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FINLEY (Soundex F540) — See also AINLEY, BRINLEY, FINDLEY, FINLA, FINLAN, FINLAY, FINLAYSON, FINLETTER, FINLINSON, FINLY, FIRLEY, KINLEY, LINLEY, MCGINLEY, MCKINLEY, QUINLEY, STEINLEY, TINLEY.

  FINLEY: See also John Finley Baldwin, Jr. — Finley C. Carson — David Crockett — J. Finley Dunlap — Stewart John Greenleaf — Finley Hamilton — George Washington Finley Harper — Peronneau Finley Henderson — Finley C. Hendrickson — Elias Finley Johnson — W. Finley Jones — Charles B. Mashburn — Boyd Mathis — Dalton Finley McClelland — Thomas McKean — William Brown McKinley — Frank Finley Merriam — D. Finley Mills — Samuel Finley Breese Morse — Finley C. Murchison — Albert Lee Reeves — Peter Finley Secchia — Samuel Finley Vinton — J. Finley Wilson
  Finley, Alexis — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Finley, Alfred B. — of Douglas, Coffee County, Ga. Postmaster at Douglas, Ga., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Andrew Walker (1903-1986) — also known as Andrew W. Finley; Andy Finley — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Dallas, Marshall County, W.Va., September 9, 1903. Democrat. Postmaster at New Martinsville, W.Va., 1963-72 (acting, 1963-65); chair of Wetzel County Democratic Party, 1983. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., March 31, 1986 (age 82 years, 203 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Gilbert Finley (1872-1960) and Anna Verona (White) Finley (1882-1920); married to Marie Hunt (1906-1983).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Finley, Andy See Andrew Walker Finley
  Finley, Charles (1865-1941) — of Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky. Born in Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky., March 26, 1865. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1894; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1896-1900; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 11th District, 1930-33. Member, Junior Order; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Among those charged in 1900 with the murder of Gov. William J. Goebel; pardoned in 1909. Died in Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky., March 18, 1941 (age 75 years, 357 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Williamsburg, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Franklin Finley (1833-1909) and Jennie Renfro (Moss) Finley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Finley, Charles H. — of Modesto, Stanislaus County, Calif. Postmaster at Modesto, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Charles L. — of Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Charles M. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Clifford — Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 28th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Finley, David C. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, David Edward (1861-1917) — also known as David E. Finley — of Yorkville (now York), York County, S.C. Born in Trenton, Phillips County, Ark., February 28, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1890-91; member of South Carolina state senate, 1892-96; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 5th District, 1899-1917; died in office 1917. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., January 26, 1917 (age 55 years, 333 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, York, S.C.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Gist (1862-1954).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Finley, David M. — of Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Ebenezer Byron (1833-1916) — also known as Ebenezer Finley — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Born in Orrville, Wayne County, Ohio, July 31, 1833. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1877-81 (14th District 1877-79, 8th District 1879-81); circuit judge in Ohio 3rd Circuit, 1896-97. Died in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, August 22, 1916 (age 83 years, 22 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Charlotte E. Codding (1841-1929); nephew of Stephen Ross Harris (1824-1905).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Finley, Emmet — Democrat. Honorary Vice-President, Democratic National Convention, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Emmett S. — of Madison, Monroe County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Frederick D. (born c.1866) — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn., about 1866. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bolton, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, George — of Allegheny County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 44th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, George W. — of Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Ky. Postmaster at Jeffersontown, Ky., 1839-41. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Harold Daniel (b. 1893) — also known as Harold D. Finley — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y., November 4, 1893. Secretary and assistant to Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell, medical missionary, 1915-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Le Havre, 1920-23; Naples, 1923; U.S. Consul in Patras, 1926; Naples, 1926-27; Edinburgh, 1927-30; Bordeaux, 1933-36; Mexico City, as of 1943; Managua, 1945; Algiers, 1945; U.S. Consul General in Algiers, as of 1947-49. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Theta Pi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Anson Finley and Mary Bell (Ostrom) Finley; married, October 20, 1920, to Virginia Sampson Wheat.
  Finley, Herbert — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Herbert B. — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 13th District, 1951-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Hugh C. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1936, 1938, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Hugh Franklin (1833-1909) — also known as Hugh F. Finley — of Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky. Born in Tyes Ferry, Whitley County, Ky., January 18, 1833. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1861-62; member of Kentucky state senate, 1875-76; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1876-77; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1880-86; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 11th District, 1887-91; defeated, 1870. Died in Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky., October 16, 1909 (age 76 years, 271 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Williamsburg, Ky.
  Relatives: Father of Charles Finley (1865-1941).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Finley, J. A. — of Lockwood, Dade County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Dade County, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, J. N. — of Chester, Hancock County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Hancock County Democratic Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, J. Paul — of Hancock County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Hancock County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, J. S. — of Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss. Postmaster at Holly Springs, Miss., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Jacob — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Kokomo, Ind., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Finley, James C. — of Versailles, Morgan County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Morgan County, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, James Gordon (1885-1929) — also known as James G. Finley — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., January 31, 1885. Wholesale grocery worker; real estate business; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Lyon, 1917-19; Marseille, 1919-21, 1929, died in office 1929; Lille, 1921-23, 1923; La Rochelle, 1923; Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1923; Patras, 1923-25; Montreal, 1925, 1925-26; Sherbrooke, 1925; Le Havre, 1928-29. Died in Le Havre, France, May 26, 1929 (age 44 years, 115 days). Interment at Holy Rood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Finley (1848-1895) and Bridget Finley (died 1901).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Finley, Jesse Johnson (1812-1904) — also known as Jesse J. Finley — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; Lake City, Columbia County, Fla. Born near Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., November 18, 1812. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state senate, 1841; mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1845-46; member of Florida state senate, 1850; candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1852; circuit judge in Florida, 1853-61; Confederate District Judge, 1861-62; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1876-77, 1879, 1881-82 (2nd District 1876-77, 1st District 1879, 2nd District 1881-82). Died in Lake City, Columbia County, Fla., November 6, 1904 (age 91 years, 354 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville, Fla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Finley, John — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Postmaster at Wheeling, Va., 1794-95. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, John — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County 1st District, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, John — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, John B. — of Tucker County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, John B. — of Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia commissioner of agriculture, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, John H. — of Colebrook, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, John K. (d. 1885) — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. College professor; village president of Niles, Michigan, 1843, 1855. Presbyterian. Died in 1885. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Joseph C. — of Walworth, Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1961-72 (Wayne County 1961-65, 142nd District 1966, 129th District 1967-72). Still living as of 1972.
  Finley, Joseph J. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Joseph P. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Finley, Julie (born c.1937) — of Washington, D.C. Born about 1937. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Finley, Kati K. — of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Finley, M. U. — of Carrizozo, Lincoln County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Noah E. — of Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Finley, Patrick — of Spring, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Finley, Paul See J. Paul Finley
  Finley, Peyton — of Lafayette, Chambers County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, R. W. — of Texas. Texas state comptroller, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Ralph F. — of Oakland County, Mich. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Finley, Ralph S. — of Norfolk, Madison County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Richard — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlebury, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Robert — of Milwaukee County, Wis. Independent candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 21st District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, S. H. — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, T. B. — of Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. Superior court judge in North Carolina 17th District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Thelma — of Center, Saguache County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Thelma L. — of Walton, Boone County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Finley, Thomas — of Baltimore, Md. Whig. Postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1841-45. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, Thomas A. — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Finley, W. L. — of Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, W. P. — of Aiken, Barnwell District (now Aiken County), S.C. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Barnwell, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, William — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Member of Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1849-50; village president of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Finley, William B. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1881. Burial location unknown.


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