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COMBS (Soundex C512) — See also COMB, COOMBES, COOMBS, HOMBS, MCCOMBS, MCCOOMBS, THOMBS, TOOMBS.

  COMBS: See also Harvey Wesley Bolin — Thomas C. Bridwell — Tarlton Combs Carroll — William Owen Cowger — Joseph Castle J. C. Eversole — James William Good — Henry Molleston — Lois Combs Weinberg
  Combs, Alexander — of Schenectady County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schenectady County, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Art See C. Art Combs
  Combs, Beatrice — of New Albany, Floyd County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Combs, Mrs. Ben — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Combs, Bert T. See Bertram Thomas Combs
  Combs, Bertram Thomas (1911-1991) — also known as Bert T. Combs — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky. Born in Manchester, Clay County, Ky., August 13, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1951-55; state court judge in Kentucky, 1957-59; Governor of Kentucky, 1959-63; defeated, 1955, 1971; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960, 1964; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1966; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1967-70. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi. Drowned when his automobile was washed from the roadway into the Red River, during a flood, near Rosslyn, Powell County, Ky., December 4, 1991 (age 80 years, 113 days). Interment at Beech Creek Cemetery, Manchester, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Gibson Combs and Martha (Jones) Combs; married, June 15, 1937, to Mabel Hall.
  The Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway, which runs through Clark, Powell, Wolfe, Morgan, and Magoffin counties in Kentucky, is named for him.  — Bert T. Combs Lake, in Clay County, Kentucky, is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Combs, Birney F. — of Vermont. Constitutional candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Byron Harvey (1853-1932) — also known as Byron H. Combs — of East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Richford, Franklin County, Vt., June 17, 1853. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1898; member of Vermont state senate, 1902. Methodist. Died, of complications of pneumonia, in East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., December 23, 1932 (age 79 years, 189 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, East Berkshire, Berkshire, Vt.
  Combs, C. Art — of La Mirada, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Combs, Christopher S. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state attorney general, 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Combs, Dick See Richard T. Combs
  Combs, E. R. — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940, 1944, 1952; member of Democratic National Committee from Virginia, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Eli, Jr. — of Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Combs, George D. — of West Virginia. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 6th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, George Hamilton, Jr. (1899-1977) — also known as George H. Combs, Jr. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., May 2, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1927-29; defeated, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Died in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., November 29, 1977 (age 78 years, 211 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Hamilton Combs; married 1921 to Mary Chase.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Combs, Grover C. — of Man, Logan County, W.Va.; Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1944; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County; elected 1954; chair of Logan County Democratic Party, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  Combs, Gwendolyn — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Combs, H. C. — of Mingo County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Harvey G. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924, 1952, 1960. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Henry — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1882-84. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Isaac N. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Postmaster at Lexington, Ky., 1935-36 (acting, 1935-36). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, J. E. — of Kentucky. Democrat. Kentucky railroad commissioner 3rd District; elected 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Combs, J. M. See Jesse Martin Combs
  Combs, James — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Combs, Jeff M. — of Troy, Miami County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Jesse Martin (1889-1953) — also known as Jesse M. Combs; J. M. Combs — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Born in Center, Shelby County, Tex., July 7, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Texas 75th District, 1923-25; Judge, Texas Court of Appeals, 1933-43; U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1945-53. Died in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., August 21, 1953 (age 64 years, 45 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Combs and May (Beck) Combs.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Combs, John E. — of Berea, Madison County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 84th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Combs, John H. — of Jackson County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Jackson County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Combs, Leslie (1793-1881) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in 1793. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Whig National Convention from Kentucky, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Balloting Committee); Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1846-47; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1851. Died in 1881 (age about 88 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Combs, Leslie (1852-1940) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Little Compton, Newport County, R.I., July 31, 1852. Republican. Farmer; rancher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896, 1904; Kentucky Republican state chair, 1900; U.S. Minister to Honduras, 1902-06; Guatemala, 1903-07; Peru, 1907-11. Died November 18, 1940 (age 88 years, 110 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Gen. Leslie Combs and Mary Elizabeth (Brownell) Combs; married, October 18, 1876, to Mary C. Swigert (1856-1926).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Combs, Lucille — of Douglas, Converse County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Combs, Margaret — of Gary, Lake County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Combs, Patrick J. — of Nebraska. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1994, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Combs, Paul — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Combs, Paula Bruce — also known as Paula Combs — of Morristown, Hamblen County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Combs, Ralph — of King City, Gentry County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Gentry County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Combs, Ralph L. — of Cedar Lake, Lake County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Cedar Lake, Ind., 1950-75 (acting, 1950). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Raymond H. — of Churchill, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1947-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Richard — of Colorado. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1996, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Combs, Richard T. — also known as Dick Combs — of Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky auditor of public accounts, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Combs, Robert P. — of Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Combs, Roy T. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Indiana state auditor, 1956-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Stephen — of Whitesburg, Letcher County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Susan (born c.1945) — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born about 1945. Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 47th District; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994; Texas commissioner of agriculture, 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004, 2008, 2012; Texas state comptroller, 2007. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Combs, Thomas E. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Monmouth County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Tolbert — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Combs, Vera — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Combs, W. A. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Combs, Warren S. P., Jr. — of New Castle County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 13th District, 1946; candidate for Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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