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CHERRY (Soundex C600) — See also CHEREY, CHERIE, CHERNY, CHERRIES, CHERRINGTON, CHERRISH, CHERY, HUSCHERR, KEARIE, KEARY, KEERY, KERI, KERREY, KERRI, KERRY, KIRIE, KIRY, MACHERRON, MCSHERRY, SCHERR, SCHERRER, SCHERRIE, SHERRY, SHERRYL, WHERRY.

  CHERRY: See also Cherry Davis — John Cherry Griggs — James Marshall Head, Jr. — Cherry Anne Huskins — Cherry Harris Jacobus — Cherry Warren
  Cherry, A. B. (born c.1832) — of Dewitt, Saline County, Neb. Born in Ohio, about 1832. Republican. Farmer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Bennie — of Zeigler, Franklin County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cherry, Betty — of Adel, Dallas County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Cherry, Charles F. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Cherry, Deborah L. (b. 1954) — of Burton, Genesee County, Mich. Born in 1954. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 50th District, 1995-. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Sister of John D. Cherry, Jr. (1951-).
  Cherry, Doris — of New Mexico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Cherry, E. A. — of Morgantown, Butler County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Earl T. — of Corry, Erie County, Pa. Republican. Mayor of Corry, Pa., 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Edgar Manning (b. 1865) — also known as Edgar M. Cherry — of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. Born in St. George, New Brunswick, March 29, 1865. Republican. Mayor of Eastport, Maine, 1914-15; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1910. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas S. Cherry and Margaret Cherry; married 1889 to Lena Evans; married 1903 to Hattie Rogers.
  Cherry, Elias V. — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Elizabeth P. — also known as Mrs. G. J. Cherry — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1944, 1948, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Francis Adams (1908-1965) — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark. Born in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex., September 5, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Arkansas, 1942; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944; Governor of Arkansas, 1953-55. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions. Died July 15, 1965 (age 56 years, 313 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Jonesboro, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Haskille Scott Cherry and Clara Bell (Taylor) Cherry; married, November 10, 1937, to Margaret Frierson.
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  Cherry, Mrs. G. J. See Elizabeth P. Cherry
  Cherry, G. J. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Gregg See Robert Gregg Cherry
  Cherry, Gwen See Gwendolyn Sawyer Cherry
  Cherry, Gwendolyn Sawyer (1923-1979) — also known as Gwen Cherry — of Florida. Born in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., 1923. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1971-79. Female. African ancestry. first Black woman elected to the Florida legislature; inducted 1986 into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame. Died, in an automobile accident, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., 1979 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Harold M. — of Huntington Woods, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Huntington Woods, Mich., 1946-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Henry C. — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Edgecombe County, 1868-69. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Henry P. — of Barry County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Barry County 2nd District, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Hugh — of Princeton, Caldwell County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, J. H. — Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Jack — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Cherry, James L. — of Lilburn, Gwinnett County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cherry, James William (1872-1949) — also known as James W. Cherry — of Utah; Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Hancock County, Ill., April 5, 1872. Republican. Justice of Utah state supreme court, 1923-33; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1929-33. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cardiac asthma, in Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz., March 23, 1949 (age 76 years, 352 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Manti City Cemetery, Manti, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of A. N. Cherry and Mary (Banks) Cherry.
  Cherry, John D., Jr. (b. 1951) — of Clio, Genesee County, Mich. Born in 1951. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 79th District, 1983-86; member of Michigan state senate, 1987-98 (29th District 1987-94, 28th District 1995-98); candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 2003-; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 2008. Still living as of 2012.
  Relatives: Brother of Deborah L. Cherry (1954-).
  Cherry, John W. — of San Francisco, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1858-60, 1861-62, 1863-65 (5th District 1858-60, 1861-62, 8th District 1863-65). Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, John W. — of Norfolk, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Norfolk city, 1918-21. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Julie — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cherry, Kevin — Libertarian. Candidate for Georgia commissioner of agriculture, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Cherry, Lisbon — of Bluffton (now Lanett), Chambers County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Michael H. — of Branch County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 15th Circuit, 1985-2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Cherry, Mike — of Benton, Marshall County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cherry, Myron — of Lincolnwood, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cherry, R. Gregg See Robert Gregg Cherry
  Cherry, Robert — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state senate 28th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Cherry, Robert C. — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Democrat. Florist; mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1952-56, 1960-64, 1968-72; defeated, 1975, 1979; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, Robert E. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cherry, Robert Gregg (1891-1957) — also known as R. Gregg Cherry — of Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Born in York County, S.C., October 17, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; associated in law practice with Alfred Lee Bulwinkle; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Gastonia, N.C., 1919-23; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1931-40; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1937; North Carolina Democratic state chair, 1937-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956; member of North Carolina state senate, 1941-43; Governor of North Carolina, 1945-49. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Redmen; Odd Fellows; Elks; Kiwanis; Knights of Khorassan. Died June 25, 1957 (age 65 years, 251 days). Interment somewhere in Gastonia, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Chancellor Lafayette Cherry and Hattie (Davis) Cherry; married to Mildred Stafford.
  Cherry, Mrs. S. A. — of Dothan, Houston County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Cherry, Shirley — of Rhode Island. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Cherry, T. F. See Thomas Franklin Cherry
  Cherry, Thomas Franklin (b. 1866) — also known as T. F. Cherry — of Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, N.C. Born in Edgecombe County, N.C., January 8, 1866. Democrat. Farmer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Edgecombe County, 1913-16. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Cherry, U. S. G. (b. 1863) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Lewistown, Logan County, Ohio, December 2, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; South Dakota Democratic state chair, 1896; candidate for justice of South Dakota state supreme court, 1904; candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1920, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Cherry and Elizabeth (Smith) Cherry; married, September 1, 1887, to Lalla W. Clyde (died); married, February 6, 1906, to Louise Palmer.
  Cherry, William W. — of Windsor, Bertie County, N.C. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from North Carolina, 1839. Burial location unknown.


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