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BROWNING (Soundex B655) — See also BERNING, BRANNING, BRINNING, BROENING, BROW, BROWN, BRUNING, BRUNNING, CHEWNING, CHOWNING, CROWNINGSHIELD, CROWNINSHIELD, DOWNING, NING.

  BROWNING: See also James Browning Allen — Charles Edgar Allen — Laura Browning Blackburn — Gwynn A. Boswell — David Browning Culberson — Eugene Frances Endicott — Henry Hammill Fowler — Isom P. Langley — Philip Raymond Lochner, Jr. — William Browning Mackay, Jr. — Samuel Browning Prentice — Browning Robinson
  Browning, Abial T. (1865-1918) — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn.; Franklin, New London County, Conn. Born in South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., October 3, 1865. Democrat. Dairy farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Franklin, 1907-08; defeated, 1904, 1910. Died May 17, 1918 (age 52 years, 226 days). Interment at Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Abial Tripp Browning (1831-1893) and Mary Elizabeth (Holberton) Browning (1833-1870); married 1889 to Lillian M. Larkin (1865-1927); third cousin twice removed of Sylvester Gardiner Shearman; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Brewster Stanton (1805-1887).
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Shearman-Stanton-Browning family of Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Browning, Abraham — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Democrat. New Jersey state attorney general, 1845-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Alex See S. A. Browning
  Browning, Alverta — of Garnett, Anderson County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Browning, Arba — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Art — Green. Candidate for Texas railroad commissioner, 2010; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 130th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Browning, Blanche B. — of Rosemont, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Browning, Carson, Jr. See W. Carson Browning, Jr.
  Browning, Chauncey H. (1903-1971) — also known as Chauncey Browning — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Chauncey, Logan County, W.Va., May 15, 1903. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Logan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1944-52; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1952-71; appointed 1952; died in office 1971. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died June 24, 1971 (age 68 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ballard F. Browning and Mary E. (Curry) Browning; married, February 4, 1929, to Evelyn Mahone; father of Chauncey H. Browning, Jr. (1934-2010).
  Browning, Chauncey H., Jr. (1934-2010) — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., November 21, 1934. Democrat. Lawyer; West Virginia state attorney general; elected 1968, 1972; elected unopposed 1976, 1980. Methodist. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association. Died January 1, 2010 (age 75 years, 41 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chauncey H. Browning (1903-1971).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Browning, Cheston, Sr. — of Oakland, Garrett County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Columbus M. — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Logan, W.Va., 1923-27 (acting, 1923-24). Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Dave — Libertarian. Candidate for Missouri state attorney general, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Browning, Dean N. (born c.1956) — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Born about 1956. Republican. Financial officer, airplane charter firm; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Browning, Dennis — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 2013-. Still living as of 2015.
Denny B. Browning Browning, Denny B. (1897-1995) — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Chauncey, Logan County, W.Va., March 20, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; realtor; postmaster at Logan, W.Va., 1934-48 (acting, 1934); member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1951; resigned 1951. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion. Died June 20, 1995 (age 98 years, 92 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Wilson Browning and Emma (Duty) Browning; married, July 6, 1926, to Marie Claypool.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Browning, Frank E. — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Battle Creek, Mich., 1936-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Frank W. — of Montville, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Montville, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Garland — of Iaeger, McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, George E. — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Ogden, Utah, 1919-21. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, George Landon — also known as George L. Browning — of Orange, Orange County, Va. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1924; justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1930-40; appointed 1930. Episcopalian. Member, Pi Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Armistead Browning and Mary Lewis (Willis) Browning; married, February 28, 1906, to Eva Byrd Hill Ransom.
  Browning, George William — of Oneida County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Gordon Weaver (1889-1976) — also known as Gordon Browning — of Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tenn. Born near Atwood, Carroll County, Tenn., November 22, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; attorney and director, Bank of Huntingdon; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1923-35 (8th District 1923-33, 7th District 1933-35); defeated, 1920; Governor of Tennessee, 1937-39, 1949-53; defeated, 1938, 1952, 1954; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tenn., May 23, 1976 (age 86 years, 183 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Huntingdon, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Browning and Malisa A. (Brooks) Browning; married, November 11, 1920, to Ida Leach.
  Cross-reference: Robert A. Everett
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Browning, H. C. — U.S. Consular Agent in Redditch, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Hull See J. Hull Browning
  Browning, J. Hull — of Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, J. N. See James Nathan Browning
  Browning, J. Watson — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, James A., Jr. — of Oxnard, Ventura County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 13th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Browning, James G. — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Democrat. Postmaster at Ogden, Utah, 1854-57. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, James L., Jr. — of California. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, 1969-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Browning, James Nathan (1850-1921) — also known as J. N. Browning — of Clarendon, Donley County, Tex.; Mobeetie, Wheeler County, Tex. Born in Clark County, Ark., March 13, 1850. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives 43rd District, 1883-88, 1891-92; Lieutenant Governor of Texas, 1898-1902. Died November 9, 1921 (age 71 years, 241 days). Interment at Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Tex.
  Browning, James O. (b. 1956) — Born in Levelland, Hockley County, Tex., 1956. U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 2003-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Browning, James Robert (1918-2012) — also known as James R. Browning — Born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., October 1, 1918. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1961-2000; took senior status 2000. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association. Died in Marin County, Calif., May 5, 2012 (age 93 years, 217 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Henry Browning and Minnie Sally (Foley) Browning; married to Marie Rose Chapell.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Browning, James S. — of Pocahontas, Tazewell County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, John N. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, John W. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1878, 1881; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1882-83. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Joseph A. (d. 1905) — of Boone County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1905; died in office 1905. Died in 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Kathleen — of Roy, Weber County, Utah. Mayor of Roy, Utah; elected 1989. Female. Still living as of 1989.
  Browning, Kurt S. — Born in Florida. Secretary of state of Florida, 2007-. Still living as of 2007.
  Browning, Laura See Laura Browning Blackburn
  Browning, Logan D. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Candidate for mayor of Tampa, Fla., 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Browning, Louis E. — of Lowry City, St. Clair County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Clair County, 1915-16, 1933-36. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Margaret A. (d. 1997) — Member, National Labor Relations Board, 1994-97; died in office 1997. Female. Died February 28, 1997. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Mark — of South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Browning, Milton D. — U.S. Attorney for Iowa, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Morris — of Lafayette, Contra Costa County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Browning, Orville Hickman (1806-1881) — also known as Orville H. Browning — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., February 10, 1806. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate, 1837-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1860; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1861-63; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1866-69; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 28th District, 1869-70. Died in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., August 10, 1881 (age 75 years, 181 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Browning, Otis A. — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1906, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, R. B. — of Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Clay County 3rd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Browning, Robert F. — of Ulster County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Ulster County, 1933, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Ruby — of Grove, Delaware County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, S. A. — also known as Alex Browning — of Livingston County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Sarah J. — of Charlestown, Washington County, R.I.; Bradford, Westerly, Washington County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1960 (alternate), 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Browning, Sarah L. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Browning, Terry F. C. — of Dillon, Beaverhead County, Mont. Delegate to Montana convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Vance A. (b. 1892) — of Bryson City, Swain County, N.C. Born in Macon County, N.C., May 9, 1892. Democrat. Swain County Register of Deeds, 1923-24; Swain County Superior Court Clerk, 1926-34; member of North Carolina state senate 33rd District, 1935. Baptist. Member, Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charley R. Browning and Kansas L. (Calor) Browning; married 1915 to Nannie Belle West.
  Browning, Mrs. Vernon G. — of Richmond, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, W. Carson, Jr. — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Logan, W.Va., 1948-61 (acting, 1948-49). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, W. H. — of Lampasas, Lampasas County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 27th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, W. H. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Browning, Walter — of Brownsville, Edmonson County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 23rd District, 1962-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Browning, Warren — of Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, Watson See J. Watson Browning
  Browning, Wayne — of Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 10th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Browning, Welcome A. — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1828, 1833; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, William Docker (b. 1931) — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., May 19, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Arizona, 1984-98. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Son of Horace Benjamin Browning and Mary Louise (Docker) Browning; married, December 17, 1974, to Zerilda Sinclair.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Browning, William John (1850-1920) — also known as William J. Browning — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., April 11, 1850. Republican. Dry goods merchant; postmaster at Camden, N.J., 1889-94; insurance business; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1911-20; died in office 1920. Died, from a heart attack, in the barber shop of the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., March 24, 1920 (age 69 years, 348 days). Interment at Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Browning, William R. — of Oakland, Garrett County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Browning, William W. — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Democrat. Postmaster at Ogden, Utah, 1913-19. Burial location unknown.


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