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HILL (Soundex H400) — See also ATHILL, BAHILL, BARNHILL, BROYHILL, BURCHILL, BURGESS-HILL, CAHILL, CARNHILL, CHURHILL, COGHILL, COHILL, CORKHILL, COXHILL, CUTHILL, DAHILL, DASHILL, DUNHILL, GLEDHILL, HALFHILL, HALL, HEAL, HEIL, HEMPHILL, HEYEL, HEYL, HIAL, HIEHLE, HILE, HILL-KENNEDY, HILLA, HILLARD, HILLARY, HILLBERG, HILLBORN, HILLBURN, HILLCOAT, HILLDRUP, HILLE, HILLEARY, HILLEBOE, HILLEGAS, HILLEL, HILLEN, HILLER, HILLERS, HILLERY, HILLES, HILLESON, HILLEY, HILLGREN, HILLIAN, HILLIARD, HILLIDGE, HILLIER, HILLIG, HILLINGS, HILLIS, HILLMAN, HILLMANN, HILLMER, HILLMOND, HILLOCK, HILLPOT, HILLQUIT, HILLS, HILLSDON, HILLSMAN, HILLSON, HILLY, HILLYARD, HILLYER, HOLL, HULL, HYLE, JANCHILL, KRAYHILL, MCCAHILL, MCMAHILL, MILL, MITCHILL, NEHILL, NEWHILL, NILL, PARKHILL, PHILL, POLHILL, RAHILL, RAYHILL, REHILL, RICEHILL, ROCKHILL, ROSEHILL, SAWHILL, SCHILL, SHILL, STRONG-HILL, THILL, TOHILL, TOUGHILL, TUTHILL, TUTTHILL, WILL.

  Hill, Mrs. Uldene — of Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Hill, Velma — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Hill, Vernon R. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. Barnaby — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1944, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. C. — Republican. Idaho state treasurer, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. C. — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. E. — of Mattoon, Coles County, Ill. Democrat. Chair of Coles County Democratic Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. F. — of Tonasket, Okanogan County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, Mrs. W. H. — Republican. Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. Joe — of Benton, Franklin County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. L. — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. M. — of Dennison, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Democrat. Mayor of Dennison, Ohio; elected 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, W. W. — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 1st District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, Waldemar A. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, Walter B. — of East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, Walter C. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Independent candidate for Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Hill, Walter M. — of Erie County, Ohio. Prohibition candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Erie County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, Walter R. — Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, Warner See Hiram Warner Hill
  Hill, Warren H. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Hill, Wayne L. — of Utah. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Hill, Whitmell (1743-1797) — of North Carolina. Born in Bertie County, N.C., February 12, 1743. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1776; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1777; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1778-80; member of North Carolina state senate, 1778-80, 1784-85. Died in Martin County, N.C., September 26, 1797 (age 54 years, 226 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Martin County, N.C.; reinterment at Trinity Cemetery, Near Scotland Neck, Halifax County, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hill, William — U.S. Attorney for North Carolina, 1790-95. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William — of Rockingham County, N.C. Secretary of state of North Carolina, 1811-59. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William A. — of Colorado. Justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1909-19; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1918-19. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William B. — of Monongahela, Washington County, Pa. Democrat. Mayor of Monongahela, Pa., 1956-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William Bancroft (c.1858-1945) — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Colebrook, Coos County, N.H., about 1858. Lawyer; pastor; college professor; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Christian Reformed or Presbyterian. Died January 23, 1945 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Elise Weyerhaeuser (1860-1946; daughter of Frederick E. Weyerhaeuser (1872-1945; lumber executive)).
  Hill, William C. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Democrat. Postmaster at Miami, Fla., 1935-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William David (1833-1906) — of Ohio. Born in Nelson County, Va., October 1, 1833. Democrat. Mayor of Springfield, Ohio, 1861; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1866; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1879-81, 1883-87; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880 (speaker). Died December 26, 1906 (age 73 years, 86 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Defiance, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hill, William E. (1835-1897) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., 1835. Republican. Sawmill operator; sawmill equipment manufacturer; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1890, 1892-93; appointed 1892. Swedenborgian. Died, from apoplexy, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., October 18, 1897 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William E. — of Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 2nd District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William G. — of Texas. Member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Brazoria, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of Nevada County, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1858-59, 1873-75 (16th District 1858-59, 21st District 1873-75). Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Mich. Postmaster at Manistique, Mich., 1887-91. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of Fairmont, Martin County, Minn. Postmaster at Fairmont, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding; elected 1904; defeated, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of Michigan. Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan at-large, 1912; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — also known as "Doc" — of Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Republican. Member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1928-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1944; member of Hawaii state senate, 1959-67. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William H. — of Vincennes, Knox County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William Henry (1767-1809) — of North Carolina. Born in Brunswick, Columbus County, N.C., May 1, 1767. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for North Carolina, 1790; member of North Carolina state senate, 1794; U.S. Representative from North Carolina at-large, 1799-1803. Died near Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., 1809 (age about 42 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, New Hanover County, N.C.
  Relatives: Nephew and cousin by marriage of Samuel Ashe; cousin two different ways of Alfred Moore Waddell; second cousin once removed of John Baptista Ashe (1748-1802); second cousin twice removed of John Baptista Ashe (1810-1857), William Shepperd Ashe, George Davis (1820-1896) and Horatio Davis; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Samuel Ashe.
  Political families: Polk family; Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hill, William Henry (1877-1972) — also known as William H. Hill — of Johnson City, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Plains, Luzerne County, Pa., March 23, 1877. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; village president of Lestershire, New York, 1898-1901; postmaster; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; member of New York state senate 39th District, 1915-18; U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1919-21; chair of Broome County Republican Party, 1940-55; member of New York Republican State Executive Committee, 1945. Died in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., July 24, 1972 (age 95 years, 123 days). Interment at Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Hill, William J. — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Republican. Mayor of Salinas, Calif., 1886-92, 1898; postmaster at Salinas, Calif., 1902-15. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Baker; member of New York state assembly from New York County 18th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William J. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William Luther (1873-1951) — of Florida. Born in Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., October 17, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; insurance business; secretary to U.S. Sen. Duncan U. Fletcher, 1917-36; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1936; appointed 1936. Died in Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., January 5, 1951 (age 77 years, 80 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville, Fla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Hill, William M. C. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Dallas, Tex., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William R. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William R. — of Charlottesville, Va. Mayor of Charlottesville, Va., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, William R. — of Johnson City, Broome County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Hill, William R. — of Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Hill, William Silas (1886-1972) — also known as William S. Hill — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Born in Corning, Nemaha County, Kan., January 20, 1886. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; merchant; member of Colorado state legislature, 1920; secretary to Gov. Ralph Carr; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1941-59; defeated, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Farm Bureau; Rotary; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in 1972 (age about 86 years). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Fort Collins, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, March 25, 1907, to S. Rachel Trower.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hill, Wilson S. — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Greensboro, N.C., 1845-49. Burial location unknown.
  Hill, Wilson Shedric (1863-1921) — also known as Wilson S. Hill — of Winona, Montgomery County, Miss. Born in Choctaw County, Miss., January 19, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1887; District Attorney 5th District, 1891-1903; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1903-09; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1914-21. Died in 1921 (age about 58 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Winona, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Samuel Hill and Elizabeth Hill; married, November 5, 1887, to Claudia Money.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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