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JEFFRIES (Soundex J162) — See also FRIES, FRIESE, FRIESEMA, FRIESEN, FRIESSER, JEFFERIES, JEFFERIS, JEFFERS, JEFFRE, JEFFRESS, JEFFREY, JEFFREYS, JEFFRION, JEFFRIS, RIES.

  JEFFRIES: See also William Lee Brown — Richard J. Chamier — Cecil Z. Long — Henry Robinson Pollard — Edward Hughes Randolph
  Jeffries, Anthony G. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Charles — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 2nd District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Jeffries, Edmond — of Monessen, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Monessen, Pa., 1914-17. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Edward H. (b. 1916) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 18, 1916. Democrat. Accountant; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1941-44, 1951-62 (Wayne County 1st District 1941-44, 1951-54, Wayne County 5th District 1955-62); defeated in primary, 1946 (Wayne County 1st District), 1962 (Wayne County 5th District), 1964 (7th District); served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1944. Lutheran. Member, Maccabees. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eva Jeffries and Perry F. Jeffries (1894?-?).
  Jeffries, Edward J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1915-39; Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Edward John, Jr. (1900-1950) — also known as Edward J. Jeffries, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 3, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1930, 1946; mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1940-48. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Maccabees; Odd Fellows; Eagles; Moose. Died in 1950 (age about 50 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward J. Jeffries and Minnie (Stotts) Jeffries; married, January 24, 1930, to Florence Bell.
  Jeffries, George H. — of Charleston, Coles County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920, 1924, 1928 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, George W. — of Tustin, Orange County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Jeffries, H. B. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, H. H. — of Beaverton, Washington County, Ore. Mayor of Beaverton, Ore., 1949-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Hakeem — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008; Presidential Elector for New York, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Jeffries, Harry — of Watauga, Tarrant County, Tex. Mayor of Watauga, Tex.; elected 2009, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Jeffries, Henry L. — of Sansarc, Stanley County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 27th District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Mrs. J. H. — of Pineville, Bell County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, J. R. (b. 1883) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Greenville, Hunt County, Tex., 1883. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1931-32; defeated, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1950, 1952. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, James — of Churchville, Harford County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, James — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La.; Boyce, Rapides Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1876, 1880 (Convention Vice-President), 1884, 1888; member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, James — of Atlantic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, James Edmund (1925-1997) — also known as Jim Jeffries — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 1, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Kansas 2nd District, 1979-83. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., August 22, 1997 (age 72 years, 82 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jeffries, James Kell — also known as Jim Jeffries — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Jeffries, James N. — of Stockton, Cedar County, Mo. Republican. Minister; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Jerry M. — of Moberly, Randolph County, Mo. Mayor of Moberly, Mo., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Jervas — U.S. Consular Agent in Tehuantepec, as of 1898; Salina Cruz, as of 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Jim See James Edmund Jeffries
  Jeffries, Jim See James Kell Jeffries
  Jeffries, John W. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Mexico, Mo., 1861-65, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Joseph W., Jr. — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Peoria, Ill., 1920-21, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, L. B. — also known as "Duck" — of Zebra, Camden County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Camden County, 1935-38. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, L. Opie (b. 1909) — of Putnam County, W.Va. Born in Liberty, Putnam County, W.Va., January 13, 1909. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Putnam County, 1945-48; defeated, 1948. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. J. Jeffries and Laura M. (Beller) Jeffries; married to Geraldine Fisher; married, August 19, 1946, to Eveline Rosalind Mitchell.
  Jeffries, Leonidas A. (1827-1856) — also known as Leonidus Jeffreys — of Franklin County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, 1827. Physician; member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1856; died in office 1856. Died in 1856 (age about 29 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Nicholas Jeffreys (1776-1840) and Gilly (Hunter) Jeffreys (1785-1871); married, October 23, 1855, to Margaret Forbes McKnight (1836-1898).
  Jeffries, Linneus Q. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Minnie E. — Independent Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Oliver See David Oliver Selznick
  Jeffries, Opie See L. Opie Jeffries
  Jeffries, Peggy (born c.1940) — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Born about 1940. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Jeffries, Perry F. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944, 1952; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 3rd District, 1961. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Edward H. Jeffries (1916-?).
  Jeffries, Ruth Gaddis — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Jeffries, T. Victor — of Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Laclede County, 1935-40. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Thomas N. — U.S. Vice Consul in Saltillo, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, Victor See T. Victor Jeffries
  Jeffries, Walter Sooy (1893-1954) — also known as Walter S. Jeffries — of Margate City, Atlantic County, N.J.; Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., October 16, 1893. Republican. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Atlantic County; elected 1933; Atlantic County Sheriff, 1935-38; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940; Atlantic County Treasurer, 1941-44. Died October 11, 1954 (age 60 years, 360 days). Interment at Laurel Memorial Park, Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jeffries, William A. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 26th District, 1844-45. Burial location unknown.
  Jeffries, William J. — of Mt. Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 1st District, 1881-86. Burial location unknown.


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