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Graham, J.

GRAHAM (Soundex G650) — See also ABRAHAM, ABRAHAMS, ABRAHAMSON, GRAEM, GRAEME, GRAHAME, GRAHN, GRAM, GRAMM, INGRAHAM.

  Graham, J. C. — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, J. Donald — of Kentucky. College professor; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1968. Still living as of 2007.
  Graham, J. H. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1907-08, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, J. P. — of Aledo, Mercer County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, J. W. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, J. Wesley — of Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state senate 13th District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Graham, James (1793-1851) — of Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, N.C. Born in Lincoln County, N.C., January 7, 1793. Lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1822-24, 1828-29; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1833-36, 1836-43, 1845-47 (12th District 1833-36, 1836-43, 1st District 1845-47). Died in Rutherford County, N.C., September 25, 1851 (age 58 years, 261 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of William Alexander Graham (1804-1875); uncle of John Washington Graham, William Alexander Graham (1839-1923), Augustus Washington Graham and Susan Washington Graham (1851-1909; who married Walter Clark).
  Political family: Graham family of Hillsborough, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Graham, James — of Butler, Butler County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Butler, Pa., 1840-41. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James — of Macoupin County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Macoupin County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James (born c.1831) — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., about 1831. Republican. Brass foundry business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1878, 1885-86; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1887-90; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1893-94 (Kings County 18th District 1893, Kings County 16th District 1894). Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James — of Taftville, Norwich, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Taftville, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James (born c.1866) — of Lisbon, New London County, Conn. Born in Scotland, about 1866. Republican. Market gardener; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lisbon, 1917-20; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 23rd District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James — of Portage, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Mayor of Portage, Mich., 2002-05. Still living as of 2005.
  Graham, James A. — of Alamance County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 26th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James B. — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Kentucky superintendent of public instruction; elected 1975; Kentucky auditor of public accounts; elected 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Graham, James Callan (1914-2006) — also known as Callan Graham — of Junction, Kimble County, Tex.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Del Rio, Val Verde County, Tex., October 2, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1949-52; co-founder of the KMBL radio station, 1950. Catholic. Died in Junction, Kimble County, Tex., July 23, 2006 (age 91 years, 294 days). Interment at Junction Cemetery, Junction, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of John Colburn Graham and Margaret (Callan) Graham; married, July 31, 1935, to Kaude Rowena Boone (1915-2005).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Graham, James Franklin (b. 1885) — also known as James Graham — of Freeland, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Thomas Township, Saginaw County, Mich., September 12, 1885. Republican. Farmer; insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 2nd District, 1939-42; defeated in primary, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1923 to Clara David.
  Graham, James G. — of Shawangunk, Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 2nd District, 1849, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George G. Graham; grandson of John G. Graham (1750?-?).
  Political family: Graham family of Shawangunk, New York.
  Graham, James G. — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1877-78, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James H. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James H. — of Oregon. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1920, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James Harper (1812-1881) — also known as James H. Graham — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Bovina, Delaware County, N.Y., September 19, 1812. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1859-61; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 2nd District, 1871; member of New York state senate 23rd District, 1872-73. Died in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., June 23, 1881 (age 68 years, 277 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Delhi, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Graham, James L. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1863-74 (24th District 1863-64, 25th District 1865-71, 23rd District 1872-74). Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James Lorimer (c.1832-1876) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1832. Editor, Putnam's magazine; librarian; U.S. Consul in Florence, 1869-76. Died April 30, 1876 (age about 44 years). Interment at Porta a Pinti or English Cemetery, Florence, Italy.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Burr Graham, Jr. and Marie Antoinette (McCoskry) Graham.
  Graham, James M. — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Graham, James M. — of Kansas. Republican. Candidate in primary for Kansas state senate 13th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Graham, James McMahon (1852-1945) — also known as James M. Graham — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Castleblayney, County Monaghan, Ireland, April 14, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1885-86; Sangamon County Prosecuting Attorney, 1892-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1900, 1920 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Illinois 21st District, 1909-15; defeated, 1914, 1918. Died in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., October 23, 1945 (age 93 years, 192 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Graham, James P. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1887, 1889 (Kings County 11th District 1887, Kings County 12th District 1889); defeated, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James S. — of California. Member of California state assembly 20th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James S. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1870, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James S. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Rochester, N.Y., 1898-1907. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, James W. — of Marshall, Clark County, Ill. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Jan — Utah state attorney general, 1993-2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Graham, Janet L. — of Livingston, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Graham, Jean — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Jeffrey E. — Independence candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Graham, Jerry — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 52nd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Graham, Jesse — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Jesse J. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Jim — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Lawyer; executive director, Whitman-Walker Clinic, 1984-98; member, Washington, D.C. City Council, 1999-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 2000. Gay. Still living as of 2006.
  Graham, John (1774-1820) — Born in 1774. U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1819-20. Died in 1820 (age about 46 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Graham, John — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Franklin County, 1850-51; postmaster at Columbus, Ohio, 1861-65. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John — of Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich. Postmaster at Buchanan, Mich., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John — U.S. Vice Consul in Woodstock, as of 1897-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. Mayor of Rock Island, Ill., 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John — of Audubon, Audubon County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John — of Livingston, Essex County, N.J.; Verona, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Graham, John — of Sikeston, Scott County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Sikeston, Mo., 2018. Still living as of 2018.
  Graham, John A. — of Boonville, Warrick County, Ind. Postmaster at Boonville, Ind., 1821-29. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John A. — of Bradentown (now part of Bradenton), Manatee County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John A. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1932 (Law Preservation), 1936 (Pension). Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John A. (b. 1911) — of Barrington, Cook County, Ill. Born near Irving, Montgomery County, Ill., December 3, 1911. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Illinois state senate, 1959-71, 1973-81 (3rd District 1959-71, 2nd District 1973-81). United Church of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Lions; American Legion; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John C. — of Kentucky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John C. — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis. Prohibition candidate for mayor of Oshkosh, Wis., 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John G. — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County, 1790-91; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1797-1802, 1805-09. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of George G. Graham (1789?-?); grandfather of James G. Graham.
  Political family: Graham family of Shawangunk, New York.
  Graham, John G. — of Fulton County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Fulton County, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John Hugh (1835-1895) — also known as John H. Graham — of New York. Born in Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), April 1, 1835. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; hardware business; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1893-95. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 11, 1895 (age 60 years, 101 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Graham, John J. — of Jacksboro, Campbell County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John J. — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Republican. Postmaster at Knoxville, Tenn., 1923-35 (acting, 1923). Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John Kennedy (1783-1841) — of Indiana. Born in Bedford County, Pa., January 30, 1783. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1816-17, 1827-28; member of Indiana state senate, 1825-26. Died in Floyd County, Ind., August 21, 1841 (age 58 years, 203 days). Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John L. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1842-45. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John L. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California, 2000 (47th District), 2002 (48th District), 2004 (48th District). Still living as of 2004.
  Graham, John M. — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Cairo, Ill., 1866-70. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John O. — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John R. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John R. — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Candidate in primary for mayor of Orlando, Fla., 1949, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John W., Jr. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John W. — of Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John W. — of Kensington, Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Berlin, Connecticut, 1954-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, John Washington (1838-1928) — of Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C. Born in 1838. Lawyer; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Orange County Solicitor, 1866-68; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868; member of North Carolina state senate, 1868-72, 1876, 1907-08, 1911. Episcopalian. Died in 1928 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Alexander Graham (1804-1875) and Susannah Sarah (Washington) Graham (1816-1890); brother of William Alexander Graham (1839-1923), Augustus Washington Graham and Susan Washington Graham (1851-1909; who married Walter Clark); married to Rebecca Benehan Cameron (1840-1883); married 1887 to Margaret Forrester Bailey; nephew of James Graham (1793-1851).
  Political family: Graham family of Hillsborough, North Carolina.
  Graham, Jonathan B. — of Michigan. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Joseph — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania. U.S. Consul in Buenos Aires, 1844-55. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Joseph A., Jr. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Joseph B. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Schenectady, N.Y., 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Joseph L. — of Canaan, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Candidate in primary for New Hampshire state senate 5th District, 1938; elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Canaan 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graham, Joseph R. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1879-80. Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.


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