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DENT (Soundex D530) — See also BENT, DANDT, DANTE, DAUNT, DENAT, DENTLER, DENTLEY, DENTNER, DENTON, DONT, PRUDENT.

  DENT: See also George D. Addison — William Dent Beall — Frederick Dent Grant — Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr. — Virginia Dent Reay Kurtz — E. Dent Lackey — Walter Dent Smith — Maximilian Bethune Wellborn
  Dent, Charles W. (b. 1960) — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., May 24, 1960. Republican. Staff for U.S. Rep. Donald Ritter; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1991-98; member of Pennsylvania state senate 16th District, 1999-2004; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 2005-. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Dent, Cora C. — of Salem, Dent County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Douglas M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Dent, E. L. — of Collins, Covington County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, E. O. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Emory G. — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Francis M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in Republican primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1930; candidate in Democratic primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 11th District, 1961. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Fred C., Jr. — of East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Republican. Candidate for mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Dent, Frederick Baily (b. 1922) — also known as Frederick B. Dent — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Cape May, Cape May County, N.J., August 17, 1922. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1973-75. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of Magruder Dent and Edith (Baily) Dent; married, March 11, 1944, to Mildred Carrington 'Millie' Harrison.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Dent, George (1756-1813) — of Maryland. Born in Charles County, Md., 1756. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1782-90; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-92; state court judge in Maryland, 1791-95; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1793-1801. Episcopalian. Died near Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., December 2, 1813 (age about 57 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Richmond County, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dent, George B., Jr. — of North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb. Mayor of North Platte, Neb., 1938-40, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, George Wrenshall (1819-1899) — Born January 30, 1819. Miner; member of California state senate, 1858; appraiser of customs at the port of San Francisco. Died in Lorin (now part of Berkeley), Alameda County, Calif., January 17, 1899 (age 79 years, 352 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Fayette Dent (1787-1873) and Ellen Bay (Wrenshall) Dent (1793-1857); brother of Lewis Dent (1823-1874), Julia Boggs Dent (1826-1902; who married Ulysses Simpson Grant) and Ellen Wrenshall 'Nellie' Dent (1828-1904; who married Alexander Sharp); uncle of Frederick Dent Grant and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr..
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dent, Harry Shuler (1930-2007) — also known as Harry S. Dent — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in St. Matthews, Calhoun County, S.C., February 21, 1930. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; South Carolina Republican state chair, 1965-68; special counsel and political advisor to President Richard M. Nixon; pleaded guilty in 1974 to a federal campaign finance violation, and sentenced to one month probation. Baptist. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died, from complications of Alzheimer's disease, in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., September 28, 2007 (age 77 years, 219 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hampton N. Dent and Sallie P. Dent; married to Betty Francis.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Dent, Henry H. — of Coudersport, Potter County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Herbert Warder (b. 1880) — also known as Herbert W. Dent — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Born in Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va., April 16, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 19th Judicial Circuit, 1932-44. Presbyterian. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Delta Chi; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marmaduke Herbert Dent (1849-1909) and Mary (Warder) Dent; married, October 25, 1924, to Mary M. Welch.
  Political family: Kurtz-Dent family of West Virginia.
  Dent, Howard, Jr. — of The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Hubert, Jr. See Stanley Hubert Dent, Jr.
  Dent, J. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, James F. (b. 1914) — of Salem, Dent County, Mo. Born in Salem, Dent County, Mo., June 6, 1914. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dent County, 1945-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Jerry A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Dent, John H. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, John Herman (1908-1988) — also known as John H. Dent — of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Johnetta, Armstrong County, Pa., March 10, 1908. Democrat. President, Local 18759, United Rubber Workers; writer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1935-36; member of Pennsylvania state senate 39th District, 1937-58; resigned 1958; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1964 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1958-79. Catholic. Member, Sons of Italy; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died in Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pa., April 9, 1988 (age 80 years, 30 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Dent and Genevieve Dent.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dent, Josiah — Member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1878-82; President of the District of Columbia Board of Commissioners, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Lewis — of California. U.S. Consul in Guaymas, 1859-61. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Lewis (1823-1874) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 3, 1823. Lawyer; circuit judge in California; elected 1850; candidate for Governor of Mississippi, 1869. Died in Washington, D.C., March 22, 1874 (age 51 years, 19 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Fayette Dent (1787-1873) and Ellen Bay (Wrenshall) Dent (1793-1857); brother of George Wrenshall Dent, Julia Boggs Dent (1826-1902; who married Ulysses Simpson Grant) and Ellen Wrenshall 'Nellie' Dent (1828-1904; who married Alexander Sharp); uncle of Frederick Dent Grant (1850-1912) and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr..
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dent, Louis A. — of Washington, D.C. U.S. Consul in Kingston, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Marmaduke Herbert (1849-1909) — also known as Marmaduke H. Dent — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Born in Granville, Monongalia County, W.Va., April 18, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1893-1904. Presbyterian. Died September 11, 1909 (age 60 years, 146 days). Interment at Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Carrie (Roberts) Dent and Marshall Mortimer Dent; married, October 10, 1876, to Mary Jones Warder; father of Herbert Warder Dent (1880-?); ancestor *** of Virginia Dent Reay Kurtz.
  Political family: Kurtz-Dent family of West Virginia.
  Dent, Marshall Mortimer (b. 1828) — of Monongalia County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in 1828. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Marmaduke Herbert Dent (1849-1909).
  Political family: Kurtz-Dent family of West Virginia.
  Dent, Milton — of Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Wirt County Republican Party, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Dent, Otha — of Littlefield, Lamb County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, R. F. — of Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Postmaster at Newcomerstown, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, R. L. — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (alternate), 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, R. Risley, Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Dent, Mrs. R. Theodore — of Arden, Buncombe County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Dent, Risley, Jr. See R. Risley Dent, Jr.
  Dent, Roy — of Michigan. Protestants United candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, S. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, S. Hubert, Jr. See Stanley Hubert Dent, Jr.
  Dent, Stanley Hubert, Jr. (1869-1938) — also known as S. Hubert Dent, Jr. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Eufaula, Barbour County, Ala., August 16, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney, 1902-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908; U.S. Representative from Alabama 2nd District, 1909-21; delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Redmen; Woodmen. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., October 6, 1938 (age 69 years, 51 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Eufaula, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of S. H. Dent and Anna Beall (Young) Dent; married to Etta Tinsley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dent, T. M. — of Rome, Floyd County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Mrs. Theodore See Mrs. R. Theodore Dent
  Dent, Thomas A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Thomas H. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Walter B. — of Oakley, St. Mary's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, Wilfrid H. — of Croydon, Sullivan County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Croydon, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, William — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, William Barton Wade (1806-1855) — also known as William B. W. Dent — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born in Bryantown, Charles County, Md., September 8, 1806. Democrat. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1853-55. Died in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., September 7, 1855 (age 48 years, 364 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dent, William H. — of Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Dent, William J. — of Plainville, Hartford County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainville, 1912. Burial location unknown.


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