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FRY (Soundex F600) — See also FREE, FREEH, FREI, FREY, FREYE, FRIE, FRIIA, FRIOU, FRYE, PRY.

  FRY: See also Walter J. Arbogast — George J. Baker — Joshua Fry Bell — Paul Harvey Cunningham — Fry W. Giles — Nathan Edward Kendall — Edward Peck Knowles — William Henry Harrison Llewellyn — Ernest J. Lonis — Daniel Fry Miller — James Paull — George W. Sloan — James Speed — Esther Howell Toland
  Fry, Abraham S. — of California, Washington County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at California, Pa., 1864-69. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Albert B. (d. 1933) — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of Coronado, Calif., 1932-33; died in office 1933. Died December 4, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Archibald — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Carl L. — of Northville, Fulton County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Charles C. — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Charles E. — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Fry, Charles W. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Christopher M. — of Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Socialist. Workers World candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Fry, Cloid, Sr. — of near Harrington, Kent County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 9th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Craig R. — of Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Fry, Daniel J. — of Marion County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Donald C. — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate 35th District; elected 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Fry, Dorothy Whipple — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, E. R. — of North Dakota. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Ed M. — of Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Edward J. (d. 1945) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Michigan Democratic state chair, 1937-39; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1944. Died in 1945. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, F. H. — of Wayne County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Fox — of Wayne County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1977-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Fry, George See N. George Fry
  Fry, Harold C. — of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Camp Hill, Pa., 1924-33 (acting, 1924). Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Harvey J., Jr. — of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Henry (1738-1823) — of Virginia. Born in Essex County, Va., October 30, 1738. Member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765. Methodist. Died in Madison County, Va., September 6, 1823 (age 84 years, 311 days). Interment at Fry Family Cemetery, Madison County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Fry; brother of John Fry (1737-1778).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Fry, Henry H. — of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Columbia, Pa., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Howard M. — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Fry, Jacob — Anti-Masonic candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Jacob, Jr. (1802-1866) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Trappe, Montgomery County, Pa., June 10, 1802. Democrat. School teacher; merchant; Montgomery County Clerk of Courts, 1830-33; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1835-39; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1853-54; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1857-60. Died in Trappe, Montgomery County, Pa., November 28, 1866 (age 64 years, 171 days). Interment at Lutheran Cemetery, Trappe, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fry, Joel — of Irene, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 5th District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, John (1737-1778) — of Virginia. Born April 7, 1737. Member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1761-65. Anglican. Died in 1778 (age about 41 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Fry; brother of Henry Fry; great-grandfather of James Speed (1812-1887); second great-grandfather of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914), William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; third great-grandfather of William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Fry, John A. — of Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Ephrata, Pa., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Joseph, Jr. (1781-1860) — of Fryburg (now Coopersburg), Lehigh County, Pa. Born in Upper Saucon Township, Northampton County (now Lehigh County), Pa., August 4, 1781. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1816-17; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1817-25 (8th District 1817-22, 12th District 1822-25); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1827-31; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837-38. Died in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., August 15, 1860 (age 79 years, 11 days). Interment at Union and West End Cemetery, Allentown, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fry, Joseph D. — of Berkeley County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Berkeley County, 1937-38; appointed 1937; defeated, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Joseph L. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Mayor of Charleston, W.Va., 1888-90. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Joseph P. — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Allentown, Pa., 1922-27 (acting, 1922-23). Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Joshua (1699-1754) — of Albemarle County, Va. Born in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, 1699. Member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1740. Surveyor and co-author with Peter Jefferson (Thomas Jefferson's father) of a famous early map titled "Map of the Most Inhabited part of Virginia, containing the whole province of Maryland with Part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina." Upon his death, the young George Washington took command of Virginia's military forces. Died, of injuries received in a fall from his horse, near Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., May 31, 1754 (age about 54 years). Original interment somewhere in Allegany County, Md.; reinterment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Md.
  Relatives: Father of John Fry and Henry Fry; second great-grandfather of James Speed (1812-1887); third great-grandfather of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914), William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; fourth great-grandfather of Olive Speed (1869-1948; who married Frederic Moseley Sackett, Jr.) and William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Fry, Joshua — of Kentucky. Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Julius C. — of Wayne County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Kenneth E. — of Potterville, Eaton County, Mich. Candidate in Republican primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Eaton District, 1961; Democratic candidate for Michigan state senate 30th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Fry, Leslie — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Fry, Lorena R. — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932, 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Lucian — of Welch, McDowell County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of McDowell County Democratic Party, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Lucian — of East Lynn, Wayne County, W.Va.; Wayne, Wayne County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Wayne County Democratic Party, 1961-63, 1969-70, 1975, 1983; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1961; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1979-82, 1985-86 (Wayne County 1979-82, 14th District 1985-86). Still living as of 1986.
  Fry, Lydia — of Fennville, Allegan County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1937. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, N. George — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Owin J. — of Seneca County, Ohio. People's candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Seneca County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Paul Philbert (1892-1981) — also known as Paul Fry — of Linton, Greene County, Ind. Born in Jonesville, Bartholomew County, Ind., July 18, 1892. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Died October 30, 1981 (age 89 years, 104 days). Interment at Lebanon Cemetery, Midland, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Lucile Marshall (1890-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fry, Phillip — of Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Rhodom T. — of Olney, Richland County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Olney, Ill., 1891-93. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Roy E. — of Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Speed L. — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Sydney W. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Theodore I. (1881-1962) — also known as "Mr. Democrat" — of Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich. Born in Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich., July 25, 1881. Democrat. Banker; director, Fremont Canning Company; Michigan state treasurer, 1933-38, 1941-42; defeated, 1938, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1956 (alternate); Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Gerber Hospital, Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich., January 28, 1962 (age 80 years, 187 days). Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Thomas — of East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1713-14, 1717-18, 1722, 1724, 1725-26, 1727, 1729-30. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Thomas S. (d. 1902) — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Mayor of Mobile, Ala., 1900-02; died in office 1902. Died February 6, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, Velma — Republican. Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Fry, Wilfred W. — of Camden County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Camden County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, William — Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 9th District, 1853-55. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, William E. — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, William H. — U.S. Consul in Lambayeque, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Fry, William J. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1848. Burial location unknown.


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