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COSTIGAN (Soundex C232) — See also AGNOSTIC, ATIGAN, BRITIGAN, CASTAGNA, COST, COSTIKYAN, COSTILL, COSTILLA, COSTIN, COSTINE, GOSTIGIAN, HARTIGAN, MCGETTIGAN, MUSTIGA, RATIGAN, RATTIGAN, RHATIGAN, ROSTIG, STIGALL.

  Costigan, Adelaide — also known as Adelaide Collins — of Rosedale, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1964; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1961. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Sister of William T. Collins (1886?-1961).
  Costigan, Edward Prentiss (1874-1939) — also known as Edward P. Costigan — of Denver, Colo. Born in King William County, Va., July 1, 1874. Lawyer; Progressive candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1912, 1914; U.S. Tariff Commissioner, 1917-28.; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1927-28; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1931-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1936. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Denver, Colo., January 17, 1939 (age 64 years, 200 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married to Mabel Cory (1873-1951).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Costigan, J. Peter — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Costigan, Lee See W. Lee Costigan
  Costigan, Peter See J. Peter Costigan
  Costigan, Peter J. (b. 1930) — of Setauket, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., January 16, 1930. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of New York state assembly 2nd District, 1966-74. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary. Still living as of 1974.
  Relatives: Married to Victoria Dubenchek.
  Costigan, Thomas — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Costigan, W. Lee — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Costigan, Will F. — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Costigan, Will F., Jr. — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COSTIKYAN (Soundex C232) — See also COSTIGAN, COSTILL, COSTILLA, COSTIN, COSTINE, STIKE, STIKELEATHER, TOMASTIK.

  Costikyan, Edward N. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


COSTILL (Soundex C234) — See also CASTEEL, CASTEL, CASTILLE, COST, COSTIGAN, COSTIKYAN, COSTILLA, COSTIN, COSTINE, DOSTILIO, SILCOTT, STILL, TILL.

  Costill, E. S. — of Clayton, Gloucester County, N.J. Postmaster at Clayton, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.


COSTILLA (Soundex C234) — See also CASTELLI, CASTELLO, CASTELLOW, CASTELOW, CASTILLA, CASTILLO, COLISTA, COST, COSTELLO, COSTELLOE, COSTIGAN, COSTIKYAN, COSTILL, COSTIN, COSTINE, COSTOLO, DOSTILIO, ILLA, LACOSSITT, SCALITO.

  Costilla, Rebecca A. — of San Benito, Cameron County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


COSTIN (Soundex C235) — See also AGOSTINELLI, AGOSTINHO, AGOSTINI, AUGOSTINE, COST, COSTAIN, COSTIGAN, COSTIKYAN, COSTILL, COSTILLA, COSTINE, COSTON, CUSTIN, DAGOSTINO, KOSTEN, KOSTIN, OSTING.

  Costin, Robert — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Costin, Thomas Patrick, Jr. (b. 1926) — also known as Thomas P. Costin, Jr.; Tom Costin — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956, 1960; mayor of Lynn, Mass., 1956-61; resigned 1961; postmaster at Lynn, Mass., 1961-91 (acting, 1961-62). Still living as of 2009.
  Relatives: Son of Margarite (Gough) Costin (1899-1988) and Thomas Patrick Costin (1900-1962); married to Rosemary Cole (1927-1995).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Costin, Tom See Thomas Patrick Costin, Jr.


COSTINE (Soundex C235) — See also AGOSTINELLI, AGOSTINHO, AGOSTINI, AUGOSTINE, COST, COSTIGAN, COSTIKYAN, COSTILL, COSTILLA, COSTIN, CUSTIN, DAGOSTINO, KOSTEN, KOSTIN, OSTING, STINE, TINE.

  Costine, William J. — of Woodburn, Marion County, Ore. Mayor of Woodburn, Ore., 1983-85. Still living as of 1985.


COSTLEY (Soundex C234) — See also APOSTLE, ASTLEY, BOSTLEY, CHRISTLEY, COSLEY, COST, COSTLOW, GHOSTLEY, HOSTLER, KINSTLEY, OSTLER, POSTLES, POSTLETHWAITE, POSTLEWAITE, PRIESTLEY, TROSTLE, WESTLEY.

  Costley, Bill See William M. Costley
  Costley, Mark — of North Carolina. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Costley, William J. — of Craigmont, Lewis County, Idaho. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Costley, William M. — also known as Bill Costley — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 22nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COSTLOW (Soundex C234) — See also COST, COSTLEY.

  Costlow, Emma — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.


COSTNER (Soundex C235) — See also CASTANIER, CASTNER, COSNER, COST, COSTER, CRESTON, KAESTNER, KASTNER, KEASTNER, KESTNER, KISTNER, KOSTNER.

  COSTNER: See also James P. Cook
  Costner, A. — of Lincoln County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 37th District, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Costner, Albert M. — of Wayne County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Costner, Ambrose — of Lincoln County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Lincoln County, 1858-59, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Costner, Hiram A. — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Greenville, S.C., 1926-31. Burial location unknown.


COSTOLO (Soundex C234) — See also APOSTOL, APOSTOLOS, CASTELLI, CASTELLO, CASTELLOW, CASTELOW, CASTILLA, CASTILLO, COST, COSTELLO, COSTELLOE, COSTILLA, COSTON, HORNBOSTOL, STOLOWSKI.

  COSTOLO: See also Charles Harold Haden II


COSTON (Soundex C235) — See also BOSTON, CASTON, COLSTON, COSDON, COST, COSTIN, COSTOLO, CROSTON, FOSTON, POSTON, ROSTON, SCOTTON.

  Coston, Dorian — of West Bloomfield, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 40th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


COSTRELL (Soundex C236) — See also CASTRILLI, COST, ESTRELLA, OSTREM, RELL, STRELCHUN, STRELZIN.

  Costrell, Hyman (b. 1890) — also known as Jack Robbins — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; New York. Born in Kurenitz, Russia (now Belarus), October 19, 1890. Communist. Arrested in 1905 in Russia and jailed three months for demonstrating and distributing circulars against the Czarist government; naturalized U.S. citizen; plumber; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1934. Jewish. Burial location unknown.


COSTUMA (Soundex C235) — See also BROSTUEN, COST, HOSTUTLER, KOSTUCK, KROSTUE, LOSTUTTER, POSTUPACK, ROSTUM, TUMA.

  Costuma, David B. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COSWAY (Soundex C200) — See also COSWELL, DISOSWAY, GESENSWAY, LONSWAY, OSWALD, OSWALDO, OSWALT, SWAYNE, SWAYZE, SWAYZEE.

  Cosway, Frederick J. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 79th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


COSWELL (Soundex C240) — See also BOSWELL, CASWELL, CLOWES, COGSWELL, COLWES, COSWAY, COWELL, COWLES, COXWELL, CROSWELL, DOSWELL, YOSWEIN.

  COSWELL: See also Coswell Bennett


COT (Soundex C300) — See also CHOATE, CHOTE, CHUTE, COATE, COATH, COD, COIT, COITE, COOT, COOTE, COTE, COTT, COYOTE, CUITE, KOHTE, KOOT, KOTH, KOTHE, KOTT, KUTE.

  Cot, Alfred G. — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Postmaster at Middletown, Del., 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Cot, Guan Y. — of California. Member of California state assembly 6th District, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.


COTA (Soundex C300) — See also CATO, CATTO, COIA, CONTA, COSTA, COTABISH, COTANT, COTARELO, COTE, COTTA, KUTA, LOTA.

  COTA: See also Eugene Cota Robles — Eugene Cota-Robles
  Cota, Leo — of Rogers, Barnes County, N.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTA-ROBLES (Soundex C361)

  Cota Robles, Eugene — of Riverside, Riverside County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Cota-Robles, Eugene — of Edmonds, Snohomish County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


COTABISH (Soundex C312) — See also ABISHA, ABISHAI, ABISHI, AVITABILE, BISH, CALTABIANO, COTA, COTANT, COTARELO, FABISHAK, STABILE, TABIT, TABITHA.

  Cotabish, Nelson C. — of Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio, 1910-11. Burial location unknown.


COTANT (Soundex C353) — See also COTA, COTABISH, COTARELO, COUTANT, OTANO, PROTAN, ROTAN, TANT, VOTANO.

  Cotant, J. O. — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1956. Still living as of 1956.


COTARELO (Soundex C364) — See also CESTARE, CIATTARELLI, CITARELLA, COMPOTARO, COTA, COTABISH, COTANT, HOTARD, KRELOFF, LOTARIO, MATARESE, MORELOCK, NOTARANGELO, NOTARIANNI, PITTARE, PITTARELLI, STAREK, TOTARO, TRELOAR.

  COTARELO: See also Dick A. Greco, Jr.


COTCHER (Soundex C326) — See also BOTCHER, CATCHER, CROCHETT, CUTCHER, KOTCHER, KUTCHER.

  Cotcher, Daniel (1833-1908) — of Michigan. Born in 1833. Republican. Farmer; hardware store owner; banker; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900. Died in 1908 (age about 75 years). Interment at Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, Mich.


COTE (Soundex C300) — See also BACOTE, CALCOTE, CATE, CHILCOTE, CHOATE, CHOTE, CHUTE, COATE, COATH, CODE, COIT, COITE, COMTE, CONTE, COOT, COOTE, CORTE, COSTE, COT, COTA, COTES, COTESWORTH, COTIE, COTT, COYOTE, CUITE, DECOTEAU, GOTE, HATHCOTE, HEATHCOTE, KOHTE, KOOT, KOTH, KOTHE, KOTT, KUTE, LOTE, SCOTES, WESTCOTE.

  Cote, (need first name) — of Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 25th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Adele M. — of Michigan. Socialist. Workers World candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cote, Aime H. — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Albert — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Armand H. (b. 1909) — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Central Falls, Providence County, R.I., April 19, 1909. Democrat. Secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1941-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1960; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1957-59. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Denise (b. 1946) — Born in St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn., 1946. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1994-2011; took senior status 2011. Female. Still living as of 2011.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Cote, Ed — of Vancouver, Clark County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Washington, 2004-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Cote, Edmond (b. 1863) — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Beaumont, Quebec, February 22, 1863. Republican. Piano dealer; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 1st District, 1931-36. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Eugene — of St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 31st Circuit, 1935; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Louis N. — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Brooklyn, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Norman — of Camden, Knox County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cote, Ovide J. — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Kennebec County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Cote, Pierre F. — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Nashua 9th Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTES (Soundex C320) — See also BACOTE, CALCOTE, CATES, CHILCOTE, CHOATES, COATES, CORTES, COSTE, COTE, COTESWORTH, DECOTEAU, ESCOTT, HATHCOTE, HEATHCOTE, SCOTES, SCOTTE, WESTCOTE.

  Cotes, Owen G. — of Kentucky. Kentucky state attorney general, 1838-49. Burial location unknown.


COTESWORTH (Soundex C326) — See also AYLESWORTH, AYNESWORTH, BACOTE, CALCOTE, CHARLESWORTH, CHILCOTE, COATSWORTH, COTE, COTES, DECOTEAU, ESWORTHY, HATHCOTE, HAWKESWORTH, HEATHCOTE, MIDDLESWORTH, SCOTES, SHUTTLESWORTH, WESTCOTE, WIGGLESWORTH, WIGLESWORTH, WRIGGLESWORTH.

  COTESWORTH: See also Cotesworth Pinckney Means — Charles Cotesworth Pinckney


COTHAM (Soundex C350) — See also BOTHAM, CHATHAM, CHEATHAM, CHEETHAM, CHITTEM, CHITTIM, CHITTOM, CHITTUM, COTHARIN, COTHEAL, COTHERN, COTHRAN, COTHREN, COTHRON, COTTAM, COTTOM, GROTHAM, HIGGINBOTHAM, HIGINBOTHAM, LONGBOTHAM, ROBOTHAM, SCOTHORN, SIDEBOTHAM, WINTERBOTHAM.

  Cotham, Tricia A. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


COTHARIN (Soundex C365) — See also CATHARINA, CATHEREN, CATHERENE, CATHERYN, CHARITON, COTHAM, COTHEAL, COTHERN, COTHRAN, COTHREN, COTHRON, DOTHARD, GOTHARD, GOTHARIN, HARING, HARINGTON, KATHERYN, KATHERYNE, LOTHAR, MOOTHART, PHARIN, ROTHAR, SACCHARINITY, SCHARIN, SCOTHORN, STOTHART.

  Cotharin, Adelaide B. — of Michigan. American candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1935. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTHEAL (Soundex C340) — See also COTHAM, COTHARIN, COTHERN, COTHRAN, COTHREN, COTHRON, COTTELL, CUTHILL, HEAL, ROTHEAS, SCOTHORN.

  Cotheal, Alexander Isaac (1804-1894) — also known as Alexander Cotheal — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 5, 1804. Shipping executive; linguist; Consul-General for Nicaragua in New York, N.Y., 1871-94. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1894 (age 89 years, 113 days). Interment at Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cotheal (1779-1849) and Phebe Berrian (Warner) Cotheal (1786-1844).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


COTHERN (Soundex C365) — See also CAUTHORN, CAUTHORNE, CAWTHORN, CAWTHORNE, COTHAM, COTHARIN, COTHEAL, COTHRAN, COTHREN, COTHRON, HERN, KATHERN, MATHERN, MCCATHERN, NORTHERN, SCOTHORN, SOUTHERN, TRUTHERN, WETHERN.

  Cothern, Bertha H. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTHRAN (Soundex C365) — See also CATHRYNE, CATRON, CATTRON, CAUTHRON, CONRATH, COTHAM, COTHARIN, COTHEAL, COTHERN, COTHREN, COTHRON, KATHRYNE, ROTHRA, SCOTHORN, THRANE.

  COTHRAN: See also John Temple Graves — Lawrence Henry Osting
  Cothran, James Sproull (1830-1897) — also known as James S. Cothran — of Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C. Born near Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., August 8, 1830. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1872; circuit judge in South Carolina, 1881-86; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1887-91. Died, in a sanitarium in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1897 (age 67 years, 119 days). Interment at Upper Long Cane Cemetery, Abbeville, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Wade Samuel Cothran and Frances Elizabeth (Sproull) Cothran; married, July 17, 1855, to Emma Chiles (1834-1916); father of Thomas Perrin Cothran (1857-1934).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cothran, James W. — of Bishopville, Lee County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cothran, Raymond J. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Lockport, N.Y., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Cothran, Thomas Perrin (1857-1934) — also known as Thomas P. Cothran — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Born in Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., October 24, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1904-10, 1914-21; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1918-21; South Carolina Democratic state chair, 1920; justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1921-34; died in office 1934. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died April 11, 1934 (age 76 years, 169 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Sproull Cothran (1830-1897) and Emma Chiles (Perrin) Cothran (1834-1916); married, January 6, 1886, to Ione Smith.


COTHREN (Soundex C365) — See also CATHRYNE, CATRON, CATTRON, CAUTHRON, COTHAM, COTHARIN, COTHEAL, COTHERN, COTHRAN, COTHRON, KATHRYNE, SCOTHORN.

  Cothren, Frank H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 10th District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cothren, Harry F. — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Peekskill, N.Y., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Cothren, Montgomery M. — of Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state senate 5th District, 1849-50; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1852; circuit judge in Wisconsin 5th Circuit, 1853-65, 1877-83. Burial location unknown.


COTHRON (Soundex C365) — See also BOOTHROYD, CATHRYNE, CATRON, CATTRON, CAUTHRON, COTHAM, COTHARIN, COTHEAL, COTHERN, COTHRAN, COTHREN, INGENTHRON, KATHRYNE, LOTHROP, MACEATHRON, ROTHROCK, SCOTHORN, THRONE.

  Cothron, J. R. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1904. Burial location unknown.


COTIC (Soundex C320) — See also CATICK, CHITTICK, CHITTOCQUE, COTIE, COTILLO, DECOTIIS, JUROTICH, KOTAKE, KRMPOTICH, VERNOTICO, VUKOTICH.

  Cotic, Peter — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948, 1952, 1960; Socialist Labor candidate for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1954; member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1965-77. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTIE (Soundex C300) — See also BOOTIE, CHOUTEAU, COITE, CONTIE, COOTEY, COTE, COTIC, COTILLO, COTTEY, COTTY, DECOTIIS, KUTHY, LAPENOTIER, LOTIEF, MOTIER, OTIE, TOOTIE.

  Cotie, Laurence F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Cartagena, as of 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cotie, Lawrence F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Santa Marta, as of 1926-29; Puerto Plata, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.


COTILLO (Soundex C340) — See also CONTILLO, COTIC, COTIE, CUTILLO, DECOTIIS, KETOLA, KIETHELY, KITELEY, KITTILA, KOTILA, KOTYLO, OTILIA, TOOTILL.

  Cotillo, Salvatore A. (1886-1939) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Italy, November 19, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 28th District, 1913, 1915-16; member of New York state senate, 1917-23 (20th District 1917-18, 18th District 1919-23); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-39; died in office 1939. Italian ancestry. Member, Sons of Italy. Died, following an operation for a chest tumor, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 1939 (age 52 years, 250 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.


COTLEUR (Soundex C346) — See also ARISTOTLE, BOOTLE, COULTER, COURLETT, CUTLAR, CUTLER, KATLER, KETTLER, KOTTLER, MOTLEY, NOTLEY, SCOTLAND, STOTLEMEYER, STOTLER, TOOTLE.

  COTLEUR: See also Catherine A. Ashley-Cotleur


COTSENMOYER (Soundex C325) — See also BENMONT, COTSIKAS, DONMOYER, DUNMOYER, GLENMORE, GOTSEE, GOTSEL, HOTSENPILLER, LENMORE, MOYE, MOYER, MOYERS, MOYES, NEMOYER, SCHMOYER, SMOYER, STOTSENBURG, TRENMORE, VANREGENMORTER, ZETTELMOYER, ZETTLEMOYER.

  Cotsenmoyer, George — of Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Mayor of Lompoc, Calif., 1972-73. Still living as of 1973.


COTSIKAS (Soundex C322) — See also ASIKAINEN, COTSENMOYER, KARANIKAS, LITZIKAS, MATSIKOUDIS, MOTSINGER, NASSIKAS, ROTSINGER, RUOTSINOJA, SFIKAS, SIKATERS, TSAKANIKAS, TSIKA, TSIKNAS, VAKULIKAS.

  Cotsikas, Margaret — of near Laingsburg, Clinton County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1946; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1947; vice-chair of Michigan Democratic Party, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTT (Soundex C300) — See also ALCOTT, ALLCOTT, CATT, CHILCOTT, CHOATE, CHOTE, CHUTE, COATE, COATH, COIT, COITE, COOT, COOTE, COT, COTE, COTTA, COTTAM, COTTAR, COTTELL, COTTEN, COTTER, COTTERAL, COTTEREL, COTTEY, COTTIER, COTTING, COTTLE, COTTMAN, COTTOM, COTTON, COTTONE, COTTRELL, COTTRILL, COTTY, COYOTE, CUITE, ELLICOTT, ENDICOTT, ESCOTT, GOTT, HALCOTT, HETHCOTT, HOCOTT, KOHTE, KOOT, KOTH, KOTHE, KOTT, KUTE, LINSCOTT, LOTT, LYTHCOTT, MUSCOTT, OLCOTT, PRESCOTT, SCOTT, SILCOTT, TALCOTT, TAPSCOTT, TRESCOTT, TRUSCOTT, VANCOTT, WALCOTT, WESCOTT, WESTCOTT, WOLCOTT, WOOLCOTT.

  Cott, John C. — of Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.


COTTA (Soundex C300) — See also CATO, CATTO, CINCOTTA, CIOTTA, COTA, COTT, COTTAM, COTTAR, COTTY, KUTA, LOTTA.

  COTTA: See also Victor Cotta Schoenberg


COTTAM (Soundex C350) — See also BATTAMS, CHATHAM, CHEATHAM, CHEETHAM, CHITTEM, CHITTIM, CHITTOM, CHITTUM, CINCOTTA, COTHAM, COTT, COTTA, COTTAR, COTTOM, ETTAMAE, UTTAM, WATTAM, WHITTAM.

  COTTAM: See also Vernon Romney
  Cottam, Barbara — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cottam, Gilbert Geoffrey (b. 1873) — also known as Gilbert G. Cottam — of Rock Rapids, Lyon County, Iowa; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Manchester, England, August 2, 1873. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Episcopalian. Member, American Medical Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Henry Cottam and Eliza Mary (Warburton) Cottam; married, June 16, 1896, to F. May Isham Ruddick.
  Cottam, Howard Rex (1910-1984) — Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, July 27, 1910. U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait, 1963. Died in 1984 (age about 73 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


COTTAR (Soundex C360) — See also BOTTARO, CARROTT, CATOR, CINCOTTA, COTT, COTTA, COTTAM, COTTER, OTTAR.

  Cottar, Tom — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


COTTELL (Soundex C340) — See also CATTELL, COLLET, COLLETT, COTHEAL, COTT, COTTLE, COTTRELL, CUTHILL, ROTTELL, SCHOTTEL, TELL.

  Cottell, Philip G. — U.S. Vice Consul in Quito, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTTEMOND (Soundex C355) — See also BATEMON, BOTTEMA, CHITTEM, DEMOND, DITTEMORE, EMOND, HUETTEMAN, LEMONDS, MILTEMON, TITTEMORE, TREMOND, WETTEMANN, WHITTEMORE.

  Cottemond, Mtesa P. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


COTTEN (Soundex C350) — See also CONNET, CONNETT, CONTE, CONTEE, COTT, COTTENGIM, COTTER, COTTON, CUTTEN, ECTON, KOTEEN, OTTEN, SCOTTEN.

  Cotten, Charles W. — of Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Grand Haven, Mich.; elected 1912, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Cotten, J. A. (b. 1867) — of Barnett, Morgan County, Mo. Born in Miller County, Mo., June 24, 1867. Republican. Carpenter; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Morgan County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 5, 1910, to Anna L. Yows.
  Cotten, Joe — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas railroad commissioner, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Cotten, Joel — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Cotten, Joyce J. — of Pittsboro, Chatham County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cotten, Kimberly A. — of Pittsboro, Chatham County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cotten, Samuel R. (b. 1948) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Alaska, 1948. Democrat. Member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1975-90; Speaker of the Alaska State House of Representatives, 1989-90. Still living as of 1990.


COTTENGIM (Soundex C352) — See also COTTEN, COTTINGHAM, FULLINGIM, PATTENGILL, PETTENGIL, PETTENGILL, PITTENGER, POTTENGER, SCOTTEN, WETTENGAL.

  Cottengim, Vernon — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COTTER (Soundex C360) — See also CERTO, CHUTTER, COERT, COOTER, CORTE, COTT, COTTAR, COTTEN, COTTERAL, COTTEREL, COTTERILL, COTTERMAN, COTTERSON, COTTIER, CUTTER, ECTOR, KOETHER, KOETTER, KUETHER, KUTER, MCCOTTER, OCTER, OTTER.

  COTTER: See also William Cotter Baker — John Thomas Cahill — Paul Victor Gadola — Eugene H. Giroux — William Cotter Maybury
  Cotter, Charles F. — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Daniel — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Dorothy E. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Cotter, Frank B. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1933, 1937; Republican leader of Yonkers; Westchester County Superintendent of Buildings, 1939. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, G. B. — of Merrill, Lincoln County, Wis. Mayor of Merrill, Wis., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Gene — of Corning, Adams County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state house of representatives from Adams County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Gerald John (1903-1978) — also known as Gerald J. Cotter — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich., December 12, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; Isabella County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-34; member of Michigan state senate 24th District, 1935-36; defeated, 1936; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 21st Circuit, 1947. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Kiwanis; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 14, 1978 (age 74 years, 214 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Cotter and Mary Ellen (McCarthy) Cotter; married, October 30, 1929, to Alta T. Dettling.
  Cotter, James E. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, James P. — Democrat. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, John F. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, John P. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford; elected 1946, 1948; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Joseph J. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Kathleen — of Painesville, Lake County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cotter, Kevin — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 99th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Cotter, Margaret — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1969. Female. Still living as of 1969.
  Cotter, Michael W. (b. 1943) — of Washington, D.C. Born in 1943. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan, 1995-98. Still living as of 1998.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cotter, Patrick F. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Raymond R. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1942, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, Thomas M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1920-39. Burial location unknown.
  Cotter, William Ross (1926-1981) — also known as William R. Cotter — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., July 18, 1926. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1971-81; died in office 1981. Died in East Lyme, New London County, Conn., September 8, 1981 (age 55 years, 52 days). Interment at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


COTTERAL (Soundex C364) — See also CATTERAL, CLEATOR, COALTER, COTT, COTTER, COTTEREL, COTTERILL, COTTERMAN, COTTERSON, KITTERA, LACORTE, MATTERA, MCCOTTER.

  Cotteral, John Hazelton (1864-1933) — Born in Middletown, Henry County, Ind., September 26, 1864. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1907-28; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1928-29; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1929-33; died in office 1933. Died April 22, 1933 (age 68 years, 208 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


COTTEREL (Soundex C364) — See also CATTERAL, COTT, COTTER, COTTERAL, COTTERILL, COTTERMAN, COTTERSON, DOTTERER, FUETTERER, KETTERER, LATTERELL, LITTERELL, LITTERER, LUTTEREL, MCCOTTER, SUTTERER.

  Cotterel, W. D. — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.


COTTERILL (Soundex C364) — See also ATTERIDGE, BETTERICH, BETTERIDGE, BUTTERICK, CATTERAL, COTTER, COTTERAL, COTTEREL, COTTERMAN, COTTERSON, COTTRILL, DIETTERICH, IMPELLITTERI, LETTERIO, LOTTERIES, MCCOTTER, MCKITTERICK.

  Cotterill, C. T. — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cotterill, George Fletcher (1865-1958) — also known as George F. Cotterill — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Oxford, England, November 18, 1865. Democrat. Engineer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington, 1902 (at-large), 1916 (1st District); member of Washington state senate, 1907-11; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1912-14; defeated, 1900; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1920; commissioner, Port of Seattle, 1922-34. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 13, 1958 (age 92 years, 329 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Cotterill and Alice (Smith) Cotterill; married, February 19, 1890, to Cora Rowena Gormley (1864-1936).
  Epitaph: "Pioneers of Washington."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cotterill, Matthew S. — of Nebraska. Member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1860. Burial location unknown.


COTTERMAN (Soundex C365) — See also BATTERMAN, BETTERMANN, BITTERMAN, BOTTERMAN, COTTER, COTTERAL, COTTEREL, COTTERILL, COTTERSON, ERMAN, FETTERMAN, GETTERMAN, KATTERMANN, KETTERMAN, KITTERMAN, KOTTERMAN, LETTERMAN, MCCOTTER, OTTERMANN, RATTERMAN.

  Cotterman, Charles M. — of Manila, Philippines. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1924 (alternate), 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Resolutions Committee; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Cotterman, Richard S. — of Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


COTTERSON (Soundex C362) — See also ATTERSON, BATTERSON, CATTERSON, CHATTERSON, COTTER, COTTERAL, COTTEREL, COTTERILL, COTTERMAN, GUTTERSON, MATTERSON, MCCOTTER, MOTTERSHAW, OTTERSON, OTTERSTEIN, OUTTERSON, PATTERSON, PETTERSON, SITTERSON, TATTERSON, WATTERSON.

  COTTERSON: See also Joseph V. McKee


COTTEY (Soundex C300) — See also BATTEY, CHOUTEAU, COOTEY, COTIE, COTT, COTTY, KUTHY, MOTTEY, PETTEY, RATTEY, WITTEY.

  Cottey, Louis F. — Member of Missouri state senate 12th District, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.


COTTIER (Soundex C360) — See also BOLLETTIERI, CHUTTER, COOTER, COTT, COTTER, COTTING, COTTINGHAM, CUTTER, KOETHER, KOETTER, KUETHER, KUTER, LETTIER, OTTIE, PATTIER, POTTIE, SCOTTI, TORRICE, TROTTIER, VATTIER, WHITTIER.

  Cottier, F. E. — Commonwealth Land candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.


COTTING (Soundex C352) — See also BOTTINGHAUS, COTT, COTTIER, COTTINGHAM, CUTTING, GROTTING, HOTTINGER, LOTTINGER, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGTON, OTTING, OTTINGER, POTTINGER, SCOTTI, TING.

  Cotting, David G. — of Georgia. Republican. Secretary of state of Georgia, 1868-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1868. Burial location unknown.


COTTINGHAM (Soundex C352) — See also BOTTINGHAUS, BRITTINGHAM, COTTENGIM, COTTIER, COTTING, GROTTING, HOTTINGER, INGHAM, LOTTINGER, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGTON, OTTING, OTTINGER, POTTINGER, SCOTTI, WHITTINGHAM, WHITTINGHILL.

  Cottingham, G. R. — of Virginia. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cottingham, Thomas E. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 3rd District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.


COTTLE (Soundex C340) — See also CATTLE, COLLET, COLLETT, COTT, COTTELL, CUTTLE.

  Cottle, Frank — of Smithville, Meade County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 46th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cottle, O. J. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cottle, Samuel W. — of O'Fallon, St. Charles County, Mo. Postmaster at O'Fallon, Mo., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Cottle, William G. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 1st District, 1898-99. Burial location unknown.


COTTMAN (Soundex C355) — See also CHATMAN, COTT, FLOTTMAN, OTTMAN, OTTMER, ROTTMAN, SCHOTTMULLER.

  Cottman, H. D. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1932-33. Burial location unknown.
  Cottman, Joseph Stewart (1803-1863) — of Maryland. Born near Allen, Wicomico County, Md., August 16, 1803. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1831-32, 1834, 1839; member of Maryland state senate, 1836-37; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1851-53. Died near Allen, Wicomico County, Md., January 28, 1863 (age 59 years, 165 days). Interment at St. Andrew's Episcopal Churchyard, Princess Anne, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cottman, William — of Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Jenkintown, Pa., 1834-61. Burial location unknown.


COTTOM (Soundex C350) — See also CHATHAM, CHEATHAM, CHEETHAM, CHITTEM, CHITTIM, CHITTOM, CHITTUM, COTHAM, COTT, COTTAM, COTTON, COTTONE, SCOTTO, SCOTTON, WHITECOTTON.

  Cottom, Harry A. — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 32nd District, 1922; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.


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