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CORNELL (Soundex C654) — See also CARNALL, CARNEAL, CARNELL, CARNHILL, CHARNIELE, CONNELL, CORELL, CORN, CORNEAL, CORNEL, CORNELI, CORNELIS, CORNELISON, CORNELIUIS, CORNELIUS, CORNELIUSEN, CORNELLA, CORNELLUS, CORNELY, CORNWELL, CORRELL, FORNELL, HORNELL, KARNELL, KERNELL, KORNELLY, LECORN, NELL, THORNELL.

  CORNELL: See also Arthur Pendleton Bagby — Homer Franklin Bedford — Cornell W. Brooks — Sherman D. Callender — Matthew Clarkson — Cornell Crysler — Frederic Robert DeYoung — Cornell N. Dypski — Walter C. Gifford — Cornell Green — Cornell Joel Grossman — W. Cornell Haynie — Arthur Tappan Kellogg — Rufus H. King — John Henry McCooey, Jr. — William Hubbs Rehnquist — Cornell Schreiber — Thomas George Sharpe III — Albert Keith Smiley — Claude Vilas Swann — George Cornell Tarler — James Todd — Dennis Cornell Williams — Almira Dustin Willis — Edna Cornell Wilson
  Cornell, Almerin J. (born c.1812) — of East Berne, Albany County, N.Y.; Middleburgh, Schoharie County, N.Y. Born in New York, about 1812. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1862. Burial location unknown.
Alonzo B. Cornell Cornell, Alonzo Barton (1832-1904) — also known as Alonzo B. Cornell — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., January 22, 1832. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1880; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1868; New York Republican state chair, 1870-74, 1875-77, 1878-79; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1873; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1873; Governor of New York, 1880-83. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., October 15, 1904 (age 72 years, 267 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ezra Cornell and Mary Ann (Wood) Cornell (1811-1891); father of Charles Ezra Cornell (son-in-law of Charles C. Bouck); first cousin once removed of Carlos Wood Riddick and Florence Riddick Boys; first cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800); fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Burrows, Jared Lewis Rathbone, Francis Russell Edward Cornell and Stillman Stephen Light.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1896
  Cornell, Bailey J. — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Postmaster at Woodstock, Conn., 1939-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Charles G. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 5th District, 1862-63, 1866-67; member of New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Charles Hiram — of Valentine, Cherry County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Clifford C. — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Merchant; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1938-41. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Cornelius H. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Daniel T. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Dudley Emerson (1837-1911) — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born near Wilton, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 12, 1837. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Wyandotte, Kan., 1883-85; mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1907-09. Died February 27, 1911 (age 74 years, 46 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Merritt I. Cornell (1809-1883) and Mercy Whitman (Howard) Cornell (1814-1881); married, October 13, 1868, to Annie Matilda Speck; first cousin four times removed of Gideon Wanton; second cousin four times removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800); fourth cousin once removed of Job Durfee, Elias Durfee and Elihu Durfee.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cornell, E. A. — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Secretary of state of Kansas, 1929-33. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Edward — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Ezekiel (1733-1800) — of Rhode Island. Born in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Mass., March 27, 1733. Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1780-82. Died in Milford, Worcester County, Mass., April 25, 1800 (age 67 years, 29 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Cornell (1702-1761) and Content (Brownell) Cornell (1708-1765); married, March 25, 1760, to Rachel Wood (1733-1799); first cousin twice removed of Ezra Cornell (1807-1874); first cousin thrice removed of Alonzo Barton Cornell; first cousin four times removed of Francis Russell Edward Cornell, Carlos Wood Riddick and Florence Riddick Boys; first cousin five times removed of Thurber Cornell; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows and Jared Lewis Rathbone; second cousin thrice removed of Lorenzo Burrows, Henry Reed Rathbone and Jared Lawrence Rathbone; second cousin four times removed of Dudley Emerson Cornell and Henry Riggs Rathbone; second cousin five times removed of George Robert Lawton and James Randall Durfee; third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Hazard; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Davenport, Augustus George Hazard and Rufus Wheeler Peckham; third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Cornell, Samuel Sherman, Rufus Wheeler Peckham, Jr., Rodolph A. Woolsey and Albertus Crary Burdick.
  Political families: Cornell family of New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Pendleton family of Connecticut; Cornell-Schilplin-Washburn-Burr family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cornell, Ezra (1807-1874) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Westchester Landing, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., January 11, 1807. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1862-63; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1864-67; founder of Cornell University, in Ithaca, N.Y., 1865. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., December 9, 1874 (age 67 years, 332 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; statue at Arts Quad, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Cornell (1771-1862) and Eunice (Barnard) Cornell (1788-1857); married, March 19, 1831, to Mary Ann Wood (1811-1891); father of Alonzo Barton Cornell; granduncle of Carlos Wood Riddick and Florence Riddick Boys; first cousin twice removed of Ezekiel Cornell; third cousin twice removed of Francis Russell Edward Cornell (1821-1881) and Stillman Stephen Light; third cousin thrice removed of John Cecil Purcell and Thurber Cornell; fourth cousin of Daniel Burrows and Jared Lewis Rathbone; fourth cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin, Lorenzo Burrows, Henry Reed Rathbone and Jared Lawrence Rathbone.
  Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Cornell, F. Shepard See Francis Shepard Cornell
  Cornell, Francis Russell Edward (1821-1881) — also known as Francis R. E. Cornell — of Addison, Steuben County, N.Y.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Coventry, Chenango County, N.Y., November 17, 1821. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1852-53; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 5, 1861-62, 1865; Minnesota state attorney general, 1868-74; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1875-81; died in office 1881. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., May 23, 1881 (age 59 years, 187 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Cornell (1793-1849) and Louisa (Miles) Cornell (1795-1834); married to Eliza Ophelia Burgess (1824-1906); first cousin four times removed of Ezekiel Cornell; third cousin twice removed of Ezra Cornell; fourth cousin once removed of Alonzo Barton Cornell and Thurber Cornell (1885-1954).
  Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Cornell, Francis Shepard (1899-1985) — also known as F. Shepard Cornell — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Charlottesville, Va. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., July 13, 1899. Republican. Stockbroker; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1940; general manager, Kankakee Works of the A.O. Smith Corporation, manufacturers of water heaters. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Rotary. Died in September, 1985 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Birdsall Cornell (c.1856-1929) and Eleanor (Jackson) Cornell (died 1929); married, February 28, 1923, to Helen Leigh Best; married, May 18, 1933, to Nathalie Lee Laimbeer (divorced); married, July 27, 1943, to Lucille Fraser.
  Cornell, Frank W. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Kalamazoo, Mich., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Fred E. — of Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County, Calif. Postmaster at Sunnyvale, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, G. W. — of Weatherford, Custer County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, George J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, George O. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, George W. (1896-1988) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y.; Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 29, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state senate 31st District, 1959-64; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 36th District, 1967. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., March 24, 1988 (age 91 years, 177 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Cornell and Minnie C. Cornell; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Cornell (1814-1890).
  Political families: Cornell family of New York; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cornell, Guy J. — of Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Harriet D. — of West Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1988, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cornell, James — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Cornell, Jerry G. — of Jackson County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Interment at Spring Arbor Cemetery, Spring Arbor, Mich.
  Cornell, Joe — of Payette, Payette County, Idaho. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Idaho, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cornell, John — of Calhoun County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Calhoun County, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, John A. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1922-30; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, John F. — of Nebraska. Nebraska state auditor, 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, John J. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1888, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, K. B. — of Oklahoma. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 7th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, M. A. — of Goshen, Elkhart County, Ind. Postmaster at Goshen, Ind., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Mrs. Mark H. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1960, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Cornell, Orville J. — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Patricia — of New Hampshire. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Cornell, Paul L. — of Connecticut. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Peter — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at White Plains, N.Y., 1814-17. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Peter M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Ralph — Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Cornell, Robert John (1919-2009) — also known as Robert J. Cornell — of Wisconsin. Born in Gladstone, Delta County, Mich., December 16, 1919. Democrat. Catholic priest; university professor; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1975-79; defeated, 1970, 1972, 1978. Catholic. Died in De Pere, Brown County, Wis., May 10, 2009 (age 89 years, 145 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Cornell, Roger — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1932 (Kings County 17th District), 1933 (Kings County 21st District); candidate for New York state senate 8th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Samuel C. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Samuel C. — of Merced, Merced County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Seneca — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa 2nd District, 1915-17. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Shepard See Francis Shepard Cornell
  Cornell, Stephen B. — of Portsmouth, Newport County, R.I. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1824, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Thomas — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1807-08. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Thomas (1814-1890) — of Rondout, Ulster County, N.Y. Born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., January 27, 1814. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York, 1867-69, 1881-83 (13th District 1867-69, 15th District 1881-83); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Died in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., March 30, 1890 (age 76 years, 62 days). Interment at Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Cornell (1780-1860) and Margaret (Gedney) Cornell (1786-1829); married, February 27, 1840, to Catherine Ann Woodmansee (1822-1898); second cousin thrice removed of George W. Cornell; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800); fourth cousin once removed of Abraham Hatfield.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cornell, Thomas W. — of Sparks, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cornell, Thurber (1885-1954) — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Born in Tyrone Township, Livingston County, Mich., October 24, 1885. Republican. Farmer; lumber business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Shiawassee District, 1945-48; defeated in primary, 1938 (Livingston County), 1954 (Shiawassee District); chair of Livingston County Republican Party, 1950. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau. Died August 18, 1954 (age 68 years, 298 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Alvin Cornell (1848-1917) and Diana (Gardner) Cornell (1853-1891); married, November 26, 1908, to Pauline Hart (1888-1968); first cousin five times removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800); third cousin thrice removed of Ezra Cornell; fourth cousin once removed of Francis Russell Edward Cornell.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cornell, Walter — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, Whitehead — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1787-90, 1791-93, 1797-98. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, William — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, William A. — of Oakland County, Mich. Farmer-Labor candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cornell, William B. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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