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DERR (Soundex D600) — See also BERR, DAERR, DARR, DEAR, DEARE, DEAYR, DEER, DEERE, DER, DERK, DERN, DERRE, DERRECK, DERREL, DERRER, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERRILL, DERRING, DERROCO, DERRY, DEUR, DIER, DOERR, DORR, DUERR, DURR, DYAR, DYER, DYRE, ERD, RED, REDD, REED.

  DERR: See also Austin Dunham Barney — George Derr Krause
  Derr, Charles J. — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Derr, John — of Idaho. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derr, John A. — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Mayor of Frederick, Md., 1954-58, 1966-70. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derr, Mildred O. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derr, Oliver See P. Oliver Derr
  Derr, Oscar D. — of Roanoke, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Roanoke, Va., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Derr, P. Oliver — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.


DERRE (Soundex D600) — See also CODERRE, DEAR, DEARE, DEAYR, DEER, DEERE, DER, DEREE, DERR, DERRECK, DERREL, DERRER, DERRY, DEUR, DIER, DYAR, DYER, DYRE, EDER.

  Derre, Alvin F. — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


DERRECK (Soundex D620) — See also BARRECA, CODERRE, DECKER, DERECK, DERIC, DERICK, DERR, DERRE, DERREL, DERRER, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERYCK, ECKERD, ERRECA, GARRECHT, PORRECA, RECK, VERRECCHIA.

  DERRECK: See also Derreck Johnson


DERREL (Soundex D640) — See also CODERRE, DERIAL, DERR, DERRE, DERRECK, DERRER, DERRILL, DERYL, DIRELLE, DORREL, EDLER, ELDER, LEDER, LEEDER, TERREL.

  DERREL: See also James Derrel Hart


DERRER (Soundex D660) — See also CODERRE, DARROR, DERR, DERRE, DERRECK, DERREL, DOERRER, REDDER, REDER, REEDER.

  DERRER: See also Harold Derrer Nagel


DERRIC (Soundex D620) — See also DERECK, DERIC, DERICK, DERR, DERRECK, DERRICK, DERRICKSON, DERRICOTTE, DERRILL, DERRING, DERRINGTON, DERYCK, EDRIC.

  DERRIC: See also Derric Small


DERRICK (Soundex D620) — See also BERRICK, DERECK, DERIC, DERICK, DERR, DERRECK, DERRIC, DERRICKSON, DERRICOTTE, DERRILL, DERRING, DERRINGTON, DERYCK, DICKER, DIERCK, EDRICK, ERRICKSON, FERRICK, HERRICK, KERRICK, MERRICK, MERRICKS, REDDICK, REDICK, RICK, SHERRICK, TERRICK.

  DERRICK: See also Asbury Francis Lever
  Derrick, Butler Carson, Jr. (1936-2014) — also known as Butler Derrick — of Edgefield, Edgefield County, S.C. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., September 30, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1969-74; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1975-95. Episcopalian. Member, Jaycees; Freemasons; Lions. Died in Easley, Pickens County, S.C., May 5, 2014 (age 77 years, 217 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Derrick, Charles Warren — of Marion County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Marion County, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derrick, Chester — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Derrick, Fred B. — of Clayton, Rabun County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derrick, George W. — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 36th District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Derrick, J. B. — of Newberry, Newberry County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Derrick, Lea E. — of Portage, Cambria County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Portage, Pa., 1954-55. Female. Still living as of 1955.
  Derrick, Philip — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Chief burgess of West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1801. Burial location unknown.
  Derrick, Richard — of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa. Chief burgess of Columbia, Pennsylvania, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Derrick, Richard A. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1881-83. Burial location unknown.


DERRICKSON (Soundex D625) — See also BERRICK, DERICKSON, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERRICOTTE, DERRILL, DERRING, DERRINGTON, DICKERSON, DIDRICKSON, DIRICKSON, DIRRICKSON, EARICKSON, ERICKSON, ERRICKSON, FEDERICKSON, FERRICK, FREDERICKSON, FREDRICKSON, HENDRICKSON, HENRICKSON, HERRICK, KERRICK, MERRICK, MERRICKS, RICKSON, SHERRICK, TERRICK, ULRICKSON.

  DERRICKSON: See also John Derrickson Biggs
  Derrickson, Beulah H. — Progressive. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derrickson, Charles — Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Derrickson, Harvey O. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1913-14, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Derrickson, Richard P. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 95th District, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Derrickson, Robert A. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1937-38; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 7th District, 1939-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derrickson, Robert H. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Derrickson, Samuel C. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Derrickson, Vernon B. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1968; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DERRICOTTE (Soundex D623) — See also CARRICO, CICOTTE, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERRICKSON, DERRILL, DERRING, DERRINGTON, DORRYCOTT, ELLICOTT, ENDICOTT, ERRICO, FRICOT, MASSICOTTE, PERRICONE, RICOT.

  Derricotte, Flipper See J. Flipper Derricotte
  Derricotte, J. Flipper — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


DERRILL (Soundex D640) — See also DERIAL, DERR, DERREL, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERRICKSON, DERRICOTTE, DERRING, DERRINGTON, DERYL, DILLER, DIRELLE, DIRLE, FERRILL, MERRILL, MERRILLS, PERRILL, REIDL, RIDDEL, RIDDELL, RIDDLE, RIDLE, RIEDL, RILL, SERRILL, SHERRILL, TERRILL, VERRILL.

  DERRILL: See also Derrill Hart McCollough


DERRING (Soundex D652) — See also DARING, DEARING, DEERING, DERING, DERR, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERRICKSON, DERRICOTTE, DERRILL, DERRINGTON, DINGER, DOERING, DORING, DUEHRING, DUERING, DUHRING, GERDIN, GIDNER, GINDER, GRINDE, REDDING, REDING, RIGDEN, RINDGE, RING.

  Derring, James A. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1873. Burial location unknown.


DERRINGTON (Soundex D652) — See also CHERRINGTON, DARRINGTON, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERRICKSON, DERRICOTTE, DERRILL, DERRING, DORRINGTON, ERRINGTON, FERRINGTON, HERRINGTON, REDDINGTON, REDINGTON, YERRINGTON.

  Derrington, R. P. — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Postmaster at Tyler, Tex., 1865-66. Burial location unknown.


DERROCO (Soundex D620) — See also BROCO, BROCOW, CARROCCIO, CROCOLL, DARROCH, DERR, DIROCCO, HORROCKS, MARROCCO, ORROCK, SHARROCK, STURROCK, VANDERROEST.

  Derroco, Martin H. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.


DERRY (Soundex D600) — See also BERRY, DEARIE, DEERY, DEIORIO, DEREE, DEREY, DERR, DERRE, DERRYBERRY, DERY, DIIORIO, DREY, DRYE, DYER, DYERIE, DYRE, ERDY, MCELDERRY, REDDY, REEDY, TERRY.

  DERRY: See also Derry Hooks
  Derry, Bob See Robert D. Derry
  Derry, Charles H. — U.S. Consul in Paris, as of 1929-32; Perth, 1938-40; Sydney, 1941-46. Burial location unknown.
  Derry, George H. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Derry, George Hermann — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Derry, Guy C. — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Derry, Robert D. — also known as Bob Derry — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004; candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 10th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Derry, Thomas C. — of Lake Grove, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Postmaster at Lake Grove, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.


DERRYBERRY (Soundex D616) — See also DERRY, DURBARROW, DURBORAU, DURBOROW, DURBROW, FRYBERGER, MARYBELLE, MARYBETH, MAYBERRY, MCELDERRY, RYBERG.

  Derryberry, Guy — of Columbia, Maury County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


DERSHEM (Soundex D625) — See also AUSHEMAN, FLOERSHEIM, GERSHEL, GERSHENSON, HENDERSHOT, HENDERSHOTT, HERSHEL, HERSHENSTEIN, HERSHEY, MOTHERSHEAD, OLDERSHAW, SHEMANSKY, SHEMEL, SHEMIKA, SHEMIN, SHEMPER, SILVERSHEIN, WINTERSHEIMER.

  Dershem, Frank See Franklin Lewis Dershem
  Dershem, Franklin Lewis (1865-1950) — also known as Frank Dershem — of Pennsylvania. Born near New Columbia, Union County, Pa., March 5, 1865. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1900; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1913-15. Died in Lewisburg, Union County, Pa., February 14, 1950 (age 84 years, 346 days). Interment at Lewisburg Cemetery, Lewisburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


DERSTEIN (Soundex D623) — See also BERSTEIN, DEARSTYNE, DISSENTER, DUDERSTADT, DUERSTINE, DURSTEIN, DURSTON, NIEDERSTADT, SODERSTROM, STEIN, VANIDERSTINE.

  DERSTEIN: See also David S. Heebner — William D. Heebner


DERTHICK (Soundex D632) — See also BERTHIAUME, BERTHIER, DORTCH, LINTHICUM, PETHICK, THICE, THICK, TREVITHICK.

  DERTHICK: See also William Francis Calhoun
  Derthick, Frank H. — Ohio dairy and food commissioner, 1887-90. Burial location unknown.


DERTINGER (Soundex D635) — See also ALBERTINA, AUBERTINE, BERTINE, BERTINI, DOBBERTIN, GUERTIN, HARTING, HARTINGER, HORTING, INGER, LURTING, MARTING, OERTING, PARTINGTON, SNORTING.

  Dertinger, James E. — of Bushnell, McDonough County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.


DERTZ (Soundex D632) — See also DRATZ, DRUTZ, WEDERTZ.

  Dertz, Bertha — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Dertz, Laura — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


DERUBBE (Soundex D610) — See also BERUBE, CARUBBI, CHERUBINI, CHERUBUSCO, DARBE, DARBEE, DARBIE, DARBY, DERBY, DEROBBIO, DERUBENS, DROB, DURBY, GARRUBBO, GRUBB, GRUBBS, SARUBBI, SCHERUBEL, STRUBBERG, ZERUBBABEL.

  DERUBBE: See also Anthony Farpaya Arpaia


DERUBENS (Soundex D615) — See also BENS, BERUBE, BESUNDER, CHERUBINI, CHERUBUSCO, DAUBENSPECK, DERUBBE, LAUBENSTEIN, RUBEN, RUBENETTE, RUBENS, RUBENSTEIN, SCHERUBEL, TAUBENSHLAG, ZERUBBABEL.

  De Rubens, Shannon — of Issaquah, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


DERUE (Soundex D600) — See also DEPUE, DEREE, DERO, DEROW, DRUE.

  DERUE: See also George de Rue Meiklejohn


DERUITER (Soundex D636) — See also DERIGHTER, DERUYTER, SUITER, TERUI.

  DeRuiter, David Alan — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 20th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  DeRuiter, Derk (d. 1913) — of Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich. Born in Netherlands. Republican. Mayor of Petoskey, Mich., 1908-09. Died in 1913. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  DeRuiter, Gerald — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Kentwood, Kent County, Mich. Born in Wyoming Township (now Wyoming), Kent County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972; mayor of Kentwood, Mich., 1981-92; resigned 1992. Injured in a hunting accident in 1969, and lost a leg. Still living as of 1992.


DERULLE (Soundex D640) — See also CERULLI, DURELLE, GERULA, LUEDER.

  Derulle, Desiré (b. 1876) — Born in Luxembourg, February 10, 1876. Not U.S. citizen; employed in insurance, banking, and steamship business; U.S. Consular Agent in Luxembourg, 1913-24. Burial location unknown.
  Derulle, Ernest (b. 1851) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Luxembourg, March 21, 1851. Naturalized U.S. citizen; steamship agent; U.S. Consular Agent in Luxembourg, 1904-11. Luxemburgian ancestry. Burial location unknown.


DERUS (Soundex D620) — See also CUPERUS, DEROOS, DEROSE, DEROUSE, DEROUSSE, DERUSSO, DERUSSY, DURES, LIVERUS, MAJERUS, REDUS, RUDES, WANERUS.

  Derus, John E. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1993. Still living as of 1993.


DERUSSO (Soundex D620) — See also CUPERUS, DELLARUSSO, DELLORUSSO, DERISI, DEROSA, DERUS, DERUSSY, DEURSO, DORAZIO, DROUSE, DURAZO, LIVERUS, LORUSSO, MAJERUS, RUSSO, RUSSOMANNO, RUSSON, RUSSONIELLO, RUSSOW, SOUDER, TRUSSONI, WANERUS.

  DeRusso, Dominic — of Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


DERUSSY (Soundex D620) — See also BOUSSY, BUSSY, CUPERUS, DEBUSSY, DERISI, DEROSA, DERUS, DERUSSO, DORAZIO, DURAZO, FALUSSY, LIVERUS, MAJERUS, SAUSSY, WANERUS.

  DeRussy, Thomas Miles (1830-1887) — also known as Thomas M. DeRussy — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Born February 26, 1830. Mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1873-75. Died in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., August 28, 1887 (age 57 years, 183 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Churchyard, New Brunswick, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Rene Amedee DeRussy (1797-1867) and Henrietta Charlotte (Smith) DeRussy (1801-1882); married, November 21, 1868, to Emily Lawrence Parkin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


DERUYTER (Soundex D636) — See also DEGRUYTER, DERIGHTER, DERUITER, GUYTE, SLUYTER, VANSLUYTERS.

  DERUYTER: See also Dirk P. Fabrick
  deRuyter, W. J. A. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DERVALL (Soundex D614) — See also AKERVALL, ALVRED, DEROUVILLE, DEVALL, DORVAL, DORVILLE, DREVLOW, NORVALL, PRADERVAND, VALDER, VALL, VANDERVALK.

  Dervall, William — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1675-76. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article


DERVY (Soundex D610) — See also DERBY, DERY, DRAVO, GARVY, MARVYS, MERVYN, MESSERVY, ORVYL.

  DERVY: See also Dervy A. Lomax


DERWINSKI (Soundex D652) — See also BERWIN, CZERWINSKI, ERWIN, ERWINE, KERWIN, MARWINSKE, MERWIN, SHERWIN, SUNDERWIRTH.

  Derwinski, Edward Joseph (1926-2012) — also known as Edward J. Derwinski — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 15, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives 24th District, 1957-59; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1959-83; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1960 ; U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 1989-92. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Polish Legion of American Veterans; Amvets; Catholic War Veterans; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Kiwanis; Polish National Alliance. Died January 15, 2012 (age 85 years, 122 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Derwinski, Thomas J. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1968 (alternate). Still living as of 1968.


DERWOOD (Soundex D630) — See also CALDERWOOD, CATHERWOOD, DARWOOD, DENWOOD, DURWOOD, ESTERWOOD, ISHERWOOD, KERWOOD, LEATHERWOOD, LEDGERWOOD, NETHERWOOD, REDWOOD, SHERWOOD, SILVERWOOD, UNDERWOOD, WOOD.

  DERWOOD: See also Derwood Lorraine Aydlette, Jr. — Derwood Loomis — Derwood L. Root — Derwood E. Williams


DERY (Soundex D600) — See also ARDERY, BERY, CORDERY, COWDERY, DARY, DEARIE, DEERY, DEIORIO, DERBY, DEREE, DEREY, DERO, DERRY, DERVY, DERYCK, DERYL, DIIORIO, DORY, DREY, DRYE, DURY, DYER, DYERIE, DYRE, ERDY, ODERY, PENDERY, REDDY, REEDY.

  Dery, Joseph W. — American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Dery, Leo — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 12th Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DERYCK (Soundex D620) — See also ARDERY, CORDERY, COWDERY, DERCK, DERECK, DERIC, DERICK, DERRECK, DERRIC, DERRICK, DERY, DERYL, KARYCKI, ODERY, PENDERY, RYCKMAN, RYCKOFF, VERBRYCK.

  DeRyck, Raymond J. — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1959. Still living as of 1959.


DERYL (Soundex D640) — See also ARDERY, CORDERY, COWDERY, DERIAL, DERREL, DERRILL, DERY, DERYCK, DIRELLE, ERDLY, ODERY, PENDERY, TERYL.

  DERYL: See also Deryl McCarty


DESA (Soundex D200) — See also ADDES, ADES, ASSED, BESA, DEAS, DEJA, DESAI, DESALVIO, DESALVO, DESANA, DESANTIS, DESAPIO, DESDA, DESH, DESHA, DESKA, DESSAU, DEZA, EADS, EDESA, SEDA.

  DESA: See also Desa Ruffin


DESAAVEDRA (Soundex D213) — See also AVEDISIAN, CATHEDRAL, DAVED, DEDRA, EDRA, HAAVEN, MEDRANO, NEDRA, PEDRAZA, PHAEDRA, PIEDRA, SAAVEDRA.

  DESAAVEDRA: See also José de Saavedra de Figueiredo


DESAAVEDRA-FIGUEIREDO (Soundex D213)

  de Saavedra de Figueiredo, José — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Honorary Vice-Consul for Portugal in New York, N.Y., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESAI (Soundex D200) — See also DAMARISDESAINTJULIEN, DESA, DESAINTAUBIN, DESAINTCLEMENT, DESSAU, DEZA, ESAIAS, SAIDE, SAIED.

  Desai, Shawn Lowe — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 47th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


DESAINTAUBIN (Soundex D253) — See also AUBIN, AUBINOE, DAMARISDESAINTJULIEN, DESAI, DESAINTCLEMENT, ESAIAS, FANTAUZZO, FAUBION, LAUBIE, MONTAUK, QUAINTANCE, SAINTAMANT, SAINTAMOUR, SAINTANDRE, SAINTANGELO, SAINTAUBIN, STAUB, STAUBACH, STAUBER, TAUB, TAUBE, TAUBENBERGER, TAUBENSHLAG, TAUBER, TAUBERT, TAUBMAN.

  De St. Aubin, Percival — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1928; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1928. Burial location unknown.


DESAINTCLEMENT (Soundex D253) — See also CLEMENT, CLEMENTA, CLEMENTE, CLEMENTI, CLEMENTINA, CLEMENTINE, CLEMENTS, CLEMENTSON, DAMARISDESAINTJULIEN, DESAI, DESAINTAUBIN, DICLEMENTE, ESAIAS, KLEMENTICH, LEMENT, MATCLOCK, MCCLEMENTS, RATCLIFF, RATCLIFFE, SAINTC, SAINTCHARLES, SAINTCLAIR, SAINTCLAIRE.

  De St. Clement, Dorothy — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.


DESALVIO (Soundex D241) — See also DASILVA, DESA, DESALVO, DESILVA, DEVALOIS, DISALVIO, DISALVO, ELVIO, ESALA, FULVIO, KINSALVING, SALVI, SYLVIO.

  DeSalvio, John — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  DeSalvio, Louis F. (d. 2004) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Insurance business; member of New York state assembly, 1941-77 (New York County 2nd District 1941-65, 66th District 1966, 60th District 1967-72, 62nd District 1973-77). Catholic. Member, Elks; Foresters; Holy Name Society; Knights of Columbus. Died in 2004. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Elvira Mongillo.


DESALVO (Soundex D241) — See also CONSALVO, DASILVA, DESA, DESALVIO, DESILVA, DISALVIO, DISALVO, ESALA.

  DeSalvo, John, Jr. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


DESANA (Soundex D250) — See also COMESANAS, DEANA, DESA, DESANCTIS, DESANSIMON, DESANTIS, DISANO.

  DeSana, James R. (b. 1930) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich., October 6, 1930. Mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1961-69, 1987-97, 2005-09; member of Michigan state senate, 1976-86 (11th District 1976-82, 7th District 1983-86); Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1996. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Jaycees. Still living as of 2009.


DESANCTIS (Soundex D252) — See also ACTIS, DASSANCE, DEBENEDICTIS, DESANA, DESANSIMON, DESANTIS, LANCTOT, LONCTOT, MELANCTHON, MELANCTON, MILANCTHON, NOSANCHUK, PLAISANCE, SANCHA, SANCHEZ, SANCHIRICO, SANCHO.

  DeSanctis, Pamela — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


DESANSIMON (Soundex D252) — See also DESANA, DESANCTIS, DESANTIS, MASON-DENNIS, SANSING, SANSIVIERO, SINSIMER.

  DESANSIMON: See also Luis de San Simón y Ortega


DESANSIMON-ORTEGA (Soundex D252)

  de San Simón y Ortega, Luis — of Balboa, Canal Zone (now Panama). Honorary Consul for Costa Rica in Balboa, Canal Zone, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESANTIS (Soundex D253) — See also ANTISDALE, ANTISDEL, DESA, DESANA, DESANCTIS, DESANSIMON, DOSSANTOS, DUPLANTIS, MANTIS, MONTESANTO, SANTISTEVEN, STUYVESANT, YANTIS.

  DeSantis, Carol Ann — of Delaware. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  DeSantis, John T. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  DeSantis, Louis — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1932; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1933, 1934; candidate for New York state senate 9th District, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  DeSantis, Margaret — of North Bergen, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  De Santis, Michael P. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  DeSantis, Ron Dion (b. 1978) — also known as Ron DeSantis — Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., September 14, 1978. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Iraq War; U.S. Representative from Florida 6th District, 2013-18; resigned 2018; Governor of Florida, 2019-. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Desantis, Salvatore C. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  DeSantis, Sherolyn Smith — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Republican. Member of New Mexico Republican State Executive Committee, 2002; vice-chair of New Mexico Republican Party, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  DeSantis, Vincent J. (b. 1926) — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., 1926. Republican. School teacher; mayor of Glens Falls, N.Y., 1994-97. Member, American Legion; United Commercial Travelers; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Still living as of 1997.


DESAPIO (Soundex D210) — See also CRESAP, DESA, DESOPO, DISCIPIO, DSEPPO, SAPIA, SAPIO, SAPIR, SAPIRO, SERAPIO, STEINSAPIR, TSAPIS.

  DeSapio, Beatrice A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
Carmine G. DeSapio DeSapio, Carmine G. (1908-2004) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1908. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; leader of Tammany Hall, 1949-61; leader of New York County Democratic Party, 1955; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1957; convicted in 1969 on Federal bribery conspiracy charges; served two years in prison. Italian ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 2004 (age 95 years, 230 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: New York Public Library
  DeSapio, Fred M. — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Hoboken, N.J., 1947-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESAULNIER (Soundex D245) — See also BOLESAU, DEBESAUCELE, DESAULNIERS, DESAUSSURE, DESAUTELS, DESAUVANNE, ESAU, KULNICK, MULNIX, OTOMALESAU, SAULNIER, TESAURO.

  DeSaulnier, Edward J., Jr. — of Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESAULNIERS (Soundex D245) — See also BOLESAU, DEBESAUCELE, DESAULNIER, DESAUSSURE, DESAUTELS, DESAUVANNE, ESAU, KULNICK, MULNIX, OTOMALESAU, SAULNIER, SCONIERS, TESAURO.

  Desaulniers, Edward — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Thompson; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.


DESAUSSURE (Soundex D226) — See also BOLESAU, BOUSSUM, CASAUS, DEBESAUCELE, DECESARE, DESAULNIER, DESAULNIERS, DESAUTELS, DESAUVANNE, DESSUREAULT, ESAU, OTOMALESAU, SAUSCERMAN, SAUSE, SAUSSY, TESAURO, VANBUSSUM.

  DESAUSSURE: See also Andrew William Burnet — DeSaussure Gray
  Desaussure, G. R. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  de Saussure, Henry William (1763-1839) — also known as Henry W. de Saussure — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C.; Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Jasper County, S.C., August 16, 1763. Lawyer; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1790; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1791, 1801, 1806-08; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1797-99. Congregationalist. Died in Columbia, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., March 26, 1839 (age 75 years, 222 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Churchyard, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Daniel Hector de Saussure (1736-1798) and Mary (McPherson) de Saussure (1739-1815); married 1785 to Elizabeth Ford (1767-1821); father of William Ford DeSaussure (1792-1870); uncle of Andrew William Burnet; grandfather of Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure; second great-granduncle of Burnet Rhett Maybank; third great-granduncle of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr..
  Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  DeSaussure, William Ford (1792-1870) — also known as William F. DeSaussure — of Columbia, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 22, 1792. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1830; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1852-53; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Richland, 1860-62. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., March 13, 1870 (age 78 years, 19 days). Interment at Presbyterian Churchyard, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Henry William de Saussure and Elizabeth (Ford) de Saussure (1767-1821); uncle of Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure; first cousin of Andrew William Burnet (1811-1896); first cousin thrice removed of Burnet Rhett Maybank; first cousin four times removed of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr..
  Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  de Saussure, Wilmot Gibbes (1822-1886) — also known as Wilmot G. de Saussure — Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 23, 1822. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1848-49, 1854-57, 1860-63; Adjutant General of South Carolina, 1862. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Ocala, Marion County, Fla., February 1, 1886 (age 63 years, 193 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Henry A. de Saussure and Susan (Boone) de Saussure; married to Martha Gourdin; nephew of William Ford DeSaussure; grandson of Henry William de Saussure; first cousin once removed of Andrew William Burnet (1811-1896); second cousin twice removed of Burnet Rhett Maybank; second cousin thrice removed of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr..
  Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


DESAUTELS (Soundex D234) — See also BEUTELSPACHER, BOLESAU, DEBESAUCELE, DESAULNIER, DESAULNIERS, DESAUSSURE, DESAUVANNE, ESAU, OTOMALESAU, SAUTELLE, SAUTER, SAUTHOFF, SAUTTER, TESAURO.

  DESAUTELS: See also William Leon St. Onge


DESAUVANNE (Soundex D215) — See also BEAUVAIS, BOLESAU, DEBESAUCELE, DESAULNIER, DESAULNIERS, DESAUSSURE, DESAUTELS, ESAU, LOUVANNA, OTOMALESAU, SAUVAGE, SAUVAGEAU, SAUVE, TESAURO.

  de Sauvanne, Leon Böhm — U.S. Vice Consul in Leghorn, as of 1914; Berne, as of 1916. Burial location unknown.


DESAVIGNY (Soundex D212) — See also GAVIGAN, LAVIGNE, MAVIGLIO, SAVIG, SEVIGNY, STAVIG, VIGNA, VIGNEAU, VIGNEULLE, VIGNOLA, VIGNOS.

  De Savigny, William Horacio (b. 1860) — also known as William H. De Savigny — of Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Quebec, September 24, 1860. Naturalized U.S. citizen; coffee grower; U.S. Consular Agent in Matagalpa, 1905-14, 1916-27. Burial location unknown.


DESBECKER (Soundex D212) — See also BECKER, BECKERING, BECKERLE, BECKERMAN, BECKERMANN, BECKERS, BECKERT, BLACKENBECKER, BRIDENBECKER, DESBOROUGH, DIESBECK, ECKER, GOLDESBERRY, GROESBECK, HAUSBECK, HAWBECKER, KUCHENBECKER, RAISBECK, REASBECK, SIEBECKER, VANGAASBECK, WIERSBECK.

  Desbecker, Louis E. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.


DESBOROUGH (Soundex D216) — See also BOROUGH, BOROUGHS, BROCKENBOROUGH, CHEESBOROUGH, DESBECKER, DISBOROUGH, DISBROW, EDINBOROUGH, ESBON, GOLDESBERRY, GOLDSBOROUGH, HANSBOROUGH, LOUGHBOROUGH, MICKLEBOROUGH, ROSBOROUGH, ROSEBOROUGH, ROXBOROUGH, SCARBOROUGH, STANSBOROUGH, VONKAESBORG, WINSBORO, YARBOROUGH.

  Desborough, Edward G. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


DESCAMP (Soundex D251) — See also CAMP, DECAMP, DECAMPS, ESCA, ESCALANTE, ESCAMILLA, ESCANDON, ESCARRAZ, FRANCESCA, MARESCA, MESCALL, RUESSCAMP, SCAMARDELLA, SCAMMAN, SCAMMELL, SCAMMON, TELESCA, VILLESCAZ, WHITESCARVER.

  Des Camp, M. Therese See Mary Therese Des Camp
  Des Camp, Mary Therese — also known as M. Therese Des Camp — of Michigan. Human Rights candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Des Camp, Therese See Mary Therese Des Camp


DESCH (Soundex D200) — See also DASCH, DESCHAINE, DESCHAMBEAULT, DESCHAMPS, DESCHENES, DESCHEPPER, DESH, DIESCH, DISCH, DOSCH, DRESCH, DUSCH, ESCH, RUCKDESCHEL, TEDESCHI, TESCH.

  Desch, Jesse W. — of Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Emmaus, Pa., 1860-61. Burial location unknown.


DESCHAINE (Soundex D250) — See also CHAIN, COUSHAINE, DESCH, DESCHAMBEAULT, DESCHAMPS, DESCHENES, DESCHEPPER, DESHANO, DESHON, DISHON, DUSHANE, DYSHAUN, FALKENHAINER, GEISSENHAINER, HAINE, HAINER, HAINES, KIRCHHAINE, MUURAHAINEN, RESCHAR, RUCKDESCHEL, SCHAIBLE, SCHAICH, SCHAIN, SCHAINOST, SCHAIVLY, SHAINES, TEDESCHI, VANSCHAICK.

  Deschaine, Milton E. — of Macomb County, Mich. Candidate in Democratic primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Macomb County 2nd District, 1961; American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


DESCHAMBEAULT (Soundex D251) — See also ARCHAMBEALT, ARCHAMBEAU, ARCHAMBEAULT, BEAULAC, BEAULIEU, CHAMBER, CHAMBERLAIN, CHAMBERLAND, CHAMBERLIN, CHAMBERS, COMBEAU, DESCH, DESCHAINE, DESCHAMPS, DESCHENES, DESCHEPPER, GERBEAULT, GUILBEAULT, RESCHAR, ROMBEAUR, RUCKDESCHEL, SCHAMACH, SCHAMBER, SCHAMEL, SCHAMERHORN, SHAMBEAU, TEDESCHI, TSCHAMLER.

  Deschambeault, Frederick — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


DESCHAMPS (Soundex D251) — See also DELCHAMPS, DESCH, DESCHAINE, DESCHAMBEAULT, DESCHENES, DESCHEPPER, HAMPSON, RESCHAR, RUCKDESCHEL, SCHAMACH, SCHAMBER, SCHAMEL, SCHAMERHORN, STRAINCHAMPS, TEDESCHI, TSCHAMLER.

  Deschamps, Betty — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Deschamps, Dusty — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Deschamps, Gaspard William, Jr. — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Republican. Montana Republican state chair, 2012; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
William Green DesChamps, Jr. DesChamps, William Green, Jr. (b. 1917) — of Bishopville, Lee County, S.C. Born in Bishopville, Lee County, S.C., August 29, 1917. Oil jobber; mayor of Bishopville, S.C., 1958; member of South Carolina state senate, 1963-68 (Lee County 1963-66, 8th District 1967-68). Methodist. Member, Elks; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Green DesChamps and Etta (Hearon) DesChamps; married, March 8, 1944, to Elizabeth N. Duvall.
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964


DESCHENES (Soundex D252) — See also BOESCHENSTEIN, DEMOSTHENES, DESCH, DESCHAINE, DESCHAMBEAULT, DESCHAMPS, DESCHEPPER, ESCHEN, HENES, HENESY, KLESCHEN, RUCKDESCHEL, SCHENETSKY, SOSTHENES, TEDESCHI, VANESCHEN.

  DESCHENES: See also Edward John Lampron
  Deschenes, John Joseph (b. 1910) — also known as John J. Deschenes — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., June 26, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1947. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  DesChenes, Louis N. M. — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twelfth Worcester District, 1923-24; candidate for mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1939. Burial location unknown.


DESCHEPPER (Soundex D216) — See also CHEP, DESCH, DESCHAINE, DESCHAMBEAULT, DESCHAMPS, DESCHENES, HEPPEL, HEPPENHEIMER, HEPPENSTALL, HEPPER, HEPPERLE, HEPPES, RUCKDESCHEL, SCHEPERS, SCHEPMOES, SCHEPOVICH, SCHEPPMANN, SCHEPPNER, SHEPPE, SHEPPERD, SHEPPERSON, TEDESCHI.

  Deschepper, Kenneth Leo — Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 87th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.


DESDA (Soundex D230) — See also DESA, DESDIMONIA, GJESDAL, TEESDALE, TRUESDALE.

  DESDA: See also Desda Chapin


DESDIMONIA (Soundex D235) — See also CASDIN, DESDA, DIMOCK, DIMON, DIMOND, EDMONIA, FOSDICK, HINSDILL, KALOOSDIAN, SEMONIAN, STOGSDILL.

  DESDIMONIA: See also Desdimonia Cross


DESELLEM (Soundex D245) — See also BREDESEN, BUNDESEN, DESELM, ELLEM, ELLEMS, GESELL, HELLEMS, JELLEMA, JESELLA, KELLEMS, LOTZGESELL, MELLEM, MIKESELL, WHITESELL, WHITESELLE.

  DeSellem, Harold G. — of Nevada. American Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


DESELM (Soundex D245) — See also BREDESEN, BUNDESEN, DESELLEM.

  DeSelm, Arthur Wilkins (d. 1950) — also known as Arthur W. DeSelm — of Kankakee, Kankakee County, Ill. County judge in Illinois, 1903; circuit judge in Illinois 12th Circuit, 1919-25. Died in Kankakee, Kankakee County, Ill., February 14, 1950. Interment at Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, Ill.


DESFOSSES (Soundex D212) — See also BERESFORD, BERRESFORD, FOSSE, FOSSEEN, FOSSEL, FOSSELLA, FOSSETT, FOSSEY, TELESFORD, VANFOSSEN.

  Desfosses, Lucien — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 13th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESGRANDES (Soundex D265) — See also ANDES, BRANDES, BUESGENS, CASGRAIN, COSGRAVE, DESGROSSEILLIERS, ESGRO, FERNANDES, GRANDE, GRANDEL, GRANDEY, KRESGE, LANDES, LANDESMAN, LANDESS, LEGRANDE, MUSGRAVE, RUESGA, VANDESPEK, YANDES.

  Desgrandes, H. W. — of Kennewick, Benton County, Wash. Mayor of Kennewick, Wash., 1921-25. Burial location unknown.


DESGROSSEILLIERS (Soundex D262) — See also BAILLIERE, BISGROVE, BOUTHILLIER, BRASSEIT, BUESGENS, CAILLIER, COSGRO, COSGROVE, CUVILLIER, DESGRANDES, DILLIER, ESGRO, GROSSE, GROSSENBACHER, GROSSENHEIDER, GROSSER, HILLIER, HOSSEIN, HUSSEIN, KRESGE, LABOUTILLIER, LEBOUTILLIER, LIERSCH, MOSGROVE, MUSGROVE, PALSGROVE, RUESGA, SALIERS, SEILAND, SEILER, SEILING, VILLIERS, WAGENSEIL, ZILLIER.

  Desgrosseilliers, Ed — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


DESH (Soundex D200) — See also DASH, DESA, DESCH, DESHA, DESHAIES, DESHANO, DESHAZO, DESHLER, DESHMUKH, DESHNER, DESHON, DESHONG, DESHOTEL, DIESCH, DISCH, DUSH, HODESH, SHED, SHEDD, SWADESH, TESH.

  Desh, Owen H. — of Hellertown, Northampton County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Hellertown, Pa., 1862-64. Burial location unknown.


DESHA (Soundex D200) — See also DEHAAS, DEHASS, DESA, DESH, DESHAIES, DESHANNON, DESHANO, DESHAUTREAUX, DESHAZO, DISHAW, SHADE.

  DESHA: See also Desha Breckinridge — Lucius Desha Bunton III
  DeSha, Albert — of Ashvale, Lonoke County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Desha, George — of Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Republican. Postmaster at Hilo, Hawaii, 1905-13. Burial location unknown.
  Desha, Joseph (1768-1842) — of Mayslick, Mason County, Ky. Born in Monroe County, Pa., December 9, 1768. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1797; member of Kentucky state senate, 1803; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1807-19 (6th District 1807-13, at-large 1813-15, 4th District 1815-19); Governor of Kentucky, 1824-28. Died in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., October 12, 1842 (age 73 years, 307 days). Interment at Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of Robert Desha; grandfather of Issa Desha (who married William Campbell Preston Breckinridge); great-grandfather of Desha Breckinridge (1867-1935).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Desha-Breckinridge family of Lexington, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Desha, L. B. — of Kentucky. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1847; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Desha, Lucius — of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Desha, Robert (1791-1849) — of Tennessee. Born near Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn., January 4, 1791. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1827-31. Died in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., February 6, 1849 (age 58 years, 33 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.
  Relatives: Brother of Joseph Desha (1768-1842).
  Political families: Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Desha-Breckinridge family of Lexington, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Desha, Stephen L., Sr. — of Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1904; member of Hawaii territorial senate 1st District, 1923. Burial location unknown.


DESHAIES (Soundex D220) — See also DESH, DESHA, DESHANNON, DESHANO, DESHAUTREAUX, DESHAZO, ELSHAIEB, LAHAIE, RAIES.

  Deshaies, Catherine — of Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


DESHANNON (Soundex D255) — See also ANNON, BOHANNON, BUCHANNON, BUCKHANNON, DESHA, DESHAIES, DESHANO, DESHAUTREAUX, DESHAZO, HANNOLD, HANNON, LASHANN, MCSHANNOCK, SCHANNO, SHANN, SHANNA, SHANNESSY, SHANNON.

  DESHANNON: See also Erica De Shannon Lewis


DESHANO (Soundex D250) — See also DESCHAINE, DESH, DESHA, DESHAIES, DESHANNON, DESHAUTREAUX, DESHAZO, DESHON, DISHON, DUSHANE, DYSHAUN, GERSHANOWITZ.

  De Shano, Joseph — of Bay County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 2nd District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Deshano, William J. (b. 1867) — of Bay County, Mich. Born in 1867. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 2nd District, 1923-30; defeated in primary, 1930. Burial location unknown.


DESHAUTREAUX (Soundex D236) — See also AUTREY, AUTRIETH, AUTRY, CHAUTAUQUA, CHAUTEMPS, DAUTREMONT, DESHA, DESHAIES, DESHANNON, DESHANO, DESHAZO, GAUTREAU, HAUT, HAUTAMAKI, HAUTAU, HAUTSCH, HAUTZINGER, KESSELHAUT, LAUTRELL, LESHAUNDA, OSTERHAUT, PELLETREAU, SCHAUTZ, SCHWEINHAUT, TETREAU, TETREAULT, VAUTRINOT.

  Deshautreaux, Emile — of Kenner, Jefferson Parish, La. Mayor of Kenner, La., 1924-28. Burial location unknown.


DESHAZO (Soundex D220) — See also BALTHAZOR, BELSHAZZAR, CHAZOTTE, DESH, DESHA, DESHAIES, DESHANNON, DESHANO, DESHAUTREAUX, HAZOURI.

  DeShazo, Al — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.


DESHETLER (Soundex D234) — See also HETLAND, SCHETLEIN, SCHETLICK, SHETLER.

  DeShetler, Irwin — of San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESHLER (Soundex D246) — See also ASHLER, BESHLIN, DEHLER, DESH, DESOLER, ESHLEMAN, FISHLER, ISHLER, KESHLEAR, KIRSHLER, LASHLER, MISHLER, STRESHLY.

  Deshler, John G. — U.S. Attorney for Iowa, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Deshler, John G. — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1856. Burial location unknown.


DESHMUKH (Soundex D252) — See also ASHMUN, DELASHMUTT, DESH, DISMUKE, DISMUKES, ESHMAN, ESHMONT, FLESHMAN, FRESHMAN, LAUKHART, LAUKHUFF, MUKAI, MUKASEY, PERMUKO, RESHMA, SUKHEE, SUKHIA.

  Deshmukh, Sudhir — of Voorhees, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 6th District, 2013. Still living as of 2013.


DESHNER (Soundex D256) — See also BRESHNAHAN, CUSHNER, DEHNER, DESH, DISCHNER, FLASHNER, FRESHNEY, KARSHNER, KASHNER, KERSHNER, KUSHNER.

  DESHNER: See also William Henri Adams


DESHON (Soundex D250) — See also DEHON, DESCHAINE, DESH, DESHANO, DESHONG, DESHOTEL, DISHON, DUSHANE, DYSHAUN.

  DESHON: See also Augustus Brandegee
  Deshon, Daniel — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Deshon, Edward R. — Born in Nicaragua. U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in San Juan del Sur, as of 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Deshon, John — of New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Deshon, Rafael — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Honorary Consul for Nicaragua in Philadelphia, Pa., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESHONG (Soundex D252) — See also BUSHONG, CHONG, DESH, DESHON, DESHOTEL, DISHONG, HODGENS, HONG, HONGISTO, PESCHONG, PHONGSAVANH, RUSHONG, SCHONGAR, SHONGOOD, THONG.

  DeShong, M. B. — of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Postmaster at Ashland, Ohio, 1891. Burial location unknown.


DESHOTEL (Soundex D234) — See also BAECHOTEL, CHOTE, DESH, DESHON, DESHONG, LIVESHOT, OCHOTECO, SHOTEY, VANBENSCHOTEN, VANBENSCHOTER, WHITESHOT.

  Deshotel, Joe See Joseph Deshotel
  Deshotel, Joseph — also known as Joe Deshotel — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 22nd District; elected unopposed 1998, 2000, 2002; elected 2004, 2006, 2008; elected unopposed 2010, 2012; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2012.


DESIDERIO (Soundex D236) — See also CONSIDER, DECIDER, HANNESIDE, LEIMSIDER, PRESIDENT, SIDER, SIDERS, WHITESIDE, WHITESIDES.

  DESIDERIO: See also Desiderio Alvarez Cruzat
  Desiderio, John R. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Desiderio, Tracy — of Sea Isle City, Cape May County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


DESILETS (Soundex D243) — See also DESILVA, DESLATTES, FINESILVER, KLETSCHKA, LESIL, LETSEN, LETSON, RODESILER, RUDESILL, SELETSKY, SILET, TRESILLIAN, WILETS, WILLETS.

  Desilets, Phillip A. — National candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Desilets, Theode — of North Grosvenordale, Thompson, Windham County, Conn. First selectman of Thompson, Connecticut, 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desilets, Thomas A. — of Delta County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Delta County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESILVA (Soundex D241) — See also DASILVA, DELLASILVA, DESALVIO, DESALVO, DESILETS, DISALVIO, DISALVO, FINESILVER, LESIL, RODESILER, RUDESILL, SILVA, SILVANUS, TRESILLIAN, VIDALES.

  DESILVA: See also Dolores DeSilva Beati
  De Silva, Joe See Joseph R. De Silva
  De Silva, Joseph R. — also known as Joe De Silva — of Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  De Silva, Lyversa — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1919; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.


DESIMONE (Soundex D255) — See also CRESIMORE, DISIMONE, LESIMPLE, MAIMONE, MESIMER, MONE, ONESIMUS, PICKLESIMER, SIMONE, SIMONEAU, SIMONEAUX, SIMONELLI, SIMONES, SIMONETTA, SIMONETTI, VICESIMUS.

  DeSimone, Florie — of North Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  DeSimone, John J. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives 5th District; elected 2002. Still living as of 2002.


DESIO (Soundex D200) — See also DEASY, DESSIE, DEZIE, DEZZI, DICE, DIESI, DIZIE, DYCE, ODISE, SEDDIO, SINESIO.

  De Sio, Dominic — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1911, 1914, 1915, 1919, 1922; candidate for New York state senate 48th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.


DESIRE (Soundex D260) — See also ASIRE, BESSIRE, DESIREE, DESSAR, DEUSER, DOSER, DOZIER, DOZZIER, KASIRER, MONDESIRE, SEIDER, SIRE, SIRES.

  DESIRE: See also Desiré Derulle — Desire Fricot


DESIREE (Soundex D260) — See also ASIRE, BESSIRE, DAZZARA, DESIRE, DESSERAU, DISERIO, KASIRER, MONDESIRE, SEIDER, SHIREE, SIRE, SIRES.

  DESIREE: See also Desiree Franklin — Desiree Hill


DESJARDIN (Soundex D263) — See also BISJAK, DESJARDINS, DESJARLAIS, FAJARDO, GUAJARDO, JARDINE, JARDINI, LESJAK, NESJE.

  DesJardin, Dawn — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


DESJARDINS (Soundex D263) — See also BISJAK, DESJARDIN, DESJARLAIS, FAJARDO, GUAJARDO, JARDINE, JARDINI, LESJAK, NESJE, WARDINSKI.

  Desjardins, George R. — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Penobscot County, 1933; postmaster at Old Town, Maine, 1936-50 (acting, 1936). Burial location unknown.
  DesJardins, George Wellington (1894-1952) — also known as George W. DesJardins — of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich. Born in Newberry, Luce County, Mich., December 12, 1894. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Lapeer County, 1930; circuit judge in Michigan 40th Circuit, 1942-52; died in office 1952. French Canadian and English ancestry. Died in Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich., July 1, 1952 (age 57 years, 202 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hannah (Parsons) DesJardins (1863-1947) and Ernest T. DesJardins (1864-1951); married, September 29, 1920, to Frederika Kay (1899-1936); married, December 2, 1938, to Margaret Elaine Kay (1896-1976).
  Desjardins, Hector See J. Hector Desjardins
  Desjardins, Helen A. — of Rollinsford, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1952, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Desjardins, J. Hector — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Dover 2nd Ward; elected 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desjardins, Jon — of Troy, Oakland County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Troy, Mich., 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  DesJardins, Norman L. — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939; chair of Shiawassee County Republican Party, 1950; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 35th Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  DesJardins, Rod — of Munising, Alger County, Mich. Mayor of Munising, Mich., 2014-15. Still living as of 2015.


DESJARLAIS (Soundex D264) — See also BISJAK, CHAMBERLAIN, DESJARDIN, DESJARDINS, JARL, JARLATH, LESJAK, NESJE.

  Desjarlais, Lewis H. — of Sprague, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sprague, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESKA (Soundex D200) — See also ADESKO, DESA, DESKINS, DUSCI, DUSKEY, KASSED, SCHMIEDESKAMP, SHEDESKY.

  DESKA: See also Donald Frederick Welday, Sr.


DESKINS (Soundex D252) — See also ADESKO, ASKINS, BESKIN, CASKINS, DESKA, ESKIN, ESKIND, GASKINS, HASKINS, HAUSKINS, HOSKINS, HOSKINSON, HUSKINS, PASKINS, PESKIN, SCHMIEDESKAMP, SHEDESKY, SHESKIN.

  Deskins, Bill See William M. Deskins
  Deskins, Fon — of Elkhorn City, Pike County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 93rd District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Deskins, Harvey (c.1804-1868) — of Floyd County, Va. Born about 1804. Member of Virginia state senate; elected 1855; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in Jacksonville, Floyd County, Va., June 7, 1868 (age about 64 years). Interment at Jacksonville Cemetery, Jacksonville, Va.
  Deskins, Herbert, Jr. — also known as Herbie Deskins — of Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Democrat. Elected Kentucky state house of representatives 94th District 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Deskins, Herbie See Herbert Deskins, Jr.
  Deskins, John — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1845-47. Burial location unknown.
  Deskins, William M. — also known as Bill Deskins — of Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 31st District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.


DESLATTE (Soundex D243) — See also DESLATTES, DESLEY, DESLONDE, DUSSAULT, SLATTEN, SLATTER, SLATTERY, TEESDALE.

  Deslatte, Lonny Lee — also known as Lonny Deslatte — of Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


DESLATTES (Soundex D243) — See also DESILETS, DESLATTE, DESLEY, DESLONDE, MATTES, MATTESEN, MATTESON, PATTESON, SATTES, SLATTEN, SLATTER, SLATTERY.

  Deslattes, J. E. — of Convent, St. James Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.


DESLEY (Soundex D240) — See also BESLEY, DAISLEY, DESLATTE, DESLATTES, DESLONDE, DESOLA, DISALLE, DISSELL, DYSLE, DZIALO, DZULA, EDSALL, EDSELL, SEYDEL.

  DESLEY: See also Desley Brooks


DESLONDE (Soundex D245) — See also BELESLO, BLONDEAU, BLONDEL, BLONDELL, BRESLOW, DESLATTE, DESLATTES, DESLEY, DOSLAND, HESLOP, KESLO, LALONDE, LONDE, LONDELL, LONDEN, LONDEREE, LONDERHOLM, MESLOW, SLONAKER, SLONE, SLONEKER, STANESLOW, TRUSLON.

  DESLONDE: See also John Slidell


DESMARAIS (Soundex D256) — See also ARAIZA, BARAI, CHARAIS, DESMARE, DESMITH, DESMOND, DESMORAIS, LANDESMAN, LARAINE, LEDESMA, LINDESMITH, SMARAGDAS, THESMAR, VILLARAIGOSA, ZATARAIN.

  Desmarais, Albert — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate in primary for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 13th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desmarais, Octave O. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Des Marais, Philip H. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desmarais, Roland G. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964; mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1964-67. Still living as of 1967.


DESMARE (Soundex D256) — See also DEMARSE, DESMARAIS, DESMITH, DESMOND, DESMORAIS, KASMAREK, LANDESMAN, LEDESMA, LINDESMITH, THESMAR.

  Desmare, Dudley — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESMITH (Soundex D253) — See also CLINESMITH, DESMARAIS, DESMARE, DESMOND, DESMORAIS, FESMIRE, LANDESMAN, LEDESMA, LINDESMITH, NESMITH, RHINESMITH, SHOESMITH, SMITH.

  DeSmith, Elmer — of Ontario County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESMOND (Soundex D255) — See also CHESMORE, CRISMOND, DEMOND, DESMARAIS, DESMARE, DESMITH, DESMORAIS, EDMONDS, ESMOND, HESMOND, JASMOND, JESMORE, LANDESMAN, LEDESMA, LINDESMITH, OSMOND.

  DESMOND: See also Desmond Abazia — Desmond L. Anderson — Desmond T. Barry — Desmond Barry — Desmond Kester — Desmond R. Murray — Desmond O'Neill — Desmond L. Phillips — Stephen Lincoln Smith
  Desmond, Andrew D. — of New Jersey. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Barbara — of Venice, Sarasota County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Desmond, Brian M. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Desmond, Charles R. — of Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 8th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Charles S. (1896-1987) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Eden, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 2, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1924; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1940; appointed 1940; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1941-59; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1959-66. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Columbus. Died February 19, 1987 (age 90 years, 79 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Desmond and Katherine (Jordan) Desmond; married, June 28, 1928, to Helen Marie Ryan.
  Desmond, Cornelius, Jr. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Daniel H. — of Woodstock, McHenry County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Woodstock, Ill., 1934-38 (acting, 1934-36). Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Donald — of Woodstock, McHenry County, Ill. Democrat. Chair of McHenry County Democratic Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Frank G. — of Madera, Madera County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Gerald (1915-1964) — also known as Jerry Desmond — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 12, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960. Died in 1964 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Desmond (1876-1951); married 1937 to Virginia Slater.
  The Gerald Desmond Bridge (built 1965-68; replacement under construction 2019), which takes Ocean Boulevard over the Back Channel, in Long Beach, California, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Desmond, H. A. — U.S. Consular Agent in Potosí, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Jeremiah J. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Jerry See Gerald Desmond
  Desmond, John — Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, John — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, John B. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Desmond, John J. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, John P. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 12th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Desmond, John T. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 49th District, 1915-19. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Joseph C. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916 (alternate), 1924 (alternate), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Joseph J. — of Corry, Erie County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Martin J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 14th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Minot S. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 2nd Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Phillip — of West Blocton, Bibb County, Ala. Democrat. Chair of Bibb County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Desmond, Terry — of DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
Thomas C. Desmond Desmond, Thomas Charles (1887-1972) — also known as Thomas C. Desmond — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., September 15, 1887. Republican. Engineer; president and chief engineer, Newburgh Ship Yards; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928, 1940; member of New York state senate, 1931-58 (27th District 1931-44, 32nd District 1945-54, 33rd District 1955-58). Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks; Grange; Moose; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Redmen; Knights of Pythias. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 6, 1972 (age 85 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Desmond and Katharine (Safried) Desmond; married, August 16, 1923, to Alice B. Curtis (who later married Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991)).
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Desmond, W. J. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, W. M. — of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, Walter J. — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Long Beach, Calif., 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, William — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 8th District, 1903-05. Burial location unknown.
  Desmond, William W. — of Woodstock, McHenry County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Woodstock, Ill., 1939-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESMORAIS (Soundex D256) — See also CHESMORE, DELORAINE, DESMARAIS, DESMARE, DESMITH, DESMOND, ESMOND, HESMOND, JESMORE, LANDESMAN, LEDESMA, LINDESMITH, MORAIN, MORAITES, SORAIDA, ZORAIDA.

  Desmorais, L. — of Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La. Postmaster at Opelousas, La., 1901. Burial location unknown.


DESNOYER (Soundex D256) — See also CONOYER, COURNOYER, DASNOY, DESNOYERS, DIESSNER, KENOYER, PENNOYER, PENOYER.

  Desnoyer, Alton G. — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Claremont 3rd Ward, 1956; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Claremont 3rd Ward; elected 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960; mayor of Claremont, N.H., 1962. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESNOYERS (Soundex D256) — See also BOYERS, CONOYER, COURNOYER, DASNOY, DESNOYER, KENOYER, KOOYERS, MOYERS, PENNOYER, PENOYER, ROYERS.

  Desnoyers, Francis Xavier (1813-1868) — also known as Francis Desnoyers — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., July 29, 1813. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1855. Died August 13, 1868 (age 55 years, 15 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Francis Xavier
  Relatives: Married to Louisa A. Beard; father of Frank B. Desnoyers (1859-1945).
  Political family: Desnoyers-Lindsley family of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  Desnoyers, Frank B. (1859-1945) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 7, 1859. Men's furnishings merchant; real estate business; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1896-98; Brown County Treasurer, 1909-13. Died in 1945 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Xavier Desnoyers and Louise (Baird) Desnoyers; married 1882 to Lelia E. Lindsley (died 1920; daughter of Myron Plato Lindsley (1825-1883)); married, October 4, 1923, to Augusta Nixon.
  Political family: Desnoyers-Lindsley family of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  Desnoyers, Peter — of Michigan. Michigan state treasurer, 1839-40; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.


DESOLA (Soundex D240) — See also DAISLEY, DECOLA, DESLEY, DESOLER, DESOPO, DESOTA, DESOTELLE, DESOTO, DISALLE, DISSELL, DYSLE, DZIALO, DZULA, EDSALL, EDSELL, IDESON, RESOLVA, SARDESON, SOLA, WESOLOWSKI.

  De Sola, Frederick — Born in Venezuela. Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Caracas, 1896-99. Burial location unknown.


DESOLER (Soundex D246) — See also DEISSLER, DESHLER, DESOLA, DESOPO, DESOTA, DESOTELLE, DESOTO, DESSLER, DUSSLIERE, IDESON, OLER, RESOLVA, SARDESON, SOLER, SOLERO, WESOLOWSKI.

  de Soler, Manuel — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in New York, N.Y., 1921. Burial location unknown.


DESOPO (Soundex D210) — See also DESAPIO, DESOLA, DESOLER, DESOTA, DESOTELLE, DESOTO, DISCIPIO, DSEPPO, IDESON, MANOUSOPOULOS, PANTASOPOLOUS, SARDESON.

  D'Esopo, Salvator (born c.1880) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Italy, about 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1909-10; candidate for Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1918. Italian ancestry. Burial location unknown.


DESOTA (Soundex D230) — See also DESOLA, DESOLER, DESOPO, DESOTELLE, DESOTO, IDESON, LASOTA, MINNESOTA, PALASOTA, PESOTINE, PESOTSKI, PSOTA, SARDESON, SOTAK.

  DESOTA: See also DeSota Vaught


DESOTELLE (Soundex D234) — See also BOTELLO, DESOLA, DESOLER, DESOPO, DESOTA, DESOTO, DIZOTELL, DOSTAL, DOSTILIO, IDESON, MINNESOTA, PESOTINE, PESOTSKI, ROTELLA, ROTELLO, SARDESON, SOTELO, SOTERIOS.

  DESOTELLE: See also Anne M. Conklin


DESOTO (Soundex D230) — See also DESOLA, DESOLER, DESOPO, DESOTA, DESOTELLE, IDESON, MINNESOTA, PESOTINE, PESOTSKI, SARDESON, SOTO, SOTOMAYOR.

  DESOTO: See also Hernando De Soto Money
  de Soto, Hernando (1866-1928) — Born in Jena, Germany, of American parents, August 9, 1866. U.S. Deputy Consul in Chemnitz, 1889-91; Dresden, 1891-92; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Dresden, 1892-1902; Paris, 1906-07; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in SAINT Petersburg, 1902; U.S. Vice Consul in Warsaw, 1902-03; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1903; SAINT Gall, 1903-05; U.S. Vice Consul General in SAINT Gall, 1907; U.S. Consul in Warsaw, 1907-08, 1914-17; Riga, 1908-10; Palermo, 1910-14; Leipzig, as of 1921-26. Died November 24, 1928 (age 62 years, 107 days). Burial location unknown.


DESPAIN (Soundex D215) — See also DESPARD, DESPAROIS, ESPAILLAT, SPAIN, SPAINE, SPAINHOUR, SPAINHOWER.

  Despain, W. A. — of Shannon County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Shannon County, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.


DESPARD (Soundex D216) — See also BESESPARIS, DESPAIN, DESPAROIS, ESPARAZA, ESPARZA, GASPARD.

  DESPARD: See also Nathan Goff, Jr. — Guy Despard Goff


DESPAROIS (Soundex D216) — See also AMPARO, BESESPARIS, CHAROIS, CROISAN, DESPAIN, DESPARD, DROISEN, ESPARAZA, ESPARZA, GASPAROVIC, HAROIAN, PAPAROZZI, PARO, PARODI, PARODY, PAROLA, PAROLE, SIROIS.

  DesParois, Jason — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 109th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


DESPER (Soundex D216) — See also ESPER, ESPERANZA, JESPERSEN, JESPERSON, LESPERANCE, NESPER, VANDESPEK, VESPER.

  Desper, Ralph H. — of Oglesby, La Salle County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.


DESPINOSSE (Soundex D215) — See also DESPINS, ESPINOLA, ESPINOSA, ESPINOZA, LESPINASSE, NOSS, NOSSAMAN, SPINOLA, SPINOSA, VANOSS.

  Despinosse, Jacques — of North Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


DESPINS (Soundex D215) — See also DESPINOSSE, ESPINOLA, ESPINOSA, ESPINOZA, LESPINASSE.

  Despins, Fernand — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine; Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1939-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESPLAINES (Soundex D214) — See also BAINES, BLAINE, CHAMPLAIN, CHAPDELAINE, CHAPLAIN, DAINES, DAINESE, DELAINE, DELAPLAINE, ESPLIN, GAINES, GUDBRANDSPLASS, HAINES, JAASKELAINEN, KLAINE, LAINE, LAINEY, MACLAINE, MAINES, MCLAINE, PLAIN, RAINES, SHAINES, SPLAIN, SPLAWN, WETALAINEN.

  Desplaines, Edward R. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Concerned Citizens candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


DESPOL (Soundex D214) — See also CRESPO, DESPORTES, DESPOT, DISCEPOLO, ESPOSITO, KESPOHL, RASPOLIC, SPOLLETT, SPOLTORE, SPOLZINO, VESPOLE.

  Despol, Jeri — of California. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Despol, John A. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESPORTES (Soundex D216) — See also CORTES, CORTESE, CORTESI, CRESPO, DESPOL, DESPOT, ESPOSITO, FORTES, FORTESCUE, KESPOHL, SASPORTAS, SHORTESS, SPORBORG, SPORE, SPORER, SPORKIN, SPORN, SPORT, VESPOLE.

  Des Portes, Fay Allen (1890-1944) — also known as Fay A. Des Portes — of Winnsboro, Fairfield County, S.C. Born in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, S.C., June 16, 1890. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1926-28; member of South Carolina state senate from Fairfield County, 1929-33; resigned 1933; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1933-36; Guatemala, 1936-43; U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1943-44. Episcopalian. Died in 1944 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


DESPOT (Soundex D213) — See also CRESPO, DESPOL, DESPORTES, ESPOSITO, KESPOHL, SPOTA, SPOTSWOOD, SPOTTEDCROW, SPOTTEDEAGLE, SPOTTS, SPOTTSWOOD, SPOTZ, VESPOLE.

  Despot, George — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


DESROCHERS (Soundex D262) — See also ARCHERS, BORCHERS, BROCHERT, CHESROW, CHESROWN, CROCHERON, DESROCHES, DESROSIERS, DUROCHER, HUTCHERSON, KOCHERSPERGER, MELCHERS, REICHERS, RIECHERS, ROCHER, SROCK, WICHERS.

  DesRochers, John J. (1930-1985) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born July 10, 1930. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 58th District, 1964. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 22, 1985 (age 55 years, 74 days). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.


DESROCHES (Soundex D262) — See also CHESROW, CHESROWN, DESROCHERS, DESROSIERS, ROCHESTER, SROCK.

  DesRoches, Theophile Jean — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956, 1964 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 1964.


DESROSIERS (Soundex D262) — See also CHESROW, CHESROWN, CROSIER, DEROSIER, DESROCHERS, DESROCHES, KHOSROSH, ROSIER.

  DESROSIERS: See also Arthur Francis Jacques


DESSAR (Soundex D260) — See also ADERS, DESIRE, DESSAU, DEUSER, DOSER, DOZIER, DOZZIER, ESDRA, ESSARY, LESSARD, ODESSA, SADER, SPESSARD, TESSARO.

  Dessar, Leo C. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 17th District, 1875. Burial location unknown.


DESSAU (Soundex D200) — See also DAUES, DESA, DESAI, DESSAR, DEZA, DUSSAULT, HASSAUREK, LAVASSAUR, MARCHESSAULT, NASSAU, ODESSA.

  DESSAU: See also Hubert Dessau Bunn
  Dessau, M. M. — of Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Dessau, Washington — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1888. Burial location unknown.


DESSELLES (Soundex D242) — See also DESSERAU, DESSERT, DESSEX, ELLES, KESSELL, MAYSELLES, NESSELL, WESSELL, WESSELLS.

  Desselles, Buster Wayne, Jr. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 12th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


DESSERAU (Soundex D260) — See also DAZZARA, DESIREE, DESSELLES, DESSERT, DESSEX, DISERIO, JOSSERAND.

  Desserau, Thomas — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


DESSERT (Soundex D263) — See also BOSSERT, DESSELLES, DESSERAU, DESSEX, DETERS, DETRES, DOUZART, DRESTE, DYSART, GASSERT, HASSERT, WEISSERT, WISSERT.

  Dessert, F. A. — of Macon, Macon County, Mo. Postmaster at Macon, Mo., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Dessert, Gerald — of Detroit east side, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


DESSEX (Soundex D220) — See also DESSELLES, DESSERAU, DESSERT, DESSIEUX, ESSEX, SEXAMER, SEXAUER, SEXSMITH, SEXTON.

  DESSEX: See also Henry Dessex Stone


DESSIE (Soundex D200) — See also CHESSIE, DEASY, DESIO, DESSIEUX, DEZIE, DEZZI, DICE, DIESI, DIZIE, DRESSIER, DUPLESSIE, DYCE, ESSIE, GLESSIE, GRESSIE, JESSIE, LESSIE, MESSIER, SEIDE, TESSIE, TESSIER, TRESSIE.

  DESSIE: See also Dessie Putnam — Dessie Sawyer


DESSIEUX (Soundex D220) — See also CADIEUX, CHESSIE, DEBLIEUX, DESSEX, DESSIE, DRESSIER, DUPHENIEUX, DUPLESSIE, ESSIE, GLESSIE, GLORIEUX, GRESSIE, JESSIE, LEMIEUX, LESIEUR, LESSIE, MESSIER, MONSIEUR, RASSIEUR, ROMIEUX, SIEUR, TESSIE, TESSIER, TRESSIE, VIEUX.

  Dessieux, Paul B. — of Linn, Osage County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Osage County, 1939-40; defeated, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DESSLER (Soundex D246) — See also BESSLER, DEISSLER, DESOLER, DRELLES, DRESEL, DRESSEL, DRESSLER, DUSSLIERE, ELDERS, SERDEL, SLEDER, TESSLER.

  Dessler, Nelle G. — of Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.


DESSUREAULT (Soundex D264) — See also BREAULT, BUREAU, CAZEDESSUS, DESAUSSURE, GAUDREAULT, JESSUP, LAMAUREAUX, LAMOUREAUX, LECUREAUX, PERESSUTTI, PERREAULT, SESSUMS, TETREAULT.

  DesSureault, Arthur J. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1934. Burial location unknown.


DESTAFANO (Soundex D231) — See also AFAN, ALFANO, BALLAFANT, CALIFANO, CARDESTAM, CARTAFALSA, DESTAUTE, DESTEFANO, DISTEFANO, FANO, GAROFANO, HANAFAN, MOSTAFA, PODESTA, RAFANO, SARRAFAN, SCHIFANO, SIGDESTAD, STEFANO, STEFANOFF, STEFANOVICH.

  DeStafano, C. George — of Barrington, Bristol County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  DeStafano, George See C. George DeStafano


DESTAUTE (Soundex D233) — See also CARDESTAM, DESTAFANO, DESTITO, MATAUTIA, PODESTA, SIGDESTAD, STAUTERMAN, TAUTAI.

  De Staute, E. G. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928. Burial location unknown.


DESTE (Soundex D230) — See also BESTE, CHEDESTER, CHIDDESTER, CHIDESTER, DAOUST, DEIST, DESTEFANO, DESTEIGNER, DRESTE, ESTE, HARDESTER.

  DESTE: See also Mary d'Este Davis


DESTEFANO (Soundex D231) — See also ALFANO, CALIFANO, CHEDESTER, CHIDDESTER, CHIDESTER, DESTAFANO, DESTE, DESTEIGNER, DISTEFANO, FANO, GAROFANO, HARDESTER, RAFANO, SCHIFANO, STEFAN, STEFANCIC, STEFANCIK, STEFANELLI, STEFANI, STEFANIE, STEFANIK, STEFANKO, STEFANO, STEFANOFF, STEFANOVICH, STEFANSKI, STEFANUS.

  DESTEFANO: See also Mino Rocco D'Aurora
  DeStefano, Carmen — of Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  DeStefano, John, Jr. (b. 1955) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., May 11, 1955. Democrat. Mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1994-2013; defeated in primary, 1989; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996, 2004, 2008; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 2006. Still living as of 2013.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  De Stefano, Joseph — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996; elected () mayor of Middletown, N.Y. 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  DeStefano, Michael — of Carpentersville, Kane County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


DESTEIGNER (Soundex D232) — See also BESTEIRO, BLUESTEIN, CHEDESTER, CHIDDESTER, CHIDESTER, DEREIGN, DESTE, DESTEFANO, EIGNER, ENGLESTEIN, GASTEIGER, HARDESTER, HUCKESTEIN, LEIGNADIER, MIGNEREY, NOTESTEIN, PICKEREIGN, RIGNER, SEIGNIOUS, SIGNER, SOVEREIGN, SPIGNER, STEIG, STEIGER, STEIGERWALD, STEIGERWALT, STEIGHNER, STEIGMAN, TIGNER, WINESTEIN.

  DESTEIGNER: See also Oliver Ames Spencer
  De Steigner, Rudolph — of Athens County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Athens County, 1873. Burial location unknown.


DESTIGTER (Soundex D232) — See also DESTITO, SLAGTER.

  De Stigter, Melvin J. (1928-2003) — of Hudsonville, Ottawa County, Mich. Born in Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa, November 21, 1928. Republican. School teacher; sales manager; member of Michigan state house of representatives 95th District, 1965-78; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1978; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1992. Christian Reformed. Member, Jaycees. Died August 7, 2003 (age 74 years, 259 days). Interment at Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1950 to Carol Jean Schultze.


DESTITO (Soundex D233) — See also DESTAUTE, DESTIGTER, PETITO, TITO, TITONE.

  Destito, RoAnn M. (b. 1956) — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Born January 15, 1956. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly 116th District, 1993-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000, 2008. Female. Catholic. Still living as of 2008.


DESTORGES (Soundex D236) — See also BESTOR, BORGES, BORGESS, CANESTORP, DONASTORG, EUSTORGIO, GEORGES, GEORGESON, HESTOR, MODESTO, NESTOR, PORGES, SYLVESTOR, TORGE, TORGER, TORGERSEN, TORGERSON, TORGESON, WORGESS.

  Destorges, Octave — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


DESTREHAN (Soundex D236) — See also CREHAN, DESTRIBATS, FOREHAND, REHAN, STREHL, STREHLE, STREHLOW, TREHY.

  Destréhan, Jean Noel (1754-1823) — of Louisiana. Born in St. Charles Parish, La., 1754. Member Orleans territorial council, 1806-11; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1811; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1811-12; member of Louisiana state senate, 1812-17. Died in 1823 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


DESTRIBATS (Soundex D236) — See also BALESTRI, BATSELL, BATSON, BUESTRIN, CRIBARI, DEBATS, DESTREHAN, ESTRIDGE, ESTRILL, FARIBAULT, FEHRIBACH, FRIBANCE, GARIBALDI, MAESTRI, PRESTRIDGE, RIBAR, SILVESTRI, STRIBBLING, STRIBLING.

  Destribats, Jay G. — of Mercer County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 13th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.


DESVOIGNES (Soundex D212) — See also BRUNSVOLD, ETTESVOLD, HASVOLD, SLAGSVOLD, SVOBODA, VILLESVEK, VOIGHT, VOIGT, VOIGTMAN, VOIGTSBERGER.

  Des Voignes, Burget See Lee Burget Des Voignes
  Des Voignes, L. Burget See Lee Burget Des Voignes
  Des Voignes, Lee Burget (1858-1938) — also known as L. Burget Des Voignes — of Marcellus, Cass County, Mich.; Cassopolis, Cass County, Mich. Born in Mt. Eaton, Wayne County, Ohio, October 14, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; Cass County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1889-90; Cass County Prosecuting Attorney, 1891-92; Cass County Probate Judge, 1896; circuit judge in Michigan 36th Circuit, 1906-23; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1927. Died in 1938 (age about 79 years). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Cassopolis, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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