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FORT (Soundex F630) — See also BEAUFORT, BELFORT, BORT, BURFORT, COMFORT, DUFORT, FIRTH, FONT, FORD, FORET, FORST, FORTAINE, FORTAS, FORTE, FORTEN, FORTES, FORTH, FORTIER, FORTIN, FORTINO, FORTMAN, FORTNA, FORTNER, FORTNEY, FORTNUM, FORTO, FORTON, FORTSON, FORTT, FORTUNAT, FORTUNE, FORTUNO, FURTH, LAFORT, MANAFORT, MONFORT, MONTFORT, PORT, TORF.

  FORT: See also John Branch, Jr. — Lovett Fort-Whiteman — Karen Fort Hood — George Fort Milton — George Washington Schuyler — Benjamin Fort Smith — Staley N. Wood
  Fort, Allen — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1876. Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Americus, Ga.
  Fort Blakely, The Hero of: See Samuel Thompson Busey
  Fort, Claude See J. Claude Fort
  Fort, Dancey — of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1912 (alternate), 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, Daniel G. — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in New York. Mayor of Oswego, N.Y., 1862; member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 1st District, 1872-73; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1877-82. Burial location unknown.
  Fort Fisher, The Hero of: See William Lamb
  Fort, Franklin See John Franklin Fort
  Fort, Franklin William (1880-1937) — also known as Franklin W. Fort — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., March 30, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; Recorder of East Orange, 1907-08; manager, Eagle Fire Insurance Company; president, Lincoln National Bank; chairman, Federal Home Loan Bank Board; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1925-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker); candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1930. Presbyterian. Died in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., June 20, 1937 (age 57 years, 82 days). Interment at Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Franklin Fort (1852-1920) and Charlotte Elizabeth (Stainsby) Fort; married, January 25, 1904, to Emita H. Ryan; grandnephew of George Franklin Fort.
  Political family: Fort family of Bloomfield and East Orange, New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fort, Fred W., Jr. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1930-31, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, George F. — of New Egypt, Ocean County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, George Franklin (1809-1872) — also known as George F. Fort — of Monmouth County, N.J. Born in 1809. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1845; member of New Jersey state senate from Monmouth County, 1846-48; Governor of New Jersey, 1851-54. Died April 22, 1872 (age about 62 years). Interment at Methodist Cemetery, Pemberton, N.J.
  Relatives: Uncle of John Franklin Fort (1852-1920); granduncle of Franklin William Fort.
  Political family: Fort family of Bloomfield and East Orange, New Jersey.
  Fort, Greenbury Lafayette (1825-1883) — of Lacon, Marshall County, Ill. Born in French Grant (part now in Scioto County), Ohio, October 17, 1825. Republican. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1873-81. Died in Lacon, Marshall County, Ill., January 13, 1883 (age 57 years, 88 days). Interment at Lacon Cemetery, Lacon, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fort, Hicks See T. Hicks Fort
  Fort, Hollis — of Sumter County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Sumter County, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, J. Claude — of Gaffney, Cherokee County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, J. Franklin See John Franklin Fort
  Fort, J. Marion — of Illinois. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, J. Warren — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 1st District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, Jacob A. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1796-1800, 1801-02. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, James Allen — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Mayor of Americus, Ga., 1929-36. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, Jane Benton — U.S. Consul General in Belfast, 1998-2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Fort, John — of Minden, Webster Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, John Franklin (1852-1920) — also known as J. Franklin Fort — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J.; South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Pemberton, Burlington County, N.J., March 20, 1852. Lawyer; district judge in New Jersey, 1878-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1884, 1896, 1908, 1912; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1896-1900; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1900-07; Governor of New Jersey, 1908-11; delegate to Progressive National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1917-19; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1919. Died November 17, 1920 (age 68 years, 242 days). Interment at Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew H. Fort and Hannah Ann (Brown) Fort; married, April 20, 1876, to Charlotte E. Stainsby; father of Franklin William Fort; nephew of George Franklin Fort (1809-1872).
  Political family: Fort family of Bloomfield and East Orange, New Jersey.
  Fort, Joshua — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, Margretta — of Essex County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1924; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, Marion See J. Marion Fort
  Fort, Pamela Burch — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Fort, T. Hicks — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948, 1952; circuit judge in Georgia Chattahoochee Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, Tomlinson (1787-1859) — of Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga. Born in Warrenton, Warren County, Ga., July 14, 1787. Democrat. Physician; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1818-26; U.S. Representative from Georgia 6th District, 1827-29. Died in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., May 11, 1859 (age 71 years, 301 days). Interment at Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Ga.
  Relatives: Father of Tomlinson Fort, Jr. (1839-1910).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fort, Tomlinson, Jr. (1839-1910) — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., April 26, 1839. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1876. Died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., December 4, 1910 (age 71 years, 222 days). Interment at Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Tomlinson Fort (1787-1859).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fort, Warren See J. Warren Fort
  Fort, William — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Fort, William S. — of Oregon. Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1969-77. Still living as of 1977.


FORT-WHITEMAN (Soundex F633)

  Fort-Whiteman, Lovett — Communist. Workers candidate for New York state comptroller, 1928. Burial location unknown.


FORTAINE (Soundex F635) — See also DELAFONTAINE, FONTAINE, FORT, FORTAS, FORTEN, FORTIN, FORTON, FORTUNE, FOUNTAINE, FURTON, LAFONTAINE, LAMONTAINE, NAMEUNCERTAIN, PARTAIN, SARTAIN.

  FORTAINE: See also H. Fortaine Little


FORTAS (Soundex F632) — See also EFFERTZ, FORT, FORTAINE, FORTES, FRATTS, FREITAS, FRETZ, FRITTS, FRITZ, FRITZE, HUERTAS, SASPARTAS, SASPORTAS.

  Fortas, Abe (1910-1982) — also known as "Fiddlin' Abe Fortas" — Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., June 19, 1910. Lawyer; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1965-69. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Federal Bar Association. Died in Washington, D.C., April 5, 1982 (age 71 years, 290 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Married 1935 to Carolyn E. Agger.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Abe Fortas: Laura Kalman, Abe Fortas : A Biography — Bruce Allen Murphy, Fortas: The Rise and Ruin of a Supreme Court Justice
  Fortas, Fiddlin' Abe: See Abe Fortas


FORTDONELSON (Soundex F635) — See also ALTDOERFFER, BATDORF, BATDORFF, DONEL, DONELAN, DONELL, DONELLE, DONELLY, DONELON, DONELSON, MACDONELL, MCDONELL, NELSON, NELSONGALINDO, ODONEL, SNELSON.

  FORTDONELSON: See also George Fort Donelson Anthony


FORTE (Soundex F630) — See also FIRTH, FONTE, FORDE, FORE, FORET, FORT, FORTEN, FORTENBAUGH, FORTENBERRY, FORTES, FORTESCUE, FORTH, FORTO, FORTT, FURTH, PORTE, ROCCAFORTE.

  FORTE: See also William Forte Willett, Jr.
  Forte, Albert E. — of New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Orange and West Haven, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Forte, Gene — of California. Republican. Candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Forte, John P. — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Massachusetts Governor's Council 6th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Forte, Marty — of Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


FORTEN (Soundex F635) — See also FORSTEN, FORT, FORTAINE, FORTE, FORTENBAUGH, FORTENBERRY, FORTES, FORTESCUE, FORTIN, FORTON, FORTUNE, FURTON, HORTENSTINE, MORTEN, MORTENSEN, MORTENSON, ORTEN, POORTENGA, PORTEN, ROCCAFORTE, SCHORTEN, SHORTEN, VANDERPORTEN, WORTENDYKE.

  Forten, William D. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1872. Burial location unknown.


FORTENBAUGH (Soundex F635) — See also BARTENBACH, FICHTENBAUM, FORTE, FORTEN, FORTENBERRY, FORTES, FORTESCUE, GARTENBERG, HARTENBERGER, HARTENBOWER, HORTENSTINE, KASTENBAUM, KESTENBAUM, MORTEN, MORTENSEN, MORTENSON, ORTEN, POORTENGA, PORTEN, ROCCAFORTE, SCHORTEN, SHORTEN, VANDERPORTEN, WERTENBERGER, WORTENDYKE.

  Fortenbaugh, Abraham — of Halifax, Dauphin County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.


FORTENBERRY (Soundex F635) — See also BARTENBACH, CHRISTENBERRY, FORTE, FORTEN, FORTENBAUGH, FORTES, FORTESCUE, FORTINBERRY, GARTENBERG, HARTENBERGER, HARTENBOWER, HORTENSTINE, MORTEN, MORTENSEN, MORTENSON, ORTEN, POORTENGA, PORTEN, ROCCAFORTE, SCHORTEN, SHORTEN, VANDERPORTEN, WERTENBERGER, WORTENDYKE.

  Fortenberry, Jeff (b. 1960) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., December 27, 1960. Republican. Publishing executive; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 2005-. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Ben Sasse
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Fortenberry, Larry — of Alabama. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 6th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.


FORTES (Soundex F632) — See also CORTES, CORTESE, CORTESI, DESPORTES, EFFERTZ, ESTROFF, FOERST, FONTES, FOREST, FORREST, FORT, FORTAS, FORTE, FORTEN, FORTENBAUGH, FORTENBERRY, FORTESCUE, FOSTER, FRATTS, FREITAS, FRETZ, FRITTS, FRITZ, FRITZE, ROCCAFORTE, SHORTESS, STOFER.

  Fortes, Robert L. (born c.1969) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born about 1969. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


FORTESCUE (Soundex F632) — See also CORTES, CORTESE, CORTESI, DESPORTES, ESCUDE, ESCUDERO, ESCUE, ESCUTIA, FORTE, FORTEN, FORTENBAUGH, FORTENBERRY, FORTES, FOSCUE, FRANCESCUCCI, FRITZKE, LESCURE, ROCCAFORTE, SHORTESS, TESCH, TESCHEMACHER, TESCHNER, WHITESCARVER.

  FORTESCUE: See also Fortescue C. Metcalfe


FORTH (Soundex F630) — See also BAMFORTH, BRIDGEFORTH, BRIDGFORTH, COMFORTH, CORNFORTH, DANFORTH, FIRTH, FORT, FORTE, FORTHOFER, FORTO, FORTT, FURTH, GOFORTH, KLIEFORTH, ORTH, PORTH, RAINFORTH, WEYFORTH, WOHLFORTH.

  Forth, Larry — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 40th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Forth, Robert T. (1813-1886) — of Wayne County, Ill. Born in Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky., September 15, 1813. Farmer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1859-61, 1873-75 (10th District 1859-61, 44th District 1873-75). Baptist. Died in 1886 (age about 72 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Wayne County, Ill.


FORTHOFER (Soundex F631) — See also BAMFORTH, BENZENHOFER, BIRKHOFER, BODENHOFER, BRIDGEFORTH, BRIDGFORTH, COMFORTH, CORNFORTH, DANFORTH, FORTH, FREIHOFER, GARTHOFF, GARTHOFFNER, GOFORTH, GOLLHOFER, HOFER, KLEINHOFER, KLIEFORTH, MEIHOFER, NIEDERHOFER, RAINFORTH, RANZENHOFER, SCHREIHOFER, SHORTHOSE, WEITZENHOFER, WEYFORTH, WOHLFORTH.

  Forthofer, Ronald N. — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


FORTIER (Soundex F636) — See also BELFORTI, BERTIER, CARTIER, CHARTIER, CORTIER, FERRITER, FORT, FORTIN, FORTINBERRY, FORTINO, FRATER, FRITER, MORTIER, MORTIERE, QUARTIER.

  Fortier, Flora M. — of Berlin, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Berlin 1st Ward, 1938. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortier, Guy J. — of Berlin, Coos County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives; elected 1938; elected unopposed 1956; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Berlin 1st Ward, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortier, James J. J. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Fortier, Malcolm — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1966-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Fortier, Wilfred T. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Dover 3rd Ward, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FORTIN (Soundex F635) — See also BELFORTI, CORTINAS, FORT, FORTAINE, FORTEN, FORTIER, FORTINBERRY, FORTINO, FORTON, FORTUNE, FURTON, HORTIN, HORTING, MORTINSON, SHORTINO, SNORTING.

  Fortin, Alfred Emile (1894-1972) — also known as Alfred E. Fortin — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 9, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; accountant; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1925-26, 1929-30; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1948. Catholic. Member, American Legion. Died in 1972 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Fortin, Guy J. — of Berlin, Coos County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Berlin 1st Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortin, John See O. John Fortin
  Fortin, John R. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1962-70 (acting, 1962). Still living as of 1970.
  Fortin, O. John — of Greenville, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Greenville; elected 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortin, Thomas D. — Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives 5th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Fortin, William R. — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1920-23. Burial location unknown.


FORTINBERRY (Soundex F635) — See also BELFORTI, COFFINBERRY, CORTINAS, FORTENBERRY, FORTIER, FORTIN, FORTINO, HORTIN, HORTING, MORTINSON, SHORTINO, SNORTING, WINBERRY.

  Fortinberry, Toxey T. — of Water Valley, Yalobusha County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


FORTINO (Soundex F635) — See also BELFORTI, CORTINAS, DEMARTINO, DIMARTINO, FORT, FORTIER, FORTIN, FORTINBERRY, FORTUNO, HORTIN, HORTING, MARTINO, MARTINOTTI, MARTINOVICH, MORTINSON, SAMMARTINO, SHORTINO, SNORTING, TINO.

  Fortino, Alfred J. — of St. Louis, Gratiot County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 25th Senatorial District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortino, Nicholas — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haven, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FORTMAN (Soundex F635) — See also FERTMAN, FORMAN, FORT, FORTMEYER, FORTMILLER, HORTMAN, KORTMAN, NORTMAN, ORTMAN, PORTMAN, PORTMANN, SCHORTMAN, SORTMAN, WORTMAN, ZORTMAN.

  Fortman, Clemens H. — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Democrat. Postmaster at Helena, Mont., 1914-21. Burial location unknown.


FORTMEYER (Soundex F635) — See also ALTMEYER, BREITMEYER, CARTMEL, CARTMELL, DEPARTMENT, FORSTMEYER, FORTMAN, FORTMILLER, HARTMETZ, HOLTMEYER, MEYER, ORTMEYER, REITMEYER, RITMEYER, TEGHTMEYER, TEGTMEYER, WITTMEYER, ZENTMEYER.

  FORTMEYER: See also Leona Scheunemann Witter


FORTMILLER (Soundex F635) — See also ALTMILLER, FORTMAN, FORTMEYER, GRISTMILL, MILLER, REITMILLER.

  Fortmiller, Nicholas — of Matteson, Cook County, Ill. Postmaster at Matteson, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.


FORTNA (Soundex F635) — See also FORANT, FORT, FORTNER, FORTNEY, FORTNUM, HARTNACKE, HARTNAGLE, RATNOFF, TARNOFF.

  Fortna, Stephen R. — of California. Member of California state assembly 25th District, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.


FORTNER (Soundex F635) — See also BORTNEM, BORTNER, FORNER, FORT, FORTNA, FORTNEY, FORTNUM, GORTNER, MCCORTNEY, RENTFRO.

  FORTNER: See also Bernard B. Ackerman
  Fortner, Auveda — American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Fortner, Harvey Lee — also known as Harvey L. Fortner — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1938, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortner, Jack (born c.1955) — of Farmington, San Juan County, N.M. Born about 1955. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Fortner, Mike — of West Chicago, DuPage County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Fortner, W. Wayne — American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Fortner, Wayne See W. Wayne Fortner


FORTNEY (Soundex F635) — See also BORTNEM, BORTNER, COURTNEY, FORDNEY, FORNEY, FORT, FORTNA, FORTNER, FORTNUM, GORTNER, HARTNEY, MACARTNEY, MCCARTNEY, MCCORTNEY, MECARTNEY, NERTNEY.

  FORTNEY: See also Beverly L. Michie — Fortney Hillman Stark, Jr.
  Fortney, David F. — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Bellefonte, Pa., 1894-99. Burial location unknown.
  Fortney, Earl V. — of Preston County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Fortney, George A. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Fortney, Mrs. J. G. — of Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Fortney, John R. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Morgantown, W.Va., 1936-44 (acting, 1936-37). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortney, Neil J. — of Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Fortney, Rose L. — of Alabama. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 8th District, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Fortney, Thomas — of Preston County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.


FORTNUM (Soundex F635) — See also CHESTNUT, CHESTNUTT, FORT, FORTNA, FORTNER, FORTNEY.

  FORTNUM: See also Russell Anderson Austin, Jr.


FORTO (Soundex F630) — See also FORT, FORTE, FORTH, FORTON, PORTO.

  Forto, Emilio C. — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Brownsville, Tex., 1921. Burial location unknown.


FORTON (Soundex F635) — See also BORTON, FORT, FORTAINE, FORTEN, FORTIN, FORTO, FORTSON, FORTUNE, FURTON, ORTON.

  Forton, Mark A. — of New Baltimore, Macomb County, Mich. Reform candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


FORTSON (Soundex F632) — See also FORDSON, FORT, FORTON, FRITZEN, HORTSMAN, LORTS, PORTS, SHORTS, SHORTSLEEVE, STORTS.

  FORTSON: See also Richard Easton Adams — Thomas Fortson Gibbs
  Fortson, Allen J., Jr. — of Jena, LaSalle Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fortson, B. W. — of Arlington, Calhoun County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Calhoun County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Fortson, Ben W. See Benjamin Wynn Fortson, Jr.
  Fortson, Benjamin Wynn, Jr. (b. 1904) — also known as Ben W. Fortson, Jr. — of Wilkes County, Ga. Born in Tignall, Wilkes County, Ga., December 19, 1904. Democrat. Member of Georgia state senate, 1939-42; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Wilkes County, 1943-46; secretary of state of Georgia, 1946-79. Methodist. Member, Pi Sigma Alpha; Freemasons; Moose. Confined to a wheelchair since an automobile accident in 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Fortson, Brooke — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Fortson, D. E. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Fortson, Julia Grimmet (1910-1985) — also known as Julia L. Grimmet — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn., July 8, 1910. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Louisiana, 1936-50. Female. Baptist. Member, Junior League. Died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., August 24, 1985 (age 75 years, 47 days). Interment at Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, La.
  Relatives: Daughter of Roberta Phillips (Bass) Grimmet (1876-1955) and Judson Marion Grimmet; married to Dr. William Alwin Fortson (1905-1985); fourth cousin once removed of William Bradley Umstead and Angier Biddle Duke (1915-1995).
  Political families: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Umstead-Grimmet-Byrd family of Durham, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fortson, Robert M. — of Elwood, Madison County, Ind. Democrat. Mayor of Elwood, Ind., 1956-59; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FORTT (Soundex F630) — See also FIRTH, FORT, FORTE, FORTH, FOTT, FURTH, MOUNTFORTT, SHORTT, TORF, WORTT.

  Fortt, George W. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1912. Burial location unknown.


FORTUNAT (Soundex F635) — See also ANTUNA, FORT, FORTUNATO, FORTUNATUS, FORTUNE, FORTUNO, LAFORTUNE, MATUNA.

  FORTUNAT: See also Fortunat Normandin


FORTUNATO (Soundex F635) — See also ANTUNA, FORTUNAT, FORTUNATUS, FORTUNE, FORTUNO, LAFORTUNE, MATUNA.

  FORTUNATO: See also Fortunato Pedro Benavides
  Fortunato, Albert A. — of Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Fortunato, Joseph A. — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 8th District, 2000 (Independent), 2002 (Green), 2004 (Green). Still living as of 2004.


FORTUNATUS (Soundex F635) — See also ANTUNA, CABANATUAN, CINCINNATUS, DETERMINATUS, DONATUCCI, FORTUNAT, FORTUNATO, FORTUNE, FORTUNO, LAFORTUNE, MATUNA, NATURE.

  FORTUNATUS: See also Fortunatus Cosby, Jr.


FORTUNE (Soundex F635) — See also BARTUNEK, FORT, FORTAINE, FORTEN, FORTIN, FORTON, FORTUNAT, FORTUNATO, FORTUNATUS, FORTUNO, FOURNET, FOURNETT, FURTON, HILTUNEN, JUNTUNEN, KETTUNEN, LAFORTUNE, NEPTUNE, TUNE, TUNELL.

  FORTUNE: See also Bowman Elder — Webster J. Oliver — Fortune Pope — Charlotte Fortune Royer — Thomas Fortune Ryan — Fortune C. White
  Fortune, A. B. — of Rome, Floyd County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Fortune, A. H. — of Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Fortune, A. R. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Fortune, Dorothy — of South Laguna, Laguna Beach, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Fortune, Ed See Edmond M. Fortune
  Fortune, Edmond M. — also known as Ed Fortune — Democrat. Candidate for Florida state senate 2nd District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Fortune, Emanuel — of Jackson County, Fla.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Jackson County, 1868; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Fortune, H. W. — of California. Member of California state assembly 8th District, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Fortune, James W. — of Jeffersonville, Clark County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Fortune, Julius B. — of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C. Postmaster at Shelby, N.C., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Fortune, Thomas R. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly 55th District, 1969-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1982.


FORTUNO (Soundex F635) — See also FORT, FORTINO, FORTUNAT, FORTUNATO, FORTUNATUS, FORTUNE, LAFORTUNE.

  FORTUNO: See also Luis Guillermo Fortuño Burset


FORTUNO-BURSET (Soundex F635)

  Fortuño Burset, Luis Guillermo (b. 1960) — also known as Luis G. Fortuño Burset — of Guaynabo, Guaynabo Municipio, Puerto Rico; San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, October 31, 1960. Lawyer; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 2005-; member of Republican National Committee from Puerto Rico, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2008; Governor of Puerto Rico, 2009-13; defeated, 2012. Still living as of 2019.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


FORWARD (Soundex F663) — See also DORWARD, DORWART, FORWOOD, HARWAR, HARWARD, HORWAT, HORWATH, THORWALD, VANDERWARKER, VANDERWART, WARD, WARFORD.

  FORWARD: See also Chauncey Forward Black — Jonathan Clark Greeley — Edwin Forward Stanton
Chauncey Forward Forward, Chauncey (1793-1839) — of Somerset, Somerset County, Pa. Born in Granby, Hartford County, Conn., February 4, 1793. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1820-22; member of Pennsylvania state senate 22nd District, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1826-31; Somerset County Prothonotary and Recorder, 1831. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons. Died, from typhoid fever, in Somerset, Somerset County, Pa., October 19, 1839 (age 46 years, 257 days). Interment at Aukeny Square Cemetery, Somerset, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Forward (1752-1821) and Susannah (Holcombe) Forward (1753-1832); brother of Oliver Owen Forward and Walter Forward; married to Rebecca Blair (1796-1836); father of Mary Forward (who married Jeremiah Sullivan Black); grandfather of Chauncey Forward Black; first cousin thrice removed of Joseph Wells Holcomb, Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Edmond Alfred Holcomb; second cousin twice removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, John Allen, Charles Ogden Tappan, Martin Harris Holcomb and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin and Lyle Donald Holcomb; fourth cousin of Hezekiah Case, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Abiel Case, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Anson Levi Holcomb and William Gleason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Luther Walter Badger, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, John William Allen, Oliver Dwight Filley, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Noah Webster Holcomb and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Twentieth-Century Bench and Bar of Pennsylvania (1903)
  Forward, Harriet Gould (1883-1980) — also known as Mrs. Walter F. Forward, Sr. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Hebron, Thayer County, Neb., February 11, 1883. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1940. Female. Died in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., January 31, 1980 (age 96 years, 354 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Forward, John — of Maryland. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Forward, John F., Sr. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1907-09. Burial location unknown.
  Forward, John F. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Forward, John F., Jr. (b. 1876) — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 18, 1876. Republican. Abstractor; president, Union Title Insurance Co.; president, Union Trust Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932; mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1932-34; resigned 1934. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Ferree Forward and Ella Francis (Dillon) Forward; married, June 29, 1901, to Alberta Fairbanks (divorced); married, June 15, 1920, to Martha Thompson.
  Forward, Oliver Owen (1781-1834) — also known as Oliver Forward — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., December 1, 1781. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1817; county judge in New York, 1817; member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Niagara counties, 1819-20; member of New York state senate Western District, 1820-22; bank director. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 27, 1834 (age 52 years, 147 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Forward (1752-1821) and Susannah (Holcombe) Forward (1753-1832); brother of Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; married to Sarah 'Sally' Granger (1773-1831; sister of Erastus Granger); granduncle of Chauncey Forward Black; first cousin thrice removed of Joseph Wells Holcomb, Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Edmond Alfred Holcomb; second cousin twice removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, John Allen, Charles Ogden Tappan, Martin Harris Holcomb and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin and Lyle Donald Holcomb; fourth cousin of Hezekiah Case, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Abiel Case, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Anson Levi Holcomb and William Gleason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Luther Walter Badger, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, John William Allen, Oliver Dwight Filley, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Noah Webster Holcomb and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Forward, Walter (1786-1852) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in East Granby, Hartford County, Conn., January 24, 1786. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1822-25 (14th District 1822-23, 16th District 1823-25); defeated, 1824; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837-38; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1841-43; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Denmark, 1849-51; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1851. Methodist. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 24, 1852 (age 66 years, 305 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Forward (1752-1821) and Susannah (Holcombe) Forward (1753-1832); brother of Oliver Owen Forward and Chauncey Forward; married, January 12, 1808, to Henrietta 'Hetty' Barclay; granduncle of Chauncey Forward Black; first cousin thrice removed of Joseph Wells Holcomb, Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Edmond Alfred Holcomb; second cousin twice removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, John Allen, Charles Ogden Tappan, Martin Harris Holcomb and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin and Lyle Donald Holcomb; fourth cousin of Hezekiah Case, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Abiel Case, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Anson Levi Holcomb and William Gleason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Luther Walter Badger, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, John William Allen, Oliver Dwight Filley, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Noah Webster Holcomb and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Forward, Mrs. Walter F., Sr. See Harriet Gould Forward
  Forward, Walter L., Jr. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Forward, William A. — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1860-65. Burial location unknown.


FORWOOD (Soundex F630) — See also DORWORTH, FORWARD, HORWOOD, MORWOOD, NORWOOD, PENHORWOOD, WOFFORD, WOOD, WOODROOF.

  Forwood, J. L. — of Chester, Delaware County, Pa. Democrat. Mayor of Chester, Pa., 1872-81, 1884-87; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Forwood, W. P. — U.S. Vice Consul in Kingston, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


FORY (Soundex F600) — See also FARY, FLORY, FORE, FOREE, FORGY, FORREY, FORRY, FOURIE, FUREY, FURIA, FURIE, FURREY, FURRY, FURY, TORY.

  Fory, M. R. — of South Carolina. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1868. Burial location unknown.


FORZANI (Soundex F625) — See also BORZAGA, BOZZANI, CHRZANOWSKI, DWORZANSKI, ELORZA, FARSON, FEYEREISEN, FIERSON, FRESN, FRIESEN, FRISSIN, FRYZINE, GRZANKA, SCORZA, ZANIA, ZANILLO, ZAZANIS.

  Forzani, Hugo — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly, 1940 (New York County 5th District), 1942 (New York County 5th District), 1944 (New York County 3rd District); member of New York American Labor Party Executive Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FOSCHINI (Soundex F250) — See also BRANCHINI, CHINIO, FACHINI, FOSCO, FOSCUE, FRANCHESCHINI, LUCCHINI, LUCHINI, MOSCHITTA, PARACHINI, QUILLICHINI, ROSCHI, TROSCHINETZ.

  Foschini, Paul J. — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Mayor of Hackensack, N.J., 1941, 1950, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FOSCO (Soundex F200) — See also BOSCO, FOSCHINI, FOSCUE, FOSKEY, FUSCO, VOSCO.

  Fosco, Anthony — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Fosco, Peter — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fosco, Peter J. — of Metairie, Jefferson Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


FOSCUE (Soundex F200) — See also ESCUE, FORTESCUE, FOSCHINI, FOSCO, FOSKEY, FUSCO.

  Foscue, Lewis — of Jones County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Jones County, 1818-20. Burial location unknown.


FOSDICK (Soundex F232) — See also CASDIN, DESDIMONIA, DICK, HINSDILL, KALOOSDIAN, STOGSDILL.

  FOSDICK: See also Jonathan Nicoll Havens
  Fosdick, Frederick — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member, National Executive Committee, Anti-Saloon League; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Member, Anti-Saloon League. Burial location unknown.
  Fosdick, Frederick S. — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1905-06; defeated, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Fosdick, George D. — of Ridgefield Park, Bergen County, N.J. Mayor of Ridgefield Park, N.J., 2000-07. Still living as of 2007.
  Fosdick, Nicholl — of New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Fosdick, Nicoll (1785-1868) — of Norway, Herkimer County, N.Y.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., November 9, 1785. Presidential Elector for New York, 1816; member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1817-19; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1825-27; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1849-53. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., May 7, 1868 (age 82 years, 180 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fosdick, Ulysses Everett (b. 1865) — also known as Ulysses E. Fosdick — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Born in Alstead, Cheshire County, N.H., January 28, 1865. Republican. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Biddeford, Maine, 1921. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew J. Fosdick and Cornelia (White) Fosdick; married, March 25, 1887, to Kittie F. Webb; married 1905 to Susie M. Ewell.


FOSGATE (Soundex F230) — See also WASGATT, WOSGAARD.

  FOSGATE: See also William Fosgate Kirby


FOSHAG (Soundex F220) — See also FOSHAY, FOSHEE, FOSHEIM, HASHAGEN, KRONSHAGE, SHAGALSKI, SHAGENA.

  Foshag, George W. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Foshag, H. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1916. Burial location unknown.


FOSHAY (Soundex F200) — See also FORSHAY, FOSHAG, FOSHEE, FOSHEIM, FOUSHEE, OSHAY, PASHAYAN, SHAY, SHAYAN, SHAYLOR, SHAYNE, SHAYS.

  Foshay, N. G. — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Peekskill, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.


FOSHEE (Soundex F200) — See also FORSHEE, FOSHAG, FOSHAY, FOSHEIM, FOUSHEE, SHEE.

  Foshee, Howard L. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FOSHEIM (Soundex F250) — See also FOSHAG, FOSHAY, FOSHEE, HEIM, OSHEIM.

  Fosheim, Jon — of South Dakota. Justice of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1979-86. Still living as of 1986.
  Fosheim, Oscar A. — of Howard, Miner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 1931-38. Burial location unknown.


FOSKET (Soundex F230) — See also BASKETBALL, BASKETT, FOSKETT, FOSKEY, HASKETT, HESKETH, HESKETT, MASKET.

  Fosket, Max — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 6th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.


FOSKETT (Soundex F230) — See also BASKETBALL, BASKETT, FOSKET, FOSKEY, FOSSETT, HASKETT, HESKETH, HESKETT, MASKET.

  Foskett, H. I. — Member of Iowa state senate 7th District; elected 1914. Burial location unknown.


FOSKEY (Soundex F200) — See also COSKEY, CROSKEY, FOSCO, FOSCUE, FOSKET, FOSKETT, FOSSEY, FUSCO, MCCLOSKEY, MCCROSKEY, MCLOSKEY, PROSKEY, ROSKEY, ROSNOSKEY.

  Foskey, Harry W. — of Union County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 9-B, 1971. Still living as of 1971.


FOSLEIN (Soundex F245) — See also ELLIFSON, FASOLINO, FOSLIEN, ISLEIB, LEIN, MOESLEIN, SLEIGHT.

  Foslein, Fred — of Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


FOSLIEN (Soundex F245) — See also ELLIFSON, FASOLINO, FJOSLIEN, FOSLEIN, FROSLIE, LIEN.

  Foslien, Fred See Frederick Joseph Foslien
  Foslien, Frederick Joseph — also known as Fred Foslien — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 47, 1933-34; member of Minnesota state senate 47th District, 1935-38. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


FOSNES (Soundex F252) — See also FONES, FOSNESS, KJOSNESS, OSNESS.

  Fosnes, Christopher A. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1897-1900 (District 43 1897-98, District 18 1899-1900). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


FOSNESS (Soundex F252) — See also AASNESS, BARSNESS, FOSNES, KJOSNESS, NESS, OSNESS, SALACIOUSNESS, THORSNESS.

  Fosness, Louis A. — of Onida, Sully County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1951-54 (24th District 1951-52, 22nd District 1953-54). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FOSS (Soundex F200) — See also BOSS, FESS, FISS, FLOSS, FOOS, FOOZE, FOSSA, FOSSARD, FOSSE, FOSSEEN, FOSSEL, FOSSELLA, FOSSETT, FOSSEY, FOSSIER, FOSSUM, FOUSE, FUESS, FUHS, FUSS, FUSZ, HINKFOSS, PHOSE, POSS, SERFOSS, VOSS.

  FOSS: See also Ralph Owen Brewster — Arthur Chapman — Foss O. Eldred — Robert Foss Fernald — Thomas Edwin Headlee — William Russell Warner
  Foss, Alonzo M. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Mayor of Dover, N.H., 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Alvin E. — of East Kingston, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from East Kingston, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Carl See Don Carlos Foss
  Foss, Carl D. — of Island Pond, Brighton, Essex County, Vt. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Carroll — of Island Pond, Brighton, Essex County, Vt. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Charles H. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Mayor of Dover, N.H., 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, D. Carl See Don Carlos Foss
  Foss, D. J. — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Diana — of California. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Female. Still living as of 2003.
  Foss, Don Carlos (b. 1873) — also known as D. Carl Foss — of Brighton, Essex County, Vt. Born in Island Pond, Brighton, Essex County, Vt., June 18, 1873. Democrat. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1912, 1939-41, 1945; member of Vermont state senate from Essex County, 1947. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Edgar B. — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Edward O. — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for mayor of Muskegon, Mich., 1913; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1916, 1918; candidate for Michigan state senate, 1916 (7th District), 1916 (23rd District), 1916 (24th District); candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1919; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Eugene C. — of New Hampshire. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
Eugene N. Foss Foss, Eugene Noble (1858-1939) — also known as Eugene N. Foss — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in West Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., September 24, 1858. Democrat. Owner of cotton mills and iron and steel works; active in banking and railroads; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 14th District, 1910-11; defeated, 1902 (Republican, 11th District), 1904 (Republican, 11th District); resigned 1911; defeated, 1925 (5th District); Governor of Massachusetts, 1911-14; defeated (Independent), 1913; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1912. Baptist. Member, Sigma Phi. Died September 13, 1939 (age 80 years, 354 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of George Edmund Foss and Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss; brother of George Edmund Foss (1863-1936); married, June 12, 1884, to Lilla Sturtevant.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Foss, Frank — of Saco, York County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Saco, Maine, 1894-95. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Frank Herbert (1865-1947) — also known as Frank H. Foss — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 20, 1865. Republican. Contractor; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1915-46; mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1917-20; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1921-24; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1925-35; defeated, 1934; director, Fitchburg Cooperative Bank; director, Fitchburg Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., February 15, 1947 (age 81 years, 148 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Orrin F. Foss and Hannah H. (Fisk) Foss; married, December 2, 1891, to Sibyl S. Alden.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foss, George Edmund (1863-1936) — also known as George E. Foss — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in West Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., July 2, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1895-1913, 1915-19 (7th District 1895-1903, 10th District 1903-13, 1915-19); defeated in primary, 1932; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1918. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 15, 1936 (age 72 years, 257 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of George Edmund Foss and Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss; brother of Eugene Noble Foss (1858-1939); married to Georgia L. Fritze.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foss, Harold G. — U.S. Consular Agent in Coro, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Henry — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 39, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Foss, Henry — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Horatio G. — of Maine. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1902, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Ira H. — of Saco, York County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Saco, Maine, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Ivory H. — of Mt. Desert Ferry, Hancock, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Hancock County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, James — of Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1847-49. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Joe See Joseph Jacob Foss
  Foss, Joseph Jacob (1915-2003) — also known as Joe Foss; "The American Ace of Aces" — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak.; Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., April 17, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; received the Medal of Honor for action over Guadalcanal in 1942-43; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1960; speaker, 1952, 1956; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1949-50, 1953-54; Governor of South Dakota, 1955-59; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota, 1958; Commissioner, American Football League, 1960; elected to National Aviation Hall of Fame, 1984; president, National Rifle Association, 1988-90. Methodist. Member, American Legion; National Rifle Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, from the effects of a stroke, in Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 1, 2003 (age 87 years, 259 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, August 9, 1942, to June Shakstad; married 1967 to Donna Wild Hall.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Foss, Louis O. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1895-1900 (District 49 1895-98, District 57 1899-1900). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Foss, Orlando W. — of Hancock, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, Otis — of Cottage City (now Oak Bluffs), Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Foss, S. R. — of Saline County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875. Burial location unknown.


FOSSA (Soundex F200) — See also FASO, FOSS, FOSSARD, FOSSE, SAFFO.

  Fossa, Helena (1890-1978) — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born May 5, 1890. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Female. Died in November, 1978 (age 88 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.


FOSSARD (Soundex F263) — See also BOSSARD, BOSSARDET, BROSSARD, COSSAR, FOSS, FOSSA, SAFFORD, SARD.

  Fossard, James R. — of Missouri. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.


FOSSE (Soundex F200) — See also BOSSE, DESFOSSES, FOOS, FOOZE, FORSSE, FOSS, FOSSA, FOSSEEN, FOSSEL, FOSSELLA, FOSSETT, FOSSEY, FOUSE, FUESS, FUHS, FUSS, FUSZ, PHOSE, SOFFE, VANFOSSEN.

  Fosse, J. J. — of Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 38th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.


FOSSEEN (Soundex F250) — See also BYASSEE, CHAUSSEE, DESFOSSES, FAASEN, FAISON, FAUZON, FAWSON, FEISON, FOISSON, FONES, FOSS, FOSSE, FOSSEL, FOSSELLA, FOSSETT, FOSSEY, FUSON, HENNESSEE, HESSEE, JESSEE, NOSEF, OLSEEN, SASSEEN, TENNESSEE, VANFOSSEN.

Carrie Fosseen Fosseen, Carrie (1875-1963) — also known as Carrie Secelia Jorgens; Mrs. Manley L. Fosseen — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Minnesota, January 30, 1875. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker); member of Republican National Committee from Minnesota, 1924. Female. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Hennepin County, Minn., March 23, 1963 (age 88 years, 52 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Married, September 15, 1897, to Manley Lewis Fosseen (1869-1947).
  Political family: Fosseen family.
  Image source: Official Report of the 21st Republican National Convention (1936)
  Fosseen, Mrs. Manley L. See Carrie Fosseen
  Fosseen, Manley Lewis (1869-1947) — also known as Manley L. Fosseen — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Illinois, December, 1869. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 42, 1903-06; member of Minnesota state senate 42nd District, 1907-14; municipal judge in Minnesota, 1930. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Hennepin County, Minn., August 9, 1947 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Osman Leonard Fosseen (1843-1914) and Isabella (Richolsen) Fosseen (1850-1936); married, September 15, 1897, to Carrie Fosseen (1875-1963); nephew of Samuel Richolson; uncle of Neal Randolph Fosseen.
  Political family: Fosseen family.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Fosseen, Neal Randolph (1908-2004) — also known as Neal R. Fosseen — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Yakima, Yakima County, Wash., November 27, 1908. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; brick and clay tile products manufacturer; mayor of Spokane, Wash., 1960-67. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Kappa Psi; Beta Theta Pi; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars; Reserve Officers Association. Died July 21, 2004 (age 95 years, 237 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Benjamin Fosseen and Florence Vance (Neal) Fosseen; married, September 26, 1936, to Helen Witherspoon; nephew of Manley Lewis Fosseen (1869-1947); grandnephew of Samuel Richolson.
  Political family: Fosseen family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


FOSSEL (Soundex F240) — See also DESFOSSES, FASSEL, FELOS, FOLSE, FOSS, FOSSE, FOSSEEN, FOSSELLA, FOSSETT, FOSSEY, FUSSELL, FUZZELL, SOFFEL, VANFOSSEN.

  Fossel, James W. — of Alna, Lincoln County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Fossel, Jon S. (born c.1943) — of Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1943. Republican. Member of New York state assembly 93rd District, 1979-82; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1982. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Brother of Leslie Truman Fossel (1940?-) and Scott Fossel.
  Political family: Fossel family.
  Fossel, Leslie Truman — of Lincoln County, Maine. Republican. Chair of Lincoln County Republican Party, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Brother of Jon S. Fossel (1943?-) and Scott Fossel.
  Political family: Fossel family.
  Fossel, Scott — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Relatives: Brother of Leslie Truman Fossel (1940?-) and Jon S. Fossel.
  Political family: Fossel family.


FOSSELLA (Soundex F240) — See also CASSELLA, COSSELL, DESFOSSES, FASULLO, FOSS, FOSSE, FOSSEEN, FOSSEL, FOSSETT, FOSSEY, ROSSELL, ROSSELLI, ROSSELLO, SELLA, TOSSELL, VANFOSSEN.

  Fossella, Vito John (b. 1965) — also known as Vito Fossella — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., March 9, 1965. Republican. Lawyer; member, New York City Council, 1994-97; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1997-2009. Catholic. Italian and Irish ancestry. In May, 2008, he was arrested in Alexandria, Virginia, for driving while intoxicated; a week later, he admitted to an extramarital affair with Air Force Lt. Col Laura Fay, and that he was the father of her 3-year-old child; the scandal led him to retire from Congress. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1990 to Mary Patricia Rowan; great-grandson of James Aloysius O'Leary (1889-1944).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


FOSSETT (Soundex F230) — See also BROSSETTE, COSSETTE, CROSSETT, DEROSSETT, DESFOSSES, DOSSETT, FASSETT, FAUCETT, FAUCETTE, FAUSETT, FAUSSETT, FAWCETT, FISETTE, FOSKETT, FOSS, FOSSE, FOSSEEN, FOSSEL, FOSSELLA, FOSSEY, GOSSETT, KOSSETT, ROSSETTI, ROSSETTIE, VANFOSSEN.

  FOSSETT: See also Frank St. Clair Richeson
  Fossett, Guy W. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Fossett, Mary L. — of Round Pond, Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Round Pond, Maine, 1895. Female. Burial location unknown.


FOSSEY (Soundex F200) — See also CLOSSEY, COSSEY, CROSSEY, DESFOSSES, DOSSEY, FOISY, FOSKEY, FOSS, FOSSE, FOSSEEN, FOSSEL, FOSSELLA, FOSSETT, FUZZY, SPOSSEY, TOSSEY, VANFOSSEN.

  Fossey, A. D. H. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Mayor of Miami, Fla., 1935-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FOSSIER (Soundex F260) — See also BOSSIE, BOSSIER, DRESSIER, FASER, FAZER, FEISER, FIESER, FISER, FIZER, FLOSSIE, FOCER, FOSS, FOUSER, HOSSIE, LESASSIER, LOSSIE, LUSSIER, MESSIER, OFFICER, OSSIE, ROSSIER, SOIFER, TESSIER.

  Fossier, Georges Joseph — of Norfolk, Va. Consular Agent for France in Norfolk, Newport News & Portsmouth, Va., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


FOSSUM (Soundex F250) — See also BOUSSUM, COLOSSUS, COSSUM, FOSS, KOSSUTH, ROSSUCK, ROSSUM, SESSUMS, VANBUSSUM.

  Fossum, Judy — of Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa Republican State Central Committee, 1971. Female. Still living as of 1971.
T. A. Fossum Fossum, T. A. (b. 1858) — of Mound City, Campbell County, S.Dak.; Herreid, Campbell County, S.Dak. Born in Allamakee County, Iowa, October 25, 1858. Republican. Hardware business; Campbell County Commissioner; Campbell County Auditor; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 40th District, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1885 to Elisa Froslie.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903


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