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GLASS (Soundex G420) — See also CLASS, DOUGLASS, GASS, GLAISE, GLASSBERG, GLASSBURN, GLASSCO, GLASSCOCK, GLASSER, GLASSEY, GLASSFORD, GLASSHEIM, GLASSMAN, GLASSMIRE, GLASSNER, GLASSON, GLASSOP, GLAZE, GLEISS, GLOSE, GLOSS, GLUSS, SAGL, SLAGG.

  GLASS: See also Morton Isaac Abramowitz — Joseph Wingate Folk — William Chalmers Hendricks — Scott Springer Hendricks — David E. Kaufman — John Yetter Wills
  Glass, Anne — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Glass, Bill — of California. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 26th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Glass, Bradley M. (b. 1931) — of Northfield, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1931. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1971; member of Illinois state senate 1st District, 1973-79. Still living as of 1979.
  Glass, Breese See E. Breese Glass
  Glass, C. C. — of River Falls, Pierce County, Wis. Postmaster at River Falls, Wis., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Carole J. — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Glass, Carter (1858-1946) — also known as George Carter Glass; "Father of the Federal Reserve"; "Pluck" — of Lynchburg, Va. Born in Lynchburg, Va., January 4, 1858. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; member of Virginia state senate, 1899-1902; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Lynchburg city, 1901-02; U.S. Representative from Virginia 6th District, 1902-18; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940, 1944; member of Democratic National Committee from Virginia, 1916-28; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1918-20; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1920-46; died in office 1946; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from congestive heart failure, in his room at the Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1946 (age 88 years, 144 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Henry Glass and August Elizabeth (Christian) Glass (1826-1860); married 1886 to Mary Aurelia Caldwell (1859-1937); married, June 22, 1940, to Mary Everett (Scott) Meade (1886-1959); father of Carter Glass, Jr. (1893-1955).
  Political family: Glass family of Lynchburg, Virginia.
  Glass House (offices, built 1926), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Glass, Carter, Jr. (1893-1955) — also known as George Carter Glass, Jr. — of Lynchburg, Va. Born in Lynchburg, Va., March 29, 1893. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; newspaper editor. Died, in Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg, Va., December 1, 1955 (age 62 years, 247 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carter Glass (1858-1946) and Aurelia (Caldwell) Glass (1859-1937); married to Maria Binford Thomas (1886-1979); grandson of Robert Henry Glass.
  Political family: Glass family of Lynchburg, Virginia.
  Glass, Cecil — of Marlin, Falls County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, D. H. — of Rushville, Schuyler County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, D. H. — of Kosciusko, Attala County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1920, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, E. A. — of Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, E. Breese — of Edwardsville, Madison County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, E. W. — of Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Mayor of Paris, Ky., 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Glass, Ed W. — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, F. L. — of Martinez, Contra Costa County, Calif. Postmaster at Martinez, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, F. P. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Fred See G. Frederick Glass
  Glass, Frederick See G. Frederick Glass
  Glass, G. Frederick — also known as Fred Glass — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Glass, George Carter, Jr. See Carter Glass, Jr.
  Glass, George Carter See Carter Glass
  Glass, George E. — of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1956; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, George W. — of Stephentown, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 3rd District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Harry, Jr. (1910-1951) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in 1910. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1935-38; defeated, 1938, 1940; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. Died November 17, 1951 (age about 41 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Glass, Sr. and Estelle (Emmons) Glass.
  Glass, Heman — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, J. D. — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, J. T. — of Greene County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Jack C. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Glass, James — of Detroit west side, Wayne County, Mich.; Oak Park, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984, 1988, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Glass, James A., Jr. — of Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. Honorary Consul for Panama in Anniston, Ala., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, James B. — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbia, S.C., 1848-65. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, John, Jr. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, John W. — of Alma, Gratiot County, Mich. Mayor of Alma, Mich., 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Joseph — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Glass, Joseph G. (born c.1899) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born about 1899. Socialist. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1932 (4th District), 1936 (5th District), 1938 (7th District); candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 10th District, 1933; candidate for New York state senate 6th District, 1934; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1937; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1949; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1952. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Joseph J. — of Canal, Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 1st District, 1849; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Kathie — Libertarian. Candidate for Governor of Texas, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Glass, Paul — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Glass, Presley Thornton (1824-1902) — also known as Presley T. Glass — of Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tenn. Born in Halifax, Halifax County, Va., October 18, 1824. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1848, 1882; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1885-89. Died in Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tenn., October 9, 1902 (age 77 years, 356 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Glass, Robert D. (c.1923-2001) — of Connecticut. Born in Wetumpka, Elmore County, Ala., about 1923. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1978-86; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1987-92. African ancestry. First Black member of Connecticut's highest court. Died November 27, 2001 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Robert Henry (1822-1896) — also known as Robert H. Glass — of Lynchburg, Va. Born in Rockbridge County, Va., December 27, 1822. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Died in Lynchburg, Va., May 7, 1896 (age 73 years, 132 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas W. Glass (1796-1847) and Lavinia (Cauthorne) Glass; married, November 25, 1846, to August Elizabeth Christian (1826-1860); father of Meta Glass (president, Sweet Briar College, 1925-46) and Carter Glass; grandfather of Carter Glass, Jr. (1893-1955).
  Political family: Glass family of Lynchburg, Virginia.
  Glass, Robert S. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Robert S. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1954, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Robert T. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Ronald D. (b. 1911) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., September 22, 1911. School teacher and principal; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Passaic County, 1947. Member, Phi Delta Kappa; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 2, 1939, to Margaret Hunt.
  Glass, Samuel T. — of Girard (now part of Phenix City), Russell County, Ala. Postmaster at Girard, Ala., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Stephen — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Taylor — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Mayor of Austin, Tex., 1949-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Thomas — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Glass, Wilbur S. (b. 1852) — of Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak. Born in Genesee County, N.Y., April 27, 1852. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 28th District, 1895-1900, 1907-08; U.S. Consul in Kehl, 1897-98. Congregationalist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester F. Glass (died 1872) and Mary (Brown) Glass (died 1897); married, October 3, 1899, to Kathryn Garner.
  Glass, William — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


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