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GIBBONS (Soundex G152) — See also FITZGIBBON, FITZGIBBONS, GIBB, GIBBENS, GIBBINS, GIBBON, GIBBONY, GIBSON, GRIBBON, GUBBINS, MCGIBBON, MCKIBBON.

  GIBBONS: See also William Gibbons Bramham — Tom B. Brown — Gibbons G. Cornwell — Charles P. Kellison — Francis Ridgway Lineaweaver — Mathew W. Loftus — John Patrick O'Brien — Endicott Peabody — Asa Evans Stratton, Jr. — Washington Townsend
  Gibbons, A. B. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Alpheus Deming (c.1819-1900) — also known as Alpheus D. Gibbons — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Born in East Granville, Granville, Hampden County, Mass., about 1819. Carriage builder; mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1878-79. Died in Rahway, Union County, N.J., January 4, 1900 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Gibbons and Abigail (Seymour) Gibbons; married, December 16, 1857, to Elizabeth Garthwait.
  Gibbons, Amy — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 4th District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Gibbons, Arthur Thomas, Sr. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 37, 1935-36, 1939-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Gibbons, Beth Sharp — of Stone Mountain, DeKalb County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Gibbons, Bill See William L. Gibbons
  Gibbons, Bob See R. H. Gibbons
  Gibbons, Charles — of Philadelphia County, Pa. Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1845-47. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Charles — of Ohio. Republican. Speaker, Republican National Convention, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Charles — of Stoneham, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Cromwell — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, D. D. See Delmar D. Gibbons
  Gibbons, David M. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 1st District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, David T. — of Nassau County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Nassau County 1st District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Dawn — Member of Nevada state house of representatives; elected 1998. Female. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Married to James Arthur Gibbons (1944-).
  Gibbons, Delmar D. (b. 1913) — also known as D. D. Gibbons — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in 1913. Chiropractor; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1946; member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1947; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948; Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956; Prohibition candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1959; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1960; co-chair, Prohibition Party National Committee, 1963-67. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Dorothy F. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Gibbons, Edward (1816-1886) — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Delaware, 1816. Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1864-65. Died in Calistoga, Napa County, Calif., May 30, 1886 (age about 69 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Gibbons, Edward C. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in Democratic primary for Michigan state senate, 1944 (4th District), 1946 (5th District); candidate in Republican primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Eleanor K. — of Reading, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Gibbons, Genievive — of Illinois. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Gibbons, George W. — Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, George W. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896; candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, George Washington — also known as George W. Gibbons — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 3rd District, 1910, 1912; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Gibbons, Harold Joseph Patrick (1910-1982) — also known as Harold J. Gibbons — of Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Archibald Patch, Lackawanna County, Pa., April 10, 1910. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952, 1956. Irish ancestry. Member, Teamsters Union; NAACP; American Civil Liberties Union. The site of the original Sportsman's Park baseball stadium in St. Louis, now a neighborhood playground, was named "Harold J. Gibbons Field" for him. Died, from complications of a ruptured aortic aneurysm, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November, 1982 (age 72 years, 0 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Jennings, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gibbons, Harriet N. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Gibbons, Harry R. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1912; Cook County Treasurer. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Helen — of Centreville, St. Joseph County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Henry — of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at Kearney, Neb., 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Howard — of South Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, J. A. — of Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, J. E. — of Valley Stream, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Acting postmaster at Valley Stream, N.Y., 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, J. P. — of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, J. R. — of Edina, Knox County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Knox County Democratic Party, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, James (1834-1921) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 23, 1834. Democrat. Catholic priest; bishop of Richmond, Va., 1872-77; archbishop of Baltimore, Md., 1877-1921; cardinal, 1886-1921; noted for his support of the U.S. labor movement; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 24, 1921 (age 86 years, 244 days). Interment at Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore, Md.
  Epitaph: "Devoted Churchman / Exemplary Citizen / Friend of Humanity / Citizens of Many Faiths Hereby Honor a Great American"
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gibbons, James — of Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Wash. Mayor of Ellensburg, Wash., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, James Arthur (b. 1944) — also known as Jim Gibbons — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Sparks, Washoe County, Nev., December 16, 1944. Republican. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War; geologist; airline pilot; lawyer; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1989-93; U.S. Representative from Nevada 2nd District, 1997-2006; Governor of Nevada, 2007-11; defeated, 1994. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Dawn Gibbons (1946?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Gibbons, James F. — of Pittston, Luzerne County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Pittston, Pa., 1933-47 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Jay — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1861; expelled from the Assembly, April 18, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Jim See James Arthur Gibbons
  Gibbons, Joe — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Florida, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Gibbons, John — of Georgia. Georgia state auditor, 1782; Georgia state treasurer, 1792-95. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, John — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, John, Jr. — of Stuyvesant, Columbia County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; chair of Columbia County Democratic Party, 1939-42. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, John B. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, John F. — of Jerseyville, Jersey County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, John H. — of Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 8th District, 1918; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 42nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, John H. — of Lackawanna, Erie County, N.Y. Mayor of Lackawanna, N.Y., 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, John S. — Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 10th District, 1841-43. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Joshua V. — of Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Brownsville, Pa., 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Junious — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Arizona Democratic state chair, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, L. A. — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Leo — of Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Lile — also known as Lile Rasmuson — Member of Connecticut state house of representatives; elected 2000. Female. Swedish ancestry. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Daughter of Elmer Edwin Rasmuson (1909-2000) and Lile (Bernard) Rasmuson; married to John A. Gibbons, Jr.
  Gibbons, Liv — of Sutton, Dublin, Ireland. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Democrats Abroad, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Gibbons, Lyman (1808-1879) — Born in Dormansville, Albany County, N.Y., June 3, 1808. Lawyer; planter; circuit judge in Alabama, 1851-52; associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1852-54; delegate to Alabama secession convention, 1861. Died in Claiborne, Monroe County, Ala., June 27, 1879 (age 71 years, 24 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Gibbons and Elizabeth (Hall) Gibbons; married, May 10, 1853, to Emma Dellet (daughter of James Dellet); father of Helen Dellet Gibbons (who married Charles John Torrey (1850-1917)).
  Political family: Henshaw-Torrey family of Claiborne, Alabama.
  Gibbons, M. G. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Milton A. (born c.1900) — of Tuckahoe, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1900. Democrat. Police officer; mayor of Tuckahoe, N.Y., 1949-65; defeated (Republican), 1965; he and two others, including Joseph Venuti, were indicted in July 1951, and charged with conspiring to violate gambling laws; tried and convicted; sentenced to three months in jail, but released on bail a week later, pending appeal; in January 1953, the appellate court unanimously reversed his conviction and dismissed the indictment.; in 1962, he started a petition drive for a Constitutional amendment to allow prayer in public schools. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Elisa Cuyar (c.1903-1961).
  Gibbons, P. A. — of Pontiac, Livingston County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, P. B. — of Paris, Lamar County, Tex. Postmaster at Paris, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, P. B. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Patricia A. (b. 1947) — of Westland, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 3, 1947. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 18th District, 2000. Female. Member, Civitan. Still living as of 2000.
  Gibbons, Paul Kirby (1869-1941) — also known as Paul K. Gibbons — of Edina, Knox County, Mo. Born in Edina, Knox County, Mo., October 25, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Knox County, 1939-41; died in office 1941. Died in Edina, Knox County, Mo., November 4, 1941 (age 72 years, 10 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Edina, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Gibbons (1822-1901) and Ellen 'Ella' (McKendry) Gibbons (1824-1888); married, July 26, 1899, to Jennie Moran (1871-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gibbons, R. H. — also known as Bob Gibbons — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Gibbons, Richard A. — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Essex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Richard J. — of Minnesota. Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Gibbons, Robert A. — of Massachusetts. Candidate in primary for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Gibbons, Robert Alexander (b. 1920) — also known as Robert A. Gibbons — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., November 25, 1920. Electrical contractor; mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1971-95. Baptist. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John J. Gibbons and Madge Essling (Bethune) Gibbons; married to Emily Louise Deal.
  Gibbons, Sam Melville (1920-2012) — also known as Sam M. Gibbons — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., January 20, 1920. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1953-58; member of Florida state senate, 1959-62; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1963-97 (10th District 1963-67, 6th District 1967-73, 7th District 1973-93, 11th District 1993-97); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1964, 1968, 1984, 1996. Presbyterian. Died in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., October 9, 2012 (age 92 years, 263 days). Interment at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Fla.
  Relatives: Married to Martha Hanley (1923-2003).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gibbons, Samuel C. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1952, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Thomas — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Mayor of Savannah, Ga., 1791-92, 1794-95, 1799-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, Tom — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1980, 1981, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Gibbons, William (1726-1800) — of Georgia. Born in Bear Bluff, Charleston County, S.C., April 8, 1726. County judge in Georgia, 1781-82; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1783, 1785-89, 1791-93; Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1784; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1789. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., September 27, 1800 (age 74 years, 172 days). Interment at Colonial Park Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gibbons, William — of De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of De Soto, Mo., 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Gibbons, William H. — of Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass. Candidate for mayor of Melrose, Mass., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, William J. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Gibbons, William L. — also known as Bill Gibbons — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.


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