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GAGEBY (Soundex G210) — See also GAGE, GAGEL, GAGER, HAGEBUSH, LEGAGE, MCCLUGAGE, MCCLUGGAGE, STAGEBERG.

  Gageby, R. B. — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Burgess of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1847-48. Burial location unknown.


GAGEL (Soundex G240) — See also AGEL, GAGE, GAGEBY, GAGER, GEIGEL, GIGLIO, GOGOLA, GOOGEL, GUGALA, GUGEL, KAGEL, LEGAGE, MCCLUGAGE, MCCLUGGAGE, PAGEL.

  GAGEL: See also J. Edward Meyers
  Gagel, George — of Lenexa, Johnson County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GAGER (Soundex G260) — See also AGER, AGGER, GAGE, GAGEBY, GAGEL, GAGGERO, GAGNER, GAUGER, GAYER, GEIGER, GIGER, GIGUERE, GOUGER, GUGER, GYGER, JAGER, LEGAGE, MCCLUGAGE, MCCLUGGAGE, SAGER, YAGER.

  Gager, Benjamin A. — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Somers; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Gager, Harry Andrews (1883-1929) — also known as Harry Gager — of Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, January 7, 1883. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Died in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 1, 1929 (age 46 years, 84 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lucian Gager (1844-1901) and Mary Louise (Beebe) Gager (1844-1925); married, February 17, 1909, to Mary H. Hardy (1886-1970); first cousin thrice removed of Samuel R. Gager and Bela Edgerton; first cousin four times removed of Samuel Gager; first cousin six times removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); second cousin twice removed of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton; second cousin thrice removed of Heman Ticknor and Samuel Austin Gager; second cousin four times removed of Simeon Baldwin; second cousin five times removed of Roger Griswold; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington and Roger Sherman Baldwin; fourth cousin of Herman Arod Gager.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Gager, Herman Arod (1859-1923) — also known as Herman A. Gager — of Franklin, New London County, Conn. Born in Franklin, New London County, Conn., October 16, 1859. Republican. Carpenter; electrician for Shore Line Trolley Co.; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Franklin, 1919-20. Died in Franklin, New London County, Conn., January 28, 1923 (age 63 years, 104 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hawkins Gager (1821-1872) and Rosamond Maranda (Robinson) Gager (1823-1903); married 1879 to Ella Esther Parker; first cousin thrice removed of Samuel R. Gager; first cousin four times removed of Samuel Gager; second cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799) and Samuel Austin Gager; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Huntington and Simeon Baldwin; second cousin five times removed of Waightstill Avery; third cousin twice removed of Roger Griswold, Zina Hyde, Jr. and Harrison Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, Ebenezer Huntington, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Eleazer Pomeroy, Daniel Packer, Roger Sherman Baldwin and Asa Packer; fourth cousin of Harry Andrews Gager; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Hale Sill, Frederick William Lord, Theodore Sill, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Kingsbury, Thomas Worcester Hyde, Walter Harrison Blodget and Daniel Eleazer Pomeroy.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Gager, John J. — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Gager, Samuel (1775-1855) — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., August 3, 1775. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1824, 1826. Died in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., October 4, 1855 (age 80 years, 62 days). Interment at Johnson Cemetery, Bozrah, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Gager and Hannah (Calkins) Gager; married, April 12, 1798, to Cynthia Maria Meech (1777-1864); father of Samuel Austin Gager; first cousin once removed of Samuel R. Gager; first cousin four times removed of Herman Arod Gager and Harry Andrews Gager; second cousin of Simeon Baldwin; second cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington and Roger Sherman Baldwin; second cousin twice removed of David Waterman, Jabez Williams Huntington and Simeon Eben Baldwin; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman and Clement Phineas Kellogg; second cousin four times removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Roger Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of Edmond Otis Dewey, George Martin Dewey and Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Washington family; Shober-Roosevelt-Wheat-Roberdeau family of Salisbury, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Gager, Samuel Austin (1803-1846) — also known as Samuel A. Gager — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., May 18, 1803. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1839. Died in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., June 26, 1846 (age 43 years, 39 days). Interment at Johnson Cemetery, Bozrah, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Gager and Cynthia Maria (Meech) Gager (1777-1864); married, September 28, 1827, to Wealthy Ann Huntington (1807-1844); second cousin of Samuel R. Gager; second cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin, Howkin Bulkley Beardslee and Daniel Parrish Witter; second cousin thrice removed of Herman Arod Gager and Harry Andrews Gager; third cousin of Ebenezer Huntington and Roger Sherman Baldwin; third cousin once removed of David Waterman, Jabez Williams Huntington (1788-1847) and Simeon Eben Baldwin; third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Hazard, Thomas Glasby Waterman and Clement Phineas Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Roger Wolcott; fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Hazard, Erskine Hazard and Alfred Avery Burnham.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Gager, Samuel R. (1763-1835) — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., May 28, 1763. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sharon, 1821-22, 1829. Died in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., August 4, 1835 (age 72 years, 68 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jason Gager (1738-1833) and Zervia (Roberts) Gager (1743-1767); married, May 4, 1804, to Lucretia Gay (1782-1856); first cousin once removed of Samuel Gager; first cousin thrice removed of Herman Arod Gager and Harry Andrews Gager; second cousin of Samuel Austin Gager; second cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin; third cousin of Ebenezer Huntington and Roger Sherman Baldwin; third cousin once removed of David Waterman, Jabez Williams Huntington (1788-1847) and Simeon Eben Baldwin; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman and Clement Phineas Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Roger Wolcott.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


GAGGERO (Soundex G260) — See also GAGER, GAUGER, GEIGER, GERO, GIGER, GIGUERE, GOUGER, GUGER, GYGER, RUGGERO.

  Gaggero, A. J. — of Daly City, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of Daly City, Calif., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GAGHAM (Soundex G250) — See also GAGHEN, GASHAM.

  Gagham, George W. — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Postmaster at Bowling Green, Ohio, 1891. Burial location unknown.


GAGHEN (Soundex G250) — See also GAGHAM, GAHAN, GEEHON, GEHAN, GEHON, GOHEEN, GOHEN, GUHEEN, GUHIN.

  Gaghen, Peggie — of Montana. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


GAGIN (Soundex G250) — See also GAGAN, GAGNE, GAGNOW, GAIN, GEAGAN, GOGGIN, GOGUEN, GOOGIN, GUGINO, KAGIN.

  GAGIN: See also John C. Blankenhorn


GAGLIANO (Soundex G245) — See also GAGLIARDI, GIUNCHIGLIANI, GUAGLIANONE, MERCOGLIANO, MIGLIANO, NIGAGLIONI, PUGLIANO, QUAGLIANO, RAGAGLIA, RICIGLIANO, SCIGLIANO, TAGLIANETTI.

  Gagliano, Peter N. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Gagliano, Rick — of Washington, Beaufort County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Washington, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Gagliano, S. Thomas — of Holmdel, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 11th District, 1973; member of New Jersey state senate, 1978-89 (11th District 1978-81, 12th District 1982-89); resigned 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Gagliano, Thomas See S. Thomas Gagliano


GAGLIARDI (Soundex G246) — See also CIARDI, CONIGLIARO, GAGLIANO, GIARDINA, GIARDINO, MIGLIARO, NIGAGLIONI, PAGLIARO, RAGAGLIA, RICCIARDI.

  GAGLIARDI: See also John A. Carrozzella
  Gagliardi, Lee Parsons (1918-1998) — Born in Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y., July 17, 1918. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1971-85; took senior status 1985. Died in Manchester, Bennington County, Vt., October 30, 1998 (age 80 years, 105 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Gagliardi, Pat See Patrick M. Gagliardi
  Gagliardi, Patrick M. (b. 1950) — also known as Pat Gagliardi — of Michigan. Born in 1950. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 107th District, 1983-98; defeated, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996. Still living as of 1998.
  Gagliardi, Vincent — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives 103rd District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.


GAGNE (Soundex G250) — See also GAGAN, GAGE, GAGIN, GAGNEPAIN, GAGNER, GAGNIER, GAGNON, GAGNOW, GANE, GEAGAN, GOGGIN, GOGUEN, GOOGIN, GUGINO, MAGAGNA.

  Gagne, Edward — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Gagné, James A. — of Sunderland, Franklin County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Massachusetts state house of representatives First Franklin District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Gagne, Mary J. — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Gagne, Michael — also known as Mike Gagne — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 2002, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Gagne, Mike See Michael Gagne
  Gagne, Paul — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 12th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gagne, Peter M. — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H.; Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1932; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for New Hampshire, 1941-46. Burial location unknown.
  Gagne, Valmore G. — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GAGNEPAIN (Soundex G251) — See also CANEPA, GAGNE, GAGNER, GAGNIER, GAGNON, GAGNOW, MAGAGNA.

  Gagnepain, Wallace — of Perryville, Perry County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Perryville, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.


GAGNER (Soundex G256) — See also AGNER, BAGNERIS, DAGNER, GAGER, GAGNE, GAGNEPAIN, GAGNIER, GAGNON, GAGNOW, GASNER, GAYNER, GRANGE, HAGNER, LAGNER, MAGAGNA, MAGNER, MORAGNER, SAGNER, VANWAGNER, WAGNER.

  Gagner, Lee (born c.1940) — of Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho. Born about 1940. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Gagner, Lee — of Peoria, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Candidate for Arizona state senate 9th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


GAGNIER (Soundex G256) — See also DELAMONTAGNIE, GAGNE, GAGNEPAIN, GAGNER, GAGNON, GAGNOW, GEARING, GRINAGE, MAGAGNA, MAGNIER, NIER, REGNIER, WARGNIER.

  GAGNIER: See also Ralph Harman Booth
  Gagnier, Edgar G. S. — of Clinton County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1935, 1956; candidate for New York state senate 40th District, 1954, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GAGNON (Soundex G255) — See also CHAGNON, DAGNON, GAGNE, GAGNEPAIN, GAGNER, GAGNIER, GAGNOW, GANONG, GAUGNAN, GUAGNINI, MACAGNONE, MAGAGNA, WAGNON.

  GAGNON: See also Prentiss Marsh Brown — Belonie Hebert
  Gagnon, Alcide R. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 7th Ward 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gagnon, Ferdinand — of Putnam, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of Putnam, Connecticut, 1950-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gagnon, Francis A. — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly; elected 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Gagnon, H. A. — of Van Buren, Aroostook County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County (11th), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Gagnon, Jason — of Melbourne, Brevard County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Gagnon, Paul M. — of New Hampshire. U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1994-98. Still living as of 1998.
  Gagnon, Rebecca A. — of Berlin, Coos County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Berlin 4th Ward; elected 1938; elected unopposed 1956; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Berlin 4th Ward, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Berlin 4th Ward, 1956. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gagnon, Richard — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Gagnon, William L. — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1971-74; defeated in primary, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


GAGNOW (Soundex G250) — See also GAGAN, GAGIN, GAGNE, GAGNEPAIN, GAGNER, GAGNIER, GAGNON, GEAGAN, GOGGIN, GOGUEN, GOOGIN, GUGINO, MAGAGNA.

  Gagnow, Herman — of New London, Waupaca County, Wis. Mayor of New London, Wis.; elected 1972. Still living as of 1972.


GAHAGAN (Soundex G250) — See also AGAN, GAHAN, GEHEGAN, HAGAN, HAGANS, MAGAHA, MAGAHAN, MCGAHA, MCGAHAN, OHAGAN, SAHAGIAN.

  GAHAGAN: See also Helen Gahagan Douglas — Benjamin S. Rhodes
  Gahagan, Andrew Jackson — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Gahagan, George M. (1878-1964) — of Lenawee County, Mich. Born in 1878. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Lenawee County 2nd District, 1913-14. Died in 1964 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Gahagan, George W. — of Madison County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Madison County, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Gahagan, Hayes Edward (b. 1947) — also known as Hayes E. Gahagan — of Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine, November 6, 1947. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1972; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Gahagan, Helen See Helen Gahagan Douglas
  Gahagan, William — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.


GAHAN (Soundex G500) — See also CAHAN, GAGHEN, GAHAGAN, GAHN, GAHTAN, GEEHON, GEHAN, GEHON, GOHEEN, GOHEN, GUHEEN, GUHIN, HAGAN, KAHAN, MAGAHA, MAGAHAN, MCGAHA, MCGAHAN.

  GAHAN: See also Michael Gahan Fahey
  Gahan, Theodore F. — of Lycoming County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Lycoming County, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Gahan, Thomas J. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1888, 1900, 1904. Burial location unknown.


GAHEELA (Soundex G400) — See also AHEE, CAHEEN, FALAHEE, HEELAN, MAGAHEY, MCGAHEY, SHAHEED, SHAHEEN, WAHEED, WHEELAN.

  Gaheela, Frank — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Ionia, Mich., 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GAHL (Soundex G400) — See also GAIL, GALE, GALL, GALLE, GAUL, GAULE, GAYL, GAYLE, GEHL, KAHL, PAHL, ZAHL.

  GAHL: See also Gahl H. Burt


GAHN (Soundex G500) — See also CAHN, GAHAN, GAIN, GAINE, GANE, GANN, GAUEN, GAUGHAN, GAUHN, GAUN, GAWN, GAWNE, GLAHN, GRAHN, JAHN, KAHN, MCGAHN, YAHN, ZAHN.

  Gahn, Harry Conrad (1880-1962) — also known as Harry C. Gahn — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio, April 26, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; automobile dealer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922, 1924. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 2, 1962 (age 82 years, 190 days). Interment at Elmore Community Cemetery, Elmore, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Louis F. Gahn (physician) and Esther (Knight) Gahn; married 1917 to Grace Gerrard; married 1937 to Marjorie Ahrens.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


GAHRES (Soundex G620) — See also FAHRES, GAHRING, GARAAS, GARRIS, GARRISS, GEHRES, GEHRIS, GOERES, GORES, GORIS, MCGAHREN.

  Gahres, Bill See William Gahres
  Gahres, William (1913-2005) — also known as Bill Gahres; "Barefoot Bill" — of Barnegat, Ocean County, N.J. Born in 1913. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1971 (Independent, District 4-A), 1975 (Very Independent, 9th District), 1977 (Right To Die, 9th District); candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1977 (Right To Die), 1981 (Down With Lawyers); Down With Lawyers candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1978; Down With Lawyers candidate for President of the United States, 1980. Died in 2005 (age about 92 years). Burial location unknown.


GAHRING (Soundex G652) — See also GAHRES, GARING, GEARING, GEHRING, GEHRUNG, GIERING, GOEHRING, GORING, GRANGE, MCGAHREN, RING.

  GAHRING: See also Richard Arkwright Snelling
  Gahring, Joseph L. — of West View, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of West View, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


GAHTAN (Soundex G350) — See also AHTO, BAHTI, BRAHTIN, GAETAN, GAHAN, GAYTAN, LAHTI, LAHTINEN, MACNAUGHTAN, TUCHTAN.

  Gahtan, Robert — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


GAIENNIE (Soundex G500) — See also ALLGAIER, CHRETIENNEAU, DETIENNE, EMILIENNE, ETIENNE, GAIERO, GAINEY, GANEY, LORIENNE, SIENNICI, VIVIENNE.

  Gaiennie, Frank — Republican. Member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896. Burial location unknown.


GAIERO (Soundex G600) — See also ALLGAIER, GAIENNIE, GARROW.

  Gaiero, Theodore J., Jr. — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District 2008. Still living as of 2008.


GAIGE (Soundex G200) — See also CRAIGE, CRAIGEN, FAIGER, GAG, GAGE, PAIGE, STAIGER, TRAIGER.

  Gaige, John — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Candidate in primary for mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Gaige, Philip P. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1839. Burial location unknown.


GAIL (Soundex G400) — See also ABIGAIL, AVYGAIL, GAHL, GAILEY, GAILING, GAILLARD, GAILOR, GAILUSHAS, GALE, GALL, GALLE, GALLI, GAUL, GAULE, GAYL, GAYLE, GEHL, GEIL, GILA, KAIL.

  Gail, Maxwell T. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 18th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Gail, William H. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GAILEY (Soundex G400) — See also ABIGAIL, AILEY, AVYGAIL, BAILEY, BRAILEY, DAILEY, FAILEY, FRAILEY, GAIL, GAILING, GAILLARD, GAILOR, GAILUSHAS, GALEA, GALEY, GALIA, GALLI, GUILEY, HAILEY, KAILEY, QUAILEY, RAILEY, SHAILEY.

  Gailey, Mark — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 2002, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Gailey, Thomas Chandler — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Mayor of Americus, Ga., 1991-93. Still living as of 1993.


GAILING (Soundex G452) — See also ABIGAIL, AVYGAIL, BAILIE, BAILIFF, FAILING, FRAILIE, GAIL, GAILEY, GAILLARD, GAILOR, GAILUSHAS, GATLING, GELLING, GILLIGAN, GOWLING, GULLING, LING, OMAILIA, RAILING, RETAILING.

  Gailing, William F. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate in primary for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GAILLARD (Soundex G463) — See also ABIGAIL, AVYGAIL, CAILLAVET, ESPAILLAT, FAILLA, FAILLACE, GAIL, GAILEY, GAILING, GAILOR, GAILUSHAS, GALLARDO, GALLARDY, GAYLORD, GILLARD, GILLIARD, GILYARD, GLORIOD, GOULARD, GULLARD, LACAILLADE, LARD, LATAILLADE, SAILLANT.

  GAILLARD: See also David Wyatt Aiken — Theodore Gaillard Croft — Theodore Gaillard Hunt — Peter Gaillard Snowden
  Gaillard, Franklin (1829-1864) — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Pineville, Berkeley County, S.C., April 26, 1829. Democrat. Newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1860; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in the Battle of the Wilderness, in Orange County, Va., May 6, 1864 (age 35 years, 10 days). Interment at Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Gaillard (1790-1864) and Marianne Gendron (Palmer) Gaillard (1793-1860); married to Catherine Cordes Porcher (1832-1856); first cousin of Peter Charles Gaillard and Peter Gaillard Snowden; first cousin once removed of John Gaillard; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney; first cousin thrice removed of John Palmer Gaillard, Jr.; second cousin of Theodore Gaillard Hunt (1805-1893) and Peter Porcher Bonneau; fourth cousin of Francis James Porcher and William Porcher Miles.
  Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gaillard, J. Palmer, Jr. See John Palmer Gaillard, Jr.
  Gaillard, John (1765-1826) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C.; Pendleton, Anderson County, S.C. Born in St. Stephens Parish, Charleston District (now part of Berkeley County), S.C., September 5, 1765. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1794-96; member of South Carolina state senate, 1796-1804; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1804-26; died in office 1826. Died in Washington, D.C., February 26, 1826 (age 60 years, 174 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Gaillard (1736-1800) and Judith (Peyre) Gaillard (1746-1789); married, November 22, 1792, to Mary Lord (1773-1799); uncle of Theodore Gaillard Hunt; great-granduncle of Thomas Porcher Stoney; first cousin once removed of Peter Charles Gaillard (1812-1889), Peter Gaillard Snowden and Franklin Gaillard; first cousin four times removed of John Palmer Gaillard, Jr..
  Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gaillard, John Palmer, Jr. (1920-2006) — also known as J. Palmer Gaillard, Jr. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 20, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lumber business; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1959-75. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Rotary; American Legion. Killed in an automobile accident, in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 29, 2006 (age 86 years, 100 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Palmer Gaillard (1874-1962) and Eleanor (Lucas) Gaillard (1877-1973); married, July 15, 1944, to Lucy Foster (1920-2001); great-grandson of Peter Charles Gaillard; great-grandnephew of Peter Gaillard Snowden; first cousin thrice removed of Franklin Gaillard; first cousin four times removed of John Gaillard; second cousin thrice removed of Theodore Gaillard Hunt (1805-1893) and Peter Porcher Bonneau; third cousin once removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney.
  Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gaillard, Palmer, Jr. See John Palmer Gaillard, Jr.
  Gaillard, Peter Charles (1812-1889) — also known as Peter C. Gaillard — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Berkeley County, S.C., December 29, 1812. Lawyer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; hit by a shell during the war, and lost his left arm; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1865-68. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 11, 1889 (age 76 years, 13 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Porcher Gaillard (1788-1871) and Harriet (Porcher) Gaillard (1792-1825); married to Anne Lawrence Snowden (1819-1871); great-grandfather of John Palmer Gaillard, Jr.; first cousin of Peter Gaillard Snowden and Franklin Gaillard; first cousin once removed of John Gaillard; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney; second cousin of Theodore Gaillard Hunt and Peter Porcher Bonneau; fourth cousin of Francis James Porcher and William Porcher Miles (1822-1899).
  Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


GAILOR (Soundex G460) — See also ABIGAIL, AVYGAIL, FAILOR, GAIL, GAILEY, GAILING, GAILLARD, GAILUSHAS, GAYLOR, GAYLORE, NAILOR, SAILOR, SAILORS, SHAILOR, SHUKAILO, TAILOR.

  Gailor, Edward H. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Lockport, N.Y., 1940-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gailor, Frank Hoyt (1892-1954) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Sewanee, Franklin County, Tenn., May 9, 1892. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1921; member of Tennessee state senate, 1923; Shelby County Attorney, 1936-41; circuit judge in Tennessee, 1941-42; justice of Tennessee state supreme court, 1942-48. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion. Died in 1954 (age about 62 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Ellen Douglas (Cunningham) Gailor (1854-1931) and Thomas Frank Gailor; brother of Ellen Douglas Gailor (1897-1954; daughter-in-law of Grover Cleveland (1837-1908); who married Richard Folsom Cleveland); married, August 9, 1922, to Mary Louise Pennel (1902-1962).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gailor, Thomas Frank (1856-1935) — also known as Thomas F. Gailor — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., September 17, 1856. Democrat. Episcopal priest; university professor; bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee, 1898-1935; chancellor, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., 1908-35; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1924. Died October 3, 1935 (age 79 years, 16 days). Interment at University of the South Cemetery, Sewanee, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Marion Gailor and Charlotte (Moffett) Gailor; married 1885 to Ellen Douglas Cunningham (1854-1931); father of Frank Hoyt Gailor and Ellen Douglas Gailor (1897-1954; daughter-in-law of Grover Cleveland; who married Richard Folsom Cleveland (1897-1974)).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


GAILUSHAS (Soundex G422) — See also ABIGAIL, AVYGAIL, BAILUS, DORILUS, GAIL, GAILEY, GAILING, GAILLARD, GAILOR, GALUSHA, ILUS, KELUSH, LUSH, LUSHBAUGH, LUSHCARTNER, LUSHENE, LUSHER, LUSHINSKY, MILUS, NASHASHIBI, SHASER, SHASHINSKA, SHASKA, SHASTEEN, SLUSHER, THEOPILUS.

  GAILUSHAS: See also Kristi Allen-Gailushas


GAIN (Soundex G500) — See also CAIN, CARRIGAIN, GABIN, GAGIN, GAHN, GAINE, GAINER, GAINES, GAINEY, GAINOR, GAINS, GAIR, GANE, GANN, GAUEN, GAUGHAN, GAUHN, GAUN, GAVIN, GAWIN, GAWN, GAWNE, GRAIN, GUIN, GWAIN, GWIN, INGA, JAIN, KAIN, NGAI, ORGAIN, SAIN, YEARGAIN, ZAIN.

  Gain, Ken — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


GAINE (Soundex G500) — See also CAINE, CARRIGAIN, GAHN, GAIN, GAINER, GAINES, GAINEY, GAINOR, GAINS, GANE, GANN, GAUEN, GAUGHAN, GAUHN, GAUN, GAWN, GAWNE, GENIA, KAINE, ORGAIN, PAINE, YEARGAIN.

  Gaine, Charles — of Bucks County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Bucks County, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.


GAINER (Soundex G560) — See also AINGER, ANGIER, CARRIGAIN, EARING, GAIN, GAINE, GAINES, GAINEY, GAINOR, GAINS, GARNIE, GAYNER, GAYNOR, GEARIN, GENIER, GOEHNER, GOENER, GRAINER, GUINIER, GUNNAR, GUNNERE, KAINER, ORGAIN, REAGIN, YEARGAIN.

  GAINER: See also Levi Wade Coberly — Paul H. Kidd
  Gainer, Carl Edwin, Sr. (1915-2006) — also known as Carl E. Gainer — of Richwood, Nicholas County, W.Va. Born in Barbour County, W.Va., January 19, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; school principal; oil distributor; president, WVAR radio station; owner, Richwood Television Cable Co.; director, Farmers and Merchants Bank; member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1959-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1964, 1968. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Rotary; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, in Richwood Area Medical Center, Richwood, Nicholas County, W.Va., August 16, 2006 (age 91 years, 209 days). Interment at Mountain View Memorial Park, Richwood, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Marvin James Gainer and Pearle (Poling) Gainer; married, May 23, 1948, to Clarise Smith; third cousin once removed of Glenn Walter Gainer (1896-1981).
Denzil L. Gainer Gainer, Denzil Lee (1913-1972) — also known as Denzil L. Gainer — of Grantsville, Calhoun County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Calhoun County, W.Va., September 12, 1913. Democrat. Deputy sheriff; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; West Virginia state auditor, 1961-72; defeated, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Civitan. Died in 1972 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Leonidas 'Lee' Gainer (1873-1921) and Laura (Elliott) Gainer (1880-1960); married, March 9, 1935, to Lucille Reading.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Gainer, Fred — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Parkersburg, W.Va., 1940-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gainer, Glen — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Gainer, Glen B., Jr. (1927-2009) — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., July 4, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; school teacher; athletic coach; mayor of Parkersburg, W.Va., 1968-70; West Virginia state auditor, 1977-93. Baptist. Member, American Legion. Died in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., September 8, 2009 (age 82 years, 66 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Glen B. Gainer, Sr. and Nettie Elizabeth (Smith) Gainer; married, October 31, 1955, to Sally Jo Padgett; father of Glen B. Gainer III (1960-).
  Gainer, Glen B. III (b. 1960) — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., February 26, 1960. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 8th District, 1982; West Virginia state auditor, 1993-. Baptist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Glen B. Gainer, Jr. (1927-2009) and Sally Jo Gainer; married to Susan A. Ryder.
  See also Wikipedia article — West Virginia Encyclopedia
  Gainer, Glenn Walter (1896-1981) — also known as Glenn W. Gainer; "Pop" — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Montrose, Randolph County, W.Va., August 24, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; owner, Gainer's Taxi Cab Service; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1948. Baptist. Died in April, 1981 (age 84 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew L. Gainer and Lydia Ann (Phares) Gainer; married to Martha H. Gall; third cousin once removed of Carl Edwin Gainer, Sr. (1915-2006).
  Gainer, Joseph H. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1913-27; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1916, 1928; candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Gainer, Melvin — of Dexter, Stoddard County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Dexter, Mo., 1965. Still living as of 1965.


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