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GARLAND (Soundex G645) — See also ARLAND, ARLANDERS, ARLANDSON, BARLAND, CARLAND, CHARLAND, FARLAND, GARDLAND, GARL, GARLAK, GARLICK, GARLINGER, GARLINGTON, GARLITS, GARLOCK, GARLOW, GARTLAND, GRANDALL, HARLAND, LAND, MACFARLAND, MARLAND, MCFARLAND, MCPARLAND, RAGLAND, WARLAND.

  GARLAND: See also Peter Cline Buffington — Peter Cline Buffington II — Chester A. Crago — Henry Remer Parrott — John Wilkes Parsons — Thomas Jefferson Parsons — Charles Rice Slaughter — Marie Tarvin-Garland — Charles Elmer Waterman
  Garland, Aaron P. — of Needmore, Fulton County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Fulton County Democratic Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Augustus H. Garland Garland, Augustus Hill (1832-1899) — also known as Augustus H. Garland — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Tipton County, Tenn., June 11, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1860; delegate to Arkansas secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Arkansas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress 3rd District, 1862-64; Senator from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1868; Governor of Arkansas, 1874-77; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1877-85; U.S. Attorney General, 1885-89. Died suddenly while arguing a case before the Supreme Court, in the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., January 26, 1899 (age 66 years, 229 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Brother of Rufus King Garland (1830-1886).
  Garland County, Ark. is named for him.
  The city of Garland, Texas, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Garland, Benjamin G. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Garland, C. Earl — of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Bethlehem, Pa., 1959-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Garland, C. T. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Charles H. — of Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Mayor of Des Plaines, Ill., 1941-45; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Charles H. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Clyde L. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 133rd District, 1992; candidate for Texas commissioner of agriculture, 1994; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Garland, Danny II — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Garland, David Shepherd (1769-1841) — of Virginia. Born near New Glasgow (now Clifford), Amherst County, Va., September 27, 1769. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1799-1802, 1805-09, 1814-15, 1819-26, 1832-36; member of Virginia state senate, 1809-11; U.S. Representative from Virginia 20th District, 1810-11. Died in Clifford, Amherst County, Va., October 7, 1841 (age 72 years, 10 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Amherst County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Garland, E. W. — of Scottsboro, Jackson County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Earl See C. Earl Garland
  Garland, Frances Vaughan — of Virginia. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Garland, George D. — of Lakewood, Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Postmaster at Lakewood, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, George W. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Dover 3rd Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Gordon Hickman (1898-1986) — of Tulare County, Calif. Born in Missouri, 1898. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1937-42; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1940-42. Died in 1986 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Harry — of Grosse Pointe Shores, Macomb County, Mich. Supervisor of Lake Township, Michigan, 1955-69. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Henry Lastrapes (1826-1908) — also known as Henry L. Garland — of Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La. Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., December 29, 1826. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1876. Died in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., December 28, 1908 (age 81 years, 365 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rice Garland (1798-1863) and Celeste Genevieve (Lastrapes) Garland (1804-1883); married, October 28, 1852, to Julia Lawrence Bullard (1833-1923).
  Garland, James (1791-1885) — of Lynchburg, Va. Born in Ivy Depot, Albemarle County, Va., June 6, 1791. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1829-31; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1835-41 (7th District 1835-37, 6th District 1837-39, 7th District 1839-41). Died in Lynchburg, Va., August 8, 1885 (age 94 years, 63 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Garland, John Jewett (1902-1968) — also known as John J. Garland — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 20, 1902. Republican. Realtor; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Phi. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 30, 1968 (age 66 years, 224 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.; cenotaph at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William May Garland (1866-1948) and Sadie Blanche (Hinman) Garland (1870-1958); married, December 29, 1933, to Helen Chandler.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Garland, Jonathan — Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Garland, Joseph — of Frederick, Tillman County, Okla. Democrat. Postmaster at Frederick, Okla., 1916-22. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Leonard — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Burgess of Lansford, Pennsylvania, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Mahlon Morris (1856-1920) — also known as Mahlon M. Garland — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 4, 1856. Republican. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1915-20 (at-large 1915-17, 2nd District 1917-19, at-large 1919-20); died in office 1920. Died in Washington, D.C., November 19, 1920 (age 64 years, 199 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Garland, Peter Adams (1923-2005) — also known as Peter Garland — of Saco, York County, Maine. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 16, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of Saco, Maine, 1956-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1956, 1960; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1961-63; defeated, 1962, 1966. Died January 26, 2005 (age 81 years, 224 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Garland, Ray — of Virginia. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Garland, Rice (1798-1863) — of Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La.; Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Born in Albemarle County, Va., September 30, 1798. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1834-40; justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1840-46; Cameron County Judge, 1853-54. Died in Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex., August 12, 1863 (age 64 years, 316 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Brownsville, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Rice Garland (1766-1818) and Elizabeth (Hamner) Garland (c.1766-1840); married, March 28, 1826, to Celeste Lastrapes (1804-1883); father of Henry Lastrapes Garland (1826-1908).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Garland, Robert F. — of West York, York County, Pa. Burgess of West York, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Garland, Rufus King (1830-1886) — of Arkansas. Born in Tipton County, Tenn., May 22, 1830. Member of Arkansas state legislature, 1858-61; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress 2nd District, 1864-65; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1874; Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1880; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1882. Died in Prescott, Nevada County, Ark., December 12, 1886 (age 56 years, 204 days). Interment at Old Washington Cemetery, Washington, Ark.
  Presumably named for: Rufus King
  Relatives: Son of Rufus K. Garland and Barbara (Hill) Garland; brother of Augustus Hill Garland (1832-1899).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Garland, S. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Sadie — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 17th District, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Garland, Sadie E. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Samuel Meredith (1802-1880) — of Amherst County, Va. Born in 1802. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1880 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Sarah — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Garland, Solomon — of Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Des Plaines, Illinois, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Spottswood — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Thomas S. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1887-89, 1890-91. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, Tom — of Tennessee. Republican. Elected Tennessee state senate 3rd District 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Garland, Walter B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Garland, William May (1866-1948) — also known as William M. Garland — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Westport (now Westport Island), Lincoln County, Maine, March 31, 1866. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1916 (alternate), 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1940 (alternate). Died in Monterey, Monterey County, Calif., September 26, 1948 (age 82 years, 179 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.; cenotaph at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Blanche Hinman (1870-1958); father of John Jewett Garland (1902-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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