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CUSHING (Soundex C252) — See also BRUSHINGHAM, CUSH, CUSHEN, CUSHIN, CUSHINGBERRY, CUSHION, CUSHMAN, CUSHNER, CUSHNIE, CUSHWA, HING, HUSHING, KUSHINS, KUSHINSKY, LUSHINSKY, RUSHIN, RUSHING.

  CUSHING: See also Martha S. Barber — Benjamin Cushing Duniway — Cushing Eells — Theodore Cushing Hamm — Courtland Cushing Matson — Caleb Cushing Norvell — Minnie Freeman Penney — William Cushing Wait
  Cushing, A. H. — of Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Canton, Connecticut, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Alfred L. — of Massachusetts. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 13th District, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Alonzo — of Lawrence County, Ohio. Member of Ohio state senate 8th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Andre E. — of Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cushing, Arthur Percy (1856-1930) — also known as Arthur P. Cushing — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in North Scituate, Scituate, Plymouth County, Mass., August 16, 1856. Lawyer; Consul for Mexico in Boston, Mass., 1887-1901; Consul for Bolivia in Boston, Mass., 1907-29; Honorary Vice-Consul for Mexico in Boston, Mass., 1911-14. Died in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., December 13, 1930 (age 74 years, 119 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Adelaide (Baldwin) Cushing (1810-1879) and Thomas Cushing (1814-1895); married, May 16, 1888, to Elizabeth Winslow Williams; fourth cousin once removed of Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), George Bailey Loring and Grafton Dulany Cushing.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cushing, C. N. — of Downs, Osborne County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956 (member, Credentials Committee). Still living as of 1956.
  Cushing, Caleb (1800-1879) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass. Born in Salisbury, Essex County, Mass., January 17, 1800. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1825, 1833-34, 1845-46, 1850; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1827; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1835-43; defeated, 1833; U.S. Minister to China, 1843-44; Spain, 1874-77; U.S. Diplomatic Commissioner to China, 1844; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1847, 1848; mayor of Newburyport, Mass., 1851-52; resigned 1852; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1852-53; U.S. Attorney General, 1853-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860. Died in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., January 2, 1879 (age 78 years, 350 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Newburyport, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Lydia (Dow) Cushing and John Newmarch Cushing (1779-1848); married, November 23, 1824, to Caroline Elizabeth Wilde (1802-1832); third cousin once removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803) and Jacob Clark Pike; third cousin twice removed of Sumner Tucker Pike, Doris Pike, Moses Bernard Pike and Frank Avery Pike; fourth cousin of Joseph Allen and George Bailey Loring; fourth cousin once removed of James Brooks and Arthur Percy Cushing.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cushing, Courtland (1809-1856) — of Indiana. Born in 1809. U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1841-45; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Ecuador, 1850-53. Died in 1856 (age about 47 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cushing, Daniel L. (b. 1836) — of Poweshiek County, Iowa; Quechee, Hartford, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Hartford, Windsor County, Vt., August 4, 1836. Republican. Civil engineer; worked on the Erie Canal and railroad projects; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Hartford, 1882-83; member of Vermont state senate from Windsor County, 1886. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Donald W. — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Franklin 2nd Ward, 1956; candidate for New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1956; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Edmund Lambert — also known as Edmund L. Cushing — of New Hampshire. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Eugene C. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1966-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Cushing, F. E. — of Red Bluff, Tehama County, Calif. Postmaster at Red Bluff, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, George S. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in Nikolayevsk on Amur, 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Grafton Dulany (1864-1939) — also known as Grafton D. Cushing — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 4, 1864. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904 (alternate), 1912; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1906-07; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1912-14; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1915-16. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 31, 1939 (age 74 years, 300 days). Entombed at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Maynard Cushing (1836-1907) and Olivia Donaldson (Dulany) Cushing (1839-1906); third cousin twice removed of Archibald Cox; fourth cousin once removed of Arthur Percy Cushing (1856-1930).
  Political families: Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cushing, Henry K. — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, J. Stearns — of Norwood, Norfolk County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, James E. — of Niskayuna, Schenectady County, N.Y.; Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Schenectady County Republican Party, 1939-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, John T. — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, John W. — of Saco, York County, Maine. Republican. Candidate for Maine state senate 5th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cushing, Nathan (d. 1812) — of Massachusetts. Justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1790-1800. Died in 1812. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Oscar K. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Richard C. (1843-1913) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born December 23, 1843. Mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1890-92. Died March 3, 1913 (age 69 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Stearns See J. Stearns Cushing
  Cushing, Stephen B. (c.1813-1868) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born about 1813. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County 2nd District, 1852; New York state attorney general, 1856-57. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 8, 1868 (age about 55 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Theophilus — of Frankfort, Waldo County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Thomas (1725-1788) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 24, 1725. Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1774-76; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1780-88; died in office 1788; Governor of Massachusetts, 1785. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 28, 1788 (age 62 years, 341 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Mass.
  The town of Cushing, Maine, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Cushing, Volney B. — of Maine. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Volney B. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1914 (20th District), 1916 (19th District); Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, W. F. — of Beach, Golden Valley County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Wade — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals 1st District, 1921-. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Mrs. Wade — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, Wainwright — of Foxcroft (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, William (1732-1810) — of Massachusetts. Born in Scituate, Plymouth County, Mass., March 1, 1732. State court judge in Massachusetts, 1777; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1782-89; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1782-89; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1789-1810. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died September 13, 1810 (age 78 years, 196 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Plymouth County, Mass.
  Cushing, William (1823-1875) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass. Born August 10, 1823. Mayor of Newburyport, Mass., 1856-58. Died October 15, 1875 (age 52 years, 66 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, Mass.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cushing, William — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 18th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, William B. — of Derry, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Derry, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cushing, William H. — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington, 1904. Burial location unknown.


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