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KEMP (Soundex K510) — See also CAMP, CHAMP, CHAMPE, CHIMP, KAMP, KEMP-BARNHART, KEMP-LAURIA, KEMPA, KEMPE, KEMPER, KEMPF, KEMPFER, KEMPH, KEMPLE, KEMPNER, KEMPS, KEMPSKI, KEMPT, KEMPTER, KEMPTON, KLEMP, KUMP.

  KEMP: See also Diane Kemp Barnum — Kemp P. Battle — Kemp Conrad — James Kemp Doughton, Sr. — Joshua Fulton Ensor — Kemp Hannon — Kemp P. Hill — Mrs. Kemp Jackman — David Kemp Karnes — Melissa Kemp-Barnhart — Barbara Kemp-Lauria — Burrell Kemp Littlepage — Earl Kemp Long — J. Kemp McDaniel — James Kemp McLaughlin — G. Kemp Melton — Kemp Battle Nixon — Kemp Plumer — Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt — Joseph Kemp Toole
  Kemp, Alfreda — of Washington, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Kemp, Amanda — of Stanford, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Kemp, Andrew — Democrat. Supervisor of Monguagon Township, Michigan; elected 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Benjamin R. (1830-1864) — of Indiana. Born in 1830. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1863. Died in 1864 (age about 34 years). Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Bolivar Edwards (1871-1933) — also known as Bolivar E. Kemp — of Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Born near Amite City, St. Helena Parish, La., December 28, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1920; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1925-33; died in office 1933. Episcopalian. Died, from a heart attack, in Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La., June 19, 1933 (age 61 years, 173 days). Interment at Amite Cemetery, Amite City, La.
  Relatives: Son of William Breed Kemp and Elizabeth (Nesom) Kemp; married to Esther Edwards 'Lallie' Conner (1875-1943); father of Bolivar Edwards Kemp, Jr. (1904-1965).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Kemp, Bolivar Edwards, Jr. (1904-1965) — also known as Bolivar Kemp, Jr. — of Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Born in Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La., September 23, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; Louisiana state attorney general, 1948-52; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Died October 27, 1965 (age 61 years, 34 days). Interment at Amite Cemetery, Amite City, La.
  Relatives: Son of Bolivar Edwards Kemp (1871-1933) and Esther Edwards 'Lallie' (Conner) Kemp (1875-1943); married to Menette Wilson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Kemp, Brian — Republican. Secretary of state of Georgia; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Kemp, C. E. — of Trumann, Poinsett County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Kemp, Clarence E. — of Kent County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, D. H. — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Danny E. — of Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Mayor of Fredericktown, Mo., 2009-10. Still living as of 2010.
  Kemp, Dorothy Grant See Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt
  Kemp, E. G. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, E. W. — of Oklahoma. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Edward G. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Edward H. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Edwin Carl (b. 1884) — also known as Edwin C. Kemp — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Born in East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester County, Mass., August 24, 1884. U.S. Consul in SAINT Pierre and Miquelon, 1914-15; Marseille, 1915-16; Tunis, 1916-19; Bucharest, 1919-21; Budapest, 1921-23; Danzig, 1923-29; Le Havre, 1929-33; Moncton, 1933-35; U.S. Consul General in Winnipeg, 1935-36; Halifax, 1943-45; Kingston, 1945. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edwin Kemp and Harriet Elizabeth (Moulton) Kemp; married, September 12, 1909, to Bernette Zoe Chase (died 1918); married, November 26, 1919, to Anna Durkee Smith.
  Kemp, Frank — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Fred J. — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1930-33; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair County 1st District, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, G. LeRoy — of Darien, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Darien; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, George — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, George E. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1922-29 (acting, 1922). Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, George W. — of Ingram, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Ingram, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, George W. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Concord 3rd Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Harry — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Hill — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 22nd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Kemp, J. A. — of Salem, Washington County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, J. H. See James Harvey Kemp
  Kemp, Jack French (1935-2009) — also known as Jack Kemp — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 13, 1935. Republican. Professional football player, National and American Football Leagues, 1957-70; cofounder and president, American Football League Players Association; U.S. Representative from New York, 1971-89 (39th District 1971-73, 38th District 1973-83, 31st District 1983-89); candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1988; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1989-93; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1996. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 2, 2009 (age 73 years, 293 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 19, 1958, to Joanne Main; father of Jennifer Kemp (daughter-in-law of Thomas Coleman Andrews, Jr. (1925-1989)).
  Political family: Andrews-Kemp family of Richmond, Virginia.
  Cross-reference: Michael Carroll
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Kemp, James Harvey (1871-1962) — also known as J. H. Kemp — of Fullerton, Nance County, Neb.; Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Page County, Va., October 6, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1913; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1934. Presbyterian. Member, Lions; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Nebraska, February 19, 1962 (age 90 years, 136 days). Interment at Fullerton Cemetery, Fullerton, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas M. Kemp (1836-1926) and Elizabeth J. (Kibler) Kemp (1843-1896); married, June 15, 1909, to Elinor Orton (1877-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Kemp, Jimmy — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Mayor of Meridian, Miss., 1985-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Kemp, John W. — of Indiana. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Joyce — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Kemp, Karen — of Albany, Dougherty County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Kemp, Laura S. — of Georgia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Kemp, LeRoy See G. LeRoy Kemp
  Kemp, Louis — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Kemp, Marcus A. — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1923-25. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Merryman — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Kemp, Patricia — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Kemp, Percy G. — U.S. Vice Consul in Las Palmas, as of 1926-29; Tananarive, as of 1932; SAINT Michaels, as of 1938; Victoria, as of 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Rachel — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Kemp, S. A. — of Wabasha County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Kemp, S. B. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, S. S. — of Maywood, Cook County, Ill. Postmaster at Maywood, Ill., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, Thomas III See W. Thomas Kemp III
  Kemp, W. R. — of St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich. Member of Michigan Union Silver Party State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, W. Thomas III — of Georgia. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Kemp, Wallace C. (d. 1929) — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born in Indiana. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1921-22. Died August 30, 1929. Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Kemp, Walter — of Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 70th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Kemp, Willard W. — Christian candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, William — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, William C. (d. 1933) — of Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of Winchester, Connecticut, 1922-27; mayor of Winsted, Conn., 1920. Died January 22, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, William E. (d. 1968) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1946-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Died in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., July 29, 1968. Burial location unknown.
  Kemp, William J. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 5th District, 1943-44; defeated, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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