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DAWSON (Soundex D250) — See also CLAWSON, DASON, DAWS, DAWSEY, DEWSON, FAWSON, HAWSON, LAWSON, MAWSON, PAWSON, RAWSON, SAWDON, SLAWSON.

  DAWSON: See also Richard H. Austin — Robert Edmund Bauman — Harvey D. Beeler, Sr. — Reuben J. Boling — Joseph Arthur Burr — George Dawson Coleman — B. Dawson Coleman — Louis Donald — George Leon Gresham — William Dawson Gunter, Jr. — John Brooks Henderson — Percy R. Kelly — Dawson A. Mack — Marvin Dawson Mathis — Jay Pierrepont Moffat — Wilbur Dawson Owens, Jr. — Mitchell Lee Shipman — Dawson H. Shulties — Henry Swearingen
  Dawson, Albert Foster (1872-1949) — also known as Albert F. Dawson — of Preston, Jackson County, Iowa. Born in Spragueville, Jackson County, Iowa, January 28, 1872. Republican. U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1905-11. Died on a train near Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 9, 1949 (age 77 years, 40 days). Interment at Preston Cemetery, Preston, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, Alex M. — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Carthage, Mo., 1856-57, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Alfred J. — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dawson, Allan (1903-1949) — Born in Washington, D.C., February 16, 1903. Newspaper reporter; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Rio de Janeiro, as of 1925-26; Bahia, as of 1926-27; U.S. Consul in Hamburg, as of 1937-39; La Paz, as of 1940. Died October 15, 1949 (age 46 years, 241 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Cleland Dawson (1865-1912) and Luisa Guerra (Duval) Dawson; married, January 3, 1947, to Jane Dodge Myers.
  Dawson, Andrew Rea Zina (1835-1896) — also known as Andrew R. Z. Dawson — Born in Ohio, May 10, 1835. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue at Deadwood. Died July 19, 1896 (age 61 years, 70 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, S.Dak.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dawson, Arch F. — of Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monongalia County, 1945-46; defeated, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Archie O. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1927; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Arvis — of Elkhart, Elkhart County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, Boone See Daniel Boone Dawson
  Dawson, C. Leslie — of Radcliff, Hardin County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Dawson, Charles — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Pontiac, Mich.; elected 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Charles A. — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Mayor of Fargo, N.Dak., 1946-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Charles I. (b. 1881) — of Pineville, Bell County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Logan County, Ky., February 13, 1881. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1906; Bell County Attorney, 1910-20; Kentucky state attorney general, 1920-23; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1923; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1924, 1936, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker); candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1950. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of S. N. Dawson and Frances Dawson; married 1905 to Eleanor Hopson.
  Dawson, Charles L. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Charles M. — of Indiana. Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1941-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Charles W. — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Claude Ivan (b. 1877) — also known as Claude I. Dawson — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Born in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, October 23, 1877. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; worked in treasury department of Philippine Islands government, 1898-1904; secretary of a traction company in South Carolina, 1904-08; U.S. Consul in Puerto Cortes, 1910-12; Valencia, 1912-15; Tampico, 1915-19; U.S. Consul General in Mexico City, as of 1922-24; Stockholm, as of 1926; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1927-31; Barcelona, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Clyde C. (b. 1864) — of Canon City, Fremont County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Dallas County, Iowa, February 8, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1904 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1908; candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse W. Dawson and Caroline (Price) Dawson; married, September 23, 1899, to Kathryn Russell.
  Dawson, D. Boone See Daniel Boone Dawson
  Dawson, Daniel Boone (1897-1975) — also known as D. Boone Dawson — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Sissonville, Kanawha County, W.Va., September 12, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Charleston, W.Va., 1935-47; defeated, 1947; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1940, 1944; candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1960; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Phi Alpha Delta; Elks; Moose; Lions. Dead on arrival at Charleston General Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., September 15, 1975 (age 78 years, 3 days). Interment at Mountain View Memorial Park, Charleston, W.Va.
  Presumably named for: Daniel Boone
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Summers Dawson and Mary Lillie (Aultz) Dawson; married, December 24, 1923, to Clyde Elizabeth Brown.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dawson, Dave — of Wyoming. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1994, 1996; candidate for Presidential Elector for Wyoming, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Dawson, Deanna — of Edmonds, Snohomish County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, Dwight A. — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Postmaster at Reno, Nev., 1902-14. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Earl F. — Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dawson, Edward A. — of Waverly, Bremer County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1888; member of Iowa railroad commission, 1896-1907. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Elizabeth (born c.1957) — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Born about 1957. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Dawson, Elmer E. — of Winthrop, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-First Suffolk District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Eric E. — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1973-78, 1985-86. Still living as of 1986.
  Dawson, Everett — of Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo. Mayor of Littleton, Colo., 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Dawson, F. W. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1888 (speaker); member of Democratic National Committee from South Carolina, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Frank L. — of Lincoln County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lincoln County, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Franklin See W. Franklin Dawson
  Dawson, Fred H. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Dawson, George — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Albany, N.Y., 1861-66. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, George B. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Queenstown, as of 1884; U.S. Deputy Consul in Queenstown, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, George W. — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Tyler, Tex., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Glenda — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 29th District; elected 2002; elected unopposed 2004; elected 2006. Female. Still living as of 2006.
  Dawson, Glenn V. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Dawson, H. Horace — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Harry A. — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Rockville, Md., 1921-25. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Henry A. — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Rockville, Md., 1953-55 (acting, 1953). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Horace See H. Horace Dawson
  Dawson, Horace Greeley, Jr. (b. 1926) — Born in 1926. U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, 1979. Still living as of 1991.
  Presumably named for: Horace Greeley
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Dawson, Isaac T. — of California, Washington County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at California, Pa., 1871-79. Burial location unknown.
Iverson Dawson Dawson, Iverson (b. 1859) — of Eutaw, Greene County, Ala. Born in Livingston, Sumter County, Ala., 1859. Republican. Minister; postmaster of Eutaw, Ala., 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1896; member, Committee on Permanent Organization, 1892, 1896. Baptist. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Our Baptist Ministers and Schools (1892)
  Dawson, J. M. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, J. S. B. — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Postmaster at Beaver Falls, Pa., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, J. W. — of Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 28th District, 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, James — of Iowa. Free Soil candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, James (b. 1879) — of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, April 15, 1879. Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Sault SAINTE Marie, 1909-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Sault SAINTE Marie, as of 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, James F. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1964-65. Still living as of 1965.
  Dawson, James S. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1911; defeated, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, James W. See Joseph V. McKee
  Dawson, Jim — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Dawson, Joan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Dawson, John (1762-1814) — of Spotsylvania County, Va. Born in Virginia, 1762. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1786-89; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1788; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Spotsylvania County, 1788; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1797-1814 (at-large 1797-1807, 10th District 1807-14); died in office 1814. Died in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1814 (age about 51 years). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, John, Jr. (1765-1823) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 8, 1765. Intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-08. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 3, 1823 (age 57 years, 330 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Dawson (1735-1812) and Joanna Broughton (Monck) Dawson (1743-1819); married to Mary Huger (1768-1823; who married John Huger (1744-1804)).
  Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dawson, John — of Sangamon County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Sangamon County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Mayor of Wilmington, N.C.; elected 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John — of Morgan County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1868-69; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Morgan County, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John — of Sinton, San Patricio County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1952; postmaster at Trenton, N.J., 1953-68 (acting, 1953-54). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John Bennett (1798-1845) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born near Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., March 17, 1798. Planter; candidate for Governor of Louisiana, 1834; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1830; U.S. Representative from Louisiana, 1841-45 (2nd District 1841-43, 3rd District 1843-45); died in office 1845; postmaster at New Orleans, La., 1843. Died in St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, La., June 26, 1845 (age 47 years, 101 days). Interment at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, St. Francisville, La.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Father of Anna Ruffin Dawson (who married Robert Charles Wickliffe (1819-1895)).
  Political family: Wickliffe-Holt family of Louisville, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, John G. — of Kinston, Lenoir County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Lenoir County, 1921-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924, 1940, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); North Carolina Democratic state chair, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John Littleton (1813-1870) — also known as John L. Dawson — of Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa.; Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., February 7, 1813. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1844, 1848, 1860, 1868; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1845-50; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1851-55, 1863-67 (18th District 1851-53, 20th District 1853-55, 21st District 1863-67). His home in 1867-70 was "Friendship Hill," formerly the residence of Albert Gallatin. Died in Springfield Township, Fayette County, Pa., September 18, 1870 (age 57 years, 223 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Churchyard, Brownsville, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George Dawson and Mary (Kennedy) Dawson; married to Mary Clark; father of Mary Dawson (who married Chauncey Forward Black (1839-1904)).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, John M. — of Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 4th Circuit, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John P. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, John R. (1950-2003) — of Washington, D.C. Born in 1950. U.S. Ambassador to Peru, 2002-03, died in office 2003. Died, of pancreatic cancer, in Mercy Hospital, Long Island (unknown county), N.Y., August 1, 2003 (age about 53 years). Cremated.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Dawson, John Shaw (b. 1869) — also known as John S. Dawson — of Hill City, Graham County, Kan.; Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland, June 10, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary to Gov. W. R. Stubbs, 1909; Kansas state attorney general, 1911-15; justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1915-31. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Dawson and Annie (Shaw) Dawson; married, January 1, 1896, to Mary E. Kline.
  Dawson, John W. (1820-1877) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Cambridge, Dearborn County, Ind., October 21, 1820. Farmer; lawyer; newspaper editor; candidate for Indiana state house of representatives, 1854; candidate for secretary of state of Indiana, 1856; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1858; Governor of Utah Territory, 1861. In December, 1861, after less than a month as territorial governor, fled Utah amid controversy and scandal. Just east of Salt Lake City, he was attacked by three men and badly injured. Died in Indiana, September 10, 1877 (age 56 years, 324 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dawson, John W. — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Katon — Republican. South Carolina Republican state chair, 2002-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, Kent J. (b. 1944) — Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, 1944. U.S. District Judge for Nevada, 2000-12; took senior status 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Dawson, Kipp M. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1970; Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Dawson, Laurel — of Bexley, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, Lee F. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Leonard Geeding (b. 1882) — also known as Leonard G. Dawson — of Staunton, Va. Born in Staunton, Va., January 19, 1882. U.S. Consul in Barcelona, 1918-19; Madras, as of 1920; Santander, as of 1924; Messina, as of 1926-27; Veracruz, as of 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Leslie See C. Leslie Dawson
  Dawson, Mandy — of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla. Democrat. Social worker; member of Florida state senate 30th District, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Dawson, Margaret — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 2000; candidate for Presidential Elector for Wyoming, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Dawson, Margaret W. — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Married to Wesley M. Dawson.
  Dawson, Marion Lindsay — of Richmond, Va.; Suffolk County, N.Y.; Brooksville, Hernando County, Fla. Born in Scottsville, Albemarle County, Va. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1915-19; campaign manager for Gov. Cary A. Hardee. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Redmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1903 to Alice Taylor.
  Dawson, Martin — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Maxine — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Dawson, Mimi Weyforth — of Missouri; Washington, D.C. Republican. Member, Federal Communications Commission, 1981-87; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, N. H. R. — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1860; Speaker of the Alabama State House of Representatives, 1880. Episcopalian. Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Ala.
  Relatives: Married to Elodie Breck Todd (half-sister-in-law of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Lincoln-Lee family; Edwards-Cook family of Illinois and Nebraska; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Dawson, Oliver B. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Paul B. (b. 1896) — also known as "Biz" — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in 1896. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1965-66. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Peter — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1854, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, R. A. — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, R. D. (b. 1889) — of New Madrid County, Mo. Born in New Madrid, New Madrid County, Mo., September 23, 1889. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from New Madrid County, 1917-20. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, R. L. — of Pike County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pike County, 1913-16. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Ralph — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008 (member, Credentials Committee). Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, Rank O. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dawson, Raymond J. — of Media, Delaware County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Rhett — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, Richard P. — of Corry, Erie County, Pa. Mayor of Corry, Pa., 1900-03. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Robert — of Maynard, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Dawson, Robert B. — of Michigan. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Robert D. — of New Madrid County, Mo. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from New Madrid County, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Robert E. — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Robert Toombs (b. 1938) — Born in El Dorado, Union County, Ark., 1938. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1998-2009; took senior status 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Dawson, S. — of Fairfield, Jefferson County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1900 (alternate), 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, S. P. — of Bethany, Oklahoma County, Okla. Mayor of Bethany, Okla., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, S. R. — of Ritchie County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ritchie County, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Sam — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Dawson, Samuel — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Solomon — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Postmaster at Smyrna, Del., 1798-1807. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Stephen D. — of Colorado. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 6th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Dawson, Terance D. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 2000, 2004 (alternate). Still living as of 2004.
  Dawson, Thomas — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Rockville, Md., 1889-93; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Thomas — of St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair County 2nd District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Thomas Cleland (1865-1912) — also known as Thomas C. Dawson — of Enterprise, Volusia County, Fla.; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Hudson, St. Croix County, Wis., July 30, 1865. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; U.S. Minister to Santo Domingo, 1904-07; Colombia, 1907-09; Chile, 1909; Panama, 1910; U.S. Consul General in Santo Domingo, 1904-07. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., May 1, 1912 (age 46 years, 276 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Allan Dawson and Anna (Cleland) Dawson; married 1900 to Luiza Guerra Duval; father of Allan Dawson (1903-1949).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Dawson, Thomas M. — U.S. Consul in Apia, as of 1880; Barranquilla, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Thomas S. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Still living as of 1960.
  Dawson, W. A. — of Midland, Midland County, Tex. Mayor of Midland, Tex., 1918-23. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, W. C. — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, W. Franklin — of Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, W. J. — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Democrat. Secretary of South Dakota Democratic Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, W. P. — of Aurelia, Cherokee County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Walt — of Falls City, Polk County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Dawson, Walter W. — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md.; Oakland, Garrett County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1936, 1952, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Ward M. Dawson, Sr. Dawson, Ward M., Sr. (1893-1974) — of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, W.Va. Born September 2, 1893. Republican. Hardware merchant; farm equipment dealer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Morgan County, 1947-56, 1959-60; defeated, 1962. United Brethren. Member, Junior Order; Lions; Farm Bureau. Died in April, 1974 (age 80 years, 0 days). Interment somewhere in Breezewood, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Randolph T. Dawson and Emma (Beale) Dawson; married, August 2, 1913, to Lola Odessa Beeler.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Dawson, Wesley M. — Democrat. Postmaster at Ypsilanti, Mich., 1949-64 (acting, 1949-50). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Willard J. — of Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 7th District, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1933, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, William (1825-1901) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in County Cavan, Ireland, October 1, 1825. Banker; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1878-81. Episcopalian. Irish ancestry. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., February 19, 1901 (age 75 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Dawson, William (b. 1845) — of Sandusky, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in Markham, Ontario, 1845. Republican. Sanilac County Clerk; Sanilac County Register of Deeds; Sanilac County Circuit Court Commissioner; Sanilac County Probate Judge; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 20th District, 1907-08; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1911-13. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, William (1848-1929) — of Missouri. Born in New Madrid, New Madrid County, Mo., March 17, 1848. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1878-84; U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1885-87; New Madrid County Circuit Court Clerk, 1915-27. Died in New Madrid, New Madrid County, Mo., October 12, 1929 (age 81 years, 209 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, New Madrid, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, William, Jr. (1885-1972) — of Minnesota. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., August 11, 1885. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1908; Barcelona, 1908-10; Frankfort, 1910-13; U.S. Consul in Rosario, 1913-17; Montevideo, 1917-19; Danzig, 1919-21; Munich, 1921-22; U.S. Consul General in Mexico City, 1928-30; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1930-35; Colombia, 1934-37; Uruguay, 1937-39; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, 1939-41; Uruguay, 1941-46. Episcopalian. Member, Chi Psi. Died in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine, July 17, 1972 (age 86 years, 341 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Dawson and Maria (Rice) Dawson; married, June 8, 1926, to Agnes Balloch Bready.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dawson, William Adams (1903-1981) — also known as William A. Dawson — of Layton, Davis County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Layton, Davis County, Utah, November 5, 1903. Republican. Mayor of Layton, Utah, 1935-39; member of Utah state senate, 1940-44; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1947-49, 1953-59; defeated, 1948. Member, Phi Alpha Delta. Died November 7, 1981 (age 78 years, 2 days). Interment at Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Utah.
  Relatives: Married 1928 to Gladys Norton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, William Crosby (1798-1856) — also known as William C. Dawson — of Greensboro, Greene County, Ga. Born in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., January 4, 1798. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1830; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1836-41; candidate for Governor of Georgia, 1841; circuit judge in Georgia, 1845; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1849-55. Member, Freemasons. Died in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., May 5, 1856 (age 58 years, 122 days). Interment at Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, Ga.
  Dawson County, Ga. is named for him.
  The city of Dawson, Georgia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Dawson, William H. — U.S. Deputy Consul in Sydney, as of 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, William Johnson (d. 1798) — of North Carolina. Born in North Carolina. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1791; U.S. Representative from North Carolina at-large, 1793-95. Died in Bertie County, N.C., 1798. Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, William L. — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, William L. — Democrat. Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, William Levi (1886-1970) — also known as William L. Dawson — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Albany, Dougherty County, Ga., April 26, 1886. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1930-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1943-70; died in office 1970. African ancestry. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Alpha Phi Alpha; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 9, 1970 (age 84 years, 197 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Griffin Funeral Home Columbarium, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Nellie Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawson, William Mercer Owens (1853-1916) — also known as William M. O. Dawson — of Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va. Born in Bloomington, Garrett County, Md., May 21, 1853. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; chair of Preston County Republican Party, 1875-88; member of West Virginia state senate, 1881-88 (10th District 1881-82, 11th District 1883-88); mayor of Kingwood, W.Va., 1890-91; West Virginia Republican state chair, 1892-1904; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1897-1905; Governor of West Virginia, 1905-09. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., March 12, 1916 (age 62 years, 296 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Dawson and Leah (Knight) Dawson; married 1879 to Luda Neff; married 1899 to Maude Brown.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dawson, William N. — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 24th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dawson, Winston F. — of Virginia. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.


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