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COMSTOCK (Soundex C523) — See also ARMSTONG, BLOMSTROM, BOMSTEAD, BROMSTAD, CONSTOCK, DOMSTAD, GOMSTRUD, HOMSTADT, HOMSTEAD, MALCOMSON, STOCK, URMSTON.

  COMSTOCK: See also Isaac Volney Baker, Jr. — Berry Nelson Beaman — Etta Comstock Boltwood — Charles C. Butler — Jerome Bunty Chaffee — Comstock Chapel — Daniel Wortman Crosby — Charles William Gillet — Albert R. Graves — Jared Comstock Gregory — Alexander Comstock Kirk — Jabez Comstock Knight — Hoffman Nickerson — Eugene Hoffman Nickerson — David Perry Otis — Dorothy Comstock Riley — Edward Livingston Robertson — Clara Comstock Russell — Charles Newhall Taintor — Jonathan Usher — Kenneth Spicer Wherry
  Comstock, A. Allen — of Kent, Orleans County, N.Y.; Carlton, Orleans County, N.Y. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Adam — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1792-1804; member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1805-09. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Addison J. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Whig. Postmaster at Adrian, Mich., 1828-40, 1841-43; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850; mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Albert (b. 1881) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., April 27, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1925-27. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Comstock (died 1881); married, June 10, 1910, to Hetty Baum.
  Comstock, Albert C. — of Lansingburgh (now part of Troy), Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1880; member of New York state senate 16th District, 1884-87; Rensselaer County Surrogate, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Allen See A. Allen Comstock
  Comstock, Andrew C. — of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Andrew W. (b. 1838) — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich., October 5, 1838. Democrat. Lumber manufacturer; banker; shipowner; mayor of Alpena, Mich., 1873-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880, 1892; president of railroads. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Comstock and Harriet Jane (Westbrook) Comstock; married, July 14, 1869, to Lillie J. Little; father of Caroline Comstock (who married Henry Allyn Haigh (1854-1942)).
  Comstock, Apollos (1836-1889) — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y.; Silver Springs, Park County, Colo.; Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn., October 18, 1836. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Canaan, 1866; physician. Died December 15, 1889 (age 53 years, 58 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Watts Comstock and Nancy (Hoyt) Comstock; married, June 23, 1869, to Lizzie E. Merrill; married, October 22, 1878, to Julia C. Bouton.
  Comstock, Arnon — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1830-31. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Artemas W. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 1st District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Barbara J. — of McLean, Fairfax County, Va. Republican. Member of Virginia state house of delegates 34th District; elected 2011. Female. Still living as of 2011.
  Comstock, Bill See William Alfred Comstock
  Comstock, Billy — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Calvert — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Calvert — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Albany, N.Y., 1858-61. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Cephas — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1827, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Charles Carter (1818-1900) — also known as Charles C. Comstock — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Sullivan, Cheshire County, N.H., March 5, 1818. Democrat. Mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1863-65; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1870; U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1885-87; defeated, 1873. Died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., February 20, 1900 (age 81 years, 352 days). Interment at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Huntley Russell (1858-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Comstock, Charles H. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Charles M. — of Clinton County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Charles W. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1896-1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, D. F. — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Daniel Webster (1840-1917) — of Indiana. Born in Germantown, Montgomery County, Ohio, December 16, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state senate, 1879-81; state court judge in Indiana, 1885-96, 1897-1911; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1917; died in office 1917. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Washington, D.C., May 19, 1917 (age 76 years, 154 days). Interment at Earlham Cemetery, Richmond, Ind.
  Presumably named for: Daniel Webster
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Comstock, Darius — of Michigan. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Darius E. (d. 1875) — of Michigan. Circuit judge in Michigan 9th Circuit, 1874-75; died in office 1875. Died February 3, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Dolores — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 19th District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Comstock, Dorothy Ruth See Dorothy Comstock Riley
  Comstock, E. G. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Comstock, Edgar F. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1887-90, 1893-94 (District 28 1887-90, District 30 1893-94); member of Minnesota state senate 39th District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Comstock, Edwin F. — of Montville, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Montville, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Edwin S. — of Nassau, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Frank — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn. Mayor of South Norwalk, Conn., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Frank P. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Franklin G. — of Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Chatham, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Frederic E. — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterford; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, George F. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1855; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1860-61; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Grant — of Lewiston, Montmorency County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Harlow L. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1870 (25th District), 1876 (27th District). Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Henry S. — of Cumberland, Barron County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908 (alternate), 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Howard M. — of Chino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Mayor of Chino, Calif., 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, J. E. — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterford, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, James — of Ballston (now Ballston Spa), Saratoga County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Ballston, N.Y., 1849-51. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Jim — of Richwood, Nicholas County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Comstock, John F. — of Mobridge, Walworth County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 42nd District, 1913-14; member of South Dakota state senate 37th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, John H. — of Michigan. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, John J. — of East Lyme, New London County, Conn. First selectman of East Lyme, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Marie B. (1879-1961) — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born April 12, 1879. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1919. Female. Died May 24, 1961 (age 82 years, 42 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Comstock, Mary — of Spanaway, Pierce County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Comstock, Merritt M. — of Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives 71st District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Comstock, Michael B. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Republican. Candidate for Montana state senate 32nd District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Comstock, Moses W. — of East Lyme, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Nathan — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Nathan S. — of Montville, New London County, Conn. First selectman of Montville, Connecticut, 1888, 1896, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, O. D. — Republican. North Dakota state attorney general, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Oliver Cromwell (1780-1860) — also known as Oliver C. Comstock — of Seneca County, N.Y. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., March 1, 1780. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1809-10, 1811-12; common pleas court judge in New York, 1812-15, 1817-18; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1813-19; Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1843-45. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich., January 11, 1860 (age 79 years, 316 days). Interment at Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall, Mich.
  Presumably named for: Oliver Cromwell
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Comstock, Peter — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1832; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Richard B. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1912; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Robert — of Montville, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Montville, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Rolland L. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 3rd District; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Comstock, Samuel — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Solomon Gilman (1842-1933) — of Minnesota. Born in Argyle, Penobscot County, Maine, May 9, 1842. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 41, 1876-77, 1879-82; member of Minnesota state senate 44th District, 1883-88; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 5th District, 1889-91. Died in Moorhead, Clay County, Minn., June 3, 1933 (age 91 years, 25 days). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead, Minn.
  Epitaph: "Pioneer citizen of the northwest, sharing in its development and believing steadfastly in its future. Lawyer, member of the State Legislature and of Congress; Instrumental in establishing the state teachers college in Moorhead, Regent of the University of Minnesota. 'Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest; whatsoever things are just; whatsoever things are pure; whatsoever things are lovely; whatsoever things are of good report.' He thought on these things."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
  Comstock, Stephen B. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Toledo, Ohio, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Strong — of Wilton, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wilton, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Tom — of Buena Park, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Comstock, W. D. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Warner M. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Whig. Postmaster at Adrian, Mich., 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Watts — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Canaan, 1829, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Wilbur S. — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, Willard L. — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Comstock, William — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 3rd District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, William Alfred (1877-1949) — also known as William A. Comstock; Bill Comstock — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., July 2, 1877. Democrat. Builder and operator of electric railways, 1899-1922; president, State Savings Bank (Alpena), 1906-09; real estate business; mayor of Alpena, Mich., 1914; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1914-16; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1915; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1920-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1928, 1932; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1924-30; Governor of Michigan, 1933-34; defeated, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1934. Episcopalian. Member, Zeta Psi; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died June 16, 1949 (age 71 years, 349 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Comstock (1842-1905) and Myra (Rapelji) Comstock (1844-1921); married, April 22, 1919, to Josephine White.
  Cross-reference: Rudolph G. Tenerowicz — Willis M. Brewer
  Comstock, William H. H. — of East Lyme, New London County, Conn.; New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Comstock, William R. — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1829. Burial location unknown.


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