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GAINES (Soundex G520) — See also BAINES, CARRIGAIN, DAINES, DAINESE, DESPLAINES, GAIN, GAINE, GAINER, GAINEY, GAINOR, GAINS, GINES, GOINES, GUINES, HAINES, INES, ISENGA, MAINES, ORGAIN, RAINES, SHAINES, YEARGAIN.

  GAINES: See also Lee Douglas — Eugene Engley — Viola Gaines-McMillon — Patrick Gaines Goode — Gaines L. Halsey — Frank Gaines Harris — Henry Gaines Johnson — John Gaines Miller — Daniel Andrew Gaines Ouzts — Mabel Owings — Robert Anderson Thompson — Martha G. Wehrle — Gaines Williamson
  Gaines, Bob — of Alabama. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 2nd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Gaines, Camalyn — of LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Gaines, Charles A. — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, David L. — of Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah. Candidate for mayor of Pleasant Grove, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Gaines, David N. — of Hartland, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartland, 1900, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Eb — of Ketchum, Blaine County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Gaines, Ebersole See L. Ebersole Gaines
  Gaines, Ezekiel B. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Frank S. — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Mayor of Berkeley, Calif., 1939-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, G. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, G. Raymond — of Alexandria, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Harris B. — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Elected Illinois state house of representatives 1st District 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Harry A. — of Ventnor City, Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate District 2, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Gaines, Ida — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Gaines, James Holt — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. West Virginia Republican state chair, 1916-18. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, James Taylor (1776-1856) — also known as James Gaines — of Texas. Born in 1776. Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Sabine, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Shelby, Sabine and Harrison, 1840-42. Died in Quartsburg, Mariposa County, Calif., 1856 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Gaines County, Tex. is named for him.
  Gaines, Jesse — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 95th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Gaines, Jim — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 31st District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Gaines, John (born c.1933) — of Bristol, Sullivan County, Tenn. Born about 1933. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Gaines, John — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 18th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Gaines, John — of Broken Arrow, Tulsa County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Gaines, John Pollard (1795-1857) — Born in Augusta County, Va., September 22, 1795. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1830; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1847-49; Governor of Oregon Territory, 1850-53. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., December 9, 1857 (age 62 years, 78 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John W. Gaines Gaines, John Wesley (1860-1926) — also known as John W. Gaines — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Wrencoe, Davidson County, Tenn., August 24, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1892; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1897-1909; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., July 4, 1926 (age 65 years, 314 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John Wesley Gaines and Maria (Wair) Gaines.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Gaines, Joseph Holt (1864-1951) — also known as Joseph H. Gaines — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Washington, D.C., September 3, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for West Virginia, 1897-1901; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1901-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1920, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1932. Died in Montgomery, Fayette County, W.Va., April 12, 1951 (age 86 years, 221 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Theophilus Gaines and Ariadne (Stockton) Gaines; married, November 23, 1898, to Marjorie Lewis Gentry.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Gaines, L. Ebersole — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Lanita L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Gaines, Laura E. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Louis See S. Louis Gaines
  Gaines, Mabel Roberta See Mabel Owings
  Gaines, Marcus Julius — of Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie County, Va. U.S. Consul in Tripoli, 1849-61. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Mark (born c.1956) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born about 1956. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Gaines, Martha See Martha G. Wehrle
  Gaines, Martin N. — U.S. Consular Agent in Caldera, as of 1924-26. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Matthew M. (1807-1893) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in 1807. Merchant; mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., 1843. Died in 1893 (age about 86 years). Interment at Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Gaines, Milton J. — of Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Wichita Falls, Tex., 1936-39 (acting, 1936). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Owen W. (b. 1897) — Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., December 7, 1897. Office clerk; paymaster of a railroad in Honduras; U.S. Vice Consul in Nuevitas, 1925-26; Nassau, 1926; Corinto, 1926-28; Madrid, 1928-29, 1929; Oporto, 1929; Bilbao, 1929-33; Santiago de Cuba, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Ralph — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Mayor of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1932-33. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Randal — of LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Gaines, Raymond See G. Raymond Gaines
  Gaines, Reuben Reid (b. 1836) — Born in Sumter County, Ala., October 30, 1836. Lawyer; district judge in Texas 6th District, 1877-85; justice of Texas state supreme court, 1885-94. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob G. Gaines; married 1859 to Louisa Shortridge.
  Gaines, Richard M. — of Mississippi. U.S. Attorney for Mississippi, 1836-38; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1840-50. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Rosie Lee — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Gaines, Rufus Henry (1886-1956) — also known as Rufus H. Gaines — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Born in Anderson County, S.C., September 10, 1886. Democrat. Postmaster at Anderson, S.C., 1943-56. Died in Anderson County, S.C., December 16, 1956 (age 70 years, 97 days). Interment at Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, S.C.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Vaughn (1887-1971).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gaines, Ryland — of Central Islip, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Gaines, S. Louis — of Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Gaines, Stanley — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Gaines, Thomas P. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, Vernon C. — of Mineral County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mineral County, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Gaines, W. A. — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, W. A. — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, W. P. — of Triplett, Chariton County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Chariton County Democratic Party, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gaines, William Embre (1844-1912) — also known as William E. Gaines — of Burkeville, Nottoway County, Va. Born near Charlotte Court House, Charlotte County, Va., August 30, 1844. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Virginia state senate, 1883-87; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1887-89. Died in Washington, D.C., May 4, 1912 (age 67 years, 248 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Gaines, William Harris — Delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 27th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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