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DUKE (Soundex D200) — See also DAKE, DIKE, DOAK, DOC, DOCK, DOKE, DUCHE, DUCK, DUKEHART, DUKERT, DUKES, DUMKE, DUQUE, DYKE, KUDE, LADUKE, MARMADUKE, TUKE.

  Duke: See Randall Cunningham — Lauren D. Hobbs — W. P. Simons — Courken George Deukmejian
  Duke, Albert L. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 6th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Alva L. — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif. Mayor of Colton, Calif., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Angier Biddle (1915-1995) — of Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1915. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, 1952-53; Spain, 1965-68; Denmark, 1968-69; Morocco, 1979-81. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Chancellor of Southampton College. Hit by a car while rollerblading, and died as a result, in Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 29, 1995 (age 79 years, 150 days). Entombed at Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Angier Buchanan Duke (1884-1923) and Cordelia Drexel (Biddle) Duke (1898-1984); married 1937 to Priscilla St. George (1919-1995); married to Margaret Screven White; married 1952 to Maria-Luisa de Aranal (1921-1961); married 1962 to Robin Chandler Lynn and Robin Chandler Duke; nephew of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.; great-grandson of Malbourne Addison Angier; second great-grandnephew of Charles John Biddle; third great-grandnephew of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; fourth great-grandson of Charles Biddle; fourth great-grandnephew of Edward Biddle; first cousin once removed of Pearl McMannen Duke (1879-1938; who married Nathan Lynn Bachman) and Doris Duke (1912-1993; tobacco heiress); first cousin six times removed of John Scull; second cousin thrice removed of John Biddle (1859-1936); second cousin four times removed of Edward MacFunn Biddle; second cousin five times removed of Charles Willing Byrd; third cousin of William Bradley Umstead (1895-1954); fourth cousin once removed of Julia Grimmet Fortson.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Umstead-Grimmet-Byrd family of Durham, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Duke, Basil W. (1838-1916) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Scott County, Ky., 1838. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1870. Died in 1916 (age about 78 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Duke, Bruce E. — of Farmington, Oakland County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972; American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1974; American candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Duke, C. J. — of Portsmouth, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1920 (alternate), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Charles M. — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1963-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Duke, Charles T. — of Monticello, Drew County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1904 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1916 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Duke, David Ernest (b. 1950) — also known as David Duke — of Louisiana. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., July 1, 1950. Candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1988; member of Louisiana state house of representatives 81st District, 1989-92; Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1990, 1996; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1992. Member, Ku Klux Klan. Still living as of 2018.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Books by David Duke: My Awakening: A Path to Racial Understanding (1998)
  Books about David Duke: John Maginnis, Cross to Bear
  Critical books about David Duke: Bernard Goldberg, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37)
  Duke, E. F. — of Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C. Mayor of Rocky Mount, N.C., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, E. L. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Earl K. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Florimond DuS. — of Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Hanover; elected 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Duke, Fred A. — of Portsmouth, Va. Mayor of Portsmouth, Va., 1952-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Fred F. — of Clifton Heights, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Clifton Heights, Pa., 1926-31; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, George — of Hotchkiss, Delta County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Helen — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Duke, J. C. — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, J. M. — U.S. Consul in San Salvador, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, J. W. — of Guthrie, Logan County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Duke, James Buchanan (1856-1925) — also known as James B. Duke; "Buck"; "Tobacco King" — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born near Durham, Durham County, N.C., December 23, 1856. Republican. Organizer and president, American Tobacco Company, which monopolized the tobacco industry until it was broken up in 1911; organizer of electric power companies; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Left a large trust fund which supported Duke University. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 10, 1925 (age 68 years, 291 days). Entombed at Duke University Chapel, Durham, N.C.
  Presumably named for: James Buchanan
  Relatives: Son of Washington Duke (1820-1905); married 1904 to Lillian Fletcher McCredy (divorced 1906); married, July 23, 1907, to Nanaline Lee 'Nannie' (Holt) Inman (1870-1962); father of Doris Duke (1912-1993; who married James Henry Roberts Cromwell (1896-1990)); uncle of Mary Lillian Duke (1887-1960; who married Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.).
  Political families: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; MacArthur family of Pennsylvania; Dodge-Duke-Cromwell family of Detroit, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Duke, Jesse C. — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Jim — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 45th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Duke, John G. — of Cookeville, Putnam County, Tenn. Postmaster at Cookeville, Tenn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Joseph B. — of Eatonton, Putnam County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 28th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Joseph C. — of Arizona. Democrat. Sergeant-at-Arms, Democratic National Convention, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Duke, Kenneth — of Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Malcolm R. — of Dresden, Weakley County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Maxie — of Walhalla, Oconee County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Duke, Merlin — of Bogalusa, Washington Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Duke of Braintree, The: See John Adams
  Duke of Surry: See Joseph Williams of Shallow Ford
  Duke of Tacoma, The: See Clinton Peyre Ferry
  Duke, Richard Thomas Walker (1822-1898) — of Virginia. Born near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., June 6, 1822. U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1870-73; member of Virginia state legislature, 1870. Died near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., July 2, 1898 (age 76 years, 26 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Charlottesville, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Duke, Robin Chandler (1923-2016) — also known as Grace Esther Tippett; Robin Chandler — of New York. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 13, 1923. Democrat. Model; journalist; stockbroker; U.S. Ambassador to Norway, 2000-01. Female. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 6, 2016 (age 92 years, 116 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Carolina Memorial Park, North Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of Richard Edgar Tippett and Esther (Chandler) Tippett; married 1946 to Jeffrey Lynn (1909-1995; actor; divorced 1958); married 1962 to Angier Biddle Duke (1915-1995).
  Political families: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Umstead-Grimmet-Byrd family of Durham, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Duke, S. A. — of Baxter, Drew County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Sarah A. — of Brady, McCulloch County, Tex. Postmaster at Brady, Tex., 1895. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Steven Paul — of Jonesville, Hillsdale County, Mich. Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Duke, Thomas A. — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Thomas Marshall — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Matagorda, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, W. R. — of Colorado. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1930, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, Walter Edwin — also known as Walter E. Duke — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 2010; defeated, 2012 (61st District). Still living as of 2012.
  Duke, William, Jr. — of Wellsville, Allegany County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; merchant; member of New York state assembly from Allegany County, 1916-23; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, William III — of Ardsley, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Ardsley, N.Y., 1956-57; defeated, 1957. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Duke, William T. — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Akron, Ohio, 1964-72 (acting, 1964). Still living as of 1972.


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