PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Index to Politicians

Cobb

COBB (Soundex C100) — See also CHUB, CHUBB, COBB-HUNTER, COBBE, COBBETT, COBBIN, COBBS, CUB, DIGIACOBBE, GIACOBBE, KOBBE, KOBE, KOOB, KUBE, LOBB, MCCOBB.

  COBB: See also Jed Cobb Adams — Cornelius Newton Bliss, Jr. — Louis Jefferson Brann — Ellsworth Bunker — Emory P. Close — Gilda Cobb-Hunter — Sarah Curry-Cobb — Nathaniel Cobb Deering — Seth Griffith Ellegood — Andrew Cobb Erwin — Henry Joseph Gardner — Warren Green Hooper — Priscilla Cobb Humphreys — Owen McMahon Johnson — Alfred Mossman Landon — Leah Cobb Marion — John Milton — George Sylvester Taylor — Lindley Murray Webb — Nathan Bryan Whitfield — Emmett Robinson Wooten
  Cobb, Albert N. — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Norwich, N.Y., 1928-33 (acting, 1928). Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Alice — of Cody, Park County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Allen See W. Allen Cobb
  Cobb, Alvin A. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of New Orleans, La., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Amasa Cobb Cobb, Amasa (1823-1905) — of Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wis.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Palestine, Crawford County, Ill., September 27, 1823. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1855-56; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1860-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1863-71; mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1875-76; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1878-92; chief justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1884-86, 1890-92. Member, Loyal Legion. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 5, 1905 (age 81 years, 281 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of John Cobb and Nancy (Briggs) Cobb; married, December 26, 1849, to Philadelphia Sudduth (c.1819-1896).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Cobb, Andrew — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Andrew B. — of Parsippany, Morris County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 2nd District, 1854; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1857-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Andrew J. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Calcutta, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Andrew Jackson (b. 1857) — also known as Andrew J. Cobb — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Born in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., April 12, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1897-1907; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1912. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Order. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Howell Cobb and Mary Ann (Lamar) Cobb; married, March 3, 1880, to Starkie Campbell (died 1901).
Andrew W. Cobb Cobb, Andrew Whitney (1911-1975) — also known as Andrew W. Cobb — of Duplain Township, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Duplain Township, Clinton County, Mich., February 12, 1911. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1950-64 (Clinton County 1950-54, Eaton District 1955-64); candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 30th District, 1964; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Grange; Farm Bureau. Died in St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich., January 21, 1975 (age 63 years, 343 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Elsie, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, October 31, 1936, to E. Jean Mansfield (1912-2005).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Cobb, B. C. — of Lincoln County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Lincoln County, 1876-80. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Bayless E. — of Canyon, Randall County, Tex. Postmaster at Canyon, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Beatrice — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1928 (alternate), 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1952; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1939-40. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Betty R. — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Charles Elvan, Jr. (b. 1936) — Born in 1936. U.S. Ambassador to Iceland, 1989-92. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cobb, Charles S. — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Kennebec County (3rd), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Clinton Levering (1842-1879) — of North Carolina. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., August 25, 1842. Republican. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1869-75; defeated, 1874. Died in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., April 30, 1879 (age 36 years, 248 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery, Elizabeth City, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Collier — of Chapel Hill, Orange County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, D. Raymond — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 38th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Daniel — of Minnesota. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, David (1748-1830) — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.; Gouldsboro, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass., March 14, 1748. Physician; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1784-96; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1789-93; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1789-93; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1793-95; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1802; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1809-10. Died in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., April 17, 1830 (age 82 years, 34 days). Interment at Plain Cemetery, Taunton, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cobb, David — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1862-65. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, David Keith (b. 1962) — also known as David Cobb — Born in San Leon, Galveston County, Tex., December 24, 1962. Green. Lawyer; candidate for Texas state attorney general, 2002; candidate for President of the United States, 2004. Arrested, in St. Louis, Mo., on October 8, 2004, along with Libertarian Party presidential nominee Michael Bednarik, while protesting their exclusion from presidential debates. Still living as of 2004.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Cobb, Delmarie — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cobb, Dick — of El Reno, Canadian County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Floyd L., Jr. — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 3rd District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Cobb, Fordyce A. — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Tompkins County Republican Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Francis — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, George C. — U.S. Vice Consul in SAINT Michaels, as of 1921; Jerusalem, as of 1922; Alexandria, as of 1924; Le Havre, as of 1926; Nancy, as of 1926; Dakar, as of 1929; SAINT John's, as of 1932; Tahiti, as of 1938; Windsor, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
George H. Cobb Cobb, George Henry (b. 1864) — also known as George H. Cobb — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Hounsfield town, Jefferson County, N.Y., 1864. Republican. Lawyer; Jefferson County District Attorney, 1899; member of New York state senate 35th District, 1905-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1910. Presbyterian. English, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Cobb and Emily (Crandall) Cobb; married, April 19, 1893, to Louisa Wenzel.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Cobb, George P. — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 18th Circuit, 1888-93. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, George S. — of Auburn, Lee County, Ala. Republican. Postmaster at Auburn, Ala., 1882-86. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, George Thomas (1813-1870) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., October 13, 1813. Republican. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1861-63; mayor of Morristown, N.J., 1865; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1866-70; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1868. Killed in an accident on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad near White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, W.Va., August 12, 1870 (age 56 years, 303 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Grace M. — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1945. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, H. M. — of Bartow, Polk County, Fla. Mayor of Bartow, Fla., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Hallie Martin — of Hinton, Summers County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Hamner — of Greensboro, Hale County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Helen (c.1922-1999) — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., about 1922. Candidate in primary for mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1963. Female. Member, League of Women Voters. Indicted in 1970 on bribery conspiracy charges in connection with the "Yellow Cab Scandal"; acquitted. Died, from complications of emphysema and diabetes, at Chase Medical Center, El Cajon, San Diego County, Calif., March 8, 1999 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Henry — of Tupelo, Lee County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Cobb, Henry E. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Mayor of Newton, Mass., 1896-98. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Howell (1772-1818) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ga. Born in Granville County, N.C., August 3, 1772. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1807-12 (at-large 1807-09, 2nd District 1809-11, at-large 1811-12). Died in Jefferson County, Ga., May 27, 1818 (age 45 years, 297 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Jefferson County, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Howell (1815-1868) — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Born in Jefferson County, Ga., September 7, 1815. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1843-51, 1855-57 (at-large 1843-45, 6th District 1845-51, 1855-57); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1849-51; Governor of Georgia, 1851-53; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1857-60; Delegate from Georgia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 9, 1868 (age 53 years, 32 days). Interment at Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Ga.
  Relatives: Brother of Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb (1823-1862); grandfather of Andrew Cobb Erwin.
  Political family: Cobb family of Athens, Georgia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Howell Cobb: A Scriptural Examination of the Institution of Slavery in the United States, With its Objects and Purposes (1856)
  Cobb, Howell (1922-2005) — Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., December 7, 1922. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, 1985-2001; took senior status 2001. Died in Castine, Hancock County, Maine, September 16, 2005 (age 82 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Cobb, J. H. — of Juneau, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, James A. — of Washington, D.C. Born in Arcadia, Bienville Parish, La. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); municipal judge in District of Columbia, 1926-. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, James C. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, James Edward (1835-1903) — also known as James E. Cobb — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala. Born in Thomaston, Upson County, Ga., October 5, 1835. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Alabama 5th District, 1887-97. Died in East Las Vegas (now part of Las Vegas), San Miguel County, N.M., June 2, 1903 (age 67 years, 240 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Tuskegee, Ala.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Jesse — of Dobbs County (part now in Lenoir County), N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Dobbs County, 1778-79. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Jim — of Williston, Levy County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Cobb, Joe Michael — of California; Arizona. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 48th District, 2000, 2002; candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Cobb, John — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1796. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, John — of Lenoir County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Lenoir County, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, John — U.S. Consular Agent in Casablanca, as of 1884-99. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, John A. — of Vernon, Lamar County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1920 (alternate), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, John B. — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Columbus, Ind., 1862-65. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Joseph — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Edgecombe County, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Josiah F. — of South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of South Portland, Maine, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Larry — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 1st District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Cobb, Lawrence — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Secretary of California Republican Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Lorenzo D. — of Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 1st District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Luther — of Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Marcius L. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Mary B. — of Pejepscot, Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Postmaster at Pejepscot, Maine, 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Norman E. — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Oliver W. — of Easthampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1903, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Osro (1904-1996) — of Caddo Gap, Montgomery County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born May 28, 1904. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1928, 1932, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1940, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee); candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1936; Arkansas Republican state chair, 1937-41; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1939; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1953-62; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1960. Died January 17, 1996 (age 91 years, 234 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Camden, Ark.
  Relatives: Married, September 15, 1938, to Audrey Umsted.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cobb, Mrs. Osro — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Cobb, P. — of Norman, Montgomery County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, P. C. — of Fort Pierce, Brevard County (now St. Lucie County), Fla. Postmaster at Fort Pierce, Fla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Paul — of Temple, Carroll County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Cobb, Paul — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Florida state senate 40th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Cobb, Paul L. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cobb, Paul R. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 15th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Cobb, Philander — of Kingston, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1876, 1880. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Kingston, Mass.
  Cobb, Philander — of Caddo Gap, Montgomery County, Ark.; Cove, Polk County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1932, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, R. H. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, R. L. — of Lyon County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Raymond See D. Raymond Cobb
  Cobb, Robert S. — of Columbia, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Columbia, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Roland Hacker (b. 1895) — of Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, May 5, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maine state senate, 1949-50. Quaker. Member, Sigma Nu; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Cobb and Harriett Hamblen (Hacker) Cobb.
  Cobb, Ron L. — of Greenville County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 25th District, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Cobb, Ronald (born c.1952) — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born about 1952. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cobb, Roy H. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Rufus Willis (1829-1913) — of Alabama. Born February 25, 1829. Governor of Alabama, 1878-82. Died November 26, 1913 (age 84 years, 274 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.
  Cobb, Russell — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, S. C. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1868-70. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, S. G. — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Cobb, S. W. — of Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Postmaster at Hanover, N.H., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Samuel Crocker (1826-1891) — also known as Samuel C. Cobb — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., May 22, 1826. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1874-77. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 18, 1891 (age 64 years, 272 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Aurelia Ladd (died 1896).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cobb, Seth Wallace (1838-1909) — also known as Seth W. Cobb — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Va., December 5, 1838. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1891-97 (9th District 1891-93, 12th District 1893-97). Died in St. Louis, Mo., May 22, 1909 (age 70 years, 168 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Stephen Alonzo (1833-1878) — of Wyandotte (now part of Kansas City), Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Madison, Somerset County, Maine, June 17, 1833. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kansas state senate, 1862; mayor of Wyandotte, Kan., 1862, 1868; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1872; U.S. Representative from Kansas at-large, 1873-75. Died in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., August 24, 1878 (age 45 years, 68 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Sue — Secretary of state of Florida, 2006. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Cobb, Sue McCourt (b. 1937) — Born in 1937. U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cobb, Theodore Gettys (b. 1867) — also known as Theodore G. Cobb — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Born in Newton, Catawba County, N.C., May 9, 1867. Mayor of Morganton, N.C., 1903-04; chief clerk, North Carolina House of Representatives, 1909, 1911, 1913. Member, Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of R. A. Cobb and Matilda (Falls) Cobb; married, December 14, 1887, to Martha Ella Kincaid.
  Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes (1823-1862) — of Georgia. Born in Jefferson County, Ga., April 10, 1823. Delegate from Georgia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Shot and killed in the battle of Fredericksburg, Stafford County, Va., December 13, 1862 (age 39 years, 247 days). Interment at Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Ga.
  Relatives: Brother of Howell Cobb; father-in-law of Hoke Smith (1855-1931).
  Political family: Cobb family of Athens, Georgia.
  Cobb, Thomas Reed (1828-1892) — also known as Thomas R. Cobb — of Vincennes, Knox County, Ind. Born in Springville, Lawrence County, Ind., July 2, 1828. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1859-65; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1868; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1876; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1877-87. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in Vincennes, Knox County, Ind., June 23, 1892 (age 63 years, 357 days). Interment at Old Vincennes Cemetery, Vincennes, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Thomas S. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Member of Michigan state senate 15th District, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Thomas Willis (1784-1830) — also known as Thomas W. Cobb — of Lexington, Oglethorpe County, Ga.; Greensboro, Greene County, Ga. Born in Columbia County, Ga., 1784. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1817-21, 1823-24; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1824-28; superior court judge in Georgia, 1828-30. Died in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., February 1, 1830 (age about 45 years). Interment at Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, Ga.
  Cobb County, Ga. is named for him.
  Epitaph: In his domestic circle he was fond and affectionate. "As a friend he was ardent and devoted. As a man, honorable, generous, and sincere. As a statesman, independent, and inflexible. As a judge, pure, and incorruptible. Amiable in private and useful in public life, his death was a deep affliction to his children, his friends, and his country"; "An honest man's the noblest work of God."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cobb, Ty — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cobb, W. Allen — of Morris County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1968-71 (District 10-B 1968-69, District 10-A 1970-71); defeated, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Cobb, W. K. — of Brady, McCulloch County, Tex. Mayor of Brady, Tex., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, W. L. — of Caroline County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Caroline County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, W. L. — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, William — of Spring Mills, Allegany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany County 2nd District, 1848, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, William B. — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, William E. — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee); North Carolina Republican state chair, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, William J. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cobb, William L. — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cobb, William L. — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cobb, William O. — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 7th District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, William Peyton — also known as William P. Cobb — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1916; secretary of state of Alabama, 1919-23. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, William Titcomb (1857-1937) — also known as William T. Cobb — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, July 23, 1857. Republican. Lime manufacturing business; shipbuilder; president and receiver, Bath Iron Works; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1889; Governor of Maine, 1905-09; delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Knox County, 1933. Universalist. Died in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, July 24, 1937 (age 80 years, 1 days). Interment at Achorn Cemetery, Rockland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Cobb and Martha J. (Chandler) Cobb; married, June 14, 1882, to Lucy C. Banks.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cobb, William V. — of Smyrna, Cobb County, Ga. Republican. Postmaster at Smyrna, Ga., 1922-33. Burial location unknown.
  Cobb, Williamson Robert Winfield (1807-1864) — also known as Williamson R. W. Cobb — of Bellefonte, Jackson County, Ala. Born in Rhea County, Tenn., June 8, 1807. Democrat. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1845; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1847-61 (6th District 1847-53, 8th District 1853-55, 6th District 1855-61); Representative from Alabama in the Confederate Congress 3rd District; defeated, 1861; elected 1863. Killed by the accidental discharge of his own pistol, while putting up a fence on his plantation near Bellefonte, Jackson County, Ala., November 1, 1864 (age 57 years, 146 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Madison County, Ala.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cobb, Zachary L. — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.


"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cobb.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]