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DOUGHERTY (Soundex D263) — See also BOUGHER, CARROUGHER, CLOUGHERTY, DAUGHERTY, DORTHA, DORTHEA, DOUGHARTY, DOUGHER, DOUGHTERY, LOUGHERY, MCCLAUGHERTY, ODOUGHERTY.

  DOUGHERTY: See also Roger Ward Babson — Jon Stevens Corzine — Polly Dougherty Gibson — Charles Webster Jewett
  Dougherty, Alexander N. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Newark, N.J., 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Andrew B. (1863-1928) — of Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in St. John, New Brunswick, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1899; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; Michigan state attorney general, 1923-26; appointed 1923; resigned 1926. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 8, 1928 (age about 64 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elk Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Archibald K. Dougherty; brother of Louise E. Dougherty (who married Harvey Sandburg Amerson (1875-1943)).
  Political family: Dougherty family of Elk Rapids, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dougherty, Archibald K. (1835-1923) — of Michigan. Born in 1835. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Antrim District, 1887-88. Died December 30, 1923 (age about 88 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elk Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Andrew B. Dougherty and Louise E. Dougherty (who married Harvey Sandburg Amerson (1875-1943)).
  Political family: Dougherty family of Elk Rapids, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dougherty, Bernard G. — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Dunkirk, N.Y., 1954-55; defeated, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Bessie M. — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1924 (alternate), 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Bow See C. Bow Dougherty
  Dougherty, C. Bow — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Cecelia See S. Cecelia Dougherty
  Dougherty, Charles (1801-1853) — of Georgia. Born in 1801. State court judge in Georgia, 1840. Died November 26, 1853 (age about 52 years). Interment at Old Athens Cemetery, Athens, Ga.
  Dougherty County, Ga. is named for him.
  Dougherty, Charles (1850-1915) — of Port Orange, Volusia County, Fla. Born in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., October 15, 1850. Democrat. Member of Florida state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1885-89. Died in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., October 11, 1915 (age 64 years, 361 days). Interment at Pinewood Cemetery, Daytona Beach, Fla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dougherty, Charles — Independence League candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Charles A. — of Howard County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Howard County, 1891-94, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Charles B. — of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Charles Francis (b. 1937) — also known as Charles F. Dougherty — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 26, 1937. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1960; member of Pennsylvania state senate 5th District, 1973-78; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1979-83; defeated, 1970 (4th District), 1992 (3rd District), 1998 (3rd District), 2000 (3rd District); candidate in primary for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1983. Still living as of 2000.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dougherty, Charles H. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Rosario, as of 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Charles J. — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at New Castle, Del., 1934-43. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Chris — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
Daniel Dougherty Dougherty, Daniel (b. 1826) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 15, 1826. Democrat. Lawyer; orator; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
  Dougherty, Daniel — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Daniel B. — of Boone, Watauga County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Boone, N.C., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Dennis Joseph (1865-1951) — also known as Dennis Dougherty; "The Great Builder" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 16, 1865. Catholic priest; bishop of Buffalo, N.Y., 1916-18; archbishop of Philadelphia, Pa., 1918-51; cardinal, 1921-51; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1940, 1948; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from a stroke, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 31, 1951 (age 85 years, 288 days). Entombed at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Dougherty and Bridget (Henry) Dougherty; uncle of Joseph Carroll McCormick (1907-1996).
  Cardinal Dougherty High School (opened 1956, closed 2010), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dougherty, Edgar See W. Edgar Dougherty
  Dougherty, Edward — of Tannersville, Greene County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Edward — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Edward F. — of Tonawanda, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Tonawanda, N.Y., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Edward J. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Police chief; candidate for mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Enos — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, Va. (now W.Va.). Postmaster at Morgantown, Va., 1803-17. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Erin — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Dougherty, Eugene Robert — Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Dougherty, Frank Edward — also known as Frank E. Dougherty — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 9th District, 1939-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Dougherty, George F. — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Funeral director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, George H. (b. 1915) — of Mt. Morris, Genesee County, Mich. Born in 1915. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1960; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Genesee County 1st District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Harry — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Carmel, Hamilton County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dougherty, Harry M. — of New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 9th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Harry M. — of Riverside, Riverside County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Dougherty, Hugh (b. 1844) — of Bluffton, Wells County, Ind. Born in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, July 28, 1844. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; banker; member of Indiana state senate, 1871-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1884, 1892, 1900; candidate for Indiana state treasurer, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Dougherty and Margaret Dougherty; married, October 25, 1877, to Emma Gilliland.
  Dougherty, J. R. — of Beeville, Bee County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, James — of Shelter Island, Suffolk County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Dougherty, James E. — of Duryea, Luzerne County, Pa. Burgess of Duryea, Pennsylvania, 1933-35. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, James E. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, James F. — of Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Jennifer P. (b. 1961) — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Born in Alexandria, Va., 1961. Democrat. Restaurant business; mayor of Frederick, Md., 2002-06; defeated in primary, 2005; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Female. Irish ancestry. Still living as of 2006.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Dougherty, Jim — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 134th District, 2004; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Dougherty, John — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1833-39, 1841-43, 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, John — of California. Member of California state assembly 20th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, John — of Union County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1864, 1872; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1869-73. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, John (1857-1905) — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo. Born in Iatan, Platte County, Mo., February 25, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; Clay County Prosecuting Attorney; U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1899-1905. Died in Liberty, Clay County, Mo., August 1, 1905 (age 48 years, 157 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Liberty, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Annie Park.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dougherty, John — U.S. Deputy Consul in Dawson, as of 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, John E. — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, John P. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1919-25, 1938; secretary of Illinois Democratic Party, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Lee J. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Leo J. — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, M. J. — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Margaret — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Maria N. — Delegate to Pennsylvania convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Michael — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Michael J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Michael J. — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Galesburg, Ill., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Michael J. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 43rd District, 1907-09. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Michael J. — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Milton M. — of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912; postmaster at Mechanicsburg, Pa., 1915-23. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Myron A. — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Whig. Postmaster at Coldwater, Mich., 1849-52. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, P. J. — of Monterey, Monterey County, Calif. Mayor of Monterey, Calif., 1919-23. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, P. W. — of Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Republican. South Dakota railroad commissioner, 1915-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Patrick M. — Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 4th District, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Dougherty, Paul J. — of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of New Castle, Pa., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Philander — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 17th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Philip — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Proctor Lambert (b. 1873) — also known as Proctor L. Dougherty — of Washington, D.C. Born in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1873. Republican. Engineer; Manager, Otis Elevator Co., 1919-26; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1926-30; President of the District of Columbia Board of Commissioners, 1926-30. Congregationalist; later Unitarian. Member, Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of M. Angelo Dougherty and Mary Elizabeth (Proctor) Dougherty; married, October 12, 1910, to Grace Cook Holmes.
  Dougherty, Ralph A. — of Griffin, Spalding County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Dougherty, Ray E. (b. 1895) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, July 11, 1895. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; candidate for South Dakota state attorney general, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Izaak Walton League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Dougherty and Sarah Ann (Judkins) Dougherty; married, June 30, 1920, to Julia Newell Treat.
  Dougherty, Ronnie — Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Dougherty, S. Cecelia — of Downingtown, Chester County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Thomas A. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 17th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Dougherty, Thomas F. — of Baldwin, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 10th District, 1952; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Thomas F. G. — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Thomas G. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Dougherty, Thomas M. — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Dougherty, W. Edgar — of Canajoharie, Montgomery County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, W. H. — of Janesville, Rock County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, William — of South Dakota. Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1971-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Dougherty, William H. — of Wisconsin. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1921-27. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, William T. — Democrat. Secretary of state of Idaho, 1917-19. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Willis — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Dougherty, Wilson — Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 41st District, 1884. Burial location unknown.


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