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Fentress to Fergus

FENTRESS (Soundex F536) — See also CENTRELLA, ENTREKIN, FENSTER, FENT, FENTON, FENTY, FENTZ, FESTNER, HENNEFENT, HUNTRESS, MILLENTREE, MONTRESSOR, PENTREATH, RESS, ROSENTRETER, TRESS, VENTRE, VENTRES, VENTRESS, VONTRESCKOW.

  FENTRESS: See also Fentress T. Horner
  Fentress, David — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Fentress, E. S. — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fentress, James — of Tennessee. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1814-25; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1815-17, 1819-25. Burial location unknown.
  Fentress County, Tenn. is named for him.


FENTY (Soundex F530) — See also FENT, FENTON, FENTRESS, FENTZ, HENNEFENT, PENTY.

  Fenty, Adrian Malik (b. 1970) — also known as Adrian Fenty — of Washington, D.C. Born December 6, 1970. Democrat. Mayor of Washington, D.C., 2007-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 2008. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Married 1997 to Michelle Cross.
  See also Wikipedia article


FENTZ (Soundex F532) — See also BENTZ, FANTASIA, FANTAUZZO, FENT, FENTON, FENTRESS, FENTY, FENZ, FINITZO, FONTES, FRENTZ, FUENTES, HENNEFENT, PENTZ, VENTZ.

  Fentz, Frank — of Paris, Edgar County, Ill. Mayor of Paris, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FENWICK (Soundex F520) — See also FENICK, FENWOOD, FULLENWIDER, GLENWIN, KENWICH, NAMENWIRTH, RENWICK, SWANWICK, VANWICKLE, WICK.

  FENWICK: See also William Leigh Brent — Robert James Brent — Edward Fenwick Dickinson — Archibald Chapman Hart — Hilliard Samuel Ridgely — Josiah Tattnall — Edward Fenwick Tattnall — Robert Fenwick Taylor
  Fenwick, Charles Rogers (1900-1969) — also known as Charles R. Fenwick — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in East Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va., August 11, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Arlington County, 1940-45; member of Virginia state senate, 1948-69 (22nd District 1948-55, 9th District 1956-69); died in office 1969; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Virginia Democratic State Central Committee, 1952-64; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1964. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; American Legion; Rotary; Farm Bureau. Died in a hospital at Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 22, 1969 (age 68 years, 195 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Taylor Fenwick and Clara (Gulagher) Fenwick; married, December 10, 1929, to Eleanor Russell Eastman (1906-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fenwick, Francis Columbus — of Maryland. U.S. Consul in Nantes, 1821-38. Burial location unknown.
  Fenwick, Frank — of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Fenwick, Jason — of Glenn Dale, Prince George's County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Fenwick, Joseph — of Maryland. U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1790-97. Burial location unknown.
  Fenwick, M. — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Candidate in primary for mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1995. Still living as of 1995.
  Fenwick, Millicent Hammond (1910-1992) — also known as Millicent Fenwick — of Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 25, 1910. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1960; member of New Jersey state house of assembly District 8, 1970-72; resigned 1972; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1975-83; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1976; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1982. Female. Model for Lacey Davenport in the Doonesbury comic strip. Died in Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J., September 16, 1992 (age 82 years, 204 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery, Bernardsville, N.J.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ogden Haggerty Hammond and Mary Picton Stevens Hammond; sister of Ogden H. Hammond, Jr.; great-granddaughter of Nathaniel Wolfe; third great-granddaughter of John Stevens; fourth great-granddaughter of John Bubenheim Bayard; second cousin of Archibald Stevens Alexander (1906-1979).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Hammond-Stevens family of Bernardsville, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fenwick, Susan — of Yorba Linda, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


FENWOOD (Soundex F530) — See also DENWOOD, ELLENWOOD, FENWICK, GLENWOOD, GREENWOOD, HENWOOD, LENWOOD, WOOD.

  Fenwood, Fred Douglas — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


FENYUS (Soundex F520) — See also FINES, FONES, KONNYU, PHINIS.

  Fenyus, Robert S. — of Phoenixville, Chester County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Phoenixville, Pa., 1944-55 (acting, 1944-46). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FENZ (Soundex F520) — See also BENZ, FENTZ, FENZL, FINZ, FONS.

  Fenz, John, Jr. — of Schaumburg, Cook County, Ill. Postmaster at Schaumburg, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.


FENZL (Soundex F524) — See also BENZLEY, DENZLER, FANSLOW, FENZ, FRAENZL, GUENZL, HENZL, KIENZLE, KRENZLER.

  Fenzl, F. J. — of Armour, Douglas County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 9th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.


FERACE (Soundex F620) — See also BIFFERATO, FERALD, FERAMORZ, FERAUD, FRACE, GERACE, HEFFERAN, MAFERA, RACE.

  Ferace, Joseph A. — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Greensburg, Pa., 1965-80. Still living as of 1980.


FERALD (Soundex F643) — See also ALFRED, BIFFERATO, EMERALD, FADLER, FERACE, FERAMORZ, FERAUD, FERNALD, FITZGERALD, FRADEL, FREDAL, GERALD, GERALDEAN, GERALDEEN, GERALDS, HEFFERAN, HERALD, MAFERA, WETHERALD.

  FERALD: See also Ferald L. Ritchie


FERAMORZ (Soundex F656) — See also BIFFERATO, BYERAM, CERAMI, CHERAMIE, FERACE, FERALD, FERAUD, HEFFERAN, JERAME, KERAMATI, KOLLMORZEN, LARAMORE, MAFERA, MORZE, MORZELLA, NARAMORE, NARRAMORE, PARRAMORE, PILGERAM, VERDERAME.

  FERAMORZ: See also Feramorz Little


FERAUD (Soundex F630) — See also BERAUD, BIFFERATO, FARHOOD, FAUCHERAUD, FAUDREE, FERACE, FERALD, FERAMORZ, FEROUD, FORHEAD, HEFFERAN, JERAUD, MAFERA.

  FERAUD: See also Ramon Arias-Feraud, Jr.


FERBER (Soundex F616) — See also BERBER, FAERBER, FARBER, FURBER, HOFFERBERT, KAMFERBEEK.

  Ferber, Bernard See J. Bernard Ferber
  Ferber, Helen O. — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ferber, J. Bernard — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Tenth Suffolk District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Ferber, Martin J. — of River Edge, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Mayor of River Edge, N.J., 1944-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1956, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ferber, William J. — of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.


FERCH (Soundex F620) — See also FRECH.

  Ferch, John Arthur (b. 1936) — of Ohio. Born in 1936. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, 1985-86. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ferch, Michael — Independent Progressive candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1924. Burial location unknown.


FERDERER (Soundex F636) — See also DENHERDER, FEDERER, FOERDERER, HERDER, SCHIFFERDECKER, VERDERAME, VERDERAY, VERDERESE, VERDEROSA, WERDER.

  Ferderer, Bob See Robert Joel Ferderer, Sr.
  Ferderer, Robert Joel, Sr. — also known as Bob Ferderer — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 64-A, 1973-74. Still living as of 1974.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


FERDIG (Soundex F632) — See also EFFERDING, ELFERDINK, FERDINAND, FERDINANDO, FERTIG, FREUDIG.

  Ferdig, Steven — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Mt. Clemens, Mich., 2009. Still living as of 2009.


FERDINAND (Soundex F635) — See also CARDINAL, CARDINALE, CORDINA, DINAN, EFFERDING, ELFERDINK, FERDIG, FERDINANDO, GIARDINA.

  Ferdinand, James — of Freeland, Luzerne County, Pa. Burgess of Freeland, Pennsylvania, 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FERDINANDO (Soundex F635) — See also CARDINAL, CARDINALE, CORDINA, DINAN, EFFERDING, ELFERDINK, FERDIG, FERDINAND, FERNANDO, GIARDINA, HERNANDO, NANDO.

  FERDINANDO: See also Ferdinando Mancuso


FERDON (Soundex F635) — See also BERDON, FARDON, FERRADINO, FONDER, FORDNEY, FREDIN, FRIEDAN, FRIEDEN, VERDON.

  Ferdon, Barney N. — of Bergen County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Ferdon, Henry — of Cresskill, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Cresskill, N.J., 1863-73. Burial location unknown.
  Ferdon, John William (1826-1884) — also known as John W. Ferdon — of Piermont, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Piermont, Rockland County, N.Y., December 13, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1855; member of New York state senate 7th District, 1856-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1864, 1876; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1879-81. Died in Monmouth Beach, Monmouth County, N.J., August 5, 1884 (age 57 years, 236 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Rockland County, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ferdon, Julie — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


FEREBEE (Soundex F610) — See also BEEBEE, CASEBEER, FARABAUGH, FARABEE, FARB, FARBO, FIRBY, FIREBAUGH, FURBEE, PEREBOOM, SOSEBEE, STUPPLEBEEN.

  FEREBEE: See also Edwin Ferebee Aydlett
  Ferebee, George — of Hill City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Republican. Candidate in primary for South Dakota state senate 30th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Ferebee, Joseph — of Currituck County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Currituck County, 1795-96. Burial location unknown.
  Ferebee, William — of Currituck County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Currituck County, 1782-83. Burial location unknown.


FEREE (Soundex F600) — See also DEREE, DEREEN, FEAREY, FERIE, FERRE, FERREE, FERRI, FERRY, FIERY, FIORI, FIREY, FOREE, FREE, LONDEREE, SHEREE, VEREEN.

  FEREE: See also Alvin Waggoner


FEREIRA (Soundex F660) — See also FERREIRA, FERRERA, LARANJOFERREIRAMONTEIRO, MADUREIRA, MOREIRA, PAREIRA, PEREIRA, PERREIRA.

  FEREIRA: See also Clarence A. Boonstra


FEREN (Soundex F650) — See also BEREN, EFNER, EFREN, FENNER, FERENC, FERENCE, FERENCY, FERENEZ, FERGEN, FERN, FERNE, FERREN, FERRIN.

  Feren, Steven B. (b. 1950) — of Sunrise, Broward County, Fla. Born in Beth Israel Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 1, 1950. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1992-96; candidate in primary for Florida state senate, 1996; mayor of Sunrise, Fla., 1996-; member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1998-2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Jewish. Still living as of 2009.


FERENC (Soundex F652) — See also FEREN, FERENCE, FERENCY, FERENEZ, FERIANC, LAWERENCE, LEVERENCE, TEMPERENCE, TERENCE.

  FERENC: See also Ferenc Gondor


FERENCE (Soundex F652) — See also FEREN, FERENC, FERENCY, FERENEZ, FERRENCE, FORANCE, LAWERENCE, LEVERENCE, TEMPERENCE, TERENCE.

  Ference, Michael, Jr. (1911-1996) — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Whiting, Lake County, Ind., November 6, 1911. Democrat. University professor; scientist; vice-president for research, Ford Motor Company; member of Wayne State University board of governors, 1960-63; defeated, 1963. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., July 24, 1996 (age 84 years, 261 days). Burial location unknown.


FERENCY (Soundex F652) — See also ACCIDENCY, CLENCY, FEREN, FERENC, FERENCE, FERENEZ, FRAUDULENCY, INCONSISTENCY, LAWERENCE, LEVERENCE, MORENCY, TEMPERENCE, TENCY, TERENCE.

  Ferency, Zolton Anton (1922-1993) — also known as Zolton A. Ferency — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 30, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member, Michigan Liquor Control Commission, 1957-58; director, Michigan Workers Compensation Bureau, 1958-60; executive secretary to Gov. John B. Swainson, 1961-62; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1963-68; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964, 1968 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1966 (Democratic), 1970 (Democratic primary), 1974 (Human Rights), 1978 (Democratic primary), 1982 (Democratic primary); Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1972 (Human Rights), 1976 (Human Rights), 1986 (Independent); Ingham County Commissioner, 1981-82; candidate in Democratic primary for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1990. Catholic. Hungarian ancestry. Member, NAACP; Catholic War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, following a heart attack, at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 23, 1993 (age 70 years, 266 days). Interment at Summit Cemetery, Williamston, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Ferency (1891-1940) and Mary (Jankovics) Ferency (1893-1986); married, June 14, 1947, to Ellen Jane Dwyer.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


FERENEZ (Soundex F652) — See also BENEZE, BENEZECH, CATHERENE, DUENEZ, FEREN, FERENC, FERENCE, FERENCY, GIMENEZ, JIMENEZ, MERENESS, POMERENE, SERENE, SEVERENE, VENEZIA, XIMENEZ.

  Ferenez, Larry — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Anderson Coalition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


FERET (Soundex F630) — See also EFFERT, ERET, FARAT, FARHAT, FEETER, FENET, FERRITT, FETTER, FORET, FRERET, FRETTE, REFFETT, ZEFERETTI.

  FERET: See also John Edward Babiarz


FERGEN (Soundex F625) — See also BERGEN, FARGEN, FEREN, FERGER, FERGUS, FERGUSON, FERGUSSON, FERRIGNO, FRUGONE.

  Fergen, Casper — of Parkston, Hutchinson County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 7th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.


FERGER (Soundex F626) — See also BERGER, FEGER, FERGEN, FERGUS, FERGUSON, FERGUSSON, FORGER.

  Ferger, Martha F. — of Dryden, Tompkins County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


FERGUS (Soundex F622) — See also BERGUIDO, BERGUNDTHAL, BERGUS, FERGEN, FERGER, FERGUSON, FERGUSSON, FURGUS, MERGUIRE, PIERGUE.

  FERGUS: See also James Henry Gilpatrick — Fergus J. Hickey — Fergus T. Kelaher — Fergus McRee — T. Fergus Redmond


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