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HAND (Soundex H530) — See also DAHN, FOREHAND, HANDEL, HANDELIN, HANDFORD, HANDIGES, HANDLAN, HANDLER, HANDLEY, HANDLIN, HANDLOFF, HANDLORS, HANDLY, HANDMAN, HANDREN, HANDRICH, HANDRICK, HANDS, HANDSHAW, HANDWERK, HANDWORK, HANDY, HARD, HIND, HINDE, HUND, MARCHAND, TURHAND, WAND.

  HAND: See also Adam Beattie — Michael L. Bender — Frederick Albert Britten — Howard Hollis Callaway — John Thomas Carter — Edward Matthew Curran — Edmund Bennett Leaming — John Henry Eugene McAndrews — Jack Murr — Omar William Platt — DeLambert Pinckney Stowe
  Hand, Andrew J. (1891-1958) — of Endicott, Broome County, N.Y. Born in New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pa., May 21, 1891. Democrat. Postmaster at Endicott, N.Y., 1936-56 (acting, 1936-37). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Holy Name Society; Knights of Columbus; Kiwanis. Died in Endicott, Broome County, N.Y., April 18, 1958 (age 66 years, 332 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, New Milford, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Hand (1847-1939) and Ellen L. (Grier) Hand (1857-1915); married to Emma M. O'Byrne (1892-1967).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hand, Augustus Cincinnatus (1803-1878) — also known as Augustus C. Hand — of Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Shoreham, Addison County, Vt., September 4, 1803. Democrat. Lawyer; Essex County Surrogate, 1831; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1839-41; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1845-47; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1848-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Died in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y., March 8, 1878 (age 74 years, 185 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Elizabethtown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hand (1770-1845) and Elizabeth (Sill) Hand (1782-1859); married to Marcia Seelye Northrup (1803-1881); father of Samuel Hand (1834-1886), Ellen Salome Hand (1835-1867; who married Matthew Hale (1829-1897)) and Richard Lockhart Hand; grandfather of Augustus Noble Hand and Billings Learned Hand.
  Political family: Hand family of Elizabethtown, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hand, Augustus Noble (1869-1954) — also known as Augustus N. Hand — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y., July 26, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; director, San Juan and Reio Pedras Railroad; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1914-27; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1927-53. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died October 28, 1954 (age 85 years, 94 days). Interment somewhere in Elizabethtown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Lockhart Hand and Mary Elizabeth (Noble) Hand; married, August 5, 1899, to Susan Train; nephew of Samuel Hand (1834-1886); grandson of Augustus Cincinnatus Hand; first cousin of Billings Learned Hand.
  Political family: Hand family of Elizabethtown, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Eugene H. Nickerson
  Hand, Ben — of Alabama. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Hand, Beulah — of Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Hand, Billings Learned (1872-1961) — also known as Learned Hand — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 27, 1872. Progressive. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1909-24; candidate for chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1913; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1924-51. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from heart failure, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 18, 1961 (age 89 years, 203 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hand (1834-1886) and Lydia Coit (Learned) Hand (1839-1921); married, December 6, 1902, to Frances Amelia Fincke (1876-1963); father of Constance Hand (who married Newbold Morris); nephew of Richard Lockhart Hand; grandson of Augustus Cincinnatus Hand; first cousin of Augustus Noble Hand.
  Political family: Hand family of Elizabethtown, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Learned Hand: Gerald Gunther, Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge — Gerald Gunther, Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge
  Hand, Chris — Democrat. Candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 37th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Hand, Christopher Smith (1872-1938) — also known as Christopher S. Hand — of Cape May, Cape May County, N.J.; Wildwood, Cape May County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, May 25, 1872. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1910-11; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912, 1916. Died in 1938 (age about 66 years). Interment at Head of the River Cemetery, Estell Manor, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Somers Hand (1832-1891) and Hannah G. (Corson) Hand (1834-1904); married, May 25, 1892, to Lillie May Ivins (1871-1934); third cousin once removed of Fletcher Wilbur Stites; fourth cousin once removed of George Augustus Vare, Edwin H. Vare and William Scott Vare (1867-1934).
  Political family: Vare-Stites family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hand, Constance W. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1935-36, 1938-41. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, David R. — U.S. Consular Agent in Bocas del Toro, as of 1897-1905. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Edward (1744-1802) — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in Ireland, December 31, 1744. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1784; chief burgess of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1789-90. Died September 3, 1802 (age 57 years, 246 days). Interment at St. James's Episcopal Cemetery, Rockford, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hand, Edward E., Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Edward J. — of Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Elaine — of Flemington, Hunterdon County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Hand, Elizabeth S. — of Cumming, Forsyth County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Hand, Elsie P. — of Georgia. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Hand, Fred — of Pelham, Mitchell County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, George E. — of Michigan. U.S. Attorney for Michigan, 1853-57. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, George F. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, George H. (1837-1891) — Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, August 9, 1837. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Dakota territory attorney general, 1866-69; U.S. Attorney for Dakota Territory, 1866-69; secretary of Dakota Territory, 1874-83. Died in Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak., March 10, 1891 (age 53 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Hand County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  Hand, J. D. — of Los Alamos, Los Alamos County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee; speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Jesse — of Cape May County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Cape May County, 1787. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, John E. — of Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Hand, John J. — U.S. Consular Agent in Puntarenas, as of 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, John Pryor (b. 1850) — also known as John P. Hand — of Illinois. Born in Henry County, Ill., November 10, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880; Henry County Judge, 1885-90; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1900-13. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Hand and Mary (Hanna) Hand; married, October 26, 1871, to Elizabeth Brayton.
  Hand, Joseph — of Nassau County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Hand, Joseph P. — of Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Amsterdam, N.Y., 1946-47. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Kenneth C. — of Union County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1929-31, 1943-44; member of New Jersey state senate from Union County, 1948-56; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1953; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Learned See Billings Learned Hand
  Hand, Mrs. Lee — of Senoia, Coweta County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Lloyd N. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Hand, Mary Helena — of Little Valley, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Hand, Millet See Thomas Millet Hand
  Hand, Perry A. — Secretary of state of Alabama, 1989-91. Still living as of 1991.
  Hand, Richard Lockhart (1839-1914) — of Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y., February 15, 1839. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1885, 1893. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Society for International Law; Chi Psi. Died October 7, 1914 (age 75 years, 234 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marcia Seelye (Northrup) Hand (1803-1881) and Augustus Cincinnatus Hand; brother of Samuel Hand (1834-1886) and Ellen Salome Hand (1835-1867; who married Matthew Hale); married, June 29, 1868, to Mary Elizabeth Noble; father of Augustus Noble Hand; uncle of Billings Learned Hand.
  Political family: Hand family of Elizabethtown, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Hand, Robert — of Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Robert E. (b. 1854) — of Erma, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Erma, Cape May County, N.J., June 28, 1854. Republican. Contractor; timber business; Cape May County Freeholder, 1887-92; Cape May County Sheriff, 1893; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1896; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1897; member of New Jersey state senate from Cape May County, 1898-1903, 1907-12. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1878 to Lizzie W. Hoffman.
  Hand, Samuel (1834-1886) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y., May 1, 1834. Lawyer; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1878. Member, Chi Psi. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., May 21, 1886 (age 52 years, 20 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Marcia Seelye (Northrup) Hand (1803-1881) and Augustus Cincinnatus Hand; brother of Ellen Salome Hand (1835-1867; who married Matthew Hale (1829-1897)) and Richard Lockhart Hand; married 1853 to Lydia Coit Learned (1839-1921); father of Billings Learned Hand; uncle of Augustus Noble Hand.
  Political family: Hand family of Elizabethtown, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hand Shaking Charlie: See Charles W. Baker
  Hand, T. Millet See Thomas Millet Hand
  Hand, Thomas J. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Hand, Thomas M. — of Thomson, Carroll County, Ill. Democrat. Chair of Carroll County Democratic Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, Thomas Millet (1902-1956) — also known as T. Millet Hand — of Cape May, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Cape May, Cape May County, N.J., July 7, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; vice-chair of New Jersey Republican Party, 1941-44; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1945-56; died in office 1956. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons. Died in Cold Spring, Cape May County, N.J., December 26, 1956 (age 54 years, 172 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Cold Spring, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Reeves Hand and Sarah (Millet) Hand; married, March 1, 1930, to Mary Mercer Worth (died); married, December 31, 1950, to Elizabeth Frost Spang.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hand, Tristan Paul — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Hand, W. E. — of Greenwood, Cass County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Hand, William Brevard (1924-2008) — Born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., January 18, 1924. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Alabama, 1971-89; took senior status 1989. Died in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., September 6, 2008 (age 84 years, 232 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Hand, William D. — of Edison, Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at Edison, N.J., 1962-66. Still living as of 1966.


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