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FERRIS (Soundex F620) — See also CHERRISH, FARRIS, FERRAIS, FERRAS, FERRES, FERRI, FERRIES, FERRISS, FISER, FRIES, GERRISH, JERRIS, JERRISON, SIFFER.

  FERRIS: See also Frank John Becker — William Darius Bishop — Charles Ferris Booher — Ferris Casemore — Ferris B. Clark — John Currey — Ferris Donais — Ferris S. Fitch — Ferris S. Fitch — Ferris H. Fitch — Thomas Francis Ford — Ferris Forman — William Selden Gale — William F. Hanna — Ferris W. Henry — Ferris Jacobs, Jr. — Ferris Jay — Charles H. Leonard — Clarence Lexow — Morton King Lexow — Leslie Ferris Lokken — Ferris Lucas — Ferris J. Meigs — Ferris Peterson — George Washington Prince — Charles Daniel Sherwood — Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup — Ferris R. Turkington — Ferris Webster — Ferris W. Wharton — Ferris M. White
  Ferris, Abram (1786-1857) — of Indiana. Born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., August 20, 1786. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1837-38; defeated, 1838. Baptist. Died near Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind., October 8, 1857 (age 71 years, 49 days). Interment at Greendale Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Ferris (1735-1819) and Mary (Sherwood) Ferris (1742-1825); brother of Ezra Ferris; married, September 15, 1807, to Rhoda Wheeler (1789-1871); married to Frances Fisher; father of Benjamin F. Ferris (1815-1904).
  Political family: Ferris family of Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ferris, Alice Moss — of Laddonia, Audrain County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928, 1940. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Allen Frank (1865-1903) — also known as Allen F. Ferris — of Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn. Born in Perrysburg, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., July 22, 1865. Republican. Banker; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1895-1902 (District 46 1895-98, District 48 1899-1902); delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1900; member of Minnesota state senate 48th District, 1903; died in office 1903. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Redmen. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn., September 7, 1903 (age 38 years, 47 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of William A. Ferris (1827-1882) and Beulah A. (Allen) Ferris (1831-1914); married, June 8, 1887, to Anna M. Steege (divorced 1901); married 1902 to Helen Barbara Nelson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Ferris, Andrew C. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Ann — of Allegan, Allegan County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Augustus F. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, B. F. See Benjamin F. Ferris
  Ferris, Benjamin — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1805-08. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Benjamin — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1807-08, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Benjamin F. (c.1806-1876) — also known as B. F. Ferris; H. A. Johnson — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in New York, about 1806. Justice of the Peace, 1853 to about 1860; mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1865-66; banker. While traveling under the pseudonym 'H. A. Johnson', aboard the steamer Amador on the Sacramento River, he killed himself by taking poison, tying his feet together, and then jumping or falling overboard to drown in the river, near Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., May 20, 1876 (age about 70 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Ferris, Benjamin F. — of Sherwood, Branch County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Branch County, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Benjamin F. (1815-1904) — of Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind.; Franklin Township, Ripley County, Ind. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 19, 1815. Democrat. Postmaster at Aurora, Ind., 1839-40; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1865. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Ripley County, Ind., March 23, 1904 (age 88 years, 156 days). Interment at St. Pauls United Methodist Cemetery, Sunman, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Abram Ferris (1786-1857) and Rhoda (Wheeler) Ferris (1789-1871); married, June 13, 1839, to Martha Jane Taylor (1822-1906); nephew of Ezra Ferris.
  Political family: Ferris family of Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ferris, Benjamin G. — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County 2nd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Charles D. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Member, Federal Communications Commission, 1977-81; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1977-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Ferris, Charles Goadsby (c.1796-1848) — of New York. Born in Throgg's Neck, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., about 1796. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1834-35, 1841-43. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 4, 1848 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ferris, Chester A. (1885-1948) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Galion, Crawford County, Ohio, April 5, 1885. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1923-24, 1947-48; defeated (Republican), 1944, 1948; died in office 1948; candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1932. English and Irish ancestry. Died September 22, 1948 (age 63 years, 170 days). Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Claiborne — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Cornelius, Jr. (b. 1866) — of Denver, Colo.; Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Born in Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich., March 26, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Asuncion, 1909-13; Port Antonio, 1914; Bluefields, 1914-16; Mannheim, 1916-17; San Luis Potosi, 1917-19; Stettin, 1924-25; Cobh, 1925-27; U.S. Consul General in Dublin, as of 1929. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius Ferris and Ermina (Pratt) Ferris; married, June 20, 1900, to Mary Elizabeth Beadle.
  Ferris, David — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Ferris, E. F., Sr. — of Chatham, Morris County, N.J. Postmaster at Chatham, N.J., 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Ezra (1783-1857) — of Dearborn County, Ind. Born in Stanwich, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., April 26, 1783. Whig. Member of Indiana territorial House of Representatives, 1814-15; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; member of Indiana state senate, 1816-19; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1820-22, 1826-27, 1830-31; defeated, 1831; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1822. Baptist. Died in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind., April 19, 1857 (age 73 years, 358 days). Interment at Greendale Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Ferris and Mary (Sherwood) Ferris; brother of Abram Ferris; married, December 5, 1804, to Catherine Thornell; married, November 6, 1847, to Amanda Abbott; uncle of Benjamin F. Ferris (1815-1904).
  Political family: Ferris family of Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ferris, Ezra C. — of Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1901-07. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Fitch — of Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canaan, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Gideon — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Harvey See T. Harvey Ferris
  Ferris, Harvey D. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 1st District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Henry C. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Tampa, Fla., 1880-81; resigned 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Howard — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1965; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ferris, J. A. — of Golden, Jefferson County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Jacob See Jacob Faris
  Ferris, Jacob (1822-1889) — of Greenville, Montcalm County, Mich.; Kent County, Mich. Born in 1822. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Montcalm District, 1859-60; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in 1889 (age about 67 years). Interment at Spring Lake Township Cemetery, Spring Lake, Mich.
  Ferris, John — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 2nd District, 1866, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, John C. — People's candidate for secretary of state of Iowa, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, John E. — of Wisconsin. Republican. Independent Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, John H. (born c.1844) — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Darien, Fairfield County, Conn., about 1844. Republican. Coal dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1887, 1889; member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Joseph — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Joseph — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly 51st District, 1975-84. Still living as of 1984.
  Ferris, Joshua — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1834, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Joshua B. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford, 1836-38; member of Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1840-41, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Justus A. (b. 1823) — of Waxahachie, Ellis County, Tex. Born in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., March 26, 1823. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1853-54; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 1, 1850, to Mattie J. Crow.
  Ferris, Leonard W. — of Sacramento County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 9th District, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Mary Ethel McCloud — also known as Mary Ethel McCloud; Mrs. Woodbridge N. Ferris — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1934, 1938. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1921 to Woodbridge Nathan Ferris (1853-1928).
  Ferris, Mortimer Y. (b. 1881) — of Ticonderoga, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., March 29, 1881. Republican. Civil engineer; member of New York state senate 33rd District, 1919-26; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1927-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928; chair of Essex County Republican Party, 1930-39. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward M. Ferris and Marion Eliza (Yale) Ferris; married, February 14, 1905, to Elizabeth Leavitt.
  Ferris, Myron B. — of Tioga County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1883; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Newton — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Ferris, Norman — of Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Ferris, Ralph Hall — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Richard — of Bear Lake Mills, Allegan County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County 1st District, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Robert J., Jr. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Candidate in primary for mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Ferris, Samuel B. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1839-40. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Scott (1877-1945) — of Lawton, Comanche County, Okla. Born in Neosho, Newton County, Mo., November 3, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; member of Oklahoma territorial legislature, 1904-05; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1907-21 (5th District 1907-15, 6th District 1915-21); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (speaker), 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1920; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1924-40; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1929. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 8, 1945 (age 67 years, 217 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Ferris and Anna M. (Thorp) Ferris; married 1906 to Grace Hobbert.
  Cross-reference: Fletcher B. Swank
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ferris, T. Harvey — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 36th District, 1911-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, T. S. — of Fairmont, Martin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Thatcher I. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1817-18, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Thomas J. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Contractor; engineer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Walton Canby (b. 1900) — also known as Walton C. Ferris — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 2, 1900. Lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Palermo, 1927-31. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, William Canby — also known as William C. Ferris — of Delaware. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Ferris, Mrs. Woodbridge N. See Mary Ethel McCloud Ferris
  Ferris, Woodbridge Nathan (1853-1928) — also known as Woodbridge N. Ferris; "The Big Rapids Schoolmaster"; "The Good Grey Governor" — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Born in a log cabin near Spencer, Tioga County, N.Y., January 6, 1853. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; founder and president, Ferris Institute, later Ferris State University; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1892; candidate for Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1902; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President), 1916, 1924; Governor of Michigan, 1913-16; defeated, 1904, 1920; president, Big Rapids Savings Bank; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1923-28; died in office 1928; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1928 (age 75 years, 77 days). Interment at Highland View Cemetery, Big Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Ferris, Jr. and Estella (Reed) Ferris; married 1874 to Helen Frances Gillespie (1853-1917); married 1921 to Mary Ethel McCloud (1890?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ferris, Zebulon — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1861. Burial location unknown.


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