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CHENEY (Soundex C500) — See also CHANEY, CHEENEY, CHEN, CHENERY, CHEREY, CHERNEY, CHESNEY, CHEYNEY, CHINIO, HENEY, KEANEY, KEENEY, KEENY, KENEE, KENNEY, KENNY, KENYA, KINNEE, KINNEY, KINNIE, KINNY, METHENEY.

  CHENEY: See also John True Abbott — Ray Allen — Cheney Ames — Cheney Austin — James Marshall Carter — Elial Todd Foote — Horace Greeley — Orpha Hall — Charlotte H. McMorran — Orren Cheney Moore — Michael Hubert O'Brien — Cheney R. Prouty — Benjamin McLaine Spock — George Stoneman
  Cheney, A. Morelle — of Bemus Point, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1914-15. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Albert N. — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Albert W. — Farmer-Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Albert W. — of Newbury, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Newbury 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Newbury, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Alfred, Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Aden, as of 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Amherst B. — of Kent County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1888; candidate for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1910; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Arthur Sanford (1869-1908) — also known as Arthur S. Cheney — of Connecticut. Born in Joliet, Will County, Ill., October 4, 1869. Physician; U.S. Vice Consul in Reichenberg, 1906-07; U.S. Consul in Messina, 1907-08, died in office 1908. He and his wife were among about 80,000 people killed during the Messina Earthquake, specifically, when the U.S. consulate building collapsed, in Messina, Sicily, Italy, December 28, 1908 (age 39 years, 85 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Hicks Cheney (1838-1928) and Sarah (Austin) Cheney (1841-1911); married 1895 to Laura A. Pfeiffer (1870-1908).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cheney, C. Joseph, Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, 1976-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Cheney, Charles H. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Concord 4th Ward; elected 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Clifford C. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 51st District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Coleman B. — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1932 (Socialist), 1934 (Socialist), 1934 (Socialist), 1938 (Socialist), 1940 (American Labor); candidate for New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1935; candidate for New York state comptroller, 1936; candidate for Governor of New York, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Dick See Richard Bruce Cheney
  Cheney, Edgar G. — of Lansing Township, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for supervisor of Lansing Township, Michigan, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Cheney, Edith C. (b. 1888) — also known as Edith Madison Costello — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born July 12, 1888. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1940-44. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Cheney (born 1863) and Virginia Cheney (born 1867); married, February 2, 1911, to Guy Warren Cheney (1886-1939).
  Cheney, Edward D. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1948, 1952, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Edward M. — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Postmaster at Jacksonville, Fla., 1872-74; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1882-87. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Edwards — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state senate Seventh Middlesex District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Elias Hutchins (1832-1924) — also known as Elias H. Cheney — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Holderness, Grafton County, N.H., January 28, 1832. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1867; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1872; member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1885-86; U.S. Consul in Matanzas, 1892-94; La Paz, as of 1895-98; Curaçao, 1899-1914. Died in Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H., August 26, 1924 (age 92 years, 211 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Cheney (1793-1875) and Abigail (Morrison) Cheney; brother of Person Colby Cheney (1828-1901).
  Political family: Cheney family of New Hampshire.
  Cheney, Ellsworth J. — of Sandusky, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Frank, Jr. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester; elected 1904, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Frank W. — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at South Manchester, Conn., 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Frank W. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Manchester; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Frederic M. — U.S. Consul in Zanzibar, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, George — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, George L. — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1904 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, George L. — of Newton, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Newton, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, George W. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1824, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Glenn T. (1923-1999) — of Clinton County, Mich. Born August 12, 1923. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1952. Died February 8, 1999 (age 75 years, 180 days). Interment at Gunnisonville Cemetery, Gunnisonville, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cheney, Guy Warren (1886-1939) — also known as Guy W. Cheney — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Fort Covington, Franklin County, N.Y., February 20, 1886. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Rep. Alanson B. Houghton, 1919-21; Steuben County District Attorney, 1922-31; member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1937-39; died in office 1939. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Chi Rho; Phi Delta Phi; Odd Fellows; Elks; Rotary; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died April 18, 1939 (age 53 years, 57 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (Southwick) Cheney (died 1886) and Warren J. Cheney (1862-1921); married, February 2, 1911, to Edith Madison Costello (1888-?).
  Cheney, Hampton J. — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Postmaster at Nashville, Tenn., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Harrison — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 1st District, 1876, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Harry M. — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Henry R. — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Acting postmaster at South Manchester, Conn., 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Horace B. — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Manchester, Connecticut, 1910-11. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, J. A. — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Jerome L. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1921-26. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, John Moses (1859-1922) — also known as John M. Cheney — of Florida. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., January 6, 1859. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1900, 1904; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1902-12; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1912; candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1920. Died June 2, 1922 (age 63 years, 147 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, Fla.
  Cheney, John S. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Jonathan M. — of Ashland, Grafton County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Joseph, Jr. See C. Joseph Cheney, Jr.
  Cheney, Laura — of White Salmon, Klickitat County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cheney, Lisa Marie (born c.1965) — of Alexandria, Va. Born about 1965. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Cheney, Louis Richmond (1859-1944) — also known as Louis R. Cheney — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., April 27, 1859. Republican. Silk manufacturer; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1912-14; member of Connecticut state senate, 1915. Member, Union League. Died December 17, 1944 (age 85 years, 234 days). Interment at East Cemetery, Manchester, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George Wells Cheney and Harriet K. (Richmond) Cheney; married 1890 to Mary Alice Robinson (1856-1926); married to Margaret Bennett (1874-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cheney, M. Nan — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Cheney, Manley J. — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Milford, Connecticut, 1915-21. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Marjory — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester; elected 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Morelle See A. Morelle Cheney
  Cheney, Myra — of Sedan, Chautauqua County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Myron P. (b. 1851) — of Hyde Park, Lamoille County, Vt. Born in Lowell, Orleans County, Vt., January 30, 1851. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Hyde Park, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Nan See M. Nan Cheney
  Cheney, Nellie A. — of Falls City, Richardson County, Neb. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
Nelson W. Cheney Cheney, Nelson Welch (1875-1944) — also known as Nelson W. Cheney — of Eden, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., June 27, 1875. Republican. Assistant treasurer, Goodyear Lumber Company and Buffalo & Susquehanna Railroad Company; farmer; member of New York state assembly, 1916-29 (Erie County 9th District 1916-17, Erie County 8th District 1918-29); member of New York state senate 50th District, 1930-38. Died November 23, 1944 (age 69 years, 149 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Orlando Cheney (1843-1904) and Philena C. (Welch) Cheney; married, June 4, 1904, to Edith Ingram; grandson of Nelson Welch (1808-1900).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Cheney, Newell — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Orlando A. — of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Fort Scott, Kan., 1904-09. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Orpha Luetta See Orpha Hall
  Cheney, Person, Jr. — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Mayor of Dixon, Ill., 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Person Colby (1828-1901) — also known as Person C. Cheney — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Holderness (part now in Ashland), Grafton County, N.H., February 25, 1828. Republican. Paper manufacturer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1853-54; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; New Hampshire Railroad Commissioner, 1864-67; president, People's Savings Bank; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1871-72; Governor of New Hampshire, 1875-77; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1886-87; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1888; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1888-1900; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1892-93. Died in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., June 19, 1901 (age 73 years, 114 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Cheney (1793-1875) and Abigail (Morrison) Cheney; brother of Elias Hutchins Cheney; married, May 22, 1850, to S. Anna Moore (died 1858); married, June 29, 1859, to Sarah (White) Keith (1828-1901); uncle of John True Abbott (1850-1914).
  Political family: Cheney family of New Hampshire.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cheney, Ralph — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1852; postmaster at South Manchester, Conn., 1859-61. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Reuben S. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Jackson, Mich., 1853-59. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Richard Bruce (b. 1941) — also known as Richard B. Cheney; Dick Cheney; "Shooter" — of Casper, Natrona County, Wyo. Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., January 30, 1941. Republican. U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1979-89; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1989-93; Vice President of the United States, 2001-09. Methodist. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on July 3, 1991. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Married, August 29, 1964, to Lynne Ann Vincent.
  Cross-reference: Don Evans
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Richard B. Cheney: Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History, with Lynne V. Cheney (1996) — In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir (2011)
  Books about Richard B. Cheney: Stephen F. Hayes, Cheney : The Untold Story of America's Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President — Barton Gellman, Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency
  Critical books about Richard B. Cheney: John Nichols, Dick: The Man Who is President — Clint Willis, The I Hate Dick Cheney, John Ashcroft, Donald Rumsfeld, Condi Rice. . . Reader: Behind the Bush Cabal's War on America — Dan Piraro, The Three Little Pigs Buy the White House — Lou Dubose and Jake Bernstein, Vice: Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency
  Fiction about Richard B. Cheney: Henry Beard, The Dick Cheney Code : A Parody
  Cheney, Richard L. (d. 1974) — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Tampa, Fla., 1974; died in office 1974. Died June 19, 1974. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Rufus, Jr. — of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis. Whig. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Thomas C. — of Morristown, Lamoille County, Vt. Dry candidate for delegate to Vermont convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Thomas P. — of Ashland, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864 (alternate), 1868; member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Thomas Perkins (b. 1891) — also known as Thomas P. Cheney — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Ashland, Grafton County, N.H., August 17, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; trustee, Laconia State Bank; director, Peoples National Bank of Laconia; director, Public Service Co. of New Hampshire; director, Laconia Street Railway; Belknap County Solicitor, 1920-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); New Hampshire state attorney general, 1935-40; candidate in primary for Governor of New Hampshire, 1938. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan M. Cheney and Lucy A. (Hughes) Cheney; married, September 7, 1917, to Ella M. Wardner.
  Cheney, Walter B. — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Postmaster at South Manchester, Conn., 1889-94, 1898-1913. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Walter W. — of Manlius, Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Ward — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at South Manchester, Conn., 1851-54, 1855-57. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, William C. (born c.1866) — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Born in South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., about 1866. Republican. Silk manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1895-96, 1939-40; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1900; member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1913-14; first selectman of Manchester, Connecticut, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, William H. — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at South Manchester, Conn., 1861-88. Burial location unknown.
  Cheney, Z. R. — of Juneau, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker). Burial location unknown.


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