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

  DOUGLASS: See also Orison Rudolph Aggrey — Douglass C. Allee — R. Douglass Arbuckle — Albert Douglass Ayres — Herbert Almon Bartholomew — Douglass Townshend Bolling — Clayton Douglass Buck — Mrs. C. Douglass Buck, Jr. — Zachariah Chandler — Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell — Douglass Edward Corn — Charles Boyd Curtis — Douglass Dale — Douglass Diggs — Clarence Douglas Dillon — Elizabeth Simpson Drewry — Douglass K. Fischer — Arthur Elbridge Forbes — Douglass Houghton — Douglass E. Hunter — Douglass H. Johnston — Douglass Maguire — James Douglass Manning — Douglass McDonald — J. Douglass Mitchell — Tilman Bacon Parks — James Douglass Post — Frank Douglass Scott — Douglass Smith — Douglass Smith — Douglass Smith — H. Douglass Van Duser — Stuyvesant Wainwright II — Edward Douglass White — Edward Douglass White — Douglass Wiles — Douglass Wilkie — William Porter Witherow — Rodolph A. Woolsey — Douglass B. Wright
  Douglass, A. H. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, A. M. — of Covington, Hill County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 10th District, 1893-94, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Andrew E. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Wood County Republican Party, 1945-46; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1949; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1952, 1956, 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Anthony C. — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Mayor of Niagara Falls, N.Y., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Asa — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1800-01. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Benajah — of Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canaan, 1821-24, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Benjamin — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Benjamin Pennybacker (b. 1820) — of Harrison County, Ind. Born in New Market, Shenandoah County, Va., July 22, 1820. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1857; common pleas court judge in Indiana, 1864. Presbyterian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Nephew of Isaac Samuels Pennybacker and Joel Pennybacker (1805?-?); first cousin of John D. Pennybacker; second cousin once removed of Green Berry Samuels.
  Political family: Pennybacker-Anderson family of Virginia.
  Douglass, Burchet — Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1831-33; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Carlos Lavelette — also known as Carlos L. Douglass — of Walworth, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Carol J. — of Hawaii. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Douglass, Charles S. — U.S. Consular Agent in Emerson, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Clyde A. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Wake County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Daniel W. — of Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Fredonia, N.Y., 1848-49; member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, David Fulton (1821-1872) — of San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn., January 8, 1821. Member of California state assembly 8th District, 1855-56; secretary of state of California, 1856-58. Died in Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif., June 16, 1872 (age 51 years, 160 days). Interment at Stockton Rural Cemetery, Stockton, Calif.
  Douglass, E. L. — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, E. R. N. — of Lebanon, Hunterdon County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Hunterdon County Republican Party, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Douglass, Ebenezer — of Essex County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1820-21. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Elisha P. — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Fay See J. Fay Douglass
  Douglass, Frank A. (b. 1851) — of Houghton, Houghton County, Mich. Born in 1851. Republican. Postmaster at Houghton, Mich., 1881-83; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Frank P. — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Frank S. R. — of Oakville, Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Oakville, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
Frederick Douglass Douglass, Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey (1818-1895) — also known as Frederick Douglass — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in slavery in Maryland, 1818. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888 ; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Santo Domingo, 1889-91; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1889-91. African ancestry. Member, American Anti-Slavery Society. Lecturer and advocate of the abolition of slavery, starting in 1841. Publisher of The North Star, an abolitionist paper. In 1848, he attended the meeting in Seneca Falls, N.Y., which started the women's rights movement. Died, of a heart attack, in Washington, D.C., February 20, 1895 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.; statue erected 1899 at Highland Park, Rochester, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1838 to Anna Murray (c.1813-1882); married, January 24, 1884, to Helen Pitts (1838-1903); granduncle of Charles Edward Mitchell (1870-1937).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Books by Frederick Douglass: Life and Times of Frederick Douglass — Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: Written by Himself
  Books about Frederick Douglass: John Stauffer, Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
  Douglass, G. E. — of Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Ala. Postmaster at Alexander City, Ala., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, George A. — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, George H. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1944 (alternate), 1952, 1960 (alternate); Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, George N. — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Gus R. — of Grimms Landing, Mason County, W.Va.; Leon, Mason County, W.Va. Democrat. West Virginia commissioner of agriculture; elected 1964, 1968; elected unopposed 1972, 1976; elected 1980, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1988. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Still living as of 2004.
  Douglass, Henry — of New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Isaac S. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1811-14. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, J. Fay — of Forestville, Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Bristol, Connecticut, 1921-27. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, James — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, James — of Carthage, Miner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 18th District, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, James — of Calhoun County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, James A. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, John B. — of Talbotton, Talbot County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 25th District, 1923-24; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Talbot County, 1935-40. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, John C. — of Bell, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Bell, Calif., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, John H. — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 8th District, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, John Joseph (1873-1939) — also known as John J. Douglass — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 9, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1925-35 (10th District 1925-33, 11th District 1933-35); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Catholic. Died in West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 5, 1939 (age 66 years, 55 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Douglass, John Watkinson (1827-1909) — also known as John W. Douglass — of Erie, Erie County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 25, 1827. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 19th Pennsylvania District, 1862-69; U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1871-75; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1889-93; President of the District of Columbia Board of Commissioners, 1889-93. Died in Kent, Litchfield County, Conn., August 21, 1909 (age 81 years, 300 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Martha (Watkinson) Douglass and Joseph Mullen Douglass (1834-1905); married to Margaret Lyon (1830-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Douglass, Junius Z. (born c.1877) — of Forestville, Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Forestville, Bristol, Hartford County, Conn., about 1877. Republican. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1913-14, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Kelsey Harris (d. 1840) — of Texas. Member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1837-38. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1840. Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Tex.
  The community of Douglass, Texas, is named for him.
Lyle E. Douglass Douglass, Lyle E. — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate and insurance business; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Waukesha County 1st District, 1935-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Douglass, Mary P. — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Norma A. — of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Douglass, Ray R. — of Postville, Allamakee County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Richard II — of New London, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at New London, Conn., 1797-1816. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Robert L. — of Fallon, Churchill County, Nev.; Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1932; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Nevada, 1941-47. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Samuel — Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1830-33. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Samuel — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Burgess of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1851, 1856, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Samuel C. — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of Mill Creek, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Samuel Townsend (1814-1898) — also known as Samuel T. Douglass — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Wallingford, Rutland County, Vt., February 28, 1814. Lawyer; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1852-57; resigned 1857. Died in Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Mich., March 5, 1898 (age 84 years, 5 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Douglass (1785-1848) and Lucy (Townsend) Douglass (1792-1843); brother of Silas Hamilton Douglas; married, April 5, 1856, to Elizabeth Campbell (1819-1902); second cousin once removed of David Hough; third cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, David Edgerton and Robert Coit, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of George Champlin, Waightstill Avery, Joshua Coit and William Brainard Coit; third cousin thrice removed of Claudius Victor Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840), Jonathan R. Herrick, Alfred Avery Burnham and Almar F. Dickson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Douglass, Scott (born c.1952) — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Born about 1952. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Douglass, Silas H. See Silas Hamilton Douglas
  Douglass, Silas M. — of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. Democrat. Circuit judge in Ohio 5th Circuit, 1897-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Tom — of Edmond, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Douglass, W. C. — of Alva, Woods County, Okla. Postmaster at Alva, Okla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, William B., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Santo Domingo, as of 1926-29; Malaga, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, William R. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Whig. Postmaster at Shreveport, La., 1849-52. Burial location unknown.
  Douglass, Zebulon — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1810-11. Burial location unknown.


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