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BRIGGS (Soundex B620) — See also BIGGS, BRIGG, BRIGGEMAN, BRIGGLE, DRIGGS, GRIBBS, GRIGGS, RIGGS, RIGGSBEE, SPRIGGS.

  BRIGGS: See also Leon Abbett — Edwin Ferebee Aydlett — Jacob Babbitt — Charles Henry Barnard — Edward Briggs Baskin — Nathaniel Briggs Borden — Simeon Briggs Bradford — Adrian Joseph Caillouet — Briggs Carson — Constant Webb Chatfield — Orestes Cleveland — Amasa Cobb — Nathaniel Briggs Durfee — Ezra H. Frisby — Briggs A. Goggans — Benjamin Briggs Goodrich — George B. Hartrick — Alfred Briggs Irion — Charles Dean Kimball — Ruth Briggs King — Caleb Cummings Libby — James Briggs McEwan — Ebenezer Jolls Ormsbee — Edward Spellman Roberts — Sharon Robinson-Briggs — Jared Young Sanders, Jr. — V. Briggs Shaw — James Adger Smyth — George Galen Tilden — Richard Everett Warner — Joseph Everett Warner
  Briggs, A. E. — of California. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from California, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Abraham (1823-1887) — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Born March 24, 1823. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1865. Died March 4, 1887 (age 63 years, 345 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Taunton, Mass.
  Briggs, Abram — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Adam Christopher — American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Briggs, Albert — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Mayor of Springfield, Mass., 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Alexander B. (b. 1850) — of Rhode Island. Born in Ashaway, Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I., November 12, 1850. Republican. Physician; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1887-88. Member, Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Alfred — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Republican. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1854-55, 1859-60; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th California District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Alton M. — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940 (alternate), 1944; candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Blair County 1st District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Amos — of Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839; member of New York state senate 12th District, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
Ansel Briggs Briggs, Ansel (1806-1881) — of Ohio; Jackson County, Iowa. Born in Vermont, February 3, 1806. Democrat. Sheriff; member of Iowa territorial House of Representatives, 1842-46; Governor of Iowa, 1846-50. Congregationalist. Died in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., May 5, 1881 (age 75 years, 91 days). Original interment somewhere in Omaha, Neb.; reinterment in 1909 at Andrew Cemetery, Andrew, Iowa.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: History and Civil Government of Iowa (1897)
  Briggs, Arthur — of Michigan. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Arthur J. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, B. F. — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Benjamin R. — of Moosup, Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Plainfield, Connecticut, 1904-08; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Bill — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Briggs, Charles (b. 1837) — of Houghton County, Mich. Born in 1837. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton County, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Charles A. — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Brooklyn, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Charles D. — of Holden, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Briggs, Charles G. — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Charles M. — of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Charles S. — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Charles W. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Charles W. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Clarence A. — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifth Bristol District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Clay Stone (1876-1933) — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., January 8, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1906-08; district judge in Texas 10th District, 1909-19; U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1919-33; died in office 1933. Episcopalian. Died of a heart attack, in Washington, D.C., April 29, 1933 (age 57 years, 111 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Dempster Briggs and Olive (Branch) Briggs; married, August 17, 1927, to Lois Slayton Woodworth.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Briggs, Clifford M. — of Walker, Kent County, Mich. Mayor of Walker, Mich.; elected 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Briggs, Clinton (1828-1882) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Washtenaw County, Mich., October 17, 1828. Lawyer; member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1858; mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1860-61; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875. Fell from a train and was killed, in Afton, Union County, Iowa, December 19, 1882 (age 54 years, 63 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Briggs, Cyrus — of Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine. Postmaster at Poland, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, D. Luther (b. 1849) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Sackville, New Brunswick, January 12, 1849. Republican. Mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1890-93; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1897-98; member of Connecticut state senate 33rd District, 1907-08. Member, Redmen; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Daniel B. (b. 1829) — of Michigan. Born in 1829. Republican. Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1873-76. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Daniel C. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Daniel C. — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 1st District, 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Donald R. — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Warren, Pa., 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, E. S. — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Warren County Democratic Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Ebenezer M. — of Brandon, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Eddie — of Mississippi. Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1992-. Still living as of 1994.
  Briggs, Edgar A. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Edward — of Sherman, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sherman, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Edward L. (b. 1830) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in 1830. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1873-76; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1886, 1890; member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Edward P. — of Sherman, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sherman; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Ellis — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Ellis Ormsbee (1899-1976) — also known as Ellis O. Briggs — of Maine; Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Watertown, Middlesex County, Mass., December 1, 1899. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Callao-Lima, 1925-27; U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1944-45; Uruguay, 1947-49; Czechoslovakia, 1949-52; South Korea, 1952-55; Peru, 1955-56; Brazil, 1956-59; Greece, 1959-62. Died in Gainesville, Hall County, Ga., February 21, 1976 (age 76 years, 82 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Briggs and Lucy (Hill) Briggs; married, May 26, 1928, to Lucy Barnard.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Ellis O. Briggs: Proud Servant : The Memoirs of a Career Ambassador (1998)
  Briggs, Emory Osgood (1820-1885) — also known as Emory O. Briggs — of Paw Paw, Van Buren County, Mich. Born in New York, April 14, 1820. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1872, 1876. Died in Paw Paw, Van Buren County, Mich., February 14, 1885 (age 64 years, 306 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Paw Paw, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Susan Stanley (1823-1908).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Briggs, Eugene F. (b. 1858) — of Granville, Addison County, Vt. Born in Plymouth, Windsor County, Vt., January 12, 1858. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Granville, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Everett Ellis (b. 1934) — of Maine; New Hampshire. Born in 1934. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, 1982-86; Honduras, 1986-89; Portugal, 1990-93. Still living as of 1993.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Briggs, F. Markham (b. 1840) — of Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1840. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 1st District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Ferdinand — Communist. Candidate for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Frank Arlington (1858-1898) — also known as Frank A. Briggs — of North Dakota. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., September 15, 1858. Republican. Morton County Treasurer, 1887-95; North Dakota state auditor, 1895-96; Governor of North Dakota, 1897-98; died in office 1898. Died August 9, 1898 (age 39 years, 328 days). Interment at Howard Lake Cemetery, Howard Lake, Minn.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Briggs, Frank Obadiah (1851-1913) — also known as Frank O. Briggs — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., August 12, 1851. Republican. Mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1899-1902; New Jersey state treasurer, 1902-05; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1907-13. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., May 8, 1913 (age 61 years, 269 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of James Frankland Briggs (1827-1905).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Briggs, Frank Parks (1894-1992) — also known as Frank P. Briggs — of Macon, Macon County, Mo. Born in Armstrong, Howard County, Mo., February 25, 1894. Democrat. Newspaper editor; mayor of Macon, Mo., 1930-32; member of Missouri state senate 9th District, 1933-45; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1945-47; appointed 1945; defeated, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Elks; Rotary; Sigma Delta Chi. Died in Macon, Macon County, Mo., September 23, 1992 (age 98 years, 211 days). Interment at Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Fayette, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Catherine Allen Shull (1895-1993).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Briggs, Fred M. — of Homer, Cortland County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George (1805-1869) — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born near Broadalbin, Fulton County, N.Y., May 6, 1805. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1837; U.S. Representative from New York, 1849-53, 1859-61 (5th District 1849-53, 7th District 1859-61). Died in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., June 1, 1869 (age 64 years, 26 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Briggs, George (b. 1844) — of Brandon, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Brandon, Rutland County, Vt., April 26, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Brandon, 1880; member of Vermont state senate from Rutland County, 1888. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George (b. 1882) — of Searsburg, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Searsburg, Bennington County, Vt., July 3, 1882. Democrat. Farmer; lumber business; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Searsburg, 1910. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George A. — of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George E. — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 32nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George G. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1868; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1869-70; postmaster at Grand Rapids, Mich., 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George L. — of Amesbury, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives First Essex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, George Nixon (1796-1861) — also known as George N. Briggs — of Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., April 12, 1796. Lawyer; Berkshire County Register of Deeds, 1824-31; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1831-43 (9th District 1831-33, 7th District 1833-43); Governor of Massachusetts, 1844-51; defeated (American), 1859; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1851-56; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853. Killed by the accidental discharge of a "fowling piece" (shotgun), in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., September 11, 1861 (age 65 years, 152 days). Interment at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Briggs, Gordon Dobson (1912-1954) — of Maine. Born in Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, August 24, 1912. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Died July 1, 1954 (age 41 years, 311 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Briggs, H. G. — Candidate for Michigan state senate 13th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, H. W. — of California. Member of California state assembly 4th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Harry E. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Harry N. — of Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Harry R. — U.S. Vice Consul in Batum, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
Henry Briggs Briggs, Henry — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Mayor of Greenville, S.C., 1911-13. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Greenville
  Briggs, Henry B. R. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Los Angeles, Calif., 1934-36 (acting, 1934-35). Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Henry C. — Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 19th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Henry R. — of Houston County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Briggs, Henry S. — Massachusetts state auditor, 1866-70. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Herbert B. — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Liberty candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Herbert G. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1890-91. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Ira G. — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1870; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Isaac P. — of Woodstock Valley, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at Woodstock Valley, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, J. E. — of East Auburn (now part of Auburn), Androscoggin County, Maine. Postmaster at East Auburn, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, J. P. — of Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Jabez — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Postmaster at Glens Falls, N.Y., 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, James E. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Mayor of Raleigh, N.C., 1951-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, James Frankland (1827-1905) — also known as James F. Briggs — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Bury, Lancashire, England, October 23, 1827. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1856-58, 1874, 1883, 1891, 1897; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1897; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1868; member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1876-77; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1877-83; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 21, 1905 (age 77 years, 90 days). Interment at Green Grove Cemetery, Ashland, N.H.
  Relatives: Father of Frank Obadiah Briggs (1851-1913).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Briggs, James M. — of Briggsdale, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, James S. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Joel — of Phillips, Hutchinson County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, John A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, John B. — of Homer, Cortland County, N.Y. Republican. Automobile dealer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936; member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1937-38. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, N.Y.
  Briggs, John G. — of Dodge County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Briggs, John L. — U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, 1969-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Briggs, John Q. — of Houston County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 1st District, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Briggs, John R., Jr. — of Beloit, Rock County, Wis. Whig. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Judson C. — of Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1928; member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County (6th), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Lansing — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Lawrence Palmer (b. 1880) — also known as Lawrence P. Briggs — of Manton, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Manton, Wexford County, Mich., October 17, 1880. Superintendent of schools; U.S. Consul in Saigon, 1914-17; Rangoon, 1917-20; Riviere du Loup, 1920-22; Nuevitas, as of 1924-29; Bahia, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Lawrence T. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Postmaster at Brockton, Mass., 1923-30 (acting, 1923). Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Lucius — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Luther See D. Luther Briggs
  Briggs, M. A. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Marilyn Ann See Marilyn Chambers
  Briggs, Marjorie B. — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Warren, Pa., 1938-39. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Mark — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Briggs, Markham See F. Markham Briggs
  Briggs, Mary Adelaide — also known as Mary A. Briggs — of Ohio. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1992, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Briggs, Mary D. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Los Angeles, Calif., 1936-45 (acting, 1936-38). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Nathaniel — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Otto R. — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from La Crosse County 1st District, 1956, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Peter — of Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Postmaster at Adams, Mass., 1822-39. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, R. D. — of Massachusetts. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Ralph L. — of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Honesdale, Pa., 1861-64. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Raymond H. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Raymond H. — of Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Richard M. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1932, 1936; candidate for New York state senate 46th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Robert H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1978, 1988; candidate for U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1986. Still living as of 1988.
  Briggs, Robert M. — of California. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Robert Peter (1903-1998) — also known as Robert P. Briggs — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich.; Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Mich. Born in Monroe, Monroe County, Mich., April 3, 1903. Republican. Accountant; university professor; vice-president, Consumers Power Company; member of Michigan state board of education, 1964-68; defeated, 1964; appointed 1964. Presbyterian. Died September 2, 1998 (age 95 years, 152 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Douglas Briggs and Rose (Pierce) Briggs; married, December 22, 1925, to Maxine Corliss.
  Briggs, Robert V. — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 3rd District, 1869-70; member of Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1871-72, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Russell — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 4th District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Ruth M. — of Rhode Island. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1966. Female. Still living as of 1966.
  Briggs, S. M. — of Durango, La Plata County, Colo. Postmaster at Durango, Colo., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Samuel W. (b. 1806) — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in 1806. Mayor of Shreveport, La., 1841-42. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Sarah — of Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1945. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Stanton L. — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, T. G. — of Medina County, Ohio. Liberty candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Medina County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Terry W. — of Bridgeton, St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Bridgeton, Mo., 2011. Still living as of 2015.
  Briggs, Thomas A. — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1867. Burial location unknown.
W. C. Briggs Briggs, W. C. (b. 1861) — of Pipestone, Pipestone County, Minn. Born in England, July 27, 1861. Farmer; land agent; banker; real estate business; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 12, 1917-22. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Briggs, W. C. — of Paducah, Cottle County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1936, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1944, 1948 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, Walter O. IV — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1990 (18th District), 1992 (11th District). Still living as of 1992.
  Briggs, Warren M. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Republican. Mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1977-78; candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Briggs, William — of St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County 2nd District, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, William F. — of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Honesdale, Pa., 1892-96. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, William J. (1834-1887) — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Born February 2, 1834. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1886-87; died in office 1887. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Fell to his death while descending a ladder from the roof of the North Pleasant Street school house, Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., August 13, 1887 (age 53 years, 192 days). Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, William P. — of Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Postmaster at Adams, Mass., 1816-22. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, William P. — of Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Vermont, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee); Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Briggs, William S. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Briggs, Willis G. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Raleigh, N.C., 1906-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1908, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.


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The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/briggs.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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