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FENTON (Soundex F535) — See also BENTON, FANTON, FANTONE, FAUNTAIN, FENION, FENSTON, FENT, FENTRESS, FENTY, FENTZ, FETON, FINTON, FONTAIN, FONTAINE, FONTANA, FOUNTAIN, FOUNTAINE, HENNEFENT, PENTON, VENTON.

  FENTON: See also Fenton Bagley — Fred Fenton Bays — Fenton L. Bland, Jr. — Fenton Whitlock Booth — Samuel Fenton Cary — Charles Fenton Collier — C. Fenton Day — Fenton B. Fleming — Samuel Whittier Gardiner — Fenton Keenan — Howard Fenton Latourette — Griffith Walker Lewis, Jr. — Fenton Reuben McCreery — Charles Fenton Mercer — G. Fenton Mitchell — Ned Fenton Roscoe — Hazel Schermerhorn — Fenton T. Stockard — Fenton J. Taylor
  Fenton, Alva E. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Arthur — of Denton, Doniphan County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Arthur C. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Aubrey — of Willingboro, Burlington County, N.J.; Mt. Laurel, Burlington County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008 (alternate), 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Fenton, Barbara Ann — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Fenton, Charles B. — of Michigan. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Mackinac District, 1867-68, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Charles W. — of New Jersey. U.S. Consul in Southampton, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Daniel G. — of Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 3rd District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, David N. — of Rhode Island. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Fenton, Elizabeth — of Connecticut. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Fenton, Ernest B. — of Markham, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Markham, Ill., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Fenton, Frank P. (1874-1947) — of Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, October 31, 1874. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1908, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1918, 1924; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1926. English ancestry. Died January 19, 1947 (age 72 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin D. Fenton (born 1846) and Emily (Swift) Fenton; married to Rose E. Gray (1880-1959); fourth cousin once removed of Reuben Eaton Fenton (1819-1885).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hatch family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Otis family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Fenton, Harry C. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Secretary of Indiana Republican Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Hazel Wilma See Hazel Schermerhorn
  Fenton, Ivor David (1889-1986) — also known as Ivor D. Fenton — of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 3, 1889. Republican. Physician; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939-63 (13th District 1939-45, 12th District 1945-63); defeated, 1962; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956, 1960. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Medical Association. Died in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa., October 23, 1986 (age 97 years, 81 days). Interment at German Protestant Cemetery, Mahonoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pa.
  Relatives: Married, June 23, 1915, to Theresa Lewis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fenton, Jeremiah (1845-1936) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in 1845. Republican. Mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1894-96; postmaster at Springfield, Mo., 1898-1902. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., December 20, 1936 (age about 91 years). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Father of Jerry B. Fenton (1889-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fenton, Jerry B. (1889-1958) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born August 6, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1922; on December 7, 1922, he was stabbed in the upper back by Tom J. Griffin, whose wife he was representing in a divorce case; Griffin was convicted of felonious assault and sentenced to two years in prison. Died March 15, 1958 (age 68 years, 221 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Fenton (1845-1936).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fenton, John J. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, John W. — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Joseph Brush — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan land commissioner, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Joseph S. — of Fenton, Genesee County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County, 1851-52. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Kelly — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 53-B, 2015-. Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Fenton, Lawrence Bruce — Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Fenton, Lucien Jerome (1844-1922) — also known as Lucien J. Fenton — of Winchester, Adams County, Ohio. Born in Winchester, Adams County, Ohio, May 7, 1844. Republican. Superintendent of schools; banker; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1895-99. Died in Winchester, Adams County, Ohio, June 28, 1922 (age 78 years, 52 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Fenton (1810-1870) and Elizabeth (Smith) Fenton (1813-1892); married, May 22, 1872, to Sarah Belle Manker (1847-1931).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fenton, Nathaniel — of Otsego County, N.Y.; Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1814-15, 1817-18, 1828 (Otsego County 1814-15, 1817-18, Chautauqua County 1828). Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Peter — of Olmsted County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Fenton, Reuben (born c.1964) — of Kingshill, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Born about 1964. Republican. Candidate for Virgin Islands legislature from St. Croix, 2002; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
Reuben E. Fenton Fenton, Reuben Eaton (1819-1885) — also known as Reuben E. Fenton — of Frewsburg, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Carroll, Chautauqua County, N.Y., July 4, 1819. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1853-55, 1857-65 (33rd District 1853-55, 1857-63, 29th District 1863-65); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; Governor of New York, 1865-69; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1868; U.S. Senator from New York, 1869-75. Died in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., August 25, 1885 (age 66 years, 52 days). Entombed at Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Fenton (1783-1860) and Elsie (Owen) Fenton (1790-1875); married, February 5, 1840, to Jane Frew (1820-1841); married, June 12, 1844, to Elizabeth Scudder (1824-1901); second cousin once removed of Nathaniel Freeman, Jr.; third cousin of Benjamin Fessenden and Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden; third cousin twice removed of Desda Chapin (1893-1945); third cousin thrice removed of Peronneau Finley Henderson; fourth cousin once removed of George Champlin, John Baldwin, Levi Yale, Herschel Harrison Hatch and Frank P. Fenton.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The town of Fenton, New York, is named for him.  — The community of Fentonville, New York, is named for him.  — Fenton Hall, at the State University of New York at Fredonia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1896
  Fenton, Robert E. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Lincoln, Neb., 1936-43 (acting, 1936-37). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Robert G. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, Robert J. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1995. Still living as of 1995.
  Fenton, Roderick — of Willington, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Willington, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, T. P. — of Charleston, Mississippi County, Mo. Mayor of Charleston, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Fenton, Walter Samuel (1886-1940) — also known as Walter S. Fenton — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Pittsford, Rutland County, Vt., July 12, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1917-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1932; delegate to Vermont convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, from a coronary embolism, in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., July 12, 1940 (age 54 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry S. Fenton (1856-1916) and Belle C. (Hudson) Fenton; married, December 28, 1910, to Marion S. Babbitt; second cousin thrice removed of William Matthew Fenton (1808-1871).
  Fenton, Warren C. — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Republican. Postmaster at Boise, Idaho, 1897-1910. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, William — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Fenton, William H. — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Naugatuck, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Fenton, William Matthew (1808-1871) — also known as William M. Fenton — of Fenton, Genesee County, Mich.; Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., December 19, 1808. Democrat. Merchant; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 6th District, 1846-47; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1848-51; mayor of Flint, Mich., 1858-59; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1864. Injured while fire-fighting, and subsequently died, in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., May 12, 1871 (age 62 years, 144 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Seneca Fenton (1781-1851) and Sarah (Thompson) Fenton (1783-1845); married 1835 to Adelaide Birdsall (1812-1868); second cousin thrice removed of Walter Samuel Fenton (1886-1940).
  Fenton, William T. (b. 1872) — of Richardson County, Neb.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Dawson, Richardson County, Neb., October 2, 1872. Democrat. Richardson County Sheriff, 1907-13; warden, Nebraska State Prison, 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1924. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Modern Woodmen of America; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Fenton and Catherine (Calnon) Fenton; married, April 9, 1903, to Vinnette M. Coleman.


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