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Kirke to Kirkner

KIRKE (Soundex K620) — See also CHURCH, CORK, CURCH, KARCH, KIKER, KIPKE, KIRK, KIRKEBY, KIRKEGAARD, KIRKENDAL, KIRKENDALE, KIRKENDALL, KIRKENDOLL, KIRKER, KURKE, MEETKIRKE.

  Kirke, Hazel See Hazel Kirke DeFoe


KIRKEBY (Soundex K621) — See also HUCKEBY, KIRK, KIRKBY, KIRKE, KIRKEGAARD, KIRKENDAL, KIRKENDALE, KIRKENDALL, KIRKENDOLL, KIRKER, MEETKIRKE.

  Kirkeby, Mark — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 35th District; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.


KIRKEGAARD (Soundex K622) — See also HEEGAARD, KEGAN, KIRKE, KIRKEBY, KIRKENDAL, KIRKENDALE, KIRKENDALL, KIRKENDOLL, KIRKER, MEETKIRKE, NEGAARD, NYEGAARD, ODEGAARD, OPPEGAARD, SOEGAARD, VANDEGAAR.

  Kirkegaard, Phyllis See Phyllis Kirk


KIRKENDAL (Soundex K625) — See also BIRKENMEIER, COYKENDALL, CUYKENDALL, KENDA, KENDAL, KENDALL, KIRKE, KIRKEBY, KIRKEGAARD, KIRKENDALE, KIRKENDALL, KIRKENDOLL, KIRKER, KUKENDAL, KURKINDOLLE, KUYKENDALL, MEETKIRKE.

  Kirkendal, Ira M. — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Mayor of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1871-73. Burial location unknown.


KIRKENDALE (Soundex K625) — See also BIRKENMEIER, BORGENDALE, COYKENDALL, CUYKENDALL, GLENDALE, KENDA, KENDAL, KENDALL, KIRKE, KIRKEBY, KIRKEGAARD, KIRKENDAL, KIRKENDALL, KIRKENDOLL, KIRKER, KUKENDAL, KURKINDOLLE, KUYKENDALL, MEETKIRKE, ROSENDALE.

  Kirkendale, Fred C. — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.


KIRKENDALL (Soundex K625) — See also BIRKENMEIER, COYKENDALL, CUYKENDALL, FENDALL, KENDA, KENDAL, KENDALL, KIRKE, KIRKEBY, KIRKEGAARD, KIRKENDAL, KIRKENDALE, KIRKENDOLL, KIRKER, KUKENDAL, KURKINDOLLE, KUYKENDALL, LENDALL, MEETKIRKE, RENDALL, ROSENDALL, TENDALL, WENDALL.

  KIRKENDALL: See also Frank Lazmer Hays
  Kirkendall, C. W. — of West Virginia. Socialist. Oil well business; delegate to Socialist National Convention from West Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkendall, Edith — of Birch Tree, Shannon County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkendall, Fred C. — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Democrat. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 12th Pennsylvania District, 1917-19. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkendall, William J. — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.


KIRKENDOLL (Soundex K625) — See also AMENDOLA, BARNDOLLAR, BIRKENMEIER, BUCKENDORF, FENDOL, GWENDOLEN, GWENDOLINE, GWENDOLYNNE, HACKENDORF, HECKENDORF, HECKENDORN, KIRKE, KIRKEBY, KIRKEGAARD, KIRKENDAL, KIRKENDALE, KIRKENDALL, KIRKER, KURKINDOLLE, MEETKIRKE, MENDOLA.

Art Kirkendoll Kirkendoll, Art (b. 1951) — of Chapmanville, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Logan, Logan County, W.Va., November 3, 1951. Democrat. Logan County Commissioner; member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 2011-; appointed 2011. Protestant. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Boyd F. Kirkendoll and Myrna Kirkendoll; married to Barbara A. Nelson.
  Image source: West Virginia Legislature


KIRKER (Soundex K626) — See also CORKER, KAERCHER, KARCHER, KARKER, KIKER, KINKER, KIRCHER, KIRK, KIRKE, KIRKEBY, KIRKEGAARD, KIRKENDAL, KIRKENDALE, KIRKENDALL, KIRKENDOLL, KIRKNER, MEETKIRKE, WIRKER.

  Kirker, Charles E. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Kirker, Chris A. See Christopher A. Kirker
  Kirker, Christopher A. — also known as Chris A. Kirker — of Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y.; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 22nd District, 1912; candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Kirker, Linda — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Kirker, Thomas (1760-1837) — of Adams County, Ohio. Born in Ireland, 1760. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Adams County, 1802; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1803, 1816-17; member of Ohio state senate, 1803-15, 1821-25; Governor of Ohio, 1807-08; defeated, 1808; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1824. Presbyterian. Died February 20, 1837 (age about 76 years). Interment at Kirker Cemetery, Adams County, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married 1790 to Sarah Smith.
  Kirker, William B. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.


KIRKHAM (Soundex K625) — See also BIRKHEAD, BIRKHOFER, BIRKHOLM, BIRKHOLZ, BURKHAM, CROOKHAM, KERCHUM, KIRK, KIRKHART, LARKHAM, MARKHAM.

  KIRKHAM: See also Jack Kirkham McFall
  Kirkham, Brian K. — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Mayor of Battle Creek, Mich., 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Kirkham, Charles D. — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Cheshire, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkham, Don — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Kirkham, E. M. — of Camden County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Camden County, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkham, Ellis See J. Ellis Kirkham
  Kirkham, George K. — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkham, Harold Laurens Dundas — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Honorary Consular Agent for France in Brownsville, Tex., 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkham, J. Ellis — of New Jersey. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkham, J. O. — of Douglas (now part of Juneau), Alaska. Mayor of Douglas, Alaska, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkham, John Henry (1865-1939) — also known as John H. Kirkham — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Newington, Hartford County, Conn., April 13, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1894. Congregationalist. Died in Portland, Middlesex County, Conn., April 13, 1939 (age 74 years, 0 days). Interment at Newington Cemetery, Newington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Stoddard Kirkham (1825-1918) and Harriet Prudence (Atwood) Kirkham (c.1827-1882); married, April 29, 1896, to Lilian (West) Sprague (1870-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Kirkham, John Stoddard (1825-1918) — also known as John S. Kirkham — of Newington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Newington, Hartford County, Conn., April 6, 1825. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1878; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1887-88; defeated, 1910. Died February 8, 1918 (age 92 years, 308 days). Interment at Newington Cemetery, Newington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Kirkham and Sophia (Leffingwell) Kirkham; married to Harriet Prudence Atwood (c.1827-1882) and Mary K. Atwood (1830-1919); father of John Henry Kirkham (1865-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


KIRKHART (Soundex K626) — See also BIRKHEAD, BIRKHOFER, BIRKHOLM, BIRKHOLZ, BURKHARD, BURKHARDT, BURKHART, CARRICARTE, HART, KIRK, KIRKHAM.

  Kirkhart, Emma M. — of Hundred, Wetzel County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937-41. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


KIRKLAND (Soundex K624) — See also BARKLAGE, BARKLAY, BURKLAND, KIRK, KIRKLEY, LAND, MARKLAND, ZIRKLE.

  KIRKLAND: See also William John Alston — Kirkland H. Bales — Kirkland C. Barker — Joseph Josiah Brabham — M. Kirkland Cox — John Gelston Floyd — Robert Wesley Hayes — Robert Kirkland Henry — H. Kirkland Osoinach
  Kirkland, Alfred Younges, Sr. (1917-2004) — Born in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., October 6, 1917. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1974-79; took senior status 1979. Died in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., March 19, 2004 (age 86 years, 165 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Kirkland, Charles P. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, Edward — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1852; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1856 (member, Platform Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, G. A. — of Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Mayor of Abilene, Tex., 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, George — of Bedford Township, Monroe County, Mich. Supervisor of Bedford Township, Monroe County, Michigan, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, George — of Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Oneonta, N.Y., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, George Dunbar — of Allendale County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Allendale County, 1927-30. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, Ira Bird — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, James — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 2nd District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, James Robert (1903-1958) — Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 15, 1903. U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1949-58; died in office 1958. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 25, 1958 (age 55 years, 10 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Kirkland, John — of North Royalton, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Postmaster at North Royalton, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, Joseph (1770-1844) — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Norwich (part now in Lisbon), New London County, Conn., January 18, 1770. Member of New York state assembly, 1803-05, 1817-18, 1820-21, 1825 (Oneida County 1803-05, 1817-18, Oneida and Oswego counties 1820-21, Oneida County 1825); U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1821-23; mayor of Utica, N.Y., 1832. Died January 26, 1844 (age 74 years, 8 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Kirkland, Kenneth K. — of Flat River (now part of Park Hills), St. Francois County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Francois County, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Leigh G. Kirkland Kirkland, Leigh G. (b. 1873) — of Randolph, Cattaraugus County, N.Y.; Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Conewango town, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., February 8, 1873. Republican. Farmer; feed business; member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1921-24; member of New York state senate 51st District, 1925-38. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Kirkland, Nancy — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1916. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, R. B. — of Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888, 1912 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, Reo, Jr. — of Brewton, Escambia County, Ala. Democrat. Chair of Escambia County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Kirkland, T. M. — of Chapel Hill, Orange County, N.C. Postmaster at Chapel Hill, N.C., 1881-85. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkland, Thaddeus (b. 1955) — of Chester, Delaware County, Pa. Born in Chester, Delaware County, Pa., January 12, 1955. Democrat. Pastor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 159th District, 1993-2016; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008; mayor of Chester, Pa., 2016-. Baptist. African ancestry. Still living as of 2020.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Kirkland, William — of Essex County, N.J. Righteous Gov. Platform candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Kirkland, William G. (1913-1999) — of Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 29, 1913. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; civil engineer; mayor of Huntington Park, Calif., 1952. Died, of pneumonia, in a hospital in Martin County, Fla., December 15, 1999 (age 86 years, 77 days). Buried at sea in North Atlantic Ocean.
  Relatives: Son of James Allen Kirkland (1882-1959) and Nora (Stevens) Kirkland (1888-1985); married, January 15, 1938, to Anna Dudley (1917-2000).


KIRKLEY (Soundex K624) — See also ARKLEY, BARKLEY, BERKLEY, BURKLEY, KIRK, KIRKLAND, KIRLEY, MARKLEY, MERKLEY, ZIRKLE.

  Kirkley, D. C. — of Camden, Kershaw County, S.C. Postmaster at Camden, S.C., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkley, Dorothy Y. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1981. Female. Still living as of 1981.


KIRKMAN (Soundex K625) — See also CHURCHMAN, KIRK, KIRMAN.

  KIRKMAN: See also John Kirkman Baxter — Emmet O'Neal
  Kirkman, Anthony H. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkman, Arthur See Oscar Arthur Kirkman
  Kirkman, Dewey L. — of near Williamsville, Butler County, Mo. Republican. Candidate in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Butler County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Kirkman, Elwood F. — Republican. Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1952; defeated, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kirkman, James — Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 9th District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Kirkman, Michael A. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Kirkman, O. Arthur See Oscar Arthur Kirkman
  Kirkman, Oscar Arthur (b. 1900) — also known as O. Arthur Kirkman — of High Point, Guilford County, N.C. Born in High Point, Guilford County, N.C., April 16, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; executive vice-president and general manager, Thomasville & Denton Railroad Company; director, American Short Line Railroad Association; president, Atlantic Savings and Loan Association (High Point, N.C.); mayor of High Point, N.C., 1939-43; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1949-52; member of North Carolina state senate 17th District, 1953-59; president, American Cancer Society, 1953-54. Methodist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Woodmen; Royal Arcanum; American Legion; Alpha Kappa Psi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar Arthur Kirkman, Sr. and Lulu Blanche (Hammer) Kirkman; married 1933 to Katharine Morgan.


KIRKNER (Soundex K625) — See also CARKNER, FORKNER, HARKNESS, HERKNER, HERKNESS, KERNER, KIRK, KIRKER, LIEBERKNECHT, SIRKNIGHT.

  Kirkner, Jacob — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1885. Burial location unknown.


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