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DREY (Soundex D600) — See also ANDREY, ARDREY, BALDREY, BOLDREY, BREY, CONDREY, CORDREY, COUDREY, COWDREY, DEERY, DEREY, DERRY, DERY, DOREY, DRAGHI, DREA, DREU, DREW, DREYER, DREYFUS, DREYFUSS, DRUE, DRUEY, DRUIE, DRY, DRYE, DUREY, DYER, DYRE, ERDY, JANDREY, REDDY, REEDY, VODREY.

  Drey, Roland — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DREYER (Soundex D660) — See also BREYER, DRAYER, DREGER, DREHER, DREIER, DREY, DRIER, DRYER, EYER, FREYE, FREYER, FREYERMUTH, PREYER, REYES, SPREYER.

  DREYER: See also William Henry Bates
  Dreyer, Charles H. — of Festus, Jefferson County, Mo. Mayor of Festus, Mo., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Dreyer, Henry — of Cranford, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Cranford, N.J., 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Dreyer, Kris — of Waterford Township, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for supervisor of Waterford Township, Michigan, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Dreyer, William — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1905. Burial location unknown.


DREYFUS (Soundex D612) — See also BREYFOGLE, DREIFUSS, DREY, DREYFUSS, DRUFUS, DRYFOOS, LYFU, REYFF.

  DREYFUS: See also Velma Marjorie Dreyfus Jeter
  Dreyfus, Charles H. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Richmond County 1st District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Dreyfus, Lee Sherman (1926-2008) — also known as Lee S. Dreyfus — of Wisconsin. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., June 20, 1926. Governor of Wisconsin, 1979-83. Died in Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis., January 2, 2008 (age 81 years, 196 days). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha, Wis.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dreyfus, Louis Goethe, Jr. (1889-1973) — also known as Louis G. Dreyfus, Jr. — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Born in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., November 23, 1889. U.S. Deputy Consul General in Berlin, 1911-12; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Callao, 1912-13; U.S. Consular Agent in Quibdo, 1913-14; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Berlin, 1914-15; U.S. Vice Consul in Berlin, 1915; Budapest, 1915-16; U.S. Consul in Budapest, 1916; Sofia, 1916; Malaga, 1917-18; Paris, as of 1919; Palermo, as of 1920-21; Dresden, 1925; U.S. Consul General in Copenhagen, as of 1932; U.S. Minister to Iran, 1939-44; Afghanistan, 1940-42; Iceland, 1944-46; Sweden, 1946-47; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1949-51. Episcopalian. Died in 1973 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Dreyfus, Ray — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dreyfus, Velma Marjorie See Velma Marjorie Dreyfus Jeter


DREYFUSS (Soundex D612) — See also BREYFOGLE, DREIFUSS, DREY, DREYFUS, DRUFUS, DRYFOOS, FUSS, LYFU, REYFF.

  Dreyfuss, Ferdinand — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 22nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DRIBBEN (Soundex D615) — See also BINDER, BIRDEN, BREDIN, BREEDIN, CRIBBEN, DREABON, DREBIN, DROBNY, DURBAN, DURBIN, GIBBENS, HIBBEN, MCKIBBEN, MEGIBBEN, ODROBINA, TRIBBEY.

  Dribben, Samuel E. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1921, 1922. Burial location unknown.


DRIEBORG (Soundex D616) — See also BORG, FREBORG, KIEBORT, LIEBOWITZ, SEEBORG, SIEBOLD, WEBORG, WIEBOLDT.

  DRIEBORG: See also Joseph Francis Deeb


DRIER (Soundex D660) — See also BRIER, DIER, DRAYER, DREIER, DREYER, DRIKER, DRIVER, DRYER, LADRIERE, RIDDER, RIDER, TRIER.

  Drier, A. P. — of Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pa. Mayor of Nanticoke, Pa., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DRIESBACH (Soundex D621) — See also ANDRIES, DIESBECK, DREISBACH, DRESBACH, DRIESS, GRIESBAUER, PRESBA.

  Driesbach, C. H. — of Frankfort, Spink County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 33rd District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Driesbach, Clyde F. — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Fort Wayne, Ind., 1939-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Driesbach, J. Monroe — of Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Driesbach, Monroe See J. Monroe Driesbach


DRIESS (Soundex D620) — See also ANDRIES, DIERS, DRAZ, DREES, DREIS, DRESS, DREWS, DRIESBACH, DROUSE, DROZ, DRUSS, EDRIS, FRIESSER, GRIESSMAN, PRIESSEL, RIESS, SIDER, SIERD.

  Driess, Jacob A. — of Niagara County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 1st District, 1884-85. Burial location unknown.


DRIFFLE (Soundex D614) — See also BIFFLE, BRANDRIFF, DRIFTER, DRUFFEL, FIDDLER, FIDLER, RIFFLE, SCHIFFLER, SHIFFLET, STIFFLER.

  Driffle, William — of Colleton County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Colleton County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.


DRIFTER (Soundex D613) — See also BRANDRIFF, DRIFFLE, FINIFTER, PRIFTI, SCHRIFT, THRIFT, VANDEGRIFT, VANDERGRIFT.

  Drifter, The High Plains: See Steve Camberling Cowper


DRIGGERS (Soundex D626) — See also BIGGERS, BIGGERSTAFF, BRIGGEMAN, CRIGGER, DRIGGS, FRIGGERI, HIGGERSON, RIGGEN, SIGGERS, VIGGERS.

  Driggers, Archie E. — Dry candidate for delegate to Pennsylvania convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.


DRIGGS (Soundex D620) — See also BRIGGS, DIGGS, DRIGGERS, GRIGGS, RIGGS, RIGGSBEE, SPRIGGS.

  Driggs, Amos W. — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Hartford; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Driggs, Charles M. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1924, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Driggs, D. C. — of Driggs, Teton County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Driggs, Edmund — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Driggs, Edmund Hope (1865-1946) — also known as Edmund H. Driggs — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 2, 1865. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1897-1901; defeated, 1900; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1901. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 27, 1946 (age 81 years, 148 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Driggs, Frank — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Driggs, George W. — U.S. Consul in Turks Island, as of 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Driggs, John D. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., 1970-74. Still living as of 1974.
  Driggs, John Fletcher (1813-1877) — also known as John F. Driggs — of East Saginaw (now part of Saginaw), Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y., March 8, 1813. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County, 1859-60; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1863-69; defeated, 1870. Injured by a fall on the ice in the winter of 1875-76, as a result of which he died, in East Saginaw (now part of Saginaw), Saginaw County, Mich., December 17, 1877 (age 64 years, 284 days). Original interment at Brady Hill Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.; reinterment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Driggs, Laurence La Tourette — also known as Laurence La T. Driggs — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Driggs, Roswell W. — of Tonawanda, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Tonawanda, N.Y., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.


DRIKER (Soundex D626) — See also CARRIKER, DIDRIK, DIERKER, DRIER, DRINKER, DRUCKER, DRUKER, DRUKKER, DURKER, DUROCHER, ENTRIKEN, FREDRIK, FREDRIKSEN, HENDRIKSEN, KRIDER, PETRIKEN, RIKE, RIKER, RIKERD, SEIDENSTRIKER, STRIKE, STRIKER, VERBRIKE, VERRIKER.

  Driker, John — of Havelock, Craven County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Havelock, N.C., 1881. Burial location unknown.


DRILL (Soundex D640) — See also BRILL, CALANDRILLO, DILL, DODDRILL, DODRILL, DRALE, DRELL, DRILLING, DROELLE, DROLL, HADDRILL, RILL.

  Drill, Lewis L. (b. 1877) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Browerville, Todd County, Minn., May 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, 1928-33. Protestant. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Warren Drill and Saphrona Ellen (Sheets) Drill.


DRILLING (Soundex D645) — See also CALANDRILLO, DARLING, DILLING, DODDRILL, DODRILL, DREILING, DRILL, FRILLING, HADDRILL, ILLING, LING, RILLING.

  Drilling, T. E. — of Tulare, Tulare County, Calif. Mayor of Tulare, Calif., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DRIMMON (Soundex D655) — See also BINDRIM, DRAIMAN, DRAYMAN, GEDRIM, GRIMMONS, MCCRIMMON, MELDRIM, NIMROD.

  DRIMMON: See also Jacob Nathaniel Bailey


DRINAN (Soundex D655) — See also DEROUNIAN, DINAN, DORNAN, DORNIN, DORNON, DRENNAN, DRENNEN, DURNIN, MARINAN, MARRINAN, NARDIN.

Robert F. Drinan Drinan, Robert Frederick (1920-2007) — also known as Robert F. Drinan; "Our Father Who Art In Congress" — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass.; Washington, D.C. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 15, 1920. Democrat. Catholic priest; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1971-81 (3rd District 1971-73, 4th District 1973-81); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; law professor. Catholic. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died, from pneumonia and congestive heart failure, in Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C., January 28, 2007 (age 86 years, 74 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Drinan and Ann (Flanigan) Drinan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Robert Drinan: Raymond A. Schroth, Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress
  Image source: Public Officers of Massachusetts, 1979-80


DRINKER (Soundex D652) — See also BRINKEMA, BRINKER, BRINKERHOFF, DRIKER, DRINKLE, DRINKWATER, RINKE, RINKER, SPRINKEL, TRINKE.

  Drinker, Georgie W. — of Moylan, Delaware County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.


DRINKLE (Soundex D652) — See also BRINKLEY, CRINKLAW, DRINKER, DRINKWATER, KINDLER, SPRINKLE, TRINKLE, WRINKLE.

  Drinkle, Charles H. — of Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


DRINKWATER (Soundex D652) — See also BRINKWORTH, DRINKER, DRINKLE, MINKWIC, SHONKWILER, YANKWICH.

  Drinkwater, A. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Drinkwater, Herbert R. (1936-1997) — of Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in 1936. Mayor of Scottsdale, Ariz., 1980-96. Died December 28, 1997 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Drinkwater, Herman — of Virginia Beach, Va. Mayor of Virginia Beach, Va., 1920-24. Burial location unknown.
  Drinkwater, James — U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in Castelamare, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


DRIPS (Soundex D612) — See also DROPSEY.

  DRIPS: See also James Boyd Utt
  Drips, Margaret (b. 1901) — also known as Margaret Hughes — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Born in Scottsville, Allen County, Ky., May 2, 1901. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1948 (co-chair, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate); vice-chair of Minnesota Democratic Party, 1940-44; member of Democratic National Committee from Minnesota, 1944-48. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of James T. Hughes and Margaret (Carpenter) Hughes; married, September 14, 1926, to William Allison Drips.
  Drips, Stanley F. — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Rochester, Minn., 1956-83 (acting, 1956-57). Still living as of 1983.


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