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FINCH (Soundex F520) — See also FENICK, FINCANNON, FINCHER, FINCK, FINCKE, FINK, FINKE, FUNCH, FUNCK, FUNK, FUNKE, INCH.

  FINCH: See also Joseph Weeks Babcock — John C. Callbreath — Blake C. Fisk — Richard Stockton
  Finch, Aaron — of Missouri. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 24th District, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Adelbert D. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Alex D. — of Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of Clearwater, Fla., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Finch, Andrew — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1817-18, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Arnold — of Lynwood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Lynwood, Calif., 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Finch, Asahel, Jr. — of Lenawee County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Lenawee County, 1837; resigned 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Benjamin — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Bessie W. — of Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Asheboro, N.C., 1961-82 (acting, 1961-62). Female. Still living as of 1982.
  Finch, Bill — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1996; member of Connecticut state senate 22nd District, 2001-02; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 2011-12. Still living as of 2012.
  Finch, Carl D. — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Charles B., Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Finch, Charles Clifton (1927-1986) — also known as Cliff Finch — of Mississippi. Born near Pope, Panola County, Miss., April 4, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1960; Panola County District Attorney; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1971; Governor of Mississippi, 1976-80; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1978; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1980. Died, of a heart attack, in his law office, Batesville, Panola County, Miss., April 22, 1986 (age 59 years, 18 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Batesville, Miss.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Finch, Charles D. — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Racine County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Charles H. — of Illinois. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Charles S. — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Postmaster at Lawrence, Kan., 1911-15, 1920-24. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Charles V. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Clair L. — of Antigo, Langlade County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Langlade County, 1943-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Cliff See Charles Clifton Finch
  Finch, Daniel O. — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1860, 1876 (speaker); U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, David G. — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Earl — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Earl P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
Edward R. Finch Finch, Edward Ridley (b. 1873) — also known as Edward R. Finch — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 15, 1873. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1902-04; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1915-34; appointed 1915; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1922-33; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1935-40. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Lucius Finch and Annie Ridley (Crane) Finch; married, January 18, 1913, to Mary Livingston Delafield.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Finch, F. A. — of Lemmon, Perkins County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 14th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Fowler E. — of Sidney Center, Delaware County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Finch, Francis (1917-1999) — of Mattawan, Van Buren County, Mich.; Naples, Collier County, Fla. Born in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., June 30, 1917. Republican. Farmer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Van Buren County, 1961-62. Congregationalist. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons. Died July 14, 1999 (age 82 years, 14 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Finch and Hettie (Palmer) Finch; married to Geraldine Halsted.
  Finch, Francis M. — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, G. A. — Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Finch, Gary D. — of Aurora, Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly 126th District, 2000-. Still living as of 2001.
  Finch, Gaylord N. — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Owosso, Mich., 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, George — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 11th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, George C. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, George H. — of Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, George T. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield; elected 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Harold — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Harold E. — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Heber — of Fulton, Fulton County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Horace A. — of Steele County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 12, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Finch, Isaac (1783-1845) — of Essex County, N.Y. Born in Stillwater, Saratoga County, N.Y., October 13, 1783. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; farmer; member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1821-22, 1824; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1829-31. Died in Jay, Essex County, N.Y., June 23, 1845 (age 61 years, 253 days). Interment at Central Cemetery, Jay, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Finch, James, Jr. — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1802-03, 1809-10, 1814-15, 1816-17, 1819-20, 1824, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Mrs. James A. — of New Madrid, New Madrid County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, James A. — of New Madrid, New Madrid County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, James A., Jr. — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Cape Girardeau County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Mrs. James D. — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Nevada, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Jennifer — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2016. Female. Still living as of 2016.
  Finch, Jeremiah E. (b. 1829) — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Woodstock, Ontario, November 22, 1829. Physician; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Hastings, Minn., 1866-67. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 10, 1858, to Mary E. Holmes.
  Finch, Jeremiah W. (c.1827-1904) — of Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, N.Y.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born about 1827. Democrat. Village president of Sandy Hill, New York, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Died December 19, 1904 (age about 77 years). Interment at Glens Falls Cemetery, Glens Falls, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John B. Finch Finch, John Bird (1852-1887) — also known as John B. Finch — of Nebraska; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Lincklaen, Chenango County, N.Y., March 17, 1852. Orator; Chairman of Prohibition National Committee, 1884-87. Member, Good Templars. Died, in the Eastern Railroad Depot, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 3, 1887 (age 35 years, 200 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Uretta Lemira Coy (1852-1875) and Frances E. Manchester (1852-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Prohibition Year Book 1910
  Finch, John S. (b. 1889) — of Castleton-on-Hudson, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Schodack, Rensselaer County, N.Y., November 9, 1889. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly, 1944-48 (Rensselaer County 2nd District 1944, Rensselaer County 1945-48). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Catherine Cross.
  Finch, Martin — of Essex County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Oliver C. — of Oakland County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, P. — of Provost, Powhatan County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Quentine — of North Carolina. Republican. Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Finch, R. — U.S. Consul in Archangel, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Rebecca — of New York; North Carolina. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1972; Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1974; Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Finch, Robert H. (1856-1915) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born September 12, 1856. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1904-05. Died October 5, 1915 (age 59 years, 23 days). Interment at Willow Cemetery, Oregon, Ohio.
  Finch, Robert Hutchison (1925-1995) — also known as Robert H. Finch — of Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz., October 9, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948, 1956; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from California, 1952, 1954; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1967-69; Presidential Elector for California, 1968; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1969-70. Baptist; later Presbyterian. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Kappa Sigma. Died October 10, 1995 (age 70 years, 1 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert L. Finch (1882?-?).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Finch, Robert L. — of Arizona. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Robert Hutchison Finch (1925-1995).
  Finch, Roger — of South Carolina. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Finch, Ron — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 15th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Finch, Roy G. (b. 1884) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Eagle Bridge, Rensselaer County, N.Y., August 17, 1884. Republican. Engineer; New York state engineer and surveyor, 1925-26. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Society of Civil Engineers; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Nelson Finch and Helen (Hunt) Finch; married, October 19, 1909, to Jessie Lewis Weller.
  Finch, Ruel E. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Ruth — of Savannah, Wayne County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Finch, Ruth — of Hughes County, Okla. Republican. Chair of Hughes County Republican Party, 2014. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Finch, S. W. — of Thomasville, Davidson County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Sharon Tevis — also known as Sharon T. Finch — of Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1981-97. Female. Still living as of 1997.
  Finch, Silas — of Saline, Washtenaw County, Mich. Member of Michigan state senate 4th District, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Sol T. — of Flora, Clay County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Sonya — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Finch, T. J. — of Lexington, Davidson County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, W. A. — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Walter — of Vance County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Vance County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, Walter Gilcrist — also known as Walter G. Finch — of Catonsville, Baltimore County, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1968; candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Finch, William M. (d. 1931) — Judge, California Court of Appeal 3rd District, 1926-31; died in office 1931. Died May 10, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Finch, William Rufus (1847-1913) — also known as William R. Finch — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Born in Walworth County, Wis., December 14, 1847. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1881; U.S. Minister to Paraguay, 1898-1905; Uruguay, 1898-1905. Died August 9, 1913 (age 65 years, 238 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Reynolds Finch and Lydia Ann (Rogers) Finch; married, November 2, 1897, to Lillie M. Law.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


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