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ELDER (Soundex E436) — See also ALDER, ALLDER, BACHELDER, DERREL, EDER, EDLER, ELBER, ELDEN, ELDERD, ELDERDICE, ELDERKIN, ELDERS, ELDOR, ENGELDER, FELDER, FIELDER, GELDER, IHLDER, LEDER, LEEDER, MELDER, NEUFELDER, OSTHELDER, TIELDER, VANGELDER, WAELDER, WELDER.

  ELDER: See also Joseph Henry Ake — Herman Carl Andersen — Harry Clifford Canfield — Elder Cooper — Elder G. Hawkins — Elder Franklin LeCates — Elder W. Marshall — Elder D. Moore — Elder Peelor
  Elder, Alexander H. — of Glen Ridge, Essex County, N.J. Lawyer; general solicitor, Central Railroad of New Jersey; mayor of Glen Ridge, N.J., 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Alice — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956, 1960 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Elder, Bowman (1888-1954) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 4, 1888. Democrat. Real estate business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916, 1932, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; treasurer of Indiana Democratic Party, 1924-26; treasurer, Indiana Office Furniture Co., 1929-35; receiver who liquidated Indiana's interurban railways, 1933-40; Consular Agent for France in Indianapolis, Ind., 1935. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Reserve Officers Association; Military Order of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Zeta Psi. Died, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 10, 1954 (age 66 years, 98 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of William Line Elder (1855-1940); married to Madeline Fortune.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elder, Boyd Lane — of Burlington, Alamance County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Clifford See S. Clifford Elder
  Elder, Conway (b. 1880) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Perryville, Perry County, Mo., December 8, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 32nd District, 1915-20; justice of Missouri state supreme court; elected 1920; defeated, 1936. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Cyrus — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, D. Lane — of Hopewell, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940, 1948; mayor of Hopewell, Va., 1952-54. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Donna G. — of Sutherland, Dinwiddie County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Elder, Dorothy S. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 31st District, 1973. Female. Still living as of 1973.
  Elder, Edgar B. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Elmer R. — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Mayor of Decatur, Ill., 1923-27; defeated, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, George R. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Elder, Granville W. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Houston, Tex., 1947-69 (acting, 1947-49). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, H. E. — of St. Clair County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Clair County, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, H. H. — of Trenton, Gibson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Hubert G. — of Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, J. Walter See James Walter Elder
  Elder, James — of Richmond, Wayne County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Richmond, Ind., 1846-49, 1853-61, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, James F. — of Richmond, Wayne County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Richmond, Ind., 1886-90. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, James W. — of Nassau County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state senate 2nd District, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, James Walter (1882-1941) — also known as J. Walter Elder — of Farmerville, Union Parish, La. Born in Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Tex., October 5, 1882. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state senate, 1908-12; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 5th District, 1913-15. Died December 16, 1941 (age 59 years, 72 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Ruston, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Elder, Jesse — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Sacramento, Calif., 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Jim — of Gallatin County, Mont. Democrat. Candidate for Montana state house of representatives 67th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Elder, John, Jr. — of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, John A. — Candidate for Michigan land commissioner, 1878, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, John Dixon — of Arlington, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Elder, John E. — of Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, John W. (d. 1943) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Republican. Mayor of Albuquerque, N.M., 1910-12. Died in 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Lane See D. Lane Elder
  Elder, Lorenzo — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Mayor of Hoboken, N.J., 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Paul E. — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Mayor of Grafton, W.Va., 1985. Still living as of 1985.
  Elder, Peter Percival — of Ottawa, Franklin County, Kan. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Robert, Jr. — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Robert H. — of New York. Progressive. Candidate for New York state attorney general, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Robert H. (b. 1877) — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Born in Marion, Crittenden County, Ky., September 7, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Idaho, 1912-28; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1948 (alternate). Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James T. Elder and Mary E. (Dowell) Elder; married, June 21, 1903, to Martha Jane Noble; father of Robert N. Elder (1912?-?).
  Elder, Robert N. — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert H. Elder (1877-?).
  Elder, Rufus — of Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, S. Clifford — of Clarion, Clarion County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Clarion County Democratic Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Samuel J. — of Winchester, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Sara — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Elder, Stanley Wayne (1909-1986) — also known as Stanley W. Elder — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Hastings, Adams County, Neb., June 4, 1909. Republican. Insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County, 1943-44; defeated, 1940, 1944, 1954; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1946; Republican candidate for Michigan state senate, 1950 (primary, 31st District), 1964 (primary, 38th District), 1966 (38th District). Christian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis. Died in 1986 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard L. Elder and Mabel Grace Elder.
  Elder, Thomas — of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1820-23. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, Walter See James Walter Elder
  Elder, William — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Elder, William Line (1855-1940) — also known as William L. Elder — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in 1855. Real estate business; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Indiana District, 1919. Died in 1940 (age about 85 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Laura Bowman (1862-1942); father of Bowman Elder (1888-1954).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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