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GRANT (Soundex G653) — See also GANT, GNANT, GRAN, GRANAT, GRAND, GRANDT, GRANET, GRANT-SMITH, GRANTHAM, GRANTLAND, GRANTMAN, GRANTONZ, LEGRANT.

  GRANT: See also John Richard Adams — James Kenneth Allardice — Walter Scott Armstrong — Alexander Grant Barry — John Bubenheim Bayard — Wallace Foster Bennett — John M. Biggerstaff — James Anthony Burke — James Montgomery Burlingame — James Montgomery Burlingame, Jr. — Otway Burns — Theodore Elijah Burton — Christopher Grant Champlin — Ross Alexander Collins — Richard Grant Augustus Donnelly — Isaac Blair Evans — Chad Everett — Robert Grant Furlong — Charles Grant Garrison — Lindley Miller Garrison — Carlos Grant Benavente — Andrea Grant-Friedman — Ulysses Grant-Smith — Francis Calley Gray — Charles Montgomery Hathaway, Jr. — Walter Frederick Jahncke — George J. Jenkins — Artemas Libbey — Edward Wilbur Manchester — Wilbur Grant Manchester — Matthew Gilbert Martinez — Jack Holace Metcalf — Stephen Mix Mitchell — Bess Myerson — Henry Shaw Noble — Jacqueline Cochran Odlum — Sidney Preston Osborn — John Otis — Amos Pettibone — Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. — John Dillon Seaman — John Marshall Slaton — Earle Stanley Tyler — Charles William Wendte
  Grant, A. J. — of Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Bar Harbor, Maine, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, A. S. — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore. Delegate to Oregon convention to ratify 21st amendment from Baker County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, A. T., Jr. — of Mocksville, Davie County, N.C. Republican. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Davie County, 1903-10, 1921-22; member of North Carolina state senate 28th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Abraham Phineas (1804-1871) — of Oswego County, N.Y. Born in New Lebanon, Columbia County, N.Y., April 5, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; Oswego County District Attorney, 1835; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1837-39. Died in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., December 11, 1871 (age 67 years, 250 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Scriba town, Oswego County, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant, Alexander — of Utica, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Alexander — of Chicopee, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Postmaster at Chicopee, Mass., 1899-1915. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Alice — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Grant, Alphonso — of Lynchburg, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Grant, America M. See America M. Baldwin
  Grant, Amos Y. — of Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Andre M. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Mansfield; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Archie C. (b. 1894) — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in Ely, St. Louis County, Minn., March 9, 1894. Democrat. Automobile dealer; candidate for Governor of Nevada, 1934; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1936, 1940 (alternate), 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); member of Democratic National Committee from Nevada, 1940; member of Nevada state senate, 1941-42; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1943-44; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nevada at-large, 1944. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Eagles; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Grant and Mary (Nolan) Grant; married, August 8, 1921, to Zora Faye Marble.
  Grant, Asa — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1821-23. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Asa Preston (1864-1942) — of Seneca, Oconee County, S.C. Born in Clarkesville, Habersham County, Ga., June 28, 1864. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1929-30. Died in Seneca, Oconee County, S.C., January 22, 1942 (age 77 years, 208 days). Interment at Seneca Mountain View Cemetery, Seneca, S.C.
  Grant, Ben E. — of Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1936; candidate for Iowa state house of representatives from Adair County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Benton H. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state senate, 1950; candidate for mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Bert See Solon De Leon
  Grant, Bill See James William Grant
  Grant, Buck See Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.
  Grant, Buel C. — of South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from South Windsor; elected 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, C. A. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, C. H. — of Rice County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 18, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Grant, Calhoun — of Illinois. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Carolyn W. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 13th District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Grant, Chandler Y. — of Sullivan County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Charles — Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 7th District, 1855-57. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Grant, Charles A. — of Winthrop, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Chester A. — of Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; chair of Ocean County Democratic Party, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Claudius Buchanan (1835-1921) — also known as Claudius B. Grant — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Houghton, Houghton County, Mich.; Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Lebanon, York County, Maine, October 25, 1835. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1867-70; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1871-74 (Washtenaw County 2nd District 1871-72, Washtenaw County 1st District 1873-74); member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1872-79; Houghton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877; circuit judge in Michigan 25th Circuit, 1882-89; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1890-1909; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1898-99, 1908. English ancestry. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 28, 1921 (age 85 years, 126 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Grant and Mary (Merrill) Grant; married, June 13, 1863, to Caroline L. Felch (daughter of Alpheus Felch (1804-1896)).
  Political family: Felch-Lawrence-Grant family of Ann Arbor and Monroe, Michigan.
  Grant, Clyde E. — of Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Abilene, Tex., 1951-78 (acting, 1951). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Conard — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Cyrus — of Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, D. D. — of Franklin, Venango County, Pa. Postmaster at Franklin, Pa., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, D. D. — of Pompano, Dade County (now Pompano Beach, Broward County), Fla. Postmaster at Pompano, Fla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Daniel — of Chenango County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Daniel — also known as Danny Grant — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 14th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Grant, Daniel L. — Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 26th District, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Grant, Danny See Daniel Grant
  Grant, Darren L. — of Wellston, St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Wellston, Mo., 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Grant, Dave — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, David — of Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1833; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windsor, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, David M. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Grant, Dennis — Socialist. Revolutionary Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Grant, Donald H. — of Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Otsego County Republican Party, 1929; Otsego County District Attorney, 1930-31; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Douglas See M. Douglas Grant
  Grant, Duncan R. — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Mayor of Binghamton, N.Y., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Dwight See H. Dwight Grant
  Grant, E. H. — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Mayor of Marshall, Mich., 1897-99. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, E. L. — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Mayor of Kenosha, Wis., 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Earl S. — of Maine. Democrat. Independent Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Edward J. — of Jackson County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Grant, Edward L. — of Holland, Ottawa County, Mich. Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Grant, Edward M. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1908; acting postmaster at Morgantown, W.Va., 1921-23. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Edwin M. — of Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1910, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Emerson R. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Emmet Joseph (1875-1931) — also known as Emmet J. Grant — of Bachelor, Callaway County, Mo. Born in Williamsburg, Callaway County, Mo., February 3, 1875. Democrat. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Callaway County, 1921-26. Died in Fulton, Callaway County, Mo., January 20, 1931 (age 55 years, 351 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Fulton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Grant and Martha (Yates) Grant; married, December 1, 1903, to Eliza Tate (1878-1954).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant, Ernest Robert — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 35th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Grant, F. A. — of Buckingham, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Buckingham, Conn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, F. Louis — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Frank — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Frederic James (1862-1894) — also known as Frederic J. Grant — of Washington. Born in Ohio, 1862. U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1892-93. Died in 1894 (age about 32 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Grant, Frederick Dent (1850-1912) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 30, 1850. Army officer; U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary, 1889-93; New York City Police Commissioner, 1894-98; general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Died, from throat cancer, April 11, 1912 (age 61 years, 317 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery, West Point, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ulysses Simpson Grant and Julia (Dent) Grant (1826-1902); brother of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.; married, October 20, 1874, to Ida M. Honoré (1854-1930); nephew of George Wrenshall Dent (1819-1899) and Lewis Dent; first cousin thrice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; second cousin twice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); second cousin five times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin once removed of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of William Rush Merriam.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "Eldest son of General and President Ulysses S. Grant."
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant, Frederick W. — of East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Freeman M. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 2nd District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, G. A. — Prohibition candidate for secretary of state of South Dakota, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, G. O. — of Stilwell, Adair County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916 (alternate), 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, George — of Chittenango, Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County 2nd District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, George C. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, George E. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1955-56, 1959-64 (District 55 1955-56, 1959-62, District 28 1963-64); member of Minnesota state senate 25th District, 1967-70. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Grant, George E. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Candidate in Independent Republican primary for mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1993. Still living as of 1993.
  Grant, George H. — of Aiken, Aiken County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Grant, George McInvale (1897-1982) — also known as George M. Grant — of Troy, Pike County, Ala. Born in Louisville, Barbour County, Ala., July 11, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; chair of Pike County Democratic Party, 1927-37; member of Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee, 1935-38; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1938-65 (2nd District 1938-63, at-large 1963-65). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; American Legion; Pi Kappa Phi; Kiwanis. Died, from a heart attack, on a cruise aboard the Queen Elizabeth II, en route to New York, probably in the North Atlantic Ocean, November 4, 1982 (age 85 years, 116 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Giles Grant and Lannie Gholson (Stephens) Grant; married, December 5, 1938, to Matalie Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Grant, George R., Jr. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Concord 5th Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, George W. — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Reading, Pa., 1875-82. Burial location unknown.
George W. Grant Grant, George W. (b. 1877) — Born in Cottonwood County, Minn., 1877. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10, 1915-22. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Grant, H. A. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, H. Dwight — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, H. L. — of Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Goldsboro, N.C., 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Harold Olin — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Postmaster at Manchester, Conn., 1942-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Harry — of South Carolina. U.S. Consul in Leith, 1798-1817. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Harvey — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk, 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Heber Jeddy (1856-1945) — also known as Heber J. Grant — Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 22, 1856. Member of Utah territorial legislature, 1884; real estate developer; President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1918-45. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 14, 1945 (age 88 years, 173 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Jedediah Morgan Grant (1816-1856) and Rachel Ridgeway (Ivins) Grant; married, November 1, 1877, to Lucy Stringham (1858-1893); married, May 26, 1884, to Hulda Augusta Winters (1856-1952); married, May 27, 1884, to Emily H. Wells (1857-1908).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Grant, Henry E. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 10th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Henry F. — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Henry L. — of Copenhagen, Lewis County, N.Y. Republican. Cheese merchant; member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1914-17; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Herbert L. — of Maple Grove, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine. Postmaster at Maple Grove, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Hiram Ulysses See Ulysses Simpson Grant
  Grant, Horace V. — of Sneads Ferry, Onslow County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Onslow County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Hugh Gladney (1888-1972) — of Alabama. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., September 2, 1888. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Minister to Albania, 1935-39; Thailand, 1940-41. Died in 1972 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Hugh J. Grant Grant, Hugh John (1858-1910) — also known as Hugh J. Grant — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 10, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; New York County Sheriff, 1886-88; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1889-92; defeated, 1884, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888, 1892, 1896. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of acute nephritis or Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1910 (age 52 years, 54 days). Entombed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, April 30, 1895, to Julia M. Murphy (daughter of Edward Murphy, Jr. (1836-1911)).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
  Grant, Hugo — of Tennessee. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Hume See R. Hume Grant
  Grant, J. A. — of Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 29th District, 1897-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, J. A. — of Bainbridge, Decatur County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, J. H. — of Forsyth, Monroe County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, J. H. — of Millen, Jenkins County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, J. I. — of Willard, Greene County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, J. P. — of Utica, Macomb County, Mich. Postmaster at Utica, Mich., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Jacob Lukens — of Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pa. Postmaster at Jenkintown, Pa., 1828-32. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, James — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1814-15. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, James — Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Goliad, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, James (1812-1891) — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born near Enfield, Halifax County, N.C., December 12, 1812. Lawyer; member of Iowa territorial House of Representatives, 1842-43; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Scott County, 1844; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Scott County, 1846; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1852-53; Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1852-53; mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1854-55; president, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad. Died in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., March 14, 1891 (age 78 years, 92 days). Interment at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Iowa.
  Relatives: Uncle of James Benton Grant (1848-1911).
  Grant, James A. — of Utica, Macomb County, Mich. Postmaster at Utica, Mich., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, James Benton (1848-1911) — also known as James B. Grant — of Colorado. Born January 2, 1848. Democrat. Governor of Colorado, 1883-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1884. Died November 1, 1911 (age 63 years, 303 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Goodell (1857-1941); nephew of James Grant (1812-1891).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant, James William (b. 1943) — also known as Bill Grant — of Madison, Madison County, Fla. Born in Lake City, Columbia County, Fla., February 21, 1943. Member of Florida state senate, 1983-86; U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1987-91; defeated (Republican), 1990; Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1992. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Grant, Jedediah Morgan (1816-1856) — also known as Jedediah M. Grant; "Brigham's Sledgehammer" — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Windsor, Broome County, N.Y., February 21, 1816. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1851-56; died in office 1856. Mormon. Died, of pneumonia, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 1, 1856 (age 40 years, 284 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Grant and Athalia (Howard) Grant; married to Rachel Ridgeway Ivins; father of Heber Jeddy Grant (1856-1945).
  Morgan County, Utah is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Grant, Jesse R. — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Republican. Postmaster at Covington, Ky., 1866-72. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Joe See Joseph B. Grant
  Grant, John, Jr. — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Postmaster at Oswego, N.Y., 1825-31; village president of Oswego, New York, 1833-34. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, John — of Ipswich, Edmunds County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 37th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, John — of Sherman, Grayson County, Tex. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Texas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, John — of Margaretville, Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 26th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, John — of Cortland County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1915 (Socialist), 1918 (Socialist), 1932 (Socialist), 1934 (Socialist), 1940 (American Labor); candidate for New York state senate 40th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, John — Republican. Candidate for Florida state house of representatives 65th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Grant, John (born c.1950) — of Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga. Born about 1950. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Grant, John E. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Mayor of Vernon, Conn.; elected 1967; defeated, 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Grant, John F. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, John Gaston (1858-1923) — also known as John G. Grant; "Cornbread John" — of Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C. Born, in a log cabin, in Edneyville Township, Henderson County, N.C., January 1, 1858. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1889; Henderson County Sheriff, 1892-96; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 10th District, 1909-11. Died in Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C., June 21, 1923 (age 65 years, 171 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Hendersonville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Colin Grant and Sarah Elizabeth (Freeman) Grant.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant, John H. — of Iowa. American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 5th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Grant, John J. — of East Fairfield, Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine. Postmaster at East Fairfield, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, John T. — of Thiells, Rockland County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Grant, John W. — of Palmdale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Palmdale, Calif., 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  Grant, Jon See Jonathan Grant
  Grant, Jonathan (b. 1951) — also known as Jon Grant — of Farmington Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Born in 1951. Mayor of Farmington Hills, Mich., 1992. Still living as of 1997.
  Grant, Joseph — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Joseph B. — also known as Joe Grant — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1932 (alternate), 1952. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Joseph T. — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Ellsworth, Maine, 1874-75, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Judson L. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County 2nd District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Juliet — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Grant, Lannia See Lavinia G. Elliot
  Grant, Larry C. — of Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Grant, Lathrop A. G. B. — of Orleans County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Lathrop A. G. B. — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Mayor of Oswego, N.Y., 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Lee — of East Detroit (now Eastpointe), Macomb County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of East Detroit, Mich., 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Grant, Le Roy — of Wyoming. Wyoming state auditor, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Leslie A. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Grant, Louis See F. Louis Grant
  Grant, Louis N. — of Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Lucius J. (born c.1847) — of Wapping, South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., about 1847. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from South Windsor, 1907-08, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, M. Douglas — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Mary E. — of Beverly, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Essex District; elected 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Grant, Matthew — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Michael R. — of Iowa. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Grant, Milton J. — of Pearl River, Rockland County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Grant, Miner — Whig. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Moses V. (1789-1846) — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Fayette County, Ky., 1789. Mayor of Covington, Ky., 1836-38; resigned 1838. Died in Mexico, 1846 (age about 57 years). Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Nanci J. — of Oakland County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Grant, Ollie Mae — of Texas City, Galveston County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Grant, R. C. — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1928 (alternate), 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, R. Hume — of Hobart, Delaware County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, R. J. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Mayor of Hastings, Mich., 1878-80. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, R. K. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Hastings, Mich.; elected 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Ralph M. (b. 1868) — of East Windsor Hill, South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., May 11, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1895; member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1907-08; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from South Windsor, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 1, 1895, to L. Lilian Shepard.
  Grant, Ransom R. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Richard F. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 50, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Grant, Richard H., Jr. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Richard Y. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Conservative. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 10th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Grant, Robert Allen (1905-1998) — also known as Robert A. Grant — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind.; Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born near Bourbon, Marshall County, Ind., July 31, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1939-49; defeated, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1956; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana, 1957-72; took senior status 1972. Died March 2, 1998 (age 92 years, 214 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, South Bend, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Grant, Robert C. — of Denville, Morris County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Grant, Robert E. (1825-1888) — of Virginia. Born in 1825. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1888 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Robert N. (b. 1952) — of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pa. Born in Charleroi, Washington County, Pa., May 15, 1952. Secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1991. Member, Jaycees. Still living as of 1991.
  Grant, Robert T. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Robert W., Jr. — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Grant, Robert Y. — of Liberty, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 9th District, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Roger W. — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from West Hartford, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Rollin T. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Lockport, N.Y., 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Grant, Rosamond — of Faribault, Rice County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Roswell — of South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from South Windsor; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Ruby — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Samuel H. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 1st District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Sharon D. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Grant, Silas — of Whitney, Hill County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Theodore W. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Thomas L. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1912, 1916 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Thompson S. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield; elected 1896; Connecticut state comptroller, 1899-1901; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Enfield; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
Ulysses S. Grant Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885) — also known as Ulysses S. Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant; "Savior of the Union"; "Lion of Vicksburg"; "The Austerlitz of American Politics"; "Unconditional Surrender Grant"; "The Galena Tanner"; "The Silent Soldier"; "The Silent General" — of Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill. Born in Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio, April 27, 1822. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; President of the United States, 1869-77; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1880. Methodist. Scottish ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died of throat cancer, at Mt. McGregor, Saratoga County, N.Y., July 23, 1885 (age 63 years, 87 days). Interment at General Grant Memorial, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Root Grant (1794-1873) and Hannah (Simpson) Grant (1798-1883); married, August 22, 1848, to Julia Boggs Dent (1826-1902; sister-in-law of Alexander Sharp; sister of George Wrenshall Dent and Lewis Dent); father of Frederick Dent Grant (1850-1912) and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.; grandfather of Nellie Grant (1881-1972; who married William Pigott Cronan); first cousin twice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; second cousin once removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); second cousin four times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop, Abel Huntington and William Rush Merriam; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington and Henry Scudder; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Theodore Davenport, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington, Jesse Monroe Hatch, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Warren Delano Robbins.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Horace Porter — Ayres Phillips Merrill — Robert Martin Douglas — Thomas L. Hamer — James Arkell
  Grant counties in Ark., Kan., La., Minn., Neb., N.M., N.Dak., Okla., Ore., S.Dak., Wash. and W.Va. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Ulysses G. PalmerUlysses S. G. BieberUlysses G. DenmanUlysses G. CrandellUlysses S. G. BlakelyS. U. G. RhodesUlysses G. BordenU. Grant MengelUlysses G. FosterUlysses G. ByersU. S. Grant Leverett
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. $50 bill, and also appeared on $1 and $5 silver certificates in 1887-1927.
  Personal motto: "When in doubt, fight."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Ulysses S. Grant: Jean Edward Smith, Grant — Frank J. Scaturro, President Grant Reconsidered — William S. McFeely, Grant — Brooks D. Simpson, Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph Over Adversity, 1822-1865 — Brooks D. Simpson, Let Us Have Peace: Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction, 1861-1868 — James S. Brisbin, The campaign lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax — Josiah Bunting III, Ulysses S. Grant — Michael Korda, Ulysses S. Grant : The Unlikely Hero — Edward H. Bonekemper, A Victor, Not a Butcher: Ulysses S. Grant's Overlooked Military Genius — Harry J. Maihafer, The General and the Journalists: Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, and Charles Dana — H. W. Brands, The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace — Charles Bracelen Flood, Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year — Joan Waugh, U. S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth
  Critical books about Ulysses S. Grant: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
  Fiction about Ulysses S. Grant: Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen, Grant Comes East — Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen, Never Call Retreat : Lee and Grant: The Final Victory
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Grant, Ulysses Simpson, Jr. (1852-1929) — also known as Ulysses S. Grant, Jr.; Buck Grant — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Bethel, Clermont County, Ohio, July 22, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1896 (Convention Vice-President), 1900; Presidential Elector for California, 1904, 1908. Died of throat cancer, in the Sandberg Lodge, Sandberg, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 25, 1929 (age 77 years, 65 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Ulysses Simpson Grant and Julia (Dent) Grant (1826-1902); brother of Frederick Dent Grant (1850-1912); married, November 1, 1880, to Josephine Chaffee (1857-1909; daughter of Jerome Bunty Chaffee); married, July 12, 1913, to America Workman Will (1878-1942); nephew of George Wrenshall Dent and Lewis Dent; first cousin thrice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; second cousin twice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); second cousin five times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin once removed of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of William Rush Merriam.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant, Virginia — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Grant, W. W. See William West Grant, Jr.
  Grant, Walter B. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Walter B. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Eleventh Suffolk District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Whit M. See Whitaker McDonough Grant
Whit M. Grant Grant, Whitaker McDonough (1851-1927) — also known as Whit M. Grant — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa; Sitka, Alaska; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Seale, Russell County, Ala., April 26, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1884-85; U.S. Attorney for Alaska Territory, 1887-89; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1896-99; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1911-15. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 10, 1927 (age 76 years, 228 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas McDonough Grant and Mary J. (Benton) Grant; married, October 9, 1878, to Kate Weagley (1856-1912).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
Wilbur G. Grant Grant, Wilbur Gill (1906-1964) — also known as Wilbur G. Grant — of Chester, Chester County, S.C. Born in Rodman, Chester County, S.C., May 20, 1906. Democrat. Merchant; farmer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Chester County, 1935-38, 1941-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936 (alternate), 1944, 1956; member of South Carolina state senate from Chester County, 1943-64. Member, Knights of Pythias; Junior Order; Redmen; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in 1964 (age about 58 years). Interment at Chester County Cemetery, Chester County, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Major J. Grant and Emma E. (Knox) Grant; married, December 26, 1946, to Belva M. Funderburk.
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Grant, Wilbur H. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1943; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1944, 1956. African ancestry. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, Willard W. (born c.1860) — of Wapping, South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Wapping, South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., about 1860. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from South Windsor, 1901-02; first selectman of South Windsor, Connecticut, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, William — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, William D. — of Wrangell, Alaska. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1900, 1904; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, William D. — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, William H. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1885. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, William J. — of Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, N.Y. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, William P. (b. 1905) — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., November 5, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1930; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1948 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1946-51; defeated, 1951, 1953. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Eagles; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Grant, William W. — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Grant, William West, Jr. (b. 1881) — also known as W. W. Grant, Jr. — of Denver, Colo. Born in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, June 27, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; bank director; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1928; delegate to Colorado convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William West Grant (born 1846) and Mary Adeline (Moseley) Grant; married, November 3, 1906, to Gertrude Hendrie.


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