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FRANCIS (Soundex F652) — See also DANCIS, DEFRANCISCO, FRANC, FRANCAIS, FRANCIA, FRANCIE, FRANCIES, FRANCINA, FRANCIOSA, FRANCISCA, FRANCISCO, FRANCISCOVICH, FRANCISCUS, FRANCOIS, FRANZOS.

  FRANCIS: See also James Asheton Bayard, Jr. — Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr. — Roger Douglas Branigin — William Ashmead Courtenay — Rowland Lucius Davis — Harry Shuler Dent — Robert Emmett Jones, Jr. — Wilbert John LeMelle — Raymer Francis Maguire — Fred Severene Schow — Edward Shippen — Phillip Francis Thomas — William Tilghman
  Francis, Albert — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Allen — of Illinois. U.S. Consul in Victoria, 1861-69, 1877-84. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Allen — U.S. Consul in Port Stanley, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Arlan P. — of Newington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newington; elected 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Arthur See J. Arthur Francis
  Francis, Bernie (born c.1946) — of Carrollton, Dallas County, Tex. Born about 1946. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Francis, C. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Charles See E. Charles Francis
  Francis, Charles — of Standish, Arenac County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Charles Asa — also known as Charles A. Francis — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1895-96; member of New Jersey state senate from Monmouth County, 1897-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Charles P. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Charles S. — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Charles Spencer (1853-1911) — also known as Charles S. Francis — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., June 17, 1853. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Minister to Greece, 1901-02; Romania, 1901-02; Serbia, 1901-02; U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, 1906-10. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died in 1911 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Morgan Francis (1823-1897) and Harriet E. (Tucker) Francis; married, May 23, 1878, to Alice Evans.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Francis, Chris L. — of Sikeston, Scott County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Scott County, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Clarence — Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Danny M. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Francis, David — of Wayne County, Mich. United candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1936; Protestants United candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, David See J. David Francis
David R. Francis Francis, David Rowland (1850-1927) — also known as David R. Francis — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Richmond, Madison County, Ky., October 1, 1850. Democrat. Grain merchant; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1884, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker); mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1885-89; Governor of Missouri, 1889-93; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1896-97; U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1916-17. Died in St. Louis, Mo., January 15, 1927 (age 76 years, 106 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Francis and Eliza (Rowland) Francis; married 1876 to Jane Perry.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Books about David Rowland Francis: Harper Barnes, Standing on a Volcano : The Life and Times of David Rowland Francis
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, October 1903
  Francis, Donald — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Donald S. — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Brooklyn, Connecticut; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Francis, E. Charles — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Francis, E. Lee (1913-2001) — of Cubera, Cibola County, N.M. Born in Seboyeta, Cibola County, N.M., March 16, 1913. Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1967-70. Catholic. Lebanese ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Farm Bureau; Rotary. Died in 2001 (age about 88 years). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Albuquerque, N.M.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis, Mrs. Edgar — of Odessa, Ector County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Francis, Edmund C. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Elijah — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin, 1821-23. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Eugene — Democrat. Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Francis, Felix — of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1971-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Francis, Floyd — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1917. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Francis, Frank — of Utah. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, G. M. — of Napa, Napa County, Calif. Postmaster at Napa, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, George A. — of St. Clair Shores, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County, 1942; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 11th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, George Blinn (1883-1967) — also known as George B. Francis — of New York. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., August 12, 1883. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1917-19; defeated, 1914. Died in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., May 20, 1967 (age 83 years, 281 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis, George J. — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Durham, Connecticut, 1906; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Durham; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, George M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Gilbert — of Ellenville, Ulster County, N.Y. Postmaster at Ellenville, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Gregory — of Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Francis, H. Minton — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Son of John R. Francis (1900?-1946).
  Francis, Henry, Jr. See J. Henry Francis, Jr.
  Francis, Herbert C. — of Newington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newington; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Hobert E. — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Durham; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Howard — of Newington Junction, Newington, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Newington Junction, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, J. Arthur — of Ironton, Iron County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Iron County, 1931-32, 1939-42. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, J. David — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Francis, J. Henry, Jr. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County; elected 1952, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, J. W. — of Gettysburg, Potter County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 41st District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Jahn-Clymer — Right To Life candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Francis, James A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1906-09; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Jesse G. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, John — of Iola, Allen County, Kan. Republican. Kansas state treasurer, 1874-75, 1875-83; appointed 1874, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, John — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Francis, John Brown (1791-1864) — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 31, 1791. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1821; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1831, 1845-56; Governor of Rhode Island, 1833-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1840; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1844-45. Died in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., August 9, 1864 (age 73 years, 70 days). Interment at North Burial Ground, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of John Francis (1763-1796) and Abigail (Brown) Francis (1766-1821); married 1822 to Anne Carter Brown (1794-1828); married 1832 to Elizabeth (Francis) Harrison (1796-1866); grandson of John Brown; grandnephew of Thomas Willing; great-grandson of Charles Willing; great-grandnephew of Edward Shippen (1703-1781) and William Shippen; third great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); first cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd; first cousin twice removed of Edward Shippen (1729-1806) and Francis Fisher Kane; second cousin once removed of Edward Overton, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of James Rieman Macfarlane; third cousin of Edward Shippen (1823-1904); third cousin once removed of Bertha Shippen Irving; fourth cousin of John Appleton (1804-1891).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Francis, John H. — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, John Joseph (1903-1984) — also known as John J. Francis — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., June 19, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1944; county judge in New Jersey, 1948-53; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1953-57; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1957-72. Member, American Bar Association. Died in South Orange, Essex County, N.J., July 5, 1984 (age 81 years, 16 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Thomas Francis and Mary (Moran) Francis; married, December 26, 1933, to Penelope Connolly.
  Francis, John M. — of Illinois. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1912, 1916, 1920; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1914, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, John Morgan (1823-1897) — also known as John M. Francis — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in 1823. Newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Minister to Greece, 1871-73; Portugal, 1882-84; Austria-Hungary, 1884-85; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1894. Died in 1897 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Charles Spencer Francis (1853-1911).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Francis, John N. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, John R. (d. 1946) — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Died in 1946. Interment at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Father of H. Minton Francis (1948?-).
  Francis, Joseph F. — of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Joseph G. — of Harrison, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Joseph H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Kelly — of Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Kenneth E. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Oakland, Calif., 1961-62 (acting, 1961). Still living as of 1962.
  Francis, Larry — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Mayor of El Paso, Tex., 1993-. Still living as of 1993.
  Francis, Lee See E. Lee Francis
  Francis, Lewis M. — of Marion, Marion County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Linda — of Colorado. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
Lynn O. Francis Francis, Lynn O. (1906-1992) — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Born in Sanford, Midland County, Mich., August 7, 1906. Republican. Midland County Treasurer, 1935-40; lawyer; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Midland County, 1952; member of Michigan state senate 24th District, 1955-62; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 42nd Circuit, 1966. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Civitan. Died February 19, 1992 (age 85 years, 196 days). Interment at New Jerome Township Cemetery, Sanford, Mich.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Francis, M. L. — of Slater, Saline County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, May E. — of Bremer County, Iowa. Iowa superintendent of public instruction, 1923-26. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Miller — of Tennessee. Tennessee state treasurer, 1836-43. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Minton See H. Minton Francis
  Francis, Robert, Jr. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Roy See W. Roy Francis
  Francis, Russ (b. 1953) — of Hawaii. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., April 3, 1953. Republican. Professional football player for the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers; sports broadcaster for ABC, CBS, and ESPN; candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  See also Internet Movie Database profile
  Francis, Theodore W. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 3rd District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Thomas A. (born c.1869) — of Newington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Newington, Hartford County, Conn., about 1869. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newington, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Thomas F. (b. 1853) — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Redruth, Cornwall, England, 1853. Republican. Mining business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County 2nd District, 1915-18, 1921-22; defeated in primary, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, Thomas S. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, W. H., Jr. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, W. R. — of Waynesville, Haywood County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, W. R. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Francis, W. Roy — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William Bates (1860-1954) — also known as William B. Francis — of Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio. Born in Updegraff, Jefferson County, Ohio, October 25, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1911-15. Died in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., December 5, 1954 (age 94 years, 41 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Julia E. Mitchell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis, William G. — of Colorado. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William H. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William H. — Justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1884-88. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William H. — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Red Bank, N.J., 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William J. — of Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state senate Second Suffolk District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William J. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William J. — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William M. — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 26th District, 1858-60. Burial location unknown.
  Francis, William Treyanne (1870-1929) — also known as William T. Francis — of Minnesota. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 26, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; worked in legal department of railroad; member of Minnesota Republican State Central Committee, 1914; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1920; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1927-29, died in office 1929; U.S. Consul General in Monrovia, 1927-29, died in office 1929. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP; Urban League; Sigma Pi Phi; Alpha Phi Alpha. Died in Liberia, July 15, 1929 (age 59 years, 111 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Francis and Harriet (Taylor) Francis; married, August 8, 1893, to Nellie Frances Griswold.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


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