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HICKSON (Soundex H250) — See also HICKS, HINCKSON, HIXON, HIXSON, WICKSON.

  HICKSON: See also Patrick Joseph Byrnes — Hickson F. Hart
  Hickson, J. L. — of Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Gainesville, Tex., 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Hickson, Joseph — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hickson, Katherine M. — of Hampden Highlands, Penobscot County, Maine; Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948 (co-chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hickson, Patrick — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


HICKTON (Soundex H235) — See also BECKTOLD, BLACKTON, KIRKTON, LAKTONEN, SPECKTOR, STOCKTON.

  Hickton, Gloria — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


HICOCK (Soundex H220) — See also CHICO, CHICON, COCK, HAYCOCK, HEACOCK, HICKOCK, HICKOK, HICOX, HISCOCK.

  Hicock, Harry S. — of Southbury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Southbury, 1932. Burial location unknown.


HICOX (Soundex H220) — See also CHICO, CHICON, HAYCOX, HECOX, HICKOX, HICOCK, WICOXSON.

  Hicox, Curtis — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington, 1821. Burial location unknown.


HIDALGO (Soundex H342) — See also ALGOE, ALGOOD, BALGOOYEN, BIDAL, DALGARD, FALGOUT, HIDAY, HOIDAL, HOIDALE, IDALIH, RASHIDA, SALGO, TRANCHIDA, VIDAL, VIDALES.

  Hidalgo, Cheryll Y. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1982. Female. Still living as of 1982.
  Hidalgo, Hilda — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


HIDAY (Soundex H300) — See also HADDIE, HADDOW, HADY, HAYDEE, HEADY, HEDDA, HIDALGO, HODOH, HUDA, HUDY, RASHIDA, TRANCHIDA.

  Hiday, Todd — of Henry County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Henry County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.


HIDDEN (Soundex H350) — See also CHIDDESTER, DIEHN, GIDDEN, GIDDENS, GLIDDEN, GLIDDENS, HADDEN, HEADDEN, HEADEN, HEDDEN, HEDEN, HEDIAN, HEDIN, HEYDEN, HIDDIN, HIDEN, HINDE, HYDEN, MIDDENDORF, WHIDDEN, WHIDDINGTON, WHIDDON.

  Hidden, Charles — of Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wis. Postmaster at Sun Prairie, Wis., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Hidden, James C. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1849-51. Burial location unknown.
  Hidden, Jay — of Sparrows Point, Baltimore County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Hidden, Samuel — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at Minneapolis, Minn., 1857-58. Burial location unknown.


HIDDIN (Soundex H350) — See also BIDDINGER, CHIDDESTER, GIDDINGS, GRIDDINGS, HEADDEN, HEADEN, HEDDEN, HEDEN, HEDIAN, HEDIN, HEYDEN, HIDDEN, HIDEN, HYDEN, IDDINGS, WHIDDEN, WHIDDINGTON, WHIDDON.

  Hiddin, Maria L. T. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.


HIDEN (Soundex H350) — See also CHIDESTER, DIEHN, DOLLARHIDE, EIDEN, HADEN, HAIDEN, HEADDEN, HEADEN, HEDDEN, HEDEN, HEDIAN, HEDIN, HEYDEN, HIDDEN, HIDDIN, HILDEN, HINDE, HODEN, HOSHIDE, HYDEN, IDEN, RAWHIDE, SHIDELER.

  Hiden, J. G. — of Virginia. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Hiden, Philip Wallace (1872-1936) — also known as Philip W. Hiden — of Newport News, Va. Born in Orange County, Va., April 5, 1872. Mayor of Newport News, Va., 1920-24. Died in Newport News, Va., October 25, 1936 (age 64 years, 203 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Barbour Hiden (1842-1915) and Elizabeth Hawes 'Bettie' (Goodwin) Hiden (1847-1914); married to Martha Frances Woodroof (1883-1959).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


HIEATT (Soundex H300) — See also HEATH, HEETH, HEIDT, HEITE, HEITH, HETT, HEYDT, HIATH, HIATT, HIETT, HIETTE, HIGHT, HIT, HITE, HITT.

  Hieatt, A. M. — of Brodhead, Rockcastle County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIEB (Soundex H100) — See also HEBB, HEBBE, HEEBE, HIEBENTHAL, HIEBER, HOEB, SCHIEBEL, SCHIEBER, THIEBAUD, THIEBAUT, WITSCHIEBEN.

  Hieb, Raymond — of Ipswich, Edmunds County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 23rd District, 1949-50, 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hieb, Ross — of Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 7th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


HIEBENTHAL (Soundex H153) — See also BENTHACK, BENTHALL, BENTHAM, BENTHIEN, HIEB, HIEBER, LIEBENAU, LIEBENDORFER, SCHIEBEL, SCHIEBER, SIEBEN, SIEBENECK, THIEBAUD, THIEBAUT, VANBENTHEUISEN, VANBENTHUYSEN, WIEBEN, WITSCHIEBEN.

  Hiebenthal, Christian — of Bensenville, DuPage County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Bensenville, Ill., 1881-85. Burial location unknown.


HIEBER (Soundex H160) — See also EBER, HABER, HAUBER, HEBER, HERBIE, HIEB, HIEBENTHAL, HOBAR, HOBRO, HOEBER, HUBER, HUEBER, SCHIEBEL, SCHIEBER, THIEBAUD, THIEBAUT, WIEBER, WITSCHIEBEN.

  Hieber, Frank — of Phoenix, Jackson County, Ore. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Hieber, George F. II — of Pinellas County, Fla. Republican. Member of Florida state house of representatives 58th District; elected 1978. Still living as of 1978.


HIEFTJE (Soundex H132) — See also CHIEFTAN, KIEFT.

John Hieftje Hieftje, John (b. 1951) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., 1951. Democrat. Mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 2000-14. Still living as of 2020.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: U.S. Conference of Mayors


HIEHLE (Soundex H400) — See also EHLE, GIEHLER, HEAL, HEHLE, HEIL, HEYEL, HEYL, HIAL, HILE, HILL, HILLE, HOEHLE, HYLE, KIEHLE, RIEHLE, SPIEHLER, VIEHLE.

  Hiehle, Blanche DePue — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1949-57. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hiehle, Forbes R. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1935-36; resigned 1936; candidate for West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1946; candidate for circuit judge in West Virginia for the 4th Judicial Circuit, 1952. Burial location unknown.


HIENTZ (Soundex H532) — See also BENTHIEN, CHIEN, FAHIEN, HEINTZ, HEINTZE, HENTZ, HINTZ, HINTZE, KIENTZEL, SHIEN, SHIENTAG, THIENEMAN, WEINSHIENK.

  Hientz, J. B. — of Harrisburg, Banner County, Neb. Democrat. Chair of Banner County Democratic Party, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIER (Soundex H600) — See also ABSHIER, AUTHIER, BERTHIER, CLOTHIER, GASHIER, GAUTHIER, GONTHIER, GOTHIER, HEARE, HEER, HEIR, HERR, HEUER, HEYER, HIERING, HIERLIHY, HIERMIER, HIERN, HIERTH, HILER, HIMER, HINER, HIRE, HISER, HITER, HOER, HYER, HYRE, ITHIER, LAMPHIER, LANPHIER, MIER, MOSHIER, NIER, POTHIER, ROUTHIER, SHIER, SWHIER, THIER, WATHIER, WIER, ZEPHIER.

  HIER: See also Meredith Pinxton Snyder
  Hier, Edward J. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 106th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Hier, George Philip (1826-1901) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born January 20, 1826. Mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 1875. Died February 22, 1901 (age 75 years, 33 days). Burial location unknown.
  Hier, Harry K. — of Barnstead, Belknap County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Barnstead; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIERHOLZER (Soundex H642) — See also BOLZENIUS, GIERHART, HOLZEMER, HOLZENDORF, MEIERHENRY, OLZENDAM, SOLZE, UNDERHOLZ, ZIERHUT.

  Hierholzer, Roy A. — of Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1947-49; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ottawa County, 1948, 1950, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIERING (Soundex H652) — See also ASCHIERIS, CHIERICI, CHIERICO, CHIERICONI, GHERINI, GIERING, HAERING, HEARRING, HERING, HERRING, HEURING, HIARING, HIER, PIERINI, RING, THIERIOT, VIERING.

  Hiering, William T. — of Toms River, Ocean County, N.J. Republican. Land title agent; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1960-65; member of New Jersey state senate, 1966-71 (District 5 1966-67, District 4-A 1968-71); delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1968; Sponsor of a proposed state constitutional amendment in 1969 which would have stripped the state's title to hundreds of square miles of tidelands; summoned for an inquiry by a legislative commission into possible conflict of interest because he might personally benefit from this change; he denied having any financial interest in tidal land properties. The amendment, strongly opposed by Gov. Richard J. Hughes, was withdrawn a few days later. Still living as of 1971.


HIERLIHY (Soundex H640) — See also BIERLIN, CUDDIHY, CUDIHY, HERLIHY, HIER, KIERLIN, LEIHY, VIERLING.

  Hierlihy, F. H. — of Bellaire, Antrim County, Mich. Republican. Chair of Antrim County Republican Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hierlihy, William B. — of Lackawanna County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Lackawanna County, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.


HIERMIER (Soundex H656) — See also ARMIE, CHARMIE, CORMIER, DECORMIER, DIERMISSEN, HARMAR, HARMER, HERMER, HERMEYER, HIER, IRMIE, MIER, SARMIENTO, SCHIERMEYER, SUNDERMIER.

  HIERMIER: See also John Quinn Carey


HIERN (Soundex H650) — See also HARN, HEARN, HEARNE, HERN, HERRIN, HERRINN, HIER, HINER, HINNER, HIRN, HORN, HORNE, HURN, RHEIN, RHINE.

  HIERN: See also Robert Andrew Ainsworth, Jr.
  Hiern, Findley B. — of Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss. Postmaster at Pass Christian, Miss., 1839-44. Burial location unknown.
  Hiern, Sarah A. — of Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss. Postmaster at Pass Christian, Miss., 1844-61. Female. Burial location unknown.


HIERONYMUS (Soundex H655) — See also DIDYMUS, ELYMUS, HIRONIMUS, KIERON, MARONY, MORONY, NYMAN, NYMEN, NYMPHAS, PIERONE, PIERONNET, RAYMUNDO, RODIGHIERO, SYMULA.

  Hieronymus, Tom — of Woodward, Woodward County, Okla. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 8th District, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIERTH (Soundex H630) — See also BIERTUEMPFEL, CHIERT, HEARTT, HERT, HEURT, HIER, HIRT, HIRTH, HOERTH, HUERTH, VIERTH, VIERTHALER, VIVIERTO.

  Hierth, Fred — of Pontiac, Livingston County, Ill. Mayor of Pontiac, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIESLIN (Soundex H245) — See also BIESLAUER, BRESLIN, CIESLA, CIESLEWICZ, CIESLIK, DRESLINSKI, ESLINGER, GIESLER, HASELHUHN, HESLIN, HESLINK, JESLIN, KEESLING, KESLING, NIESLEY.

  Hieslin, George T. — of Pierce County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Pierce County, 1902. Burial location unknown.


HIESTAND (Soundex H235) — See also BESTANROS, FIESTA, HEISTAND, HESTAND, HIESTER, PRESTANSKI, SESTANOVICH, STAND, TESTANI.

  Hiestand, B. Frank — of Marietta, Lancaster County, Pa. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Hiestand, Edgar Willard (1888-1970) — also known as Edgar W. Hiestand — of Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 3, 1888. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1953-63; defeated, 1962; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Rotary; John Birch Society. Died, of a kidney infection and pneumonia, at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 19, 1970 (age 81 years, 259 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Hiestand, Frank See B. Frank Hiestand
  Hiestand, John Andrew (1824-1890) — also known as John A. Hiestand — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in East Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pa., October 2, 1824. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1852-53; member of Pennsylvania state senate 16th District, 1861-63; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1885-89. Died in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., December 13, 1890 (age 66 years, 72 days). Interment at Marietta Cemetery, Marietta, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


HIESTER (Soundex H236) — See also BIESTER, BIESTERFELD, ESTER, FIESTER, HAUSTHOR, HEISTER, HESTER, HESTOR, HIESTAND, HOESTER, HOESTEREY, HUESTER, KIESTER, PFIESTER, PRIESTER, RIESTER, RIESTERER.

  HIESTER: See also Daniel Robeadeau Clymer — Hiester Clymer — Henry Augustus Muhlenberg — Hiester Henry Muhlenberg
  Hiester, Arthur E. — of Bremen, Marshall County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Bremen, Ind., 1962-78 (acting, 1962). Still living as of 1978.
  Hiester, Daniel (1747-1804) — Born in Upper Salford Township, Montgomery County, Pa., June 25, 1747. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1789-96 (at-large 1789-93, 4th District 1793-95, 5th District 1795-96); U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1801-04; died in office 1804. Christian Reformed. Died in Washington, D.C., March 7, 1804 (age 56 years, 256 days). Interment at Zion Reformed Graveyard, Hagerstown, Md.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Hiester (1713-1795) and Catharina (Shuler) Hiester (1719-1789); brother of John Hiester; married 1770 to Rosanna Hager (1752-1810); uncle of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834) and William Hiester; granduncle of Daniel Robeadeau Clymer, Isaac Ellmaker Hiester and Hiester Clymer; third great-granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; fourth great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; first cousin of Joseph Hiester; first cousin twice removed of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg (1823-1854); first cousin four times removed of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg and Hiester Henry Muhlenberg.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hiester, Daniel (1774-1834) — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Born in Chester County, Pa., 1774. Chester County Prothonotary and Clerk, 1800-09; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1809-11; banker; chief burgess of West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1815-17. Died in Hagerstown, Washington County, Md., March 8, 1834 (age about 59 years). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Hiester and Hannah (Pawling) Hiester (1747-1822); married to Catharina Roos; nephew of Daniel Hiester; first cousin of William Hiester; first cousin once removed of Joseph Hiester, Daniel Robeadeau Clymer, Isaac Ellmaker Hiester and Hiester Clymer; first cousin four times removed of Edward Brooke Lee; first cousin five times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg (1823-1854); second cousin thrice removed of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg and Hiester Henry Muhlenberg.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hiester, Isaac — of Pennsylvania. Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Hiester, Isaac Ellmaker (1824-1871) — also known as Isaac E. Hiester — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pa., May 29, 1824. Lawyer; Lancaster County District Attorney, 1848-51; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1853-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1868. Died in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., February 6, 1871 (age 46 years, 253 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Lucy (Ellmaker) Hiester (1787-1854) and William Hiester; grandnephew of John Hiester and Daniel Hiester (1747-1804); first cousin of Daniel Robeadeau Clymer and Hiester Clymer; first cousin once removed of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834); first cousin twice removed of Joseph Hiester; first cousin thrice removed of Edward Brooke Lee; first cousin four times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004); third cousin of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg; third cousin twice removed of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg and Hiester Henry Muhlenberg.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hiester, John (1745-1821) — of Parker Ford, Chester County, Pa. Born in Goshenhoppen, Montgomery County, Pa., April 9, 1745. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lumber business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1807-09. Died in Goshenhoppen, Montgomery County, Pa., October 15, 1821 (age 76 years, 189 days). Interment at Union Church Cemetery, Parker Ford, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Hiester (1713-1795) and Catharina (Shuler) Hiester (1719-1789); brother of Daniel Hiester (1747-1804); father of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834); uncle of William Hiester; granduncle of Daniel Robeadeau Clymer, Isaac Ellmaker Hiester and Hiester Clymer; third great-granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; fourth great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; first cousin of Joseph Hiester; first cousin twice removed of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg (1823-1854); first cousin four times removed of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg and Hiester Henry Muhlenberg.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hiester, Joseph (1752-1832) — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Born in Berne Township, Berks County, Pa., November 18, 1752. Merchant; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to Pennsylvania convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1787; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1787-90; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1790; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1797-1805, 1815-20 (5th District 1797-1803, 3rd District 1803-05, 7th District 1815-20); Governor of Pennsylvania, 1820-23. Died in Reading, Berks County, Pa., June 10, 1832 (age 79 years, 205 days). Original interment at Reformed Church Burying Ground, Reading, Pa.; reinterment at Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John Hiester (1707-1757) and Maria Barbara (Epler) Hiester (1732-1809); married to Elizabeth Witman (1750-1825); father of Rebecca Hiester (1781-1841; who married Henry Augustus Philip Muhlenberg); grandfather of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg; second great-grandfather of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg and Hiester Henry Muhlenberg; first cousin of John Hiester (1745-1821) and Daniel Hiester (1747-1804); first cousin once removed of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834) and William Hiester; first cousin twice removed of Daniel Robeadeau Clymer, Isaac Ellmaker Hiester and Hiester Clymer; first cousin five times removed of Edward Brooke Lee; first cousin six times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Francis Swaine Muhlenberg
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hiester, William (1790-1853) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Berne Township, Berks County, Pa., October 10, 1790. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; justice of the peace; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1831-37; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837; member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1841-43. Died in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pa., October 13, 1853 (age 63 years, 3 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Hiester (1757-1822) and Anna Maria (Myer) Hiester (1758-1822); married to Lucy E. Ellmaker (1787-1854); father of Isaac Ellmaker Hiester; nephew of John Hiester and Daniel Hiester (1747-1804); uncle of Daniel Robeadeau Clymer and Hiester Clymer; second great-granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; third great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004); first cousin of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834); first cousin once removed of Joseph Hiester; second cousin once removed of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg; second cousin thrice removed of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg and Hiester Henry Muhlenberg.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


HIETT (Soundex H300) — See also BOUTHIETTE, HEATH, HEETH, HEIDT, HEITE, HEITH, HETT, HEYDT, HIATH, HIATT, HIEATT, HIETTE, HIGHT, HIT, HITE, HITT, HUETT, THIE, THIET.

  HIETT: See also John Stafford McMillin
  Hiett, Leona B. — of Houston, Texas County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.


HIETTE (Soundex H300) — See also BOUTHIETTE, BOUTIETTE, DIETTE, DIETTERICH, HARRIETTE, HEATH, HEETH, HEIDT, HEITE, HEITH, HENRIETTE, HERRIETTE, HETT, HETTIE, HEYDT, HIATH, HIATT, HIEATT, HIETT, HIGHT, HIT, HITE, HITT, HOETTE, ORRIETTE, THIET, TRIETTE.

  HIETTE: See also Hiette Sinclair Williams


HIFUO (Soundex H100) — See also AJIFU, BUTTAFUOCO, CIFUENTES, DREIFUSS, HAFEY, HAFFEY, HOFFA, HOFFAY, PURCIFULL, UJIFUSA.

  HIFUO: See also Jack Hifuo Mizuha


HIGBEE (Soundex H210) — See also ADERIBIGBE, BIGBEE, BUGBEE, HIGBEY, HIGBIE, HIGBY, HIGHBEE, MAGBEE.

  HIGBEE: See also Chauncey Wells Brownell — Francis Higbee Case — Charles W. Giddings — James Freeman Hale — John Page Sanborn — Samuel Scull
  Higbee, Chauncey L. — of Pittsfield, Pike County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, Earl See L. Earl Higbee
  Higbee, Edward (1847-1929) — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Born in 1847. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1904; justice of Missouri state supreme court; elected 1920. Died in 1929 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Walter A. Higbee and Paul D. Higbee (1888-?).
  Political family: Higbee family of Lancaster and Kirksville, Missouri.
  Higbee, Edward — of Schuyler County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Schuyler County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, Edward B. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 18th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, Edward C. — Democrat. Candidate for justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, Harry — of Pittsfield, Pike County, Ill. Democrat. Circuit judge in Illinois 8th Circuit, 1919-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920; candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, Irving J. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 38th District, 1934; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1943-51. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, John M. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, L. Earl — Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, Paul D. (b. 1888) — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Born in Lancaster, Schuyler County, Mo., May 4, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; Adair County Prosecuting Attorney, 1918-19; circuit judge in Missouri 1st Circuit, 1929; appointed 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Higbee (1847-1929) and Mary Isabell (Birney) Higbee (1848-1935); brother of Walter A. Higbee; married, June 11, 1913, to Eileen McGinnis.
  Political family: Higbee family of Lancaster and Kirksville, Missouri.
  Higbee, W. U. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Higbee, Walter A. (1881-1970) — of Lancaster, Schuyler County, Mo. Born in Lancaster, Schuyler County, Mo., September 4, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1910; Schuyler County Prosecuting Attorney, 1914-18; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 12th District, 1922-23; circuit judge in Missouri 37th Circuit, 1927-49; defeated, 1956; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928; candidate for justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1934. Died in 1970 (age about 88 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lancaster, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Higbee and Mary Isabell (Birney) Higbee (1848-1935); brother of Paul D. Higbee (1888-?); married, May 26, 1907, to Edna Reeves (1882-1974).
  Political family: Higbee family of Lancaster and Kirksville, Missouri.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Higbee, William Wallace (b. 1842) — also known as William W. Higbee — of Charlotte, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Charlotte, Chittenden County, Vt., 1842. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Charlotte, 1886; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1888. Burial location unknown.


HIGBEY (Soundex H210) — See also ADERIBIGBE, BIGBEE, HIGBEE, HIGBIE, HIGBY.

  Higbey, H. G. — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Ontario County Democratic Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.


HIGBIE (Soundex H210) — See also HIGBEE, HIGBEY, HIGBY, KLINGBIEL, LONGBINE, WANGBICHLER.

  HIGBIE: See also Aubrey Lee Brooks
  Higbie, A. — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 2nd District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Higbie, Grey W. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1934-36. Burial location unknown.
Richard Higbie Higbie, Richard (1857-1900) — of Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in West Islip, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 11, 1857. Republican. Merchant; bank director; member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1893-95; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1896-98. Died, from heart disease, in Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 10, 1900 (age 42 years, 273 days). Interment at Babylon Rural Cemetery, Babylon, Long Island, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1896
  Higbie, Robert W. — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Higbie, Robert W., Jr. — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.


HIGBY (Soundex H210) — See also BIGBY, DIGBY, HIGBEE, HIGBEY, HIGBIE, RIGBY.

  HIGBY: See also Earl Theodore Church — John Wheelock Willey
  Higby, C. B. — of California. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Charles G. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Clifford — of Idaho. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Idaho 2nd District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Cyrus W. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Floyd D. — of Sterling, Whiteside County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Sterling, Ill., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Frank — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Charlotte, Mich., 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Hiram — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, L. R. — of Castle Rock, Douglas County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Lida E. — of Irvington, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924, 1928, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, Lynn Carlton (1938-1992) — Born in Orlando, Orange County, Fla., August 6, 1938. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, 1979-83; resigned 1983. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., February 10, 1992 (age 53 years, 188 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Higby, Samuel — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Village president of Jackson, Michigan, 1856-57; circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1870-73; resigned 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Higby, William (1813-1887) — of Calaveras County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Willsboro, Essex County, N.Y., August 18, 1813. Republican. Member of California state senate, 1862-63; U.S. Representative from California, 1863-69 (at-large 1863-65, 2nd District 1865-69); U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st California District, 1876-79. Died in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., November 27, 1887 (age 74 years, 101 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Higby, William Eugene (1884-1967) — also known as William E. Higby — of Monument, El Paso County, Colo. Born in Garden Grove, Decatur County, Iowa, January 26, 1884. Republican. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1933-40; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1939-40; member of Colorado state senate, 1941-43; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1943-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Died in Monument, El Paso County, Colo., 1967 (age about 83 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colo.


HIGDON (Soundex H235) — See also HODGIN, HOGADONE, RIGDON.

  HIGDON: See also Terrell Higdon Stone
  Higdon, Bill — Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Higdon, Galen Wayne, Jr. — Republican. Elected Missouri state house of representatives 11th District 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Higdon, Greg — of Kentucky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state senate 1st District. Still living as of 1988.
  Higdon, R. A. — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state senate 15th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Higdon, Thomas B. — of Macon County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Macon County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Higdon, William A. — of Michigan. Candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1899. Burial location unknown.


HIGEL (Soundex H240) — See also EIGEL, HAGEL, HEGEL, HEIGEL, HIGENS, HISEL, HUEGEL, KLIEHIGE, LEIGH, MERHIGE, MIGEL, NIGEL, WHIGELT.

  Higel, Louis F. — of near Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colo. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIGENS (Soundex H252) — See also HAGANS, HAGENS, HEGNES, HESING, HIGEL, HIGGENS, HIGGINS, HISGEN, HOGINS, HUGGINS, KLIEHIGE, MERHIGE, WHIGELT.

  Higens, Verne M. — of Iowa. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1966, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


HIGGENBOTHEN (Soundex H251) — See also BOTHELL, DWIGGENS, HIGGENS, HIGGERSON, HIGGINBOTAM, HIGGINBOTHAM, HIGGINBOTTOM, HIGINBOTHAM, HOOGENBOOM, KIGGEN, KLOTHEN, LOTHEN, REINBOTT, RIGGEN, RINGGENBERG, ROTHENBERG, ROTHENBERGER, ROTHENBURG, ROTHENSIES, SMIGGEN.

  Higgenbothen, George W. — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.


HIGGENS (Soundex H252) — See also DWIGGENS, HAGANS, HAGENS, HEGNES, HESING, HIGENS, HIGGENBOTHEN, HIGGERSON, HIGGINS, HISGEN, HOGINS, HUGGINS, KIGGEN, RIGGEN, SMIGGEN.

  Higgens, Joseph C. — of Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1936, 1944 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIGGERSON (Soundex H262) — See also BIGGERS, BIGGERSTAFF, BORGERSON, DRIGGERS, EDGERSON, FURGERSON, GERSON, GREGERSON, HAGGERSON, HELGERSON, HIGGENBOTHEN, HIGGENS, INGERSON, JAGERSON, ROGERSON, SIEGERSON, SIGERSON, SIGGERS, TAGGERSON, THYGERSON, TORGERSON, VIGGERS.

  Higgerson, Earl — of Colorado. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1980 (Statesman), 1984 (Prohibition); Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 6th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


HIGGINBOTAM (Soundex H251) — See also HIGGENBOTHEN, HIGGINBOTHAM, HIGGINBOTTOM, HIGGINS, HIGGINSON, HIGINBOTHAM, KABOTA, LUGINBYHL, OTAMENDI, POTAMKIN, REINBOTT, SOBOTA.

  Higginbotam, William R. (d. 1832) — U.S. Consular Agent in SAINT Georges, 1812-18; U.S. Consul in SAINT Georges, 1818-32, died in office 1832. Died in St. Georges, Bermuda, July 25, 1832. Burial location unknown.


HIGGINBOTHAM (Soundex H251) — See also BOTHAM, COTHAM, GROTHAM, HIGGENBOTHEN, HIGGINBOTAM, HIGGINBOTTOM, HIGGINS, HIGGINSON, HIGINBOTHAM, LONGBOTHAM, LUGINBYHL, REINBOTT, ROBOTHAM, SIDEBOTHAM, WINTERBOTHAM.

  Higginbotham, A. Leon, Jr. See Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
  Higginbotham, Aloyisus Leon, Jr. (1928-1998) — also known as A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. — of Pennsylvania. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., February 25, 1928. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1962-64; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1964-77; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1977-93. African ancestry. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1995; received the Spingarn Medal in 1996. Died, following a series of strokes, in a hospital at Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 14, 1998 (age 70 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Higginbotham, C. M. — of Royston, Franklin County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Higginbotham, E. — of Sanford, Seminole County, Fla. Mayor of Sanford, Fla., 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Higginbotham, Fred R. — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1940, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Higginbotham, G. H. — of Washington County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Washington County, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Higginbotham, Leon, Jr. See Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
  Higginbotham, Page See S. Page Higginbotham
  Higginbotham, Powers — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Mayor of Baton Rouge, La., 1944-48; mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 1949-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Higginbotham, Rufus T. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1991; candidate for mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1991, 1995. Still living as of 1995.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Higginbotham, S. Page — Delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 26th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HIGGINBOTTOM (Soundex H251) — See also BOTTOM, BOTTOME, BOTTOMLEY, BOTTOMLY, BOTTOMS, HIGGENBOTHEN, HIGGINBOTAM, HIGGINBOTHAM, HIGGINS, HIGGINSON, HIGINBOTHAM, LUGINBYHL, RANSBOTTOM, REINBOTT, RHEUBOTTOM, ROWBOTTOM, RUBOTTOM, SIDEBOTTOM, WINTERBOTTOM.

  HIGGINBOTTOM: See also Dorothy Higginbottom Flottman
  Higginbottom, Clarence Charles (1897-1977) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born June 24, 1897. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1947. Died June 2, 1977 (age 79 years, 343 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Relatives: Brother of Frank William Higginbottom; father of Dorothy Higginbottom Flottman (1942?-).
  Political family: Higginbottom family of Winfield, Kansas.
  Higginbottom, David B. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 10th District, 1986, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Higginbottom, Frank William (1912-1981) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born July 27, 1912. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1957-58. Died March 2, 1981 (age 68 years, 218 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Relatives: Brother of Clarence Charles Higginbottom; uncle of Dorothy Higginbottom Flottman (1942?-).
  Political family: Higginbottom family of Winfield, Kansas.


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