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HARPER (Soundex H616) — See also CARPER, CARPERTON, CHARPENTIER, HAPPER, HARBER, HARER, HARGER, HARP, HARPEL, HARPENDING, HARPUR, HARRER, HERPERS, KORPER, PERPER, SHARPE, SHARPENSTEIN, THARPE, VANDERPERREN.

  HARPER: See also Harper Andrews — W. Harper Annat — Reubin O'Donovan Askew — Donna Harper Ausman — Harper Baughman — James Harper Beall, Jr. — Leslie Harper Blatteau — Dale Harper Bragg — Harper Brosius — Harper A. Brower — George Washington Calkin — Clinton Albert Cilley — Joseph Harper Cox — Harper Crozer — Harper Davenport — Fred Harper Drury — Franklin Harper Elmore — James Harper Graham — John Jakob Haas — Howard Harper Halsey — Linda Harper-Brown — James Lawrence Heard — William Henry Heard — William Berkeley Hotchkiss — Zachariah Joshua Loussac — Luther H. O. Martin, Jr. — Wade Hampton McCree, Jr. — Jesse Harper Meredith — Harper M. Orahood — Anne Marie Palmer-Harper — George Washington Paschal — Harper Rogers — Harper W. Rogers — Harper Sibley, Jr. — Harper Garcia Smyth — James Harper Starr — Thomas Buchanan Stockham, Jr. — Giles Russell Taggart — John Harper Trumbull — William Ross Wallace — Pearle Harper Wates — Sam White — Lucian Dallas Woodruff
  Harper, A. J. — of Mexia, Limestone County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 12th District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Alex, Sr. — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Harper, Alexander (1786-1860) — of Ohio. Born near Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), February 5, 1786. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1820; state court judge in Ohio, 1822; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1837-39, 1843-47, 1851-53 (12th District 1837-39, 14th District 1843-47, 1851-53). Died December 1, 1860 (age 74 years, 300 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harper, Alphonso R. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 2003.
  Harper, Anna B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1936; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Arthur Cyprian (1866-1948) — also known as Arthur C. Harper — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif. Born in Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss., 1866. Democrat. Hardware business; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1906-09; resigned 1909; resigned from office as mayor under threat of recall over corruption scandals. Died in Palmdale, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 25, 1948 (age about 82 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harper, Bardon H. — of Mouth of Seneca, Pendleton County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Harper, Brigitte — Republican. Candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 73rd District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Harper, Mrs. Buena M. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, C. O. — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, C. S. — of Wapello County, Iowa. Delegate to Iowa convention to ratify 21st amendment from Wapello County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Charles — of Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Jenkintown, Pa., 1871-85. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Charles E. — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Mayor of Salisbury, Md., 1904-10. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Charles P. — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlebury, 1937-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Charlotte — of Tennessee. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Harper, Chester D. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 5th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Harper, Clarence P. — U.S. Vice Consul in Edinburgh, as of 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, D. — of Leadsville, Va. (now Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va.). Postmaster at Leadsville, Va., 1848-51. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Dave — of Anchorage, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Harper, David — of Hartsville, Trousdale County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Harper, Deidre — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Harper, Dice — of Randolph County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Randolph County, 1933; resigned 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Dick See Twyman W. Harper
  Harper, Donna See Donna Harper Ausman
  Harper, E. A. — of Palatka, Putnam County, Fla. Mayor of Palatka, Fla., 1950-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, E. R. — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Earl — of Kinston, Lenoir County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Kinston, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Harper, Elizabeth — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Harper, Elizabeth J. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Emma — of Seneca, Oconee County, S.C. Postmaster at Seneca, S.C., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Erastus R. (1857-1927) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio; Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colo. Born in Michigan, July 14, 1857. Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1907-09. Died in Denver, Colo., May 12, 1927 (age 69 years, 302 days). Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Etta — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Benton Harbor, Mich., 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Harper, Eula G. See Eula G. Morrison
  Harper, F. A. — of Tinley Park, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Tinley Park, Illinois, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, F. Willard — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Mayor of Allentown, Pa., 1964-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Harper, Foy — Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Francis Jacob (1800-1837) — also known as Francis J. Harper — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 5, 1800. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1832; member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1834-36; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1837; died in office 1837. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 18, 1837 (age 37 years, 13 days). Original interment at Frankford Cemetery, Frankford, Philadelphia, Pa.; reinterment in 1848 at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harper, Frederick C. — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Frederick James — Born in England. U.S. Consular Agent in Coquimbo, 1916-18. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, George — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 22nd District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Harper, George — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Harper, George A. — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of Watertown, Connecticut, 1897-99; Progressive candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Watertown, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, George B. (b. 1918) — of Layton, Sussex County, N.J. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., December 5, 1918. Republican. Engineer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1964 (alternate), 1968, 1972 (alternate); member of New Jersey state senate from Sussex County, 1954-64; resigned 1964; chair of Sussex County Republican Party, 1959. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, George F. — of Madison, Jefferson County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Jefferson County Republican Party, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, George H. — of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa. Whig. Postmaster at Chambersburg, Pa., 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, George W. — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, George Washington Finley (1834-1921) — also known as George W. F. Harper — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Born in Fairfield Plantation, Wilkes County (now Caldwell County), N.C., July 7, 1834. Democrat. Merchant; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1872-73, 1886-87; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1880-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1888. Presbyterian. Died March 16, 1921 (age 86 years, 252 days). Interment at Belleview Cemetery, Lenoir, N.C.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of James Harper and Caroline (Finley) Harper; married 1859 to Ella A. Rankin.
  Harper, Gregg Livingston (b. 1956) — also known as Gregg Harper — of Pearl, Rankin County, Miss. Born in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., June 1, 1956. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Rankin County Republican Party, 2000-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 2009-. Baptist. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Harper, H. C. — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Harry See W. Harry Harper
  Harper, Harry A. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Harry C. — of Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Bergen County Sheriff, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Henry — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Thompson, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Henry H. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Herbert — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Hugh A. (b. 1885) — of Lancaster, Grant County, Wis. Born in Lancaster, Grant County, Wis., December 24, 1885. Farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1931-36, 1945-52, 1957-64 (Grant County 2nd District 1931-36, 1945-52, Grant County 1957-64); defeated (Independent), 1952; Progressive candidate for Wisconsin state senate 16th District, 1940. Member, Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, J. C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, J. F. — of Newberry, Luce County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, J. J. — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 17th District, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, J. M. — of Spencer, Roane County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1920; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Jack — of Michigan. American candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Harper, Jack W. — of Glendale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Elected Arizona state senate 4th District 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Harper, James — of Portsmouth, Va. Postmaster at Portsmouth, Va., 1790-95. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, James (1780-1873) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Ireland, March 28, 1780. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1833-37. Died March 31, 1873 (age 93 years, 3 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harper, James (1795-1869) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newtown, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., April 13, 1795. One of the founders of Harper and Brothers, publishers; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1844-45. Died March 27, 1869 (age 73 years, 348 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Philip Jacob Arcularius Harper (1824-1896).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Harper, James — U.S. Vice Consul in Sligo, 1847-71. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, James — of Cambridge, Washington County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, James — of Butler County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, James Clarence (1819-1890) — also known as James C. Harper — of Patterson, Caldwell County, N.C. Born in Cumberland County, Pa., December 6, 1819. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1865; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1871-73. Died January 8, 1890 (age 70 years, 33 days). Interment at Harpers Chapel Cemetery, Patterson, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harper, James D. — of Minden, Webster Parish, La. Postmaster at Minden, La., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, James T. — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Independent American candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 15th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Harper, James W. — U.S. Consul in Munich, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Jane C. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Jesse C. — of Ashland, Clark County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Joe — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Harper, Joel L. — of Fairfax Court House, Fairfax County (now Fairfax), Va. Postmaster at Fairfax Court House, Va., 1825-27. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, John — Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1834-38 (8th District 1834-37, 7th District 1837-38). Burial location unknown.
  Harper, John — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, John — of Versailles, Ripley County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Ripley County Republican Party, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, John — Candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1910, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, John — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Harper, John Adams (1779-1816) — of New Hampshire. Born in Derryfield (now Manchester), Hillsborough County, N.H., November 2, 1779. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1809; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1811-13. Died June 18, 1816 (age 36 years, 229 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
  Presumably named for: John Adams
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harper, John D. — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, John H. — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Postmaster at South Bend, Ind., 1841-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, John Roy — of Irmo, Lexington County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1996 (alternate), 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Harper, John W. — of Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Joseph — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Nevada, Mo., 1914-18. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Joseph Morrill (1787-1865) — also known as Joseph M. Harper — of Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Limerick, York County, Maine, June 21, 1787. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; physician; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1826-27; member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1829-31; Governor of New Hampshire, 1831; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1831-35. Died in Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H., January 15, 1865 (age 77 years, 208 days). Interment at Village Cemetery, Canterbury, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harper, Joseph W. (1826-1886) — Born in 1826. U.S. Consul in Munich, 1880-86, died in office 1886. Died, of Bright's disease, in Munich (München), Germany, December 8, 1886 (age about 60 years). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Fletcher Harper (died 1877); married to Ellen Urling Smith.
  Harper, Joshua — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Henry and Knox counties, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Ken — of Mississippi. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Harper, Kenneth F. — of Lakeside Park, Kenton County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Kyle D. — of Raleigh County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, L. C. — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, L. G. — of Hedgesville, Berkeley County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Berkeley County Republican Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, L. P. — of Suffolk, Va. Postmaster at Suffolk, Va., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Larry R. — of Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Harper, M. G. — of Princeton, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Princeton, W.Va., 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Margaret — of Seiling, Dewey County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Mrs. Matthew, Jr. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Harper, Merritt N. — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Harper, Mitch See Mitchell V. Harper
  Harper, Mitchell V. (b. 1956) — also known as Mitch Harper — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., 1956. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1978-90; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1992; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Harper, Nathan — of Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Plainfield, N.J., 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, O. B. — of Mason County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mason County, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Oscar C. — U.S. Vice Consul in Ciudad Juarez, as of 1919-24; Piedras Negras, as of 1926-29; Nuevo Laredo, as of 1932-38. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, P. O. — of West Point, Cullman County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Pat See Patricia Harper
  Harper, Patricia — also known as Pat Harper — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state board of education 9th District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Harper, Paul — Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 3rd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Harper, Paul F. — Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Philip Jacob Arcularius (1824-1896) — also known as Philip J. A. Harper — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Born October 21, 1824. Member of the firm Harper and Brothers, publishers; village president of Hempstead, New York, 1870. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart and kidney trouble, in Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y., March 6, 1896 (age 71 years, 137 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Harper (1795-1869); married, June 30, 1846, to Harriet Mead (1825-1856); married, June 29, 1858, to Augusta M. Thorne (died 1911).
  Harper, Raymond C. — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky railroad commissioner 1st District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Harper, Richard H. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Candidate in Republican primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Kent County 1st District, 1961; candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Robert — of Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1842, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Robert — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Robert Goodloe (1765-1825) — Born near Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Va., January, 1765. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1790-95; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1795-1801 (2nd District 1795, 1st District 1795-97, at-large 1797-99, 1st District 1799-1801); general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1816; received 3 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1816; received one electoral vote for Vice-President, 1820; member of Maryland state senate, 1819-20. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 14, 1825 (age about 60 years). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Married, May 1, 1801, to Catherine Carroll (1778-1861; daughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832)).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John Smith
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harper, Robert M. — of East Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 33rd District; elected 1934; defeated, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Robert Newton (b. 1861) — also known as Robert N. Harper — of Washington, D.C. Born near Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., January 31, 1861. Democrat. Druggist; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1900, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Roland G. — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Harper, Rowe — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for secretary of state of Kentucky, 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Harper, Roy Winfield — also known as Roy W. Harper — of Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Pemiscot County Democratic Party, 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Interment somewhere in Steele, Mo.
  Harper, Russell W. — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. Republican. Candidate for Iowa state senate 49th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Harper, Ruth — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Ruth B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Harper, Ruth Flores — of Solana Beach, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, S. — of Hendricks, Tucker County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Samuel — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Houston, Tex., 1866-69. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Samuel A. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Samuel B. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Samuel Hadden (1783-1837) — Born in Augusta County, Va., 1783. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1829-37; died in office 1837; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, 1829-37; died in office 1837. Died in Madisonville, St. Tammany Parish, La., July 19, 1837 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Harper, Sharon — Republican. Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Harper, Sharon M. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Harper, T. B. — of Lincoln, Placer County, Calif. Postmaster at Lincoln, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Terry — of Hanford, Kings County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Thelma — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Whites Creek, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Harper, Thomas — also known as Tom Harper — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Democrat. Arkansas Democratic state chair, 1955-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956, 1960; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1963. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Thomas B. (d. 1910) — of Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 12th District, 1909-10; died in office 1910. Died May 18, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Thomas L. — of Bates County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Bates County, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Thomas M. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Harper, Tom See Thomas Harper
  Harper, Toni — of Virginia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Harper, Twyman W. — also known as Dick Harper — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo. Democrat. Stockman; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Vernon County, 1925-28, 1931-32; defeated, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Vincent M. — of Mercer County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Mercer County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Virginia — of Davis, Yolo County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Harper, W. C. — Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, W. H. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Mayor of Columbus, Ga., 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, W. Harry — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960 (alternate), 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Harper, W. T. — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, W. W. — of Pendleton County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Pendleton County, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Walter S. — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Mayor of Meadville, Pa., 1882-83. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, Willard See F. Willard Harper
  Harper, Willard — Candidate for California superintendent of public instruction, 1966, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Harper, William — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1781-82, 1783-87, 1788-89 (Tryon County 1781-82, 1783-84, Montgomery County 1784-87, 1788-89); delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Montgomery County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William (1790-1847) — of South Carolina. Born in Antigua, January 17, 1790. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1816-18, 1827-28; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1826; state court judge in South Carolina, 1830. Died in Fairfield County, S.C., October 10, 1847 (age 57 years, 266 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Harper, William — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1888, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Consul for Colombia in Philadelphia, Pa., 1900-07. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William — of Roseville, Macomb County, Mich. Village president of Roseville, Michigan, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William B. — of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William E. — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. City president of Coronado, California, 1922-24. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William Edward — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Commonwealth Land candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William H. — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Lima, Ohio, 1866-69. Burial location unknown.
  Harper, William L. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1977-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Harper, William S. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Independent Republican candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1932. Burial location unknown.


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