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FOSTER (Soundex F236) — See also BOSTER, ESTROFF, FISTER, FOERST, FOREST, FORREST, FORSTER, FORTES, FOSTON, FUESTER, FUSTER, OSTER, PFOST, POSTER, STOFER.

  FOSTER: See also George Everett Adams — Clay Allen — Ephraim Foster Anderson — Foster V. Annis — James Benjamin Aswell — Walter Wolfkiel Bacon — Lucius K. Baker — Robert Perkins Bass — Charles Foster Bass — Foster Merton Beck — Robert Livingston Beeckman — Wallace Foster Bennett — Robert Foster Bennett — Hugo Lafayette Black — Sterling Foster Black — Walter Evan Black, Jr. — Charles Foster Black — Foster Blodgett, Jr. — Edwin Ford Blodgett — Simpson Bobo — Blanche Foster Boruff — Foster Bosworth — William Foster Bradley — Foster Vincent Brown — Foster Brown — Earle Brown — Paul Wesley Brown — Foster Campbell — Ashmon H. Catlin — Peter Foster Causey — Henry Chamberlain — Robert Foster Chapman — Foster Samuel Chipman — Christopher James Christie — Allen Foster Cooper — Francis Patrick Corrigan — Robert Foster Corrigan — Foster V. Cox — Foster H. Coyle — Albert Foster Dawson — Lincoln Dixon — James Holley Douglas — John Foster Dulles — Allen Welsh Dulles — Foster W. Dunaway — Henry Algernon du Pont — Clifford Judkins Durr — Foster Estes — Gurnett Edinburgh Ferguson — Ruth Foster Froemming — John Foster Furcolo — John Palmer Gaillard, Jr. — Foster C. Gilmore — Joseph F. Glidden — Edward Foster Griffin — Foster Grove — Lemuel C. Hall — Mark Foster Hartley — Charles Roosevelt Hawkins — Foster Hedges — E. Foster Heller — George H. Hickok — J. Foster Hill — Foster A. Hixson — Leo Arthur Hoegh — Benjamin R. Honecker — Foster Hooper — Foster I. Huber — Thomas Hutchinson — Tracy W. Hylton — Jotham Ives — Foster Jarvis — Lee E. Joslyn — Anson Foster Keeler — Stillman Foster Kneeland — Foster Krake — Foster H. Kreis — Foster Krug — Foster Kubat — Morgan Foster Larson — Hugh Barton Lindsay — A. Foster Lineweaver — John Edward Longworth — Kenneth Leon Maddy — Foster May — James Foster McDowell — Lawrence Edward McGann — James Foster McGuire — Rozia McKinney-Foster — Lucille Foster McMillin — Henry Foster Miller — Jack Foster Mitchell — Robert Foster Morgan — Foster F. Morris — A. Foster Mullin — Foster Ockerman — Harrison Gray Otis — Kevin Foster Paige — George Foster Peabody — Richard Foster Perkins — Warren C. Philbrook — J. Foster Phillips — R. Foster Piper — Foster B. Porter — Erastus Foster Post — Foster Pratt — Foster Price — Foster Raper — Foster Rauch — Frank Redington — Foster E. Rhodes — Redick McKee Ridgely — Byron Foster Ritchie — George A. Robinson — Frank Foster Rogers — Thomas Foster Rogers III — Clyde Foster Scotten — Foster L. Seaman — Foster C. Shankland — George Foster Shepley — Foster C. Small — Winfield Smith — John Foster Smith — Jack M. Stack — Foster Waterman Stearns — Bruce Foster Sterling — R. Foster Stone — Foster Studholme — John Foster Symes — William Clayborne Tarkington — Foster W. Taylor — George H. Tice — Thomas Foster Tipton — Foster J. Van Blaricom — Foster Van Vorhis — Foster McGowan Voorhees — Judson H. Warner — Ferris M. White — Kenneth Sidney White — Foster E. Wilson — William Wayne Winpisinger — Foster Wright — Ernest Foster Young
  Foster, (need first name) — of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Three Rivers, Mich.; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, (need first name) — of Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, A. C. — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, A. Frank — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Foster, A. Lawrence — of New York. Born in New York. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1841-43. Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, A. M. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Abiel (1735-1806) — of New Hampshire. Born in Andover, Essex County, Mass., August 8, 1735. Pastor; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1783-85; common pleas court judge in New Hampshire, 1784-88; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1789-91, 1795-1803; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1791-94. Died in Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H., February 6, 1806 (age 70 years, 182 days). Interment at Center Cemetery, Canterbury, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Foster (1710-1787) and Elizabeth (Abbott) Foster (1712-1758); married 1761 to Hanna Badger (died 1768); married 1769 to Mary Wise Rogers (1745-1813).
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Abiel Foster (built 1941, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Abiel — of Canterbury, Rockingham County (now Merrimack County), N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate, 1792-95 (Rockingham County 1792-94, 4th District 1794-95). Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Abiel — of Limestone Springs (now Gaffney), Cherokee County, S.C. Whig. Postmaster at Limestone Springs, S.C., 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Addison Gardner (1837-1917) — also known as Addison G. Foster — of Wabasha County, Minn.; Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Belchertown, Hampshire County, Mass., January 28, 1837. Republican. Lumber business; railroad builder; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1899-1905. Died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 16, 1917 (age 79 years, 354 days). Interment at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Al — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 89th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Foster, Alan — of North Carolina. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Foster, Albert — of Dexter, Jefferson County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 1st District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Albert Gallatin, Jr. (died c.1949) — also known as Albert G. Foster — of Madison, Morgan County, Ga. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924; superior court judge in Georgia, 1920. Died about 1949. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  Relatives: Nephew of Nathaniel Greene Foster (1809-1869).
  Foster, Alburn — of Lewis County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Alexander — of Danville, Montour County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Alexander, Jr. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 45th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Alexius M. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Franklin County, 1783. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Alfred — of Wirt County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wirt County, 1863-64; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Alfred Dwight (1800-1852) — Born in 1800. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1840. Died in 1852 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dwight Foster (1757-1823); father of Dwight Foster (1828-1884); nephew of Theodore Foster (1752-1828).
  Political family: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Foster, Alonzo P. — Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 9th District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Foster, Amos — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Andrew B. — of Haverford, Delaware County, Pa. U.S. Vice Consul in Athens, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Annie B. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Foster, Arch L. — of Parsons, Labette County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Arlan — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 18th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Arthur B. — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Colchester, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Arthur Borders (b. 1872) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Clayton, Barbour County, Ala., October 19, 1872. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1903; circuit judge in Alabama, 1915-23; associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1928-. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Arthur Foster (1835?-?).
  Foster, Austin Theophilus (1822-1900) — also known as Austin T. Foster — of Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt. Born in East Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., September 20, 1822. Republican. Merchant; boot and shoe manufacturer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Derby, 1862-63; U.S. Consular Agent in Stanstead, as of 1884; member of Vermont state senate from Orleans County, 1886. Universalist. Died in Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt., 1900 (age about 77 years). Interment at Derby Line Cemetery, Derby Line, Derby, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Foster (1772-1850) and Mary (King) Foster (1782-1857); married 1848 to Aurelia Way (1821-1850); married 1853 to Sara Hurd Gilman (1830-1910); father of John Gilman Foster (1859-1931).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Azariah — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Postmaster at Middletown, Del., 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, B. B. — of Glenn Springs, Spartanburg District (now Spartanburg County), S.C. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Spartanburg, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, B. C. — of Bristol, Bucks County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Barbara M. — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Reform candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Foster, Barry — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Beatrice I. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from California 39th District, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Foster, Ben — of Coaling, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Ben F. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1941-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Benjamin F. — of Austin, Scott County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Austin, Ind., 1873-77, 1877-79. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Bill See George William Foster
  Foster, Bill — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 2010-14. Still living as of 2014.
  Foster, Bob See Robert Foster
  Foster, Brooks — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 11th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Bruce — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Foster, Mrs. Bruce T. — of Hondo, Medina County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Foster, C. F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1884, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, C. H. — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Mayor of Traverse City, Mich., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, C. Y. — of Carmel, Hamilton County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Calico: See Charles Foster
  Foster, Carl — of Guthrie Center, Guthrie County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Carol Howe (b. 1884) — also known as Carol H. Foster — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Sedgwick, Harvey County, Kan., May 29, 1884. Rhodes scholar; builder; author; U.S. Consul in Vienna, 1919-24; Rotterdam, 1928-34; U.S. Consul General in Rotterdam, 1934; Sao Paulo, 1934-40; Cape Town, as of 1947. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Festus Foster and Lillian (Howe) Foster; married, July 15, 1916, to Idah S. Pratt.
  Foster, Cassius Gaius (1837-1899) — of Kansas. Born in Webster, Monroe County, N.Y., June 22, 1837. Member of Kansas state senate, 1863-64; mayor of Atchison, Kan., 1867; U.S. District Judge for Kansas, 1874. Died June 21, 1899 (age 61 years, 364 days). Interment at Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Foster, Charles — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at Middletown, Del., 1853-61. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Charles (1828-1904) — also known as "Calico Foster" — of Fostoria, Seneca County, Ohio. Born in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, April 12, 1828. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1871-79 (9th District 1871-73, 10th District 1873-79); defeated, 1878; Governor of Ohio, 1880-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1880; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1891-93. Died in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, January 9, 1904 (age 75 years, 272 days). Interment at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Foster, Charles — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Charles — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Mrs. Charles, Jr. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Foster, Charles Allen — of North Carolina. Republican. Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Foster, Charles H., Sr. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Charles J. — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Transfer and storage business; candidate for mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Charles L. — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Ordained minister; mayor of Elizabeth City, N.C., 2005-06. Member, Elks. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Charles Woodworth (1873-1947) — also known as Charles W. Foster — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 28, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1915-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1927. Died in 1947 (age about 74 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Foster, Christie H. — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon; elected 1932, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Clay See Henry Clay Foster
  Foster, Clement See J. Clement Foster
  Foster, Clint (b. 1962) — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., November 21, 1962. Libertarian. Radio disc jockey; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Foster, D. G. — of Crafton, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, D. M., Jr. — of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Daniel E. — of Church Hill, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Postmaster at Church Hill, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Daniel S. — of Saranac Lake, Franklin County, N.Y. Democrat. Presidential Elector for New York, 1932; postmaster at Saranac Lake, N.Y., 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Daniel T. (1841-1920) — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born July 22, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Bloomington, Ill., 1892-94, 1897. Died October 13, 1920 (age 79 years, 83 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, David A. — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Farmer; monument maker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Foster, Jr.; married to Phoebe Noble.
  Foster, David E. — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Dentist; mayor of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., 1957-59, 1965-66; defeated, 1959, 1961, 1963; recalled 1966; defeated, 1967, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Foster, David H. — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, David Johnson (1857-1912) — also known as David J. Foster — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., June 27, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; Chittenden County Prosecuting Attorney, 1886-90; member of Vermont state senate, 1892-94; Vermont Commissioner of Taxes, 1894-98; chair, board of railroad commissioners, 1898-1900; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1901-12; died in office 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., March 21, 1912 (age 54 years, 268 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Dean (born c.1871) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Edwardsburg, Cass County, Mich., about 1871. Democrat. Physician; member of Connecticut state senate 27th District, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Don See J. Don Foster
  Foster, Donald Ray (1937-2000) — of Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont. Born in Gooding, Gooding County, Idaho, April 18, 1937. Democrat. Delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1972; member of Montana state senate, 1974-76. Catholic. Member, Alpha Sigma Phi; Rotary. Died, of hemochromatosis, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., January 22, 2000 (age 62 years, 279 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Billings, Mont.
  Foster, Doris G. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Foster, Dudley H. (1869-1920) — of Corning, Perry County, Ohio. Born July 6, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Perry County, 1897. Died September 3, 1920 (age 51 years, 59 days). Interment at Omega Cemetery, Omega, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Dwight (1757-1823) — of Massachusetts. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., December 7, 1757. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1791-92, 1808-09; Worcester County Sheriff, 1792; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1793-1800 (2nd District 1793-95, 3rd District 1795-97, at-large 1797-1800); resigned 1800; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1800-03; resigned 1803; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1803-11. Died in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., April 29, 1823 (age 65 years, 143 days). Interment at Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Brother of Theodore Foster; father of Alfred Dwight Foster; grandfather of Dwight Foster (1828-1884).
  Political families: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Foster, Dwight (1828-1884) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in 1828. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1856; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1861-64; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1866-69. Member, Skull and Bones. Died April 18, 1884 (age about 55 years). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Dwight Foster; married, August 20, 1850, to Henrietta Perkins Baldwin (daughter of Roger Sherman Baldwin; sister of Simeon Eben Baldwin); grandson of Dwight Foster; grandnephew of Theodore Foster (1752-1828).
  Political family: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Foster, E. B. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Democrat. Member of Nebraska Democratic State Executive Committee, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, E. D. — Republican. Candidate for Oklahoma state treasurer, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, E. H. (1840-1919) — of Salem, Dent County, Mo. Born in Logan County, Ky., December 11, 1840. Minister; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dent County, 1919; died in office 1919. Baptist. Died October 22, 1919 (age 78 years, 315 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 11, 1888, to Mollie E. Clark.
  Foster, E. W. — of Frankfort, Spink County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Ebenezer — of Putnam County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Putnam County, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Ebenezer L. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1864, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Ed — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Edward See G. Edward Foster
  Foster, Edward D. — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1921-23, 1924-42; defeated, 1940 (primary), 1942 (primary), 1942. Member, Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Edward W. — of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Edwin — of Independence, Montgomery County, Kan. Postmaster at Independence, Kan., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Edwin W. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Eleazer K. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1843-44, 1865; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1865; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Elisha (b. 1832) — of Evansville, Brownington, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Swanzey, Cheshire County, N.H., January 5, 1832. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; lumber manufacturer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Brownington, 1874-75, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Ella — of Chandler, Lincoln County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Emery A. — of Chandler, Lincoln County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Emory S. (born c.1838) — of Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo. Born in Missouri, about 1838. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 15th District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Enoch — of Bethel, Oxford County, Maine. Justice of Maine state supreme court, 1884-98. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Enoch — of Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Ephraim Hubbard (1794-1854) — also known as Ephraim H. Foster — of Tennessee. Born near Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., September 17, 1794. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1827-31, 1835-37; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1829-31, 1835-37; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1837-39, 1843-45; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1840; candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1845. Episcopalian. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., September 6, 1854 (age 59 years, 354 days). Interment at Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Coleman Foster; brother of Robert Coleman Foster, Jr. (1796-?); father-in-law of Edward Saunders Cheatham.
  Political family: Cheatham-Foster family of Nashville, Tennessee.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Ernest B. — Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wexford District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Ernest N. — of New York. New Alliance candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Foster, Eugene (1860-1928) — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Caroga town, Fulton County, N.Y., August 8, 1860. Republican. Newspaper editor; chair of Gladwin County Republican Party, 1892-1928; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 28th District, 1907-08; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1909-12. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias; Foresters; Woodmen. Died, probably from heart disease, in his office at the Gladwin County Record newspaper, Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., October 2, 1928 (age 68 years, 55 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, September 30, 1916, to Cora W. Mills (1870-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Ezola Broussard (b. 1938) — also known as Ezola B. Foster; Ezola Broussard — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Maurice, Vermilion Parish, La., August 9, 1938. School teacher; Republican candidate for California state assembly, 1984; arrested with others while protesting recognition of the gay Log Cabin Republican organization, at the California Republican state convention, 1987; Reform candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2000. Female. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, John Birch Society. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married 1977 to Chuck Foster.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Foster, F. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, F. C. — of Roane County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Fayette — of Columbia County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Columbia County 2nd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Fordyce L. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1933, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Francis — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., 1861, 1861-65, 1867-72. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Frank — of Gulfport, Harrison County, Miss. Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Gulfport, Miss., 1904-07. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Frank See A. Frank Foster
  Foster, Frank — of Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012; member of Michigan state house of representatives 107th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Foster, Mrs. Frank A. — of Milford, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Frank C. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Frank E. — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 7th District; elected 1934; candidate in primary for Illinois state senate 7th District, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Frank H. — of Eaton County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Eaton County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Frank H. — of Cordova, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1923-24, 1929-32; U.S. Attorney for the 3rd District of Alaska Territory, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Fred — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Mayor of Billings, Mont., 1889-90, 1893-94, 1903-09. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Fred — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Fred C. — of New York. Law Preservation candidate for New York state comptroller, 1934; Law Preservation candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, G. A. — of Liberty, Randolph County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Randolph County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, G. Edward — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Gayle — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Foster, George — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. City president of Coronado, California, 1894-95. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Mrs. George — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Foster, George C. — of Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George E. — of Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George H. — of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George H. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George J. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Mayor of Dover, N.H., 1906, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George M. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George M. — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Asheville, N.C., 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George M. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state highway commissioner, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Foster, George N. — of Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1895, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac N. S. Foster (1838?-?).
  Foster, George Peter (1858-1928) — also known as George P. Foster — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Dover, Morris County, N.J., April 3, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1899-1905 (3rd District 1899-1903, 4th District 1903-05). Died in Wheaton, DuPage County, Ill., November 11, 1928 (age 70 years, 222 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Foster and Margaret Foster; married, November 27, 1884, to Julie Hoey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, George R. — of Lisbon Falls, Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine. Postmaster at Lisbon Falls, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George R. — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Milford; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George S. — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Ellsworth, Maine, 1921-23; member of Maine state senate 14th District, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, George William (b. 1955) — also known as Bill Foster — of Naperville, DuPage County, Ill. Born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., October 7, 1955. Democrat. Co-founder, Electronic Theatre Controls, manufacturer of theater lighting equipment; physicist; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 2008-11, 2013- (14th District 2008-11, 11th District 2013-18); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Foster, Gilman T. (b. 1859) — of Weston, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Weston, Windsor County, Vt., September 5, 1859. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Weston, 1910. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Giraud van Nest — of Wilson, East Feliciana Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Gus — of Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, H. C. — of Corona, Riverside County, Calif. Postmaster at Corona, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, H. C. — of Murdo, Jones County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 61st District, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, H. Clay See Henry Clay Foster
  Foster, Mrs. H. H. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Arkansas, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, H. W. (d. 1902) — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont., 1901-02; died in office 1902. Died February 8, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Harold — of Gary, Lake County, Ind. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Gary, Ind., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Foster, Mrs. Harrison G. — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Harry A. — of Douglas County, Neb. Candidate for Nebraska unicameral legislature 5th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Harry G. — of Michigan. Candidate for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Harvey C. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Helen Case — of West Cornwall, Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965. Female. Still living as of 1965.
  Foster, Helen Diane — also known as Helen D. Foster — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Henry — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Foster, Henry Allen (1800-1889) — also known as Henry A. Foster — of New York. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 7, 1800. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1831-34, 1841-44; resigned 1844; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1837-39; defeated, 1872; U.S. Senator from New York, 1844-45; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1853; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1864-71. Died in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., May 11, 1889 (age 89 years, 4 days). Interment at Rome Cemetery, Rome, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, Henry Clay (1843-1890) — also known as H. Clay Foster — Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., November 2, 1843. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1870-72. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Honor. Died August 27, 1890 (age 46 years, 298 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Ga.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  Relatives: Son of John Foster and Jane Eleanor Martin (Zinn) Foster (1814-1891); brother of Louisa Maria Foster (1828-1858; who married Foster Blodgett, Jr.); married to Mary E. Jones (1814-1886) and Adelia Key; uncle of Edwin Ford Blodgett (1849-1912).
  Political family: Blodgett-Whedon family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Henry Donnel (1808-1880) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Mercer, Mercer County, Pa., December 19, 1808. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1843-47, 1871-73 (19th District 1843-47, 21st District 1871-73); member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1857; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1860. Died in Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 16, 1880 (age 71 years, 302 days). Interment at Old St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Blair Foster (1774-1831) and Elizabeth (Donnel) Foster (1785-1829); married to Mary Jane Young (1815-1872).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, Herbert — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Republican. Police officer; candidate for mayor of Erie, Pa., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Herman — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Hervey C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Hiawatha — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996, 2000, 2004 (alternate), 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Hilary — of Ashland, Clark County, Kan. Democrat. Chair of Clark County Democratic Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Foster, Hohen — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Homer — of St. Louis, Mo. Prohibition candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1942; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Howard P. — of Guilderland, Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Isaac M. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Isaac N. S. — of Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1878-83. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of George N. Foster (1855?-?).
  Foster, Israel Moore (1873-1950) — of Ohio. Born in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, January 12, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Athens County Prosecuting Attorney, 1902-10; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1919-25; Commissioner, U.S. Court of Claims, 1925-42. Died in Washington, D.C., June 10, 1950 (age 77 years, 149 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Witman (1874-1963).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, J. Clement — of Cape May County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Cape May County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, J. Don — of Alabama. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, 1995-. Still living as of 1998.
  Foster, J. P. — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Republican. Mayor of Des Moines, Iowa, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James — Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1809. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James — of Contra Costa County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James — of Danville, Montour County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James — of Peck, Sanilac County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Foster, James D. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James G. — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James G. — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Mayor of Meadville, Pa., 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James H. — of Wisconsin. Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James M. — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, James Martin, Jr. — also known as James M. Foster — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1920 (alternate), 1924. Interment at Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, La.
  Relatives: Son of James Martin Foster (1835-1900).
  Foster, Jay — of Pomeroy, Garfield County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Jeremiah — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Jeremiah J. — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1819. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Jerry — of Uravan, Montrose County, Colo. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Jim — Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives 65th District; elected 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Foster, Joe (1828-1911) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in 1828. Member of Washington territorial legislature, 1870. Died in 1911 (age about 83 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Foster, Joe — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1932 (Democratic primary, 1st District), 1934 (Republican primary, 1st District), 1936 (Republican primary, 14th District). Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Joe C. (1904-1974) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Alden, Antrim County, Mich., April 12, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1931-34. Member, Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Delta Theta; Sigma Nu Phi. Died in 1974 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Joe S. — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1791-95, 1797-98; member of North Carolina state senate from Franklin County, 1804-08. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John — of Richmond, Va. Mayor of Richmond, Va., 1802-03. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John (1803-1870) — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born in South Carolina, April 6, 1803. Mayor of Augusta, Ga., 1866-67. Died in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., May 17, 1870 (age 67 years, 41 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Eleanor Martin Zinn (1814-1891); father of Louisa Maria Foster (1828-1858; who married Foster Blodgett, Jr.) and Henry Clay Foster (1843-1890); grandfather of Edwin Ford Blodgett.
  Political family: Blodgett-Whedon family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, John — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Washington, Pa., 1916-21 (acting, 1916-17). Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John — of Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Waltham, Mass., 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John A. — of Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stafford, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John Arthur — of Alabama. Born in Georgia. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1875; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1878-80. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Arthur Borders Foster (1872-?).
  Foster, John C. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1951-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John E. — Vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John Gilman (1859-1931) — also known as John G. Foster — of Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt., March 9, 1859. Lawyer; banker; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1892-94; U.S. Consul General in Halifax, 1897-1903; Ottawa, 1903-27. Died in Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla., January 6, 1931 (age 71 years, 303 days). Interment at Derby Line Cemetery, Derby Line, Derby, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Austin Theophilus Foster (1822-1900) and Sara Hurd (Gilman) Foster (1830-1910); married, June 9, 1886, to Clara Merriman (1860-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, John Hopkins (1862-1917) — also known as John H. Foster — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., January 31, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1893-94; superior court judge in Indiana, 1894-1905; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1905-09; defeated, 1908. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., September 5, 1917 (age 55 years, 217 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander H. Foster and Martha (Hopkins) Foster; married, December 28, 1887, to Josephine Piper.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, John M. — of Fulton, Oswego County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Fulton, N.Y., 1932-33. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John N. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John P. — of La Crosse, Macon County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Macon County, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, John R. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Hunterdon County, 1898-1900. Burial location unknown.
John W. Foster Foster, John Watson (1836-1917) — also known as John W. Foster — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind.; Washington, D.C. Born in Pike County, Ind., March 2, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868; postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1869-73; Indiana Republican state chair, 1872; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1873-80; Russia, 1880-81; Spain, 1883-85; U.S. Secretary of State, 1892-93. Died in Washington, D.C., November 15, 1917 (age 81 years, 258 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Watson Foster (1800-1863) and Eleanor (Johnson) Foster (1811-1849); father of Eleanor Foster (1866-1934; who married Robert Lansing); grandfather of John Foster Dulles (1888-1959) and Allen Welsh Dulles.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Foster-Dulles family of Watertown and New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
  Foster, Joseph — of Missouri. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 28th District, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Joseph — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1847-48. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Joseph — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Joseph — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, K. G. — of Armour, Douglas County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 8th District, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Karmen (born c.1976) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born about 1976. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Katherine P. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Concord 5th Ward, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Foster, Kathi — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Elected Arizona state house of representatives 20th District 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Foster, Kellam — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1920, 1922, 1924; candidate for Illinois state attorney general, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Lafayette Sabine (1806-1880) — also known as Lafayette S. Foster — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Franklin, New London County, Conn., November 22, 1806. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1839, 1846-48, 1854, 1870; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1847-48, 1854, 1870; resigned 1854, 1870; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1850, 1851; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1851-52; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1855-67; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1870-76; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1874. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., September 19, 1880 (age 73 years, 302 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Foster, La Mar — of Cedar County, Iowa. Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Larry — of Moberly, Randolph County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Foster, Larry — of Mt. Morris Township, Genesee County, Mich. Supervisor of Mt. Morris Township, Michigan, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Foster, Lawrence See A. Lawrence Foster
  Foster, Lee E. — of Bettendorf, Scott County, Iowa. American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1970, 1972; member of American Independent National Committee from Iowa, 1971. Still living as of 1972.
  Foster, Lewis — of Lewisburg, Logan County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 16th District. Still living as of 1975.
  Foster, Louis A. — Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Lucille See Lucille Foster McMillin
  Foster, Lyndon R. — also known as Red Foster — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Lynn — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Foster, M. J. (b. 1930) — also known as Mike Foster — of Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., July 11, 1930. Republican. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; member of Louisiana state senate; elected 1986; Governor of Louisiana, 1996-; Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 2000. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Farm Bureau; American Legion. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Grandson of Murphy James Foster (1849-1921).
  Political family: Foster-Sanders family of Franklin, Louisiana.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Foster, M. M. — of Lubec, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Lubec, Maine, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Major J. — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1857-58, 1864 (District 9 1857-58, District 14 1864). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Foster, Marcellus Elliott (1870-1942) — also known as Marcellus E. Foster — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Pembroke, Christian County, Ky., November 29, 1870. Democrat. President of the Houston Chronicle newspaper; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912. Member, Rotary. Died, from a coronary occlusion and arteriosclerosis, in Houston, Harris County, Tex., April 1, 1942 (age 71 years, 123 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Marcellus Aurelius Foster (1836-1916) and Mary Ellen (Fitzhugh) Foster (1840-1919); married, March 17, 1894, to Anna Edna Weeks (divorced 1905); married, September 6, 1905, to Zaidee Love Lochhead (divorced 1919); married 1919 to Clare Collier (1888-1978).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Foster, Martin — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark. Mayor of Texarkana, Ark., 1883-84, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Martin David (1861-1919) — also known as Martin D. Foster — of Olney, Richland County, Ill. Born near West Salem, Edwards County, Ill., September 3, 1861. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 23rd District, 1907-19; defeated, 1918. Died in Olney, Richland County, Ill., October 20, 1919 (age 58 years, 47 days). Interment at Haven Hill Cemetery, Olney, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, Mary — of Spearfish, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Foster, Mary F. — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Peekskill, N.Y., 2011-13; defeated, 2013. Female. Still living as of 2013.
  Foster, Matt W. — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Megan D. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Melanie — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan State University board of trustees; elected 2004; defeated, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Foster, Michael Dewayne — also known as Mike Foster — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Foster, Mike See M. J. Foster
  Foster, Mike See Michael Dewayne Foster
  Foster, Mildred — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Foster, Moses C. — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Murphy James (1849-1921) — also known as Murphy J. Foster — of Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La. Born in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La., January 12, 1849. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state senate, 1879; Governor of Louisiana, 1892-1900; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1901-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1904, 1908; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917. Died June 12, 1921 (age 72 years, 151 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, La.
  Relatives: Grandfather of M. J. Foster (1930-); cousin *** of Jared Young Sanders.
  Political family: Foster-Sanders family of Franklin, Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Foster, N. C. — of Fairchild, Eau Claire County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Nathaniel Greene (1809-1869) — of Georgia. Born near Madison, Greene County (now Morgan County), Ga., 1809. Lawyer; solicitor general, Okmulgee circuit, 1838-40; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1840; member of Georgia state senate, 1841-43, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1855-57; pastor; circuit judge in Georgia, 1867-68. Baptist. Died in 1869 (age about 60 years). Interment at Madison Cemetery, Madison, Ga.
  Presumably named for: Nathaniel Greene
  Relatives: Uncle of Albert Gallatin Foster, Jr. (1870?-1949?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, Neal W. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial senate 2nd District, 1955-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, O. F. — of Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 1st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Foster, Osborn Lynell — also known as Osborn L. Foster — of Hiawassee, Towns County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Towns County, 1939-42; member of Georgia state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Otis E. — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, P. A. — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Foster, P. S. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Paul Hadley (b. 1868) — also known as Paul H. Foster — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Born in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., April 23, 1868. Traveling salesman; U.S. Consul in Jerez de la Frontera, 1913-16; Bilbao, 1916-19; Veracruz, 1919-22; Monterrey, 1922-25; Salina Cruz, 1925-28; Piedras Negras, 1928-33. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Paul W. — of New York. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 51st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Percy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Peregrine — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, Va. (now W.Va.). Postmaster at Morgantown, Va., 1795. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Pete — of Bristow, Creek County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Prescott See W. Prescott Foster
  Foster, Preston S. — of Elmer, Salem County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, R. F. — of Emerson, Columbia County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, R. G. — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at New Hartford, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, R. G., Sr. — of Wadley, Jefferson County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Ray — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1991. Still living as of 1991.
  Foster, Rebecca — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Foster, Red See Lyndon R. Foster
  Foster, Reuben (1833-1898) — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, February 7, 1833. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1866-67, 1870; member of Maine state senate, 1871-72; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1888-89. Died October 12, 1898 (age 65 years, 247 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Foster, Reuben H. — of Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y. Postmaster at Lyons, N.Y., 1836; member of New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Rice — of Spartanburg County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Spartanburg County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Richard — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska state house of representatives 38th District, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Foster, Richard B. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Richard K. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Robert — of Dakota County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Foster, Robert (b. 1947) — also known as Bob Foster — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 1, 1947. Democrat. Utility executive; mayor of Long Beach, Calif., 2006-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Foster, Robert Coleman (1769-1844) — also known as Robert C. Foster — of Tennessee. Born in Virginia, July 8, 1769. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1803-07; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1805-07; member of Tennessee state senate, 1809-15, 1825-27; Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1813-15, 1825-27; candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1815, 1817. Christian. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., September 27, 1844 (age 75 years, 81 days). Interment at Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Father of Ephraim Hubbard Foster and Robert Coleman Foster, Jr. (1796-?).
  Political family: Cheatham-Foster family of Nashville, Tennessee.
  Foster, Robert Coleman, Jr. (b. 1796) — of Tennessee. Born near Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., November 10, 1796. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1829-31, 1833-35, 1839-41; member of Tennessee state senate, 1841-43. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Coleman Foster; brother of Ephraim Hubbard Foster (1794-1854).
  Political family: Cheatham-Foster family of Nashville, Tennessee.
  Foster, Robert K. — of Sing Sing (now Ossining), Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Sing Sing, N.Y., 1830-37. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Robert M. — of State College, Centre County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Robert W. — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Rockwood Hoar — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Foster, Roy — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Roy G., Jr. — of Gordon, Wilkinson County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Roy G. — of Wadley, Jefferson County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Foster, Rufus Edward (1871-1942) — also known as Rufus E. Foster — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Mathews County, Va., May 22, 1871. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1907-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1908; U.S. District Judge for Louisiana, 1909; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1925. Member, Order of the Coif. Died August 23, 1942 (age 71 years, 93 days). Interment at Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La.
  Foster, S. J. — of North Gray, Gray, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at North Gray, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, S. J. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Samuel — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Postmaster at Midland, Mich., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Samuel A. — of Bridgeville, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Bridgeville, Pa., 1875-87, 1889-93, 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Samuel D. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Samuel P. — of Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Samuel Rufus — of York County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 49th District, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Foster, Seth — of Norfolk, Va. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1795-96, 1800-01. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Seymour (b. 1845) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Michigan, 1845. Republican. Postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1889-93, 1897-1914; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Shirley O. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1950; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Silas C. — of Beans Corners, Jay, Franklin County, Maine. Postmaster at Beans Corners, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Stephen Clark (1799-1872) — also known as Stephen C. Foster — of Pembroke, Washington County, Maine. Born in Machias, Washington County, Maine, December 24, 1799. Republican. Shipbuilder; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1834-37, 1847; member of Maine state senate, 1840; U.S. Representative from Maine 6th District, 1857-61. Died in Pembroke, Washington County, Maine, October 5, 1872 (age 72 years, 286 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Pembroke, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, Stephen Clark (1822-1898) — also known as Stephen C. Foster — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Machias, Washington County, Maine, 1822. Democrat. Delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1849; member of California state senate, 1851; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1854-55, 1855, 1856. Died January 27, 1898 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Merced Lugo.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Foster, Stephen Collins III — of New Bern, Craven County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Stephen E. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Steven Z. — Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Foster, Sydney F. (b. 1893) — of Liberty, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., March 23, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1929-60; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 3rd Department, 1939-40, 1945-49; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1960; defeated, 1954. Member, Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, T. V. (b. 1898) — of Kyger, Roane County, W.Va. Born near Spencer, Roane County, W.Va., January 19, 1898. Democrat. Farmer; banker; oil and gas business; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1941-42. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of F. B. Foster and Mary (Vanverth) Foster; married, April 9, 1919, to Opal C. Riddel.
  Foster, Ted R. — of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Mayor of Santa Cruz, Calif., 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Foster, Theodore (1752-1828) — of Rhode Island. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., April 29, 1752. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1776, 1812-16; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1790-1803. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 13, 1828 (age 75 years, 259 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Brother of Dwight Foster (1757-1823); uncle of Alfred Dwight Foster; granduncle of Dwight Foster (1828-1884).
  Political family: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The town of Foster, Rhode Island, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Foster, Theron — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Coldwater, Mich., 1846-49. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Theron — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1855-56, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Thomas — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Physician; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Foster, Thomas — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Duluth, Minn., 1868-70. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Thomas — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Thomas Flournoy (1790-1848) — also known as Thomas F. Foster — of Greensboro, Greene County, Ga.; Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Born in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., November 23, 1790. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1822-25; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1829-35, 1841-43. Died in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., September 14, 1848 (age 57 years, 296 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, Thomas Jefferson (1809-1887) — also known as Thomas J. Foster — of Alabama. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., July 11, 1809. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Alabama in the Confederate Congress 1st District, 1862-65. Died February 24, 1887 (age 77 years, 228 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  Foster, Thomas Wendell — also known as Thomas W. Foster — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Foster, Timberlake (b. 1946) — Born in 1946. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Mauritania, 1997. Still living as of 1997.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Foster, Treatha Brown — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Ulysses G. — of Kentucky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Ulysses S. Grant
  Foster, Vanessa Edwards — also known as Vanessa E. Foster — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004 (alternate), 2008; Green candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Foster, Vernon C. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, W. A. — of Knox, Starke County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Starke County Republican Party, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, W. E. — of Kentucky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, W. F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1888; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, W. F. — of Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Braxton County Democratic Party, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, W. H. — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, W. P. — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, W. Prescott — of Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Walter — of Gulfport, Harrison County, Miss. Vice-Consul for Brazil in Gulfport, Miss., 1905-07; Consul for Cuba in Gulfport, Miss., 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Walter — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Walter — of Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Walter T. — of Butler, Bates County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Bates County, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Wendell — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Foster, Wilbur B. (born c.1854) — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Monson, Hampden County, Mass., about 1854. Democrat. Merchant; member of Connecticut state senate 23rd District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, Wilder De Ayr (1819-1873) — also known as Wilder D. Foster — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Orange County, N.Y., January 8, 1819. Mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1854-55, 1865-67; member of Michigan state senate 24th District, 1855-56; U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1871-73 (4th District 1871-73, 5th District 1873); died in office 1873. Died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., September 20, 1873 (age 54 years, 255 days). Interment at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Foster, William — of Union, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Union, 1824-25, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Burgess of Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Consular Agent in Acapulco, 1852; Manzanillo, 1855-60. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William — of Constantia, Oswego County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state senate 21st District, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Foster, William A. — of Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William A. III — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Foster, William B. — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Mayor of Allegheny, Pa., 1842-43. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William C. — U.S. Consul in Trinidad, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William Edward See William Zebulon Foster
  Foster, William G. — of Gloucester County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Foster, William Henry (b. 1859) — also known as William H. Foster — of Somonauk, DeKalb County, Ill.; Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in South Manitou Island, Leelanau County, Mich., May 10, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Grand Traverse District, 1897-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William J. (b. 1839) — of Calhoun County, Mich. Born in 1839. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William J. — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William J. — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William Lawrence — of New Hampshire. Justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1869-74, 1876-81. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William M. — of South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from South Windsor, 1904, 1908, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William N. — of Piqua, Miami County, Ohio. Mayor of Piqua, Ohio, 1857-63; resigned 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William P. — of Illinois. Justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William W. — of Greenbrier County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Foster, William Zebulon (1881-1961) — also known as William Z. Foster; William Edward Foster — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., February 25, 1881. Communist. Labor organizer; helped lead steelworkers strike in 1919; candidate for President of the United States, 1924, 1928, 1932; candidate for Governor of New York, 1930; arrested after a demonstration in 1930, and jailed for six months; indicted on July 20, 1948 under the Smith Act, and charged with conspiring to advocate the overthrow of the government; never tried due to illness. Irish ancestry. Died, in a sanatorium at Moscow, Russia, September 1, 1961 (age 80 years, 188 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Kremlin Wall Necropolis, Moscow, Russia; cenotaph at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of James Foster; married to Ester Abramovitch.
  Epitaph: "Working Class Leader. Tireless Fighter for Socialism."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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