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GRAVES (Soundex G612) — See also AVES, DRAVES, GERVAS, GRAPES, GRAVE, GRAVENS, GRAVERS, GREAVES, GREVES, GREVIOUS, GRIEVES, GROVAS, GROVES, HARGRAVES, MARGRAVES, SAGRAVES, SEAGRAVES, SEGRAVES, TERAVEST, TRAVES.

  GRAVES: See also Sewall Wester Abbott — Graves M. Allen — Arthur Atwood Ballantine, Jr. — George L. Barnes — Graves Bright — Francis Higbee Case — Saoirse A. Charis-Graves — Charles Calvin Coffey — Ken Hinchey — Samuel Eaton Jones — Thomas Graves Lawson — George Swinton Legaré — James Tilghman Lloyd — John Lowell — P. Graves Musgrove — Hascall Ransford — Charles Graves Rhodes — James Graves Scrugham — William Graves Sharp — Allison Garnett Thompson — John Williams Walker — Angie Webber-Graves — Maximilian Bethune Wellborn — Joseph Whitehead — Emery Graves Wilson — Addison Graves Wilson
  Graves, A. C. — of Gatesville, Coryell County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 63rd District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Albert — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Albert R. (b. 1840) — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Washtenaw County, Mich., February 28, 1840. Republican. Farmer; supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1879-90. Methodist. Member, Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Graves and Olive (Gordon) Graves; married, December 23, 1863, to Phebe M. Comstock (born 1842).
  Graves, Aletha — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Alexander (1844-1916) — of Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo. Born in Mt. Carmel, Covington County, Miss., August 25, 1844. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1883-85; defeated, 1884. Died in Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo., December 23, 1916 (age 72 years, 120 days). Interment at Machpelah Cemetery, Lexington, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Graves, Alice — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Graves, Amos — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Andrew Jackson — of Knox County, Tenn. Candidate for Tennessee state senate 5th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Graves, Anthony Eric — also known as Anthony E. Graves — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2008; Presidential Elector for Colorado, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Graves, Arthur A. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Arthur C. — of Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Henniker, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, B. Y. — of Mt. Airy, Surry County, N.C. Postmaster at Mt. Airy, N.C., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Benjamin F. (1817-1906) — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Gates, Monroe County, N.Y., October 17, 1817. Circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1857-66; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1857, 1868-83; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1874-75, 1882-83. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 3, 1906 (age 88 years, 137 days). Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Benjamin F. (d. 1871) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Mayor of Lexington, Ky., 1860-61. Died in 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Benjamin F. (b. 1839) — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Chautauqua County, N.Y., May 19, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Lenawee County 2nd District, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1864 to Elizabeth Bailey; married 1877 to Elizabeth Kirney.
  Graves, Bennie D. (b. 1928) — of Michigan. Born in 1928. Democrat. Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1970 (primary), 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Graves, Bernard — of Gilmer County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Gilmer County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Bessie — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Kirksville, Mo., 1918-19. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Bibb See David Bibb Graves
  Graves, Bill See William Preston Graves
  Graves, Bill — Republican. Member of Oklahoma state house of representatives 84th District; elected 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Graves, C. E. — of Virginia. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Carl R. — of Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 5th District, 1945-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Carole A. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 (alternate), 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Graves, Cebra — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Charles C. — of Mansfield, Sebastian County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1916 (alternate), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Charles E. — U.S. Attorney for Wyoming, 1977-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Graves, Charles Edwin — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Republican. Postmaster at Knoxville, Tenn., 1955-57 (acting, 1955-57). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Charles H. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Oak Harbor, Ottawa County, Ohio; Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio. Democrat. Secretary of state of Ohio, 1911-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916 (alternate), 1924 (alternate), 1928; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Charles Hinman (1839-1928) — also known as Charles H. Graves; Charley Graves — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., August 14, 1839. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Minnesota state senate 29th District, 1873-76; mayor of Duluth, Minn., 1882, 1883; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 46, 1889-90; U.S. Minister to Sweden, 1905-13; Norway, 1905-06. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion. Died in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., October 7, 1928 (age 89 years, 54 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 20, 1873, to E. Grace Totten Stevens (died 1902); married, April 25, 1905, to Alice Kinney Trip.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Minnesota Legislator record
  Graves, Charles R. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Charley See Charles Hinman Graves
  Graves, Clara S. — also known as Clara Cooley Stevenson — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 27, 1910, to Merle Dixon Graves (1887-?).
  Graves, Collins M. — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Republican. Postmaster at Bennington, Vt., 1906-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Daniel J. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Republican. Postmaster at Columbus, Ga., 1959-64 (acting, 1959). Still living as of 1964.
  Graves, David Bibb (1873-1942) — also known as Bibb Graves — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Hope Hull, Montgomery County, Ala., April 1, 1873. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Alabama Democratic state chair, 1914-18; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Alabama, 1927-31, 1935-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Sons of the Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla., March 14, 1942 (age 68 years, 347 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of David Graves and Mattie (Bibb) Graves; married, October 10, 1900, to Dixie Bilele (1882-1965); cousin *** of William Wyatt Bibb and Thomas Bibb.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Graves, Denise — of Linden, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Chair of Genesee County Republican Party, 2007; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Graves, Dixie Bibb (1882-1965) — also known as Dixie Bilele — of Alabama. Born near Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., July 26, 1882. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1937-38; resigned 1938. Female. Member, United Daughters of the Confederacy; Women's Christian Temperance Union. Active in the women's suffrage movement. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., January 21, 1965 (age 82 years, 179 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Married, October 10, 1900, to David Bibb Graves (1873-1942).
  Political family: Bibb-Graves family of Montgomery, Alabama.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Graves, Don D. — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Nevada, Mo., 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, E. H. — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Mayor of Ames, Iowa, 1918-20. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Edward G. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Edward H. — of Coatesville, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Coatesville, Pa., 1890-94, 1898-1904. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Edward M. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1886; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Elmer C. — of Raymond, Clark County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 17th District, 1939-44; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 57th District, 1945-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Emery C. — of Geneseo, Henry County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 14th Circuit, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Ezra — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, F. L. — of Washington, Franklin County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, F. P. — also known as Ted Graves — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Republican. Candidate in primary for secretary of state of Missouri, 1944; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948; candidate for Missouri state treasurer, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, F. W. — of Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Fielding L. — of Montana. Democrat. Delegate to Montana state constitutional convention 1st District; elected 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Florence A. — of Broomfield, Colo. Postmaster at Broomfield, Colo., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Francis E. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Frank B. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Graves, Frank F., Jr. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1961-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Graves, Frank L. — of Vermont. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Frank X., Jr. (d. 1990) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964; member of New Jersey state senate 35th District, 1978-90; died in office 1990; mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1982-90; died in office 1990. Died March 4, 1990. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Francis Xavier
  Graves, Gaylord — of East Troy, Walworth County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Gene H. — of Edwardsville, Madison County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Graves, George B. — of Winchester, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Winchester, Va., 1853-62. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, George D. — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Republican. Postmaster at Norman, Okla., 1923-32. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, George M. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, George Millard (b. 1903) — also known as George M. Graves — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., September 2, 1903. U.S. Vice Consul in Mukden, 1928; Hankow, 1928-32; U.S. Consul in Vigo, as of 1938; Ciudad Trujillo, as of 1943; Barranquilla, as of 1949. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, George S. — of Wisconsin. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Gerald William (1923-2006) — also known as Gerald W. Graves — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., July 28, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Alpena District, 1951-54; defeated in primary, 1948; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1969-81. Catholic. Member, Eagles; Elks; Jaycees; Knights of Columbus; American Legion. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, April 4, 2006 (age 82 years, 250 days). Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Gregory Terence — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Graves, H. N. — of Georgetown, Williamson County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Helen M. — of Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Graves, Henry — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Henry B. — of Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y. Postmaster at Geneva, N.Y., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Henry G. — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state senate from Sussex County 5th District, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Henry K. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 1st District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, J. D. — Prohibition candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, J. H. — of Judsonia, White County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Jacob — Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, James E. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Graves, James M., Jr. — of Muskegon County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 14th Circuit, 1985-2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Graves, James Wilton — of Beaufort County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 123rd District, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Graves, Jean F. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Graves, Jedediah — of Sherman, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sherman, 1820-22, 1826, 1831, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Joe — of Kentucky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state senate 12th District; elected 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Graves, John — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1812-13, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, John — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Chillicothe, Mo., 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, John — Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, John — of Macomb, McDonough County, Ill. Mayor of Macomb, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, John (b. 1966) — of Longview, Gregg County, Tex. Born November 16, 1966. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Graves, John A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Graves, John L. — of New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 70th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Graves, John L. C. — of Bergen County, N.J. Elected New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County 1899, but died before taking office. Burial location unknown.
John Temple Graves Graves, John Temple (1856-1925) — of Florida; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Willington, Abbeville District (now McCormick County), S.C., November 9, 1856. Newspaper editor; orator; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1884; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1888; Independence candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1908; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., August 8, 1925 (age 68 years, 272 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Gen. James Porterfield Graves (1820-1914) and Katherine Floride (Townes) Graves (1827-1858); married, April 17, 1878, to Mattie E. Simpson; married, December 30, 1890, to Annie E. Cothran; great-grandnephew of John Caldwell Calhoun; first cousin twice removed of John Alfred Calhoun; first cousin thrice removed of John Ewing Colhoun and Joseph Calhoun; second cousin twice removed of Andrew Pickens (1779-1838); third cousin once removed of Francis Wilkinson Pickens; fourth cousin once removed of William Francis Calhoun.
  Political family: Calhoun-Pickens family of South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1908
  Graves, John Thomas, Jr. (b. 1970) — also known as Tom Graves — of Ranger, Gordon County, Ga. Born in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 3, 1970. Republican. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 2003-10; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 2010-16 (9th District 2010-13, 14th District 2013-16). Southern Baptist. Still living as of 2016.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Graves, Joseph — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Joseph — of Linden, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 51st District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Graves, Karen M. — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1972; mayor of Salina, Kan., 1979-80. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Graves, Lewis — of Lewis County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1807-08, 1809-10 (Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties 1807-08, Lewis County 1809-10). Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Madison B. — of Nevada. U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Margery W. — of Brentwood, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Brentwood, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Marguerite — of Gary, Lake County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Graves, Mark (b. 1877) — of New York. Born in Willing town, Allegany County, N.Y., December 29, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Allegany County Democratic Party, 1904; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 37th District, 1906. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance from 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Graves and Susan (Beaver) Graves.
  Graves, Martin L. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Merle Dixon (b. 1887) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 13, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Hampden District, 1921-24. Congregationalist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Military Order of the World Wars; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Lucien Chase Graves and Annie (Dixon) Graves; married, December 27, 1910, to Clara Cooley Stevenson (1884?-?).
  Graves, Nathan Fitch (1813-1896) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born February 17, 1813. Mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 1874. Died July 21, 1896 (age 83 years, 155 days). Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Nellie Francis — also known as Nellie F. Graves — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Nelson M. — of Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 48th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Nick See Nickolas E. Graves
  Graves, Nickolas E. — also known as Nick Graves — of Harvey, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Harvey, Ill., 1999-2003; defeated, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Graves, Paul D. (1907-1972) — of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Born in 1907. Republican. Member of New York state senate 39th District, 1949-53; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1958. Died in 1972 (age about 65 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Perle Graves and Rhoda Fox Graves; second cousin once removed of Norinne Seaker Dickson (1919-1997).
  Political family: Graves family of Gouverneur, New York.
  Graves, Phillip — of Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Mayor of Lead, S.Dak., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Phineas — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Albion, Mich., 1867-75. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, R. E. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Rae D. — of Mt. Desert, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Hancock County (6th), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Ralph Ed — of Kentucky. Democrat. Elected Kentucky state house of representatives 1st District 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Graves, Ralph W. — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla. Mayor of Shawnee, Okla., 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Randall — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County, 1829. Burial location unknown.
Rhoda Fox Graves Graves, Rhoda Fox (1877-1950) — of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Born in Fowler town, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., 1877. Republican. Farmer; school teacher; member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County 1st District, 1925-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928 (alternate), 1932; member of New York state senate, 1935-48 (34th District 1935-44, 39th District 1945-48). Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. First woman elected to the New York State Senate. Died in Hollywood, Broward County, Fla., January 25, 1950 (age about 72 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Perle A. Graves (1869-1954; first cousin by marriage of Frank L. Seaker); mother of Paul D. Graves (1907-1972).
  Political family: Graves family of Gouverneur, New York.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Graves, Richard — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Postmaster at Belleville, Ill., 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Roberta D. — of Chappaqua, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Graves, Rochelle — of Minnesota. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Graves, Roland — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 60th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Graves, Roscoe L. — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Mayor of Coldwater, Mich., 1933-35. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Ross — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1915-16; member of New York state senate 48th District, 1917-19; candidate for mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1925. Protestant. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Rufus E. — of Brentwood, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 21st District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Rufus E. — of Newfields, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Ruth (d. 1999) — of Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956 (member, Resolutions Committee). Female. Died in Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colo., February 16, 1999. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Sam See Samuel B. Graves, Jr.
  Graves, Samuel B., Jr. (b. 1963) — also known as Sam Graves — of Tarkio, Atchison County, Mo. Born in Fairfax, Atchison County, Mo., November 7, 1963. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1992-94; member of Missouri state senate, 1994-2001; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 2001-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008, 2016. Baptist. Still living as of 2016.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Graves, Solomon — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County 1st District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Spencer — of Richmond, Fort Bend County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Stephen — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Graves, Steve — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Graves, Ted See F. P. Graves
  Graves, Thomas E. — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Kirksville, Mo., 1914-18. Burial location unknown.
Todd P. Graves Graves, Todd P. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Image source: U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri
  Graves, Tom See John Thomas Graves, Jr.
  Graves, Victor R. — of West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Graves, Viola Davies — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 3rd District, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Virginia E. — of North Carolina. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Graves, W. D. — of Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1924, 1928, 1936 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Graves, W. P. — of Danville, Va. Democrat. Mayor of Danville, Va., 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, W. W. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Walker C. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Warren — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1852-56. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, Will — of Southaven, DeSoto County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Graves, William — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Postmaster at Belleville, Ill., 1820-22. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, William (1809-1881) — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in New Hampshire, 1809. Village president of Niles, Michigan, 1845; secretary of state of Michigan, 1853-54; mayor of Niles, Mich., 1875-76. Died in Niles, Berrien County, Mich., April 21, 1881 (age about 71 years). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Frank Graves (killed while leading a charge in the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864).
  Graves, William — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass. Mayor of Newburyport, Mass., 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, William — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1888; Presidential Elector for California, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, William B. — of Taberg, Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, William E. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 9th District, 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Graves, William G. — of Nicholas County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Nicholas County, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, William J. — of San Luis Obispo County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 2nd District, 1855-56, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, William Jordan (1805-1848) — also known as William J. Graves — of New Castle, Henry County, Ky. Born in New Castle, Henry County, Ky., 1805. Whig. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1834, 1843; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1835-41. Killed Rep. Jonathan Cilley of Maine, in a duel, February 24, 1838. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 27, 1848 (age about 43 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Henry County, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Graves, William Preston (b. 1953) — also known as Bill Graves — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Born in Salina, Saline County, Kan., January 9, 1953. Republican. Trucking business; secretary of state of Kansas, 1987-95; Governor of Kansas, 1995-2003. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Linda Richey.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Graves, William T. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Graves, William W. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1929-30. Burial location unknown.


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