branch, Oliver Winslow (b. 1879) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 4, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1913-26; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1926-46; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1946-49. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Delta Upsilon; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Ernesto Branch (1847-?) and Sarah Maria (Chase) Branch; married, November 23, 1910, to Isabel Dow Hogle.
  Branch, R. W. — of North Emporia, Greensville County (now part of Emporia), Va.; Emporia, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1936, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Ralph M. — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Reginald — of Burlington, Burlington County, N.J. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Robert D. — of New Hampshire. U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Rufus — of Pecan Point, Mississippi County, Ark.; Joiner, Mississippi County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1960, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Branch, Samuel A. — of Apex, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Apex, N.C., 1918-22. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Sherwood W. — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Branch, T. Drew — of Sumatra, Liberty County, Fla. Member of Florida state senate 5th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, Talmadge — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 45; elected 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Branch, Theldon R. III — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 132nd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Branch, Thelma — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Branch, Thomas (1802-1888) — of Petersburg, Va. Born in Chesterfield County, Va., December 23, 1802. Merchant; banker; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in Richmond, Va., November 15, 1888 (age 85 years, 328 days). Interment at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Branch and Mary (Patteson) Branch.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Branch, Tobie — of Cleveland, Pawnee County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Branch, William — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1828-30. Burial location unknown.
  Branch, William — of Ramsey County, Minn. Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1857; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Branch, William Augustus Blount (1847-1910) — also known as William A. B. Branch — of Washington, Beaufort County, N.C. Born in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., February 26, 1847. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1891-95; member of North Carolina state legislature, 1890. Died in Washington, Beaufort County, N.C., November 18, 1910 (age 63 years, 265 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, N.C.; cenotaph at Jefferson Davis Highway Monument, Ridgefield, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Lawrence O'Bryan Branch; grandnephew of John Branch, Jr. (1782-1863).
  Political family: Branch family of Enfield, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Branch, William McKinley — also known as William M. Branch — of Forkland, Greene County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1968; National Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Presumably named for: William McKinley
  Branch, Wilson — Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.


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