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CLAIBORNE (Soundex C416) — See also BORNE, CARBONELLI, CLAIBORN, CLAIBOURNE, CLAYBORN, CLAYBORNE, CLAYBOURN, CLAYBOURNE, GUIBORD, HECKENLAIBLE, KASIBORSKI, LAIB, LAIBE, LAIBLIN, TIBOR, TLAIB, WIBORG.

  CLAIBORNE: See also Robert McCormick Adams — Burwell Bassett — Corinne Claiborne Boggs — Claiborne C. Briscoe — Simon Bolivar Buckner — Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr. — Claiborne Benton Coiner — William Claiborne Dunlap — Richard Claiborne Durham — Claiborne Ferris — Claiborne W. Gooch — Caleb Claiborne Herbert — Claiborne Fox Jackson — William Claiborne Jacobs — Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe — Marcus Claiborne Lisle — Abram Poindexter Maury — David Claiborne McMillin — Claiborne R. Oakley — William Claiborne Owens — Doctor Claiborne Parrish — Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. — Claiborne de Borda Pell — Claiborne Hooper Phillips — Kenneth Claiborne Royall — Kenneth Claiborne Royall, Jr. — Claiborne Sanders — Claiborne Sanders — Claiborne Snead — Claiborne Stinnett — Claiborne West
  Claiborne, Ben — of Altus, Jackson County, Okla. Mayor of Altus, Okla., 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Corinne See Corinne Claiborne Boggs
  Claiborne, Ferd — of New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Ferdinand Leigh (1772-1815) — also known as Ferdinand L. Claiborne — of Adams County, Miss. Born in Sussex County, Va., March 9, 1772. Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1804-10; Speaker of Mississippi Territory House of Representatives, 1809, 1809-10; member Mississippi territorial council, 1815. Died in Natchez, Adams County, Miss., March 22, 1815 (age 43 years, 13 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Charles Cole Claiborne (1748-1809) and Mary (Leigh) Claiborne (1750-1782); brother of William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775-1817) and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; married, August 19, 1802, to Mary Magdalene Hutchins (1777-1816); father of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; second great-grandfather of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961) and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; third great-grandfather of Claiborne de Borda Pell, Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin thrice removed of Andrew Fuller Fox.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Claiborne, George T. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Democrat. Druggist; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 4th District, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Guilford G. — of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa. Whig. Postmaster at Columbia, Pa., 1841-53. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Hamilton C. (d. 1928) — U.S. Vice Consul in Swansea, as of 1916; Bradford, as of 1917; U.S. Consul in Frankfort, as of 1926. Died August 25, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Harry E. (c.1918-2004) — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in McRae, White County, Ark., about 1918. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1950; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1964; U.S. District Judge for Nevada, 1979-86; convicted in 1984 of tax evasion, and sentenced to two years in prison; impeached in 1986 by the U.S. House and convicted (removed from office) by the Senate. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., January 19, 2004 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, James R. — Member of Missouri state senate 31st District, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, James Robert (1882-1944) — also known as James R. Claiborne — of St. Louis, Mo.; University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 22, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1933-37 (at-large 1933-35, 12th District 1935-37). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in University City, St. Louis County, Mo., February 16, 1944 (age 61 years, 239 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James R. Claiborne and Frances 'Fannie' (Moore) Claiborne; married, November 26, 1919, to Louise Minnis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Claiborne, John (1777-1808) — of Brunswick, Brunswick County, Va. Born in Brunswick County, Va., 1777. U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1805-08 (at-large 1805-07, 17th District 1807-08); died in office 1808. Died in Brunswick County, Va., October 9, 1808 (age about 31 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Dinwiddie County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812) and Mary (Clayton) Claiborne (1755-1802); brother of Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); second cousin of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne, William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; second cousin once removed of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; second cousin four times removed of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961) and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; second cousin five times removed of Claiborne de Borda Pell, Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Andrew Fuller Fox.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Claiborne, John Francis Hamtramck (1809-1884) — of Natchez, Adams County, Miss.; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Natchez, Adams County, Miss., April 24, 1809. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1830-34; U.S. Representative from Mississippi at-large, 1835-37, 1837-38. Died near Natchez, Adams County, Miss., May 17, 1884 (age 75 years, 23 days). Interment at Trinity Cemetery, Natchez, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne and Mary Magdalene (Hutchins) Claiborne (1777-1816); nephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; great-grandfather of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr.; great-granduncle of Corinne Claiborne Boggs; second great-grandfather of Claiborne de Borda Pell (1918-2009); second great-granduncle of Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin once removed of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856).
  Political families: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Claiborne, John Marshall (1839-1909) — also known as John M. Claiborne — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Gibson County, Tenn., February 27, 1839. Member of Texas state senate 10th District, 1887-90. Died April 28, 1909 (age 70 years, 60 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Rusk, Tex.
  Presumably named for: John Marshall
  Claiborne, Marie Corinne Morrison See Corinne Claiborne Boggs
  Claiborne, N. C. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Nathaniel Herbert (1777-1859) — of Virginia. Born in Sussex County, Va., November 14, 1777. Republican. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1810-12; member of Virginia state senate, 1821-25; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1825-37 (7th District 1825-35, 3rd District 1835-37). Died near Rocky Mount, Franklin County, Va., August 15, 1859 (age 81 years, 274 days). Interment at Claibrook Family Cemetery, Rocky Mount, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Charles Cole Claiborne (1748-1809) and Mary (Leigh) Claiborne (1750-1782); brother of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne and William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775-1817); uncle of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; second great-granduncle of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961) and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; third great-granduncle of Claiborne de Borda Pell, Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin thrice removed of Andrew Fuller Fox.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Claiborne, Paul — of Auburn, Placer County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Robert — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, Thomas (1749-1812) — of Brunswick County, Va. Born in Brunswick County, Va., February 1, 1749. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1783-88; Brunswick County Sheriff, 1789-92; member of Virginia state senate, 1790-92; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1793-99, 1801-05 (8th District 1793-97, at-large 1797-99, 1801-05). Died in Brunswick County, Va., 1812 (age about 63 years). Interment at Claiborne Family Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Augustine Claiborne and Hannah (Ravenscroft) Claiborne; married, January 19, 1772, to Mary Clayton (1755-1802); father of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne; first cousin once removed of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne, William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; first cousin twice removed of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; first cousin five times removed of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961) and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; first cousin six times removed of Claiborne de Borda Pell, Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of Andrew Fuller Fox.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Claiborne, Thomas (1780-1856) — of Tennessee. Born in Brunswick County, Va., May 17, 1780. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1811-15, 1831-33; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1813-15; U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1817-19. Member, Freemasons. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., January 7, 1856 (age 75 years, 235 days). Interment at Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Claiborne and Mary (Clayton) Claiborne (1755-1802); brother of John Claiborne; married to Sarah Martin Lewis (1786-1871); second cousin of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne, William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; second cousin once removed of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; second cousin four times removed of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961) and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; second cousin five times removed of Claiborne de Borda Pell, Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Andrew Fuller Fox.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Claiborne, W. F. — of Decaturville, Camden County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Camden County Democratic Party, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Claiborne, William Charles Cole (1775-1817) — also known as William C. C. Claiborne — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Sussex County, Va., 1775. Lawyer; delegate to Tennessee state constitutional convention, 1796; state court judge in Tennessee, 1796; U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1797-1801; Governor of Mississippi Territory, 1801-04; Governor of Orleans Territory, 1804-12; Governor of Louisiana, 1812-16; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1817; died in office 1817. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Fought a duel with Daniel Clark on June 8, 1807; he was wounded in the thigh. Died of a liver ailment, in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., November 23, 1817 (age about 42 years). Originally entombed at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, La.; re-entombed in 1872 at Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Son of William Charles Cole Claiborne (1748-1809) and Mary (Leigh) Claiborne (1750-1782); brother of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; married to Clarissa Duralde (1776-1809), Suzette Bosque and Elizabeth Lewis; uncle of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; second great-granduncle of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961) and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; third great-granduncle of Claiborne de Borda Pell, Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin thrice removed of Andrew Fuller Fox.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Claiborne counties in La., Miss. and Tenn. are named for him.
  Epitaph: "Cara patria, carior libertas; ubi est libertas, ibi mea patria." [Dear my country, dearer liberty; where liberty is, there is my country.]
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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