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EMERSON (Soundex E562) — See also AMERSON, DEMERS, EMBERSON, EMER, EMMERSON, GUMMERSON, JIMMERSON, KREMERS, MOESSNER, REMERS, SUMMERSON, TIEMERSMA, TIMERSON.

  EMERSON: See also Edward Arnold — Raymond T. Baker — Mark J. Bartlett — George Emerson Bird — William Cameron Forbes — Oren Tracy Hayes — John Hunn — Curtis James Knight — Abel Merrill — Elliott Roosevelt — Franklin Pierce Saunders
  Emerson, A. M. P. — of Orland, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Abraham — of Candia, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1846-48. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Abram — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Emerson, Albert — of Monticello, Piatt County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Alfred E. — of Limerick, Jefferson County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Allan — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1838-41. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Louis Lincoln Emmerson (1863-1941).
  Emerson, Andrew L. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Whig. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Arthur Tenney — U.S. Navy officer; Governor of American Samoa. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Bill See Norvell William Emerson
  Emerson, Bodwell — of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1828-30. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Bulkley — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Postmaster at Bangor, Maine, 1800-01, 1801-06. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, C. W. — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah Territory, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Caro Chamberlain See Caro Emerson Fields
  Emerson, Charles (d. 1870) — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 40th District, 1869-70; died in office 1870. Died April 16, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Charles — of Hayti, Hamlin County, S.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Charles C. (b. 1852) — of East Thetford, Thetford, Orange County, Vt. Born in Thetford, Orange County, Vt., August 8, 1852. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Thetford, 1888. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Charles E. — of Maine. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Charles S. — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Milford; elected 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Milford, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Daniel, Jr. — of Hollis, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1787-88. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, David — of Hollis, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1796. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, David W. — of Wisconsin. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1914, 1926; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Delmont — of Island Falls, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 16th District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Druey — of Bowling Green, Pike County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Pike County Democratic Party, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, E. H. — of Dodge County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1899-1900, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Emerson, Edgar C. — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Jefferson County Judge, 1899; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1912-20. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Edward P. — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Elizabeth H. — of Long Island (unknown county), N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 10th District; elected 2009. Female. Still living as of 2009.
  Emerson, Emery H., Jr. — Democrat. Candidate for South Dakota state auditor, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, F. G. — of Wellington, Sumner County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Fermon — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Emerson, Frank — of Evanston, Uinta County, Wyo. Republican. Member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Frank Collins (1882-1931) — of Wyoming. Born May 26, 1882. Engineer; Governor of Wyoming, 1927-31; died in office 1931. Died February 18, 1931 (age 48 years, 268 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Emerson, Frank W. — of Hampstead, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Hampstead; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, George (1848-1921) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., April 6, 1848. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1883-84. Died April 11, 1921 (age 73 years, 5 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Emerson, George Reed — U.S. Vice Consul in Antilla, as of 1926; Valparaiso, as of 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, George Y. — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Rochester 2nd Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, H. T. — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Menominee, Mich.; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Henry A. — of Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Henry Ivory (1871-1953) — also known as Henry I. Emerson — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine, March 14, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1915-21; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1924, 1926. Methodist. Died in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 28, 1953 (age 82 years, 228 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Ivory W. Emerson and Rose A. (Stewart) Emerson; married, December 25, 1894, to Nettie Naumann (died 1915); married, February 19, 1917, to Lillian B. McCormick.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Emerson, Hugh P. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Democrat. Postmaster at Miami, Fla., 1942-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Isaac — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 5, 1923-30. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Emerson, J. N. — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Jabez Oscar (1875-1968) — also known as Jabez O. Emerson — of Emporia, Lyon County, Kan.; Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Lyon County, Kan., February 2, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1911-13; mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1926-27; appointed 1926; defeated, 1927. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died October 6, 1968 (age 93 years, 247 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Jay Emerson and Mary Elizabeth (Norman) Emerson; married, January 1, 1902, to Carrie Elizabeth Doak.
James A. Emerson Emerson, James Alfred (1865-1922) — also known as James A. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., April 25, 1865. Republican. Lumber business; woollen manufacturer; steamboat business; hotel owner; banker; member of New York state senate, 1907-18 (32nd District 1907-08, 33rd District 1909-18); as an opponent of alcohol prohibition in 1918, he was called "wringing wet" (in contrast to prohibition advocates, who were "desert dry"). Became ill, from heart disease and gastritis, while on board the steamship Porto Rico, and died soon after, in Long Island Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 31, 1922 (age 56 years, 281 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of Louis Woodard Emerson (1857-1924); married to Margaret Jane McGregor (1877-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Emerson, James M. — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, James O. — of Roxbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Roxbury; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Jo Ann (b. 1950) — also known as Jo Ann Hermann — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born in Washington, D.C., September 16, 1950. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1996-. Female. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married, June 21, 1975, to Norvell William Emerson (1938-1996).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Emerson, John — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Emerson, John B. — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000; member, Credentials Committee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Emerson, John F. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, John H. — of Dubuque County, Iowa. Delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention 30th District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, John O. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 48, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Emerson, Jonathan — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Republican. Postmaster at Smyrna, Del., 1861-73. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Josiah D. — of Logan County, Ohio. Republican. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Logan County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Lee Earl (1898-1976) — also known as Lee E. Emerson — of Vermont. Born in Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt., December 19, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1939-42; member of Vermont state senate, 1943-44; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1945-49; Governor of Vermont, 1951-55; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1958; candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1960. Died in Berlin, Washington County, Vt., May 21, 1976 (age 77 years, 154 days). Interment at Welcome O. Brown Cemetery, Barton, Vt.
  Relatives: Married, August 4, 1927, to Dorcas Minnie Ball (1908-2001).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Emerson, Louis Woodard (1857-1924) — also known as Louis W. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., July 25, 1857. Republican. Paper manufacturer; woollen manufacturer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1888, 1896, 1904 (alternate), 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1890-93; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1899-1903. Died in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., June 10, 1924 (age 66 years, 321 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of James Alfred Emerson (1865-1922); married 1905 to Ella A. Fuller (1856-1924).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Emerson, Lyndes — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, M. D. — of Paris, Lamar County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, M. H. — of Parma, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Postmaster at Parma, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Mary — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Emerson, Nathan — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Hastings, Minn., 1891-95. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Norvell William (1938-1996) — also known as Bill Emerson — of De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo.; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 1, 1938. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1981-96 (10th District 1981-83, 8th District 1983-96); died in office 1996. Presbyterian. Died of lung cancer, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 22, 1996 (age 58 years, 173 days). Interment at Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Norvell Preston Emerson and Marie (Reinemer) Emerson; married, June 21, 1975, to Jo Ann Hermann (1950-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Emerson, Phillip H. — Justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1873-76. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1892-1963) — also known as Ralph W. Emerson — of Wyoming, Kent County, Del. Born in Wyoming, Kent County, Del., March 6, 1892. Republican. Fruit broker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); Delaware state treasurer; elected 1950. Quaker. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Delaware, February 10, 1963 (age 70 years, 341 days). Interment at Camden Friends Meeting House Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Pennell Emerson (1852-1940) and Martha Emma (Stevens) Emerson (1862-1938); married, September 12, 1915, to Mary Justine Chambers (1892-1960).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Emerson, Ralph Waldo — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Ray See Stephen Ray Emerson
  Emerson, Richard (1875-1944) — Born in 1875. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1921-24, 1927-28 (Clare District 1921-24, Osceola District 1927-28); defeated in primary, 1924 (Clare District), 1928 (Osceola District). Died in 1944 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Robert L. (b. 1948) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in 1948. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1980-97 (81st District 1980-92, 49th District 1993-97); member of Michigan state senate 29th District, 1999-. Still living as of 1999.
  Emerson, S. Ray See Stephen Ray Emerson
  Emerson, Samuel — of Moultonborough, Carroll County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Samuel F. — of Maine. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1906, 1912, 1914, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Sandy — of Metairie, Jefferson Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Emerson, Sigurd A. — of Hillside, Union County, N.J. Lawyer; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Union County, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Clarinda Nelson Field.
  Emerson, Stephen Ray — also known as S. Ray Emerson — of Creston, Union County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1936. Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Creston, Iowa.
  Emerson, Susan — of District of Columbia. Republican. Candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the District of Columbia, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Emerson, Theodore — of Clay County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clay County, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Ulysses F. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, W. E. — of Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 14th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, Walter C. — of Maine. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, William — of Illinois. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, William — of Virginia. Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, William J. — of Oregon, Ogle County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 15th Circuit, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, William N. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 28th District, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson, William O. — of Dalton, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Dalton; elected 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Dalton, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Dalton, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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