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HOLBROOKE (Soundex H416) — See also ALBROOK, BROOKE, BROOKENS, BROOKER, BROOKES, CROOKE, CROOKER, HALBROOK, HOLBROCK, HOLBROOK, HOLBRUNER, PHILBROOK, ROOKE, ROOKER, TELLBROOCK, TILLBROOK, VANDEBROOKE.

Richard C. Holbrooke Holbrooke, Richard Charles Albert (1941-2010) — also known as Richard C. Holbrooke — Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., April 24, 1941. U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1993-94; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1998-2001. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died December 13, 2010 (age 69 years, 233 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Richard Holbrooke: To End a War (1998)
  Books about Richard Holbrooke: Derek Chollet & Samantha Power, The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World
  Image source: American International Group, Inc.


HOLBRUNER (Soundex H416) — See also BRUNE, BRUNEAU, BRUNEL, BRUNELLE, BRUNELLO, BRUNER, BRUNETT, BRUNETTE, BRUNETTI, BRUNETTO, COLBRUNO, DEBRUNET, DRUNERT, GRUNER, HOLBROCK, HOLBROOK, HOLBROOKE, LABRUNERIE, PRUNER.

  Holbruner, Thomas M. — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Mayor of Frederick, Md., 1871-74. Burial location unknown.


HOLCK (Soundex H420) — See also HELCK, HOCK, HOLCOMB, HOLCOMBE, HOLCUMB, HOLCZMAN, HOLK.

  Holck, Karen — of Maryland. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


HOLCOMB (Soundex H425) — See also ALCOMBRIGHT, BALCOMBE, COLCOCK, COLCORD, COMB, COULCOMBE, HALCOMB, HOLCK, HOLCOMBE, HOLCUMB, HOLCZMAN, MALCOMB, OLCOTT, VOLCOFF, WILCOMB, WOLCOTT, WOOLCOTT.

  HOLCOMB: See also Murl Holcomb DeFoe — Pierre Samuel du Pont IV — Cynthia Holcomb Hall — Holcomb R. Howard — Holcomb N. Jones — John D. Long — Alpheus Mack Martin — Frank Holcomb Mason — Jay Holcomb Neff — Rufus Pettibone
  Holcomb, A. T. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Albert G. — of Indiana. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Allen Jacob (1859-1954) — also known as Allen J. Holcomb — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Granby, Hartford County, Conn., November 24, 1859. Republican. Dairy farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury; elected 1930. Died in Avon, Hartford County, Conn., March 15, 1954 (age 94 years, 111 days). Interment at Hop Meadow Cemetery, Simsbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Sylvester Holcomb (1809-1865) and Sarah Lucinda (Hoskins) Holcomb (1822-1902); married, October 8, 1884, to Clara A. Deming (1863-1944); first cousin four times removed of Noah Phelps; second cousin twice removed of Almon Case; second cousin thrice removed of Hezekiah Case and Elisha Phelps; third cousin of Anson Levi Holcomb; third cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, John Allen, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Peter Buell Porter, Amos Pettibone, Norman A. Phelps and John Smith Phelps (1814-1886); third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin; fourth cousin of Abiel Case and William Gleason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Amaziah Brainard, Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Abijah Blodget, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), John William Allen, Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case, Peter Augustus Porter, William Walter Phelps and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holcomb, Anson Levi (1806-1869) — also known as Anson L. Holcomb — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn.; Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in North Granby, Granby, Hartford County, Conn., July 19, 1806. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1835, 1838. Died in 1869 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Holcomb (1767-1831) and Martha (Benjamin) Holcomb; married, March 31, 1831, to Abigail Benjamin (1813-1890); third cousin of Allen Jacob Holcomb; third cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams and Greene Carrier Bronson; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, John Allen, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg and Daniel Chapin; fourth cousin of Hezekiah Case, Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Abiel Case, Chauncey Forward, William Gleason, Jr. and Almon Case; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Joseph Churchill Strong, Elisha Phelps, Amaziah Brainard, Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Abijah Blodget, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), John William Allen, Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Oliver Dwight Filley, Peter Augustus Porter, Franklin Darius Hale and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holcomb, Austin — of Georgia. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for President of the United States, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Bankson Taylor (1879-1945) — also known as Bankson T. Holcomb — of Pittstown, Rensselaer County, N.Y.; Pompton Lakes, Passaic County, N.J.; New Castle, New Castle County, Del.; near Frederica, Kent County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., January 20, 1879. Democrat. Insurance business; delegate to Delaware convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Delaware state director, U.S. National Youth Administration; candidate for Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1942. Died January 9, 1945 (age 65 years, 355 days). Interment at Glebe Cemetery, New Castle, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Bankson Taylor Holcomb (1839-1912) and Edith Merritt (Driver) Holcomb; married 1907 to Julia Hurlock Newton (1877-1948); first cousin of Thomas Holcomb, Jr. (1879-1965); first cousin thrice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; first cousin four times removed of Augustus Pettibone and Rufus Pettibone; second cousin four times removed of Amos Pettibone; second cousin five times removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin once removed of Chauncey Forward Black; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Herman Pettibone; fourth cousin once removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb, Joseph Wells Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Holcomb, Barbara — of Sicklerville, Camden County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Holcomb, Charles — Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals; defeated, 1996 (Democratic); elected 2000, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Holcomb, Charles P. — of Minnesota. Clerk of the Minnesota supreme court, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Charlie — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 25th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Holcomb, Chauncey P. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 10th District, 1901-04, 1907-08, 1913-14, 1937-38. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Chester — of New York. U.S. Consul General in Bogotá, as of 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Clarence Leland (1871-c.1942) — of Washington. Born in Gibson County, Ind., October 15, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1932. Died in Kennewick, Benton County, Wash., about 1942 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Mercer Holcomb; brother of Oscar Raymond Holcomb (1867-?); first cousin of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  Holcomb, Edmond Alfred (1888-1977) — also known as Edmond A. Holcomb — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., May 31, 1888. Democrat. Dairy farmer; milk inspector; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1918, 1930. Died May 12, 1977 (age 88 years, 346 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wells Holcomb and Mary Ellen (Lowrey) Holcomb (1854-1934); married, April 16, 1913, to Florence Sara Gates (1889-1986); first cousin four times removed of Hezekiah Case, Parmenio Adams, Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; second cousin five times removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin once removed of William Lucius Case; third cousin twice removed of Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case and Chauncey Forward Black; third cousin thrice removed of Abiel Case and Almon Case; fourth cousin of Leonard Leach Case; fourth cousin once removed of Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Marcus Hensey Holcomb (1844-1932) and Burton Everett Hoskins.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holcomb, Edmund (1801-1874) — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, February, 1801. Member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1865. Died in Granby, Hartford County, Conn., December 20, 1874 (age 73 years, 0 days). Interment at Granby Cemetery, Granby, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Holcomb (1771-1829) and Hepzibah (Griswold) Holcomb (1781-1814); married, September 2, 1835, to Eliza Minerva Hayes (1807-1862); married, September 29, 1863, to Emily H. Eggleston (1832-1914); first cousin twice removed of Gaylord Griswold; first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; first cousin five times removed of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; third cousin once removed of Noah Webster Holcomb; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth and Elisha Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Abiel Case, Chauncey Forward, Jairus Case, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss and William Gleason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Asa H. Otis, Abijah Blodget, John William Allen, Norman A. Phelps, Oliver Dwight Filley (1806-1881), James Samuel Wadsworth, George Smith Catlin, Henry Titus Backus, John Smith Phelps, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919), Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Roger Wolcott (1847-1900) and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Holcomb, Eric Joseph (b. 1968) — also known as Eric Holcomb — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 2, 1968. Republican. Candidate for Indiana state house of representatives 64th District, 2000; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 2012; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 2016-17; appointed 2016; Governor of Indiana, 2017-. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Still living as of 2020.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Holcomb, Ernest L. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Ernest P. — of Broome County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Broome County, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Ethan A. (born c.1831) — of Keytesville, Chariton County, Mo. Born in Ohio, about 1831. Lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 6th District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Gavette B. — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, George F. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Gerard F. — of New Carrollton, Prince George's County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Holcomb, H. Park — of Hartland, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartland, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Hoke See Thomas M. Holcomb
  Holcomb, Howard E. — of Minnesota. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Holcomb, Irving — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County 2nd District, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, James — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1796-97. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, James — Whig. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, James — of Richardson County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, James D. — of Trenton, Grundy County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Trenton, Mo., 1979-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Holcomb, James E. (b. 1831) — of Wolverine, Cheboygan County, Mich. Born in 1831. Democrat. Member of Michigan state senate 27th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, James R. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 10th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Joel — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1820, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Joel C. — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn.; East Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1836; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Joseph Wells (1853-1928) — also known as Joseph W. Holcomb — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Granby, Hartford County, Conn., March 4, 1853. Democrat. Farmer; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1908, 1910. Died in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., March 5, 1928 (age 75 years, 1 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Ellen Lowrey (1854-1934); father of Edmond Alfred Holcomb; first cousin thrice removed of Hezekiah Case, Parmenio Adams, Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; second cousin four times removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin of William Lucius Case; third cousin once removed of Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case, Chauncey Forward Black and Leonard Leach Case; third cousin twice removed of Abiel Case and Almon Case; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Pettibone, Elisha Phelps, Rufus Pettibone and Amos Pettibone; fourth cousin of Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Marcus Hensey Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins; fourth cousin once removed of Selah Merrill, Bankson Taylor Holcomb, Thomas Holcomb, Jr. (1879-1965) and Alexander Royal Wheeler.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holcomb, Lorrie R. — of Luzerne County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Luzerne County, 1903-05; resigned 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Luther — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Holcomb, Lyle Donald (1895-1975) — also known as Lyle D. Holcomb — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Pierson, Montcalm County, Mich., August 29, 1895. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Member, American Legion. Died in Coral Gables, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., March 30, 1975 (age 79 years, 213 days). Interment at Woodlawn Park North Cemetery & Mausoleum, Miami, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Harris Holcomb and Clara Leonora (Hager) Holcomb (1873-1955); married, June 25, 1925, to Hazel Irene Watson (1896-1952); married 1955 to Cathryn O. Boyd; third cousin thrice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward (1786-1852) and Chauncey Forward.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Holcomb, Lyman — of Andrew County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Andrew County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
Marcus H. Holcomb Holcomb, Marcus Hensey (1844-1932) — also known as Marcus H. Holcomb — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn., November 28, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1876; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1893-94; banker; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Southington, 1902; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington, 1905-06; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1905-06; Connecticut state attorney general, 1907-10; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1910-15; Governor of Connecticut, 1915-21. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Redmen; Foresters; Grange. Died in Southington, Hartford County, Conn., March 5, 1932 (age 87 years, 98 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Carlos Holcomb (1810-1895) and Adah (Bushnell) Holcomb (1815-1904); married, October 16, 1872, to Sarah Carpenter Bennett (1840-1901); second cousin twice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; third cousin of Burton Everett Hoskins; fourth cousin of Chauncey Forward Black and Joseph Wells Holcomb; fourth cousin once removed of Bankson Taylor Holcomb, Thomas Holcomb, Jr. (1879-1965) and Edmond Alfred Holcomb.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John Buckley — William M. Maltbie
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: One Hundredth Anniversary (1919)
  Holcomb, Martin Harris (1867-1945) — also known as Martin H. Holcomb — of Montcalm County, Mich. Born in Vernon Township, Trumbull County, Ohio, September 21, 1867. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Montcalm County, 1911-14; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 16th District, 1922. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., November 12, 1945 (age 78 years, 52 days). Interment at Woodlawn Park North Cemetery & Mausoleum, Miami, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Milo Harris Holcomb (1838-1928) and Sarah Isabel (DeWolf) Holcomb (1842-1900); married to Lenora Clara Hager (1873-1955); father of Lyle Donald Holcomb; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward (1786-1852) and Chauncey Forward.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Holcomb, N. Webster See Noah Webster Holcomb
  Holcomb, Noah Webster (b. 1826) — also known as N. Webster Holcomb — of Canton, Hartford County, Conn.; Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., May 27, 1826. Physician; farmer; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1869. Died in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Noah Webster
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Holcomb (1787-1848) and Jemina (Gillett) Holcomb; married, May 28, 1853, to Elizabeth Moses; third cousin once removed of Edmund Holcomb; third cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807); fourth cousin once removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Abiel Case, Chauncey Forward, Jairus Case and William Gleason, Jr..
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holcomb, Numa R. — of Oak Grove, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Dentist; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1907-12, 1927-28 (Jackson County 1st District 1907-12, Jackson County 7th District 1927-28). Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, O. R. See Oscar Raymond Holcomb
  Holcomb, Oliver H. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Oscar Raymond (b. 1867) — also known as O. R. Holcomb — of Ritzville, Adams County, Wash. Born in Gibson County, Ind., December 31, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1902; superior court judge in Washington, 1909-15; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1915-27, 1927-31; chief justice of Washington state supreme court, 1919-21. Episcopalian. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Mercer Holcomb (1838-1906); brother of Clarence Leland Holcomb; first cousin of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  Holcomb, Park See H. Park Holcomb
  Holcomb, Pat D. — of Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Holcomb, Raynor — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Richard E. — of California. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Holcomb, Russell W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale District, 1962; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Holcomb, Sereno — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Silas Alexander (1858-1920) — also known as Silas A. Holcomb — of Nebraska. Born in Gibson County, Ind., August 25, 1858. Lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 12th District, 1891-94; Governor of Nebraska, 1895-99; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1900-06; chief justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1904-06. Died in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., April 25, 1920 (age 61 years, 244 days). Interment at Broken Bow Cemetery, Broken Bow, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of John C. Holcomb and Lucinda Reavis (Skelton) Holcomb; married, April 13, 1882, to Martha Alice Brinson; nephew of Silas Mercer Holcomb (1838-1906); first cousin of Oscar Raymond Holcomb and Clarence Leland Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Holcomb, Silas Mercer (1838-1906) — of Gibson County, Ind. Born in Fort Branch, Gibson County, Ind., March 27, 1838. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864; Populist candidate for secretary of state of Indiana, 1896. Died in Fort Branch, Gibson County, Ind., June 6, 1906 (age 68 years, 71 days). Interment at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Fort Branch, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Elihu Holcomb (1800-1855) and Nancy (Cook) Holcomb (1807-1838); married, May 26, 1862, to Mary Anne Hopkins (1840-1917); father of Oscar Raymond Holcomb (1867-?) and Clarence Leland Holcomb; uncle of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Holcomb, Terry — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1986, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Holcomb, Thomas, Jr. (1879-1965) — of St. Mary's City, St. Mary's County, Md.; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., August 5, 1879. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, 1936-43; U.S. Minister to South Africa, 1944-48. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., May 24, 1965 (age 85 years, 292 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Holcomb (1843-1916) and Elizabeth Hindman (Barney) Holcomb; first cousin of Bankson Taylor Holcomb; first cousin thrice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; first cousin four times removed of Augustus Pettibone and Rufus Pettibone; second cousin four times removed of Amos Pettibone; second cousin five times removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin once removed of Chauncey Forward Black (1839-1904); third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Herman Pettibone; fourth cousin once removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb, Joseph Wells Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Holcomb, Thomas II — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at New Castle, Del., 1961-72 (acting, 1961-63). Still living as of 1972.
  Holcomb, Thomas G. (born c.1808) — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Born about 1808. Whig. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1837-38; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Thomas M. (b. 1945) — also known as Hoke Holcomb — of Holt, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1945. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 58th District, 1975-78; defeated, 1972, 1978; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980; candidate for Michigan state senate 20th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Holcomb, Tudor F. — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby; elected 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Walter — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Watson — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Watson L. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Webster See Noah Webster Holcomb
  Holcomb, Wendell S. — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Republican candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1940 (Muskegon County 1st District), 1956 (Muskegon County 2nd District); candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, William H. — of Rochelle, Ogle County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, William W. — of Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Windsor, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Holcomb, Wright — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1891; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 7th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.


HOLCOMBE (Soundex H425) — See also ALCOMBRIGHT, BALCOMBE, COLCOCK, COLCORD, COMBE, COULCOMBE, HALCOMB, HOLCK, HOLCOMB, HOLCUMB, HOLCZMAN, MALCOMB, OLCOTT, VOLCOFF, WILCOMB, WOLCOTT, WOOLCOTT.

  HOLCOMBE: See also Roy William Baker — Oliver Owen Forward — Walter Forward — Chauncey Forward — George Holcombe Malone
  Holcombe, Alonzo B. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, Andrew — of Chico, Butte County, Calif. Mayor of Chico, Calif., 2006-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Holcombe, George (1786-1828) — of Allentown, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Amwell Township (part now in Lambertville), Hunterdon County, N.J., March, 1786. Democrat. Physician; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1815-16; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1821-28 (at-large 1821-23, 2nd District 1823-25, at-large 1825-28); died in office 1828. Died in Allentown, Monmouth County, N.J., January 14, 1828 (age 41 years, 0 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Holcombe, H. Starr — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, J. W. H. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Clinton County Republican Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, James Philemon (1820-1873) — of Virginia. Born in Powhatan County, Va., September 20, 1820. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64. Died in Capon Springs, Hampshire County, W.Va., August 22, 1873 (age 52 years, 336 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  Holcombe, Johnston — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, Mary — of Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Holcombe, Nathaniel — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, Neville — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Mayor of Spartanburg, S.C., 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, Oliver C. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1906-08, 1912-14. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, Oscar Fitzallen (1888-1968) — also known as Oscar F. Holcombe — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., December 31, 1888. Construction business; mayor of Houston, Tex., 1921-29, 1933-37, 1939-41, 1947-53, 1956-58; defeated, 1929, 1931. Died June 18, 1968 (age 79 years, 170 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 3, 1912, to Mary Grey Miller.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Holcombe, Starr See H. Starr Holcombe
  Holcombe, Thomas — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Mayor of Savannah, Ga., 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, Whitney P. — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holcombe, William (d. 1870) — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1858-60; mayor of Stillwater, Minn., 1870; died in office 1870. Died September 2, 1870. Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Stillwater, Minn.
  Holcombe, William W. — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Newtown, Connecticut, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HOLCUMB (Soundex H425) — See also HALCOMB, HOLCK, HOLCOMB, HOLCOMBE, HOLCZMAN, KILCUMMINS.

  Holcumb, Guy T. — of Oxford, Chester County, Pa. Burgess of Oxford, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.


HOLCZMAN (Soundex H425) — See also HOLCK, HOLCOMB, HOLCOMBE, HOLCUMB, HOLZMAN, KACZMAR, KACZMAREK, OLCZAK.

  Holczman, Geza — of Palmerton, Carbon County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Still living as of 1956.


HOLDA (Soundex H430) — See also HALDY, HOLDAR, HOLDAWAY, HOLDE, HULDA, HULDAH, LAHOOD.

  Holda, Edwin — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 23rd District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.


HOLDAR (Soundex H436) — See also BALDARELLI, GILDART, GOLDARACENA, HALDOR, HAROLD, HARROLD, HODAR, HOLDA, HOLDAWAY, HOLDER, KILDARE.

  Holdar, James L. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas land commissioner, 2010. Still living as of 2010.


HOLDAWAY (Soundex H430) — See also DAWAHARE, HADAWAY, HADDAWAY, HARDAWAY, HOLDA, HOLDAR, HOLDWAY, SIDAWAY, TREADAWAY.

  Holdaway, D. W. — of Price, Carbon County, Utah. Postmaster at Price, Utah, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Holdaway, David R. — of Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah. Mayor of Pleasant Grove, Utah, 1984-89. Still living as of 1989.
  Holdaway, Mabel — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


HOLDBROOK (Soundex H431) — See also BRADBROOK, BROOK, ELDBRIDGE, GOLDBAUM, GOLDBECK, GOLDBERG, GOLDBERGER, GOLDBLATT, GOLDBLOOM, GOLDBURN, HOLBROOK, SANDBROOK.

  Holdbrook, Edward J. — of Falls City, Richardson County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at Falls City, Neb., 1891-95. Burial location unknown.


HOLDE (Soundex H430) — See also HALD, HEALD, HELD, HILD, HILDE, HODEL, HODELL, HOLDA, HOLDEKAMP, HOLDEN, HOLDER, HOLDERBY, HOLDERIED, HOLDERITH, HOLDERMAN, HOLE, OLDE.

  Holde, B. F. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1892. Burial location unknown.


HOLDEKAMP (Soundex H432) — See also DANDEKAR, DEKALB, DEKAY, HAZEKAMP, HOLDE, HOLEKAMP, KLEKAMP, LOSEKAMP, VANDEKAMP.

  Holdekamp, Paul — of Boerne, Kendall County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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