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DOUGLAS (Soundex D242) — See also DAGLAS, DOUGLASS, DUGLISS, FUGLAAR, HAUGLAND, HOUGLAND, KUGLAR, MCDOUGLAS, MCDOUGLE, UGLAND.

  DOUGLAS: See also Sydney Anderson — William Judson Barker — Nicholas Frederick Brady — Napoleon Bonaparte Broward — Joseph William Chinn — Ralph Edwin Church — Harry Buffington Coffee — Charles Wylie Dalrymple — Charles J. Davis — John Hamlin Folger — Fred Folger — Solon T. Gilmore — Joseph Brevard Kershaw — James Hamilton Lewis — Henry Montgomery — Harry D. Sanders — Allan Douglas Sanford — Henry Hulme Sevier — Francis Smith — Alfred Alten Speer — Jan Sterling — Butler B. Strang — William Woodyard
  Douglas, Albert (1852-1935) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, April 25, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; Ross County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877-81; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1896; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1907-11; defeated, 1910, 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1935 (age 82 years, 323 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married, April 4, 1880, to Lucia C. Taylor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Douglas, Allen — of Michigan. U.S. Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Douglas, Andrew (b. 1932) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, July 5, 1932. Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1981-84; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1985-. Member, Pi Sigma Alpha; Alpha Sigma Phi; Delta Theta Phi; American Judicature Society. Still living as of 2001.
  Douglas, Andrew S. — of Green County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Green County; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Archibald — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Archibald, Jr. (b. 1904) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 24, 1904. Republican. Stockbroker; member of New York state assembly from New York County 8th District, 1945-58. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Archibald H. — of Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Bennettsville, S.C., 1845-48. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Arcus L. — of Clarksburg, Moniteau County, Mo. Democrat. Blacksmith; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Moniteau County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Arthur J. — of Ausable Forks, Essex County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; chair of Essex County Democratic Party, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Douglas, Ben Elbert, Sr. (1894-1982) — also known as Ben E. Douglas — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Born in Scotts Crossroad, Iredell County, N.C., September 3, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; fur merchant; mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 1935-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1956. Died in 1982 (age about 87 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.
  Douglas Municipal Airport (now Charlotte Douglas International Airport), in Charlotte, North Carolina, is named for him.
  Douglas, Benjamin — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1850-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1856; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1861-62; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Benjamin C. — of New Jersey. Independent Citizen candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 10th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Douglas, Beverly Browne (1822-1878) — of Virginia. Born in Providence Forge, New Kent County, Va., December 21, 1822. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1875-78; died in office 1878. Died in Washington, D.C., December 22, 1878 (age 56 years, 1 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, King William County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Douglas, Bruce L. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1971-73, 1973-75 (11th District 1971-73, 12th District 1973-75). Still living as of 1975.
  Douglas, Charles — of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala. U.S. Consul in Guazacualo, 1828-29. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Charles A. (1862-1939) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Fairfield County, S.C., January 31, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1884-90; Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1888; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1916, 1924. Presbyterian. Died October 31, 1939 (age 77 years, 273 days). Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Charles Gwynne III (b. 1942) — also known as Charles G. Douglas III; Chuck Douglas — of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, N.H.; Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Abington, Montgomery County, Pa., December 2, 1942. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972 (alternate), 1988, 2008; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1974-76; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1977-85; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1989-91; defeated, 1990. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Douglas, Charles I. — of Utah. American candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Chuck See Charles Gwynne Douglas III
  Douglas, Claudia — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Wasilla, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1996, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Alaska, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Douglas, Clayton A. — of Tracy, San Joaquin County, Calif. Postmaster at Tracy, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Columbus C. — of Michigan. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Curtis — of Pampa, Gray County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Curtis N. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1894; member of New York state senate 29th District, 1899-1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Daisy — of Union City, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Daniel B. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Wood County Republican Party, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Douglas, Dariel — of Eau Claire County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Eau Claire County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, David A. — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Donald J. — Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 17th District, 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Douglas, E. H. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Mayor of Little Falls, N.Y., 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, E. Murphy — of Sylacauga, Talladega County, Ala. Mayor of Sylacauga, Ala., 1887-91. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Edward Leon (b. 1927) — also known as Edward L. Douglas — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 29, 1927. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961-62. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League; Omega Psi Phi. Still living as of 1962.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Douglas and Minnie (Robinson) Douglas; married to Kathleen Ellis.
  Douglas, Emily Taft (1899-1994) — also known as Emily Taft — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 10, 1899. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1945-47; defeated, 1946. Female. Unitarian. Member, League of Women Voters. Died January 28, 1994 (age 94 years, 293 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lorado Taft (sculptor) and Ada (Bartlett) Taft; married 1931 to Paul Howard Douglas (1892-1976).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Douglas, Enoch A. — of Sterling, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sterling, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Ernest C. — of Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of Burlingame, Calif., 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Fred James (1869-1949) — also known as Fred J. Douglas — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass., September 14, 1869. Republican. Physician; mayor of Utica, N.Y., 1922-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924 (alternate), 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1934; U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1937-45; defeated in primary, 1944. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., January 1, 1949 (age 79 years, 109 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Douglas and Adelaide (Brennan) Douglas; married, December 1, 1897, to Catherine McGrath.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Douglas, Fredericka — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Douglas, George A. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, George F. — Democrat. Candidate for superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, George W. — Democrat. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1982-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Douglas, Greg — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 91st District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Douglas, Gwynne K. — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Douglas, Mrs. H. H. — of Northwood, Worth County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Hal — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Harry See Henry Woolsey Douglas
  Douglas, Helen Gahagan (1900-1980) — also known as Helen Gahagan; "The Pink Lady" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boonton, Morris County, N.J., November 25, 1900. Actress and opera singer, 1922-38; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1940-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (speaker), 1948; vice-chair of California Democratic Party, 1941-42; U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1945-51; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1950 (Democratic), 1952 (Independent). Female. Scottish and Irish ancestry. Member, League of Women Voters; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, of cancer, in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 28, 1980 (age 79 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Walter Hamer Gahagan and Lillian Rose (Mussen) Gahagan; married, April 5, 1931, to Melvyn Douglas (1901-1981).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
  Douglas, Henry C. — of Windsor Locks, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Windsor Locks, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Henry Woolsey (1867-1924) — also known as Henry W. Douglas; Harry Douglas — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 7, 1867. Democrat. Engineer; superintendent, Ann Arbor Gas Company; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1905. Died, from acute cardiac failure, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., August 24, 1924 (age 57 years, 230 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Hamilton Douglas (1816-1890) and Helen (Welles) Douglas (1821-1880); married, May 21, 1902, to Mabelle Minerva Leonard.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Douglas, Herbert — of Neosho, Newton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Howard Eugene (b. 1940) — of Virginia. Born in 1940. U.S. Ambassador to , 1982-86. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Douglas, Hugh — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Douglas, J. B. — of Tecumseh, Johnson County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, J. F. — of Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Mrs. J. W. — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, James — Farmer-Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, James — of Saline, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Douglas, James A. — of Walsh County, N.Dak. Delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Walsh County, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, James Holley (b. 1951) — also known as Jim Douglas — of Middlebury, Addison County, Vt.; Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., June 21, 1951. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1973-78; secretary of state of Vermont, 1981-93; candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1992; Vermont state treasurer, 1995-2003; Governor of Vermont, 2003-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2004, 2008. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married to Dorothy Foster.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Douglas, James Marsh (b. 1896) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 6, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri, 1935-37; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1937-47; appointed 1937. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Law Institute. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Bond Douglas and Francesca (Kimball) Douglas; married, August 5, 1939, to Mary Elizabeth Lumaghi.
  Douglas, James S. — of Douglas, Cochise County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Jerry R. — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 28th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Douglas, Jessie (1886-1960) — also known as Jett W. Douglas; Jessie Wickersham — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa; Wahkonsa, Webster County, Iowa. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, August 3, 1886. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 10th District, 1922. Female. Died August 13, 1960 (age 74 years, 10 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lewis Bonham Wickersham (1856-1928) and Rosa (Kelly) Wickersham (1856-1928); married to Floyd Marion Douglas (divorced) and John Frank Wray.
  Douglas, Jett W. See Jessie Douglas
  Douglas, Jim See James Holley Douglas
  Douglas, Joe III — of Lufkin, Angelina County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Douglas, John — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, John — of Seneca, Faulk County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 34th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, John — Republican. Candidate in primary for Georgia public service commission 2nd District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Douglas, John A. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, John C. — Kansas Territory superintendent of schools, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, John J. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 48th District, 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, John M. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate, 1871, 1895-96 (18th District 1871, 22nd District 1895-96); delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1876, 1880, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, John W. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Joseph A. — of Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Babylon, N.Y., 1907-15, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Joseph William — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbia, S.C., 1967-77 (acting, 1967-68). Still living as of 1977.
  Douglas, Lee (1885-1959) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Belle Meade, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., May 23, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1914-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (alternate); president, Nashville and Decatur Railroad. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Newcomen Society; Freemasons; Shriners. Died August 17, 1959 (age 74 years, 86 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Byrd Douglas and Adelaide (Gaines) Douglas; married, January 30, 1929, to Elizabeth (Keith) Caldwell (died 1932).
  Douglas, Leon — of Vernon, Wilbarger County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Lewis Williams (1894-1974) — also known as Lewis W. Douglas — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Sonoita, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Born in Bisbee, Cochise County, Ariz., July 2, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1923-25; U.S. Representative from Arizona at-large, 1927-33; director of the U.S. Budget, 1933-34; vice-president and director, American Cyanamid Co., 1934-38; president, Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, 1940-47; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1947-50. Episcopalian. Member, American Philosophical Society; Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., March 7, 1974 (age 79 years, 248 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of James Stuart Douglas and Josephine Leah (Williams) Douglas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Douglas, Lillian — of Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, M. R. — of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Douglas, Marilyn — of Petersburg, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Douglas, Marion — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1940; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Maureen A. — of Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Douglas, Melvyn (1901-1981) — also known as Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., April 5, 1901. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Actor, producer, director of many motion pictures; worked in radio, television, and Broadway. Jewish and Scottish ancestry. Member, Screen Actors Guild; Americans for Democratic Action; American Civil Liberties Union. Died, of pneumonia and cardiac complications, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 4, 1981 (age 80 years, 121 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Edouard G. Hesselberg and Lena (Shackelford) Hesselberg; married, April 5, 1931, to Helen Gahagan (1900-1980).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Douglas, Murphy See E. Murphy Douglas
  Douglas, Nicole — of San Leandro, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Douglas, Paul Howard (1892-1976) — also known as Paul H. Douglas — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., March 26, 1892. Democrat. University professor; economist; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1949-67; defeated, 1942, 1966. Unitarian or Quaker. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Americans for Democratic Action; American Economic Association; American Philosophical Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon. Died in Washington, D.C., September 24, 1976 (age 84 years, 182 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of James Howard Douglas and Annie (Smith) Douglas; married 1915 to Dorothy S. Wolff (divorced 1930); married 1931 to Emily Taft (1899-1994).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Paul H. Douglas: Roger Biles, Crusading Liberal: Paul H. Douglas of Illinois
  Douglas, Paul Louis (b. 1927) — also known as Paul L. Douglas — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., September 19, 1927. Lancaster County Attorney, 1960-74; Nebraska state attorney general, 1975-84. Eastern Orthodox. Impeached by the Legislature in 1984 over his conduct in office and dealings with an officer of a failed savings and loan; acquitted by the state supreme court. Convicted of perjury in December, 1984 and resigned as Attorney General, but the conviction was later overturned. Still living as of 1984.
R. J. Douglas Douglas, R. J. — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Mayor of Waukegan, Ill., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Waukegan
  Douglas, R. L. — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 3rd District, 1869-72. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Raymond O. — of Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Richard — of Pleasanton, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Douglas, Robert — of Michigan. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 29th Circuit, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Douglas, Robert A. — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1907-19; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Robert Dick (b. 1875) — also known as Robert D. Douglas — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., April 7, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; North Carolina state attorney general, 1900-01; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904; postmaster at Greensboro, N.C., 1906-16. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Martin Douglas (1849-?) and Jessie M. (Dick) Douglas; married, April 14, 1909, to Virginia Land Brown; grandson of Stephen Arnold Douglas and Robert P. Dick.
  Political family: Douglas-Dick family of Greensboro, North Carolina.
  Douglas, Robert E. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 17th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Douglas, Robert J. — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Robert L. — of Fallon, Churchill County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Robert Martin (b. 1849) — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born January 28, 1849. Republican. Secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant, 1869-73; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1876; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1897-1905. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Arnold Douglas and Martha Denny (Martin) Douglas; married, June 23, 1874, to Jessie M. Dick (daughter of Robert P. Dick (1813?-?)); father of Robert Dick Douglas.
  Political family: Douglas-Dick family of Greensboro, North Carolina.
  Douglas, Roy I. — of Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wirt County, 1943-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Russell — of West New York, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Douglas, S. M. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Samuel — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Samuel — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1926, 1927; candidate for New York state senate 10th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Samuel J. — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1866-68. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Samuel T. — of Michigan. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1915, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Scott — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Douglas, Shirley L. — of Shawnee, Johnson County, Kan. Candidate for mayor of Shawnee, Kan., 1997. Female. Still living as of 1997.
  Douglas, Silas Hamilton (1816-1890) — also known as Silas H. Douglas; Silas H. Douglass — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y., October 27, 1816. Physician; university professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1871-73. Episcopalian. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., August 26, 1890 (age 73 years, 303 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Douglas (1785-1848) and Lucy (Townsend) Douglas (1792-1843); brother of Samuel Townsend Douglass (1814-1898); married, May 1, 1845, to Helen Welles (1821-1880); father of Henry Woolsey Douglas.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Douglas, Stanley M. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1963. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Stephen A. Douglas Douglas, Stephen Arnold (1813-1861) — also known as Stephen A. Douglas; "The Little Giant" — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brandon, Rutland County, Vt., April 23, 1813. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1837-39; secretary of state of Illinois, 1840-41; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1841-43; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1843-47; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1847-61; died in office 1861; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1852, 1856; candidate for President of the United States, 1860. Died, of typhoid fever, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 3, 1861 (age 48 years, 41 days). Interment at Douglas Monument Park, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Father of Robert Martin Douglas; grandfather of Robert Dick Douglas (1875-?).
  Political family: Douglas-Dick family of Greensboro, North Carolina.
  Douglas counties in Colo., Ga., Ill., Kan., Minn., Mo., Neb., Nev., Ore., S.Dak., Wash. and Wis. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Stephen A. Douglas: Robert W. Johannsen, Stephen A. Douglas — James L. Huston, Stephen A. Douglas and the Dilemmas of Democratic Equality — Roy Morris, Jr., The Long Pursuit: Abraham Lincoln's Thirty-Year Struggle with Stephen Douglas for the Heart and Soul of America — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation — Fergus M. Bordewich, America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Douglas, Stephen S. — Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Douglas, Thomas (b. 1790) — of Florida. Born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., April 27, 1790. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Florida, 1826-42; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1846-50, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Thomas H. — of Bolivar, Polk County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Thomas Jefferson — also known as Thomas J. Douglas — of Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Bridgton, Maine, 1885-91. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Tim B. — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Mayor of Bellingham, Wash., 1984-95, 2006-07. Still living as of 2007.
  Douglas, W. B. See Wallace Barton Douglas
  Douglas, W. G. (b. 1879) — of Willow Lake, Clark County, S.Dak. Born in Edgerton, Rock County, Wis., September 11, 1879. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 30th District, 1935-38; South Dakota state treasurer, 1939-42. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Mrs. W. H. — of Basin, Big Horn County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Douglas, W. M. — of Parrish, Walker County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Wallace Barton (1854-1930) — also known as Wallace B. Douglas; W. B. Douglas — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Moorhead, Clay County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Leyden, Lewis County, N.Y., September 21, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 50, 1895-98; Minnesota state attorney general, 1899-1904; resigned 1904; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1904-05; appointed 1904. Died in 1930 (age about 75 years). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Asahel M. Douglas and Alma E. (Miller) Douglas; married 1881 to Ella M. Smith.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Douglas, Walter F. — of Acushnet, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Bristol District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Mrs. Walter R. — of Brentwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Warren B. — of Illinois. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 3rd District, 1919-23, 1925-29, 1935-37. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, Warren C. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 9th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, William — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, William — of Iowa. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1978 (1st District), 1982 (4th District). Still living as of 1982.
  Douglas, William B., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Malaga, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Douglas, William Harris (1853-1944) — also known as William H. Douglas — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1853. Republican. Exporter; U.S. Representative from New York, 1901-05 (14th District 1901-03, 15th District 1903-05); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 27, 1944 (age 90 years, 53 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Douglas and Rebecca (Harris) Douglas; married, April 11, 1889, to Juliette H. Thorne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Douglas, William Lewis (1845-1924) — also known as William L. Douglas — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass., August 22, 1845. Democrat. Shoe manufacturer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1883-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1884, 1892, 1896, 1904; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1886-87; mayor of Brockton, Mass., 1890-91; Governor of Massachusetts, 1905-06. Died September 17, 1924 (age 79 years, 26 days). Interment at Melrose Cemetery, Brockton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Douglas and Mary C. (Vaughan) Douglas; married, September 6, 1868, to N. Augusta Terry.
  Douglas, William Orville (1898-1980) — also known as William O. Douglas — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Goose Prairie, Yakima County, Wash. Born in Maine, Otter Tail County, Minn., October 16, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law professor; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-39; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1937-39; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-75. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; United World Federalists; American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1980 (age 81 years, 95 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Douglas and Julia Bickford (Fiske) Douglas; married, August 16, 1923, to Mildred M. Riddle; married 1966 to Kathleen Heffernan.
  Cross-reference: Warren Christopher — William A. Norris
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by William O. Douglas: Of Men and Mountains (1982) — My wilderness: east to Katahdin (1961) — Go East, Young Man (1974) — The Court Years, 1939 to 1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas (1980)
  Books about William O. Douglas: Bruce Allen Murphy, Wild Bill : The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas — Howard Ball & Phillip J. Cooper, Of Power and Right: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and America's Constitutional Revolution — James F. Simon, Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas
  Douglas, William Wilberforce (b. 1841) — also known as William W. Douglas — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 26, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1871-73; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1890; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1891-1905; chief justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1905-08. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Douglas and Sarah (Sawyer) Douglas; married, June 30, 1884, to Anna Jean Bennett.


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