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HUMPHREYS (Soundex H516) — See also HMPHREYS, HUMP, HUMPERT, HUMPF, HUMPHRESS, HUMPHREY, HUMPHREYVILLE, HUMPHRIES, HUMPHRY, HUMPTON, HUNPHREY, JEFFREYS, MUMPHREYS, MURPHREY, PELPHREY, PUMPHREY, SHUMPERT, TORREYSON, UMPHRESS, UMPHREY.

  HUMPHREYS: See also Joseph Garner Anthony — Winfield Scott Bird — James Everett Ford — Thomas St. John Gaffney — William Humphreys Jackson — William Purnell Jackson — Harve Tibbott
  Humphreys, A. J. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Charleston, W.Va., 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Abel — of Tioga Point (now Athens), Bradford County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Abram Stephanus (b. 1868) — also known as Abram S. Humphreys — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss., January 16, 1868. Lawyer; circuit judge in Hawaii, 1900-02. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abram S. Humphreys and Eliza (Tucker) Humphreys.
  Humphreys, Alex R. — of Monroe County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1868-71. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Andrew (1821-1904) — also known as Andy Humphreys — of Greene County, Ind. Born near Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., March 30, 1821. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1849; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864; member of Indiana state senate, 1874; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1876-77. Died June 14, 1904 (age 83 years, 76 days). Interment at Humphreys Cemetery, Linton, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Humphreys, Andy See Andrew Humphreys
  Humphreys, Arthur Cameron (1861-1943) — also known as Arthur C. Humphreys — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Charles Town, Jefferson County, Va. (now W.Va.), October 3, 1861. Vice-Consul for Spain in Norfolk, Va., 1890-98, 1914-35; Consular Agent for Italy in Norfolk, Va., 1891-95; Vice-Consul for Mexico in Norfolk, Va., 1901; Honorary Vice-Consul for Ecuador in Norfolk, Va., 1935. Died in Norfolk, Va., December 18, 1943 (age 82 years, 76 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Humphreys, B. D. — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Benjamin Grubb (1808-1882) — also known as Benjamin G. Humphreys — of Mississippi. Born in Claiborne County, Miss., August 26, 1808. Member of Mississippi state legislature, 1837; member of Mississippi state senate, 1839; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Governor of Mississippi, 1865-68. During Reconstruction, he was physically ejected from the governor's office by an armed force under the orders of the U.S. military commander of Mississippi. Died in Leflore County, Miss., December 20, 1882 (age 74 years, 116 days). Interment at Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, Miss.
  Relatives: Married to Mildred Hickman Maury (1823-1899); father of Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (1865-1923).
  Political family: Humphreys family of Greenville, Mississippi.
  Humphreys County, Miss. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Humphreys, Benjamin Grubb (1865-1923) — also known as Benjamin G. Humphreys — of Greenville, Washington County, Miss. Born in Claiborne County, Miss., August 17, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; District Attorney 4th Circuit, 1895-1903; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 1903-23; died in office 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1916, 1920. Died in Greenville, Washington County, Miss., October 16, 1923 (age 58 years, 60 days). Interment at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (1808-1882) and Mildred Hickman (Maury) Humphreys (1823-1899); married, October 9, 1889, to Louise Yerger; father of William Yerger Humphreys.
  Political family: Humphreys family of Greenville, Mississippi.
  The Benjamin G. Humphreys Bridge (built 1938-40, closed and demolished 2010-12), over the Mississippi River between Greenville, Mississippi, and Lake Village, Arkansas, was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Humphreys, Bobby (born c.1954) — of Pleasant Grove, Jefferson County, Ala. Born about 1954. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Humphreys, Cecil Charles — of New Castle, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 24th District, 1957. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Charles (1714-1786) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Haverford, Delaware County, Pa., September 19, 1714. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1774-76. Quaker. Voted against the Declaration of Independence because he was a Quaker and opposed to war. Died in Haverford, Delaware County, Pa., March 11, 1786 (age 71 years, 173 days). Interment at Old Haverford Meeting House Cemetery, Haverford, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Humphreys, Daniel — of New Hampshire. U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1804-27. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, David (1752-1818) — of Connecticut. Born in Derby (part now in Ansonia), New Haven County, Conn., July 10, 1752. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1791-97; Spain, 1796-1801; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1812-14. Imported the Merino sheep to the U.S. Died in his hotel room, in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., February 21, 1818 (age 65 years, 226 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  The former borough of Humphreysville, now part of Seymour, Connecticut, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Humphreys, David Campbell (c.1818-1879) — also known as David C. Humphreys — of Whitesburg, Madison County, Ala.; Huntsville, Madison County, Ala.; Alexandria, Va. Born in Cahaba, Dallas County, Ala., about 1818. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1868 (member, Resolutions Committee); justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1870. Died in Alexandria, Va., July 12, 1879 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Carlisle Humphreys and Harriet A. (Campbell) Humphreys; married, October 22, 1845, to Margaret McLeod (died 1881).
  Humphreys, Dudley — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Eugene See M. Eugene Humphreys
  Humphreys, Mrs. Frank — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Frederick C. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Massachusetts. Republican. Mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1870-73; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1877-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, G. P. — of Boone, Lavaca County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 69th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, George — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1861-62, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, George W. — of Jefferson County, Miss. Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1806. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Harry D. — also known as Pinkie Humphreys — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Humphreys, Harry E., Jr. — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Vice-president, U.S. Rubber Company; mayor of Scarsdale, N.Y., 1947-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Irvin H. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1967; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 11th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Humphreys, Mrs. Irvin W. See Priscilla Cobb Humphreys
  Humphreys, J. A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, J. P. — of Aurora, Wise County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 45th District, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Jack E. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Humphreys, James — of Canton, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canton, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, James — of Butler County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Butler County, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, James B. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, James F. — also known as Jim Humphreys — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 23rd District; elected 1984; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1989-94; appointed 1989; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 2000, 2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Humphreys, Jim See James F. Humphreys
  Humphreys, Joe Bailey — of Crockett, Houston County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, John, Jr. — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Derby, 1822, 1824, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, John F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Katherine — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
Kirk Humphreys Humphreys, Kirk (b. 1950) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., September 13, 1950. Mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1998-2003; resigned 2003. Baptist. Still living as of 2003.
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  Humphreys, Larry — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Humphreys, Lester W. — U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1919-23. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Louis — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Mayor of South Bend, Ind., 1868-71. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, M. Eugene — of Galt, Grundy County, Mo. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Grundy County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Marion A. — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1900; postmaster at Salisbury, Md., 1902-14. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Marion O. — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Melvin W. — of Allison Park, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Humphreys, Miles S. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County, 1869-71; member of Pennsylvania state senate 23rd District, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Norman H. — of Westmont, Cambria County, Pa. Burgess of Westmont, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Parry Wayne (1778-1839) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Hernando, DeSoto County, Miss. Born in Staunton, Va., 1778. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Tennessee, 1807-09; circuit judge in Tennessee, 1809-13, 1818-36; U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1813-15; banker. Died in Hernando, DeSoto County, Miss., February 12, 1839 (age about 60 years). Interment at Methodist Cemetery, Hernando, Miss.
  Humphreys County, Tenn. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Humphreys, Paul R. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1955; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Pinkie See Harry D. Humphreys
  Humphreys, Priscilla Cobb — also known as Priscilla Humphreys; Mrs. Irvin W. Humphreys — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from West Virginia, 1963-75, 1991; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Female. Baptist. Still living as of 1991.
  Humphreys, Ralph — of Hampshire County, Va. (now W.Va.). Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Hampshire County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Randolph — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Mayor of Salisbury, Md., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Ray See Raymond R. Humphreys
  Humphreys, Raymond R. — also known as Ray Humphreys — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1964, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
Raymond V. Humphreys Humphreys, Raymond V. (1911-1985) — of Hurricane, Putnam County, W.Va. Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., May 3, 1911. Republican. Insurance business; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1936, 1938; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Putnam County, 1951-52. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in 1985 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Humphreys and Zelda (Henson) Humphreys.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Humphreys, Richard C. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Robert (1893-1977) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Fulgham, Hickman County, Ky., August 20, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1920; member of Kentucky state senate, 1932-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1952, 1956; Kentucky Democratic state chair, 1937-39, 1949-58; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1956. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., December 31, 1977 (age 84 years, 133 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Mayfield, Ky.
  Relatives: Married to Imogene Covington.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Humphreys, Robert W. — of Liberty, Liberty County, Tex.; Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916, 1920, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Roy — of Buchanan County, Mo. Democrat. Elected Missouri state house of representatives 7th District 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Humphreys, Samuel — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1824-26, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Stewart — of Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Newmarket, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, Thomas — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate from Wicomico County, 1876-78; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1888; mayor of Salisbury, Md., 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, W. J. — of Hinton, Summers County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Hinton, W.Va., 1977-78, 1981-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Humphreys, W. T. — of Tioga County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Tioga County, 1866-67, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, West Hughes (1806-1882) — Born in Montgomery County, Tenn., August 26, 1806. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1853-62; removed 1862; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1853-62; removed 1862; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee, 1853-62; removed 1862. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., October 16, 1882 (age 76 years, 51 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Humphreys, William — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Derby, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Humphreys, William — of Twin Lake, Muskegon County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Humphreys, William R. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Humphreys, William Yerger (1890-1933) — of Mississippi. Born in Greenville, Washington County, Miss., September 9, 1890. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 1923-25. Died February 26, 1933 (age 42 years, 170 days). Interment at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (1865-1923).
  Political family: Humphreys family of Greenville, Mississippi.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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