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CHENG (Soundex C520) — See also CHANG, CHEN, CHEUNG, CHIANG, CHING, CHONG, CHUNG, EICHENGER, HENGERER, HENGSTLER, HENGY, KING, SHENG.

  Cheng, Claudine — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


CHENLU (Soundex C540) — See also CHEN, GREENLUND, HENLE, HENLEIN, HENLEY, HENLY, KINLOW, ROSENLUND, SCHENLE.

  Chen-Lu, Renne — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


CHENNAULT (Soundex C543) — See also ARSENAULT, BRUNAULT, CHENAULT, CONLYT, DENAULT, HENAULT, HENNAGER, HENNAN, HUNAULT, MULLENNAUX, PINSONAULT, RENAULT.

  Chennault, Albert B., Sr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1959; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964. African ancestry. Still living as of 1964.
  Chennault, Anna — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


CHENOT (Soundex C530) — See also CHEN, CHENET, CHENOWETH, CHENOWORTH, COCHENOUR, FONTENOT, FUSENOT, GOCHENOUR, GOUCHENOUR, LAPENOTIER, MARGENOT, PATENOTTE, SCHENONE, SEGUENOT, STEVENOT, TICHENOR.

  Chenot, James E. (d. 1947) — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1930-47; died in office 1947. Died November 30, 1947. Burial location unknown.


CHENOWETH (Soundex C530) — See also BANOWETZ, CHENOT, CHENOWORTH, CHYNOWETH, COCHENOUR, GOCHENOUR, GOUCHENOUR, GOWETZ, JOWETT, KENOWER, KNOWER, NOWEL, NOWELL, ROWETT, SCHENONE, SNOWE, TICHENOR.

  CHENOWETH: See also John Robert Britten
  Chenoweth, Arthur — of Michigan. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chenoweth, Doral Park, Jr. (born c.1920) — also known as Doral Chenoweth, Jr. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Born about 1920. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1947-48. Still living as of 2007.
  Chenoweth, Edgar See John Edgar Chenoweth
  Chenoweth, H. S. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Chenoweth, Harry William (d. 1997) — also known as Harry W. Chenoweth — of Nutley, Essex County, N.J. Mayor of Nutley, N.J., 1953-54. Died in Nutley, Essex County, N.J., November 21, 1997. Burial location unknown.
  Chenoweth, Helen P. (1938-2006) — also known as Helen Cora Palmer; Helen Chenoweth-Hage — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., January 27, 1938. Republican. U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1995-2001. Female. Christian. Died, as the result of an auto accident, near Tonopah, Nye County, Nev., October 2, 2006 (age 68 years, 248 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1958 to Nicholas S. 'Nick' Chenoweth (divorced 1975); married 1999 to Wayne Hage (died 2006).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Chenoweth, J. Edgar See John Edgar Chenoweth
  Chenoweth, John Bartlett (1914-1966) — also known as John B. Chenoweth — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va., March 28, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Randolph County Sheriff, 1948-52; member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1955-58. Presbyterian. Member, Eagles; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Redmen; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died April 28, 1966 (age 52 years, 31 days). Interment at Elkins Memorial Gardens, Midland, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Chenoweth and Virginia Dell (Bartlett) Chenoweth; married 1936 to Elthadora M. Pence (1910-2004).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chenoweth, John C. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 44-A, 1969-70; member of Minnesota state senate, 1971-79 (44th District 1971-72, 66th District 1973-79). Still living as of 1979.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Chenoweth, John Edgar (1897-1986) — also known as J. Edgar Chenoweth — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Born in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo., August 17, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; Las Animas County Judge, 1933-41; Colorado Republican state chair, 1937-40; U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1941-49, 1951-65; defeated, 1948, 1964; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1972. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Rotary. Died in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo., January 2, 1986 (age 88 years, 138 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trinidad, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Beaseman Chenoweth and Esther Rebecca (Shamberger) Chenoweth.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Chenoweth, John P., Sr. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1948, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chenoweth, Lemuel (1811-1887) — of Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Beverly, Randolph County, Va. (now W.Va.), June 25, 1811. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Randolph County, 1871. Died in Beverly, Randolph County, W.Va., August 26, 1887 (age 76 years, 62 days). Interment at Beverly Cemetery, Beverly, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of John I. Chenoweth; married, June 22, 1836, to Nancy Ann Hart (1821-1912).
  Chenoweth, Lincoln Curtis (1862-1940) — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo.; Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Born in Pineville, McDonald County, Mo., March 20, 1862. Democrat. Physician; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904; member of Democratic National Committee from Missouri, 1904. Injured, along with his wife, in an automobile accident in November, 1936, which was eventually fatal to both; his wife died in 1937, and he died, in St. John's Hospital, Joplin, Jasper County, Mo., May 5, 1940 (age 78 years, 46 days). Interment at Ozark Memorial Park, Joplin, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Albert White Chenoweth (1835-1883) and Thirrissa L. (Harmon) Chenoweth (1841-1880); married, July 10, 1887, to America Lavina McNatt (1868-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chenoweth, Oscar B. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chenoweth, Oscar I. — of McMinnville, Yamhill County, Ore. Mayor of McMinnville, Ore., 1935-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chenoweth, Thomas III (1800-1859) — of Vermillion County, Ind. Born in Franklin County, Ohio, November 2, 1800. Democrat. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51. Died in Highland Township, Vermillion County, Ind., February 13, 1859 (age 58 years, 103 days). Interment at Lowe-Hicks Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion County, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Chenoweth; married, January 27, 1825, to Rachel Perrin (1806-1866).
  Chenoweth, William Beaseman — also known as William B. Chenoweth — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1962. Still living as of 2007.


CHENOWETH-HAGE (Soundex C532)

  Chenoweth-Hage, Helen See Helen P. Chenoweth


CHENOWORTH (Soundex C563) — See also CHENOT, CHENOWETH, COCHENOUR, GOCHENOUR, GOUCHENOUR, HOWORTH, KENWORTHEY, KENWORTHY, NOWODWORSKI, NOWOTNY, SCHENONE, TICHENOR.

  Chenoworth, J. Q. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1880. Burial location unknown.


CHENTE (Soundex C530) — See also CHANTE, CHEN, CHENET, HENTEL, KENT, KINDT, REICHENTHAL, TECHENTIEN.

  CHENTE: See also Chente Quintanilla


CHEP (Soundex C100) — See also CHAP, CHERP, CHIAPPE, CHIP, CHIPP, DESCHEPPER, KEEP, KEUP, KIP, KIPP, PECH, SCHEPERS, SCHEPMOES, SCHEPOVICH, SCHEPPMANN, SCHEPPNER, SHEP.

  Chep: See de Lesseps Story Morrison


CHERAMIE (Soundex C650) — See also AMIE, BYERAM, CALCHERA, CERAMI, FAUCHERAUD, FERAMORZ, JERAME, KERAMATI, KUCHERA, LARAMIE, PILGERAM, VERDERAME.

  Cheramie, Kirk — of Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, La.; Golden Meadow, Lafourche Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cheramie, Lynn — of Gretna, Jefferson Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


CHERBERG (Soundex C616) — See also ACKERBERG, BERG, CARBERG, FITZHERBERT, HERBER, HERBERGER, HERBERT, HERBERTS, HERBERTZ, KERBERG, LEATHERBERRY, SCHERBER.

  Cherberg, John Andrew (1910-1992) — also known as John A. Cherberg — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., October 17, 1910. School teacher; athletic coach; Lieutenant Governor of Washington, 1957-89; candidate for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1964; account executive, KIRO-TV television station. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Eagles; Sigma Nu. Died April 8, 1992 (age 81 years, 174 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Cherberg and Annie (Rand) Cherberg; married, August 17, 1935, to Elizabeth Ann Walker.


CHERELLE (Soundex C640) — See also BARTSCHERER, CHACHERE, CHEREVAS, CHEREY, CHERYLE, CHERYLL, DEBUSSCHERE, FRANCHERE, MACHERE, SCHERER, WETHERELL, WITHERELL.

  CHERELLE: See also Cherelle L. Parker


CHEREVAS (Soundex C612) — See also BARTSCHERER, BOSELEVAS, CARVOSSO, CHACHERE, CHERELLE, CHEREY, CORVESE, CORVIS, CREVOISIE, DEBUSSCHERE, DECHTEREVA, FRANCHERE, KANDREVAS, LEVASSEUR, MACHERE, NEVAS, SCHERER, TREVAS, TREVASKIS.

  Cherevas, William B. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York American Labor Party Executive Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


CHEREY (Soundex C600) — See also BARTSCHERER, CHACHERE, CHENEY, CHERELLE, CHEREVAS, CHERIE, CHERNEY, CHERRY, CHERY, DEBUSSCHERE, FRANCHERE, KEARIE, KEARY, KEERY, KERI, KERREY, KERRI, KERRY, KIRIE, KIRY, MACHERE, SCHERER.

  Cherey, Louis I. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.


CHERIE (Soundex C600) — See also CACHERIS, CHEREY, CHERINGTON, CHERISSE, CHERITA, CHERIVTCH, CHERRY, CHERY, EICHER, ERIE, GASHERIE, KEARIE, KEARY, KEERY, KERI, KERREY, KERRI, KERRY, KIRIE, KIRY, LAFAUCHERIE, LEICHERING, SHERIE, WIECHERING, ZACHERIAH.

  CHERIE: See also Cherie Gauthier — Cherie Rudolph — Cherie M. Solie — Cherie Wood


CHERINGTON (Soundex C652) — See also CACHERIS, CARRINGTON, CHERIE, CHERISSE, CHERITA, CHERIVTCH, CHERRINGTON, FOTHERINGHAM, HEATHERINGTON, HERING, HERINGER, HERINGTON, HETHERINGTON, LAFAUCHERIE, LEICHERING, OVERINGTON, PERINGTON, SAUERHERING, WEATHERINGTON, WIECHERING, WITHERINGTON, YERINGTON, ZACHERIAH.

  Cherington, A. E. — of near Dell Rapids, Moody County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 21st District, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.


CHERISSE (Soundex C620) — See also CACHERIS, CHARISSE, CHERIE, CHERINGTON, CHERITA, CHERIVTCH, CHERRIES, CHRISOHERIS, LAFAUCHERIE, LEICHERING, PERISSI, RISSE, SCHEIER, SCHERRIE, WIECHERING, ZACHERIAH.

  CHERISSE: See also Cherisse Luxa


CHERITA (Soundex C630) — See also CACHERIS, CARRATU, CARRETTA, CERITA, CHERIE, CHERINGTON, CHERISSE, CHERIVTCH, CORETTA, CORIATY, ESTERITA, HERITAGE, KARITA, KERETI, LAFAUCHERIE, LEICHERING, MARGUERITA, RITA, WHERITT, WIECHERING, ZACHERIAH.

  CHERITA: See also Cherita Logan


CHERIVTCH (Soundex C613) — See also AVTAR, BELLERIVE, CACHERIS, CHERIE, CHERINGTON, CHERISSE, CHERITA, DAUTERIVE, ERIVES, JERIVA, KRAVITCH, LAFAUCHERIE, LEICHERING, MERIVALE, WIECHERING, ZACHERIAH.

  Cherivtch, Simon M. (1914-2001) — also known as "Uncle Simon" — of Millville, Cumberland County, N.J. Born April 16, 1914. Butcher; automobile dealer; mayor of Millville, N.J., 1948-53. Charged in 1949 with federal income tax evasion, based on his underreporting of income in 1944-45; tried, convicted, and sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison; released after five months. Died March 26, 2001 (age 86 years, 344 days). Burial location unknown.


CHERLIN (Soundex C645) — See also HERLIHY, HERLING, HETHERLIN, KERLIN, KIERLIN, KIRLIN, MECHERLE, SCHERLE, SCHERLOCK, SUTHERLIN, ZACHERL.

  Cherlin, Robert R. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


CHERNENKO (Soundex C655) — See also AHERNE, CHERNEY, CHERNIN, CHERNY, CORNEN, HERNER, HERNESMAN, HERNETT, LINNENKOHL, MCEACHERN, NONNENKAMP, SCHERNIKOW.

  Chernenko, John G. (b. 1924) — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Born April 30, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Marshal; private security officer; president, Fraternal Order of Police; chair of Brooke County Democratic Party, 1961, 1972-75; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1983-94. Methodist. Member, Elks; Moose; Kiwanis; Odd Fellows; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Fraternal Order of Police. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Married to Kathryn Joyce Smith.


CHERNEY (Soundex C650) — See also AHERNE, BERNEY, BIERNEY, CERNEY, CHARNEY, CHENERY, CHENEY, CHEREY, CHERNENKO, CHERNIN, CHERNY, ERNEY, GUERNEY, HERNER, HERNESMAN, HERNETT, KEARNEY, KEARNY, KERNEY, KERNIE, KIRNEY, MCANERNEY, MCEACHERN, MCENERNEY, MCINERNEY, MCNERNEY, MCNIERNEY, NERNEY, SCHERNIKOW, TERNEY, TIERNEY.

  Cherney, Albert G. — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Mayor of Menominee, Mich., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherney, Andrew W. — of Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherney, Colburn G. — of De Pere, Brown County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


CHERNIN (Soundex C655) — See also BERNINE, BERNING, CHERNENKO, CHERNEY, CHERNY, MCEACHERN, SCHERNIKOW, WERNINGER.

  Chernin, Harry G. — of Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Mayor of Nogales, Ariz., 1951-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chernin, Rose — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.


CHERNY (Soundex C650) — See also BERNYCE, CERNY, CHERNENKO, CHERNEY, CHERNIN, CHERRY, CHERY, JEZIERNY, KEARNEY, KEARNY, KERNEY, KERNIE, KIRNEY, MCEACHERN, MCINERNY, SCHERNIKOW.

  Cherny, John L. — of Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


CHERP (Soundex C610) — See also CARP, CHEP, HERPERS, KARP, SCHERPHORN, SHERPY.

  Cherp, Philip Florian (b. 1908) — also known as Philip F. Cherp — Born in Ivanhoe, Lincoln County, Minn., May 5, 1908. U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, as of 1934-38; Kunming, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.


CHERRIES (Soundex C620) — See also CHERISSE, CHERRINGTON, CHERRISH, CHERRY, FERRIES, HARRIES, HERRIES, HERRIETTE, HUSCHERR, LIRRIES, MACHERRON, MORRIES, RIES, SCHEIER, SCHERR, SCHERRER, SCHERRIE, SHERRIE, SHERRIER, THERRIEN.

  Cherries, Michaela — also known as Red Cherries — of Van Zandt County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Cherries, Red See Michaela Cherries


CHERRINGTON (Soundex C652) — See also CARRINGTON, CHERINGTON, CHERRIES, CHERRISH, CHERRY, DERRINGTON, ERRINGTON, FERRINGTON, HERRIN, HERRING, HERRINGER, HERRINGTON, HERRINN, HERRINTON, HUSCHERR, MACHERRON, MCPHERRIN, SCHERR, SCHERRER, SCHERRIE, SHERRIN, YERRINGTON.

  CHERRINGTON: See also Theodore Fulton Stevens
  Cherrington, Amyot W. — of Springville, Utah County, Utah. Mayor of Springville, Utah, 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Cherrington, Grace Anne — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Cherrington, Henry W. — of Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherrington, Leonidas H. — of St. Clair County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Clair County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Cherrington, Stanley — Republican. Candidate in primary for Ohio auditor of state, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cherrington, Thomas — of Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. Republican. Circuit judge in Ohio 4th Circuit, 1885-1911. Burial location unknown.


CHERRISH (Soundex C620) — See also BARRISH, BURRISH, CARISCH, CHERRIES, CHERRINGTON, CHERRY, CORISH, FERRIS, FERRISS, GARRISH, GERRISH, HUSCHERR, JERRIS, JERRISON, KURRASCH, MACHERRON, MORRISH, MURRISH, NORRISH, OARRISH, PARRISH, SCHERR, SCHERRER, SCHERRIE.

  CHERRISH: See also Cherrish Pryor


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