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BRUCE (Soundex B620) — See also BRACE, BRICE, BROCE, BROSEY, BROSIO, BROUSSEAU, BRUCIA, BRUDENELL-BRUCE, BRULE, BRUSIE, BRUSSEAU, BRYCE, DRUCE, LABRUCE, OHARA-BRUCE.

  BRUCE: See also Horace Bemis — Richard Crane — Joseph Cresap — Clement Dowd — George Hamilton Garfield — Pamela Harriman — Charles Francis Jenney — Fred Saugrain LeBlanc, Sr. — Paul Melton Lindberg — John Hayes Lord — William Bruce MacMaster — Joseph Jefferson Mansfield — Richard Nicolls — Sharon O'Hara-Bruce — Thomas Nelson Page — Walter Henry Sanborn — James Alexander Seddon — Clarence W. Smith — Willie Bruce Williams — Harry Clifton Yates
  Bruce, A. — of Elko, Elko County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Alexander — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Alexander Bern (b. 1853) — also known as Alexander B. Bruce — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born September 15, 1853. Democrat. Merchant; manufacturer; mayor of Lawrence, Mass., 1886-87; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1898; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1904. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Bruce and Jemima (Bern) Bruce; married, September 24, 1870, to Mary Mitchell.
  Bruce, Almon G. — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Mayor of Albion, Mich., 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Andrew A. — of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, N.Dak. Justice of North Dakota state supreme court, 1911; appointed 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Arthur See C. Arthur Bruce
  Bruce, Benjamin F. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County 2nd District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
Blanche K. Bruce Bruce, Blanche Kelso (1841-1898) — also known as Blanche K. Bruce — of Floreyville (unknown county), Miss. Born in slavery near Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va., March 1, 1841. Republican. School teacher; planter; Bolivar County Sheriff and Tax Collector, 1872-75; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1875-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1880, 1884; Register of the U.S. Treasury, 1881, 1897-98; District of Columbia Recorder of Deeds, 1891-93. African ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., March 17, 1898 (age 57 years, 16 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  The Blanche K. Bruce Foundation (supporitng arts and high-risk youth) is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Bruce, C. Arthur — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1932, 1940, 1944, 1952 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Charles — of Darlington Court House (now Darlington), Darlington County, S.C. Postmaster at Darlington Court House, S.C., 1809-10. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Charles — of Everett, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Charles Harris — of Troup County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Troup County, 1939-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Charlotte — of Farmington, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Bruce, Clarence W. — of Smithville, Lawrence County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Colin Stirling (b. 1965) — Born in Urbana, Champaign County, Ill., 1965. U.S. District Judge for the Central District of Illinois, 2013-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Bruce, D. G. — of Cheyenne Falls, Fall River County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 44th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Daniel C. — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Maryland. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th Maryland District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Danny Monroe — of Spartanburg County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 38th District, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Bruce, David Kirkpatrick Este (1898-1977) — also known as David K. E. Bruce — of Baltimore, Md.; Charlotte Court House, Charlotte County, Va.; Elkridge, Howard County, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., February 12, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; farmer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1924-26; U.S. Vice Consul in Rome, as of 1926; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1940-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1949-52; Germany, 1957-59; Great Britain, 1961-69; U.S. Liaison to China, 1973-74. Episcopalian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1976. Died, as a result of a heart attack, in Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., December 5, 1977 (age 79 years, 296 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Cabell Bruce and Louise Este (Fisher) Bruce (1864-1945); brother of James Bruce (1892-1980); married, May 29, 1926, to Ailsa Mellon (1901-1969; divorced 1945; daughter of Andrew William Mellon); married, April 23, 1945, to Evangeline Bell (1914-1995); grandnephew of James Alexander Seddon; first cousin of Howard Bruce.
  Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, Don — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Bruce, Donald Cogley (1921-1969) — also known as Donald C. Bruce — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Troutville, Clearfield County, Pa., April 27, 1921. Republican. News commentator, program director, business manager at radio station WIRE, Indianapolis; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1961-65; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1964. Lutheran. Among the founders of the American Conservative Union in 1964. Died, apparently from a heart attack, in Round Hill, Loudoun County, Va., August 31, 1969 (age 48 years, 126 days). Interment at Ebenezer Cemetery, Near Round Hill, Loudoun County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. W. H. Bruce and May Belle (Stewart) Bruce; married, June 9, 1944, to Hope Mitchell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bruce, Duane See H. Duane Bruce
  Bruce, Dwight H. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Syracuse, N.Y., 1871-75, 1897-1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Eli Metcalfe (1828-1866) — of Nicholas County, Ky. Born near Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Ky., February 22, 1828. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died suddenly, of heart disease, at the Southern Hotel, New York, New York County, N.Y., December 15, 1866 (age 38 years, 296 days). Original interment at Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington, Ky.; reinterment in 1917 at Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Ky.
  Bruce, George — of Darlington Court House (now Darlington), Darlington County, S.C. Postmaster at Darlington Court House, S.C., 1816-18. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, George H. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1872; mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, George R. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, H. Duane — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 38th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, H. E. — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Burbank, Calif., 1929-31. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, H. E. — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Mayor of Mason City, Iowa, 1950-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Harold R. — of Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Hanover, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Helmer (1877-1953) — of Bark River, Delta County, Mich. Born in Sweden, November 14, 1877. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Delta County, 1931-32; defeated, 1932, 1934, 1942. Swedish ancestry. Died in 1953 (age about 75 years). Interment at Bark River Cemetery, Bark River, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, Herbert L. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Homer Mayne (1909-1975) — also known as Homer Bruce — of Denver, Colo.; Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Platteville, Weld County, Colo., November 21, 1909. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; secretary of state of Colorado, 1953-55; real estate business. Protestant. Member, Odd Fellows; United Commercial Travelers; American Legion; Elks; Freemasons; Exchange Club. Died in October, 1975 (age 65 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 18, 1930, to Ruby Mae Wilmoth.
  Bruce, Horatio Washington (1830-1903) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Vanceburg, Lewis County, Ky., February 22, 1830. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1855; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 22, 1903 (age 72 years, 334 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, Howard (1879-1961) — of Elkridge, Howard County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Richmond, Va., August 31, 1879. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924, 1928, 1936, 1940; member of Democratic National Committee from Maryland, 1939. Died in Baltimore, Md., June 17, 1961 (age 81 years, 290 days). Interment at Belmont Manor Cemetery, Elkridge, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Casson Bruce (1850-1921) and Mary Ellen (Howard) Bruce; married, October 26, 1912, to Mary Graham Bowdoin (1892-1977); nephew of William Cabell Bruce; grandnephew of James Alexander Seddon; first cousin of James Bruce (1892-1980) and David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce.
  Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, J. B. — of St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 1st District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, James (1892-1980) — of Eccleston, Baltimore County, Md.; Finksburg, Carroll County, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 23, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; vice-president, National Dairy Products Corp.; director, Republic Steel Co.; director, Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway; director, American Airlines; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940 (alternate), 1952, 1956; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1947-49. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose. Died July 17, 1980 (age 87 years, 207 days). Interment somewhere in Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Cabell Bruce and Louise Este (Fisher) Bruce (1864-1945); brother of David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce; married, May 24, 1919, to Ellen McHenry Keyser; grandnephew of James Alexander Seddon; first cousin of Howard Bruce (1879-1961).
  Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Bruce, James Coles (1806-1865) — of Halifax County, Va. Born January 26, 1806. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died March 28, 1865 (age 59 years, 61 days). Interment at Berry Hill Family Graveyard, Halifax County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Bruce (1763-1837) and Sarah 'Sally' (Coles) Bruce (1770-1806); married, July 21, 1829, to Eliza Douglas Wilkins (1809-1850).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, James Edmond — also known as James E. Bruce — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 9th District, 1964-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Bruce, James P. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haven, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Joan — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Bruce, John (1832-1901) — of Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa; Prairie Bluff, Wilcox County, Ala. Born in Stirlingshire, Scotland, February 16, 1832. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1872-74; U.S. District Judge for Alabama, 1875-1901; died in office 1901. Scottish ancestry. Died in Walters Park, Berks County, Pa., October 1, 1901 (age 69 years, 227 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, John E. — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Joseph W. (b. 1820) — of Canastota, Madison County, N.Y. Born in Lenox, Madison County, N.Y., 1820. Farmer; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1884; Prohibition candidate for New York state treasurer, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Joshua Harrison, Sr. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 40, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bruce, Juan H. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in Republican primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1944; candidate in Democratic primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 11th District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Katharine F. — Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bruce, Kyle L. — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. City manager of Bluefield, West Virginia, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Lars A. — of Lesterville, Yankton County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 3rd District, 1909-14. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Leroy Rutherford — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Leslie A. — of Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 17th Circuit, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Linn See Matthew Linn Bruce
  Bruce, Louise — of Montana. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Bruce, M. G. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, M. Linn See Matthew Linn Bruce
  Bruce, Marie DeMartini — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Bruce, Matthew Linn (c.1861-1936) — also known as M. Linn Bruce — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pa., about 1861. Republican. Lawyer; chair of New York County Republican Party, 1903; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1905-06; resigned 1906; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1906-07, 1908; appointed 1906; defeated, 1907; appointed 1908; defeated, 1908. Died, following a heart attack, in Albany Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., February 26, 1936 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James Bruce.
  Bruce, Pat — of Madison, Madison County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Bruce, Patricia D. — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Bruce, Phineas (1762-1809) — of Massachusetts. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., June 7, 1762. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1791-98, 1800; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1803-05. Died in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., October 4, 1809 (age 47 years, 119 days). Original interment at Old Burying Ground, Uxbridge, Mass.; reinterment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bruce, Robert — Candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 53rd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Bruce, Robert L. — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of New Martinsville, W.Va., 1941-67. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Roger — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bruce, Sam — of Fairview, Brown County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Shane — Libertarian. Candidate for Georgia insurance commissioner, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Bruce, Steve — of Farmington, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Bruce, Terry Lee (b. 1944) — also known as Terry L. Bruce — of Olney, Richland County, Ill.; Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Born in Olney, Richland County, Ill., March 25, 1944. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate, 1971-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980; U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1985-93; defeated, 1978, 1992. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Bruce, Thaddeus C. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, Walter Smith (1865-1935) — also known as Walter S. Bruce — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in San Francisco, Calif., March 28, 1865. Banker; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Boise, Idaho, 1891-1907. Methodist. Died in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, November 15, 1935 (age 70 years, 232 days). Interment at Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of James Henderson Bruce and Sarah Louise (Cookingham) Bruce.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, William — of Bar Mills, Buxton, York County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Bruce, William Cabell (1860-1946) — of Baltimore, Md.; Ruxton, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Charlotte County, Va., March 12, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state senate, 1894-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1924; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1923-29; defeated, 1928. Episcopalian. Recieved a Pulitzer Prize in 1918 for his book Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed. Died in Ruxton, Baltimore County, Md., May 9, 1946 (age 86 years, 58 days). Interment at St. Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Owings Mills, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Bruce and Sarah (Seddon) Bruce; married, October 15, 1887, to Louise E. Fisher; father of James Bruce and David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce; nephew of James Alexander Seddon; uncle of Howard Bruce (1879-1961).
  Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce, William G. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, William H. — U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in Levuka, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Bruce, William W. — of Casey, Clark County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.


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