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DAVENPORT (Soundex D151) — See also CONONPOULIS, DAVEN, DAVENE, DAVENY, STEINPORT, VANPOOL, VANPOPPELEN.

  DAVENPORT: See also John William Anderson — John Smith Davenport Byrom — Lincoln Davenport Chafee — John Davenport Clarke — Susan Davenport Darrow — Richard Meloan Duncan — Henry Francis Field — Mary Davenport Fleet — Alvan Tufts Fuller — Dupont Guerry — James Harlan — John Marshall Harlan — Henry Rootes Jackson — Edmund Coot Jones — Charles Davenport Lockwood — William McKissock — Elizabeth Davenport McKune — Samuel Davis McReynolds — Merritt Cramer Mechem — William Davenport Stewart — Maxwell Davenport Taylor — Fannie Kidder Tyler
  Davenport, (need first name) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, A. W. — of Gaston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Gaston County, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
Abraham Davenport Davenport, Abraham (1715-1789) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., June 6, 1715. Lawyer; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-83. Famed for his decisive response during the "Dark Day," May 19, 1780, when all-day darkness in New England led many to think that the end of the world was at hand. In the state council meeting in Hartford, he said, "I am against adjournment. The day of judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause for an adjournment; if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that candles may be brought." John Greenleaf Whittier wrote a poem about this incident in 1866; John F. Kennedy referenced Davenport's actions in speeches during the 1960 presidential campaign. Died in Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., November 20, 1789 (age 74 years, 167 days). Interment at Northfield Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Davenport (1669-1731) and Elizabeth (Morris) Davenport (1675-1757); married, November 16, 1750, to Elizabeth Huntington (1725-1773); married, August 8, 1776, to Martha (Coggeshall) Fitch (1727-1812); father of John Davenport (1752-1830) and James Davenport; grandfather of Theodore Davenport; granduncle of Abraham Davenport; great-granduncle of Thaddeus Betts; second great-granduncle of Joseph Pomeroy Root; fourth great-granduncle of Alfred Collins Lockwood; second cousin once removed of Aaron Kitchell; second cousin thrice removed of Edward Green Bradford; second cousin four times removed of Elias Mulford Condit and Edward Green Bradford II; second cousin five times removed of Isaac Edwin Mansfield, Frank L. Stiles, John Henry Blakeslee, George Newbury Blakeslee, Edward Green Bradford, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard (1880-1975).
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Stamford Historical Society
  Davenport, Abraham (1767-1837) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., October 30, 1767. Postmaster at Stamford, Conn., 1796-1822. Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., June 6, 1837 (age 69 years, 219 days). Interment at Northfield Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Davenport (1736-1795) and Mary (Webb) Davenport (1748-1798); married 1793 to Polly Brown (1774-1842); grandnephew of Abraham Davenport; first cousin once removed of John Davenport and James Davenport; second cousin of Theodore Davenport; second cousin once removed of Thaddeus Betts; second cousin twice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root; second cousin four times removed of Alfred Collins Lockwood (1875-1951); third cousin of Gold Selleck Silliman and Benjamin Silliman; third cousin once removed of Aaron Kitchell and Benjamin Douglas Silliman; third cousin thrice removed of Judson Franklin Selleck; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Green Bradford.
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Lockwood-Lanning family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davenport, Arthur See Chaka Fattah
  Davenport, Arthur — of Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Ashley — of Copenhagen, Lewis County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 21st District, 1852-53. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Barbara M. — of Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Benjamin G. — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Milford, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Benjamin L. — of Elkhart, Elkhart County, Ind. Whig. Postmaster at Elkhart, Ind., 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Boadley See J. Boadley Davenport
  Davenport, C. E. — of Missouri. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Charles L. — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Eleventh Middlesex District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, D. S. — of Texas. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, David — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 2012. African ancestry. Still living as of 2012.
  Davenport, Dewey — of Clinton, Van Buren County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Don — of Calexico, Imperial County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Douglas B. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davenport, E. N. — of Saginaw Township, Saginaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Saginaw Township, Michigan, 1836-37. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Earl J. — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Davenport, Edward See M. Edward Davenport
  Davenport, Edward J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 30, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Davenport, Elizabeth K. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Davenport, Elizabeth P. — Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state senate 30th District, 1990. Female. Still living as of 1990.
  Davenport, Elvin L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1957-59. Still living as of 1959.
  Davenport, Eugene (born c.1856) — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Born in Woodland Township, Barry County, Mich., about 1856. Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Barry County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Frank — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1968, 1972; member of New Jersey state senate 35th District, 1974-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Davenport, Frank E. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Essex County Republican Party, 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Franklin (1755-1832) — of Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1755. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1786-89; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1798-99; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1799-1801. Died in Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J., July 27, 1832 (age about 77 years). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, North Woodbury, N.J.
  Relatives: Nephew of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Flint-Bache family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mapes-Jennings-Denby-Neuman family of New York and Arizona (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davenport, Frederick Morgan (1866-1956) — also known as Frederick M. Davenport — of Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., August 27, 1866. College professor; member of New York state senate 36th District, 1909-10, 1919-24; Progressive candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1912; Progressive candidate for Governor of New York, 1914; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928; U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1925-33; defeated (Republican), 1932, 1934. Member, American Political Science Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., December 26, 1956 (age 90 years, 121 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of David Davenport and Annie L. (Green) Davenport; married, January 2, 1899, to Edith Jefferson Andrus (daughter of John Emory Andrus (1841-1934)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davenport, Gail — of Jonesboro, Clayton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davenport, George — of Coalsmouth, Va. (now St. Albans, Kanawha County, W.Va.). Postmaster at Coalsmouth, Va., 1825-26. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, George — of Saginaw Township, Saginaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Saginaw Township, Michigan, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, George (b. 1833) — of Lapeer County, Mich. Born in 1833. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Lapeer County 1st District, 1881-84. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, George (b. 1840) — of Michigan. Born in 1840. Democrat. Member of Michigan state senate 25th District, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, George O. — of Ohio County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Harper — of near Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Davenport, Harry James (1902-1977) — also known as Harry J. Davenport — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Wilmerding, Allegheny County, Pa., August 22, 1902. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 29th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1946. Died in Millvale, Allegheny County, Pa., December 19, 1977 (age 75 years, 119 days). Interment at New St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davenport, Henry H. — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Holton — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Ira (1841-1904) — of Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Hornellsville (now Hornell), Steuben County, N.Y., June 28, 1841. Republican. Member of New York state senate 27th District, 1878-81; New York state comptroller, 1882-83; defeated, 1883; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1885-89; candidate for Governor of New York, 1885. Died in Bath, Steuben County, N.Y., October 6, 1904 (age 63 years, 100 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Steuben County, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davenport, J. Boadley — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Warren County Sheriff and Jailer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ky.
  Davenport, James (1758-1797) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., October 12, 1758. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1785; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1790-96; common pleas court judge in Connecticut, 1792; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1796-97; died in office 1797. Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., August 3, 1797 (age 38 years, 295 days). Interment at Northfield Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Davenport (1715-1789) and Elizabeth (Huntington) Davenport (1725-1773); brother of John Davenport; married, May 7, 1777, to Abigail Fitch (1754-1779); married, November 6, 1790, to Mehitable Coggeshall (1762-1804); uncle of Theodore Davenport; first cousin of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; first cousin once removed of Pierpont Edwards, Abraham Davenport (1767-1837) and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; first cousin twice removed of Thaddeus Betts; first cousin thrice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root; first cousin five times removed of Alfred Collins Lockwood (1875-1951) and Randolph Appleton Kidder; second cousin of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight, Abel Huntington and Henry Waggaman Edwards; second cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington; second cousin twice removed of Benjamin Huntington and Roger Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of Evert Harris Kittell; second cousin four times removed of John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; second cousin five times removed of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; third cousin of Aaron Kitchell, Joshua Coit, Samuel H. Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Zina Hyde, Jr., Charles Robert Sherman, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); third cousin twice removed of William Woodbridge, Jabez Williams Huntington, Isaac Backus, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus, Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, Edward Green Bradford, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, Ulysses Simpson Grant, John Sherman, Robert Coit, Jr., Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925) and Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Matthew Griswold, George Douglas Perkins, Elias Mulford Condit, Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, Edward Green Bradford II, Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr., William Barret Ridgely, Charles Edward Hyde, Clement Phineas Kellogg, Herman Arod Gager, William Brainard Coit, John Sedgwick Hyde, Edward Warden Hyde, John Leffingwell Randolph and Blanche M. Woodward; fourth cousin of Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich and Hezekiah Case; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Charles Phelps Huntington, Jairus Case, John Arnold Rockwell, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case.
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Lockwood-Lanning family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davenport, James F. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1874-77. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, James S. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, James S. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 1st District, 1876-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, James Sanford (1864-1940) — also known as James S. Davenport — of Vinita, Craig County, Okla. Born near Gaylesville, Cherokee County, Ala., September 21, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1907-09, 1911-17 (3rd District 1907-09, 1911-15, 1st District 1915-17); Judge, Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals, 1927-31. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Knights of Pythias. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., January 3, 1940 (age 75 years, 104 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of W. A. J. Davenport and Amanda C. Davenport; married to Gulielma Ross (1871-1898) and Byrd A. Ironside (1881-1960).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davenport, Jesse — of Tennessee. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, John (1752-1830) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., January 16, 1752. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1776; postmaster at Stamford, Conn., 1787-92; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1799-1817 (at-large 1799-1805, 2nd District 1805-07, at-large 1807-09, 3rd District 1809-11, at-large 1811-17). Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., November 28, 1830 (age 78 years, 316 days). Interment at Northfield Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Davenport (1715-1789) and Elizabeth (Huntington) Davenport (1725-1773); brother of James Davenport; married to Mary Sylvester Welles (1754-1847); father of Theodore Davenport; first cousin of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; first cousin once removed of Pierpont Edwards, Abraham Davenport (1767-1837) and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; first cousin twice removed of Thaddeus Betts; first cousin thrice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root; first cousin five times removed of Alfred Collins Lockwood (1875-1951) and Randolph Appleton Kidder; second cousin of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight, Abel Huntington and Henry Waggaman Edwards; second cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington; second cousin twice removed of Benjamin Huntington and Roger Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of Evert Harris Kittell; second cousin four times removed of John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; second cousin five times removed of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; third cousin of Aaron Kitchell, Joshua Coit, Samuel H. Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Zina Hyde, Jr., Charles Robert Sherman, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); third cousin twice removed of William Woodbridge, Jabez Williams Huntington, Isaac Backus, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus, Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, Edward Green Bradford, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, Ulysses Simpson Grant, John Sherman, Robert Coit, Jr., Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925) and Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Matthew Griswold, George Douglas Perkins, Elias Mulford Condit, Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, Edward Green Bradford II, Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr., William Barret Ridgely, Charles Edward Hyde, Clement Phineas Kellogg, Herman Arod Gager, William Brainard Coit, John Sedgwick Hyde, Edward Warden Hyde, John Leffingwell Randolph and Blanche M. Woodward; fourth cousin of Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich and Hezekiah Case; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Charles Phelps Huntington, Jairus Case, John Arnold Rockwell, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case.
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Lockwood-Lanning family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davenport, John (1788-1855) — of Ohio. Born in Winchester, Va., January 9, 1788. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1824, 1827, 1830; member of Ohio state senate, 1825-26; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1827-29; circuit judge in Ohio, 1830. Died in Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, July 18, 1855 (age 67 years, 190 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Barnesville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Davenport, John B. — of Perkins, Jenkins County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Joseph G. — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Republican. Postmaster at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1861-64. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Joseph J. (1849-1921) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in 1849. Mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1889-90. Died in 1921 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Josephine M. — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Davenport, L. C. — of Bluffton, Wells County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888 (alternate), 1896 (alternate), 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Lawrence — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1829-30. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Leonard G. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Lewis — of Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pa. Postmaster at Hazleton, Pa., 1836-40, 1842-45, 1847-53. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Lisa — Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 12th District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Davenport, Louis H. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, M. Edward — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Mary Linn — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Moses (1806-1861) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass. Born February 14, 1806. Mayor of Newburyport, Mass., 1854-55, 1861; died in office 1861. Died February 18, 1861 (age 55 years, 4 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, Mass.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davenport, P. T. — of Waushara County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Waushara County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Philip M. — U.S. Vice Consul in Karachi, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Ralph — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Richard C. — of Harrisburg, Saline County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Richard K. — of Gaston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Gaston County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Richard L. — of Genesee County, Mich. U.S. Labor candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 82nd District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Davenport, Russell W. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Ryan — of Brazos County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Davenport, S. G. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Davenport, Samuel — of Bluffton, Wells County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Bluffton, Ind., 1875-80. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Samuel Arza (1834-1911) — also known as Samuel A. Davenport — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Born near Watkins (now Watkins Glen), Schuyler County, N.Y., January 15, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; Erie County District Attorney, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888, 1892; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1897-1901. Died in Erie, Erie County, Pa., August 1, 1911 (age 77 years, 198 days). Interment at Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davenport, Stanley Woodward (1861-1921) — also known as Stanley W. Davenport — of Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa. Born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., July 21, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; Luzerne County Register of Wills, 1893-06; secretary-treasurer, Central Poor District, Luzerne County; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1899-1901; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Died in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., September 26, 1921 (age 60 years, 67 days). Interment at Plymouth Cemetery, Plymouth, Pa.
  Relatives: Married, June 13, 1889, to Mary Weir.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davenport, Stephen C. — of Massachusetts. Candidate in primary for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Davenport, Theodore (1792-1884) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., January 16, 1792. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford, 1825. Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., September 9, 1884 (age 92 years, 237 days). Interment at Northfield Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Davenport and Mary Sylvester (Welles) Davenport (1754-1847); married, May 9, 1833, to Harriet Grant Chesebrough (1812-1895); father of Helen Matilda Davenport (1849-1905; who married Samuel Fessenden); nephew of James Davenport; grandson of Abraham Davenport (1715-1789); first cousin once removed of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; first cousin twice removed of Pierpont Edwards; second cousin of Abraham Davenport (1767-1837) and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; second cousin once removed of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight, Abel Huntington, Henry Waggaman Edwards and Thaddeus Betts; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington and Joseph Pomeroy Root; second cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin four times removed of Alfred Collins Lockwood (1875-1951) and Randolph Appleton Kidder; third cousin of William Alfred Buckingham; third cousin once removed of Aaron Kitchell, Joshua Coit, Samuel H. Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Clesson Allen, Peter Buell Porter, John Adams Taintor, Henry G. Taintor and Roger Wolcott; third cousin twice removed of Ezekiel Cornell, Evert Harris Kittell and Henry Vance Clymer; third cousin thrice removed of John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; fourth cousin of Ebenezer Huntington, Zina Hyde, Jr., Charles Robert Sherman, Greene Carrier Bronson, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Elisha Hunt Allen, Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington, Gouverneur Morris and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich, Hezekiah Case, James Kilbourne, William Woodbridge, Jabez Williams Huntington, Isaac Backus, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus, Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, Edward Green Bradford, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, Ulysses Simpson Grant, John Sherman, Robert Coit, Jr., William Fessenden Allen, Selah Merrill, Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop, Rodolph A. Woolsey, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Frederick Hobbes Allen and Edward Williams Hooker.
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Lockwood-Lanning family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davenport, Thomas (d. 1838) — of Virginia. Born in Cumberland County, Va. U.S. Representative from Virginia 6th District, 1825-35. Died near Meadville, Halifax County, Va., November 18, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davenport, Thomas — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Vice Consul in Londonderry, 1830-33. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, Valorie W. — Republican. Candidate in primary for justice of Texas state supreme court, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davenport, William Aiken (b. 1869) — also known as William A. Davenport — of Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass. Born in Wilmington, Windham County, Vt., October 23, 1869. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1899-1900; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908; member of Massachusetts state senate Franklin & Hampshire District, 1935-36; Independent Tax Reform candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1938. Member, Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Moose; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Tabor Davenport and Alice S. (Warner) Davenport; married 1894 to Belle M. Shearer.
  Davenport, William B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 5th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Davenport, William Nathaniel (b. 1856) — of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass.; Newton Highlands, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boylston, Worcester County, Mass., November 3, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1884-86; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1889-90; mayor of Marlborough, Mass., 1894-95. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Jepthah Davenport and Almira (Howard) Davenport; married, January 1, 1887, to Lizzie M. Kendall.


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