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DURHAM (Soundex D650) — See also BURHAM, BURHANS, DEREUME, DERHAM, DUNHAM, DURHAL, TURHAND.

  DURHAM: See also William Bales — Lucius Durham Battle — Jay Cooke — Durham Hall — Durham Hall — George Dunlap Hopper — Thomas J. Lysaght — Oscar F. Mason — Louisa Durham Mohr — Henry Varnum Poor
  Durham, Anna — of Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Miss. Postmaster at Clarksdale, Miss., 1887-91. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, B. C. — of Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Baxter (b. 1878) — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Durham, Durham County, N.C., August 20, 1878. Democrat. North Carolina state auditor, 1921-37. Baptist. Member, Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Columbus Durham and Lila (Walters) Durham.
  Durham, Bill Bull — of Tennessee. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Durham, Bruce W. — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Park Ridge, Ill., 1913-15. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, C. H. — U.S. Consular Agent in Cockburn Harbour, as of 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, C. M. — of Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Carl Thomas (1892-1974) — also known as Carl T. Durham — of Chapel Hill, Orange County, N.C. Born in White Cross, Orange County, N.C., August 28, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; pharmacist; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1939-61. Died in Durham, Durham County, N.C., April 29, 1974 (age 81 years, 244 days). Interment at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, White Cross, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of C. P. Durham and Delia (Lloyd) Durham; married, December 30, 1918, to Margaret Joe Whitsett.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Durham, Charles L. — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1915; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 37th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Charles R. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 37th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Charles W. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Christine M. — Justice of Utah state supreme court, 1982-. Female. Still living as of 1999.
  Durham, Edgar M. — of Vassalboro, Kennebec County, Maine. Postmaster at Vassalboro, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Edna — of Orem, Utah County, Utah. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, George J. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Mayor of Austin, Tex., 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, H. W. — of North Paris, Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Postmaster at North Paris, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Hannah M. — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1944, 1948. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Hugh — of Dakota County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 20, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Durham, Israel Wilson (1855-1909) — also known as Israel W. Durham; "Old Man"; "Peerless Leader" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 24, 1855. Republican. Philadelphia police magistrate, 1885-95; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1897-98, 1909 (6th District 1897-98, 2nd District 1909); died in office 1909; Pennsylvania State Insurance Commissioner, 1900-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900, 1904, 1908. President and principal owner of the Philadelphia Phillies professional baseball team, 1909. Died suddenly, from interstital nephritis, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., June 28, 1909 (age 53 years, 247 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Durham (1823-1908) and Jane Elizabeth (Norris) Durham (1832-1871).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Durham, J. E. — Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, James — of Leesville, Vernon Parish, La. Postmaster at Leesville, La., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, James William — of Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Durham, John H. — of Franklin, Simpson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1908, 1912, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, John H. — of Connecticut. U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1997-98. Still living as of 1998.
  Durham, John Stephens (1861-1919) — also known as John S. Durham — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1861. U.S. Consul in Santo Domingo, 1890-91; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Santo Domingo, 1891-93; U.S. Consul General in Port-au-Prince, 1891-93; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1891-93. African ancestry. Died in 1919 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Durham, John Wallace — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Austin, Tex., 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Durham, Lillian — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Louisa I. See Louisa Durham Mohr
  Durham, Miller H. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 99th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Durham, Milton Jameson (1824-1911) — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky. Born near Perryville, Mercer County (now Boyle County), Ky., May 16, 1824. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1873-79. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., February 12, 1911 (age 86 years, 272 days). Interment at Belleview Cemetery, Danville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Durham, Pam — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Durham, Plato — of North Carolina. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 8th District, 1874. Interment at Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, N.C.
  Durham, R. L. — Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 11th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Ralph — of Ruffin, Colleton County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Durham, Ralph E. — of Delaware. Libertarian. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives 16th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Durham, Ray — of Harrisburg, Saline County, Ill. Mayor of Harrisburg, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Richard Claiborne (1910-1999) — also known as Richard C. Durham — of Mayagüez, Mayagüez Municipio, Puerto Rico; Santurce, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico; Hato Rey, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Richmond, Va., February 3, 1910. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1944, 1952, 1956, 1960; Honorary Consul for Belgium in San Juan, P.R., 1954-59. Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., December 27, 1999 (age 89 years, 327 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Thomas Durham (1873-1930) and Marie Adine (Tompkins) Durham (1884-1970).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Durham, Robert D. — of Oregon. Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1991-94. Still living as of 1994.
  Durham, Robert Lee — of Buena Vista, Va. Dry candidate for delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Samuel W. — of Linn County, Iowa. Delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Linn County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Scott — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Chair of Calhoun County Republican Party, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Durham, Stonewall J. — of Gaston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 32nd District, 1903-04; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, W. J. — of Greenville, Hunt County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, W. J. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Durham, W. J. H. — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Mayor of Durham, N.C., 1871, 1873-77. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, W. R. — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 12th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Durham, W. W. — of California. Member of California state assembly 26th District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, William — of Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn. Postmaster at Brainerd, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Durham, Mrs. Zora — of Condado, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.


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