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BRAYBOY (Soundex B610) — See also BILBRAY, BRAY, BRAYBROOKS, BRAYER, BRAYFIELD, BRAYMAN, BRAYTON, DONBRAYE, MARYBOY, MCBRAYER, MOWBRAY, NORBRAY, RAYBON, RAYBORN, RAYBOULD, RAYBOURNE.

  Brayboy, Joyce — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


BRAYBROOKS (Soundex B616) — See also ALSOBROOKS, BILBRAY, BRAY, BRAYBOY, BRAYER, BRAYFIELD, BRAYMAN, BRAYTON, BROOKS, BROOKSHIRE, CLAYBROOK, DONBRAYE, EASTERBROOKS, ESTERBROOKS, GLAZEBROOKS, LYBROOK, MAYBRY, MCBRAYER, MIDDLEBROOKS, MOWBRAY, NORBRAY, WAYBRIGHT, WESTBROOKS.

  BRAYBROOKS: See also Emerson Richard Boyles


BRAYER (Soundex B660) — See also AYER, BAYER, BILBRAY, BRAUER, BRAY, BRAYBOY, BRAYBROOKS, BRAYFIELD, BRAYMAN, BRAYTON, BREYER, DONBRAYE, DRAYER, KOPPENDRAYER, KRAYER, MCBRAYER, MOWBRAY, NORBRAY, STRAYER, YARBER.

  BRAYER: See also George C. Staud
  Brayer, Roberta — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.


BRAYFIELD (Soundex B614) — See also BARFIELD, BILBRAY, BRAY, BRAYBOY, BRAYBROOKS, BRAYER, BRAYMAN, BRAYTON, BYFIELD, DONBRAYE, FIELD, FYFIELD, HAYFIELD, HOLYFIELD, LAYFIELD, MAYFIELD, MCBRAYER, MOWBRAY, NORBRAY, OBERFIELD, RAYFIEL, RAYFIELD, RAYFORD.

  Brayfield, E. E. — of Du Quoin, Perry County, Ill. Mayor of Du Quoin, Ill., 1923-24. Burial location unknown.


BRAYMAN (Soundex B655) — See also BILBRAY, BRAGMAN, BRAIMAN, BRAMAN, BRAMON, BRAY, BRAYBOY, BRAYBROOKS, BRAYER, BRAYFIELD, BRAYTON, BREMAN, BROMAN, DONBRAYE, DRAYMAN, MCBRAYER, MOWBRAY, NORBRAY, RAYMA, RAYMAN, RAYMAR.

  Brayman, J. B. — of Virginia. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1964, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Brayman, Stephen A. — of College Park, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of College Park, Md., 2001-. Still living as of 2002.


BRAYTON (Soundex B635) — See also BILBRAY, BRATTON, BRAY, BRAYBOY, BRAYBROOKS, BRAYER, BRAYFIELD, BRAYMAN, CRAYTOFF, CRAYTON, DONBRAYE, DRAYTON, KRAYTON, MCBRAYER, MOWBRAY, NORBRAY, OBRYANT, RAYTKWICH, TRAYTON.

  BRAYTON: See also Brayton S. Bennett — John Brayton Fuller — John Pryor Hand — Serranus Clinton Hastings — Celora Eaton Martin — James Madison Morton, Jr.
  Brayton, Buell G. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, Charles Ray (1840-1910) — also known as Charles R. Brayton — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., August 16, 1840. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; postmaster at Providence, R.I., 1874-80; Rhode Island Republican state chair, 1876-77; member of Republican National Committee from Rhode Island, 1896-1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1900. Died September 23, 1910 (age 70 years, 38 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Anna (Clarke) Brayton and William Daniel Brayton (1815-1887); married, March 13, 1865, to Antoinette Percival Belden.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brayton, Ellery M. — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Georgia. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for South Carolina, 1879; Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 7th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, George — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1804-07, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, George — of New York. Member of New York state senate 5th District, 1825-26; resigned 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, George — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, George R. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, Isaac — of Herkimer County, N.Y.; Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1796-97, 1810-12, 1813-14, 1815-16 (Herkimer County 1796-97, Oneida County 1810-12, 1813-14, 1815-16). Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, John M. — of Delhi, Delaware County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa 9th District, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, Larry — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Brayton, Nelson D. — of Miami, Gila County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1936; member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1937-39, 1955-64. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, Walter F. — of Oaklawn, Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Member of Rhode Island state senate, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, William — Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1816; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1817-21. Burial location unknown.
  Brayton, William Daniel (1815-1887) — also known as William D. Brayton — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., November 6, 1815. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1841, 1851; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1848, 1853; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1856; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1857-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1872; member of Republican National Committee from Rhode Island, 1872-. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 30, 1887 (age 71 years, 236 days). Interment at Brayton Cemetery, Apponaug, Warwick, R.I.
  Relatives: Father of Charles Ray Brayton (1840-1910).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


BRAZA (Soundex B620) — See also BAZA, BRAA, BRAJA, BRAZDA, RAZA.

  BRAZA: See also Samuel Brown


BRAZDA (Soundex B623) — See also BRAZA, GWIAZDA, GWIAZDOWSKI, GWIZDALA, KAZDIN, KAZDZIOL, KUZDAS, MAURITZDATTER, RAZDAN.

  Brazda, Chili See W. B. Chili Brazda
  Brazda, W. B. Chili — of Nebraska. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BRAZEAL (Soundex B624) — See also BRASEL, BRASELL, BRASIL, BRASSEL, BRASSELL, BRAZEAU, BRAZEE, BRAZELL, BRAZELTON, BRAZIL, BRAZILE, BRAZZELL, BREAZEAL, BREAZEALE, LAZEAR, SWEAZEA, ZEALEY, ZEALOR.

  Brazeal, Aurelia Erskine (b. 1943) — Born in 1943. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Micronesia, 1990; Kenya, 1993. Female. Still living as of 1993.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Brazeal, Marvin — of Terrell County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Terrell County, 1949-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BRAZEAU (Soundex B620) — See also BRACE, BRACEY, BRAZEAL, BRAZEE, BRAZELL, BRAZELTON, BREAZEAL, BREAZEALE, LAZEAR, LOIZEAUX, SWEAZEA.

  Brazeau, Eugene — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Brazeau, Leatrice — of Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brazeau, Robert — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brazeau, Theodore W. — of Grand Rapids (now Wisconsin Rapids), Wood County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1907-10; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908. Burial location unknown.


BRAZEE (Soundex B620) — See also BRACE, BRACEY, BRAZEAL, BRAZEAU, BRAZELL, BRAZELTON, BRIZEE, FRAZEE, KAZEE, NAZEER, NEMAZEE.

  Brazee, Andrew W. — of New York; Colorado. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868; justice of Colorado territorial supreme court, 1875-76; U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1882-85. Burial location unknown.
  Brazee, Christopher M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.


BRAZELL (Soundex B624) — See also AZELL, BALZER, BEAZELL, BLAZER, BRASEL, BRASELL, BRASIL, BRASSEL, BRASSELL, BRAZEAL, BRAZEAU, BRAZEE, BRAZELTON, BRAZIL, BRAZILE, BRAZZELL, BRAZZLE, FEAZELL, HAZELL, LAZELL, NAZELLI, PAZELL, ZELL.

  BRAZELL: See also James P. Aaron
  Brazell, E. J. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Brazell, Gloria — of Missouri. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


BRAZELTON (Soundex B624) — See also BRASELTON, BRAZEAL, BRAZEAU, BRAZEE, BRAZELL, BRUSLETTEN, ELTON, HAZELTINE, HAZELTON, PACZELT, ZELT, ZELTNER, ZELTSMAN.

  BRAZELTON: See also Roscoe B. Turner Steffen — Otha Donner Wearin
  Brazelton, Edgar — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brazelton, L. W. — of Jackson, Teton County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Brazelton, Osborne T. — of Princeton, Gibson County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Princeton, Ind., 1930-35. Burial location unknown.
  Brazelton, W. P. — of Mt. Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1856. Burial location unknown.


BRAZIER (Soundex B626) — See also AZIERE, BLAZIER, BRASIER, BRASSER, BRASURE, BRAZIL, BRAZILE, BRAZILLA, BRAZIN, BRAZIS, BROWSER, COLGLAZIER, DELAZIER, DUNBLAZIER, FRAZIER, GLAZIER, GRAZIER, LAZIER, OBERHAUSER, ZIER.

  BRAZIER: See also Ambrose Brazier Culbertson — John Joseph Delaney
  Brazier, Thomas — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1994-95. Still living as of 1995.


BRAZIL (Soundex B624) — See also BAZIL, BAZILE, BAZILIUS, BRAIL, BRASEL, BRASELL, BRASIL, BRASSEL, BRASSELL, BRAZEAL, BRAZELL, BRAZIER, BRAZILE, BRAZILLA, BRAZIN, BRAZIS, BRAZZELL.

  Brazil, Ann — of Lewis County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Brazil, Catherine — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Brazil, Edward A. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Treasurer of New Hampshire Republican Party, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Brazil, Harold — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Washington, D.C., 1998. Still living as of 1998.


BRAZILE (Soundex B624) — See also BAZIL, BAZILE, BAZILIUS, BLAZIER, BRASEL, BRASELL, BRASIL, BRASSEL, BRASSELL, BRAZEAL, BRAZELL, BRAZIER, BRAZIL, BRAZILLA, BRAZIN, BRAZIS, BRAZZELL, VANZILE.

  Brazile, Donna (b. 1959) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Kenner, Jefferson Parish, La., December 15, 1959. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from District of Columbia, 2004-08. Female. Catholic. African ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lionel Brazile and Jean Brazile.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


BRAZILLA (Soundex B624) — See also BARZILLA, BAZIL, BAZILE, BAZILIUS, BRAZIER, BRAZIL, BRAZILE, BRAZIN, BRAZIS, ILLA.

  BRAZILLA: See also Brazilla Carroll Reece


BRAZIN (Soundex B625) — See also AZINGER, BAZINET, BLAZINA, BRASEN, BRAZIER, BRAZIL, BRAZILE, BRAZILLA, BRAZIS, BRISON, BRISSON, BROSEN, BRYSON, GALAZIN.

  Brazin, Harvey Edw. — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1974; candidate in primary for Kentucky auditor of public accounts, 1975. Still living as of 1975.


BRAZIS (Soundex B622) — See also ABBRUZZESE, BARZIZA, BORSOS, BRAZIER, BRAZIL, BRAZILE, BRAZILLA, BRAZIN, BROSIUS, BURSIS.

  Brazis, (need first name) — of New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.


BRAZNER (Soundex B625) — See also BAZNER, BRESNER, BREZNER, HAZNERS, PRAZNOWSKI, RAZNIKOV.

  Brazner, Frank — of Brown County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Brown County 1st District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BRAZZELL (Soundex B624) — See also BALZER, BLAZER, BRASEL, BRASELL, BRASIL, BRASSEL, BRASSELL, BRAZEAL, BRAZELL, BRAZIL, BRAZILE, BRAZZLE, LAZZELL, LAZZELLE, LAZZERIS, MAZZEI, MAZZELLA, MAZZEO, MAZZER, PORAZZI, PORRAZZO, RAZZACK, SFERRAZZA, ZELL.

  Brazzell, Eugene T. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Thirteenth Suffolk District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Brazzell, Karen — of Rock Hill, York County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BRAZZLE (Soundex B624) — See also BALZER, BAZZLE, BLAZER, BRAZELL, BRAZZELL, GRIZZLE, PORAZZI, PORRAZZO, RAZZACK, SFERRAZZA.

  Brazzle, Edonna — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


BRCHAN (Soundex B625) — See also ARCHANGELO, ARCHANGELSKY, BRANCH, CHAN, MARCHAND, MARCHANT, MERCHANT.

  Brchan, Adolph — of Kimball, Brule County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 16th District, 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BREACH (Soundex B620) — See also ARCHBEE, BACHER, BEACH, BRACH, BRECK, BREECH, BREKKE, BRIC, BRICK, BRIOC, BRYK, CREACH, CREACRAFT, CREACY, GREACEN, PREACHER, REACH, TREACY.

  Breach, James Edward — of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Camp Hill, Pa., 1966-68. Still living as of 1968.


BREAD (Soundex B630) — See also BAADER, BADDER, BADER, BEARD, BREADY, BREARD, BREDA, BREDE, BREED, BRIDE, BRIED, BROAD, CORNBREAD, DARBE, DARBEE, DEBAR, GOODBREAD, READ, WHITBREAD.

  Bread, Amos F. — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Bread Man: See David Blakely


BREADY (Soundex B630) — See also BRADEY, BRADY, BREAD, BROADY, BRYDIE, CORNBREAD, DEADY, EADY, GOODBREAD, HEADY, KEADY, MALEADY, MCCREADY, MCGREADY, MELEADY, READY, WHITBREAD.

  BREADY: See also William Dawson, Jr.


BREAKER (Soundex B626) — See also AKER, BRAKER, BREAKEY, BREAKS, BRECHER, BRICKER, EAKER, SEAKER, SPEAKER, STONEBREAKER, THEAKER, TREAKLE, WHITEAKER, WHITTEAKER.

  Breaker Boy: See Arthur Horace James


BREAKEY (Soundex B620) — See also AKEY, BLAKEY, BREAKER, BREAKS, BRICKEY, LAKEY, OAKEY, STONEBREAKER, TAKEYSHA, TREAKLE, YAKEY, YEAKEY.

  Breakey, James Ritchison, Jr. (1900-1969) — also known as James R. Breakey, Jr. — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born January 28, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 22nd Circuit, 1945-67; appointed 1945; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1960. Died April 16, 1969 (age 69 years, 78 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James R. Breakey (1864-1943; physician).


BREAKS (Soundex B620) — See also BREAKER, BREAKEY, BREAUX, BREUX, PEAKS, SPEAKS, STONEBREAKER, TREAKLE, WEAKS.

  Breaks, L. Walter — of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Breaks, Walter See L. Walter Breaks


BREAM (Soundex B650) — See also BEAM, BRAM, BRAME, BREEM, BREHM, BREM, BRIGHAM, BRIM, BRYAM, FREAM, REAM.

  Bream, Gray — of Casper, Natrona County, Wyo. U.S. Vice Consul in Halifax, as of 1941; Godthaab, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bream, H. H. — of Midland, Beaver County, Pa. Burgess of Midland, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Bream, John H. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.


BREARD (Soundex B663) — See also BEARD, BERARD, BERARDI, BERHARD, BRADER, BREAD, BREARE, BREARLEY, BREARLY, BREDAR, BREVARD, EBERHARD, EBERHARDT, MCBREARTY, REARDEN, REARDON.

  BREARD: See also George Mordaunt Hawks


BREARE (Soundex B660) — See also BARRERE, BEARE, BEARER, BREARD, BREARLEY, BREARLY, BREOR, BREUER, BREYER, BRIAR, BRIARE, BRIER, BRIERE, MCBREARTY, MCCREAREY.

  Breare, J. R. — of Newton, Dale County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1860. Burial location unknown.


BREARLEY (Soundex B664) — See also ARLEY, BREARD, BREARE, BREARLY, BRYARLY, CEARLEY, DALEARLETA, EARLE, EARLEAN, EARLENE, EARLES, EARLEY, FEARLESS, HEARLE, MCBREARTY, SEARLE, SEARLES, VEARLE.

  Brearley, David (1741-1790) — also known as David Brearly — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., June 11, 1741. Lawyer; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1776; chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1779-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Hunterdon County, 1787; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1789; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1789-90; died in office 1790. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., August 16, 1790 (age 49 years, 66 days). Interment at St. Michael's Episcopal Churchyard, Trenton, N.J.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


BREARLY (Soundex B664) — See also ARLY, BREARD, BREARE, BREARLEY, BRYARLY, EARLY, EARLYWINE, MCBREARTY, MCKEARLY.

  Brearly, David See David Brearley


BREATH (Soundex B630) — See also BATHER, BEATH, BREATHED, BREATHITT, BREIT, BRETH, BRETT, BRIGHT, BRIT, BRITE, BRITT, BRYTE, CALLBREATH, CAREATHERS, CULBREATH, GALBREATH, GILBREATH, GILREATH, GREATHOUSE, MCCREATH, PENTREATH, REATH, TREATHA, WREATH.

  Breath, Melvin B. — of Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.


BREATHED (Soundex B633) — See also BREATH, BREATHITT, CALLBREATH, CAREATHERS, CATHEDRAL, CULBREATH, GALBREATH, GILBREATH, GILREATH, GREATHOUSE, MCCREATH, PENTREATH, REATH, THEDA, THEDINGA, THEDINGER, THEDORE, TREATHA, WHITHED, WREATH.

  BREATHED: See also Isaac Breathed Snodgrass


BREATHITT (Soundex B633) — See also BERTHOT, BERTOT, BREATH, BREATHED, CALLBREATH, CAREATHERS, CULBREATH, DOUTHIT, DOUTHITT, GALBREATH, GILBREATH, GILREATH, GREATHOUSE, MCCREATH, PENTREATH, REATH, THITRAN, TREATHA, WREATH.

  BREATHITT: See also William Henry Carroll
  Breathitt County, The Father of: See Jeremiah Weldon South
  Breathitt, Edward Thompson, Jr. (1924-2003) — also known as Edward T. Breathitt; Ned Breathitt — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., November 26, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 9th District, 1952-57; Governor of Kentucky, 1963-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964, 1972, 1980; counsel and vice-president, Southern Railway System. Methodist. Member, Jaycees; Kiwanis; Elks; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Collapsed while making a speech at Lexington Community College, and died a few days later, from heart disease, in the University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., October 14, 2003 (age 78 years, 322 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Thompson Breathitt (1897-1969) and Mary Josephine (Wallace) Breathitt (1898-1968); nephew of James Breathitt, Jr. (1890-1934); grandson of James Breathitt; second great-grandnephew of John Breathitt; second cousin twice removed of John Sappington Marmaduke; second cousin thrice removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass; third cousin once removed of Erasmus L. Pearson.
  Political family: Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Breathitt, J. W. — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Postmaster at Hopkinsville, Ky., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Breathitt, James (1852-1934) — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., September 4, 1852. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1883-84, 1887-88; district judge in Kentucky 3rd District, 1896-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1904, 1912; Christian County Probate Judge, 1905-07; Kentucky state attorney general, 1908-12. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., February 1, 1934 (age 81 years, 150 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John William Breathitt (1825-1912) and Katherine (Webber) Breathitt (1828-1910); married, December 20, 1889, to Olivia Maggie Thompson (1860-1949); father of James Breathitt, Jr.; grandfather of Edward Thompson Breathitt, Jr.; grandnephew of John Breathitt; first cousin once removed of Jane Breathitt Sappington (1813-1831; who married Claiborne Fox Jackson); second cousin of John Sappington Marmaduke (1833-1887); second cousin once removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass and Erasmus L. Pearson.
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Breathitt, James, Jr. (1890-1934) — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., December 14, 1890. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1924, 1928; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1927-31; member of Kentucky state senate 6th District, 1934; died in office 1934. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., October 29, 1934 (age 43 years, 319 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Breathitt (1852-1934) and Olivia Maggie (Thompson) Breathitt (1860-1949); uncle of Edward Thompson Breathitt, Jr.; great-grandnephew of John Breathitt; second cousin once removed of John Sappington Marmaduke; second cousin twice removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass; third cousin of Erasmus L. Pearson.
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Breathitt, John (1786-1834) — of Kentucky. Born in Loudoun County, Va., September 9, 1786. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1811; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1828-32; Governor of Kentucky, 1832-34; died in office 1834. Presbyterian. Died of tuberculosis in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., February 21, 1834 (age 47 years, 165 days). Original interment at Breathitt Cemetery, Near Russellville, Logan County, Ky.; reinterment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Breathitt (1757-1817) and Elizabeth Dawson (Whitsett) Breathitt (1765-1834); married, March 26, 1812, to Caroline Matilda Whitaker (1795-1821); uncle of Lavinia Sappington (1807-1885; who married Meredith Miles Marmaduke) and Jane Breathitt Sappington (1813-1831; who married Claiborne Fox Jackson); granduncle of John Sappington Marmaduke and James Breathitt (1852-1934); great-granduncle of Erasmus L. Pearson and James Breathitt, Jr.; second great-granduncle of Edward Thompson Breathitt, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass.
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Breathitt County, Ky. is named for him.
  Breathitt, Ned See Edward Thompson Breathitt, Jr.


BREAULT (Soundex B643) — See also AULT, BARLETT, BARLETTA, BERAULT, BERLET, BERLLAYETTE, BRAULT, BREAUX, BRELET, BRILLATI, BRULTE, DESSUREAULT, GAUDREAULT, KEBREAU, LEBREAU, PERREAULT, TETREAULT.

  Breault, Joseph — Republican. Chaplain; candidate for Utah state house of representatives, 2016; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 2017. Still living as of 2017.


BREAUX (Soundex B620) — See also BREAKS, BREAULT, BREUX, KEBREAU, LEBREAU.

  Breaux, Billie J. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Breaux, John Berlinger (b. 1944) — also known as John B. Breaux — of Crowley, Acadia Parish, La. Born in Crowley, Acadia Parish, La., March 1, 1944. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 1972-87; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1987-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1988 (speaker), 1996 (delegation chair), 2000, 2004; member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 2004. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Breaux, John E. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Breaux, John M. — of Port Neches, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Breaux, Joseph A. (1838-1926) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Louisiana, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1890-1904; chief justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1904-14. Died July 23, 1926 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1861 to Eugenia Mills.


BREAZEAL (Soundex B624) — See also BRAZEAL, BRAZEAU, BREAZEALE, BRISSEL, BRIZEL, LAZEAR, SWEAZEA, ZEALEY, ZEALOR.

  Breazeal, Clarence E. — of Trenton, Grundy County, Mo. Mayor of Trenton, Mo., 1971-73. Still living as of 1973.


BREAZEALE (Soundex B624) — See also BRAZEAL, BRAZEAU, BREAZEAL, BRISSEL, BRIZEL, LAZEAR, SWEAZEA, ZEALEY, ZEALOR.

  Breazeale, Frank K. — of Belton, Anderson County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Belton, S.C., 1880-82. Burial location unknown.
  Breazeale, George T. — of Ozark, Christian County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Christian County Republican Party, 1928; elected () mayor of Ozark, Mo. 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Breazeale, Lee Roy — of El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Cedar County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Breazeale, Marie — of Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Breazeale, Paul — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Breazeale, Phanor (1858-1934) — of Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, La. Born in Natchitoches Parish, La., December 29, 1858. Democrat. Delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1898; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1899-1905; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1908, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died in Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, La., April 29, 1934 (age 75 years, 121 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery, Natchitoches, La.
  Relatives: Married, July 15, 1884, to Marie Chopin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Breazeale, William James — of White Lake, Bladen County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BREBER (Soundex B616) — See also AGUERREBERE, BERBER, BREBNER, EBER, GREBERT, REBER, REBERGER, REBERT, TREBER.

  Breber, Joseph — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 8th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BREBNER (Soundex B615) — See also BREBER, BRENER, EBNER, GRAEBNER, HEBNER, HEEBNER, HUEBNER, STOEBNER, WEBNEY.

  Brebner, James — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1793-96. Burial location unknown.


BRECHEEN (Soundex B625) — See also BRACKEN, BRACKIN, BRECHEISEN, BRECHER, BRECKON, BRICKEN, BROKKEN, CHEENEY, ERKENBRECHER, HEEN, LABRECHE, STEINBRECHER.

  Brecheen, Josh (b. 1979) — of Coalgate, Coal County, Okla. Born in Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla., June 19, 1979. Republican. Motivational speaker; member of Oklahoma state senate 6th District, 2011-. Still living as of 2018.
  See also Wikipedia article — Encyclopedia of American Loons


BRECHEISEN (Soundex B622) — See also BERKSON, BLECHEISEN, BRECHEEN, BRECHER, BROCKSON, BROXSON, BRUCHHAUSEN, ERKENBRECHER, LABRECHE, SCHEISSER, STEINBRECHER, TECHEIRA, THEISEN, ZECHEIL.

  Brecheisen, Keith D. — of Garnett, Anderson County, Kan. Republican. Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


BRECHER (Soundex B626) — See also BECHER, BERCHER, BRACHER, BREAKER, BRECHEEN, BRECHEISEN, BRECHLER, BREHER, BRESCHER, BRICKER, ERKENBRECHER, LABRECHE, SPRECHER, STEINBRECHER.

  Brecher, Morris — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BRECHLER (Soundex B624) — See also BAECHLE, BECHLER, BEECHLER, BIECHLEY, BRECHER, BUECHLER, HECHLER, LECHLEITER, MECHLER, RECHLICZ, SECHLER.

  Brechler, Troy A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


BRECHT (Soundex B623) — See also ABRECHT, ALBRECHT, ARMBRECHT, BECHT, BRACHT, BROCHT, ELBRECHT, GALBRECHT, GOBRECHT, HAMBRECHT, HARBRECHT, HUBRECHT, IMBRECHT, LAMBRECHT, LUBRECHT, OBRECHT, RECHT, VONBRECHT, WALLBRECHT.

  BRECHT: See also Chelsa Muna-Brecht
  Brecht, John C. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1944; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BRECINRIDGE (Soundex B625) — See also BRACKENRIDGE, BRAKENRIDGE, BRECKENRIDGE, BRECKINRIDGE, GUMECINDO, LUCRECIA, MCINROY, PRECIADO, PRECIAT, PRECIOUS, RECINE, RECINOS.

  BRECINRIDGE: See also Joseph Cabell Breckinridge


BRECK (Soundex B620) — See also BECK, BRACK, BREACH, BRECKENRIDGE, BRECKINRIDGE, BRECKMANN, BRECKON, BRECKONS, BREECH, BREKKE, BRIC, BRICK, BRIOC, BROCK, BRUCK, BRUECK, BRYK, RECK.

  BRECK: See also Breck McKinley — James Breck Perkins — Breck Speed
  Breck, Betty — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alaska at-large, 1986. Female. Still living as of 1986.
  Breck, Daniel (1788-1871) — of Richmond, Madison County, Ky. Born in Topsfield, Essex County, Mass., February 12, 1788. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1824-27, 1834; justice of Kentucky state supreme court, 1843-49; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1849-51. Died in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., February 4, 1871 (age 82 years, 357 days). Interment at Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of Samuel Breck (1771-1862).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Breck, David F. — of Oakland County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1985; defeated, 1976. Still living as of 1985.
  Breck, Edward — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Berlin, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Breck Girl, The: See John Reid Edwards
  Breck, John M. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Breck, Joseph Hunt (1831-1907) — also known as Joseph H. Breck — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 23, 1831. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County; elected 1897. Died June 27, 1907 (age 76 years, 4 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Joseph Hunt Breck (1798-1880) and Alice Angeline (Snow) Breck (died 1838); married, January 18, 1859, to Harriet Maria Brooks.
  Breck, Samuel (1771-1862) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 17, 1771. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1817-21, 1832-34 (1st District 1817-21, 2nd District 1832-34); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1823-25. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 31, 1862 (age 91 years, 45 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Brother of Daniel Breck (1788-1871).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


BRECKENRIDGE (Soundex B625) — See also BRACKENRICH, BRACKENRIDGE, BRAKENRIDGE, BRECINRIDGE, BRECK, BRECKINRIDGE, BRECKMANN, BRECKON, BRECKONS, ECKENRODE, FRECKENBURGH, FRECKER, GERECKE, KENRICK, KENROY, LECHTRECKER, RECKER, SHRECKENGOST, SPRECKELS, STRECKER, VONSPRECKEN.

  BRECKENRIDGE: See also Frederick E. Bates — John Breckinridge — Henry Bernhard Dirks — James Garrard Sparks
  Breckenridge, Alexander — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1821-30. Burial location unknown.
  Breckenridge, C. E. — of Maywood, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Breckenridge, Cora — of Elkhart, Elkhart County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Breckenridge, Henry See Henry Skillman Breckinridge
  Breckenridge, J. D. — of Lewistown, Fulton County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Breckenridge, M. A. — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Breckenridge, R. G. — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Breckenridge, Robert A. — of Washington County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Breckenridge, Robert G. — of Monte Vista, Rio Grande County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1908. Burial location unknown.


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