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FAIRCHILD (Soundex F624) — See also ARCHILLA, ARCHILLE, BURCHILL, CHILD, CHURCHILL, FAIRCLO, FAIRCLOTH.

  FAIRCHILD: See also Andrew Adams — Fairchild Andrus — Selden E. Bacon — Philo Fairchild Barnum — Donald F. Bigelow — William Osborne Dapping — John Fairfield Dryden — Fairchild Farrand — Jeremiah Halsey — William Albert Hicken — Darwin Rush James — Paul Fouts Jones — Julius William Knowlton — Raymond Charles Moley — Hiram Fairchild Stevens — Hiram Fairchild Stevens — D. Fairchild Wheeler
  Fairchild, Alfred C. — of Muskegon County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Muskegon County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Fairchild, Benjamin Lewis (1863-1946) — also known as Benjamin L. Fairchild — of Pelham, Westchester County, N.Y.; Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Sweden, Monroe County, N.Y., January 5, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1895-97, 1917-19, 1921-23, 1923-27 (16th District 1895-97, 24th District 1917-19, 1921-23, 1923-27); defeated, 1896 (Independent, 16th District), 1914 (Independence League, 24th District), 1918 (24th District), 1922 (24th District), 1926 (24th District), 1928 (24th District), 1930 (24th District), 1932 (24th District). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y., October 25, 1946 (age 83 years, 293 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Fairchild (1829-1897) and Calista (Schaeffer) Fairchild (1836-1921); married, February 28, 1893, to Anna E. Crumbie (died 1902); married, April 21, 1922, to Elinor Gardiner Parsons; second cousin twice removed of Henry Meigs; second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Henry Meigs, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of William Whiting Boardman (1794-1871); fourth cousin of Frances Payne Bolton; fourth cousin once removed of Oliver Payne Bolton.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fairchild, Bert K. — of Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state house of representatives from Ida County; elected 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Cassius (1829-1868) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in 1829. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1860; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died, from war wounds, 1868 (age about 39 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Jairus C. Fairchild (1801-1862); brother of Lucius Fairchild.
  Political family: Fairchild family of Madison, Wisconsin.
Charles S. Fairchild Fairchild, Charles Stebbins (1842-1924) — also known as Charles S. Fairchild — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., April 30, 1842. Lawyer; New York state attorney general, 1876-77; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1887-89; president, New York Security and Trust Company, 1889-1904; president, Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railroad; director, Erie and Pittsburgh Railroad. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., November 24, 1924 (age 82 years, 208 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Cazenovia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Sidney Thompson Fairchild (1808-1889) and Helen (Childs) Fairchild (1810-1892); married, June 1, 1871, to Helen Lincklaen (1846-1931; niece of Horatio Seymour; granddaughter of Henry Seymour).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
  Fairchild, Christine — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984, 1988; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Fairchild, David (c.1791-1866) — of California. Born about 1791. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of California state assembly 18th District, 1860-61. Died September 17, 1866 (age about 75 years). Interment at Pilot Hill Cemetery, Pilot Hill, Calif.
  Fairchild, Eben — of Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Trumbull, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Edward — of Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind. Postmaster at Aurora, Ind., 1819-25. Burial location unknown.
Edward T. Fairchild Fairchild, Edward Thomas (1872-1965) — also known as Edward T. Fairchild — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Towanda, Bradford County, Pa., June 17, 1872. Republican. Printer; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1907-10, 1915-16; circuit judge in Wisconsin, 1916-30; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1930-57; chief justice of Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1954-57. Presbyterian. Died October 29, 1965 (age 93 years, 134 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harvey Arthur Fairchild and Mary Elizabeth (Kiehle) Fairchild; married, June 30, 1903, to Helen McCurdy Edwards; father of Thomas Edward Fairchild (1912-2007).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Fairchild, Francis — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Postmaster at Danbury, Conn., 1849, 1853-61. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, George A. — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, George Winthrop (1854-1924) — also known as George W. Fairchild — of Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y. Born in Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y., May 6, 1854. Republican. Newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from New York, 1907-19 (24th District 1907-13, 34th District 1913-19); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 31, 1924 (age 70 years, 239 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Fairchild and Belle (Morenus) Fairchild; married, February 18, 1891, to Josephine Mills Sherman; second cousin four times removed of Andrew Adams (1736-1797); third cousin once removed of Ira R. Wildman; third cousin twice removed of Israel Coe; third cousin thrice removed of John Alsop; fourth cousin once removed of Lyman Wetmore Coe.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fairchild, H. A. — of Whatcom (now part of Bellingham), Whatcom County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, H. L. See Harmon L. Fairchild
  Fairchild, Harmon L. — also known as H. L. Fairchild — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Midland, Mich., 1911, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Hiram B. — of Alviso (now part of San Jose), Santa Clara County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at Alviso, Calif., 1865-68. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Hiram Orlando (1845-1925) — of Marinette, Marinette County, Wis. Born in 1845. Republican. Lawyer; Marinette County District Attorney; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1883-86; Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 1885; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888. Died in 1925 (age about 80 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Marinette, Wis.
  Fairchild, Jairus C. (1801-1862) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born December 27, 1801. Democrat. Wisconsin state treasurer, 1848-52; mayor of Madison, Wis., 1856-57. Died July 18, 1862 (age 60 years, 203 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Father of Cassius Fairchild and Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896).
  Political family: Fairchild family of Madison, Wisconsin.
  Fairchild, John A. (1828-1903) — of Siskiyou County, Calif. Born in Mississippi, January 23, 1828. Rancher; member of California state assembly 28th District, 1867-69. Died in California, June 22, 1903 (age 75 years, 150 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Yreka, Calif.
  Fairchild, John C. — of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Jonathan Starr (c.1783-1826) — also known as Jonathan S. Fairchild — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1783. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newtown, 1824-25. Died November 7, 1826 (age about 43 years). Interment at Taunton Cemetery, Newtown, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fairchild, Kurt — of St. John, Stafford County, Kan. Republican. Chair of Stafford County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Fairchild, Larry L. — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Fairchild, Lewis — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County 2nd District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Lucius (1831-1896) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Franklin Mill (unknown county), Ohio, December 27, 1831. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; wounded at the battle of Gettysburg, 1863, and lost an arm; secretary of state of Wisconsin, 1864-66; Governor of Wisconsin, 1866-72; U.S. Consul General in Paris, as of 1879; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1880-81; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1888. Died May 23, 1896 (age 64 years, 148 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Jairus C. Fairchild; brother of Cassius Fairchild (1829-1868).
  Political family: Fairchild family of Madison, Wisconsin.
  Cross-reference: John C. Spooner
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Fairchild, Nathan B. (1796-1859) — of Oxford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in 1796. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Oxford, 1833. Died in 1859 (age about 63 years). Interment at Congregational Cemetery, Oxford, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Augusta Sherman (1806-1872).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fairchild, Peter B. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Platt B. — of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Ogdensburg, N.Y., 1841-45. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Robert (1775-1835) — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born January 19, 1775. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1822-23, 1829, 1832; member of Connecticut state senate, 1825, 1831 (at-large 1825, 10th District 1831). Died July 11, 1835 (age 60 years, 173 days). Interment at Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fairchild, Roy — of Lexington, Lexington County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1996, 2000 (alternate). Still living as of 2000.
  Fairchild, Sidney Thompson (1808-1889) — also known as Sidney T. Fairchild — of Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y. Born in Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., November 15, 1808. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860, 1864. Died in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., February 15, 1889 (age 80 years, 92 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Cazenovia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Fairchild and Flavia Fairchild; married to Helen Childs (1810-1892); father of Charles Stebbins Fairchild (1842-1924).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fairchild, Sylvester M. — of Minnesota. Midroad Populist candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, T. L. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, Thomas Edward (1912-2007) — also known as Thomas E. Fairchild — Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., December 25, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1948-51; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1950, 1952; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1951-52; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1957-66; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1966-81; senior judge, 1981-2007. Died in Madison, Dane County, Wis., February 12, 2007 (age 94 years, 49 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Thomas Fairchild (1872-1965).
  Cross-reference: Reena Raggi
  See also Wikipedia article
  Fairchild, Tracy — of Tuscarora, Elko County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, William H. — of New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Fairfield, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Fairchild, William Henry (1853-1929) — also known as William H. Fairchild — of Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt. Born January 31, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1888. Episcopalian. Died May 8, 1929 (age 76 years, 97 days). Interment at Bradley Cemetery, Fairfield, Vt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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