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EARLY (Soundex E640) — See also ARLEY, ARLY, BREARLY, EALY, EARL, EARLE, EARLEY, EARLIE, EARLYWINE, EYERLY, EYLAR, LAREY, LAYER, LEARY, MCKEARLY, RALEY, RAYEL, RELYA.

  EARLY: See also Simeon Buford, Sr. — Early B. Christian — Walter Early Craig — Paul Early Fitzpatrick — Miriam Lee Early Lippincott — Candice Early Lopes — Peter Early Love — James Mary Early O'Grady — Early C. Phelps
  Early, Alva H. — of Ahoskie, Hertford County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Bernard — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Middlesex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Early, D. Miller — of Wilson, Northampton County, Pa. Burgess of Wilson, Pennsylvania, 1923-37. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Daisy M. — of Welch, McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1941; candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Delbert E. — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Don — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Early, E. V. — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Mayor of Meridian, Miss., 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Edward M. (b. 1935) — of Ross Township, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., October 2, 1935. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1971-74; member of Pennsylvania state senate 40th District, 1975-86. Still living as of 1986.
  Relatives: Son of Edward A. Early and Christina Marie (Snead) Early; married to Sandy Chestnut.
  Early, Eleazer — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Georgia state comptroller general, 1805-08; postmaster at Savannah, Ga., 1820-24. Burial location unknown.
  Early, J. D. — Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Jack — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Louisville, Ky., 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Early, Jacob Drennan (1859-1919) — also known as Jacob D. Early — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., November 4, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888; member of Indiana state senate, 1897-99. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Knights of Pythias. Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., October 18, 1919 (age 59 years, 348 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Stockwell Early (1827-1884) and Anna Louisa (Andrews) Early (born 1835).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Early, James A. — of Newton Lower Falls, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Postmaster at Newton Lower Falls, Mass., 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Early, James A. — of Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Early, James G. — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936. Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing, Minn.
  Early, Joel — of Culpeper County, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Culpeper County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Early, John — of Franklin County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Franklin County, 1786-88; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Franklin County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Early, John H. — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Early, John Levering (1896-1999) — also known as John L. Early — of Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla. Born in Staunton, Va., December 19, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1933-39; municipal judge in Florida, 1944-46; mayor of Sarasota, Fla., 1951-52. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla., March 9, 1999 (age 102 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Early (born 1862) and Ida (Clark) Early; married, June 2, 1924, to Maebelle Claire Brooks.
Joseph D. Early Early, Joseph Daniel (1933-2012) — also known as Joseph D. Early — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 31, 1933. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1963-74; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1975-93; defeated, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Catholic. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., November 9, 2012 (age 79 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Public Officers of Massachusetts, 1979-80
  Early, Jubal Anderson (1813-1894) — of Franklin County, Va. Born in 1813. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1894 (age about 81 years). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  Early, Lillian — of Casa Grande, Pinal County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Early, Mary Ellen — of Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004-08. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Early, Maurice D. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Michael P. — Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly 30th District; elected 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Early, Miller See D. Miller Early
  Early, Nathaniel B., Jr. (1902-1979) — of Richmond, Va. Born in Albemarle County, Va., March 4, 1902. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Virginia, 1941-47. Died in Richmond, Va., November 12, 1979 (age 77 years, 253 days). Interment at Graham Cemetery, Orange, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Beazaleel Early and Sudie (Brown) Early (1876-1971); married, June 12, 1943, to Jessie Catherine Garnette (1907-1998); fourth cousin of William Nelson Brown (1848-?).
  Political family: Overton-Early-Brown-Brooks family of Virginia.
  Early, Nathaniel Beazaleel (1866-1947) — also known as Nathaniel B. Early — of Dawsonville, Greene County, Va.; Ruckersville, Greene County, Va. Born in Earlysville, Albemarle County, Va., July 30, 1866. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Greene & Madison counties, 1897-1907; member of Virginia state senate, 1908-33 (17th District 1908-23, 27th District 1924-33); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916, 1924. Died in Greene County, Va., August 15, 1947 (age 81 years, 16 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Richard Early (1830-1906) and Sarah Thompson (Brown) Early (1833-1909); married, July 19, 1894, to Sudie Brent Brown (1876-1971); father of Nathaniel B. Early, Jr.; third cousin once removed of William Nelson Brown (1848-?).
  Political family: Overton-Early-Brown-Brooks family of Virginia.
  Early, Norm — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Early, Mrs. P. A. — of Welch, McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1955. Female. Still living as of 1955.
  Early, Peter (1773-1817) — of Georgia. Born near Madison, Madison County, Va., June 20, 1773. U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1803-07 (at-large 1803-05, 2nd District 1805-07); superior court judge in Georgia, 1807-13; Governor of Georgia, 1813-15; member of Georgia state senate, 1815-17; died in office 1817. Died near Scull Shoals, Greene County, Ga., August 15, 1817 (age 44 years, 56 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at City Cemetery, Greensboro, Ga.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Daniella Jones (who married Joseph Wheeler (1836-1906)).
  Early County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Early, Rex — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Early, Samuel St. Clair (1824-1882) — of Indiana. Born in Blount County, Tenn., November 3, 1824. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1857-59. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Brownstown, Jackson County, Ind., January 15, 1882 (age 57 years, 73 days). Burial location unknown.
  Early, Squire B. — Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for New York state engineer and surveyor, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Early, Theodore L. — of Delta Township, Eaton County, Mich. Supervisor of Delta Township, Michigan, 1971-73. Still living as of 1973.
  Early, Thomas J. (1917-1992) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born July 18, 1917. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1972-73, 1976-79. Died January 23, 1992 (age 74 years, 189 days). Burial location unknown.
  Early, William I. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Early, William L. — of Madison County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Early, William Wallace (b. 1867) — also known as William W. Early — Born in Aulander, Bertie County, N.C., December 2, 1867. Physician; U.S. Consular Agent in Leicester, 1914-18; U.S. Consul in Belize City, 1919-25; San Luis Potosi, 1925-29; Colón, 1929-32. Burial location unknown.


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